GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

State House, Concord, New Hampshire

June 25, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           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 Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank and Precision Lumber, Inc. in Wentworth, 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.

 

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank and Precision Lumber, Inc. in Wentworth, 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.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#3           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the County of Rockingham, Brentwood, NH, for the purpose of rehabilitating the Cross Roads House homeless shelter in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, for the purpose of subgranting $390,000 to a nonprofit business, the NH Community Loan Fund, for a Microenterprise Development and Assistance Grant in the amount of $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Charlestown, NH for infrastructure improvements that will assist the Town with upgrades to the CEDA and CEDA Gristmill Industrial Parks in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to amend an agreement with the Town of Troy, NH (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #1), for the purpose of replacing the existing municipal surface water supply with a new bedrock well and water storage tank in the amount of $337,500, by extending the end date to June 30, 2009 from June 30, 2008.

 

                                GOVERNORS COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

#7           Authorize to accept and expend $900 in Other Funds for the Client Assistance Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Other (Client Assistance) Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#8           Authorize to transfer funds between classes as detailed in letter dated June 2, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#9           Authorize to transfer funds between classes as detailed in letter dated June 6, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#10         Authorize to transfer funds between classes as detailed in letter dated May 5, 2008.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#11         Authorize to accept a donation in the amount of $450 from Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition and Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities Inc., for reimbursement of travel expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $26,020.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#13         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 4-23-08, item #4), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $500,000 from $4,937,981 to $5,437,981.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#14         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 4-23-08, item #5), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $200,000 from $2,500,633 to $2,700,633.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $25,261.  (2)Further authorize to advance $6,315 to immediately begin work.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize to accept a donation of $17,500 from The Conservation Fund (nation conservation organization) to be deposited in the OEP Land Conservation Endowment established in the Department of Treasury, for easement monitoring and stewardship on behalf of the NH Fish and Game Department.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Council on Resources and Development and the OEP relative to stewardship and funding of conservation easement monitoring.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013. 

 

#17         Authorize to accept a donation of $5,000 from The Conservation Fund (nation conservation organization) to be deposited in the OEP Land Conservation Endowment established in the Department of Treasury, for easement monitoring and stewardship on behalf of the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Council on Resources and Development and the OEP relative to stewardship and funding of conservation easement monitoring.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013. 

 

#18         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $25,011.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $25,721.  (2)Further authorize to advance $6,430 to immediately begin work.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#20         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $24,713.  (2)Further authorize to advance $6,178 to immediately begin work.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#21         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $25,817.  (2)Further authorize to advance $6,454 to immediately begin work.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#22         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $26,479.  (2)Further authorize to advance $6,620 to immediately begin work.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#23         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $23,930.  (2)Further authorize to advance $5,982 to immediately begin work.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#24         Authorize to enter into a contract with Verus Financial LLC, Waterbury, CT, for the purpose of carrying out examinations of records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2012.  100% Other (Abandoned Property) Funds. 

 

#25         Authorize to issue a warrant form funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $68,183.79 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#26         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc., Bethesda, MD, to provide a digital archiving and capturing solution for born-digital state of NH publications in the amount of $43,060.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize to enter into a contract with Conant Custom Brass Restoration, Burlington, VT for restoration of a bronze chandelier originally made for the opening of the NH State Library in 1895 in the amount of $5,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize Division of Historical Resources to award federally funded Certified Local Government Grants totaling $56,455 to the towns as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize NH State Library to establish a Full Time Temporary Position for one (1) Library Associate I, labor grade 14.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to budget and expend prior year unexpended Library Services Technology Act funds in the amount of $87,839.21.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#30         Authorize to amend a contract with Bromelkamp Company, Minneapolis, MN (previously amended by G&C on 9-19-07, item #28),  for technical support, maintenance, improvements and training of the PEARL software system, by increasing the amount by $8,000 to $24,000, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2009.  19% General, 81% Federal Funds. 

 

#31         NOT USED

 

OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#32         Authorize Bryan C. Gray, Concord, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#33         Authorize Davis K. Ulricson, Ashland, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#34         Authorize Lieutenant Colonel James J. Moody, Manchester, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#35         Authorize Robert M. Tyszko, Milford, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#36         Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions received during the period of April 30, 2008 through May 21, 2008, in the amount of $935 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

#37         Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $1,326.37 from the Fish and Game Department for expense incurred on February 16 and 18, 2008 Aerial Serial and Rescue support in NH.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize a contract renewal with AMEC Earth and Environmental Inc., Plymouth Meeting PA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #27), for environmental services in the amount of $200,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $1,864.23 from the Department of Resources and Economic Development for expenses incurred on April 25, 2008 Fire Fighting mission in NH.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize to grant a deed of easement for 14,853 square feet of land located at Daniel Webster Highway, Nashua, NH to the City of Nashua/Pennichuck Water Works Inc., to maintain a water main and construct a future water booster station.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#41         Authorize Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with Ferdinando Insurance Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, for Blanket Public Official and Blanket Position Public Official Bond coverage for State employees for a total cost not to exceed $31,760.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a service contract with Waste Management of NH, Hampton, NH, for solid waste collection and removal services for an amount not to exceed $13,059.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities and General Services to enter into a contract with Casella Waste Management of Massachusetts, Salem, NH, for solid waste collection and removal services in an amount not to exceed $83,614.44.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  98% Transfer, 2% General Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a rental agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Concord, NH, providing the Division of Juvenile Justice Services staff with office space located in the Nashua District Court, Nashua, NH, for an amount not to exceed $10,548.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into an agreement with the City of Claremont, NH for providing office and courtroom space for the Claremont District Court in the City Hall Building for an amount not to exceed $102,046.80.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to amend a lease with Candia South Branch Brook Holdings LLC, Candia, NH (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #24), for tenant occupancy and commencement of rental payments in advance of the date currently set for the Candia District Court in an amount not to exceed $732,720.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2013.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gerard A. Laflamme Inc., Londonderry, NH, for Uninterruptible Power Supply Upgrades for Computer Rooms located at Hazen Drive, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $298,700.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for unanticipated expense for the UPS Upgrades, bringing the total to $328,700.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $15,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering fees provided, bringing the total to $343,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 26, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

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

 

#49         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the County of Rockingham for state owned property located in the Rockingham County Courthouse, Brentwood, NH in the amount of $569,933.16.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the County of Hillsborough, Goffstown, NH, providing newly constructed office and courtroom space for the Goffstown District Court in an amount not to exceed $796,370.37.  Effective July 1, 2008 through November 30, 2013.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize Bureau of General Services to enter into a contract with Enviro Vantage Inc., Epping, NH, for mold remediation and office renovation services at 29 Hazen Drive in an amount not to exceed $48,800.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $4,800 for unanticipated expenses bringing the total to $53,600.  Effective June 26, 2008 through August 31, 2008.  100% Other (Transfer) Funds. 

 

#52         Bureau of Facilities and Asset Management to enter into an agreement with Enviro Vantage Inc., Epping, NH, for the painting and maintenance project at Thayer Building, Concord, NH, in  the amount not to exceed $262,800.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $32,691 for unanticipated expenses brining the total to $295,491.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2008.  33% Tobey, 66% Other (Transfer) Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize Bureau of Purchase & Property to amend a contract with Paymentech LLC, Dallas, TX, (previously amended by G&C on 2-13-08, Late Item A), for financial card processing services, enabling State Agencies to accept credit cards, debit cards or stored value cards for the purchase or payment of registrations, fees, fines, goods and services as required, by extending the end date from July 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008.

 

#54         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for installation of a new patrol shed located in Conway, for a total price not to exceed $2,693,970.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $39,387.35 for unanticipated expense for the new patrol shed, bringing the total to $2,733,357.35.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $60,000 be approved for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $2,793,357.35  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize Bureau of General Services, Telecommunication to enter into a contract with G4 Communications Corporation, Manchester, NH, to obtain data network circuits for use by multiple State Agencies in an amount not to exceed $15,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through 60 months thereafter. 

 

#56         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for Design/Build Air Conditioning Manchester Armory, Manchester, NH, for a price not to exceed $66,202.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $1,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $67,202.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2008.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Cyn Environmental Services, Stoughton, MA, for removal of underground storage tanks and installation of above ground storage tanks located at several state agencies for an amount not to exceed $33,625. (2)Further authorize the amount of $700 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $34,325.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2008.  76% Federal, 24% General Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to accept and place on file the agency transfers authorized for the month of May 2008.

 

#59         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $410,000,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of July 2008.  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $356,707,867.68 for the month of May and recommend the balance of $93,292,132.32 be lapsed.

 

#60         Authorize Risk Management Unit to enter into a retroactive agreement with Ferdinando Insurance Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, to purchase Watercraft Liability Insurance and Hull coverage for the State for a total cost of $37,443.  Effective June 4, 2008 through June 3, 2011.

 

#61         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Helmsman Management Services LLC, Bedford, NH, for the provision of Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration, Loss Prevention, Managed Care, Risk Information Services and Applications for a total cost of $2,352,308.  Effective July 1, 2008 through July 1, 2012.  

 

#62         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with J.G.E. Enterprises Inc., Bedford, NH, for parking lot reconstruction statewide for a total price not to exceed $997,777.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $75,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $1,072,777.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $7,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,080,277.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 22, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Douglas J. Pellowe d/b/a Pellowe Construction, Alton, NH, for stair reconstruction at the Manchester Armory Building for a total price not to exceed $135,250.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $3,400 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $138,650.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2008.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with White Mountain Communication Corporation, Randolph, NH, for design/build wastewater treatment facilities, Sherman Adams Building, Mt Washington State Park, Sargent’s Purchase, NH, for a total price not to exceed $497,431.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $80,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $577,431.  100% General Funds. 

 

#64A      Authorize Division of Accounting Services to amend a contract with Municipal Resources Inc., Meredith, NH, for professional and technical assistance in the recording of financial transactions and the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#64B      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Keith P. Hemingway, Architect, Bristol, NH, for design of the new Merrimack District Courthouse for a total price not to exceed $425,320.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $25,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $450,320.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2010.  100% General Funds.  

 

#64C      Authorize Centralized Mailing Distribution to amend a contract with NH Mailing Services Inc., Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #23), to provide presort mailing services, by extending the end date from June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008.

 

#64D      Authorize Bureau of Graphic Services to amend a contract with PagePath Technologies Inc., St. Plano, IL, in order to continue with a subscription contract for web-to-print applications and hosting, by increasing the amount by $4,745 from $18,819 to $23,564, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $500 for unanticipated e-mail services and onsite training, bringing the total to $24,064.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#64E      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Lavallee, Brensinger Architects, Manchester, NH, for professional Architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required, for an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.

 

#64F       Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities and General Services to enter into a service contract with Picard and Son’s Waste and Recycling, Claremont, NH, for solid waste collection and removal services in an amount not to exceed $6,825.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION

#65         Authorize a contract renewal with Applied Measurement Professionals Inc., Olathe, KS, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #56), for testing services in an amount not to exceed $170,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Testing Fees. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#66         Authorize to enter into a contract with Leigh English, Epsom, NH, for calligraphy services in the amount of $4,500.  Effective July 1, 2008 through Jun 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Washington, D.C., for membership in NCARB and the preparation and scoring of the national architect examinations in the amount of $11,500.  Effective July 1, 2008 through July 1, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#68         Authorize to enter into new sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2008, in the total amount of $359,202 from the FFY 2006 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  (2)Further authorize to enter into new sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2008, in the total amount of $180,000 from the FFY 2007 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize to enter into subgrants totaling $327,150 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 12, 2008, from the US Department of Justice’s office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for increased enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Paul Morrow as a substitute medical examiner for $15,000 to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 15, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize to appoint Deborah B. Weissbard as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $73,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2008.

 

#72         Authorize to reappoint Suzanne M. Gorman as a Senior Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $93,313.48.  Effective June 30, 2008 through June 30, 2013.

 

#73         Authorize to reappoint Sandra Matheson as Director, Office of Victim/Witness Assistance at a salary level of $79,541.80.  Effective June 30, 2008 through June 30, 2013.

 

#74         Authorize to pay Fiscal Year 2009 dues to the National Association of Attorneys General in the amount of $25,475.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.

 

#75         Authorize to amend the FY 2006 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws grant award from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (previously approved by G&C on 7-18-07, item #51), to support and enhance state efforts, in cooperation with local law enforcement, to enforce laws prohibiting the sale to, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors, by extending the end date from May 31, 2008 to May 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#76         Authorize to amend the federal FY 2006 Violence Against Women grant program award from the Office on Violence Against Women (previously approved by G&C on 7-18-07, item #47), to support the services to women who have been victims of violence crime in NH, by extending the end date of May 31, 2008 to May 31, 2009.  100% Federal funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#77         Authorize to amend a contract with Attorney Kathryn Bradley, Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-31-08, item #31), for legal services to assist the Attorney General’s Office in developing an on-line internet based training program for municipal election officials and voters funded by the PEW Charitable Trust Grant, by increasing the amount by $3,000 from $33,440 to $36,440.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  90% Agency Income, 10% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

 

#78         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with National Medical Services, Willow Grove, PA, to provide toxicology testing services to the State Medical Examiner in the amount of $150,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to reappoint Suzan J. Lehmann as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $70,955.82.  Effective June 30, 2008 through June 30, 2013.

 

#80         Authorize to pay Fiscal Year 2009 dues to the National Criminal Justice Association in the amount of $3,485.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Elyse Alkalay, Nashua, NH, to provide legal services necessary for the implementation of the Help America Vote Act in the amount of $49,038.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfer from Other Agencies. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#82         Authorize to reclassify position #41305 Claims Hearings Officer, labor grade 26 ($44,284.50), to Life and Health Insurance Examiner, labor grade 28 ($48,262.50).  100% Insurance Assessment Fees. 

 

                                EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#83         Authorize to amend a contract with GMI Asphalt Corporation, New Hampton, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #41), for parking lot repair and resurfacing at NHES’s Laconia Local Office, by increasing the amount by $1,450 from $19,179 to $20,629.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 20, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, to provide services to the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., as the Performance Accountability and Customer Information Agency in the amount of $280,036.33.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.

 

#85         Authorize to enter into a contract with Claremont Savings Bank, Claremont, NH, for rental of 3,100 square feet of office space in the amount of $18,600.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through October 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#86         Authorize to establish the temporary position as detailed in letter dated May 20, 2008.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.

 

#87         Authorize a renewal option with Roland H. Bryan, DDS, Professional Association, Bedford, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-7-08, item #26), for general dentistry services, by increasing the amount by $37,285.50 from $47,598.75 to $84,884.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize a renewal option with John M. Carroll, DMD, Grantham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, late item E), for general dentistry services, by increasing the amount by $37,285.50 from $36,198.75 to $73,484.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize a renewal option with Robert J. Madden, DMD, Derry, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, late item D), for the provision of clinical oral surgeon services, by increasing the amount by $54,896.80 from $53,295.20 to $108,192.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize to amend a contract with Xwave New England, Augusta, ME, (previously amended by G&C on 10-17-07, item #43), for system and enhancement maintenance, by increasing the amount by $1,136,741.20 from $1,612,940 to $2,749,681.20, and by extending the completion date from March 31, 2009 through March 31, 2013.  55.32% OIT General, 44.68% DOC Restitution and Canteen Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Whitefield, NH, for guardianship services in the amount of $98,550.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize a contract renewal with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #46A), for hospital services in the amount of $3,400,000, an increase from $3,400,000 to $6,800,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize a retroactive contract renewal with Lincare Inc., Clearwater, FL, (previously approved by G&C on 2-8-06, item #27), for the rental and maintenance of medical equipment for oxygen concentrators, C-PAP and Bi-PAP machines, in the amount of $50,952, an increase from $151,852 to $202,804.  Effective February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize a contract renewal with Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #46B), for hospital services in the amount of $726,242, an increase from $700,000 to $1,426,242.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize a contract renewal with John A. Eppolito Jr. MD, Bridgewater, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-16-07, item #48), for physician services as a staff physician in the amount of $227,193.01, an increase from $434,726.94 to $661,919.95.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize a contract renewal with Celia Englander, MD, Rye, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-16-07, item #47), for physician services as a Chief Medical Officer in the amount of $242,943.98, an increase from $464,865.94 to $707,809.92.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize to enter into a contract with Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, for guardianship services in the amount of $189,088.25.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#97A      Authorize to pay $1,228,500 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries for vacant positions due to pending recruitment through June 30, 2008.

 

#97B      Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source lease agreement with Hillsborough County, Goffstown, NH, for building and grounds to house the NH State Prison for Women in an amount not to exceed $1,051,265.71.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

#98         Authorize to continue the membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, for the amount of $5,532.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Bank Assessment Funds. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#99         Authorize to accept and expend NH Liquor Commission “Last Drink Survey” funds totaling $11,203.79 from the NH Highway Safety Agency through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2008.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#100       Authorize to enter into a contract with L. Parker’s Electric Service, Londonderry, NH, for the sole purpose of providing electrical services at various liquor store locations throughout NH in the amount of $378,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#101       Authorize to enter into a contract with Waste Management of NH, Inc., Hampton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #75), for rubbish removal services for various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH, by increasing the price from $114,932.37 to $121,328.17, an increase of $6,395.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize to enter into a contract with Casella Waste Service Incorporation, Salem, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #76), for rubbish removal services for various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH, by increasing the price from $207,975.92 to $211,388.72, an increase of $3,412.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize to amend a contract with Carriage Care Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #93), for shopping cart maintenance and services at various liquor store locations throughout NH, by increasing the price from $62,070 to $67,070, an increase of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#104       Authorize to reclassify position #14376 Utility Analyst III, salary grade 28 to Administrator IV, salary grade 33.  100% Utility Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#105       Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with CaLLogix Inc., Bedford, NH, for call center, database management, and mail fulfillment services in the amount of $670,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#106       Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a sole source contract with Dufresne-Henry Inc., d/b/a Stantec Consulting Services Inc., North Springfield, VT (previously amended by G&C on 1-26-06, item #47), for construction administration support for the project to bring grid electrical power to the summit of Mt. Washington, by increasing the amount by $35,230 from $473,600 to $508,830, and by retroactively extending the completion date to October 31, 2008 from December 1, 2006.  100% Capital Budget Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract renewal with the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-07, item #56A), for management of the Job Training Grant Program in the amount of $1,000,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to amend a contract with USA 800 Inc., Kansas City, MO (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #64), for telemarketing, inquiry fulfillment, and reporting services, by increasing the amount by $60,000 from $760,000 to $820,000, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a purchase and sale agreement and promissory note with the Trustees of Dartmouth College in the amount of $2,123,584.94 for the purchase of 8.176 acres, more or less with the buildings thereon located at the summit of Mount Washington State Park from the Trustees of Dartmouth College.  100% Mt. Washington Funds. 

 

#110       Authorize Division of Economic Development to award a grant to the Hannah Grimes Center Inc., Keene, NH, to facilitate the expansion of high-speed wireless service in the southwestern region in the amount of $10,000.  (2)Further authorize payment of $9,000 upon G&C approval.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a grant from the National Parks Service Land and Water Conservation Fund (previously amended by G&C on 5-16-07, item #55), for the Monadnock State park Development and Acquisition project, by extending the completion date to October 31, 2008 from June 25, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112       Authorize Trails Bureau to award Recreation Trails Program grants totaling $779,187 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated June 25, 2008.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#113       Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend an estimated total of $292,369.65 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency via the State Office of Emergency Management in order to reimburse eligible expenses for mitigating flood-related damages suffered on DRED-managed lands in Coos, Grafton, Carroll, Merrimack and Rockingham counties during the April 2007 rainstorm.  100% Transfer-FEMA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#114       Authorize to provide retroactive pay to Judith A. DuBois, a former DRED and current PDA employee, in the amount of $11,465.24 plus associated benefit costs due to an adjustment of longevity and seniority dates based on an audit by the Division of Personnel.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds.  

 

#114A    Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to pay an invoice from Rowell’s Sewer & Drain LLC, Franklin, NH, for emergency pumping at the Basin Notch within Franconia Notch State Park on April 24, 2008 in the amount of $456.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#114B    Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Green Mountain Communications Inc., Wolfeboro Falls, NH, for communication tower repairs at the Mount Sunapee and Mount Kearsarge Communication Sites in the amount of $17,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2008.  88% Parks, 12% Forest Management and Protection Funds. 

 

#114C    Authorize to enter into a sublease agreement with the Pease Development Authority, Portsmouth, NH, for renting the 6,134 square foot facility currently housing the International Trade Resource Center in the amount of $137,216.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#115       Authorize to transfer $20,870 from the NH Fish and Game Reserve to the Fish and Game FY 2009 Operating Budget.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an additional $62,673 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service for the purpose of purchasing fish food for the fiscal year 2009 for six hatcheries.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#116       Authorize to purchase 72.65 acres in Kingston, NH, from The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, in the amount of $55,123.77.  (2)Further authorize to accept the donation of three parcels of land totaling approximately 31 acres in Kingston, NH from The Nature Conservancy.  (3)Further authorize to accept the donation of a 0.26 acre parcel of land in Kingston, NH from Roland and Rebecca Edmiston, East Kingston, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize to enter into a contract with William Puls d/b/a Deyo’s Cleaning Service, West Brattleboro, VT, for professional cleaning services at the Region 4 Office in Keene in the amount of $3,030.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize to enter into a contract with Exeter Rent-All Inc., Exeter, NH, to provide tents, chairs, and tables for the Annual Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition Day at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center on June 28, 2008 in the amount of $4,489.26.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize to accept and expend an estimated $11,715.27 and to enter into a sole source agreement with Macro International Inc., Burlington, VT, and to reimburse NHFG up to $26,715.27 for collection of information on catch by NH marine recreational anglers.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#120       Authorize to purchase a conservation easement on 284 acres in Milton, NH, from The Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH, in the amount of $157,122.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  (2)Further authorize to donate $20,900 to the Land Conservation Endowment Fund for easement monitoring and stewardship on behalf of NH Fish and Game.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize to accept the assignment of the contract agreement from GreatLodge.com Inc., to Outdoor Central Inc., Jefferson City, MO (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #85A).  (2)Further authorize to amend a contract with Outdoor Central Inc., Jefferson City, MO, for the purpose of providing maintenance and hosting of an Internet based Department licensing and migratory bird Harvest Information Program as well as to conduct a server upgrade, by increasing the contract by $37,500 from $25,000 to $62,500, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  67% Fish & Game, 33% Other (Agency Income from Game Management) Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize to hold a Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition Day on June 28, 2008 at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, NH for a total cost of $11,294.26.  (2)Further authorize to pay the Hart’s Turkey Farm, Meredith, NH, to provide a catered Chicken BBQ for the Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition Day at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center on June 28, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#123       Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated June 6, 2008, to fund Household Hazardous Waste Collection Projects totaling $41,173.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize to accept and expend $465,097 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for a Gulf of Maine Ocean Data Partnership collaborative data project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#125       Authorize to accept and expend $70,000 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency to administer a Wetlands Program Development Grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#126       Authorize to accept and expend federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency to provide funding for the Northeast Regional Pollution Prevention Information Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#127       Authorize to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $146,259 in order to meet a shortfall in budgeted personnel, utility, current expense, and in-state travel funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% WRBP Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#128       Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MI, for the purpose of milfoil research activities in the amount of $20,000.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.  

 

#129       Authorize the Department of Environmental Services and the NH Fish and Game Department to enter into a memorandum of agreement in the amount of $450,000 for the reconstruction of the Alton Power Dam in Alton and Perkins Pond Marsh Dam in Weare.  (2)Further authorize to advance these funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Fish and Game Funds.  (3)Further authorize to expend these funds on a force account basis.  100% Dam Maintenance Funds. 

 

#130       Authorize to amend a memorandum of agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #96), for stream flow monitoring as part of water quality studies in the vicinity of the I-93 roadway in southern NH, to extend the completion date to September 30, 2008 from June 30, 2008.

 

#131       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Seabrook, NH to complete the Cains Pond Restoration Project in the amount of $91,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#132       Authorize to amend a contract with Secondwind Water System Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #156B), for providing safe drinking water, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009 from June 30, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Oil and Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#133       Authorize to amend a Water Supply Land Grant to the Town of Windham, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #110), for the purchase of property in a source water protection area, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009 from June 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#134       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commission Inc., Charlestown, NH, to complete the Stream Restoration and the Lower Mohawk River and Colebrook Business Park Project in the amount of $122,913.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#135       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Dover, NH, to complete the Willand Pond Drainage Establishment and Public Outreach Project in the amount of $68,064.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#136       Authorize to amend a contract with SEA Consultants Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-13-08, item #42), to promote public water system mutual aid, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2008 from June 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#137       Authorize to award a grant to the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $32,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#138       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Bear Creek Environmental LLC, Middlesex, VT, to complete the Geomorphic Assessment and Watershed Restoration Plan for Exeter River Watershed Project in the amount of $104,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#139       Authorize to enter into a contract with Katahdin Analytical Services Inc., Scarborough, ME, for laboratory analytical services in the amount of $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  58% General, 42% Other Fee Funds. 

 

#140       Authorize to enter into contracts with the entities as detailed in letter dated June 12, 2008, for purposes of sharing data for the Gulf of Maine at a total cost of $406,549.64.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#141       Authorize to amend a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Rochester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #115), to purchase a piece of property in a source water protection area to protect water supply land, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009 from June 30, 2008. 

 

#142       Authorize to amend a contract with Portsmouth Harbor Towing LLC, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #135), to operate one additional mobile pumpout boat provided by the State.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009. 

 

#143       Authorize to enter into an Allonge to Promissory Note and amendment of Loan Agreement with Mt. Washington Condominium Association, in the amount of $250,912.94, finalizing the loan amount used to finance the upgrades to the existing public water system serving the Mt. Washington Condominium Association.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#144       Authorize to enter into an Allonge to Promissory Note and amendment of Loan Agreement with Hampstead Area Water Company Inc., in the amount of $1,315,290.86, finalizing the loan amount used to finance the construction of a new storage tank and water main connection to the existing distribution system.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#145       Authorize to approve an Original Loan Agreement with Hill Water Works to finance water system improvements in the amount of $485,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital Funds. 

 

#146       Authorize to award Wastewater State Aid Grants in an aggregate amount of $3,489,718 for public water pollution control projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#147       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association, Boston, MA, to provide funding approved by USEPA for the Northeast Regional Pollution Prevention Information Center in the amount of $106,781.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#148       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Kevin C. Dolloff d/b/a Dolloff Lawncare, Laconia, NH, for lawn maintenance services in the amount $20,760.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% WRBP Funds.  

 

#149       Authorize to amend the Newfound Lake Dam gate improvement project (previously approved by G&C on 6-26-07, item #99), by extending the completion date to October 30, 2008 from June 30, 2008.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#150       Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated May 23, 2008, totaling $30,383 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#151       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with HTE Northeast Inc., Bedford, NH, for an underwater inspection of the pond drain gate at the Deering Reservoir Dam in the amount of $3,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Capital General Funds. 

 

#152       Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated June 12, 2008, to fund Household Hazardous Waste Collection projects totaling $33,307.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#153       Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated June 12, 2008, to fund Household Hazardous Waste Collection projects totaling $53,943.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#154       Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH, for financial services to assist with Drinking Water State Revolving Loans to privately owned public water systems in the amount of $45,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#155       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Forrest Bell, d/b/a FB Environmental Consulting, Portland, ME, to complete a comprehensive modeling study at coastal beaches in the amount of $101,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#156       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Camp, Dresser & McKee Inc., Manchester, NH, for professional engineering design services associated with process, civil and structural improvements at the Franklin wastewater treatment plant.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Funds. 

 

#157       Authorize Lawrence & Janet Hebb’s request to rework an existing “L-shaped” breakwater to incorporated two 12 inch culverts to promote water movement, repair the “F-shaped” cantilevered and piling supported docking system, dredge sand and repair rip-rapped shoreline on frontage on Barndoor Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#158       Authorize Paul Sr. & Brigid Gaudet’s request to remove two existing crib piers, construct a piling pier connected to a piling pier by a walkway connected to a piling pier by a walkway connected to a piling pier by a walkway in an “W” configuration, drive three 3-piling ice clusters, drive 4 pilings to support 2 permanent boatlifts, install 2 personal watercraft lifts, install a seasonal canopy, a irregularly shaped seasonal canopy, and excavate shoreline to construct a perched beach with steps to the water on frontage on Governor’s Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

 

#159       Authorize Six High Street LLC’s request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of a permanent pier connecting to a ramp connecting to a float, connecting in a T configuration to seven float sections providing 9 slips  on the Cocheco River in Dover.

 

#160       Authorize James Curvey’s request to repair breakwater and cantilevered dock and dredge sand from frontage in Alton on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

#161       Authorize James Curvey’s request to repair an “L-shaped” breakwater with a gap a the shoreline and a cantilevered dock accessed by a walkway along the shore and dredge from a previously dredged area in Alton on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

#162       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with University of NH, Office or Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to implement estuarine monitoring activities that support the National Coastal Assessment in the amount of $9,999.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#163       Authorize to enter into a Joint Funding agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for streamflow gaging in the amount of $106,550.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  96% Other, 4% General Funds. 

 

#164       Authorize to amend a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #79), for financial services to assist DES with Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund loans, by increasing the amount by $17,000 from $48,000 to $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#165       Authorize Lou Zajac’s request to remove three piers, extend the main pier in a major docking facility and add two finger piers at the lakeward end to provide deeper water in 4 slips within an existing private community docking facility in Tuftonboro on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#166       Authorize adjustment of the General Fund appropriations within benefit accounts in the amount of $407,986.  (2)Further authorize approval of net decreasing related revenue adjustments of $62,702 in federal funds and net decreasing revenue adjustments of $30,978 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#167       Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH of the University System of NH, Durham, NH, to provide an economic analysis of NH’s Child Support Guidelines in the amount of $120,439.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2009.  100% Other (Agency Income) Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#168       Authorize to amend a lease with Cameron Real Estate Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-03, item #160), by increasing the amount of $413,448 to $2,145,802.80 from $1,732,354.80.  Effective July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#169       Authorize to amend a contract with MedSolutions SHC Inc., Franklin, TN, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #152), to continue an outpatient diagnostic imaging prior authorization program, by increasing the price by $185,000 from $765,881.25 to $950,881.25, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#170       Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the American Public Human Services Association, Washington, DC, in the amount of $3,663 for annual membership dues.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#171       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with First Health Services Corporation, Glen Allen, VA, (previously amended by G&C on 1-10-07, item #73), to continue managing pharmacy benefits for the Medicaid Program, by increasing the price from $12,664,279 to $16,549,933, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to September 30, 2009.  63% Federal, 37% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#172       Authorize to provide Licensed Plus quality child care awards in the amount of $38,216.07 to a total of nine Licensed Plus child care providers throughout the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#173       Authorize to enter into a contract with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Bedford, NH, for educational consultant services in the amount of $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#174       Authorize to retroactively reclassify the positions as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2008.

 

#175       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Dartmouth Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Hanover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #106), for the provision of child psychiatry rotations, by increasing the price by $40,238 from $32,290 to $72,528, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#176       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Shelby Bailey, Registered Nurse, Jaffrey, NH, to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer in the amount of $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#177       Authorize to amend an agreement with Rebecca Rogers, Registered Nurse, Stark, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #91), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $31,200 from $83,886 to $115,086, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  50% General, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#178       Authorize to accept and expend $100,000 from the State Treasurer to support the provisions of the Housing Security Grantee Program.  (2)Further authorize to amend a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (previously amended by G&C on 11-28-07, item #105), for homeless assistance services, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $871,247.64 to #971,247.64.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#179       Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract renewal with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #156), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $55,889.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#180       Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract renewal with NH Legal Assistance, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #160), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $25,193.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#181       Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract renewal with The Salvation Army, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #189), to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $25,858.  Effective January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#182       Authorize to amend a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 11-28-07, item #107), to provide services to homeless individuals, by increasing the price by $79,829 from $532,763.33 to $612,592.33.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#183       Authorize to enter into a contract with Controlled F.O.R.C.E., Inc., Elburn, IL, to provide Defensive Tactics Instructor training for Division staff in an amount not to exceed $7,440.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#184       Authorize to amend an agreement with Crawford Polygraph Services, Center Harbor, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-13-08, item #50), to provide interview and interrogation training, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#185       Authorize to enter into a contract with Duval Survey Inc., Hooksett, NH, to provide survey services to subdivide the property located on North River Road in Manchester, NH, in preparation for sale in an amount not to exceed $5,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Tobey School

#186       Authorize to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $175,000 for renovations of space at the Thayer Building for use by the Tobey School.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#187       Authorize to amend a contract with the Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #199), to provide pubic guardianship services, by increasing the amount by $801,967.41, from $834,362.28 to $1,636,329.69, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of $126,978.17.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#188       Authorize to amend an agreement with National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Madison, WI, (previously amended by G&C on 10-31-07, item #90), to develop training curriculum and training materials for, and complete the implementation of the standardized risk assessment instruments for the Adult Protective Services program, by increasing the amount by $36,415 from $71,190 to $107,605, and by extending the termination date from June 30, 2008 to September 29, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#189       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide public guardianship and protection services in an amount not to exceed $7,593.75.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

#190       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, to provide public guardianship and protection services in an amount not to exceed $53,156.25.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#191       Authorize to enter Rhonda A. Bibeau into a retroactive Educational Tuition Agreement with CareMed Educational Services LLC, Plymouth, NH, to participate in the course entitled Licensed Practical Nurse Program, during the period of April 29, 2008 through April 26, 2009 and to pay said costs in the amount of $2,000.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#192       Authorize to increase the annual salary of Matthew J. Masewic, MD, Physician In Charge by $3,000 for being board certified in Family Practice.

 

#193       Authorize to enter into an agreement with The University of Vermont Technical Services Program, Burlington, VT, to provide clinical equipment repair and maintenance in the amount of $16,500.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  68% General, 30% Federal, 2% Other Funds. 

 

#194       Authorize to enter into an agreement with BK Systems Inc., Goffstown, NH, to provide fire detection, nurse call and alarm system test and maintenance services in the amount of $42,400.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

#195       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Sodexo Operations LLC, Gaithersburg, MD, to provide the purchase of food and food related products, systems and equipment for the Hospital’s Food and Nutrition and Environmental Services Departments in the amount of $3,474,018.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#196       Authorize to amend a contract with The Bristol Observatory Ltd., Bristol, VT, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #372), to provide statistical analysis and consulting services on the number of persons in the mental health system that are also served by other government agencies, by increasing the price by $25,000 from $140,089.97 to $165,089.97, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#197       Authorize to enter into a contract with The Alternative Life Center, Conway, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $876,526.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  64% Federal, 36% General Funds. 

 

#198       Authorize to enter into a contract with The Stepping Stone Drop-In Center Association, Claremont, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $705,368.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  64% Federal, 36% General Funds. 

 

#199       Authorize to amend a sole source contract with the Institute on Disability, University of NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #58), to conduct public mental health consumer surveys as required by the Mental Health Block Grant Program, by increasing the price by $75,000 from $142,928 to $217,928, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 through June 30, 2009; and that the Institute on Disability, University of NH be allowed to carry over any unexpended funds from SFY 2008 to SFY 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#200       Authorize on behalf of the Children’s Care Management Collaborative, to amend an agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #166), to provide technical assistance and supports in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  59% Federal, 41% General Funds. 

 

#201       Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri-City Consumers’ Action Co-operative, Dover, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $336,626.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  100% General Funds. 

 

#202       Authorize to enter into a contract with On The Road To Recovery Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $624,126.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  64% Federal, 36% General Funds. 

 

#203       Authorize to enter into a contract with Peer Support Mental Health Alliance of Southern NH Inc., d/b/a Circle of L.I.F.E., Derry, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $340,634.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  64% Federal, 36% General Funds. 

 

#204       Authorize to enter into a contract with Seacoast Mental Health Consumer Alliance Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $415,556.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  64% Federal, 36% General Funds. 

 

#205       Authorize to enter into a contract with Lakes Region Consumer Advisory Board, Laconia, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $706,766.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  64% Federal, 36% General Funds. 

 

#206       Authorize to enter into a contract with Granite State Monarchs, Keene, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $337,062.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price limitation.  64% Federal, 36% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#207       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $132,217 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the National Cancer Prevention and Control Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to establish two full-time temporary positions at the following levels: one Administrator I, labor grade 27 and one Administrative Secretary, labor grade 14, utilizing funds from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the National Cancer Prevention and Control Program.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#208       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, STD/HIV Section to enter into an agreement with Creative Classrooms Inc., Raymond, NH, to provide logistical and capacity building support to the NH HIV Prevention and Care Community Planning Group and to HIV Prevention services contracted agencies in an amount not to exceed $236,686.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#209       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with The Family Resource Center at Gorham, Gorham, NH, to provide Child and Family Health Support Services in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds. 

 

#210       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to enter into a sole source agreement with Makin’ It Happen Coalition for Resilient Youth, Manchester, NH, to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives in an amount not to exceed $26,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#211       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section to retroactively amend an agreement with NH Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #279), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $18,000 from $100,000 to $118,000.  Effective May 1, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#212       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with the Town of Derry, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in SFY 2009, not to exceed 25% of the agreement, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#213       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in SFY 2009, not to exceed 25% of the agreement, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#214       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Northern Strafford County Health and Safety Council, Rochester, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in SFY 2009, not to exceed 25% of the agreement, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#215       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Health Statistics and Data Management Section to enter into an agreement with Maine Health Information Center, Manchester, ME, to provide ongoing hospital data collection and consolidation for the DHHS Uniform Hospital Discharge Data in an amount not to exceed $221,622.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#216       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with North Country Health Consortium, Whitefield, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within three regions in an amount not to exceed $225,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in SFY 2009, not to exceed 25% of the agreement, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#217       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in SFY 2009, not to exceed 25% of the agreement, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#218       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Sullivan County, Newport, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in SFY 2009, not to exceed 25% of the agreement, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#219       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Mascoma Valley Health Initiative, Canaan, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in SFY 2009, not to exceed 25% of the agreement, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#220       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease/Human Immunodeficiency Virus Section to enter into an agreement with the Southern NH HIV/AIDS Task Force, Nashua, NH, to provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus prevention services in an amount not to exceed $192,748.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#221       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to amend an agreement with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 1-30-08, item #50), to provide primary care services for individuals experiencing homelessness, by increasing the amount by $204,880 from $58,905 to $263,785, and by extending the completion date to July 1, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#222       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to amend a contract with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #223), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $227,044 from $347,286 to $574,330, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  92% Federal, 8% General Funds. 

 

#223       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program to enter into an agreement with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Inc., Concord, NH, to provide education, advocacy, resources and support for families with infants and children who have a suspected or confirmed hearing loss in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#224       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to amend an agreement with Indian Stream Health Center Inc., Colebrook, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-30-08, item #49), to provide primary care services, by increasing the price limitation by $230,586 from $77,482 to $308,068, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#225       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Valley Regional Hospital Inc., Newport NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $518,850.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#226       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Manchester Community Health Center, Manchester, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening in an amount not to exceed $903,236.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#227       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to amend an agreement with Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-30-08, item #48), to provide primary care services, by increasing the amount by $397,700 from $125,700 to $523,400, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#228       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to amend an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #119), to provide primary care services, by increasing the amount by $273,898 from $80,390 to $354,288, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#229       Authorize Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, to provide Child and Family Health Support Services in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#230       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section, to exercise a contract renewal with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #281), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $22,000 from $22,000 to $44,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#231       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section, to exercise a contract renewal with Cheshire Medical Center, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #121), to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives, by increasing the price by $23,625 from $63,000 to $86,625, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#232       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Section, to exercise a contract renewal with Inter-Laes School District fiscal agent for the Belknap County CoRe Coalition, Meredith, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #186), to provide tobacco prevention and control initiatives, by increasing the price by $24,750 from $66,000 to $90,750, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#232A    Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the agreement amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

#232B    Authorize Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, to provide Public Health Network services with responsibility to improve the capacity and capability of public health response partners to mount a coordinated response to public health emergencies within a defined region in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  (2)Further authorize advance payment not to exceed 25% of the agreement amount, for costs for projects within the agreement, which includes the burden of a program coordinator and associated program costs.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  74% Federal, 26% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS

#233       Authorize to enter into a contract with the NH Professionals’ Health Program of the NH Medical Society, Concord, NH, to manage and administer a Dental Professional Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $26,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  91% General, 9% Other (Professional Assistance Program) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF PHARMACY

#234       Authorize to continue the 30% salary enhancements for the Board’s 4 pharmacist positions (previously approved by G&C on 5-2-07, item #100), for retention purposes.  Effective August 14, 2008 through August 13, 2010.  80% General, 20% Transfer Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY

#235       Authorize to retroactively amend a lease with McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA (previously approved by G&C on 10-20-04, item #23), by increasing the amount by $2,521.70 from $13,253.71 to $15,775.41.  Effective June 16, 2008 through November 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#236       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Pharmasource Healthcare Inc., Dublin, OH, to provide onsite pharmacy services to Homes residents in the amount of $879,984.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#237       Authorize to retroactively pay invoices from West Central Services Inc., Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-05, item #114), in the amount of $44,000 to provide Geriatric Psychiatrist services to the Homes residents.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  33% Federal, 43% Agency Income, 27% General Funds. 

 

                                CHRISTA MCAULIFFE PLANETARIUM

#238       Authorize to amend a sole source contract with H.B. Stubbs Inc., Warren, MI, (previously amended by G&C on 3-26-08, item #139), to create and install first floor exhibits, by increasing the price limitation by $585,934 from $1,268,000 to $1,853,934, and by extending the end date from July 31, 2008 to April 1, 2009.  7% Federal, 93% Planetarium Capital Funds. 

 

#239       Authorize to amend a contract with Martin S. Quinn, (previously approved by G&C on 7-17-06, item #140), to design an introductory 2-minute visual and audio sequence for the “Space Mission 3D Sonification” project, by increasing the price from $27,900 to $31,120.50, and by extending the end date retroactively from May 31, 2008 to August 31, 2008.  100% Planetarium Donation Funds. 

 

#240       Authorize to amend a contract with NH Public Radio (previously approved by G&C on 4-4-07, item #93), for weekly radio advertisement, by increasing the price by $208 from $6,032 to $6,240, and by extending the completion date from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  36% General, 64% Planetarium Revenue Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#241       Authorize to amend the memorandum of agreement with the Community College System of NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-19-04, item #85), to build the Gregg Public Safety Academy in Littleton and connect via interactive videoconferencing technology to the NH Police Standard and Training Council, the Fire Standards and Training Council, the Department of Transportation, Pease Tradeport, and the other site in Keene, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009, and by increasing the price in the amount of $100,000.  100% Other (Penalty Assessment) Funds. 

 

#242       Authorize to amend the Cooperative Project agreement with Granite State College (previously approved by G&C on 8-31-05, item #151), to build the Gregg Public Safety Academy in Littleton and connect via interactive videoconferencing technology to the NH Police Standard and Training Council, the Fire Standards and Training Council, and the Department of Transportation, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009, and by increasing the price in the amount of $123,911.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#243       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Compass Group USA d/b/a Chartwells Dining Services, Rye Brook, NY, for the provision of meals through the NH Technical Institute dining hall to recruit and in-service officers attending programs at the Council facility in the amount of $243,674.30.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#244       Authorize to amend a lease agreement with Granite State Management & Resources, for 190 square feet of office space, Concord, NH, by increasing the total rental by $9,846.30.  (2)Further authorize additional expenditures of funds for Fiscal Year 2009 through Fiscal Year 2012 as detailed in letter dated June 4, 2008.  Effective July 1, 2008 through September 30, 2012.  76% General, 24% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#245       Authorize to grant funds to the HUB Family Resource Center, Dover, NH, to offer extended day programming for youth and their families in an amount not to exceed $137,500.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#246       Authorize to contract with Patricia Eddy, Lancaster, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#247       Authorize to contract with Jonas Taub, Antrim, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#248       Authorize to contract with Bruce Ehielen, Keene, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#249       Authorize to contract with Allyson Vignola, Barnstead, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#250       Authorize to enter into a contract with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to implement the Math Science Project entitle Increasing Student Achievement II, by providing professional development in science education that emphasized inquiry and the literacy and assessment skills that support it in an amount not to exceed $91,840.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#251       Authorize to reclassify position #13141 Program Assistant II, salary grade 15 ($28,177.50) to Administrative Supervisor, salary grade 17 ($30,556.50).  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#252       Authorize to amend a contract with Connie Upschulte, Nashua, NH, School Improvement Coach (previously amended by G&C on 4-9-08, item #76), to continue 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, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#253       Authorize to amend a contract with Kathryn Treamer, Lancaster, NH, School Improvement Coach (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07 item #154), to continue 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, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  100% General Funds. 

 

#254       Authorize to grant funds to the Northern Strafford County Health and Safety Council, Rochester, NH, to offer extended day programming for youth and their families for an amount not to exceed $225,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#255       Authorize to pay the Education Commission of the States $47,247 for a partial payment of the annual State Assessment for FY 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#256       Authorize to grant funds to the Dover Housing Authority, Dover, NH, to offer extended day programming for youth and their families in an amount not to exceed $81,250.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#257       Authorize to contract with Attitash Grand Summit Hotel & Conference Center, for meeting space, overnight accommodations and meals for the 3rd Annual APEX II Dropout Prevention Institute in an amount not to exceed $33,511.24.  Effective August 20, 2008 to August 21, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#258       Authorize a renewal contract with MAGI Educational Services White Plains, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #245), to collect parent involvement surveys from parents of students with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $125,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#259       Authorize to pay FY 2009 Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation annual dues in the amount not to exceed $8,679.  72% General, 28% Federal Funds. 

 

#260       Authorize to pay the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, $30,003 for FY 2009 dues.  100% General Funds. 

 

#261       Authorize to grant funds to Southern NH Services Inc., Hispanic/Latino Community Services Program, Manchester, NH, to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics classes at the Latin American Center, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $61,703.  Effective September 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  57% Federal, 43% General Funds. 

 

#262       Authorize to grant funds to the Fuller Public Library, Hillsboro, NH, in the amount of $26,440.85 to provide training for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adults in Hillsborough County.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#263       Authorize to grant funds to the NH Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, Concord, NH, in the amount of $20,140 providing English Language/Civics Education classes to workers who are learning English as another language and to students in adult basic education classes throughout the state.  Effective September 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#264       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the University of NH, Institute on Disability to organize and facilitate the Executive Committee on Special Education’s development of plan for improved comprehensive, systemic, and sustained systems of pre-service and in-service special education in an amount not to exceed $24,437.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2008.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of the 25% withholding provision.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#265       Authorize to amend a contract with University of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #168), to reduce the FY08 funds by $47,052.85 and increase the FY09 funds by $47,052.85 on the Cooperative Project Agreement for the Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Project, Leaders In Mathematics Education.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#266       Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with New England Document Systems, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #130), to archive federal records by scanning onto CD-ROM for a total amount not to exceed $36,815.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.   (2)Further authorize a waiver of the 25% withholding provision and payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25%.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#267       Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Private Secretary Inc., Cranston, RI, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #437), to provide medical transcription services for a total cost of $88,957.38.  Effective July 1, 2008 through July 10, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to waive the 25% withholding requirement.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#268       Authorize to utilize the services of the medical and psychological consultants as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2008, from July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009, and authorize unencumbered payments on a fee for service basis to a total cumulative amount of $857,101.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#269       Authorize to exercise a renewal option and contract with the individuals as detailed in letter dated May 13, 2008 (previously amended by G&C on 5-16-07, item #132) to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations for a total not to exceed $75,000.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#270       Authorize to grant funds to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $597,637 to provide adult basic education/ESL English Language/Civics Education classes and training for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adults coordinated from the Nashua Adult Learning Center, the Learning Center Annex in Nashua and in students’ homes.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  60% Federal 40% General Funds. 

 

#271       Authorize to grant funds to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $69,300 to provide basic math and reading instruction for NH Employment Program clients.  The program operated by the Nashua Adult Learning Center will provide services to students from southern Hillsborough County.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% DHHS Transfer Funds. 

 

#272       Authorize to grant funds to Lutheran Community Services, Concord, NH, in the amount of $50,449.50 to provide English as a Second Language classes to newly arriving refugees in the Concord and Laconia communities.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#273       Authorize to grant funds to Rockingham Community Action Program, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $93,933.30 to provide Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language classes in the Seacoast area.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#274       Authorize a renewal option with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH, for the development and administration of a Science Assessment to meet federal and state requirements in an amount not to exceed $2,103,565.  (2)Further authorize to waive Administrative Rule, Section 311.07 (a) (5).  (3)Further authorize to reduce from 25% to 7.5% the percentage of the total contract price to be withheld until the satisfactory completion of all services, including acceptance of all reports and the receipt of the detailed listing of expenses incurred for the contract period.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2010.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#274A    Authorize a renewal contract with Community and School Partners LLC, Rye, NH (previously approved by G&C on June 27, 2007, Item #326), for the purpose of continued support with the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence in an amount not to exceed $152,064.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  96% Federal, 4% Transfer Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#275       Authorize Division of State Police to transfer $9,700 within the budgeted appropriation titled Detective Bureau in order to offset anticipated shortages in FY 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  71% Highway, 29% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#276       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $325,169.  (2)Further authorize to award funds to the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2008, for a total amount of $318,812 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#277       Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into an agreement with ADR Small Engine Repair, LLC, Penacook, NH, to provide maintenance services for gas powered tools and generating equipment in an amount not to exceed $40,500.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#278       Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a contract with L.A.D. Welding & Fabrication Inc., Concord, NH, to provide welding, installation & fabrication services in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#279       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively reimburse the Town of Hinsdale, in the amount of $1,226.05 for Radiological Emergency Response Planning, using SFY08 funds for services provided in SFY07.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Private Funds. 

 

#280       Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training & Emergency Medical Services to enter into a contract with Contigiani’s Catering Services Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide catering services for students, board and commission members, activations of Emergency Operations Center, and other events in an amount not to exceed $282,163.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  60.29% Fire & EMS, 9.76% Federal, 10.69% Seabrook, 6.18% Vermont Yankee, 7.32% Highway, 1.72% Turnpike, 3.30% Navigation Safety, 0.74% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#281       Authorize Division of State Police to amend grant funds received from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (previously amended by G&C on 10-31-07, item #136), by reallocating the funds utilized in support of improving the State Police Forensic 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 in the amount of $3,446.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal committee approved. 

 

#282       Authorize Division of State Police to amend position #9T152 Program Specialist IV, labor grade 25 (previously amended by G&C on 9-19-07, item #99), by extending the end date from June 30, 2008 to September 30, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#283       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $348,763.  (2)Further authorize to award funds to the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated May 5, 2008, for a total amount of $345,028 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#284       Authorize Division of Administration to reclassify position #41993 Counter Clerk II, labor grade 9, step 8 to an Accounting Technician, labor grade 12, step 6 in the Business Office.  Effective retroactive to April 25, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#285       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into agreements with the communities as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2008 for a total amount of $42,988.50, for the purpose of activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#286       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into agreements with the communities as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2008 for a total amount of $264,167, for the purpose of activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#287       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into agreements with the communities as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2008 for a total amount of $71,727.50, for the purpose of activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#288       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into agreements with the communities as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2008 for a total amount of $112,981, for the purpose of activities associated with enhancing local all-hazard planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2008.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#289       Authorize Division of Fire Safety and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health Services to enter into a memorandum of understanding for bioterrorism preparedness planning in the amount of $90,058, plus state negotiated salary and benefit increases, if any.  Effective July 1, 2008 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

 

#290       Authorize Division of State Police to amend a sole source contract with Banks Chevrolet-Cadillac Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-9-08, item #108), for the painting of approximately 40 additional State Police cruisers, by increasing the amount by $40,000 from $90,000 to $130,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#291       Authorize Divisions of State Police and Motor Vehicles to make a retroactive payment to Irving Oil Corporation, Lewiston, ME, for parts and labor for repair of the oil furnace at the Troop B/Motor Vehicle Substation in the amount of $151.41.  Effective upon G&C approval.  88% Highway, 12% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#292       Authorize Divisions of Homeland Security/Emergency Management, Emergency Communications and State Police to enter into a contract with BWCP LLC2 d/b/a 106 Commerce Park Mini Storage, Pembroke, NH, for the purpose of renting storage units in an amount not to exceed $6,612.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  56% Federal, 23% Private Local, 17% Agency Income, 4% Revolving Funds. 

 

#293       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a sole source contract with J. L. Shephard & Associates, San Fernando, CA, to purchase and install Cesium 137 radiation sources for two CD V Radiological Equipment Calibrators in an amount not to exceed $49,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2008.  84% Private & Local, 14% Federal, 2% Revolving Funds. 

 

#294       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to amend a sole source retroactive contract with Contigiani’s Catering Service Inc., Laconia NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-7-06, item #189), to provide catering services for the Motorcycle Rider Training meeting, by increasing the amount by $548.80 from $167,000 to $167,548.80.  Effective March 29, 2008 through June 30, 2008.  100% Agency Income. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#295       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a sole source contract with Roadsafe Traffic Systems Incorporated, Avon, MA, for the purpose of upgrading dynamic message sign hardware at five Seacoast sign locations for a total of $16,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#296       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to accept and expend Federal Aviation Administration funds in the amount of $687,045 for an airport security enhancement project at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  (2)Further authorize to provide funding to the City of Manchester, NH, AIP-70 for an airport security enhancement project at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in the amount of $687,045.  100% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize to provide the State 5% required match to the City of Manchester, NH, AIP-70 for an airport security enhancement project at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in the amount of $45,803.  100% General Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#297       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to accept and expend Federal Aviation Administration funds in the amount of $389,577 for property acquisition at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  (2)Further authorize to provide funding to the City of Manchester, NH, AIP-75 for property acquisition for the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in the amount of $389,577.  100% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize to provide the State 5% required match to the City of Manchester, NH, AIP-75 for property acquisition for the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in the amount of $25,972.  100% General Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#298       Authorize to accept and place on file the Department’s Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending May 31, 2008.

 

#299       Authorize Office of Stewardship & Compliance to exercise a contract renewal option with Newport Alliance, Newport, RI, (previously approved by G&C on 9-13-06, item #145), for drug and alcohol testing services in the amount of $138,127.50.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  85% Highway, 15% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#300       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Lebanon, NH, for AIP-36 to analyze and design the rehabilitation of obstruction lights and to conduct an assessment of a hill at the approach end of Runway 36 in the amount of $235,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#301       Authorize Bureau of Bridge Design to amend a contract with HNTB Corporation, Boston, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 1-10-07, item #108), to complete all final design tasks and to perform interim mechanical inspections for the rehabilitation of the Memorial Bridge between the City of Portsmouth, NH and the Town of Kittery, ME, and replacement of the bridge of Scott Avenue, owned by the City of Portsmouth, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to December 31, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#302       Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contracts to retroactively pay Lee R. Belanger, prior year increment wages that were not processed from September 28, 2006 through June 7, 2007 in the amount of $1,048.65.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#303       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with National Sign Reclaiming Inc., Rothsay, MN, on the basis of a single bid received in an amount not to exceed $30,000 for providing a service to hydro-strip retroreflective sheeting off aged signs so they may be re-used.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#304       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Milan Excavating Inc., Milan, NH for rubbish disposal services in the amount of $3,300.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#305       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with J. K. Lynch Disposal Inc., Colebrook, NH for rubbish disposal services in the amount of $11,080.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#306       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to quitclaim any interest the State of NH may have in a portion of old Newton Junction Road highway easement not needed for the reconstruction of Newton Junction Road and surplus State owned property, to the abutting property owners, Daniel and Pamela Mastroianni, in the Town of Kingston.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#307       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $324,716.18 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 15, 2008 through June 10, 2008.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#308       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to revise the five-year inter-agency rental agreement with the Department of Employment Security, Concord, NH, (approved by G&C on 11-15-06), providing their Concord based carpenter staff with building space located in the Stickney Avenue Facility, Concord, NH.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011. 

 

#309       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with McFarland Johnson, Incorporated, Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY, for preliminary and final design for the rehabilitation for four red-listed bridges along the Interstate 93 corridor in Bow and Concord in the amount of $393,255.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#310       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with The Louis Berger Group Incorporated, Manchester, NH, and East Orange, NJ, for the preliminary engineering design for the replacement of the I-95 Turnpike System bridge over the Taylor River in Hampton Falls and Hampton, by increasing the amount by $88,896.80 from $355,787.50 to $444,684.30 for additional design services that were not included in the original scope of work, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to June 26, 2009. 100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#311       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Incorporated, Bedford, NH, Watertown, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 1-15-03, item #139), for the preliminary design for the widening of the Spaulding Turnpike in the Town of Newington and the City of Dover, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2008 to October 31, 2008.

 

#312       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with B.U.R Construction LLC, Claremont, NH, for roadway rehabilitation on Route 63 north of the intersection with NH Route 119 on the basis of a low bid of $972,677.85.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $97,267.79 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 5, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% State Funds. 

 

#313       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Severino Trucking Co., Inc., Candia, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $14,884,149.94 for reconstruction of the I-93 northbound on ramps, southbound on and off ramps, and new bridges over the existing recreational trail (former railroad corridor) at the Exit 5/Route 28 interchange in the Town of Londonderry.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $744,207.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.   Effective upon G&C approval through November 6, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#314       Authorize Bureau of Mechanical Services, Fuel Distribution to amend a contract with E.J. Ward Inc., San Antonio, TX, (previously amended by G&C on 6-7-06, item #218), for the maintenance and service of the Fuel Distribution software and hardware, by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $210,000 to $240,000.  Effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#315       Authorize to enter into a contract with Shawmut Equipment Company Inc., Manchester, CT, on the basis of a low bid of $5,157.41, for emergency certified welding repairs to the Department’s Grove Crane.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#316       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a sole source contract with ECM Inc, Buda, TX, to retrofit Weigh-In-Motion sensors at two WIM stations in NH in the amount of $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2008.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#317       Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Weaver Bros. Construction Corp., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-11-06, item #100), for the reconstruction and widening of US 3/NH 11 beginning west of the intersection of Old State Road and continuing easterly to the Laconia town line in Belmont, by increasing the amount by $890,000 from $7,966,941.60 to $8,856,941.60.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% State Highway Funds. 

 

#318       Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with R.J. Olszak Construction, Inc., d/b/a All-Ways Wrecking, Bridgewater, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-4-05, item #144), for the demolition of a total of six buildings in the Towns of Colebrook, Madison, and Whitefield, by increasing the amount by $28,035.60 from $49,800 to $77,835.60.  Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% State Highway Funds. 

 

#319       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., Portsmouth, NH, facility operator, to make security camera repairs and improvements in an amount not to exceed $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  58% Highway, 42% Federal Funds. 

 

#320       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to accept and expend Federal Aviation Administration funds in the amount of $4,782,247 for a sound insulation project in the vicinity of the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  (2)Further authorize to provide funding the City of Manchester, NH, AIP-73 airport noise program project to sound insulate approximately 82 single-family residences and a daycare center in the amount of $4,782,247.  100% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize to provide the State 5% required match to the City of Manchester, NH, for AIP-73 airport noise program project to sound insulate approximately 82 single-family residences and a daycare center in the amount of $298,890.  100% General Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#321       Authorize to enter David S. Smith into a retroactive educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled Capital Budgeting and Finance during the period of Jun 18, 2008 through August 27, 2008, and to pay said costs in the amount of $748.50.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#322       Authorize to enter into a contract with Howard Systems Voice, Data and Video Wiring LLC., Barrington, NH, for Intercom Communication Systems and Related Equipment Services in the amount of $6,262.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#323       Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri State Fire Protection LLC, Nashua, NH, for fire extinguisher inspection and service at District One Highway Maintenance facilities in the amount of $7,960.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#324       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers of Vermont, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Nancy McCormick, Hampstead, NH, in the amount of $23,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2008.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#325       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers of Vermont, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Barbara Baltz, Salisbury, NH, in the amount of $24,990.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2008.  100% Highway Funds

 

#326       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Clough Harbour & Associates LLP, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-21-01, item #323), for the final design of the expansion of the Spaulding Turnpike from Exit 11 to Exit 16 in the City of Rochester, by extending the completion date from August 27, 2008 to July 30, 2010. 

 

#327       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Jay-Mor Enterprises Inc., Pelham, NH, for the demolition of the bridge that formerly carried US 302 over Rocky Branch River on the basis of a low bid of $160,898.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 7, 2008.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $24,134.70 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#328       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with SPS New England Inc., Salisbury, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $6,712,530 for bridge rehabilitation for the bridge that carries NH Route 1A over the Hampton River .  Effective upon G&C approval through June 17, 2011.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $335,626.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.    80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

#329                                                                       TUITION REQUESTS

A.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $953.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lillian Lee, Program Planner I, in the on-line course entitled “Managing Conflict”.

B.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Sheila M. Miller, Human Resources Technician, in the course entitled “Issues in Women’s Health”.

C.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Children, Youth & Families – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $789.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Rebekah Dougherty, Fiscal Specialist, in the course entitled “Organizational Behavior”.

D.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $2,250.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Melissa Diozzi, Family Service Specialist I, in the courses entitled “Clinical Skills II” and “Program Evaluation & Research”.

E.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $888.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lisa Merrill, Supervisor III, in the course entitled “Environmental Heritage”.

F.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $798.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kerry Nelson, Program Specialist IV, in the on-line course entitled “Popular Fiction”.

G.        HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance – Request permission to pay Granite State College, Concord, NH, the sum of $1,776.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Jennifer Shapiro, Family Services Specialist II, in the on-line & weekend intensive courses entitled “Managing Conflict” and “Psychology of Adulthood”.

H.         HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Family Assistance  Request permission to pay Springfield College, Springfield, MA, the sum of $2,450.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Suzette Stratton, Supervisor III, in the courses entitled “Social Transformations & Alternative Visions” and “Ethical Decision Making in Human Services”.

I.          HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Improvement & Integrity - Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $789.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Stephanie E. Ondus, Fraud Investigator, in the course entitled “Managerial Accounting”.

J.         INSURANCE – Request permission to pay Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, the sum of $798.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Kristen Avery, Secretary II, in the course entitled “Introduction to Operations Management”.

K.         PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION – Request permission to pay Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH, the sum of $1,530.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Robyn J. Descoteau, PUC Examiner, in the course entitled Operations Management”.

L.         TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay Hesser College, Concord, NH, the sum of $405.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Karla Kemp, Program Assistant II, in the course entitled “Interpretive Statistics”.

M.        TRANSPORTATION – Request permission to pay Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH, the sum of $268.50 for the sole purpose of enrolling Joyce Libbey, Secretary II, in the course entitled “Managerial Accounting”.

N.         EDUCATION – Request permission to pay New England College, Henniker, NH, the sum of $1,263.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Lillian Emerson, in the course entitled “Strategic Human Resources Management”.

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $15,845.50