GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

                                                                                                June 3, 2009, 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 The  Massachusetts Business Development Corporation d/b/a BDC Capital Corporation to Land-Air Express of New England, Ltd. and Land-Air Terminals, Ltd. located in Londonderry, 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

#2           Authorize to amend a grant with the City of Claremont, NH (previously approved by G&C on 2-4-09, item #1), for a change under a HUD-specific activity line item, by transferring $81,561 from the rehabilitation line item to the acquisition line item.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#3           Authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $50,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement, for refugee social service programs.  (2)Further authorize to transfer funds between classes as detailed in letter dated May 15, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#4           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 $24,988.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $24,045.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#6           Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Infor Global Solutions Inc., Alpharetta, GA (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #8), for technical support and maintenance for the Masterpiece financial operations software at the NH State Liquor Commission, by increasing the amount by $17,108 from $99,347 to $116,455, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: the agency Class 27 used by the NHSLC to reimburse DoIT for the contract is 100% General Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#7           Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $78,600 within organizational unit of the appropriation warrant dated July 1, 2008, Chapter 262, Laws of 2007, for fiscal year 2009, to compensate for expected shortfall and to adjust the budget as detailed in letter dated April 27, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#8           Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $105,481.69 warrant dated July 1, 2008, Chapter 262, Laws of 2007, for fiscal year 2009, to compensate for expected shortfall and to adjust the budget as detailed in letter dated April 28, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#9           Authorize that Jed J. French, Yarmouth, ME, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#10         Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $402.13 from the Fish and Game Department for expenses incurred on March 31, 2009 Aerial Serial and Rescue support in NH.  100% Transfer Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH for Survey of Grassland Habitats for Snakes and Nesting and Migrating Birds in the amount of $8,880.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#12         Authorize to transfer appropriations in the total amount of $70,903 for fiscal year 2009 to compensate for expected shortfalls and to adjust the budget between existing expenditure lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#13         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to transfer funds in the amount of $132,000 from class 022 (Rents & Leases Other than State).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  81% Transfer, 2.8% Agency Income, 16.2% General Funds. 

 

#14         Authorize to amend a contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless of Bedminster, NJ (previously amended by G&C on 2-18-09, item #16), by extending the completion date from June 17, 2009 to March 16, 2010. 

 

#15         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a three-month holdover amendment with Cheshire County, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on  6-13-07, item #40), for courtroom space of approximately 32,545 square feet, by increasing the amount by $97,943.88 from $391,755.52 for a total of $489,719.40.  Effective July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies – General Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with E. Guimond Construction, LLC, Bow, NH, for Repointing of the Granite Arch at the State House, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $42,987.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $8,597 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $51,584.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $872 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $52,456.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2009.  98.22% General, 1.78% Rental Income Funds. 

 

#17         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to retroactively amend a contract with Keith P. Hemingway, Bristol, NH, for professional design services for the new Merrimack District Courthouse, Merrimack, NH, by increasing the amount by $59,662 from $425,320 to $484,982.  (2)Further authorize a contingency increase in the amount of $20,000 from $25,000 to $45,000 for unanticipated expenses for the Merrimack District Courthouse at Merrimack, NH, bringing the total to $529,982.  Effective February 2, 2009 through July 1, 2010. 

 

#18         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with Oak Point Associates, Portsmouth, NH, for professional Electrical Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with Lee F. Carroll, PE, Gorham, NH, for professional Electrical Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#20         Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with John F. Penney Consulting Services PC, Chester, VT, for professional Mechanical Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#20A      Authorize to amend an agreement with Anthem Health Plans of NH Inc., d/b/a Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #24A), to establish the required provider network discount guarantee and expend certain service requirements.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#21         Authorize to enter into a contract with Audit Services US LLC., New York, NY, for the purpose of carrying out audits/examinations of records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custoday and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property for a price based on a contingent fee of 12% of the “gross amount identified” and remitted to the state.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#22         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $51,172.97 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                BOARD OF TAX AND LAND APPEALS

#23         Authorize to maintain the escrow accounts with Merrimack County Savings Bank for condemnees’ deposits of damages.

 

#24         Authorize to enter into a contract with Avicore Reporting of Manchester, NH, for court reporting services in an amount not to exceed $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011, with encumbrances for fiscal years 2010 and 2011 in the amount of $6,000.  77% General, 23% Transfer (Highway) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#25         Authorize to enter into a grant with the Cheshire County Conservation District, Walpole, NH, for the Keene Rain Garden Project in the amount of $25,023.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize to enter into a grant with the Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, for the Community Supported Restoration and Invasives Control Program at Lubberland Creek in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other (Conservation moose plate) Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#27         Authorize to reappoint J. Christopher Marshall as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $87,622.50.  Effective July 1, 2009.

 

#28         Authorize to pay Fiscal Year 2009-2010 dues to the National Criminal Justice Association in the amount of $3,669.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize to amend sub-grants (previously approved by G&C on 12-18-08, item #16) utilized to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to April 30, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize to amend sub-grants in the total amounts of $46,129 and $46,029 (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #60A) utilized in support of residential substance abuse treatment programs for adult and juvenile offenders, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize to amend sub-grants (previously approved by G&C on 2-4-09, item #25) utilized to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to February 28, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize to amend sub-grants (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #59) designed to provide services for women and their children where there is a history of family violence, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize to retroactively enter into an agreement with the NH Department of Employment Security for the lease of office space and equipment relating to the housing of the Offender Reentry Program in the City of Manchester in the amount of $75,000.  Effective April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize to enter into sub-grants totaling $327,150 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2009, from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for increase enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2009, to fund programs providing direct services to victims of crime in the total amount of $396,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to amend a sub-grant to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (previously approved by G&C on 1-14-09, item #23), utilized to support forensic services in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to amend a sub-grant to the NH Department of Safety, Division of State Police, and to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (previously approved by G&C on 1-14-09, item #23), utilized to support forensic services in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  (3)Further authorize to amend a sub-grant to the NH Department of Safety, Division of State Police (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #61), utilized to support forensic services in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize to appoint Elizabeth Woodcock as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $75,226.  Effective July 1, 2009 through December 4, 2012.

 

#38         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Thomas Gilson as a substitute medical examiner to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for a total not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Kristen Landi as a substitute medical examiner to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for a total not to exceed $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#40         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, for acting as the grant recipient/fiscal intermediary to Workforce Opportunity Council in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend agency income in the amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (WOC) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#41         Authorize to continue one Business Systems Analyst II, position #8T087, salary grade 30, through June 30, 2010 at an estimated cost of $76,480.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize to amend a contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Boston, MA (previously amended by G&C on 4-15-09, item #22), for additional enhancements of Unemployment Insurance processes and systems, by increasing the amount from $13,088,647 to $13,510,497.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION

#43         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option 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, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  40% Examination Revenue, 60% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

#44         Authorize to transfer $80,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

#45         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors in the amount of $8,150.93.  100% Bank Exams & Assessments. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#46         Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $60,000 within and among organizational units of the appropriation warrant dated July 1, 2007, Chapter 262, Laws of 2007, for fiscal year 2009, to compensate for expected shortfalls.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#47         Authorize to enter into a contract with D.P. Melican Construction, Hampton Falls, NH, for the sole purpose of providing necessary repairs to one catch basin in the parking lot at the NH State Liquor Store #69, Nashua, NH, for a total price of $6,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#48         Authorize to accept and expend $54,728.94 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency via the State office of Emergency Management in order to reimburse eligible expenses for mitigating water related damages suffered on public lands in Belknap, Coos and Grafton counties during the July 24, 2008 through August 14, 2008 flooding.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#49         Authorize to accept and expend $135,267.73 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency via the State Office of Emergency Management in order to reimburse eligible expenses for mitigating damages suffered on public lands state wide during the December 12, 2008 Ice Storm.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#50         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to renew a sole source contract with the New England State Travel Directors Council Inc., d/b/a Discover New England, for collaborative international marketing in the amount of $380,000.  (2)Further authorize to make the first quarterly payment to vendor in the amount of $26,125 in July of each fiscal year of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 through Jun 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize Division of Economic Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Southern NH University, School of Business, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #94), for the support of the State’s international trade training programs in the amount of $130,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to renew ten camp lot licenses at Umbagog State Park and to adjust the fee schedule for the next five year term of the licenses as detailed in letter dated June 3, 2009.

 

#53         Authorize to grant utilities easement in perpetuity to NH Electric Co-op, at no cost to the state, for utilities required for the new cabins built last year at Pawtuckaway State Park in Notthingham, NH.

 

#54         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to pay retroactive invoices from Fastenal, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $1,488.24 for purchases made between March 17 and April 21, 2009.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Piscataqua Environmental Services of Strafford, NH, to provide wastewater treatment plant sampling and testing services at Wallis Sands State Beach, Rye, in the amount of $44,352.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Bolen’s Septic, Stewartstown, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at the nine state parks as detailed in letter dated June 3, 2009, in  the amount of $4,880.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Deirdre Brickner-Wood, Durham, NH, for the coordination of land protection activities under the Federal Forest Legacy Program in the amount of $16,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Rumbletree Inc., North Hampton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-2-07, item #54), for domestic and international advertising and promotional services in the amount of $7,597,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.    98% General, 2% Park Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with Granite State Ambassadors Inc., Manchester, NH, for tourism related training and volunteer coordination in the amount of $125,000.  (2)Further authorize to pay vendor $31,250 on July 1, 2009.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds.  

 

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#60         Authorize to reclassify position #13848, labor grade 25, Program Planner III, to a Supervisor VI, labor grade 27, for an additional yearly salary of $2,496.

 

#61         Authorize to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., Pembroke, NH, to carry out aerial stocking and water sample collection (acid rain analysis) of remote, high altitude trout ponds in the amount of $13,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  25% Fish and Game, 75% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize to enter into Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement supplemental contracts with the NH Police Departments as detailed in letter dated May 20, 2009, for a total of $47,475.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (OHRV) Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies to provide facilitation services to the Department.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize to enter into a retroactive cooperation agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation for the purposes of implementing a direct mail marketing program targeting lapsed anglers to increase license sales in the amount of $15,975.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% Other (RBFF Grant Funds). 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#65         Authorize to accept and expend $395,600 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for purposes of funding water quality management planning projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 17, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize to accept and expend $1,286,000 federal EPA LUST Stimulus funds for purposes of inventory, assessment, tank closure and/or cleanup at leaking underground storage tank sites.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize to accept and expend $39,163,900 in ARRA Federal Funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the purpose of funding the Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan program.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#68         Authorize to retroactively pay Matthew Wood, Gorham, ME, the amount of $2,484.14 for on call time (overtime) incurred in FY 2008 using FY 2009 funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively pay William C. Nash, Dover, NH, the amount of $5,062.96 for staff on call time (overtime) incurred in FY 2008 using FY 2009 funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize to amend a Local Source Water Protection grant to Pennichuck Water Works, Merrimack, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #90), to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009 from June 30, 2009. 

 

#70         Authorize to accept and expend $57,700 in Federal Funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for public water system mutual aid development and assistance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#71         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 (P2) Information Center in the amount of $98,126.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize Robert & Candance Portilla’s request to approve a permit to perform work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

#73         Authorize Joseph & Jennifer Cambi’s request to approve a permit to perform work on frontage on Squam Lake in Moultonborough.

 

#74         Authorize to amend a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Rochester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #141), for the purchase of land in a public water supply protection area, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize to amend a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #68), for the purchase of a conservation easement on land in a public water supply protection area, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize to enter into a service agreement with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Norwood, MA, to design a replacement to the spillway of the dam at Ossipee Lake in Freedom in the amount of $225,948.03.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Capital-General Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize to accept and expend $19,500,000 in ARRA 2009 federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the purpose of funding the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan program.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2015.  ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#78         Authorize to award grants to the entities as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2009, for the purposes of used oil collection in a total amount of $8,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 3, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissioners Inc., Charlestown, NH, to complete the Assessment of the Ammonoosuc River & Floodplain Conservation Project in the amount of $124,090.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Exeter, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $5,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department for the purpose of collecting and analyzing water samples from remote, high elevation ponds for acid rain trend analysis in the amount of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Green Mountain Conservation Group, Effingham, NH, to complete the Ossipee Watershed Water Quality Initiative Project in the amount of $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#83         Authorize General Fund transfers in the amount of $620,287 and increase related revenue adjustments of $469,597 in Federal Funds and increase revenue adjustment of $779,871 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#84         Authorize General Fund transfers in the amount of $216,883 and decrease related revenue adjustments of $61,885 in Federal Funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $16,000 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#85         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Daniel French, Supervisor IV, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $156.36 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007 & 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Megan Sheehan, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer III, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $43.52 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Toby Archer, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer II, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $32.64 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Kathleen Companion, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer IV, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $150.92 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007 & 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Cheryl Bouchier, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer IV, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $76.16 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007 & 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#90         Authorize to accept and expend additional Title XXI State Children’s Health Insurance Program federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,134,144.88, and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $2,132,012.87.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#91         Authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA of 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services in the amount of $14,297,130.85 and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $14,282,848.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $14,298,901.92 and additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,771,073.16, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $14,282,848 in the accounts as detailed in letter dated May 11, 2009.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $3,943,604.67, and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $3,939,665.  (2)Authorize to make use of general funds above in the amount of $1,000,000.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $2,942,969.18, and accept and expend additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $364,518.46, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $2,939,665.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $99,011.91, and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $98,913.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $99,024.18, and additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $12,265.21.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#94         Authorize to enter into an agreement with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $552,134.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $81,840.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#96         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the consultants as detailed in letter dated May 4, 2009, who will contribute to the care of residents at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $102,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize to compensate Robert Leonard, a Teacher II at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, for time lost while recovering from a work-related injury, in the amount of $1,447.87.   66% General, 34% Other (School Districts) Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#98         Authorize to amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #388), to provide staffing for the NH Employment Program in the delivery of employment and training services to clients of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and 2-Parent Needy Families programs, by increasing the price by $2,130,525.40 from $2,150,090.33 to $4,280,615.73, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  67% Federal, 33% General Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize to amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #296), to provide post-employment job retention and support services to former clients of the temporary assistance to Needy Families and 2-Parent Needy Families program, by increasing the price by $1,051,859.47 from $1,171,591 to $2,223,450.47, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#100       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #141), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $828,269 from $1,722,679 to $2,550,948, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99 ¾ % Federal, ¼ % General Funds. 

 

#101       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #137), to provide Women, Infants and Children and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $124,135 from $276,242 to $400,377, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99.7% Federal, 0.3% General Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #138), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $144,881 from $333,908 to $478,789, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99.7% Federal, 0.3% General Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #142), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $464,125 from $805,027.93 to $1,269,152.93, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99.7% Federal, 0.3% General Funds. 

 

#104       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #222), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $609,506 from $574,330 to $1,183,836, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  88% Federal, 12% General Funds. 

 

#105       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #251), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $197,611 from $138,892 to $336,503, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  91% Federal, 9% General Funds. 

 

#106       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #224), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $273,369 from $200,694 to $474,063, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #229), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $305,547 from $269,738 to $575,285, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #220), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $387,050 from $355,224 to $742,274, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  88% Federal, 12% General Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Inc., Williston, VT, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #268), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $1,769,748 from $1,908,368 to $3,705,116, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

#110       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #250), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $346,427 from $371,690 to $718,117, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #222), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $642,478 from $602,638 to $1,245,116, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  89% Federal, 11% General Funds. 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#112       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #271), to provide breast and cervical cancer screening tests and case management services, by increasing the price by $96,842 from $94,480 to $191,322, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #243), to provide telephone-based tobacco cessation services and to standardize utilization of the US Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guidelines with NH healthcare providers and insurers by increasing the price by $480,000 from $590,000 to $1,070,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide epidemiological and health data analysis expertise in an amount not to exceed $112,287.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to provide epidemiological expertise and analytic and research support in an amount not to exceed $259,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2012.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #239), to provide injury prevention services, by increasing the price by $185,000 from $185,000 to $370,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  64% General, 36% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize Bureau of Laboratory Sciences, Public Health Laboratories to advance Frank Horan $849.50 to cover costs other airfare to be incurred while attending the 2009 Food Emergency Response Network National Training Conference during the period of June 15-19, 2009.  Travel Advance – 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control, Communicable Disease Control Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Dragon Mosquito Inc., Stratham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-18-07, item #64), to provide mosquito collection services, by increasing the price by $60,000 from $120,000 to $180,000, and by extending the completion date to May 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to make a onetime payment to the State of VT, Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Burlington, VT, to co-sponsor and participate in the Recruitment and Retention Symposium in the amount of $4,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

Bureau of Developmental Services

#120       Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $634,393.76, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $633,760.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $6,584,636, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $6,578,051.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $282,159, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $281,877.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#123       Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $452,033.58, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $451,582.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, to support a Child Development Program Network of family-centered, community-based, diagnostic evaluation and consultation services for children birth through 7 years of age suspected of or at risk for altered developmental progress totaling $903,784.  (2)Further authorize advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price limitation for the purpose of assuring continuity of programs and services to clients.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorize Special Medical Services section to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services, Manchester, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families totaling $254,234.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#126       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Concord, NH, to provide two Registered Nurses who shall share the position of Community Care Coordinator to provide community-based care coordination services to children with special health care needs and their families residing in Merrimack County for a total amount of $121,653.06.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#127       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield, NH, to develop a medical home system of care for children and youth with special health care needs and their families in the total amount of $170,600.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#128       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Cynthia A. Kahn, Londonderry, NH, to provide developmental pediatric services to specialty clinics for children with Neuromotor disabilities and their families in the total amount of $213,140.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#129       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Community Health and Hospice Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families, in the total amount of $69,350.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#130       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Joseph Fish, Ph.D., Psychologist, Goffstown, NH, to provide psychology services to children with special health care needs and their families in the amount of $116,174.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#131       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Tammie I. Sullivan, PT II, PCS, Dunbarton, NH, to provide pediatric physical therapy services to specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families in the amount of $18,699.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#132       Authorize Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Colleen A. Sullivan, PT, DPT, PCS, Bow, NH, to provide pediatric physical therapy services to specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families in the amount of $33,620.13.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#133       Authorize Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Prevention Certification Board of NH, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #205), to provide a certification procedure for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention practitioners in NH, by increasing the price by $8,671 from $20,000 to $28,671, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#134       Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #60), to provide intensive outpatient treatment services to pregnant and parenting women, by increasing the price by $332,606 from $735,854 to $1,068,460, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  56% Federal, 44% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Friends of Recovery NH, Kingston, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-31-07, item #103), to provide Peer-led support services for parents/guardians whose children are or have been engaged in the abuse or illegal use of alcohol and/or other drugs, by increasing the price by $5,424 from $12,000 to $17,424, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#136       Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Grafton County, North Haverhill, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #225), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $69,427 from $153,600 to $223,027, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#137       Authorize  to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #243), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $208,566 from $472,892 to $681,458, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  72% General, 28% Federal Funds. 

 

#138       Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #195), to provide substance abuse prevention and treatment services, by increasing the price by $521,797 from $1,175,572 to $1,697,369, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  62% General, 33% Federal, 5% Highway Funds. 

 

#139       Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Serenity Place, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #213), to provide substance abuse treatment services, by increasing the price by $432,568 from $957,008 to $1,389,576, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#140       Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with CADY Inc., Plymouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #214), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $80,385 from $185,412 to $265,797, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  57% Federal, 43% General Funds. 

 

#141       Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #197), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $680,826 from $1,506,252 to $2,187,078, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  43% General, 52% Federal, 5% Highway Funds. 

 

#142       Authorize to pay the Partnership for a Drug Free America in the amount of $10,000 per year.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#142A    Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with The Youth Council, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #205), to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $195,912 from $444,814 to $640,726, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  57% Federal, 43% General Funds. 

 

#142B    Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-31-07, item #111A), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $1,110,623 from $2,460,732 to $3,571,355, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  14% Federal, 83% General, 3% Highway Funds. 

 

#142C    Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Phoenix Houses of New England Inc., Providence, RI, (previously amended by G&C on 10-3-07, item #56), to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $1,382,859 from $3,072,666 to $4,455,525, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  47% Federal, 49% General, 4% Highway Funds. 

 

#142D    Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #203), to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $230,272 from $767,334 to $997,606, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  97% Federal, 3% General Funds. 

 

Bureau of Behavioral Health

#143       Authorize to accept additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $433,645.32.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#144       Authorize to accept Title XIX Medicaid federal Funds through the ARRA of 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $4,177,642.51.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds of $750,750 and ARRA funds of $93,093 and make use of a portion of the general funds from above, $657,000, to cover shortfall in the Community Mental Health Medicaid program.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#145       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Trina Alexknovitch, Bradford, NH, to provide public guardianship services in an amount not to exceed $2,499.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#146       NOT USED

 

#147       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide non-Medicaid funded mental health services and peer support services in an amount not to exceed $116,820.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#148       Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $556,608.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  91% General, 9% Federal Funds. 

 

#149       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Council of Nashua, NH, d/b/a Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council, Nashua, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $476,501.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  88% General, 12% Federal Funds. 

 

#150       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $301,310.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  79% General, 21% Federal Funds. 

 

#151       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $51,270.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  96.5% Federal, 3.5% General Funds. 

 

#152       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $71,142.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  45% General, 55% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#153       Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid in the amount of $7,066,424.84, and decrease revenue adjustments in local funds of $2,050,923.17.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid in the amount of $12,399,588.57, and decrease revenue adjustments in local funds of $8,994,579.85 and general funds of $3,392,621.52.  (3) Further authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid in the amount of $843,843, and increase revenue adjustments in general funds of $657,000.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#154       Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Homemakers Health Services, Rochester, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Adult Day Services, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care, Home Health Aide, and Nursing services in an amount not to exceed $989,571.86.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#155       Authorize to enter into an agreement with North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency Inc., Littleton, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $71,869.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  64% General, 36% Federal Funds. 

 

#156       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Area Homecare and Family Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $1,621,517.79.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#157       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Home Health Aide, Nursing, and Elder Abuse Counseling services in an amount not to exceed $88,982.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  51% General, 49% Federal Funds. 

 

#158       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Newfound Area Nursing Association, Bristol, NH, to provide Homemaker, and Home Health Aide services in an amount not to exceed $12,474.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#159       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of VT and NH Inc., Springfield, VT, to provide Home Health Aide services in an amount not to exceed $30,429.80.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#160       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Newport, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide and Transportation services in an amount not to exceed $77,470.48.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  47% General, 53% Federal Funds. 

 

#161       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Chocorua, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $424,326.28.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#162       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Valley Regional Healthcare Inc., Newport, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Health Screening, Adult Day Services, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $476,602.45.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

#163       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $215,471.05.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#164       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Health and Hospice Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care services in an amount not to exceed $604,071.70.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  53% General, 47% Federal Funds. 

 

#165       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services, Berlin, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $633,210.86.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#166       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide Elder Abuse Counseling and Community Elder Support Services in an amount not to exceed $15,257.68.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#167       Authorize to enter into an agreement with NH Association for the Blind, Concord, NH, to provide Low Vision Services in an amount not to exceed $21,643.92.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#168       Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with the Office of Energy and Planning, Concord, NH, to provide Energy Assistance  in an amount not to exceed $33,256.74.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#169       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Elder Abuse Counseling in an amount not to exceed $37,824.02.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#170       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Mark Wentworth Home, Portsmouth, NH, to provide Adult Day Services in an amount not to exceed $180,921.48.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  51% General, 49% Federal Funds. 

 

#171       Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Holiday Center Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide Adult Non-Medical Day Services and Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $157,309.28.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#172       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Adult Day Services in an amount not to exceed $158,458.62.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#173       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Special Transit Service Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $124,133.24.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#174       Authorize to enter into an agreement with City of Nashua, Nashua, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $113,782.54.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#175       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $160,720.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#176       Authorize to enter into an agreement with North Conway Community Center, North Conway, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $15,725.53.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds.  

 

#176A    Authorize to enter into an agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $148,630.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#176B    Authorize to enter into an agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, to provide Adult Day Services in an amount not to exceed $105,287.04.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  57% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#177       Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $1,201,200.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#178       Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,236,379.15; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $2,234,145.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#179       Authorize to amend an agreement with Dr. Michael F. Kalinowski, Durham, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-7-08, item #50), to conduct a Child Care Market Rate Survey, by increasing the amount by $78,934 to $243,263, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#180       Authorize to amend an agreement with The Family Resource Center at Gorham, Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #259), to include implementation of a Pilot Program known as “Watch Me Grow” in the Laconia and Conway district office catchment areas, by increasing the price from $402,000 to $407,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#181       Authorize to make a retroactive payment in the amount of $6,536.40 to McKesson Medical-Surgical, Cincinnati, OH, for supplies and equipment.   Effective upon G&C approval.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other (transfers from other agencies) Funds. 

 

#182       Authorize to increase the annual salary of Sreenivas Katragadda, MD, Physician In Charge by $3,000 for being board certified in Family Practice.

 

                                Glencliff Home

#183       Authorize to enter into a contract with NeighborCare of NH d/b/a OmniCare of NH, Londonderry, NH, to provide pharmacy services in an amount not to exceed $6,360.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS

#184       Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Professional’s Health Program, Bedford, NH, to manage and administer a Dental Professional Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  91% General, 9% Other (Professional Assistance Program) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#185       Authorize to a contract renewal option with M. Jonathan Mishcon, M.D., Tilton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #195), providing medical care to the residents of the NH Veterans Home, by increasing the amount by $350,371.16 from $463,878.99 to $814,250.15.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  32% Federal, 45% Agency Income, 23% General Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#186       Authorize to award $200,000 in FY 2009 to the University of NH, which has received private gifts and contributions as a match for state funds under the Granite State Scholars Program for the benefit of highly qualified NH residents pursuing programs for study at public colleges and universities within the state.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#187       Authorize to budget and expend ARRA Stimulus funds in the amount of $190,310 for Education for Homeless Children and Youth.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  100% Federal (ARRA) Funds. 

 

#188       Authorize Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to establish one Program Specialist (LG19).  (2)Further authorize to allow allocation of salary of an existing Secretary II part-time position, providing support for the ARRA grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend WIA Youth ARRA agreement funds in the amount of $2,395,321.25 from the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  100% Federal (ARRA) Funds. 

 

#188A    Authorize to reclassify position #13309 Program Specialist II (labor grade 21 - $50,914.50) to an Education Consultant II (labor grade 27 - $53,137.50).  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#189       Authorize to transfer $4,000 in “Transfers from other Agencies” funds for anticipated shortages in salary expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#190       Authorize Division of State Police to transfer grant funds in the amount of $18,000 within a federal grant entitled “New Entrant CDL 09”, from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the purpose of improving motor carrier safety.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#191       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer funds between Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Registration, Financial Responsibility and International Registration Program in the amount of $65,000 for existing and anticipated shortages in overtime and personal services – temporary for the FY 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#192       Authorize Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a previous request to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $340,476 (previously approved by G&C on 3-4-09, item #53).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Allenstown, NH, for the acquisition of land from The River Pines Mobile Home Park Cooperative and the acquisition and demolition of mobile homes on Jasper Drive for a total amount of $337,105.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#193       Authorize Division of State Police to amend the grant known as “New Entrant CDL 09” from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (previously approved by G&C on 2-4-09), for the purpose of improving motor carrier safety, by reallocating funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#194       Authorize to amend a grant received from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled “NH DOS Prosecuting Paralegal” (previously amended by G&C on 2-18-09, item #59B), to reallocate funds in the amount of $1,500 to offset anticipated shortages in FY 2009.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#195       Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively amend a grant received from the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Agency (previously amended by G&C on1-16-08, item #187), for the purpose of collecting and reporting fatal accident information in the state, by extending the completion date of the “Fatal Accident Reporting System” grant from January 31, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend the third-year funding of a five-year cooperative agreement in the amount of $21,756.10 from the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Agency for the purpose of collecting and reporting fatal accident information in the State.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#196       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend $2,156,030.81 in Flood Mitigation Assistance Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purpose of reducing or eliminating the risk of repetitive flood damage to homes in the Town of Allenstown.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize an agreement with the Town of Allenstown, NH for a total amount of $2,156,030.81 for the acquisition and demolition of homes repetitively damaged by floods in the Town.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#197       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 $1,280,209 (a previous request accepted by G&C on 3-4-09, item#53).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to enter into grant agreements with the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated April 13, 2009, for a total amount of $1,261,320 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#198       Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay Trooper Joseph A. Villers at Troop C, military differential pay in the amount of $5,476.65 for salary and $1,076.71 for benefits during the period of July 19, 2007 through June 5, 2008, using SFY09 funds, for military differential in SFY08.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#199       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a sole source contract with JPA III Management Co Inc., d/b/a Radisson Hotel Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing conference food services, and to conduct the training conference entitled (Emergency Preparedness: Effective Strategies for Emergency Planning, Response and Recovery) on June 23, 2009 in an amount not to exceed $15,161.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Emergency Management Performance Grant.

 

#200       Authorize the permit application of Camp Mowglis located on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 9 mooring.

 

#201       Authorize the permit application of Cottager’s Cover Association located on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 9 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#202       Authorize to accept and expend federal ARRA funds in the amount of $1,000,000 for the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport to acquire an Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle.  (2)Further authorize to provide funding to the City of Manchester, to acquire an Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle in the amount of $1,000,000. Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#203       Authorize to accept and expend Federal ARRA funds in the amount of $4,600,000 for airport improvement projects at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport (Keene), Laconia Municipal Airport and Boire Field (Nashua).  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#204       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Town of Whitefield, NH, to construct, mark, light and sign taxiway “C” at the Mount Washington Regional Airport, Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $316,073.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2012.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#205       Authorize Bureau of Rail and Transit to accept and expend $392,000 in Federal Railroad Administration funds for improvements on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Coos County.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#206       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Anthony and Barbara DeStefano, Woburn, MA, for a parcel of land on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $1,300 per year.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

 

#207       Authorize Bureau of Rail and Transit to pay an amount not to exceed $46,042 to Manchester Transit Authority, Manchester, NH, to provide a portion of the funds required to match Federal Transit Administration grant funds for bus acquisition.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Capital –General Funds. 

 

#208       Authorize Bureau of Rail and Transit to pay an amount not to exceed $80,000 to the City of Nashua, NH, to provide a portion of the funds required to match Federal Transit Administration grant funds for bus acquisition.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Capital –General Funds. 

 

#209       Authorize to amend a contract with CHA Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-10-04, item #152), for design review services for the Salem-Manchester I-93 widening project, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to August 31, 2009.

 

#210       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to appoint a new Highway Layout Commission for the Salem-Manchester project, and request that Ray Chadwick and Harley Featherston be added to the Layout Commission along with existing member Real Pinard.

 

#211       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Hanover-Lebanon area for an amount not to exceed $3,648,236.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  99.67% Federal, 0.33% General Funds. 

 

#212       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program/Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Concord and Laconia areas for an amount not to exceed $1,268,887.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  98.87% Federal, 1.13% General Funds. 

 

#213       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Claremont area for an amount not to exceed $493,370.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  99.07% Federal, 0.93% General Funds. 

 

#214       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2,410 square foot parcel of State owned land in Salem to Nam Y. An and Kyung B. An for $76,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#215       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $354,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts great than $5,000 for the period extending from May 1, 2009 through May 15, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#216       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Service to enter into agreements with the municipalities of Keene, Tamworth, and Franklin to provide services under the High Priority Program in providing funding and services necessary for completing a total of three projects through the municipal-managed process in the amount of $1,987,920.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds / 80% Federal, 20% Local Match Funds. 

 

#217       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Nicom Coatings Corp., Barre, VT, for crack sealing the roadway at various locations in the southern tier of the State on the basis of a low bid of $328,355.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $32,835.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.   Effective upon G&C approval through September 18, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#218       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, for resurfacing of approximately 15 miles of roadways located in Districts III, IV, V & VI in the counties of Carroll, Hillsborough, Rockingham and Strafford on the basis of a single bid of $818,002.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2009.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#219       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Nicom Coatings Corp., Barre, VT, for crack sealing the roadway at various locations in the northern tier of the State on the basis of a low bid of $318,650.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $31,865 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.   Effective upon G&C approval through September 18, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#220       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.D. Edmunds & Sons Inc., Franklin, NH, for pavement rehabilitation of 6.4 miles of NH Route 11 from the I-89 ramps at Exit 11 to the Wilmot/Andover town line and improvements at the intersection at NH 11/NH 114 on the basis of a low bid of $3,414,292.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $239,000.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 18, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds / 90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds. 

 

#221       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to amend an agreement with Louis Berger Group Inc., d/b/a Louis Berger Group Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-20-04, item #115), to complete the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the I-93 Salem to Manchester Project, by increasing the amount by $130,758.68 from $1,465,488.86 to $1,596,247.54, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to December 31, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#222       Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with R. S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-17-08), for rehabilitation/widening and safety improvements on the bridge carrying F.E. Everett Turnpike northbound and southbound over the Souhegan River in the Town of Merrimack, by increasing the amount by $530,000 from $13,588,454.21 to $14,118,454.21.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#223       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Laconia Airport Authority, to design and reconstruct the Terminal Aircraft Parking Apron at the Laconia Municipal Airport in the amount of $835,420.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#224       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Keene, NH, to design and reconstruct the Terminal Aircraft Parking Apron at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport (Keene) in the amount of $1,298,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#225       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, to purchase miscellaneous capital equipment and facility rehabilitation for an amount not to exceed $119,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#226       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Nashua Airport Authority to design and reconstruct the Tower Aircraft Parking Apron at Aoire Field (Nashua) in the amount of $1,753,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#227       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to purchase miscellaneous capital equipment in the amount not to exceed $3,225.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#228       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, to complete the expansion and renovation of the Advance Transit facility located in Wilder, VT, for an amount not to exceed $1,529,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#229       Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a contract with Pathway Services Inc., Tulsa, OK, for the purchase of a pavement condition and transportation asset data collection vehicle, hardware, software and support services to provide data collection support to NHDOT’s Pavement Management and Asset Management programs in the amount of $1,098,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  FY 2009 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds /  FY 2010 & 2011 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#230       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Service to enter into agreements with the municipalities of Lebanon, and Manchester to provide services under the Federal Bridge-Aid Program, in providing funding and services necessary for completing a total of two projects through the municipal-managed process in the amount of $10,807,044.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  80% Federal, 20% Local Match Funds. 

 

#231       Authorize to enter into a contract with the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $1,288,893.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds 

 

#232       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with A.J. Cameron Sod Farms Inc., Farmington, NH, for landscaping/plantings within the roundabout at the intersection of NH 10/12/101 and Winchester in Keene on the basis of a low bid of $24,592.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $3,688.80 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL (Tabled at 1-14-09 G&C Meeting)

#25         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Shea voted to table the petition of Wayne Allen Robbins requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Utterance Bad Checks, Forgery and Assault by Prisoner in Merrimack County.  The Petitioner is eligible for annulment, however, prefers seeking a pardon.

 

DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES (Tabled at 2-18-09 G&C Meeting)

#23         TABLED – On motion of Councilor Burton, Seconded by Councilor Shea, the item was removed from the table.  A motion to approve the item was made by Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton.  After discussion all Councilors voted no to approve the motion. Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to place back on the table, the request of the Division of Arts to accept and expend $10,000 from the Nashua Community College for the Percent for Arts program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Donated Funds. 

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 5/6/09 G&C Meeting)

#19         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to deny the petition for Waiver of the State’s Workers’ Compensation Lien submitted by Timothy Copeland, in the amount of $241,000, with Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea and Councilor Hollingworth voting no, the motion to deny failed.  The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton then voted to table the petition.

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL (Tabled at 5/6/09 G&C Meeting)

#35         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton voted to table the petition of Ryan C. Murphy requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Conduct After Accident.  The petitioner is eligible for an annulment.