GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

November 30, 2011, 10:00 a.m.

 

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The Governor and Executive Council convened at 10:00 a.m. with all members present.

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Councilor St. Hilaire offered the prayer and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Sununu, accepted the minutes of November 9, 2011.

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire, approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the November 9, 2011 meeting.

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The Governor placed in nomination the several persons who applied for Civil Commissions.

 

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RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Council accepted the following resignation:

 

Adult Parole Board

Megan DeVorsey, Concord                                                                               Effective:  December 31, 2011

 

Division of Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Hillsborough County)

Keith Marsh, Nashua                                                                                         Effective:  November 30, 2011

 

Deferred Compensation Commission

(Unclassified State Employee)

Thomas F. Manning, Manchester                                                                    Effective:  November 30, 2011

 

State Board of Education

(District 3)

Daphne A. Kenyon, Windham                                                                         Effective:  February 1, 2012

 

Independent Investment Committee

Thomas J. Silvia, Amherst                                                                                 Effective:  When a successor is confirmed

 

Telecommunications Planning and Development Advisory Committee

(Industry)

Lisa Thorne, Hooksett                                                                                        Effective:  November 30, 2011

 

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Advanced Manufacturing Education Advisory Council

(Superintendent)

Mark Conrad, Nashua                                                                                       Effective:  December 18, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 18, 2014

 

Advanced Manufacturing Education Advisory Council

(Public Member)

Peter M. Kujawski, Bedford                                                                              Effective:  December 18, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 18, 2014

 

Air Resources Council

(Natural Gas Industry)

Debra Hale, Hooksett                                                                                         Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 4, 2015

 

Business Finance Authority

Dick Anagnost, Bedford                                                                                    Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  November 3, 2014

 

Business Finance Authority

Edward F. Caron, Hudson, Chairman                                                             Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  November 3, 2014

 

Business Finance Authority

(Elected/Appointed Local Official)

Guy A. Santagate, Claremont                                                                           Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  November 3, 2014

 

Division for Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Hillsborough County)

Nominated by the Commissioner of Health and Human Services

Sharon Houle, Weare                                                                                         Effective:  November 30, 2011 Reappointment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Term:  July 1, 2013

 

Division for Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Rockingham County)

Nominated by the Commissioner of Health and Human Services

Kathleen M. Olson, Windham                                                                          Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2014

 

Board of Licensed Dietitians

Nancy Johnson, Dover                                                                                       Effective:  December 6, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 6, 2014

 

Director of the Division of Instruction within the Department of Education

(Division of Instruction)

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Education

Joseph J. Miller, Lyme                                                                                        Effective:  December 11, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 11, 2015

Salary:  GG, Step 4 - $86,131

 

Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers

(Public Member)

Randy S. Gordon, Merrimack                                                                           Effective:  November 25, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  November 25, 2016

 

Historical Resources Council

(Archeology)

David Starbuck, Plymouth                                                                                Effective:  December 10, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 10, 2016

 

Advisory Committee on Marine Fisheries

Peter Tilton, Jr., Hampton                                                                                  Effective:  December 31, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 31, 2014

 

Board of Medicine

Robert J. Andelman, Portsmouth                                                                     Effective:  December 3, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 3, 2016

 

Board of Medicine

Louis E. Rosenthall, Concord                                                                           Effective:  December 3, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 3, 2016

 

Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council

(Public Member)

Judith E. Houston, Contoocook                                                                       Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term: Sept 4, 2013 per RSA 4:4

 

Pre-Engineering Technology Advisory Council

(Public Member)

Michele L. Munson, Hill                                                                                     Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term: Sept 4, 2013 per RSA 4:4

 

Real Estate Appraisers Board

(Real Estate Appraiser/Broker)

Mark Correnti, New Boston                                                                              Effective:  November 30, 2011

Succeeding:  Peggy Gallus, Berlin (Real Estate Appraiser/Broker)            Term:  August 12, 2014

 

Recreational Therapy Governing Board

Jennifer M. Frye, Northwood                                                                            Effective:  November 30, 2011

Succeeding:  Janet R. Sable, Strafford                                                            Term:  October 25, 2014

 

NH Retirement System Board of Trustees

(Non-member Trustee)

Hershel D. Sosnoff, Silver Lake                                                                        Effective:  November 30, 2011

Vacancy                                                                                                                                Term:  November 30, 2013

 

Rivers Management Advisory Committee

(Conservation Interests)

Michele L. Tremblay, Boscawen                                                                      Effective:  December 28, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 28, 2014

 

Site Selection Committee

(Nominated by the Nature Conservancy)

Peter Steckler, Exeter                                                                                          Effective:  November 30, 2011

Succeeding:  Douglas A. Bechtel, Penacook (resigned)                                Term:  September 27, 2012

 

Commissioner of the Department of Transportation – Councilor Wheeler voted no.

Christopher D. Clement, Sr., Durham                                                              Effective:  December 3, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 3, 2015

Salary:  LL - $116,170

 

Volunteer NH Board of Directors

(Religious Community)

Richard J. Shannon, Manchester                                                                     Effective:  November 30, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 10, 2014

 

New Hampshire Water Well Board

(Technical Driller)

Steven Garside, Henniker                                                                                  Effective:  November 30, 2011

Succeeding:  Thomas Garside, Londonderry (term limited)                        Term:  September 15, 2014

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Board of Accountancy

(CPA)

Wayne B. Geher, Concord                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 2, 2016

 

Advanced Manufacturing Education Advisory Council

(Public Member)

Barbara J. Couch, Hanover                                                                              Effective:  December 18, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 18, 2014

 

Appellate Board

(Attorney -Chair)

Heather E. Krans, Exeter                                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Changed from Vice Chair to Chair                                                                  Term:  November 21, 2012

 

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts

Susan V. Duprey, Concord                                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 28, 2016

 

Community Development Finance Authority

(Community Development Organization)

Racheal L. Stuart, Berlin                                                                                    Effective:  December 18, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 18, 2016

 

Current Use Advisory Board

(Representing assessing official from town with less than 5,000 population)

Normand G. Bernaiche, Charlestown                                                              Effective:  December 23, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 23, 2013

 

State Board of Education

(District 3)

James C. Schubert, Hampton                                                                           Effective:  February 1, 2012

Succeeding:  Daphne A. Kenyon, Windham (resigned)                               Term:  January 31, 2014

 

Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services

Nicholas A. Toumpas, Rye                                                                                Effective:  January 16, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  January 16, 2016

Salary:  Grade MM -  $120,095

 

Historical Resources Council

Carl W. Schmidt, Orford                                                                                    Effective:  December 27, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 27, 2016

 

Board of Home Inspectors

(Home Inspector)

Robert J. Corsetti, Dover                                                                                    Effective:  December 18, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 18, 2016

 

Board of Home Inspectors

(Home Inspector)

Daryl Justham, Rochester                                                                                  Effective:  December 18, 2011

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 18, 2016

 

Independent Investment Committee

David A. Jensen, Contoocook                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Thomas Silvia, Amherst (resigned)                                           Term:  At the pleasure of the Governor

 

Medical Review Subcommittee

(Physician)

Nominated by the Board of Medicine

Paul J. Scibetta, Jr., Holderness                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  December 3, 2014

 

Nash Stream Forest Citizens Committee

(Environmental Organization)

Wendell M. Lees, Kearsarge                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  November 2, 2014

 

Physical Therapy Governing Board

Robert P. Brunton, Wolfeboro                                                                          Effective:  January 8, 2012

Succeeding:  Laurel L. Clute, Lempster (term limited)                                 Term:  January 8, 2015

 

Public Employee Labor Relations Board

(Chair-Public)

Charles S. Temple, Concord                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  John Buckley, Dover                                                                   Term:  September 12, 2017

 

Public Water Access Advisory Board

(Representing River Association)

Marcy Stanton, Milford                                                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Brian Giles, Durham                                                                    Term:  December 16, 2013

 

State Radiation Advisory Committee

(Life Science)

Richard A. Fralick, Durham                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 14, 2013

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees

(Nominated by the New Hampshire Education Association)

Karen McDonough, Peterborough                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Michael Macri, Concord (resigned)                                          Term:  July 1, 2012

 

Traffic Safety Commission

Bruce M. Keller, Manchester                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Lyman A. Cousens, Boscawen (resigned)                               Term:  September 16, 2013

 

 

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A.      Authorized the Bureau of Trails to accept $280 in donations given in memory of Albert G. Brooks as detailed in letter dated November 3, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#2           Authorized with Councilor Sununu voting no, to amend a grant agreement with the County of Rockingham, Brentwood, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-14-10, item #7), to allow for finalization of the purchase of the federal permits by the Northeast Fishery Sector XI, in the amount of $500,000, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2012 from December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorized with Councilor Sununu voting no, to amend a $120,000 grant to the Town of Nelson, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #6), for the creation of one final job, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2012 from December 31, 2011.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#4           NOT USED 

 

#5           Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Concord, NH, for the continued operation of the Business Energy Efficiency Program, in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Other Funds (Petroleum Violation Escrow). 

 

#6           Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the University System of NH, Durham, NH, for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – State Energy Programs – Program Support, in the amount of $88,039.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds (ARRA-SEP).

 

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY

#7           The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the NHTSA Seat Belt Use Survey, in the amount of $42,211.36.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#8           Authorized confirmation of Peter L. Corey, Whitefield, NH, to the rank of Brigadier General, NH Army National Guard.

 

#9           Authorized confirmation of Robert M. Tyszko, Milford, NH, to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#10         Authorized confirmation of Mark G. Bianchi, Concord, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#11         Authorized confirmation of Colonel Gretchen S. Dunkelberger, Eliot, ME, for promotion to the rank of Brigadier General, NH Air National Guard.

 

#12         Authorized confirmation of Major Robert A. Connors, Manchester, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#13         Authorized the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to retroactively extend the statewide consultant agreement expiration date with T.F. Moran (originally approved by G&C on 7-16-08, item #24), for Civil/Structural consultant services, from June 30, 2011 to December 31, 2011.  No Additional Funding.

 

#14         Authorized with Councilors Wieczorek and Wheeler voting no, the Division of Personnel’s request for a waiver of the list of classification decisions as detailed in letter dated November 3, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#14A      Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to enter into a contract with The Segal Company, Boston, MA, for actuarial, claim audit, procurement and general health benefits consulting services, in an amount not to exceed $1,375,000.  Effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2014.  40% General, 16% Federal, 26% Enterprise, 16% Highway, 2% Turnpike Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#15         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Sununu authorized the request to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $163,046 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $163,045.85 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#16         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Sununu voted to table this item.  After receiving additional information for the Attorney General’s Office, the Governor and Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Sununu, voted to remove this item from the table, and further, the Governor and Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Burton, with Councilors Wieczorek and Wheeler voting no, voted to approve the request of the Division of Arts to enter into a contract with Teresa Taylor, Barnstead, NH, to create artwork for the Hillsborough County Courthouse, in the amount of $9,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Percent for Arts Funds.  .

 

#17         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to award Conservation Number Plate Grants in the amount of $14,800 to the Town of Goffstown.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

#18         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to award two year operating grants totaling $43,056 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 21, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#19         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, the Division of Arts to award a General Project Grant in the amount of $3,460 to the Arts Alliance of Northern NH, Littleton.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#20         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to award two year operating grants totaling $37,056 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 21, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to award two year operating grants totaling $36,536 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 21, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#22         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to award two year operating grants totaling $53,834 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 21, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to award two year operating grants totaling $43,056 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated October 21, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#24         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire authorized the request to accept and place on file the biennial report for FY10 and FY11.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#25         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire authorized the request of the Division of Animal Industry to accept and expend funds from the NH Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Other (Emergency Management) Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#26         Authorized to conduct a two-day training seminar on December 7-8, 2011 entitled “Jay McDuffee 2011 Motor Vehicle Homicide Training Seminar”, at the NH Police Standards and Training Council campus, Concord, NH, at a cost not to exceed $8,485, for the purpose of training police officers, investigators and prosecutors effective methods to capture and present information necessary to successful prosecution of impaired driver cases.  (2)Further authorized an agreement with In A Pinch Café and Bakery, Concord, NH, to provide lunches and refreshments during the two-day seminar, in an amount not to exceed $2,836.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 8, 2011. 100% Transfer from Other Agencies (Federal). 

 

#27         Authorized to enter into sub grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated November 9, 2011, in the total amount of $21,653.27, from the FFY 2009 ARRA Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#28         NOT USED

 

#29         NOT USED 

 

#30         Authorized to enter into a new sub grant with the NH Department of Safety, in the amount of $78,947.24 from the FFY 2010 Paul Coverdell National Forensic Science Improvement Act Grant Program, which provides funding to support forensic laboratory services in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30A      Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association d/b/a NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders, Merrimack, NH, for training and travel coordination for individuals who are in collaboration with the NH Department of Corrections and the Division of Community Corrections, in the amount of $9,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

#31         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to continue three positions in a temporary status for one year, with an estimated 2012 fiscal impact of $66,128.48.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#32         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to retroactively amend a contract with the University of NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #33), to develop insurance rate information, by extending the end date from June 30, 2011 to June 30, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

#33         Authorized to transfer $1,472 within the account entitled Safe Streets Task Force, to provide certified Probation/Parole Officers to increase officer presence with the primary focus in the City of Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend additional grant funding from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the amount of $354 and the Drug Forfeiture-State Fund in the amount of $3,856 for a total of $4,210 to support the NH Safe Streets Task Force initiative by providing certified Probation/Parole Officers to increase officer presence with the primary focus in the City of Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  84% Federal, 91.6% Agency Income (Drug Forfeiture-State).  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#34         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire authorized the request to retroactively enter into an interagency lease agreement with the NH Department of Transportation in the amount of $25,160 annually for space at the NHDOT 11 Stickney Avenue Facility, Concord, NH, to house the Liquor Commission Maintenance Section.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#35         Authorized with Councilor Sununu recusing himself, the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a retroactive contract with Gregsak Engineering Inc., Chester, NH, for architectural and structural compliance services for the Brookside building addition at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective October 17, 2011 through December 23, 2011.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

#36         Authorized the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a sole source contract with NH Department of Education, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #44), for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act re-employment services, by increasing the amount from $6,722,606 to $7,072,606 an increase of $350,000, and by extending the end date through December 31, 2012 from December 1, 2011.  100% Federal – Governor’s Discretionary Funds. 

 

#37         Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Charles Caron, Westminster, MA, for boundary line maintenance work at Nash Stream Forest, in the amount of $3,990.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2012.  100% Agency Income (Forest Management and Protection Funds). 

 

#38         TABLED – The Governor and Councilor on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire voted to approve this item.  On motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Sununu, a request to reconsider was made.  After discussion, the Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire, voted to table the request of the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with MC Contracting Inc., Tyngsboro, MA, for cedar shingle roof replacement on the Yankee Building at Mt. Washington State Park in Sargent’s Purchase, in the amount of $115,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2012.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#39         Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a retroactive sole source contract with the Town of Bristol Police Department, for additional security coverage and traffic control at Wellington State Park, by increasing the amount by $3,900 from $3,900 to $7,800, and by extending the end date of September 15, 2011 to June 30, 2012.  100% State Park Account. 

 

#40         Authorized with Councilor Sununu recusing himself, the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a retroactive contract with Lee F. Carroll, PE, Gorham, NH, for electrical engineering design services for the Brookside building addition, in the amount of $3,850.  Effective October 24, 2011 through December 23, 2011.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

#41         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire authorized the request to acquire the fee title to 110+/- acres in Columbia, NH from Gary D. Foss, Columbia, NH, for the amount of $61,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Other (Wildlife Conservation Habitat) Funds. 

 

                                CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY RESOURCE COMMISSION

#42         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Sununu authorized the request to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions Inc., Lebanon, NH, to provide administration, management, and program assistance, in the amount of $60,000.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment in the amount of $7,500.  Effective July 1, 2011 through July 31, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#43         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to pay calendar year 2012 membership dues to the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $6,900.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to exercise the option to amend and extend a sole source contract with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Incorporated, New York, NY, for continuation of the NH Carbon Dioxide Budget Trading Program, by increasing the contract by an amount not to exceed $100,000 from $514,192 to $614,192, and by extending the end date to December 31, 2012 from December 31, 2011.  100% Carbon Dioxide Trading Funds. 

 

#45         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lotic Inc., Unity, ME, for the purpose of processing aquatic benthic samples and taxonomic identification, in the amount of $37,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorized to amend a Joint Funding Agreement to the US Geologic Survey, Pembroke, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 4-27-11, item #41), for $20,000 to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#47         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Association of US Delegates to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, South Portland, ME, to support Gulf of Maine Council coordination, information technology services and habitat restoration coordinator, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorized to amend a contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #54) to oversee remediation at contaminated Brownfields sites, by increasing the value by $100,000 from $3,495,000 to $3,595,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  50% Federal Brownfields Response Program, 50% State Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#49         Authorized a loan agreement with the Lower Bartlett Water Precinct in the amount of $750,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Repayment Funds. 

 

#50         Authorized an Original Loan agreement with the City of Concord, in the amount of $1,750,000 to finance the Hall Street Wastewater Treatment Facility Odor Control project. Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized an Original Loan Agreement with the Town of New London, in the amount of $5,461,000 to finance New London’s share of the Sunapee Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#52         Authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Manchester (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-07, item #63), which finalizes and lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $466,543.40 from $3,200,000 to $2,733,456 to fund the construction of the Secondary Clarifier Upgrade project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (General) Funds.  (2)Further authorizedr a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Manchester (originally approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #91), which finalizes and lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $79,051.72 from $1,000,000 to $920,948.28.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Clean Water State Revolving Loan Repayment Account.

 

#53         Authorized to amend a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Jaffrey, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-19-11, item #50), for $20,000 to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to May 30, 2012 from December 1, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54         Authorized to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Monadnock Conservancy, Keene, NH, for $183,000 to protect 300 acres of land in Chesterfield and 145 acres of land in Swanzey.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds. 

 

#55         Authorized Christopher and Darcey Bartel’s request to perform work on an average of 113 ft of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#56         Authorized Michael and Paula Wood’s request to perform work on an average of 189 feet of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

#57         Authorized James Carty Jr. Trust’s request to install a seasonal dock in a “dogleg” shaped configuration on an average of 204 ft of frontage on Squam Lake in Center Harbor.

 

#58         Authorized Portsmouth Christian Academy’s request to construct a tidal docking structure consisting of a permanent pier with a ramp to a landing float connecting in a T configuration to a main float providing educational access and one slip on frontage on the Bellamy River.

 

#59         Authorized Earl Duval’s request to perform work on an average of 100 ft of frontage on Rattlesnake Island, Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#60         Authorized to finalize the determination that on October 4, 2011 Stevo Korasic, a Mental Health Worker III, NH Hospital, sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act cause by anther during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#61         Authorized to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2012 funds to Michelle Hartshorn, Child Protective Service Worker III, Children and Youth in the amount of $3,398.40, to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010, and 2011.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorized  to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2012 funds to Lynne Foose, Executive Secretary, Division for Juvenile Justice, in the amount of $1,587.50 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2010, and 2011.  67.46% General, 32.54% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs

#63         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Lutheran Community Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide school-related social services to NH refugees, in the amount of $55,000.  Effective August 15, 2011 through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#64         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with International Institute of Boston Inc., Boston, MA, to provide school-related social services to NH refugees, in the amount of $120,000.  Effective August 15, 2011 through August 14, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees, in the amount of $60,000.  Effective July 1, 2011 through August 14, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the Lutheran Community Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees, in the amount of $120,000.  Effective July 1, 2011 through August 14, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#67         Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Protection, Healthy Homes and Environments Section, Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $29,030 from the US Environmental Protection Agency to fund the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Protection, Healthy Homes and Environments Section, Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, to enter into an agreement with the North Country Health Consortium Inc., Littleton, NH, to provide community based childhood lead poisoning case management and health homes activities, in an amount not to exceed $61,706.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31. 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#69         Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Statistics and Informatics to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $16,936 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to fund the NH Occupational Health Surveillance Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#70         TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to table the request of the Division for Juvenile Justice Services to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, College of Health and Human Services, Department of Social Work, Pettee Hall, Durham, NH, to provide a Center for Professional Excellence in Child Welfare in an amount not to exceed $1,565,282.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  75% Federal, 10% General, 15% Match By Contractor Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#71         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Merrimack County Visitation Center, Concord, NH, for access, visitation and mediation services, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012. 

 

#71A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Sununu, voted to table the request to enter into a sole source agreement with the Supreme Court of the State of NH, through the Administrative Office of the Courts, Concord, NH, for the continuation of the Marital Masters Program, in an amount not to exceed $2,752,330.  Effective January 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#72         Authorized to amend an agreement with The Youth Council, Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #132), to provide substance abuse treatment services, by decreasing the price by $7,193 from $164,412 to $157,219.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#73         Authorized to amend an agreement with NeighborCare of NH d/b/a OmniCare of NH, Londonderry, NH, to provide pharmacy services, by increasing the price by $8,760 from $7,080 to an amount not to exceed $15,840.  Effective December 1, 2011 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#74         Authorized to pay $110,000 in overtime/holiday for permanent personnel services out of salaries for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period of July 1, 2011 through October 31, 2011.

 

#75         Authorized to amend a contract with RTH Mechanical Services, Brentwood, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-10, item #72), for the sole purpose of providing miscellaneous HVAC and Plumbing services to the Home, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $36,520 to $56,520.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#76         Authorized to enter into a contract with NH Project Learning Tree, Concord, NH, to implement 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 upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#77         Authorized the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a renewal lease agreement with Mascoma Rivermill Properties LLC, Lebanon, NH, for Vocational Rehabilitation regional office space, for a total cost of $78,492.24.  Effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2016.  S100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorized to hold an awards banquet to recognize the NH Teacher of the Year, the NH Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalists and Finalists, the NH Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Recipient, and the NH Blue Ribbon School, in an amount not to exceed $3,292.50.  (2)Further authorized to enter into a contract with The Common Man Inn Inc., Plymouth, NH, to provide the necessary conference facilities, and food service for the banquet for up to 125 attendees on December 5, 2011, in an amount not to exceed $3,292.50, which is the total cost above.  100% Other (Private Grant) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

#79         Authorized the Director of the State Police to restore 251:38 hours of annual leave and 102:14 hours of sick leave to Trooper William LaMere, who suffered a line of duty injury and was unable to perform his normal or routine duties from June 7, 2010 to July 26, 2010 as well as annual and sick leave for various medical procedures and appointments since July 26, 2010.

 

#80         Authorized the Division of Administration, to accept and expend “2010 Northeast Region Motor Fuel Project” funds in the amount of $10,000 from the Federal Highway Administration for the Joint Federal/State Motor Fuel Tax Compliance project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81         Authorized the Division of State Police to retroactively accept and expend “FY 2010 Port Security Grant Program” funds in the amount of $44,514 from the US Department of Homeland Security FEMA.  Effective October 1, 2011 through May 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a $20,000 grant agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on 5-11-11, item #62), to adjust the scope of work by deleting the town of Brookfield and inserting the Town of Nottingham, thus updating the Strafford Regional Planning Commission’s grant agreement to provide planning assistance for local hazard mitigation plans for the Towns of Farmington, Nottingham, Northwood, and Lee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Lisbon, for the purchase of an emergency generator for a shelter at the Lisbon Regional School for a total amount of $56,794.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Moultonborough, to purchase and install an emergency generator at the town’s alternate Emergency Operations Center at the Moultonborough Town Hall for a total amount of $27,541.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Troy, to purchase a storage/command center trailer for a total amount of $16,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Tuftonboro, to purchase and install an emergency backup generator at the Town’s Emergency Operations Center, at the Tuftonboro Town Office, for a total amount of $9,361.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH, 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. 

 

#88         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Warner, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the Warner Fire Station for a total amount of $13,597.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012. 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a $35,000 grant agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on 5-11-11, item #121), to adjust the scope of work by deleting the town of Kingston and inserting the Town of Kensington, thus updating the Rockingham Planning Commission’s grant agreement to provide planning assistance for local hazard mitigation plans for the Towns of Newington, East Kingston, Hampstead, Stratham, Atkinson, Kensington, and Windham.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a $50,000 grant agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on 5-11-11, item #62), to adjust the scope of work by deleting the towns of Sandwich, Effingham, and Freedom, and inserting the Towns of Meredith, New Hampton, and Moultonborough, thus updating the Lakes Region Planning Commission’s grant agreement to provide planning assistance for local hazard mitigation plans for the Towns of Center Harbor, Meredith, Wolfeboro, Belmont, New Hampton, Moultonborough, Holderness, Sanbornton, Tilton, and Bridgewater.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorized the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with Information Management Corporation, Grafton, MA, to develop software to enable the IMC Records Management System to interface with the State of NH J-ONE System for criminal complaints, dispositions, and citations, in the amount of $849,139.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#92         Authorized the Division of Motor Vehicles to amend a sole source contract with ACS State and Local Solutions Inc., Phoenix, AZ, (originally approved by G&C on 1-12-05, item #64), to provide International Registration Plan VISTA/RS & Performance and Registration Systems Management VISTA/SE systems maintenance and intellectual property licensing, for an amount not to exceed $150,012.  Effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#93         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Londonderry, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #116), to complete the Fire Station Security project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#94         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of New Hampton, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-16-11, item #130), to complete the EOC/Fire Department Generator project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#95         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Monroe, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-6-10, item #83), to complete the update of their All-Hazard Mitigation Plan, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#96         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Troy, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-17-10, item #193), to complete the Alert Monitor Receiver project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#97         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Bristol, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-09, item #74), to complete the Smith River Road Erosion Control project, by extending the completion date to July 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Chesterfield, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-20-10, item #102), to complete the Local Emergency Operations Plan project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Candia, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-20-10, item #101), to complete the Generator project for the Community’s Shelter, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Hampton, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-16-11, item #129), to complete the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Radio Controller project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#101       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Lempster, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-16-11, item #127), to complete the Emergency Management-related Equipment project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#102       Authorized to amend a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #362), for a transit fare policy/technology study, by increasing the amount by $30,400 from $221,600 to $252,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorized the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., Boston, MA, for on-call consultant assistance to the Bureau of Bridge Design in providing engineering and inspection services for oversight of the Memorial Bridge Replacement Design-Build project located in Portsmouth, NH, and Kittery, ME, in the amount of $2,400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#104       Authorized the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements totaling $295,590 with the Sub-recipients as detailed in letter dated October 11, 2011, to provide funding and services under the Federal Scenic Byways Program through a local project administration process.  Effective upon G&C approval, for fiscal year 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#105       Authorized the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a sole source project agreement with the University of NH, Civil Engineering Department, Durham, NH, to administer the Local Technical Assistance Program, for a fee not to exceed $744,959.  Effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#106       Authorized the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $114,577.60 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 7, 2011 through November 8, 2011. 

 

#107       Authorized the Bureau of Turnpikes to budget and expend additional revenue in the amount of $75,000 from the Turnpike Fund Balance Surplus, for volunteer winter stipend workers at the Highway Maintainer hourly wage rate to be consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Community Action Programs Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #367), for the purchase of capital equipment, by increasing the amount by $10,000 from $725,360 to $735,360.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-8-11, item #176), for capital improvements and facility upgrades, by increasing the amount by $33,580 from $561,078 to $594,658.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized the Bureau of Traffic to enter into an agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, for communications facility & tower space, in the amount of $15,612.12.  Effective upon installation commencing through a period of five years.

 

#111       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Modern Protective Coatings Inc., Hudson, NH, for maintenance painting of the steel bridge carrying US Route 3 over Simms Stream in the Town of Columbia, on the basis of a low bid of $162,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 7, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Visi-Flash Rentals Eastern Inc., West Bridgewater, MA, for replacing various signs of poor retroreflectivity at the Exit 1interchange of I-293/NH 101 with NH 28 (South Willow Street) and along I-93 (Exit 8, 9 & 10) in Manchester/Hooksett, on the basis of a low bid of $145,914.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 27, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Spears Bros. Building Salvage and Wrecking, Laconia, NH, for demolition of buildings on eleven State owned parcels in the City of Berlin, on the basis of a low bid of $200,627.42.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CWS Fence & Guardrail, Andover, NH, for replacement of 28 terminal “F” guardrail end units with current standard w-beam guardrail end units at various locations, on the basis of a low bid of $194,017.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 22, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with The Aulson Company Inc., Georgetown, MA, for painting of steel bridges in Charlestown and Langdon, on the basis of a low bid of $216,975.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 7, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#116       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for 4.6 miles of pavement rehabilitation along NH Route 12 in Westmoreland and Walpole, on the basis of a low bid of $2,286,805.70.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 12, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Sununu, voted to table the request of the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Busby Construction Co. Inc., Atkinson, NH, for construction of a roundabout at the intersection of US Route 3 and NH Route 11B in Laconia, including construction of a waterline as requested by the City of Laconia, on the basis of a low bid of $908,555.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $45,427.75 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2013.  77.76% Federal, 22.24 % Local Funds. 

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ITEM REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to remove item #22- which was tabled at the November 9, 2011 Meeting

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

#22         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to approve the request to amend a contract with Tri-State Fire Protection LLC, Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #35), for fire alarm system testing and maintenance services at forty-three state buildings, by increasing the amount by $116,235 from $250,645.76 to $366,880.76.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 15, 2014.  2% Transfer, 98% General Funds. 

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LATE ITEMS

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

A.      Authorized to enter into a contract with Abacus Services, Farmington Mills MI, in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for the provision of information technology services from G&C approval through November 30, 2014.  Funding source shall be provided through individual agency expenditures under the direction of DOIT.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

B.      Authorized to enter onto a contract with 22nd Century Technologies, New York NY, in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for the provision of information technology services from G&C approval through November 30, 2014. Funding source shall be provided through individual agency expenditures under the direction of DOIT.

 

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Next regular Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at the State House, Concord, NH.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 12:30 p.m.