GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                Spaulding Youth Center, Tilton, NH

                                                                                                September 19, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

A.      Authorize to accept donations of an overseeder for lawn care and brick engraving in the amount of $2,211 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

B.      Authorize to accept a donation from the 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.  The estimated value of the donation is $1,700.

 

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

C.      Authorize the Division of State Police to accept the donation of two large storage containers with a value of approximately $2,000 from the Defense Logistics Agency.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

D.      Authorize to accept a donation of lumber and hardware from Seacoast Mills Inc., Brentwood, NH, valued at $2,614.94 for a covered shooting pavilion at Barry Conservation Camp.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Glencliff Home

E.       Authorize to accept monetary donations for the period of July 1, 2012 through August 17, 2012 with a value totaling $225, to deposit into the Patient’s Welfare Fund.

 

#2           CONSENT CALENDAR - TRAVEL:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

A.      Authorize two Troopers to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle, rather than by air, to attend the 12th Annual Pennsylvania State Reconstruction Seminar, in State College, PA, during the period of September 24-27, 2012, in the amount of $1,457.50.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#3           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Rockingham Economic

Development Corporation for a project located in Raymond, NH.  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

#4           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Gorham, NH, for the purpose of conducting a feasibility study, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Plymouth, NH, to conduct a study of the infrastructure systems located in the Whip-O-Will Cooperative manufactured housing park in Plymouth, NH, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  10% Federal Funds. 

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#6           Authorize a contract renewal option with Deep River LLC/dba Deep River Traffic Records Management, Old Saybrook, CT (originally approved by G&C on 4-13-11, item #9), to manage and administer the Section 408 Traffic Records Program, by increasing the amount from $75,000 to $180,588, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2012 through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#7           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $3,163,453.  (2)Further authorize to advance $314,677.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $4,994,232.  (2)Further authorize to advance $498,211.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $13,922,291.  (2)Further authorize to advance $1,395,679.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $5,902,623.  (2)Further authorize to advance $588,750.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $3,576,903.  (2)Further authorize to advance $355,122.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#12         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the NH Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $109,600.  (2)Further authorize to advance $19,728.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#13         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the NH Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $48,600.  (2)Further authorize to advance $8,749.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#14         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the NH Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $188,500.  (2)Further authorize to advance $33,929.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#15         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the NH Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $67,550.  (2)Further authorize to advance $12,159.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#16         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the NH Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $85,750.  (2)Further authorize to advance $15,435.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#17         Authorize to exercise a sole source contract extension with International Business Machines, Pittsburgh, PA (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-06), to provide Business Recovery Services for the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Support Services and the Division of Family Assistance, by increasing the amount by $141,540 from $535,042 to $676,582, and by extending the completion date from September 20, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds: the agency class 27 funds used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this service is of 42% Federal, 58% General Funds. 

 

                                ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS

#17A      Authorize the request of the judicial branch $500,000 of additional funding for the fiscal year that ends June 30, 2013, from funds not otherwise appropriated.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#18         Authorize nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Scott R. Manahan, Westerville, OH, of the Ohio Army National Guard, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and promotion to Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for these grades, having been found to be physically, mentally and professionally qualified.

 

#19         Authorize nomination of Peter J. Degnan, Exeter, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#20         Authorize nomination of Captain Scott M. Treadwell, Dover, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#21         Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $2,602,600 between Army Guard Facilities and Deployment Cycle Support PGM, of the appropriation warrant for fiscal year 2013, to compensation for expected shortfalls and to adjust the budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

#22         Authorize to amend a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #20), for the Deployment Cycle Support Program, by extending the end date to September 30, 2013 from September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#23         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness and the financing of certain capital improvements in connection with the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic of Lebanon, NH.

 

#24         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $600,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of October.

 

#25         Authorize the Bureau of Plant and Property Management, to transfer funds in the amount of $10,220 in the State Administrative Expense account, to re-align appropriations for the purpose of applying federal funds received to the appropriate classes.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $220,250 from the US Department of Agriculture, State Administrative Funds for the purpose of implementing an inventory module in the Food and Nutrition Services Program.  (3)Further authorize to establish a class 046 Consultant to support the Inventory Module for use in the Food and Nutrition Service Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

#26         Authorize the Division of Personnel and the Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Program, the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award non-monetary recognition to Eric Allen, Christopher Basha, Armond Joplin, Russell Gerttula, Michael Gallagher, Kellie Currier, Mike Blatsos and David Best of the Department of Information Technology, for efforts substantially above and beyond standard performance expectations. 

 

#27         Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#28         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a seventeen month holdover amendment with Cheshire County, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #40), in an amount not to exceed $566,115.64 to provide courtroom and office space for the Cheshire County Superior & Probate Court, comprised of approximately 32,545 square feet.  Effective October 1, 2012 through February 28, 2014.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

#29         Authorize the Surplus Distribution Section to amend a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #34), for the provision of services for the coordination and distribution of USDA commodity foods, by increasing the amount by $357,840 from $639,000 to $639,840, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorize amendments to two chapters of the Department of Administrative Services Manual of Procedures DAS MOP 1800 “Telephone and Postage Systems”, and DAS MOP 1600 “Purchasing Requirements”.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#31         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment with Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #33), for NH State Police Troop D Lower Level Renovation, by increasing the base contract amount by $7,456 from $330,052 to $337,508.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pine Brook Corporation, Kittery, ME, for the NHARNG Armory Renovations, Rochester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $757,603.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $48,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $805,603.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#33         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Mark Carrier, Construction Inc., Manchester, NH, for the NHARNG Design/Build EST Buildings, Ctr. Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,297,785.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $60,000 to provide for additional unanticipated expenses related to sanitary sewer system modifications or power supply and connection issues, bringing the total to $1,357,785.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $71,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,428,785.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 7, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with J.C.N Construction Co Inc., Manchester, NH, for the NHARNG Bathroom HVAC Upgrade and Overhead Doors at the Army Air Support Facility, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $497,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $24,600 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $521,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 19, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Security Construction Services Inc., Hudson, MA, for the NHARNG Lebanon Armory Window and Latrine Renovations, Lebanon, NH, for a total price not to exceed $239,699.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $14,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $253,699.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 18, 2013.  50% Federal, 50% General-Capital Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Twin State Utilities Corp., Bristol, NH, for drainage repairs at various sites, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $89,914.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $9,200 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $99,114.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 29, 2012.  100% Other-Transfer Funds. 

 

#37         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with A&M Roofing Services LLC, Andover, MA, for the NHARNG Army Aviation Support Facility Re-roofing Replacement, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $415,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $12,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $427,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 2, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gerard A. Laflamme Inc., Londonderry, NH, for the NHARNG vault and electrical upgrades Building “L”, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $171,300.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $10,850 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $182,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#38A      Authorize to accept a gift of a complimentary registration fee with a value of $900 from EnerNOC Inc., to allow the State Energy Manager to attend the EnergySMART 2012 Conference that will be hosted by EnerNOC Inc., at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA from October 1-3, 2012.

 

#38B      Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Northern New England Telephone Operations LLC d/b/a FairPoint Communications NNE of Charlotte, NC, (originally approved by G&C on 9-4-02, item #33A), for Communications Network Services, by extending the completion date from October 9, 2012 to October 8, 2013, with the option to extend for up to one additional year.  Funding provided through individual agency expenditures.

 

#38C      Authorize to enter into a contract with Capital Appraisal Associates Inc., Concord, NH, for a market value appraisal of the State-owned land and buildings located at 247-249 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH, for a total amount not to exceed $3,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 19, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#38D      Authorize to amend a contract with Lawson Software Americas Inc., St. Paul, MN (originally approved by G&C on 8-10-11, item #11C), for the provision of additional consulting services, including services to help design, configure and implement the inventory control module of the State’s ERP financial accounting system, first in the Department’s Surplus Distribution Section, and eventually to other State Agencies requiring the functionality; and to provide specific services related to data mapping between the State’s ERP and mission critical data warehouses at certain agencies, by increasing the amount by $260,182 from $3,877,000 to $4,137,182.  Effective upon G&C approval.  90.3% Federal, 9.7% General Funds. 

 

#38E      Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the NHARNG Addition and Renovation to the Readiness Center, Milford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,790,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $90,000 to provide for additional unanticipated expenses related to sanitary sewer system modifications or power supply and connection issues, bringing the total to $1,880,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $60,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,940,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#39         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $362,547 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $362,546.91 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#40         Authorize to enter into a contract with Xerox State & Local Solutions Inc., Quincy, MA, for holding marketable securities, transferring securities, and the liquidation of securities, for a price based on a fee schedule.  Effective October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#41         Authorize as Trustee of the NH Higher Education Savings Plan Trust, to amend the “Restated Management and Administrative Services Agreement” document relating to the NH College Tuition Savings Plan.  Effective October 1, 2012.  There is not financial impact to the State.  All compensation of Fidelity and all administrative costs incurred by the Trust are paid by means of an administrative fee collected directly from the investment portfolios of participants in the Savings Plan.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#42         Authorize to amend the memorandum of agreement with the NH State Library (originally approved by G&C on 8-8-12, item #27), to continue the Family Resource Connection, by increasing the amount from $14,192 to $18,192, additional federal funds in the amount of $4,000 are available.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Partnership Initiative Grant in the amount of $8,500 to Arts Alliance of Northern NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#44         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Beverly Kelley, Albion, ME, to provide janitorial services, in the amount of $8,500 for the NH Building at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA.  Effective September 11, 2012 through October 1, 2012.  100% Other Funds – Big E. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#45         Authorize the petition of Barbara R. Isenberg (age 56) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Habitual Offender.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment.

 

#46         Authorize the petition of Elizabeth Cilley (age 53) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Theft by Unauthorized Taking.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment.

 

#47         Authorize to enter into a sub grant with the Merrimack County Task Force Against Domestic Violence d/b/a Crisis Center of Central NH, in the amount of $40,000 from a grant received from the US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, entitled “Enhanced Training and Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women Later in Life Program”, to provide training to law enforcement and service providers as well as direct services to victims of elder abuse including domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorize to amend the sub grant with Keystone Hall (originally approved by G&C on 11-17-10, item #65), in the amount of $262,860 from the Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Family-Based Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Discretionary Grant Program, to support substance abuse treatment for justice-involved women with children, by extending the end date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  No Additional Funds.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#49         Authorize to amend the sub grants as detailed in letter dated August 29, 2012, totaling $180,534 (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #30), by extending the end date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013 from the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant Programs for the purpose of providing residential substance abuse treatment programs in local and state facilities.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  No Additional Funds.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to amend a sub grant to the Seacoast Mental Health Center, in the amount of $312,000 made from the 2010 Discretionary Adult Drug Court Program awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice (originally approved by G&C on 11-17-10, item #68), for the purpose of funding an adult drug court program at Rockingham County Superior Court, by extending the end date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  No Additional Funds.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#51         Authorize to enter into a cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, to update the database used to store and display NH Health Cost data, in the amount of $31,569.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Insurance Assessments Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to amend a contract with ReportingMD (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #24), for the provision of consulting services to evaluate options for improving the rate review process, by extending the end date from September 30, 2012 to November 30, 2012, and by adding a provision to protect the confidentially of date to which the Contractor is given access.  No Additional Funds.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#53         Authorize to accept and expend Other funds in the amount of $651,707 from the NH Insurance Department, to assist in the funding of the NH Comprehensive Health Information System data consolidation effort agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Transfer from Other Agency – 100% Federal Funds at origin) Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

#54         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Insurance Department, Concord, NH, to provide assistance in funding of the NH Comprehensive Information System data consolidation effort service agreement, totaling $651,707.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (NH Insurance Department) Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#55         Authorize to enter into a no cost Interstate Agreement with the State of Arkansas Office of Child Support for the purpose of continuing NH’s membership in the Arkansas Medical Support Services Consortium to offer a wide range of medical support services.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Health Management Systems Inc., New York, NY, to provide Medical Support Services in an amount not to exceed $10,800.  Effective October 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2015.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs

#56         Authorize to enter into a contract with Lamprey Health Care – Southern NH Area Health Education Center, Raymond, NH, to implement the Minority Nursing Student Support Program, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective October 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#57         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Home Visiting Program, to enter into an agreement with Social Solutions Global Inc., Baltimore, MD, to provide the State with a hosted, secure, web-based Home Visiting software system and support and maintenance services, in an amount not to exceed $257,277.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Health Access Network, Newmarket, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-6-10, item #79), to provide, coordinate and implement capacity-building interventions for improving workforce development, quality of health care, and public health initiatives specific to asthma, diabetes and tobacco control under the programs joint Chronic Disease Prevention, Education and Clinical Quality Project, by increasing the price by $447,767 from $552,307 to $1,000,074, and by extending the completion date to August 31, 2014, effective retroactive to September 1, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize the Infectious Disease Control, Immunization Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #101), to provide marketing services to assist the Immunization Section in creating, communicating, and evaluating health messages using science-based strategies to protect and promote the health of NH’s diverse populations, by increasing the price by $148,000 from $296,000 to $444,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2012.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

#60         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Geraldine Lau, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Freedom, NH, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $33,200.  Effective October 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2015.  100% General Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Kimberly Fader, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Meredith, 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, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

#62         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, to enter into an agreement with Janice Vaughn, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Northwood, NH, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $17,000.  Effective October 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into an agreement with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to provide home visiting services, in an amount not to exceed $59,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into an agreement with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, to provide home visiting services, in an amount not to exceed $59,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into an agreement with Central NH VNA & Hospice, Laconia, NH, to provide home visiting services, in an amount not to exceed $59,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into an agreement with The Family Resource Center at Gorham, Gorham, NH, to provide home visiting services, in an amount not to exceed $59,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, to provide home visiting services, in an amount not to exceed $238,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  68.54% Federal, 31.46% General Funds. 

 

#68         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Community Services Council, NH, to provide home visiting services, in an amount not to exceed $59,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Community Based Care Services

#69         Authorize to accept and expend Balancing Incentive Payment Program Federal Funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $4,730,040.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

#69A      Authorize to amend an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-24-10, item #88), to continue to manage the statewide Deployment Cycle Support Program that provides support services to NH National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty service members and their families who are deployed or returning from combat, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funds.  100% Other – Transfers from Adjutant General. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#70         Authorize to enter into an agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH to provide technical assistance to providers for systems improvements and ongoing advancements in adopting evidence-based practices, policies and programs in an amount not to exceed $322,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  53.4% General, 46.6% Other Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#71         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $92,250.  Effective November 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through October 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#72         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Glenda Chase, RN, Tilton, NH, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $18,720.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#73         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Neighborcare of NH LLC, d/b/a Omnicare of NH, to provide pharmacy services consisting of intravenous medications, IV therapy and related staff services, and education related to IV certification at the Hospital in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  69% General, 31% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#73A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Pharmasource Healthcare Inc., Covington, KY, to provide onsite pharmacy services to the Homes residents, in the amount of $38,899.  Effective July 1, 2012 through July 31, 2012.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

#74         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for calendar year ending December 31, 2011.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#75         Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to renew a 2-year membership with National Governors Association, Washington, DC, in the amount of $13,800 for the fiscal years 2013 and 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Preservation Company, Kensington, NH, for the research and preparation of a Historic District Area Form for Bear Brook State Park – Bear Hill Camp, in the amount of $9,716.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2012.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#77         Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into a Land Use Agreement with Yankee Forest LLC c/o Wagner Forest Management LTD Lyme, NH, to provide access to a certain system of groomed snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle and utility vehicle trails for recreational purposes.  (2)Further authorize to make an initial payment of $3,600 and to make a yearly payment of $1,800 thereafter, for a total payment amount of $9,000 over the four year period to Yankee Forest LLC, Lyme, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income (OHRV and Snowmobile Fund). 

 

#78         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to amend a grant from the USDA Forest Service (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #81), to budget and expend carry forward grant funds in the amount of $60,092, in FY 2013, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

#79         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $8,729.88 of funds from the Caroline A. Fox Trust Fund for maintaining and enhancing the programs at the Caroline A. Fox Research and Demonstration Forest.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Trust Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Transportation to oversee the harvest of timber from the Rochester Maintenance Area.  Effective upon G&C approval, expiring with the conclusion and final close out of the timber sale.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#81         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC, and to reimburse NHFG up to $25,096 for collection of information on catch by NH marine recreational anglers.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an estimated $10,953 for the above performed services.  This portion of the $25,096 is funds in excess of the amount included in the 020 class of the FY13 budget in anticipation of receiving these monies.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

#82         Authorize to pay 2013 membership dues to the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, Washington, DC, in the amount of $4,000, for the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval.  25% Oil Pollution Control Funds. 

 

#83         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation to perform survey services for the access road to Shehan Pond Dame in Clarksville at a cost not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#84         Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Claremont in the amount of $2,200,000 to finance the Washington Street and Elm Street Pump Station Improvements Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  41.5% Clean Water State Revolving Fund, 8.5% Capital (General) Funds, 50% CWSRF Repayment Funds. 

 

#85         Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Nashua, (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-09, Late Item B), which finalizes and lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $2,848.90 from $500,000 to $497,151.10.  Effective upon G&C approval.  42% Clean Water State Revolving Fund, 8% Capital (General) Funds, 50% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#86         Authorize to enter into grant agreements with Androscoggin Valley Regional Refuse Disposal District, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $3,407, and with Pemi-Baker Solid Waste District, Bath, NH, in the amount of $5,306, totaling $8,712 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.   Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#87         Authorize to award a grant to the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, in the amount of $25,060 to map oyster bed boundaries in the Great Bay Estuary.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the City of Dover, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #99), for the Berry Brook Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase I Project, by increasing the amount by $25,115 from $147,200 to $172,315.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorize to award a Water Supply Land Protection Grant to the Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, Deerfield, NH, in the amount of $66,500 to purchase land in a source water protection area to protect water supply land.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Interagency Funds. 

 

#90         Authorize Jay and Kathryn Leach’s request to amend their permit to change the supports for the approved wharf from piles to two cribs and perform work on the Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#91         Authorize Caroline/Paul G Amazeen’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in New Castle.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#92         Authorize the Division of Instruction to renew a contract with Elaine McNulty Knight, Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-10-11, item #105), to provide assistance to NH schools and districts in creating the infrastructure and common understanding necessary to implement an Response to Intervention system and provide professional development to NH educators, in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#93         Authorize to exercise the additional two year renewal option services of Audrey Ald, Sole Proprietor, Hopkinton, NH, to provide research and training to Institutions of Higher Education on new federal reporting requirements in the amount of $7,980.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Teacher Credentialing Revenue Funds. 

 

#94         Authorize to exercise a retroactive contract renewal option with NH Project Learning Tree, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-30-11, item #76), to continue Phase II of the Mathematics and Science Partnership Project entitled Building Vertical Science Literacy Through Environmental Themes and Field Investigations, by providing professional development to build the capacity of participating schools to transform their teaching practices such that they achieve genuine science literacy for all students through environmental topics and field investigations, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#95         Authorize the Office of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired to enter into an agreement with the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development, to provide vending services at the Canterbury and Sanbornton Rest Area facilities on Interstate 93, and Sutton, Springfield and Lebanon Rest Area facilities on Interstate 89, in consideration of a flat monthly fee of $2,440.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Vending Revenue Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize the membership to the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education & Certification, Whitinsville, MA, to provide access to the national clearinghouse on teacher discipline in the amount of $4,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Teacher Certification Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize the membership to the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, Washington, DC, in the amount of $4,291.81.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Teacher Certification Funds. 

 

#97A      Authorize to secure the services of Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH, for the purpose of continued development, enhancement and expansion of the Educator Information System, in an amount not to exceed $94,615.  Effective retroactive to September 1, 2012 through August 31, 2013.  100% Teacher Certification Funds. 

 

#97B      Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide independent living services, in an amount not to exceed $41,914.  Effective October 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#97C      Authorize to enter into a contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to provide independent living services, in an amount not to exceed $179,597.  Effective October 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2013.  19% General, 81% Federal Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL

#98         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for SFY12.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#99         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend an additional $465,212 into the account entitled NH Licensing Security Program in order to fund installation, setup, and integration of a video security monitoring system in the DMV office in Concord as well as all substations located throughout the state.  (2)Further authorize to contract for consultant services to formulate information system, develop operational procedures and controls in the effort to prevent fraudulent driver licensing transactions.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

#100       Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $146,306 of federal funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled Highway Safety Equipment and Training Grants for the purpose of covering the monthly cost of 250 wireless air cards.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

#101       Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to pay annual membership dues to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, Arlington, VA, in an amount not to exceed $6,331, for the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize to restore 125 hours and 56 minutes of sick leave to Trooper Bruce E. Laroche who suffered a line of duty injury and was unable to perform his normal or routine duties from March 18, 2011 through April 30, 2011. 

 

#103       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services (originally approved by G&C on 4-13-11, item #101), to ensure completion of the design phase of the Suncook River infrastructure protection project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#104       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Plaistow (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #126), for the implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grant project to purchase and outfit a mobile Emergency Operations Center command vehicle, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#105       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the City of Claremont (originally approved by G&C on 5-7-12, item #70), for the implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grant project to purchase and install a generator, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#106       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the City of Claremont (originally approved by G&C on 5-23-12, item #92), for the Phase I development of a viable Emergency Operations Center and upgrade of the facility’s elevator, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the City of Manchester (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #122), for the purchase and installation of an emergency generator at the Central Fire Station, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Hampstead (originally approved by G&C on 4-18-12, item #119), for the implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grant project to purchase and install an emergency generator at the Town Office/Emergency Operations Center, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the North Country Resource Conservation and Development Area Council Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 5-7-12, item #64), for the implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grant project to provide technical and planning assistance to rural communities, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Lyman (originally approved by G&C on 1-25-12, item #76), to purchase and install an emergency generator and underground propane tank for the Town’s Emergency Operations Center, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#111       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the City of Manchester (originally approved by G&C on 12-14-11, item #108), for the upgrade of the City’s Emergency Operations Center, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with Newfields Village Water & Sewer District (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-12, item #66), for the implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grant project for the Hervey Court wastewater treatment facility, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with Newfields Village Water & Sewer District (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-12, item #68), for the implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grant generator project for the Otis Street wastewater pumping station, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with Newfields Village Water & Sewer District (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-12, item #67), for the implementation of an Emergency Management Performance Grant generator project for the Swampscott Road pumping station, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with Rochester School Department (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #115), for an electrical engineering design for the emergency shelter area of the Rochester Middle School, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#116       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, to provide planning assistance to the Town of Epping for the update of their local hazard mitigation plan, for a total amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 18, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Conway, for updating their local hazard mitigation plan, for a total amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Woodstock, for updating their local hazard mitigation plan, for a total amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Alton, for the reimbursement of project cost overruns associated with the project identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $31,196.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#119A    Further authorize the Division of State Police to exercise a sole source contract with Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies Inc., d/b/a SANS Institute, Bethesda, MD, for the provision of cyber security training, in an amount not to exceed $20,588.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#120       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $2,685,602.61 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 3, 2012 through August 23, 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#121       Authorize the Bureau of Traffic to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames, IA, to provide the State’s share of the operational costs totaling $127,000 for the 511 Travel Information web services.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to amend a sole source contract with Consolidated Utility Equipment Services Inc., Amherst, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-25-12, item #90), for repairs to a critical crane truck, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $40,000 to $60,000 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2012 to November 30, 2012.  (2)Further authorize retroactive payment in the amount of $6,873.81 (which is part of the $20,000 increase) for work that has already been completed to a Bridge Maintenance crane truck in FY 2012 using FY 2013 funds.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#123       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with the Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation, Londonderry, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-8-11, item #175), for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $68,770 from $68,770 to $137,540.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Connecticut River Transit Inc., Rockingham, VT, to support transportation services connecting Hinsdale, NH to Brattleboro, VT, for an amount not to exceed $18,592.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Visi-Flash Rentals Eastern Inc., West Bridgewater, MA, for installing and upgrading warning signs along horizontal curves on state maintained roadways throughout the Maintenance District VI area, on the basis of a low bid of $330,633.55.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#126       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with A.J. Coleman & Sons Inc., Conway, NH, for the design-build bridge replacement and roadway reconstruction of US Route 302 over Sawyer River in Harts Location, for a lump sum bid of $2,387,240.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $238,724 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  (3)Further authorize $40,000 for stipend payments to the unsuccessful bidders; R.M. Piper Inc., R.S. Audley Inc., E.D. Swett Inc., and SPS New England Inc ($10,000 each).  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2013.  80% Federal, 20% Betterment Funds. 

 

#127       Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Laconia Airport Authority to design and permit a perimeter wildlife fence at the Laconia Municipal Airport, in the amount of $80,167.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  97.30% Federal, 2.70% General Funds. 

 

#128       Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Keene, NH, to replace the Precision Approach Path Indicators on Runway 2 and to replace one hazard beacon on Forbush Hill at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport, in the amount of $386,187.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  97.30% Federal, 2.70% General Funds. 

 

#129       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for eligible operating expenses for public transit services in the North Country region, for an amount not to exceed $15,764.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2013.  100% ARRA Funds. 

 

#130       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, for eligible operating expenses for Advance Transit public transportation services in the Hanover-Lebanon area, for an amount not to exceed $31,862.  Effective upon GT&C approval through January 31, 2013.  100% ARRA Funds. 

 

#131       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for eligible operating expenses for Concord Area Transit and Winnipesaukee Transit System public transit services in the Concord and Laconia areas, for an amount not to exceed $23,646.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2013.  100% ARRA Funds. 

 

#132       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, for eligible operating expenses for public transportation services in the City of Keene, for an amount not to exceed $15,764.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2013.  100% ARRA Funds. 

 

#133       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with the Community Alliance of Human Services, Claremont, NH, for eligible operating expenses for Community Alliance Transportation Services public transportation services in the Claremont-Newport Charlestown areas, for an amount not to exceed $7,882.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2013.  100% ARRA Funds. 

 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING (Tabled at G&C meeting 8-8-12)

#9           TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to table the request to enter into a contract agreement with Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, Burlington, VT, for technical assistance in the development and implementation of a statewide plan to increase cost effective capture of energy efficiency, in the amount of $215,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled at G&C meeting 8-22-12)

#32A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, and with Councilor Burton voting no, voted to table the request to accept and expend funds in the amount of $6,504,769 from the National Mortgage Settlement for the purposes of providing direct and indirect assistance to distressed homeowners and for increased law enforcement resources within DOJ related to the investigation and prosecution of financial fraud.  (2)Further authorized to create four new Full-Time Temporary positions to consist of an Attorney, an Investigator, a Managing Analyst-Financial, and a Paralegal II; also to create one classified Part-Time Legal Secretary III, for the purpose of increasing law enforcement resources to investigate and prosecute financial fraud, including banking, mortgage and securities fraud.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (Mortgage Settlement).  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 14, 2012. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled at G&C meeting 8-22-12)

#32B      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, and with Councilor Burton voting no, voted to table the request to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Housing Finance Authority, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $2,500,000 which will be issued in the form of grants to HUD certified counseling agencies within the state to provide services related to foreclosure prevention, credit and debt counseling, and post-foreclosure issues.  (2)Further authorized to enter into contracts for the purpose of providing greater access to legal services for homeowners facing foreclosures with: NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, in the amount of $1,558,084; Legal Advice Referral Center, Concord, NH, in the amount of $1,172,407; and NH Bar Association Legal Services (Pro Bono Referral Program), Concord, NH, in the amount of $769,509.  Effective September 15, 2012 through September 14, 2015.  100% Agency Income (Mortgage Settlement).  Contingent upon the approval of the acceptance and expenditure authority of funding by the Fiscal Committee. 

 

BANKING DEPARTMENT (Tabled at G&C meeting 8-22-12)

#41         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, and with Councilor Burton voting no, voted to table the request to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Housing Finance Authority for the purposes or providing direct and indirect distribution of the funding from the National Mortgage Servicing Settlement, through sub-grants to HUD-certified housing counseling agencies throughout the state to provide pre-foreclosure intervention and counseling, post-foreclosure counseling and statewide public information and outreach to NH borrowers over a three year period.  (2)Further authorized to direct the Conference of State Bank Supervisors to transfer $1,000,000 in settlement funds to NHHFA to hold in trust and to distribute, as the primary program administrator, in the form of grants to HUD certified counseling agencies within the state to provide services related to foreclosure prevention, credit and debt counseling, and post-foreclosure issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.