GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 

                                                                                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire 

                                                                                                                                                                May 1, 2013, 10:00 a.m. 

   

#1            CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS: 

   

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 

  1. Authorize to accept donations of postage and a golf cart in the amount of $1,848.10 for the NH Veterans Cemetery. 

   

#2            CONSENT CALENDAR – OUT OF STATE TRAVEL: 

   

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 

  1. Authorize Kathleen Sheehan to travel to Richmond, VA, for the period of May 19-24, 2013, to perform an examination of an out of state entity for compliance with State and Federal Statutes, and to receive a $530 CASH ADVANCE to cover anticipated expenses, with an estimated cost of airfare, meals, hotel, and miscellaneous, in the amount of $1,447.  100% Other Funds.   

     

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 

#3            Authorize to award a grant to the City of Berlin, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to rehabilitate the former Notre Dame School into 33 units of affordable senior housing.  Effective May 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 

#4            Authorize to amend ARRA Retrofit Ramp-Up Program funding (originally approved by G&C on 3-20-13, item #3), by reallocating between expenditure classes in the amount of $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.   

   

#5            Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-28-12, item #16), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by extending the end date from March 31, 2013 to June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#6            Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-28-12, item #17), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by extending the end date from March 31, 2013 to June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 

#6A        Authorize to amend a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #20), for the Deployment Cycle Support Program, to provide support to NH reserve military families and military members deployed or returning from combat, by increasing the price by $535,000 from $2,525,000 to $3,060,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.   

   

#7            Authorize the confirmation of Captain Christopher J. Dillman, Exeter, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

   

#8            Authorize the confirmation of Captain Emily C. Lawrence, Medford, MA, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.    

   

#9            Authorize the confirmation of Captain Scott W. Doughty, York, ME, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

   

#10          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Brian P. Bennett, Northwood, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

   

#11          Authorize the nomination of Major Allyson S. Howe, Portland, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

   

#12          Authorize the nomination of Major Robert J. Howe, Newburyport, MA, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

   

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

   

#14          Authorize the nomination of Captain Brandon S. Lyon, Brookline, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

   

#15          Authorize the nomination of Major Jassen L. Bluto, Caty, TX, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

   

#16          Authorize the nomination of Colonel Thomas W. Gross, Alexandria, VA, for appointment to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

#16A      Authorize the accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Colin Van Ostern with regard to the financing of renovation and expansion in connection with the Dublin School Inc., Dublin, NH. 

   

#17          Authorize to transfer and reallocate appropriations for personnel from the Department of Transportation, Department of Environmental Services, and the Liquor Commission with their respective unexpended FY 2013 appropriations in the amount of $290,861 for consolidation of business processing within state government at the Shared Services Center within DAS.  Effective May 3, 2013 through June 30, 2013.  Estimated 21.50% General, 0.85% Federal, 4.08% Liquor, 31.25% Highway, 39.50% Turnpike, 2.82% Other Income Funds.  (2)Further authorize to establish the number of total personnel required for business processing functions in the executive branch of state government and to initiate the initial transfer of personnel, along with such items as identified in the law as necessary from their respective agencies, to the Department of Administrative Services to establish a Shared Services Center for the consolidation of business processing within state government.  Effective May 3, 2013 through June 30, 2013.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#18          Authorize to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $708,389.  The transfers are made up of $211,124 in general funds, $1,950 in federal funds, $417,612 in transfer funds and $77,703 in other funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  29.80% General, 0.28% Federal, 58.95% Transfer, 10.97% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#19          Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report for transfers processed from January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013.  (2)Further authorize to make transfers from the Salary Adjustment Fund to agency permanent personnel service accounts for April 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, and to report transfers made as soon as practical after June 30, 2013 and prior to request for further authority.  (3) Further authorize to make transfers from the Benefit Adjustment Fund to agency benefit accounts for April 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, and to report transfers made as soon as practical after June 30, 2013 and prior to request for further authority.   

   

#20          Authorize to enter into a Field License Agreement with the City of Laconia to utilize the Hank Risley Field in Laconia for youth and adult sport practices and as a car parking lot for sporting events at the adjacent Robbie Mills Park, which is home to the Laconia Muskrats of the New England Collegiate Baseball League.  The City if not charged for the use of the field.  Effective May 11, 2013 through May 10, 2015. 

   

#21          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to amend a contract with Slawsby Insurance Agency Inc., Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 4-28-10, item #16), for the continuation of property appraisal services, by extending the end date from May 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.   

   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with North Branch Construction Inc., Concord, NH, for the Exterior Building Improvements – Acute Psychiatric Services Facility, Concord, NH,  for a price not to exceed $2,128,570.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $33,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for Capital Clerk Oversight services provided, bringing the total to $2,161,570.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2013.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

   

#22A      Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with DL King & Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, for the ADA Compliance Upgrades – YDC (Youth Development Center) Admin. Bldg., Manchester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $123,748.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $10,100 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for Capital Clerk oversight services provided, bringing the total to $133,848.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 6, 2013.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

   

#22B       Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request to waive classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

   

                                STATE TREASURY 

#23          Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $651,607 for debt service payments.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  97% General, 3% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#24          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $96,204 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $96,203.87 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD 

#25          Authorize to enter into a grant with The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, for the Green Hills Conservation Project in the Town of Conway, Carroll County, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

   

#26          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Small & Beginner Farmers of NH, to conduct an educational workshop series about the commercial production specialty crops, in the amount of $16,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#27          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Five Rivers Conservation Trust, Concord, NH, for the Twig Property Project in the Town of Gilmanton, Belknap County, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

   

#28          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Cheshire County Conservation District, Walpole, NH, for the Boggy Meadow Farm Milk House and Barn Yard Runoff Project, in the Town of Walpole, in the amount of $29,634.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

   

#29          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant agreement with Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, for the Amber Acres Farm in the Town of Durham, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

#30          Authorize to accept and expend grant funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency, in the amount of $19,923.01, for the purpose of funding the Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.   

   

#30A      Authorize to accept a gift of a Law Enforcement Memorial Bunting from Attorney General Michael Delaney valued at approximately $382.60.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 

#31          Authorize to enter into an inter-agency agreement with the NH Department of Transportation for use of premises located at 11 Stickney Ave, Concord, NH, in the amount of $48,118.50.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 

#32          Authorize to transfer appropriated contracts for Program Services funds, in the amount of $78,200, to cover increased cost of Retirees Health Insurance.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Insurance Assessment Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Office of Emergency Services 

#32A      Authorize to hold an organized meeting for the fourth Annual State Disaster Behavioral Health Team Conference on May 17, 2013 at Courtyard Marriott Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH, for a total fee not to exceed $6,602.  (2)Further authorize to pay an estimated amount not to exceed $5,875 (to include $500 as a non-refundable advanced payment to secure the date and facility) to the Courtyard Marriott Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. 

   

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 

#33          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with ICF Macro, Incorporated, Calverton, MD (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #66), for the administration of an additional agency of Healthcare Research and Quality’s Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Survey for Medicaid Populations survey, by increasing the price by $30,266 from $25,974 to $56,240, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs 

#34          Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with the Bhutanese Community of NH, Manchester, NH, to provide direct services to NH refugees, in the amount not to exceed $61,313.  Effective October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 

#35          Authorize to amend an existing cooperative Project Agreement with the University System of NH, Plymouth State University campus, Plymouth, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-08, item #63), for the provision of an educational tuition partnership, by increasing the price by $91,635 from $421,319 to an amount not to exceed $512,954, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#36          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Services Center Inc., Bedford, NH, to conduct Afterschool Provider Support services, in the amount of $300,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                Division of Family Assistance 

#37          Authorize to amend an existing contract with JP Morgan Electronic Financial Services Inc., Chicago, IL, (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-06, item #77), to allow for continued, uninterrupted benefit distribution, by increasing the price by $2,310,013 from $4,215,740 to $6,525,753 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  47.44% Federal, 52.56% General Funds.   

   

#37A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Good News Garage – LSS Inc., Worcester, MA, for the purpose of providing affordable car ownership opportunities to low income individuals, in an amount not to exceed $794,700.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  42% Federal, 58% General Funds.   

   

#37B       Authorize to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide staffing, employment and training services as required by the NH Employment Program in an amount not to exceed $9,304,228.96.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

                                Division of Community Based Care Services 

#37C       Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 3-24-10, item #88), to continue to manage the statewide Deployment Cycle Support Program that provides support services to NH National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty service members and their families who are deployed or returning from combat, by increasing the amount by $535,000 from $5,817,338 to an amount not to exceed $6,352,338, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  100% Other (transfer from Adjutant General) Funds.   

 

                                 Division of Public Health Services 

#38          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $350,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration to fund the Ryan White Care program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#39          Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy and Performance, Public Health Improvement Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $98,576 from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the Public Health Improvement Section.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#40          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renewal and amend option with Central NH VNA & Hospice, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-11-12, item #54), to provide home visiting services to pregnant women in accordance with the Healthy Families America model, by increasing the price by $141,912 from $141,912 to $283,824, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2015.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#41          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renewal and amend option with Good Beginnings of Sullivan County, Claremont, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-11-12, item #55), to provide home visiting services to pregnant women in accordance with the Healthy Families America model, by increasing the price by $171,380 from $171,380 to $342,760, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2015.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#42          Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Protection, Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to enter into an agreement with K, Kirkwood Consulting LLC, Manchester, NH, to allow the Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to expand its outreach and training collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency and offer trainings to increase the number of certified renovators and firms in the state, in an amount not to exceed $83,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#43          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to design, conduct and evaluate Alternate Care Sites workshops and ACS functional exercises in the 13 Public Health Regions in NH, in an amount not to exceed $136,900.  Effective May 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2014.  100% Other – US DHS through NH DOS, 100% Federal Funds.   

   

#44          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Lebanon, NH, under which the Division of Public Health Services will provide two portable ventilators and necessary accessories valued at $13,980 to enhance respiratory medical capacity in response to a large-scale health emergency, using funding supported by the federal Department of Homeland Security Grant to NH.  Effective upon G&C approval, and until the grant agreement is terminated by one of the parties.  100% Other Funds.   

   

#45          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Obesity Prevention Program, to enter into an agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to provide Child Care Health Consultation training to nurses in NH’s Public Health Regions, in an amount not to exceed $53,183.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                   New Hampshire Hospital 

#46          Authorize to make a one-time retroactive payment to the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute Inc., Falls Church, VA, for continued participation in the Research Institute’s Behavioral Healthcare Performance Measurement System in the amount of $7,380.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2014.  32% Federal, 68% General Funds.   

   

#47          Authorize to make a sole source retroactive payment of $19,391.05, and authorize future payments in an amount not to exceed $33,000 for a total of $52,391.05 to KCI USA, Houston, TX, for equipment rental and supplies required to continue treatment of a patient’s serious wound.  Effective December 19, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  32% Federal, 68% General Funds.   

   

                                Glencliff Home 

#48          Authorize to enter into a contract with Blake Group Holdings Inc., d/b/a Northeast Mechanical, Hooksett, NH, to provide steam boiler maintenance services, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

#49          Authorize to amend a contract with the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #65), which provides technical assistance and training for Parole/Probation and Community Corrections staff in the latest effective approaches to manage re-entering offenders, by extending the completion date from May 31, 2013 to August 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Agency Income (federal funds at origin).   

   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 

#50          Authorize to amend a contract with Steven E. Patnaude, LCR, Boscawen, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #67), to provide court reporting services, by increasing the amount by $3,000 from $4,500 to $7,500.  100% Utilities Assessment.   

   

                                RACING AND CHARITABLE GAMING COMMISSION 

#51          Authorize to amend a lease with McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA, for 6,180 SF of space, Concord, NH, by extending the termination date from June 15, 2013 to January 15, 2014, with total payments not to exceed $50,740.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Sweepstakes Funds.  (2)Further authorize the Governor’s Commission on Disability to continue the sublet of 1,434 SF of space from the Racing and Charitable Gaming Commission, Concord, NH, by extending the term from June 15, 2013 to January 15, 2014, further authorize sublet payments not exceeding $11,711.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income (Governor’s Commission on Disability).   

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

#52          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfers of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski area for the quarter ending March 31, 2013. 

   

#53          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfers of funds for the Division of Parks and Recreation for the period ending March 31, 2013. 

   

#54          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $211,500 from the Shieling Forest Trust for renovations of the Forestry Learning Center at Shieling Forest, Peterborough, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Private Local Funds (Trust Funds).  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#55          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $8,900 of Combined Federal Flood Control funds for additional road maintenance and equipment replacement.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  22% Revolving, 78% Agency Income Funds.   

   

#56          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a sole source contract with The Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #69B), to provide additional services for various state park projects, by increasing the amount by $107,864 from $97,060 to $204,924, and by extending the completion date to October 30, 2013 from June 30, 2013.  100% Capital Funds.   

   

#57          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Project Resource Group LLC, Francestown, NH, to upgrade the catering kitchen at the Seashell Building at Hampton Beach State Park in the amount of $99,396.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2013.  51% Revolving, 49% Capital Funds.   

   

#58          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Bill Foster’s Down East Clambake Inc., York, ME, to provide non-exclusive catering services at the Oceanfront Pavilion and South Pavilion Conference Room at Hampton Beach State Park, Hampton, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  (2)Further authorize to accept monthly commission payments at a rate of 20%, 15% or 10% based on the origin of reservation and dates booked to be paid by the caterer in accordance with the terms of the contract. 

   

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 

#59          Authorize the transfer of $94,377 from the NH Fish and Game Fund Reserve to the Fish and Game FY 2013 Operating Budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#60          Authorize to amend an agreement with Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC, for collection of information on catch by marine recreational anglers (originally approved by G&C on 9-19-12, item #81), to clarify that RTI will directly reimburse NH Fish and Game Department employees for travel costs they personally incurred for travel to meetings required under the agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

#61          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, Concord, NH, to support work to increase resiliency in State government relative to server weather events and other natural trends that are adversely affecting the state, in the amount of $73,000.  (2)Further authorize the Bureau of Materials and Research to accept and expend NH AFV Program Federal funding, in the amount of $73,000 to fund resiliency in State government relative to server weather events.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (Federal Pass Through)  ARRA.   

   

#62          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Lakes Region Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on 11-9-11, item #84), to complete the Suncook River Fluvial Erosion Hazard Community Assistance project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014 from June 30, 2013, and by changing the Scope of Services to reflect revisions to Tasks, and by decreasing the amount by $1,338 from $5,755 to $4,407.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

   

#63          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Windsor Solutions Inc., Portland, OR, to provide technical support of the State and Local Emission Inventory System air emissions inventory database, for the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2014.  100% Air Permit Fee Funds.   

   

#64          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Pepperrell Cove Marine Services Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to complete an underwater installation of a gate at the intake of the low level outlet at the Deering Reservoir Dam, in the amount of $19,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

   

#65          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, to conduct detailed temperature measurements in ten deep bedrock wells as part of the NH Geothermal Energy Assessment project, in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#66          Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Newmarket, NH, to finance water system improvements in the amount of $2,502,600.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

   

#67          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to Troy Water and Sewer, Troy, NH, to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems, in the amount of $2,529.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#68          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Plymouth Village Water and Sewer District, Plymouth, NH, to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#69          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems, in the amount of $10,095.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#70          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Aquatic Control Technology LLC, Sutton, MA, for milfoil control efforts in portions of Naticook and Otter Lakes, in the amount of $26,010.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

   

#71          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Society for the Protection of NH Forests to purchase a conservation easement on approximately 211 acres on Pennichuck Brook in Merrimack, in the amount of $737,170.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

   

#72          Authorize Stephen Skoglund’s request to perform work on Little Harbor in Rye. 

   

#73          Authorize Douglas B. Lamson Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

   

#74          Authorize the Town of Center Harbor’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Center Harbor. 

   

#75          Authorize Kevin A. Clifford’s request to perform work on the Atlantic Ocean in Dover. 

   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 

#76          Authorize to transfer appropriation funding in the total amount of $90,000 for the fiscal year 2013 to compensate for unexpected shortfalls and to adjust the budget between existing expenditure lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  38% Federal, 44% Agency, 18% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#77          Authorize to accept monies totaling $15,360.65 received during the period of January 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013 as a result of fundraising drives form various organizations and from personal contributions. 

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

#78          Authorize to transfer FY13 federal funds between classes in the amount of $2,951,136 in order to maximize the use of federal funds and to significantly increase expenditures in class 603.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#79          Authorize to secure the membership to the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education & Certification, Whitinsville, MA, to provide access to the national clearinghouse on teacher discipline in the amount of $4,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Teacher Credentialing Funds.   

   

#80          Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to pay the FY 2014 membership renewal fee to the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium in an amount of $5,010.  95% General, 5% Federal Funds.   

   

#81          Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to pay the FY 2014 membership renewal fee to the MBA Research and Curriculum Center MarkED Resource Center in the amount of $2,768.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#82          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant, in an amount not to exceed $109,500.  Effective May 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, with the option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#83          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Q.E.D. Foundation, Amherst, NH, to provide Extended Learning Opportunities training and technical assistance to SPDG Regional Intermediary trainers and LEA teams in each region under the State Personnel Development Grant, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective May 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, with the option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#84          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Inc., d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, to provide training and technical assistance to LEA personnel and families focusing on family-school engagement in the transition planning process of the NH State Personnel Development Grant, in an amount not to exceed $100,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014, with the option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#85          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Evergreen Evaluation and Consulting Inc., Jericho, VT, to conduct the evaluation of the State Personnel Development Grant, in an amount not to exceed $111,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#85A      Authorize to pay the General Educational Development Testing Service Annual Fee in the amount of $19,423.50.  Effective May 2, 2013 through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

   

#85B      Authorize to enter into a sole source cooperative agreement with University of NH, Institute on Disability, Durham, NH, to train and provide technical assistance to regional intermediaries and LEA staff on Project RENEW, a dropout prevention strategy, in an amount not to exceed $57,000.  Effective May 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, with a renewal option for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#85C       Authorize to enter into a sole source cooperative agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to develop and implement a website for accessing of all training materials and resources developed under the State Personnel Development Grant as well as assist with development of training to be provided to educators, in an amount not to exceed $122,089.  Effective May 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, with a renewal option for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#85D       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with North Country Education Services, Gorham, NH, to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant, in an amount not to exceed $109,500.  Effective May 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, with a renewal option for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

                                POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL 

#86          Authorize to amend the Cooperative project agreement with Granite State College (originally approved by G&C on 5-19-04, item #85), for police in-service training, by increasing the amount of $121,234.38 from $343,767 to $585,444.38, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds.   

   

#87          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with NHTI – Concord’s Community College, Concord, NH, for general maintenance and supply services provided by NHTI, in the amount of $13,104.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds.   

   

#88          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Denron Plumbing and HVAC LLC, for the provision of material and repair services on the indoor firing range ventilation system located at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus, in the amount of $4,420.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds.   

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

#89          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $532,223 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#90          Authorize the Division of State Police to amend federal pass-through ARRA funds from the NH Department of Justice (originally approved by G&C on 11-4-09, item #72), by reallocating the amount of $159,677, and to accept and expend an additional $12,487 for the purpose of continuing to fund the Cold Case Unit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Transfers from other Agencies (ARRA) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#91          Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer funds within State Police, Traffic Bureau, Ammunition, and Aircraft Traffic Surveillance, in the amount of $358,740 for anticipated shortages in current expense charges, Vehicle Maintenance, Holiday Pay, and Part Time Salaries, for FY 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#92          Authorize to maintain regular bank accounts with Union Bank to use as temporary holding accounts for revenues collected by town municipal agents.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

   

#93          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Grantham, NH, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $261,375.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 10, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#94          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Salem, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the Town Hall building for a total amount of $37,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#95          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a contract with JPA III Management Co., Inc., d/b/a the Radisson Hotel Manchester, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing conference facilities and food service, and to conduct the 9th Annual Emergency Preparedness Training Conference on June 27, 2013, for an amount of $24,258.40.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,876.20 to cover expenses associated with more people attending in the conference than originally anticipated bringing the total of $26,134.60.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 27, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#96          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Fish and Game for the Operation Stonegarden portion of the 2012 Homeland Security Grant Program, in the amount of $16,975.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through the August 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#97          Authorize the Division of State Police to exercise a one-year, inter-agency rental agreement with the Department of Transportation (originally approved by G&C on 2-7-07, item #119), to provide vehicle storage space in the Stickney Ave Facility, Concord, NH, in the amount of $50,320.    Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#98          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay overtime in the amount of $85,000 for permanent personnel from Class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at Detective Bureau, for the period covering April 5, 2013 through May 30, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income.   

   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 

#99          Authorize the Operations Division to transfer $465,068 between Highway Fund accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#100        Authorize the Division of Operation to accept and expend insurance funds, in the amount of $1,053,500 to cover a portion of the costs to repair the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.  (2)Further authorize to establish consultants for services to be performed on the repair of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Private Local Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#101        Authorize to amend item #102, originally approved by G&C on July 11, 2012, by adjusting the appropriations in the amount of $1,000,000 for best use of the funding.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#102        Authorize the Bureau of Project Development to amend item #84, originally approved by G&C on February 20, 2013, by adjusting the appropriations in the amount of $200,000 for best use of the funding.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

   

#103        Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Town of Loudon under the State Aid Highway Program (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-10, item #182), for a Study to consider widening needs along NH 106 in the Town of Loudon by increasing the agreement by $37,095 from $330,000 to $367,095.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Highway Funds.   

   

#104        Authorize to accept and place on file, the Bureau of Finance and Contracts’ report on all paid Small Claims in the previous third quarter of FY 2013 totaling $769.80 for individual amounts less than $600.  (2)Further authorize to pay small claims for the next Fiscal Year quarter, April 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013.  100% Highway Funds.   

   

#105        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Award Lists for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $55,096.04 for the period extending from January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013. 

   

#106        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $65,936 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 14, 2013 through April 8, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

   

#107        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 3.5 +/- acre parcel of State owned land located on the easterly side of US Route 3 in the Town of Bedford to Annya LLC, for $315,000 plus a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  (2)Further authorize to compensate KW Commercial from the proceeds of the subject sale in the amount of $18,900 for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

   

#108        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell an access point through the Limited Access Right of Way of Hackett Hill Road located in Hooksett to The Palazzi Corporation for $671,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Originally purchased with 90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds.   

   

#109        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to continue membership and participation with the I-95 Corridor Coalition, University of MD, by paying annual membership dues of $20,000 for a total amount of $40,000 for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

   

#110        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into two individual agreements with the firms of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Bedford, NH, and Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Auburn, NH, for on-call Turnpike-related consulting services, for an amount not to exceed $750,000 each.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

   

#111        Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into an Operating Agreement with the Springfield Terminal Railway Co., North Billerica, MA, to provide rail freight service on the state-owned Hillsboro Branch Railroad line in Wilton, Lyndeborough, Greenfield, Hancock, and Bennington.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015, with a provision for renewal for an additional seven-year period through December 31, 2022.  100% Agency Income.   

   

#112        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly summary of active projects that may require contingency use, for the period through March 31, 2012.   

   

#113        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with F.L. Merrill Construction, Inc., Pembroke, NH, for culvert replacement and roadway reconstruction for Mitchell Brook, located on US Route 4/NH Route 11 in Andover, on the basis of a low bid of $467,727.85.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $23,386.39 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2013.  83% Federal, 17% Betterment Funds.   

   

#114        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Busby Construction Co., Inc., Atkinson, NH, for roadway rehabilitation on Old Dover Road beginning at the Somersworth-Rochester town line, on the basis of a low bid of $464,464.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $46,446.40 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds.   

   

#115        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway rehabilitation of approximately 7 miles on NH 25 and NH 118 in Rumney and the traffic circle in Plymouth, on the basis of a low bid of $4,228,582.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $211,429.14 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 27, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#116        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for roadway and bridge rehabilitation of NH 16 in the Town of Ossipee, on the basis of a low bid of $2,426,591.20.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $121,329.56 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 11, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

   

#117        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Evroks Corporation, Winnisquam, NH, for bridge rehabilitation work on three bridges in the City of Keene, on the basis of a low bid of $2,317,938.40.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $231,793.84 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.