GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                February 4, 2009, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, to acquire and rehabilitate Knights Hall, which will serve as the new home for the Claremont Soup Kitchen in the amount of $237,249.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#2           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Tilton, NH for the purpose of completing infrastructure improvements in White Rock Estates Cooperative in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to retroactively amend a Grant with the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-10-07, item #6), to rehabilitate 50 housing units in Cheshire County in the amount of $350,000, by extending the end date from December 31, 2008 to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#4           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract (“Capital Access Program:  Lender Participation Agreement”) with Hampshire First Bank.  Action will authorize Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#5           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Franklin Savings Bank and Meadowbrook Farm, LLC in Gilford, New Hampshire. 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.

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#6           Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Minority Health Coalition, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of conducting cultural competency trainings in the Manchester School District in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to transfer funds between classes as detailed in letter dated January 16, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#8           Authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $75,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement, for the refugee cash and medical program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#8A        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with DOT, DRED, F&G, and DES, to provide $25,000 for the purpose of improving the existing GRANIT web site, archiving and distributing agency date through the GRANIT database and providing technical support services for the development of GIS data and applications.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway (DOT), 100% Other (DES), 20% Federal, 80% Other (F&G), 7% Federal, 93% Other (F&C), 100% Other (DRED) Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional funds in the total amount of $10,000 with DOT providing $5,000 and F&G providing $5,000 for the purposes above for GRANIT.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway (DOT), 20% Federal, 80% Other (F&G), 7% Federal, 93% Other (F&C) Funds.  (3)Further authorize to amend a sole source contract with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for the GRANIT project, by increasing the amount by $25,000 from $70,000 to $95,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#9           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Regional Economic Models Inc., Amherst, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #5), to provide continued support and maintenance services for the proprietary software, Policy Insight, customized for NHES’ Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau.  Effective March 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) Funds – 100% Federal Funds reimbursed to DES. 

 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL

#10         Authorize to receive additional General Funds from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $412,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE

#10A      Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.

 

                                ADJUTANT GENERAL

#11         Authorize that Grazyna Galicka-Piskorska, Colebrook, NH, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#12         Authorize to accept and place on file a list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 2009 during the month of December 2008.

 

#13         Authorize to enter into a service contract with Tri-State Sprinkler Corporation, Derry, NH, for fire suppression system testing and inspection services for an amount not to exceed $91,800.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $36,000 for unanticipated expenses for the services, bringing the total to $127,800.  Effective March 1, 2009 through February 29, 2012.  67% Other (Transfers), 26% General, 7% Federal Funds. 

 

#14         Authorize to accept the donation of 47 fire extinguishers and related monitoring equipment including installation of the equipment in the State House, Legislative Office Building and Upham Walker House, from Simplex Grinnell, Nashua, NH, En-Gauge Inc., Rockland, MA and Ansul Incorporated, Marinette, WI.

 

#15         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from State Fiscal Year 2009 to Catherine Nichols in the amount of $279.75 for wages that were not paid for SFY 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize to accept and place on file the list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.

 

#17         Authorize to amend a contract with US Cellular Corporation of Bedford, NH, for cellular telephone and data services, by extending the end date from February 18, 2009 to June 17, 2009.

 

#18         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gerard A. Laflamme Inc., Manchester, NH, for installation of fire alarm systems and automatic auxiliary power systems located at various National Guard Readiness Centers in an amount not to exceed $1,263,700.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $150,000 for unanticipated expenses for Fire Alarm and Auxiliary Power for Readiness Centers, Statewide, bringing the total to $1,413,700.  (3)Further authorize payment of $17,600 to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,431,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2009.  Capital Funds - 50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with LavalleeBrensinger Architects, Manchester, NH,  for professional services for the design of the Hillsborough County Superior Courthouse – North, Manchester, NH, for a lump sum price of $1,230,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General (Capital) Funds. 

 

#20         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with DL King & Associates Inc., for interior finishes and facility enhancements at the NH Veteran’s Home in Tilton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $894,000. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $23,600 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $917,600.  (3)Further authorize payment of $15,000 to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $932,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 16, 2010.  Capital Funds - 35% General, 65% Federal Funds. 

 

#20A      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a retroactive contract with Wesfield Construction Company Inc., Swanzey, NH (previously amended by G&C on 7-16-08, item #25A), for additional work to the office and maintenance  garage renovations and additions, at the District 4 office building in Swanzey, by increasing the price by $12,023 from $1,148,985 to $1,161,008.  100% Capital (Highway) Funds. 

 

#20B      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a contract with Northern Peabody LLC, Manchester, NH, for additional work to the chiller & tower replacement at the Men’s Prison (North End House), Concord, NH, by increasing the amount by $18,385 from $1,057,250 to $1,075,635.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,615 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $1,077,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 15, 2009.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#20C      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation for energy enhancements at the NH Veterans’ Home, Tilton, NH, for a price not to exceed $3,481,098.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $286,400 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $3,767,498.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $60,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $3,827,498.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 16, 2010.  35% General, 65% Federal Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#21         Authorize to borrow up to and including an amount of $100 million and to determine the most advantageous form of borrowing and to enter into such agreements as may be necessary to effect the borrowing, provided that the final maturity date not be later than June 30, 2014.

 

#22         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $56,231.13 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#23         Authorize Division of Arts to award a FY 2009 Arts in Education grant in the amount of $2,770 to Friends of the Arts Plymouth, A Regional Arts Council, Plymouth NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

#24         Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for the years 2007 and 2008.

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#25         Authorize to amend a federal award (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-07, item #32), received from the 2007 US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Violence Against Women Formula grant program designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes, by extending the end date from February 28, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to amend subgrants, as detailed in letter dated December 31, 2008, (previously approved by G&C on 12-18-08, item #16), from the 2007 Violence Against Women federal award for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes, by extending the end date from February 28, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#26         Authorize to appoint Sarah T. Blodgett as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $58,500.  Effective February 14, 2009 through January 1, 2014.

 

#27         Authorize to amend subgrants as detailed in letter dated January 14, 2009, from the 2007 Violence Against Women federal award (previously approved by G&C on 5-21-08, item #32), to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes, by extending the end date from February 28, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#27A      Authorize Office of Medical Examiner to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Elizabeth A. Bundock, Burlington, VT, to assist the Chief Medical Examiner with autopsies specific to Neuropathology Examinations, including consultations, trials and depositions when required, in the amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#27B      Authorize salary increase referenced in Appendix A, for attorney’s in the Department of Justice, effective pay period January 16, 2009 to be paid on February 13, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#27C      Authorize to conduct the three one-day regional trainings on Child Abuse Investigation Protocol at a cost not to exceed $9,019, paid in part from registration fees, paid by up to 270 attendees.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2009.  73% Agency, 27% Federal Funds.   (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for each one of the regional trainings above, in the amount not to exceed $6,750 to help defray the cost of these conference and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income.   (3)Further authorize to enter into agreements with the facilities as detailed in letter dated January 20, 2009.  79% Agency Income, 21% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#28         Authorize to amend a retroactive agreement for the Johnes Disease Surveillance and Enhancement Cooperative Agreement Award in the amount of $21,174 (previously approved by G&C on 7-16-08, item #35B), by extending the completion date to September 29, 2009 from December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#28A      Authorize to amend a contract with Compass Health Analytics, Portland, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #49C), for the development of a standard benefit design and wellness program, by increasing the amount from $50,000 to $74,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2009.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#29         Authorize to continue one Legal Secretary III, position #8T129, salary grade 13 on a full time temporary basis for an additional period from March 10, 2009 through June 30, 2009 at an estimated cost of $8,859.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize to enter into a contract with Phipps Landscape LLC, Rollinsford, NH for snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Local Office, Somersworth, NH in an amount not to exceed $15,646.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Local Office, Conway, NH, in the amount not to exceed $39,565.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize to enter into a contract with Capital Alarm Systems Inc., Penacook, NH, for fire alarm equipment and sprinkler electrical testing and repairs at NHES’s offices statewide in the amount not to exceed $52,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#33         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.

 

#34         Authorize to enter into a contract with MTS Associates of Londonderry, Hooksett, NH, to provide fork lift maintenance and repair services at various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH in the amount of $114,690.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to retroactively pay Melinda A. Bean, Program Specialist I, the amount of $42.43 for the period of December 23, 2005 through January 1, 2006.  100% General Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to accept and expend Enforcing Underage Drinking funds totaling $47,135.25 from the NH Highway Safety Agency for the purpose of supporting the Drug Recognition Expert Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income (DRE Administration) Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with FM Emergency Generator Inc., Canton, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 11-2-05, item #52), to provide generator preventative maintenance and repairs, by increasing the price from $24,367.50 to $41,497.50.  Effective November 1, 2008 through October 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#38         Authorize to reclassify position #42033 Engineering Technician III, salary grade 16 to Public Works Project Manager I, salary grade 20 in the Design, Development and Maintenance office.  46.41% General, 53.59% Other Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to award a grant to the Mt. Washington Valley Economic Council, Conway, NH, in the amount of $15,000 for a marketing initiative.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2009.  100% Economic Development Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize to award a grant to the City of Manchester, NH in the amount of $4,000 for a marketing initiative for NH’s businesses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Londonderry, NH in the amount of $2,388 for a comprehensive update of their Economic Development website.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a sole source retroactive contract with Bodwell’s Septic Service, LLC, East Kingston, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-7-08, item #30), to add additional pumping services at North Hampton Beach for the months of September 2008 and April 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Fred Fuller Oil Company Inc., Hudson, NH, for fuel services made by DD&M and Robert Frost Farm during the months of October – November 2006 and May 2007 in the amount of $1,703.45.  60% Parks, 40% General Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Palmer Gas/Ermer Oil Company, Atkinson, NH, in the amount of $216.34 for fuel services made by Pawtuckaway State Park during the month of September 2007.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to LL Cote Sport Center d/b/a Percy Tackle Inc., Errol, NH, in the amount of $194.73 for repair services made by Umbagog State Park during the month of June 2007.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Gorham Hardware Store and Sport Center, Gorham, NH, in the amount of $45.63 for purchases made by Moose Brook State Park during the month of April 2008.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#46A      Authorize to accept a donation from FairPoint Communications and ViTAL Economy Inc., for the development of an Economic Development Strategy and assistance in its implementation, valued at $22,500.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#47         Authorize to accept and expend $500,000 in federal and $125,000 in non-federal funds for the purpose of removing the Winnicut River Dam and construction of a fish passage system under Route 33, Greenland, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#48         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Franklin Pierce College for winter hibernacula surveys for endangered and special concern bats in NH for a total of $7,147.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% Other (non-game) Funds. 

 

#48A      Authorize Hunter Education Program to enter into a contract with the New England School of Archery Inc., Concord, NH, to coordinate and implement the National Archery in the Schools Program in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#49         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the entities as detailed in letter dated December 18, 2008, in the amount of $70,000 for geologic mapping services.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Topsham, ME (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #128), for completing the design and permitting for the removal of the Winnicut River Dam in Greenland, NH, and construction of a fishway, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009 from September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Town of Bow, NH, to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project in the amount of $1,963.  Effective October 3, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to retroactively pay 2009 membership dues to The Environmental Council of the States, Washington, DC, in the amount of $9,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA, for the storage and repair of boats, outboard engines, boat trailers and limnological equipment in the amount of $71,000.28.  Effective May 1, 2009 through April 30, 2014.  100% Lake Restoration Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize to budget and expend funds carried forward from FY 2008 that were collected in the amount of $156,871 to provide for anticipated shortfalls in budgeted utility, current expense, training and travel funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% WRBP Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#55         Authorize to amend an agreement with the Town of Washington, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-21-08, item #69), to improve water quality in Mill Pond, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to amend an agreement with the Action Wakefield Watersheds Alliance Inc. (AWWA), East Wakefield, NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-21-08, item #73), for the Watershed-based Plan for High Quality Waters in the AWWA Region Project, by increasing the amount by $5,100 from $103,166 to $108,266, for the completion of additional tasks, and increasing the match requirement by $3,402 from $95,354 to $98,756.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Glendale Cove Association Inc., Glendale, NH, for the purpose of milfoil control activities in Smith Cove, Lake Winnipesaukee, Gilford, NH, in the amount of $7,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Partridge Lake Property Owners Association, Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #93), for the Partridge Lake Nonpoint Source Pollution Phosphorus Load Reduction Project, by changing the Scope of Services to include additional tasks and extending the completion date from December 31, 2008 to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

#59         Authorize to amend a contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #124), to oversee remediation at contaminated sites by increasing the amount by $251,500 from $1,600,000 to $1,851,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  40% Hazardous Waste Cleanup, 60% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize Town of Newbury’s request to approve a permit to perform work on Route 103 along frontage on Lake Sunapee in Newbury.

 

#61         Authorize Wendy F. McCarthy Revocable Trust’s request to retain a seasonal dock from the northwest property line and dredge from lakebed on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#62         Authorize to make a one-time payment in the amount of $4,458 from State Fiscal Year 2009 funds to the University of NH, Durham, NH, as payment for tuition for coursework completed by Mary Ann Cooney, Deputy Commissioner.  Effective retroactive to July 9, 2007 through May 13, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#63         Authorize to accept and expend from the federal Social Services Block Grant funds in the amount of $158,777.  (2)Further authorize to establish two full time temporary positions to include, one Public Health Program Manager, labor grade 26, and one Program Assistant I, labor grade 12.  Effective retroactive to January 2, 2009 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#64         Authorize to amend a contract with the University of Massachusetts – Medical School, Worcester, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 4-9-08, item #54), to provide Backlog Reduction Services, by extending the completion date from February 14, 2009 to June 30, 2009.

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#65         Authorize Bureau of Communicable Disease Control to enter into a sole source agreement with Scientific Technologies Corporation, Tucson, AZ, for the maintenance and support of the public health disease surveillance software application in an amount not to exceed $487,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Prenatal Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #96), to provide prenatal services, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $100,000 to $200,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH (previously approved by G&C on 4-18-07, item #65), to provide voluntary, confidential HIV counseling, testing, and referral services and STD testing and treatment, by increasing the price by $13,000 from $13,000 to $26,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize Division of Public Health Services to make a one-time payment to Brian Scherer, Laboratory Scientists III, Bureau of Prevention Services, Radiological Health Section in the amount of $703.42 as reimbursement for In-State Travel expenses including five nights lodging and associated meals incurred during attendance at the Radiation Safety Officer Course October 6 – 10, 2008 in Salem, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other (Radiological Fees) Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Communicable Disease Section to enter into an agreement with Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, to provide tick collection and identification in an amount not to exceed $26,174.  Effective May 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to enter into a sole source agreement with Bi-State Primary Care Association, Concord, NH, to develop a strategic oral health workforce plan for NH in an amount not to exceed $174,912.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#71         Authorize to accept and expend $362,015 of US Office of Refugee Resettlement funds granted to the NH Office of Energy and Planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#72         Authorize to reclassify position #30295 from Technical Support Specialist II, salary grade 21 to Program Specialist II, salary grade 21.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#73         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Scott Noyes, Sole Proprietor, Essex, VT, for Preventing Drowning in Child Care training in an amount not to exceed $54,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#74         Authorize to accept donations from October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008 from contributors as detailed in letter dated January 12, 2009, in the amount of $2,482.91.

 

#75         Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations as detailed in letter dated January 12, 2009, during the period of October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.

 

                                Glencliff Home

#76         Authorize to accept all monetary donations for the time period of October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008 in the amount of $350, as detailed in letter dated January 7, 2009.

 

#77         Authorize to accept a monetary donation from Episcopal Churchwomen-Church of The Messiah, North Woodstock, NH, in the amount of $200.

 

                                CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM

#78         Authorize to enter into a contract with L.A. Brochu Inc., Concord, NH, to provide snow plowing for the Planetarium and the Alan Shepard Discovery Center in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  34% General, 66% Planetarium Revenue Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF MEDICINE

#79         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for FY08.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#80         Authorize Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to budget and expend $117,650 of the prior year carry forward balance in the Fire Standards Instruction Account to fund part-time salaries and associated benefits as well as additional travel expense for the part time instructors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#81         Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $107,835.63 from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the purpose of improving motor carrier safety.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#82         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Emergency Assistance funds in the amount of $20,000,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#83         Authorize Division of State Police to establish a consultant position for the purpose of conducting inspections and reviewing the laboratory’s protocol’s and procedures to ensure compliance with American Society of Crime Lab Directors/Lab Accreditation Board standards.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $44,653 of federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of reimbursing the cost for equipment and continuing training requirements needed by the Forensic Lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#84         Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively amend a grant received from the NH Department of Justice (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #171), for the purpose of reimbursing the cost for upgrading existing equipment and continuing training requirements needed by Forensic Lab, by extending the date from September 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize Division of State Police to retroactively amend the consultant positions for the purpose of providing training and continuing education requirements to the analysts who works primarily in the Controlled Drug and Toxicology section for the State Forensic Lab, by extending the end date from September 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  100% Transfers from other agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#85         Authorize to establish three new full-time temporary State Police Troopers, LG 19, 40 hours per week, in the newly formed Sex Offender Unit funded with the federal grant entitled “NH – SORNA Compliance Unit Grant” from the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009 subject to approval of requested action #2.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend a $300,000 grant known as “NH – SORNA Compliance Unit Grant” from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs for the purpose of developing a more comprehensive, multi-jurisdictional Sex Offender Unit.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#86         Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend a $841,770 grant from the US Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services to be used to facilitate the NH State Police’s ability to partner with other State, local, county and Federal agencies in the war on drugs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#87         Authorize Division of State Police to transfer $39,500 within the budgeted appropriation titled Highway Patrol & Enforcement in order to offset anticipated shortages in FY 2009.  100% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#88         Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively amend a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Justice (previously approved by G&C on 10-22-08, item #58A), for the purpose of completing the entry of crimes into the Uniform Charge Table component of the Integrated Crime Justice Information System (J-One), by extending the completion date from January 31, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Kathleen Brown, Hollis, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-22-08, item #58A), for the purpose of completing the entry of crimes into the Uniform Charge Table component of the Integrated Crime Justice Information System (J-One), by extending the completion date from January 31, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the communities as detailed in letter dated December 4, 2008, for a total amount of $40,000 for the purpose of preparing Federal Emergency Management Agency approved updated local multi-hazard mitigation plans.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a contract with Infra-Red Building and Power Service Inc., Holbrook, MA, to provide transformer maintenance services in an amount not to exceed $29,520.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize to enter into sub-grant with the state agencies as detailed in letter dated January 13, 2009, in the total amount of $144,482 for the State Homeland Security Program portion of the 2007 Homeland Security grant program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize to retroactively pay Safety Kleen Systems, Inc., Pittsburg, PA, the amount of $472 for removal of a leaking 55 gallon drum of Kurseal 830 in SFY 2007, using SFY2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay Tiffany Cleaners Inc., Nashua, NH, the amount of $1,649.60 for dry cleaning of State Police uniforms provided in SFY2008 using SFY2009 funds.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively pay The City of Berlin, NH, the amount of $386 for sewer services for the Berlin substation provided in SFY2008 using SFY2009 funds.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay annual dues, covering the period of January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 in the amount of $5,300 to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Washington, DC.  18.06% Transfers from DOT and 81.94% Federal Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $5,236 to the American Society of Crime Lab Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board, Garner, NC, for the annual fee to continue the Forensic Laboratory’s accreditation certificate program for the period of January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize the application permit of Deer Cove Condominium Association located on Ossipee Lake in Ossipee, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 19 moorings.

 

#98         Authorize the application permit of Diamond View Associates Inc. located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 18 moorings.

 

#99         Authorize the application permit of John & Anna Newton Porter Foundation (Camp Kabeyun) located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 8 moorings.

 

#100       Authorize the application permit of Colonial Cottages Homeowners Association located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 8 moorings.

 

#101       Authorize the application permit of Chanticleer Shores Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 14 moorings.

 

#102       Authorize the application permit of Camp Berea Inc. located on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 6 moorings.

 

#103       Authorize the application permit of Brewster Academy located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 25 moorings.

 

#103A    Authorize Division of Administration to retroactively pay Staples Business Advantage, Boston, MA, the amount of $453.53 for office supplies purchased in SFY2008 using SFY2009 funds.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#104       Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.

 

#105       Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending December 31, 2008.

 

#106       Authorize to transfer $1,613,200 between Highway Funds accounts.  (2)Further authorize an additional estimated $140,000 in Bridge Maintenance revenue.  (3)Further authorize to transfer $275,000 between Turnpike Fund accounts.  (4)Further authorize to transfer $1,340,000 from Turnpike Retained Earnings.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#107       Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Award List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $37,510.80 for a period extending from October 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.

 

#108       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.02 acre parcel of land improved with a two-car garage in Haverhill to Denise Smith for $52.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#109       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to grant an easement along US Route 3 in the Town of Bedford.  The easement will be 10 ft wide and approximately 700 ft long.  The original easement was located on property acquired for the reconstruction of US Route 3 as part of the Bedford-Manchester-Londonderry-Merrimack 11512 project.

 

#110       Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s summary report for the period through December 31, 2008.

 

#111       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance to amend a sole source contract with Peter Dimmitt, licensed electrician, Clarksville, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #90), for electrical repairs and installation at District One Highway Maintenance facilities, by increasing the amount by $13,000 from $50,000 to $63,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#112       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Paul & Emiliette Beaudoin, Meredith, NH, for a parcel of land on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Meredith for $1,925 per year.  Effective September 6, 2008 through December 31, 2009. 

 

#113       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Modern Protective Coatings, Hudson, NH, for bridge painting of Br. No. 207/094 NH Route 101 over Tide Mill Creek on the basis of a low bid of $249,900.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $24,990 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 11, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Modern Protective Coatings, Hudson, NH, for bridge painting of Br. No. 114/128 Bagdad Road over US Route 4 on the basis of a low bid of $294,046.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,404.60 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 21, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize to amend a lease agreement with Pease Development Authority, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-22-08, item #75), to operate and maintain the Skyhaven Airport in Rochester, NH, by extending the end date to June 30, 2009 from February 15, 2009.

#116                                                                       TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.         TRANSPORTATION - Request permission for (2) employees, Andrew Hall, Research Engineer and Daniel John, Engineering Technician, or their designees, to travel to Harrisburg, PA for 3 days during the period of February 4, 2009 to March 30, 2009 to bring a Falling Weight Deflectometer to the Pennsylvania DOT for calibration.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: $790.00.  Source of Funds: 80% Federal, 20% Highway.  No registration fees. 

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL (Tabled at 1-14-09 G&C Meeting)

#25         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Shea voted to table the petition of Wayne Allen Robbins requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Utterance Bad Checks, Forgery and Assault by Prisoner in Merrimack County.  The Petitioner is eligible for annulment, however, prefers seeking a pardon.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at 1-14-09 G&C Meeting)

Division of Juvenile Justice Services

#60         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea voted to table the request to reclassify position #11662 Youth Development Center Operations Officer I, salary grade 20, to Supervisory III, salary grade 23.  85% General, 15% Other (School District) Funds. 

 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Tabled at 1-14-09 G&C Meeting)

#92         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to table the request to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending November 30, 2008.