GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

April 28, 2010 10:00 a.m.

 

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

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of April 14, 2010.

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the April 14, 2010 meeting.

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RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Council, with regret, accepted the following resignations:

 

State Committee on Aging

(Rockingham County)

Alfreda Smith, (d), Salem                                                                                  Effective:  June 24, 2010

 

State Committee on Aging

(Merrimack County)

Donna Woodfin, (d), Concord                                                                          Effective:  June 24, 2010

 

State Council on the Arts

Robert Duff, Etna                                                                                               Effective:  April 28, 2010

 

State Council on the Arts

Karen Burgess Smith, Exeter                                                                            Effective:  April 28, 2010

 

Aviation Users Advisory Board

(Airline)

Edward Schmidt, Bristol                                                                                    Effective:  April 28, 2010

 

Division of Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Merrimack County)

Marjorie Waters, Concord                                                                                 Effective:  April 28, 2010

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

State Committee on Aging

(Belknap County)

Russell A. Armstrong, (i), Gilford                                                                      Effective:  June 24, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 24, 2013

 

State Committee on Aging

(Hillsborough County)

Barbara A. Salvatore, (d), Bedford                                                                  Effective:  June 24, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 24, 2013

 

Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals

(Representing the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention)

Joseph P. Harding, Chester                                                                                Effective:  April 28, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  January 28, 2013

 

Department of Environmental Services: Commissioner

Thomas S. Burack, Hopkinton                                                                         Effective:  July 7, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 7, 2014

Salary:  KK max. $112,861

 

Department of Environmental Services Director of the Division of Water

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Services

Harry T. Stewart, Londonderry                                                                        Effective:  May 23, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 23, 2014

Salary:  HH max, $98,691

 

Department of Information Technology:  Acting Commissioner

Peter C. Hastings, Derry                                                                                     Effective:  April 28, 2010

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term:  6 mo. / until a successor is confirmed

Salary:  $104,500

 

Medical Review Subcommittee

(Public Member)

Linda Tatarczuch, Durham                                                                               Effective:  June 27, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 27, 2013

 

Railroad Appeal Board

(Legal Profession)

Francis X. Quinn, Jr., Rye                                                                                   Effective:  April 28, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 23, 2013

 

Advisory Council on Worker’s Compensation

(Labor)

William J. McQuillen, Portsmouth                                                                    Effective:  April 28, 2010

Succeeding:  Denis R. Beaudoin, Pittsfield (resigned)                                   Term:  June 13, 2012

 

 

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

State Committee on Aging

(Rockingham County)

Gerri Beck, (i), Salem                                                                                          Effective:  June 24, 2010

Succeeding:  Alfreda Smith, (d), Salem, (resigned)                                       Term:  June 24, 2013

 

State Committee on Aging

(Grafton County)

Richard Crocker, (i), Plymouth                                                                         Effective:  June 24, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 24, 2013

 

State Committee on Aging

(Grafton County)

Edwin C. Engborg, (d), Ashland                                                                        Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Ally McNair (i), Bedford (resigned)                                          Term:  June 24, 2011

 

Board of Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals

(Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor)

Peter A. DalPra, Penacook                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Judith E. Cooper, Hollis (term limited)                                     Term:  January 28, 2013

 

New Hampshire State Council on the Arts

Roger C. Brooks, Concord                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Robert Duff, Etna (resigned)                                                     Term:  October 14, 2011

 

Community College System of New Hampshire

(High School Vocational Director)

Stephen Guyer, Gilford                                                                                       Effective:  June 30 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2014

 

Community College System of New Hampshire

(Technology Sector)

Jeremy Hitchcock, Manchester                                                                        Effective:  June 30, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2014

 

Board of Licensure of Interpreters for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

(Recommended by the NH Association of the Deaf)

Michael Schock, Sanbornville                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 10, 2012

 

Board of Medicine

(Osteopath)

John H. Wheeler, Bow                                                                                        Effective:  Upon confirmation

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term:  May 12, 2015

 

NOMINATED & CONFIRMED

Liquor Commission:  Acting Commissioner – Councilor Wieczorek voted no.

Earl Sweeney, Belmont                                                                                      Effective:  April 28, 2010

Vacancy                                                                                                                                Salary:  $110,036

Term:  Six months or until a successor is confirmed, and shall be compensated out of the operating budget of the Liquor Commission at his present salary as assistant commissioner of the Department of Safety for as long as he serves as Acting Liquor Commissioner.  For the time of his service as Acting Liquor Commissioner, Mr. Sweeney shall be on leave from the Department of Safety, except that in any instance of emergency or necessity, he shall be allowed to exercise the authority of the Commissioner of Safety as contemplated under RSA 21-P:5.

 

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth authorized the request to enter into an agreement with the Town of Bethlehem, NH, for the purpose of subgranting $170,000 to a nonprofit business, the Women’s Rural Entrepreneurial Network for a Microenterprise Development and Assistant Grant in the amount of $190,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#2           Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $270,806 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#3           Authorized to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $150,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement, for the refugee cash and medical program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#4           Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH,  (previously amended by G&C on 3-10-10, item #18), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $270,535 from $7,932,893 to $8,203,428.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item E), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#6           Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item F), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#7           Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Strafford County Community Action Program Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item D), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#8           Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item G), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#9           Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item C), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#10         Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Community Action Program of Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, late item H), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by including specific Davis-Bacon language and Davis-Bacon wage determinations as detailed in letter dated March 23, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#11         Authorized with Councilor Burton voting no, to enter into a contract with KEMA Inc., Burlington, MA, for work to be accomplished as part of the ARRA – State Energy Programs – Feasibility Studies, in the amount of $189,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA-SEP Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ECONOMIC STIMULUS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#11A      Authorized to award a grant in the amount of $22,997 to the Department of Safety – Division of Emergency Services to support the establishment of a geographic information system accessible to the public via NH.GOV and to provide the public with accountability and transparency as provisioned in the ARRA 2009.  (2)Further authorized DOS to accept and expend a grant award in the amount of $22,997 from the Office of Economic Development to support the establishment of a geographic information system accessible to the public via NH.GOV.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds – ARRA – State Fiscal Stabilization Funds Government Services Award. 

 

#11B      Authorized to award a grant in the amount of $70,874 to the Department of Resources and Economic Development to fund the Director of Broadband and Technology Planning and Development.  (2)Further authorized to award an additional grant in the amount of $27,005 to DRED to provide additional funding for the Director of Broadband and Technology Planning and Development.  Effective retroactive to October 21, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds – ARRA – State Fiscal Stablization Funds Government Services Award. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

#12         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth authorized the request of Dr. James H. Kelly, Hollis, NH, be nominated for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This individual meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#13         Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the construction, renovation and furnishing of certain facilities and the purchase of certain capital equipment in connection with Speare Memorial Hospital, Plymouth, NH.

 

#14         Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the financing of certain construction, renovation, furnishing and equipping in connection with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic, Lebanon, NH.

 

#15         Authorized $16,548,598 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of January.  (2)Further authorized $108,945,467 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of February.  (3)Further authorized $75,185,948 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of March.  (4)Further authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $552,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of May.

 

#16         Authorized to enter into a contract with Slawsby Insurance Agency Inc., Nashua, NH, for the purchase of commercial property, earthquake and flood insurance coverage for state owned buildings in the amount not to exceed $1,006,000.  Effective May 1, 2010 through May 1, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#17         Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to accept the transfer of additional land resulting from the Lot Line Adjustment referenced in the Corrective Quitclaim & Easement Deed dated March 17, 2010 from the Town of Merrimack at no cost to the State.  (2)Further authorized to accept the Joint Maintenance Agreement dated October 8, 2009 cited in the Corrective Quitclaim & Easement Deed dated March 17, 2010.

 

#18         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Rist-Frost-Shumway Engineering Associates, Laconia, NH, for ARRA – Life Safety Infrastructure – NH Veterans Home, Tilton, for a total price not to exceed $761,336.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $38,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $799,336.  (3)Further authorized the amount of $7,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $806,836.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  35% General, 65% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#19         Authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the Division of Personnel.

 

#20         Authorized to amend the Master Statewide Contract Laboratory Information Management System, with ChemWare Inc., Raleigh, NC, for the implementation of software, software licensing, maintenance, support, training, and installation services, by increasing the amount by $1,496,159 from $825,000 to $2,321,159, and to include the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, and Public Health Laboratories.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                STATE TREASURY

#21         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $127,644 and to issue checks in the amount of $127,643.58 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#22         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to enter into a sole source contract with the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, Fairfax, VA, for membership in CLARB and the preparation and scoring of the national landscape architect examinations in the amount of $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#23         Authorized to award a two year operating grant to the North Country Chamber Players, Franconia, NH, totaling $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#24         Authorized Division of Arts to award a two year operating grant to the Palace Theatre, Manchester, NH, totaling $18,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#25         Authorized Division of Regulatory Services to accept and expend $15,000 in grant funds with the US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, to provide cost-share assistance to eligible organic handlers.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#26         Authorized the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust, New London, NH, for the Schoodac-Brook Tumbull Pond Project, Town of Webster, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

#27         Authorized the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Beaver Brook Association, Hollis, NH, for the Potanipo Rail Trail Erosion and Reclamation Project, Town of Hollis, in the amount of $20,315.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

#28         Authorized the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Merrimack County Conservation District, Concord, NH, for the Pine Lane Farm Milk House Waste Project, Town of Contoocook, in the amount of $31,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

#29         Authorized the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with The Nature Conservancy, NH Chapter, Concord, NH, for the Great Bay Oyster Restoration Project in the Great Bay, Town of Durham, in the amount of $39,316.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Other – Conservation Number Plate Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#30         Authorized to accept and place on file the report on grants provided by the Drug Forfeiture Fund.

 

#31         Authorized to appoint Philip B. Bradley as an Assistant Attorney General.  Effective April 28, 2010 through September 30, 2014. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#32         Authorized to enter into a contract with Yankee Electric & Company, LLC Rochester, NH, to purchase and install a commercial generator at NHES’s Conway office building in the amount of $32,950.  (2)Further authorized to expend up to an additional $2,000 for additional site work which may be required due to the unknown condition of underground propane lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32A      Authorized to place Richard Lavers at an annual salary in Group FF, step 2 $67,350, (range $63,208-$83,917).  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#33         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Corrections Officer Trainee, Stephen Sullivan in the amount of $31.46 for the period of December 28, 2006 through January 5, 2006 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to part-time Pharmacist, John Moreau, in the amount of $1,043.77 for the period of February 8, 2008 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#35         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Corrections Corporal, John Marescia in the amount of $596.34 for the period of March 8, 2009 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#36         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Probation Parole Officer II, Beatrice Harden in the amount of $244.43 for the period of May 9, 2009 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#37         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment of salary and benefits to Corrections Unit Manager, Allan Kirker in the amount of $127.85 for the period of May 10, 2009 through June 4, 2009 with current fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds. 

 

#38         Authorized to enter into a sole source and retroactive contract with Utility Service & Assistance Inc., Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, NH, to pay for emergency utility services invoiced to the NH Department of Corrections in the amount of $7,852.97 with current fiscal year funds.  Effective April 22, 2009 through May 1, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#39         Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with Androscoggin Valley Hospital Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C in 11-19-08, item #68), for the provision of Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital/Medical Services, by increasing the amount by $275,000 from $1,426,242 to $1,701,242.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#40         Authorized to accept and place on file the report regarding season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during fiscal year 2010.

 

#41         Authorized to accept and place on file the report of transfer of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski area for the quarter ending March 31, 2010.

 

#42         Authorized Office of Workforce Opportunity to retroactively accept and expend Senior Community Service Employment Program funds from The US Department of Labor, in the amount of $263,152.  Effective January 29, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#43         Authorized Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Inc., Concord, NH, to provide additional Senior Community Service Employment Program in the amount of $255,301.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Monadnock Aviation Inc, Keene, NH, for aerial detection for flying forest fire detection patrol routes in the amount of $7,660.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with 1-800-USA-TNT1, LP, Temecula, CA, for transporting two federal excess wildland fire trucks from El Cajon, CA to the Alfred E. Grimes Warehouse at Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, NH, in the amount of $6,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#45A      Authorized Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act re-employment services in the amount of $567,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#46         Authorized to accept and expend $72,137 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Wastewater Operator Training Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#47         Authorized to accept and expend $400,000 from the NH Office of Energy and Planning to provide funding for support of the state’s alternative fuel vehicle program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#48         Authorized to amend the Water Quality Program, ARRA Funds (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #65), by reallocating $25,836.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#49         Authorized to amend the Diesel Emission Reduction Act, ARRA Funds (previously approved by G&C on 5-6-09, item #62), by reallocating $107,362.   Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#50         Authorized retroactive payment to MB Tractor, Tilton, NH, for the costs of repairs to an arm-mower tractor that was leased by DES and was damaged during use, in the amount of $9,538.31.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized to enter into a contract with Portsmouth Harbor Towing LLC, Portsmouth, NH, to operate the mobile pumpout boat in the amount of $282,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with Aquatic Control Technology Inc., Sutton, MA, for the purpose of milfoil research activities in the amount of $25,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2011.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#53         Authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $798,153.36, and decrease revenue adjustments of general funds in the amount of $797,356.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $223,687, further accept and expend additional regular Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $966,188.69, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $741,313.  (3) Further authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $16,910.66, further accept and expend additional regular Medicaid federal funds in the amount of $73,043.61, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $56,043.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#54         Authorized the Dental Unit to amend a contract with David A. Gruette, D.D.S., Center Barnstead, NH, (previously approved by G&C on April 23, 2008, item #64), for dentist consultation, by increasing the price by $131,040 from $127,920 to $258,960, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorized the Dental Unit to amend a contract with Wilber E. Blackey, D.M.D., Salem, NH, (previously approved by G&C on April 23, 2008, item #63), for orthodontist consultation, by increasing the price by $87,360 from $85,280 to $172,640, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Minority Health

#55A      Authorized to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Refugee Resettlement Program out of the NH Office of Energy & Planning, to provide an assessment of strategies to improve maternal and child health outcomes for Limited English Proficient and immigrant women in NH in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#55B      Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lutheran Community Services of NH Inc., Concord, NH, to provide communication access services for individuals who are non-English speaking, limited-English speaking, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, or who have speech or visual impairments, and require such assistance to gain access to the programs and services in an amount not to exceed $527,318.05.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Improvement, Integrity, and Information

#56         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University System of NH, Institute on Health and Public Policy, Concord, NH, for State Level Health Information Exchange Assessment and Planning services in an amount not to exceed $498,754.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#57         Authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $110,275; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $110,165.  (2)Further authorized to make use of general funds above in the amount of $110,165.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#58         Authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,716,339.62; and decrease revenue adjustments in regular Medicaid federal funds of $384,797.56 and Local Funds of $502,863.50.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,892,446.55; and decrease revenue adjustments in Local Funds of $2,051,217 and General Funds of $838,340.  (3)Further authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $252,964.35; and accept and expend additional regular Medicaid federal funds of $1,092,665.51, and to make use of General Funds above in the amount of $838,340.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#59         Authorized to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $3,451, and to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $3,447,599; and decrease revenue adjustments in to General Funds in the amount of $3,447,599.  (2)Further authorized to make use of General Funds above in the amount of $45,427, and make decreasing adjustments in Federal Medicaid revenue in the amount of $45 and Federal ARRA revenue in the amount of $45,427.  (3)Further authorized to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $108,178, and to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $25,045, and to make use of General Funds above in the amount of $3,402,172.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#60         Authorized to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $499,020.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#61         Authorized to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $197,658.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#62         Authorized to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $1,048, and to accept and expend ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,047,127; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $1,047,127.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $1,364,771, and accept and expend additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $315,695, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $1,047,127.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#63         Authorized to amend an agreement with Attorney Earl Carrel, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #173), to provide legal services, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $3,168, from $28,148 to $31,316.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#63A      Authorized to amend an agreement with Attorney Lauren Vallari, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #171), to provide legal services by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $5,000 from $25,792 to $30,792.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#64         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $36,605.  Effective retroactive to February 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#65         Authorized to amend an agreement with Douglas L. Noordsy, MD, Canaan, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #161), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $15,502 from $15,502 to $31,004, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#66         Authorized to amend an agreement with Suzanne Shea, RN, Franklin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #162), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $13,000 from $11,700 to $24,700, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#67         Authorized to amend an agreement with Jeanne M. Benjamin, RN, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #193), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $18,200 from $20,800 to $39,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#68         Authorized to amend an agreement with Peter B. Delfausse, MD, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #188), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $40,000 from $40,000 to $80,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#69         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $658,482 from the ARRA 2009 to fund the Obesity Prevention and Tobacco Prevention and Control Programs.  Effective retroactive to February 6, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#70         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Newborn Screening Program to amend an agreement with University of Massachusetts, Jamaica Plain, MA (previously amended by G&C on 4-15-09, item #40), to provide laboratory services for newborn screening for the state of NH and to add screening for Tyrosinemia to our state mandated screening panel, by increasing the price by $39,463 from $2,828,749 to $2,868,212.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other (Program Fees for test Filter Paper) Funds. 

 

#71         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, Late Item F), to provide Pediatric Primary Care Services for low income uninsured and underinsured children and adolescents, by increasing the price by $626,192 from $626,192 to $1,252,384, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  91% General, 9% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorized Sexually Transmitted Disease/Human Immunodeficiency Virus to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Creative Classrooms Inc., Raymond, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #208), to provide logistical and capacity building support to the NH HIV Prevention and Care Community Planning Group and to HIV prevention services contracted agencies, by increasing the price by $236,686 from $236,686 to $473,372, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #221), to provide primary care services for individuals experiencing homelessness, by increasing the price by $204,880 from $263,785 to $468,665, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #122), to provide primary care services for individuals experiencing homelessness, by increasing the price by $198,184 from $198,184 to $396,368, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section, Women, Infants and Children Program to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $10,000 from the US Department of Agriculture to fund the WIC Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #66), to provide Women, Infants and Children and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, by increasing the price by $112,844 from $410,291 to $523,135, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.9% Federal, 0.1% General Funds. 

 

#77         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #67), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $434,911 from $1,519,340.47 to $1,954,251.47, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.75% Federal, 0.25% General Funds. 

 

#78         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #68), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $811,518 from $2,561,191 to $3,372,709, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.8% Federal, 0.2% General Funds. 

 

#79         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ossipee Concerned Citizens Inc., Center Ossipee, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-20-09, item #81), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $138,928 from $532,733.50 to $671,661.50, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.8% Federal, 0.2% General Funds.  

 

#80         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-27-10, item #65), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $1,147,783 from $3,288,561 to $4,436,344, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010.  99.8% Federal, 0.2% General Funds. 

 

#81         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Manchester Community Health Center, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #226), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $903,136 from $903,236 to $1,806,372, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #147), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $512,174 from $504,354 to $1,016,528, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #153), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $535,658 from $535,658 to $1,071,316, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#84         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #149), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $689,460 from $691,060 to $1,380,520, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #148), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $670,146 from $673,360 to $1,343,506, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center, Dover, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #152), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $983,024 from $983,148 to $1,966,172, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  81% General, 19% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #151), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $921,062 from $930,402 to $1,581,464, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  78% General, 22% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #146), to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, by increasing the price by $360,016 from $352,236 to $712,252, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  76.5% General, 23.5% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Indian Stream Health Center Inc., Colebrook, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #224), to provide primary care services, by increasing the price by $230,586 from $308,068 to $538,654, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#90         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #227), to provide primary care services, by increasing the price by $397,700 from $523,400 to $921,100, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #228), to provide primary care services, by increasing the price by $273,898 from $354,288 to $628,186, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#91A      Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to expand and promote utilization of the NH Try-To-STOP TOBACCO Resource Center by providing statewide media promotions, and academic training initiative with health care systems, and nicotine replacement therapy to qualified under and uninsured patients in an amount not to exceed $464,434.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 3, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#92         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with New England Healthcare Incident Command Services, Gilford, NH, to conduct a training class in emergency preparedness employee training in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (NH Hospital Association Bioterrorism Grant) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#93         Authorized to establish four full-time temporary positions.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend additional grant funds in the amount of $243,910 in SFY 2010 and $351,272 in SFY 2011 from the Social Security Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#94         Authorized to exercise the renewal option to contract with Pilar P. Silva, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #109), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#95         Authorized to exercise the renewal option to contract with Jessica Phillips, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-20-09, item #104), as a Regional Master Educational Surrogate Parent in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the budget.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#96         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton and with Councilor Shea and Councilor Hollingworth voting no, authorized the request to exercise a contract renewal option with Griffin York & Krause Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-11-07, item #76), for Lottery advertising services in the amount of $3,600,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#97         Authorized Grants Management Unit to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding and grant $142,485.24 to Volunteer NH! for the administration and coordination of grants to local Citizen Corps Councils and/or programs identified in the MOU.  The Department of Safety will retain a grant allowable 3% management and administrative cost recovery of $4,406.76 of the total grant allocation from the US Department of Homeland Security of $146,892.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of South Hampton for $5,000 to complete a new Local Emergency Operations Plan in Emergency Support Function format with a terrorism annex and purchasing a laptop for the Emergency Operations Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Pembroke for $23,726 to purchase a diesel generator for the public works facility.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized a permit application of the Whittemore Improvement Association located on Newfound Lake in Bridgewater, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 12 moorings.

 

#101       Authorized a permit application of the Sandybeach of Newfound Condominium Association located on Newfound Lake in Bridgewater, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 6 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#102       Authorized to accept and expend $1,304,433 of federal funds to be received in fiscal year 2010 and $3,130,638 in fiscal year 2011, for the purpose of paying debt service interest.  Effective upon G&CJ approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#103       Authorized to transfer $127,800 between Highway Fund accounts.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#104       Authorized to accept and place on file the Bureau of Constructions quarterly report of active projects that may require contingencies use through March 31, 2010.

 

#105       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing that will address the deficient NH 123/NH 124 (Turnpike Road) bridge over the Souhegan River and reconstruct the roadway approaches to the bridge in the Town of New Ipswich, NH, with a suggested budget of $2,100.

 

#106       Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH and Watertown, MA, (previously approved by G&C on 4-19-06, item #112), for final design for the reconstruction and widening of a 6.0-mile section of NH 125 in Plaistow and Kingston, by extending the completion date from May 31, 2010 to April 30, 2012.  No new funding.

 

#107       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Kriester Artesian Well Co. Inc., Henniker, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Rollo MacWilliams, Sunapee, NH, in the amount of $17,526.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 28, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers Well Drilling, Ascutney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Edith Prentiss, Fitzwilliam, NH, in the amount of $24,465.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 28, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Plummer Well & Pump Service, Hillsborough, NH, for grout sealing four abandoned drilled wells in Derry, Chester, and Thornton, NH, in the amount of $9,735.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 14, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for bridge rehabilitation of the existing bridge carrying Sherburne Road over I-95 in the City of Portsmouth, on the basis of a low bid of $1,748,293.90.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $174,829.39 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 19, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#111       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 7 miles of NH 103 located in District II in the County of Merrimack on the basis of a low bid of $513,106.25. (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $51,310.63 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 13, 2010.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#112       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, for resurfacing (chip seal or rubber chip seal) of approximately 16.14 miles of roadways located in District III, IV, and VI in the counties of Carroll, Hillsborough and Rockingham, on the basis of a single bid of $1,081,452.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 13, 2010.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

 

TABLED ITEMS

                                                               

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at 3-24-10 G&C Meeting)

#29B      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Shea voted to remove this item from the table, with Councilor Pignatelli abstaining.  The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Shea voted to approve the item with Councilor Pignatelli abstaining.  After discussion, The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded Councilor Hollingworth and with Councilor Pignatelli abstaining, voted to table the request to amend an agreement with Anthem Health Plans of NH Inc., d/b/a Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Manchester, NH, for an estimated administrative charge of $16.8 million, and to extend the term of the agreement for a period of two years from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2012.  57% General, 16% Federal, 15% Enterprise, and 12% Restricted Funds. 

 

                                               

 

 

LATE ITEMS

 

DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A.            Authorized the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Division of Parks and Recreation, to enter into a contract with Gordon T. Burke & Sons, Inc., N. Conway, NH, in the amount of $125,250 for replacement of the septic system at Umbagog State Park upon approval of Governor and Executive Council through June 30, 2010.  100% Capital Funds.

 

B.            Authorized the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a contract with MC Contracting, Inc., Tyngsboro, MA, in the amount of $47,500 for roof replacement of the Frost Farm Homestead in Derry, NH upon approval of Governor and Executive Council through June 30, 2010.  100% Conservation Plate Funds.

 

                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

C.            Authorized the Department of Education, Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning (DOE) to sublet to Androscoggin Valley Hospital 2,223 square feet of office space located 3 Twelfth Street, Berlin, New Hampshire from May 1, 2010 or date of Governor and Council approval, whichever is later, through January 31, 2011 under the terms of a sublet agreement providing total rental receipts to the Department of Education that shall be no more than $17,250.03.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next regular Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the State House in Concord, New Hampshire.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 2:00 p.m.