GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                February 9, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the County of Carroll, Ossipee, NH, for the purpose of building the capacity of NH’s Regional Development Corporations in the amount of $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#2           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Rindge, NH, for the purpose of assisting in site development to support 24 units of affordable senior housing in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Charlestown NH, to connect Blueberry Hill manufactured housing park to the municipal water system in the amount of $250,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#4           Authorize to retroactively accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $15,568 from the Bureau of Census for the Count River Program.  Effective July 6, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Public Service Company of NH, Manchester, NH, for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program in the amount of $731,000.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor a one-time amount of $73,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 17, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#6           Authorize, for the benefit of the Public Utilities Commission, to enter into a contract with LiquidHub Inc., Wayne, PA, for the construction of a document and contract management system in the amount of $85,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27 Funds: the agency Class 27 used by the PUC to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 90.4% Utilities Assessment, 4.8% RGGI Allowances, and 438% Alternative Compliance Payments). 

 

#7           Authorize to enter into a contract with New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Northern New England, Nashua, NH, to procure Information Technology training services in the amount of $503,866.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 11, 2013.  25% General, 19% Federal, 30% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ECONOMIC STIMULUS

#7A        Authorize to amend a grant received from the Federal Department of Education, federal Fiscal year 2009 ARRA State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, (previously amended by G&C on 10-21-09), by realigning $178,935 between classes and fiscal years.  (2)Further authorize to create two positions for the purpose of organizing the Office of Economic Stimulus to best meet its obligation.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL

#8           Authorize the Judicial Council to receive additional General Funds from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010.    

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#9           Authorize Brian D. Fernandes, Manchester, NH, to be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#10         Authorize Raymond R. Valas, Bow, NH, to be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

#11         Authorize Major Shane R. Steward, Concord, NH, be nominated for promotion 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. 

 

#12         Authorize to accept donations of a Walker snow blower, holiday wreaths, office computer, computer services, monument engraving, and kiosk renovation in the amount of $7,708 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

#12A      Authorize to amend a contract with DHHS for the Joint Family Support Assistance Program (previously amended by G&C on 12-9-09, late item #D), by increasing the amount by $500,000 from $1,598,800 to $2,098,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#13         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to transfer appropriations in the amount of $183,000 from class 201-Sheriff Reimbursement and $50,000 from class 202-Relocation, for a total amount of $233,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  86% Transfer, 2% Agency Income, 12% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of February 5, 2010. 

 

#14         Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award a net sum of $250 to Paul Leary of the Department of Resources and Economic Development.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#15         Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award non-monetary recognition to Stephen Smith, of the Department of Administrative Services.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#16         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $575,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of March 2010.

 

#17         Authorize provisions of the Manual of Procedures as detailed in letter dated January 28, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#18         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gemini Electric Inc., Auburn, NH, for lighting retrofit for the main building at State Office Park South, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $238,068.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2010.  100% General - Capital Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $10,173 from the Office of Energy and Planning as part of the US Department of Energy, ARRA grant for State Energy Programs.  (2)Further authorize to establish a part-time temporary Data Entry Operator II, labor grade 6.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of February 5, 2010. 

 

#19A      Authorize Bureau of Plant & Property Management to amend a contract with Norris Inc., Greenland, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #37), for fire alarm system testing and maintenance services, by increasing the amount by $3,672 from $322,188 to $325,860.  Effective February 9, 2010 through January 15, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#19B      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a consultant service agreement with SMRT Inc., Portland, ME, for professional services site/design of the Women’s Prison and Transitional Housing for a total price not to exceed $1,835,150.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $50,000 for additional services that may be required bringing the total to $1,885,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2011.  100% General - Capital Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#20         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $39,641, and to issue checks in the amount of $39,640.12 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#21         Authorize State Library to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $5,850 from the National Endowment for the Humanities, for a Preservation Assessment of 16th – 19th books.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOODS

#22         Authorize Animal Population Control Program, to accept and expend funds as a donation from The Noah Foundation in the amount of $20,000.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#23         Authorize to enter into a grant with the Trust for Public Lands for the Stonehouse Pond Conservation Project in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee. 

 

#23A      Authorize Division of Pesticide Control to enter into a grant agreement with Saint Anselm College, for the Langdon Mill Integrated Pest Management project in the amount of $51,618.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other ( Integrated Pest Management) Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#24         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Council of State Government Justice Center, from the FFY 2009 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, for an evaluation study of NH’s corrections system, in the amount of $70,000.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the NH Center for Public Policy Studies, from the FFY 2009 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, for an evaluation study of NH’s corrections system, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize the petition of Michael T. LeBlanc requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of DWI II.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until November 27, 2017.

 

#26         Authorize to accept and expend a $98,000 subgrant received from the DOJ’s 2009 ARRA, Violence Against Women Act approved by G&C on 9-6-09, item #26, for the purpose of the enhancement of Adult Sexual Assault Services, Prosecution and Sexual Assault Response Teams in NH.  (2)Further authorize to establish one part-time temporary position to create a Program Specialist IV, LG25, who will provide the coorindation of the SART project.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#27         Authorize to accept and expend $184,231 from the Department of Insurance as reimbursement to DOJ for the costs associated with retaining outside council for Tuttle v. State, et al.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Insurance for the purpose of reimbursing the DOJ in the amount of $184,231 for the costs associated with engaging outside counsel for Tuttle v. State et al.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#28         Authorize to expend a sum not to exceed $400,000 from funds not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of covering projected shortfalls for general litigation expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of February 5, 2010. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#29         Authorize to enter into a contract with McLaughlin Transportation Systems Inc., Nashua, NH, for office moving and storage services for NHES’s Concord administrative office building in the amount of $12,500.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#30         Authorize to accept and expend funds made available through the Re-Entry Grant in the amount of $273,055 from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs for the reentry efforts in the Manchester, NH Area.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of February 5, 2010. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#31         Authorize retroactive pay for William H. Quigley III, Liquor Enforcement Sgt., in the amount of $37.68 for the Holiday dates of January 1, 2009, January 19, 2009, February 16, 2009, May 25, 2009 and July 4, 2009.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#32         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated January 12, 2010, in the total amount of $93,545 for their 2010 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with John P. Schnitzler, Eliot, ME, for preservation carpentry work at the Wentworth Coolidge Mansion in the amount of $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Conservation Plate) Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Robertson Transit Inc., Campton, NH, for the transport of groups to Cannon Mt. Ski Area for daily skiing in the amount of $7,155.  Effective February 9, 2010 through April 11, 2010.  100% Cannon Mountain Funding. 

 

#35         Authorize to accept and place on file the report regarding the Job Training Program for Economic Growth.

 

#36         Authorize to budget and expend the FEMA funds of $104,400.93 that were unexpended as of June 30, 2009, these funds were for damages suffered on public lands state wide during the December 12, 2008 Ice Storm.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfer (FEMA) Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#37         Authorize Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with the Town of Newmarket, NH, to expand the wireless network in the downtown area in the amount of $4,500.  (2)Further authorize payment of $4,050.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#38         Authorize the transfer of $125,600 from the NH Fish and Game Fund Reserve to the Fish and Game FY 2010 Operating Budget.  (2)Further authorize to establish one part-time Stock Clerk III, labor grade 11 for shipping and receiving functions and will serve as the Energy Coordinator.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Fish and Game Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#39         Authorize to accept and expend $27,044 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide funding for a plow and program truck at the NH Fish and Game Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#40         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/Savage Well Superfund Site in Milford, NH, by increasing the amount by $300,000 from $2,808,729 to $3,108,729, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011 from June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, to provide technical assistance in assessing the source of arsenic contamination recently discovered in provide domestic wells around the Mottolo Superfund Site in Raymond, NH, in the amount of $50,000.  Effective January 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems in the amount of $19,920.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems in the amount of $19,989.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize to award sole source Brownfields Coalition Assessment Program grants totaling $51,100 to the entities as detailed in letter dated January 6, 2010, to fund their participation as coalition partners in the Brownfield Coalition Assessment Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 2, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to complete the Pet Waste Outreach in Seacoast NH: Tracking and Reducing Pet Waste in Seacoast Towns and Beaches in the amount of $48,595.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize to award grant totaling $14,206 to the entities as detailed in letter dated January 27, 2010, for the purpose of used oil collection.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 9, 2011.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize Mckernan Family Limited Partnership to conduct work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

 

#48         Authorize William & Gale Mender’s request to conduct work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#49         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Alice Leeming, Human Resource Technician, Bureau of Human Resources in the amount of $210.85 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  21% Federal, 89% General Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Paulette Laramee, Secretary I, Division of Public Health Services in the amount of $253.33 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Katherine Lajoie, Public Health Nurse Coordinator, Division of Public Health Services in the amount of $2,741.55 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Namita Shanbhag, Laboratory Scientist I, Division of Public Health Services in the amount of $1,670.02 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Helen Ford, Laboratory Scientist II, Division of Public Health Services in the amount of $570.74 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#54         Authorize to amend an agreement with the University System of NH, Institute on Health and Public Policy, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #93), by increasing the Cooperative Project Agreement by $154,100 from $916,564 to $1,070,664.  Effective retroactive to January 4, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  97% Federal, 3% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to amend a contract with Schaller Anderson Medical Administrators, Incorporated, Phoenix, AZ,  (previously amended by G&C on 3-4-09, item #41), for the Enhanced Care Coordination Pilot Program, the radiology Current Procedural Terminology codes, and the scope of Medicaid clinical services, by increasing the price by $1,855,668.23 from $8,894,017 to $10,749,685.23, and by extending the end date from February 28, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#56         Authorize to make a one-time payment in the amount of $750 from SFY 2010 funds to the Cremation Society of NH, Boscawen, NH, for cremation services provided on June 10, 2009 for a cash assistance recipient of Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled. 48.5% Federal, 51.5% General Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to make a one-time payment in the amount of $750 from SFY 2010 funds to the Lambert Funeral Home, Manchester, NH, for cremation services provided on April 29, 2008 for a cash assistance recipient of Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled.  48.5% Federal, 51.5% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#58         Authorize to amend a retroactive contract with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Bedford, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 12-18-08, item #62), for educational specialist services, by increasing the price by $96,335.46 from $143,550 to $239,885.46 and by extending the end date from September 30, 2009 to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#59         Authorize to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $71,347.52 from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials to fund a statewide strategic plan on public health impacts of climate change.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH for the development of a statewide strategic plan to prepare for the public health impact of climate change in an amount not to exceed $71,347.52.  (3)Further authorize Department of Environmental Services to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $71,347.52 from Division of Public Health Services to fund a statewide strategic plan on public health impacts of climate change.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  100% Other (Grant from ASTHO) Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#60         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $199,960 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the Comprehensive Cancer program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approved on February 5, 2010. 

 

#61         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Dr. Lisa Slaughter, DMD, Portsmouth, NH, to receive reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  53.5% Federal, 46.5% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#62         Authorize John H. Sununu Youth Services Center to accept a Meade telescope with a total approximate value of $450.

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#63         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #232), to provide financial management services that will support the goals and objectives of the Nursing Home Diversion Modernization pilot project entitled Transitions in Caregiving with funds provided by the Administration on Aging Title IIIE NH Family Caregiver Support Program and the Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program Discretionary Grant funded by AoA, by increasing the amount by $92,675 from $375,000 to $467,675.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#64         Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations received during the period of October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

 

#65         Authorize to accept donations during the period of October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 from contributors as detailed in letter dated January 21, 2010, in the amount of $3,007.20. 

 

#66         Authorize to pay The Joint Commission annual subscription fees up to $6,205.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  68.4% General, 31.6% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Board of Licensing for Alcohol & Other Drug Use Professionals

#67         Authorize to expend examination fees not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $2,116.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#67A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program, Concord, NH, to provide housing assistance and supportive services to individuals with HIV/AIDS and their families in an amount not to exceed $696,688.  Effective March 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through February 28, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#68         Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $75 for the use of the Veterans Council service delivery programs.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#69         Authorize to pay $103,000 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period July 1, 2009 through January 31, 2010.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#69A      Authorize Division of Instruction to contract with Michelle Romein, Goffstown, NH, to provide technical assistance to NH schools and districts in the area of elementary school Reading and Writing in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with a renewal option for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% General Funds. 

 

#69B      Authorize to utilize the services of John H. MacEachran, MD, to provide medical consultations in an amount not to exceed $13,056 during FY 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#70         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency to accept and expend Flood Mitigation Assistance funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $2,321,422 for the implementation of cost effective flood mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to enter into grant agreements with the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated January 15, 2010, for a total amount of $2,319,102 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval. 

 

#71         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend DRNH-1610 Emergency Assistance Funds in the amount of $111,863 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#72         Authorize to modify the fleet by purchasing one vehicle.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Director of the State Police to restore 144 hours and 12 minutes of sick leave to Trooper Michael Sebor for a line of duty injury suffered and was unable to perform his normal duties from July 1, 2009 through August 13, 2009.

 

#74         Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $5,390 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.  Effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

 

#75         Authorize Division of Fire Safety to enter into a contract with NH Association of Fire Chiefs, Litchfield, NH, for the basic review and update of the NH All Hazard and Fire Mobilization Plan in an amount not to exceed $33,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to amend a contract with Megasoft Consultants Inc., d/b/a BlueAlly, Herndon, VA, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #112J), to gather detailed requirements for three additional DMV subsystems by increasing the price by $299,960.36 from $302,323 to $602,283.36.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize Division of Administration to enter into a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Inc., N. Billerica, MA, for the installation of electrical panels and wiring for communications closets at the James H. Hayes Building in the amount of $5,590.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Springfield for $5,000 to enhance the town’s local all-hazard plan.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract renewal with the Merrimack School District, Merrimack, NH, to provide parking area and classroom space for the Motorcycle Rider Education Program in an amount not to exceed $16,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Motorcycle Rider Education Program Fund. 

 

#80         Authorize the mooring permit application of the Leighton Estates Association located on Winnisquam Lake in Sanbornton, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 8 moorings.

 

#81         Authorize the mooring permit application of Stone Gate Acres Association located on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 20 moorings.

 

#82         Authorize the mooring permit application of the Four Seasons Recreation Assocation located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 10 moorings.

 

#83         Authorize the mooring permit application of the South Down Boat Club located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 20 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#84         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009.

 

#85         Authorize to accept and place on file the Comparative Statement of Operating & Capital Undesignated Surplus for fiscal years 2009, 2010 and 2011 update for actual appropriation activity and revenue projections through December 31, 2009.

 

#86         Authorize Bureau of Human Resources to transfer $40,000 as detailed in letter dated January 25, 2010.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend federal funds for Employee Training in the amount of $47,000 in each of the fiscal years 2010 and 2011.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#87         Authorize to transfer $560,000 between Highway Fund accounts.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend agency income and expenditures for the Bridge Maintenance Bureau in the amount of $224,000.  (3)Further authorize to transfer $1,300,000 from Turnpike Retained Earnings Funds.  As detailed in letter dated January 20, 2010.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 5, 2010. 

 

#88         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $370,700 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from January 8, 2010 through January 15, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

 

#89         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a three acre parcel of State owned land improved with an old Quonset hut patrol building located in Seabrook to the Town of Seabrook for $205,000 plus $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#90         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, for operating expenses, by increasing the contract amount by $14,975 from $119,400 to $134,375, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Community Action Programs Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for additional capital and operating expenses, by increasing the contract amount by $52,087 from $280,000 to $332,087, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Tri-Community Action Inc., Berlin, NH, for additional capital and operating expenses, by increasing the contract amount by $34,750 from $3,225 to $37,975, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with VNA at HCS, Keene, NH, for operating expenses, by increasing the contract amount by $26,887 from $96,000 to $122,887.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, for additional capital and operating expenses, by increasing the contract amount by $99,282 from $1,529,000 to $1,628,282.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for pavement rehabilitation of NH 101 from just east of Exit 9 in Exeter to approximately 1 mile east of I-95 interchange in Hampton on the basis of a low bid of $4,655,868.70.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $325,910.81 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 10, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway resurfacing of 48.04 miles in maintenance District III and in Grafton, Belknap and Carroll Counties on the basis of a low bid of $3,248,582.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with S U R Construction Inc., Rochester, NH, for safety improvements and signalization at the intersection of NH 33 and Bayside Road/Winnicut Road in Greenland on the basis of a low bid of $542,898.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $54,289.80 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 20, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.            DRED - Request permission for (2) employees, Dona Sanborn, Gift/Food Services Manager and Stephanie McCann, Gift/Food Services Manager, or their designees, to travel to Utica, NY for 2 days, February 15, 2010 and February 16, 2010 to attend the Wilcor Buyer’s Show.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300 mile radius by state vehicle.  Total Cost: $334.00. Source of Funds: 100% Parks Funds.  No Registration Fees.