GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire

June 9, 2010 10:00 a.m.

 

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

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, accepted the minutes of May 26, 2010.

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea, accepted the minutes of June 2, 2010.

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the May 26, 2010 meeting.

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RESIGNATIONS

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

 

Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission

(Public Member)

Nancy J. B. Franklin, Plainfield                                                                        Effective:  June 9, 2010

 

Medical Review Subcommittee

Nicole Siparsky, Lebanon                                                                                  Effective:  August 1, 2010

 

Medical Review Subcommittee

(Public Member)

Debra Stohrer, Concord                                                                                     Effective:  June 9, 2010

 

Board of Medicine

(Public Member)

Brian T. Stern, Dover                                                                                          Effective:  June 3, 2010

 

Real Estate Appraisers Board

(Rep. of NH Lending Institution)

Richard M. Wallis, Dover                                                                                   Effective:  August 12, 2010

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Ballot Law Commission

Gregory T. Martin, d., Keene                                                                             Effective:  June 9, 2010

Succeeding:  Stephen M. Duprey, r, Concord                                                Term:  January 21, 2012

 

State Conservation Committee

(Belknap/Carroll)

William L. Stockman, Tuftonboro                                                                   Effective:  June 9, 2010

Succeeding:  Kenneth N. Kettenring, New Hampton                                   Term:  August 1, 2013

 

State Board of Fire Control

(Volunteer Chief of Fire Department)

Allan Clark, Sugar Hill                                                                                        Effective:  June 9, 2010

Succeeding:  Richard O. Heselton, Fremont                                                   Term:  July 8, 2014

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee

(Represents Tourism Industry)

Nominated by the Travel Council

James S. Morash, Meredith                                                                               Effective:  June 9, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 1, 2013

 

Board of Nursing

(RN)

Nora Fortin, Stratham                                                                                        Effective:  June 9, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 10, 2013

 

Board of Nursing

(RN)

Kathleen Hartman, Pittsburg                                                                            Effective:  June 9, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 11, 2013

 

Public Employee Labor Relations Board

(Alternate Member rep. Public)

Charles S. Temple, Concord                                                                              Effective:  June 9, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  February 13, 2016

 

Volunteer NH Board of Directors

Lisa C. Michaud, Manchester                                                                           Effective:  June 9, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  May 16, 2013

 

Water Council

(Agriculture)

Stanley J. Rastallis, Unity                                                                                  Effective:  June 9, 2010

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  April 16, 2014

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Agricultural Advisory Board

(Coos County)

Scott Forbes, Lancaster                                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

Board of Chiropractic Examiners

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

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

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Nominated by the State Treasurer

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Fire Standards and Training Commission

(Federation of Fire Mutual Aid Association)

Kevin Pratt, Raymond                                                                                       Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 16, 2013

 

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority

(Public Member)

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

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

 

Lottery Commission

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 29, 2013

 

Board of Medicine

(Public Member)

Edmund J. Waters, Jr., Contoocook                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

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

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2014

 

University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees

John W. Small, New Castle                                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

Water Well Board

(Water Well Contractor)

Roger Skillings, Hollis                                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

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

 

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS:

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

A.      Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, to accept donations in the amount of $345 in memory of Connie McCallum.

 

B.      Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning, Services for Blind and Visually Impaired, to accept donations in the amount of $25 in memory of Frank Mosefski.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Glencliff Home

C.      Authorized to accept all monetary donations for the time period of January 1, 2010 to March 31, 2010 in the amount of $200.

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR – TUITION REQUESTS:

D.      ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay White Mountain Community College, Berlin, New Hampshire, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Alan Kjellander, Treatment Plant Operator I, in the course entitled “Water Analysis”.  Source of funds:  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Funds

E.       ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - Request permission to pay White Mountain Community College, Berlin, New Hampshire, the sum of $600.00 for the sole purpose of enrolling Timothy Pelletier, Treatment Plant Operator I, in the course entitled “Water Analysis”.  Source of funds:  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Funds

 

Requested Tuition Total:  $1,200.00

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#2           The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor 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-a with respect to a loan from First Colebrook Bank to Kheops International, Inc. located in Colebrook, 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 9, 2010

COUNCIL CHAMBER, CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

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                At approximately 11:05 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the award of a State guarantee under the Working Capital Line of Credit Guarantee Program of the Business Finance Authority in connection with a loan to be made by First Colebrook Bank to Kheops International, Inc. 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 Jack Donovan, Executive Director 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, CouncilorBurton 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  FIRST COLEBROOK BANK TO KHEOPS INTERNATIONAL, INC." and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Shea.  There being no discussion, the Governor called for a vote on the motion.  Those voting in favor were: The Governor and Councilor Burton, Councilor Shea, Councilor Hollingworth, Councilor Wieczorek, and Councilor Pignatelli;  those abstaining were Councilor (s):  None; and those voting against were Councilor(s):  None.  The Governor declared that the resolution was passed.

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A RESOLUTION UNDER RSA 162-A:18

AWARDING A STATE GUARANTEE UNDER RSA 162-A:13-a

WITH RESPECT TO A LOAN FROM

FIRST COLEBROOK BANK TO KHEOPS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

 

                WHEREAS, the Governor and Council (the "Governor and Council") of the State of New Hampshire (the "State") have received from the Business Finance Authority of the State of New Hampshire (the "Authority") its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and determinations pursuant to RSA 162-A:18 with respect to the award of a guarantee of the Authority in an amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the principal amount of a loan up to $400,000 from First Colebrook Bank to Kheops International, Inc. pursuant to RSA 162-A:13-a (the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program or the "WAG Program");

 

 

                WHEREAS, the proposed guarantee would require the pledge of the full faith and credit of the Authority in an amount not to exceed seventy-five percent (75%) 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 to ensure 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 9, 2010.

 

 

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

#2A        The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into a contract with CBE Technologies LLC, Boston, MA, for the procurement, installation, deployment, and five years of maintenance for NH State Liquor Commission Unified Communications equipment located in all of the NHSLO retail stores and headquarters, in the amount of $873,544.85.  (2)Further authorized to enter into a finance agreement with Lake Sunapee Bank of Newport, NH, for $812,508.95 at a cost of $98,564.10 which represents the finance charges associated with financing the equipment and services amount, or $713,944.85, associated with the implementation of the above Unified Communications System project.  Total cost is $972,108.95.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#3           Authorized to award a grant to the Town of Wolfeboro, NH for the purpose of developing 24 units of workforce housing in Wolfeboro in the amount of $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#4           Authorized to amend an agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, to offset substantial rehabilitation costs associated with purchasing and rehabilitating a vacant multi-family residential property that has been foreclosed upon, by increasing the amount by $120,000 from $2,400,000 to $2,520,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#5           Authorized to amend a grant to the Town of Barrington, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-19-08), to help municipalities solve development problems, by extending the completion dated to June 30, 2011 from June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#6           Authorized James W. Dennehy, Salisbury, NH, be nominated for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

 

#7           Authorized Steven E. Veinotte, Campton, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

 

#8           Authorized John A. Leblanc, Manchester, NH, be confirmed to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

 

#8A        Authorized to enter into an agreement with Securitas Security Services USA Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide security services at the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, for a total cost of $1,162,848.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $29,071.20.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#9           Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, to enter into a contract with D. L King & Associates Inc., for constructing fence at Pembroke Road – State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $438,527.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $40,000 for unanticipated expense related to latent site conditions, bringing the total to $478,527.  (3)Further authorized the amount of $20,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $498,527.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 29, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, to enter into a contract with Gerard A. Laflamme Inc., for Brown Building and Parking Garage Lighting and Lighting Control Modifications, for a total price not to exceed $334,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2010.  100% Capital – General Funds. 

 

#11         Authorized Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, to enter into a contract with Ray’s Electric Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Brown Building and Lamott Wing Fire Alarm System, Glencliff Home, Benton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $164,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 24, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL

#12         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to receive additional General Funds from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $92,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

                                COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

#13         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, c/o UNH Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to continue the Council’s support of the University of NH’s Leadership Series by providing partial funding for the series, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

#14         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $193,400 and to issue checks in the amount of $193,399.22 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#15         Authorized Division of the Arts to transfer Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations in the amount of $10,000 between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approved on June 17, 2010. 

 

#16         Authorized to award a Traditional Arts Project Grant to the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, in the amount of $3,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#17         Authorized Division of the Arts to enter into a service agreements with the artists as detailed in letter dated May 20, 2010, to create various works of art for the Laconia District Courthouse, totaling $14,220.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Percent for Arts Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION

#18         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request a contract renewal option with Applied Measurement Professionals Inc., Olathe, KS, for testing services in an amount not to exceed $170,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Other Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY

#19         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth authorized the request to amend a contract with Donna Robinson, CPA, Litchfield, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 4-1-09, item #97), for the purpose of rendering investigative assistance to review an ongoing case of alleged unprofessional conduct of a CPA and a CPA firm, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#20         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to budget and expend carry forward funds totaling $3,184 received from the University of NH, Durham, NH, from class 102 contracts – Program Services to fulfill the scope of work.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds – UNH Grant. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#21         Authorized to amend a consultant position (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #24),  a trainer for Violence Against Women, created to enhance training efforts by the Department of Justice, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to April 30, 2011.  (2)Further authorized to amend a sub-grant from the NH Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Act Grant (previously approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #24), to enhance training efforts, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to April 30, 2011.  (3)Further authorized to amend a contract with Timothy Russell, Henniker, NH, to continue coordinating the Lethality Assessment Program and regional violence against women trainings, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to April 30, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% ARRA Funds - Transfer from other agencies.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approved on June 17, 2010. 

 

#22         Authorized to accept and expend an unbudgeted amount of $11,246 from the NH Highway Safety Agency, for the purpose of funding the Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor position.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Transfers from other Agencies. 

 

#23         Authorized to appoint Anne M. Edwards as Interim Director of Charitable Trusts.  Effective July 1, 2010.

 

#24         Authorized to enter into a sub-grant with Child and Family Services of NH, in the amount of $100,000 from the FFY 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#25         Authorized to enter into a new sub-grant with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, in the amount of $110,000, from the FFY 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#26         Authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2010, in the total amount of $607,228 from the FFY 2008 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  (2)Further authorized to enter into sub-grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2010, in the total amount of $30,000 from the FFY 2009 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, which provides funding for programs to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system  Effective July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#27         Authorized to conduct a daylong pre-conference Child Advocacy Center Summit for the county multidisciplinary child abuse investigative teams, scheduled for September 15, 2010, and a two day advanced conference scheduled for September 16-17, 2010, entitled the “Eighteenth Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect.”  Both events are to be held at the Radisson Hotel Manchester, at a cost not to exceed $57,894.80 through September 30, 2010.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend registration fees for the conference above in the amount of $85 from each of an estimated 300 attendees, for a total cost not to exceed $25,500 to help defray the cost of the conference and facility expenses.  Effective July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  34% Agency Income, 66% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorized to enter into an agreement with JPA III Management Company Inc, in an amount not to exceed $50,494.80 for the purpose of providing necessary conference facilities and food services at the Radisson Hotel Manchester.  51% Agency Income, 49% Federal Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#28         Authorized to enter into a contract with RTD Roofing, Madison, ME, for roof replacement services at NHES’s Berlin local office building in the amount of $42,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#29         Authorized to retroactively continue one Program Specialist II position #9T159, salary grade 21, at an estimated $10,522 through April 2, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#30         WITHDRAWN – The Agency withdrew the request to make a one-time retroactive payment adjustment of salary to Corrections Officer Dana Johnson, Labor Grade 14, in the amount of $1,806.91.  Effective July 8, 2005 through July 19, 2008.

 

#31         Authorized to enter into a lease agreement with the Grafton County Commissioners, North Haverhill, NH, for office space to house a Probation/Parole District Office, for a total amount not to exceed $118,470.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds. 

 

#32         Authorized to enter into a contract with G4S Justice Services LLC, Atlanta, GA, to provide electronic monitoring of offenders on Administrative Home Confinement in the amount of $32,850.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  88% Offender, 12% General Funds. 

 

#33         Authorized to renew a contract with Strafford County, Dover, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #52), for the purpose of incarceration of State-sentenced female offenders, by increasing the price from $753,000 to $1,506,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34         Authorized to transfer funds between NHSP/M – Minimum Security Unit, NHSP/W – Prison for Women, NHSP/M – Security, Berlin Prison, and District Offices in the amount of $193,000 for existing and anticipated shortfalls for the SFY 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#35         Authorized to accept and expend Federal sub-grant funds in the amount of $52,758 from the NH Department of Justice, for the implementation of the Division of Community Corrections’ Second Chance Act Demonstration Project.  (2)Further authorized to extend one full-time temporary Administrator II position, labor grade 29.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through March 31, 2011.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#35A      Authorized to retroactively amend a contract with MAS Medical Staffing Corporation, Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 5-20-09, item #36), for the provision of Temporary Nursing Services, by increasing the amount by $3,217 from $76,835 to $80,052.  Effective April 17, 2010 through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

#36         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to amend a lease with the Pasquale F. Alosa Revocable Trust, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #53), for continued rental of office and hearing room space comprised of approximately 2,700 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $32,400.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#37         Authorized to amend an award of grant funds to the Stonyfield Farm Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 9-23-09, item #41), for plant improvements to lower energy costs and reduce CO2, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to December 31, 2010.  No Additional Cost.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#38         Authorized to amend an award of grant funds to Chosen Vale Inc., d/b/a Enfield Shaker Museum, (previously approved by G&C on 9-23-09, item #42), to modify the scope of the project, by installing a direct-vent, forced hot water system with panel radiators, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to March 31, 2011.  No Additional Funds.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#39         Authorized to amend an award of grant funds to the Public Service Company of NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #51I), to significantly increase the delivery of energy efficiency services to ratepayers, thereby reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to December 31, 2010.  No Additional Funds.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund. 

 

#40         Authorized transfers of $8,197.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other Funds – Utilities Assessment.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#41         Authorized with Councilor Hollingworth and Councilor Pignatelli voting no, the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with Plymouth State University, Institute for NH Studies, Plymouth, NH, in the amount of $140,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#42         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH, to provide interpretive services for park projects in the amount of $15,969.  Effective June 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010.  100% Park Account Funds. 

 

#43         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism to renew a contract with Montagne Communications LLC, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #58), for public relations services, in the amount of $220,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#44         Authorized Division of Travel and Tourism Development to renew a contract with Callogix Inc., Bedford, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #105), for call center, database management, and mail fulfillment services in the amount of $760,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% General Funds. 

 

#45         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $8,000 from the Forest Management and Protection Fund Account for the purpose of funding temporary labor and other expenses to conduct seedling cultural activities at the State Forest Nursery.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Forest Management & Protection Funds. 

 

#46         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Deirdre Brickner-Wood, Durham, NH, for the coordination of land protection activities in the amount of $18,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#47         Authorized Bureau of Trails to amend a Recreational Trails Program reimbursement grant to the grantee’s as detailed in letter dated May 17, 2010, by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  No Additional Funds.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#48         Authorized Division of Forests and Lands, to enter into a contract with Charles Caron, Westminster, MA, for boundary line maintenance work at Wantastiquet Natural Area and Hubbard Hill State Forest, in the amount of $4,275.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2010.  100% Forest Management and Protection Funds. 

 

#48A      Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Doppelmayr CTEC Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, (previously approved by G&C on 11-18-09, item #24), for the overhaul of the Aerial Tramway carriages at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia, by increasing the amount by $16,652.02 from $56,622 to $73,274.02.  100% Ski Area Account. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#49         Authorized to accept and expend $14,800 in grants from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH for the purpose of supporting Department programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Agency Income (Wildlife Heritage Foundation) Funds. 

 

#50         Authorized to enter into a contract with Charters Brothers Construction LLC, Danville, NH, for the Region 3 Office Roof Replacement in the amount of $30,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized to acquire the restricted fee title to 294 +/- acres in Canterbury, NH, from the Concord Regional Solid Waste/Resource Recovery Cooperative in the amount of $135,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorized to enter into a contract with Richard C. Boulanger d/b/a Boulanger Consulting, Littleton, NH, to conduct DGPS survey and boundary line maintenance work on for North Country Wildlife Management Areas, in the amount of $13,500.  Effective July 1, 2010 through May 31, 2011.  51.10% Federal, 48.90% Wildlife Habitat Funds. 

 

#53         Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, 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 $12,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  25% Fish and Game, 75% Federal Funds. 

 

#53A      Authorized to enter into a retroactive Cooperative Project Agreement under the terms and conditions of the Master Agreement for Cooperative Projects between the State of NH and the University of NH, for the rental of library and video conferencing equipment, along with technical assistance for running that equipment, in the amount of $771.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53B      Authorized to enter into Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Law Enforcement supplemental contracts with the NH Police Departments as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2010, in an aggregate total of $36,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (OHRV) Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#54         Authorized to accept and expend $127,394 in ARRA 2009 federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the purpose of restoration of the Winnicut River in Greenland, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#55         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 $98,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#56         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to implement estuarine monitoring activities that support the National Coastal Condition Assessment, in the amount of $84,680.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorized to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Rivers Council, Concord, NH, for the purpose of invasive aquatic algae prevention activities, in the amount of $10,000.  (2)Further authorized to award an advance payment in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.

 

#58         Authorized to award a grant to the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $50,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#59         Authorized to enter into a contract with Resource Laboratories LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for laboratory analytical services in the amount of $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  58% General, 42% Other Fee Funds. 

 

#60         Authorized to amend a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #154), for financial services to assist with Drinking Water State Revolving Loans to privately owned public water systems, by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $45,000 to $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#61         Authorized a waiver of RSA 485-A:53 for the purchase of liability insurance for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program for the period of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#62         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Resource Laboratories LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for biosolids analysis, in the amount of $12,396.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#63         Authorized the Water Division to enter into an agreement with EnviroSystems Inc., Hampton, NH, for Whole Effluent Toxicity testing, in the amount of $18,206.25.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#64         Authorized to enter into a contract with Waterline Services LLC, Seabrook, NH, for maintenance and repair of #2 Secondary Clarifier Turntable Drive Assembly, in the amount of $15,929.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#65         Authorized to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#66         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Sanbornton, NH, to complete the Lake Winnisquam, Watershed Management Plan Development, Phase I: Black Brook Project, in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#67         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of New Ipswich, NH, to complete the Implementation of the Furnace Brook Watershed Restoration Plan: Phase I project, in the amount of $71,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#68         Authorized to amend a contract with Homestead Woolen Mills Inc., (previously approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #57), for bid administration, cultural resource mitigation and monitoring, and additional design associated with the removal of the Homestead Woolen Mills Dam, by increasing the amount by $39,545 from $52,037.96 to $91,582.96, and by extending the completion date to December 31, 2011 from June 30, 2010.  44.9% Federal, 55.1% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#69         Authorized to amend a contract with FB Environmental Associates LLC, Portland, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, late item #A-1), for the Phase II coastal beach modeling study, by extending the completion date from August 31, 2010 to March 31, 2011.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#70         Authorized to enter into a contract with Geotechnical Services Inc., to provide construction testing services associated with the reconstruction of the Durham Reservoir Dam, in the amount of $23,342.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2011.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

 

#71         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Fletch’s Sandblasting and Painting Inc., Epping, NH, for industrial painting services, in the amount of $45,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#72         Authorized to award a Business United for Water Security Installation grant and a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Hanover Water Works, Hanover, NH, to complete a project to protect drinking water systems, in the amount of $9,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#73         Authorized a loan agreement with the City of Claremont, to finance a wastewater improvements project in the amount of $1,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds. 

 

#74         Authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Portsmouth, to finance the design upgrade of the Madbury water treatment facility project in the amount of $2,000,000.  (2)Further authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Pillsbury Lake Water District which lowers the original loan agreement by $1,935 from $400,000 to $398,065, used to finance installation of arsenic treatment and upgrades to the distribution piping.  (3)Further authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Rochester, used to finance the development of a groundwater supply, in the amount of $412,277.42.  (4)Further authorized a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the City of Rochester, used to finance the South Main Street Water Main Upgrade project, in the amount of $532,950.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% DWSRF State Match Funds. 

 

#75         Authorized to reclassify position #43246 Toxicologist III (LG 26) to Program Specialist IV (LG 25).  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other (Air Pollution Abatement) Funds. 

 

#76         Authorized Robert & Wendy Mooresrequest to conduct work on an average of 100 ft of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee, in Alton.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

Office of the Commissioner

#77         Authorized General Fund transfers in the amount of $304,727 and increase related revenue adjustments of $140,906 in Federal Funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $46,191 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#78         Authorized General Fund transfers in the amount of $888,337 and decrease related revenue adjustments of $34,430 in Federal Funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $220,069 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#79         Authorized General Fund transfers in the amount of $957,946 and increase related revenue adjustments of $95,035 in Federal Funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $275,368 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#80         Authorized to amend a contract with NH Optical Laboratory LLC, Concord, NH (previously amended by G&C on 7-15-09, item #69), to process payments and monitor claims, by increasing the price by $703,138.14 from $1,460,987.60 to $2,164,125.74, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  61.6% Federal, 38.4% General Funds; From 1/11/11 – 6/30/11: 50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#81         Authorized to accept and expend additional Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $560,560.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#82         Authorized to enter into a contract with First Health Services Corporation, Glen Allen, VA, to manage pharmacy benefits for the Medicaid Program in the amount of $9,792,425.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2013.  71% Federal, 29% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#83         Authorized to amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (previously amended by G&C on 8-19-09, item #127), to provide Job Club Employment Training and to develop and monitor Work Experience Host Sites for the NH Employment Program in the delivery of employment and training services to recipients of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families and the 2-Parent Needy Families Programs, by increasing the price by $1,825,043.04 from $5,912,072.07 to $7,737,115.11, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  87% Federal, 13% General Funds. 

 

#84         Authorized to retroactively award a one-year grant totaling $124,826 to the City of Nashua Transit System, Nashua, NH, to provide matching funds for the City of Nashua’s Federal Department of Transportation’s Job Access Reverse Commute grant.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#85         Authorized to reclassify position #12527 Program Specialist I, salary grade 19 to Employment Counselor Specialist, salary grade 19.  52.61% Federal, 47.39% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#86         Authorized to award annual grants in State Fiscal Years 2010 in the amount of $52,784.13 to 9 grant recipients statewide for infrastructure sustainability.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

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

 

#88         Authorized Bureau of Prevention Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Section, Asthma Control Program to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $106,543 from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the Asthma Control Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#89         Authorized to amend the allocation of $60,000 from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (previously approved by G&C on 1-13-10, item #100), to fund the continued development in NH of the Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals, by decreasing the amount in SFY 2010 from $43,767 to $14,048, and increasing the amount in SFY 2011 from $16,233 to $45,952.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#90         Authorized to amend the allocation of $4,251,978 from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (previously approved by G&C on 9-23-09, late item D), to fund the 2009-2010 H1N1 vaccination campaign, by decreasing the amount in SFY 2010 from $6,912,404 to $6,046,768, and increasing the amount in SFY 2011 from $73,230 to $938,866.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#91         Authorized Health Statistics to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Insurance Department, to provide assistance in funding of the hospital discharge date service agreement in an amount not to exceed $35,124.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2015.  (2)Further authorized to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $35,124 from the NHID to assist in funding the hospital discharge date services agreement.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Insurance Dept Admin Assessments) Funds. 

 

#92         Authorized Community Public Health Development Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the City of Portsmouth, NH (previously amended by G&C on 12-9-09, item #126), to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network, by increasing the price by $140,000 from $195m951 to $335,951, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2012.  92.4% Federal, 7.6% General Funds. 

 

#93         Authorized Health Statistics Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Onpoint Health Data, Manchester, ME, (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #215), to provide ongoing hospital data collection and consolidation, by increasing the price by $221,682 from $221,622 to $443,304, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2012.  100% Other (Health Facility Fees) Funds. 

 

                                Division of Community Based Care Services

#94         Authorized to amend a sole source agreement with the University of Massachusetts – Medical School, Worcester, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #184), to provide backlog reduction services, by increasing the amount by $412,500 from $863,854 to $1,276,354, and by extending the completion date from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

                                Disability Determination Unit

#95         Authorized to amend an agreement with Marie Cote, RN, Merrimack, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #195), to function as a Disability Determination Reviewer, by increasing the price limitation by an amount not to exceed $31,200 from $31,200 to $62,400, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2011.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

 

#96         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Thomas C. Moroney, d/b/a Moroney Rehabilitation Services, Concord, NH, to provide services as a Vocational Expert in an amount not to exceed $54,400.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#97         Authorized a contract renew and amend option with the NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association, Gilford, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 12-9-09, item #98), to provide work force development services for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment professionals, by increasing the price by $520,888 from $581,292 to $1,102,180, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2013.  78% Federal, 22% General Funds. 

 

#98         Authorized to amend an agreement with KIT Solutions LLC, Pittsburgh, PA (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, item #145), to provide a total of two on site trainings; one in SFY 2010, and one in SFY 2011, in NH to contracted providers on proper data entry on the newly designed web-based performance reporting site, by increasing the price by $10,000 from  272,540 to $282,540.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized to make a one-time payment from SFY 2011 funds for annual membership dues to the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Inc., Washington, DC, in the amount of $9,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  94% Federal, 6% Other Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Southeastern NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, Dover, NH, to provide Multiple Offender Program Services in an amount not to exceed $598,000.  (2)Further authorized to enter into agreements with Amethyst Foundation Inc, Serenity Place, and Tri-County Community Action Program, in a total amount not to exceed $455,000, to provide Multiple Offender Program services.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Client Fees) Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#101       Authorized to accept and expend $100,000 from the State Treasurer, from funds available to support the provisions of the Housing Security Guarantee Program.  (2)Further authorized to amend an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 3-10-10, item #108), for homeless assistance services, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $820,866 to $920,866.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#102       Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract renewal with Nashua Pastoral Care Center Inc., Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #147), to provide services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $24,329.  Effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#103       Authorized to amend an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-16-09, item #202), for homeless assistance services, by increasing the price by $79,829 from $514,934 to $594,763.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#104       Authorized to enter into a retroactive contract renewal with Community Services Council of NH, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #137), to provide services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $22,404.  Effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#105       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $70,862.  Effective retroactive to January 2, 2010 through January 1, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#106       Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, to provide public guardianship services in an amount not to exceed $878,656.80.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of $140,218.98.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

#107       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Riverbend Community Mental Health Inc., Concord, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $234,770.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  87% General, 13% Federal Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized to enter into an agreement with West Central Services Inc., d/b/a West Central Behavioral Health, Lebanon, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $1,770.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#109       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 $464,501.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Monadnock Family Services, Keene, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $39,270.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  95% General, 5% Federal Funds. 

 

#111       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Behavioral Health and Developmental Services of Strafford County Inc., d/b/a Community Partners of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $1,770.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#112       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 $59,142.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds. 

 

#113       Authorized to enter into an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $157,310.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  68% General, 32% Federal Funds. 

 

#114       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 $476,608.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  92% General, 8% Federal Funds. 

 

#115       Authorized to enter into an agreement with The Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $16,770.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#116       Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Mental Health Center of Southern NH, d/b/a CLM Center for Life Management, Derry, NH, to provide mental health services in an amount not to exceed $28,770.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  6% General, 94% Federal Funds. 

 

#117       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 $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#118       Authorized to enter into a contract with The Alternative Life Center, Conway, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $408,513.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#119       Authorized to enter into a contract with Tri-City Consumers’ Action Co-operative, Dover, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $151,383.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#120       Authorized to enter into a contract with Seacoast Mental Health Consumer Alliance Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $188,106.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#121       Authorized to enter into a contract with The Stepping Stone Drop-In Center Association, Claremont, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $338,862.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#122       Authorized to enter into a contract with On The Road To Recovery Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $277,452.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#123       Authorized to enter into a contract with Lakes Region Consumer Advisory Board, Laconia, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $328,967.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#124       Authorized to enter into a contract with H.E.A.R.T.S Peer Support Center of Greater Nashua Region 6, Nashua, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $166,280.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

#125       Authorized to enter into a contract with Granite State Monarchs, Keene, NH, to provide peer support services in an amount not to exceed $145,859.  (2)Further authorized advance payment up to a maximum of one-twelfth the contract price.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2011.  62% Federal, 38% General Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#126       Authorized to amend an agreement with Newfound Area Nursing Association, Bristol, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #158), to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services, by increasing the price by $12,474 from $12,474 to $24,948, and by extending the end date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#127       Authorized to amend an agreement with Valley Regional Healthcare Inc., Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #162), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, Adult Group Daycare, and Health Screening services, by increasing the price by $422,025.33 from $476,602.45 to $898,627.78, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  49% Federal, 51% General Funds. 

 

#128       Authorized to amend an agreement with The Visiting Nurse Association of Franklin, Franklin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #236), to provide Homemaker Services, by increasing the price by $75,883.12 from $78,883.12 to $151,766.24, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  49% Federal, 51% General Funds. 

 

#129       Authorized to amend an agreement with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #240), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care and Nursing Services, by increasing the price by $825,524.19 from $897,232.88 to $1,722,757.07, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  48.7% Federal, 51.3% General Funds. 

 

#130       Authorized to amend an agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #220), to provide Homemaker, Nutrition, Adult In-Home Care services, Transportation and Community Elder Support Services, by increasing the price by $1,534,922.31 from $1,584,004.81 to $3,118,927.12, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  53.4% Federal, 46.6% General Funds. 

 

#131       Authorized to amend an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #163), to provide Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care Services, by increasing the price by $182,855.83 from $215,471.05 to $398,326.88, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  49.6% Federal, 50.4% General Funds. 

 

#132       Authorized to amend an agreement with The Homemakers Health Services, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #154), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, Adult Group Day Care and Nursing Services, by increasing the price by $886,707.28 from $989,571.86 to $1,876,279.14, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  48.7% Federal, 51.3% General Funds. 

 

#133       Authorized to amend an agreement with North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency Inc., Littleton, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #155), to provide Homemaker and Home Health Aide Services, by increasing the price by $50,173.97 from $71,869.71 to $122,043.68, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  52.3% Federal, 47.7% General Funds. 

 

#134       Authorized to amend an agreement with Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #160), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide and Transportation Services, by increasing the price by $77,470.48 from $77,470.48 to $154,940.96, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  54.2% Federal, 45.8% General Funds. 

 

#135       Authorized to amend an agreement with VNA Home Health and Hospice Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #238), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Health Screening and Nursing Services, by increasing the price by $15,401.67 from $37,097.41 to $52,499.08, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#136       Authorized to amend an agreement with Area HomeCare and Family Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #156), to provide Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care Services, by increasing the price by $1,468,635.56 from $1,621,517.79 to $3,090,153.35, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  48.6% Federal, 51.4% General Funds. 

 

#137       Authorized to amend an agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #165), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, and Adult In-Home Care Services, by increasing the price by $616,840.80 from $633,210.86 to $1,250,051.66, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  48.9% Federal, 51.1% General Funds. 

 

#138       Authorized to amend an agreement with Carroll County Health and Home Care Services, Chocorua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #161), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, and Adult In-Home Care Services, by increasing the price by $361,124.30 from $424,326.28 to $785,450.58, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  48.5% Federal, 51.5% General Funds. 

 

#139       Authorized to amend an agreement with Rochester District Visiting Nurse Association, Rochester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #230), to provide Homemaker, Adult In-Home Care, Adult Group Daycare and Health Screening Services, by increasing the price by $151,394.10 from $194,157.32 to $345,551.42, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  46.7% Federal, 53.3% General Funds. 

 

#140       Authorized to amend an agreement with Home Health and Hospice Care, Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #239), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, and Adult In-Home Care Services, by increasing the price by $204,649.82 from $297,669.72 to $502,319.54, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  52% Federal, 48% General Funds. 

 

#141       Authorized to amend an agreement with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #237), to provide Homemaker, Home Health Aide, Adult In-Home Care, Adult Group Daycare, Transportation, Nutrition and Community Elder Support Services, by increasing the price by $1,828,132.10 from $1,938,345.16 to $3,766,477.26, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  51.5% Federal, 48.5% General Funds. 

 

#142       Authorized to amend an agreement with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #175), to provide Transportation Services, by increasing the price by $160,720 from $160,720 to $321,440, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#143       Authorized to amend an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #229), to Nutrition and Transportation Services, by increasing the price by $1,606,107.34 from $1,606,107.34 to $3,212,214.68, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  54.4% Federal, 45.6% General Funds. 

 

#144       Authorized to amend an agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #174), to provide Transportation Services, by increasing the price by $113,782.54 from $113,782.54 to $227,565.08, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#145       Authorized to amend an agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #223), to provide Nurtition Services, by increasing the price by $516,752.24 from $516,752.24 to $1,033,504.48, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#146       Authorized to amend an agreement with Newport Senior Center Inc., Newport, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #224), to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Community Elder Support Services, by increasing the price by $591,246.01 from $591,246.01 to $1,182,492.02, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  54.5% Federal, 45.5% General Funds. 

 

#147       Authorized to amend an agreement with Special Transit Service Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #230), to provide Transportation Services, by increasing the price by $124,133.24 from $124,133.24 to $248,266.48, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#148       Authorized to amend an agreement with North Conway Community Center, North Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #176), to provide Transportation Services, by increasing the price by $15,725.53 from $15,725.53 to $31,451.06, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#149       Authorized to amend an agreement with Rockingham Nutrition and Meals on Wheels Program Inc., Brentwood, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #228), to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Community Elder Support Services, by increasing the price by $1,406,410.53 from $1,406,410.53 to $2,812,821.06, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  54.4% Federal, 45.6% General Funds. 

 

#150       Authorized to amend an agreement with Gibson Center for Senior Services Inc., North Conway, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #230), to provide Transportation and Nutrition Services, by increasing the price by $329,695.60 from $329,695.60 to $659,391.20, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  55.8% Federal, 44.2% General Funds. 

 

#151       Authorized to amend an agreement with St. Joseph Community Services Inc., Merrimack, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #225), to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Community Elder Support Services, by increasing the price by $1,734,665.69 from $1,734,665.69 to $3,469,331.38, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  55.1% Federal, 44.9% General Funds. 

 

#152       Authorized to amend an agreement with Community Health and Hospice Inc., Laconia, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #164), to Homemaker and Adult In-Home Care Services, by increasing the price by $550,248.84 from $604,071.70 to $1,154,320.54, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  49.4% Federal, 50.6% General Funds. 

 

#153       Authorized to amend an agreement with Lake Sunapee Community Health Services, New London, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #234), to provide Homemaker Services, by increasing the price by $56,024.60 from $56,024.60 to $112,049.20, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  52.3% Federal, 47.7% General Funds. 

 

#154       Authorized to amend an agreement with Ossipee Concerned Citizens Inc., Center Ossipee, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #221), to provide Nutrition Services, by increasing the price by $373,715.45 from $373,717.75 to $747,433.20, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds. 

 

#155       Authorized to amend a sole source memorandum of understanding with the Office of Energy and Planning, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #168), to provide Energy Assistance, by increasing the price by $33,256.74 from $33,256.74 to $66,513.48, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  57.6% Federal, 42.4% General Funds. 

 

#156       Authorized to amend an agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 9-23-09, item #77), to provide Legal Services, by increasing the price by $148,630.71 from $237,782.71 to $386,413.42, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#157       Authorized to amend an agreement with NH Association for the Blind, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #167), to provide Low Vision Services, by increasing the price by $21,643.92 from $21,643.92 to $43,287.84, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds. 

 

#158       Authorized to amend an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #227), to provide Nutrition, Transportation and Adult Day Services, and to amend an existing sole source agreement for the case management and assessment services by the North Countyr Alzheimer’s Partnership, by increasing the price by $970,850.51 from $970,850.51 to $1,941,701.02, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  53.8% Federal, 46.2% General Funds. 

 

#159       Authorized to amend an agreement with Seacoast Mental Health Center Inc., Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #169), to provide Alcohol and Substance Abuse Education and Counseling and Elder Abuse Counseling Services, by increasing the price by $37,824.02 from $37,824.02 to $75,648.04, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  96.8% Federal, 3.2% General Funds. 

 

#160       Authorized to amend an agreement with The Holiday Center Inc., Berlin, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-3-09, item #171), to provide Adult Non-Medical Day Services and Transportation Services, by increasing the price by $157,309.28 from $157,309.28 to $314,618.56, and by extending the completion date through June 30, 2011.  Effective July 1, 2010 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  51.2% Federal, 48.8% General Funds. 

 

                                BOARD OF PHARMACY

#161       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to pay a straight 30% salary enhancement (previously approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #234), for the Board’s 5 pharmacist positions, for retention purposes.  Effective August 14, 2010 through August 13, 2012.

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#162       Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Pharmasource Healthcare Inc., Dublin, OH, to provide onsite pharmacy services to the Homes residents in the amount of $439,992.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  55% Federal, 45% General Funds. 

 

#163       Authorized to pay $88,000 in overtime for permanent personnel services out of salaries for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period of February 1, 2010 through June 3, 2010. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#164       Authorized a renewal option to contract with Advanced Language Services, Federal Way, Washington (previously approved by G&C on 4-14-10, item #89), to provide translation services for the provision of special education documents to parents or guardians of English Language Learners, in an understandable and uniform format, and to the extent practicable, in language that the parent can understand, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#165       Authorized the Department of Education and DHHS, Division of Developmental Services to exercise a renewal option to contract with the Early Education and Intervention Network, (previously amended by G&C on 8-19-09, item #189), to provide professional development to those who specialize in early childhood activities, in an amount not to exceed $33,000.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#166       Authorized a contract renewal option with the Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Concord, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #262), to continue to provide technical assistance for the educational supports of students who are deaf or hard of hearing, in an amount not to exceed $175,000.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the grant.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#167       Authorized a contract renewal option with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #197), to continue to develop regional support networks to connect families, schools, and communities throughout NH, in an amount not to exceed $224,997.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the grant.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#168       Authorized a contract renewal option with Plymouth State University (previously approved by G&C on 4-15-09, item #60), to reform and improve pre-service personnel preparation in the areas of literacy instruction, positive behavior interventions and supports, and secondary transition supports for students with emotional/behavior challenges, in an amount not to exceed $14,000.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the grant.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#169       Authorized to enter into a contract with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH, for on-site evaluations for programs designed for children and youth with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $1,499,904.  (2)Further authorized payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012 with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#170       Authorized to pay the Education Commission of the States $9,000 for a partial payment of the annual State Assessment for 2010-2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#171       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into a contract with International Protective Services Inc., d/b/a Snyder Security Group, for cash courier services, for the collection, pickup, transport, and delivery of Lottery sales proceeds from the Lottery headquarters, one sales outlet and Instant Ticket Vending Machines to the Lottery’s banking institution, in the amount of $60,087.12.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, with the option to renew for up to one two-year term.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#172       Authorized the transfer of funds from the Highway Surplus account to the Department of Safety for additional funds over budget estimates, in the amount of $155,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#173       NOT USED 

 

#174       Authorized Division of Fire Safety to transfer $996 within the account entitled HMEP Grant FFY 2009, to re-align appropriations for the purpose of applying federal funds received to the appropriate classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#175       Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $5,004, for projected shortages in the Overtime class for Fiscal Year 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Private Local Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#176       Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $20,529, for projected shortages in Overtime and Audit Fund Set Aside classes for Fiscal Year 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Private Local Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#177       Authorized Division of Administration to accept and expend $5,000 from the Oil Discharge and Disposal Cleanup Fund to fund projected administrative cost shortages for FY 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

 

#178       Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $5,000,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#179       Authorized Division of Safety Services to transfer $2,500 with the account entitle Recreational Boat Safety Grant, to re-align appropriated funds for salary adjustments.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#180       Authorized Division of State Police to restore 61 hours and 28 minutes of sick leave to Trooper Meredith Napier, who suffered a line of duty injury and was unable to perform her normal or routine duties from July 16, 2009 through July 27, 2009.

 

#181       Authorized Division of State Police to retroactively pay Penny Wellman, for hours worked from January 30, 2009 through June 4, 2009, in the amount of $180.75 for both salaries and benefits using SFY10 funds, for services provided in SFY09.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#182       Authorized Bureau of Finance and Contracts to pay Small Claims for individual amount less than $600.  Effective July 1, 2010 through September 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#183       Authorized to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan Status report for the period ending April 30, 2010.

 

#184       Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Public Works Memorial Committee for the purpose of locating, designing, and constructing a memorial located at the John O. Morton Building being state property at 7 Hazen Drive, Concord, dedicated to public works employees who died in the course of performing public duties.  No Funds necessary.

 

#185       Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into agreements with the sub-recipients as detailed in letter dated May 18, 2010, to provide funding and services under the Federal Safe Routes to School Program through a local project administration process, totaling $1,411,544.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#186       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way petition for a hearing on the reconstruction of US 3 (Weirs Boulevard, Endicott Street) and NH 11B (Endicott Street) intersection to improve its safety and efficiency in the City of Laconia, NH, and to appoint a Commission to find if there is necessity to layout the new highway at this location, with a suggested budget of $390. 

 

#187       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to appoint Ed Lecius as a new Highway Layout Commission Member for the New Ipswich, X-A000(403), 14465 project.

 

#188       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $5,500 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 4, 2010 through May 20, 2010.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#189       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to transfer a 30 acre parcel of land, more or less, located along NH Route 115 in the Town of Jefferson to the US Fish and Wildlife Services for wetland mitigation as part of the Jefferson-Randolph 13602 project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Funds.

 

#190       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to sell to Catholic Medical Center, a 2.04 +/- acre parcel of land located on the westerly side of Allard Drive for $345,000, plus $1,100 Administrative Fee.  (2)Further authorized to compensate REMAX Synergy from the proceeds of the subject sale in the amount of $20,700 for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#191       Authorized Bureau of Highway Maintenance to amend a contract with Wragg Brothers of VT Inc., Ascutney, VT, to retroactively increase the contract amount by $1,450 from $34,270 to $35,720 for completion of a well replacement on the property of Paul Titus, Belmont, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#192       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, for transportation services for the general public and elderly and disabled citizens in the City of Keene, by increasing the price by $14,477 from $593,162 to $607,639.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  92.8% Federal, 7.2% General Funds. 

 

#193       Authorized Bureau of Environment to enter into two individual Agreements with the firms of ATC Group Services Inc., Manchester, NH and Golder Associated Inc., Manchester, NH, for hazardous materials site assessment for various projects and facilities located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013. 

 

#194       Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to amend a contract with ACS State and Local Solutions Inc., Washington, DC, for a professional services agreement for the operation of New Hampshire E-ZPass Customer Service Centers, by increasing the price by $400,000 from $5,000,000 to $5,400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#195       Authorized Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Corp., Bedford, NH, for electrical services for facilities maintained by the Bureau of Turnpikes Maintenance, in the amount of $47,800.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2012.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#196       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to accept and expend $475,000 in Federal Railroad Administration funds for improvements on the St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad in Coos County.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 17, 2010. 

 

#197       Authorized Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Contoocook Valley Transportation Company, Peterborough, NH, to administer a volunteer driver program providing transportation to people with disabilities and a rideshare program for residents in the eastern Monadnock region, in an amount not to exceed $140,086.  Effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#198       Authorized Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of VT, for rehabilitation of the Vilas Bridge carrying Bridge Street over the Connecticut River between Walpole, NH and Rockingham (Bellows Falls), VT.  Effective upon G&C approval, and continuing through engineering design, construction, inspection, and final acceptance of the completed project.  93% NH, 7% VT. 

 

#199       Authorized Bureau of Traffic to amend a contract with Green Mountain Communications Inc., Pembroke, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-18-09, item #82), to install Intelligent Transportation Devices, to include the construction of two additional Dynamic Message Signs, by increasing the amount by $316,613 from $3,833,347.28 to $4,149,960.28, and by extending the end date from October 10, 2010 to March 31, 2011.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

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

 

#201       Authorized Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into an agreement with three firms: John Turner Consulting Inc., Dover, NH; R.W. Gillespie & Associates Inc., Saco, ME; Greenman-Pedersen Inc., Nashua, NH, for respective fees not to exceed $500,000, $400,000 and $300,000 for the purposes of providing materials testing and construction inspection services.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds for Federal Aid projects, and 100% Highway Funds for Turnpike projects. 

 

#202       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Visi-Flash Rentals Eastern, Inc., Bridgewater, MA, for replacing all the signs on the mainline, ramps interchanges on Interstate 89 at Exit 2 in Concord, and between Exit 10 and Exit 11 in New London, on the basis of a low bid of $361,680.62.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $36,168.06 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 12, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#203       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Stephens Marquis Associates Inc., Merrimack, NH, for fuel tank removal and replacement at the Charlestown and Hillsborough Patrols Sheds, on the basis of a low bid of $749,000.  (2)Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $74,900 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 5, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

 

LATE ITEM

Department of Health and Human Services

                                Division of Community Based Care Services

A.            Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. dba Community Health Institute, Boston, MA to provide technical assistance to providers for systems improvements and ongoing advancements in adopting evidence-based practices, policies and programs, by increasing the Price Limitation by $445,767 from $566,750 to $1,012,517 and extending the Completion Date to June 30, 2011 effective the date of Governor and Council approval.  This agreement was originally approved by Governor and Council on September 23, 2009.  70% Federal and 30% General Funds.

 

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-  Meeting Recessed -

 

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After the recess, Attorney General Michael Delaney spoke regarding Liquor Commissioner Mark Bodi, and plans on putting together a removal petition to the Governor and Executive Council before the next meeting.

 

He also discussed the procedure for removal of Commissioner Peter Hildreth.

 

The Executive Council must acquire an attorney, which may be the same attorney for both the Bodi and Hildreth proceedings.

 

For discussion of obtaining an attorney, the Governor suggested that the Governor and Council go into non-public session.

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton, and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Burton – yes, Councilor Shea – yes, Councilor Hollingworth – yes, Councilor Wieczorek – yes, and Councilor Pignatelli – yes, voted to move into non-public session under RSA 91-A:3, II (a) and (c) to discuss the hiring of a public employee.

 

The Governor and Council met in non-public session.  After coming out of the non-public session the  Governor announced that the Council has voted to seal the minutes of the non-public session under RSA 91-A:3 III and will keep the minutes sealed until such time as the Council determines to release the minutes.

 

 

Next regular Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the State House in Concord, New Hampshire.

 

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The Honorable Board then Adjourned at 2:30 p.m.