GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                Manchester Community College, Manchester New Hampshire

                                                                                                August 19, 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 Hampshire First Bank to Pittsfield ID Technologies, LLC located in Pittsfield, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Hampshire First Bank to Pittsfield ID Technologies, LLC located in Pittsfield, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#3           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for The Monadnock Community Hospital located in Peterborough, 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.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#4           Authorize to retroactively amend a grant to the Town of Greenfield, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #3), in the amount of $190,000 for the purpose of creating an adult day care serving severely disabled adults by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Gilsum, NH, in the amount of $220,000 to assist in the purchase of equipment for a new manufacturing and sales facility for the W.S. Badger Company.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Town of Hampton, NH (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #5), in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of supporting the purchase of machinery and equipment, so that Foss Manufacturing can expand its manufacturing capacity, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to award a grant to the City of Claremont, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to renovate the blighted and vacant Sawtooth Mill in downtown Claremont.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of renovating the existing structure to improve privacy and correct health safety deficiencies for the elderly residents.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to award a grant to the City of Concord, NH, in the amount of $337,598 for the purpose of completing energy efficiency upgrades to two Second Start facilities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to award a grant to the County of Rockingham, Brentwood, NH, in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of completing site work improvements for the Rye Airfield Senior Housing Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Newport, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support infrastructure improvements to Flagstone Industrial Park in support of economic development.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

#12         Authorize Brigadier General William N. Reddel III, Londonderry, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

                                GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

#13         Authorize to accept settlement funds in the amount of $319 from Global Education Settlement Administrator.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds (Public Awareness). 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#14         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Lutheran Social Services of New England Inc., Concord, NH, through its subsidiary Luther Community Services of NH Inc., to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $33,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize to conduct a one day conference on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at The Mountain Club on Loon in Lincoln, NH to provide training to local land use board members, for a total not to exceed $11,700.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees from attendees and exhibitors in an amount up to $11,700 to offset the cost of the conference.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with Mon-Club Management Inc., d/b/a The Mountain Club on Loon, Lincoln, NH, to provide facility rental, audio/visual equipment, refreshments and lunch at a cost not to exceed $10,287.20.  (4)Further authorize to make an advance payment in the amount of $500 to The Mountain Club on Loon as a non-refundable security deposit.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 17, 2009.  100% Other (Training) Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Concord, NH, for the expansion of the Business Energy Efficiency Program in the amount of $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#17         Authorize for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services and the NH Department of State, to amend a contract with Seneca Corporation, Vienna, VA, for help desk support services, by increasing the amount by $982,484 from $1,954,789.20 to $2,937,273.20, and by extending the contract for two additional years through August 31, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds:  the agency class 27 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 58% General Funds and 42% Federal Funds, SOS shall reimburse DoIT with 100% Other (Vital Records) Funds.

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#18         Authorize to enter into a lease extension with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA, for the lease of 10,317 square feet of office space located on Regional Drive, Concord, NH, in the amount of $139,279.51 for up to twelve additional months from October 1, 2009 to no later than September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#19         Authorize that Captain Erik S. Perreault, Manchester, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#20         Authorize that Major Daniel J. Tamburello, Londonderry, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#21         Authorize Major Noah C. Conrad, Durham, NH, 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. 

 

#22         Authorize Major Sean P. Mooney, Bradford, MA, 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. 

 

#23         Authorize to apply for, receive, and administer federal military aid funds in compliance with applicable State and Federal laws and regulations.

 

#24         Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $255 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.  The donations were received during the period of February 9, 2009 through July 14, 2009.

 

#25         Authorize to accept donations of computer services, monument engraving, landscaping, flags and blower attachment in the amount of $8,277.89 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

#26         Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $310,680.53 from the Office of Emergency Management for expenses incurred during the December 2008 ice storm in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Transfer (FEMS) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#27         Authorize to accept the donation of used furniture and equipment from Laconia Savings Bank valued at $20,000.

 

#28         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant reporting expenditures of $406,615,327.42 for the month of June and recommend the balance of $6,615,327.42 be lapsed.

 

#29         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to financing the acquisition, construction, renovation, furnishing and equipping of certain facilities as well as the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness relating to LRGHealthcare in Laconia, NH.

 

#30         Authorize the Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Program to award a net sum of $2,000 to Nancy Jefferson of the Department of Health and Human Services.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#31         Authorize Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a six-month holdover amendment with Sal’s Kitchen Realty, Salem, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #26), for 5,700 square feet of office space in Milford, by increasing the amount by $38,840.10 from $219,920.49 a total of $258,760.59.  Effective October 1, 2009 through March 30, 2010.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

#32         Authorize to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Laconia Police Department, Laconia, NH, for security services, in an amount not to exceed $11,975.52.  100% General Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize to sell by quitclaim deed a .02 acre parcel of state-owned land and a .07 parcel of state-owned land located on the Sanel block in the City of Concord to Duprey Acquisitions, LLC, Concord, NH, for the combined market value of $82,000 plus an administrative fee of $1,100.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize Surplus Distribution Section to enter into a service contract with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to coordinate and provide statewide Surplus Food Distribution for the Emergency Food Assistance Program for an amount not to exceed $639,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34A      Authorize Surplus Distribution Section to accept and expend $68,405 in AARA 2009 federal funds from the US Department of Agriculture for the purpose of distributing USDA commodity foods.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent on approval by Fiscal Committee on August 27, 2009. 

 

#34B      Authorize to receive a waiver from the provisions of NH Purchasing Rule 611.07 (g) to increase the number of fleet vehicles allocated to the Department of Administrative Services by five.  All of the vehicles shall be assigned to the Bureau of Facility and Asset Management to maintain the buildings and grounds located at the former Correctional facility in Laconia.

 

#34C      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Whitcher Builder Inc., Strafford, NH, for Roof Replacements at White Farm, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $109,597.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $16,500, bringing the total to $126,097.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $6,600 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $132,697,  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#34D      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Englewood Construction Co. Inc., Manchester, NH, for Legislative Office Building Roof Replacements, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $492,323.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $73,800, bringing the total to $566,123.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 27, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34E      Authorize Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Stephens Marquis Associates, Merrimack, NH, for 3-Phase Power Upgrades – Littleton and Hillsborough Field Maintenance Shed, NH Army National Guard, Littleton and Hillsborough, NH in an amount not to exceed $139,590.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $4,100 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $143,690,  Effective upon G&C approval through December 18, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#35         Authorize to amend the current sole source contract with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Clemson, SC, (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #19), for the preparation and scoring of the national professional engineering and land surveying examinations by increasing the contract amount not to exceed $35,000 from $90,000 to $125,000 for examinations.  (2)Further authorize to continue unencumbered payments.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#36         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers for calendar year 2010 in the amount of $7,900.  51% Unique Plan Fees, 33% General, 16% Abandoned Property Reserve Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $242,314.85 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.  100% Abandoned Property Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#38         Authorize to amend a contract with Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc., Bethesda, MD, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #26), for digital archiving and capturing solution for born-digital state of NH publications, by increasing the amount by $23,567.80 to $66,627.80, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2010, retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorized Division of Historical Resources to award a federally funded Certified Local Government Grant to the Town of Goffstown, for the project, “Grasmere Town Hall Exterior Doors” in the amount of $10,177.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize Division of Historical Resources to award a federally funded Certified Local Government Grant to the Town of Amherst, for the project, “Town of Amherst Historical Resource Survey” in the amount of $12,232.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize Division of the Arts to enter into service agreements totaling $26,375 with the artists as detailed in letter dated July 29, 2009, to create various works of art for the Department of Revenue Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Percent for Arts Funds. 

 

#42         Authorize Division of Historical Resources to award a federally funded Certified Local Government Grant to the Town of Newington, for the project, “Bloody Point Railroad Station and Fox Point” in the amount of $7,302.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize Division of Arts to renew membership with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Washington, DC in the amount of $7,245.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorize Division of Historical Resources to enter into a contract with Preservation Company, Kensington, NH, for the development of tours of four state owned historic sites in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#45         Authorize the petition of Jason R. Trottier requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Operating – Habitual Offender.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until June 18, 2019. 

 

#46         Authorize the petition of James S. Ostroski Jr. requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Theft by Unauthorized Taking.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until March 22, 2031. 

 

#47         Authorize the petition of Jeffrey R. Matteau requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Operating After Suspension (Newport District Court), Speeding Under +25 (Department of Safety; Claremont District Court, New London District Court).  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until May 10, 2014. 

 

#48         Authorize the petition of David S. DeBow requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until February 25, 2019. 

 

#49         Authorize the petition of Carl A. Fuller requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of DWI.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until June 13, 2016. 

 

#49A      Authorize to enter into a new sub-grant with the Hillsborough County Attorney’s Office, from the FFY 2007 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system in the amount of $58,181.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#49B      Authorize to enter into a new sub-grant with the Keene Police Department, from the FFY 2007 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system in the amount of $13,026.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#49C      Authorize to retroactively pay Tanya Pitman $790.65 for annual leave pay from current year appropriations.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Fees. 

 

#49D      Authorize to retroactively enter into sub-grants with the organizations as detailed in letter dated August 5, 2009, to fund programs providing direct services to victims of crime in the total amount of $1,428,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#50         Authorize to continue one Program Specialist I, position #8T131, salary grade 19 for an estimated cost of $33,690.53 through August 19, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#51         Authorize to accept retroactive donations of goods and supplies with a total value of $9,718.30 from various contributors from November 2008 through June 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#51A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Symphony Diagnostic Services No. 1 Inc., d/b/a MobilexUSA, Horsham, PA, to provide X-Ray, Electrocardiography & Holter Monitoring services in the amount of $213,346.  Effective August 3, 2009 through August 3, 2011, with the option to renew for up to one additional period for two years.  100% General Funds. 

 

#51B      Authorize to accept and expend additional grant funds from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the amount of $12,428.04 to support the “NH Safe Streets Task Force” initiative by providing certified Probation/Parole Officers to increase officer presence with the primary focus in the City of Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#51C      Authorize to award grant funds to Fraser N.H. LLC, for the purpose of reducing oil usage by 729,372 gallons per year in the amount of $470,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#51D      Authorize to award grant funds to LighTec Inc., to work directly with NH schools, municipalities, and industrial corporations to increase the delivery of energy efficiency services to ratepayers in the amount of $316,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2011.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#51E      Authorize to award grant funds to the Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, for the purpose of upgrading the heating distribution and control system of the Bromley building which houses low income residents in the amount of $176,531.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#51F       Authorize to award grant funds to Clean Air – Cool Planet, for the purpose of assisting 24 to 48 NH towns in developing plans to renovate their most inefficient municipal buildings in the amount of $400,000.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#51G      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $26,000 to the Town of Gorham, for the purpose of installing a high-efficiency oil furnace and pellet-boiler in the Gorham Fire Station.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment of $13,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#51H      Authorize to award grant funds to the Merrimack Valley School District, for the purpose of lowering energy costs and reducing CO2 emissions in the amount of $83,685.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $41,842.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#51I       Authorize to award grant funds to Public Services Company of NH, to significantly to increase the delivery of energy efficiency services to ratepayers, thereby reducing emissions of greenhouse gases in the amount of $7,646,020.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $1,911,505.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#52         Authorize retroactive pay for Helen S. Blaine, Retail Store Clerk II, in the amount of $196.35 for the period of April 15, 2009 through June 4, 2009.  100% Liquor Funds.

 

#53         Authorize to utilize the banking services of Ocean Bank, East Hampstead, NH, as the depository of funds for the NH State Liquor Store #78, Hampstead, NH.

 

#53A      Authorize to accept and expend Enforcing Underage Drinking funds totaling $20,000 from the United Way of Merrimack County for Capital Region Community Prevention Coalition for the purposes of reducing the progression of substance abuse, including underage drinking.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#54         Authorize to name the new warehouse building in Bear Brook State Park the “Alfred E. Grimes Building”.

 

#55         Authorize the report of transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski area for the quarter ending June 30, 2009.

 

#56         Authorize the report of season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during the fiscal year 2009.

 

#57         Authorize Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with the North County Council, Bethlehem, NH, for a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Economic Development District of Northern NH in the amount of $30,000.  (2)Further authorize the payment of $27,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Economic Development Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to accept and place on file the report of the Division of Travel and Tourism Development’s fund for the period ending June 30, 2009.

 

#59         Authorize to accept and place on file the report of the Division of Travel and Tourism Development’s activity within the Revolving Fund. 

 

#60         Authorize Bureau of Trails to enter into a Land Use Agreement amendment with Yankee Forest LLC, C/o Wagner Forest Management LTD, Lyme, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #86), for trail use near Jericho Mountain State Park, by increasing the amount by $500 from $7,100 to $7,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 13, 2012.  100% Trails Bureau Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation in the amount of $250 from Centrix Bank of Bedford, NH, for the Great Park Pursuit program.

 

#62         Authorize Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with the Monadnock Economic Development Corporation, Keene, NH, for a Revitalization Feasibility Study for downtown Keene in the amount of $4,800.  (2)Further authorize the payment of $4,320.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Economic Development Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to pay the sole source retroactive invoice from Stevens Engineering, New London, NH, in the amount of $4,615.65 for emergency engineering services during May and June 2009 on the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept an in-kind donation in the form of labor and materials for repairs to structures on White Island from the Lighthouse Kids of North Hampton, NH valued at $25,000.

 

#65         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation of an “Old Man of the Mountain” sign from Stephen T. Lindo.

 

#66         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Ricci Construction Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to perform repairs and restorations of the buildings and walkway on White Island in the amount of $84,690.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Aerial NDT Inspection Inc., Milton, NH, for the magnetic particle testing of the chairlifts at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia in the amount of $3,349.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2009.  100% Ski Area Account Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize Bureau of Trails to award a Recreational Trail Program reimbursement grant to the Town of Lincoln in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#69         Authorize Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated August 19, 2009, in the total amount of $357,920.35 for their 2009/2010 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to accept, budget and expend a donation in the amount of $5,000 from the Town of Peterborough, for the purpose of purchasing a portion of land that abuts Shieling Forest in Peterborough, NH.  (2)Further authorize to budget and expend $7,000 from the Shieling Trust Fund Control Account for the purpose of purchasing land adjacent to Shieling Forest.  (3)Further authorize to purchase a 4.58 acre parcel of land in Peterborough, NH from the Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterobough, NH, for $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Private Local Funds (Shieling Trust Funds). 

 

#71         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Heath Appraisal Services, Manchester, NH, for appraisal work for a 266-acre gift, from NORCO Corporation, of unimproved forest land in Orange, NH, in the amount of $2,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2009.  100% Forest Improvement Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Christopher Kane, Concord, NH, for ecological services in support of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau in the amount of $13,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Dan Sperduto, Canterbury, NH, for ecological services in support of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau in the amount of $16,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Peter Ellis, Concord, NH, for ecological services in support of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau in the amount of $13,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 26, 2009.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#75         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with the Natural Resource Institute LLC, Barrington, NH, for assistance in the development of the Statewide Forest Resource Strategy (Plan) in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize Division of Forests and Lands to enter into an Agricultural Lease with Arend R. Tensen of Lyme, NH, for 26.5 acres at Bedell Bridge Historic Site in Haverhill, NH, for an annual fee of $2,782.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012, with the option to renew for up to an addition three year period.

 

#76A      Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH, for conservation license plate advertisements in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#77         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with The National Wild Turkey Federation for the purpose of providing wild turkey and related wildlife habitat management technical assistance, outreach and coordination functions, and data collection support in Southwest NH and the Connecticut River Valley in the amount of $240,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  75% Federal, 25% Other (Game Management Account). 

 

#78         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Matson’s Laboratory LLC, Milltown, MT, for the purpose of providing age data by performing laboratory analysis of teeth collected from captured and/or harvested NH white-tailed deer, moose, black bear and bobcats in the amount of $13,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Game Management Account) Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to enter into a contract with the Wildlife Management Institute, to provide a scope of services that include dues and assessments, as well as, research and management on such wildlife as the Woodcock and Cottontail, in an amount not to exceed $402,910.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Fish and Game Management Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to pay the Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission, Washington, DC, $20,115 annual assessment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with the City of Rochester, for the purchase of a conservation easement on the LeClair Property, Farmington, NH, in the amount of $50,000.  (2)Further authorize to accept a contingent right in the conservation easement held by the City of Rochester on the LeClair property in Rochester, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal from the Landowner Incentive Program. 

 

#81A      Authorize to accept $10,000/year for 5 years for a total of $50,000 from Public Service Company of NH, for construction impacts to endangered New England cottontail habitat.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#82         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with the City of Manchester Highway Department, Manchester, NH, to support the purchase of a replacement plow/dump truck in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with Gorham, Randolph, Shelburne Cooperative School District, Gorham, NH, to support the purchase of two replacement school buses, and to purchase and install eight auxiliary heaters in an amount not to exceed $110,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Town of Temple, NH, to support the purchase of a replacement motor grader in an amount not to exceed $64,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., d/b/a C&J, Portsmouth, NH, to support the purchase of a replacement transit coach, and to purchase and install ten auxiliary heaters in an amount not to exceed $207,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize to retroactively enter into a lease with NHSC Properties LLC, Newmarket, NH, for office space at The Riverbend Professional Building in Alton, NH, in the amount of $14,983.68.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2012.  100% Subsurface Fee Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #54), to provide additional geophysical maps at the OK Tool/Savage Well Superfund Site by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $120,000 to $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 24, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $18,000 from the US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009. 

 

#89         Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with the Association of US Delegates to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, Portland, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #140), for the purposes of sharing data for the Gulf of Maine by increasing the amount by $12,000 from $19,202 to $31,202, and adding additional tasks to the scope of services.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Topsham, ME, (previously amended by G&C on 2-4-09, item #50), for engineering oversight of the Winnicut Dam removal construction project, by increasing the amount by $103,809 from $162,015 to $265,824, and by extending the completion end date to December 31, 2010 from December 31, 2009, and by adding three additional tasks to the scope of services. Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize loan agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated August 6, 2009, in the principal amount of $22,700 to finance wastewater improvement projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Loan Repayment Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize to award a grant to the City of Portsmouth, NH, to complete final design, engineering, and permitting necessary to replace an undersized culvert on North Mill Pond in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, which lowers the original loan agreement by $797,764.46 from $1,220,304 to $422,539.54, and finalizes the loan amount used to finance the Water and Main Streets Wastewater Collection System Improvements project.  (2)Further authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Manchester, which lowers the original loan agreement by $1,152,682.75 from $5,300,000 to $4,147,317.25, and finalizes the loan amount used to finance the Poor/Schiller Streets Separation project.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#94         Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Newbury, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-13-06, item #70), by decreasing the loan by $934,388 from $1,700,000 to $765,612 due to decrease in the scope of work for the wastewater system improvements project.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#95         Authorize to award a grant to the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to conduct a baseline survey of several important ecological resources in the North Mill Pond in the amount of $54,398.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, to complete final design, engineering, and permitting necessary to remove two dams on the Cocheco River, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #48), to cover additional cleanup activities at the OK Tool/Salvage Well Superfund Site in Milford, NH, by increasing the amount by $560,000 from $2,148,729 to $2,708,729.  Effective upon G&C approval.  90% Federal, 10% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Woodard & Curran Environmental Services Inc., Portland, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 9-3-08, item #51), for the operation and maintenance of the groundwater treatment facility at the Keefe Environmental Services Hazardous Waste Site in Epping, by increasing the amount by $155,836 from $4,178,639 to $4,334,475, and by extending the completion date from September 1, 2009 to August 31, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize to award a grant to the City of Portsmouth, NH, to reconstruct the deteriorated seawall on Mechanic Street in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#100       Authorize to award a grant to the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to provide technical planning assistance to coastal communities in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#101       Authorize to award a grant to the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize to award a grant to the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to study the predatory impact of green crabs in both the Great Bay and Hampton-Seabrook estuaries in the amount of $27,903.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Concord, NH, to complete the Watershed Restoration for Horseshoe Pond Project in the amount of $47,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#104       Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation to perform drilling and sampling at Bunker Pond Dam and UNH Reservoir Dam at a cost not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#105       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, to complete the City of Portsmouth Stormwater Utility Feasibility Study Project in the amount of $27,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#106       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Baboosic Lake Association, Amherst, NH, to complete the Baboosic Lake Watershed Stormwater BMP Implementation, Phase 2 Project, in the amount of $78,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Waterville Estates Village District, Waterville, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, in the amount of $8,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize to pay FY 2010 membership dues to the Association of State and Interstate Water Pollution Control Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,302.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH,  (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #123), for the 2008-2009 Regional Environmental Planning Program project by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#109A    Authorize to enter into contract with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 6, 2009, for environmental spill response and cleanup totaling $4,020,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Oil, Hazardous Waste, and Gasoline Ether Funds. 

 

#109B    Authorize loan agreements with Pennichuck Water Works Inc., to finance water improvements projects at the public water system projects as detailed in letter dated August 10, 2009, totaling $2,148,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% DWSRF Repayment funds, 50% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#109C    Authorize to approve loan agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated August 10, 2009, to finance wastewater improvement projects in the amount of $5,472,480.  Effective upon G&C approval.  51% Other Loan, 19% ARRA Funds. 

 

#109D    Authorize loan agreements with the Public Water Systems as detailed in letter dated August 10, 2009, to finance water system improvement projects in the amount of $10,238,377.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Other Loan, 50% ARRA Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#110       Authorize to make an unencumbered sole source payment to the New England States’ Consortium Systems Organization, Shrewsbury, MA, to provide Medicaid technical support services in an amount not to exceed $28,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Operations Support

#111       Authorize retroactive reimburse to Warren Lindsey from current year funds for in-state travel-related expenses incurred in the performance of official state business during the last fiscal year, in the total amount of $118.70.  58% General, 42% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#112       Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Elizabeth Thyng, Part Time Mental Health Worker, at the NH Hospital in the amount of $160, to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 08 & 09.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Paul Casey, Business Administrator IV, Medicaid Administration in the amount of $5,301.75, to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 07 & 08.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Kathleen Martins, Part Time Teacher I, Tobey School in the amount of $6,268.76, to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 05, 06, 07, 08 & 09.  30% General, 18% Federal, 52% Other (local schools) Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Loreal Grey, Secretary II, Claremont District Office in the amount of $553.54, to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 07, 08 & 09.  61% General, 39% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Licensing & Certification

#116       Authorize Bureau of Health Facilities to retroactively continue an increase in hourly rate by 30% for recruitment and retention purposes for 26 positions currently assigned to the Health Facility Licensing Unit and Health Facility Certification Unit (previously approved by G&C on 7-18-07, item #127).  Effective June 12, 2009 through G&C approval and to further extend the same until June 29, 2011.  54% Federal, 46% Other (Health Facility Fees) Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#117       Authorize to make a single payment of $10,000 to the NH Dental Society, Concord, NH, to provide comprehensive support and treatment services for oral health care for elderly and disabled adult persons.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize to retroactively continue an increase in hourly rate by 30% for recruitment and retention purposes for the Pharmaceutical Service Specialist classification, position #12433 (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #91).  Effective November 21, 2008 through G&C approval and to further extend the same until June 23, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize to amend a sole source contract with First Health Services Corporation, Glen Allen, VA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #171), to continue managing pharmacy benefits for the Medicaid Program, by increasing the price limitation by $3,149,405 from $16,549,933 to $19,699,338, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2009 to December 31, 2010.  72% Federal, 28% General Funds. 

 

#120       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Network Medical Review Company Ltd., Rockford, IL, to provide independent clinical review services for the Medicaid medical services and pharmacy program in the amount of $15,140.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  50% Federal , 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#121       Authorize to make a sole source, one-time payment to Office Interiors Limited, Dover, NH, for the disassembly, move and reassembly of systems furniture in the amount of $5,106.  Effective retroactive to February 5, 2009.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize to amend a sole source lease with Cameron Real Estate Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #168), by increasing the amount by $413,448 to $2,559,250.80 from $2,145,802.80, and by extending the term retroactively from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#123       Authorize to provide Licensed Plus quality child care awards in the amount of $5,636 to two Licensed Plus child care providers throughout the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with CASA NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide a statewide program to train court appointed special advocates in an amount not to exceed $45,053.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Minority Health

#125       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Southern NH Area Health Education Center, Raymond, NH, to provide management, coordination and act as fiscal intermediary for a Minority Conference on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease and act as coordinator and fiscal intermediary for two minority wellness follow-up focus groups in an amount not to exceed $23,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#126       Authorize to retroactively exercise a contract renewal with Second Start, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 4-9-08, item #65), to provide job skills instruction for employment training and work experience for NH Employment Program participants, by increasing the amount by $1,270,043.15 from $2,296,465.02 to $3,566,508.17, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  83% Federal, 17% General Funds. 

 

#127       Authorize to retroactively exercise a contract renewal with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #295), to provide Job Club Employment Training and to develop and monitor Work Experience Host Sites for the NH Employment Program in the delivery of employment and training services to recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and the 2-Parent Needy Families program, by increasing the amount by $1,873,692.07 from $4,038,380 to $5,912,072.07, and by extending the termination date to June 30, 2010.  97% Federal, 3% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Community Based Care Services

#128       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 4-15-09, item #49), to expand the provision of support services to NH reserve military families and military members deployed or returning from combat, by increasing the price by $199,800 to an amount not to exceed $1,198,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#129       Authorize to accept and expend additional Federal Funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the amount of $4,612,322.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#130       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $682,726.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#131       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $720,866.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

#132       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Nashua Pastoral Care Center Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $172,168.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#133       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Services Council of NH, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $113,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#134       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Roman Catholic Bishop of Manchester/St. John Nuemann Church, Merrimack, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $30,690.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Cross Roads House Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $76,342.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#136       Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with My Friend’s Place, Dover, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $40,302.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#137       Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Community Services Council of NH, Concord, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $22,404.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#138       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Improvement Associates Inc., Keene, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $129,307.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#139       Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Salvation Army, Laconia, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $127,875.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#140       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Cross Roads House Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $203,147.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#141-144              NOT USED

 

#145       Authorize to enter into an agreement with My Friend’s Place, Dover, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $93,298.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#146       Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Helping Hands Outreach Ministries Inc., Manchester, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $36,140.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#147       Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Nashua Pastoral Care Center Inc., Nashua, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $24,29.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#148       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $71,610.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#149       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Veteran Homestead Inc., Fitchburg, MA, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $20,460.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#150       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Helping Hands Outreach Ministries Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $30,002.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#151       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $86,390.  Effective retroactive to April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#152       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $70,057.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#153       Authorize to make a one-time unencumbered retroactive payment to Attorney Lauren Vallari, Concord, NH, for legal services provided in excess of her contract with the Bureau during SFY 2009 using SFY 2010 funds in the amount of $2,666.  100% General Funds. 

 

#154       Authorize to make a one-time unencumbered retroactive payment to Attorney Earl S. Carrel, Manchester, NH, for legal services provided in excess of his contract with the Bureau during SFY 2009 using SFY 2010 funds in the amount of $1,116.  100% General Funds. 

 

#155       Authorize to make a one-time unencumbered retroactive payment to Attorney Steven Pl Bunker, Concord, NH, for legal services provided in excess of his contract with the Bureau during SFY 2009 using SFY 2010 funds in the amount of $464.  100% General Funds. 

 

#156       Authorize to amend a sole source retroactive contract with The Bristol Observatory Ltd., Bristol, VT, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #196), to provide statistical analysis and consulting services on the number of persons in the mental health system that are also served by other government agencies, by increasing the amount by $35,000 from $164,089.97 to $200,089.97, and by extending the completion date from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#157       Authorize to amend a sole source retroactive contract with the Institute on Disability, University of NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #199), to conduct public mental health consumer surveys as required by the Mental Health Block Grant Program, by increasing the price limitation by $218,386 from $217,928 to $436,314 and by extending the completion date from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#158       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Brain Injury Association of NH, Concord, NH, to support initiatives which increase the capacity to serve persons with brain injuries in the community in an amount not to exceed $793,478.  (2)Further authorize to make a minimum advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  87% General, 13% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#159       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Thomas C. Moroney, Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Case Manager, Certified Disability Management Specialist, d/b/a Moroney Rehabilitation Services, Concord, NH, to provide services as a Vocational Expert in an amount not to exceed $18,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#160       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Cynthia J. Ward, Masters of Education, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Case Manager, Certified Disability Management Specialist, Weare, NH, to provide services as a Vocational Expert in an amount not to exceed $37,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#161       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Douglas L. Noordsy, MD, Canaan, NH, to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $15,502.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#162       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Suzanne Shea, RN, Franklin, NH, to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $11,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#163       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Toni S. Paul, RN, Merrimack, NH, to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $17,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#164       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to support a Child Development Program in the amount of $311,528.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#165       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for NH Public Health Network, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#166       Authorize Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Asthma Control Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Raymond, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 4-9-08, item #72), to provide, coordinate and implement capacity-building interventions for improved asthma health in NH, by increasing the price by $116,841 from $230,590 to $347,431, and by extending the completion date to August 31, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#167       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control, Communicable Disease Section to enter into a sole source agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to provide an infectious disease medical and epidemiological specialist for support in bioterrorism in an amount not to exceed $408,610.  Effective August 31, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 30, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#168       Authorize Bureau of Disease Control, Communicable Disease Control, Immunization Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the City of Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #236), to provide Immunization Services to the Nashua area, by increasing the price by $130,798 from $119,998 to $250,796, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011, retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#169       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Nashua, Division of Public Health and Community Services, Nashua, NH, to provide a broad range of public health emergency preparedness and response activities in an amount not to exceed $364,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  88% Federal, 12% General Funds. 

 

#170       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH, as the fiscal agent for Caring Community Network of the Twin Rivers, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  82% Federal, 18% General Funds. 

 

#171       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, to provide a broad range of public health emergency preparedness and response activities in an amount not to exceed $479,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  82% Federal, 18% General Funds. 

 

#172       Authorize Office of Health Statistics and Data Management, Environment Public Health Tracking Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Katalizt LLC, Portsmouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #56A), to provide staff resources to continue the NH Environmental Public Health Tracking Network development, by increasing the Price by $198,000 from $393,474 to $591,474, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2010, retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#173       Authorize Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Monadnock Community Hospital, Peterborough, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #78), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the school-based dental program, by increasing the amount by $40,000 from $40,000 to $80,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  61% General, 39% Federal Funds. 

 

#174       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Sullivan County, Newport, NH, to procure the services of local organizations to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#175       Authorize Food Protection Section to reclassify position #18998 from License Clerk, salary grade 11, to Program Specialist, salary grade 21.  75% General, 28% Other Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#176       Authorize to retroactively continue an increase in hourly rate by 40% for recruitment and retention purposes for the X-Ray and Electrocardiograph Technologist position #15788(previously approved by G&C on 2-7-07, item #82).  Effective November 21, 2008 through G&C approval and to further extend the same until June 23, 2011.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#177       Authorize to reclassify position #15743 Work Area Coordinator, salary grade 10, to a Training and Development Therapist, salary grade 16.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#178       Authorize to increase the annual salary of Robert M. Vidaver, MD, Physician in Charge by $3,000 for being board certified in Family Practice.

 

#179       Authorize to utilize the banking services of Citizens Bank, Government and Not-for-Profit Banking Division, d/b/a Citizens Bank, Concord, NH as the depository of funds for NHH, Concord, NH.

 

#180       Authorize to expend SFY 2010 balance forward of other funds of $16,191.92 from the NH Hospital Foundation for Healthy Communities to fund NHH emergency preparedness.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Federal Funds through NH Hospital Association). 

 

#181       Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations received during the period of April 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009. 

 

#182       Authorize to accept donations in the amount of $1,837.34 received during the period of April 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009. 

                               

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

#183       Authorize to accept a donation of both the printing services and postage costs for the mailing of the biannual Board of Nursing Newsletter, Fall 2009 issue, from Gemini Concepts, Cedar Falls, IA, valued at $6,000.

 

                                BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY, AND ESTHETICS

#184       Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for FY 08 and FY 09.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#185       Authorize to accept monies totaling $61,634.43 received during the period of April 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#186       Authorize to contract with Russell C. Lowrey, Newmarket, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  Effective September 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#187       Authorize to contract with Dennis J. Pope, Concord, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective September 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#188      Authorize to exercise a renewal option with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 11-19-08, item #156), to provide technical assistance for the NH state assessment and accountability systems in an amount not to exceed $231,690.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#189       Authorize Division of Developmental Services to exercise the renewal option to grant funds to the Early Education and Intervention Network, (previously amended by G&C on 8-13-08, item #141), to provide professional development to those who specialize in early childhood activities in an amount not to exceed $33,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#190       Authorize to enter into a contract with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to implement the Math Sceince Partnership Project entitled Science: Inquiring Minds Want to Know, to provide professional development to increase teacher content knowledge and confidence in teaching science in the classroom in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#191       Authorize to contract with Bugden Solutions Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide review services for the Child Nutrition Programs that are sponsored by the US Department of Agriculture and overseen by the State of NH, Department of Education, Division of Program Supports, Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services in an amount not to exceed $4,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#192       Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Measurement Incorporated, Albany, NY (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #258), to collect parent involvement survey’s from parents of students with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $125,000. (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C japproval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#193       Authorize to reclassify the positions as detailed in letter dated June 19, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#194       Authorize Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, to accept donations in the amount of $625 in memory of Lawrence Stevens.

 

#195       Authorize to enter into a contract with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to implement the Math Science Partnership Project entitled Advancing Science: Teacher Instrumentation Training to Enhance Classroom Inquiry to provide Professional development to increase and enhance teacher content knowledge and ability to use scientific instrumentation in the classroom in an amount not to exceed $17,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#196       Authorize to pay the General Education Developmental Testing Service Annual Per Person Fee in the amount of $20,580.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#197       Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, to develop regional support networks to connect families, schools, and communities throughout NH in an amount not to exceed $224,997.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with an option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#198       Authorize to enter into a contract with Measured Progress, Dover, NH, to implement the Math Science Partnership Project entitled Seacoast Assessment Literacy Collaborative by providing a professional development experience for early career, middle school teachers looking to strengthen their knowledge and application of effective classroom assessment practices in mathematics and science in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#199       Authorize to process out of state travel reimbursement payment to Ruth Littlefield for FY 2009 in the amount of $615.49 from FY 2010 funds.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#200       Authorize to utilize the services of the individuals as detailed in letter dated June 19, 2009, to provide transcription service in an amount not to exceed $12,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#201       Authorize to utilize the services of the individuals as detailed in letter dated July 14, 2009, to conduct Special Education Impartial Due Process Hearings, State Board of Education Hearings, Vocational Rehabilitation Hearings, and Alternative Dispute Resolution sessions at an amount not to exceed $158,416.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  91% General, 9% Federal Funds. 

 

#202       Authorize Division of Program Support: Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services to amend an existing contract with Kyran Research Associates Inc., Middletown, RI (previously amended by G&C on 10-8-08, item #141), for development, maintenance, and enhancement services for the suite of Child Nutrition Programs, by increasing the amount by $35,926 to $837,652.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#203       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with David Crawford of Center Harbor, NH, to provide instruction for three, five-day sessions of Interview and Interrogation to be held a the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord and regional training sites at a cost of $10,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#204       Authorize to exercise the second of two one-year options to renew the contract with Johnson & Hill Staffing Services Inc., Springfield, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #254), for temporary staffing services at the Lottery booth at the Eastern States Exposition for a maximum cost of $8,435.70.  Effective September 18, 2009 through October 4, 2009.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

#205       Authorize payment of Fiscal Year 2010 membership dues in the amount of $16,000 to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#206       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend a sub-grant from the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $390,780 to purchase additional digital livescan fingerprint stations to be distributed to the State Police and localities to support automated fingerprinting of arrestees and fingerprinting of applicants for positions requiring a criminal records check.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#207       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with 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, 2010.  30% Federal, 59% Private & Local Funds, 11% Fire & EMS Funds. 

 

#208       Authorize Division of State Police to retroactively pay Trooper Stefan J. Czyzowski at Troop B, $1,415.11 for military differential pay using SFY 10 funds.  Effective April 25, 2009 through May 21, 2009.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#209       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into grant agreements with the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated July 27, 2009, for a total amount of $843,464 for the implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#210       Authorize to renew a sole source contract with the NH Hospital Association, Concord, NH, for hospital emergency preparedness planning services in the amount of $1,899,872.  Effective August 31, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 30, 2011.  100% Other (Federal funds from DHHS).

 

#211       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend $11,622.79 of federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of reimbursing the cost for equipment and continuing training requirements needed by the Forensic Lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Transfers from other agencies. 

 

#212       Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with B.W.C.P. LLC, Pembroke, NH, for the purpose of renting storage units in the amount for $5,016.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  42.27% Federal, 29.50% Private & Local, 5.50% Revolving, 22.73% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#213       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively pay the Town of Chesterfield, NH, for services provided under the NH Radiological Emergency Response Plan in SFY 2008 using SFY 2010 funds, in the amount of $6,395.60.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Vermont Yankee Assessment. 

 

#214       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively pay the Town of Richmond, NH, for services provided under the NH Radiological Emergency Response Plan in SFY 2008 using SFY 2010 funds, in the amount of $15,806.19.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Vermont Yankee Assessment. 

 

#215       Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Ossipee Mountain Electronics Inc., Moultonborough, NH, for the removal and reinstallation of E/Z rider K9 compartments and Hotdog units in State Police cruisers in an amount not to exceed $2,999.92.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to two additional terms.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#216       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Bath, NH, for implementation of a project identified through the evaluation of natural hazards in the total amount of $96,893.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#217       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hanover, NH, for implementation of a project identified through the evaluation of natural hazards in the total amount of $62,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#218       Authorize to amend a sole source retroactive contract with Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, NY (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #162), to provide preventive maintenance, service and repairs to equipment located in the Department, for an amount not to exceed $21,517.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#219       Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Banks Chevrolet Cadillac Inc., Concord, NH, for the reconditioning and transport of cruisers, before auction, in an amount not to exceed $37,080.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  87.33% Highway, 12.67% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#220       Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to make unencumbered payments to reimburse local public safety and public health organizations for the actual costs of participating in a series of public health emergency preparedness exercises in October 2009, at a cost not to exceed $55,000.  100% Transfer from Other Agency. 

 

#220A    Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to expend the State Matching funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grants in the amount of $17,987.08.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#220B    Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to expend State Matching Funds for Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Grants in the amount of $41,878.47.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#220C    Authorize Division of Emergency Services, and Communications to modify the existing fleet, by purchasing a 1-ton van with an eight cylinder engine or similar vehicle.  This vehicle will service emergency telecommunications equipment throughout the State and carry communication supplies.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#220D    Authorize to enter into a contract with Psychotherapy Associates Inc., Rochester, NH, for the provision of pre-employment psychological exams of law enforcement personnel in an amount not to exceed $12,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  28% Highway, 6% Turnpike, 33% Transfers from other Agency, 33% Navigation Safety Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#221       Authorize to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Raymond A. Spinosa, Woburn, MA, on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $1,300 per year.  Effective June 13, 2009 through June 12, 2010.

 

#222       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, to purchase miscellaneous capital equipment for an amount not to exceed $96,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds. 

 

#223       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a Special Agreement with the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad Company for improvements on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Coos County in an amount not to exceed $392,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#224       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with William P. Ratcliffe, Lowell, MA, for a parcel of land on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia, for $1,300 per year.  Effective June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010. 

 

#225       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend an agreement with the Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Corporation, Lincoln, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-21-01, item #120), to allow year-round recreational use and recreation trails to be constructed within the State-owned corridor adjacent to an active railroad line.

 

#226       Authorize Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Community Action Programs Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #212), to fund a comprehensive service analysis of Concord Area Transit, by increasing the amount by $40,000 from $1,268,887 to $1,308,887.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#227       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to exercise a contract renewal option with Delcan Corporation, Atlanta, GA (previously approved by G&C on 8-23-06, item #119), for the development of Phase I of the Transportation Management Center, by extending the end date from August 21, 2009 to August 31, 2011.  

 

#228       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to reclassify position #’s 21796 & 21798 Survey Team Technician I, LG 10, and position #17253 Survey Team Technician II, LG 12 to create three positions, all Transportation Management Communications Specialist II, LG 16.

 

#229       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements with Allenstown, Boscawen, Bristol, Concord, Hillsborough, Hopkinton, Rochester, and Warner to provide services under the Safe Routes to School program through the municipal-manages process totaling $739,517.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#230       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $1,010,342.16 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from June 27, 2009 through July 30, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#231       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to quitclaim to the Town of Littleton, a 2,500 square foot parcel of state owned land in Littleton that is currently used as a turnaround for Old Dells Road as Class V highway.   Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#232       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 1.5+/- acre parcel of State owned land improved with a salt shed in Littleton to James F. McMahon Jr., for $90,000 which includes an Administrative Fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#233       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 3,000 square foot parcel and quitclaim whatever interest the State may have in the Old US Route 3 Highway Easement as it abuts land owned by David Dixon located in the Town of Lincoln to David Dixon for $9,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#234       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.2 of an acre parcel of State owned land in Plymouth to The Vuong Family LLC, in exchange for a 10,600 square foot permanent drainage easement plus $45,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#235       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Award List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $23,779.19 for the period extending from April 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009.

 

#236       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to quitclaim whatever interest the State of NH may have in the 1824 highway layout of NH Route 16, and being easterly of a line measured 66 feet easterly of the NH Route 16 construction center line, and being westerly of a line measured 66 feet westerly of the NH Route 16 construction center line, as now traveled in Pinkham’s Grant, and as shown on a Plan of Pinkham’s Grant, to the US of America – Forest Service.  Said conveyance is in exchange for a Highway Easement deed to be granted by the US of America – Federal Highway Administrative to the Department of Transportation.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#237       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Laconia Airport Authority, to rehabilitate, light, sign and mark Taxiway “C” at the Laconia Municipal Airport in the amount of $677,838.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#238       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Keene, NH, to construct a snow removal equipment storage building expansion at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport in the amount of $340,275.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#239       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Nashua Airport Authority, to design and permit the reconstruction or Runway 14-32 at Boire Field, Nashua in the amount of $1,238,055.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#240       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Berlin Airport Authority to acquire snow removal equipment with attachments in the amount of $248,625.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#241       Authorize Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Liddle Bros., Inc., Atkinson, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-3-08, item #65), for replacing three aluminum traffic structures and associated signs on I-93 and I-393 in Concord, by increasing the amount by $40,000 from $453,959 to $493,959.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Non-participating Funds. 

 

#242       Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly summary through June 30, 2009 of active projects that may require contingencies use. 

 

#243       Authorize to amend a contract with CHA, Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-10-04), for design review services for the Salem-Manchester I-93 widening project by increasing the total amount payable by $500,000 from $2,500,000 to $3,000,000 to allow for the continuation of project management and design assistance services, and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2009 to June 30, 2010. Effective upon G&C approval.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#244       Authorize to enter into an agreement with HNTB Corporation, Westbrook, ME and Kansas City, MO, for on-call Turnpike-related consulting services in the amount of $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2012.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#245       Authorize Bureau of Highway Maintenance Well Section to enter into a contract with Green Mountain Well Company of Putney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of John Moller, Newfield, NH, in the amount of $33,190.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2009.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#246       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with John H. Lyman & Sons Inc., Gilford, NH, for reconstruction of the intersection of NH Route 175 & NH Route 175A in Holderness on the basis of a low bid of $141,079.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $21,161.85 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 26, 2009.  90% Federal, 10% match/Turnpike Toll Credit. 

 

#247       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Evroks Corporation, Winnisquam, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $474,662.60 for rehabilitation of the existing bridge carrying D.W. Highway over the F.E. Everett Turnpike NB on-ramp in the City of Nashua.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $74,766.26 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#248       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with A.R. Couture Construction Corp., for reconstruction of a section of US Route 2 in the town of Randolph on the basis of a low bid of $2,127,113.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $148,897.91 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. 

 

#249       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Busby Construction Co., Inc., Atkinson, NH, for culvert sliplining on Interstate 93 north of Exit 18 in Northfield on the basis of a low bid of $259,414.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $25,941.40 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% match/Turnpike Toll Credit. 

 

#250       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with DeLucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, for guardrail replacement along sections of median of NH Route 101 in the Towns of Auburn and Candia between the bridge over King Road and a point just west of Exit 3 (NH Route 43) on the basis of a low bid of $626,583.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $62,658.35 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 20, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#251       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for construction of a portion of the roadway improvements as part of the overall Hampton Toll Plaza Open Road Tolling Project in the Towns of Hampton and North Hampton on the basis of a low bid of $4,346,050.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $304,223.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2009.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#252       Authorize the Equipment Acquisition plan for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#253       Authorize Bureau of Finance & Contract to pay membership dues & training fees in the amount of $215,840 to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, for Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011.  (2)Further authorize to pay various program and licensing costs in the amount of $60,000 to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, for Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#254       Authorize to reclassify position #21155 Civil Engineer III, LG 24 to Program Specialist II, LG 21, Bureau of Mechanical Services, Fuel Distribution.

 

#255       Authorize Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Telvent Caseta Inc., Austin, TX, for installation and maintenance of Open Road Tolling at Hampton Mainline Toll Plaza in the amount of $1,987,205.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

#256                                                                       TUITION REQUESTS

A.         ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES – Request permission to pay White Mountain Community College, Berlin, NH the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alan Kjellander, Treatment Plant Operator I, in the course entitled “Water & Wastewater Math”.  Source of funds:  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Funds

B.          ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES – Request permission to pay White Mountain Community College, Berlin, NH the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Timothy Pelletier, Treatment Plant Operator I, in the course entitled “Water & Wastewater Math”.  Source of funds:  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Funds

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $1200.00

 

 

#257                                                                       TRAVEL REQUESTS

A.         LOTTERY - Request permission for (3) employees, Lisa Nadeau, Lottery District Supervisor, Karen Catsoulis-O’Brien, Lottery Sales Representative & Kim Parker, Lottery Sales Representative, or their designees, to travel to Springfield, MA for 20 days during the period of September 19, 2009 through October 5, 2009 to attend the Eastern States Exposition.  A CASH ADVANCE OF $2,698.00 for Lisa Nadeau, a CASH ADVANCE OF $1,561.00 for Karen Catsoulis-O’Brien, a CASH ADVANCE OF $1,137.00 for Kim Parker is requested.  Total Cost: $5,396.00. Source of Funds: 100% Lottery.  No Registration Fees.

 

 

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.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY (Tabled at 7/15/09 G&C Meeting)

#133       TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea voted to table the request to enter into a contract with Intralot Inc., Duluth, GA, to provide a gaming system connected to a secured communications network that will securely inventory, sell, inquire, validate and account for all lottery transactions conducted by approximately 1,200 licensed lottery retailers, at the base rate of 1.435% of net lottery sales.  Effective July 1, 2010 through July 2, 2016 with the option to renew for up to four years.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Tabled at 7/15/09 G&C Meeting)

#154       TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to table the request Bureau of Right of Way to transfer to Sovereignty Family Investments LLC, a triangular 5,450 square foot parcel of State owned surplus property in the City of Rochester.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Tabled at 7/15/09 G&C Meeting)

#163       TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Shea voted to table the request Bureau of Rail & Transit to renew a sole source Operating Agreement dated August 1, 2009 with the Milford-Bennington Railroad, Milford, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-21-99, late item #U), to provide rail freight service on the State-owned portion of the Hillsboro Branch railroad line.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2019.