GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                April 14, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for The Sanel Block Investment Fund, LLC and The Duprey Center, LLC located in Concord, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 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 with respect to the financing of a loan to The Duprey Center, LLC or nominee for a project located in Concord, 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.

 

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

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#4           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Hinsdale for the purpose of providing a loan via Monadnock Economic Development Corp. to a business, Tristate Firearms LLC, in order to purchase equipment to expand the business activities in the amount of $320,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to award a grant to the City of Lebanon, for the construction and fit up to 3,000 square feet of additional incubator space at the Dartmouth Regional Technology Center in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#6           Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development, and the NH Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH to provide $20,000 for the purposes of improving the existing GRANIT web site, archiving and distributing agency data through the GRANIT database and providing technical support services for the development of GIS data and applications.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds (DOT), 100% Other Funds (DES), 100% Other Funds (DRED).  (2)Further authorize to amend a sole source contract with the University of NH, Durham, NH, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $67,549 to $87,549 for the GRANIT project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  50% DOT, 25% DES, 25% DRED Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Public Utilities Commission, Concord, NH, for a residential rebate program to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – Expanded Renewable Energy Program, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA-SEP Funds. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#8           Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Operation Lifesaver Inc., Concord, NH, to conduct the “Operation Lifesaver” public relations and education campaign in the amount of $17,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#8A        Authorize to reclassify position #21563 Administrative Secretary, labor grade 14 ($28,645.50) to Technical Support Specialist I, labor grade 17 ($32,233.50).  38.9% General, 23% Federal, 21.4% Highway, 16.7% Agency Fees and Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#9           Authorize Matthew G. Levin, Amherst, NH, to be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#10         Authorize Rodney T. Freeman, York, ME, to be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#11         Authorize Major Jennifer K. Jusseaume, Stratham, NH, to be confirmed for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#12         Authorize Thomas F. Spencer, York, ME, to be confirmed to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#13         Authorize to accept donations of a tree care contract, kiosk computer, computer services, and committal platform in the amount of $3,185.19 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#14         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to accept a nonmonetary gift from the Nashua Bar Association for food and invitations for the dedication of the new Merrimack Courthouse.

 

#15         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Granite State Plumbing and Heating LLC, Weare, NH,  for ARRA – HVAC Project Phase I, Statewide, as part of the US Department of Energy, for a total price not to exceed $1,061,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2010.  100% ARRA – Federal Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Daniels Electric Corporation, Gilford, NH, for lighting retrofit for various State facilities in DOT – District One, Statewide, for a price not to exceed $216,857.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  100% General-Capital Funds. 

 

#17         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Daniels Electric Corporation, Gilford, NH, for lighting retrofit for various State facilities in DOT – District Five, Statewide, for a price not to exceed $198,526.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  100% General-Capital Funds. 

 

#18         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with TLT Construction Corp, Wakefield, MA, for renovation of Hillsborough County Court House North, for a total price not to exceed $11,530,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2011.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,153,070 to provide for additional unanticipated expenses for the Renovation of Hillsborough County Court House North.  (3)Further authorize to transfer to the Department of Cultural Resources, State Art Fund, the amount of $57,653 for the sole purpose of purchasing art for the renovation of Hillsborough County Court House North, bringing the total project to $12,741,423.  100% General – Capital Funds. 

 

#18A      Authorize sections of the Department of Administrative Services Manual of Procedures relating to G&C actions as detailed in letter dated April 7, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#19         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $141,283 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $141,282.17 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#20         Authorize Division of the Arts to amend the membership with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Washington, DC, by increasing the amount of $6,000 from $7,245 to $13,245.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorize Division of Libraries to retroactively pay a FY09 invoice to NH College University Council, Concord, NH, in the amount of $3,880.31 from FY10 funds for the Library Truck Assessment for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#22         NOT USED

 

#23         NOT USED 

 

#24         Authorize to award a Partnership Initiative Grant in the amount of $15,000 to Arts Alliance of Northern NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#25         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH Technology Transfer Center through the University of NH’s Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to develop a sustainable statewide mosaic parcel map for a fee not to exceed $823,452.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2012.  100% Capital - General Funds. 

 

                                COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

#26         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, c/o UNH Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to continue the Council’s support of the UNH’s Leadership Series, by providing partial funding for this series in the amount of $68,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NH DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#27         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Cheshire County Conservation District to conduct a series of educational workshops entitled “Extending the Season and Preserving the Harvest with Energy Efficient Technology” in the amount of $19,195.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Kearsarge Beekeepers Association to conduct a “Sustainable Beekeeping Project” featuring educational workshops and field research in the amount of $18,860.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 1, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, to create and market an interactive exhibit about the NH maple industry in the amount of $19,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research in Hillsborough and Merrimack Counties and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH in the amount of $29,978.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other – Integrated Pest Management Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#31         Authorize to enter into a contract with Nonni’s CHI LLC, Concord, NH, to provide space and refreshments for the 2010 Municipal Trustees Seminars to be held over a two and a half-day period scheduled for June 3, 7, and 9 2010 in an amount not to exceed $3,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 10, 2010.  100% Fees. 

 

#32         Authorize to amend the subgrant with the Nashua Police Department (previously approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #35), to support a victim’s advocate and Master Patrolman who both work eith the Domestic Violence Unit, by extending the end date only, from April 30, 2010 to April 30, 2011.  No New Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize to enter into subgrants with the Manchester Police Department in the amount of $96,826 from the 2009 ARRA, Violence Against Women Formula Grant, to assist with the staffing in their Domestic Violence Unit.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#34         Authorize to reclassify seven unfunded positions.  Six positions to be Correctional Counselors/Case Managers, and one position as a Senior Management Analyst; as detailed in letter dated March 31, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#35         Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $10,184.04 to create a part-time DRE Program Assistant position within the Division of Enforcement to assist the Drug Recognition Expert Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income – Highway Safety Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#36         Authorize to accept and expend $516,000 from the Office of Energy and Planning for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 20, 2012.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies – ARRA SEEARP.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#37         Authorize Bureau of Trails to amend a Recreational Trails Program reimbursement grant to the Twin Mountain Snowmobile Club, Twin Mountain, NH (previously approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #38), by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to December 31, 2010.  No additional funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Town of Nottingham Police Department, Nottingham, NH, for security coverage and traffic control at Pawtuckaway State Park in the amount of $7,800.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Park Account Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Civil Solutions LLC, Bartlett, NH, for the wastewater disposal permitting at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia, in the amount of $3,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  100% Ski Area Account Fund. 

 

#40         Authorize Bureau of Trails to amend a contract with the snowmobile clubs as detailed in letter dated March 17, 2010, (previously approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #50),  for winter trail grooming and plowing, by increasing the amount by $48,169.50 from $1,468,546.18 to $1,516,715.68.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2010.  100% Trails Bureau Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to amend a sole source contract with Rumbletree Inc., Portsmouth, NH (previously amended by G&C on 3-10-10, item #63), for advertising and promotion services, by increasing the amount by $150,000 from $8,247,000 to $8,397,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Travel and Tourism Revolving Funds.  

 

#42         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Peterborough Police Department, Peterborough, NH, for security coverage and traffic control at Miller State Park in the amount of $3,600.  Effective September 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010.  100% Park Account Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize to transfer management responsibility for specific areas of state-owned land known as Franconia Notch State Park located in Lincoln and Franconia, NH to the NH Department of Transportation for drainage and associated improvements for I-93.  (2)Further authorize to transfer management responsibility for specific areas of state-owned land known as Crawford Notch State Park located in Hart’s Location, NH, to the NH Department of Transportation for slope, guardrail and associated improvements for NH Route 302.  No Funding Required.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#44         Authorize to accept and expend $29,200 in grants from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH for the purpose of supporting Department Projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Agency Income – Wildlife Heritage Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#45         Authorize to enter into sole source contracts with the entities as detailed in letter dated April 1, 2010, for geologic mapping services in the amount of $50,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds from Water Users in the amount of $28,750 to cover projected shortfalls in certain expenditure classes for the Connecticut-Coos Dam Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Connecticut-Coos Project Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the City of Portsmouth, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #41), which increases the Original Loan Agreement by $2,000,000 from $4,000,000 to $6,000,000 due to an increase in the scope of work for the Lincoln Area Sewer Separation project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital – General Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to approve a loan agreement with the Town of Farmington in the amount of $4,619,000 to finance a wastewater improvements project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Lakes Association Inc., Concord, NH, for the purpose of milfoil prevention activities in the amount of $136,667.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $65,000 to NH LAKES in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Lakes Restoration Program Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Portsmouth Harbor Towing LLC, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #135), for the purpose of operation and maintenance of the coastal pumpout boat service, by increasing the contract price limitation by $1,392.60 from $175,000 to $176,392.60.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the University System of NH – Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #60), for the Enhancing North Country Volunteer Monitoring Programs project by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from February 28, 2010.  No additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to retroactively amend the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund finalized loan agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated March 11, 2010, by modifying the interest charged to reflect a decrease in interest charges by 1% and an increase in administrative charges by 1%.  Effective July 1, 2009.  The change in rate allocation has no impact on the total amount paid by the entities.

 

#53         Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH – Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, for the DES/UNH Pollution Prevention Internship Program in the amount of $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 3-24-10, item #58), to oversee remediation at contaminated sites, by increasing the contract by $236,000 from $2,653,740 to $2,889,740.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize Dianna B. (Durling) McNabb Trust of 1999’s request to conduct work on an average of 200 ft of frontage on Welch Island, on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

#56         Authorize Newton & Anna Heston’s request to conduct work on 725 ft of actual frontage on Eagle Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

#57         Authorize Leonard & Lisa D’Orlando’s request to perform work on an average of 152 ft of frontage on Governor’s Island, on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

#58         Authorize Town of Hollis’ request to remove 2,155 cu yd of vegetative material and floating islands from approximately 51,600 sq ft of Flint Pond in Hollis.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Division of Family Assistance

#59         Authorize to reclassify position #12563 from Program Assistant I, salary grade 12 to Case Technician Trainee/I, salary grade 12/14.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with NH Employment Security for the purpose of obtaining wage, employer and unemployment compensation data, to provide staffing for employment and training services, and to co-locate the NH Employment Program and the Food Stamp Employment and Training Program in the NHES facilities, in an amount not to exceed $1,713,226.91.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  64% General, 36% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#61         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Norris Inc., Greenland, NH, to provide semi-annual testing of fire systems at the Sununu Youth Services Center in an amount not to exceed $13,760.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#62         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Programs to retroactively enter Christin H. D’Ovidio into an educational tuition agreement with Emory University, Atlanta, GA, for the course entitled Logic Model Essentials for the period of January 19, 2010 through February 12, 2010, and to pay said costs in the amount of $300.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, to retroactively enter Teresa M. Brown into an educational tuition agreement with Emory University, Atlanta, GA, for the course entitled Fundamentals of Evaluation for the period of March 1, 2010 through May 21, 2010, and to pay said costs in the amount of $500.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize Bureau of Disease Control to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide epidemiological and health data analysis expertise to eight health programs in an amount not to exceed $116,491.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section, Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program to exercise to exercise a contract renew and amend option with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #223), to provide education, advocacy, resources, and support for families with infants and children who have a suspected or confirmed hearing loss, by increasing the price by $60,000 from $60,000 to $120,000, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to enter into a sole source agreement with the City of Manchester Health Department, to provide a broad range of tobacco prevention and control initiatives in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#67         Authorize to amend an agreement with Lori Rich, RN, Northfield, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #194), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $26,000 from $26,000 to $52,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize to amend an agreement with Patricia I. Williams, Concord, NH (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #48), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Systems Development Specialist, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $14,160 from $24,800 to $38,960, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#69         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide comprehensive substance abuse treatment to pregnant and parenting women and their children, in an amount not to exceed $637,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#70         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in the amount of $110,262.  Effective retroactive to November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#71         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to provide grant project services to the State of NH’s Medicaid Infrastructure Grant in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#72         Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment to the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute Inc., Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $6,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2011.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Dr. Douglas L. Epperson, Moscow, ID, to conduct a training class in sexually violent predators current risk assessment methods in the amount of $3,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Craig Drouin Construction LLC, Chester, NH, to provide remodeling services at Transitional Housing Services Yellow House in the amount of $17,325.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  80% General, 17% Other – Board & Care, 3% Federal Funds. 

 

                                BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY, AND ESTHETICS

#75         Authorize to amend a lease with McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 3-10-04, item #52), for rental of office and meeting space comprised of approximately 2,000 square feet, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $22,134.  Effective June 30, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#76         Authorize a renewal contract with Kim Stiles, Rumney, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-7-09, item #79), to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH 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 budget.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#77         Authorize a renewal contract with Chris Anderson, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-7-09, item #80B), to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH 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 budget.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize a renewal contract with George Cunningham, Fryeburg, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #291K), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize a renewal contract with William J. Knorr, Dublin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #110A), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize a renewal contract with Natalie H. Allen, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #110), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize a renewal contract with S. David Siff, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #187), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize a renewal contract with Dennis J. Pope, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #187), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize a renewal contract with Russell C. Lowrey, Newmarket, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #186), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize a renewal contract with Ellen Hiebert, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-20-09, item #100), as a Regional Master Educational Surrogate Parent in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the budget.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize a renewal contract with Maureen Tracey, Merrimack, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-20-09, item #103), as a Regional Master Educational Surrogate Parent in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the budget.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize a renewal contract with Bruce Thielen, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-7-09, item #80A), to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH 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 budget.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize a renewal contract with Allyson Vignola, Center Barnstead, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-9-09, item #101), as a Regional Master Educational Surrogate Parent in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the budget.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize renewal of a memorandum of agreement with the State Library, Family Resource Connection (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #153), to provide quality materials and resources in the areas of literacy, behavior, and secondary transition to support the NH RESPONDS grant in the amount of $11,500.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize to enter into a contract with Advanced Language Services, Federal Way, Washington, to provide the NH Department of Education with translation services for the provision of special education documents to parents or guardians of English Language Learners, in an understandable and uniform format, and to the extent practicable, in language that the parent can understand in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  (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 the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#90         Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into an agreement with FGF Construction Network Services Inc., Epping, NH, to provide welding, installation and fabrication services in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Stratham for furnish and equip the town’s Emergency Operations Center in the amount of $25,363.85.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to reclassify position #43404 from Data Control Clerk III, labor grade 12 to a Supervisor I, labor grade 19.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize to retroactively pay W. B. Mason Company Inc., Brockton, MA, for office and computer supplies purchased in SFY2008 using SFY2010 funds in the amount of $649.55.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#94         Authorize a grant agreement between the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and United Ways of NH and 211 NH for activities associated with enhancing all-hazard planning statewide for a total amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into an agreement with S. Camerota and Sons Inc., Enfield, CT, to provide repair service to a 1997 KME 100’ Aerial Cat Quint in the amount of $15,980.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to amend an existing contract with Gordon-Darby NHOST Services Inc., Louisville, KY, to support the OBD II electronic emissions and safety inspection program, by extending the end date through June 30, 2012.  No additional Funding.

 

#97         Authorize Division of State Police to transfer funds in the amount of $70,000 for existing and anticipated shortages in vehicle expenses for the FY 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

#98         Authorize Division of State Police and Division of Motor Vehicles and Division of Administration to transfer funds between Communications Section, Toxicology Lab, on Board Diagnostic Program, Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Registration, Road Toll Administration, Road Toll Audit, and Credit Card Fees, as detailed in letter dated March 25, 2010, in the amount of $162,200, for existing and anticipated shortages in telecommunication charges, credit card fees, regular officer and employees, and personal services – temporary for the Fiscal Year 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

#99         Authorize Division of State Police to transfer $350,000 within the account entitled J-One Earmark 09 to re-align appropriated funds for the purpose of implementing the J-ONE Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

#100       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend $9,370 of federal funds from the NH Department of Justice entitled Crime Data on the Internet 2009 and $49,950 of federal funds from the NH Department of Justice entitled Crime Data on the Internet 2010 for the purpose of purchasing a web-based National Incident Based Reporting System.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

#101       Authorize Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to budget and expend $175,000 of the prior year carry forward balance in the Fire Standards Instruction Account to fund additional travel expense for the part-time instructors and for repairs that are needed to the fire training tower located at the Fire Academy.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

#102       Authorize to hire consultants using federal funds within grants entitled “FY 2007 Homeland Security Grant Program”, “FY 2008 Homeland Security Grant Program”, and “FY 2009 Homeland Security Grant Program” from the US Department of Homeland Security FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate, to provide for increased needs for subject matter experts beyond the limited resources of in-house state personnel.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $1,007,322 from federal grants entitled “FY 2007 Homeland Security Grant Program”, “FY 2008 Homeland Security Grant Program”, and “FY 2009 Homeland Security Grant Program” from the US Department of Homeland Security, Preparedness Directorate, Office of Grants and Training, to execute the mission of the Homeland Security Grant funding at the local and state level.   Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on April 12, 2010. 

 

#103       Authorize the permit application of the Town of Bristol located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH, for a congregate mooring field, with a renewal of 19 moorings.

 

#104       Authorize the permit application of Goodhue & Hawkins Navy Yard LLC located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH, for a Public mooring field, with a renewal of 10 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#105       Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending February 28, 2010.

 

#106       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Ledge Light Technologies, New London, CT, to develop the Section 408 Year Four grant application in the amount of $31,047.23.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize to amend a contract with Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #301), to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, by increasing the amount by $42,467 from $299,975 to $342,442.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Chey Insulation, Canaan, NH, for installing closed cell spray foam insulation on the basis of a low bid in an amount not to exceed $7,920.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 20-10.  63% Capital – Highway, 37% Highway Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT (previously amended by G&C on 5-6-09, item #184), for increased capital expenses for construction, by increasing the amount by $48,000 from $1,556,000 to $1,604,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorize Bureau of Materials and Research to amend agreements with two firms (previously approved by G&C on 12-18-08, item #81), for construction testing and inspection services as follows: (1) John Turner Consulting Inc., Dover, by increasing the not to exceed amount by $200,000 from $400,000 to $600,000; and (2) Greenman-Pedersen Inc., Nashua, NH, by increasing the not to exceed amount by $100,000 from $200,000 to $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into a retroactive contract with OCE North America Inc., Chicago, IL, for equipment maintenance, based on a single bid in the amount of $26,848.20.  (2)Further authorize to pay overage charges, if needed, at a rate of $.01557 per sq foot for usage in excess of 600,000 sq feet, the amount included in the base annual contract from FY 2010 and FY 2011 funds if necessary.  Effective November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#112       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell an 8.2 acre parcel of State owned land in Marlow to the Town of Marlow for deeding a 0.5 of an acre of Town owned land to the Department plus $53,100 which includes an Administrative Fee of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#113       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $1,226,195 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 20, 2010 through March 29, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#114       Authorize Bureau of Turnpikes to continue its membership and participation with the E-ZPass Interagency Group, New York, NY, by paying retroactive annual membership dues in the amount of $17,500 in calendar year 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize to amend a contract with CHA Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-21-01, item #323), for the final design of the expansion of the Spaulding Turnpike from Exit 11 to Exit 16 in the City of Rochester, by increasing the amount by $138,663.08 from $7,834,596.73 to $7,973,259.81, and by extending the end date from July 30, 2010 t6o December 31, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority, for AIP-47 to design a wildlife fence project for the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease in the amount of $79,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2013.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester, for AIP-79 to construct Aircraft Deicing Fluid collection and drainage, and install an enhanced runway pavement sensor system for Runway 17-35 at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in the amount of $1,158,945.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2013.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority, for AIP-45 to design snow removal equipment and constant friction measuring equipment for the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease in the amount of $32,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2013.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Plymouth, NH, ownver of Plymouth Municipal Airport, Plymouth, NH, to conduct airport drainage improvements in the amount of $5,668.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 24, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#120       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance Well Section to enter into a contract with Kriester Artesian Well Co., Inc., Henniker, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump at the Loudon Patrol Facility, Loudon, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $24,724.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 14, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 8.2 miles of mainline and ramps on the Central Turnpike, which includes work on the F.E. Everett Turnpike in the City of Nashua and in the Town of Hudson, on the basis of a low bid of $1,888,770.25.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $188,877.03 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway resurfacing of approximately 10.5 miles of the Spaulding Turnpike in Dover and Milton on the basis of a low bid of $1,885,274.25.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $188,527.43 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#123       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for 4.18 miles of pavement rehabilitation and bridge rehabilitation work on three bridges on NH Route 101 in Milford, on the basis of a low bid of $4,509,149.73.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $315,640.49 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 24, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Modern Protective Coatings Inc., Hudson, NH, for painting steel bridge (Br. No. 089/114) carrying NH Route 127 over the Hopkinton Dam Spillway Channel in the Town of Hopkinton on the basis of a low bid of $364,900.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $36,490 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway resurfacing of 33.76 miles in maintenance District I and District II in Coos, Carroll, Grafton, Merrimack and Sullivan Counties on the basis of a low bid of $4,697,410.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 10, 2010.  91% ARRA, 9% Federal Funds. 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

                               

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 3-10-10 G&C Meeting)

#32         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to table the request of the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with RicciGreene Associates, New York, NY, for professional services to develop a master plan for the courts in the amount not to exceed $413,775.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $36,225 for additional services that may be required, bringing the total to $450,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 3-24-10 G&C Meeting)

#29B      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth, with Councilor Shea voting no, and Councilor Pignatelli abstaining, voted to table the reqeust to amend an agreement with Anthem Health Plans of NH Inc., d/b/a Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Manchester, NH, for an estimated administrative charge of $16.8 million, and to extend the term of the agreement for a period of two years from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2012.  57% General, 16% Federal, 15% Enterprise, and 12% Restricted Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at 3-24-10 G&C Meeting)

Division of Public Health Services

#72         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Shea, voted to table the request of the Bureau of Laboratory Services, Healthcare Associated Infections Program to enter into a sole source agreement with the Foundation for Health Communities, Concord, NH, to coordinate a hand hygiene collaborative project with all acute care hospitals in NH for the purpose of increasing hand hygiene compliance and reducing healthcare-associated infections in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.