GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                February 2, 2011, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

A.      Authorize to accept cash donations in the amount of $1,000 in support of the NH Medal of Honor presentation ceremony.

 

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

B.      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation from Reach the Beach Relay Inc, Woodville, MA, in the amount of $17,000 for the NH State Parks’ involvement in the 2010 edition of the New Balance Reach the Beach Relay race series. 

 

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

C.      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Historic Sites to accept a $1,200 donation from the White Mountain Garden Club of Sugar Hill, NH for new plantings at Weeks State Park, Lancaster, NH. 

 

 

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to OCC Newington, LLC for a project located in Newington, NH.  Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#3           Authorize to amend the use of $25,000 of Office of Economic Stimulus funds (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #12), for the procurement of information technology capabilities in support of the ARRA State Fiscal Committee Stabilization Fund, Government Services Program, by extending the date of June 30, 2011 to September 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by OES to reimburse DoIT is 100% ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#4           Authorize to accept and expend $38,492 in SFY 2011 of additional other funds available from the Department of Environmental Services.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by the Department of Environmental Services to reimburse DoIT is 100% Other Funds (Air Quality Program Fees).  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#5           Authorize to accept and expend $49,467 in SFY 2011 of additional other funds available from the Banking Commission.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary Information Technology Manager III, labor grade 31, to support the Banking Commission in integrating their information systems, streamlining data transfers with federal counterparts, and supporting their mobile workforce design, at an estimated cost for salary and benefits of $49,467.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by Banking Commission to reimburse DoIT is 100% Banking Fees.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#6           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Granite State Management and Resources, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #10), for hosting, support and maintenance of the NH Incentive Program Web Application, by increasing the amount by $11,000 from $45,499 to $56,499, and by extending the end date from March 16, 2011 through March 15, 2012.  98.6% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by PEC to reimburse DoIT is 100% General Funds, 1.4% is PEC. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#7           Authorize the confirmation of Captain Brian R. Jusseaume, Stratham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#8           Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Adam J. Vernadakis, Melrose, MA, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#9           Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Louise M. Paradis, Rochester, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#10         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $88,537 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $88,536.75 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#11         Authorize to amend an operating grant awarded to the Concord Community Music School (previously approved by G&C on 1-13-10, item #30), by reducing the amount $896 from $12,800 to $11,904.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#12         Authorize to amend an operating grant awarded to the NH Writers Project (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #16), by reducing the amount $644 from $9,200 to $8,556.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#13         Authorize to award a one year operating grant in the amount of $5,766 to NH Art Association, Portsmouth.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#14         Authorize the Division of Historical resources to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to Players Ring Theater in the amount of $5,276.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize the NH State Library to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to Gunstock Mountain Historic Preservation Society, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#16         Authorize to accept and expend grants totaling $24,089.54 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance to be used to reimburse several law enforcement agencies for the purchase of Ballistic Vests.  (2)Further authorize to enter into sub grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated January 20, 2011, for the reimbursement of ballistic vests already purchased.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#17         NOT USED

 

#18         Authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $666,031 from the US Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of supporting a process in NH to determine whether NH should establish a health insurance exchange for individuals and small businesses.  (2)Further authorize to establish positions within the Department as detailed in letter dated December 30, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#19         Authorize to enter into a contract with the Wakely Consultant Group, Winchester, MA, for the provision of consulting services in connection with the planning initiative for evaluating options for an exchange under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#20         Authorize to continue the 15 positions as detailed in letter dated January 19, 2011, at an estimated cost of $192,058.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorize to enter into a contract with Imperial Painting LLC, Laconia, NH, for office painting services at NHES’s Portsmouth Local Office building, in the amount of $23,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#22         Authorize to make retroactive reimbursement payments in the amount of $902.58 to John Willbarger and $1,109.56 to Daniel Blood for travel-related expenditures incurred while attending a required training conference in Boston, MA during the period of 12/13/10 – 12/17/10.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc., d/b/a Fairpoint Internet, Charlotte, NC, for telephone and internet services to be provided at the temporary Workers Assistance Center located in Colebrook, NH, in the amount of $9,911.  Effective November 1, 2010 through August 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive license for use agreement with Gerald Winn, Littleton, NH, for the continued operation of the Workers Assistance Center, Colebrook, NH, in the amount of $3,500.  Effective February 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011, with the option to renew for an additional six months through February 28, 2012.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a retroactive memorandum of understanding with the State of VT, Department of Labor, for reimbursement of fifty-percent of the lease and operating costs of an itinerant facility located in Colebrook, NH, intended to assist displaced North Country workers, in the approximate amount of $8,500.  (3)Further authorize to retroactively accept and expend up to $8,500 from the State of VT, Department of Labor for a proportionate share of the lease and operating costs of an itinerant facility located in Colebrook, NH, intended to assist displaced North Country workers.  Effective February 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#24         Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $165,894 within the budgeted federal grant entitled State Criminal Alien Assistance Program.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $134,240 from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, for expenses related to the care and custody of criminal aliens in the NH Corrections system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#25         Authorize to accept and expend a retroactive sub grant award in the amount of $71,041 from the University of NH to support the position of Director of Broadband and Technology Planning and Development.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with the University of NH, for the purpose of promoting the State of NH’s technology development and telecommunication planning initiatives.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income (Federal ARRA Funds).  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#26         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a contract with ReserveAmerica Inc., Ballston Spa, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #30), to decrease the contract amount by $242,868.20 from $351,380 to $108,511.80 and to remove the retail application and related services and licenses from the Scope of Work.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2011.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize to accept and place on file the report for the transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski area for the quarter ending December 31, 2010.

 

#28         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Land Use Lease Agreement with Mari-Anne Motel of Hampton Beach, NH, for 12 parking spaces at a non-metered lot at Hampton Beach State Park, for a total amount of $6,897.16.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2013. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#29         Authorize to amend G&C item #47, approved on September 9, 2009, by reallocating $200,000 of the $950,000 estimated revenues from Granite Reliable Power, in the Wildlife Habitat Conservation dedicated funds to the Non-game Species Management dedicated account, to allow Fish and Game to conduct this high elevation research activities out of the Non-game Program Management dedicated account.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other (Agency Income, Granite Reliable Power) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.

 

#30         Authorize to accept and expend $994,206 in federal funds through a grant from the NOAA to purchase Northeast multispecies fishing vessel permits for the NH’s groundfish fishing sectors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a “bank” of Northeast multispecies fishing vessel permits (Permit Bank).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#31         Authorize the transfer of $163,913 from the NH Fish and Game Fund Reserve to the Fish and Game FY 2011 Operating Budget.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#32         Authorize to enter into a sole source no cost Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Cooperative Extension 4-H Camps, Durham, NH, for the purpose of operating the Barry Conservation Camp located at the Berlin Fish Hatchery.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2016. 

 

#33         Authorize to accept and expend a grant of $1,000 from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH for the purpose of redeveloping the Department’s web site.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.

 

#34         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the National Marine Fisheries Service to designate the State of NH as an exempted state from the National Saltwater Angler Registry.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#34A      Authorize to budget and expend $6,841 from the Department of Environmental Services for red tide outreach activities, Project 7: Regional Outreach to Mitigate Economic Impacts of Red Tide Closures.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfer (DES) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#35         Authorize to amend ARRA – Drinking Water State Revolving Funds, ARRA 2009 federal funds, by reallocating $136,786 for better utilization of funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2015.  100% ARRA Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#36         Authorize to transfer FY 2011 appropriations in the amount of $49,903 between classes, for the wastewater operator training program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#37         Authorize to budget and expend federal flow through funds from the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management in the amount of $431,071 for the purposes of advancing the Fluvial Erosion Hazard program within DES.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Transfers from other Agencies) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#38         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #48), to cover additional cleanup activities at the OK Tool/Salvage Well Superfund Site in Milford, NH, by increasing the amount by $275,000 from $3,368,729 to $3,643,729, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012 from June 30, 2011.  27% Federal, 73% General Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to enter into a sole source Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geologic Survey, Pembroke, NH, to sample for pharmaceuticals in groundwater at a long-term health care facility, in the amount of $4,140.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize Norman and Elizabeth Ahn Trust’s request to perform work on property having 292 ft of frontage in Alton on Lake Winnipesaukee. 

 

#41         Authorize Sandra L. Cleary’s request to perform work on an average of 101 ft of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

#42         Authorize Will Herman’s request to perform work on an average of 291 ft of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#43         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Brenda Stoeckmann-Thamm, Employment Counselor Specialist, Division of Family Assistance, in the amount of $2,937.98 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009 & 2010.  47% General, 53% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Linda Desmond, Business Administrator II, Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services, in the amount of $228.86 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Lauren Reese, Child Protective Service Worker III, Division for Children and Youth, in the amount of $1,231.20 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Kathryn Armstrong, Child Protective Service Worker III, Division for Children and Youth, in the amount of $237 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Christian Pantellis, Mental Health Worker II, NH Hospital, in the amount of $689.06 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Robin Lounsbury, Supervisor III, Child Support Services, in the amount of $2,248.65 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  24.9% General, 66% Federal, 9.1% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds to Lisa Bettez, Family Services Specialist I, Division of Family Assistance, in the amount of $954 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010.  53% General, 47% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#50         Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $17,241,609.10, and decrease revenue adjustments in Local Funds of $4,124,281.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#51         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and from the Administration for Children and Families, through the ARRA 2009, in the amount of $2,542,054; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $2,539,511.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  48.80% General, 52.20% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#52         Authorize to retroactively award six grants totaling $357,569 for the provision of Title I programs.  Effective October 5, 2010 through August 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#53         Authorize Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Dr. Stephanie Allen Lilly, MD, Berlin, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $37,500.  Effective April 1, 2011 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through March 31, 2014, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  100% General Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize the Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source agreement with the City of Nashua, Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 8-11-10, item #45), to improve public health emergency response plans, by increasing the price by $54,232 from $1,329,578 to $1,383,810.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs

#55         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide direct services to NH refugees, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with International Institute of Boston Inc., Boston, MA, to provide direct services to NH refugees, in the amount of $190,000.  Effective October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Lamprey Health Care, Raymond, NH, to provide direct services to NH refugees, in the amount of $41,000.  Effective October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees, in the amount of $19,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Lutheran Community Services of NH Inc., Concord, NH, to provide employment-related, direct services to NH refugees, in the amount of $163,942.  Effective October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#60         Authorize to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $200,000 from Synectics, through a sub-agreement with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, to fund the State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#61         Authorize to accept and expend $100,000 from the State Treasurer, from funds available to support the provisions of the Housing Security Guarantee Program.  (2)Further authorize to amend an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-9-10, item #101), for homeless assistance services, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $920,866 to $1,020,866.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#62         Authorize to utilize the services of James M. Trice, MD, to provide medical consultations, in an amount not to exceed $43,200.  Effective upon G&C aprpovl through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#63         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Pre-Disaster Mitigation funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in the amount of $751,966, for the implementation of cost effective flood mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $387,178.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#64         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, for the implementation of cost effective flood mitigation projects, in the amount of $334,983.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#65         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, for the implementation of cost effective flood mitigation projects, in the amount of $2,468,039.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#66         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Emergency Management Performance Grant funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, for the purpose of providing all-hazard project grants to NH eligible organizations, in the amount of $1,205,949.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#67         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend “NH CDL Program Improvement” funds in the amount of $125,917 from the US Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.  (2)Further authorize to establish consultant positions for the purpose of developing programming code for the Division of Motor Vehicles’ computer system to efficiently track motor vehicle and criminal offenses for CDL operators.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#68         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to transfer $75,000 within the account titled Information and Analysis Center, to re-align appropriations for the purpose of spending the federal funds awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as intended for the grant’s purpose.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#69         Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to accept and expend $800,000 in Federal Railroad Administration funds for improvements on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Coos County.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#70         Authorize to establish a Program Specialist IV, LG 25, position to assist in administering Federal Transit Administration programs.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Federal Transit Administration funds in the amount of $61,633 for state administration expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#71         Authorize to amend a contract with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #231), to undertake transportation related planning activities, by increasing the contract by $28,000 from $1,288,892.80 to $1,316,892.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $620,649 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000.  Effective December 31, 2010 through January 13, 2011. 

 

#73         Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly summary of active projects that may require contingencies use, for the period through December 31, 2010.

 

#74         Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a Special Agreement with the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad Company, Auburn, ME, for improvements on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Coos County, in an amount not to exceed $800,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement rehabilitation of approximately 5 miles of US 302 located in District I in the counties of Grafton and Coos, on the basis of a low bid of $568,340.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $56,834 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 8, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into an agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., Boston, MA, for the preparation of a State Rail Plan, for an amount not to exceed $420,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at 1-19-11 G&C Meeting)

                                Division of Family Assistance

#67         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to table the request to award a one-year grant totaling $24,300 to the Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide matching funds for TCCAP’s North Country Transportation, Federal Department of Transportation’s Job Access Reverse Commute grant.  (2)Further authorized to award a one-year grant totaling $124,826 to the City of Nashua Transit System, Nashua, NH, to provide matching funds for the City of Nashua’s Federal Department of Transportation Job Access Reverse Commute grant.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at 1-19-11 G&C Meeting)

                                Division of Public Health Services

#72         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire, voted to table the request of the Health Statistics Section, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Macro International Inc., (previously amended by G&C on 1-13-10, item #102), to plan, organize, test, and implement the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, by increasing the price by $1,030,827 from $736,642 to $1,767,469, and by extending the end date from February 15, 2011 to February 15, 2013.  94% Federal, 6% Other Funds. 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 1-6-11 G&C Meeting)

#1           TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire, voted to table the request to make transfers from the Salary Adjustment Fund to agency permanent personnel service accounts.  (2)Further authorize to make transfers from the Benefit Adjustment Fund to agency benefit accounts.  (3)Further authorize to make a quarterly report of all such transfers to G&C or final approval.

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 1-6-11 G&C Meeting)

#2           TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to table the request to transfer funds up to $25,000 within departments, not to exceed the total amounts of funds available.  (2)Further authorize to make a quarterly report of all such transfers to G&C for final approval.