GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MINUTES

                                                                                Jaffrey Meetinghouse, Jaffrey, New Hampshire

September 9, 2009 10:00 a.m.

 

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

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Hollingworth, seconded by Councilor Wieczorek, accepted the minutes of August 19, 2009.

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The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton, accepted the minutes of the special meeting held on August 24, 2009.

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The Governor and Executive Council, on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth approved the appointment of several persons nominated for Civil Commissions from the August 19, 2009 meeting.

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

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RESIGNATIONS

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

 

Director:  Division of the Arts/Department of Cultural Resources

Rebecca L. Lawrence, Concord                                                                       Effective:  September 30, 2009

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Deborah Schachter (d), Concord                                                                      Effective:  September 9, 2009

 

CONFIRMATIONS

The Governor and Council confirmed the following:

 

Board of Acupuncture Licensing

(Public Member)

Katrine N. Barclay, Franconia                                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 8, 2012

 

Board of Acupuncture Licensing

(Acupuncturist)

Alice G. Meattey, Dover                                                                                     Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 8, 2012

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Commission

(Drug Abuse Treatment)

Amelie Gooding, Keene                                                                                     Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 20, 2012

 

Assessing Standards Board

(Public Member)

Leonard Gerzon, Amherst                                                                                 Effective:  September 19, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 19, 2011

 

Assessing Standards Boards

(Municipal Official of town with population of less than 5,000)

Eric G. Stohl, Colebrook                                                                                     Effective:  September 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 17, 2011

 

Division for Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Coos County)

Nominated by the Commissioner of Health and Human Services

Michael Adamkowski, Stewartstown                                                              Effective:  September 9, 2009

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term:  June 13, 2010

 

Division for Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Hillsborough County)

Nominated by the Commissioner of Health and Human Services

Sandra D. Hogan, Nashua                                                                                 Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 1, 2012

 

Division for Children, Youth and Families Advisory Board

(Grafton County)

Nominated by the Commissioner of Health and Human Services

Karen L. Langley, Campton                                                                             Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  Melissa A. Gould, Woodsville (resigned)                                 Term:  July 1, 2012

 

Department of Corrections: Director of Security & Training

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections

Christopher H. Kench, Franklin                                                                        Effective:  September 9, 2009

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term: at Commissioners pleasure

Salary: Grade GG, Step 2 - $72,706

 

Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Resources

Van McLeod, Concord                                                                                      Effective:  September 11, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 11, 2013

Salary:  HH, Maximum - $98,691

 

Board of Dental Examiners

Nilfa E. Collins, Hudson                                                                                     Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  Eliot L. Paisner, Nashua (term limited)                                    Term:  July 26, 2014

 

Board of Dental Examiners

(Dental Hygiene Member)

Carolyn A. Hartnett, Concord                                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  Linda M. Seedner, Lee (term limited)                                      Term:  July 15, 2014

 

Board of Dental Examiners

Arthur D. McKibbin Jr., Enfield                                                                        Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  Charles F. Post, Keene (term limited)                                       Term:  July 15, 2014

 

Board of Engineers

Robert A. Cruess, Amherst                                                                                Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 21, 2014

 

Executive Branch Ethics Committee

Nominated by the Secretary of State

Dale Kuehne, (r), Manchester                                                                           Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  June 30, 2012

 

Board of Foresters

(Public Member)

David W. Tellman, Whitefield                                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 22, 2014

 

Health Services Planning and Review Board

Nominated by the New Hampshire Hospital Association

Lori M. Underwood, New London                                                                   Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  Erin K. Almeda, Nashua (term limited)                                   Term:  April 19, 2012

 

Invasive Species Committee

(Environmental Interests)

Douglas A. Bechtel, Penacook                                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 9, 2012

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee

Nominated by the New Hampshire Lakes Association)

Philip J. O’Brien, New London                                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 1, 2012

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee

(Municipal Officer of Lakefront Community)

Dennis J. Pavlicek, Newbury                                                                             Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 1, 2012

 

Board of Landscape Architects

R. Gordon Leedy Jr., Amherst                                                                           Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 23, 2014

 

Commission on the Status of Men

(University System of New Hampshire Representative)

Scott Meyer, Plymouth                                                                                      Effective:  September 25, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 25, 2012

 

Board of Mental Health Practice

(Public Member)

W. Thomas Boulter, Concord                                                                           Effective:  September 27, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 27, 2012

 

Midwifery Council

Kelly A. Collins, Manchester                                                                             Effective:  September 28, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 28, 2013

 

Board of Nursing

(ARNP)

Kathleen M. Kidder, Andover                                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  Mertie Potter, Concord (resigned)                                             Term:  May 10, 2010

 

State Board of Licensing and Regulation of Plumbers

(Journeyman Plumber)

Kim M. Trisciani, Manchester                                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  David Rieth, Mt. Vernon, (resigned)                                         Term:  July 1, 2010

 

Police Commission, Nashua

Thomas A. Maffee, (r), Nashua                                                                       Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 1, 2012

 

Postsecondary Education Commission

(Rep. New Hampshire Institute of Art on recommendation from the New Hampshire College and University Council)

Nominated by the New Hampshire College and University Council

Roger Williams, Greenfield                                                                                Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding: George J. Hagerty, Keene (Rep. Franklin Pierce College)(resigned)    Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Residential Ratepayers Advisory Board

(Rep. interests of small business owners)

Deborah de Moulpied, Bow                                                                              Effective:  September 9, 2009

Succeeding:  Nathan Cass, Cornish                                                                 Term:  January 5, 2012

 

Board of Managers of the New Hampshire Veterans Home

(Member of recognized and chartered Veterans’ Service Orgnization)

Anthony J. Romano Jr., New Hampton                                                          Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  August 26, 2012

 

Office of Victim/Witness Assistance

Nominated by the Attorney General

Anne D. Grossi, Bedford                                                                                    Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 19, 2012

 

Water Council

(Water Works)

Stephen J. Densberger, Nashua                                                                         Effective:  September 9, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 8, 2013

 

Water Council

(Industrial Interest)

Christopher M. Rawnsley, Antrim                                                                    Effective:  September 17, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 17, 2013

 

NOMINATIONS

The Governor placed into nomination the following:

 

Agricultural Advisory Board

(Rockingham County)

Richard D. Simpson, Portsmouth                                                                     Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Caroline S. Robinson, Stratham                                               Term:  June 19, 2014

 

Assessing Standards Board

Nominated by the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials

Scott W. Bartlett, Manchester                                                                           Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 19, 2011

 

Assessing Standards Board

Nominated by the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials

Robert J. Gagne, Manchester                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 19, 2011

 

Assessing Standards Board

(Assessing official of a town with population of less than 5,000)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials

Todd Haywood, Bow                                                                                         Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 19, 2011

 

Assessing Standards Board

(Municipal official of a city with population of more than 5,000)

Fred B. Keach, Concord                                                                                    Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Frank C. Guinta, Manchester                                                    Term:  March 24, 2011

 

Assessing Standards Board

(Assessing official of a town with population of more than 5,000)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials

Joseph W. Lessard Jr., Salem                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 19, 2011

 

Community College System of New Hampshire

(Education)

Esteban Lopez, Goffstown                                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Walter R. Peterson, Peterborough                                             Term:  June 30, 2012

 

Community College System of New Hampshire

(Alumni Member)

Amy Rice, New Boston                                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Joshua E. Menard, Hillsborough                                               Term:  June 30, 2013

 

Department of Corrections:  Commissioner

William L. Wrenn, Hampton                                                                             Effective:  October 10, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 10, 2013

Salary:  Grade LL - $116,170

 

Department of Corrections:  Director of Professional Standards

Nominated by the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections

Colon K. Forbes Jr., Hampton                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term: at Commissioners pleasure

Salary:  Grade FF, Step 3 - $71,492

 

Current Use Advisory Board

(Forest Landowner)

David W. Tellman, Whitefield                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 9, 2011

 

Dropout Prevention and Dropout Recovery Oversight Council

(Public Member)

Carol R. Droznick, Nashua                                                                                Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 17, 2011

 

Equalization Standards Board

(Assessing official of a city with population of more than 5,000)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials

Robert J. Gagne, Manchester                                                                            Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 19, 2011

 

Equalization Standards Board

(Experienced with Equalization Process)

John W. McSorley, Nottingham                                                                       Effective:  October 10, 2009

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  October 10, 2011

 

Equalization Standards Board

(Assessing official of a town with population of less than 5,000)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Association of Assessing Officials

Jim Michaud, Hooksett                                                                                      Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Robert A. Estey, Rochester                                                        Term:  September 19, 2011

 

Joint Promotional Program Screening Committee

(Skiing)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Travel Council

Kathleen Bennett, Madison                                                                              Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 13, 2012

 

Joint Promotional Program Screening Committee

(Regional Associations)

Nominated by the New Hampshire Travel Council

Jayne S. O’Connor, Franconia                                                                          Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  July 13, 2012

 

Lakes Management Advisory Committee

(Member of Fish & Game Commission)

Eric P. Orff, Epsom                                                                                             Effective:  Upon confirmation

Succeeding:  Mitchell Kalter, Durham                                                            Term:  August 22, 2012

 

Board of Pharmacy

(Hospital Pharmacist)

Gary Merchant, Claremont                                                                               Effective:  Upon confirmation

Vacancy                                                                                                                Term:  5 years from confirmation

 

Traffic Safety Commission

Richard G. Tuck, Franklin                                                                                 Effective:  Upon confirmation

Reappointment                                                                                                    Term:  September 16, 2014

 

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#1           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 with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Huggins Hospital located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 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 SEPTEMBER 9, 2009 AT THE JAFFREY MEETING HOUSE, JAFFREY, NEW HAMPSHIRE

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At 10:35 a.m., the Governor announced that the next matter to be considered would be the financing of a commercial facility project by the Business Finance Authority for Huggins Hospital and declared that the public hearing on the subject had been commenced.  He said that he and the members of the Council had received the written recommendation of the Authority and other documentation and information with respect to the project.  The Governor said that the meeting would then hear anyone wishing to speak on the subject.  Jack Donovan, Executive Director of the Authority, stated that a hearing had been held in Concord that morning at 8:30 a.m. and no one had attended.  He then briefly explained the project, noted the actual bond amount would be $15 million, and emphasized the credit of the State was not involved.  The Governor explained that this meeting constituted the public hearing in compliance with Federal law and asked whether any other person wished to speak.  There being none, Councilor Burton, introduced a resolution entitled “A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING $16,000,000 FOR HUGGINS HOSPITAL” and moved its adoption, which was seconded by Councilor Shea.  After a discussion on the resolution, 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 AUTHORIZING

$16,000,000 FOR HUGGINS HOSPITAL

 

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received from the Business Finance Authority (the “Authority”) its written recommendation that the Governor and Council make certain findings and a determination pursuant to RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of commercial facilities for Huggins Hospital (the “Hospital”) located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire (the “Facility”) by the Authority’s issue of First Mortgage Revenue Bonds, Huggins Hospital Issue, Series 2009 in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $16,000,000 (the “Bonds”) under RSA 162-I (the “Act”);

 

WHEREAS, the Governor and Council have received all the documentation and information with respect to the transaction which they have requested; and

 

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

 

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED THAT:

 

Section 1.              Findings.  On the basis of the Authority’s recommendation and the documentation and information received by the Governor and Council, and after a public hearing, the Governor and Council find:

 

(a)           Special findings:

 

 

                                (1)           The Bond proceeds, together with other available funds of the Hospital, will be used to (i) pay, or reimburse the Hospital for paying, a portion of the costs of acquiring, constructing, renovating and equipping capital projects with respect to the Hospital’s health care facilities (the “Project”), (ii) funding a debt service fund with respect to the Bonds, (iii) funding capitalized interest with respect to the Bonds; and (iv) and to pay certain costs associated with issuance of the Bonds.  For a detailed description of the Project, see Exhibit A attached hereto. 

 

(2)           The operation of the Facility will create and preserve employment opportunities directly and indirectly within the State of New Hampshire (the “State”).

 

(b)           General findings:

 

(1)           The Project and the proposed financing thereof is feasible;

 

(2)           The Hospital has the skills and financial resources necessary to operate its Facility successfully;

 

(3)           The Loan and Trust Agreement by and among the Authority, the Hospital and People’s United Bank, as trustee (the “Agreement”) contains provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay Project costs, debt service or expenses of operation, maintenance and upkeep of the Facility except from proceeds of the Bonds or from funds received under the Agreement, exclusive of funds received thereunder by the Authority for its own use;

 

                                                (4)           The Agreement does not purport to create any debt of the State with     respect to the Facility, other than a special obligation of the Authority acting on behalf of   the State under the Act; and

 

(5)           The proposed financing of the Project by the Authority and the operation and use of the Facility will serve one or more needs and implement one or more purposes set forth in RSA 162-I: 1, will preserve or increase the social 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.

 

Section 2.              Ultimate Finding and Determination.  The Governor and Council find that the proposed financing, operation and use of the Facility will serve a public use and provide a public benefit, and the Governor and Council determine that the Authority’s financing of the Project will be within the policy of, and the authority conferred by, the Act.

 

Section 3.              Approval.  The Governor and Council approve the Authority’s taking such further action under the Act with respect to the transaction as may be required.

 

                Section 4.              Effective Date.  This resolution shall take effect upon its passage.  Passed and agreed to September 9, 2009.

 

 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#2           Authorized to enter into an agreement with the City of Manchester, NH, for the purpose of establishing financing mechanisms for purchase and redevelopment of foreclosed upon homes and residential properties; purchasing and rehabilitating homes and residential properties that have been abandoned or foreclosed upon, in order to sell, rent, or redevelop such homes and properties; demolishing blighted structures; and redeveloping demolished or vacant properties in the amount of $7,740,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#3           Authorized to award a grant to the Town of Peterborough, NH, for the purpose of assisting Northeast Products with a business expansion activity in the amount of $195,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

#4           The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request for Brigadier General William N. Reddel III, Londonderry, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Air National Guard.

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#5           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $42,874.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#6           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $58,754.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#7           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $52,624.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#8           Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the Head Start Program in the amount of $62,713.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% General Funds. 

 

#9           Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Manchester Health Department, Concord, NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $18,893.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#10         Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, through its subsidiary the International Institute of NH, to provide preventive health services to NH refugees in the amount of $33,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#11         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with International Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, through its subsidiary the International Institute of NH (previously approved by G&C on 5-6-09, item #10A), to provide direct services to NH refugees, by increasing the amount by $41,330 from $113,670 to $155,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#12         Authorized to accept and expend $50,800 in SFY10 and $25,000 in SFY11 totaling $75,800 of additional other funds available from the Office of Economic Stimulus for procurement of information technology capabilities in support of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, Government Services Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by OES to reimburse DoIT is 100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  ARRA Funds. 

 

#13         Authorized to accept and expend $12,000 in SFY10 of additional other funds available from the Department of Safety for procurement of information technology training.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by the Department of Safety to reimburse DoIT is 100% Highway Funds.

 

#14         Authorized to accept and expend $3,101 in SFY10 and $3,248 in SFY11 totaling $6,349 of additional other funds available from the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium for procurement of information technology software.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Other (Agency Class 27); the agency class 27 used by Christa McAuliffe Planetarium to reimburse DoIT is approximately 25.8% General, 74.2% Agency Income. 

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#15         Authorized Major Sean P. Mooney, Bradford, MA, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#16         Authorized Major Noah C. Conrad, Durham, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

 

#17         Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $124,878 from the federal government (National Guard Bureau) as part of the five-year Federal-State Master Cooperative Agreement in support of the NH Army National Guard Construction and Facility Management Office.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  (2)Further Authorized to establish one full-time temporary Program Specialist III, salary grade 23.  Effective August 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#17A      Authorized to enter into a retroactive Inter-Agency Agreement with the NH Department of Transportation for equipment storage space located at the DOT Stickney Avenue Facility, Concord, NH in the amount of $134,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#18         Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor John D. Shea with regard to the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness including the payment of an interest rate swap termination fee and the financing of certain improvements to the healthcare facilities in connection with United Church Christ Retirement Community d/b/a Havenwood/Heritage Heights, Concord, NH.

 

#18A      Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to reclassify position #10083 Data Control Clerk III, labor grade 12, to Assistant Payroll Manager, labor grade 24.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                TREASURY DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#19         Authorized to accept and place on file the quarterly report relative to the cash position of the State as of June 30, 2009.  Investment earnings are presented on cash basis as of June 30, 2009.

 

#19A      Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $109,348 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $109,346.42 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#20         Authorized Division of the Arts to award FY 2010 Individual Artist Fellowship Awards totaling $30,000 to the artists as detailed in letter dated August 24, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#21         Authorized to award Conservation Number Plate Grants totaling $44,000 to the organizations as detailed in letter dated August 10, 2009.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Conservation Plate Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD

#22         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Shea, seconded by Councilor Burton authorized the request to enter into an agreement with Beverly Kelley, Albion, ME, to provide janitorial services at the NH Building throughout the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA, in the amount of $8,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 5, 2009.  100% Other (Agricultural Development) Funds. 

 

                                ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#23         Authorized to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, in the amount of $187,070, for the purposes of enhancing the services provided by the Homicide Survivor Services Program, and developing written protocols, procedures and materials to assist in institutionalizing the program.  (2)Further Authorized to establish one full-time temporary Program Specialist II, LG21.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

 

#24         Authorized to accept and expend a sub grant in the amount of $48,781 from the NH Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Act Grant (ARRA Funds), to be utilized to enhance training efforts by the Department.  (2)Further Authorized to create a Trainer for Violence Against Women position, to enhance training efforts entitled VAWA Lethality Assessment.  (3)Further Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Timothy Russell, Henniker, NH, to coordinate the Lethality Assessment Program and regional violence against women trainings in the amount not to exceed $12,210.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Transfers from other state agencies.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#25         Authorized to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $9,089.34 from the NH Safety Agency for the purpose of hosting a two-day Motor Vehicle Homicide Seminar.  Effective October 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009.  100% Transfer from other agency (Federal) Funds. 

 

#26         Authorized to enter into a subgrant with the Department of Justice, Criminal Bureau, in the amount of $98,000 from the previously accepted 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Violence Against Women Act grant program for the purpose of providing statewide training and prosecution of domestic violence and sexual assault.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#27         Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with National Medical Services, Willow Grove, PA, to provide toxicology testing services for the State Medical Examiner in the amount of $300,000.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#28         Authorized to enter into two sub-grants for a total of $10,000 from a grant received from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families to fund programs that handle joint investigations of child abuse and exploitation cases.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#29         Authorized to reappoint Mark P. Hodgdon as Senior Assistant Attorney General.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2009 through August 31, 2014. 

 

#30         Authorized to reappoint Rosemary Wiant, as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $62,962.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2009 through August 31, 2014. 

 

#31         Authorized to conduct a daylong pre-conference Child Advocacy Center Summit for the county multidisciplinary child abuse investigative teams, scheduled for October 28, 2009, and a two-day advanced conference scheduled for October 29-30, 2009, entitled the Seventeenth Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect concerning responses to child abuse and neglect issues by a variety of disciplines, including law enforcement, attorneys, victim advocates, child protection workers, and the judiciary.  Both events are to be held at the Yard Restaurant, Manchester, NH, at a total cost not to exceed $52,719, paid in part from registration fees of up to 210 attendees (240 scholarships) through December 31, 2009.  34% Agency Income, 66% Federal Funds.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend registration fees for the two-day advanced training conference, in the amount of $85.00 from each of the estimated 210 attendees, for a total amount not to exceed $17,850, to help defray the cost of the conference and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  (3)Further Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Yard Restaurant for necessary conference facilities and food services for the two-day advanced training conference in the amount of $45,669 as part of the cost above.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  36% Agency Income, 64% Federal Funds. 

 

#32         Authorized to conduct a daylong training entitled “Vicarious Trauma”, scheduled for October 6, 2009 to be held at the Yard Restaurant, Manchester, NH, at a cost not to exceed $6,948, paid in part from registration fees, paid by up to 85 attendees (15 scholarships).  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  49% Agency Income, 51% Federal Funds.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend registration fees for the advanced training above, in the amount of $40 from each of an estimated 85 attendees, for a total amount not to exceed $3,400 to help defray the cost of the training and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Agency Income.  (3)Further Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Yard Restaurant for necessary conference facilities and food services for the two-day advanced training conference in the amount of $4,448 as part of the cost above.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  65% Agency Income, 35% Federal Funds. 

 

#32A      Authorized to amend a sub-grant to the Grafton County Department of Corrections (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-08, item #60A), utilized in support of the residential substance abuse treatment program for inmates in the amount of $7,689, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32B      Authorized to amend a sub-grant to the Department of Health and Human Services Division of Juvenile Justice Services (previously approved by G&C on 10-8-09, item #60A), utilized in support of the residential substance abuse treatment program for juvenile offenders in the amount of $38,340, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32C      Authorized to amend a sole source contract with Rosemary Swain, (previously approved by G&C on 5-21-08, item #33A), to catalog evidence and provide general office support, by increasing the amount by $31,200 from $84,309.50 to $115,509.50, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2009 to June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#32D      Authorized to enter into sub-grants in the total amount of $46,180 from the 2006 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Formula Grant Program for residential substance abuse treatment programming with the agencies as detailed in letter dated August 31, 2009.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a sub-grant in the total amount of $2,127 from the 2007Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Formula Grant Program for residential substance abuse treatment programming with Grafton County Department of Corrections.  (3)Further Authorized to enter into sub-grants in the total amount of $27,877 from the 2009 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Formula Grant Program for residential substance abuse treatment programming with the agencies as detailed in letter dated August 31, 2009..  Effective October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

#33         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea authorized the request to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $4,836 from the US Department of Labor’s Senior Community Service Program to support projects that provide gainful, part-time community service employment, training opportunities, and subsidized employment for persons with low income who are 55 years of age or older.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#34         Authorized to accept and expend funds made available through the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act Grant in the amount of $172,668.72 in SFY 2010, for the purpose of increasing awareness and prevention of prison rape and sexual misconduct within the NH Corrections Facilities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#34A      Authorized to enter into a contract with Ray’s Electric Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide HVAC Maintenance and Repair services for the Northern NH Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH, in the amount of $18,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34B      Authorized to enter into a contract with Century Mechanical Inc., Concord, NH, to provide HVAC Maintenance and Repair services in the amount of $51,220.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#34C      Authorized to enter into a contract with Equifax Consumer Solutions LLC, Atlanta, GA, to provide identity theft monitoring services for the Department of Corrections employees in the amount of $25,300.  Effective August 12, 2009 through August 31, 2010.  100%  General Funds 

 

#34D      Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with NH Task Force on Women & Recovery, Manchester, NH, for victim services and empowerment training for State female inmates who are survivors of sexual assault in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#34E      Authorized to enter into a contract with Powers Generator Service LLC., Swanzey, NH, to provide Generator Repair and Maintenance services for the NH Department of Corrections locations as detailed in letter dated August 12, 2009, in the amount of $42,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  93% General, 7% Other Funds. 

 

#34F       Authorized to continue a 30% salary enhancement totaling $173,470.28 for position #19851 Chief Pharmacist, LG 30, positions #19848, #19553 and #12997 Pharmacist, LG 27, and to continue an hourly rate enhancement of 30% for three part-time temporary Pharmacists.  Effective September 18, 2009 through June 30, 2011. 

 

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#35         Authorized to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors in the amount of $5,532.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Bank Assessment) Funds. 

 

#36         Authorized to accept and place on file the Annual Report for calendar year ending December 31, 2008.

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#37         Authorized to continue membership and participation in the National Regulatory Research Institute in the amount of $8,625.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Utility Assessment) Funds. 

 

#38         Authorized to continue membership and participation in the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners in the amount of $9,053.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Other (Utility Assessment) Funds. 

 

#38A      Authorized to reclassify position #30515 Administrative Supervisor, Salary Grade 17 to Program Assistant II, Salary Grade 15.  100% Utility Assessment. 

 

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#38B      Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, to reclassify position #14309, Senior Accounting Technician, salary grade 14 to Internal Auditor I, salary grade 19.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#38C      Authorized retroactive pay in the amount of $184.52 for Steven H. Slovenski, Retail Store Manager III for the period of April 20, 2009 through June 4, 2009.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#38D      Authorized retroactive pay in the amount of $103.18 for Douglas C. Thompson, Retail Store Clerk I for the period of March 3, 2009 through June 4, 2009.  100% Liquor Funds. 

 

#38E      Authorized to enter into a Holdover Agreement with the Otto Family LLC for lease of property at 10 Commercial Street, Concord, to house the Liquor Commission Division of Enforcement & Licensing in the amount of $106,380. This holdover agreement allows the Commission a 30-day notice prior to terminating the lease.  100% Liquor Funds.  

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#39         Authorized to accept and place on file the report detailing the activities of the Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Fund for fiscal year 2009.

 

#40         Authorized Division of Economic Development to accept and expend $174,000 from the NH Public Utilities Commission, for an expanded emergency and renewable energy program.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2011.  (2)Further Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH, for an energy contractor training program in the amount of $168,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#41         Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to USA Mobility, Woburn, MA, for pager services at Monadnock State Park for the month of July 2007, in the amount of $99.  100% Service Parks. 

 

#41A      Authorized Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Ray’s Electric Service Inc., Berlin, NH, for electrical work on the summit of Mount Washington in the amount of $86,627.23.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Capital Fund. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#42         Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation for the installation of a fish passage system in the Winnicut River under the Route 33 Bridge in Greenland, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#43         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Yankee Marketplace LLC, Weare, NH, to promote and distribute NHFG merchandise through its online website at yankeemarketplace.com.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.

 

#44         Authorized to enter into a contract with Layne Christensen Company Inc., Dracut, MA, for the chemical treatment and redevelopment of well#5 at Milford State Fish Hatchery and wells #1 and #2 at Berlin State Fish Hatchery in the amount of $48,239.90.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#45         Authorized to amend a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #70), for expansion of the Extension Wildlife Conservation Program, by increasing the amount by $115,283 from $200,000 to $315,283.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  78% Federal, 22% Conservation License Plate Funds. 

 

#46         Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Macro International Inc., Burlington, VT, and to reimburse NHFG up to $24,437 for collection of information on catch by NH marine recreational anglers.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend an estimated $9,432 for the above performed services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#47         Authorized to accept $950,000 from Granite Reliable Power to be deposited in the Wildlife Habitat Account.  (2)Further Authorized to accept fee ownership of approximately 1,281 acres of land on Mount Kelsey, 220 acres of land on Long Mountain, 60 acres of land on Muise Mountain, and 620 acres of land on Baldhead Mountain in Coos County.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#47A      Authorized to enter into a contract with Eastern Analytical Inc., Concord, NH, to perform wastewater monitoring chemical analysis of water samples from our six fish hatchery facilities in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Fish and Game Funds. 

 

#47B      Authorized to amend a sole source contract with the Crotched Mountain Foundation, Greenfield, NH, for an informational kiosk and interpretive signs on their universally accessible Dutton Brook Trail as part of the Merrimack River Watershed Wildlife Heritage Trail by extending the completion date to March 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#48         NOT USED

 

#49         Authorized to make a retroactive unencumbered payment to WeCare Organics LLC, for additional services required to complete the cleaning and dewatering of the anaerobic digester at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Plant in the amount of $3,152.93.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% WRBP Funds. 

 

#50         Authorized to retroactively enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for streamflow gaging in the amount of $197,270.  Effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  16.65% Other, 83.35% General Funds. 

 

#51         Authorized to amend a sole source contract with GeoInsight Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 11-28-07, item #82), to perform investigations and oversight to pilot strategies to expedite contaminated site closures, by increasing the contract by $200,000 from $800,000 to $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#52         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Bear Creek Environmental LLC, Middlesex, VT, to complete Phase Two of the Geomorphic Assessment and Watershed Restoration Plan for the Exeter River Watershed project in the amount of $40,520.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#53         Authorized to amend a contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Manchester, NH, (previously amended by G&C on 6-17-09, late item A), to oversee remediation at contaminated sites by increasing the amount by $55,000 from $1,945,500 to $2,000,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#54         Authorized to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated August 26, 2009 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects in the amount of $20,908.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#55         Authorized to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project in the amount of $8,442.  Effective July 11, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

 

#56         Authorized to enter into a Grant Agreement with Isaacson Structural Steel Inc., Berlin, NH, to support the purchase and installation of replacement engines in three pieces of material handling equipment in an amount not to exceed $109,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% ARRA Federal Funds. 

 

#57         Authorized to award a grant to the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Dover, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $39,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#58         Authorized to award a grant to Weed Family Automotive Corp., Concord, NH, for the purpose of used oil collection in the amount of $2,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 3, 2010.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds. 

 

#59         Authorized to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program which lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $1,490,595.62 from $7,000,000 to $5,509,404.38.  This finalizes the loan amount used to finance the Dewatering Improvements Project.  100% Loan Repayment Funds. 

 

#60         Authorized to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hampton, which lowers the Original Loan Agreement by $34,748.73 from $1,415,000 to $1,380,251.27, and finalizes the loan amount used to finance the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements project.  (2)Further Authorized to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Hooksett, which finalizes the loan amount at $3,500,000 which was used to finance the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements project.  100% Clean Water Revolving Loan Funds. 

 

#61         Authorized loan agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated August 24, 2009, to finance wastewater improvement projects in the amount of $13,224.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#62         Authorized to amend a loan agreement with the City of Portsmouth, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 9-5-07, item #39), due to an increase in the scope of work for the Bartlett Area Sewer Separation project, by increasing the amount by $3,000,000 from $3,000,000 to $6,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Revolving Loan, 17% General – Capital Funds. 

 

#63         Authorized Kevin & Cynthia Perrault’s request to construct a permanent pier with a ramp landing on a seasonal float to provide water access and temporarily impact tidal buffer zone and impact tidal wetland for the removal of a failing, wooden retaining wall to be replaced with a riprap revetment wall on shoreline frontage on Tide Mill Creek in Hampton. 

 

#64         Authorized Debra Ford’s request to amend the permit to perform work on Little Bay in Dover (previously approved by G&C on 3-26-08, item #103A).

 

#65         Authorized John Remington’s request to perform work on frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

 

#66         Authorized NH Department of Transportation’s request to remove & replace concrete encasements of steel pile supports for a bridge impacting tidal water in New Castle.

 

#67         Authorized Kilnwood on Kanasatka’s request to add two finger docks to extend from two walkways, to be attached to the previously permitted docking facilities, consisting of two seasonal piers connected to a finger pier by two walkways.  The facility is accessed by two existing walkways on frontage and includes the slips from the abutting, contiguous frontage on Lake Kanasatka in Moultonborough.

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

                                Office of the Commissioner

#68         Authorized to pay the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Washington, DC, annual membership dues in the amount of $17,234.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management

#69         Authorized to make a one-time retroactive payment from SFY 2010 funds to Kristiane Schott-Jakubowski, Child Protective Service Worker IV, Laconia District Office, in the amount of $3,484.74 for wages that were not paid for SFYs 2007, 2008, and 2009.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#70         Authorized to make a one-time payment from SFY 2010 funds to Peter Martell, Mental Health Worker I, NH Hospital in the amount of $108.88 for wages that were not paid for SFY 2009.  69% General, 30% Federal, 1% Other – Transfers from other Agencies. 

 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management

#71         Authorized to amend a lease with 30 Maplewood Avenue Trust, Quincy, MA, (previously amended by G&C on 10-22-08, item #42C), by increasing the amount of $170,668.78 to $2,036,094.30 from $1,865,405.52, and by extending the term from October 31, 2009 to April 30, 2010.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy

#72         Authorized to accept and expend additional Title XXI State Children’s Health Insurance Program federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,185,460.28 and decrease adjustments in General Funds in the amount of $1,184,277.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#73         Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, to retroactively amend a sole source contract with National Government Services Inc., Portland, ME, (previously amended by G&C on 9-5-07, item #50), to provide additional funds to pay for certain auditing and rate-setting functions by increasing the amount by $181,480 from $250,000 to $431,480, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

#74         Authorized to accept and expend additional ARRA 2009 Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $40,058,741.58 and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $40,018,722.86.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#75         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Clifton Gunderson LLP, Timonium, MD, to provide independent certified audits of Medicaid disproportionate share hospitals in the amount of $450,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2011.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

 

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families

#76         Authorized to accept and expend additional federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $3,624,621; and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds in the amount of $3,622,998.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#77         Authorized to retroactively reimburse Linda L. Kincaid from current year funds for in-state travel-related expenses incurred in the performance of office state business during the last fiscal year in the amount of $57.25.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services

#78         Authorized Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Section, Strategic Prevention Framework Program, to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH State Liquor Commission, Bureau of Liquor Enforcement, to develop and maintain a statewide underage drinking tip line and database in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $104,795.87 in SFY 2010 and $45,204.13 in SFY 2011 as stipulated by the memorandum of agreement to develop and maintain a statewide underage drinking tip line and database.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#79         Authorized Prevention Services Unit to exercise a contract renew and amend option with the NH Minority Health Coalition, Manchester, NH (previously approved by G&C on 1-30-08, item #47), to continue providing evaluation services for the Strategic Prevention Framework project, by increasing the price by $134,202 from $330,000 to $464,202, and by extending the end date to September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#80         Authorized to exercise a contract renew and amend option with SAU #41, Hollis-Brookline Cooperative School District, Hollis, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-27-07, item #244), to provide substance abuse prevention services, by increasing the amount by $12,824 from $29,580 to $42,404, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services

#81         Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $547,439, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $546,892.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#82         Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $1,720,763, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $1,719,042.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#83         Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $17,090,583, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $17,073,509.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#84         Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $949,824, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $948,874.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health

#85         Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds through the ARRA 2009 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $9,212,478, and decrease revenue adjustments to General Funds of $9,203,266.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services

#86         Authorized to accept and expend Title XIX Medicaid federal funds from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $18,491,216.76, and decrease revenue adjustments to Local Funds of $4,854,083.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#87         Authorized to accept and expend additional Administration on Aging federal funds in the amount of $485,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#88         Authorized the transfer of $176,530 in Federal and State funds between expenditure classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  54% General, 46% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services

#89         Authorized to enter into an agreement with Center for Life Management, Derry, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $241,391.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#90         Authorized to accept and expend $5,000,000 of Community Services Block Grant funds available from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services through the ARRA of 2009.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#91         Authorized to modify the Community Services Block Grant eligibility criteria by increasing income eligibility for services from 125% to 200% of the federal poverty level to allow the statewide Community Action Agencies to provide services to a greater number of citizens.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#92         Authorized to accept and expend $703,882 of ARRA 2009 funds awarded by the US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and $223,174.54 of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program high performance bonus funds, for a total of $927,056.54.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

                                Division of Public Health Services

#93         Authorized Bureau of Disease Control and Health Statistics, Disease Control Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $1,004,304 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the preparation for swineflu influenza public health response activities at the state and regional level.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $387,856 from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response to fund the preparation by hospitals and healthcare organizations for H1N1 influenza response activities.  (2)Further Authorized the Department of Safety to accept additional transfers from other agencies funds in the amount of $200,000 from DHHS.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#94         Authorized to enter into an agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, to procure the services of a local organization to serve as a regional sponsoring site for the NH Public Health Network in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  93% Federal, 7% General Funds. 

 

                                Division of Family Assistance

#95         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $600,930.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further Authorized to make an advance payment of $80,124 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#96         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Rockingham Community Action Inc., Portsmouth, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $765,765.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further Authorized to make an advance payment of $102,102 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#97         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $684,090.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further Authorized to make an advance payment of $91,212 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#98         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $1,379,656.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further Authorized to make an advance payment of $183,942 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#99         Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford County Community Action Committee Inc., Dover, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $571,725.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further Authorized to make an advance payment of $76,230 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#100       Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, as a grant recipient under the Community Services Block Grant to provide community based services and anti-poverty programs to low-income families in the amount not to exceed $947,925.  This contract is supported with funds made available under the ARRA of 2009 to provide for the increased cost of services to low-income families, the elderly and individuals as part of the NH Recovery Plan.  (2)Further Authorized to make an advance payment of $126,390 to the grantee.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

                                Glencliff Home

#101       Authorized with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, to exercise a retroactive contract renew and amend option with Dartmouth College-Department of Psychiatry, Lebanon, NH, (previously approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #415), to provide psychiatric services, by increasing the amount by $165,504 from $165,504 to $331,008, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2009 to June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#102       Authorized to enter into a contract with Daniels Equipment Company Inc., Auburn, NH, to provide laundry equipment maintenance and repair services in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

                                STATE VETERANS COUNCIL

#103       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Hollingworth authorized the request to accept and expend monetary contributions in the amount of $150 received during the period of April 17, 2009 through August 25, 2009 for the use of the Veterans Council service delivery programs.

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#104       Authorized to accept and place on file the annual report for SFY 2009.

 

#104A    Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Charles Hemp of Kansas City, MO, to provide instruction in one five-day session of Internal Affairs Investigation at a cost of $5,850 to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord and will be offered via interactive videoconference to the facilities in Keen, Littleton and Portsmouth.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#104B    Authorized to enter into a service agreement with Forensic Consulting Associates of New England from Nottingham, NH, to provide instruction in two three-day sessions of Dust N’ Bust at a cost of $2,100 per class for a total contract of $4,200 to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

#104C    Authorized to enter into a service agreement with NAMI NH of Concord, NH, to provide instruction in one two-day session of Mental Health Response – Effective Intervention at a cost of $3,750 a one day session of Responding to Juveniles with Mental Illness at a cost of $1,940, three two-day session of Handling Calls Involving the Mentally Ill at a cost of $2,160 for a total cost of $19,100, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#105       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to accept and expend Older Blind Independent Living ARRA grant award funds in the amount of $80,095 from the US Department of Education.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#106       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to accept and expend Independent Living ARRA grant award funds in the amount of $242,913 from the US Department of Education.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2011.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

 

#107       Authorized DHHS, Division of Public Health Services to enter into an memorandum of understanding in the amount of $40,000 to support the school-based vaccination campaign planning for swine-origin influenza A virus, now known as novel Influenza A (H1N1).  (2)Authorized Department of Education to accept Transfers from Other Agencies funds in the amount of $40,000 from DHHS, Division of Public Health Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Agency Transfer Funds. 

 

#108       Authorized Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a contract with NH Jobs for America’s Graduates, Manchester, NH, to provide dropout prevention alternative education services in three NH communities in an amount not to exceed $392,728.  (2)Further Authorized to make advanced payments for services provided.  (3)Further Authorized to withhold 10% of the contract total instead of the 25% withholding provision.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% General Funds. 

 

#109       Authorized to contract with Pilar P. Silva, Concord, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of the withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#110       Authorized to contract with Natalie H. Allen, Concord, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further Authorized unencumbered payment for services rendered and approved in lieu of the withholding at least 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010 with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#110A    Authorized to contract with William J. Knorr, Dublin, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  (2)Further Authorized payment for services rendered in lieu of withholding 25% of the total value of the contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2009 with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                MCAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#111       Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Association of Science-Technology Centers Inc., Washington, DC, for rental of the exhibition Black Holes: Space Warps and Time Twists in an amount not to exceed $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2010.  100% Donated Funds. 

 

#111A    Authorized to contract with Dr. Elizabeth Webbink, Montclair, NJ, for an evaluation of the Discovery Center’s Light Runners exhibit in an amount not to exceed $8,329.76.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#112       Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend $244,130 of federal pass-through ARRA funds from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of hiring and training of a Criminalist I by the State Laboratory.  (2)Further Authorized to establish one full-time temporary Criminalist I position (LG 19, X416) to be assigned in the Identification Section of the State Police Forensic Laboratory in an effort to decrease the backlog.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Transfers from other Agencies – Federal ARRA Funds. 

 

#112A    Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a contract with NHMTA Services Inc., Concord, NH, for the provision of pre-employment physical exams and/or drug screens of law enforcement personnel in an amount not to exceed $17,690.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  11.8% Highway, 2.8% Turnpike, 2.2% Transfers from Other Agencies and 83.2% Navigational Safety Funds. 

 

#112B    Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., d/b/a JBI Helicopter Services, Pembroke, NH, to provide scheduled maintenance and inspections of the State Police Bell 407 helicopter as well as the Bell Helicopter Annual Re-Currency Pilot Training in an amount not to exceed $76,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#112C    Authorized Division of Fire Standards & Training, and EMS to enter into a sole source agreement with Honeywell International Inc., Westbrook, ME, to provide mechanical maintenance/air filter services in the amount of $54,347.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2012.  100% Fire and EMS Funds. 

 

#112D    Authorized Division of State Police to pay annual dues of $6,500 to SEARCH Group Inc., the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, Sacramento, CA.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds. 

 

#112E    Authorized Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Anvab Inc., d/b/a Concord Aviation Services, Concord, NH, to provide scheduled maintenance and inspections of the division’s Cessna Aircraft in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#112F    Authorized to amend a contract with the NH Hospital Association, Concord, NH (previously approved by G&C on 8-19-09, item #210), for hospital emergency preparedness planning services, by adding novel Influenza A (H1N1) preparedness activities to the scope of work, and by increasing the price by $200,000 from $1,899,872 to $2,099,872.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

 

#112G    Authorized grant agreements between the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the applicants as detailed in letter dated August 14, 2009, for a total amount of $97,499.23.  (2)Further Authorized grant agreements between the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the applicants as detailed in letter dated August 14, 2009, for a total amount of $217,087.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112H   Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, the Division of Motor Vehicles to reclassify position #10423 from Cash Terminal Operator I, labor grade 11 to a Supervisor of Cash Terminal Operations, labor grade 16 in the Bureau of Financial Responsibility.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#112I     Authorized Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $2,312.64 received as part of a “Co-operative Agreement” with the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, to be used by the State Police Forensic Laboratory to provide overtime funding, registration fees, out-of-state travel, supplies and consumables needed for screening and analysis of DNA samples.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2010.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

#112J     Authorized Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Megasoft Consultants Inc., d/b/a BlueAlly, Herndon, VA, to gather detailed requirements for four DMV subsystems in the amount of $302,323.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#112K   Authorized Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Warner, NH, to complete their project as identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $34,386.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

The Governor and Council acted as follows:

 

#113       Authorized to amend G&C item #122 approved April 1, 2009, by reallocating funds and establishing new classes in the amount of $11,547,491 to reflect actual allocation of the funding received.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 17, 2012.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend $40,556 of additional ARRA funding for construction projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 12, 2011.  100% ARRA Funds. 

 

#114       Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Maine Technical Source Inc., Yarmouth, ME, for maintenance and repairs to total station survey equipment in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#115       Authorized with Councilor Wieczorek voting no, Bureau of Mechanical Services – Fuel Distribution, to establish one full-time temporary Electrician Supervisor II position, LG 17.  (2)Further Authorized to accept and expend revenue as a result of fuel sales in the amount of $47,855.68 for the hiring of a full-time temporary Electrician Supervisor II position, LG 17.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Agency Income. 

 

#116       Authorized as amended, the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance petition for a hearing on alterations to be made to reconstruct the intersection of Maple Avenue and West Pleasant Street, also known as “Drapers Corner,” a Class IV highway, in the City of Claremont, NH.  On motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Shea, Roland Stoodley of Charlestown will replace Roger Formidoni of Claremont, NH, on the Commission.

 

#117       Authorized Office of Stewardship & Compliance to enter into a contract with Contractors Risk Management Inc., Concord, NH, for excavation and trenching competent person training in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2010.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#118       Authorized Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning for services at the Bureau of Traffic facilities in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2011.  100% Highway Funds. 

 

#119       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $61,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from June 31, 2009 through August 24, 2009. 

 

#120       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2.74-acre parcel of State owned land in Concord to the City of Concord for $955,000 and in addition charge a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#121       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 6,050 square foot parcel of State owned land in Gorham to William J. Green Jr., and Priscilla J. Green for $31,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.

 

#122       Authorized Bureau of Right of Way to transfer control of two contiguous parcels of State owned land consisting of 0.45 of an acre located in the Towns of Windham and Salem to the NH Department of Resources and Economic Development.  (2)Further Authorized to accept control of two contiguous parcels of State owned land consisting of 0.45 of an acre located in the Towns of Windham and Salem from the NH DOT, to the NH DRED at no cost.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#123       Authorized Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with CHA Inc., Keene, NH, for the final design of the expansion of the Spaulding Turnpike from Exit 11 to Exit 16 in the City of Rochester, by increasing the amount by $499,547.20 from $7,335,049.53 to $7,834,596.73.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2010.  100% Turnpike Funds. 

 

#124       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to provide additional funding to the City of Manchester for AIP-70 to install additional safety, and security window film in the Manchester-Boston Airport terminal building in the amount of $3,242.67.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  93.75% Federal, 6.25% General Funds. 

 

#125       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Lebanon, NH, for AIP-42 to implement the second phase of an Environmental Assessment for the Lebanon Municipal Airport in the amount of $152,233.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#126       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to provide additional funding to the Town of Whitefield, NH, to construct, mark, light, and sign partial parallel Taxiway “A” and partial reconstruction of aircraft ramp at the Mount Washington Regional Airport in the amount of $6,887.61.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2012.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds. 

 

#127       Authorized Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester for AIP-78 for Phase II-Airport Terminal apron repairs in the amount of $719,537.90.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  96.78% Federal, 3.22% General Funds. 

 

#128       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with TMC Services Inc., Bellingham, MA for fuel tank removal and replacement at the Twin Mountain Patrol Shed and the Tamworth Police Troop E facility on the basis of a low bid of $787,420.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $78,742 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

#129       Authorized Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Stephen Marquis Associates Inc., Merrimack, NH for fuel tank removal and replacement at the Thornton Patrol Sheds on the basis of a low bid of $772,088.  (2)Further Authorized a contingency in the amount of $77,208.80 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2010.  100% Capital Funds. 

 

 

ITEM REMOVED FROM TABLE

 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wieczorek, seconded by Councilor Shea, voted to remove item #133 - which was tabled at the July 15, 2009 Meeting

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY

#133       The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to approve the request to enter into a contract with Intralot Inc., Duluth, GA, to provide a gaming system connected to a secured communications network that will securely inventory, sell, inquire, validate and account for all lottery transactions conducted by approximately 1,200 licensed lottery retailers, at the base rate of 1.435% of net lottery sales.  Effective July 1, 2010 through July 2, 2016 with the option to renew for up to four years.  100% Lottery Funds. 

 

                                 

LATE ITEMS

 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

A.            Authorized to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for construction of a detour for approximately ½ mile of NH Route 16 in the Town of Dummer on the basis of a low bid of $827,151.70.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $82,715.17 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2009.  100% Betterment Funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

                                Division of Public Health Services

B.            Authorized Bureau of Community Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Ammonoosuc Community Health Services Inc., Littleton, NH, to provide home visiting services by increasing the price by $30,352 from $60,704 to $91,056, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2010, effective retroactive to July 1, 2009.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

 

 

Next Governor and Executive Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Glencliff Home, Warren, New Hampshire.

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