GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

June 3, 2009 10:00 a.m.

 

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

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea, accepted the minutes of May 20, 2009.

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

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

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The Governor and Executive Council swore into office the following Representative-elect:

 

Grafton County, District 11 (Lebanon Wards 1-3)

Andrew White, d, Lebanon (16 Young St) 03766

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RESIGNATIONS

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

 

Board of Natural Scientists

Craig Wood, Deerfield                                                                                        Effective:  June 3, 2009

 

Personnel Appeals Board

(Alternate)

James R. MacKay, Concord                                                                             Effective:  June 3, 2009

 

 

CONFIRMATION

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to confirm, with Councilor Shea and Wieczorek voting no.  With Councilor Pignatelli not being present at this time the motion failed.  Upon the return of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth, a request was made for reconsideration of vote, Councilor Wieczorek voted no.  The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, and further on a roll call vote as follows:  Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – no, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorekno, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, confirmed the following:

 

State Committee on Aging

(Sullivan County)

Jack Liberman, (i), Newport                                                                              Effective: June 24, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term: June 24, 2012

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Advanced Manufacturing Education Advisory Council

(Public Member)

Zenagui Brahim, Pelham                                                                                   Effective:  June 3, 2009

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term:  June 3, 2011

 

Athletic Trainers Governing Board

Keith M. Belmore, Somersworth                                                                      Effective:  June 3, 2009

Succeeding:  Andrea Lemire St. Onge, Manchester                                      Term:  January 8, 2012

 

Board of Hearing Care Providers

(Audiologist)

William Flanders, Hampton                                                                              Effective:  June 3, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 23, 2011

 

Board of Hearing Care Providers

(Hearing Aid Dealer)

Norman Fournier, Manchester                                                                          Effective:  June 3, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 23, 2011

 

Real Estate Commission

(NonBroker)

James R. Therrien, Hampton                                                                            Effective:  June 3, 2009

Succeeding:  Barbara Heath, Hampton (resigned)                                       Term:  September 15, 2012

 

State Veterans Council

Paul L. Bernard, Concord                                                                                  Effective:  June 30, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2012

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Commission

(Drug Abuse Prevention)

Timothy R. Rourke, Bedford                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

Boxing and Wrestling Commission

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 15, 2012

 

Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission

(Public Member)

Nominated by the Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission

John B. Tucker, New London                                                                           Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  January 22, 2012

 

Director, Air Resources Division, Department of Environmental Services

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Services after

   consulting with the Air Resources Council

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2013

Salary:  Group HH, Step 5:  $98,691

 

Board of Regulation of Funeral Directors and Embalmers

Morgan J. Edgerly, Strafford                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

Board of Hearing Care Providers

(Public Member)

Elizabeth F. Valway, Londonderry                                                                  Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 23, 2011

 

Midwifery Council

(Public Member)

Kelly A. Collins, Manchester                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

Board of Nursing

(ARNP)

Karen L. Baranowski , Nashua                                                                        Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

Board of Nursing

(RN)

Robert A. Duhaime, Manchester                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

Board of Nursing

(Public Member)

Harley G. Featherston, Salem                                                                           Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

Board of Nursing

(LPN)

Christine M. Naas, Hudson                                                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2012

 

Personnel Appeals Board

Robert J. Johnson, (r), Hillsborough                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 2, 2012

 

Public Utilities Commission

Amy Ignatius, Concord                                                                                      Effective:  July 1, 2009

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

Salary:  Group JJ, Step 3: $99,143

 

New Hampshire Retirement System

Nominated by the New Hampshire Education Association

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2011

 

New Hampshire Retirement System

Nominated by the New Hampshire State Employees Association

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2011

 

New Hampshire Retirement System

(Non-Member Trustee)

Danny H. O’Brien, Rye                                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

Carol Ann Conboy, Concord                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

                               

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth 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 to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from The  Massachusetts Business Development Corporation d/b/a BDC Capital Corporation to Land-Air Express of New England, Ltd. and Land-Air Terminals, Ltd. located in Londonderry, New Hampshire. 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 3, 2009

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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                At approximately 10:55 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Guaranteed Asset Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by BDC Capital Corporation to Land-Air Express of New England, Ltd and Land-Air Terminals, Ltd 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 loans and State guarantee.  The Governor then said that the meeting would hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject and introduced Michael B. Donahue, Senior Credit Officer of the Authority who 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 STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13  WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM THE BDC CAPITAL CORPORATION TO LAND-AIR EXPRESS OF NEW ENGLAND, LTD AND LAND-AIR TERMINALS, LTD." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Pignatelli.  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 STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13

WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM

MASSACHUSETTS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION DBA BDC CAPITAL CORPORATION TO LAND-AIR EXPRESS OF NEW ENGLAND, LTD AND LAND-AIR TERMINALS, LTD.

 

                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 award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to eighty percent (80%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $1,040,000 from Massachusetts Business Development Corporation  d/b/a BDC Capital Corporation to Land-Air Express of New England, Ltd., and Land-Air Terminals, Ltd pursuant to RSA 162-A:13 (the Guaranteed Asset Program or the "GAP Program");

 

                WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed eighty percent (80%) of the proposed financing;

 

                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 award the recommended guarantee 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 award of the Authority's guarantee which they have requested; 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 award of the guarantee as proposed will contribute significantly to the success of the financing.

 

(ii)                 Reasonable and appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the Authority and insure that any private benefit from the award of the guarantee will be only incidental to the public purpose served thereby.

 

                                (b)           General Findings.

 

                                                (i)            The award of the guarantee as proposed will serve a public use and provide a public benefit.

 

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

 

                                                (iii)          The award of the guarantee 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 award of the guarantee 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 Authority's taking such further action under the Act with respect to the award of the guarantee as may be required 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 3, 2009.

 

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to amend a grant with the City of Claremont, NH (previously approved by G&C on 2-4-09, item #1), for a change under a HUD-specific activity line item, by transferring $81,561 from the rehabilitation line item to the acquisition line item.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#3           Authorized to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $50,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement, for refugee social service programs.  (2)Further Authorized to transfer funds between classes as detailed in letter dated May 15, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#4           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, for planning assistance and training to municipalities on local, municipal and regional planning issues in the amount of $24,988.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#5           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 $24,045.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#6           The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to amend a sole source contract with Infor Global Solutions Inc., Alpharetta, GA (previously approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #8), for technical support and maintenance for the Masterpiece financial operations software at the NH State Liquor Commission, by increasing the amount by $17,108 from $99,347 to $116,455, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: the agency Class 27 used by the NHSLC to reimburse DoIT for the contract is 100% General Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#7           Authorized to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $78,600 within organizational unit of the appropriation warrant dated July 1, 2008, Chapter 262, Laws of 2007, for fiscal year 2009, to compensate for expected shortfall and to adjust the budget as detailed in letter dated April 27, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#8           Authorized to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $105,481.69 warrant dated July 1, 2008, Chapter 262, Laws of 2007, for fiscal year 2009, to compensate for expected shortfall and to adjust the budget as detailed in letter dated April 28, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#9           Authorized that Jed J. French, Yarmouth, ME, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

 

#10         Authorized to accept and expend funds in the amount of $402.13 from the Fish and Game Department for expenses incurred on March 31, 2009 Aerial Serial and Rescue support in NH.  100% Transfer Funds.  

 

#11         Authorized to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH for Survey of Grassland Habitats for Snakes and Nesting and Migrating Birds in the amount of $8,880.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#12         Authorized to transfer appropriations in the total amount of $70,903 for fiscal year 2009 to compensate for expected shortfalls and to adjust the budget between existing expenditure lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#13         Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to transfer funds in the amount of $132,000 from class 022 (Rents & Leases Other than State).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  81% Transfer, 2.8% Agency Income, 16.2% General Funds. 

 

#14         Authorized to amend a contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless of Bedminster, NJ (previously amended by G&C on 2-18-09, item #16), by extending the completion date from June 17, 2009 to March 16, 2010. 

 

#15         Authorized Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a three-month holdover amendment with Cheshire County, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on  6-13-07, item #40), for courtroom space of approximately 32,545 square feet, by increasing the amount by $97,943.88 from $391,755.52 for a total of $489,719.40.  Effective July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies – General Funds. 

 

#16         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with E. Guimond Construction, LLC, Bow, NH, for Repointing of the Granite Arch at the State House, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $42,987.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $8,597 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $51,584.  (3)Further Authorized the amount of $872 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $52,456.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2009.  98.22% General, 1.78% Rental Income Funds. 

 

#17         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to retroactively amend a contract with Keith P. Hemingway, Bristol, NH, for professional design services for the new Merrimack District Courthouse, Merrimack, NH, by increasing the amount by $59,662 from $425,320 to $484,982.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency increase in the amount of $20,000 from $25,000 to $45,000 for unanticipated expenses for the Merrimack District Courthouse at Merrimack, NH, bringing the total to $529,982.  Effective February 2, 2009 through July 1, 2010. 

 

#18         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with Oak Point Associates, Portsmouth, NH, for professional Electrical Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#19         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with Lee F. Carroll, PE, Gorham, NH, for professional Electrical Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#20         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction to enter into an agreement with John F. Penney Consulting Services PC, Chester, VT, for professional Mechanical Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#20A      Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli abstaining, to amend an agreement with Anthem Health Plans of NH Inc., d/b/a Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 10-17-07, item #24A), to establish the required provider network discount guarantee and expend certain service requirements.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#21         Authorized to enter into a contract with Audit Services US LLC., New York, NY, for the purpose of carrying out audits/examinations of records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custoday and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property for a price based on a contingent fee of 12% of the “gross amount identified” and remitted to the state.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#22         Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $51,172.97 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                BOARD OF TAX AND LAND APPEALS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#23         Authorized to maintain the escrow accounts with Merrimack County Savings Bank for condemnees’ deposits of damages.

 

#24         Authorized to enter into a contract with Avicore Reporting of Manchester, NH, for court reporting services in an amount not to exceed $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011, with encumbrances for fiscal years 2010 and 2011 in the amount of $6,000.  77% General, 23% Transfer (Highway) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#25         Authorized to enter into a grant with the Cheshire County Conservation District, Walpole, NH, for the Keene Rain Garden Project in the amount of $25,023.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other Funds. 

 

#26         Authorized to enter into a grant with the Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, for the Community Supported Restoration and Invasives Control Program at Lubberland Creek in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other (Conservation moose plate) Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#27         Authorized to reappoint J. Christopher Marshall as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $87,622.50.  Effective July 1, 2009.

 

#28         Authorized to pay Fiscal Year 2009-2010 dues to the National Criminal Justice Association in the amount of $3,669.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#29         Authorized to amend sub-grants (previously approved by G&C on 12-18-08, item #16) utilized to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to April 30, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#30         Authorized to amend sub-grants in the total amounts of $46,129 and $46,029 (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #60A) utilized in support of residential substance abuse treatment programs for adult and juvenile offenders, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#31         Authorized to amend sub-grants (previously approved by G&C on 2-4-09, item #25) utilized to provide services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to February 28, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32         Authorized to amend sub-grants (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #59) designed to provide services for women and their children where there is a history of family violence, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#33         Authorized to retroactively enter into an agreement with the NH Department of Employment Security for the lease of office space and equipment relating to the housing of the Offender Reentry Program in the City of Manchester in the amount of $75,000.  Effective April 1, 2009 through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34         Authorized to enter into sub-grants totaling $327,150 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2009, from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for increase enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#35         Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2009, to fund programs providing direct services to victims of crime in the total amount of $396,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#36         Authorized to amend a sub-grant to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (previously approved by G&C on 1-14-09, item #23), utilized to support forensic services in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  (2)Further Authorized to amend a sub-grant to the NH Department of Safety, Division of State Police, and to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (previously approved by G&C on 1-14-09, item #23), utilized to support forensic services in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  (3)Further Authorized to amend a sub-grant to the NH Department of Safety, Division of State Police (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08, item #61), utilized to support forensic services in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#37         Authorized to appoint Elizabeth Woodcock as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $75,226.  Effective July 1, 2009 through December 4, 2012.

 

#38         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Thomas Gilson as a substitute medical examiner to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the State Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for a total not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#39         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 not to exceed $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 31, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#40         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc., Concord, NH, for acting as the grant recipient/fiscal intermediary to Workforce Opportunity Council in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend agency income in the amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (WOC) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#41         Authorized to continue one Business Systems Analyst II, position #8T087, salary grade 30, through June 30, 2010 at an estimated cost of $76,480.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#42         Authorized to amend a contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Boston, MA (previously amended by G&C on 4-15-09, item #22), for additional enhancements of Unemployment Insurance processes and systems, by increasing the amount from $13,088,647 to $13,510,497.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION

#43         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to exercise a contract renewal option with Applied Measurement Professionals Inc., Olathe, KS, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #56), for testing services in an amount not to exceed $170,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  40% Examination Revenue, 60% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM

#44         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to transfer $80,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

#45         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek authorized the request to continue membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors in the amount of $8,150.93.  100% Bank Exams & Assessments. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#46         Authorized to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $60,000 within and among organizational units of the appropriation warrant dated July 1, 2007, Chapter 262, Laws of 2007, for fiscal year 2009, to compensate for expected shortfalls.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#47         Authorized to enter into a contract with D.P. Melican Construction, Hampton Falls, NH, for the sole purpose of providing necessary repairs to one catch basin in the parking lot at the NH State Liquor Store #69, Nashua, NH, for a total price of $6,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds.  

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#48         Authorized to accept and expend $54,728.94 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency via the State office of Emergency Management in order to reimburse eligible expenses for mitigating water related damages suffered on public lands in Belknap, Coos and Grafton counties during the July 24, 2008 through August 14, 2008 flooding.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#49         Authorized to accept and expend $135,267.73 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency via the State Office of Emergency Management in order to reimburse eligible expenses for mitigating damages suffered on public lands state wide during the December 12, 2008 Ice Storm.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#50         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to renew a sole source contract with the New England State Travel Directors Council Inc., d/b/a Discover New England, for collaborative international marketing in the amount of $380,000.  (2)Further Authorized to make the first quarterly payment to vendor in the amount of $26,125 in July of each fiscal year of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2009 through Jun 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized Division of Economic Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Southern NH University, School of Business, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #94), for the support of the State’s international trade training programs in the amount of $130,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#52         Authorized to renew ten camp lot licenses at Umbagog State Park and to adjust the fee schedule for the next five year term of the licenses as detailed in letter dated June 3, 2009.

 

#53         Authorized to grant utilities easement in perpetuity to NH Electric Co-op, at no cost to the state, for utilities required for the new cabins built last year at Pawtuckaway State Park in Notthingham, NH.

 

#54         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to pay retroactive invoices from Fastenal, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $1,488.24 for purchases made between March 17 and April 21, 2009.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#55         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Piscataqua Environmental Services of Strafford, NH, to provide wastewater treatment plant sampling and testing services at Wallis Sands State Beach, Rye, in the amount of $44,352.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#56         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Bolen’s Septic, Stewartstown, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at the nine state parks as detailed in letter dated June 3, 2009, in  the amount of $4,880.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Park Funds. 

 

#57         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Deirdre Brickner-Wood, Durham, NH, for the coordination of land protection activities under the Federal Forest Legacy Program in the amount of $16,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Rumbletree Inc., North Hampton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 5-2-07, item #54), for domestic and international advertising and promotional services in the amount of $7,597,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.    98% General, 2% Park Funds. 

 

#59         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with Granite State Ambassadors Inc., Manchester, NH, for tourism related training and volunteer coordination in the amount of $125,000.  (2)Further Authorized to pay vendor $31,250 on July 1, 2009.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#60         Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to reclassify position #13848, labor grade 25, Program Planner III, to a Supervisor VI, labor grade 27, for an additional yearly salary of $2,496.

 

#61         Authorized to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., Pembroke, NH, to carry out aerial stocking and water sample collection (acid rain analysis) of remote, high altitude trout ponds in the amount of $13,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  25% Fish and Game, 75% Federal Funds. 

 

#62         Authorized to enter into Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement supplemental contracts with the NH Police Departments as detailed in letter dated May 20, 2009, for a total of $47,475.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (OHRV) Funds. 

 

#63         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies to provide facilitation services to the Department.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#64         Authorized to enter into a retroactive cooperation agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation for the purposes of implementing a direct mail marketing program targeting lapsed anglers to increase license sales in the amount of $15,975.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% Other (RBFF Grant Funds). 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#65         Authorized to accept and expend $395,600 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for purposes of funding water quality management planning projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 17, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#66         Authorized to accept and expend $1,286,000 federal EPA LUST Stimulus funds for purposes of inventory, assessment, tank closure and/or cleanup at leaking underground storage tank sites.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#67         Authorized to accept and expend $39,163,900 in ARRA Federal Funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the purpose of funding the Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan program.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#68         Authorized to retroactively pay Matthew Wood, Gorham, ME, the amount of $2,484.14 for on call time (overtime) incurred in FY 2008 using FY 2009 funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further Authorized to retroactively pay William C. Nash, Dover, NH, the amount of $5,062.96 for staff on call time (overtime) incurred in FY 2008 using FY 2009 funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#69         Authorized to amend a Local Source Water Protection grant to Pennichuck Water Works, Merrimack, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #90), to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009 from June 30, 2009. 

 

#70         Authorized to accept and expend $57,700 in Federal Funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for public water system mutual aid development and assistance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#71         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association, Boston, MA, to provide funding approved by USEPA for the Northeast Regional Pollution Prevention (P2) Information Center in the amount of $98,126.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#72         Authorized Robert & Candance Portilla’s request to approve a permit to perform work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

 

#73         Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, Joseph & Jennifer Cambi’s request to approve a permit to perform work on frontage on Squam Lake in Moultonborough.

 

#74         Authorized to amend a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Rochester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #141), for the purchase of land in a public water supply protection area, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#75         Authorized to amend a Water Supply Land Grant to the City of Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #68), for the purchase of a conservation easement on land in a public water supply protection area, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010 from June 30, 2009.  100% General Funds. 

 

#76         Authorized to enter into a service agreement with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Norwood, MA, to design a replacement to the spillway of the dam at Ossipee Lake in Freedom in the amount of $225,948.03.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Capital-General Funds. 

 

#77         Authorized to accept and expend $19,500,000 in ARRA 2009 federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the purpose of funding the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund loan program.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2015.  ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval of June 12, 2009. 

 

#78         Authorized to award grants to the entities as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2009, for the purposes of used oil collection in a total amount of $8,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 3, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#79         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissioners Inc., Charlestown, NH, to complete the Assessment of the Ammonoosuc River & Floodplain Conservation Project in the amount of $124,090.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorized to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Exeter, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water from contamination in the amount of $5,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#81         Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department for the purpose of collecting and analyzing water samples from remote, high elevation ponds for acid rain trend analysis in the amount of $1,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Green Mountain Conservation Group, Effingham, NH, to complete the Ossipee Watershed Water Quality Initiative Project in the amount of $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of the Commissioner

#83         Authorized General Fund transfers in the amount of $620,287 and increase related revenue adjustments of $469,597 in Federal Funds and increase revenue adjustment of $779,871 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#84         Authorized General Fund transfers in the amount of $216,883 and decrease related revenue adjustments of $61,885 in Federal Funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $16,000 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#85         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Daniel French, Supervisor IV, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $156.36 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007 & 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#86         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Megan Sheehan, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer III, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $43.52 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#87         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Toby Archer, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer II, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $32.64 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#88         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Kathleen Companion, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer IV, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $150.92 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007 & 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

#89         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2009 funds to Cheryl Bouchier, Juvenile Protection & Parole Officer IV, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $76.16 to compensate for wages that were not paid for the SFY 2007 & 2008.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#90         Authorized to accept and expend additional Title XXI State Children’s Health Insurance Program federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,134,144.88, and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $2,132,012.87.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#91         Authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA of 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services in the amount of $14,297,130.85 and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $14,282,848.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $14,298,901.92 and additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,771,073.16, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $14,282,848 in the accounts as detailed in letter dated May 11, 2009.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#92         Authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $3,943,604.67, and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $3,939,665.  (2)Authorized to make use of general funds above in the amount of $1,000,000.  (3)Further Authorized to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $2,942,969.18, and accept and expend additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $364,518.46, and make use of general funds above in the amount of $2,939,665.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#93         Authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $99,011.91, and reduce the General Funds in the amount of $98,913.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $99,024.18, and additional ARRA Title XIX Medicaid federal stimulus funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $12,265.21.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#94         Authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $552,134.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#95         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $81,840.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services

#96         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the consultants as detailed in letter dated May 4, 2009, who will contribute to the care of residents at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $102,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#97         Authorized to compensate Robert Leonard, a Teacher II at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, for time lost while recovering from a work-related injury, in the amount of $1,447.87.   66% General, 34% Other (School Districts) Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#98         Authorized to amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #388), to provide staffing for the NH Employment Program in the delivery of employment and training services to clients of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and 2-Parent Needy Families programs, by increasing the price by $2,130,525.40 from $2,150,090.33 to $4,280,615.73, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  67% Federal, 33% General Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized to amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #296), to provide post-employment job retention and support services to former clients of the temporary assistance to Needy Families and 2-Parent Needy Families program, by increasing the price by $1,051,859.47 from $1,171,591 to $2,223,450.47, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#100       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #141), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $828,269 from $1,722,679 to $2,550,948, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99 ¾ % Federal, ¼ % General Funds. 

 

#101       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #137), to provide Women, Infants and Children and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $124,135 from $276,242 to $400,377, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99.7% Federal, 0.3% General Funds. 

 

#102       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #138), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $144,881 from $333,908 to $478,789, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99.7% Federal, 0.3% General Funds. 

 

#103       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Nutrition and Health Promotion Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-4-08, item #142), to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program nutrition services, by increasing the price by $464,125 from $805,027.93 to $1,269,152.93, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  99.7% Federal, 0.3% General Funds. 

 

#104       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-25-08, item #222), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $609,506 from $574,330 to $1,183,836, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  88% Federal, 12% General Funds. 

 

#105       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Coos County Family Health Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #251), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $197,611 from $138,892 to $336,503, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  91% Federal, 9% General Funds. 

 

#106       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with White Mountain Community Health Center, Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #224), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $273,369 from $200,694 to $474,063, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#107       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #229), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $305,547 from $269,738 to $575,285, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Avis Goodwin Community Health Center Inc., Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #220), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $387,050 from $355,224 to $742,274, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  88% Federal, 12% General Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Inc., Williston, VT, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #268), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $1,769,748 from $1,908,368 to $3,705,116, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #250), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $346,427 from $371,690 to $718,117, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#111       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal & Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #222), to provide family planning services, by increasing the price by $642,478 from $602,638 to $1,245,116, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  89% Federal, 11% General Funds. 

                               

Division of Public Health Services

#112       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #271), to provide breast and cervical cancer screening tests and case management services, by increasing the price by $96,842 from $94,480 to $191,322, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to exercise a contract renew and amend option with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #243), to provide telephone-based tobacco cessation services and to standardize utilization of the US Public Health Service Clinical Practice Guidelines with NH healthcare providers and insurers by increasing the price by $480,000 from $590,000 to $1,070,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       Authorized Bureau of Disease Control to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide epidemiological and health data analysis expertise in an amount not to exceed $112,287.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to provide epidemiological expertise and analytic and research support in an amount not to exceed $259,500.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2012.  52% General, 48% Federal Funds. 

 

#116       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #239), to provide injury prevention services, by increasing the price by $185,000 from $185,000 to $370,000, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2011.  64% General, 36% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       Authorized Bureau of Laboratory Sciences, Public Health Laboratories to advance Frank Horan $849.50 to cover costs other airfare to be incurred while attending the 2009 Food Emergency Response Network National Training Conference during the period of June 15-19, 2009.  Travel Advance – 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorized Bureau of Disease Control, Communicable Disease Control Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Dragon Mosquito Inc., Stratham, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-18-07, item #64), to provide mosquito collection services, by increasing the price by $60,000 from $120,000 to $180,000, and by extending the completion date to May 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#119       Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Rural Health and Primary Care Section to make a onetime payment to the State of VT, Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Burlington, VT, to co-sponsor and participate in the Recruitment and Retention Symposium in the amount of $4,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

Bureau of Developmental Services

#120       Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $634,393.76, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $633,760.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#121       Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $6,584,636, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $6,578,051.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#122       Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $282,159, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $281,877.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#123       Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $452,033.58, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $451,582.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#124       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH, to support a Child Development Program Network of family-centered, community-based, diagnostic evaluation and consultation services for children birth through 7 years of age suspected of or at risk for altered developmental progress totaling $903,784.  (2)Further Authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price limitation for the purpose of assuring continuity of programs and services to clients.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#125       Authorized Special Medical Services section to enter into an agreement with Child and Family Services, Manchester, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families totaling $254,234.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#126       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Concord, NH, to provide two Registered Nurses who shall share the position of Community Care Coordinator to provide community-based care coordination services to children with special health care needs and their families residing in Merrimack County for a total amount of $121,653.06.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#127       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield, NH, to develop a medical home system of care for children and youth with special health care needs and their families in the total amount of $170,600.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#128       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Cynthia A. Kahn, Londonderry, NH, to provide developmental pediatric services to specialty clinics for children with Neuromotor disabilities and their families in the total amount of $213,140.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#129       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Community Health and Hospice Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide family support services for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions and their families, in the total amount of $69,350.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#130       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Joseph Fish, Ph.D., Psychologist, Goffstown, NH, to provide psychology services to children with special health care needs and their families in the amount of $116,174.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#131       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Tammie I. Sullivan, PT II, PCS, Dunbarton, NH, to provide pediatric physical therapy services to specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families in the amount of $18,699.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#132       Authorized Special Medical Services Section to enter into an agreement with Colleen A. Sullivan, PT, DPT, PCS, Bow, NH, to provide pediatric physical therapy services to specialty clinics for children with neuromotor disabilities and their families in the amount of $33,620.13.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#133       Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Prevention Certification Board of NH, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #205), to provide a certification procedure for alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention practitioners in NH, by increasing the price by $8,671 from $20,000 to $28,671, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#134       Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-3-07, item #60), to provide intensive outpatient treatment services to pregnant and parenting women, by increasing the price by $332,606 from $735,854 to $1,068,460, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  56% Federal, 44% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Friends of Recovery NH, Kingston, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-31-07, item #103), to provide Peer-led support services for parents/guardians whose children are or have been engaged in the abuse or illegal use of alcohol and/or other drugs, by increasing the price by $5,424 from $12,000 to $17,424, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#136       Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Grafton County, North Haverhill, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #225), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $69,427 from $153,600 to $223,027, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#137       Authorized  to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #243), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $208,566 from $472,892 to $681,458, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  72% General, 28% Federal Funds. 

 

#138       Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #195), to provide substance abuse prevention and treatment services, by increasing the price by $521,797 from $1,175,572 to $1,697,369, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  62% General, 33% Federal, 5% Highway Funds. 

 

#139       Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Serenity Place, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #213), to provide substance abuse treatment services, by increasing the price by $432,568 from $957,008 to $1,389,576, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#140       Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with CADY Inc., Plymouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #214), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the price by $80,385 from $185,412 to $265,797, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  57% Federal, 43% General Funds. 

 

#141       Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #197), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $680,826 from $1,506,252 to $2,187,078, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  43% General, 52% Federal, 5% Highway Funds. 

 

#142       Authorized to pay the Partnership for a Drug Free America in the amount of $10,000 per year.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#142A    Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with The Youth Council, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #205), to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $195,912 from $444,814 to $640,726, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  57% Federal, 43% General Funds. 

 

#142B    Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 10-31-07, item #111A), to provide alcohol and other drug treatment services, by increasing the price by $1,110,623 from $2,460,732 to $3,571,355, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  14% Federal, 83% General, 3% Highway Funds. 

 

#142C    Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Phoenix Houses of New England Inc., Providence, RI, (previously amended by G&C on 10-3-07, item #56), to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $1,382,859 from $3,072,666 to $4,455,525, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  47% Federal, 49% General, 4% Highway Funds. 

 

#142D    Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #203), to provide substance abuse treatment and prevention services, by increasing the price by $230,272 from $767,334 to $997,606, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010.  97% Federal, 3% General Funds. 

 

Bureau of Behavioral Health

#143       Authorized to accept additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $433,645.32.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#144       Authorized to accept Title XIX Medicaid federal Funds through the ARRA of 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $4,177,642.51.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds of $750,750 and ARRA funds of $93,093 and make use of a portion of the general funds from above, $657,000, to cover shortfall in the Community Mental Health Medicaid program.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#145       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Trina Alexknovitch, Bradford, NH, to provide public guardianship services in an amount not to exceed $2,499.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#146       NOT USED

 

#147       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide non-Medicaid funded mental health services and peer support services in an amount not to exceed $116,820.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds. 

 

#148       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $556,608.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  91% General, 9% Federal Funds. 

 

#149       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Council of Nashua, NH, d/b/a Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council, Nashua, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $476,501.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  88% General, 12% Federal Funds. 

 

#150       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $301,310.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  79% General, 21% Federal Funds. 

 

#151       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $51,270.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  96.5% Federal, 3.5% General Funds. 

 

#152       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $71,142.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  45% General, 55% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#153       Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid in the amount of $7,066,424.84, and decrease revenue adjustments in local funds of $2,050,923.17.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid in the amount of $12,399,588.57, and decrease revenue adjustments in local funds of $8,994,579.85 and general funds of $3,392,621.52.  (3) Further Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid in the amount of $843,843, and increase revenue adjustments in general funds of $657,000.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#154       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Homemakers Health Services, Rochester, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Adult Day Services, Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care, Home Health Aide, and Nursing services in an amount not to exceed $989,571.86.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#155       Authorized to enter into an agreement with North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency Inc., Littleton, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $71,869.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  64% General, 36% Federal Funds. 

 

#156       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Area Homecare and Family Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $1,621,517.79.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#157       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Home Health Aide, Nursing, and Elder Abuse Counseling services in an amount not to exceed $88,982.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  51% General, 49% Federal Funds. 

 

#158       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Newfound Area Nursing Association, Bristol, NH, to provide Homemaker, and Home Health Aide services in an amount not to exceed $12,474.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#159       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice of VT and NH Inc., Springfield, VT, to provide Home Health Aide services in an amount not to exceed $30,429.80.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#160       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Newport, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide and Transportation services in an amount not to exceed $77,470.48.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  47% General, 53% Federal Funds. 

 

#161       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Chocorua, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $424,326.28.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#162       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Valley Regional Healthcare Inc., Newport, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Health Screening, Adult Day Services, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $476,602.45.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  55% General, 45% Federal Funds. 

 

#163       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $215,471.05.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  57% General, 43% Federal Funds. 

 

#164       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Community Health and Hospice Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care services in an amount not to exceed $604,071.70.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  53% General, 47% Federal Funds. 

 

#165       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services, Berlin, NH, to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Respite Care services in an amount not to exceed $633,210.86.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#166       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide Elder Abuse Counseling and Community Elder Support Services in an amount not to exceed $15,257.68.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#167       Authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Association for the Blind, Concord, NH, to provide Low Vision Services in an amount not to exceed $21,643.92.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#168       Authorized to enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with the Office of Energy and Planning, Concord, NH, to provide Energy Assistance  in an amount not to exceed $33,256.74.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#169       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention and Elder Abuse Counseling in an amount not to exceed $37,824.02.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  3% General, 97% Federal Funds. 

 

#170       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Mark Wentworth Home, Portsmouth, NH, to provide Adult Day Services in an amount not to exceed $180,921.48.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  51% General, 49% Federal Funds. 

 

#171       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Holiday Center Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide Adult Non-Medical Day Services and Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $157,309.28.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#172       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Adult Day Services in an amount not to exceed $158,458.62.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

 

#173       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Special Transit Service Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $124,133.24.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#174       Authorized to enter into an agreement with City of Nashua, Nashua, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $113,782.54.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#175       Authorized with Councilor Shea abstaining, to enter into an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $160,720.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#176       Authorized to enter into an agreement with North Conway Community Center, North Conway, NH, to provide Transportation Services in an amount not to exceed $15,725.53.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  42% General, 58% Federal Funds. 

 

#176A    Authorized to enter into an agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, to provide legal services in an amount not to exceed $148,630.71.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#176B    Authorized to enter into an agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, to provide Adult Day Services in an amount not to exceed $105,287.04.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2010.  57% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#177       Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $1,201,200.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#178       Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $2,236,379.15; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $2,234,145.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#179       Authorized to amend an agreement with Dr. Michael F. Kalinowski, Durham, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 5-7-08, item #50), to conduct a Child Care Market Rate Survey, by increasing the amount by $78,934 to $243,263, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#180       Authorized to amend an agreement with The Family Resource Center at Gorham, Berlin, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-27-07, item #259), to include implementation of a Pilot Program known as “Watch Me Grow” in the Laconia and Conway district office catchment areas, by increasing the price from $402,000 to $407,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital

#181       Authorized to make a retroactive payment in the amount of $6,536.40 to McKesson Medical-Surgical, Cincinnati, OH, for supplies and equipment.   Effective upon G&C approval.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other (transfers from other agencies) Funds. 

 

#182       Authorized to increase the annual salary of Sreenivas Katragadda, MD, Physician In Charge by $3,000 for being board certified in Family Practice.

 

                                Glencliff Home

#183       Authorized to enter into a contract with NeighborCare of NH d/b/a OmniCare of NH, Londonderry, NH, to provide pharmacy services in an amount not to exceed $6,360.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS

#184       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into a contract with NH Professional’s Health Program, Bedford, NH, to manage and administer a Dental Professional Assistance Program in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  91% General, 9% Other (Professional Assistance Program) Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

#185       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to a contract renewal option with M. Jonathan Mishcon, M.D., Tilton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-21-06, item #195), providing medical care to the residents of the NH Veterans Home, by increasing the amount by $350,371.16 from $463,878.99 to $814,250.15.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  32% Federal, 45% Agency Income, 23% General Funds. 

 

                                POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION COMMISSION

#186       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to award $200,000 in FY 2009 to the University of NH, which has received private gifts and contributions as a match for state funds under the Granite State Scholars Program for the benefit of highly qualified NH residents pursuing programs for study at public colleges and universities within the state.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#187       Authorized to budget and expend ARRA Stimulus funds in the amount of $190,310 for Education for Homeless Children and Youth.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  100% Federal (ARRA) Funds. 

 

#188       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to establish one Program Specialist (LG19).  (2)Further Authorized to allow allocation of salary of an existing Secretary II part-time position, providing support for the ARRA grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  (3)Further Authorized to accept and expend WIA Youth ARRA agreement funds in the amount of $2,395,321.25 from the Workforce Opportunity Council Inc.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  100% Federal (ARRA) Funds. 

 

#188A    Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no,  to reclassify position #13309 Program Specialist II (labor grade 21 - $50,914.50) to an Education Consultant II (labor grade 27 - $53,137.50).  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#189       Authorized to transfer $4,000 in “Transfers from other Agencies” funds for anticipated shortages in salary expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#190       Authorized Division of State Police to transfer grant funds in the amount of $18,000 within a federal grant entitled “New Entrant CDL 09”, from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the purpose of improving motor carrier safety.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#191       Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer funds between Driver Licensing, Motor Vehicle Registration, Financial Responsibility and International Registration Program in the amount of $65,000 for existing and anticipated shortages in overtime and personal services – temporary for the FY 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#192       Authorized Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a previous request to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $340,476 (previously approved by G&C on 3-4-09, item #53).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Allenstown, NH, for the acquisition of land from The River Pines Mobile Home Park Cooperative and the acquisition and demolition of mobile homes on Jasper Drive for a total amount of $337,105.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#193       Authorized Division of State Police to amend the grant known as “New Entrant CDL 09” from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (previously approved by G&C on 2-4-09), for the purpose of improving motor carrier safety, by reallocating funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#194       Authorized to amend a grant received from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled “NH DOS Prosecuting Paralegal” (previously amended by G&C on 2-18-09, item #59B), to reallocate funds in the amount of $1,500 to offset anticipated shortages in FY 2009.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#195       Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to retroactively amend a grant received from the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Agency (previously amended by G&C on1-16-08, item #187), for the purpose of collecting and reporting fatal accident information in the state, by extending the completion date of the “Fatal Accident Reporting System” grant from January 31, 2009 to June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend the third-year funding of a five-year cooperative agreement in the amount of $21,756.10 from the US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Agency for the purpose of collecting and reporting fatal accident information in the State.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#196       Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend $2,156,030.81 in Flood Mitigation Assistance Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purpose of reducing or eliminating the risk of repetitive flood damage to homes in the Town of Allenstown.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized an agreement with the Town of Allenstown, NH for a total amount of $2,156,030.81 for the acquisition and demolition of homes repetitively damaged by floods in the Town.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#197       Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $1,280,209 (a previous request accepted by G&C on 3-4-09, item#53).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into grant agreements with the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated April 13, 2009, for a total amount of $1,261,320 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#198       Authorized Division of State Police to retroactively pay Trooper Joseph A. Villers at Troop C, military differential pay in the amount of $5,476.65 for salary and $1,076.71 for benefits during the period of July 19, 2007 through June 5, 2008, using SFY09 funds, for military differential in SFY08.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#199       Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a sole source contract with JPA III Management Co Inc., d/b/a Radisson Hotel Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing conference food services, and to conduct the training conference entitled (Emergency Preparedness: Effective Strategies for Emergency Planning, Response and Recovery) on June 23, 2009 in an amount not to exceed $15,161.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Emergency Management Performance Grant.

 

#200       Authorized the permit application of Camp Mowglis located on Newfound Lake in Hebron, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 9 mooring.

 

#201       Authorized the permit application of Cottager’s Cover Association located on Squam Lake in Holderness, NH, for a congregate mooring field renewal of 9 moorings.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#202       Authorized with Councilor Hollingworth voting no,  to accept and expend federal ARRA funds in the amount of $1,000,000 for the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport to acquire an Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle.  (2)Further Authorized to provide funding to the City of Manchester, to acquire an Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicle in the amount of $1,000,000. Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#203       Authorized with Councilor Hollingworth voting no,  to accept and expend Federal ARRA funds in the amount of $4,600,000 for airport improvement projects at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport (Keene), Laconia Municipal Airport and Boire Field (Nashua).  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#204       Authorized with Councilor Hollingworth voting no,  Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Town of Whitefield, NH, to construct, mark, light and sign taxiway “C” at the Mount Washington Regional Airport, Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $316,073.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2012.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#205       Authorized Bureau of Rail and Transit to accept and expend $392,000 in Federal Railroad Administration funds for improvements on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Coos County.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#206       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Anthony and Barbara DeStefano, Woburn, MA, for a parcel of land on the State-owned Concord to Lincoln Railroad Line in Laconia for $1,300 per year.  Effective January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.

 

#207       Authorized Bureau of Rail and Transit to pay an amount not to exceed $46,042 to Manchester Transit Authority, Manchester, NH, to provide a portion of the funds required to match Federal Transit Administration grant funds for bus acquisition.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Capital –General Funds. 

 

#208       Authorized Bureau of Rail and Transit to pay an amount not to exceed $80,000 to the City of Nashua, NH, to provide a portion of the funds required to match Federal Transit Administration grant funds for bus acquisition.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Capital –General Funds. 

 

#209       Authorized to amend a contract with CHA Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-10-04, item #152), for design review services for the Salem-Manchester I-93 widening project, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to August 31, 2009.

 

#210       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to appoint a new Highway Layout Commission for the Salem-Manchester project, and request that Ray Chadwick and Harley Featherston be added to the Layout Commission along with existing member Real Pinard.

 

#211       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Hanover-Lebanon area for an amount not to exceed $3,648,236.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  99.67% Federal, 0.33% General Funds. 

 

#212       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program/Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Concord and Laconia areas for an amount not to exceed $1,268,887.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  98.87% Federal, 1.13% General Funds. 

 

#213       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the Claremont area for an amount not to exceed $493,370.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  99.07% Federal, 0.93% General Funds. 

 

#214       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2,410 square foot parcel of State owned land in Salem to Nam Y. An and Kyung B. An for $76,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#215       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $354,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts great than $5,000 for the period extending from May 1, 2009 through May 15, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#216       Authorized Bureau of Planning and Community Service to enter into agreements with the municipalities of Keene, Tamworth, and Franklin to provide services under the High Priority Program in providing funding and services necessary for completing a total of three projects through the municipal-managed process in the amount of $1,987,920.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds / 80% Federal, 20% Local Match Funds. 

 

#217       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Nicom Coatings Corp., Barre, VT, for crack sealing the roadway at various locations in the southern tier of the State on the basis of a low bid of $328,355.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $32,835.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.   Effective upon G&C approval through September 18, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#218       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, for resurfacing of approximately 15 miles of roadways located in Districts III, IV, V & VI in the counties of Carroll, Hillsborough, Rockingham and Strafford on the basis of a single bid of $818,002.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2009.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

#219       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Nicom Coatings Corp., Barre, VT, for crack sealing the roadway at various locations in the northern tier of the State on the basis of a low bid of $318,650.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $31,865 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.   Effective upon G&C approval through September 18, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#220       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.D. Edmunds & Sons Inc., Franklin, NH, for pavement rehabilitation of 6.4 miles of NH Route 11 from the I-89 ramps at Exit 11 to the Wilmot/Andover town line and improvements at the intersection at NH 11/NH 114 on the basis of a low bid of $3,414,292.75.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $239,000.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 18, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds / 90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds. 

 

#221       Authorized Bureau of Traffic to amend an agreement with Louis Berger Group Inc., d/b/a Louis Berger Group Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 10-20-04, item #115), to complete the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the I-93 Salem to Manchester Project, by increasing the amount by $130,758.68 from $1,465,488.86 to $1,596,247.54, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to December 31, 2009.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

#222       Authorized Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with R. S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-17-08), for rehabilitation/widening and safety improvements on the bridge carrying F.E. Everett Turnpike northbound and southbound over the Souhegan River in the Town of Merrimack, by increasing the amount by $530,000 from $13,588,454.21 to $14,118,454.21.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#223       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Laconia Airport Authority, to design and reconstruct the Terminal Aircraft Parking Apron at the Laconia Municipal Airport in the amount of $835,420.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#224       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Keene, NH, to design and reconstruct the Terminal Aircraft Parking Apron at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport (Keene) in the amount of $1,298,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#225       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, to purchase miscellaneous capital equipment and facility rehabilitation for an amount not to exceed $119,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#226       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Nashua Airport Authority to design and reconstruct the Tower Aircraft Parking Apron at Aoire Field (Nashua) in the amount of $1,753,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 16, 2011.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#227       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to purchase miscellaneous capital equipment in the amount not to exceed $3,225.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#228       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, to complete the expansion and renovation of the Advance Transit facility located in Wilder, VT, for an amount not to exceed $1,529,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Stimulus Funds.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#229       Authorized the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a contract with Pathway Services Inc., Tulsa, OK, for the purchase of a pavement condition and transportation asset data collection vehicle, hardware, software and support services to provide data collection support to NHDOT’s Pavement Management and Asset Management programs in the amount of $1,098,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  FY 2009 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds /  FY 2010 & 2011 100% Federal Funds. 

 

#230       Authorized Bureau of Planning and Community Service to enter into agreements with the municipalities of Lebanon, and Manchester to provide services under the Federal Bridge-Aid Program, in providing funding and services necessary for completing a total of two projects through the municipal-managed process in the amount of $10,807,044.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  80% Federal, 20% Local Match Funds. 

 

#231       Authorized to enter into a contract with the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities in the amount of $1,288,893.  Effective July 1, 2009 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds 

 

#232       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with A.J. Cameron Sod Farms Inc., Farmington, NH, for landscaping/plantings within the roundabout at the intersection of NH 10/12/101 and Winchester in Keene on the basis of a low bid of $24,592.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $3,688.80 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 27, 2010.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

 

 

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM TABLE

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, voted to remove item #35 which was tabled at the May 6, 2009 Meeting

 

 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

#35         WITHDRAWN – The agency withdrew the petition of Ryan C. Murphy requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Conduct After Accident.  The petitioner is eligible for an annulment. 

 

 

 

LATE ITEMS

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth voted to deny with Councilors Shea, Hollingworth and Pignatelli voting no.  The motion failed.  After discussion the Governor and Council voted to table the item as follows:

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL

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

 

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the State House, Concord, New Hampshire.

 

The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 12:50 p.m.