GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

State House, Concord, New Hampshire

February 13, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Laconia, NH, to conduct a market and design study of the PEMACO Garden Theater Building in the amount of $8,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#2           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Belmont, NH, to conduct a study to develop cost estimates for improvements to the water, drainage, and roadway system of the Pleasant Valley neighborhood in order to bring these systems up to compliance with DES regulations in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the County of Merrimack, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-22-06, item #5), for the purpose of rehabilitating the McKenna House emergency living facility to bring it into full ADA Compliance and repair and upgrade some of the buildings systems, in the amount of $86,500, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2008 from December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#4           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C On 9-19-07, item #4), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $500,111 from $1,840,597 to $2,340,708.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#5           Authorize to accept the assignment of a contract with SSA Global Technologies Inc., Chicago, IL, (previously approved by G&C on 1-15-03, item #10, amended on 6-7-06, item #8), to Infor Global Solutions, Alpharetta, GA, for maintenance and support of the agency’s financial operations software.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#6           Authorize Major Daniel P. Desautels, Raymond, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#7           Authorize Commander Alan M. Bridgham, Kingston, NH, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#8           NOT USED

 

#8A        Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $1,384.31 from the Fish and Game Department for expenses incurred during the December 2007 Aerial SAR Support in NH.  100% Other/Transfer Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#9           Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John Shea with regard to the financing of certain routine capital equipment in connection with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH.

 

#10         Authorize Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management to enter into a contract with G & K Services, Manchester, NH, for Uniform Rental Services in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to accept and place on file the list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of October 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

 

#12         Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly allotments for the period through December 31, 2007.

 

#13         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to amend a current contract with Capital City Paving Inc., Concord, NH, to provide parking lot repair and striping services at five state owned court facilities, by extending the end date from November 5, 2007 to June 30, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#14         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Northern Peabody LLC, Manchester, NH, for the State Laboratory HVAC Enhancements, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $109,875.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 16, 2008.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $16,000 for unanticipated expense for the State Laboratory HVAC Enhancements bringing the total to $125,875.  100% General Funds. 

 

#14A      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a contract with North Branch Construction Inc., Henniker, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, late item A), to increase the contingency amount by $278,054.83 from $329,700 to $607,754.38 for work on the Exit 5 Bus Terminal – Maintenance and Storage Facility in Londonderry, NH.  98.02% Federal, 1.98% Private Local Funds. 

 

#14B      Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with the County of Coos for state owned property located in the Coos County Courthouse, Lancaster, NH.  Effective September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2010.

 

#14C      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $1,050,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of March 2008.  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $383,412,821.63 for the Month of January and recommends the balance of $16,587,178.37 be lapsed.

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#15         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $17,000.46 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#16         Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $5,284 to the Town of Barrington, for the Preservation of Vital Records and Town Records for Town of Barrington.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#17         Authorize Division of Libraries to accept and expend grants totaling $6,500 from the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, Etna, and the Cogswell Benevolent Trust, Manchester, for the Summer Reading Experience.  Effective through September 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds.  

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#18         Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Somersworth Housing Authority to be used to support the continued operation of the Youth Safe Havens program in Somersworth in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize to grant an annual salary increment to Orville B. Fitch, Deputy Attorney General from Group JJ, step 4 ($99,136.96) to Group JJ, Maximum ($104,300).  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#19A      Authorize to amend a contract with National Medical Services, Willow Grove, PA,(previously amended by G&C on 7-18-07, item #65), for toxicology testing services to the State Medical Examiner, by increasing the amount by $70,000 for a new total of $385,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

#19B      Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Sennen LP c/o Altid Enterprises LLC, Cambridge, MA, for 10,980 square feet of office space including janitorial services and utilities in Concord, NH totaling $1,037,610.  Effective March 1, 2008 through May 31, 2013.  (2)Further authorize a one-time payment of $40,000 upon successful completion of premise improvements and renovations.  100% Banking Assessment Funds. 

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#20         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Edmonds Landscaping Company Inc., Merrimack, NH, for snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Local office, Nashua, NH, in an amount not to exceed $12,880.  Effective February 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Creative Labor Systems Inc., Keene, NH, for janitorial services at NHES’s Keene Local office in an amount not to exceed $21,750.  Effective February 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#22         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with ACONVAK LLC, Raymond, NH, for snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Local and Administrative offices, Manchester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $23,700.  Effective February 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with JSL Outdoor Services LLC d/b/a Giant Landscaping, Manchester, NH, for snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Local Office in the amount not to exceed $16,737.50.  Effective February 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#24         Authorize to reclassify position #12984 Occupational Therapist II, labor grade 21 ($35,880) to Clinical Mental Health Counselor, labor grade 21 (35,880).

 

#25         Authorize to reclassify position #40185 Corrections Officer, labor grade 14 ($31,740.80) to Human Resource Coordinator I, labor grade 21 ($35,880).  100% General Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize to reclassify position #42241 Corrections Counselor/Case Manager, labor grade 20 ($36,691.20) to Program Coordinator, labor grade 26 ($44,284.50).

 

#27         Authorize to retroactively reclassify position #41472 Corrections Counselor/Case Manager, labor grade 20 to a Systems Development Specialist IV, labor grade 26.  100% General Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option of a contract with Correctional Eyecare Network Services Inc., East Greenbush, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 10-5-05, item #45), for the provision of on-site optometrist services for the Northern NH Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH.  Effective August 31, 2007 through August 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option of a contract with Correctional Eyecare Network Services Inc., East Greenbush, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 10-5-05, item #46), for the provision of on-site optometrist services for the southern area facilities in the amount of $90,450.  Effective August 31, 2007 through August 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize to exercise a renewal option to a lease agreement with Strafford County Commissioners, Dover, NH, for the purpose of office space for the probation/parole office in an amount not to exceed $32,602.56.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#31         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report and Statistical Appendix for the period ending June 30, 2007.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#32         Authorize Division of Economic Development to reclassify position #18114 Advertising Specialist, labor grade 25 to Administrator III, labor grade 31.  100% General Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive contract with N&H Orestis Enterprises LLC, Rye Beach, NH, for sanding and salting services at the Seacoast Region in the amount of $6,480.  Effective December 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008.  90% Park, 10% General Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize to accept and place on file the report of season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during fiscal year 2008.

 

#35         Authorize Trails Bureau to enter into a retroactive contract with Conway Scenic Railroad Inc., North Conway, NH, to provide snowmobile access on their property in the amount of $9,740.  Effective December 25, 2007 through March 31, 2010.  100% Trails Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a membership with NH Ski Group USA, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective March 1, 2008 through October 31, 2008.  100% Cannon Mountain Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#37         Authorize to enter into a contract with Aquatic Control Technology Inc., Sutton, MA for the purpose of milfoil control activities in Glen Lake, Goffstown, NH, in the amount of $6,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Lee’s Pond Association, Moultonborough, NH, for the purpose of milfoil control activities in the amount of $5,042.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Cobbetts Pond Improvement Association Inc., Windham, NH, for the purpose of milfoil control activities in the amount of $8,640.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Lake Winnisquam Association Inc., Laconia, NH, for the purpose of milfoil control activities in the amount of $8,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $140,705 for water pollution control projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize to accept and expend $59,000 in Federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for public water system mutual aid development and assistance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with SEA Consultants Inc., Concord, NH, to promote water system mutual aid in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#43         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, for coordination and planning services in the amount of $24,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize to accept and place on file the 2007 annual report.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#45         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Stebbins Spectacular Painting LLC, (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #98), for interior surface repair, priming and painting at the Thayer Building, Concord, NH, by extending the end date from January 31, 2008 to March 31, 2008.

 

#46         NOT USED

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#47         Authorize to conduct two organized meetings for a Train the Trainer curriculum titled “Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Parent-Provider Partnership in Child Care” for Early Childhood Professionals to be held from March 10, 2008 through March 12, 2008 and on a required Follow-up Day to be Announced in the Winter of 2008/2009.  (2)Further authorize to make payments for Lunch and Refreshments to NH Hospital Food & Nutrition Service.  Effective March 10, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (3)Further authorize to make reimbursement payments for hotel room accommodations to those attendees that are employees of the Department of HHS, DCYF, or are working for a Child Care Resource & Referral agency and are required by contract to attend this training and whose regular place of business is more than 50 miles from Concord, NH.  100% General Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to provide Licensed Plus quality child care awards in the amount of $40,735.50 to six Licensed Plus child care providers throughout the State of NH, as detailed in letter dated January 23, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#49         Authorize to retroactively enter into a memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Corrections, Concord, NH, for prescriptions and pharmaceutical consulting services in the amount of $150,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008.  80% General, 20% Other (County) Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to enter into a contract with Crawford Polygraph Services, Center Harbor, NH, to provide training in interview and interrogation techniques and statement analysis for Division staff in an amount not to exceed $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to enter into a contract with Hampshire Fire Protection Co Inc., Londonderry, NH, to provide semi-annual testing of fire systems for the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center in Manchester in an amount not to exceed $20,270.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  81% General, 19% Other (County) Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#52         Authorize to amend an existing sole source memorandum of understanding with the Office of Energy and Planning, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #336), to provide energy assistance, by increasing the amount by $4,596.46 from $60,565.12 to $65,161.58.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  67% Federal, 33% General Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to amend a sole source an existing agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #326), to increase access to Legal Services by increasing the amount by $89,152 from $397,261.42 to $486,413.42, effective retroactive to September 30, 2007 through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#54         Authorize to renew agency membership in the American Public Human Services Association, Washington, DC in the amount of $12,102.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  64% General, 36% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#55         Authorize Transitional Housing Services to reclassify position #19023 from Senior Psychiatric Social Worker, salary grade 24 to Assistant Administrator, salary grade 29.  67% General, 33% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to reclassify position #16535 from Administrative Secretary, salary grade 14 to Program Assistant III, salary grade 17.  67% General, 33% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations received from October 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

 

#58         Authorize to accept donations from October 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007, from contributors in the amount of $1,900.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#59         Authorize to retroactively pay Robert Comeau, Licensed Nursing Assistant III, prior year increments wages that were not processed from December 28, 2006 to June 7, 2007 in the amount of $1,188.97, for fiscal year 2007, which includes holiday pay.  Effective upon G&C approval.  43% Agency, 30% Federal, 27% General Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to accept monies totaling $48,343.91 received during the period of October 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#61         Authorize Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to approve a contract with the Holiday Inn-Concord and to conduct a one-day conference focusing on program and financial planning to be held at the Holiday Inn-Concord at a cost not to exceed $2,993.01.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Project Learning Tree to provide technical assistance to improve the content knowledge of NH science teachers and to improve science instruction and learning in an amount not to exceed $64,130.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved on the basis of invoices which are supported by a summary of activities that have taken place in accordance with the terms of the contract, along with a detailed listing of expenses incurred in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  (3)Further authorize to exercise a renewal option on this contract for up to two additional fiscal years, subject to the contractor’s acceptable performance of the terms therein and pending legislative approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#63         Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Bert R. Whittemore Revocable Trust, for 24,300 square feet of office and warehouse space, Concord, NH, in the total amount of $1,968,300.  Effective May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#64         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend the second year funding of a five year cooperative agreement in the amount of $43,674.44 from the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Agency for the purpose of collecting and reporting fatal accident information in the state.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#65         Authorize Division of Safety Services to transfer funds in the amount of $150,000 within Watercraft Safety to increase part-time personnel salary and benefit appropriations to meet expected requirements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Navigation Safety Fund.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#66         Authorize Division of Fire Safety to accept and expend a $106,013 grant known as “Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness” from the US Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for the purpose of hazardous materials planning and training for local communities and first responders.  (2)Further authorize Division of Fire Safety to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Division of Fire Standards and Training and EMS in the amount of $48,643.37.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#67         Authorize the application permit of the Patrician Shores Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 16 moorings.

 

#68         Authorize the application permit of the Colonel Tufton Borough Estates Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 8 moorings.

 

#69         Authorize the application permit of Loch Haven Realty Trust located on Ossipee Lake in Ossipee, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 7 moorings.

 

#70         Authorize the application permit of Hillside Inn Condominium Association located on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 26 moorings.

 

#71         Authorize Division of Fire Safety to accept the donation of a Chemical Protection Kit from the US Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program, with a value of $41,000, which includes training, and shall be used by the State Fire Marshal’s Office to enhance their in-field capabilities relative to hazardous materials.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#72         Authorize Commissioners Office to amend a contract with the Upper Valley-Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #379), for certain transportation related planning activities, by increasing the amount by $27,900 from $317,500 to $345,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009. 

 

#73         Authorize to reclassify position #20603 Highway Maintainer II, labor grade 9 to Supervisor VII, labor grade 28 and position #21366 Highway Maintainer II, labor grade 9 to Supervisor VII, labor grade 28.

 

#74         Authorize to amend a contract with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #519, amended on 10-11-06, item #80), by extending the end date from January 31, 2008 to September 30, 2008.

 

#75         Authorize to accept on behalf of the State of NH a Topographic Terrain Model with a supporting wood case depicting the White Mountains Region as furnished by the Town of Conway via a grant from the Connie Davis Watson Foundation for the purpose of placement and viewing at Scenic Vista Visitors Center in Intervale, NH.  (2)Further authorize to expend funds to transport, erect, and maintain on display this model at the Scenic Vista Visitors Center.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Wilbur Smith Associates Inc., Portland, ME, and New Haven, CT (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #384), for the Strategic Direction/Transportation Plan, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2007 to June 30, 2008.  80% Federal Aid, 20% State Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $220,900 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from January 17, 2008 through January 25, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#78         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 1.5 acre parcel of State owned land in Littleton to Houston Littleton LTD for $36,100 including an administrative fee of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#79         Authorize Bureau of Right of Ways Contemplated Awards List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $64,530.16 for the period extending from October 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

 

#80         Authorize Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into two qualifications-based contracts with: 1)Greenman-Pedersen Inc., Nashua, NH for an amount not to exceed $500,000; and 2)KTA-Tator Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, for an amount not to exceed $500,000, for bridge painting, consulting, and inspection services.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2011.

 

#81         Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Clough Harbour & Associates LLP, Keene, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-21-01m item #323), for the final design of the expansion of the Spaulding Turnpike from Exit 11 to Exit 16 in the City of Rochester, by increasing the amount by $670,392.58 from $6,664,656.95 to $7,335,049.53.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2008.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Park Construction Corp., Fitzwilliam, NH (previously approved by G&C on 11-15-06, item #176), for the reconstruction of the NH 101/Winchester Street intersection and other improvements in the City of Keene, by increasing the contract amount by $50,000 from $6,816,989.80 to $6,866,989.80.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% State Highway Funds. 

 

#82A      Authorize to negotiate and enter into sole source design-build contracts with Harrington & Cortelyou Inc., an engineering bridge consultant, Kansas City, MO and Yates Electric Service Inc., Durham, NH, on the basis of negotiated RFP in an amount not to exceed $1,300,000 for design-build services to perform a permanent fix of the bridge electrical lift system and appurtenances caused by a underwater electrical cable failure at the Sarah Long Bridge, Portsmouth, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with E.D. Swett Inc., Concord, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $12,661,218 for road and bridge construction at the Manchester Airport.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 13, 2009.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $633,060.90 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CWS Fence & Guradrail Co., Inc., of Andover, NH on the basis of a low bid of $769,679.10 for guardrail replacement along US 302/NH 10 from the Littleton/Bethlehem town line, east of the Carroll/Harts Location town line.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2008.  (2) Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $76,967.91 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#85         Authorize to reclassify position #14496 Supervisor VII, labor grade 28, to Assistant Director of the Property Appraisal Division, labor grade 29.

 

#86         Authorize to reclassify position #14455 Director of Property Appraisal Division, labor grade 31 to Administrator IV, labor grade 33.

#87                                                                         TUITION REQUESTS

A.         ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce University, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,312.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Loretta M. Head, Purchasing Agent, in the courses entitled “College Writing II” and “The Global Economy”.

B.         EMPLOYMENT SECURITY - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $693.90 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jill Revels, Business Administrator III, in the course entitled “Investment Analysis”.

C.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,476.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rebekah Dougherty, Fiscal Specialist, in the courses entitled “College Composition II” and “Introduction to Humanities II”.

D.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH,  the sum of $1,207.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Linda Pivin, Child Protective Services Worker, in the course entitled “Counseling Skills”.

E.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH,  the sum of $394.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Deborah Taylor, Supervisor III, in the course entitled “Disease and the Environment”.

F.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, New Hampshire Hospital - Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1,263.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Victoria Shouldis, Social Worker III/Complaint Investigator, in the course entitled “Managing Projects”.

G.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Operations Support - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH,  the sum of $1,207.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Fleming, License & Evaluation Coordinator, in the course entitled “Operations Management”.

H.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Public Health Services - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $1,182.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cynthia Capodestria, Administrative Secretary, in the course entitled “Foundations of the Counseling Profession”.

I.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Public Health Services - Request permission to pay University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,518.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mary Ann Cooney, Director, Division of Public Health Services, in the course entitled “Public Health Policy Analysis”.

J.         LIQUOR - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $798.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cherie L. Sirrianna, Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “Introduction to Marketing”.

K.         TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,476.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Renee Dupuis, Human Resources Technician, in the courses entitled “Human Resources Strategy/Development” and “Strategic Management and Policy”.

L.         TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Concord, NH, the sum of $771.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karla Kemp, Program Assistant II, in the course entitled “Management of Information Systems”.

M.        TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO, the sum of $2,288.90 for the sole purpose of enrolling Mitchell LaChapelle, Highway Maintainer II, in the on-line courses entitled “Marketing” and “Art Appreciation”.

N.         TREASURY - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce University, Concord, NH, the sum of $655.35 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sylvia Yeaton, Accountant IV, in the course entitled “Statistics”.

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $ 16,242.15