GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

State House, Concord, New Hampshire

March 26, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Mount Washington Valley Economic Council located in Conway, 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.

 

#2           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 Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank and DCI, Inc. located in Lisbon, 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.

 

#3           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 Centrix Bank & Trust and Atlas Advanced Pyrotechnics, Inc. in Jaffrey, 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.

 

#4           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Centrix Bank & Trust and Atlas Advanced Pyrotechnics, Inc. in Jaffrey, 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

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#5           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Hampton, NH, for the purchase of machinery and equipment, so that Foss Manufacturing can expand its manufacturing capacity in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Nelson, NH to assist the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music pay for furnishing & equipment and working capital associated with a newly constructed community Auditorium and Learning Center in the amount of $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Franklin, NH to conduct a study to develop cost estimates to address water treatment, water filtration and facility improvements; water main replacement; and water storage for its municipal water system in order to bring it into compliance with DES regulations in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#8           Authorize to enter into a contract with New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Nashua, NH, for technical training courses in an amount not to exceed $829,400.  Effective April 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009.  99% Other, 1% General Funds. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Fisher Cats Baseball Team to coordinate a highway-safety related advertisement campaign during the 2008 season home games in the amount of $20,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Safety & Health Council of Northern New England to conduct the “Operational Lifesaver” public relations and education campaign in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#11         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Weatherization Assistance Program in the amount of $176,423.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $29,745.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern New Hampshire Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Weatherization Assistance Program in the amount of $365,515.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $61,625.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#13         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, for the Weatherization Assistance Program in the amount of $154,768.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $26,093.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#14         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the Weatherization Assistance Program in the amount of $180,428.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $30,420.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#15         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Weatherization Assistance Program in the amount of $271,836.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $45,831.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#16         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Weatherization Assistance Program in the amount of $234,501.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $39,536.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#17         Authorize Major Ian S. Tate, Grand Forks AFB, ND, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#18         Authorize Major David J. Mikolaities, Portsmouth, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#19         Authorize Captain David F. Erb, Readfield, ME, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#20         Authorize Lieutenant Colonel Francine I. Swan, Bristol, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#21         Authorize Major Brian G. Waters, York, ME, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air Nation Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#22         Authorize Lieutenant Colonel John F. Cuddy, Warwick, RI, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#23         Authorize to accept donations of wreaths, laser printer, concrete blocks, and supplies for chapel mural in the amount of $2,159.70 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery. 

 

#24         Authorize to accept donations of computer services, temporary grave markers and equipment parts/repairs in the amount of $1,938.35 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery.

 

#25         Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $235 received during the period of January 3, 2008 through February 5, 2008 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery.

 

#26         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Loureiro Engineering Associates of Merrimack, NH (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-07, item #17), to perform a Waste Analysis Plan, by extending the end date from December 31, 2007 to April 26, 2008.

 

                                DIVISION OF PERSONNEL

#27         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#28         Authorize to accept and place on file the list of agency transfers for Fiscal Year 2008 during the month of February 2008.

 

#29         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $410,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of April 2008.  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $343,993,552.99 for the Month of February and recommend the balance of $56,006,447.01 be lapsed.

 

#30         Authorize to reclassify position #43180 Administrator II, labor grade 29 to Purchasing Agent, labor grade 24.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#31         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a one-year lease agreement with the City of Berlin, NH, to provide office and courtroom space for the Berlin District Court in an amount not to exceed $41,916.72.  Effective May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to waive compliance with NH RSA 10:B “Clean Indoor Air” which requires performance of certain testing to certify indoor air quality in the facility.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into an agreement with Sullivan County, Newport, NH, providing office and courtroom space for the Sullivan County Superior and Probate Court in an amount not to exceed $584,064.36.  Effective May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize a one-time payment for reimbursement for the Landlord’s provision of certain architecturally barrier-free interior renovations in an amount not to exceed $18,515.75.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Employee Benefits Management Inc., Portland, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #30A), to perform Flexible Spending Account banking account services, and to administer COBRA services, by increasing the amount by $7,944 from $249,789 to $257,730.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009. 

 

#34         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Quantum Construction Consultants LLC, Concord, NH, for professional Civil/Structural services required for planning, design and construction of various Pubic Work’s Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011. 

 

#35         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Tennant/Wallace Architects, AIA, PA, Manchester, NH, for professional Architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Pubic Work’s Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011. 

 

#36         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Oak Point Associates, Portsmouth, NH, for professional Architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Pubic Work’s Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011. 

 

#37         Authorize to enter into a contract with Norris Inc., Greenland, NH, for fire alarm system testing and maintenance services at several state facilities in an amount not to exceed $322,188.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 15, 2011.

                               

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING

#38         Authorize to transfer property at 136 Lowell Street, Manchester, NH from the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services to the NH Housing Financing Authority. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#39         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $89,025.62 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#40         Authorize Division of Historical Resources to amend a Preserve America Grant received from the Department of Interior originally approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #56, by extending the end date from March 30, 2008 to March 31, 2009.

 

#41         Authorize Division of Arts to award an Operating Grant totaling $30,000 to NH Music Festival.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  43% General, 57% Federal Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize Division of Arts to award a Community Arts Project Grant in the amount of $1,500 to Pontine Theatre, Portsmouth.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize Division of Arts to award an Art in Education Leadership Grant in the amount of $5,000 to the Timberlane Regional School, Plaistow.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize Division of Arts to award an Arts in Education Partnership Grant in the amount of $12,000 to the Monadnock Writers Group, Peterborough.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize Division of Arts to award an Operating Grant totaling $12,000 to Apple Hill Chamber Players.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#46         Authorize to retroactively continue one (1) Interviewer I, position #8T176, salary grade 16 on a full time temporary basis for one year, to March 21, 2009 with an estimated cost of $8,187.30 for this position for the remainder of the state fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to retroactively reclassify position #11112, Payroll Officer II, salary grade 16, to Supervisor I, salary grade 19.  Effective February 29, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to retroactively reclassify position #11125, Accountant III, salary grade 21, to Business Administrator II, salary grade 24.  Effective March 14, 2008.

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#49         Authorize to accept and expend $1,000 in stipends from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA for two students interning in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#50         Authorize to conduct a two-day advanced training conference scheduled for May 15-16, 2008, entitled “The Fourteenth Statewide Conference on Domestic and Sexual Violence and Stalking”, to be held at Attitash Grand Summit Hotel in Bartlett, NH, at a cost not to exceed $82,537.40.  This amount will be paid in part from registration fees, paid by up to 300 attendees for the period of G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  49% Agency Income, 51% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the two-day advanced training conference, in the amount of $135 from each of an estimated 300 participants for a total amount not to exceed $40,500 to help defray the cost of this conference and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Agency Income.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with Attitash Grand Summit Hotel for the two-day period in an amount not to exceed $63,790.40.  63% Agency Income, 37% Federal Funds. 

#51         Authorize to accept and expend a grant from the National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators, in the amount of $15,000, for the purpose of conducting a 5-day training seminar titled “Prosecuting the Drugged Driver”.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#52         Authorize to appoint Danielle Pacik as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $64,495.  Ms. Pacik will be occupying a position with a five year term beginning upon G&C approval. 

 

#52A      Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with the NH Board of Medicine for the purposes of providing additional professional legal services, and to accept and expend $3,157.75 from the Board of Medicine for the purposes of providing these legal services.  (2)Further authorize to amend a sole source contract with Attorney Elyse S. Alkalay, Nashua, NH, for the purpose of providing professional legal services to the Board by increasing the amount by $3,157.75 from $194,035.60 to $197,193.35.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Transfer from Other Agencies. 

 

#52B      Authorize to enter into a sole source license agreement with Capital Region Health Care Development Corporation, Concord, NH, for use of 2,150 square feet of morgue and autopsy lab space located at the Concord Hospital for use by the Chief Medical Examiner in an amount not to exceed $266,671.20.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NH DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#53         Authorize to enter into a grant with The Nature Conservancy for the Whitton Pond Conservation Project in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#54         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Corrections Officer Terry Oliver in the amount of $1,541.34. Effective July 28, 2006 through June 7, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to reclassify position #12991, Corrections Officer, labor grade 14 ($31,740.80) to a Prison Dental Office Supervisor, labor grade 16 ($29,367).  100% General Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to reclassify position #12878, Medical Records Administrator, labor grade 24 ($43,305.60) to a Supervisor II, labor grade 21 ($35,880).  100% General Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to reclassify position #30898, Corrections officer, labor grade 14 ($31,740.80) to a Medical Records Technician, labor grade 11 ($24,458).  100% General Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Warehouseman Randy Leslie in the amount of $1,596.49, for the period of March 1, 2006 through June 7, 2007 with current fiscal year funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Joyce Dental Laboratory, Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-19-06, item #41), for Dental Laboratory Services in the amount of $88,464.  Effective April 4, 2008 through April 4, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to reclassify position #42269, Executive Secretary, labor grade 11, to a Human Resources Assistants III, labor grade 14.  Effective retroactive to February 29, 2008.

 

#61         Authorize to reclassify position #18833, Corrections Officer, labor grade 14 ($31,740.80) to a Physical Therapist II, labor grade 21 ($35,880). 

 

#62         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Ms. Linda Levassuer, Psychological Associate I, in the amount of $692.44 for the period of March 30, 2007 through June 7, 2007 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the State fiscal year ending June 30, 2007.

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#64         Authorize to enter into a contract with Signature Services, Lowell, MA, to provide floor care services at various liquor store locations throughout NH in the amount of $157,999.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize to enter into a contract with The Tracey Edwards Company Inc., d/b/a Tracey Edwards O’Neil, Bedford, NH, to provide advertising and promotional services in the amount of $3,254,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#65A      Authorize to retroactively pay Deborah Moreau, Retail Store Clerk I, in the amount of $428.58 due to payroll oversight, for the period of February 6, 2005 through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                PARI-MUTUEL COMMISSION

#66         Authorize to amend a lease agreement with McCarthy Properties Inc., West Wareham, MA (previously approved by G&C on 10-20-04, item #31), for office space, Concord, NH, to terminate the agreement in advance of its current expiration date of November 30, 2009, early termination shall be effective June 15, 2008 and will allow the current lease to be replaced by a new five year lease, authorization for which is under separate cover.  The total sum to remain unpaid from this agreement is $44,084.78.

 

#67         Authorize to amend the Janitorial Service Contract with Kang Company Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #79), for relocation to a larger office space in an amount not to exceed $8,795.  Effective June 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  010-2210 89% General, 11% Other.  013-2212 100% Sweepstakes Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize to accept and place on file the report of activities for the year ending December 31, 2007.

 

#68A      Authorize to enter into a sole source lease agreement with McCarthy Properties Inc., West Wareham, MA, for office space, Concord, NH in an amount not to exceed $439,335.  Effective April 1, 2008 through June 15, 2013.  010-086-2210-022-0248 - 89% General, 11% Other Funds.  013-086-2212-022-0248 – 100% Sweepstakes Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#69         Authorize Office of the Commissioner to enter into a contract with M.H. Beecy Appraisal Services, Manchester, NH, for appraisal work for the proposed Mittersill – Sentinel Mountain State Forest land exchange in the amount of $7,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 16, 2008.  81% Cannon Mountain Ski Area Fund, 19% Forest Improvement Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize Office of the Commissioner to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Office of Energy and Planning to provide monitoring services for the State’s interests in privately owned conservation lands held by DRED in the amount of $61,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% Forest Management and Protection. 

 

#71         Authorize Division of Economic Development to accept a donation of five tradeshows from Public Service of NH valued at $25,380. 

 

#72         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development  to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated March 26, 2008, in the total amount of $15,742.55 for their 2008 out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated March 26, 2008 in the total amount of $6,089 for their 2008 in-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Department of Safety, Division of State Police; Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management; Department of Fish and Game; and the Department of Transportation for the lease of space in the state-owned Yankee Building, Mount Washington State Park in the amount of $340,486.56.  Effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2010.  100% Revolving Funds (Mt. Washington Com). 

 

#75         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation in the amount of $15,000 from the Reach the Beach Relay, Inc., Woodsville, MA.

 

#76         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Cardinal Tracking Inc., Flower Mound, TX, for hardware, software, training, installation, and annual support for tracking out-of-state vehicle registrations for the Hampton Beach parking meter operation in the amount of $150,879.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2013.  100% Parks Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation Cannon Mountain Ski Area, to amend a contract with The Tracey Edwards Company Inc., Bedford, NH (previously approved by G&C On 7-18-07, item #90), to enhance the revenues with additional advertising, by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $400,000 to $430,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

                                NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#78         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Service Agreement with the US Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, Concord, NH, to remove, by live-trapping, predators of piping plovers at Hampton Beach State Park in the amount of $8,635.  Effective April 1, 2008 through September 1, 2008.  100% Other (Nongame) Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to pay $2,500 to the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies in support of a national reptile and amphibian coordinator position.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% Other (Nongame Dedicated) Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH to conduct a relocation project in support of the recovery and management of the New England cottontail rabbit in the amount of $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2009.  74% Federal, 26% Other (Conservation License Plate and Nongame) Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize to purchase 0.18 acres, Lot 37 at Big Diamond Pond, Stewartstown, NH, from the Town of Stewartstown for the sum of $22,600.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other (Public Boat Access) Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with The Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH, for the purchase of a conservation easement and associated costs on the Francestown Land Trust-Turner property (86.1 acres) in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal from the Landowner Incentive Program. 

 

#83         Authorize to enter into a contract with the Preservation Company, Kensington, NH, for the purpose of conducting a Historic American Buildings Survey of three cabins on the Weeks Property at Bracketts Point, Greenland, NH, in the amount of $8,177.50.  (2)Further authorize an advanced payment of $4,000 to the Preservation Company to begin the HABS documentation in accordance with the terms of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with The Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH in the amount of $42,878 for costs associated with the purchase of a conservation easement on the Mulligan Forest property (2028+/- acres) in Nottingham, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal from the Landowner Incentive Program. 

 

#85         Authorize to accept $11,755.83 donation from Lucy Bartley and Shawn Allen to be deposited into the Fisheries Habitat Account. 

 

#86         Authorize to accept a $5,000 donation from the Lakes Regional Inland Fishing Association Inc.

 

#87         Authorize to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Union Water Power Company of Augusta, ME in the amount of $250.  Effective March 1, 2008 through June 30, 2008.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize to enter into a contract with Jean’s Waterproofing Inc., Auburn, ME, for the purpose of repairing leaks at fishways on the Oyster River in Durham and the Lamprey River in Newmarket in the amount of $22,817.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other (NHEP) Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities Inc., Conway, NH to provide wilderness emergency medical training to Conservation Officers in the amount of $6,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  40% Fish and Game, 60% Other (Search and Rescue) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#90         Authorize to enter into a contract with Healthy Environmental Innovations Inc., for the purpose of designing and constructing and underwater surveillance vessel for exotic aquatic plant mapping for $49,998.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize to enter into a Loan Agreement with Lamprey River Cooperative Inc., in the amount of $100,000 to finance water system improvements to the water system serving the Cooperative in Raymond.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water Loan Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize to amend a memorandum of agreement with the Sawyer Lake Village District (SLVD) (previously approved by G&C on 11-2/-07, item #75), to reduce the scope of work to be performed by DES and reduce the amount of the initial deposit to be provided by SLVD from $275,000 to $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#93         Authorize to reclassify position #42720 Principal Planner, labor grade 24 to Accountant III, labor grade 21.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize to amend a contract with the US Environmental Protection Agency for remedial action at the Ottati & Goss Superfund Site in Kingston, NH, by increasing the contract amount by $7,000,000 from $24,200,000 to $31,200,000 and by increasing the State’s share of the contract by $700,000 from $2,420,000 to $3,120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize to retroactively enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey in the amount of $120,000 to add ten streamflow gages to the existing Cooperative Stream Gaging Program.  Effective October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2009.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive memorandum of agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for stream gauge operation in the vicinity of the I-93 roadway in southern NH in the amount of $10,020.  Effective October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to LifeWise Community Projects Inc., Hampton, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize to enter into a contract with Weston & Sampson Inc., Peabody, MA to develop and perform a water resource survey in the amount of $22,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize to approve an Original Loan Agreement with Plymouth Village Water & Sewer District to finance water system improvements in the amount of $148,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital Funds. 

 

#100       Authorize to award grants totaling $6,320 to the entities as detailed in letter dated March 27, 2008, for purposes of used oil collection.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 9, 2009.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#101       Authorize Porter Street Realty Trust’s request to fill lake bed in order to construct breakwater in a “dog-leg” configuration, with a gap at the shoreline, and construct a permanent “W-shaped” docking facility consisting of a cantilevered pier with a seasonal boatlift connected to a walkway and another walkway accessing a dock with two tie-off piles, install a seasonal canopy over the center slips, remove the existing boulder-supported deck over water and reuse boulders for breakwater construction, on frontage in Alton on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

#102       Authorize Department of Transportation’s request to remove and replace concrete encasement of the steel pile supports for two bridges impacting estuarine wetlands located in Portsmouth and New Castle. 

 

#103       Authorize Town of Bristol’s request to construct a seasonal dock with two seasonal finger docks in an “F” shaped configuration on Newfound Lake in Bristol. 

 

#103A    Authorize Debra Ford’s request to retain impacts for the in-kind repair and reconstruction of an existing failing seawall conducted under DES emergency authorization issued on December 7, 2007; for a new rip-rap buttress to stabilize and protect shoreline; previously developed upland tidal buffer zone immediately adjacent to the existing seawall to repair sink holes within the existing lawn area in Little Bay in Dover.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#104       Authorize the adjustment of the General Fund appropriations within benefit accounts in the amount of $1,052,190, and further authorize net decreasing related revenue adjustments of $936,294 in Federal Funds and net decreasing revenue adjustments of $93,778 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008. 

 

#105       Authorize Bureau of Human Resource Management to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2008 funds to Ann Goulet, Registered Nurse III, Division for Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $1,721.41 to compensate for wages that were mistakenly not paid from SFY 2007 funds.  82% General, 18% Other (County) Funds. 

 

                                Office of Improvement and Integrity

#106       Authorize to reclassify position #15753 Program Specialist III, salary grade 23 to Medical Service Consultant II, salary grade 24.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#107       Authorize to reclassify position #15841 Caste Technician Trainee, salary grade 12 to Administrator II, salary grade 29.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize to reclassify position #12763 Case Aide, salary grade 14 to Family Service Specialist I, salary grade 15.  47% Federal, 53% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#109       Authorize to provide quality child care awards in the amount of $162,820 to a total of twenty-nine accredited child care programs throughout the State of NH who partner with the Department of Health and Human Services to provide child care services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#110       Authorize to reclassify position #11884 Program Specialist III, salary grade 23 to the level of Medical Service Technician, salary grade 17.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#111       Authorize Bureau of Field Services to reclassify position #16975 Child Protective Service Worker IV, salary grade 24 to Juvenile Probation and Parole Officer Series I-IV, salary grades 18-24 for the Nashua District Office; and position #40105 Child Protective Service Worker II, salary grade 20 to Juvenile Probation and Parole Officer Series I-IV, salary grades 18-24 for the Laconia District Office.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services

#112       Authorize to amend an agreement with the University System of NH, Institute on Disability, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-06, item #74), to continue to provide BEAS with technical assistance in implementing long-term supports system transformation, by increasing the amount by $1,259,205 from $378,693.50 to $1,637,898.50 retroactive to January 1, 2008 and to extend the end date from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with The Friends Program Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #335, amended on 1-16-08, item #154), to provide Foster Grandparent services, by increasing the amount by $48,140.84 from $157,513.05 to $205,653.89.  Effective April 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#114       Authorize to reclassify position #40518 Child Support Officer, salary grade 20 to Supervisor II, salary grade 21.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize to amend a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-18-07, item #76), to continue providing mediation services to parents in Coos, Carroll and Grafton counties and to assist them in resolving their differences regarding custody, access and visitation issues in a non-adversarial, confidential setting, by increasing the amount by $17,750 from $17,750 to $35,500, and by extending the end date from March 30, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize to amend a contract with Monadnock Family Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-18-07, item #75), to continue providing mediation services to parents in Cheshire County and to assist them in resolving their differences regarding custody, access and visitation issues in a non-adversarial, confidential setting, by increasing the amount by $21,750 from $21,750 to $43,500, and by extending the end date from March 31, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize to amend a contract with Merrimack County Visitation Center, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 4-18-07, item #77), to continue providing safe supervised visitation between children and their parents and further to continue providing safe supervised transfer of children between their parents during visitation, by increasing the amount by $34,750 from $34,750 to $69,500, and by extending the end date from March 31, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize to amend a contract with Good Beginnings of Sullivan County, Claremont, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-18-07, item #78), to continue providing access, visitation and mediation services to parents in Sullivan County and to assist them in resolving their differences regarding custody, access and visitation issues in a non-adversarial, confidential setting, by increasing the amount by $24,750 from $24,750 to $49,500, and by extending the end date from March 31, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#119       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, to provide primary care services in an amount not to exceed $80,390.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#120       Authorize Multiple Offender Program to reclassify position #19035 Dormitory Supervisor II, salary grade 11 to Program Assistant II, salary grade 15.  100% Other (Program Fees) Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to reclassify position #42945 Supervisor IV, salary grade 25 to Administrator I, salary grade 27.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize Maternal and Child Health Section to establish a list of specialty medical consultants to be utilized on an as needed basis, related to the management of clinically significant newborn screening results in an amount not to exceed $36,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  63% Federal, 37% Federal Funds. 

 

#123       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to grant the list of public health emergency preparedness funds to the associated All Health Hazards Regions fiscal agents in the amount of $225,882.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to grant the list of pandemic influenza preparedness funds to the 19 associated All Health Hazards Regions Planning Groups in the amount of $190,000.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124A    Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Section to retroactively reimburse Valerie Morgan, for relocation expenses, based on actual expenses incurred in an amount not to exceed $2,000.  Effective December 28, 2007 through January 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#125       Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment in the amount of $2,598 to Staples Inc., Framingham, MA, for next day printing services.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#126       Authorize to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $5,000 from the NH Hospital Association, Foundation for Health Communities to fund emergency preparedness.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008. 

 

#127       Authorize to compensate William McKenzie, a Mental Health Worker in the Patient Care Services area, for time lost while recovering from a work related injury.

 

#128       Authorize Transitional Housing Services to reclassify position #16006 from Clinical Mental Health Worker, salary grade 21 to Senior Psychiatric Social Worker, salary grade 26.  76% General, 21% Other (Board & Care), 4% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

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

 

#130       Authorize to reclassify #15558 Bus Driver, salary grade 8 to Nursing Assistant III, salary grade 14.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF MEDICINE

#131       Authorize to reclassify position #10356 Administrative Secretary, labor grade 14 to Administrative Supervisor, labor grade 17.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NH POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#132       Authorize to award a $24,000 grant to Southern NH University for the purpose of granting scholarships to NH residents who have completed their freshman year and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need or merit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#133       Authorize to award a $8,000 grant to Rivier College for the purpose of granting scholarships to full-time or part-time students who are NH residents enrolled in approved programs in a workforce shortage area in the State of NH, and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need.  100% General Funds. 

 

#134       Authorize to award a $6,000 grant to Colby-Sawyer College for the purpose of granting scholarships to full-time or part-time students who are NH residents enrolled in approved programs in a workforce shortage area in the State of NH, and who will be selected for scholarships by the college on the basis of financial need.  100% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorize to award a $7,000 grant to the Community College System of NH for the benefit of NH students pursuing approved programs of study in a workforce shortage area in the State of NH.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#136       Authorize to enter into a contract with Cynthia Currier, Sole Proprietor, Georges Mills, NH, to provide assistance with the implementation of the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence in an amount not to exceed $22,500.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of the 25% of the total value of the contract withholding provision.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2008.  (3)Further authorize to exercise a renewal option on this contract for up to two additional fiscal years, subject to the contractor’s acceptable performance of the terms therein.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#137       Authorize to enter into a contract with Dr. Isabel Beck to present a one day workshop on April 16, 2008 entitled “Lively Vocabulary for Young Children”, to provide an opportunity for the NH Reading First Faculty, selected teams from Schools or Districts in Need of Improvement, NH content area coaches, NHREADS representatives and DOE personnel to participate in a workshop lead by a highly qualified, nationally known reading researcher and practitioner with expertise in vocabulary development for an amount not to exceed $3,533.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#138       Authorize to enter into a contract with Dr. Russell Gersten to present a two day workshop on June 23-24, 2008 entitled “Evidenced-Based Practices for Teaching Reading and Language to English Learners”, to provide an opportunity for the NH Reading First Faculty, selected teams from Schools or Districts in Need of Improvement, NH content area coaches, NHREADS representatives and DOE personnel to participate in a workshop lead by a highly qualified, nationally known reading researcher and practitioner with expertise in vocabulary development for an amount not to exceed $4,959.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM

#139       Authorize to amend a contract with H.B. Stubbs Inc., Warren, MI, (previously approved by G&C on 9-13-06, item #120), to add interactivity to the “Imaging our Universe” exhibit and to increase the price limitation by $8,000 from $1,260,000 to $1,268,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#140       Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Northern Light Motion Pictures Inc., d/b/a Northern Light Productions, Boston, MA (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #136), to create four informational videos on the Planetarium and its capital project, the Alan Shepard Discovery Center, to be used for purposes of public education on the project and for fundraising, by extending the end date from October 31, 2007 to June 30, 2008. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#141       Authorize Division of State Police to reclassify position #18437 Executive Secretary, labor grade 11 to Program Assistant III, labor grade 17.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#142       Authorize Division of Safety Services to retroactively reclassify position #10568 Executive Secretary, labor grade 12 to Administrative Assistant I, labor grade 16.  Effective December 7, 2007.  100% Navigation Safety Fund. 

 

#143       Authorize to amend a contract with Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH, for the implementation of a recruitment campaign for volunteer healthcare professionals for emergency response, by increasing the price limitation by $55,210 from $60,000 to $115,210, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008.  22% Federal, 78% Transfer from other Agencies. 

 

#144       Authorize Divisions of Administration and State Police to enter into a sole source contract with HSM Electronic Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the upgrades and monitoring of intrusion/security systems, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $15,886.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  54% Highway, 38% Federal, 8% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#145       Authorize Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services, to enter into a lease agreement with Roland W. Couture, Gorham, NH in an amount not to exceed $114,750.  Effective March 26, 2008 through April 30, 2013.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#146       Authorize the application permit of Mountview Property Owners Association of Freedom Inc. located on Ossipee Lake in Freedom, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 36 moorings.

 

#147       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend a $29,347 grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled NH State Police Join the NH Clique Seat Belt Campaign for the purpose of conducting patrols to enforce the State’s occupant protection law between May 19 and June 1, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other (Transfer from other Agencies) Funds. 

 

#148       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend a $16,769.75 grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled NH State Police Sobriety Checkpoints for the purpose of conducting specific sobriety checkpoints from Memorial Day 2008 through Labor Day 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2008.  100% (Transfers from other Agencies) Funds. 

 

#149       Authorize Division of Administration to amend a contract with Waste Management of NH, Hampton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #474), by increasing the frequency of trash removal services at 3 Higgins Drive, Belmont, only, from bi-weekly to weekly, by increasing the amount from $22,235.56 to $22,963.48, an increase of $727.92.  Effective April 3, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Navigation Safety Funds. 

 

#150       Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training & Emergency Medical Services to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Utility Service & Assistance Inc., Hooksett, NH, to provide emergency repairs in conjunction with the loss of a main power transformer at the Fire Academy on September 11, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#151       Authorize Grants Management Unit to award a grant to the NH Department of Health and Human Services in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for the 2006 State Agency eligible share of Homeland Security funds for Critical infrastructure security enhancement by installing fixed bollards at strategic locations around the perimeter of the Public Health Laboratory.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#152       Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training & Emergency Medical Services to accept a donation of 36 automotive airbags from Ron Currier Hilltop Chevrolet, Somersworth, NH with a value of $3,564, to be used to enhance vehicle extrication training.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#153       Authorize Division of Emergency Services, Bureau of Emergency Communications, to increase the Division’s vehicle fleet by one medium duty truck to provide the necessary towing capacity to move the Emergency Communication trailers used in response to natural disasters, where multi-jurisdictional radio requirements are needed.  The Division also needs to move the Mass Casualty trailers it maintains for the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  This vehicle will be housed in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#154       Authorize Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to increase the Division’s vehicle fleet by one medium duty truck to provide the necessary towing capacity to move the Division-owned trailers used for training fire and emergency medical services personnel throughout the state.  This vehicle will be housed in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Grant Funds. 

 

#155       Authorize to amend a contract with Mr. Perry’s Janitorial, Enfield Center, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #230), for janitorial service and emergency cleaning of Lebanon Motor Vehicle substation, in an amount not to exceed $11,040, by extending the end date upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#156       Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay annual dues in the amount of $5,300 to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Washington, DC for the period of January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#156A    Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a sole source maintenance contract with Printrak International, a Motorola Company Inc., Anaheim, CA, for the maintenance and support of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System in the amount not to exceed $77,650.  Effective April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#157       Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan Status Report for the period ending February 29, 2008.

 

#158       Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to retroactively pay Norman Howcroft, prior year increment wages that were not processed from March 20, 2006 through June 7, 2007 in the amount of $2,140.81.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#159       Authorize to sell to the Town of Jaffrey, a parcel of land 0.975 acre in size in Jaffrey for $65,300 and a one-time administrative fee of $1,100.

 

#160       Authorize Bureau of Finance and Contracts to pay Small Claims for individual amounts less than $600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#161       Authorize to enter into a inter-agency rental agreement with the Department of Administrative Services, Concord, NH, for office/training space in the Stickney Avenue Facility in the amount of $34,074.99.  Effective April 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#162       Authorize to transfer $3,478,000 between Highway Fund accounts and to transfer $2,482,000 from Highway Surplus as detailed in letter dated March 6, 2008.

 

#163       Authorize to amend a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #87),  for certain transportation related planning activities, by increasing the amount by $17,220 from $185,680 to $202,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 9, 2009. 

 

#164       Authorize Bureau of Rail and Transit to expend an amount not to exceed $40,000 for necessary maintenance and repairs to the state-owned inactive and abandoned railroad corridors, some of which are now being used for recreational purposes under the management of the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Bureau of Trails.  (2)Further authorize to pay the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance, Bureau of Highway Maintenance and the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Bureau of Trails, for their expenses on maintenance of these properties.  100% State Special Railroad Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#165       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to grant an easement to Public Service of NH for overhead electrical distribution and transmission lines and current laterals on the State-owned Ashuelot Branch railroad corridor in the Town of Swanzey and City of Keene, for a one-time fee of $5,000.

 

#166       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing on the replacement of five bridges and the removal of one bridge along the US 1 Bypass from the Sara Long Bridge southerly to the US 1/Greenleaf Woods Drive intersection with a suggested budget of $14,040.

 

#167       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing on US Route 4 Bridge replacement and improvements to US 4/NH 4A Intersection with a suggested budget of $3,515.

 

#168       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $614,905.24 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from February 13, 2008 through March 3, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#169       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2.55 acre parcel in Hampstead to 17 Gigante Drive Realty Trust for $163,600 which includes an administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#170       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Liddell Brothers Inc., Halifax, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $174,497.50 for traffic sign removal and replacement on the Spaulding Turnpike.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $26,174.63 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2008.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#171       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a low bid contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $2,214,080 for roadway resurfacing of 36.12 miles in maintenance District IV in Cheshire and Hillsborough Counties.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $154,985.60 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#172       Authorize to reclassify position #17237 Survey Team Technician I, labor grade 10, to Transportation Management Communications Specialist I, labor grade 12.

 

#173       Authorize to enter into a contract with Stephens-Marquis Assoc. Inc., Merrimack, on the basis of a low bid of $742,560 for the reconstruction of vehicle fueling sites in Derry and Manchester.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $74,256 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 26, 2008.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#174       Authorize to enter into a contract with Stephens-Marquis Assoc. Inc., Merrimack, NH on the basis of a low bid of $776,800 for the reconstruction of vehicle fueling sites in Milford and Swanzey.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $77,680 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2008.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#175       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with New England Signal Systems Inc., Northwood, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $169,769.25 for traffic signal removal and replacement on NH Route 101A at the intersection with NH Route 101 and North River Road in the town of Milford. (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $25,465.39 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#176       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a low bid contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,648,160 for roadway resurfacing of 31.5 miles in maintenance District VI and in Strafford and Rockingham Counties.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $164,816 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 19, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#177       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a low bid contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,787,265 for roadway resurfacing of 27.01 miles in maintenance District II and in Grafton, Merrimack and Sullivan Counties.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $178,726.50 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 12, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#178       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a low bid contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $2,096,245 for roadway resurfacing of 37.57 miles in maintenance District III and in Belknap, and Carroll Counties.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $146,737.15 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 22, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds. 

#179       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a low bid contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,932,960 for roadway resurfacing of 35.76 miles in maintenance District I in Coos, Carroll and Grafton Counties.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $193,296 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2008.  100% Betterment Funds.  

 

#180       Authorize to enter into a contract with Howard Systems Voice, Data and Video Wiring LLC, Barrington, NH, for Security Cameras and Related Equipment Services in the amount of $8,937.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#181       Authorize to enter into a contract with TMC Services Inc., Bellingham, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $863,350 for the reconstruction of vehicle fueling sites in Warner, Alton and Pittsfield.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $86,335 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the execution of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2008.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#182       Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, for acting as the grant recipient/fiscal intermediary to Workforce Opportunity Council in the amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend agency income in the amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income Funds. 

#183                                                                       TUITION REQUESTS

A.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Littleton, NH, the sum of $953.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Philip Fujawa, Education Consultant I, in the course entitled “Presentational Communication”.

B.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH, the sum of $4,918.75 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan McKevitt, Education Consultant III, in the on-line courses entitled “Proseminar III Phase IV” and “Individualized Learning Agreement B Phase III”.

C.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila M. Miller, Human Resources Technician, in the course entitled “Living in a Digital Democracy”.

D.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Rochester, NH, the sum of $953.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Romanos, Case Technician, in the course entitled “Child Development”.

E.         EMPLOYMENT SECURITY – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,497.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Elisabeth Picard, Program Specialist, in the course entitled “Strategic Management”.

F.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Community Based Care – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH,  the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorna J. Landry, RN, in the on-line course entitled “Health Care Policy”.

G.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Community Based Care – Request permission to pay Excelsior College, Albany, NY, the sum of $1,580.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorene Reagan, Administrator III, in the on-line course entitled “Professional Role Development and Ethics”.

H.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Springfield College School of Human Services, Manchester, NH, the sum of $3,168.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Diane Fontneau, Program Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Project Phase IV”, “Economics of Change” and “Program Evaluation”.

I.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, the sum of $1,770.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stacy M. McHugh, Family Services Specialist I, in the on-line courses entitled “Corrections” and ”Senior Criminal Justice Seminar”.

J.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $798.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kerry Nelson, Program Specialist IV, in the on-line course entitled “Nonfiction Writing Workshop”.

K.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Shapiro, Family Services Specialist II, in the course entitled “Dynamics of Family Relationships”.

L.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Glencliff Home – Request permission to pay CareMed Educational Services LLC, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $2,000.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cheryl A. Noyes, Licensed Nurse Assistant II, in the course entitled “Licensed Practical Nurse Program”.

M.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Medicaid Business & Policy – Request permission to pay American Health Information Management Association, Chicago, IL, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Maria A. Pliakos, Program Specialist III, in the on-line courses entitled “Healthcare Delivery Systems”, “Medical Terminology” and “Computer Basics in Healthcare”.

N.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Public Health Svcs. – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Rochester, NH, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Susan M. Conboy, Supervisor I, in the course entitled “Introduction to Research in Behavioral Science”.

O.        PUBLIC UTILITIES – Request permission to pay Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,530.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robyn J. Descoteau, PUC Examiner, in the course entitled “Business Law”.

P.         TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $444.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Ronald Crickard, District Environmental Coordinator, in the on-line course entitled “Teaching and Learning in Adulthood”.

Q.        TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $717.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling David S. Smith, Senior Consultant Supervisor, in the course entitled “Financial Management”.

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $24,480.75

 

 

#184                                                                       TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.         Safety  -  State Police - Request permission for (1) employee, Captain Robert L. Quinn, Commander, Field Area 1, or his designee, to travel to Quantico, VA, for sixty-nine (69) days from March 30, 2008 to June 6, 2008 for the purpose of attending the FBI National Academy.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle.  Total Cost: $1,085.40. Source of Funds: 100% Highway Funds.  No Registration Fees.

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES (Tabled at 3-5-08 meeting)

#29A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, voted to table the request of the Division of Historical Resources to retroactively continue a Full Time Temporary position for one Historian, labor grade 24, from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized to retroactively amend the ending date of a Economic Development Initiative grant received from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009 and reallocate funding in the amount of $84,782.49 between classes and fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal committee approved. 

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at 3-5-08 meeting)

#68         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to table the request of the Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, to enter into an agreement with the National Center for Healthy Housing Inc., Columbia, MD, to research, develop and produce a plan for the NH CLPPP Health Homes Project in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds.