GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

June 23, 2010 8:15 a.m.

 

 

 

The Governor and Executive Council convened at 8:15 a.m. with all members present.

 

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Attorney General Michael Delaney submitted to the Governor and Council a petition for the removal of Liquor Commissioner Mark Bodi.  The Governor and Council agreed to make the petition public.

 

- Meeting recessed -

 

The Governor and Council reconvened at 9:00 a.m.

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea and further on a roll call vote as follows:  Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wiezczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, voted, pursuant to RSA 4:1, II, to accept the petition for removal filed by the Attorney General with respect to Commissioner Bodi together with notice of the Council’s acceptance of same and that a hearing on the petition will be scheduled no earlier than 45 days after this date and in accordance with a scheduling order to be proposed by counsel to the parties and approved by further action of the Executive Council.  The Governor concurred with the vote.

 

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Councilor Burton talked about Munce Superior Oils, and the suspension of the business in Coos County due to a non-payment of road-toll tax due to the state.

 

Munce Superior Oils has submitted a letter per RSA 260:39 for appellate action. 

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatellino, voted to allow the Attorney General to gather information from the Department of Safety and to advise the Governor and Council to determine the necessity of a hearing under RSA 260:39.

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek voted to request the Attorney General under the authority of RSA 7:12, to retain special counsel for the purpose of preparing and filing a petition for removal, in accordance with applicable state law and on our behalf, of Banking Commissioner Peter Hildreth and, upon the acceptance of such petition, to present the cause for removal to the Governor and Executive Council at a hearing.

 

The Governor advised the Councilors that the counsel they interviewed has agreed to represent Executive Council on both the Commissioner Bodi and Commissioner Hildreth cases.  The Attorney General will prepare the engagement contract for fees which must be approved by Governor and Executive Council.

 

 

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of June 9, 2010.

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

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the June 9, 2010 meeting.

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RESIGNATIONS

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

 

State Committee on Aging

(Coos County)

Robert A. Loven, Dummer                                                                                Effective:  June 23, 2010

 

Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics

(Owner of registered tanning facility)

Kay Hoyt, Northwood                                                                                       Effective:  June 23, 2010

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Karol LaCroix, (i), North Hampton                                                                 Effective:  June 30, 2010

 

State Historical Resources Council

(Public Member)

Gail Colglazier, Londonderry                                                                            Effective:  April 22, 2010

 

Commission on the Status of Men

Joseph H. Mastromarino, Hampton                                                                                Effective:  May 21, 2010

 

Associate Justice of the Superior Court

William J. Groff, Peterborough                                                                         Effective:  August 1, 2010

 

Waste Management Council

(Municipal Public Works Field)

Carl L. Quiram, Manchester                                                                              Effective:  June 23, 2010

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Agricultural Advisory Board

(Coos County)

Scott Forbes, Lancaster                                                                                      Effective:  June 23, 2010

Succeeding:  Gordon Gray, Groveton                                                              Term:  January 31, 2015

 

Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Lisa M. Lanzara-Bazzani, Nashua                                                                  Effective:  August 24, 2010

Succeeding:  Victor I. Bazzani, Nashua                                                          Term:  August 24, 2015

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Nominated by the State Treasurer

Patricia B. Quigley, (d), Concord                                                                      Effective:  June 30, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Andrew R. Schulman, (d), Bedford                                                                  Effective:  June 30, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Fire Standards and Training Commission

(Federation of Fire Mutual Aid Association)

Kevin Pratt, Raymond                                                                                       Effective:  June 23, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 16, 2013

 

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority

(Public Member)

Michael J. Toomey, (r), Laconia                                                                      Effective:  July 1, 2010

Succeeding:  Gregory M. Dickinson, (r), Gilford, (term limited)  Term:  July 1, 2015

 

Lottery Commission

Debra M. Douglas, Concord                                                                              Effective:  June 29, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 29, 2013

 

Board of Medicine

(Public Member)

Edmund J. Waters, Jr., Contoocook                                                                Effective:  June 23, 2010

Succeeding:  Brian T. Stern, Dover (resigned)                                                Term:  October 14, 2011

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

John D. Crossier, Dover                                                                                      Effective:  June 30, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2014

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

John W. Small, New Castle                                                                                Effective:  June 23, 2010

Succeeding:  Richard E. Ashooh, Bedford (resigned)                                   Term:  June 30, 2011

 

Water Well Board

(Water Well Contractor)

Roger Skillings, Hollis                                                                                         Effective:  June 23, 2010

Succeeding:  Jeffrey Tasker, Northwood (term limited)                               Term:  September 15, 2012

 

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Agricultural Advisory Board

(Merrimack County)

Charlie Cole, Loudon                                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  John McPhail, Bow (term limited)                                            Term:  January 31, 2015

 

Business Finance Authority

F. Daniel Henderson Jr., Keene                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Stephen Duprey, Concord (resigned)                                       Term:  November 3, 2010

 

Division for Children, Youth, and Families Advisory Board

(Coos County)

Michael Adamkowski, Stewartstown                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 13, 2013

 

Connecticut River Valley Flood Control Commission

Robert G. Kline, Plainfield                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 1, 2013

 

Equalization Standards Board

Nominated by NH School Boards Association

R. Dean Michener, Durham                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 10, 2011

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Joseph A. DiBrigida, Jr., (r), Bedford                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  John E. Blair, (r), Barnstead, (resigned)                                   Term:  June 30, 2012

 

New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority

Deanna S. Howard, Etna                                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2015

 

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority

(Real Estate - Selling or Renting)

Mary Beth Rudolph, (i), Madbury                                                                   Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Katherine M. Walsh, (i), Hampton (term limited)                 Term:  July 1, 2015

 

Medical Review Subcommittee

(Physician Assistant)

Nominated by the Board of Medicine

Mark C. Iber, Strafford                                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Kevin Costin, Manchester (resigned)                                       Term:  December 9, 2012

 

State Commission on the Status of Men

Elaine Holden, Peterborough                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term:  September 1, 2010

 

Real Estate Appraisers Board

(Rep of NH Lending Institution)

Richard N. Burgess Jr., Ashland                                                                        Effective:  August 12, 2010

Succeeding:  Richard M. Wallis, Dover (resigned)                                         Term:  August 12, 2013

 

New Hampshire Retirement System Board of Trustees

(Nominated by the NH State Permanent Fireman’s Association)

Brian W. Morrissey, Nashua                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2012

 

Traffic Safety Commission

Anthony C. Maiola, Newport                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Robert J. L’Heureux, Merrimack                                              Term:  September 16, 2014

 

Board of Managers of the New Hampshire Veterans’ Home

(Member of a Chartered Veterans Service Organization)

Richard L. Murphy, Merrimack                                                                       Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 10, 2013

 

Board of Veterinary Medicine

John L. Gleason, DVM, Amherst                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Eileen Peterson, Auburn                                                             Term:  March 5, 2015

 

Advisory Council on Worker’s Compensation

(Rep of Insurance Interests of Commercial Workers’ Compensation Carriers)

Margaret M. Crouch, Bedford                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 13, 2013

 

 

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

A.      Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, to accept donations in the amount of $100 in memory of Jeanne Titcomb.

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan made by Southeast Economic Development Corporation to Green View Technologies, LLC located in Dovery6, 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 23, 2010

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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                At approximately 10:35 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be loan to be purchased by the Business Finance Authority made by the Southeast Economic Development Corporation to Green View Technologies, LLC to be used to purchase equipment and construct an oil recycling facility in Rollinsford, NH.  The Governor 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 B. 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 Shea introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10 WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM SOUTHEAST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO GREEN VIEW TECHNOLOGIES, LLC" and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Wieczorek.  There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea, Councilor Hollingworth, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor (s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

                                                                                                                                                                                          

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18

AWARDING A LOAN PURCHASE UNDER RSA 162-A:10

WITH RESPECT TO A CERTAIN LOAN FROM

THE SOUTHEAST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO

GREEN VIEW TECHNOLOGIES,LLC

 

                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 the purchase and acquisition by the Authority of a loan in the principal amount of One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000) (the "Loan") made by the Southeast Economic Development Corporation, a municipal corporation, organized and existing under the laws of the State of New Hampshire and a local development organization (the "Lender") to Green View Technologies, LLC,  a New Hampshire corporation (the "Borrower") to be used to purchase equipment and construct an oil recycling facility in Rollinsford, New Hampshire.

 

                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 purchase of the Loan by the Authority upon the making of specific findings after public hearing;

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the proposed purchase of the 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 Determinations.  On the basis of the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing the Governor and Council find:

 

                (a)           Special Findings.

 

                                (i)  The purchase and acquisition of the Loan will make available funds for the local or regional promotion, encouragement, or development of business activities in an area where such funds are needed; and

 

                                (ii)  The Loan to be purchased by the Authority does not impose an undue risk of loss to the Authority.                       

 

                (b)           General Findings.

 

                                (i)  The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

 

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

 

                                (iii)  The purchase of the Loan by the Authority as 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 purchase of the Loan by the Authority as proposed will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

 

2.                   Approval.  The Governor and Council approve the purchase of the Loan by the

Authority as recommended by the Authority and authorize the Authority to cause the execution and delivery of a Loan Purchase Agreement substantially in the form submitted to the Governor and Council and to take such further action under 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 23, 2010.

 

 

 

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

 

EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL HELD ON JUNE 23, 2010

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW

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                At approximately 10:40 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be  considered would be the proposed contract entitled “Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement” with the following bank: RiverBank and declared that the public hearing on the subject had commenced.  He said that he and the members of the Council had received written material from the Authority with respect to the proposed execution of the agreement.  The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Michael Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who briefly explained the proposed contract.  The Governor then repeated that the proceedings were a public hearing and asked whether any other person wished to speak; there being none, Councilor Hollingworth introduced a resolution entitled "A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18 APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED ‘CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM : LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT’ OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BY RIVERBANK” and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Shea.  There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea, Councilor Hollingworth, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor (s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

 

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18

APPROVING THE EXECUTION OF THE STANDARD CONTRACT ENTITLED

"CAPITAL ACCESS PROGRAM:  LENDER PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT"

OF THE BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

BY RIVERBANK

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

Passed and Agreed to June 23, 2010.

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#4           Authorized to enter into an agreement with the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, for the purpose of subgranting $388,500 to a nonprofit business, the NH Community Loan Fund, for a Microenterprise Development and Assistant Grant in the amount of $401,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorized to award a grant to the City of Keene, NH, in the amount of $495,000 to assist in the purchase of equipment and furnishing for a new YMCA facility being constructed in Keene.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#6           Authorized to award a grant to the City of Concord, NH, in the amount of $450,000, to assist in acquisition costs to develop 45 units of affordable rental housing in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

#6A        The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the request to accept a voluntary payment by the University System of NH of $25 million, as non-state funds, for deposit into the general fund of the State.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#7           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 $21,155.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#8           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal, and regional planning issues, in the amount of $19,933.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  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 $20,794.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#10         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 $20,028.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  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 $21,817.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#12         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Regional Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal, and regional planning issues, in the amount of $20,797.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  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 $20,285.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#14         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 $21,003.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#15         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal, and regional planning issues, in the amount of $19,375.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#16         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Complex Research Center, Durham, NH, to continue implementation of GRANIT, the state’s computerized geographic information system, in the amount of $65,491.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#17         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (previously amended by G&C on 5-12-10, item #5), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $600,000 from $7,491,607 to $8,091,607.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#17A      Authorized to retroactively accept and expend ARRA funds in the amount of $10,000,000 from the US Department of Energy, for the competitive grant portion of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant – Retrofit Ramp-Up Program/NH Beacon Communities Project.  (2)Further authorized to establish a full-time temporary ARRA Retrofit Ramp-Up Program Manager position.  Effective March 30, 2010 through May 31, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#17B      Authorized to retroactively amend a grant award (previously approved G&C on 4-1-09, item #4), by reallocating ARRA funding for the Low Income Weatherization program across the state fiscal years during which the grant award falls and between expenditure classes in the amount of $690,162.17.  (2)Further authorized reallocations as detailed in letter dated June 3, 2010.  (3)Further authorized reallocations as detailed in letter dated June 3, 2010.  Effective March 20, 2009 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Weatherization Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ECONOMIC STIMULUS

#18         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to make a retroactive and sole source payment of $10,000 to TransSystems Inc., as payment for the research and preparation of the “NH Capitol Corridor Project Overview” prepared on behalf of the State and submitted to federal authorities as part of the NH Department of Transportation’s efforts to obtain a discretionary ARRA grant for passenger rail investments in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#19         Authorized to enter into a contract with Systems & Communications Sciences Inc., to operate and maintain all DoIT IBM mainframe computers, related program products and third party operating software in the amount of $6,330,129.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Agency Class 27 Funds: the agency Class 27 used to reimburse DoIT for this contract is estimated to be 61.1% General and 3829% Federal Fund). 

 

#20         Authorized on behalf of the Department of Employment Security, to amend a contract with CA Inc., Islandia, NY (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #16), for maintenance, support, and licenses for the NHES CA Dynam and Easytrieve software, by increasing the amount by $10,875 from $2,867,366 to $2,878,241.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency-Federal Funds).  The agency class 027 funds used by NHES to reimburse DoIT for this contract are 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Thomson Reuters (Healthcare) Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #14), to provide for ongoing contractor system maintenance and enhancements for DHHS, Medicaid Decision Support System, by increasing the amount by $471,875 from $4,032,907 to an amount not to exceed $4,504,782, and to extend the expiration date from September 30, 2010 to March 31, 2012.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 27 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 75% Federal and 25% General Funds. 

 

#21A      Authorized, on behalf of the Department of Transportation, to accept the assignment of a contract with PerkinElmer LAS, Inc., Shelton, CT, to PerkinElmer Health Sciences Inc., for computer software maintenance and support services.  (2)Further authorized to amend a sole source contract with PerkinElmer Health Sciences Inc., Shelton, CT, (previously amended by G&C on 3-21-07, item #2), for software upgrade to add the Report Developer module and for computer software maintenance and support services of their proprietary software, by increasing the amount by $103,047 from $58,430 to $161,477, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2014.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) funds: the Agency Class 027 used by DOT to reimburse DoIT for this work will be 100% Highway Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#22         Authorized Lieutenant Colonel Brian C. Elbert, Farmington, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

#23         Authorized James W. Dennehy, Salisbury, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#24         Authorized $193,180,243 be lapsed from the Working Capital Warrant for the month of May (10-11).  (2)Further authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $542,225,000 to cover expenditures for the month of July.

 

#25         Authorized to accept and place on file the list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2010.

 

#26         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Dopplemayr CTEC Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, to install a new double chair ski lift at the Mittersill Ski Area, Cannon Mountain, Franconia, for a total price not to exceed $2,631,490.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $185,000 for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $2,816,490.  (3)Further authorized the amount of $158,510 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $2,975,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  50% General – Capital, 50% Other Funds. 

 

#27         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Wesfield Construction Co Inc., W. Chesterfield, NH, for ARRA – Renovations at three National Guard Armories, Littleton, Hillsborough, and Manchester, as part of the NHANG Stimulus Funds, in an amount not to exceed $736,783.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $111,372 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $848,155.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 3, 2010.  100% ARRA – Federal Funds. 

 

#28         Authorized to enter into a contract with Delta Dental Plan of NH Inc., d/b/a Northeast Delta Dental, Concord, NH, for the administration of self-funded dental coverage for the state employees and eligible dependents, in the amount of $1.275 million, for a period of thirty months from July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2012, with the option to renew for an additional term of up to two years upon G&C approval. 57% General, 16% Federal, 15% Enterprise, 12% Restricted Funds. 

 

#29         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with KPMB Enterprises, LLC, Bow, for mechanical modifications, ductwork and boiler controls, statewide, for a total price not to exceed $181,200.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $15,000 for additional, unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $196,200.  (2)Further authorized the amount of $5,100 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $201,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010. 

 

#30         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with DBU Construction Inc., Epsom, NH, for Federal Aid Projects, Buildings B-C-E Site and Fence improvements at the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $174,255. (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $6,300 for additional, unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $180,555.  (2)Further authorized the amount of $2,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $183,055.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.    50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#31         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with White Mountain Communication Corp., Gorham, NH, for the training site wastewater and water systems improvements, NH Army National Guard Armory, Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $376,800. (2)Further authorized the amount of $36,700 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $413,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010. 

 

#32         Authorized to amend a sole source Master Statewide Contract, Professional License Management, with System Automation Inc., Calverton, MD, for upgrading licensing software, maintenance and support services for DoIT, by increasing the amount by $251,664 from $950,000 to $1,201,664, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  Funding is from individual agencies. 

 

#33         Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH, to provide quarterly updates to the NH Hospital Scorecard and to provide facilitation services to the members of the NH Purchasers Group on Health, in an amount not to exceed $16,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 16% Federal, 15% Enterprise and 12% Restricted Funds. 

 

#34         Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a two-month holdover amendment with Sal’s Kitchen Realty, Lawrence, MA, to provide courtroom and office space for the Milford District Court comprised of approximately 5,700 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $12,946.70.  Effective July 1, 2010 through August 30, 2010.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

#34A      Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Salem, NH, for courtroom and office space for the Salem District Court comprised of approximately 21,480 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $1,167,652.80.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

#34B      Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Levinson Enterprises Inc., d/b/a Affinity Global Solutions, Bismarck, ND, for enhancements to functionality and reporting of the IBARS budgeting application, in the amount of $269,330.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#34C      Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Belknap County, Laconia, NH, for courtroom and office space for the Belknap Superior & Probate Court comprised of approximately 19,959 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $795,909.12.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#35         Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $64,435, and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $64,434.75 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

#36         Authorized the State Treasurer, as Trustee of the NH Higher Education Savings Plan Trust, to amend the documents relative to the NH College Tuition Savings Plan, as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2010.   Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#36A      Authorized to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $150 million of General Obligation Refunding Bonds on a competitive basis.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#37         Authorized to award Arts in Healthcare grants totaling $7,000 to the Pontine Theatre, Portsmouth, NH, and to the Arts Alliance of Northern NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37A      Authorized Division of Arts to transfer FY 2010 appropriations in the amount of $10,000 between classes for the accounting unit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#38         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the NH/VT Christmas Tree Association to create and market an interactive exhibit about the NH maple industry, in the amount of $26,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block State Grant.  

 

#39         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the NH Farm Bureau Federation to research and create a guidebook to help NH agriculture producers identify and understand regulations pertaining to agriculture in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds – UNH Grants. 

 

#40         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the NH Fruit Growers Association to create a professional 30-second TV advertisement encouraging consumers to pick and buy local apples; spot to be aired during the 2011 and 2012 production seasons, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

#41         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the New England Apple Association to create a NH portion of a New England video about the apple industry in the amount of $5,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#42         Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2010, to fund programs providing direct services to victims of crime and training to direct service providers, totaling $412,595.  Effective July 1, 2010 through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#43         Authorized to conduct a five-day skill-building course entitled “Forensic Interviewer Training” scheduled for July 12-16, 2010 and a three-day advanced skill-building course entitled “Advanced Forensic Interviewer Training” to be held August 23-25, 2010, at a cost not to exceed $14,976, both to be held at Nonni’s CHI LLC, Concord, NH.  (2)Further authorized to enter an agreement with Nonni’s CHI LLC, for necessary conference facilities and food services for the trainings above, in the amount of $14,426.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 25, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#44         Authorized Office of Medical Examiner to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Elizabeth A. Bundock, M.D., Ph.D, to assist the Chief Medical Examiner with autopsies specific to Neuropathology Examinations, including consultations, trials and depositions when required, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#45         Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2010, for the total amount of $1,779,172 from the Victims of Crime Act federal grant to fund programs providing direct services to victims of crime and training to direct service providers.  Effective July 1, 2010 through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#46         Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2010, totaling $95,612 from the previously accepted 2009 ARRA, Violence Against Women Formula Grant, designed to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#47         Authorized to pay Northeast Environmental Project $2,700 for the Department’s share of the allocation for participating states in the project.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Revolving Fund. 

 

#48         Authorized to reappoint Laura E. Lombardi as an Assistant Attorney General for a term effective June 30, 2010 through June 30, 2015.

 

#49         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Kristen Landi as a substitute medical examiner to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner, for a total amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through July 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#49A      DENIED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea, voted to deny the petition of Carlos Jorge Carela requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Conspiracy to Sell a Controlled Drug.  The petitioner is eligible for an annulment after December 14, 2027.

 

#49B      DENIED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth, voted to deny the petition of Theresa E. Yulling requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of DWI.  The petitioner is eligible for annulment after February 1, 2018.

 

#49C      Authorized to pay FY 2011 dues to the National Association of Attorneys General in the amount of $27,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011. 

 

#49D      Authorized to amend a sole source contract with NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association d/b/a NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders (previously approved by G&C on 1-27-10, item #17A), for training and travel coordination for individuals who are collaborating with the Division of Community Corrections, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to March 31, 2011.  No Additional Funding.  70% Federal, 30% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#49E      Authorized to accept and expend a federal grant in the amount of $750,000 received from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, Federal Fiscal Year 2009 Congressionally Selected Grant Program, to be utilized to support the operation of the NH Drug Task Force.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funding.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#49F       Authorized to transfer FY 2011 appropriations in the amount of $8,500 between classes for the accounting unit.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend a supplemental federal grant in the amount of $50,095 received from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance Federal Fiscal Year 2008 Byrne Justice Assistance General’s Drug Task Force, to support the operation of the NH Attorney General’s Drug Task Force.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#50         Authorized to continue 4 Certifying Officer III, positions numbers 9T128, 9T127, 9T121, salary grade 20, and continue a Business Systems Analyst II, position number 9T129, salary grade 30, at an estimated cost of $219,149 for the period through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized to retroactively continue 3 Certifying Officer I, positions #9T130, 9T131, and 9T132, salary grade 20, at an estimated cost of $5,677 for the period through June 13, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#51A      Authorized to retroactively continue two Interviewer I, position numbers 9T124 and 9T125, salary grade 16 through June 2, 2011 at an estimated cost of $4,670.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#52         Authorized exemption to Adm. Rule 305.05, Identification of State-Owned Motor Vehicles, (a)(b) which requires standard identification of all state owned vehicles for the vehicles assigned to the NH Department of Corrections, Division of Field Services.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#53         Authorized to enter into a contract with Androscoggin Valley Hospital Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital/Medical Services, in the amount of $1,591,278.  Effetive July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#54         Authorized to enter into a contract with Delta-T Group Massachusetts Inc., Newton, MA, for the provision of Temporary Nursing Services, in the amount of $52,611.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#55         Authorized to enter into a contract with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, to provide Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital/Medical Services in the amount of $2,058,121.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#55A      Authorized to pay overtime in the amount of $296,000 for permanent personnel from Class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BANKING DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#56         Authorized to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, for an amount of $5,532.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Bank Assessment Funds. 

 

#56A      Authorized to budget and expend prior year unexpended revenues in the amount of $150,000 from the Consumer Credit Division, Small Loan Assessments, as part of the Banking Department’s initiative to purchase a new web-based software system.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Agency Income (Consumer Credit) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

#56B      The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to enter into a renewal lease agreement with Pool B Partners Inc., Gilford, NH, for space comprised of 2,655 square feet, for a total cost of $211,272.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015.  17% Federal, 83% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION

#57         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to retroactively compensate Colleen C. Blais, Retail Store Clerk II, in the Store Operations, Marketing Merchandising and Warehousing Division, for time lost while recovering from a work related injury, for the time period starting March 27, 2010, by restoring leave balances used in State Fiscal Year 2010 and to maintain her status on active payroll and to compensate for wages lost in an amount not to exceed $5,806.32.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#58         Authorized to amend an award of grant funds to the University of NH in the amount of $139,945, (previously approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #32I), for tracking, analyzing and reporting on the results of projects funded by Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Funds, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 through September 30, 2010.  100% GHGERF Funds. 

 

#59         Authorized to retroactively amend an award of grant funds to the Biofuel Energy Systems LLC d/b/a Propell Energy in the amount of $49,885 (previously approved by G&C on 9-23-09, item #43A), to fund improvements in the Science Center at New England College to lower energy costs and reduce CO2 emissions, by extending the end date from April 30, 2010 to December 31, 2010.  100% GHGERF Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE

#60         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to enter into a contract with LaCapra Associates Inc., Boston, MA, to provide expert testimony and other services related to a pending docket at the NH PUC, in an amount not to exceed $25,635.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Public Utilities Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#61         Authorized Division of Economic Development to amend a contract with GDS Associates Inc., Marietta, GA, and Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-21-09, item #39A), for energy efficiency audits, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#62         Authorized Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with Epiphanies Inc., Gilford, NH, to act as an agent to redomesticate out-of-state insurance companies, in an amount not to exceed $150,375.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Insurance Funds. 

 

#63         Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, the Division of Parks and Recreation to reclassify position #42592 Administrative Assistant I, salary grade 16, to Program Specialist I, salary grade 19.  100% Parks Account. 

 

#64         Authorized Bureau of Trails to award a Recreational Trails Program educational grant to the Northeast Association of 4WD Club, Weare, NH, for the purchase of a box trailer, to be used for education of trail safety, in the amount of $4,754.14.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#65         Authorized Bureau of Trails to award Recreational Trails Program reimbursement grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated June 4, 2010, for the total amount of $1,032,742.93.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Monadnock Aviation Inc, Keene, NH, for the purpose of flying the forest health aerial detection surveys in the amount of $20,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through May 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorized Bureau of Trails to amend a Recreational Trails Program reimbursement grant to the City of Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #38), for trails maintenance and related safety and educational projects, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorized Office of the Commissioner to transfer management responsibilities of a specified portion of state-owned land known as the White Farm State Forest located in Concord, NH, to the NH Department of Administrative Services, Purchase and Property Facility for use as a parking area for surplus vehicles.  No Funding Required. 

 

#68A      Authorized Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a sole source contract with NH Jobs for America’s Graduates, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09), for the implementation of ARRA WIA Youth Services, by extending the end date to June 30, 2011.  No Additional Funding.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#68B      Authorized Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services, Manchester, NH, for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act re-employment services in the amount of $3,980,955.86.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal WIA State Formula and ARRA Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#69         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Yankee Market Place LLC, Weare, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #43), to promote and distribute merchandise through its online website at yankeemarketplace.com, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  No Funding Required. 

 

#70         Authorized to enter into a grant with Great Bay Stewards Inc., Greenland, NH, for the purpose of completing the Great Bay Special Collections Exhibit, designed to showcase historical hunting, fishing and boating artifacts in the Hugh Gregg Coastal Conservation Center, Greenland, NH, in the amount of $9,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Wildlife Heritage Foundation) Funds. 

 

#71         Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement under the terms and conditions of the Master Agreement for Cooperative Projects between the State of NH and the University System of NH with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, for analysis of the commercial wind energy development, in the amount of $98,629.65.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Ethan Nedeau, Biodrawversity LLC, to conduct freshwater mussel surveys and provide technical assistance to NHFG in NH, in the amount of $25,615.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 15, 2011.  79% Federal, 21% Nongame Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#73         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Francestown to acquire a conservation easement and complete wetland restoration work utilizing Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds from the Merrimack River watershed, in the amount of $49,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% ARM Funds. 

 

#74         Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, to acquire a conservation easement utilizing Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds from the Merrimack River watershed, in the amount of $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% ARM Funds. 

 

#75         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Fairhurst Professional Services LLC, Shelburne, VT, for Geographic Information System software development services in the amount of $9,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#76         Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Topsham, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #128), for engineering oversight of the Winnicut Dam removal construction project, by increasing the amount by $96,467 from $265,824 to $362,291, and by extending the completion date to March 31, 2011 from December 31, 2010; and adding two tasks to the scope of services.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#77         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-26-10, item #45), to oversee remediation at contaminated sites, by increasing the amount by $444,727 from $3,125,740 to $3,570,467.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#78         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, to complete the Exeter River Restoration Project: Evaluating the Impacts of Dam Removal for the Great Dam project in the amount of $60,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#79         Authorized to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorized to enter into a contract with Wright-Pierce, Portsmouth, NH, to conduct a capital needs analysis of drinking water systems in the amount of $38,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2011.  100% Drinking Water Loan Fee Funds. 

 

#81         Authorized to award a grant to Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth, NH, to support the NH volunteer phytoplankton monitoring program, in the amount of $20,059.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized to enter into a contract with Brix & Stix Construction Corp, Concord, NH, for interior renovations to the DES Training Center, Franklin, NH, in the amount of $24,975.  Effective July 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#83         Authorized to enter into a contract with Geotechnical Services Inc., to provide construction testing services associated with the repair of the Perkins Pond Marsh Dam in the amount of $6,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2011.  100% Dam Projects Fund. 

 

#84         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Emery & Garrett Groundwater Inc., Meredith, NH, for geological mapping services in the amount of $18,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorized to award grants to the municipalities as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2010, for the purpose of used oil collection, in the total amount of $12,540.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 9, 2011.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#86         Authorized 127 Water Street Realty Inc’s request to conduct work on 25 ft of shoreline frontage on the Squamscott River in Exeter. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of the Commissioner

#87         Authorized adjustments of general fund appropriations within benefit accounts in the amount of $957,946 to fund projected shortages as summarized in letter dated June 11, 2010.  (2)Further authorized Other Funds in the amount of $16,747 and the reduction of various federal revenues in the amount of $198,030 from various sources.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#88         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Julie Vallee, Case Technician II, Laconia, District Office in the amount of $390.82 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  66% Federal, 23.1% General, 10.9% Other (Agency Income) Funds. 

 

#89         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Linda Fraser, Program Specialist III, Health Facilities Administration, in the amount of $482.85 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  91% Federal, 9% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#90         Authorized to amend an agreement with Reverend Grace A. Rosado, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #90), to continue to provide spiritual services as a Chaplain Assistant at the Sununu Youth Services Center, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to May 31, 2011.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#91         Authorized to enter into an agreement with MAO Pharmacy Inc., Richmond, VA, to provide pharmaceutical services to the Sununu Youth Services Center in an amount not to exceed $405,982.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#92         Authorized to amend a lease with the City of Rochester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-21-08, item #82), for continued occupation by the Rochester District Office, by increasing the price by $275,250 to $1,609,187.50 from $1,333,937.50, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011, which changes the lease to a sole source lease.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever comes first.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds. 

 

#93         Authorized to amend a lease with Cablecar Reatly LLC, Nashua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-22-05, item #317), for continued occupation by the Laconia District Office, by increasing the price by $244,893.60 to $1,393,354.80 from $1,148,461.20, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011, which changes the lease to a sole source lease.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever comes first.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#94         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Onpoint Health Data, Manchester, ME (previously amended by G&C on 5-20-09, item #66), to perform certain collection, consolidation, and analysis of health care insurance claims and quality data, by increasing the price by $1,575,400 from $3,699,496 to $5,274,896, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  Effective July 1, 2010.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#95         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with FOX Systems LLC, Scottsdale, AZ (previously amended by G&C on 12-18-08, item #57), for continuation of quality assurance services related to the State’s Medicaid Management Information System project, by increasing the price by $1,811,579 from $5,259,195 to $7,070,774, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#96         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Pittsburgh, PA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #91), to continue to provide system modifications to the New HEIGHTS/Medicaid Management Information System Medicaid recipient data interface, by increasing the price by $690,560 from $1,363,093 to an amount not to exceed $2,053,653, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2012.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#97         Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to amend a sole source contract with ACS State Healthcare LLC, Atlanta, GA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #92), for the design, development, and implementation phase of the NH Medicaid Management Information System project, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to September 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding Required.  82% Federal, 18% General Funds.

 

#97A      WITHDRAWN – The Agency withdrew the reqeust to accept and expend additional Title XIX Medicaid Federal Funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $560,560.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#98         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-13-10, item #105), to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network, by increasing the price by $958,000 from $697,741 to $1,655,741, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  81% Federal, 19% General Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Carroll County Coalition for Public Health, Center Ossipee, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-13-10, item #106), to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network, by increasing the price by $140,000 from $199,578 to $339,578, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  (2)Further authorized advance payment in SFY 2011, not to exceed 25% of the amendment amount.  78.8% Federal, 21.2% General Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Town of Exeter, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 1-13-10, item #104), to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network, by increasing the price by $140,000 from $238,876 to $378,876, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  92.4% Federal, 7.6% General Funds. 

 

#101       Authorized Bureau of Disease Control, Immunizations Program, to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to provide marketing services, in an amount not to exceed $296,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#102       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section, and the Office of Medicaid Business and Policy to enter into an agreement with Bi-State Primary Care Association, Concord, NH, to recruit healthcare professionals to medically underserved areas of NH, and to provide oral health professional recruitment services, in an amount not to exceed $348,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  38% Federal, 62% General Funds. 

 

#103       Authorized Sexually Transmitted Disease/Human Immunodeficiency Virus Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-3-08, item #72), to provide Human Immunodeficiency Virus prevention services, by increasing the price by $452,622 from $412,622 to $865,244, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#104       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Community Public Health Development Section to amend a sole source contract with the North Country Health Consortium, Whitefield, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, late item E), to procure services for a disaster behavioral health specialist to serve as a regional liaison, by increasing the price by $150,000 from $150,000 to $300,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2012.  79% Federal, 21% General Funds. 

 

#105       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, to enter into an agreement with The Family Resource at Gorham, NH, to provide Child and Family Health Support Services, in an amount not to exceed $17,251.20.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds. 

 

#106       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, to enter into an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, to provide Child and Family Health Support Services, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#107       Authorized to award annual grants in SFY 2010 and 2011 in the amount of $240,000 to twelve NH Family Resource Centers, for infrastructure sustainability.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized Children, Youth & Families, and Juvenile Justice Services to amend a sole source agreement with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 7-15-09, item #101), for the provision of a 15-bed male short-term staff secure shelter care facility, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to September 30, 2010.  No Additional Funding.  48% Federal, 26% General, 26% Other (Local Education Agencies) Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized Children, Youth & Families, and Juvenile Justice Services to amend a sole source agreement with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 7-15-09, item #101), for the provision of a 15-bed co-ed short-term staff secure shelter care facility, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to September 30, 2010.  No Additional Funding.  44% Federal, 32% General, 24% Other (Local Education Agencies) Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized Children, Youth & Families, and Juvenile Justice Services to amend a sole source agreement with Lutheran Community Services of NH, d/b/a Lutheran Social Services of New England, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 7-15-09, item #102), for the provision of a 15-bed female short-term staff secure shelter care facility, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to September 30, 2010.  No Additional Funding.  49% Federal, 27% General, 2624 Other (Local Education Agencies) Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#111       Authorized to amend a sole source grant with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #98), to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $1,379,565 to $1,429,565.  Effective upon G&Cj approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#112       Authorized to amend a sole source grant with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #85), to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families, by increasing the price by $30,336 from $491,093 to $521,429.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorized to amend a sole source grant with Rockingham Community Action, Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #87), to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families, by increasing the price by $163,182 from $549,727 to $712,909.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorized to amend a sole source grant with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #83), to provide nutritional services, community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families, by increasing the price by $27,033 from $1,045,360 to $1,072,393.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorized a renewal option with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Pittsburgh, PA (previously amended by G&C on 3-24-10, item #69), to provide ongoing maintenance and operation of the New HEIGHTS public assistance eligibility system, and to provide for the incremental renewal of that system’s technology, by increasing the price by $19,975,000 from $28,731,305 to $48,706,305.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  48.2% Federal, 51.8% State (General & Capital) Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#116       Authorized to amend an agreement with Julia Hardy, RN, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C On 6-17-09, item #190), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $15,600 from $79,872 to $95,472, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#117       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Janet Dedo, RN, Concord, NH, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $41,600.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#118       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Katherine Wescott, RN, Concord, NH, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $41,600.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#119       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Elaine Symonds, BSN, MS, Contoocook, NH, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#120       Authorized to amend an agreement with the Community Services Council of NH, (previously approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #93), by reducing SFY 2011 NH Emergency Shelter State Grant-In-Aid General Funds in the amount of $36,828.  Effective July 1, 2010.  (2)Further authorized to terminate an agreement with Community Services Council of NH, Concord, NH, for Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing.  Effective September 30, 2010.  79% Federal, 21% General Funds. 

 

#120A    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide services for homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $36,828.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#120B    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide services for homeless individuals and families in an amount not to exceed $141,219.  Effective August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#120C    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, as a grant recipient under the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, ARRA of 2009, to provide services to homeless individuals and families or individuals and families at risk of homelessness, in an amount not to exceed $138,000.  Effective October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#121       Authorized to amend an agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #175), to enhance mental health services to minority and refugee populations in the Concord area, by increasing the price by $10,000 from $311,770 to $321,770.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  83.8% General, 16.2% Federal Funds. 

 

#122       Authorized to amend an agreement with The Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #177), to enhance mental health services to minority and refugee populations in the Laconia area, by increasing the price by $10,000 from $28,770 to $38,770.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  43.3% General, 56.7% Federal Funds. 

 

#123       Authorized to amend an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #148), to enhance mental health services to minority and refugee populations in the Manchester area, by increasing the price by $10,000 from $556,608 to $566,608.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  89% General, 11% Federal Funds. 

 

#124       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney John P. LeBrun, Concord, NH, to provide legal services, in an amount not to exceed $36,956.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#125       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Merin Chamberlain, Manchester, NH, to provide legal services, in an amount not to exceed $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#126       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Steven P. Bunker, Concord, NH, to provide legal services, in an amount not to exceed $16,492.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#127       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Lauren Vallari, Concord, NH, to provide legal services, in an amount not to exceed $32,792.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#128       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Attorney Earl S. Carrel, Manchester, NH, to provide legal services, in an amount not to exceed $33,648.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#129       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide public guardianship services, in an amount not to exceed $391,261.57.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of $61,949.75.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#130       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Therese Charest, Nashua, NH, to provide representative payee services, in an amount not to exceed $4,800.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#131       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide prevention services to older adults statewide, in an amount not to exceed $126,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#132       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Headrest Inc., Lebanon, NH, to provide substance abuse treatment services in an amount not to exceed $551,124.  (2)Further authorized to enter into agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 24, 2010, in an amount not to exceed $6,613,762 to provide substance abuse treatment services.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  47% Federal, 50% General, 3% Other (Highway) Funds. 

 

#133       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Upper Room, A Family Resource Center, Derry, NH, to provide substance abuse prevention selected and indicated services, in an amount not to exceed $14,627.  (2)Further authorized to enter into agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 20, 2010, in an amount not to exceed $132,967, to provide substance abuse prevention services.  Effective July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#134       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, to provide substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $178,282.  (2)Further authorized to enter into agreement with the vendors, as detailed in letter dated May 18, 2010, to provide substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $9,461,302.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  45% Federal, 55% General Funds. 

 

#134A    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Horizons Counseling Center Inc., Gilford, NH, to provide substance abuse treatment services, in an amount not to exceed $524,892.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  65% General, 34% Federal, 1% Other (Highway) Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#135       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health Inc., Laconia, NH, acting as fiscal agent for Belknap County ServiceLink, to provide information, assistance and referral services, long-term care options counseling, family caregiver supports, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, to elderly and chronically ill adults, in an amount not to exceed $223,296.07.  (2)Further authorized to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 24, 2010, to provide information, assistance and referral services, long-term care options counseling, family caregiver supports, State Health Insurance Assistance Program services, and Senior Medicare Patrol Project services, to elderly and chronically ill adults, in the amount of $2,689,167.51.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  57% Federal, 43% General Funds. 

 

#136       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, to provide public guardianship and protection services in an amount not to exceed $57,756.  (2)Further authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide public guardianship and protection services in an amount not to exceed $5,694.   Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#137       Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #244), to provide congregate housing services, by increasing the price by $70,609.40 from $70,609.40 to $141,218.80, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorized to enter into sole source amendments with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 20, 2010, by increasing the price for each vendor, as specified, in an amount not to exceed $569,527.84, to provide congregate housing services, and by extending the completion dates through June 30, 2011.

 

#138       Authorized to amend an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #172), to provide Adult Group Day Care services, by increasing the price by $158,458.62 from $158,458.62 to $316,917.24, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorized to amend agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 24, 2010, to provide Adult Group Day Care services, by increasing the price in an amount not to exceed $231,371.52, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#139       Authorized to amend an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #157), to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Home Health Aide, Nursing and Elder Abuse Counseling services, by increasing the price by $127,718.20 from $88,982 to $216,700.20, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  51% Federal, 49% General Funds. 

 

#140       Authorized to amend an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #166), to provide Elder Abuse Counseling and Community Elder Support services, by increasing the price by $15,257.68 from $15,257.68 to $30,515.36, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#141       Authorized to amend an agreement with Pemi-Baker Home Health and Hospice, Plymouth, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #233), to provide Homemaker services, by increasing the price by $31,734.84 from $32,107.84 to $63,842.68, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  48.2% Federal, 51.8% General Funds. 

 

#142       Authorized to amend an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (previously approved by G&C on 11-4-09, item #45), to provide fiscal intermediary, coordination and management services for the annual Conference on Aging, by increasing the price by $15,135 from $15,135 to $30,270, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#143       Authorized to amend an agreement with Strafford County Community Action Committee, Dover, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #231), to provide Transportation and Personal Emergency Response System services, by increasing the price by $66,148 from $66,148 to $132,296, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#144       Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH (previously amended by G&C on 2-9-10, item #63), to provide financial management services that will support the goals and objectives of the Nursing Home Diversion Modernization pilot project entitled Transitions in Caregiving, by increasing the price by $517,342.97 from $467,675 to $985,017.97, and by extending the completion date through December 31, 2010.  82.4% Federal, 17.6% General Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#145       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital, Concord, NH, to provide Pathology and Laboratory Services and Employee Health Services in an amount not to exceed $515,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#146       Authorized to enter into an agreement with New England Emergency Response Systems Inc., Dover, NH, to provide a emergency response system for Transitional Housing Services in an amount not to exceed $11,500.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  83% General, 17% Other (Board & Care) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#147       Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to reclassify position #42294 Accounting Technician, (Labor grade 12 - $26,539.50), to Program Specialist IV (Labor Grade 25 - $44,752.50) in the Bureau of Accountability, Division of Instruction.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#148       Authorized to pay the WIDA Consortium at Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Center for Educational Research, for the use of the ACCESS for ELLs English language proficiency test for all English Language Learners in the amount of $108,353.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#149       Authorized to enter into a contract with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH, for the purpose of continued assistance with the Educator Information System, in an amount not to exceed $94,908.  Effective September 1, 2010 through August 31, 2011 with the option to renew for up to three additional years.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  100% Teacher Certification Funds. 

 

#150       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a lease agreement with Chris J. Tasoulas, Keene, NH, for 4,400 gross square feet of office space, for a total cost of $354,482.16.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#151       Authorized to utilize the services of the medical and psychological consultants as detailed in letter dated June 7, 2010, and Authorized unencumbered payments on a fee for service basis, for a total cumulative amount of $1,088,281.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#152       Authorized to grant funds to the Lutheran Community Services, Concord, NH, in the amount of $105,961.04, to provide English as a Second Language classes to newly arriving refugees in the Concord and Laconia communities.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#153       Authorized to grant funds to Second Start, Concord, NH, in the amount of $612,722, to provide basic adult education/ESL and GED preparation services at multiple locations throughout Merrimack County, as well as counseling services for ABE students, advanced ESOL students, and GED graduates transitioning to community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#154       Authorized to pay the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, $31,667 for FY 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#155       Authorized a renewal option to grant funds to Northern Strafford County Health and Safety Council, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #254), to offer extended day programming for youth and their families, in an amount not to exceed $247,500.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#156       Authorized a renewal option with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #326), for the purpose of continued support with the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence, in an amount not to exceed $113,520.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#157       Authorized a renewal option to grant funds to the Rochester Housing Authority, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #263), to offer extended day programming for youth and their families, in an amount not to exceed $134,210.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#158       Authorized a renewal option to grant funds to the Dover Housing Authority, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #256), to offer extended day programming for youth and their families, in an amount not to exceed $89,350.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#158A    Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-12-10, item #107), to continue the work being done on the development of a Performance-Based System for School Accountability, the revision of the NH Alternate Assessment, and general technical assistance to the NH state assessment and accountability systems, in an amount not to exceed $466,520.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#158B    Authorized to exercise a grant renewal option with Rivier College, Nashua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #290), to continue the Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant Project, Developing a Cadre of Teacher-Leaders in Elementary and Middle School Science Phase III, to improve teaching and learning in elementary and middle school science and to increase the content knowledge of NH science teachers, in an amount not to exceed $102,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#158C    Authorized to contract with Robert L. Wells, Nottingham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-7-09, item #80), to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#158D    Authorized to transfer FY 2010 appropriations in the amount of $69,500 between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#158E    Authorized to transfer FY 2010 appropriations in the amount of $27,000 between classes. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#158F    Authorized to budget and expend the additional ARRA Stimulus funds in the remaining amount of $15,473,827.  (2)Further authorized to establish a class 059 (Personal Service – Full Time Temp) position for one Education Consultant.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#159       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Compass Group USA Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division of Rye Brook, NH, 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 $279,940.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Police Training Funds. 

 

#160       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Great Bay Community College, for the purpose of providing training space for use by NH Police Standards & Training for regional and video-conference in-service and recruit training events in the amount of $11,500.  100% Police Training Funds. 

 

#161       Authorized to amend the Cooperative Project Agreement with Granite State College, (previously approved by G&C on 5-19-04, item #85), for connection via interactive videoconferencing technology, by increasing the amount of $120,410 from $104,394 to $224,804, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Police Training Funds. 

 

#162       Authorized to accept and expend funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency in the amount of $33,127.04 for the purpose of providing Photogrammetry Training.  (2)Further authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with DeChant Consulting Services – DCS Inc., to provide instruction in one three-day session of iWitness basic Workshop and one five-day session of iWiteness Photogrammetry Train the Trainer, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord, at a cost of $30,560.  Effective July 1, 2010 through September 15, 2010.  100% Safety Grant Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#163       Authorized to pay a retroactive sole source invoice to Milton CAT, Boston, MA, for emergency generator repair in the amount of $622.65.  Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Highway Funds. 

 

#164       Authorized Division of State Police, and Division of Emergency Services and Communications to pay as retroactive sole source, American Alarm and Communications Inc., Arlington, MA, for the provision of alarm services in the amount of $1,213.  Effective upon G&C approval.  33.25% Highway, 7.8% Turnpike Fees, and 58.95% Agency Income Funds. 

 

#165       Authorized Division of State Police to amend a contract with Computer Projects of Illinois (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #158), for the purpose of developing components of the Integrated Criminal Justice Information System (J-One), by extending the completion date from July 22, 2010 until June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#166       Authorized to transfer $2,620,168 in revenue and appropriations, and the associated positions, equipments and contracts to DHHS to manage bioterrorism and public health emergency planning programs rather than transferring funds to DOS for administration of the programs.  100% Other – Transfers from Other Agencies.    (2)Further authorized to transfer funds totaling $555,708 between expenditure classes in order to allocate appropriations correctly to manage the programs above.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  86.4% Federal, 13.6% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#167       Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively pay Targett Cleaners, Keene, NH, for dry cleaning services provided in SFY 2007, SFY 2008 and SFY 2009 using SFY 2010 funds in the amount of $771.50.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#168       Authorized Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into an agreement with Tri State Fire Protection LLC, Nashua, NH, to provide inspection and hydrostatic testing services in the amount not to exceed $9,330.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#169       Authorized to enter into a contract with Precision Planning and Simulations Inc., Elizabeth City, NC, to design, conduct and evaluate up to ten, but not less than six, local exercises, in the amount of $348,135.77.  Effective June 30, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#169A    Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Great Eastern Radio LLC, Lebanon, NH, for the annual lease of the Green Mountain tower for Communications Maintenance in the amount of $8,846.14.  Effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2011.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#170       Authorized to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending May 31, 2010.

 

#171       Authorized Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into a retroactive agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc., Atlanta, GA, for full service maintenance, on the basis of a single bid of $.0042 per copy, not to exceed $40,000.  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 15, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#172       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing on the five deficient bridges within the I-293 Exit 4 interchange in the City of Manchester, to find if there is necessity to layout the new highway at this location, with a suggested budget of $650. 

 

#173       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way’s request to assign a special committee to conduct the public hearing of the petition to purchase land needed for the project to replace the NH 10 Bridge over the Ashuelot River in the Towns of Winchester and Swanzey (previously approved by G&C on 5-12-10, item #123).

 

#174       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority, for AIP-46 for the construction of residential sound insulation-Group 4 in the vicinity of the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease in the amount of $774,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

 

#175       Authorized Bureau of Environment to enter into an agreement with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Auburn, NH, for an amount not to exceed $500,000 for hazardous materials site assessment for various projects and facilities located throughout the State.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013. 

 

#176       Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with The Louis Berger Group Inc., Manchester, NH, and Morristown, NJ, (previously approved by G&C on 3-9-05, item #90), for the final design for the Southern Section of the reconstruction and widening of I-93 from Salem to Manchester, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to September 30, 2010.  No Additional Funding. 

 

#177       Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to reclassify position #21692 Bridge Maintainer III, labor grade 15 to Civil Engineeri IV, labor grade 27 in the Division of Operations.  Vacant, 100% Highway Funds. 

 

#178       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Community Action Programs Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Concord and Laconia areas, by increasing the amount by $57,763 from $1,268,887 to $1,326,650.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  98% Federal, 2% General Funds. 

 

#179       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #311), by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to December 31, 2010.  No Additional Funding.

 

#180       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a Special Agreement with the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad Company, Auburn, ME, for improvements on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Coos County inan amount not to exceed $1,325,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  $850,000 Capital General Funds 64%, $475,000 Federal Funds 36%. 

 

#181       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #213), for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Claremont area, by increasing the amount by $70,655 from $493,370 to $564,025.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  99.5% Federal, .5% General Funds. 

 

#182       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with North Country Council Inc., Bethlehem, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #312), for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the North Country region, by increasing the amount by $95,659 from $73,200 to $168,859, and by extending the completion date through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#183       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Anthony and Barbara DeStefano, Woburn, MA, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia along Paugus Bay in the amount of $8,000.  Effective May 1, 2010 through April 30, 2015. 

 

#184       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a lease agreement with Stephen F. Pearson, Cambridge, MA, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Belmont, in the amount of $2,300 per year.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015. 

 

#185       Authorized the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the City of Nashua, to provide a portion of the match for Federal Transit Administration funds for transit operating expenses in an amount not to exceed $19,511.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#186       Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to exercise a contract renewal option with The Revenue Markets Inc., Accord, NY, (previously approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #133), for a professional services agreement for maintenance of the NH Turnpike toll collection system in an amount not to exceed $1,793,893 from $5,455,069 to $7,248,962.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#187       Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to exercise a contract renewal option with Howard Systems Voice, Data and Video Wiring LLC, Barrington, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #322), for Intercom Communication Systems and Related Equipment Services, in the amount of $12,675.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#188       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CWS Fence & Guardrail, Andover, NH, for guardrail replacement on Interstate 89 in the City of Lebanon, on the basis of a low bid of $371,292.50.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $37,129.25 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2010.  100%  Federal Funds. 

 

#189       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with AnnSeal Inc., Johnson City, NY, for crack sealing approximately 58 miles of State Highways in the Counties of Grafton, Carroll, Merrimack, Belknap, Strafford, Cheshire, Hillsborough and Rockingham, on the basis of a low bid of $595,717.54.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#190       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R. S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for construction of final base courses and pavement along the Manchester Airport Access Road between the F. E. Everett Turnpike and the Manchester Airport property, on the basis of a low bid of $11,166,491.50.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $558,324.58 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2012.  10% Federal Funds. 

 

#191       Authorized Bureau of Mechanical Services to exercise a contract renewal option with Unifirst Corporation, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #192), for providing uniforms to certain employees in the amount of $9,634.56.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#192       Authorized Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a sole source project agreement with the University of NH, Civil Engineering Department, Durham, NH, to administer the Local Technical Assistance Program for a fee not to exceed $619,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

ITEM REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to remove item #87- which was tabled at the 6-9-10 Meeting

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division of Public Health Services

#87         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to approve the request of the Bureau of Prevention Services, Obesity Prevention Program and the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to assess the feasibility of statewide implementation of public policy relative to nutrition, physical activity, and tobacco prevention, in an amount not to exceed $410,837.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2012.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

 

ITEM REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, voted to remove item #200- which was tabled at the 6-9-10 Meeting

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

#200       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea, voted to approve the request of the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with HNTB Corporation, Westbrook, ME, and Kansas City, MO, for consulting design services for the widening and retrofit of the existing Hooksett toll facility to implement Open Road Tolling, in the amount of $1,123,953.56.  Effective July 1, 2010 through April 30, 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

 

LATE ITEM

Department of Administrative Services

A.            Authorized to enter into a contract with SSDC Services Corp., Novi, MI, in the amount of $400,000 to administer the State’s participation in the federal Early Retiree Reinsurance Program for a period of four years, effective upon Governor and Council approval through June 30, 2014.  40% General Funds and 60% Other Funds.

 

 

 

 

 

Next regular Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.

 

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The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 11:55 a.m.