GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                April 28, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Bethlehem, NH, for the purpose of subgranting $170,000 to a nonprofit business, the Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network for a Microenterprise Development and Assistant Grant in the amount of $190,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#2           Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $270,806 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#3           Authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $150,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement, for the refugee cash and medical program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#4           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH,  (previously amended by G&C on 3-10-10, item #18), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $270,535 from $7,932,893 to $8,203,428.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item E), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#6           Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item F), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#7           Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Strafford County Community Action Program Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item D), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#8           Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item G), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#9           Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item C), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#10         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item H), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#11         Authorize to enter into a contract with KEMA Inc., Burlington, MA, or work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – State Energy Programs – Feasibility Studies, in the amount of $189,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA-SEP Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ECONOMIC STIMULUS

#11A      Authorize to award a grant in the amount of $22,997 to the Department of Safety – Division of Emergency Services to support the establishment of a geographic information system accessible to the public via NH.GOV and to provide the public with accountability and transparency as provisioned in the ARRA 2009.  (2)Further authorize DOS to accept and expend a grant award in the amount of $22,997 from the Office of Economic Development to support the establishment of a geographic information system accessible to the public via NH.GOV.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds – ARRA – State Fiscal Stabilization Funds Government Services Award. 

 

#11B      Authorize to award a grant in the amount of $70,874 to the Department of Resources and Economic Development to fund the Director of Broadband and Technology Planning and Development.  (2)Further authorize to award an additional grant in the amount of $27,005 to DRED to provide additional funding for the Director of Broadband and Technology Planning and Development.  Effective retroactive to October 21, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds – ARRA – State Fiscal Stablization Funds Government Services Award. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#12         Authorize Dr. James H. Kelly, Hollis, NH, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This individual meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#13         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the construction, renovation and furnishing of certain facilities and the purchase of certain capital equipment in connection with Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth, NH.

 

#14         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the financing of certain construction, renovation, furnishing and equipping in connection with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic, Lebanon, NH.

 

#15         Authorize $16,548,598 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of January.  (2)Further authorize $108,945,467 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of February.  (3)Further authorize $75,185,948 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of March.  (4)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $552,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of May.

 

#16         Authorize to enter into a contract with Slawsby Insurance Agency Inc., Nashua, NH, for the purchase of commercial property, earthquake and flood insurance coverage for state owned buildings in the amount not to exceed $1,006,000.  Effective May 1, 2010 through May 1, 2013.  100% General Funds.  

 

#17         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to accept the transfer of additional land resulting from the Lot Line Adjustment referenced in the Corrective Quitclaim & Easement Deed dated March 17, 2010 from the Town of Merrimack at no cost to the State.  (2)Further authorize to accept the Joint Maintenance Agreement dated October 8, 2009 cited in the Corrective Quitclaim & Easement Deed dated March 17, 2010.

 

#18         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering Associates, Laconia, NH, for ARRA – Life Safety Infrastructure – NH Veterans Home, Tilton, for a total price not to exceed $761,336.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $38,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $799,336.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $7,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $806,836.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  35% General, 65% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the Division of Personnel.

 

#20         Authorize to amend the Master Statewide Contract Laboratory Information Management System, with ChemWare Inc., Raleigh, NC, for the implementation of software, software licensing, maintenance, support, training, and installation services, by increasing the amount by $1,496,159 from $825,000 to $2,321,159, and to include the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, and Public Health Laboratories.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#21         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $127,644 and to issue checks in the amount of $127,643.58 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#22         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, Fairfax, VA, for membership in CLARB and the preparation and scoring of the national landscape architect examinations in the amount of $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#23         Authorize to award a two year operating grant to the North Country Chamber Players, Franconia, NH, totaling $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#24         Authorize Division of Arts to award a two year operating grant to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH, totaling $18,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#25         Authorize Division of Regulatory Services to accept and expend $15,000 in grant funds with the US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, to provide cost-share assistance to eligible organic handlers.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, New London, NH, for the Schoodac-Brook Tumbull Pond Project, Town of Webster, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Beaver Brook Association, Hollis, NH, for the Potanipo Rail Trail Erosion and Reclamation Project, Town of Hollis, in the amount of $20,315.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Merrimack County Conservation District, Concord, NH, for the Pine Lane Farm Milk House Waste Project, Town of Contoocook, in the amount of $31,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with The Nature Conservancy, NH Chapter, Concord, NH, for the Great Bay Oyster Restoration Project in the Great Bay, Town of Durham, in the amount of $39,316.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#30         Authorize to accept and place on file the report on grants provided by the Drug Forfeiture Fund.

 

#31         Authorize to appoint Philip B. Bradley as an Assistant Attorney General.  Effective April 28, 2010 through September 30, 2014. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#32         Authorize to enter into a contract with Yankee Electric & Company, LLC Rochester, NH, to purchase and install a commercial generator at NHES’s Conway office building in the amount of $32,950.  (2)Further authorize to expend up to an additional $2,000 for additional site work which may be required due to the unknown condition of underground propane lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32A      Authorize to place Richard Lavers at an annual salary in Group FF, step 2 $67,350, (range $63,208-$83,917).  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#33         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Corrections Officer Trainee, Stephen Sullivan in the amount of $31.46 for the period of December 28, 2006 through January 5, 2006 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to part-time Pharmacist, John Moreau, in the amount of $1,043.77 for the period of February 8, 2008 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Corrections Corporal, John Marescia in the amount of $596.34 for the period of March 8, 2009 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Probation Parole Officer II, Beatrice Harden in the amount of $244.43 for the period of May 9, 2009 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Corrections Unit Manager, Allan Kirker in the amount of $127.85 for the period of May 10, 2009 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to enter into a sole source and retroactive contract with Utility Service & Assistance Inc., Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, NH, to pay for emergency utility services invoiced to the NH Department of Corrections in the amount of $7,852.97 with current fiscal year funds.  Effective April 22, 2009 through May 1, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Androscoggin Valley Hospital Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C in 11-19-08, item #68), for the provision of Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital/Medical Services, by increasing the amount by $275,000 from $1,426,242 to $1,701,242.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#40         Authorize to accept and place on file the report regarding season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during fiscal year 2010.

 

#41         Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski area for the quarter ending March 31, 2010.

 

#42         Authorize Office of Workforce Opportunity to retroactively accept and expend Senior Community Service Employment Program funds from The US Department of Labor, in the amount of $263,152.  Effective January 29, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#43         Authorize Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Inc., Concord, NH, to provide additional Senior Community Service Employment Program in the amount of $255,301.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Monadnock Aviation Inc, Keene, NH, for aerial detection for flying forest fire detection patrol routes in the amount of $7,660.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with 1-800-USA-TNT1, LP, Temecula, CA, for transporting two federal excess wildland fire trucks from El Cajon, CA to the Alfred E. Grimes Warehouse at Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, NH, in the amount of $6,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45A      Authorize Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act re-employment services in the amount of $567,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#46         Authorize to accept and expend $72,137 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Wastewater Operator Training Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#47         Authorize to accept and expend $400,000 from the NH Office of Energy and Planning to provide funding for support of the state’s alternative fuel vehicle program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#48         Authorize to amend the Water Quality Program, ARRA Funds (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #65), by reallocating $25,836.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#49         Authorize to amend the Diesel Emission Reduction Act, ARRA Funds (previously approved by G&C on 5-6-09, item #62), by reallocating $107,362.   Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#50         Authorize retroactive payment to MB Tractor, Tilton, NH, for the costs of repairs to an arm-mower tractor that was leased by DES and was damaged during use, in the amount of $9,538.31.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to enter into a contract with Portsmouth Harbor Towing LLC, Portsmouth, NH, to operate the mobile pumpout boat in the amount of $282,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Aquatic Control Technology Inc., Sutton, MA, for the purpose of milfoil research activities in the amount of $25,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2011.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#53         Authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $798,153.36, and decrease revenue adjustments of general funds in the amount of $797,356.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $223,687, further accept and expend additional regular Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $966,188.69, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $741,313.  (3) Further authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $16,910.66, further accept and expend additional regular Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $73,043.61, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $56,043.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#54         Authorize the Dental Unit to amend a contract with David A. Gruette, D.D.S., Center Barnstead, NH, (previously approved by G&C on April 23, 2008, item #64), for dentist consultation, by increasing the price by $131,040 from $127,920 to $258,960, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize the Dental Unit to amend a contract with Wilber E. Blackey, D.M.D., Salem, NH, (previously approved by G&C on April 23, 2008, item #63), for orthodontist consultation, by increasing the price by $87,360 from $85,280 to $172,640, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Minority Health

#55A      Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Refugee Resettlement Program out of the NH Office of Energy & Planning, to provide an assessment of strategies to improve maternal and child health outcomes for Limited English Proficient and immigrant women in NH in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#55B      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Lutheran Community Services of NH Inc., Concord, NH, to provide communication access services for individuals who are non-English speaking, limited-English speaking, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, or who have speech or visual impairments, and require such assistance to gain access to the programs and services in an amount not to exceed $527,318.05.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Improvement, Integrity, and Information

#56         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University System of NH, Institute on Health and Public Policy, Concord, NH, for State Level Health Information Exchange Assessment and Planning services in an amount not to exceed $498,754.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#57         Authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $110,275; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $110,165.  (2)Further authorize to make use of general funds above in the amount of $110,165.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#58         Authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,716,339.62; and decrease revenue adjustments in regular Medicaid federal funds of $384,797.56 and Local Funds of $502,863.50.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,892,446.55; and decrease revenue adjustments in Local Funds of $2,051,217 and General Funds of $838,340.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $252,964.35; and accept and expend additional regular Medicaid federal funds of $1,092,665.51, and to make use of General Funds above in the amount of $838,340.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#59         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $3,451, and to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $3,447,599; and decrease revenue adjustments in to General Funds in the amount of $3,447,599.  (2)Further authorize to make use of General Funds above in the amount of $45,427, and make decreasing adjustments in Federal Medicaid revenue in the amount of $45 and Federal ARRA revenue in the amount of $45,427.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $108,178, and to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $25,045, and to make use of General Funds above in the amount of $3,402,172.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#60         Authorize to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $499,020.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#61         Authorize to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $197,658.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#62         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $1,048, and to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,047,127; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $1,047,127.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $1,364,771, and accept and expend additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $315,695, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $1,047,127.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#63         Authorize to amend an agreement with Attorney Earl Carrel, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #173), to provide legal services, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $3,168, from $28,148 to $31,316.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#63A      Authorize to amend an agreement with Attorney Lauren Vallari, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #171), to provide legal services by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $5,000 from $25,792 to $30,792.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#64         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $36,605.  Effective retroactive to February 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#65         Authorize to amend an agreement with Douglas L. Noordsy, MD, Canaan, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #161), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $15,502 from $15,502 to $31,004, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize to amend an agreement with Suzanne Shea, RN, Franklin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #162), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $13,000 from $11,700 to $24,700, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize to amend an agreement with Jeanne M. Benjamin, RN, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #193), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $18,200 from $20,800 to $39,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize to amend an agreement with Peter B. Delfausse, MD, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #188), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $40,000 from $40,000 to $80,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#69         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $658,482 from the ARRA 2009 to fund the Obesity Prevention and Tobacco Prevention and Control Programs.  Effective retroactive to February 6, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#70         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Newborn Screening Program to amend an agreement with University of Massachusetts, Jamaica Plain, MA (previously amended by G&C on 4-15-09, item #40), to provide laboratory services for newborn screening for the state of NH and to add screening for Tyrosinemia to our state mandated screening panel, by increasing the price by $39,463 from $2,828,749 to $2,868,212.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other (Program Fees for test Filter Paper) Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, Late Item F), to provide Pediatric Primary Care Services for low income uninsured and underinsured children and adolescents, by increasing the price by $626,192 from $626,192 to $1,252,384, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  91% General, 9% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize Sexually Transmitted Disease/Human Immunodeficiency Virus to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Creative Classrooms Inc., Raymond, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #208), to provide logistical and capacity building support to the NH HIV Prevention and Care Community Planning Group and to HIV prevention services contracted agencies, by increasing the price by $236,686 from $236,686 to $473,372, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #221), to provide primary care services for individuals experiencing homelessness, by increasing the price by $204,880 from $263,785 to $468,665, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #122), to provide primary care services for individuals experiencing homelessness, by increasing the price by $198,184 from $198,184 to $396,368, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Women, Infants and Children Program to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $10,000 from the US Department of Agriculture to fund the WIC Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #66), to provide Women, Infants and Children and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, by increasing the price by $112,844 from $410,291 to $523,135, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.9% Federal, 0.1% General Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #67), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $434,911 from $1,519,340.47 to $1,954,251.47, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.75% Federal, 0.25% General Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #68), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $811,518 from $2,561,191 to $3,372,709, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.8% Federal, 0.2% General Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ossipee Concerned Citizens Inc., Center Ossipee, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-20-09, item #81), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $138,928 from $532,733.50 to $671,661.50, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.8% Federal, 0.2% General Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #65), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $1,147,783 from $3,288,561 to $4,436,344, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.8% Federal, 0.2% General Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Manchester Community Health Center, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #226), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $903,136 from $903,236 to $1,806,372, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #147), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $512,174 from $504,354 to $1,016,528, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #153), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $535,658 from $535,658 to $1,071,316, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #149), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $689,460 from $691,060 to $1,380,520, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #148), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $670,146 from $673,360 to $1,343,506, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center, Dover, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #152), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $983,024 from $983,148 to $1,966,172, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  81% General, 19% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #151), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $921,062 from $930,402 to $1,581,464, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  78% General, 22% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #146), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $360,016 from $352,236 to $712,252, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  76.5% General, 23.5% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Indian Stream Health Center Inc., Colebrook, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #224), to provide primary care services, by increasing the price by $230,586 from $308,068 to $538,654, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #227), to provide primary care services, by increasing the price by $397,700 from $523,400 to $921,100, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #228), to provide primary care services, by increasing the price by $273,898 from $354,288 to $628,186, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#91A      Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to expand and promote utilization of the NH Try-To-STOP TOBACCO Resource Center by providing statewide media promotions, and academic training initiative with health care systems, and nicotine replacement therapy to qualified under and uninsured patients in an amount not to exceed $464,434.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 3, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#92         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with New England Healthcare Incident Command Services, Gilford, NH, to conduct a training class in emergency preparedness employee training in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (NH Hospital Association Bioterrorism Grant) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#93         Authorize to establish four full-time temporary positions.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $243,910 in SFY 2010 and $351,272 in SFY 2011 from the Social Security Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#94         Authorize to exercise the renewal option to contract with Pilar P. Silva, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #109), 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. 

 

#95         Authorize to exercise the renewal option to contract with Jessica Phillips, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-20-09, item #104), 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. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#96         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Griffin York & Krause Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-11-07, item #76), for Lottery advertising services in the amount of $3,600,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#97         Authorize Grants Management Unit to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding and grant $142,485.24 to Volunteer NH! for the administration and coordination of grants to local Citizen Corps Councils and/or programs identified in the MOU.  The Department of Safety will retain a grant allowable 3% management and administrative cost recovery of $4,406.76 of the total grant allocation from the US Department of Homeland Security of $146,892.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of South Hampton for $5,000 to complete a new Local Emergency Operations Plan in Emergency Support Function format with a terrorism annex and purchasing a laptop for the Emergency Operations Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Pembroke for $23,726 to purchase a diesel generator for the public works facility.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#100       Authorize a permit application of the Whittemore Improvement Association located on Newfound Lake in Bridgewater, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 12 moorings.

 

#101       Authorize a permit application of the Sandybeach of Newfound Condominium Association located on Newfound Lake in Bridgewater, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 6 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#102       Authorize to accept and expend $1,304,433 of federal funds to be received in fiscal year 2010 and $3,130,638 in fiscal year 2011, for the purpose of paying debt service interest.  Effective upon G&CJ approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#103       Authorize to transfer $127,800 between Highway Fund accounts.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#104       Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Constructions quarterly report of active projects that may require contingencies use through March 31, 2010.

 

#105       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing that will address the deficient NH 123/NH 124 (Turnpike Road) bridge over the Souhegan River and reconstruct the roadway approaches to the bridge in the Town of New Ipswich, NH, with a suggested budget of $2,100.

 

#106       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH and Watertown, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 4-19-06, item #112), for final design for the reconstruction and widening of a 6.0-mile section of NH 125 in Plaistow and Kingston, by extending the completion date from May 31, 2010 to April 30, 2012.  No new funding.

 

#107       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 on the property of Rollo MacWilliams, Sunapee, NH, in the amount of $17,526.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 28, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers Well Drilling, Ascutney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Edith Prentiss, Fitzwilliam, NH, in the amount of $24,465.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 28, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Plummer Well & Pump Service, Hillsborough, NH, for grout sealing four abandoned drilled wells in Derry, Chester, and Thornton, NH, in the amount of $9,735.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 14, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#110       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for bridge rehabilitation of the existing bridge carrying Sherburne Road over I-95 in the City of Portsmouth, on the basis of a low bid of $1,748,293.90.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $174,829.39 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 19, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 7 miles of NH 103 located in District II in the County of Merrimack on the basis of a low bid of $513,106.25. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $51,310.63 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 13, 2010.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#112       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, for resurfacing (chip seal or rubber chip seal) of approximately 16.14 miles of roadways located in District III, IV, and VI in the counties of Carroll, Hillsborough and Rockingham, on the basis of a single bid of $1,081,452.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 13, 2010.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

                                                               

                                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 SAFETY (Tabled at 4-14-10 G&C Meeting)

#96         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek voted to table the request of the 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.