GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

June 20, 2012, 10:00 a.m.

 

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

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

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire, accepted the minutes of June 6, 2012.

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire, approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the June 6, 2012 meeting.

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

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RESIGNATIONS

The Governor and Council accepted the following resignation:

 

Liquor Commission - RSA:  176:1

Mark M. Bodi, Portsmouth                                                                               Effective:  July 18, 2012

 

Board of Medicine - RSA:  329:3

Nick P. Perencevich                                                                                             Effective:  August 1, 2012

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals - RSA:  330-C:3

(Public Member)

Michael Lopez, Manchester                                                                              Effective:  June 20, 2012

Succeeding:  Lloyd S. Doughty, II, Epsom (term limited)                           Expiration:  January 28, 2015

 

Community College System Board of Trustees - RSA:  188-F

(General Public)

Ned Densmore, Franconia                                                                                 Effective:  June 30, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  June 30, 2016

 

Community Development Finance Authority - RSA:  162-L

(Community Development Organization)

Robert W. Tourigny, Manchester                                                                     Effective:  July 1, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 1, 2017

 

Board of Dental Examiners - RSA:  317-A

Tara Levesque-Vogel, Nashua                                                                         Effective:  July 15, 2012

Succeeding:  Neil S. Hiltunen, North Hampton (term limited)                    Expiration:  July 15, 2017

 

Board of Fire Control - RSA:  153:2

(Electrical Engineer)

Richard M. Heath, Bow                                                                                     Effective:  July 8, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 8, 2017

 

Board of Fire Control - RSA:  153:2

(Insurance)

William L. Mead, Sr., Franconia                                                                       Effective:  July 8, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 8, 2017

 

New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority - RSA:  195-D:4

Mary W. McLaughlin, Bedford                                                                        Effective:  June 30, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  June 30, 2017

 

Juvenile Parole Board - RSA:  170-H

Barbara R. Carpenter, Kensington                                                                  Effective:  July 1, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 1, 2017

 

State Lottery Commission - RSA:  284:21-a

Paul J. Holloway, Rye                                                                                        Effective:  June 29, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  June 29, 2015

 

Passenger Tramway Safety Board - RSA:  225-A

(Insurance Industry)

Selden Hannah, Rochester                                                                                Effective: June 20, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  June 1, 2016

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees - RSA:  100-A:14

(Nominated by the NH Police Association)

Dean W. Crombie, Somersworth                                                                      Effective:  July 1, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 1, 2014

 

Director of the Division of Administration for the Department of Safety - RSA:  21-P:16

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Safety

John T. Beardmore, Hopkinton                                                                        Expiration:  March 31, 2014

Succeeding:  Wesley J. Colby, Laconia (resigned)                                        Effective:  June 20, 2012

Salary:  Grade GG, Maximum Step - $90,606

 

New Hampshire School Building Authority - RSA:  195-C:1

Donald P. Bliss, Hampton                                                                                 Effective:  July 1, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 1, 2015

 

Transportation Appeals Board - RSA:  21-L

(Legal Profession)

Eric G. Falkenham, Hopkinton                                                                         Effective:  June 20, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  May 7, 2014

 

Transportation Appeals Board - RSA:  21-L:14

(General Public)

Carl L. Quiram, Bedford                                                                                    Effective:  June 20, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  April 23, 2015

 

Director of the Division of Aeronautics, Rail and Transit  for the Department of Transportation - RSA:  21-L:7

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation

Patrick C. Herlihy, Contoocook                                                                       Effective:  June 20, 2012

Vacancy                                                                                                                Expiration:  August 20, 2014

Salary:  Grade FF, Step 3 - $75, 634                                                               

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees - RSA:  187-A

Pamela Diamantis, Greenland                                                                          Effective:  June 30, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  June 30, 2016

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees - RSA:  187-A

Chester E. Homer III, Portsmouth                                                                   Effective:  June 30, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  June 30, 2016

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees - RSA:  187-A

Henry B. Stebbins, Portsmouth                                                                        Effective:  June 30, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  June 30, 2016

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Board of Engineers - RSA:  310-A:3

Charles W. Ackroyd, Seabrook                                                                        Effective:  August 21, 2012

Succeeding:  Lee F. Carroll, Gorham (term limited)                                      Expiration:  August 21, 2017

 

Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers - RSA:  352:2

Carl A. Michaud, Londonderry                                                                        Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Susan Simonds, Swanzey Center                                             Expiration:  June 13, 2017

 

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority - RSA:  204-C

(Public Member)

Kenneth N. Ortmann, Rochester                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 1, 2017

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee - RSA:  483-A

(Municipal officer of a lakefront community)

Nominated by the NH Municipal Association

Dennis J. Pavlicek, Newbury                                                                             Effective:  August 1, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  August 1, 2015

 

New Hampshire Municipal Bond Bank - RSA:  35-A

Marian Alese, Milford                                                                                        Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Katherine E. L. Chambers, Milford (resigned)                       Expiration:  July 1, 2017

 

Board of Registration of Podiatrists - RSA:  315

Jennifer S. Sartori, Fremont                                                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Wayne C. Gould, Rollinsford (term limited)                           Expiration:  June 3, 2017

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees - RSA:  100-A:14

(Nom. by the New Hampshire State Employee’s Association)

Mary Kathleen McGovern, Penacook                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  July 1, 2014

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees - RSA:  100-A:14

(NH Local Government Center)

Guy Scaife, Milford                                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Keith R. Hickey, Merrimack (resigned)                                   Expiration:  September 5, 2013

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees - RSA:  100-A:14

(Nom. by the NH State Permanent Fireman’s Association)

George A. Walker, Nashua                                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Brian W. Morrissey, Nashua                                                      Expiration:  July 1, 2014

 

Deputy Director of Motor Vehicles at the Department of Safety - RSA:  21-P:11-a

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Safety

William R. Joseph, Bristol                                                                                  Effective:  August 9, 2012

Reappointment                                                                                                    Expiration:  August 9, 2016

Salary:  Grade FF; step 1; $63,231

 

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A.      Authorized to receive private sponsorship support for business recruitment at a value of approximately $13,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

B.      Authorized to accept a donation of 34 pairs of wading shoes/waders from Tom Ciardelli, Hanover, NH, valued at $4,277.

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

C.      Authorized to accept monetary donations to the Rivers and Lakes Management and Protection Fund, for a total amount of $4,140.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE VETERANS CEMETERY

D.      Authorized to accept donations of a granite bench and pavers, lawn care, Troy-Bilt lawnmowers, and computer software in the amount of $9,255.66.

 

#2           CONSENT CALENDAR – OUT OF STATE TRAVEL:

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

A.      Authorized for one employee to travel to Scottsdale, AZ, six days for out of state travel from July 17-22, 2012 to participate in the CALEA Conference, in the amount of $1,064.55.  100% Other Funds.

 

#3           CONSENT CALENDAR - TUITION:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

A.      Authorized to enter into an educational tuition agreement with Leadership New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, for Paul Susca to participate in the course titled Leadership New Hampshire, during the period of September 11, 2011 to May 3, 2012, and to pay said costs in the amount of $3,850.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Fees. 

 

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#4           The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Burton and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor St. Hilaire – yes, Councilor Sununu – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Wheeler – yes, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Economy Plumbing & Heating, Inc. located in Keene, NH.  Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.

 

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JUNE 20, 2012

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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                At approximately 11:08 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be loan made by the Business Finance Authority to Economy Plumbing & Heating, Inc., to finance to provide working capital 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 loan.  The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject. Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority, briefly explained the project.  The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor St. Hilaire introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN UNDER RSA 162-A:9  FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY TO ECONOMY PLUMBING & HEATING, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Burton.  There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor St. Hilaire, Councilor Sununu,  Councilor Wieczorek and Councilor Wheeler;  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 AWARDING A LOAN

UNDER RSA 162-A:9 FROM THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF

THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO ECONOMY PLUMBING & HEATING, INC

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to a loan by the Authority to Economy Plumbing & Heating, Inc. (the "Borrower") in the original principal amount of up to $250,000 to provide financing towards working capital in support of the Merck-Glycofi project in Lebanon, New Hampshire (the "Loan")

 

                WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of RSA Chapter 162-A, the Governor and Council is authorized to approve the recommendation of the Authority and to authorize and approve the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council will receive all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed Loan by the Authority; and

 

                WHEREAS, further action by the Authority with respect to the proposed transaction is subject to the passage of this Resolution and cannot be taken until after its passage.

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved that:

 

                1.             Findings and Determination.  On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

 

                a.             Special Findings.

 

                                (i)  The Loan in consistent with local or regional development plans or policies.

 

                b.             General Findings.

 

(i)            The Loan that the Authority has proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

 

(ii)           The Loan that the Authority has proposed is within the policy of, and the authority conferred, by RSA Chapter 162-A.

 

(iii)          The Loan that the Authority has proposed 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.

 

(iv)          The Loan that the Authority has proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

 

                2.             Approval.              Governor and Council approve the Loan by the Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of the loan documents substantially in the form submitted to Governor and Council and to take such further action as the act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

 

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

 

                Passed and agreed to June 20, 2012.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#5           Authorized to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Merrimack, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-19-11, item #2), in the amount of $500,000, to allow for finalization of the job creation requirements of the grant, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2013 from June 30, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Newport, NH, to rehabilitate 42 units of housing at Maple Manor, Newport, NH, in the amount of $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#7           Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Earth Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, to continue implementation of GRANIT, the State’s computerized geographic information system, in the amount of $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#8           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues, in the amount of $10,627.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#9           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 $10,882.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#10         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues, in the amount of $10,714.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  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 $11,962.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#12         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 $11,571.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#13         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 $10,874.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#14         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with 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 $10,801.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#15         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 $11,438.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#16         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues, in the amount of $11,131.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#17         NOT USED

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#18         Authorized nomination of Captain Eric M. Elliot, Augusta, ME, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#19         Authorized confirmation of Timothy L. White, Campton, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#20         Authorized confirmation of Major Ryan P. Jones, York, ME, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

 

#21         Authorized confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Shawn R. Burrus, Hampton, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#22         Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the US Forest Service – White Mountain National Forest, Campton, NH, for the purpose of a Wildland Fire Planning and Implementation Plan, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#23         Authorized to enter into a contract agreement with GM2 Associates Inc., Concord, NH, for Professional Civil/Environmental Engineering & Surveying Services for planning and design of various projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#24         Authorized to enter into a contract agreement with Dubois & King Inc., Randolph, VT, for Professional Civil/Environmental Engineering & Surveying Services for planning and design of various projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#25         Authorized to enter into a contract agreement with Tighe & Bond Inc., Westfield, MA, for Professional Civil/Environmental Engineering & Surveying Services for planning and design of various projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#26         Authorized to enter into a contract agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Bedford, NH, for Professional Civil/Environmental Engineering & Surveying Services for planning and design of various projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#27         Authorized to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $431,198 ($60,945 general funds, $370,253 other funds).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  14.1% General, 85.9% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#28         Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $340,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of July.

 

#29         Authorized the Division of Personnel’s request for a waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#30         Authorized the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to increase its fleet by purchasing one used vehicle in an amount not to exceed $7,900, for a total of 28 vehicles; and reduce the Bureau’s lease of state-owned equipment and in-state travel costs.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% General, 27% Agency Fees. 

 

#31         Authorized to extend two temporary full-time positions; Business Analyst II, and Program Specialist III, from the end date of June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#32         Authorized the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a 20 month holdover amendment with the City of Keene, NH, providing courtroom and office space for the Keene District Court comprised of approximately 4,586 square feet, Keene, NH, in an amount not to exceed $87,677.  Effective July 1, 2012 through February 28, 2014.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

#33         Authorized to amend a contract with Inmate Calling Solutions LLC, d/b/a IC Solutions, San Antonio, TX, (originally approved by G&C on 5-16-07, item #17), for Inmate and Pay Telephone Services, by extending the completion date from August 22, 2012 to February 22, 2013.  No Additional Funding. 

 

#34         Authorized to amend a sole source Master Statewide Contract, Professional License Management, with System Automation Corporation, Calverton, MD (originally approved by G&C on 10-22-03, item #12), for upgraded statewide professional licensing software, maintenance, support, training, upgrades to comply with credit card security requirements, new agency implementations and installation services, by increasing the amount by $698,336 from $1,801,664 to $2,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013. 

 

#35         Authorized the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Jeremy Hiltz Excavating Inc., Ashland, NH, for the NHARNG Combat Trail – NHARNG Training Site, Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $245,510.  (2)Further authorized the amount of $24,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $269,510.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorized the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corp., Gilford, NH, for replacement doors, operators and hardware in the Special Housing Unit of the NH State Prison, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $1,126,349.  (2)Further authorized the amount of $77,151 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for Capital Clerk oversight services provided, bringing the total to $1,203,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2013.  100% Capital – General Funds. 

 

#37         Authorized the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Covenant Fire Protection Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Design/Build Sprinkler System at Acute Psychiatric Services Building, Hugh Gallen State Office Park, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $998,000.  (2)Further authorized the amount of $85,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for Capital Clerk oversight services provided, bringing the total to $1,083,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 27, 2013.  100% Capital – General Funds. 

 

#37A      Authorized to enter into a one year memorandum of agreement with the Laconia Police Department, Laconia, NH, for security services at the Lakes Region Facility, in an amount not to exceed $11,976.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#37B      Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to pay the National Association of State Budget Officers, Washington, DC, for Fiscal Year 2013 membership dues, in an amount not to exceed $12,200.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#37C      Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Raymond S. Burton with regard to the financing of certain construction, renovation and equipment and the refinancing of certain outstanding indebtedness in connection with Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, NH.

 

#37D      Authorized to accept a donation from the City of Laconia in the form of a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency, with a value of $40,000 to conduct a Phase II environmental assessment of the Blood Building (located at the Lakes Region Facility formerly known as the Laconia State School on Route 106 in Laconia).  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorized to enter into a Property Access Agreement with the City of Laconia and Consent for Access to Property Agreement with the EPA detailing mutual covenants, conditions, and agreements to allow engineering firm working for the EPA to conduct a Phase II environmental assessment at the Blood Building.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 6, 2012.

 

                                STATE TREASURY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#38         Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $81,981 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $81,980.28 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

#39         Authorized the Supplemental Resolution and the issuance of up to $130 million of turnpike new money revenue bonds, 2012 series C.  Under RSA 237-A:2 The State Treasurer is Authorized to sell the bonds to a syndicate of underwriters to be selected by the State Treasurer, to execute and deliver to the underwriters a Purchase Contract and a final Official Statement in such form as deemed appropriate, and to execute and deliver all other documents and instruments necessary or convenient to carry out this transaction, as set forth in the Supplemental Resolution. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MARKETS AND FOODS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#40         Authorized to budget and expend carry forward funds totaling $145,000 received from various commercial feed registrations to support operations of the NH Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and establish one class 03 – Grants non-federal, to fulfill the scope of work with University of NH Veterinary Diagnostic Lab.  (2)Further authorized to enter into a Grant Agreement with the University of NH Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, for the continuing support of laboratory operations and full suite of services to benefit the veterinary and agricultural communities of the state as well as to state and federal agencies, in the total amount of $145,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Revolving Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#41         Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with Gary Saccomani, Feeding Hills, MA, to provide custodial and general maintenance work at the Eastern States Exposition New Hampshire Building, West Springfield, MA, in the amount of $7,063.  Effective April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013.  100% Other Funds – Big E Building. 

 

#42         Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with Strafford County Conservation District, Dover, NH, for the Stafford and Rockingham County Small Farm Nutrient Management Initiative in Strafford and Rockingham Counties, in the amount of $20,925.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee. 

 

#43         Authorized to retroactively amend a grant with the Town of Greenland, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-16-08, item #33), for the Winnicut River Dam Removal Project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013 from December 31, 2010.  100% Other Funds – Soil Conservation. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#44         Authorized to enter into sub grants with CAC of Merrimack County, CAC of Coos County, CADY Inc., Comm. Alliance of Human Services, and NHCADSV, from the FFY 2009 ARRA, Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, in the total amount of $221,952 for child advocacy, youth at risk and victim service related programs.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  

 

#45         Authorized to amend item #43J originally approved by G&C on June 17, 2009, the federal grant from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, federal fiscal year 2009 ARRA, Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, for the purpose of improving the functioning of the criminal justice system, by extending the end date from February 28, 2013 to June 30, 2013.  (2)Further authorized to extend the end dates of four Full Time Temporary positions (Cold Case Unit Attorney, Consumer Protection Attorney, a Training Specialist, and a Cold Case Unit Investigator), for the purpose of enhancing services, from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#46         Authorized to designate Karin Eckel as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $68,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 through September 20, 2015.

 

#47         Authorized to designate Patrick J. Queenan as an Attorney at a salary of $57,000.  Effective July 1, 2012.

 

#48         Authorized to appoint Calice Couchman-Ducey as a Criminal Investigator at a salary level of $60,583, LB BB, Step #3.  Effective July 6, 2012 through June 30, 2017.

 

#49         Authorized to designate Lisa L. Wolford as an Attorney at a salary of $62,000.  Effective July 1, 2012.

 

#50         Authorized to reappoint Todd M. Flanagan as a Criminal Investigator at a salary level of $60,583, LB BB, Step 3.  Effective June 30, 2012 through June 30, 2017.

 

#51         Authorized to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics for the purpose of providing administrative prosecution legal services and to accept and expend $10,000 from the Board for providing these services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Transfer from Other Agencies Fees. 

 

#52         Authorized to amend a contract with Attorney David F. Conley, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #58B), for the purpose of serving as a Hearing Officer on an as needed basis for appeals before any of the environmental councils of the Department of Environmental Services, by extending the end date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Transfer from other agencies. 

 

#53         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Milli Knudsen, Milford, NH, for the purpose of providing technical assistance to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, in an amount not to exceed $15,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#54         Authorized to amend a memorandum of understanding with the NH Real Estate Appraiser Board (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-11, item #45, in the amount of $10,000), for the purpose of providing administrative prosecutions and to reimburse the Department of Justice for providing these services, by extending the end date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  (2)Further authorized to amend a sole source contract with David Conley, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-12, item #45, in the amount of $7,700), for the purpose of providing the administrative prosecution services for the Board, by extending the end date of June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Transfer from Other Agencies. 

 

#55         Authorized to enter into sub grants totaling $268,900 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 6, 2012, from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s FFY 2010-2011 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Block Grant Programs for increase enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws, to include outreach, education and training.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#56         Authorized to enter into a sub grant with the Community Council of Nashua, totaling $20,000 from the Violence Against Women Formula Grant, for the purpose of providing services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#56A      Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to pay Fiscal Year 2013 dues to the National Criminal Justice Association in the amount of $3,931.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#56B      Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to pay Fiscal Year 2013 dues to the National Association of Attorneys General in the amount of $28,672.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

#56C      TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire voted to table the request to amend a contract with Compass Health Analytics Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 6-17-09), to perform review and cost evaluation of proposed health insurance mandated benefits at the request of a legislative committee by extending the end date from June 30, 2012 to September 30, 2012, and by increasing the maximum compensation from $50,000 to $95,000.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#57         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Lisa Mausolf, Reading MA, to conduct a historic context study and workshop of mid-twentieth century modern high design architecture in NH in anticipation of sale of the NHES administration building, Concord, NH, in the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorized to accept and place on file the 2011 Annual Report.

 

#59         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Granite State Lawncare LLC, Claremont, NH, for lawn care and landscape services at NHES local office, Claremont, NH, in the amount not to exceed $15,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

#60         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Sununu authorized the request to enter into a sole source contract with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Washington, D.C., for membership in NCARB and the administration of the national architectural registration examinations in the amount of $23,500.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of the Commissioner

#61         Authorized to enter into a short-term license for use of premises with the NH Food Bank, Manchester, NH, to provide the NH Food Bank, a 501 c3 charity program of NH Catholic Charities, the use of up to 3.5 acres of land located on the premises of the Sununu Youth Services Center to farm a garden to provide food donated for distribution to agencies throughout the State of NH.

 

#62         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to pay the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, VA, for the annual membership dues in the amount of $18,800.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  60% Federal, 40% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Information Services

#63         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Pittsburgh, PA (originally approved by G&C on 5-3-06, item #42), to continue to provide system modifications to the New HEIGHTS/Medicaid Management Information System and to provide Managed Care system development, by increasing the price by $1,165,042 from $2,053,653 to an amount not to exceed $3,218,695, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Finance

#64         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with ePlus Technology Inc., Herndon, VA, to manage the Cisco Unified Communications infrastructure including phone services, in an amount not to exceed $270,345.60.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2015.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#65         Authorized to amend a contract with First Health Services Corporation, Glen Allen, VA, (originally approved by G&C on 6-9-10, item #82), to manage pharmacy benefits for the Medicaid Program, by increasing the price by $211,020 from $9,792,425 to an amount not to exceed $10,003,445.  Effective upon G&C approval.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#66         Authorized to enter into an agreement with ICF Macro Inc., Calverton, MD, to administer and report the results of a consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey for Medicaid populations in an amount not to exceed $25,974.  Effective June 20, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs

#67         Authorized to enter into a contract with Lewin Services Inc., Falls Church, VA, to provide Capacity Building as part of the Health Profession Opportunity Project, in an amount not to exceed $239,483.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorized to enter into a contract with the NH Center for Public Policy Studies, Concord, NH, to develop a Health and Equity Report Card as part of the ongoing efforts to improve overall health of NH communities, in an amount not to exceed $33,620.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through January 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Child Support Services

#69         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Burlington, NC, for paternity testing services in an amount not to exceed $129,600.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2015.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Xerox State & Local Solutions Inc., Fairfax, VA, for State Disbursement Unit Services in an amount not to exceed $3,350,500.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#71         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with BizStream, Allendale, MI, to provide operational support services for continued use of the web-based residential management system for the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center in an amount not to exceed $81,976.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to amend an agreement with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #249), for the provision of a 15-bed male short-term staff secure shelter care facility known as Midway Shelter, Bradford, NH, by increasing the price by $1,338,578 from $1,338,578 to an amount not to exceed $2,677,156, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  (2)Further authorized to amend an agreement with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #249), for the provision of a 15-bed co-ed short-term staff secure shelter care facility known as North Country Shelter, Jefferson, NH, by increasing the price by $1,280,869 from $1,280,869 to an amount not to exceed $2,561,738, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#73         Authorized to accept and expend additional agency income funds in the amount of $81,750.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (fees non-profit private) Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

                                Division of Community Based Care Services

#74         Authorized to amend an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-24-10, item #88), to continue to manage the statewide Deployment Cycle Support Program that provides support services to NH National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty service members and their families who are deployed or returning from combat, by increasing the price by $336,000 from $5,297,841 to an amount not to exceed $5,633,841, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2012 to September 30, 2012.  100% Other – Adjutant General Transfers. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#75         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $93,865.  Effective October 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#76         Authorized to amend an agreement with Thomas C. Moroney d/b/a Rehabilitation Services, Concord, NH,  (originally approved by G&C On 6-9-10, item #96), to provide services as a Vocational Expert, by increasing the price $58,000 from $112,400 to an amount not to exceed $170,400, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#77         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, to provide disability determination services, in an amount not to exceed $411,950.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#78         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Nancy McCarthy, RN, Manchester, NH, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#79         Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, Late Item B), to expand the Housing Bridge Subsidy program for persons with mental illness who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, by increasing the price by $746,323 from $1,664,400.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  36% Federal, 64% General Funds. 

 

#80         Authorized to amend an agreement with the Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-9-10, item #106), to provide public guardianship services, by increasing the price by $951,472.18 from $1,791,454.09 to an amount not to exceed $2,742,926.27, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of $151,839.10. 100% General Funds. 

 

#81         Authorized to amend an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #129), to provide public guardianship services, by increasing the price by $402,141.32 from $793,797.59 to an amount not to exceed $1,195,938.91, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of $64,175.05.  100% General Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized to enter into a contract with Seacoast Consumer Alliance Peer Support Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide peer support services in Region 8, in an amount not to exceed $226,503.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#83         Authorized to enter into a contract with Tri-City Consumers’ Action Cooperative, Rochester, NH, to provide peer support services in Region 9, in an amount not to exceed $145,357.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#84         Authorized to enter into a contract with The Stepping Stone Drop-In Center Association, Claremont, NH, to provide peer support services in Region 2, in an amount not to exceed $344,575.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#85         Authorized to enter into a contract with Lakes Region Consumer Advisory Board, Laconia, NH, to provide peer support services in Regions 3 and 4, in an amount not to exceed $315,872.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#86         Authorized to enter into a contract with The Alternative Life Center, Conway, NH, to provide peer support services in Region 1, in an amount not to exceed $390,684.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#87         Authorized to enter into a contract with On The Road To Recovery Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide peer support services in Region 7 and 10, in an amount not to exceed $411,630.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#88         Authorized to enter into a contract with Monadnock Area Peer Support Agency, NH, to provide peer support services in Region 5, in an amount not to exceed $140,613.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#89         Authorized to enter into a contract with H.E.A.R.T.S. Peer Support Center of Greater Nashua Region VI, Nashua, NH, to provide peer support services in Region 6, in an amount not to exceed $214,128.  (2)Further authorized an advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth of the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#89A      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 Region 3, in an amount not to exceed $422,669.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#89B      Authorized to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide mental health services in Region 8, in an amount not to exceed $573,579.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#89C      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 Region 9, in an amount not to exceed $176,444.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#89D      Authorized to enter into an agreement with Mental Health Center of Southern NH d/b/a CLM Center for Life Management, Derry, NH, to provide mental health services in Region 10, in an amount not to exceed $351,335.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  64% General, 36% Federal Funds. 

 

#89E      Authorized to enter into an agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., Concord, NH, to provide mental health services in Region 4, in an amount not to exceed $623,444.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  79% General, 21% Federal Funds. 

 

#89F       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, to provide mental health services in Region 5, in an amount not to exceed $323,595.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  73% General, 24% Federal Funds. 

 

#89G      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 Region 2, in an amount not to exceed $273,552.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  63% General, 37% Federal Funds. 

 

#89H      Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, to provide mental health services in Region 1, in an amount not to exceed $358,890.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds. 

 

#89I       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Council of Nashua, d/b/a Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council, Nashua, NH, to provide mental health services in Region 6, in an amount not to exceed $829,061.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  82% General, 18% Federal Funds. 

 

#89J       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide mental health services in Region 7, in an amount not to exceed $1,462,849.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#90         Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with National Council and Crime Delinquency, Madison, WI (originally approved by G&C on 3-24-10, item #82), to develop an Actuarial Risk Assessment for Adult Protective Services, by increasing the price from $0 to $5,250, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2012 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorized to amend an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #212), to provide Adult In-Home Care, Community Elder Support Services, Homemaker, Nutrition and Transportation services, by decreasing the price by $427,296.01 from $3,165,241.62 to $2,737,945.61 and terminating scope of services for Adult In-Home Care and Homemaker, in Grafton County.  (2)Further authorized to amend a sole source agreement with North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency Inc., Littleton, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #220), to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services, by increasing the price by $136,010.50 from $59,384 to $195,394.50, adding Adult In Home Care to the scope of services and increasing Homemaker units to serve individuals in northern Grafton County.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  48.45% Federal, 51.55% General Funds.  (3)Further authorized to amend a sole source agreement with Lakes Region Community Services Council, d/b/a Lakes Region Community Services, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-8-11, item #136), to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services, by increasing the price by $228,943.56 from $2,321,756 to $2,550,699.56 and adding Adult In Home Care and Homemaker to the scope of services to serve individuals in southern Grafton County.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  48.33% Federal, 51.67% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#92         Authorized a renew and amend option with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #121), to continue Multiple Offender Program services, by increasing the price by $221,000 from $442,000 to $663,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Client Fees) Funds. 

 

#93         Authorized a renew and amend option with Southeastern NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Inc., Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-9-10, item #100), to continue Multiple Offender Program services, by increasing the price by $598,000 from $1,196,000 to $1,794,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Client Fees) Funds. 

 

#94         Authorized a renew and amend option with Amethyst Foundation Inc., Epping, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-9-10, item #100), to continue Multiple Offender Program services, by increasing the price by $117,000 from $234,000 to $351,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Client Fees) Funds. 

 

#95         Authorized a renew and amend option with National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Greater Manchester – Serenity Place, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-9-10, item #100), to continue Multiple Offender Program services, by increasing the price by $147,000 from $294,000 to $441,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Client Fees) Funds. 

 

#96         Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $69,411.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  95% General, 5% Highway Funds. 

 

#97         Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Headrest Inc., Lebanon, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $251,450.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  50.85% General, 3.16% Highway, 45.99% Federal Funds. 

 

#98         Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $199,025.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  46% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.15% Highway Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Horizons Counseling Center Inc., Gilford, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $189,576.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  45.99% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.16% Highway Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $28,922.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#101       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $332,530.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Programs Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $611,907.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  46% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.15% Highway Funds. 

 

#103       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $86,803.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  45.99% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.16% Highway Funds. 

 

#104       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Manchester Alcoholism Rehabilitation Center, Manchester, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $1,120,599.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  46% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.15% Highway Funds. 

 

#105       Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Southeastern NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Dover, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $1,329,836.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  56.65% Federal, 40.82% General, 2.53% Highway Funds. 

 

#106       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $74,406.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  45.99% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.16% Highway Funds. 

 

#107       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $432,468.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  46% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.15% Highway Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Phoenix Houses of New England Inc., Providence, RI, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $1,457,490.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  45.99% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.16% Highway Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $27,114.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  45.65% Federal, 51.16% General, 3.19% Highway Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism d/b/a Keystone Hall, Nashua, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $1,356,945.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  61.43% Federal, 36.32% General, 2.25% Highway Funds. 

 

#111       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $97,819.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  46% Federal, 50.85% General, 3.15% Highway Funds. 

 

#112       Authorized with Councilors Sununu and Wheeler voting no, to enter into an agreement with The Youth Council, Nashua, NH, to provide for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $75,013.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  45.89% Federal, 50.95% General, 3.16% Highway Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#113       Authorized to accept and expend Other Funds in the amount of $500,000 from the Department of Safety for purposes of supporting the Northern New England Poison Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  60% Agency Income (E911), 40% General (Fire/EMS) Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#114       Authorized to enter into a memorandum of understanding in the amount of $500,000 under which the Department of Safety will provide funding to the Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of supporting the Northern New England Poison Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  60% E911, 40% Fire/EMS Funds. 

 

#115       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, to provide pediatric primary care services, in an amount not to exceed $374,616.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  11.96% Federal, 88.04% General Funds. 

 

 #116      Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #172), to provide healthcare workforce and primary care access data to identify and re-designate health shortage areas, by increasing the price by $63,760 from $71,260 to $135,020, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014.  31.368% Federal, 68.632% General Funds. 

 

#117       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening Section, Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Program to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a The Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to administer enhanced services for the development, implementation and evaluation of a Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Strategic Plan, and to assess and enhance partnerships for a healthy communities coalition and provide a policy review and policy action plan, in an amount not to exceed $149,997.16.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Public Health Improvement Section to enter into an agreement with North Carolina Public Health Foundation, Raleigh, NC, to provide quality improvement training to Division of Public Health Service employees, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorized the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a grant agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, under which the Division of Public Health Services will provide 2 portable ventilators and necessary accessories valued at $13,980 to enhance respiratory medical capacity in response to a large-scale health emergency, using funding supported by the federal Department of Homeland Security Grant to NH.  Effective upon G&C approval and until the grant agreement is terminated by one of the parties.   100% Other Funds (origin, Dept of Safety – Federal Homeland Security Grant). 

 

#120       Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Community Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with Health and Safety Council of Strafford County, Somersworth, NH, to improve regional public health emergency preparedness, implement flu vaccine clinics, and provide planning and training specific to nuclear power plant incidents, in an amount not to exceed $115,500.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  80.91% Federal, 7.84% General, 11.26% Utility (Transfer form Emergency Management) Funds. 

 

#121       Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Community Health Development Section to enter into an agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, to improve regional public health emergency preparedness, in an amount not to exceed $87,500.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  89.65% Federal, 10.35% General Funds. 

 

#122       Authorized the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Rural Health and Primary Care Section and the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Medicaid Business and Policy to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Bi-State Primary Care Association, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #102), to recruit healthcare professionals to medically underserved areas of NH and to provide oral health professional recruitment services, by increasing the price by $344,000 from $348,000 to $692,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2014.  37.60% Federal, 62.40% General Funds. 

 

#123       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening Section, Comprehensive Cancer Control Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-26-10, item #56), to provide management services to the NH Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration, by increasing the price by $272,000 from $320,000 to $592,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, to provide primary care services for individuals experiencing homelessness, in an amount not to exceed $122,324.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  19.95% Federal, 80.05% General Funds. 

 

#125       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Indian Stream Health Center Inc., Colebrook, NH, to provide primary care services, in an amount not to exceed $140,718.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  17.11% Federal, 82.89% General Funds. 

 

#126       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH, to provide primary care services, in an amount not to exceed $234,350.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  19.95% Federal, 80.05% General Funds. 

 

#127       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $315,568.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  25.22% Federal, 74.78% General Funds. 

 

#128       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $370,854.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  32.95% Federal, 67.05% General Funds. 

 

#129       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with The New London Hospital Association Inc., New London, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $323,264.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  34.4% Federal, 65.6% General Funds. 

 

#130       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $243,106.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  39.72% Federal, 60.28% General Funds. 

 

#131       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Health First Family Care Center, Franklin, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $400,476.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  25.1% Federal, 74.9% General Funds. 

 

#132       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Manchester Community Health Center, Manchester, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $572,396.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  33.15% Federal, 66.85% General Funds. 

 

#133       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $551,408.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  37.39% Federal, 62.61% General Funds. 

 

#134       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $340,554.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  34.07% Federal, 65.93% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Goodwin Community Health, Somersworth, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $600,396.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  33.68% Federal, 66.32% General Funds. 

 

#136       Authorized the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, to provide primary care services and breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $922,436.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  30.38% Federal, 69.62% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE ADULT PAROLE BOARD

#137       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Sununu authorized the request to establish an entrance salary of $64,615, salary group AA, Step Maximum for Ms. Andrea Goldberg, Executive Assistance to the Parole Board.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#138       Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $73,841 from the NH Department of Justice, for the implementation of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response initiative for the purpose of preventing and responding effectively to sexual abuse of inmate victims.  (2)Further authorized to extend one full-time budgeted Victim Witness Specialist position, Labor Grade 26.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income (NH Victim Assistance Fund at origin).  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#139       Authorized to enter into a contract with MHM Solutions Inc., Vienna, VA, for the provision of Medical-Dental Services, in the amount of $5,779,465.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds. 

 

#140       Authorized to enter into a contract with Johnstone Enterprises LTD d/b/a Granite State Shuttle Service, Dover, NH, to provide courier services, in the amount of $188,162.51.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds. 

 

#141       Authorized to exercise a renewal option and to contract with Johnstone Enterprises LTD d/b/a Granite State Shuttle Services, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #52B), for the provision of courier services, by increasing the price by $73,569.60 from $105,032.20 to $178,601.80.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

#142       Authorized to exercise a renewal option and to contract with Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., d/b/a Maxim Staffing Solutions, Newton, MA (originally approved by G&C on 4-18-12, item #76A), for the provision of Temporary Nursing services, by increasing the price by $155,048 from $77,524 to $232,572.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds. 

 

#143       Authorized to enter into a contract with Grevior Furniture Inc., Franklin, NH, for the provision of retail space, sales staff, advertising, and transit services for inmate made crafts/products.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  No state funding required as Grevior Furniture Inc., will receive a commission from each of the inmates crafts/products sold to the public at the store location, in lieu of any payment for vendor services.

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#144       Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to continue membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, for an amount of $8,800.41.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Bank Exams and Assessment) Funds. 

 

#145       Authorized to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, for an amount of $6,036.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Bank Exams and Assessment) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#146       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire authorized the request to amend a sole source contract with the NH Fisher Cats, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-10-10, item #57), for large signage to be placed in a strategic location at the NH Fisher Cats Stadium, by increasing the price from $50,000 to $61,000, and increase of $11,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2012.  100% Transfer Funds – Underage Drinking Initiative. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#147       Authorized to accept and expend $16,886 in federal funds from the US Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, for the purpose of providing oversight and regulatory enforcement of pipeline safety programs.  (2)Further authorized to amend the accept and expend requested action originally approved by G&C on 10-26-11, item #23, by extending the completion date by eleven months from July 31, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#148       Authorized to accept and expend $45,000 in grant funds from the US Department of Transportation – Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for work to be accomplished in the enforcement of the Underground Utility Damage Prevention System.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#149       Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $112,521 from the Volunteer Fire Assistance program for the purpose of disbursement directly to rural communities.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#150       Authorized the Bureau of Trails to accept the donation of use for a 2012 Polaris Ranger 800 6x6 and two 2012 Polaris Ranger 800XP utility vehicles, valued at $24,000 from Absolute Powersports NH, Gorham, NH.  (2)Further authorized to purchase these vehicles after the year of donated use, at a discounted price below the dealers cost.

 

#151       Authorized to accept and place on file the Division of Economic Development’s report regarding sponsorship funds that have been expended through June 30, 2012.

 

#152       Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to amend a grant from the US Department of Commerce (originally approved by G&C on 5-26-10, item #38A), to carry forward and budget grant funds in the amount of $604,811.93 in Fiscal Year 2013, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2013.  80% Federal, 20% Other (Agency Income) Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#153       Authorized to accept and expend funding in the amount of $24,200 from the Coastal Zone Management Program Grant via a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to support the new bathhouse and sewer hookup improvements at North Hampton State Beach.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#154       Authorized to increase the Revolving Fund assigned to the Department from $50,000 to $75,000, an increase of $25,000.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#155       Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to amend a contract with Stallion Builders LLC, Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-12-11, item #61A, in the amount of $249,921.31), for renovations to the Forestry Learning Center at Shieling Forest in Peterborough, by extending the completion date to August 31, 2012 from June 30, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#156       Authorized the Bureau of Trails to enter into Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance and Equipment contracts with the Snowmobile clubs as detailed in letter dated June 4, 2012, in the total amount of $504,884.74.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2013.  100% OHRV and Snowmobile Funds. 

 

#157       Authorized the Bureau of Trails to enter into Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance and Equipment contracts with the OHRV clubs as detailed in letter dated June 1, 2012, in the total amount of $328,928.28.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2013.  100% OHRV Funds. 

 

#158       Authorized the Bureau of Trails to amend a Recreational Trails Program Grant with each of the organizations as detailed in letter dated May 31, 2012, (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #65), by extending the end date to June 30, 2013 from June 30, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#159       Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Town of Bristol – Police Department, Bristol, NH, for security coverage and traffic control and Wellington State Park, in the amount of $7,800.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Park Account Funds. 

 

#160       Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Lease Agreement with AT&T d/b/a New Cingular Wireless PCS LLC, Alpharetta, GA, for certain areas of space at the summit of Mount Washington, for a total of $30,000 for the first year, and a 5% annual adjustment thereafter.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for three additional 5-year periods. 

 

#161       Authorized the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with Lou Hammond and Associates Inc., New York, NY, for public relations and marketing services in the US, in the amount of $300,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014, with the option to renew for one two-year period.  100% General Funds. 

 

#162       Authorized the Division of Economic Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-28-10, item #25A), for domestic and international advertising, marketing, and promotional services, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

#162A    Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with NH Wing Civil Air Patrol, Concord, NH, for aerial detection for flying forest fire detection patrols routes, in the amount of $11,499.  Effective April 29, 2012 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#163       Authorized the transfer of $15,000 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#164       Authorized to enter into Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement supplemental contracts with the NH Police Departments as detailed in letter dated May 23, 2012, in an aggregate total of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (OHRV) Funds. 

 

#165       Authorized to enter into a contract with Holden Engineering & Surveying Inc., Bedford, NH, to conduct a full boundary survey and boundary maintenance, to include certified plats and documents for the Dumpling Brook Wildlife Management Areas in Merrimack and Bedford, in the amount of $7,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2012.  25% Agency Income (Wildlife Habitat), 75% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#166       Authorized to budget and expend $647,962 in Pass-Thru Federal FEMA funds from the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, for the purpose of conducting Fluvial Erosion Hazard assessments and upgrade of community hazard mitigation plans.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#167       WITHDRAWN – The Agency withdrew the request to transfer $31,000 between Highway Fund accounts.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#168       Authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Lebanon in the amount of $1,294,062, which finalizes the loan amount used to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% ARRA, 50% Drinking Waster State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds. 

 

#169       Authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Bristol in the amount of $1,191,000, which finalizes the loan amount used to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% ARRA, 50% Drinking Waster State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds. 

 

#170       Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to complete the Great Bay Municipal Bioretention Program: Education, Resource Development, and Implementation, Phase I Project, in the amount of $134,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#171       Authorized to enter into a sole source Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for streamflow gaging, in the amount of $46,982.50.  Effective July 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012.  49% Interagency, 51% General Funds. 

 

#172       Authorized to pay membership dues to the Coastal States Organization, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,544.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.

 

#173       Authorized to amend a memorandum of understanding (originally approved by G&C on 1-14-09, item #37), for construction monitoring, permit amendment review, and coordination of the streamlining of wetlands permits for NHDOT public highway projects, and to continue NHDOT funding of the Environmentalist IV position through June 30, 2018.  100% NHDOT Funds. 

 

#174       Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement to accept and expend $15,000 from the Nashua Regional Planning Commission for DES staff time in support of the project entitled “A Granite State Future”.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2015. 

 

#175       Authorized a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Belmont to finance the Wastewater Pumping Station Improvements Projects in the amount of $1,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Clean Water State Revolving Fund, 17% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#176       Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Newfound Lakes Region Association, Bristol, NH, to complete the Newfound Lake Watershed Master Plan Implementation Phase II: Watershed Stewardship Project, in the amount of $64,698.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#177       Authorized to amend a contract with Ossipee Mountain Electronics Inc., Moultonboro, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-28-12, item #87), to install radio antennas and relocate transmission equipment, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#178       Authorized Steve Spratt’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

 

#179       Authorized James McSharry’s request to perform work on the Back Channel of the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

 

#180       Authorized Joan and John Schorsch’s request to perform work on Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

 

#181       Authorized Kevin Slover’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF MEDICINE

#182       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Sununu authorized the request to transfer appropriations between classes to enable the Board to pay expenses to other state agencies through FY 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

                                BOARD OF MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE

#183       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to budget and expend $8,800 in funds not otherwise appropriated to provide funding for the procurement of investigative services.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#184       Authorized to pay $31,000 in overtime/holiday for permanent personnel services out of salaries for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period May 18, 2012 through June 30, 2012.

 

#185       Authorized to amend a contract with Technical Gas Products Inc., North Haven, CT (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-10, item #72), for the sole purpose of providing Oxygen and Respiratory services to the Home, by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $57,060 to $87,060.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2012.  38% Federal, 44% Agency Income, 18% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#186       Authorized to amend a contract with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-16-11, item #111), to develop the Student Accessibility Assessment System Project, by extending the end date of June 30, 2012 to August 31, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#187       FAILED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Sununu, and with Councilors St. Hilaire, Sununu, and Wheeler voting no, failed to authorize the request to utilize the services of the medical and psychological consultants, and unencumbered payments on a fee for services basis, for a total cumulative amount of $914,880.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#188       Authorized the Division of Instruction to renew a contract with ABC Education Consultants LLC, Concord, NH, formerly Patricia Bradley Ewen (originally approved by G&C on 10-12-11, item #73), to provide content support and technical assistance to districts/schools and the Department of Education in Early Childhood Education, in an amount not to exceed $90,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#189       Authorized the Division of Instruction to renew a contract with Saundra Kent, Deering, NH, (originally approved by G&C On 9-14-11, item #121), to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI, on all aspects of NECAP test development in Science, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#190       Authorized to enter into a contract with Dawn Breault, Merrimack, NH, to provide targeted technical assistance services to school districts around the State of NH, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#191       Authorized to amend a sole source contract with SunGard Public Sector Ltd., Lake Mary, FL, (originally approved by G&C on 2-7-07, item #98), to purchase statewide licensing for the PerformancePlus suite, in an additional amount not to exceed $1,375,000, a total cost not to exceed $2,615,633.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#192       Authorized to pay the FY 2013 Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation annual dues in the amount  not to exceed $12,458.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#193       Authorized with Councilor Wheeler voting no, to grant funds to the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $85,632, to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics Education classes.  Effective September 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#194       Authorized to grant funds to Hillsborough County, Department of Corrections, in the amount not to exceed $32,247.81, to provide instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and GED test preparation.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#195       Authorized to grant funds to Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $292,634.98, to provide English as a Second Language classes at the Latin America Center, Manchester, NH, English for New Americans at the First Congregational Church, Manchester, NH, Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language classes in the Seacoast Area, and counseling services for ABE students, advanced ESOL Students and GED graduates transitioning to community colleges, 4-year colleges and universities.  Effective September 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#196       Authorized to enter into a contract with Oklahoma Scoring Services Inc., Norman, OK, to score and report the scores of the GED tests, in an amount not to exceed $31,160.  (2)Further authorized payment of services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through January 31, 2014.  100% Testing Fees. 

 

#197       Authorized to enter into a contract with Diana Petschauer, Alton, NH, to coordinate the NH Accessible Instructional Materials, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#198       Authorized the Division of Instruction to renew a contract with Janet Chamberlin, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #309), to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI on all aspects of NECAP test development in Science, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective June 30, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#199       Authorized the Division of Instruction to renew a contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #311), to develop systems and programs to analyze state assessment and other Division of Instruction data, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#200       Authorized to contract with Allyson Vignola, Barnstead, NH, as a Regional Master Educational Surrogate Parent, who will be responsible for providing management and support for trained and certified volunteer educational surrogate parents, and accepting temporary educational surrogate parent appointments for students in specific situations that require her special education expertise of require immediate appointment, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#201       Authorized to enter into a contract with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH, to develop, score, analyze, and report results of an alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards, The NH Alternate Learning Progressions Assessment, to meet current federal and state requirements in an amount not to exceed $775,428.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013, with the option to renew for up to five additional fiscal years.  43% General, 57% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION

#202       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire authorized the request to amend a contract with Griffin, York and Krause, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-25-12, item #73), for advertising services, by increasing the price by $352,483 from $2,114,898 to $2,467,381, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2012 to August 31, 2012.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                MCAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER

#203       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor St. Hilaire authorized the request to enter into a contract with Northeast Landscaping LLC, Chichester, NH, for landscaping services, in an amount not to exceed $2,795.  Effective July 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.  100% Center Revenue. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#204       Authorized to amend the Cooperative project agreement with Granite State College, (originally approved by G&C on 5-19-04, item #85), for interactive videoconferencing technology, by increasing the amount of $120,443 from $343,767 to $464,210, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#205       Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with NHTI – Concord’s Community College, Concord, NH, for general maintenance and supply services provided by NHTI, in the amount of $13,104.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#206       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Compass Group USA Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division, Rye Brook, NY, for the provision of meals through the NHTI – Concord’s Community College Capital Commons 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 $175,035.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#207       WITHDRAWN – The Agency withdrew the request to continue maintaining regular bank accounts with the NH banks as detailed in letter dated June 4, 2012, to use as temporary holding accounts for revenues collected by town municipal agents and motor vehicle substations.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#208       Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Eastman Park Micrographics Inc., Rochester, NY, to provide preventive maintenance, service and repairs to microfilm equipment, for an amount not to exceed $29,382.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#209       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Brentwood to purchase 30 Motorola Minitor V pagers, for a total amount of $6,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#210       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Allenstown, to purchase a mass care/emergency shelter utility trailer for a total amount of $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#211       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Dublin to purchase and install a wildfire mitigation and water resource system/equipment for a total amount of $50,691.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#212       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Winniacunnet Cooperative School District for the purchase and installation of a generator for backup power at the Winnacunnet High School which is the designated regional shelter for the communities of Hampton, Hampton Falls, North Hampton, South Hampton and Seabrook, in the amount of $43,745.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#213       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with School Administrative Unit #21 for the purchase of classroom emergency response kits and to develop a School Emergency Response Plan, in the amount of $17,085.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#214       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Plymouth to purchase and install a generator at the Fire Station for a total amount of $26,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#215       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements for a total amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#216       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Orange to develop the community’s Local Emergency Operations Plan for a total amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

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

 

#218       Authorized to amend a Multi-Division contract with Alan’s of Boscawen Inc., Boscawen, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #122, in the amount of $35,600), for catered events held at the Fire Academy campus/Incident Planning and Operations Center with only a few catered meals delivered to other locations in the State, by increasing the amount from $166,150 to $201,750, for additional emergency training exercises and drills.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  24% Federal, 65% Private Local, 8% Agency Income, 3% General Funds. 

 

#219       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter amend a grant agreement for Volunteer NH! (originally approved by G&C on 12-14-11, item #110), by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to September 30, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#220       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Volunteer NH! to conduct emergency preparedness activities under the NH Disaster Animal Response Team program for a total amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#221       Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Salem to purchase and equip a command post vehicle for a total amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#222       Authorized the Division of State Police to amend a memorandum of understanding with the Administrative Office of the Courts (originally approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #155), for the purpose of developing the components of the Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (J-One), by extending the end date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#223       Authorized the Division of Administration to pay annual membership dues of $11,000 to the International Fuel Tax Agreement Inc., Chandler, AZ.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#223A    Authorized to amend a contract with L-1 Identity Solutions Operating Company Inc., now Morpho Trust USA Inc., Billerica, MA, (originally approved by G&C On 1-27-10, item #91), to provide French and Spanish language translation, services and support to enhance the Automated Driver License Testing system, by increasing the price by $14,800 from $465,462 to $480,262.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#224       Authorized to retroactively amend item #122 originally approved by G&C on April 1, 2009 in the amount of $6,300,000, by extending the end date from February 17, 2012 to a new date of September 30, 2015 for statewide public transit capital improvement projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#225       Authorized to transfer $30,000 between Highway Fund accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#226       Authorized the Bureau of Rail and Transit to accept and expend additional revenue in the amount of $394,317 from the Special Railroad Fund for maintenance and repair of active State-owned railroad lines in the amount of $394,317.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  (2)Further authorized to expend an amount not to exceed $394,317 for maintenance and repairs to active state-owned railroad lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#227       Authorized the Turnpike System to transfer $450,000 between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Turnpike Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2012. 

 

#228       Authorized the Office of Federal Compliance to enter into a contract with Compliance USA Inc., Easton, NH, to provide employment outreach and placement services for minorities and female candidates under the NH on-the-Job Training program necessary to meet Federally mandated EEO/Affirmative Action requirements, based on a single bid received in a low bid process, for a total fee of $37,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#229       Authorized the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2.35 acre parcel of State owned land located in Milan to the Town of Milan for $3,900 which includes an Administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Highway Funds. 

 

#230       Authorized the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $131,235.06 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 15, 2012 through May 30, 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#231       Authorized the Bureau of Right of Way to sell an 11.3 acre parcel of State owned land located in Conway to the Town of Conway for $50,600 which includes an Administrative Fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#232       Authorized the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission in cooperation with the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments and the City of Nashua to provide funding and services under the Federal Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program through a local project administration process, totaling $195,660.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#233       TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request of the Bureau of Highway Design to amend an agreement with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY, (originally approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #309), for preliminary and final design for the rehabilitation of four red-listed bridges along the Interstate 93 corridor in the Town of Bow and City of Concord, by increasing the fee by $569,743.48 from $1,505,028.45 to $2,074,771.93, and by extending the date from November 20, 2012 to December 31, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#234       Authorized the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract with Unifirst Corporation, Lebanon, NH, for providing uniforms to certain employees of the Bureau of Mechanical Services, on the basis of a single bid in the amount of $9,624.24.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#235       Authorized the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Hoyle, Tanner & Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, for the preliminary design for the rehabilitation of the redlisted bridge carrying US Route 2 over the Connecticut River between the Towns of Lancaster, NH, and Guildhall, VT, for a fee not to exceed $289,837.43.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  80% Federal, 20% Other (Private Local) Funds. 

 

#236       Authorized the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Arcomm Communications Corp., Hillsboro, NH, for Intercom Communication Systems Services for toll facilities maintained by the Bureau of Turnpikes, in the amount of $21,220.  Effective July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2014.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#237       Authorized the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Corp., Bedford, for electrical services for facilities maintained by the Bureau of Turnpikes, in the amount of $54,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#238       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with North Country Council Inc., Bethlehem, NH, to support transportation coordination efforts for an amount not to exceed $23,841.  Effective July 1, 2012, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#239       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Contoocook Valley Transportation Company, Peterborough, NH, for transportation coordination efforts, for an amount not to exceed $82,220.  Effective July 1, 2012, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#240       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Concord Coach Lines, Concord, NH, for intercity bus service from Berlin, North Conway, and Littleton to Boston, MA, and for facility repairs and capital improvements at the State-owned bus terminal on Stickney Ave in Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $257,745.  Effective July 1, 2012, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  96.5% Federal, 3.5% Highway Funds. 

 

#241       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, for transportation coordination efforts in Sullivan and Coos-Grafton Counties, for an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2012 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#242       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Liddell Brothers Inc., Halifax, MA, for replacing all signs on the F.E. Everett Turnpike from Exit 7 to Exit 8 in Nashua, on the basis of a low bid of $320,568.01.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2012.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#243       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for 9.9 miles of pavement rehabilitation along US Route 4 in the Towns of Northwood, Nottingham, Barrington and Lee, on the basis of a low bid of $2,516,395.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $125,819.75 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#244       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with SRS Petroleum Services LLC, W. Bridgewater, MA, for fuel tank removal and new vehicle fueling facilities at the Gorham and Columbia Patrol Sheds, on the basis of a low bid of $857,550.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $85,755 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 2, 2012.  100% Capital Funds.  

 

#245       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Stephens-Marquis Associates, Inc., Merrimack, NH, for the construction of a new fueling facility on Hazen Drive in Concord, on the basis of a low bid of $759,440.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $75,944 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 3, 2013.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#246       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, for 15 miles of pavement preservation (AR Chip Seal) at three separate locations in the State, on the basis of a low bid of $1,548,712.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 17, 2012.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#247       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for pavement rehabilitation along 0.6 miles of Rockingham Boulevard from the I-93 ramps (Exit 1) to the intersection of NH 28 (Urban Compact) in Salem, on the basis of a low bid of $1,288,055.50.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $64,402.77 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#248       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter in to a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for widening NH 107 and the bridge over I-95 from the I-95 SB on/off ramps to the intersection with US 1 in Seabrook, on the basis of a low bid of $6,395,039.44.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $255,801.57 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 13, 2014.  51% Turnpike, 49% Town and Private Funds. 

 

#249       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for 8.7 miles of pavement rehabilitation on NH 28, including the Epsom Traffic Circle, in the towns of Allenstown, Pembroke, and Epsom, on the basis of a low bid of $2,868,340.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $143,417 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2012.  65.46% Federal, 34.54% State Funds. 

 

#250       Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for 7.2 miles of pavement rehabilitation and bridge rehabilitation work on 7 bridges along NH Route 101 in Auburn and Candia, on the basis of a low bid of $13,420,983.10.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $671,049.16 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 11, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

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ITEM REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove item #28- which was tabled at the June 6, 2012 Meeting.

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL – DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

#28         DENIED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor St. Hilaire, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to deny the petition of Amber K. Fontaine (age 42) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Welfare Fraud Class A.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until March 21, 2021. 

 

                                 

 

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The Next regular Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, Concord, NH.

 

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 2:10 p.m