GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                White Mountain National Forest Headquarters, Campton, NH

                                                                                                August 11, 2010, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

A.      Authorize to accept monies totaling $50,079.98 received during the period of April 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010, as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#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 The Provident Bank to Palmer & Sicard, Inc. located in Exeter, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#3           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Merrimack County Savings Bank to BittWare, Inc. located in Concord, 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.

 

#4           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract (“Capital Access Program:  Lender Participation Agreement”) with Passumpsic Savings Bank.  Action will authorize Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

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

 

#6           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 Federal Savings Bank to AST Realty Corporation, Inc. located in Bedford, 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.

 

#7           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 Federal Savings Bank to Technical Research & Manufacturing, Inc. located in Bedford, 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

#8           Authorize to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH, in the amount of $109,400, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08), to help municipalities solve development problems, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Hampton, NH, in the amount of $500,000, (previously amended by G&C on 8-19-09, item #6), to help municipalities solve development problems, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011 from June 30, 2010.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to award a grant to the County of Rockingham, Brentwood, NH, to renovate and upgrade the family building at the Cross Roads House Shelter, in the amount of $191,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to award a grant to the City of Berlin, NH, to support public infrastructure construction to assist the Gorham Paper Mill to become energy efficient and retain over 200 jobs, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE

#11A      Authorize to appoint Brian N. Burford, Antrim, NH, as State Archivist, at a salary of $59,120 (Group EE, Minimum).  Effective September 1, 2010.            

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#12         Authorize that James A. Hanson III, Epsom, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#13         Authorize that Lieutenant Colonel Thomas L. Jackson, Concord, NH, be confirmed for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#14         Authorize that Lieutenant Colonel John F. Carlson, Cornish Flat, NH, be confirmed for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#15         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pro Con Inc., Hooksett, NH, for the design/build of Liquor Store #69, Nashua, NH, in an amount not to exceed $3,372,740.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $337,274 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $3,710,014.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $54,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $3,764,014.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 9, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for Supreme Court Parking Lot and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements in an amount not to exceed $441,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $35,000 for unanticipated expenses for the Supreme Court Parking Lot, bringing the total to $476,000.  (3)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $15,000 for unanticipated expenses for the ADA Improvements, bringing the total to $491,000.    Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2011.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#17         Authorize to enter into a three year License for Use Agreement for the rental of the boiler plant at the Governor Hugh Gallen Office Park to Concord Steam Corporation, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $301,546.80.  Effective September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2013. 

 

#18         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to accept a gift, valued at $41,640.10, for the rent and operating costs of the Milford District Court.  Effective July 1, 2010 to December 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a four-month Holdover Amendment with Sal’s Kitchen Realty, Lawrence, MA, for courtroom and office space for the Milford District Court, for an amount not to exceed $18,693.40.  Effective September 1, 2010 through December 30, 2010.  86% Other Agencies, 2% Agency Income, 12% General Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize to amend a contract with Northern New England Telephone Operations LLC d/b/a Fairpoint Communications NNE, Charlotte, NC, (previously amended by G&C on 2-18-09), for communications network services.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 8, 2012.  Funding shall be provided through individual agency expenditures.

 

#19A      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to accept a gift of rent valued at approximately $12,192.60, from the Town of Colebrook, for the Colebrook District Court.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.

 

#19B      Authorize Financial Data Management to continue two Financial Data Specialist I positions, labor grade 26 in a temporary status through June 30, 2011.  94% General, 6% Transfer from Other Agencies. 

 

#19C      Authorize $167,879,802 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of July (11-01).  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of September.

 

#19D      Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Independent Wireless One Lease Realty Corporation, Overland Park, KS, to site a cellular communications tower on the smokestack located at the Governor Hugh Gallen Office Park.  Revenues of $124,983.66 are to be realized by the State with $86,178.06 to be recognized as unrestricted General Fund revenue, with the balance of $38,805.60 as Agency Income.  Effective September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2015.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Tower Lease Space funds in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  (3)Further authorize to pay Concord Steam an amount not to exceed $38,805.60 for shared cellular tower rental of the Steam Plant Smoke Stack, during the time of their steam plant lease.  Effective September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2013.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#19E      Authorize to retroactively amend a current contract with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, for employee shuttle service for state employees who work in the State House complex, by increasing the contract by $20,164 from $63,332 to $83,496.  Effective July 29, 2010 through June 10, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#19F       Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a two-year holdover amendment agreement with the Town of Hooksett, NH, for courtroom and office space for the Hooksett District & Family Court, in an amount not to exceed $145,074.60.  Effective September 1, 2010 through August 30, 2012.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from other Agencies. 

 

#19G      Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John D. Shea with regard to the construction, renovation and furnishing of certain facilities, and the purchase of certain capital equipment in connection with St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH.

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#20         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $151,253 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $151,252.87 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#21         Authorize to amend the credit agreement with LANDESBANK HESSEN-THÜRINGEN GIROZENTRALE (the “Bank”), a public law financial institution organized under the laws of Germany, acting by and through its New York Branch, New York, NY, in the event the State is unable to pay off $50 million in outstanding bond anticipation notes by September 15, 2010.  The amendment would take effect on September 14, 2010 and extend the agreement by four months to February 15, 2011.  In addition, the fees payable to the Bank for the extended period would increase from .145 to .50% per year.  Additional fees incurred, if any, would be covered from available appropriations in debt service. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#22         Authorize to continue the Family Resource Connection, in the amount of $80,192.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  24% General, 76% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#23         Authorize a waiver and to increase the vehicle fleet by adding one ten-wheel flat bed truck equipped with a crane to move 1,000 pounds weight, to be used to inspect and test commercial vehicle scales, in the estimated amount ranging from $15,000-$22,000. 

 

#24         Authorize the Board of Veterinary Medicine to accept and expend funds as a gift from the NH Veterinary Medical Association in the amount of $5,000.  (2)Further authorize to enter into agreements with NH Professionals Health Program, Concord, NH, to provide impaired veterinarian health services in the State of NH, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through a period of one year.  100% General Funds. 

 

#24A      Authorize to pay salaries and benefits from FY 2010 with FY 2011 funds, in the amount of $2,506.84 to Timothy Osmer, Metrologist, resulting from a missed labor grade increase from labor grade 16, step 5 to labor grade 17, step 5 for the period of June 24, 2009 through June 23, 2010. 100% General Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#25         Authorize to designate Glenn A. Perlow as a Senior Assistant Attorney General, with a salary of $75,826.34.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#25A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Integrated Office Solutions, Concord, NH, for full service maintenance coverage of nine Kyocera Mita and Copy Star copiers as well to provide for repairs of twenty-three facsimile machines in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 3013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#25B      Authorize to amend a retroactive contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Boston, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 5-21-10, item #44), for additional enhancements of Unemployment Insurance processes and systems, by increasing the amount by $1,568,164 from $14,921,977 to $16,490,141.  Effective June 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize to make a retroactive payment to Larry Garon for a promotion not processed in SFY2010 in error.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#26A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Rath, Young and Pignatelli, PC, to assist in applying for federal grants available to assist states with the implementation of federal health care reform related to insurance.  100% Insurance Company Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#27         Authorize to purchase equipment and equipment-related items in an amount not to exceed $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#27A      Authorize to continue one Account Clerk III, position #8T105, salary grade 9 at an estimated cost of $39,896.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#27B      Authorize to place Ms. June Davenport, Certified Public Accountant, at the maximum step for the position of Assistant Director of the Audit Division, unclassified salary grade FF, earning $83,917 annually.  Effective  August 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#27C      Authorize to reclassify position #18953 Real Estate Appraiser, labor grade 23, $41,086.50 to Financial Data Specialist I, labor grade 26, $46,722.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#28         Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated July 15, 2010, in the total amount of $443,318.76 for the 2010/2011 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a retroactive sole source contract with America’s Youth Teenage Unemployment Reduction Network Inc., d/b/a My Turn Inc., Brockton, MA,for the implementation of ARRA WIA Youth Services, by extending the end date to June 30, 2011 from June 30, 2010 to allow for expenditure of $14,541 in remaining contract funds.  No Additional Funding.  ARRA Item. 

 

#30         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with MC Contracting Inc., Tyngsboro, MA, for roof replacement at the Urban Forestry Center in Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $39,460.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 24, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#31         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Dave’s Septic Service Inc., Bedford, NH, for septic pumping services at North Hampton Beach State Park in the amount of $2,015.  Effective June 14, 2010 through July 2, 2010.  100% State Park Fund. 

 

#31A      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a retroactive memorandum of agreement with World Triathlon Corporation, Tampa, FL, (previously appoved by G&C on 3-8-07, item #$53), to hold an annual “Ironman 70.3 Timberman Triathlon” at Ellacoya State Park.  Effective September 1, 2009 through August 30, 2012.  (2)Further authorize to accept an annual payment of $19,500 to be made by the World Triathlon Corporation.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#32         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the City of Concord to provide assistance implementing habitat restoration activities at the Concord Municipal Airport.  (2)Further authorize to accept a total of $15,016.26 from the City of Concord for runway construction impacts to endangered Karner blue butterfly habitat.

 

#32A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, for the continuation of an urban wildlife education outreach effort from Amoskeag Fishways, in the amount of $11,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Conservation License Plate) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#33         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Somersworth in the amount of $5,000,000 to finance the upgrade of the existing surface water treatment facility project.  (2)Further authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Exeter in the amount of $3,900,000 to finance the water system improvement project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% DWSRF Loan Repayment Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize to pay membership dues to the Coastal States Organization, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,458.86.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize to amend a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #75), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to March 31, 2011 from September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to amend a contract with Normandeau Associates Inc., Bedford, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-21-09, item #55), for the Lamprey Instream Flow Pilot Program, by extending the end date to January 31, 2011 from September 30, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, to complete the Rust Pond, North Inlet and Rte 28 Boat Launch Watershed Management Plan and Stormwater BMP Projects, Phase I project, in the amount of $50,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to award an ARRA Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund cleanup grant totaling $400,000 to the City of Concord for addressing environmental contamination.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize to enter into an Agreement with Wright-Pierce, Portsmouth, NH, to provide on-call historic resource services for projects related to the reconstruction and/or removal of certain dams owned by the State of NH, in the amount of $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#39A      Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH, for financial services to assist DES with Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund loans for cleanup of privately owned brownfield sites in the amount of $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#40         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with HP Enterprise Services LLC, Plano, TX, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, late item D), to provide fiscal agent systems and operational support to NH’s legacy Medicaid Management Information System, by increasing the price by $11,798,000 from $140,954,457 to an amount not to exceed $152,752,457, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2010 to no later than December 31, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#41         Authorize the Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention Section to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Raymond, NH, to provide capacity to deliver the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program in NH, in an amount not to exceed $196,413.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Section to amend an agreement with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (previously amended by G&C on 4-28-10, item #78), to provide financial support of training expenses for eight local agency Women, Infants, and Children nutritionists to attend the National WIC Association Nutrition Education and Breastfeeding Conference, by increasing the price by $12,000 from #3,372,709 to $3,384,709.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize the Bureau of Disease Control, Communicable Disease Control Section to enter into a sole source agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to provide expert medical disaster management planning services in an amount not to exceed $367,192.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43A      Authorize a contract renew and amend option with The New London Hospital Association Inc., New London, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-7-09, item #61), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical career screening, by increasing the price by $547,604 from $264,424 to $812,028, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  79% General, 21% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#43B      Authorize to make a one-time retroactive unencumbered payment in the amount of $3,038 to Attorney Earl S. Carrel, Manchester, NH, for legal services provided in excess of his contract with the Bureau during SFY 2010 using SFY 2011 funds.  100% General Funds.

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#43C      Authorize to amend a retroactive agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Burlington, NC, (previously approved by G&C on 5-2-07, item #98), for parentage testing services, by increasing the price by $43,179 from $129,537 to $172,716, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#44         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to provide data system administration and implementation services for the State of NH’s federally funded Medicaid Infrastructure Grant in an amount not to exceed $132,800.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#45         Authorize to enter into a contract with Memcare LLC, Sanbornville, NH, to provide Geriatric Psychiatrist services to the Homes residents in the amount of $75,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  33% Federal, 43% Agency Income, 24% General Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#46         Authorize to accept and expend additional revenue in the amount of $15,000 for Fiscal Year 2010.  100% Higher Education Fees. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#47         Authorize to grant funds to the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $76,278 to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics Education classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to process the out-of-state registration fee to Mary Lane for FY 2010 in the amount of $225 from FY 2011 funds.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49         Authorize a renewal option with Karen Matso, Sole Proprietor, Kittery Point, ME, to assist school districts in maximizing the use of Performance Tracker and Assessment Builder throughout the NH Schools, in an amount not to exceed $35,910.  (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 July 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to secure the services of Cynthia Currier, Sole Proprietor, Georges Mills, NH, to provide assistance with the implementation of the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence (i4see) Follow the Child Assistance Center and the Educator Information System in the amount of $25,025.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011 with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Teacher Credentialing Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to grant funds to Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount of $91,017.59, to provide English as a Second Language classes at the Latin American Center, Manchester, NH, and English for New Americans at the First Congregational Church, Manchester, NH.  Effective September 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to amend a contract with Public Consulting Group Inc., Boston, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-13-07, item #440), to exercise the Training Plan to assist the Local Education Agencies with implementation and provide Annual Enhancements Support for EasyIEP, by increasing the price by $850,000to $3,364,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to grant funds to Hillsborough County, Department of Corrections in the amount of $30,104.62, to provide instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and GED test preparation at the Hillsborough County House of Corrections.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#53A      Authorize to enter into a service agreement with the Institute of Police Technology Management of the University of North Florida to provide technical law enforcement training at a cost of $47,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize to enter into a service agreement with NAMI – New Hampshire, Concord, NH, to provide instruction in law enforcement interaction with individuals with mental illness at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus, for a cost of $23,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#55         Authorize to amend instant ticket services contract with Scientific Games International Inc., Alpharetta, GA, (previously amended by G&C on 5-26-10, item #84A), to incorporate the patented bar code authentication system in its instant scratch tickets.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  No Additional Funding.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#56         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a sole source contract with the NH Association of Broadcasters, Manchester, NH, for non-commercial sustaining announcements on emergency management and preparedness in the amount of $66,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2011.  30% Federal, 59% Private & Local, 11% Fire & EMS Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the Town of Dublin, and the Town of Lyme, for a total of $64,430.40 for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hopkinton, in the amount of $54,537.50 to purchase a generator.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the Towns of Langdon, Troy and Exeter, for a total amount of $81,751.50 for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#60         Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending June 30, 2010.

 

#61         Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements totaling $6,875,394.95, with the sub-recipients as detailed in letter dated July 22, 2010, to provide funding and services under the Federal Transportation Enhancement Program through a local project administration process.  Effective upon G&C  approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with CHA Inc., Keene, NH, for on-call design review services for the Salem-Manchester I-93 reconstruction project, for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013. 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to amend a retroactive contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-12-10, item #128), for reconstruction of 0.5 miles of Route 43 in Northwood, NH, by increasing the amount by $7,526.40 from $295,955.63 to $303,482.03.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of Maine for rehabilitation of the bridge carrying Gulf Road over the Salmon Falls River between Dover, NH, and South Berwick, ME.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Project costs will be shared 67% by NH and 33% by ME.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to execute a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the UNH Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, for transportation research services related to plant-produced, high-percentage recycled asphalt pavement mixtures, in the total amount of $781,706.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Laconia Airport Authority, to conduct an Airport Master Plan Update Study-Phase I for the Laconia Municipal Airport, in the amount of $97,567.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $792,767.11 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 10, 2010 through July 27, 2010. 

 

#68         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2,900 square foot parcel of land and quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in the old NH Route 108 Highway Easement to Ronald LaPlume, where it abuts other land of LaPlume, for $4,300 which includes an Administrative Fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#69         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester for AIP-81 to acquire two in-ground snow melters and to construct modifications to the Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting building exhaust system at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in the amount of $2,270,501.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.  

 

#70         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant, to provide additional funding to the Pease Development Authority, for AIP-40, for additional engineering services for bidding to purchase snow removal equipment for the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease in the amount of #1,439.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Lebanon, NH, for AIP-44 for a planning study to update the Airport Layout Plan’s Exhibit A (Property Map) that will evaluate Federally obligated land parcels at the Lebanon Municipal Airport in the amount of $68,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority for AIP-48 to construct a wildlife fence for the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease in the amount of $606,490.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 3-24-10, item #120), for additional transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in Coos County, by increasing the amount by $16,840 from $797,926 to $814,766.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #211), for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Upper Valley region of NH, by increasing the amount by $99,741 from $3,648,236 to $3,747,977.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  98.96% Federal, 1.04% General Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to amend a partially retroactive contract with George Cairns and Sons Inc., Windham, NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-6-09, item #187), for roadway reconstruction of I-93 (new northbound barrel), through the Exit 3 interchange area in Windham, by increasing the amount by $2,300,000 from $25,969,102.80 to $28,269,102.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Evroks Corporation, Winnisquam, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-10-09, item #247), for rehabilitation of the existing bridge carrying D.W. Highway over F.E. Everett Turnpike NB On-Ramp in the City of Nashua, by increasing the amount by $135,000 from $747,662.60 to $882,662.60.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for roadway resurfacing on NH 9/US 202 beginning west of NH 31 and proceeding east to the Henniker Town Line in the county of Hillsborough, on the basis of a low bid of $1,609,220.30.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $160,922.03 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for roadway resurfacing on NH Route 16 in Wakefield between Stoneham Road and Crew Road, on the basis of a low bid of $1,562,865.40.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $156,286.54 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway resurfacing on NH Route 16 in Littleton beginning just east of Sampson Road and proceeding east beyond West Forest Lake Road in Bethlehem, on the basis of a single bid of $1,417,032.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $141,703.20 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for roadway resurfacing on NH 106 beginning ¼ mile north of the intersection of US 3 proceeding north to Autumn Drive in Concord, on the basis of a low bid of $633,375.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $63,337.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Northern Construction Service LLC, Weymouth, MA, for repair of six culverts of varying types, sizes and lengths, including miscellaneous incidental work, located on NH Route 16/Spaulding Turnpike in Dover and Rochester, on the basis of a low bid of $798,157.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $79,815.70 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 5, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds.