GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

                                                                                                Jaffrey Meetinghouse, Jaffrey, New Hampshire

                                                                                                September 9, 2009, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

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

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Manchester, NH, for the purpose of establishing financing mechanisms for purchase and redevelopment of foreclosed upon homes and residential properties; 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 $7,740,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Peterborough, NH, for the purpose of assisting Northeast Products with a business expansion activity in the amount of $195,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

#4           Authorize Brigadier General William N. Reddel III, Londonderry, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Air National Guard.

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

#5           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $42,874.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#6           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $58,754.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#7           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $52,624.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#8           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $62,713.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#9           Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Manchester Health Department, Concord, NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $18,893.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, through its subsidiary the International Institute of NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $33,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, through its subsidiary the International Institute of NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-6-09, item #10A), to provide direct services to NH refugees, by increasing the amount by $41,330 from $113,670 to $155,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#12         Authorize to accept and expend $50,800 in SFY10 and $25,000 in SFY11 totaling $75,800 of additional other funds available from the Office of Economic Stimulus for procurement of information technology capabilities in support of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, Government Services Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by OES to reimburse DoIT is 100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#13         Authorize to accept and expend $12,000 in SFY10 of additional other funds available from the Department of Safety for procurement of information technology training.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by the Department of Safety to reimburse DoIT is 100% Highway Funds.

 

#14         Authorize to accept and expend $3,101 in SFY10 and $3,248 in SFY11 totaling $6,349 of additional other funds available from the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium for procurement of information technology software.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by Christa McAuliffe Planetarium to reimburse DoIT is approximately 25.8% General, 74.2% Agency Income. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#15         Authorize Major Sean P. Mooney, Bradford, MA, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#16         Authorize Major Noah C. Conrad, Durham, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#17         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $124,878 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) as part of the five-year Federal-State Master Cooperative Agreement in support of the NH Army National Guard Construction and Facility Management Office.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary Program Specialist III, salary grade 23.  Effective August 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#17A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive Inter-Agency Agreement with the NH Department of Transportation for equipment storage space located at the DOT Stickney Avenue Facility, Concord, NH in the amount of $134,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#18         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John D. Shea with regard to the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness including the payment of an interest rate swap termination fee and the financing of certain improvements to the healthcare facilities in connection with United Church Christ Retirement Community d/b/a Havenwood/Heritage Heights, Concord, NH.

 

#18A      Authorize to reclassify position #10083 Data Control Clerk III, labor grade 12, to Assistant Payroll Manager, labor grade 24.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#19         Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report relative to the cash position of the State as of June 30, 2009.  Investment earnings are presented on cash basis as of June 30, 2009.

 

#19A      Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $109,348 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $109,346.42 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

#20         Authorize Division of the Arts to award FY 2010 Individual Artist Fellowship Awards totaling $30,000 to the artists as detailed in letter dated August 24, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorize to award Conservation Number Plate Grants totaling $44,000 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated August 10, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#22         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Beverly Kelley, Albion, ME, to provide janitorial services at the NH Building throughout the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA, in the amount of $8,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 5, 2009.  100% Other (Agricultural Development) Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#23         Authorize to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, in the amount of $187,070, for the purposes of enhancing the services provided by the Homicide Survivor Services Program, and developing written protocols, procedures and materials to assist in institutionalizing the program.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary Program Specialist II, LG21.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#24         Authorize to accept and expend a sub grant in the amount of $48,781 from the NH Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Act Grant (ARRA Funds), to be utilized to enhance training efforts by the Department.  (2)Further authorize to create a Trainer for Violence Against Women position, to enhance training efforts entitled VAWA Lethality Assessment.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Timothy Russell, Henniker, NH, to coordinate the Lethality Assessment Program and regional violence against women trainings in the amount not to exceed $12,210.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Transfers from other state agencies.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#25         Authorize to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $9,089.34 from the NH Safety Agency for the purpose of hosting a two-day Motor Vehicle Homicide Seminar.  Effective October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Transfer from other agency (Federal) Funds. 

 

#26         Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Department of Justice, Criminal Bureau, in the amount of $98,000 from the previously accepted 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Violence Against Women Act grant program for the purpose of providing statewide training and prosecution of domestic violence and sexual assault.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#27         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with National Medical Services, Willow Grove, PA, to provide toxicology testing services for the State Medical Examiner in the amount of $300,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#28         Authorize to enter into two sub-grants for a total of $10,000 from a grant received from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families to fund programs that handle joint investigations of child abuse and exploitation cases.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#29         Authorize to reappoint Mark P. Hodgdon as Senior Assistant Attorney General.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2009 through August 31, 2014. 

 

#30         Authorize to reappoint Rosemary Wiant, as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $62,962.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2009 through August 31, 2014. 

 

#31         Authorize to conduct a daylong pre-conference Child Advocacy Center Summit for the county multidisciplinary child abuse investigative teams, scheduled for October 28, 2009, and a two-day advanced conference scheduled for October 29-30, 2009, entitled the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect concerning responses to child abuse and neglect issues by a variety of disciplines, including law enforcement, attorneys, victim advocates, child protection workers, and the judiciary.  Both events are to be held at the Yard Restaurant, Manchester, NH, at a total cost not to exceed $52,719, paid in part from registration fees of up to 210 attendees (240 scholarships) through December 31, 2009.  34% Agency Income, 66% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the two-day advanced training conference, in the amount of $85.00 from each of the estimated 210 attendees, for a total amount not to exceed $17,850, to help defray the cost of the conference and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with the Yard Restaurant for necessary conference facilities and food services for the two-day advanced training conference in the amount of $45,669 as part of the cost above.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  36% Agency Income, 64% Federal Funds. 

 

#32         Authorize to conduct a daylong training entitled “Vicarious Trauma”, scheduled for October 6, 2009 to be held at the Yard Restaurant, Manchester, NH, at a cost not to exceed $6,948, paid in part from registration fees, paid by up to 85 attendees (15 scholarships).  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  49% Agency Income, 51% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the advanced training above, in the amount of $40 from each of an estimated 85 attendees, for a total amount not to exceed $3,400 to help defray the cost of the training and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  (3)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with the Yard Restaurant for necessary conference facilities and food services for the two-day advanced training conference in the amount of $4,448 as part of the cost above.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  65% Agency Income, 35% Federal Funds. 

 

#32A      Authorize to amend a sub-grant to the Grafton County Department of Corrections (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #60A), utilized in support of the residential substance abuse treatment program for inmates in the amount of $7,689, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32B      Authorize to amend a sub-grant to the Department of Health and Human Services Division of Juvenile Justice Services (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-09, item #60A), utilized in support of the residential substance abuse treatment program for juvenile offenders in the amount of $38,340, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32C      Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Rosemary Swain, (previously approved by G&C on 5-21-08, item #33A), to catalog evidence and provide general office support, by increasing the amount by $31,200 from $84,309.50 to $115,509.50, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32D      Authorize to enter into sub-grants in the total amount of $46,180 from the 2006 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Formula Grant Program for residential substance abuse treatment programming with the agencies as detailed in letter dated August 31, 2009.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sub-grant in the total amount of $2,127 from the 2007Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Formula Grant Program for residential substance abuse treatment programming with Grafton County Department of Corrections.  (3)Further authorize to enter into sub-grants in the total amount of $27,877 from the 2009 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Formula Grant Program for residential substance abuse treatment programming with the agencies as detailed in letter dated August 31, 2009..  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#33         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $4,836 from the US Department of Labor’s Senior Community Service Program to support projects that provide gainful, part-time community service employment, training opportunities, and subsidized employment for persons with low income who are 55 years of age or older.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#34         Authorize to accept and expend funds made available through the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act Grant in the amount of $172,668.72 in SFY 2010, for the purpose of increasing awareness and prevention of prison rape and sexual misconduct within the NH Corrections Facilities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#34A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Ray’s Electric Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide HVAC Maintenance and Repair services for the Northern NH Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $18,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34B      Authorize to enter into a contract with Century Mechanical Inc., Concord, NH, to provide HVAC Maintenance and Repair services in the amount of $51,220.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34C      Authorize to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with Equifax Consumer Solutions LLC, Atlanta, GA, to provide identity theft monitoring services for the Department of Corrections employees in the amount of $25,300.  Effective August 12, 2009 through August 31, 2010.  100%  General Funds 

 

#34D      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with NH Task Force on Women & Recovery, Manchester, NH, for victim services and empowerment training for State female inmates who are survivors of sexual assault in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34E      Authorize to enter into a contract with Powers Generator Service LLC., Swanzey, NH, to provide Generator Repair and Maintenance services for the NH Department of Corrections locations as detailed in letter dated August 12, 2009, in the amount of $42,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  93% General, 7% Other Funds. 

 

#34F       Authorize to continue a 30% salary enhancement totaling $173,470.28 for position #19851 Chief Pharmacist, LG 30, positions #19848, #19553 and #12997 Pharmacist, LG 27, and to continue an hourly rate enhancement of 30% for three part-time temporary Pharmacists.  Effective September 18, 2009 through June 30, 2011. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

#35         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors in the amount of $5,532.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Bank Assessment) Funds. 

 

#36         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for calendar year ending December 31, 2008.

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

#37         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Regulatory Research Institute in the amount of $8,625.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Utility Assessment) Funds. 

 

#38         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners in the amount of $9,053.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Utility Assessment) Funds. 

 

#38A      Authorize to reclassify position #30515 Administrative Supervisor, Salary Grade 17 to Program Assistant II, Salary Grade 15.  100% Utility Assessment. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

#38B      Authorize to reclassify position #14309, Senior Accounting Technician, salary grade 14 to Internal Auditor I, salary grade 19.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#38C      Authorize retroactive pay in the amount of $184.52 for Steven H. Slovenski, Retail Store Manager III for the period of April 20, 2009 through June 4, 2009.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#38D      Authorize retroactive pay in the amount of $103.18 for Douglas C. Thompson, Retail Store Clerk I for the period of March 3, 2009 through June 4, 2009.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#38E      Authorize to enter into a Holdover Agreement with the Otto Family LLC for lease of property at 10 Commercial Street, Concord, to house the Liquor Commission Division of Enforcement & Licensing in the amount of $106,380. This holdover agreement allows the Commission a 30-day notice prior to terminating the lease.  100% Liquor Funds.  

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

#39         Authorize to accept and place on file the report detailing the activities of the Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Fund for fiscal year 2009.

 

#40         Authorize Division of Economic Development to accept and expend $174,000 from the NH Public Utilities Commission, for an expanded emergency and renewable energy program.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2011.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH, for an energy contractor training program in the amount of $168,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#41         Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to USA Mobility, Woburn, MA, for pager services at Monadnock State Park for the month of July 2007, in the amount of $99.  100% Service Parks. 

 

#41A      Authorize Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Ray’s Electric Service Inc., Berlin, NH, for electrical work on the summit of Mount Washington in the amount of $86,627.23.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Capital Fund. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#42         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation for the installation of a fish passage system in the Winnicut River under the Route 33 Bridge in Greenland, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#43         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Yankee Marketplace LLC, Weare, NH, to promote and distribute NHFG merchandise through its online website at yankeemarketplace.com.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.

 

#44         Authorize to enter into a contract with Layne Christensen Company Inc., Dracut, MA, for the chemical treatment and redevelopment of well#5 at Milford State Fish Hatchery and wells #1 and #2 at Berlin State Fish Hatchery in the amount of $48,239.90.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#45         Authorize to amend a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #70), for expansion of the Extension Wildlife Conservation Program, by increasing the amount by $115,283 from $200,000 to $315,283.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  78% Federal, 22% Conservation License Plate Funds. 

 

#46         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Macro International Inc., Burlington, VT, and to reimburse NHFG up to $24,437 for collection of information on catch by NH marine recreational anglers.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an estimated $9,432 for the above performed services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#47         Authorize to accept $950,000 from Granite Reliable Power to be deposited in the Wildlife Habitat Account.  (2)Further authorize to accept fee ownership of approximately 1,281 acres of land on Mount Kelsey, 220 acres of land on Long Mountain, 60 acres of land on Muise Mountain, and 620 acres of land on Baldhead Mountain in Coos County.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#47A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Eastern Analytical Inc., Concord, NH, to perform wastewater monitoring chemical analysis of water samples from our six fish hatchery facilities in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#47B      Authorize to amend a sole source contract with the Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield, NH, for an informational kiosk and interpretive signs on their universally accessible Dutton Brook Trail as part of the Merrimack River Watershed Wildlife Heritage Trail by extending the completion date to March 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

 

#48         NOT USED

 

#49         Authorize to make a retroactive unencumbered payment to WeCare Organics LLC, for additional services required to complete the cleaning and dewatering of the anaerobic digester at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Plant in the amount of $3,152.93.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#50         Authorize to retroactively enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for streamflow gaging in the amount of $197,270.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  16.65% Other, 83.35% General Funds. 

 

#51         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with GeoInsight Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #82), to perform investigations and oversight to pilot strategies to expedite contaminated site closures, by increasing the contract by $200,000 from $800,000 to $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Bear Creek Environmental LLC, Middlesex, VT, to complete Phase Two of the Geomorphic Assessment and Watershed Restoration Plan for the Exeter River Watershed project in the amount of $40,520.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorize to amend a contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, late item A), to oversee remediation at contaminated sites by increasing the amount by $55,000 from $1,945,500 to $2,000,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#54         Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated August 26, 2009 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects in the amount of $20,908.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#55         Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project in the amount of $8,442.  Effective July 11, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#56         Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with Isaacson Structural Steel Inc., Berlin, NH, to support the purchase and installation of replacement engines in three pieces of material handling equipment in an amount not to exceed $109,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorize to award a grant to the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $39,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorize to award a grant to Weed Family Automotive Corp., Concord, NH, for the purpose of used oil collection in the amount of $2,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 3, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#59         Authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program which lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $1,490,595.62 from $7,000,000 to $5,509,404.38.  This finalizes the loan amount used to finance the Dewatering Improvements Project.  100% Loan Repayment Funds. 

 

#60         Authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hampton, which lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $34,748.73 from $1,415,000 to $1,380,251.27, and finalizes the loan amount used to finance the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements project.  (2)Further authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hooksett, which finalizes the loan amount at $3,500,000 which was used to finance the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements project.  100% Clean Water Revolving Loan Funds. 

 

#61         Authorize loan agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated August 24, 2009, to finance wastewater improvement projects in the amount of $13,224.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#62         Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-5-07, item #39), due to an increase in the scope of work for the Bartlett Area Sewer Separation project, by increasing the amount by $3,000,000 from $3,000,000 to $6,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Revolving Loan, 17% General – Capital Funds. 

 

#63         Authorize Kevin & Cynthia Perrault’s request to construct a permanent pier with a ramp landing on a seasonal float to provide water access and temporarily impact tidal buffer zone and impact tidal wetland for the removal of a failing, wooden retaining wall to be replaced with a riprap revetment wall on shoreline frontage on Tide Mill Creek in Hampton. 

 

#64         Authorize Debra Ford’s request to amend the permit to perform work on Little Bay in Dover (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #103A).

 

#65         Authorize John Remington’s request to perform work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

 

#66         Authorize NH Department of Transportation’s request to remove & replace concrete encasements of steel pile supports for a bridge impacting tidal water in New Castle.

 

#67         Authorize Kilnwood on Kanasatka’s request to add two finger docks to extend from two walkways, to be attached to the previously permitted docking facilities, consisting of two seasonal piers connected to a finger pier by two walkways.  The facility is accessed by two existing walkways on frontage and includes the slips from the abutting, contiguous frontage on Lake Kanasatka in Moultonborough.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Office of the Commissioner

#68         Authorize to pay the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Washington, DC, annual membership dues in the amount of $17,234.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#69         Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Kristiane Schott-Jakubowski, Child Protective Service Worker IV, Laconia District Office, in the amount of $3,484.74 for wages that were not paid for SFYs 2007, 2008, and 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Peter Martell, Mental Health Worker I, NH Hospital in the amount of $108.88 for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other – Transfers from other Agencies. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#71         Authorize to amend a lease with 30 Maplewood Avenue Trust, Quincy, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 10-22-08, item #42C), by increasing the amount of $170,668.78 to $2,036,094.30 from $1,865,405.52, and by extending the term from October 31, 2009 to April 30, 2010.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#72         Authorize to accept and expend additional Title XXI State Children’s Health Insurance Program federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,185,460.28 and decrease adjustments in General Funds in the amount of $1,184,277.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#73         Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source contract with National Government Services Inc., Portland, ME, (previously amended by G&C on 9-5-07, item #50), to provide additional funds to pay for certain auditing and rate-setting functions by increasing the amount by $181,480 from $250,000 to $431,480, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#74         Authorize to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $40,058,741.58 and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $40,018,722.86.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#75         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Clifton Gunderson LLP, Timonium, MD, to provide independent certified audits of Medicaid disproportionate share hospitals in the amount of $450,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#76         Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $3,624,621; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $3,622,998.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#77         Authorize to retroactively reimburse Linda L. Kincaid from current year funds for in-state travel-related expenses incurred in the performance of office state business during the last fiscal year in the amount of $57.25.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#78         Authorize Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Section, Strategic Prevention Framework Program, to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH State Liquor Commission, Bureau of Liquor Enforcement, to develop and maintain a statewide underage drinking tip line and database in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $104,795.87 in SFY 2010 and $45,204.13 in SFY 2011 as stipulated by the memorandum of agreement to develop and maintain a statewide underage drinking tip line and database.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#79         Authorize Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the NH Minority Health Coalition, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 1-30-08, item #47), to continue providing evaluation services for the Strategic Prevention Framework project, by increasing the price by $134,202 from $330,000 to $464,202, and by extending the end date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with SAU #41, Hollis-Brookline Cooperative School District, Hollis, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #244), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the amount by $12,824 from $29,580 to $42,404, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#81         Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $547,439, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $546,892.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#82         Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,720,763, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $1,719,042.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#83         Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $17,090,583, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $17,073,509.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#84         Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $949,824, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $948,874.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#85         Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $9,212,478, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $9,203,266.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#86         Authorize to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $18,491,216.76, and decrease revenue adjustments to Local Funds of $4,854,083.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#87         Authorize to accept and expend additional Administration on Aging federal funds in the amount of $485,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#88         Authorize the transfer of $176,530 in Federal and State funds between expenditure classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#89         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 $241,391.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#90         Authorize to accept and expend $5,000,000 of Community Services Block Grant funds available from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services through the ARRA of 2009.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#91         Authorize to modify the Community Services Block Grant eligibility criteria by increasing income eligibility for services from 125% to 200% of the federal poverty level to allow the statewide Community Action Agencies to provide services to a greater number of citizens.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#92         Authorize to accept and expend $703,882 of ARRA 2009 funds awarded by the US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and $223,174.54 of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program high performance bonus funds, for a total of $927,056.54.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#93         Authorize Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Disease Control Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $1,004,304 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the preparation for swineflu influenza public health response activities at the state and regional level.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $387,856 from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to fund the preparation by hospitals and healthcare organizations for H1N1 influenza response activities.  (2)Further authorize the Department of Safety to accept additional transfers from other agencies funds in the amount of $200,000 from DHHS.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#94         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  93% Federal, 7% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#95         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $600,930.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $80,124 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#96         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $765,765.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $102,102 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#97         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $684,090.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $91,212 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#98         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $1,379,656.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $183,942 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#99         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $571,725.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $76,230 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#100       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $947,925.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further authorize to make an advance payment of $126,390 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#101       Authorize to exercise a retroactive contract renew and amend option with Dartmouth College-Department of Psychiatry, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #415), to provide psychiatric services, by increasing the amount by $165,504 from $165,504 to $331,008, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#102       Authorize to enter into a contract with Daniels Equipment Company Inc., Auburn, NH, to provide laundry equipment maintenance and repair services in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#103       Authorize to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $150 received during the period of April 17, 2009 through August 25, 2009 for the use of the Veterans Council service delivery programs.

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

#104       Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for SFY 2009.

 

#104A    Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Charles Hemp of Kansas City, MO, to provide instruction in one five-day session of Internal Affairs Investigation at a cost of $5,850 to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord and will be offered via interactive videoconference to the facilities in Keen, Littleton and Portsmouth.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#104B    Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Forensic Consulting Associates of New England from Nottingham, NH, to provide instruction in two three-day sessions of Dust N’ Bust at a cost of $2,100 per class for a total contract of $4,200 to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#104C    Authorize to enter into a service agreement with NAMI NH of Concord, NH, to provide instruction in one two-day session of Mental Health Response – Effective Intervention at a cost of $3,750 a one day session of Responding to Juveniles with Mental Illness at a cost of $1,940, three two-day session of Handling Calls Involving the Mentally Ill at a cost of $2,160 for a total cost of $19,100, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

#105       Authorize Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to accept and expend Older Blind Independent Living ARRA grant award funds in the amount of $80,095 from the US Department of Education.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#106       Authorize Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to accept and expend Independent Living ARRA grant award funds in the amount of $242,913 from the US Department of Education.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#107       Authorize DHHS, Division of Public Health Services to enter into an memorandum of understanding in the amount of $40,000 to support the school-based vaccination campaign planning for swine-origin influenza A virus, now known as novel Influenza A (H1N1).  (2)Authorize Department of Education to accept Transfers from Other Agencies funds in the amount of $40,000 from DHHS, Division of Public Health Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Agency Transfer Funds. 

 

#108       Authorize Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a contract with NH Jobs for America’s Graduates, Manchester, NH, to provide dropout prevention alternative education services in three NH communities in an amount not to exceed $392,728.  (2)Further authorize to make advanced payments for services provided.  (3)Further authorize to withhold 10% of the contract total instead of the 25% withholding provision.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

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

 

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

 

#110A    Authorize to contract with William J. Knorr, Dublin, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorize payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009 with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                MCAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER

#111       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Association of Science-Technology Centers Inc., Washington, DC, for rental of the exhibition Black Holes: Space Warps and Time Twists in an amount not to exceed $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Donated Funds. 

 

#111A    Authorize to contract with Dr. Elizabeth Webbink, Montclair, NJ, for an evaluation of the Discovery Center’s Light Runners exhibit in an amount not to exceed $8,329.76.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#112       Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend $244,130 of federal pass-through ARRA funds from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of hiring and training of a Criminalist I by the State Laboratory.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary Criminalist I position (LG 19, X416) to be assigned in the Identification Section of the State Police Forensic Laboratory in an effort to decrease the backlog.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Transfers from other Agencies – Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#112A    Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a contract with NHMTA Services Inc., Concord, NH, for the provision of pre-employment physical exams and/or drug screens of law enforcement personnel in an amount not to exceed $17,690.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  11.8% Highway, 2.8% Turnpike, 2.2% Transfers from Other Agencies and 83.2% Navigational Safety Funds. 

 

#112B    Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., d/b/a JBI Helicopter Services, Pembroke, NH, to provide scheduled maintenance and inspections of the State Police Bell 407 helicopter as well as the Bell Helicopter Annual Re-Currency Pilot Training in an amount not to exceed $76,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#112C    Authorize Division of Fire Standards & Training, and EMS to enter into a sole source agreement with Honeywell International Inc., Westbrook, ME, to provide mechanical maintenance/air filter services in the amount of $54,347.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#112D    Authorize Division of State Police to pay annual dues of $6,500 to SEARCH Group Inc., the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, Sacramento, CA.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#112E    Authorize Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Anvab Inc., d/b/a Concord Aviation Services, Concord, NH, to provide scheduled maintenance and inspections of the division’s Cessna Aircraft in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#112F    Authorize to amend a contract with the NH Hospital Association, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #210), for hospital emergency preparedness planning services, by adding novel Influenza A (H1N1) preparedness activities to the scope of work, and by increasing the price by $200,000 from $1,899,872 to $2,099,872.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

 

#112G    Authorize grant agreements between the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the applicants as detailed in letter dated August 14, 2009, for a total amount of $97,499.23.  (2)Further authorize grant agreements between the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the applicants as detailed in letter dated August 14, 2009, for a total amount of $217,087.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112H   Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to reclassify position #10423 from Cash Terminal Operator I, labor grade 11 to a Supervisor of Cash Terminal Operations, labor grade 16 in the Bureau of Financial Responsibility.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#112I     Authorize Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $2,312.64 received as part of a “Co-operative Agreement” with the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, to be used by the State Police Forensic Laboratory to provide overtime funding, registration fees, out-of-state travel, supplies and consumables needed for screening and analysis of DNA samples.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112J     Authorize Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Megasoft Consultants Inc., d/b/a BlueAlly, Herndon, VA, to gather detailed requirements for four DMV subsystems in the amount of $302,323.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#112K   Authorize Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Warner, NH, to complete their project as identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $34,386.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#113       Authorize to amend G&C item #122 approved April 1, 2009, by reallocating funds and establishing new classes in the amount of $11,547,491 to reflect actual allocation of the funding received.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 17, 2012.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $40,556 of additional ARRA funding for construction projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 12, 2011.  100% ARRA Funds. 

 

#114       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Maine Technical Source Inc., Yarmouth, ME, for maintenance and repairs to total station survey equipment in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#115       Authorize Bureau of Mechanical Services – Fuel Distribution, to establish one full-time temporary Electrician Supervisor II position, LG 17.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend revenue as a result of fuel sales in the amount of $47,855.68 for the hiring of a full-time temporary Electrician Supervisor II position, LG 17.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#116       Authorize Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance petition for a hearing on alterations to be made to reconstruct the intersection of Maple Avenue and West Pleasant Street, also known as “Drapers Corner,” a Class IV highway, in the City of Claremont, NH.

 

#117       Authorize Office of Stewardship & Compliance to enter into a contract with Contractors Risk Management Inc., Concord, NH, for excavation and trenching competent person training in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#118       Authorize Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning for services at the Bureau of Traffic facilities in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#119       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $61,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from June 31, 2009 through August 24, 2009. 

 

#120       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2.74-acre parcel of State owned land in Concord to the City of Concord for $955,000 and in addition charge a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#121       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 6,050 square foot parcel of State owned land in Gorham to William J. Green Jr., and Priscilla J. Green for $31,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#122       Authorize Bureau of Right of Way to transfer control of two contiguous parcels of State owned land consisting of 0.45 of an acre located in the Towns of Windham and Salem to the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development.  (2)Further authorize to accept control of two contiguous parcels of State owned land consisting of 0.45 of an acre located in the Towns of Windham and Salem from the NH DOT, to the NH DRED at no cost.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#123       Authorize Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with CHA Inc., Keene, NH, for the final design of the expansion of the Spaulding Turnpike from Exit 11 to Exit 16 in the City of Rochester, by increasing the amount by $499,547.20 from $7,335,049.53 to $7,834,596.73.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#124       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to provide additional funding to the City of Manchester for AIP-70 to install additional safety, and security window film in the Manchester-Boston Airport terminal building in the amount of $3,242.67.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  93.75% Federal, 6.25% General Funds. 

 

#125       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Lebanon, NH, for AIP-42 to implement the second phase of an Environmental Assessment for the Lebanon Municipal Airport in the amount of $152,233.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#126       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to provide additional funding to the Town of Whitefield, NH, to construct, mark, light, and sign partial parallel Taxiway “A” and partial reconstruction of aircraft ramp at the Mount Washington Regional Airport in the amount of $6,887.61.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2012.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#127       Authorize Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester for AIP-78 for Phase II-Airport Terminal apron repairs in the amount of $719,537.90.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  96.78% Federal, 3.22% General Funds. 

 

#128       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with TMC Services Inc., Bellingham, MA for fuel tank removal and replacement at the Twin Mountain Patrol Shed and the Tamworth Police Troop E facility on the basis of a low bid of $787,420.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $78,742 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#129       Authorize Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Stephen Marquis Associates Inc., Merrimack, NH for fuel tank removal and replacement at the Thornton Patrol Sheds on the basis of a low bid of $772,088.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $77,208.80 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

TABLED ITEMS

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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