GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

June 17, 2009 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 Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea, accepted the minutes of June 3, 2009.

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the May 20, 2009 meeting.

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

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The Governor and Council, on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to set the date for a special election for state representative in Merrimack County District No.11 (Concord Wards 4,8,9,10).

 

The filing period will begin on August 17, 2009 and end on August 24, 2009.  The primary election will be September 29, 2009.  The special election will be November 3, 2009 to coincide with the city election.

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RESIGNATIONS

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

 

Postsecondary Education Commission

(Rep. Franklin Pierce College)

George J. Hagerty, Keene                                                                                  Effective:  June 30, 2009

 

Water Well Board

(Public Member)

Christopher L. Covel, Lyndeborough                                                              Effective:  June 17, 2009

 

Advisory Council on Worker’s Compensation

(Labor)

Denis R. Beaudoin, Sr., Pittsfield                                                                      Effective:  June 17, 2009

 

CONFIRMATION - TABLED

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth, and with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, voted to table the following confirmation:

 

Board of Nursing

(RN)

Robert A. Duhaime, Manchester                                                                      Effective:  June 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Commission

(Drug Abuse Prevention)

Timothy R. Rourke, Bedford                                                                            Effective:  June 17, 2009

Succeeding:  Valerie Herres, Lancaster (resigned)                                         Term:  September 20, 2011

 

Boxing and Wrestling Commission

Arthur J. Nolin, Pembroke                                                                                  Effective:  July 15, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 15, 2012

 

Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission

(Public Member)

Nominated by the Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission

John B. Tucker, New London                                                                           Effective:  June 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  January 22, 2012

 

Director, Air Resources Division, Department of Environmental Services

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Services after

   consulting with the Air Resources Council

Robert R. Scott, Bow                                                                                          Effective:  July 1, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

Salary:  Group HH, Step 5:  $98,691

 

Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers – Councilor Pignatelli voted no.

Morgan J. Edgerly, Strafford                                                                             Effective:  June 17, 2009

Succeeding:  Robert W. Bennett, Jr., Bow (term limited)                             Term:  June 13, 2014

 

Board of Hearing Care Providers

(Public Member)

Elizabeth F. Valway, Londonderry                                                                  Effective:  June 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 23, 2011

 

Midwifery Council

(Public Member)

Kelly A. Collins, Manchester                                                                             Effective:  June 17, 2009

Succeeding:  Tracy Nudd-Homeyer, Newport (resigned)                             Term:  September 28, 2009

 

Board of Nursing

(ARNP)

Karen L. Baranowski , Nashua                                                                        Effective:  June 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

Board of Nursing

(Public Member)

Harley G. Featherston, Salem                                                                           Effective:  June 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

Board of Nursing

(LPN)

Christine M. Naas, Hudson                                                                               Effective:  June 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

Personnel Appeals Board

Robert J. Johnson, (r), Hillsborough                                                                 Effective:  June 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 2, 2012

 

Public Utilities Commission – Roll call vote: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, Councilor Pignatelli – yes.

Amy Ignatius, Concord                                                                                      Effective:  July 1, 2009

Succeeding:  Graham Morrison, Portsmouth                                                 Term:  July 1, 2015

Salary:  Group JJ, Step 3: $99,143

 

New Hampshire Retirement System

Nominated by the New Hampshire Education Association

Samuel J. Giarrusso, Amherst                                                                           Effective:  July 1, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2011

 

New Hampshire Retirement System

Nominated by the New Hampshire State Employees Association

Germano M.  Martins, Hooksett                                                                      Effective:  July 1, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2011

 

New Hampshire Retirement System

(Non-Member Trustee)

Danny H. O’Brien, Rye                                                                                      Effective:  June 17, 2009

Succeeding:  Debra M. Douglas, Concord                                                      Term:  July 13, 2010

 

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court– Roll call vote: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, Councilor Pignatelli – yes.

Carol Ann Conboy, Concord                                                                            Effective:  June 17, 2009

Succeeding:  Richard E. Galway, Manchester (resigned)                             Term:  Until 70 years of age

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

Edward C. Dupont, Durham                                                                             Effective:  June 30, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

State Committee on Aging

(Carroll County)

Ruth Hall, (d), Union                                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Dorothy Solomon, (d), Albany                                                  Term:  June 24, 2012

 

Ballot Law Commission

(Alternate Member Appointed by Governor and Council)

Gregory T. Martin, Keene                                                                                  Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

 

Connecticut River Valley Flood Control Commission

Fred S. Parker, Keene                                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 1, 2012

 

Enhanced 911 Commission

(Rep. Mobile Telecommunications Carrier Industry)

Robert D. Girard, Bedford                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  March 8, 2012

 

Postsecondary Education

(Rep. Colby-Sawyer College)

On recommendation from the New Hampshire College and University Council

Thomas C. Galligan, Jr. , New London                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Paul Leblanc, Manchester                                                         Term:  June 30, 2014

 

New Hampshire Retirement System

Nominated by the New Hampshire Permanent Firemen’s Association

Justin Cutting, Hampton                                                                                    Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2011

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

Richard E. Galway, Bedford                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Merle W. Schotanus, Grantham                                               Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Water Treatment Plant Advisory Committee

Nominated by the New Hampshire Water Works Association

Theresa Crawshaw, Gilford                                                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 25, 2013

 

Wetlands Council

(Elected Municipal Official)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Municipal Association

Lawrence B. Ballin, New London                                                                    Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  John S. Cobb, Woodsville                                                          Term:  January 3, 2012

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract (“Capital Access Program:  Lender Participation Agreement”) with Enterprise Bank.  Action will Authorized Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JUNE 17, 2009

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW

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                At approximately 10:45 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the proposed contract entitled “Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement” with the following bank: Enterprise Bank and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced.  He said that he and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed execution of the agreement.  The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and

introduced Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who briefly explained the proposed contract.  The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Wieczorek introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED ‘CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM : LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT’ OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY ENTERPRISE BANK” and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Shea.  There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea, Councilor Hollingworth, Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor(s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE

EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED

"CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM:  LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT"

OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF

NEW HAMPSHIRE BY ENTERPRISE BANK

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have previously, upon recommendation of the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority"), approved the Authority's standard contract entitled "CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM:  LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT" (the "Standard Contract") by resolution dated September 2, 1992 (the "Approving Resolution"); and

 

                WHEREAS, at the time of such approval of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council made, upon recommendation of the Authority, certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the approval of the Standard Contract, which findings and determinations are stated in the Approving Resolution;

 

                      WHEREAS, in the Approving Resolution, the Governor and Council authorized the Authority to take necessary and appropriate steps to cause the execution of the Standard Contract with qualifying State banking institutions; and

 

                WHEREAS, acting pursuant to the direction of the Authority, the Executive Director of the Authority has received interest from Hampshire First Bank (the "Specific Bank") to execute the Standard Contract and participate in the Authority's Capital Access Program through such execution; and

 

 

 

                      WHEREAS, the Executive Director of the Authority has examined such information as he has deemed necessary and appropriate and has determined that the Specific Bank is a duly organized bank or trust company authorized to make loans and accept deposits in the State of New Hampshire and accordingly is qualified to execute the Standard Contract and participate in the Capital Access Program;

 

                      WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed execution of the Standard Contract which they have requested;

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

 

      1.       Findings and Determinations.  On the basis of the  documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and assuming (1) the execution of the Standard Contract as approved by the Governor and Council on September 2, 1992, by the Authority and an authorized officer of the Specific Bank, and (2) review and acceptance of the executed Standard Contract by an appropriate official of the Office of Attorney General upon receipt of a certificate of registration of the Specific Bank and a resolution of the board of directors of the Specific Bank authorizing execution of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council hereby find:

 

                                (a)             The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

 

                                         (b)    The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A.

 

                                         (c)    The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state's citizens.

 

                                (d)           The proposed execution of the Standard Contract and the actions of the Authority and parties executing such Standard Contract taken pursuant to the terms of such Contract will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

 

                                         (e)                  Appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that a the Specific Bank participating under the terms of such Standard Contract makes only loans which meet the requirements of RSA 162-A:12, IV.

 

                                         (f)  The Standard Contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, III.

 

                                         (g)    Reasonable precautions have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to any reserve fund which is established under the terms of the proposed Standard Contract.

 

                                (h)           The Specific Bank is qualified to execute the Standard Contract and to participate under the terms of such Standard Contract and the applicable provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A.

 

                      2.  Approval.  Subject to (1) the execution of the Standard Contract as approved by the Governor and Council on September 2, 1992, by the Authority and an authorized officer of the Specific Bank, and (2) review and acceptance of the executed Standard Contract by an appropriate official of the Office of Attorney General upon receipt of a certificate of registration of the Specific Bank and a resolution of the board of directors of the Specific Bank authorizing execution of the Standard Contract, the Governor and Council approve the proposed execution of the Standard Contract by the Authority and authorize the Authority to take such further action with respect to such proposed execution as is necessary and appropriate to carry out the proposed transaction.

 

               

      3.  Effective Date.  This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Passed and Agreed to February 4, 2009.

 

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to award a grant to the Town of Barnstead, NH, in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of assisting Lakes Region Pellets LLC, with a business expansion activity.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE HOUSING

#3           The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to transfer property at 136 Howell Street, Manchester, NH from the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services to the NH Housing Finance Authority.

 

                                GOVERNORS COMMISSION ON DISABILITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#4           Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, Concord, NH, for the distribution of telecommunications equipment in an amount not to exceed $184,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#4A        Authorized to retroactively accept and expend from seminar attendees an amount not to exceed $1,000 to cover the cost of registration fees and lunch for a Legislative Process Training Seminar, to educate persons with disabilities and the general public on the Legislative process on June 5, 2009.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#5           Authorized to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $382,000 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, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#6           Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Complex Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, to continue implementation of GRANIT, the state’s computerized geographic information system, in the amount of $67,549.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#7           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $23,119.  (2)Further Authorized to advance to the vendor $5,779 on or after July 1, 2009 to immediately begin work for the first quarter of FY 2010.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#8           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $25,104.  (2)Further Authorized to advance to the vendor $6,276 on or after July 1, 2009 to immediately begin work for the first quarter of FY 2010.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#9           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $24,428.  (2)Further Authorized to advance to the vendor $6,107 on or after July 1, 2009 to immediately begin work for the first quarter of FY 2010.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#10         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $25,434.  (2)Further Authorized to advance to the vendor $6,358 on or after July 1, 2009 to immediately begin work for the first quarter of FY 2010.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#11         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with North Country Council Inc., Bethlehem, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $26,126.  (2)Further Authorized to advance to the vendor $6,531 on or after July 1, 2009 to immediately begin work for the first quarter of FY 2010.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#12         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $24,854.  (2)Further Authorized to advance to the vendor $6,213 on or after July 1, 2009 to immediately begin work for the first quarter of FY 2010.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#13         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $23,850.  (2)Further Authorized to advance to the vendor $5,962 on or after July 1, 2009 to immediately begin work for the first quarter of FY 2010.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#14         Authorized to amend a contract on a sole source basis with Thomson Reuters Inc., Ann Arbor, MI (previously approved by G&C on 12-19-01, item #82), to provide for ongoing contractor system maintenance and enhancements for the Department of Health and Human Services, Medicaid Decision Support System, by increasing the amount by $354,750 from $3,678,157 to an amount not to exceed $4,032,907, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2010, and by removing unneeded tasks and related $64,000 of funding previously approved in amendment C, for FY08, and apply that amount to the new scope of work necessary in FY2010 and 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 27 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 75% Federal and 25% General Funds. 

 

#15         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with UNISYS Corporation, Blue Bell, PA, for replacement of the Department of Transportation’s legacy Unisys System, providing new hardware, software upgrades and migration to the new hardware, as well as maintenance and support services for five years in the amount of $403,306.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Highway (Agency Class 027) Funds: The Agency Class 027 funds used by the Department of Transportation to reimburse DoIT for this contract are 100% Highway Funds. 

 

#16         Authorized to amend a contract with CA, Inc., Islandia, NY,  (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #4), for maintenance, support and licenses for the NHES CA Dynam and Easytrieve software, by increasing the amount by $9,977 from $2,857,389 to $2,867,366, and by extending the end date from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Agency-Federal Funds).  The agency class 027 funds used by NHES to reimburse DoIT for this contract are 100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#17         Authorized to enter into a contract with the NH Public Defender in an amount not to exceed $18,477,997 in Fiscal Year 2010 and in an amount not to exceed $18,957,447 in Fiscal Year 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#18         Authorized to enter into agreements during the 2010-2011 biennium with qualified attorneys in the State to provide for the representation of indigent defendants in circumstances where the Public Defender Program is disqualified or not able to provide such representation due to caseload limitations, with anticipated funding in FY 2010 of $2,000,000 and in FY 2011 of $2,000,000.  100% General Funds. 

 

#19         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH, Inc., during the 2010-2011 biennium to provide guardian ad litem services in abuse and neglect cases and certain termination of rights and guardianship cases in the amount of $500,000 in FY 2010 and in the amount of $520,000 in FY 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#20         Authorized Major William R. Davis, Newfields, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#21         Authorized Major Diane L. Smith, Colorado Springs, CO, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#22         Authorized Major Jed J. French, Yarmouth, ME, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#22A      Authorized to amend a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services for the Join Family Support Assistance Program, (previously approved by G&C on 9-17-08, item #15B), to provide support to NH reserve military families and military members deployed or returning from combat, by increasing the price by $199,800 from $999,000 to $1,198,800, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009.

 

#22B      Authorized to accept ARRA funds in the amount of $5,081,000 from the National Guard Bureau for the purpose of building improvements for NHNG Facilities.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#23         Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $628,358 from the Office of Energy and Planning as part of the US Department of Energy, for the State Energy Programs formula grant.  (2)Further Authorized to establish the full-time temporary positions as detailed in letter dated May 29, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2012.  100% Agency Income.  ARRA Funds – 100% Federal.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee Approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#24         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Springfield, VT, for professional electrical services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds – 100% Federal. 

 

#25         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with CMK, Manchester, NH, for professional architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#26         Authorized Division of Plant and Property Management to enter into a contract with Howard Systems Voice, Data & Video Wiring LLC, Barrington, NH, for communications cabling, system repair and maintenance services related to specific telephone switching equipment in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 9, 2012.

 

#27         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Hay Group Inc., Irvine, CA, to provide consulting services for the administration and management of the classification and compensation plans for unclassified employees in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#28         Authorized to amend a contract with Choicelinx Corporation, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #42), for the administration of the internet-based benefit enrollment and eligibility services for state employees, retirees and their eligible dependents, by increasing the amount by $788,070 from $723,000 to $1,511,070.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 16% Federal, 15% Enterprise, 12% Restricted Funds. 

 

#29         Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to amend a lease agreement with the County of Hillsborough, Goffstown, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 2-18-09, item #15), for 8,998 square feet of office space located in the Hillsborough County Courthouse, Manchester, NH, by increasing the amount by $41,098.41 from $109,595.76 for a total of $150,694.17.  Effective July 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010. 

 

#30         Authorized to amend a contract with Nextel Communications of the Mid-Atlantic of Bethesda, MD, (previously amended by G&C on 2-4-09, item #17), to extend the completion date from June 17, 2009 to March 16, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#31         Authorized to amend a contract with US Cellular Operating Company of Manchester-Nashua Inc., Bedford, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 2-18-09, item #9), to extend the completion date from June 17, 2009 to March 16, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#32         Authorized Bureau of Graphic Services to amend a contract with PagePath Technologies Inc., St. Plano, IL, for a subscription of web-to-print applications and hosting, by increasing the amount by $4,745 from $24,064 to $28,809.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $500 for unanticipated e-mail services and onsite training not included in the basic scope of work.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds (Transfers from other agencies). 

 

#33         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with A. J. Deshardins Roofing Co., Inc., Exeter, NH, for Roof Replacement and Repairs – Army National Guard, Statewide (Nashua, Portsmouth, Somersworth and Keene), for a total price not to exceed $349,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $35,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $384,000.  100% General Funds. 

 

#33A      Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with H. L. Turner Group Inc., Concord, NH, for professional Mechanical Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department for an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#33B      Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $471,500,000 to cover expenditures for the Month of July 2009.  (2)Further Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $621,000,000 to cover the expenditures for the Month of August 2009.  (3)Further Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $517,500,000 to cover the expenditures for the Month of September 2009.

 

#33C      Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to retroactively increase BPW Fees amount by $30,000 from $26,550 to $56,550 for additional work to the Patrol and Salt Sheds – Statewide (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #19E).  Effective November 12, 2008 through July 31, 2009.  100% Highway Capital Funds. 

 

#33D      Authorized as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2009, the provisions of the Department of Administrative Services Manual of Procedures.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#33E      Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Target Construction LLC, Salem, NH, for Repair Steps, Retaining Wall and Walkways, Bureau of Court Facilities, Statewide, NH, for a total price not to exceed $105,900.  (2)Further Authorized the amount of $8,363 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services, bringing the total to $114,263.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 16, 2009.  .15% General, 96.52% Transfer Fees – Supreme Court, 3.33% Rental Fees. 

 

#33F       Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pellowe Construction LLC, Alton, NH, for the New Toilet Building, Gilson Pond, Monadnock State Park, for a total price not to exceed $289,700.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $28,970 for unanticipated expense.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#34         Authorized to enter into a contract with ACS State & Local Solutions Inc., Boston, MA, for the custody and processing of unclaimed and abandoned securities.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#35         Authorized to enter into a contract with ACS State & Local Solutions Inc., Boston, MA, for the purpose of carrying out audits/examinations of records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, for a price based upon a contingent fee of 12.5% of the “gross amount identified” and remitted to the state.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#36         Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $105,291.40 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#37         Authorized to execute a Dealer Agreement in connection with the State’s existing Commercial Paper Program.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#38         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the American-Canadian Genealogical Society, Manchester, NH, for use of 1,750 square feet of space for the Last Copy Depository, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $52,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#39         Authorized Division of Historical Resources to award a federally funded Certified Local Government Grant to the Town of Jaffery, for the project “Squantum Village Survey” in the amount of $7,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#40         Authorized Division of Historical Resources to award a federally funded Certified Local Government Grant to the Town of Goffstown for the project “Historic District Area Form for Potential Grasmere Historic District” in the amount of $5,260.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#41         Authorized Division of Historic Resources to accept a Term Historic Preservation Easement consisting of the real property and structure known as the Morton-Benedict House, Portsmouth and the former Portsmouth Public Library from the City of Portsmouth for the term of ninety-nine years upon G&C approval.

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#42         Authorized to pay Fiscal Year 2010 dues to the National Association of Attorneys General in the amount of $26,239.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#43         Authorized to enter into subgrants totaling $5,000 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 1, 2009, utilizing funds from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for specialized programs to enforce NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43A      Authorized to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Board of Nursing for the purposes of providing supervision and office space for the Board’s contract attorney who will conduct administrative prosecutions for the Board.

 

#43B      Authorized to reappoint K. Allen Brooks as a Senior Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $74,000.  Effective June 30, 2009 through June 30, 2014.

 

#43C      Authorized to amend subgrants as detailed in letter dated June 2, 2009 (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #55), to provide direct services to victims of crime, by extending the completion date of June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43D      Authorized to retroactively amend the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws subgrants in the amount of $325,150 awarded to the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 2, 2009 (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #69), utilized to support and enhance State and regional efforts to enforce laws prohibiting the sale to, or the consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors, by extending the end date of May 31, 2009 to May 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43E      Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Capital Regional Health Care Development Corporation, Concord, NH, to provide laboratory testing services to the State Medical Examiner in an amount not to exceed $110,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#43F       Authorized the nomination and appointment of James Norris, as Commander of the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force at a salary level of Group BB, Step 5, $67,192.  Effective July 1, 2009 through July 1, 2014.

 

#43G      Authorized the nomination and appointment of Kevin McCarthy, as Deputy Commander of the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force at a salary level of Group BB, Step 5, $67,192.  Effective July 1, 2009 through July 1, 2014.

 

#43H      Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Paul Morrow as a substitute medical examiner to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for a total not to exceed $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#43I       Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $1,058,641 from the US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women titled STOP Violence Against Women under the ARRA 2009 to be utilized to improve the state’s response to women in NH who are victims of violent crime.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#43J       Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $6,253,755 from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, federal fiscal year 2009 ARRA Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, to be utilized to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  (2)Further Authorized to create three new positions as detailed in letter dated June 2, 2009 for the purpose of enhancing services at the NH Department of Justice.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through February 28, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#43K      Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $587,000 from the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, federal fiscal year 2009 ARRA, Victims of Crime Act Grant Program to be utilized to support programs that provide direct services to victims of crime.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#43L      Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $60,301 from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, federal fiscal year 2009 ARRA Victims of Crime Act Victim Compensation Grant Program, to be utilized to provide financial assistance to innocent victims of crime who suffered financial losses due to their victimization.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#43M     Authorized to amend the FY 2007 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws grant award (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-07, item #34), utilized to support and enhance state efforts in cooperation with local law enforcement, to enforce laws prohibiting the sale to, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors, by extending the end date of May 31, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#43N      Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with the NH Center for Public Policy Studies, from the 2008 State Justice Statistics program to be used to support the review and analysis of National Incident Based Reporting System data in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43O      Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Attorney Elyse S. Alkalay, Nashua, for the purpose of providing professional legal services relative to the Help America Vote Act in the amount of $93,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Transfers from other agencies (Federal). 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#44         Authorized to enter into a cooperative project agreement with the University of NH to complete a cooperative project whereby the NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice will support the NH Citizen’s Health Initiative in the amount of $380,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

#44A      Authorized to enter into a contract with Russell Hilliard, Upton & Hatfield, LLP, Concord, NH, to serve as a hearings officer in the Department’s show cause proceeding involving William O’Brien, Health Management Advisors LLC, and HM Life Insurance Company in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

#44B      Authorized to enter into a contract with Compass Health Analytics, Portland, ME, for the provision of benefit consulting services in connection with the review and evaluation of legislative proposals regarding mandated health insurance benefits in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#45         Authorized to renew a lease agreement with Key Road Associates, Keene, NH, for rental of 4,800 square feet of office space located in Keene, NH, for a total cost of $172,656.  Effective August 1, 2009 through July 31, 2012.   100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorized to enter into a license agreement with NH Community Action Association for co-location services, for a total estimated amount of $1,798,920.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2015.

 

#47         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning preventive maintenance and repairs at NHES’s offices statewide in the amount not to exceed $340,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorized to enter into an agreement with LSJ Electrical Contractors LLC, Goffstown, NH, for electrical services at NHES’s offices statewide in the amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48A      Authorized to accept and expend $2,242,944 in ARRA federal funds from the US Department of Labor for the purpose of improving unemployment compensation benefit and tax operations.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further Authorized to establish six full-time temporary positions through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#48B      Authorized to accept and expend $1,617,171 in ARRA federal funds from the US Department of Labor for the purpose of providing reemployment services to connect unemployment insurance claimants to employment and training opportunities that will facilitate their reentry to employment as well as to provide labor market information.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  (2)Further Authorized to establish nine part-time temporary positions through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#49         Authorized to accept retroactive donations of goods and supplies with a total value of $5,588.75 from various contributors during the period of September 2008 through March 2009.

 

#50         Authorized to renew a contract with Littleton Hospital Association d/b/a Littleton Regional Hospital, Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-19-06, item #56), for pre-employment and fitness for duty medical examination services in the amount of $12,377.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized to accept and place on file the annual report for the state fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.

 

#52         Authorized to enter into a contract with Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the purpose of Incarceration of State-Sentenced Female Offenders, in the amount not to exceed $753,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#52A      Authorized a renewal option with Sentinel Offender Services LLC, Irvine, CA, (previously approved by G&C on 10-25-06, late item #F), for electronic monitoring of offenders on Probation, Parole or Administrative Home Confinement categories and any other categories deemed to be appropriate for supervision.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Offender Funded. 

 

#52B      Authorized to enter into a contract with Johnstone Enterprises LTD., d/b/a Granite State Shuttle Services, Dover, NH, to provide In-State Courier Services for the NH Department of Corrections in the amount of $105,032.20.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#52C      Authorized to transfer the sum of $274,300 as detailed in letter dated May 14, 2009.  100% General Funds – 98% General, .2% Federal, 1.8% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#53         Authorized to amend a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Corporation, North Billerica, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 5-2-09, item #44), to provide alarm and security system services for various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH, by increasing the price from $336,621.25 to $352,121.25, an increase of $15,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#54         Authorized to amend a contract with Casella Waste Services Incorporation, Salem, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #102), to provide rubbish removal services for various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH, by increasing the price from $211,388.72 to $228,788.72, an increase of $17,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorized to amend a contract with Waste Management of NH Inc., Hampton, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #101), to provide rubbish removal services for various Liquor Commission locations throughout NH, by increasing the price from $121,328.17 to $125,695.17, an increase of $4,367.  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:

 

#56         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a contract with Boston Culinary Group Inc., Cambridge, MA (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #34), for the operation of the food concession at Cannon Mountain and the Flume Visitor’s Center, by amending the end date from October 31, 2011 to October 31, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into an agreement with Boston Culinary Group Inc, Cambridge, MA, for the operation of the food concession at Cannon Mountain and the Flume Visitor’s Center.  Effective November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2014. 

 

#57         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a memorandum of agreement with Mount Sunapee Resort, Newbury, NH, for the implementation of fire and life safety improvements at the summit lodge at Mount Sunapee ski area, Mount Sunapee State Park, Newbury, NH, in the amount of $100,000.  (2)Further Authorized to make the payment of $100,000 upon G&C approval.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#58         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Project Resource Group LLC, Francestown, NH, to supply and install 20 pit toilets throughout the state park system in the amount of $199,904.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 256, 2009.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#59         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to amend a grant from the US Department of Agriculture, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #59), Rural Development Rural Enterprise Grant in the amount of $40,490 for the Coos County Website development, by extending the end date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#60         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a contract with Casella Waste Management Inc., Salem, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-23-08, item #37), for rubbish removal and disposal at the new DRED Warehouse facility, by increasing the amount by $1,500 from $53,965.99 to $55,465.99.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#61         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Travel Marketing Experts Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, for public relations services in Canada in an amount not to exceed $120,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#62         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with NH Stories Inc., d/b/a New Hampshire Made, Andover, NH to market NH made products and services in the amount of $55,000.  (2)Further Authorized to pay $27,500 on July 1, 2009.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#63         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Miles Media Group LLLP, Sarasota, FL, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #112), for production of the NH Visitors Guide and Supporting Publications.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.

 

#64         Authorized to enter into a contract with Lakes Region Environmental Inc., Belmont, NH, to supply and install an automated fueling system on the gas pumps located at the Supply Depot at Bear Brook State Park in the amount of $17,675.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2009.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#65         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to implement the Cannon Mountain capital improvements project in the amount of $460,000 to come from the Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Fund.

 

#66         Authorized Division of Economic Development to renew a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, NH Small Business Development Center, for continued support of the statewide NH SBDC program in the amount of $551,600.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#67         Authorized Division of Economic Development to renew a sole source Cooperative Agreement with the University of NH, for continued funding of the NH Innovation Research Center in the amount of $994,850.  Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#68         Authorized Division of Economic Development to enter into a sole source agreement with the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, for management of the Job Training Grant Program in the amount of $1,000,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Job Training. 

 

#69         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a contract with Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH, for advertising and promotional services in the amount of $400,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Ski Area Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#70         Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, under the terms and conditions of the Master Agreement for Cooperative Projects between the State of NH and the University System of NH, for continuation of the Extension Wildlife Conservation Program for a total of $200,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71         Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development in the amount of $187,733 for the continuation of the cooperative program of wildlife habitat improvement on state managed lands.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#71A      Authorized to amend a contract with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #63), to provide facilitation services, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to December 31, 2009.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#72         Authorized to amend a lease agreement with the Pease Development Authority, Portsmouth, NH (previously amended by G&C on 12-15-07, item #82A), by extending the end date of the lease to July 31, 2012 from August 1, 2009 at a cost of $425,115.  Effective upon G&C approval.  5% General, 38% Federal, 57% Other Funds. 

 

#73         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to implement estuarine monitoring activities that support the National Coastal Assessment in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#74         Authorized to award a Businesses United for Water Security Installation Grant to the City of Rochester, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $2,720.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#75         Authorized to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorized to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated June 1, 2009, totaling $78,433 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#77         Authorized to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated June 1, 2009, totaling $27,826 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#78         Authorized to award a grant to the Town of Sandown for the purpose of used oil collection in the amount of $2,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 17, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#79         Authorized to award a grant to the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to support the Great Bay Coast Watch Water Quality Monitoring Program in the amount of $14,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorized to amend an agreement with the Town of Seabrook, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 12-3-08, item #29), for the Cains Brook and Mill Creek Watershed Restoration Project, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81         Authorized to enter into a sole source rental contract with Great Bay Marine Inc., to provide space for the Department’s boats and work trailer, as well as unlimited boat launching rights in the amount of $42,424.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2013.  100% Oil Pollution Control Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #48), to cover additional cleanup activities at the OK Tool/Savage Well Superfund Site in Milford, NH, by increasing the price by $274,140 from $1,874,589 to $2,148,729, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from March 24, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% Capital – General Funds. 

 

#83         Authorized to enter into a Loan Agreement with Hampstead Area Water Company Inc., to finance the interconnection of the Hampstead and Atkinson core water systems, in the amount of $1,100,885.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Funds. 

 

 #84        Authorized James P. Coleman’s request to fill to construct breakwater with a gap at the shoreline, and a cantilevered pier connected to a piling pier by a walkway in an “F” configuration accessed by an existing landing on Black Cat Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

 

#85         Authorized Blake & Son Design Build LLC’s request to perform work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

 

#86         Authorized Christmas Island Resort Condominium Association’s request to retain the re-alignment of two major docking structures and 11 tie-off piles providing 28 slips and repair the existing docking structures as currently configured with no modifications on Christmas Island on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

 

#87         Authorized Barry & Liliane Hibble’s request to construct a fixed timber pier on pilings with a gangway to a seasonal float with a minimum clearance from the bottom of the deck support members to the marsh surface on shoreline frontage on the Piscataqua River in New Castle.

 

#88         Authorized Thomas Benton’s request to perform work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

 

#88A      Authorized to enter into a contract with NH Water Works Association Inc., to provide training classes for certified drinking water operations totaling $95,000.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a contract with NH Water Works Association Inc., to provide training classes for certified drinking water operations totaling $55,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#88B      Authorized to enter into an agreement with Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to complete the Demonstrating the reduction of effective impervious surface in the Lower Hodgson Brook watershed through LID Project in the amount of $120,416.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of Improvement, Integrity and Information

#89         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation, Dover, NH, for Medicaid In-Patient hospital utilization review services in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#90         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Reverend Grace A. Rosado, Manchester, NH, to provide spiritual services as a Chaplain Assistant at the Sununu Youth Services Center in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#91         Authorized Division of Family Assistance to amend a sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Pittsburgh, PA (previously amended by G&C on 12-11-07, item #61), to continue to provide system modifications to the New HEIGHTS/Medicaid Management Information System Medicaid recipient data interface, by increasing the price by $517,821 from $845,272 to $1,363,093, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#92         Authorized to amend a retroactive sole source contract with ACS State Healthcare LLC, Atlanta, GA, (previously amended by G&C on 12-11-07, item #59), to expand the scope of the design, development, and implementation of the NH Medicaid Management Information System, including enhancing and changing system functionality, increasing operations to support the new functionality, by increasing the price by $6,056,123 from $60,860,763 to $66,916,886, and by extending the termination date from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  82% Federal, 18% General Funds. 

 

#93         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH, to obtain vendor services on DHHS projects in the amount of $916,563.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#94         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Stebbins Spectacular Painting LLC, for interior surface repair, priming and painting at the Thayer Building at Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $76,683.65.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#95         Authorized to accept and expend $294,662 of US Office of Refugee Resettlement funds granted to the NH Office of Energy and Planning.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#96         Authorized to accept and expend $10,010 of US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services, Food Stamp Program funds; and Authorized to transfer $10,000 of general funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#97         Authorized to amend a contract with Good News Garage – LSS Inc., Burlington, VT (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #195), to provide affordable car ownership opportunities to low income individuals, by increasing the cost by $100,800 from $800,000 to $900,800, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#98         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 5-21-08, item #83), to provide translation and interpretation services, by increasing the cost by $94,963 from $611,767 to $706,730, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to December 31, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#99         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Feminist Health Center of Portsmouth Inc., Portsmouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #240), to provide voluntary, confidential HIV counseling, testing, and referral services and STD testing and treatment, by increasing the price by $72,500 from $72,500 to $145,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #262), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the community-based dental program, by increasing the price by $55,132 from $55,132 to $110,264, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#101       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #255), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the community-based dental program, by increasing the price by $40,000 from $40,000 to $80,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#102       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, Oral Health Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Catholic Medical Center/Poisson Dental Facility, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #194C), to provide access to preventive and restorative dental treatment for individuals participating in the community-based dental program, by increasing the price by $74,700 from $74,700 to $149,400, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#103       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #251), to provide voluntary, confidential HIV counseling, testing, and referral services and STD testing and treatment, by increasing the price by $13,400 from $13,400 to $26,800, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#104       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #249), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $183,755 from $150,976 to $334,731, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#105       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & 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 6-13-07, item #221), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $92,876 from $100,076 to $192,952, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  87% Federal, 13% General Funds. 

 

#106       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Early Childhood Comprehensive Services to enter into an agreement with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center, Dover, NH, to provide child care health consultation services in accordance with the Division of Public Health Services, Healthy Child Care NH program’s mission to enhance the quality of health and safety in child care facilities in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#107       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 6-4-08, item #140), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $443,642 from $1,065,798.47 to $1,509,440.47, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99.5% Federal, .5% General Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  93% Federal, 7% General Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with North Country Health Consortium, Whitefield, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $95,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#111       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Cheshire County, Keene, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $95,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  84% Federal, 16% General Funds. 

 

#112       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with the Town of Derry, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  93% Federal, 7% General Funds. 

 

#113       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment not to exceed 25% of the agreement amount.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

#114       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  83% Federal, 17% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#115       Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, for the provision of after hours information and referral services in an amount not to exceed $86,860.20.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#116       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Services Center Inc., Bedford, NH, for inclusion of children with special needs in pre-school programs for an amount not to exceed $340,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Bethany Christian Services of New England, Candia, NH, for the provision of community and faith-based recruitment and retention of foster and adoptive parents in an amount not to exceed $105,188.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorized to amend an agreement with the University of NH – Granite State College, Concord, NH, (previously amended on 6-13-07, item #407), for the provision of an education and training partnership, by increasing the price from $5,011,421 to $7,166,193, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  68% Federal, 2% General, 30% Matching funds from Granite State College (Other). 

 

#119       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, to provide a statewide program to improve responses to domestic violence with a maximum price of $1,785,556.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#120       Authorized to provide Licensed Plus quality child care awards in the amount of $246,197.79 for fifty-four Licensed Plus child care providers throughout the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#121       Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G& Con 6-27-08, item #268), for the provision of a statewide domestic violence prevention program, by increasing the price by $1,342,000 to $2,684,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  52.5% Other (Marriage License Fees), 47.5% General Funds. 

 

#122       Authorized to amend an agreement with Good Beginnings of Sullivan County, Claremont, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #265), for the provision of Comprehensive Family Support Services in the Claremont district office catchment area, by increasing the price limitation from $400,000 to $600,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#123       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, to provide comprehensive nutrition services to children with special health care needs in the total amount of $531,491.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment up to a maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorized Special Medical Services Section  to enter into an agreement with Northeast Rehabilitation Health Network, Salem, NH, to provide pediatric physical therapy services to specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families in the total amount of $15,032.40.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorized Special Medical Services Section  to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, to support a Neuromotor Disabilities Clinical Program that provides community-based, evaluation and consultation services for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families in the total amount of $502,093.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment up to a maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#126       Authorized Special Medical Services Section  to enter into an agreement with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH,  to provide a registered nurse to be the Nurse Coordinator for the Berlin Neuromotor Disabilities Clinical Program that provides community-based, evaluation and consultation services for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families in the total amount of $41,130.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#127       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with One Sky Community Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $1,043,939.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment minimum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.  

 

#128       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with Moore Center Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $1,389,344.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment minimum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  45% Federal, 55% General Funds. 

 

#129       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with Region 10 Community Support Services Inc., Atkinson, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $3,051,455.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds. 

 

#130       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with Community Bridges, Bow, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $651,065.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  45% Federal, 55% General Funds. 

 

#131       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with Behavioral Health & Developmental Services of Strafford County Inc., d/b/a Community Partners of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $377,089.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

#132       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $3,084,726.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  92% Federal, 8% General Funds. 

 

#133       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $167,734.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds. 

 

#134       Authorized Bureau of Development Services to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Developmental Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $2,201,094.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  87% Federal, 13% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Developmental Services Inc., Keene, NH to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families in the total amount of $69,350.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#136       Authorized Bureau of Developmental Services, Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Gateways Services, Nashua, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families in the total amount of $69,350.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#137       Authorized Bureau of Developmental Services, Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Community Bridges, Concord, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families in the total amount of $69,350.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#138       Authorized Bureau of Developmental Services, Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Behavioral Health & Development Services of Strafford County Inc., d/b/a Community Partners, Dover, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families in the total amount of $69,350.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#139       Authorized Bureau of Developmental Services, Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Gateways Services, Nashua, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families in the total amount of $69,350.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#140       Authorized Bureau of Developmental Services, Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with NVA Home Health and Hospice Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families in the total amount of $139,340.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#141       Authorized Bureau of Developmental Services, Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families in the total amount of $76,608.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#142       Authorized Bureau of Developmental Services, Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, to provide two individuals who shall work as Community Care Coordinators to provide community-based care coordination services to children with special health care needs and their families residing in Hillsborough, Rockingham and Strafford counties in the amount totaling $367,691.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment up to a maximum of 1/12 the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#142A    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Developmental Services of Sullivan County to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $442,769.  (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of 1/12 of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#142B    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Community Services Council d/b/a Lakes Region Community Services, Laconia, to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services in an amount not to exceed $2,133,004.  (2)Further Authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of 1/12 of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  4% Federal, 96% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#143       NOT USED

 

#144       Authorized to pay the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Inc., Washington, DC, annual membership dues in the amount of $10,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  95% Federal, 5% Other (Certification Fees) Funds. 

 

#145       Authorized to exercise a renew and amend option with KIT Solutions LLC, Pittsburgh, PA, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #190), to maintain a web-based data management system, by increasing the price by $101,100 from $171,440 to $272,540, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#146       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with NH Task Force on Women and Recovery, Manchester, NH, to provide prevention services and outreach and recovery support services for women in an amount not to exceed $48,464.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#147       Authorized to exercise a contract renew an amend option with West Central Services Inc., Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #206), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $112,096 from $248,000 to $360,096, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#148       Authorized to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Manchester Alcoholism Rehabilitation Center d/b/a Farnum Center, Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-3-07, item #55), to provide comprehensive substance abuse treatment services, by increasing the price by $1,210,248 from $2,677,540 to $3,887,788, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  67.2% Federal, 32.5% General, .3% Highway Funds. 

 

#149       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with North Country Health Consortium Inc., Whitefield, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #211), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $352,601.25 from $564,161 to $916,762.25, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#150       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Monadnock Collaborative, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #193), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $367,466.25 from $587,946 to $955,412.25, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#151       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Makin’ It Happen Coalition for Resilient Youth, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #207), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $382,187.50 from $611,500 to $993,687.50, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#152       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with United Way of Greater Nashua, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #194), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $402,027.50 from $643,244 to $1,045,271.50, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#153       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with United Way of Merrimack County, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #191), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $442,898.75 from $708,638 to $1,151,536.75, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#154       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #192), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $364,646.25 from $583,434 to $948,080.25, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  (2)Further Authorized an advance payment not to exceed 25% of the SFY 2010 agreement amount.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#155       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with United Way of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #208), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $832,403.75 from $1,331,846 to $2,164,249.75, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#156       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Sullivan County, Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #209), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $290,315 from $464,504 to $754,819, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#156A    Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #210), to maintain a regional substance abuse prevention infrastructure, by increasing the price by $330,318.75 from $528,510 to $858,828.75, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#157       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with School Administrative Unit #7, Colebrook, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #288), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $35,378 from $81,600 to $116,978, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#158       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Creating Positive change, Peterborough, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in an amount not to exceed $109,154.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  67% Federal, 33% General Funds. 

 

#159       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with School Administrative Unit #58, Groveton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #247), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $35,116 from $80,996 to $116,112, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#160       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with the Northern Strafford County Juvenile Court Diversion d/b/a CHANCES, Farmington, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-07, item #257B), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $22,111 from $51,000 to $73,111, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#161       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Media Power Youth, Manchester, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention services in an amount not to exceed $32,965.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#162       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Second Start, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #216), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $60,038 from $138,480 to $198,518, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#163       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Sullivan County, Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #245), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $32,950 from $76,000 to $108,950, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#164       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Crispin’s House Inc., Goffstown, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #222), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $21,437 from $49,446 to $70,833, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#165       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Steppingstone Music Opportunities d/b/a the Sad Café, Plaistow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #287), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $33,532 from $77,344 to $110,876, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#166       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew an amend option with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #281), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $19,076 from $44,000 to $63,076, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#167       Authorized to exercise a contract renew an amend option with the HUB Family Support Center, Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 1-14-09, item #72), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $27,586 from $63,628 to $91,214, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#168       Authorized to amend a contract with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 7-16-08, item #72), to provide Illness Management and Recovery Services in the amount of $50,272, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to August 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#169       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Steven P. Bunker, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $16,492.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#170       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Barbara A. M. Maloney, Auburn, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#171       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Lauren Vallari, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $25,792.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#172       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney John P. LeBrun, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $36,456.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#173       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Earl S. Carrel, Manchester, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $28,148.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds.

 

#174       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Merin Chamberlain, Manchester, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds.

 

#175       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., Concord, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $311,770.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  87% General, 13% Federal Funds.

 

#176       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Behavioral Health and Development Services of Strafford County Inc., d/b/a Community Partners of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $188,770.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  44% General, 6% Federal Funds.

 

#177       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $28,770.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  58% General, 42% Federal Funds.

 

#178       Authorized to enter into an agreement with West Central Services Inc., d/b/a West Central Behavioral Health, Lebanon, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $13,770.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  13% General, 87% Federal Funds.

 

#179       Authorized to amend an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #115), to provide funding to make critically needed upgrades to the agency’s management information system, by increasing the price by $78,150 from $220,310 to $298,460.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#180       Authorized to enter into an agreement with NAMI NH, Concord, NH, to provide family mutual support services in an amount not to exceed $951,324.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  86% General, 14% Federal Funds. 

 

#181       Authorized to amend a contract with Peer Support Mental Health Alliance of Southern NH Inc., d/b/a Circle of L.I.F.E., Derry, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #203), to provide peer support warm line services to two additional geographic regions by increasing the price by $8,230 from $340,634 to $348,864.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#182       Authorized to amend a contract with Lakes Region Consumer Advisory Board d/b/a Cornerbridge, Laconia, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #205), to provide peer support warm line services to two additional geographic regions by increasing the price by $2,178 from $706,766 to $708,944.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#183       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Therese Charest, Nashua, NH, to provide representative payee services in an amount not to exceed $4,800.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#184       Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with the University of Massachusetts – Medical School, Worcester, MA (previously amended by G&C on 2-4-09, item #64), to provide backlog reduction services, by increasing the amount by $412,500 from $451,354 to $863,854, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2010.  75% Federal 25% State Funds. 

 

#185       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to amend an agreement with Bejoy B. Kundu, MD, Bow, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #180), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the amount not to exceed $56,250 from $112,500 to $168,750, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#186       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to amend an agreement with J. David Brand, MD, Chocorua, NH (previously approved by G&C on 4-9-08, item #55), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the amount not to exceed $80,000 from $102,400 to $182,400, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#187       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to amend an agreement with Joyce E. Butterworth, Registered Nurse, Penacook, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #63), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the amount not to exceed $13,000 from $17,940 to $30,940, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#188       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Peter B. Delfausse, MD, Concord, NH to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer for an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#189       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Patricia I. Williams, Concord, NH to function as a Medical Disability Determination Systems Development Specialist for an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through to June 30, 2010.   50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#190       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to amend an agreement with Julia Hardy, Registered Nurse, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #114), to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer by increasing the amount not to exceed $41,600 from $38,272 to $79,872, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#191       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Lee Winslow, RN, Concord, NH to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer for an amount not to exceed $15,600.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#192       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Susan T. Clark, RN, New Boston, NH to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer for an amount not to exceed $20,800.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#193       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Jeanne M. Benjamin, RN, Concord, NH to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer for an amount not to exceed $20,800.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#194       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Lori Rich, RN, Northfield, NH to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer for an amount not to exceed $26,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#195       Authorized Bureau of Medical Services, Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Marie Cote, RN, Merrimack, NH to function as a Medical Disability Determination Reviewer for an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through to June 30, 2010.   75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#196       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Way Home, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $454,664.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#197       Authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $51,150.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#198       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Laconia Area Community Land Trust Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $81,926.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#199       Authorized to enter into an agreement with New Generation Inc., Greenland, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $122,760.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#200       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $264,797.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#201       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Headrest Inc., Lebanon, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $112,530.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#202       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $514,934.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  84% General, 16% Federal Funds. 

 

#203       Authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $25,261.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#204       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $66,041.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#205       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $39,408.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#205A    Authorized to enter into an agreement with First Congregational Church, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $41,366.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#205B    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $512,318.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#205C    Authorized to enter into an agreement with AIDS Response Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $40,920.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#205D    Authorized to enter into an agreement with New Horizons for NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $404,648.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#205E    Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Friends Program Inc., Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $415,825.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#205F    Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Salvation Army, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $149,941.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#205G    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $120,305.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#205H   Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Families in Transition Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $30,274.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#205I     Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with The Salvation Army, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $25,928.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#205J     Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $70,862.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#205K   Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $20,248.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#206       Authorized to pay membership renewal cost to the “National Association of State Units on Aging” Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed $5,576.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#207       Authorized to utilize the services of up to eleven part time registered nurses titled Medical Service Consultants, to provide determinations of medical eligibility for nursing facility applicants and Choices for Independence waiver program applicants, and quality assurance activities based on a flat hourly rate of $27 per hour.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#208       Authorized to amend an agreement with Monadnock Collaborative, Keene, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #146), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of the Monadnock Region, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $215,248.52 from $925,295.77 to $1,140,544.29.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#209       Authorized to amend an agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 11-19-08, item #135), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Belknap County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $205,534.23 from $750,730.53 to $956,264.76.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#210       Authorized to amend an agreement with Carroll County Health & Home Care Services, Chocorua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #143), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Carroll County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $195,534.23 from $871,581.48 to $1,067,115.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#211       Authorized to amend an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizen’s Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #149), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Grafton County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $274,402.92 from $1,194,455.03 to $1,468,857.95.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds. 

 

#212       Authorized to amend an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-30-08, item #39), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Coos County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $195,534.23 from $871,581.48 to $1,067,115.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#213       Authorized to amend an agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #148), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Rockingham County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $350,342.36 from $1,413,906.70 to $1,764,249.06.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  51% Federal, 49% General Funds. 

 

#214       Authorized to amend an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #142), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Hillsborough County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $459,520.14 from $1,738,950 to $2,198,470.14.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#215       Authorized to amend an agreement with Strafford Network, Rochester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 8-13-08, item #119), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Straffird County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $230,748.52 from $1,300,911.77 to $1,531,660.29.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#216       Authorized to amend an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 11-19-08, item #136), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Merrimack County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $250,024.20 from $975,881.70 to $1,225,905.90.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#217       Authorized to amend an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-16-08, item #145), acting as fiscal agent to ServiceLink Resource Center of Sullivan County, to provide information and referral services, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, by increasing the amount by $195,534.23 from $871,581.48 to $1,067,115.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#218       Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with the Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #190), to provide public guardianship and protection services, by increasing the amount by $55,056 from $53,156.25 to $108,212.25, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#219       Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #189), to provide public guardianship and protection services, by increasing the amount by $5,694 from $7,593.75 to $13,287.75, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#220       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, to provide Homemaker Nutrition, Adult In-Home Care, Transportation, Community Elder Support Services, and Adult Day Services in an amount not to exceed $1,584,004.81.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#221       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Ossipee Concerned Citizens Inc., Center Ossipee, NH, to provide Nutrition Services in an amount not to exceed $373,717.75.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds. 

 

#222       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Greater Wakefield Resource Center, Union, NH, to provide Nutrition Services in an amount not to exceed $15,680.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#223       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, to provide Nutrition Services in an amount not to exceed $516,752.24.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds. 

 

#224       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Newport Senior Center Inc., Newport, NH, to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Community Elder Support Services in an amount not to exceed $591,246.01.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds. 

 

#225       Authorized to enter into an agreement with St. Joseph Community Services Inc., Merrimack, NH, to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Community Elder Support Services in an amount not to exceed $1,734,665.69.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#226       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Gibson Center for Senior Services Inc., North Conway, NH, to provide Nutrition, and Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $329,695.60.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#227       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide Nutrition, Transportation, Adult Day Services,  and a sole source agreement for case management and assessment services by the North Country Alzheimer’s Partnership in an amount not to exceed $970,850.51.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds. 

 

#228       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Nutrition & Meals on Wheels Program Inc., Brentwood, NH, to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Community Elder Support Services in an amount not to exceed $1,406,410.53.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds. 

 

#229       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Nutrition, and Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $1,606,107.34.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds. 

 

#230       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Rochester District Visiting Nurse Association, Rochester, NH, to provide Adult In-Home Care, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care, Adult Day Services, Homemaker, and Health Screening Services in an amount not to exceed $194,157.32.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#231       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Dover, NH, to provide Transportation and Personal Emergency Response System Services in an amount not to exceed $66,148.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#232       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, to provide financial management services that will support the goals and objectives of the Nursing Home Diversion Modernization pilot project entitled Transitions in Caregiving Support Program, the Nursing Home Diversion Modernization Cooperative Agreement demonstration grant funded by AoA, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders general funds in an amount not to exceed $375,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#233       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Pemi-Baker Home Health & Hospice, Plymouth, NH, to provide Homemaker Services in an amount not to exceed $32,107.84.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds. 

 

#234       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lake Sunapee Community Health Services, New London, NH, to provide Homemaker Services in an amount not to exceed $56,024.60.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  51% Federal, 49% General Funds. 

 

#235       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital Association, Colebrook, NH, to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services in an amount not to exceed $38,736.20.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  51% Federal, 49% General Funds. 

 

#236       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin, NH, to provide Homemaker Services in an amount not to exceed $75,883.12.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds. 

 

#237       Authorized to enter into an agreement with VNA at HSC Inc., Keene, NH, to provide Homemaker, Nutrition, Adult In-Home Care, Transportation, Community Elder Support Services, Adult Day Services, Home Health Aide, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care Services in an amount not to exceed $1,938,345.16.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  49% Federal, 51% General Funds. 

 

#238       Authorized to enter into an agreement with VNA Home Health & Hospice Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Home Health Aide, Homemaker, Health Screening, Nursing, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care Services in an amount not to exceed $37,097.41.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  24% Federal, 76% General Funds. 

 

#239       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Home Health and Hospice Care, Nashua, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care Services in an amount not to exceed $297,699.72.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  46% Federal, 54% General Funds. 

 

#240       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Nursing, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Respite Care Services in an amount not to exceed $897,232.88.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  46% Federal, 54% General Funds. 

 

#241       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, to provide Congregate Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $96,730.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#242       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, to provide Congregate Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $59,177.40.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#243       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Laconia Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Laconia, NH, to provide Congregate Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $90,188.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#244       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Somersworth Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Somersworth, NH, to provide Congregate Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $70,609.40.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#245       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, to provide Congregate Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $148,426.11.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#246       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Manchester Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Manchester, NH, to provide Congregate Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $175,005.62.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#247       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Keene Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Keene, NH, to provide Congregate Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $103,552.56.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#248       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Stephen J. Wessling Architects Inc., Quincy, MA, to provide architectural services assessment of the condition of the building curtain wall at the Acute Psychiatric Services Building in the amount of $8,777.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2009.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other (Transfers from other Agencies) Funds. 

 

#249       Authorized to exercise a renewal option with Martel’s Self-Care Products Inc., Allenstown, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #120), to provide for the service and repair of patient medical equipment, by increasing the price by $4,000 from $10,000 to $14,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other (Transfers from other Agencies) Funds. 

 

#250       Authorized to make a retroactive one-time payment to the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute Inc., Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $6,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2010.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#251       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lance Messinger, Manchester, NH, to provide Sexual Offender Treatment Services in the amount of $196,270.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  76% General, 4% Federal, 20% Other (Board & Care) Funds. 

 

#252       Authorized to enter into an agreement with the list of Consultants to contribute to the care of patients and occasional staff needs at an estimated cost of $336,234.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  77% General, 23% Federal, 1% Other (SAU’s – Education Services) Funds.

 

#253       Authorized to pay KCI USA Inc., Houston, TX, for rental of Vacuum Assisted Closure devices for wound care in the amount of $4,763.  Effective retroactive to December 15, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other (Transfers from other Agencies) Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#254       Authorized to amend a sole source retroactive contract with Milton Cat/Southworth Milton Inc., Hopkinton, NH,  (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #155), for diesel generator maintenance and repair services by increasing the price by $8,000 from $7,000 to an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective March 1, 2009 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING

#255       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth authorized the request to amend a contract with Norman Patenaude, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #125B), for investigative/prosecutorial services, by increasing the price in an amount not to exceed $21,840 from $167,440 to $189,280, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009.  75% General, 25% Other (Rules Publications and Nursing Assistant Fees) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#256       Authorized to utilize interpreter services at public meetings or forums, and Authorized unencumbered payments for services to a total cumulative amount not to exceed $38,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal (ARRA) Funds. 

 

#257       Authorized to pay the FY 2010 Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation annual dues in the amount not to exceed $8,679.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#258       Authorized to pay the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, $30,418 for FY 2010 dues.  100% General Funds. 

 

#259       Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to reclassify position #18874 Systems Development Specialist III, labor grade 23, Step 8 ($55,497), to Business Systems Analyst, labor grade 28, Step 4 ($57,934.50) in the Bureau of Data Management.  100% General Funds. 

 

#260       Authorized to grant funds, as the State’s share of the cost of a four-day law conference, to the University of Southern Maine in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2009.  50% Federal, 50% Other Funds. 

 

#261       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into an agreement with the Governor’s Commission on Disability, Concord, NH, to house the Statewide Independent Living Council in an amount not to exceed $72,033.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#262       Authorized to grant funds to Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Concord, NH, to provide technical assistance for the educational supports of students who are deaf or hard of hearing in an amount not to exceed $175,000.  (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment for services rendered an approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#263       Authorized to grant funds to the Rochester Housing Authority, Rochester, NH, to offer extended day programming for youth and their families in an amount not to exceed $125,000.  (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment of said grant with internal account control.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#264       Authorized to utilize interpreter services at public meetings for forums, and Authorized unencumbered payments for services in an amount not to exceed $107,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#265       Authorized to enter into a contract with Private Secretary Inc., Cranston, RI, to provide medical transcription services in an amount not to exceed $177,914.76.  (2)Further Authorized to waive the 25% withholding requirement.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#266       Authorized to amend a contract with Performance Pathways of Mechanicsburg, PA, (previously approved by G&C on 2-7-07, item #98), for Performance Pathways, having been acquired by SunGard Public Sector, Ltd., Lake Mary, FL, US, to assign all their obligations under the original agreement to SunGard Public Sector, Ltd. 

 

#267       Authorized to exercise a renewal option with Mary Beth LaSalle, Hollis, NH, (previously approved by G& Con 11-19-08, item #157), to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $50,000. (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered an approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#268       Authorized to secure the services of Michael H. Kelleher, sole proprietor, Newmarket, NH, to implement the protocols for the investigation of teacher misconduct complaints in an amount not to exceed $104,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered an approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Teacher Credentialing Funds. 

 

#269       Authorized to contract with Joanne Esau, Ludlow, VT, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered an approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#270       Authorized to grant funds to Hillsborough County Department of Corrections in the amount of $29,462.15 for instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and GED test preparation at the Hillsborough County House of Corrections.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#271       Authorized to grant funds to the Fuller Public Library, Hillsborough, NH, in the amount of $28,649.15 for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adult in Hillsborough County. Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#272       Authorized to grant funds to Second Start, Concord, NH, in the amount of $479,054 for basic adult education and GED preparation services at multiple locations throughout Merrimack County.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  75% General, 25% Federal Funds. 

 

#273       Authorized to grant funds to the Nashua Adult Learning Center, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $656,879 for adult basic education/ESL, English Language/Civics Education classes and training for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adults coordinated from the Nashua Adult Learning Center, the Learning Center Annex in Nashua and in students’ homes.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#274       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a contract with NH Jobs for America’s Graduates, Manchester, NH, to provide youth services, employment, and training in four NH communities in an amount not to exceed $1,588,921.  (2)Further Authorized to make advanced monthly payments for services.  (3)Further Authorized to withhold 10% of the contract total instead of the 25% withholding provision.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#275       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a contract with America’s Youth Teenage Unemployment Reduction Network Inc., Brockton, MA, to provide youth services, employment, and training in an amount not to exceed $876,212.80.  (2)Further Authorized to make advanced monthly payments for services.  (3)Further Authorized to withhold 10% of the contract total instead of the 25% withholding provision.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#276       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide youth services, employment, and training in an amount not to exceed $392,762.  (2)Further Authorized to make advanced monthly payments for services.  (3)Further Authorized to withhold 10% of the contract total instead of the 25% withholding provision.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#277       Authorized to exercise a renewal option to grant funds to the Northern Strafford County Health and Safety Council, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #245), to offer extended day programming for youth and their families for an amount not to exceed $247,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#278       Authorized to exercise a renewal option to grant funds to the Dover Housing Authority, Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #256), to offer extended day programming for youth and their families for an amount not to exceed $89,375.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#279       Authorized to exercise a renewal option to grant funds to the HUB Family Resource Center, Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #254), to offer extended day programming for youth and their families for an amount not to exceed $126,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#280       Authorized to grant funds to Rockingham Community Action Program, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $108,038.19 for Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language classes in the Seacoast area.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#281       Authorized a renewal option with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #326), for continued support with the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence for a total amount not to exceed $114,048.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for one additional fiscal year.  4% General, 96% Federal Funds. 

 

#282       Authorized a renewal option with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 8-13-08, item #147), to revise and administer the NH Alternative Assessment, maintain the School District Profile webpage, and run educational accountability reports, in an amount not to exceed $2,173,859.  Effective July 1, 2009 through December 2010 and a sole source amendment will extend the contract through June 30, 2011.  75% General, 25% Federal Funds. 

 

#283       Authorized a contract renewal option with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #138), to develop, administer, score, analyze, and report results of the New England Common Assessment Program in an amount not to exceed $6,133,792.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for upon to four additional fiscal years.  57% Federal, 43% General Funds. 

 

#284       Authorized a contract renewal option with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH (previously approved by G&C on 9-27-06, item #79), for continued assistance with the Educator Information system in an amount not to exceed $79,860.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective September 1, 2009 through August 31, 2010.  100% Teacher Certification Funds. 

 

#285       Authorized to exercise a contract renewal option with the University of NH, Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #265), to continue the Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Project, Leaders in Mathematics Education: Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability to increase the content knowledge of NH mathematics teachers in the amount of $57,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding the 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010, with a renewal option for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#286       Authorized to enter into a contract with EdTech Associates Inc., Amherst, NH to implement the Math Science Partnership Project entitled Science4All-Phase II, by providing professional development and leadership in science education in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding the 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#287       Authorized to enter into a contract with the University of NH, Manchester, NH, to implement the Math Science Partnership Project entitled Leaders in Mathematics Education: Geometry an Measurement by providing professional development and leadership in mathematics education by building a teacher network while increasing content knowledge about geometry, measurement and the NH Frameworks in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding the 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#288       Authorized to exercise a contract renewal option with RMC Research Corporation (previously approved by G&C on 4-9-08, item #80), to conduct a qualitative evaluation of approximately three mathematics and three science projects being funded through the Mathematics and Science Partnership Program in an amount not to exceed $75,000. (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding the 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#289       Authorized to enter into a contract with the University of NH, Manchester, NH, to implement the Math Science Partnership Project entitled Teaching Everyone Algebra not only to increase teacher content knowledge in algebra, teaching methodology, and the NH Frameworks, but to prepare these teachers to be future leaders in NH mathematics education and build a teacher network through professional development in an amount not to exceed $47,000. (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding the 25% of the total value of the contract.    Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#290       Authorized to exercise a renewal option to grant funds to Rivier College, Nashua, NH (previously approved by G&C on1-16-08, item #169), to continue the Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Project, Developing a Cadre of Teacher-Leaders in Elementary and Middle School Science Phase II, to improve teaching and learning in elementary and middle school science in the amount of $102,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291       Authorized to contract with ATECH Services to provide technical assistance regarding the execution of compliance of the requirements of the American Printing House Annual Census of Eligible Students in an amount not to exceed $225,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009 with the option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291A    Authorized to conduct a three day professional development experience titled Mathematics & Science Summer Learning Experience focusing on the teaching and learning of mathematics and science in grades K through 12 to be held at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a contract with Radisson Hotel Nashua, NH to host the three day institute in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  (3)Further Authorized to make payment in an amount not to exceed $30,000 for services.  Effective July 27-29, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291B    Authorized to exercise a renewal option with NH Partners in Education, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 7-18-07, item #144), to lead and develop school volunteer programs throughout the State of NH in an amount not to exceed $163,996.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment for services in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#291C    Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Clemson University, Clemson, SC, to provide performance auditing and evaluating services for the Achievement for Dropout Prevention and Excellence Project with the Institute on Disability  and Alliance for Community Supports in an amount not to exceed $102,447.34.  (2)Further Authorized a waiver and to make payment on 100% of the expenditures.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is sooner, through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291D    Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Rivier College, to reform and improve pre-services personnel preparation in the areas of literacy instruction, positive behavior interventions and supports, and secondary transition supports for students with emotional/behavior challenges in an amount not to exceed $14,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for an additional three fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291E    Authorized to secure the services of Gary Lovgren, North Conway, NH, for continued assistance for the ongoing implementation of the Troops to Teacher program in an amount not to exceed $36,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010, with the option to renew for two additional years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291F    Authorized to secure the services of Karen Matso, sole proprietor, Kittery Point, ME, to assist school districts in maximizing the sue of Performance Trackers, Assessment Builder, and where available, TechPaths throughout the NH Schools in the amount of $58,464. (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2010, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291G    Authorized to renew a contract with Rebecca Gagnon, sole proprietor, Northfield, NH, to provide assistance with the implementation of the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence Follow the Child Assistance in the amount of $25,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291H   Authorized to contract with Kristen Harris, Portsmouth, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291I     Authorized to renew a contract with James Leon (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #142), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291J     Authorized to utilize the services of the medical and psychological consultants as detailed in letter dated June 1, 2009, for a total cumulative amount of $1,013,281.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291K   Authorized to contract with George Cunningham to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to one addition year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291L    Authorized to contract with DeWayne Howell, Derry, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to one addition year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#291M   Authorized to contract with Shannon Harken in the amount of $12,000 to pay for services as presenter of the Response to Intervention with Fidelity Conference being held on July 7-9, 2009 at the Radisson Hotel, Nashua, NH.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is sooner, through July 9, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#292       Authorized to utilize experienced law enforcement officers and other persons with experience in the criminal justice system, as adjunct instructors in the part-time officer training academies in the amount not to exceed $20,000, by extending approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#293       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Compass Group USA d/b/a Chartwells Dining Services, Rye Brook, NY, for the provision of meals through the NH Technical Institute dining hall to recruit and in-service officers attending programs at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in the amount of $264,985.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#294       Authorized to amend a grant from the NH Department of Safety (previously approved by G&C on 9-19-07, item #93), to create and provide homeland defense training to NH law enforcement officers, including training on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats in order to better protect the citizens of NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to December 31, 2009.  100% Transfer (Dept. of Safety) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#295       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into a contract with McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton of Manchester, NH, for the purpose of applying for an monitoring trademarks for NH Lottery Commission products and provide assistance, counseling and litigation support pertaining to other intellectual property law related issues and matters including, but not limited to pending or threatened litigation, web site domain issues, and patent registration and infringement matters at a maximum annual cost of $7,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#296       Authorized to exercise a sole source contract renew and amend option with MaineHealth Inc., Portland, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #365), for poison control services, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011, and by increasing the price by $1,250,781 from $1,152,977 to $2,403,758.  100% Transfers from other Agencies. 

 

#296A    Authorized to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the provision of interpreting services at Department-sponsored hearings and emergency preparedness meetings for a cost not to exceed $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  47% Highway, 39% Federal, 9% General, 5% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#296B    Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Banks Chevrolet-Cadillac Inc., Concord, NH, for the painting for approximately 75 State Police cruisers in an amount to exceed $80,475.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  74% Highway, 9% Turnpike, 17% Revolving Funds. 

 

#296C    Authorized to amend a Multi-Division sole source contract with Contigiani’s Catering Service Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #280), by increasing the amount by $93,300 from $282,163 to $375,463.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  30% Federal, 10% Fire & EMS, 40% Seabrook, 20% Vermont Yankee Funds. 

 

#296D    Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a contract L&B Tailoring, Concord, NH, for the provision of alterations to law enforcement uniforms and detective clothing in an amount not to exceed $24,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  83% Highway, 9% Turnpike, 8% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#296E    Authorized Division of Emergency Services and Communications to budget and expend $25,800 of the prior year carry forward balance in the Emergency Communications account to fund existing and anticipated shortages in salaries and overtime expenses for Fiscal Year 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296F    Authorized Division of Fire Safety to transfer funds in the amount of $20,500 titled Gasfitter’s Licensing for existing and anticipated shortages in the salary account for the FY 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296G    Authorized Division of State Police to amend a grant in the amount of $12,440 received from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (previously approved by G&C on 10-22-08, item #161), to be used by the Forensic Laboratory to provide overtime funding, registration fees, out-of-state travel, supplies and consumables needed for the screening and analysis of DNA samples.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 2009.   100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296H   Authorized Division of Emergency Services and Communications to accept and expend $441,632.05 generated by a previously approved temporary increase in D-911 surcharge of $0.07.  (2)Further Authorized to pay a reimbursement claim from Sprint Nextel Corporation in the amount of $441,632.05 for reasonable expenses incrrred prior to May 19, 2006 to accomplish the provision of enhanced 911 services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296I     Authorized Division of Safety Services to budget and expend $55,850 of the prior year carry forward balance in the Watercraft Safety Account to fund shortages in person services – permanent and salary of Director appropriation.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Navigation Safety.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296J     Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $204,767.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Rochester for a total amount of $202,740 for the implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296K   Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend item #94 approved by G&C on 4-9-08, by extending the HMGP sub-grant end dates for the purpose of Hazard Mitigation projects due to the October 2005 floods, from Novmeber 30, 2008 to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296L    Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer funds in the amount of $6,500 for existing and anticipated shortages in the full-time temporary salary account for the FY 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296M   Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Pre-disaster Mitigation Competitive Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $96,804.40.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized a grant agreement with the communities as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2009, for a total of $88,001.04 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation for natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296N    Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively amend the federal award received from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (previously amended by G&C on 5-21-08, item #112), utilized in support or performing large truck and safety data reporting, by extending the end date from March 30, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized DMV to retroactively amend one of six part-time temporary Word Processor Operator I positions, LG9 (previously amended by G&C on7-18-07, item #162), to enter Commercial Motor Vehicles crash data for uploading to the FMCSA from SafetyNet, by extending the end date of March 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009 100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#296O    Authorized Division of State Police to transfer funds in the amount of $3,500 titled Detective Bureau in order to offset anticipated shortages in FY 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  70% Highway, 30% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#297       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $1,109,366.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#298       Authorized Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract with Unifirst Corporation, Nashua, NH, for providing uniforms to certain employees in the amount of $25,259.52.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#299       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a sole source contract with Contoocook Valley Transportation Company, Peterborough, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 3-4-09, item #68), to continue the development and implementation of a volunteer driver program providing transportation to people with disabilities and to establish a rideshare program for residents in the eastern Monadnock region, by increasing the price by $89,253 from $55,000 to $144,253.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#300       Authorized to enter into a contract with the North Country Council, Bethlehem, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $360,876.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#301       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $299,975.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#302       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Upper Valley-Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $309,400.94.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#303       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $700,234.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#304       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $1,058,068.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#305       Authorized to amend a contract with Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene (previously amended by G&C on 9-17-08, item #86), for planning activities, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009. 

 

#306       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $357,543.20.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#307       Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #404), for annual boiler and H.V.A.C system inspections and repairs, by increasing the amount by $40,000 from $68,794 to $108,794.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#308       Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, the Bureau of Traffic to reclassify position #21809 Survey Team Technician II, LG 12, to Communications Technician I, LG 21.

 

#309       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers of Ascutney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Willis Smart, Chester, NH in the amount of $22,870.  Effective uponG&C approval through October 22, 2009. 

 

#310       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance (Well Section) to enter into a contract with Capital Well Company of Dunbarton, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Donald Hampton, Meredith, NH, and also Diane Knauss, Meredith, NH in the amount of $51,035.  Effective uponG&C approval through October 2, 2009. 

 

#311       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, to implement transportation coordination efforts in the Merrimack-Belknap region in an amount not to exceed $35,092.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#312       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the North Country Council Inc., Bethlehem, NH, to develop a rideshare program and support transportation coordination in the North Country region in an amount not to exceed $73,200.  Effective July 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#313       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to implement transportation coordination efforts in the Sullivan and Grafton Counties in an amount not to exceed $93,120.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#314       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with VNA @ HCS Inc., Keene, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the City of Keene for an amount not to exceed $593,162.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  98% Federal, 2% General Funds. 

 

#315       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the North Country region for an amount not to exceed $586,237.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  99.21% Federal, 0.79% General Funds. 

 

#316       Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with PB Americas Inc., Manchester, NH and Boston, MA (previously approved by G&C on 5-4-05, item #154), for final design engineering for the northern section of the Salem-Manchester I-93 widening project, by increasing the total amount payable by $668,033.97 from $13,190,755 to $13,858,788.97, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to February 26, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#317       Authorized Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract with Powers Generator Service LLC, Swanzey, NH, for the inspection, preventative maintenance and emergency repair work on two generators located on the Sarah Long Bridge for an amount not to exceed $22,967.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#318       Authorized Bureau of Materials & Research and DoIT to amend an agreement with Deighton Associates Ltd., Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, to continue to develop the computer based software Pavement Management System, by increasing the amount by $170,010 from $338,789.32 to $508,799.32.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#319       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing on the replacement of the US Route 4 Bridge over the Connecticut River between the City of Lebanon, NH and the Town of Hartford, VT, with a suggested budget of $1,860. 

 

#320       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $426,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 16, 2009 through May 28, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#321       Authorized with Councilor Shea abstaining, the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH for pavement rehabilitation on approximately 5.4 miles of I-93 between Exit 14 (Bridge Street) and just south of Exit 17 on the basis of a low bid of $7,272,324.36.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $363,616.22 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus - ARRA Funds. 

 

#322       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with New York Bituminous Products Corp. Chester, NY, for pavement rehabilitation on I-393 in the City of Concord and the Town of Pembroke between the bridge over NHRR and Constitution Avenue and the junction of NH 9 in Chichester on the basis of a low bid of $894,478. (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $89,447.80 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 25, 2009.  100% Federal Stimulus - ARRA Funds. 

 

#323       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Roadsafe Traffic Systems Inc., Avon, MA, for installing new Emergency Reference Market signs along parts of the National Highway System at various locations throughout the State on the basis of a low bid of $184,256.36. (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $27,638.45 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#324       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with J. Parker & Daughters Construction Inc., Pittsfield, NH, for replacement of an existing 36” corrugated metal pipe under I-393 WB Exit 1, on and off ramps, including miscellaneous incidental work in Concord, on the basis of a low bid of $132,442.50. (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $19,866.38 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#325       Authorized Bureau of Materials & Research to execute a memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department in the total amount of $51,480 for research related to the reduction of bird strike risks at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease.  DOT’s share is $41,180.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#326       Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to exercise a contract renewal option with The Revenue Markets Inc., Accord, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #133), for maintenance of the NH Turnpike toll collection system in the amount not to exceed $1,673,901.  Effective July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#327       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $300,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#328       NOT USED

#329                                                                       TRAVEL REQUESTS

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the following travel requests:

 

A.         SAFETYDivision of State Police -  Request permission for three (3) employees, Elizabeth Champney, Forensic Lab Scientist, Susan Lefebvre, Criminalist, and Jennifer Paris, Criminalist or their designees, to travel to Allentown, PA for four (4) days from June 23, 2009 to June 26, 2009 to attend the Forensic Mass Spectrometry Workshop.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by State vehicle. Total Cost: $1,750.90.  Source of Funds: 100% Federal.  Registration fee $900.00. 

 

B.         TRANSPORTATION – Request permission for two (2) employees, Andrew Hall, Research Engineer and Daniel John, Engineering Technician or their designees, to travel to Harrisburg, PA for three (3) days during the period of June 17, 2009 through July 30, 2009 to transport a Falling Weight Deflectometer to the Pennsylvania DOT for calibration.  Permission is also requested for a waiver to exceed the 300-mile radius by private vehicle. Total Cost: $740.00.  Source of Funds: 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.  No Registration fees. 

 

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, voted to remove item #Late Item A - which was tabled at the June 3, 2009 Meeting

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

A.            The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, and with Councilors Shea and Wieczorek voting no, voted to approve  the petition of Ryan C. Murphy requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Conduct After Accident.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until April 16, 2014.

 

 

 

LATE ITEMS

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A.                  Authorized the department to amend a contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc of Manchester, NH to oversee remediation at contaminated sites by increasing the contract value by $94,000 from $1,851,500 to $1,945,500, effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A-1.        Authorized the department to enter into a sole source agreement with Forrest Bell DBA FB Environmental Consulting of Portland ME in the amount of $127,000 to complete Phase Two of a modeling study at coastal beaches, effective upon G&C approval though August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A-2         Authorized the department to enter into a loan agreement with the Town of Winchester in the amount of $3,400,000 to finance Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades.  Effective upon G&C approval. 41.5% CWSRF, 8.5% Capital, 50% Federal ARRA funds.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A-3         Authorized the department to enter into a loan agreement with the Town of Chesterfield in the amount of $43,500 to finance Wares Grove Beach Septic Systems.  Effective upon G&C approval. 41.5% CWSRF, 8.5% Capital, 50% Federal ARRA funds.

 

 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A-4         Authorized the department to enter into a loan agreement with the Town of Farmington in the amount of $2,100,000 to finance the design and construction of Rapid Infiltration Basins.  Effective upon G&C approval. 41.5% CWSRF, 8.5% Capital, 50% Federal ARRA funds.

 

 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A-5         Authorized the department to enter into a loan agreement with the Town of Wolfeboro in the amount of $2,000,000 to finance Wastewater Treatment Facility Phase 1 and 2 Improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval. 54% CWSRF, 11% Capital, 35% Federal ARRA funds.

 

 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A-6         Authorized the department to enter into a loan agreement with the Town of Seabrook in the amount of $5,000,000 to finance the Water System Improvement Project.  Effective upon G&C approval. 39.6% DWSRF, 10.4% Capital, 50% Federal ARRA funds.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A-7         Authorized the department to enter into a loan agreement with the City of Berlin in the amount of $3,000,000 to finance Water Main Replacement Project.  Effective upon G&C approval. 39.6% DWSRF, 10.4% Capital, 50% Federal ARRA funds.

 

                                        CORRECTIONS

B.            Authorized the department to retroactively enter into a contract amendment with Lincare Inc. of Clearwater FL, by increasing the contract amount by $41,475 from $202,804 to $244,279 for the rental and maintenance of medical equipment, upon G&C approval for the period of February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2010. 100% General Funds.

 

         HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

C.            Authorized the HHS, Office of Medicaid Business and Policy to enter into an amendment to an existing Agreement with the New Hampshire Healthy Kids Corporation of Concord NH, by increasing the estimated payments by $39,073,964, setting the SFY 2010 expenditures as an amount not to exceed $18,392,397 and the SFY 2011 expenditures as an amount not to exceed $21,180,567 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011, effective July 1, 2009.  65% Federal, 35% General Funds.

 

        HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

D.            Authorized the HHS, Office of Medicaid Business and Policy to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing Agreement with the Electronic Data Systems, LLC (EDS) of Plano TX, to provide fiscal agent systems and operational support to NH’s legacy Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) by increasing the price limitation by $11,174,410 from $129,780,047 to $140,954,457 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to September 10, 2010 effective June 17, 2009.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.

 

         ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

E.            Requested Item. Approval of the Report and Findings of Councilor Debora Pignatelli with regard to the financing of certain capital expenditures and the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with The Cheshire Medical Center, Keene NH. This item is submitted pursuant to a request by the New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority.

 

         ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

F.             Authorized the department, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter in to a sole source contract amendment with White Mountain Communication Corp. of Randolph NH, by increasing the amount by $283,120 from $577,341 to $860,443, for additional work to the Design/build Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Sherman Adams Building, Mt. Washington State Park, effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds (Capital Funds).

 

          RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

G.            Authorized the department, Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with North Ridge Contracting, Inc. of Deerfield NH in the amount of $14,780 for the construction involved in a renovation of the shower and restrooms in the main lodge at Lafayette Campground, Franconia Notch from June 12, 2009 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds (Capital Funds).

 

           RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

H.            Authorized the department, Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive, sole source contract with Curran’s Plumbing and Heating of Somersworth NH in the amount of $9,416.00 for the plumbing involved in a renovation of the shower and restrooms in the main lodge at Lafayette Campground, Franconia Notch from June 12, 2009 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds (Capital Funds).

 

RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

I.                    Authorized the department, Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive contract with Ray’s Electric Service, Inc. of Somersworth NH in the amount of $50,005 for the electrical work involved in a renovation of the shower and restrooms in the main lodge at Lafayette Campground, Franconia Notch from June 12, 2009 through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds (Capital Funds).

 

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 1:05 p.m.