GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                May 2, 2007, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Senior Housing of New Hampshire, Inc. located in Meredith, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#2            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from The Business Development Company to Vitex Corporation or its nominee in Franklin, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#3            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Alice Peck Day Health Systems Obligated Group located in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

                                GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISBILITIES

#3A        Authorize to accept and expend $5,156 in Federal Funds for the Client Assistance Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#4            Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $2,806,662.28 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, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#5            Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, for services to be provided under the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, which reduces energy consumption and the impact of energy costs in low-income households in the amount of $138,083.  Effective April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $23,865 of the contract amount.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6            Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for services to be provided under the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, which reduces energy consumption and the impact of energy costs in low-income households in the amount of $154,642.  Effective April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $26,727 of the contract amount.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7            Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for services to be provided under the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, which reduces energy consumption and the impact of energy costs in low-income households in the amount of $326,162.  Effective April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $56,370 of the contract amount.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8            Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for services to be provided under the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, which reduces energy consumption and the impact of energy costs in low-income households in the amount of $160,202.  Effective April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $27,687 of the contract amount.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9            Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for services to be provided under the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, which reduces energy consumption and the impact of energy costs in low-income households in the amount of $203,376.  Effective April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $35,149 of the contract amount.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10          Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for services to be provided under the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, which reduces energy consumption and the impact of energy costs in low-income households in the amount of $240,832.  Effective April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $41,623 of the contract amount.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11          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, amended on 12-12-06, item #12, amended on 4-4-07, item #5), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $150,029 from $2,259,117 to $2,409,146.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#12          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, amended on 12-12-06, item #10, amended on 4-4-07, item #7), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $512,141 from $3,866,186 to $4,378,327.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#13          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, amended on 12-12-06, item #11, amended on 4-4-07, item #6), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $230,341 from $1,870,489.93 to $2,100,830.93.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#14          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #6, amended on 12-12-06, item #13), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $240,333 from $5,689,057 to $5,929,390.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #5, amended on 12-12-06, item #14, amended on 4-4-07, item #10), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $288,250 from $2,311,251 to $2,599,501.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#16          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, amended on 12-12-06, item #15, amended on 4-4-07, item #9), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $291,878 from $3,177,899 to $3,469,777.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#17          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Manchester, NH, to complete work indentified in the Amoskeag Corridor Management Plan in the amount of $6,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#18          Authorize to reclassify position #20037 Data Control Clerk II, labor grade 10 ($21,567) to Business Systems Analyst I, labor grade 28 ($45,630); and position #21284 Data Control Clerk III, labor grade 12 ($23,302.50) to a Business Systems Analyst I, labor grade 28 ($45,630).

 

#19          Authorize on behalf of DHHS to enter into a contract with Laboratory Automated Solutions Inc., Beavercreek, OH for the pre-acquision analysis and support needed to produce a request for proposal to procure a Laboratory Information Management System in the amount of $74,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#20          Authorize to reclassify position #10196 Service and Production Technician, labor grade 12 ($23,302.50) to Administrative Secretary, labor grade 14 ($25,233) a difference of $1,930.50.  Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#21          Authorize to accept and place on file the audited Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ended June 30, 2006.

 

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

 

#23          Authorize Division of Accounting Services to permanently reclassify position #11584, Source Document Examiner, labor grade 16, to a Chief Accountant, labor grade 26.

 

#24          Authorize Division of Personnel to amend a sole source contract with Dr. Johnna Herrick-Phelps, Littleton, NH, for instructional training, by increasing the amount by $2,400 from $2,400 to $4,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.

 

#25          Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with KPMB Enterprises LLC, Bow, NH, for heating renovations at the NH Technical Institute, Strout Hall, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $493,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 17, 2007.  93% General, 7% Student Fees Funds. 

 

#26          Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with KPMB Enterprises LLC, Bow, NH, for installing air conditioning at the NH Hospital, Spaulding Building, and the Youth Development Center, Manchester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $87,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through six weeks after notice to proceed is issued.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $1,200 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided.  33% W/C Assessment Fees – Labor, 67% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#27          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $23,361.14 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#28          Authorize to accept and expend $225,000 in Fiscal Year 2007 additional program revenues as detailed in letter dated April 5, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#29          Authorize Division of Library to budget and expend prior year unexpended Library Services Technology Act funds in the amount of $75,000 as detailed in letter dated April 4, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#30          Authorize Division of Arts to award Organizational Support American Masterpieces Grants totaling $7,135 to the NH philharmonic, Manchester and to the Nashua Symphony Association.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#31          Authorize Division of Arts to award Operating Grants totaling $15,000 to Arts Alliance of Northern NH, Littleton, and to VSA Arts of NH, Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32          Authorize Division of Arts to award an Arts in Education grant to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $75,000.  (2)Further authorize Division of Juvenile Justice Services to accept and expend an Arts in Education grant from the Division of Arts.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

#33          Authorize to transfer $165,000 as detailed in letter dated April 4, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#34          Authorize to enter into a sub-grant with the NH Department of Safety in the amount of $3,504 to assist the NH State Police Forensic Crime Laboratory in the purchase of firearms related forensic equipment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35          Authorize to amend the FY 2006 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws grant award from the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, (previously approved by G&C on 3-8-07, item #39), by extending the end date from May 31, 2007 to June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#36          Authorize to amend the FY 2005 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws grant award from the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #43A), in order to allow for additional activities related to enforcing NH’s underage drinking laws, by extending the end date from May 31, 2007 to June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#37          Authorize to accept and expend a subgrant in the amount of $1,470,686.09 from the NH Department of Corrections, to be utilized to support offender reentry efforts in the Manchester area.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#38          Authorize to enter into subgrants totaling $325,162 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated April 17, 2007, for increased enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38A      Authorize to budget and expend excess agency income in the amount of $49,473 from investigative fees received from Medicaid Fraud settlements to be used for the purpose of equipment acquisitions and other expenses related to the Medicaid Fraud Unit and to supplant $15,000 in federal funding.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income). 

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#39          Authorize to enter into a contract with Mooney Brothers Inc., d/b/a Interstate Fire Protection, North Conway, NH, for the installation of a clean agent fire suppression system in NHES’s computer data room in the amount not to exceed $43,670.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#40          Authorize to retroactively increase a 20% salary enhancement to a 30% salary enhancement for position #19851 Chief Pharmacist, labor grade 30 and positions #19848, #19553 and #12997 Pharmacist, labor grade 27, and to increase a 20% hourly rate enhancement to a 30% hourly rate enhancement for four part-time temporary Pharmacists.  Effective November 21, 2006 through September 18, 2007.

 

#41          Authorize to transfer funds between classes in the amount of $340,930.72 in order to modify a grant from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, to support offender reentry efforts in the Manchester, NH area.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $782,412.37 from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for the reentry efforts in the Manchester, NH area.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a sub-grant with the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $1,470,686.09, for programs designed to support offender reentry in the Manchester area.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#42          Authorize to amend a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Corporation, North Billerica, MA (previously approved by G&C on 6-2-04, item #22), to provide alarm and security system services for various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH, by increasing the amount from $158,301 to $270,691, an increase of $112,390, and by extending the termination date through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#43          Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $123,500 within and among organizational units of the appropriation warrant dated July 1, 2005, Chapter 176, Laws of 2005, for fiscal year 2007, to compensate for expected shortfalls and to adjust the budget.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#44          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Manchester Monarchs, Manchester, NH, to provide a sponsorship agreement for a total price limitation of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOUCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#45          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Wright Communications Inc., Pembroke, NH, for moving the microwave equipment from the Department of Safety to the Incident Management Center in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#46          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain ski area for the quarter ending March 31, 2007. 

 

#47          Authorize to accept and place on file the submittal regarding season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during fiscal year 2007.

 

#48          Authorize Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with GDS Associates Inc., Marietta, GA, for energy efficiency audits in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#49          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a 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 $6,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2007.  100% Cannon Mountain Funding. 

 

#50          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into an easement and rights-of-way agreement with the Mount Washington Railway Company, Mount Washington, NH, property associated with providing grid power for the summit in the amount of $165,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#51          Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract New England School Services Inc., Medford, MA, to furnish and install toilet partitions at Bear Brook State Park in the amount of $6,509.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#52          Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to exercise the first year of a contract renewal option with The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #54), for ecological services in support of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau in the amount of $350,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  75% Federal, 25% Conservation License Plate Funds. 

 

#53          Authorize Trails Bureau to budget and expend unbudgeted revenues due to excess registrations in FY 2006 in the income and expenditure accounts for FY 2007 as detailed in letter dated March 29, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#54          Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with Rumbletree Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for domestic and international advertising and promotional services in the amount of $7,597,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  97% General, 3% Parks/Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#55          Authorize to reclassify position #18313, labor grade 19 Supervisor I, to a Program Assistant II, labor grade 15.

 

#56          Authorize to transfer between funds to the OHRV Fiscal Year 2007 Operating Budget.  (2)Further authorize to transfer $10,000 between funds to the OHRV Registration Program for fiscal year 2007.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend $25,000 from the OHRV Education, Training and Enforcement Account to the OHRV Registration Program for fiscal year 2007, as detailed in letter dated March 26, 2007.  100% OHRV Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#57          Authorize to accept by Easement Deed, the right to Big Brook Bog Dam and permanent flowage rights in the Town of Pittsburg, at the cost of $1, from Thomas R. Morrow and Stuart J. McCampbell, as Trustees of the Connecticut Lakes Realty Trust, Lyme, NH, in perpetuity, upon G&C approval.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#58          Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $140,000 for purposes of hazardous waste cleanup at contaminated sites.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#59          Authorize to amend a grant under the Troy Mills Landfill Cooperative Agreement (previously approved by G&C on 10-11-06, item #38), for additional ground and surface water sampling and analysis, by reallocating $40,320.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#60          Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $855,431 for purposes of oil discharge cleanup.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#61          Authorize to accept and expend $82,500 in additional funds from UNH, Durham, NH to carry out activities to implement portions of the NH Estuaries Project Management Plan.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to carry out activities to implement portions of the NH Estuaries Project Management Plan in the amount of $82,500.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#62          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southworth-Milton Inc., Hopkinton, NH, for as-needed emergency repair services for Winnipesaukee River Basin Program generator sets in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2010.  100% other Funds. 

 

#63          Authorize a loan agreement with the City of Manchester, NH, to finance a secondary clarifier upgrade in the amount of $3,200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#64          Authorize a loan agreement with the Conway Village Fire District in the principal amount of $15,675,000 to finance sewerage system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#65          Authorize a loan agreement with the City of Rochester, in the amount of $1,000,000 to finance the Washington Street Sewer pump station and sewer collection system upgrade.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#66          Authorize a loan agreement with the North Conway Water Precinct, in the amount of $525,000 to finance the Depot Road Sewerage project.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#67          Authorize an Original Loan Agreement with the Town of Peterborough in the amount of $3,000,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#68          Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Newport in the amount of $400,000 to finance the reconstruction of the Guild sewer pump station.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#69          Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds from Water Users in the amount of $5,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#70          Authorize to retroactively amend a grant under the Aquatic Invasive Species grant program (previously approved by G&C on 11-10-04, item #56, amended on 12-12-06, item #80), by re-budgeting and reallocating $41,917.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71          Authorize to enter into sole source contracts totaling $114,925 with the entities as detailed in letter dated April 12, 2007, to provide training classes for certified drinking water operators.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Durham, NH, for storm drainage system mapping in the amount of $7,796.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Durham, NH, for illicit sewage discharge detection and elimination in the amount of $4,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73          Authorize to award a Drinking Water State Aid Grant to Plainfield Village Water District for a water system improvement project in the amount of $135,652.72.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#74          Authorize to amend a state aid grant to the Town of Swanzey, NH, for water pollution control project, by increasing the grant by $526,160 from $1,375,279 to $1,901,439.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#75          Authorize to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $322,503 for water pollution control projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#76          Authorize to award Household Hazardous Waste grants to the entities as detailed in letter dated March 13, 2007, for the purpose of conducting household hazardous waste collection projects in the amount totaling $6,435.94.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#77          Authorize to award Household Hazardous Waste grants to the entities as detailed in letter dated March 19, 2007, for the purpose of conducting household hazardous waste collection projects in the amount totaling $78,042.86.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#78          Authorize City of Portsmouth’s request to construct a publicly accessible tidal docking structure consisting of a permanent pier connecting to a ramp, connecting to a float, providing one full-sized slip on City of Portsmouth frontage on Sagamore Creek.

 

#79          Authorize GSR Trust’s request to fill to construct breakwater in an “L” configuration, with a gap at the shoreline, and a cantilevered pier accessed by a walkway tapering in width, with a crib supported pier near the shoreline, and a seasonal canopy over the center slip.  Construct a permanent walkway over a wetland to access the upland area of frontage, retain impact to retain a ditch line directing flows to a culvert under the driveway, on property on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#80          Authorize Alan & Anne Weston’s request to remove an existing deteriorated pier, ramp, and float, and replace with construction of a permanent pier, connecting to a seasonal ramp, connecting to a seasonal float, providing 2 under-sized slips on the Piscataqua River Back Channel.

 

#81          Authorize Kimberly Levy’s request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of a permanent pier to a ramp to a float, providing one under-sized slip on the Back Channel of the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth. 

 

#82          Authorize Gabriel Stabile Meredith LLC’s request to construct two seasonal docks connected by a seasonal walkway in a “U” configuration attached to two concrete pads located in the bank, construct a perched beach with access stairs to the waterbody on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

 

#83          Authorize Richard E. Marriott’s request to install 5 tie off piles and install two seasonal canopies adjacent to an existing permanent dock, permanently remove existing breakwater, and dredge leaf litter on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#84          Authorize to accept and expend through June 30, 2007, additional unrestricted revenues in the amount of $927,000 for Glenfliff Home for the Elderly, Board and Care/Medicaid ICF, additional restricted revenues in the amount of $70,030 federal Child Support Incentive Funds, and additional restricted revenues in the amount of $50,000 federal training funds for the Division of Children, Youth and Families.  (2)Further authorize the transfer of $74,925 of additional unrestricted revenues.  (3)Further authorize the transfer of $258,408 of general funds.  (4)Further authorize the allocation of these funds as detailed in letter dated March 5, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#85          Authorize to accept and expend carryover balances from the pervious fiscal year from the US Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in the amount of $430,554.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#86          Authorize to amend an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #220, amended on 3-22-06, item #88, amended on 5-3-06, item #66), to provide Adult In Home Care-Adult Protective Services and Adult In Home Care services, by increasing the contract by $58,032.68 from $2,548,235.31 to $2,606,267.99.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

#87          Authorize to amend an agreement with The Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #208), to provide Homemaker services, by increasing the amount by $3,515 from $135,960.20 to $139,475.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

#87A      Authorize to amend an agreement with The Homemakers Health Services, Rochester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #173, amended on 3-22-06, item #86), to provide Homemaker services, by increasing the amount by $17,575 from $2,051,167.95 to $2,068,742.95.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

#87B       Authorize to amend an agreement with Holiday Center Inc., Berlin, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #232, amended on 3-22-06, item #93), to provide Adult Non-Medical Day services, by increasing the amount by $10,480 from $214,333.52 to $224,813.52.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

#87C       Authorize to amend an agreement with Home Health and Hospice Care, Nashua, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #174, amended on 3-22-06, item #102, amended on 5-3-06, item #61), to provide Homemaker services, by increasing the amount by $5,624 from $515,851.52 to $521,475.52.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

#87D       Authorize to amend an agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #206, amended on 3-22-06, item #82, amended on 5-3-06, item #63), to provide Homemaker, Adult In Home Care and Adult In Home Care-Adult Protective Services, by increasing the contract by $99,717 from $1,322,276.60 to $1,421,993.60.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#88          Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Section, to pay the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc., Washington DC, $7,800 annual membership dues for the period July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#89          Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Asthma Control Program to enter into an agreement with Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH, to review the program’s existing media plan, make recommendations for a phase two media plan, manage the implementation of the plan, and coordinate the project for delivery of services according to plan timeline in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#90          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Department of Employment Security, Concord, NH, to provide New Hire reporting services which are related to child support collection activities in a total amount of $363,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#91          Authorize to amend an agreement with the NH Community Technical College System (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #354), for Early Child Care Tuition Assistance, by increasing the amount by $400,000 to $800,000, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Tobey School

#92          Authorize to allocate and expend agency income in the amount of $391,413 for renovations of space at the Thayer Building for use by the Tobey School.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#93          Authorize to retroactively enter Brian J. Pauling into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, and to participate in the course entitled Applied Behavioral Analysis during the period of April 6, 2007 through June 30, 2007 and to pay said costs in the amount of $832.  75% General, 25% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home for Elderly

#94          Authorize to enter into a contract with Alarmco Inc., d/b/a A&L Alarmco, Bradford, VT, to provide fire alarm and detection device testing and maintenance services in an amount not to exceed $7,600.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#95          Authorize to enter into a contract with Reverend James Burow, Glencliff, NH, to provide protestant church services in an amount not to exceed $4,080.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds.  

 

#96          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Hampshire Fire Protection, Londonderry, NH, to install 16 new fire suppression sprinklers on to the existing system in an amount not to exceed $5,120.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

#97          Authorize to enter into a contract with Cottage Hospital Inc., Woodsville, NH, to provide Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in an amount not to exceed $4,000.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#98          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Burlington, NC, for parentage testing services in an amount not to exceed $129,537.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2010.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

#99          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Health Management Systems Inc., Albany, NY, to provide National Medical Support Notice services in an amount not to exceed $393,525.  Effective July 1, 2007 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through September 30, 2009.  100% Other (Federal Incentive) Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#99A      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Carrier Commercial Service, Greenland, NH, to perform teardown and valve rebuild on the 300-ton Carrier chiller used in the air conditioning service in the amount of $34,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2007.  70% General, 29% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

                                BOARD OF PHARMACY

#100        Authorize to retroactively increase the hourly rates by 20% for the Board’s 4 pharmacist positions as detailed in letter dated April 10, 2007, for retention purposes (previously approved by G&C on 9-22-04, item #53).  Effective August 14, 2006 through August 13, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively increase the hourly rates by 10% (over and above the continuing 20% enhancement above), for the Board’s 4 pharmacist positions as detailed in letter dated April 10, 2007, for retention purposes.  Effective November 21, 2006 through August 13, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#101        Authorize to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with the NH PharmAssist Foundation, Manchester, NH, for the administration of a peer assistance program for the identification of and development of a treatment plan for impaired pharmacists in the amount of $6,000.  Effective January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#102        Authorize to retroactively pay Beverly Stebbins, Nursing Assistant II, increment wages that were not processed from May 17, 2006 to June 16, 2006 in the amount of $80.52, which includes holiday pay.  Effective upon G&C approval.  37% Agency, 38% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#103        Authorize to accept and expend additional revenue in the amount of $400, Out-of-State Travel.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#104        Authorize to grant funds, as the State’s share of the cost of a four-day law conference scheduled for July 24-27, 2007, to the University of Southern Maine in the amount of $5,000.  100% General Funds. 

 

#105        Authorize to accept and expend prior year Federal Funds in the amount of $12,382 for the Advanced Placement Test Fee Program and budget as detailed in letter dated March 21, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#106        Authorize to hold the Reading First Summer Reading Academy during the period of June 24-27, 2007, to provide fifteen Reading First site personnel with intensive training in Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling for an amount not to exceed $29,036.40.  (2)Further authorize to contract with Attitash Grand Summit Hotel and Conference Center, Bartlett, NH, to provide appropriate meeting space and meals in an amount not to exceed $29,036.40.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107        Authorize to exercise the renewal option to grant funds to Parent Information Center, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 12-15-04, item #103, amended on 2-8-05, item #67, amended on 5-17-06, item #110), to develop regional support networks for parents of children and youth with disabilities and their families in the amount not to exceed $148,977.36.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#108        Authorize to enter into a contract with Connie Upschulte, Nashua, NH, School Improvement Coach, to provide support and technical assistance in mathematics to schools and districts designated as in need of improvement and provide professional development to NH educators in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  (2)Further authorize a renewal option on this contract for up to two additional fiscal years, subject to the contractor’s acceptable performance of the terms therein.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#109        Authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $3,616.80 from the NH Highway Safety Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#110        Authorize to amend the resolution of December 12, 2006, by changing the name of the buildings comprising of the offices, classrooms and physical training areas occupied by the Police Standards and Training Council to the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus.

 

                                NH COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SYSTEM

#111        Authorize to transfer $50,000 from its Nonlapsing Account for the purpose of furnishing the recently constructed Claremont Library addition.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#112        Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer $540,000 in the budgeted appropriations as detailed in letter dated April 2, 2007, in order to offset anticipated shortages in FY 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#113        Authorize Division of State Police to amend the Capacity Enhancement Grant from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (previously approved by G&C on 1-11-06, item #76, amended on 9-27-06, Late Item #F), by reallocating $5,125.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#114        Authorize Division of State Police to amend a grant titled DNA Backlog Reduction Program FY2005 from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (previously approved by G&C on 1-11-06, item #75, amended on 7-19-06, item #148), to align the funding to meet current demands of the Forensic Laboratory, by reallocating funds in the amount of $19,780.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#115        Authorize Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to transfer funds in the amount of $30,000 for the anticipated additional cost of utilities for Fiscal Year 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Fire and EMS Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#116        Authorize Division of Fire Safety to transfer funds from the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Fund in the amount of $68,500 for the anticipated additional benefits needed for Fiscal Year 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Fire and EMS Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#117        Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively amend the federal grant entitled “Northern Border Truck Inspection” from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (previously approved by G&C on 10-5-05, item #125), to provide security along the NH borders, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2007 from September 30, 2006, and by reallocating $2,456.92.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#118        Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend a $53,690 Capacity Enhancement grant from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice to be used by the Forensic Laboratory to improve the laboratory’s infrastructure to maintain accreditation of the DNA Laboratory and to use the Laboratory Information Management System in a manner which will improve casework management and evidence handling.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#119        Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to reclassify position #42576 from Pharmaceutical Services Specialist, labor grade 25, to Program Specialist IV, labor grade 25.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Transfers from other agencies. 

 

#120        Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay a total of $643 from SFY2007 funds for wages and benefits for Anne Hannigan, representing holiday pay for the period of July 1, 2001 through November 24, 2005.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#121        Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively pay Susan Ritchey $56 representing her per diem as a member of the New Motor Vehicle Arbitration Board for her attendance at the June 13, 2006 meeting using SFY 2007 funds to pay SFY 2006 per diem and mileage.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#122        Authorize Division of Safety Services to retroactively pay a total of $768.32 from SFY 2007 funds for SFY 2006 annual leave due Andrew E. Roland.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Navigation Safety Funds. 

 

#123        Authorize Grants Management Unit to enter into a memorandum of understanding and grant the Trustees of Dartmouth College of Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $226,521.75 of federal Department of Homeland Security FY 2006 funds for emergency medical response teams in the region.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124        Authorize the application permit of Westview Estates located on Newfound Lake in Bristol, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 12 moorings.

 

#125        Authorize the application permit of the Winnipesaukee Yacht Club located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 41 moorings.

 

#126        Authorize the application permit of The Oakledge Association located on Sunapee Lake in Sunapee, NH, for a congregate mooring field, for a total of 29 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#127        Authorize to transfer $3,883,500 from Turnpike Retained Earnings as detailed in letter dated April 16, 2007.

 

#128        Authorize Bureau of Human Resources to enter into a contract with Scott Lawson Group Ltd., Concord, NH, to provide industrial hygiene air quality testing services to the DOT districts and bureaus on an as needed basis in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009. 

 

#129        Authorize to enter into a contract with Waste Management of NH Inc., Hampton, NH, for rubbish removal at Hilton Park, Dover, NH in the amount of $11,903.04.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2009.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#130        Authorize to enter into a contract with Handy House Inc., Foxboro, MA, for portable toilet service at Hilton Park, Dover, NH, in the amount of $19,836.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2009. 

 

#131        Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Waste Management of NH Inc., Hampton, NH for accepting unsegregated trash at their Auburn Facility delivered by DOT vehicles on the basis of a single bid in the amount of $9,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#132        Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with L.G. Cushing & Sons Inc., Walpole, NH, for the construction of a drilled well and pump for the Maintenance Facility 214, New London in the amount of $11,996.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2007.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#133        Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with the City of Dover, NH, for construction services under a City contract for improvements in the Exist 9 Spaulding Turnpike interchange area and to signalize the intersection of the Park ‘n’ Ride Drive/Members way/Indian Brook Drive in Dover, NH, in the amount of $400,000.  Effective upon date of the Notice to Proceed through December 31, 2008. 

 

#134        Authorize Bureau of Environment to enter into three low bid contracts with: (1)Northern Ecological Associates Inc., Portland, ME, for $50,000, (2) The Louis Berger Group Inc., Manchester, for $40,000, and (3)Gove Environmental Services Inc., Exeter, NH, for $30,000, a combined total of $120,000, to undertake certain wetland investigations for transportation purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009

 

#135        Authorize Bureau of Environment to enter into two qualifications-based contracts with: (1)Jacques Whitford Company Inc., Portsmouth, NH for $500,000, and (2)Golder Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, for $50,000, to undertake certain hazardous materials investigations for transportation purposes.  Effective upon date of Notice to Proceed through May 30, 2010.

 

#136        Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to grant an access point through the Limited Access Right of Way located in the Town of Hooksett to Cabela’s Retail Inc., for $1,001,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#137        Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a State owned homestead on a 0.23 acre parcel of land in Nashua to Annie Faucher and Errol Faucher for $209,000 plus $1,100 administrative fee.  (2)Further authorize to compensate Prudential Verani Realty from the proceeds of the subject sale in the amount of $9,718.50 for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#138        Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $782,162.68 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 28, 2007 through April 11, 2007.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#139        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Wyman & Simpson, Inc., Richmond, ME, for constructing a new pedestrian bridge near the Pinkham Notch Center, over the Ellis River, on the basis of a low bid of $260,948.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $26,094.80 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#140        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway resurfacing of 58.7 miles in maintenance District III and in Belknap, Grafton and Merrimack Counties on the basis of a low bid of $2,338,746.30.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 14, 2007.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $163,712.24 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#141        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway rehabilitation on NH Route 4A, Main Street and Cogswell Way on the basis of a low bid of $1,072,239.70.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2007.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $107,223.97 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#142        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Gove Construction Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for reconstructing the intersection of Sagamore Road/Elwyn Road/Pioneer Road, also known as Foye’s Corner, to a roundabout on the basis of a low bid of $871,454.60.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 6, 2008.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $87,145.46 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#143        Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Moulison North Corporation of Biddeford, ME for the replacement of the existing traffic signals on NH Route 11 at the intersection with US 3 Bypass in the Town of Gilford on the basis of a low bid of $143,118.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 2, 2007.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $21,467.70 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during execution of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#144        Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into a contract with Robert Half International Inc., Manchester, NH, for temporary accounting services in the amount of $29,120.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2007.  100% Highway Funds. 

#145                                                                        TUITION REQUESTS

A.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the Franklin University, Columbus, OH, the sum of $1,020.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine Fall, Program Assistant, in the online course entitled “Investments”.

B.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, the sum of $1,820.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Place, Instructor, in the online course entitled “Introduction to Computer Graphics for Animation”.

C.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Nashua, NH, the sum of $696.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Shirley Silva-Paige, Program Specialist, in the course entitled “Entrepreneurship”.

D.             COMMUNITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Nashua, NH, the sum of $696.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Shirley Silva-Paige, Program Specialist, in the course entitled “Religions of the World”.

E.             CORRECTIONS - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $1,107.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Randy Hunneyman, T/I College Professor, in the course entitled “Seminar in Managing Human Resources”.

F.             CORRECTIONS - Request permission to pay Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, the sum of $1,107.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Randy Hunneyman, T/I College Professor, in the course entitled “Strategic Communications/Crisis Management”.

G.            EDUCATION - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,188.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jessica Gammon, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, in the course entitled “Counseling Theory and Practice”.

H.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, the sum of $1,489.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Owen David, Program Specialist II, in the course entitled “Principles of Toxicology”.

I.               ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, the sum of $1,478.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Raymond T. Gordon III, Environmentalist IV, in the course entitled “Capstone in Public Administration”.

J.              ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $771.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Almorinda M. Samson, Administrative Supervisor, in the course entitled “Business Association Law”.

K.             ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay Hesser College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $771.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Almorinda M. Samson, Administrative Supervisor, in the course entitled “Family Law”.

L.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Community Based Care Services - Request permission to pay California College for Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT, the sum of $488.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joyce Butterworth, Program Planning & Review Specialist, in the distance learning course entitled “Final Project/Internship”.

M.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Community Based Care Services - Request permission to pay Excelsior College, Albany, NY, the sum of $655.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorene Reagan, Administrator II, in the online course entitled “Professional Socialization Performance Requirement”.

N.             HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Community Based Care Services - Request permission to pay Excelsior College, Albany, NY, the sum of $1,100.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lorene Reagan, Administrator II, in the online course entitled “Health Assessment and Promotion in Nursing Practice”.

O.            HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, Division of Family Assistance - Request permission to pay Springfield College, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,724.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Michael Patrick McGowan, Program Specialist II, in the courses entitled “Leadership”, “Staffing & Supervision” and “Policies and Alternatives”.

P.             NH HOSPITAL - Request permission to pay the New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, NH, the sum of $748.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Tammy Beaudoin, Mental Health Worker III, in the course entitled “Microbiology”.

Q.            INSURANCE - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $774.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Christine A. Wenners, Program Assistant, in the course entitled “Introduction to Information Technology”.

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $18,632.00

 

 

#146                                                                        TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.             GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISBILITY - Request permission for (1) employees, Bill Hagy, CAP Ombudsman, or designee, to travel to St. Louis, MO on June 4 - 8, 2007, to attend the Client Assistance Program Annual Training Conference.  ALSO A CASH ADVANCE OF $1,143.13 IS REQUESTED FOR Bill Hagy.  Total Cost: $1,143.13. Source of Funds: 100% Federal Funds.  No Registration Fees.

B.             SAFETY - Request permission for (5) employees, Virginia Beecher, Director, Sheri Kelloway, DMV Attorney, Larry Brigden, Business Administrator, Tom Hettinger, Grant Administrator, RFP Coordinator and Kelly Brudniak, Supervisor of Registrations, or designee, to travel to Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada on May 7 – 9, 2007, to observe the workings of an Electronic Plate Manufacturing System.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by state vehicle.  Total Cost: $1,584.00. Source of Funds: 100% Highway.  No Registration Fees.