GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                          State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                          April 15, 2009, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                              OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#1           Authorize Lieutenant Colonel Robert Piotroski, Dover, NH, be confirmed for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#2           Authorize Commander Wayne A. Caroleo, Bath, ME, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#3           Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $1,109.41 from the Fish and Game Department for expenses incurred on February 15, 2009 Aerial Serial and Rescue support in NH.  100% Transfer (F&G) Funds. 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#3A        Authorize to accept and expend $6,724 in State fiscal year 2009 of additional other funds available from the Public Utilities Commission as part of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to support program requirements within the Multiple Pollutant Reduction Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) Funds.  The agency class 027 used by PUC to reimburse DoIT for this work is 100% RGGI Funded. 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#4           Authorize an annual salary step increase for Karen Hutchins from Grade HH, Step 3 (salary $88,933) to Grade HH, Step 4 (salary $93,812) effective May 11, 2009.

 

#5           Authorize Bureau of Graphic Services to amend a current contract with McIntire Business Products, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #43), for repairs and maintenance to bindery equipment, by increasing the amount by $8,564 from $8,564 to $17,128.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,000 for unanticipated emergency repair services and materials not included in the basic scope of work.  Effective June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#6           Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Concord State Prison – South Wall/Tower Reconstruction, Concord, NH for a total price not to exceed $728,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $109,335 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $838,235.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  100% Capital Funding with 100% General Funds. 

 

#6A        Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award non-monetary recognition to Douglas Miner of the Department of Resources and Economic Development.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#6B        Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John Shea with regard to the construction, renovation and equipping of certain facilities and the provision of working capital as well as the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with New Hampshire Health & Education Facilities Authority-Revenue Anticipation Note/Capital Note Program.

 

#6C        Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Hutter Construction Corp., New Ipswich, NH, for Manchester Courthouse Renovations, Manchester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,321,584.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $158,590 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $1,480,174.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 29, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

 

 

#6D        Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a 12-month holdover amendment with the City of Berlin, NH, and to provide approximately 5,264 square feet of office and courtroom space located in the Berlin District Court Facilities in an amount not to exceed $44,222.16.  Effective May 1, 2009 through April 30, 2010.  100% Transfer Funds, transfer from the AOC, Rent from other Agencies. 

 

                              TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#7           Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $90,118.84 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#8           Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report relative to the cash positions of the State as of December 31, 2008.

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#9           Authorize Division of the Arts to award an FY09 Community Arts in Healthcare grant in the amount of $2,500 to Pontine Theatre, Portsmouth, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10        Authorize the Division of Historic Resources to accept a Term Historic Preservation Easement consisting of the real property and structure known as Littleton Town Building, from the Town of Littleton, a NH municipality, for the term of 50 years from G&C approval.

 

#11        Authorize Division of Arts to commission the artists as detailed in letter dated March 11, 2009, to create various works of art for the Manchester Community College.  100% For Arts Funds. 

 

                              ATTORNEY GENERAL

#12        Authorize the petition of Lisa I. Laughton requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Credit Card Fraud.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until March 27, 2028.

 

#13        Authorize to reappoint James Brown as a Criminal Investigator, at a salary level of $67,192.32, effective April 30, 2009 through April 30, 2014.

 

#14        Authorize to amend the Drug Task Force subgrants as detailed in letter dated April 1, 2009, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #68), utilized in support of Drug Task Force operations, by extending the end date of June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize to amend the Drug Task Force subgrants as detailed in letter dated April 1, 2009, (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #47), utilized in support of Drug Task Force operations, by extending the end date of June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Office of the Courts, in the amount of $2,313, form the FFY 2007 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#16        Authorize to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated April 2, 2009, out of the FFY 2006 Project Safe Neighborhoods Anti-Gang Initiative, to help curb gang activity and to provide healthy activities for Nashua’s and Manchester’s youth in a total amount of $15,921.59.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#17        Authorize to amend a sub-grant in the amount of $511,709 to the Department of Safety (previously approved by G&C on 12-18-08, item #17C), utilized in support of J-ONE related activities, by extending the end date only from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#18        Authorize to accept and expend $5,000 from the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section, Janet D. Steiger Fellowship, Hartford, CT, for the purpose of providing funds to support an intern in the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau for the summer of 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 2009.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#19        Authorize the petition of Steven Michael Craig requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Driving With Suspended License.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until January 25, 2012.

 

#19A      Authorize to appoint David A. Rienzo as an Assistant Attorney General, effective May 29, 2009, at a salary level of $67,739, for a term ending September 30, 2009.

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#20        Authorize to accept and expend federal funds on behalf of the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $1,234,406 to preserve and create jobs, promote the nation’s economic recovery, and assist those most impacted by the recession.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds – 100% Federal.  Action taken by G&C is contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on April 17, 2009.

 

#20A      Authorize to accept and expend federal funds on behalf of the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $2,918,025 to preserve and create jobs, promote the nation’s economic recovery, and assist those most impacted by the recession.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds – 100% Federal.  Action taken by G&C is contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on April 17, 2009.

 

#20B      Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $126,306 from the Federal US Department of Labor’s Community Service Program, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, for recruiting and enrolling new participants as well as supporting additional training and employment opportunities  for unemployed low-income seniors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds – 100% Federal.  Action taken by G&C is contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on April 17, 2009.

 

#20C      Authorize to accept and expend federal funds on behalf of the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $2,501,984 to preserve and create jobs, promote the nation’s economic recovery, and assist those most impacted by the recession.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds – 100% Federal.  Action taken by G&C is contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on April 17, 2009.

 

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#21        Authorize to continue one Certifying Officer III, position #8T083, salary grade 20 on a full time temporary basis for an additional period to June 30, 2009 at an estimated cost of $8,549.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#22        Authorize to amend a contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Boston, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 3-4-09, item #14), for additional enhancement of Unemployment Insurance processes and systems, by increasing the amount by $675,000 from $12,413,647 to $13,088,647.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23        Authorize to make a retroactive payment to the Pitney Bowes Inc., Bedford, NH, for remote mail meter leasing services at NHES’s offices statewide in the amount of $12,321.07 from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning preventative maintenance and repairs at NHES’s two Concord offices in the amount not to exceed $240,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#24        Authorize to accept and expend donated funds in the amount of $1,586 from the Donald E. Miller Memorial Fund, collected during the period of February 7, 2008 through February 14, 2008, for the specific purpose of purchasing defibrillator equipment for the NH State Prison for Men, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#24A      Authorize to exercise a retroactive renewal option to a lease agreement with the Strafford County Commissioners, Dover, NH (previously amended by G&C on 2-13-08, item #30), for the purpose of office space for the probation/parole office in an amount not to exceed $33,592.56.  Effective April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#25        Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a contract with Thomas Kokx & Associates, Gilford, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-5-08, item #37), for additional planning consultant services, by increasing the contract amount by $25,000 from $341,500 to $366,500, and by extending the completion date from April 30, 2009 to July 30, 2009.  100% General Funds – Capital. 

 

#26        Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to accept the donation from The Nature Conservancy of a 1,318 +/- acre Conservation Easement on four properties, known as the Ossipee Pine Barrens Forest Legacy Match Tracts located in the Towns of Madison, Ossipee and Freedom, Carroll County, NH. 

 

#27        Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Evans Line Construction Inc., Hooksett, NH, for power line repairs and tree removal and chipping at Greenfield State Park and Monadnock State Park in the amount of $24,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#28        Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with Centrix Bank and Trust, Bedford, NH, for lock box services for the Hampton Parking Meters program in the amount of $7,280.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Hampton Meters Funds. 

 

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#29        Authorize to accept a $5,000 donation from the Meredith Rotary Club.

 

#30        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield, NH, for an informational kiosk and interpretive signs on their universally accessible Dutton Brook Trail as part of the Merrimack River Watershed Wildlife Heritage Trail in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#31        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, for implementing Wildlife Action Plan strategies in the amount of $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32        Authorize to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Town of Orford, for the purpose of reconstructing and maintaining the Town owned boat access facility to the Connecticut River.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Funding is involved.

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#33        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Pier People LLC d/b/a Wentworth by the Sea Marina, New Castle, NH, to pay for operational and maintenance costs for the Clean Vessel Act boat sewage pumpout station in the amount of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Blizzard Inc., d/b/a Lakeport Landing Marina, Laconia, NH, to pay for operation and maintenance costs for the boat sewage pumpout station in the amount of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Great Bay Marine Inc., Newington, NH, to pay for operation and maintenance costs for the boat sewage pumpout station in the amount of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36        Authorize to budge and expend prior year carry forward funds from Water Users in the amount of $9,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Mascoma Project Funds. 

 

#37        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Hudson Conservation Commission, Hudson, NH, for the purpose of exotic aquatic plant control activities in Otternic Pond, Hudson, NH, in the amount of $13,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Lake Restoration Funds. 

 

 

#38        Authorize Gloria Troendle Trust’s request to modify an existing non-conforming “L” shaped breakwater connected to the shoreline and add a piling supported dock to create a conforming breakwater in a “dogleg” configuration with a gap at the shoreline connected to a piling supported dock by a walkway, providing 2 slips on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#38A      Authorize to accept a donation from the NH Rivers Council to construct pervious walkways and four parking spaces at 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH.  The donation will be matched with funding from the Moose Plate grant program to pay for the entire cost of the proposed improvements, exhibits and brochures.  The total value of the project will be approximately $29,000.

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                              Bureau of Human Resource Management

#39        Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Alan Ford, Registered Nurse III, NH Hospital in the amount of $1,200 for wages that were not paid for the SFYs 2006 & 2007.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

                              Division of Public Health Services

#40        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with University of Massachusetts, Jamaica Plain, MA (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #253), to provide laboratory services for newborn screening for the state of NH, by increasing the price by $1,440,295 from $1,388,454 to $2,828,749, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  100% Other (Filter Paper Fees) Funds. 

 

#41        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with VNA/Hospice of Southern Carroll County and Vicinity, Wolfeboro, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #263), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the school-based dental program, by increasing the price by $43,200 from $43,200 to $86,400, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#42        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Section, to exercise a contract and renew and amend option with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Inc., Williston, VT (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #270), to provide voluntary, confidential HIV counseling, testing, and referral services and STD testing and treatment, by increasing the price by $74,220 from $74,220 to $148,440, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  47% Federal, 53% General Funds. 

 

#43        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Section, to exercise a contract and renew and amend option with Indian Stream Health Center Inc., Colebrook, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #241), to provide voluntary, confidential HIV counseling, testing, and referral services and STD testing and treatment, by increasing the price by $13,000 from $13,000 to $26,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  46% Federal, 54% General Funds. 

 

#44        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #264), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the school-based dental program, by increasing the price by $40,000 from $40,000 to $80,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

 

 

 

#45        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #239), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the school-based dental program, by increasing the price by $40,000 from $40,000 to $80,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#46        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #274), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the school-based dental program, by increasing the price by $70,000 from $70,000 to $140,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#47        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #254), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the school-based dental program, by increasing the price by $68,000 from $68,000 to $136,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#48        Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #256), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the school-based dental program, by increasing the price by $74,000 from $74,000 to $148,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                              Division of Community Based Care Services

#49        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 9-17-08, item #61), to expend the provision of support services to NH reserve military families and military members deployed or returning from combat, by increasing the price by $299,000 to an amount not to exceed $999,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Other (Federal funds through the Adjutant General) Funds. 

 

                              Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#50        Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association, Gilford, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #242), to provide workforce development services for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention, intervention and treatment professionals, by increasing the price by $180,034 from $384,996 to $565,030, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  77% Federal, 23% General Funds. 

 

                              Bureau of Developmental Services

#51        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Gilford Siteworks Inc., Gilford, NH, to make repairs to sewer and perimeter drain lines in an amount not to exceed $5,975.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                              Disability Determination Unit

#52        Authorize to amend an agreement with Cynthia J. Ward, Masters of Education, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Case Manager, Certified Disability Management Specialist, Weare, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #61), to provide services as a Vocational Expert, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $8,000 from $49,900 to $57,900.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

 

 

 

                              Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#53        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University System of NH, Institute on Disability, Concord, NH, to provide project and fiscal management of the NH Nursing Home Diversion Modernization in the total amount of $495,243.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                              Bureau of Behavioral Health

#54        Authorize to amend a contract with Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #122), to provide start-up funds for the implementation of a children’s Assertive Community Treatment Team, by increasing the price by $80,000 from $118,770 to $198,770.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  74% General, 26% Federal Funds. 

 

                              Glencliff Home

#55        Authorize to enter into a contract with Reverend James Burow, Glencliff, NH, to provide protestant church services in an amount not to exceed $4,080.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#56        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Amy Tuller, Registered Dietitian, Norwich, VT, to provide registered dietitian services in an amount not to exceed $7,040.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                              Board of Hearing Care Providers

#57        Authorize to expend examination fees not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $950.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                              Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#57A      Authorize to amend a contract with Nashua Pastoral Care center Inc. Nashua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 11-28-07, item #109), to provide services to homeless individuals, by increasing the price by $15,825.50 from $175,840 to $191,665.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#57B      Authorize to amend a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #182), to provide services to homeless individuals, by increasing the price by $51,436.40 from $612,592.33 to $644,028.73.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                              STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#58        Authorize a salary increment of $3,463 to the Director of the Veterans Council, Mary E. Morin, effective April 19, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#59        Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $2,150 received during the period of February 19, 2009 and March 31, 2009, for the use of the Veterans Council service delivery programs.

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#60        Authorize to make a sole source grant to Plymouth State University in the amount of $13,612.96 to reform and improve pre-service personnel preparation in the areas of literacy instruction, positive behavior interventions and supports, and secondary transition supports for students with emotional/behavior challenges.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved on the basis of invoices which are supported by a summary of activities that have taken place in accordance with the terms of the contract, in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with a renewal option for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#61        Authorize to grant funds through a cooperative project agreement, on a sole source basis, to the Institute on Disability, University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, to provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families to develop leadership skills and collaborate on the film project Crying Out Loud: Including Kids with Behavioral Challenges in School and Community, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#62        Authorize Division of State Police to accept a donation from Wal-Mart Inc., Wal-Mart’s Neighborhood Community Grant program, in the amount of $2,000 for the purpose of purchasing essential equipment for the State Police Canine Unit.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#63        Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend a federal grant from the NH Highway Safety Agency in the amount of $18,241.29 known as “Motorcycle Rider Training Program Equipment & Education Grant” to provide funding for tools and mechanical equipment to maintain and repair the current fleet along with promotional items that will enhance the delivery of outreach programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Other Agency (Federal) Funds. 

 

#64        Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a retroactive lease with Miracle Mile Realty LLC, West Lebanon, NH, for office space for Emergency Medical Services’ regional office in the amount of $90,652.32.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2013.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#65        Authorize the permit application of Lakeview Lot Owners Association located on Ossipee Lake in Ossipee, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 6 mooring.

 

#65A      Authorize Division of Fire Safety to enter into an agreement with Propane Gas Association of New England, Moultonboro, NH, for instruction services for National Fire Protection Association 54 code 2008 edition in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income. 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#66        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway resurfacing of 47.26 miles in maintenance District III in Grafton, Belknap, and Carroll Counties on the basis of a single bid of $3,077,940.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $215,455.80 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 11, 2009.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds.  ARRA Funding. 

 

#67        Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $1,581,200 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 13, 2009 through March 26, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#68        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Modern Protective Coatings Inc., Hudson, NH, for maintenance repainting of one toll plaza canopy on the F.E. Evertt Turnpike (I-93) in Hooksett and two toll plaza canopies on the F.E. Everett Turnpike at Exit 11 in Merrimack on the basis of a low bid of $362,600.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $36,260 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#69        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Hi-Tech Rockfall Construction Inc., Forest Grove, OR, for rock stabilization on Interstate 93 located at the base of Barron Mountain in Woodstock on the basis of a low bid of $1,082,318.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $108,231.80 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 16, 2009.  90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds. 

 

 

#70                                                                    TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.           BANKING - Request permission for (1) employee, Parker Howell, Bank Examiner IV, or his designee, to travel to Arlington, VA, for six (6) days from April 19, 2009 to April 24, 2009 to attend the FDIC Advance Network Vulnerabilities Assessment training.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: $716.00.  Source of Funds: Other-Exam/Assessment.  No registration fees. 

 

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES (Tabled at 2-18-09 G&C Meeting)

#23        TABLED – On motion of Councilor Burton, Seconded by Councilor Shea, the item was removed from the table.  A motion to approve the item was made by Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton.  After discussion all Councilors voted no to approve the motion. Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to place back on the table, the request of the Division of Arts to accept and expend $10,000 from the Nashua Community College for the Percent for Arts program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Donated Funds.