GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                Seacoast Charter School, Kingston, New Hampshire

                                                                                                September 14, 2011, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

A.      Authorize to accept the donation of a computer projector and screen for use in the training room at Troop E, at an approximate value of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

B.      Authorize to accept a donation from US Census Bureau in the form of payment for travel-related expenses for an NHES employee to attend a Local Employment Dynamics Partnership Steering Committee meeting in Arlington, VA, at an estimated value of $1,975.

 

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

C.      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to accept a donation of a permanent recreational easement from Dalton Ridge Runners Snowmobile Club, in Dalton, NH.  (No State Funds).

 

#2           TRAVEL REQUEST:

 

A.      SAFETY-Division of State Police – Request permission for four (4) employees, Sergeant Steven Wheeler, Trooper First Class Michael Pelletier, Trooper First Class Abbott Presby and Trooper Christopher Storm, or their designees, to travel to State College, PA for four (4) days from September 26, 2011 through September 29, 2011 to attend the 11th Annual Pennsylvania State Police Reconstruction Seminar.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by State vehicle. Total Cost:  $1,993.00; 81% Highway Funds, 19% Turnpike Funds.  No Registration Fees.

 

 

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#3           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Merrimack County Savings Bank to BittWare, Inc. located in Concord, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

#4           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Centrix Bank & Trust to Single Digits, Inc. located in Manchester, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#5           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Swanzey, NH, in the amount of $12,000, for the purpose of conducting an engineering study to examine the condition of the water, wastewater and drainage infrastructure of View Point Cooperative.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Keene, in the amount of $280,000 for the purpose of subgranting $260,000 to a nonprofit business, Hannah Grimes Center for a Microenterprise Development and Assistance Grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to award a grant to the City of Keene, in the amount of $500,000 for furnishings, fixtures and equipment for the Monadnock Community Market Cooperative.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Berlin, NH, for the purpose of purchasing and rehabilitating homes and residential properties that have been abandoned for foreclosed upon, in order to sell, rent, or redevelop such homes and properties, demolishing blighted structures; and redeveloping demolished or vacant properties, in the amount of $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 3, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Manchester, for purchasing and rehabilitating homes and residential properties that have been abandoned or foreclosed upon, in order to sell, rent, or redevelop such homes and properties; demolishing blighted structures; and redeveloping demolished or vacant properties, in the amount of $3,700,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 3, 2014.  100% Federal Funds 

 

#10         Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Seabrook, NH, in the amount of $12,000 for the purpose of conducting an engineering study to determine the feasibility of expanding the Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#11         Authorize to nominate Lieutenant Colonel Laurie M. Farris, Andover, MA, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a contract with the Independent Archaeological Consulting LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for archaeological services, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#13         Authorize to enter into a contract with the Preservation Company of Kensington, NH, for National Historic Preservation Act historic building surveys, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#14         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Comprehensive Environmental Inc., Merrimack, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #35), for Environmental Services, in the amount of $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with AMEC Earth and Environmental Inc., Plymouth Meeting, PA, (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #36), for the purpose of Environmental Services, in the amount of $150,000.  Effective October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#16         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $525,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of October.

 

#17         Authorize a waiver as per HB2, Chapter 315, Laws of 2011, to reclassify positions, as detailed in letter dated September 1, 2011.

 

#18         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with Anthem Health Plans of NH Inc., d/b/a Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #24A), for modification of certain administrative fees and financial guarantee terms of the current agreement providing for the administration of medical benefits for the State as detailed in letter dated August 25, 2011.  No Additional Funding.

 

#19         Authorize Centralized Mailing Distribution to enter into a contract with NH Mailing Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide presort flat mailing services for the State of NH, in an amount not to exceed $117,612.  Effective October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#20         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Ackroyd Engineering LLC, Manchester, NH, for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#21         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Lee F. Carroll PE, Gorham, NH, for professional electrical engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#22         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Quantum Construction Consultants LLC, Concord, NH, for professional civil/structural engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#23         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Vanasse, Hangen, Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH, for professional civil/structural engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#24         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Manchester, NH, for professional civil/structural engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#25         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Appledore Engineering Inc., a Division of TIGHE & BOND, Portsmouth, NH, for professional civil/structural engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#26         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Oak Point Associates, Portsmouth, NH, for professional architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#27         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Tennant/Wallace Architect, Manchester, NH, for professional architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#28         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Christopher P. Williams Architects PLLC, Meredith, NH, for professional architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#29         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Lavallee, Brensinger Architects, Manchester, NH, for professional architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#30         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Dignard Architectural Services, New Boston, NH, for professional architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#31         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Dubois & King Inc., Williston, VT, for professional mechanical engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#32         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Auburn, NH, for professional mechanical engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#33         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with McFarland Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, for professional electrical engineering services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  Funding is project specific. 

 

#34         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with TLT Construction Corp., Wakefield, MA, for the Regional Training Institute and Barracks Facility in Pembroke, NH, for a total price not to exceed $24,628,900.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,725,243 to provide for additional unanticipated expenses related to unknown subsurface conditions and unanticipated building conflicts that arise during construction, bringing the total to $26,354,143.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $200,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $26,554,143.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2013.  100% Capital – Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Meridian Construction Corp, Gilford, NH, for the NHARNG Federal Aid Projects, new concrete floor and renovations to FMS, Littleton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $158,185. (2)Further authorize the amount of $10,300 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $168,485.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 2, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with David R. Whitcher Builder Inc., Strafford, NH, for Design/Build NHARNG Maintenance Shed, Center Strafford, for a total price not to exceed $329,621.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $8,400 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $338,021.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 29, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with James J. Welch & Co., Inc., Salem, MA, for the DMV Dover Point Substation, Dover, NH, for a total price not to exceed $453,608.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $36,100 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $489,708.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2012.  100% Capital - Highway Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Nicom Coatings Corporation, Concord, NH, for the Tarmac Concrete Apron Repairs at the NHARNG Aviation Support Facility, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $262,875.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $8,400 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $271,275.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the renovations at two National Guard Armories in Lebanon and Milford, for a total price not to exceed $854,400.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $25,632 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $880,032.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 20, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with H. L. Patten Construction Inc., Kittery, ME, for the main toll building renovation (DOT Project No. 15803A), Interstate 93, Hooksett, for a total price not to exceed $266,900.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $7,900 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $274,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2012.  100% Turnpike Renewal & Replacement Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#41         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $109,323 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $109,322.54 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#42         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Cultural Facilities Grant in the amount of $8,000 to Friends of the Colonial, Bethlehem.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

#43         Authorize to retroactively pay the Federation of Tax Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,845 for organizational dues.  Effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#44         Authorize to sub grant with Strafford County Attorney’s Office and the Manchester Police Department, for a total of $14,543.88, from the previously accepted 2009 ARRA, Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Joint Board of Licensure, NH Real Estate Appraiser Board for the purpose of providing administrative prosecutions and to reimburse the Department of Justice up to $10,000 for providing these services.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source contract with David Conley, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing the administrative prosecution services for the Board, in the amount of $7,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Transfer from other Agencies. 

 

#46         Authorize to enter into a sub grant with the Franklin Police Department, in the amount of $15,000, from the Violence Against Women Act grant program for the purpose of providing services for women and children in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#47         Authorize to conduct a two-day advanced-training conference for victim advocates scheduled for November 2-3, 2011, entitled the “2011 Tri-State Advanced Victim Assistance Academy” to be held at the Eagle Mountain House in Jackson, NH, at a cost not to exceed $12,812.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2011.  65% Agency Income (Registration Fees), 35% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the two-day advanced-training conference for victim advocates, for a total amount not to exceed $8,280 to help defray the cost of the conference and facility expenses.  100% Agency Income (Registration Fees).  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with Eagle Mountain House Condominium Association, for conference facilities and food services for the two-day advanced-training conference, in an amount not to exceed $12,312.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 3, 2011.  67% Agency Income (Registration Fees), 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#47A      Authorize the Office of the Medical Examiner to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Dr. Elizabeth A. Bundock, M.D., Ph.D., to assist the Chief Medical Examiner with autopsies specific to Neuropathology Examinations, including consultations, trials and depositions when required, in the amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#48         Authorize to enter into a contract with Corey Rousseau, Windham, NH, for statistical and actuarial services, in the amount of $7,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 11, 2011.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#49         Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $51,850 to Mascenic Regional School District, to install, own, and operate a wood pellet boiler at the Greenville Elementary School in Greenville, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Renewable Energy Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $151,040 to Monadnock Paper Mills Inc., to rebuild a dormant hydroelectric generating unit and install flashboards on the dam crest at the Monadnock Station facility in Bennington, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Renewable Energy Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $100,000 to Revolution Energy LLC, to design, develop, build, own, and operate a 140 kilowatt solar photovoltaic system on the main office of Favorite Foods Inc., Somersworth, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Renewable Energy Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $165,000 to Spaulding Ave Industrial Complex LLC, to replace the existing culvert in the tailrace that runs parallel to the Salmon Falls River with four new culverts, thereby increasing  the generating capacity of the existing hydroelectric system in Rochester, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Renewable Energy Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#53         Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., for the delivery of Senior Community Services Employment Programs, in the amount of $1,738,728.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker Program services, in the amount of $13,450,688.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH, to provide interpretive services for park projects, in the amount of $35,545.  Effective June 6, 2011 through October 30, 2011.  100% Park Account Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize the Bureau of Trails to amend contracts with the OHRV clubs as detailed in letter dated August 23, 2011, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #42), for summer construction and equipment, by increasing the amount by $75,672.03 from $295,161.10 to $370,833.13.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2012.  100% OHRV and Snowmobile Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize the Bureau of Trails to amend contracts with the snowmobile clubs as detailed in letter dated August 23, 2011, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #41), for summer construction and equipment, by increasing the amount by $73,691.99 from $1,340,040.64 to $1,413,732.63.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2012.  100% OHRV and Snowmobile Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into a sole source contract with NH Central Railroad, N. Stratford, NH, to lift, salvage and stockpile railroad rail, and other track materials, in the amount of $18,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize the 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 $4,472.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2011.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with JMS Roofing LLC, Wolfeboro Falls, NH, for bathhouse roof replacement at Wentworth State Park in Wolfeboro, NH, in the amount of $15,138.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 14, 2011.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to renew a membership with the National Ski Areas Association, Lakewood, CO, for the 2011/2012 ski season, in the amount of $4,967.78.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to make a retroactive sole source payment to Siriusware Inc., Taos, NM, in the amount of $4,618.08 for the second half of an annual maintenance and technical support service provided to Cannon for its retail and rental programs.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#63         Authorize the Law Enforcement Division to accept the donation of use for three Outlander XT 500 All Terrain Vehicles (two 2011 and one 2012) valued at $27,897 retail from Outdoor Performance LLC, Bridgewater, NH.  (2)Further authorize the option to purchase these vehicles after 10 months of donated use, at a discounted price below the dealer’s cost.

 

#64         Authorize to acquire the fee title to 82+/- acres in Alton, NH, from Peter and Constance Holmes, Chichester, NH, for the amount of $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize to enter into a non-exclusive no cost contract with Kevin Inc., d/b/a Kittery Trading Post, Kittery, ME, for the purchase and sale of Department-branded merchandise.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013. 

 

#66         Authorize to enter into a contract with the State of Maine, Department of Marine Resources, for the purpose of completing the monitoring and research on rainbow smelt, in the amount of $53,762.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2012. 

 

#67         Authorize to enter into a contract with Salmon Falls Nursery Inc., Berwick, ME, for the Landscaping Improvements at Lambert Park Boat Access on the Merrimack River in Hooksett, NH, in the amount of $6,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2012.  100% Statewide Public Boat Access Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize to enter into a contract with M.E. Latulippe Construction Inc., Ashland, NH, for the construction of the Connecticut River Orford Boat Access Facility in Orford, NH, in the amount of $233,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2012.  100% Statewide Public Boat Access Funds.

 

#68A      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Pease Development Authority to act as subcontractor to locate and purchase NH FGD approved federal northeast multispecies fishing vessel permits for the NH Permit Bank, in an amount not to exceed $994,206.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#69         Authorize to amend an existing grant agreement with the Winnipesaukee Flagship Corporation, Weirs Beach, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 4-13-11, item #51), for purchase and installation of replacement engines in M/V Doris E, by increasing the amount by $5,500 from $46,315 to $51,815, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation to provide up to $55,464 to DOT for the purchase of four light duty vehicles that run on compressed natural gas.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% ARRA SEP Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorize to retroactively pay 2011 membership dues to the Ground Water Protection Council, Oklahoma City, OK, in the amount of $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorize to amend a contract with Homestead Woolen Mills Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #57), to provide grant funding to assist the owner of Homestead Woolen Mills Dam in the removal of the dam, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2012 from December 31, 2011.  No Additional Funding.  93.75% Federal, 6.25% Other (Pass-Thru Grants) Funds. 

 

#73         Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the parties as detailed in letter dated August 10, 2011, to accept fuel operated heaters along with the installation of those heaters by W.C. Cressey and Son Inc., Kennebunk, ME, with a total grant value of $164,195.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize to complete repairs to Suncook Lake Dam on Lower Suncook Lake in Barnstead in an amount not to exceed $21,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Dam Maintenance Program Funds. 

 

#75         Authorize to retroactively enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for streamflow gaging, in the amount of $187,930.  Effective July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  18.6% Dam Maintenance, 41.5% General, 39.9% Interagency Income Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for the Stormwater Engineering Assistance Project, in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#77         Authorize to award a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund cleanup grant to the Town of Bethlehem in the amount of $200,000 for the cleanup of environmental contamination at the Maplehurst Hotel Property.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorize to award a grant in the amount of $2,500 to the Town of Sandown, for the purpose of used oil collection.  Effective upon G&C approval through September14, 2012.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#79         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Bow, totaling $1,824 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective October 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Henniker, totaling $2,777 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective October 22, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#81         Authorize Sunset Ranch Camp Inc’s request to stabilize shoreline with rip rap and plant a vegetative buffer strip immediately landward of the rip rap, on Upper Baker Pond in Orford.

 

#82         Authorize Richard Totaro’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Bureau of Finance

#83         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Bowe, Bell and Howell, Burlington, MA, for preventive maintenance on the Department’s Automated In-Line Mailing System, in an amount not to exceed $119,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  38% Federal, 62% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#84         Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on May 18, 2011 Colleen Crote, Teacher Assistant, Division of Juvenile Justice Services sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#85         Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on May 27, 2011 Alex Cooper, Mental Health Worker II, NH Hospital, sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#86         Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on May 27, 2011 Sharon Cheney, Registered Nurse II, NH Hospital, sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#87         Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on May 26, 2011 Cindy Murphy, Area Program Coordinator, Designated Receiving Facility, sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#88         Authorize to amend a sole source lease with the City of Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-25-06, item #63), for Dover Itinerant Office space, by increasing the price in the amount of $22,592.52 to $137,163.84 from $114,571.32, and by extending the term to September 30, 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval.  60.5% General, 39.5% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#89         Authorize the Bureau of Laboratory Services, Public Health Laboratories, Radiochemistry Laboratory, to enter into an agreement with PL Medical Co., LLC, Bloomfield, CT, to provide repair and service of the Panasonic Thermoluminescent Dosimeter Reader, in an amount not to exceed $38,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through thirty six months.  100% Other (Utilities) Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to enter into an agreement with Dr. Ajay Koshy, Doctor of Allopathic Medicine, Goffstown, NH, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective October 1, 2011 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#91         Authorize Laboratory Services to reclassify position #42905 from Programs Specialist III, salary grade 23, to Public Health Program Manager, salary grade 26.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#92         Authorize the Bureau of Laboratory Services to enter into an agreement with STAT Courier Service Inc., St. Louis, MO, to provide emergency courier services, in an amount not to exceed $90,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  84.02% Federal, 15.98% General Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to amend a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #115), to provide epidemiological expertise and analytic and research support to the Department of Public Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, by increasing the price by $14,470 from $292,809 to $307,279.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to renew and amend an agreement with Performance Management Institute LLC, Portland, ME, (originally approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #69), to assist rural and underserved stakeholders in developing and sustaining creative effective access to quality health care services in their rural NH communities, by increasing the price by $726,909.50 from $786,000 to $1,512,909.50, and by extending the completion date to August 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#95         Authorize to give retroactive reimbursement to Ashley Rossiter, Family Services Specialist, from SFY 2012 appropriations, $21.92 for travel expenses incurred from March 11, 2011 and April 4, 2011, which should have been paid from SFY 2011 funds.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#96         Authorize to retroactively reimburse William Torpey, Child Support Officer, from the SFY 2012 appropriations, $8.86 for travel expenses incurred for May 6, 2011, that should have been paid from SFY 2011 funds.  66% Federal, 1.28% Agency Income, 32.72% General Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize to retroactively reimburse Dena Turcotte, Child Support Officer, from the SFY 2012 appropriations, $24.48 for travel expenses incurred for May 17, 18, and 31, 2011, that should have been paid from SFY 2011 funds.  66% Federal, 1.28% Agency Income, 32.72% General Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize to retroactively reimburse Amy Pauli, Child Support Officer, from the SFY 2012 appropriations, $10.90 for travel expenses incurred for May 27, 2011, that should have been paid from SFY 2011 funds.  66% Federal, 1.28% Agency Income, 32.72% General Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize to retroactively reimburse Paul Towle, Child Support Officer, from the SFY 2012 appropriations, $26,52 for travel expenses incurred for May 11, 2011, that should have been paid from SFY 2011 funds.  66% Federal, 1.28% Agency Income, 32.72% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families

#100       Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the Judge Baker Children’s Center, Boston, MA, in the amount of $19,000, for annual membership in the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#101       Authorize the Bureau of Developmental Services and the Office of Client and Legal Services to enter into an agreement with Kathy Bates, Somersworth, NH, to provide Complaint Investigator services to conduct investigations of abuse, neglect, exploitations, and rights violations, in an amount not to exceed $29,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Investigative Fees. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#102       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Institute on Disability, University of NH, to conduct public mental health consumer surveys as required by the Mental Health Block Grant program in an amount not to exceed $89,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorize to pay the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA, $8,979 in annual membership dues.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#104       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $93,865.  Effective October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#105       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 $66,519.  Effective December 1, 2011 through November 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#106       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 $110,262.  Effective November 1, 2011 through October 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       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 retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Center for Life Management, Derry, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $293,400.  Effective retroactive to August 26, 2011 through August 25, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       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 $86,222.45.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       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 $250,176.  Effective retroactive to June 28, 2011 through June 27, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Partners, Dover, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $41,095.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112       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, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $192,112.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $70,862.  Effective retroactive to September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       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 $78,720.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center, Portsmouth, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $13,817.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $97,260.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#118       Authorize to utilize individuals as detailed in letter dated August 5, 2011, to conduct impartial special education complain investigations and authorize unencumbered payments for services to a total cumulative amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize the Division of Instruction to contract with Michael Williamson, Amherst, NH, to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI, on all aspects of NECAP test development in Reading and Writing, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#120       Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, to continue to develop regional support networks to connect families, schools, and communities throughout NH, in an amount not to exceed $224,338.46.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#121       Authorize the Division of Instruction to renew a contract with Saundra Kent, Dering, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-20-10, item #88), to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI, on all aspects of NECAP test development in Science, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                McAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER

#122       Authorize to contract with AAA Energy Service Company, Auburn, NH, for HVAC service and preventative maintenance, in an amount not to exceed $23,560.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#122A    Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, for use of the Beyond Images exhibition by extending the completion date from August 15 to September 30, 2011, and by increasing the amount by $10,971.60 from $9,995 to an amount not to exceed $20,966.60.  (2)Further authorize to adjust Exhibits B and C of the original agreement, to pay round-trip shipping costs directly to the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science and to require provision of insurance.  100% Discovery Center Revenue. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#123       Authorize retroactive payment of FY2012 membership dues in the amount of $16,000 to the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.  100% Lottery Revenue. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#124       Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for SFY11. 

 

#125       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with the Institute of Police Technology Management of the University of North Florida, to provide technical law enforcement training, at a cost of $44,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#126       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with The Taylor Group of Bowie, MD, to provide instruction in gang recognition and interaction, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord, at a total cost of $6,993.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#127       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Crawford Polygraph Services LLC, Center Harbor, NH, to provide instruction in the process of interview and interrogations in law enforcement, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord, at a total cost of $7,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#128       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with NAMI – NH of Concord, NH, to provide instruction in law enforcement interaction with individuals with mental illnesses, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord, at a total cost of $23,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#129       Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Charles C. Hemp, Kansas City, MO, to provide instruction in the handling of internal affairs investigations, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord, at a total cost of $5,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#130       Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a new sub-lease agreement with 30 International Drive LLC, Raymond, NH, for the purpose of providing temporary Division of Motor Vehicle space in an amount not to exceed $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 14, 2013.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#131       Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend “Motorcycle Safety Incentive Grant” funds in the amount of $21,178 from the NH Highway Safety Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2011.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#132       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Sandown, NH, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $160,826.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#133       Authorize  to enter into a contract with R&R Communications Inc., Swanzey, NH, for the purpose of providing statewide radio maintenance and service for the Department’s mobile radio system and Amber Alert message board battery systems, on the basis of a low bid of $96,340.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  84% Highway, 14% Turnpike, 2% General Funds. 

 

#134       Authorize to enter into a contract with Ossipee Mountain Electronics Inc., Moultonborough, NH, for the purpose of providing mobile radio installation services, on the basis of a low bid of $21,256.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  68% Highway, 32% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#135       Authorize the Bureau of Traffic to exercise a contract renewal option with Interstate Electrical Services, Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-13-10, item #139), for Fire Alarm System Testing and Maintenance Services, in the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#136       Authorize the Bureau of Traffic to enter into a lease agreement with Aquarion Water Company, Hampton, NH, for communications facility and tower space, totaling $15,612.12.  Effective upon G&C approval through a period of five years. 

 

#137       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $102,695.44 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 2, 2011 through August 23, 2011. 

 

#138       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to remove a deed restriction placed by the State of NH over a 2.1+/- Ac parcel of land located in the Town of Hudson formerly owned by the State of NH and now owned by the Town of Hudson in exchange for the Town of Hudson releasing their rights to rebuild the Red Barn on the Town owned property plus $76,000.  In addition the Department will assess an Administrative Fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#139       Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with T.F. Bernier, Inc., Concord, NH, for on-call consultant professional survey services for various highway projects located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $350,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014. 

 

#140       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with East Coast Signals Inc., Deerfield, NH, for replacing signal cabinets and the associated equipment housed inside the cabinet at thirteen locations throughout the State, on the basis of a low bid of $292,670.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2012.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#141       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for replacing the I-93 bridges over Interstate 89 in the Town of Bow and City of Concord,  on the basis of a low bid of $14,725,428.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $736,271.44 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#142       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Nicom Coating Corporation, Barre, VT, for crack sealing of 4.4 miles of I-89 NB and SB in Grantham, on the basis of a low bid of $119,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $11,900 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 21, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at 8-24-11 G&C Meeting)

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the following confirmation:

 

Commissioner of the Department of Transportation

Christopher D. Clement, Sr., Durham                                                              Effective:  Upon Confirmation

Succeeding:  George N. Campbell, Jr., Portsmouth (resigned)                     Term:  December 3, 2011

Salary:  LL - $116,170

 

 

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Tabled at 8-24-11 G&C Meeting)

#83         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request of the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Claremont, to remove tree vegetation from the Federal Aviation Regulations protected surfaces surrounding the Claremont Municipal Airport, in the amount of $200,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds.