GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

State House, Concord, New Hampshire

April 23, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#1           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended on 3-5-08, Late item E),  for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $371,644 from $3,938,121 to $4,309,765.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#2           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously amended on 3-5-08, Late item F),  for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $49,845 from $3,290,708 to $3,340,553.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended on 3-5-08, Late item C),  for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $1,818,206 from $6,281,173 to $8,099,379.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended on 3-5-08, Late item A),  for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $292,418 from $4,645,563 to $4,937,981.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, (previously amended on 3-5-08, Late item D),  for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $282,309 from $2,218,324 to $2,500,633.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously amended on 3-5-08, Late item B),  for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $434,804 from $2,667,035 to $3,101,839.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to amend a contract with Innovative Natural Resource Solutions LLC, Antrim, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #2), for assistance with developing a 25x25 Renewable Energy Plan, by extending the completion date to January 30, 2009 from June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#8           Authorize Major Darik C. Day, New Gloucester, ME, 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.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#9           Authorize State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award non-monetary recognition to Paula Newton, of the Department of Resource and Economic Development.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

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

 

#11         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $450,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of May 2008.  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $445,384,901.82 for the Month of March and recommend the balance of $604,615,098.18 be lapsed.

 

#12         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a service contract with Microdesk Inc., Nashua, NH, for customized AutoCAD, and on-site training, for a total price not to exceed $7,980.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#12A      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Dignard Architectural Services, Manchester, NH, for professional Architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ 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. 

 

#12B      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with The Louis Berger Group Inc., Manchester, NH, for professional Civil/Structural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ 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. 

 

#12C      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Rist, Frost, Shumway Engineering, Laconia, NH, for professional Mechanical services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ 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. 

 

#12D      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Team Design Inc., Manchester, NH, for professional Architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ 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. 

 

#12E      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Aries Engineering Inc., Concord, NH, for professional Environmental/Geotechnical services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ 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. 

 

#12F       Authorize the list of Governor and Executive Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2008. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#13         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $52,552.80 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds that have escheated to the general fund.

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#14         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Anusuya Luckoor, to complete the fiscal year-end closing in the amount of $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2008.  100% Other (Insurance Fee) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#15         Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm, for installation of livestock fencing, watering and grazing practices, and a manure management system, in the amount of $28,300.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  100% Conservation Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize to enter into a grant with the Trust for Public Lands in the amount of $40,000 for the Robb Reservoir Conservation Initiative.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Conservation Funds. 

 

#16A      Authorize retroactive pay for Douglas Cygan, Entomologist II, for the dates of December 28, 2006 through May 21, 2007 in the amount of $1,418.27 due to payroll oversight of increment.  100% General Funds. 

 

#16B      Authorize to reclassify position #10313 Administrative Secretary, labor grade 14 to Program Assistant II, labor grade 15.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#17         Authorize the petition of John Harold Tracey requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of DWI 4th Offense.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until February 5, 2016. 

 

#18         Authorize to enter into a retroactive Full Service Maintenance Agreement with Xerox Corporation, Waltham, MA, for the purpose of providing services and products for the copying machines located at the DOJ in an amount not to exceed $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  65% General, 7% Federal, 11% Trans. From Other Agencies, 11% Agency Income, 6% Highway Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize to appoint Diana E. Fenton as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $61,294.34.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE

#20         Authorize to reclassify position #11363 Administrative Secretary, labor grade 14 to Program Specialist I, labor grade 19.  Effective retroactive to January 18, 2008.

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#21         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Gordon T. Burke & Sons Inc., Conway, NH, for emergency roof repair services at NHE’s Conway local office in the amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective March 3, 2008 through March 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#22         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with A.W. Therrien Co., Inc., Manchester, NH, for emergency snow removal services on the roofs located at the NHES’s Concord and Conway local offices in an amount not to exceed $6,800.  Effective March 3, 2008 through March 4, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Manchester Roofing, Bedford, NH, for emergency snow removal services on the roof located at the NHES’s Concord local offices in an amount not to exceed $13,455.  Effective March 3, 2008 through March 4, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#24         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Tirey & Associates PC, Littleton, NH, for emergency structural engineering and evaluation services at NHES’s Conway local offices in an amount not to exceed $6,500.  Effective March 3, 2008 through March 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#24A      Authorize to amend a retroactive contract with Gordon T. Burke & Sons Inc., Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-7-05, item #34), for emergency snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Conway local office, by increasing the amount by $1,225 from $37,836 to $39,061.  Effective March 5, 2008 through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#24B      Authorize to amend a retroactive contract with Raymond’s Landscaping LLC, Boscawen, NH (previously approved by G&C on  11-16-05, item #35), for emergency snow plowing and removal services at NHES’s Concord local office, by increasing the amount by $5,262 from $12,700 to $17,962.  Effective March 3, 2008 through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#25         Authorize to exercise a sole source contract renewal option with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings Inc., Raritan, NJ, (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #48, amended on 5-16-07, Late item D), for Clinical Laboratory Services in the amount of $990,222.  Effective May 31, 2008 through May 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Bio-Medical Applications of NH Inc., d/b/a NH Kidney Center, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-19-06, item #40), for Hemodialysis Services in the amount of $1,419,600.  Effective May 1, 2008 through May 1, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with WR Bevans Fire Alarms Inc., Boscawen, NH (previously approved by G&C on 4-5-06, item #28), for the maintenance, testing, and repair of the fire alarm equipment of the North Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH in the amount of $11,920.  Effective April 30, 2008 through April 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#27A      Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with MAS Medical Staffing Corporation, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #86), for temporary nursing services in the amount of $27,471.  Effective June 30, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#27B      Authorize to pay $900,000 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries for vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period of October 27, 2007 through March 28, 2008.

 

                                STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#28         Authorize a salary increment of $3,283 to the Director of the Veterans Council, Mary E. Morin.  Effective April 19, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#29         Authorize to accept and place on file the report of the transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain ski area for the quarter ending March 31, 2008.  100% Cannon MT. 

 

#30         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 $2,592.  Effective October 1, 2008 through October 31, 2008.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Nottingham Police Department, Nottingham, NH, for security coverage and traffic control at Pawtuckaway State Park in the amount of $6,400.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Dave’s Septic Service Inc., Bedford, NH, for septic pumping and portable toilet services at nine state parks facilities in the amount of $10,910.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Parks Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with J. K. Lynch Disposal, Colebrook, NH, for rubbish removal and disposal at five state parks in the amount of $22,104.89.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Parks Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with Waste Management of NH, Hampton, NH, for rubbish removal and disposal at sixteen state parks in the amount of $45,942.13.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Town of Tamworth Police Department, Tamworth, NH, for security coverage and traffic control at White Lake State Park in the amount of $4,200.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to transfer a 0.04 acre portion of state-owned land known as Odiorne Point State Park located in Rye, NH to the NH DOT for bridge improvements.  (2)Further authorize to issue a permanent channel easement on a .12 acre portion of Odiorne Point State Park, Rye, NH to the NH DOT.  (3)Further authorize to issue a temporary construction easement on a .06 acre portion of Odiorne Point State Park, Rye, NH to the NH DOT. 

 

#37         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Casella Waste Management Inc., Salem, NH, for rubbish removal and disposal at four state park facilities in the amount of $53,965.99.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  99% Park, 1% General Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with Sebastian Septic Service, Milton, NH for septic pumping and disposal at three state park facilities in the amount of $3,480.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  83% Park, 17% General Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Bolen’s Septic, Stewartstown, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at ten state park facilities in the amount of $3,846.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize Division of Economic Development to amend a sole source contract  with LandCare Associates inc., Madbury, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07,item #93), for snow removal and landscaping services at the International Trade Resource Center, by increasing the amount by $4,500 from $13,210 to $17,710.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Arrow Container Services LLC, Nashua, NH, for rubbish removal and disposal at one state park facility in the amount of $5,220.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  47% General, 53% Park Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Allied Septic d/b/a Trombly Enterprises Inc., Manchester, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at three state park facilities in the amount of $5,620.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Ski Area to pay a sole source retroactive invoice from NH Electronic Motors Inc., Laconia, NH, for emergency repairs on January 29, 2008 to an electrical motor that operates a coolant pump for the snowmaking compressors in the amount of $2,436.  100% Cannon Mountain Funding. 

 

#44         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend an additional allotment of federal funds in the amount of $7,162 for administration for the Federal Forest Legacy Program through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend federal funds in the amount of $454 from the USDA Forest Service for the Federal Urban Forestry and Community Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to transfer $12,515 from the Natural Heritage Bureau Fund to the Natural Heritage Bureau operating budget.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#46A      Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $11,000 from the Stone Property Trust Fund Control Account for the purpose of funding administrative and other expenses as a result of higher utility cost and a reduction in Federal Funds that are used to support temporary staff.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Stone Trust Funds. 

 

                                NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#47         Authorize to enter into an Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement contract with the Derry Police Department to provide OHRV enforcement for a total of $7,875.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other (OHRV) Funds. 

 

#48         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 $78,493.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48A      Authorize to assign a vehicle to Glenn Normandeau on a 24-hour, 7 day per week basis for the period commencing with G&C approval. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#49         NOT USED

 

#50         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-13-06, item #77), for the Exeter River Subwatershed Management Plans project, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008.

 

#51         Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Water Works Association Inc., to provide training classes for certified drinking water operators and contract services for NH’s Drinking Water Week Festival in the amount of $72,713.25.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with New England Water Works Association Inc., to provide training classes for certified drinking water operators and contract services for NH’s Drinking Water Week Festival in the amount of $41,000.   Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Lakes Association, Concord, NH, for the purpose of milfoil prevention activities in the amount of $161,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2009.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $75,000 to the NHLA in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.  100% Lakes Restoration Program Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, to complete the Restoration Planning Aquatic Connectivity in High Quality Waters of the Ashuelot River Watershed Project, in the amount of $27,136.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $1,834,431 for water pollution control projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Rivers Council, Concord, NH, for the purpose of invasive aquatic algae prevention activities in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $5,000 to the NHRC in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to reclassify position #12072 Executive Secretary, labor grade 11 to an Environmental Technical III, labor grade 14.  100% General Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Claremont in the amount of $4,050,000, to finance the upgrade of the existing surface water treatment facility project.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#58         Authorize to enter into a Loan Agreement with Emerald Acres Cooperative Inc., to finance water system improvements to the water system serving the Cooperative in Barrington in the amount of $117,500.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% State Revolving Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hanover in the amount of $2,963,599.09, to finance Phase I of the Sewerage Improvements Program.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#59A      Authorize to accept and expend $49,643 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to administer the Clean Vessel Act program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#60         Authorize to make a one-time payment of $25,000 to the United Way of Merrimack County, Concord, NH, to provide support for statewide 2-1-1 information and referral service.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Medical Services

#61         Authorize Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Patricia I. Williams, Concord, NH, to function as a Medical Disability Determination Systems Development Specialist in an amount not to exceed $24,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#62         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #191), to provide for two part-time benefits specialists positions to enhance access to SSA disability programs for people who are homeless, by increasing the price by $27,820 from $51,000 to $78,820.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#63         Authorize Dental Unit to enter into an agreement with Wilber E. Blackey, D.M.D., Salem, NH, to function as an orthodontia specialist in an amount not to exceed $85,280.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize Dental Unit to enter into an agreement with David A. Gruette, D.D.S., Center Barnstead, NH, to function as dental consultant in an amount not to exceed $127,920.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#65         Authorize Maternal & Child Health Section to accept and expend monetary donations in the amount of $415 from donors to fund the NH Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other (Donations) Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Health Statistics Section, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Program to amend an agreement with Macro International Inc., Burlington, VT (previously amended by G&C on 11-28-07, item #120), to provide telephone survey services, increase the sample size from 6,000 to 6,700 and to send advance notification letters, by increasing the price by $50,442 from $719,155 to $769,597.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics to accept and expend other funds (private-nonprofit) in the amount of $6,000 from the Brain Injury Association of NH, to fund the development of a data book on Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to amend and renew a contract with NH Minority Health Coalition, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-19-06, item #119), to provide home visiting services for at-risk, linguistically isolated and minority pregnant and parenting women in the greater Manchester community, by increasing the price by $60,704 from $60,704 to $121,408, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  Effective July 1, 2008.  98% Federal, 2% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#69         Authorize to reclassify position #12381 Program Specialist I, salary grade 19 to Business Systems Analyst I, salary grade 28.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to accept and expend additional Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Systems Transformation Grant federal funds in the amount of $38,043.61.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#71         Authorize to accept and expend $21,150 of US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services, Food Stamp Program funds and Federal matching funds in the amount of $18,850, for a total of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  47% Federal, 53% Agency Income – Food Stamp Bonus Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize to accept and expend $10,000 of US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services, Food Stamp Program funds.  (2)Further authorize to make an unencumbered payment to the NH Food Bank in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize to reclassify position #42431 Program Specialist IV, salary grade 25 to Business Administrator III, salary grade 27.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#74         Authorize to amend the Consultant List (previously amended by G&C on1-16-08, item #159), by adding Wesley United Methodist Church, Concord, NH, to provide pastoral services for the patients of NHH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  66% General, 33% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize to renew a contract with New England Emergency Response Systems Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 5-3-06, item #50), to continue to provide an emergency response system and service for Transitional Housing Services, by increasing the amount from $11,500 to $23,000, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2008.  76% General, 4% Federal, 20% Other (board & care) Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize to amend a contract with The University of Vermont Technical Services Program, Burlington, VT, (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #112), to continue to provide clinical equipment repair and maintenance, by increasing the amount by $6,000 from $11,100 to $17,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

#77         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, Concord, NH, to continue the Council’s support of the University of NH’s Leadership Series by providing partial funding for this series in the amount of $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#78         Authorize to amend a contract with Judy Ullman, School Improvement Coach (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #149), to continue to provide support and technical assistance in English Languages arts to schools and districts designated as in need of improvement and provide professional development to NH educators, by increasing the amount of $22,500 to an amount not to exceed $32,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to enter into a contract with Sharon Mellaci, Landaff, NH, School Improvement Coach, to provide technical assistance in English Language arts and/or reading to selected schools and districts to raise student achievement to meet state performance targets in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2008 with a renewal option of up to two additional fiscal years.  100% General Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to grant funds in the amount of $5,000 to the NH School Administrators Association, Concord, NH, to support the NHSAA June Conference and Annual Meeting being held June 29 - July 2, 2008 at the North Country Grand Hotel, North Conway, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 2, 2008.  50% General, 50% Transfer Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#81         Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively enter into a lease agreement with the City of Concord for the property located at 91 Airport Road in the amount of $73,956.15.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2012.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to renew a contract with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Irvine, CA, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #479), for the purpose of providing motorcycle rider training liability insurance, in an amount not to exceed $21,999.45.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2008.  100% Motorcycle Rider Training Program Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a sole source contract with McIntosh College, Dover, NH, to provide parking and classroom area for the Motorcycle Rider Training Program in an amount not to exceed $27,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Motorcycle Rider Training Program Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize the application permit of Turner’s Cottages LLC located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 6 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#85         Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Constructions quarterly summary of active projects that may require contingencies use for the period through March 31, 2008.

 

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

 

#87         Authorize the Commissioner’s Office to enter into municipal agreements with the organizations as detailed in letter dated March 25, 2008, to implement projects and plans awarded through the Scenic Byways Program through the Federal Highway Administration.

 

#88         Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with McFarland-Johnson, Incorporated, Concord, NH and Binghamton, NY, for the final design of the Manchester Airport Access Road in the Towns of Bedford, Londonderry and Merrimack and the City of Manchester, by increasing the fee by $20,115.77 from $8,025,261.09 to $8,045,376.86 for additional design services that were not included in the original scope of work, and by extending the completion date to November 1, 2008 from May 1, 2008.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into a full service Equipment Maintenance Agreement with OCE North America Inc., Chicago, IL, on the basis of a low bid of $24,592.08.  Effective retroactive to November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to pay overage charges if needed at a rate of $.01435 per sq foot for usage in excess of 600,000 sq feet, the amount included in the base contract.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize to enter into a lease agreement for a parcel of land with Raymond A. Spinosa, Woburn, MA, on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $1,300 per year.  Effective June 13, 2008 through June 12, 2009. 

 

#91         Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $1,209,042 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 21, 2008 through April 1, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#92         Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a lease agreement for land with the Grouse Point Club Community Association, Meredith, NH for $7,000 per year.  Effective May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. 

 

#93         Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Weaver Bros., Construction Co., Inc., Concord, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,642,938.90 for the widening and overlay of NH 101 and signalizing the intersection of NH 101/Hardy Road/Jenkins Road.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2009.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $164,293.89 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  80% Federal, 20% State and Local Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize to enter into a contract with L.A. Brochu Inc., Concord, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $128,664 for establishment of lilac beds along highways throughout the State.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  100% Wildflower Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize Bureau of Right of Ways Contemplated Award List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $32,180.73 for the period extending from January 1, 2008 through March 31, 2008.

 

#96         Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into a sole source agreement with HSM Security, Palantine, IL, for alarm monitoring services in the amount of $15,502.80.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#97                                                                         TUITION REQUESTS

A.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1,263.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lillian Emerson, Grants & Contracts Technician, in the course entitled “Public Policy and Implementation”.

B.         EMPLOYMENT SECURITY – Request permission to pay Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, the sum of $2,130.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Marcie L. Nolet, Program Specialist III, in the on-line course entitled “Organizational Ethics”.

C.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $950.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Donati, Supervisor IV, in the course entitled “Economics of Change”.

D.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,476.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rebekah Dougherty, Fiscal Specialist, in the courses entitled “Forensic Psychology” and “Human Growth and Development”.

E.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $950.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling John Harrington, Program Planner III, in the course entitled “Economics of Change”.

F.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $950.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling AnnMarie McCarron, Supervisor IV, in the course entitled “Economics of Change”.

G.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Community Based Care – Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,317.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karen M. Kimball, Administrator III, in the on-line course entitled “Health Care Payment Systems”.

H.         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 Barbara Barney, Family Services Specialist II, in the on-line course entitled “Statistics”.

I.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $639.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Laura LeMien, Family Services Specialist II, in the course entitled “Business Systems Analysis and Design”.

J.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Springfield College, Springfield, MA, the sum of $950.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling M. Patrick McGowan, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled “Strategic Planning”.

K.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Glencliff Home – Request permission to pay Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA, the sum of $813.06 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sarah F. Lester, Nursing Coordinator, in the on-line course entitled “Medical/Health Care Ethics”.

L.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Improvement & Integrity – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,476.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stephanie E. Ondus, Fraud Investigator, in the courses entitled “Financial Accounting” and “Introduction to Sociology”.

M.        TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay Hesser College, Concord, NH, the sum of $385.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karla Kemp, Program Assistant II, in the course entitled “Probability and Statistics”.

Requested Tuition Total:  $14,097.56

 

#98                                                                         TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.         FISH & GAME - Request permission for (3) employees, Major Timothy J. Acerno, Captain Martin S. Garabedian and Samuel S. Sprague, Conservation Officer, or designees, to travel to Galloway, NJ from April 27, 2008 to April 30, 2008 to attend the Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by State vehicle. Total Cost: $2,401.00.  Source of Funds: 100% OHRV.  Registration fees:  $795.00

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

(Items Tabled at 4-9-08 G&C Meeting)

 

Health Services Planning and Review BoardTABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton voted to table the following confirmation:

(Consumer)

Constance A. Jones, Grantham                                                                        Effective: Upon Confirmation

Succeeding: Elizabeth Crory, Hanover                                                           Term: April 19, 2009

 

 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#91         TABLED  - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton and with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, voted to table the request to reclassify position #19665 Lottery Representative I, labor grade 17 ($30,556) to Administrator IV, labor grade 33 ($60,216).  100% Sweepstakes Funds. 

 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#92         TABLED  - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton and with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, voted to table the request to reclassify position #14411 Lottery Representative I, labor grade 17 ($30,556) to Supervisor V, labor grade 26 ($44,284).  100% Sweepstakes Funds.