GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                April 4, 2007, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Keene, NH, for the purpose of supporting the acquisition of a vacant industrial building, known as the J A Wright building, adjacent to the Railroad Yard Development, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#2            Authorize to enter into an agreement with Rockingham County, Brentwood, NH, for the purpose of supporting operations of Colors, Compounds and Consultants Inc, in the amount of $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#3            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Fisher Cats Baseball Team to coordinate a highway-safety related advertisement campaign during the 2007 season home games in the amount of $18,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#4            Authorize to conduct a one day conference on April 28, 2007 at the Radisson Hotel Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide training to local land use board members for a total cost not to exceed $20,692.50.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees in an amount up to $20,692.50 along with financial support from the Department of Environmental Services $660 and the NH Division of Historical Resources $440 to offset the cost of the conference.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with JPA Management II, d/b/a Radisson Hotel Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide facility rental, audio/visual equipment, refreshments and meals at a total cost not to exceed $18,692.50.  (4)Further authorize to make an advance payment in the amount of $500 to the Radisson Hotel Manchester as a non-refundable security deposit.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#5            Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #7), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $100,000 from $2,159,117 to $2,259,117.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6            Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #8), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $114,913.93 from $1,755,576 to $1,870,489.93.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7            Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #9), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $300,000 from $3,566,186 to $3,866,186.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8            Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $5,446.  Effective April 4, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#9            Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #4), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $200,000 from $2,977,899 to $3,177,899.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #9), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $100,000 from $2,211,251 to $2,311,251.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services in the amount of $3,168.  Effective April 4, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

#12          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services in the amount of $3,857.  Effective April 4, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

#13          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services in the amount of $7,346.  Effective April 4, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

#14          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services in the amount of $6,532.  Effective April 4, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

#15          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services in the amount of $4,318.  Effective April 4, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.

 

                                OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#16          Authorize to accept a gift in the amount of $1,700 from Retail Information Systems News, Randolph, NJ, for travel, lodging, and attendance at the three day Retail Technology Conference 2007 to be held April 18-20, 2007 at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL.

 

#17          Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Formax, a Division of Bescorp, Inc., Dover, NH, to provide hardware maintenance for the Department of Administrative Services in the amount of $10,251.72.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#18          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with International Business Machines, Pittsburgh, PA, to provide Business Recovery Services for the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Support Services in the amount of $115,844.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 20, 2010.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

#19          Authorize, for the benefit of the Board of Tax and Land Appeals, to enter into a sole source contract with Real Data Corporation, Manchester, NH, for electronic market sales and assessment data in the amount of $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#20          Authorize Jeanne B. Jones, Laconia, NH, be nominated for promotion 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.

 

#21          Authorize Daniel T. Wilson, Concord, NH, be nominated for promotion 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.

 

#22          Authorize David R. Routhier, Grafton, be nominated for promotion 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.

 

#23          Authorize Brian A. Phillips, Keene, NH, be nominated for promotion 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.

 

#24          Authorize Daniel L. Saucier, Rochester, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#25          Authorize David F. Baker, Boylston, MA, be nominated for promotion 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.

 

#26          Authorize Melinda A. Morin, Milan, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#26A      Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $37,000 from the National Guard Bureau for the purpose of Integrated Training Area Management.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#27          Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to budget and expend $38,275 of excess revenue upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#28          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John D. Shea with regard to the financing of certain major new capital projects in connection with New London Hospital Association Inc., New London, NH.

 

#29          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John D. Shea with regard to the NH Higher Education Loan Corporation – Concord – student loan program.

 

#30          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John D. Shea with regard to the Capital Note and Revenue Anticipation Note Program – Statewide projects.

 

#31          Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease extension with the Town of Durham, NH, for space at the Durham District Court for a total amount not to exceed $62,347.20.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. 

 

#32          Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Control Technologies Inc., Manchester, NH, for the upgrade of Energy Management Systems in five State owned buildings in Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $269,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 5, 2007.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,050 for unanticipated expense for the electric system upgrades, bringing the total to $271,000.

 

#33          Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract  with J.V. Hostetter Roofing/Progressive Roofing Inc., Haverhill, MA, for replacing roof membrane and flashing at the State House, Concord, NH for a total price not to exceed $203,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 17, 2007.  (2) Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $12,198 for unanticipated expense for Replacing State House Roof Membrane and Flashing, bringing the total to $215,498.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#34          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $14,105.30 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#35          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006.

 

 

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#36          Authorize the State Library to make a one time unencumbered sole source payment to Jason Thibodeau, d/b/a D&J Professional Image, for the cleaning of the State Library in the amount of $2,360.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#37          Authorize the petition of Joseph Steven Crandall requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Possession of a Controlled Drug.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until March 30, 2012. 

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#38          Authorize to retroactively amend a lease agreement with Mascoma Rivermill Enterprises LLC (previously approved by G&C on 4-21-04, item #31), for rental of 5,800 sq ft of office space in Lebanon, by extending the agreement from February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Ferdinando Insurance Associates Inc., d/b/a FIAI, Manchester, NH, for property insurance and liability coverage for NHES properties statewide in the amount not to exceed $142,602.  Effective April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#39          Authorize to pay $580,000 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries for vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period October 13, 2006 through February 23, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#40          Authorize additional funding in the amount of $1,600,000 for medical and dental expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#41          Authorize to retroactively amend G&C item #44 from the March 8, 2007 meeting, by adjusting the salary from Unclassified Group II, step 1, ($75,671) to Group II, step 2, ($80,399) to correct an error made in setting the temporary salary for Mr. Richard Gerry.  Effective March 2, 2007.

 

                                OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#41A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Brevitz Consulting Services of Topeka, KS, for expert testimony and related assistance concerning financial issues in the NH Public Utilities Commission docket concerning FairPoint Communications Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Verizon New England’s landline business within NH in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#42          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with NH Fisher Cats, Manchester, NH, for the sole purpose of providing a sponsorship agreement for a total contract price of $13,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#43          Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to Joint Promotional Advertising in the total amount of $2,259.50 for their 2007 in-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#44          Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to Joint Promotional Advertising in the total amount of $17,870.50 for their 2007 out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#45          Authorize Division of Economic Development to reclassify position #11496 from Secretary II, salary grade 9, to the level of Program Assistant I, salary grade 12.  100% General Funds. 

 

#46          Authorize Division of Economic Development to enter into a sole source contract with the Clear Channel Broadcasting Inc., Manchester, NH, for advertising energy efficiency services during the NH Fisher Cats 2007 season in the amount of $6,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#47          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive contract with Acuren Inspection Inc., LaPorte, TX, for the cable and connection hardware inspection on the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway in Franconia in the amount of $5,809.71.  Effective April 22, 2006 through October 31, 2006.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#48          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Waterline Services LLC, Seabrook, NH, to provide effluent pump station replacement at Wallis Sands State Beach, Rye, NH, in the amount of $52,177.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 18, 2007.  84% Capital, 16% Other Funds. 

 

#49          Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $12,000 of federal funds to restore a Federal Excess Property vehicle.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50          Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to award a Forest Land Enhancement Grant to Howard N. Feist III, Sudbury, MA for timberstand improvement work and road access in the amount of $5,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NH FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#51          Authorize to enter into a contract with Robert J. Condit d/b/a Maple Ridge Septic Service, North Sandwich, NH, for the cleaning of department-owned portable restrooms for the Squam Lake Boat Access facility in the amount of $4,180.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 13, 2007 with the option to extend to June 30, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#52          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Department of Transportation for the purpose of re-constructing a NH DOT public trailered boat access facility fronting the Winnipesaukee River in Northfield, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#53          Authorize to accept and expend an additional $33,000 in other agency income from the Maine Department of Marine Resources for the purpose of monitoring studies on rainbow smelt.  (2)Further authorize a memorandum of agreement with the Maine Department of Marine Resources in the amount of $33,000 for the purpose of monitoring and conducting research on rainbow smelt.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#53A      Authorize to accept and expend $42,250 in Other Funds which are from the Conn. Lakes Endowment Funds to be used in substitution of Fish and Game Funds which will have no impact on the level of appropriation in the budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#54          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions Inc., Charlestown, NH, to complete the Mill Brook Stream Restoration Planning at the Confluence with the Upper Ammonoosuc River project in the amount of $24,390.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#55          Authorize to accept and expend $100,561.32 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Beaches Environmental and Coastal Health Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#56          Authorize to transfer funds between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#57          Authorize to accept and expend $99,200 in Federal Funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency to identify issues and areas of concern for water resource management in NH.  Effective through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#58          Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with EMC Legato Corporation, Hopkinton, MA for the renewal of license subscription and technical support services for the installed electronic file storage management software, Legato Disk Extender 2000 Suite in the amount of $8,555.99.  Effective January 20, 2006 through January 19, 2008.  72% Other 23% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#59          Authorize to enter into a contract with Camp, Dresser & McKee Inc., Manchester, NH, for professional engineering services associated with the development of a Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures Plan for Winnipesaukee River Basin Program facilities in the amount of $24,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#60          Authorize to award grant to the entities as detailed in letter dated March 22, 2007, for purposes of used oil collection, for a total of $11,147.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 7, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#61          Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Weston Solutions, Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-22-06, item #55), for operations and maintenance, sampling and analysis and data evaluation services, by increasing the contract value by $26,646 from $3,008,732 to $3,035,378 and by extending the completion date from March 31, 2007 to March 31, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#62          Authorize to enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, to estimate current non-registered and future total water withdrawal and return flow by census block in NH in the amount of $40,750.  Effective May 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63          Authorize Water Division to enter into an agreement with EnviroSystems Inc., Hampton, NH for Whole Effluent Toxicity testing in the amount of $17,300.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#63A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Jeffrey H. Taylor & Associates Inc., Concord, NH, for facilitation and research services in support of the Salt Reduction Workgroup relative to the I-93 expansion in the amount of $81,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#64          Authorize a loan agreement with the City of Manchester, to finance the construction of the Cohas Brook Interceptor in the amount of $4,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#65          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant and a Businesses United for Water Security Installation grant to the City of Rochester, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66          Authorize to award Businesses United for Water Security Installation grant to the entities as detailed in letter dated March 22, 2007, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $9,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Green Mountain Conservation Group, Effingham, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, for an illicit sewage discharge elimination project in the amount of $3,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#69          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Gilford, NH, for the Outreach and Education Program to reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution from Septic Systems in the Town of Gilford project in the amount of $2,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#70          Authorize to make a one-time payment of $398.05 to Roberta Vitale-Nolen, Director of Nursing, at NH Hospital.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Business Operations

#71          Authorize to amend a lease with 20 West Park LLC, Lebanon, NH, by increasing the amount of $2,625 to $7,623 from $4,998, and by extending the end date retroactively from March 31, 2007 to September 30, 2007.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds. 

 

#72          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Absolute Data Destruction, Goffstown, NH,  (previously approved by G&C on 6-26-02, item #129, amended on 5-18-05, item #58), to both safeguard confidential materials from misuse and to recycle post-consumer waste paper, by extending the end date to June 30, 2012.

 

                                Office of Community & Public Health

#73          Authorize Office of Minority Health to enter into a sole source agreement with Richard Hunt, Littleton, NH, to provide consultation, technical assistance and developmental support services to the OMH, and the coordination of a health and wellness event for Native American populations in NH as funded through the State Partnership Grant awarded to the DHHS in an amount not to exceed $41,333.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#74          Authorize to reclassify position #42925 Program Specialist II, salary grade 21 to Program Planner III, salary grade 25.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#75          Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention & Control Section, Asthma Control Program to amend an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Raymond, NH, (previously approved by G&C On 1-26-05, item #53, amended on 3-22-06, item #69A), to build capacity to improve health outcomes for people with asthma, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $224,781 to $244,781, and by extending the completion date to August 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76          Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $514,192 from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund public health emergency preparedness planning activities at the state and local levels.  (2)Further authorize to accept additional Transfers from Other Agencies funds in the amount of $184,586 from DHHS.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#77          Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to grant the list of pandemic influenza preparedness funds as detailed in letter dated March 13, 2007, to the associated All Health Hazards Regions Planning Groups in the amount of $617,525.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#78          Authorize to amend the Consultant List (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #441, amended on 4-5-06, item #61, amended on 1-10-07, item #83), by adding the individuals as detailed in letter dated February 28, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  68% General, 31% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#79          Authorize to accept and expend additional Nursing Facility Quality Assessment Funds in the amount of $8,000,000, and additional federal Medicaid funds in the amount of $8,008,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  50% Federal, 50% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#80          Authorize John H. Sununu Youth Services Center to accept a monetary donation from Fred B. Roedel, III of Wilton, NH in the amount of $1,000.

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#81          Authorize to make a retroactive payment in the amount of $1,532.11 to Capitol Fire Protection, Loudon, NH, for emergency sprinkler system repair work at the Anna Philbrook Center for Children on the campus of Hugh Gallen State Office Complex.  Effective upon G&C approval.  70% General, 29% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#82          Authorize to provide quality child care awards in the amount of $125,168 to a total of twenty-seven accredited child care programs throughout the State of NH who partner with the DHHS to provide child care services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#83          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Department of Employment Security, Concord, NH, to provide unemployment compensation intercept, and parent locator services which are related to child support collection activities in a total amount of $40,300.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home for Elderly

#84          Authorize to enter into a contract with Brian Weeks Electric, Warren, NH, to provide electrician services in an amount not to exceed $4,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#85          Authorize to enter into a contract with Hampshire Fire Protection Co Inc., to provide fire sprinkler system inspections in an amount not to exceed $7,242.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#86          Authorize to enter into a contract with Ecolab Inc., St Paul, MN, to provide pest control services in an amount not to exceed $3,240.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL

#87          Authorize to accept and expend Federal Fiscal Year 2006 grant award funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $83,755.63.  Effective July 1, 2006 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#88          Authorize to retroactively pay Pharmasource Healthcare Inc., Cincinnati, OH, for computer license and software fees in the amount of $11,226.  Effective September 2005 through June 30, 2006.  37% Agency, 38% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#89          Authorize Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation, Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, to accept eighteen donations totaling $625 in the memory of Ruth Spelas.

 

#90          Authorize to utilize interpreter services at public meetings or forums in an amount not to exceed $40,810.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91          Authorize to exercise the renewal option to grant funds to the Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-5-05, item #113), for on-site evaluations for programs designed for children and youth with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $749,206.80.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#92          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Inc., d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, to strengthen the partnership between schools and families through the development and provision of family-friendly education opportunities and materials in the areas of literacy and secondary transition services and supports for youth with disabilities and their families in an amount not to exceed $35,996.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM

#93          Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Public Radio, Concord, NH, to provide advertising for the Planetarium in an amount not to exceed $7,424.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2008.  56% General, 44% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#94          Authorize to pay annual membership dues of $6,000 to the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Inc., Lexington, KY.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#95          Authorize to retroactively pay a total of $871.85 from SFY 2007 funds for SFY 2006 wages and benefits for the individuals as detailed in letter dated February 21, 2007, which represents payroll periods from March 8, 2006 through June 8, 2006 for annual evaluations that were not received as required.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#96          Authorize Division of Safety Services to transfer $45,000 as detailed in letter dated February 26, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#97          Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to transfer $95,921 as detailed in letter dated February 26, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#98          Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend a federal grant known as “Basic MCSAP Grant for 2007” from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the amount of $219,821 for motor carrier safety programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#99          Authorize Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (previously approved by G&C on 2-8-06, item #86), by authorizing the receipt and expenditure of an additional $102,000 Pre-Disaster Mitigation competitive grant funds for the purpose of developing cost effective hazard mitigation activities that complement a comprehensive mitigation program.  (2)Further authorize to amend a grant from FEMA (previously approved by G&C on 2-8-06, item #86), by transferring and reallocating $13.278.17, and by modifying the grant for the best utilization of available funds.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Lancaster for a total of $102,000 for completing a cost effective hazard mitigation project through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal committee approved. 

 

#100        Authorize to accept and expend a $189,000 grant known as “NH Buffer Zone Protection – 2006” from the US Department of Homeland Security Preparedness Directorate for the purpose of reimbursing the cost of preparedness activities at one designated federally critical site.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#101        Authorize the application permit of the Pine Harbor Condominium Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 10 moorings. 

 

#102        Authorize the application permit of the Scenic Heights Condominium Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 8 moorings. 

 

#103        Authorize the application permit of The Ledges at Newfound Lake located on Newfound Lake in Alexandria, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 42 moorings. 

 

#104        Authorize the application permit of the Wolfeboro Corinthian Yacht Club located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 27 moorings. 

 

#105        Authorize the application permit of the Manor Estates Condominium Association located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 32 moorings. 

 

#105A    Authorize Division of Fire Safety to reclassify position #10542 Executive Secretary, labor grade 11 to an Administrative Supervisor, labor grade 17.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#105B     Authorize Division of State Police to amend a grant (Operation Street Sweeper) received from the US Department of Justice (previously approved by G&C on 11-10-04, item #132, amended on 9-13-06, item #128), by reallocating $79,455.25 between operating classes, for the best utilization of available funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#105C     Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively amend a federal grant entitled “Fatal Accident Reporting System (FARS)” from the US Department of Transportation/NHTSA, by extending the end date of December 31, 2006 to January 31, 2007.  1000% Federal Funds. 

 

#105D     Authorize Grants Management Unit to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Volunteer NH! for a total amount of $189,386.92, to implement the Citizen Corps program in accordance with the Department of Homeland Security guidelines.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#106        Authorize Bureau of Rail and Transit to budget prior year carry-forward funds in the amount of $273,668.82 from the Special Railroad Fund for maintenance and repairs to active state-owned railroad lines.  (2)Further authorize to budget and expend additional revenue in the amount of $387,309.57 from the Special Railroad Fund for maintenance and repair of active State-owned railroad lines.  (3)Further authorize to expend an amount not to exceed $1,177,344.85 for maintenance and repairs to active state-owned railroad lines.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#107        Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $101,373.25 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 6, 2007 through March 15, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#108        Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell two contiguous parcels of State owned land consisting of 3.5 acres and .93 acre respectively, located on the southerly side of NH Route 3A in Bristol to the NH Housing Finance Authority for $63,000.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

 

 

#109        Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Paul M. Darbyshire Associates, Gilmanton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-19-04, item #104), for on-call professional survey consulting services for various highway projects located throughout the State, by extending the completion date from May 19, 2007 to January 18, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#110        Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with McFarland-Johnson Incorporated, Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 11-13-02, item #171), 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 $291,596.77 from $7,733,664.32 to $8,025,261.09 for additional design services, and by extending the completion date from April 15, 2007 to May 1, 2008.

 

#111        Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance to reclassify position #20914 Highway Maintainer II, labor grade 9 to Program Specialist I, labor grade 19.

 

#112        Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Capital Well Company, Dunbarton, NH, for the grout sealing of abandoned wells on the properties of Sonia Gauthier, Auburn, NH, Carol Estes, Northwood and Josh DiJoseph, Barrington, in the amount of $10,115.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2007.

 

#113        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $1,655,275 for roadway resurfacing of 38.1 miles in maintenance District VI and in Merrimack, Strafford and Rockingham Counties.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 14, 2007.  (2)Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $165,527.50 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project. 100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#114        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CPM Constructors of Freeport, ME on the basis of a low bid of $526,825 for installing protective netting throughout various locations in the State.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 10, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $30,970 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  (3) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $21,712.50 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  Federal/Highway/Turnpike Funds. 

 

#115        Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with the Town of Acworth, NH, to compensate the Town $35,383 for their work as manager and contractor for road rehabilitation work related to the floods of October 2005.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#116        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with New England Signal Systems Inc., Northwood, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $169,433 for signal replacement on NH Route 106 and NH Route 129 in Loudon.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 16, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $25,414.95 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#117        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $1,393,613 for roadway resurfacing of 16.5 miles of the F.E. Everett Turnpike/I-293 in the communities of Nashua, Merrimack, Bedford, Manchester and Hooksett.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 14, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $139,316.30 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#118        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 $654,912.50 for slope stabilizing on West Road in Canterbury just west of I-93 Exit 18.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $65,491.25 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#119        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA on the basis of a low bid of $1,578,584 for roadway resurfacing of 13.94 miles of the Blue Star and Spaulding Turnpikes in the communities of Hampton and Rochester.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 14, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $157,858.40 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#120        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,933,340 for roadway resurfacing of 39.6 miles in maintenance District I and in Hillsborough, Merrimack and Rockingham Counties.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $193,334 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#121        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA on the basis of a low bid of $1,757,580 for roadway resurfacing of 28.72 miles in maintenance District IV in Cheshire, Hillsborough, and Sullivan Counties.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $175,758 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#122        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,192,180 for pavement rehabilitation and roadway improvements on NH 102 and NH Route 3A.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 24, 2007.  (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $119,218 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

 

 

 

#123                                                                        TUITION REQUESTS

 

 

A.             CORRECTIONS - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,485.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gary P. Arceci, Financial Manager, in the course entitled “Managerial Communications”.

B.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sharon DeAngelis, Business Administrator II, in the on-line course entitled “Managing Diversity”.

C.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Argosy University, Sarasota, FL, the sum of $2,175.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Cathy Higgins, Education Consultant II, in the distance learning course entitled “Dissertation Course V”.

D.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lillian Lee, Program Planner I, in the on-line course entitled “Organizational Behavior”.

E.             EDUCATION - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Rochester, NH, the sum of $897.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Barbara Romanos, Case Technician, in the course entitled “Natural History of Northern New England”.

F.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $750.00 for the sole purpose of e/nrolling Marion Greenlaw, Accountant IV, in the course entitled “Legal & Social Environment Of Business”.

G.            GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, the sum of $630.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Gayle Baird, Sr. Accounting Technician, in the course entitled “20th Century”.

H.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division for Children, Youth & Families - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $1,132.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alysia Kennard, Child Protective Service Worker, in the course entitled “Interpersonal and Group Process”.

I.               HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Community Based Care Services - Request permission to pay Excelsior College, Albany, NY, the sum of $1,540.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorene Reagan, Administrator II, in the on-line course entitled “Health Care Delivery Systems: Social, Political, and Economic Influences”.

J.              HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,664.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Frank Beck, Fraud Investigator, in the courses entitled “Introduction to Philosophy” and “Constitutional Law”.

K.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay University of MA at Lowell, Lowell, MA, the sum of $695.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Djelloul Fourar-Laïdi, Business System Analyst, in the course entitled “Six Sigma-Green Belt Training”.

L.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,362.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Patrick McGowan, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled “MOML 601 (Project Phase I)”.

M.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $832.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lisa A. Merrill, Supervisor III, in the course entitled “Human Development”.

N.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay the Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,458.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Donna Speass, Family Services Specialist, in the on-line course entitled “Economics for Business”.

O.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,716.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joy Tyrrell, Family Services Specialist, in the courses entitled “Corrections” and “Senior Human Services Project”.

P.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Bureau of Improvement and Integrity - Request permission to pay Springfield College, St. Johnsbury, VT, the sum of $1,362.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Daniels, Administrative Assistant, in the course entitled “Career Development and Counseling”.

Q.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Bureau of Improvement and Integrity - Request permission to pay Springfield College, St. Johnsbury, VT, the sum of $1,362.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Daniels, Administrative Assistant, in the course entitled “Psychological Testing”.

R.             LIQUOR - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $774.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christina M. Demers, Statistician I, in the course entitled “Software Development w/C#.NET”.

S.             OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Request permission to pay Franklin Pierce College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,482.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Andrew S. Divers Jr., Systems Development Specialist IV, in the courses entitled “Social Psychology” and “Criminal Investigation and Evidence”.

T.             TRANSPORTATION - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $696.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Renee Dupuis, Human Resource Technician, in the courses entitled “Public Speaking” and “Managerial Accounting”.

 

Requested Tuition Total :  $23,806.00

#124                                                                        TRAVEL REQUESTS

 

A.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE  - Request permission for (1) employee, Stephen Ryan, Professor of Computer/Electronic Engineering or designee, to travel to Rochester, NY, on April 26 to April 29, 2007, to attend Project Lead the Way.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle.  Total Cost: $943.30. Source of Funds: 100% General Fund.  No Registration Fees.

B.             HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES  - Request permission for (2) employees, John Lambrukos, MD, and Glenn Martin, Licensing & Evaluation Coordinator or designee, to travel to Baltimore, MD, on April 15 to April 21, 2007, to attend a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Basic Hospital Surveyor Training Course.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle.  Total Cost: $3,444.28. Source of Funds: 100% Federal.  No Registration Fees.