GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 

                                                                                                                        State House, Concord, New Hampshire 

                                                                                                                        May 15, 2013, 10:00 a.m. 

  

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS: 

  

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Glencliff Home             

            A.    Authorize to accept monetary donations for the period of January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013, with a value totaling $100, to be deposited in the Patient’s Welfare Fund. 

  

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Glencliff Home 


  •             B.    Authorize to accept monetary donations for the period of January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013, with a value totaling $18.10, to be deposited in the Resident Council Fund.
     
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    NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 

                C.    Authorize to accept a donation from the US Census Bureau in the form of payment for travel-related expenses for an NHES employee to attend a Local Employment Dynamics Partnership Workshop in Suitland-Silver Hill, MD and a Steering Committee meeting in Washington, DC, with an estimated value of $1,600. 

      

    #2           CONSENT CALENDAR – OUT OF STATE TRAVEL: 

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

                A.    Authorize one Trooper to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle, rather than by air, in the amount of $753.35 to attend the 2013 State and Provincial North Atlantic Mid-Year Meeting from May 28-31, 2013 in Gettysburg, PA.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

     

                                    BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 

    #3           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the purchase by the Business Finance Authority of a loan made by Monadnock Economic Development Corporation to Warwick Mills, Inc. located in Keene, NH.  Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

     

    #4           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Northway Bank to Burgon Tool Steel Co., Inc. dba BTS Patriot located in Dover, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

      

                                    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 

    #5           Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Pittsburg, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-16-11, item #1, in the amount of $500,000), to allow for finalization of the town’s water improvement system project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014 from June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #6           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Concord, NH, to purchase equipment and furnishings for the Concord Boys and Girls Club in Concord, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective May 15, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

                                    GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY 

    #6A        Authorize to establish the unclassified entrance salary for Executive Director Charles Saia, at Salary Grade EE, Step 3 $70,727 annually, effective 17, 2013.  99% General, 1% Agency Income.   

      

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

    #7           Authorize to pay retroactive membership fees to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $8,000 to provide networking and resources to the State CIO for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (The agency Class 027 used to reimburse DoIT is 36.11% General Funds.   

      

                                    OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 

    #8           Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Jed J. French, Yarmouth, ME, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

      

    #9           Authorize the confirmation of Captain Brandon S. Lyon, Brookline, NH, be confirmed for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

      

    #10         Authorize the confirmation of Major Allyson S. Howe, Portland, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

      

    #11         Authorize the confirmation of Major Jassen L. Bluto, Caty, TX, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

      

    #12         Authorize the confirmation of Colonel Thomas W. Gross, Alexandria, VA, for appointment to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

      

    #13         Authorize the confirmation of Major Robert J. Howe, Newburyport, MA, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

      

    #14         Authorize to amend a contract with Independent Archaeological Consulting LLC, Portsmouth, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-11, item #12), for performance of archaeological surveys to determine the presence or the absence of historic and/or prehistoric archaeological resources and eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places, by increasing the amount by $100,000 from $90,000 to $190,000, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2013 to March 13, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

    #15         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $400,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of June. 

      

    #16         Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a one year agreement with Ferdinando Insurance Associates Inc., d/b/a Cross Insurance, Manchester, NH, for insurance coverage for state owned watercraft at a cost of $21,006.  Effective June 4, 2013 through June 4, 2014. 

      

    #17         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a contract with Security Construction, (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #15), to increase the fees amount by $1,070 from $2,800 to $3,870, for additional engineering services for the Transportation Management Center Equipment Room Fire Suppression, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds.   

      

    #18         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to amend a contract with James J. Welch & Co., Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 11-17-10, item #35), to increase the fees amount by $21,569 from $11,700 to $33,269, for additional work at the Department of Motor Vehicle, EZ Pass Offices, Nashua.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

      

    #19         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Stan Graton 3 G Construction, Holderness, NH, for Window Repairs – State House Annex, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $435,500.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $12,018 be approved for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $447,518.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 22, 2013.  73% Capital – General, 27% Operating – General Funds.   

      

    #19A      Authorize to amend a contract with FM Generator Inc., Canton, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 12-19-12, item #21), to add and remove locations for generator maintenance services.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding. 

      

    #19B      Authorize to amend a contract with Weld Power Service Co., Auburn, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #16), to add and remove locations for generator maintenance services.  Effective upon &C approval through December 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding. 

      

    #19C      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Merrimack County, Boscawen, NH, to provide courtroom and office space for the 6th Circuit-Probate Court comprised of approximately 6,612 square feet located at the County Administration Building, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $201,075.36.  (2)Further authorize a waiver from the “Clean Air” testing requirement.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.   

      

    #19D      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Merrimack County, Boscawen, NH, to provide courtroom and office space for the Merrimack County Superior Court comprised of approximately 18,412 square feet, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $563,407.20.  (2)Further authorize a waiver from the “Clean Air” testing requirement.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.   

      

    #19E      Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request to waive classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

      

    #19F       Authorize the list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2013. 

      

                                    TREASURY DEPARTMENT 

    #20         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $176,579 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $176,578.11 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

      

    #21         Authorize to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $6 million of general obligation bonds through a private placement with the NH Municipal Bond Bank.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013. 

      

                                    JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 

    #22         Authorize to budget and expend $25,000 in examination fees collected from the Principles and Practices of Engineering and Land Surveying Examinations and the Fundamentals of Engineering and Land Surveying Examinations for direct expenses of these examinations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 

    #23         Authorize to award a Partnership Initiative Grant in the amount of $3,500 to Concord Hospital.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #24         Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Town of Weare, in the amount of $9,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2014.  100% Conservation Plate Funds.   

      

                                    NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 

    #25         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, c/o UNH Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, to develop federally required evaluation activities, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective May 15, 2013 through May 1, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #26         NOT USED 

      

                                     DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 

    #26A      Authorize to offer 25% temporary salary enhancement for five positions.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  (2)Further authorize 25% retroactive temporary salary enhancement for position #18084 Elevator Inspector that was recently reclassified from Labor Inspector, in the amount of $1,267.52.  100% Agency Income (Inspection Fees & Certificates/Licenses).   

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

    Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services  

    #27         Authorize to amend an agreement with Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-16-13, item #26), to provide services to homeless individuals, by increasing the price limitation by $2,054 from $36,605 to $38,659.  Effective upon &C approval through January 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

                                    Division of Family Assistance 

    #28         Authorize to enter into a contract with Michael Kalinowski, to provide a True Cost of Care Assessment with a group of urban child care providers, in an amount not to exceed $16,027.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #29         Authorize to renew and amend an existing agreement with Lutheran Community Services Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-28-10, item #55B), for the provision of Communication Access Services, by increasing the price by $899,098 from $1,324,358.05 to $2,223,456.05, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

      

                                    Division for Children, Youth & Families 

    #30         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Doctor Robert B. Duhaime, DMD, Peterborough, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-11, item #44A), to provide dental services to the adjudicated youth at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, by increasing the price by $25,500 from $51,000 to an amount not to exceed $76,500, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

      

    #31         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Jane McMahon, Registered Dental Hygienist, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-11, item #44B), to provide dental hygienist services to the adjudicated youth at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, by increasing the price by $15,600 from $31,200 to an amount not to exceed $46,800, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

      

    #32         Authorize to exercise a renewal option with MAO Pharmacy Inc., Richmond, VA,  (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #91), for the provision of Pharmaceutical services to the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, by increasing the price by $103,241 from $612,464 to $715,705, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

      

    #33         Authorize to amend an existing agreement with the University of NH, College of Health and Human Services, Department of Social Work, Pettee Hall, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-11-12, item #70), to provide a Center for Professional Excellence in Child Welfare, by increasing the price by $691,993 from $1,565,282 to an amount not to exceed $2,257,275, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 20.05% Contractor match, 4.95% General Funds.   

      

    #34         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the University System of NH, Granite State College, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #251), for the provision of an education and training partnership, by increasing the price by $434,554 from $1,698,289 to $2,123,843, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #35         Authorize to amend an agreement with CASA NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide a statewide program to train court appointed special advocates, by increasing the price by $100,009.20 from $141,863.03 to an amount not to exceed $241,872.23, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #36         Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #71), for the provision of statewide recruitment and retention activities for resource family homes, support services, and technical assistance for Foster and Adoptive Parent Networks, by increasing the price by $37,500 from $150,000 to $187,500, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #37         Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with NH Children’s Trust Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-23-09, item #68), for the provision of community-based family support continuous quality improvement and technical assistance services, by increasing the price by $32,500 from $330,311 to $362,811, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #38         Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with Southeastern Regional Education Services Center Inc., Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #116), for the provision of training and technical assistance to parents and providers caring for children with special needs, by increasing the price by $65,000 from $600,000 to an amount not to exceed $665,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #39         Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #125), for the provision of family assessment and inclusive reunification program services, by increasing the price by $275,000 from $674,999 to $949,999, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #40         Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 4, 2013, to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services covering all Division of Human Services catchment areas for an aggregate amount not to exceed $2,030,000.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #41         Authorize to exercise a renewal option with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #72), for the provision of a statewide domestic violence prevention program, by increasing the price by $989,546 from $1,010,000 to $1,999,546, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  30.3% Federal, 69.1% Other (Marriage Licenses), .6% General Funds.   

      

    #42         Authorize to exercise a sole source renewal option with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #119), for the provision of a statewide program to improve responses to domestic violence, by increasing the price by $1,617,116 from $3,571,112 to $5,188,228, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

                                    Division of Public Health Services 

    #43         Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a grant agreement with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, under which the Division of Public Health Services will provide eight portable ventilators and necessary accessories valued at $55,920 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 (DOS Grant).   

      

    #44         Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Dover, Dover, 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 (DOS Grant).   

       

    #45         Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a grant agreement with Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, 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 (DOS Grant).   

      

    #46         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide prenatal services, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds.   

      

    #47         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, to enter into an agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program services, in an amount not to exceed $3,061,126, to provide public health nutrition services to low income women, children, and seniors.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #48         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program services to low income women, children, and seniors, in an amount not to exceed $1,977,206.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #49         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, to enter into an agreement with Goodwin Community Health, Somersworth, NH, to provide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program services to low income women, children, and seniors, in an amount not to exceed $921,404.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #50         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-11-12, item #57), to provide home visiting services to pregnant women, by increasing the price by $377,652 from $377,652 to $755,304, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #51         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-12, item #28), to provide home visiting services to pregnant women, by increasing the price by $310,428 from $232,821 to $543,249, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #52         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to exercise a contract renew and amend option with The Family Resource Center at Gorham, Gorham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-11-12, item #56), to provide home visiting services to pregnant women, by increasing the price by $156,646 from $156,646 to $313,292, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #53         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Child Health Services, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #34), to provide personal responsibility education services, by increasing the price by $413,550 from $275,700 to $689,250, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #54         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health to exercise a contract renew and amend option with Good Beginnings of Sullivan County, Claremont, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #35), to provide personal responsibility education services, by increasing the price by $225,000 from $150,000 to $375,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

                                    Bureau of Developmental Services 

    #55         Authorize with the Office of Client and Legal Services, to amend an agreement with Michael Fitts, as a complaint investigator, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014, and by increasing the price limitation by $60,000 from $21,600 to $81,600.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds.    

      

    #56         Authorize with the Office of Client and Legal Services, to amend an agreement with Jo A. Edwards, as a complaint investigator, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014, and by increasing the price limitation by $35,000 from $35,000 to $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds.    

      

                                    Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services  

    #57         Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #201), to provide transportation services by transferring Transportation service units from demand to fixed route with no change to the total price.  Effective October 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  42.38% General, 57.62% Federal Funds.   

      

    #58         Authorize to amend an agreement with Androscoggin Valley Home Care Services, Berlin, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #224), to provide Adult In home Care Services, by increasing the number of units of service for Adult Protective Services Adult In-Home Care and decreasing the number of Adult In-home Care units of service, to transfer service units within the scope of services that are funded within the same account number and amend the related terms of the contract without further approval from G&C, with no change to the total contract dollars. 

      

                                    Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 

    #58A      Authorize to amend an agreement with National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #73), to provide a Transitional Living Program/Halfway House for men, by increasing the price by $724,896 from $724,896 to $1,449,792, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  (2)Further authorize to amend a License for Use Of Premises with National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #73), to provide housing for the Transitional Living Program/Halfway House for men at the Tirell House, Manchester, NH, by extending the termination date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

      

                                    Glencliff Home 

    #59         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Technical Gas Products Inc., d/b/a O2 Safe Solutions, North Haven, CT, to provide medical oxygen services, in an amount not to exceed $10,944.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

      

                                    Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management 

    #59A      Authorize to enter into a short-term License for Use of Premises with the NH Food Bank, Manchester, NH, to provide the NH Food Bank a charity program of NH Catholic Charities, the use of up to 3.5 acres of land located on the premises of the Sununu Youth Services Center to farm a garden to provide food donated for distribution to agencies throughout the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2015. 

      

                                     DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

    #60         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway and Ski Area to exercise a 2-year seasonal contract renewal option with Sunri LLC d/b/a Sport Thoma of Lincoln, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-11-11, item #25B), for All-Terrain Bicycle Rental and Return Shuttle Services during the summer operations at Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway.  (2)Further authorize to accept a monthly commission payment of 20% to be made by Sport Thoma.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2015. 

      

    #61         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Property Logistics Inc., Hollis, NH, for roof replacement on the Managers Residence at Pawtuckaway State Park, in the amount of $14,277.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 7, 2013.  100% Capital Funds.   

      

    #62         Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise a contract renewal with Rumbletree Inc., North Hampton, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-27-11, item #23), for domestic and international advertising and promotional services, in the amount of $9,905,546.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  98% General, 2% Park Funds.   

      

                                    NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 

    #63         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Daniel and Melissa Hayward d/b/a TERNS LLC, to continue ongoing endangered seabird restoration on the Isles of Shoals for a total of $54,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  50% Federal, 50% Conservation License Plate.   

      

    #64         Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, to conduct research on endangered seabirds, for a total of $20,198.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  65% Federal, 35% Conservation License Plate.   

      

    #65         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Prock Marine Company, Rockland, ME, for the installation of piles at Newfound Lake, Bristol, NH, in the amount of $36,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Statewide Public Boat Access) Funds.   

      

    #66         Authorize to accept $10,000 and enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission for Karner blue butterfly conservation work.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2015.   

      

    #67         Authorize to enter into a retroactive, no cost contract with Alan’s of Boscawen Inc., Boscawen, NH, for event food service vending for Discover Wild NH Day April 20, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

      

    #68         Authorize to sell 0.58 acres located at Conner Pond Road in Ossipee in the amount of $11,500, plus an $1,000 Administrative Fee, to Bruce E. and Marion B. Rines.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013. 

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

    #69         Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities, as detailed in letter dated May 1, 2013, to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects, totaling $45,089.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

      

    #70         Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the City of Concord, to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects, totaling $7,422.  Effective September 29, 2012 through June 30, 2013.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

      

    #71         Authorize a loan agreement with John W. Weeden, Rochester, NH, to finance water system improvements at the Amazon Park, in the amount of $261,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

        

    #72         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Craig A. Parker d/b/a Bedford Sealcoating & Parking Lot Maintenance, Bedford, NH, for crack sealing the River Street Access Road, in the amount of $22,750.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $3,500 for payment of additional material which may be required during the crack sealing process.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% WRBP Funds.   

      

    #73         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, Burlington, VT, for technical assistance in conducting an economic analysis of a statewide plan to increase cost effective energy efficiency, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds.   

      

    #74         Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, Bureau of Laboratory Services, Concord, NH, to perform laboratory services, in the amount of $85,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

      

    #75         Authorize to enter into a single bid contract with Lapierre Island Marine Service Inc., Kittery, ME, to perform vessel and trailer services to inspect, maintain, clean/paint, tow and repair DES fleet units in the Little and Great Bay areas and Piscataqua River, in the amount of $115,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Oil Pollution Control Funds.   

      

    #76         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Greater Portland Council of Governments, Portland, ME, to support regional efforts to promote alternative fuels in transportation, in the amount of $99,000.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $70,321 in funds from GPCOG for the purpose of funding the work.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 20014.  100% Other (Pass Thru Federal) Funds.   

      

                                    NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 

    #77         Authorize to establish an entrance salary of $81,656, salary Group GG, Step 3 for Mr. James Wilson, Director of the Division of Enforcement and Licensing.  Effective retroactive to April 26, 2013.  100% Liquor Funds.   

      

                                    OFFICE OF CONSUMER ADVOCATE 

    #78         Authorize to amend a contract with Scott J. Rubin, Bloomsburg, PA, (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-12, item #36), for professional services, by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.   

      

                                    NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 

    #79         Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Technical Gas Products Inc., North Haven, CT, to provide Oxygen and Respiratory services to the Homes residents in the amount of $119,340.  Effective December 1, 2012 through January 31, 2016.  38% Federal, 44% Agency Incomes, 18% General Funds.   

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

    #80         Authorize to grant funds in the amount of $25,000 to the NH School Administrators Association, Concord, NH, to support the NHSAA Commissioner’s June Conference and Annual Meeting being held June 23-26, 2013 at Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa in Whitefield, NH.  Effective June 5, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 1, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #81         Authorize to secure the services of Cynthia Currier, Sole Proprietor, Georges Mills, NH, to provide support and training to school and district educators on the use of data analysis tools and resources made available to them by the department, in an amount not to exceed $145,600.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #82         Authorize to secure the services of Karen Matso, Kittery, ME, to provide support and training to school and district educators on the use of data analysis tools and resources made available to them by the department, in an amount not to exceed $131,040.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

       

    #83         Authorize to amend a contract with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #125), to provide a full day workshop and follow-up workshops to discuss the Common Core Standards and Special Education, by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $99,981 to $129,981.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

                                    COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE 

    #84         Authorize to sell the former Stratham campus, land and building, to Juliet Marine Systems Inc., for $2,750,000.  (2)Further authorize to waive the State’s right of first refusal for the sale of the Stratham property.  (3)Further authorize to pay the sales price of $2,750,000 to the State of NH in three equal installments of $916,667 on the latter of July 1, 2013, July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2015; or the sale closing date, with subsequent payments made 12 months and 24 months after said closing date. 

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

    #85         Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $3,500 to the Bode Technology Group Inc., Lorton, VA, for analysis of evidence for the State Police Cold Case Unit.  Effective August 1, 2012 through November 30, 2012.  100% Transfers from Other Agency (ARRA Funding).   

      

    #86         Authorize to amend a lease with the City of Berlin, Berlin Industrial Development & Park Authority, Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-11-06, item #76A), for the Berlin Division of Motor Vehicles occupancy and customer service to residents in the region, by increasing the price from $36,733.20 to $44,624.20, in the amount not to exceed $7,891, and by extending the term for up to 13 months from June 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

      

    #87         Authorize the Division of Administration to pay annual membership dues of $17,000 to the International Fuel Tax Agreement Inc., Chandler, AZ.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

      

    #88         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $204,221.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 21, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #89         Authorize to amend a memorandum of understanding with the Administrative Office of the Courts (originally approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #155), to implement an integrated system for sharing and exchanging criminal justice information among state and local agencies in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

                                    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 

    #90         Authorize to accept and place on file the Division of Finance’s reports of the Comparative Statement of Operating & Capital Undesignated Surplus for June 30, 2012, September 30, 2012 and December 31, 2012. 

      

    #91         Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending March 31, 2013. 

      

    #92         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to exchange 1,590 square feet of State owned land, located on Washington Street in the City of Rochester, to Joseph J. Migliore III and Angeles Getino Diaz, for a 15,966 square foot Temporary Construction Easement needed for the purpose of constructing the US Route 202 Park and Ride.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Cost.  Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% Turnpike Funds.     

      

    #93         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $124,810 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 9, 2013 through April 22, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

       

    #94         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to the City of Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-12-10, item #120), to conduct an Environmental Assessment, update the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Multi-Sector General Permit and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures plan, by extending the completion date to July 31, 2013 from May 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding. 

      

    #95         Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into an agreement with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $58,332.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #96         Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a sole source agreement with HB Software Solutions Inc., Lowell, MA, to purchase software to promote and facilitate coordination of human services transportation and public transportation statewide, for an amount not to exceed $273,340.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016, with the option to renew for up to an additional 3 years.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #97         Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into an agreement with the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $99,921.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #98         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract with Sturm Corporation d/b/a Cranes Aerial Truck Services, Bellington, MA, for Mobile Crane Training and Certification, in the amount of $10,425.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Highway Funds.   

      

    #99         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to retroactively amend an agreement with Fay, Spofford & Thorndike LLC, Burlington, MA, and Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-19-11, item #108), for consulting design services to study improvements at three intersection locations along NH 101A in Amherst and Merrimack, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2012 to March 31, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #100       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $964,952.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #101       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $1,277,892.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #102       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $1,275,572.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #103       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with E.D. Swett Inc., Concord, NH, for replacing two “red list” bridges: the Middle Road (NH Route 33) bridge over the US Route 1 bypass and the Islington Street bridge over the US Route 1 bypass in Portsmouth, on the basis of a low bid of $4,339,354.90.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $216,967.75 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 18, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

      

    #104       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, for 7.4 miles of pavement preservation work at three locations along US 302 in the Town of Harts Location and one location along NH 286 in the Town of Seabrook, on the basis of a single bid of $895,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 16, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds.   

      

    #105       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Frank W. Whitcomb Construction Corp., Walpole, NH, for applying a pavement preservation treatment along NH 9 in Chesterfield, Westmoreland and Keene, on the basis of a low bid of $640,440. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $32,022 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 23, 2013.  100% Betterment Funds.   

      

    #106       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement rehabilitation on 3.75 miles NH Route 12 in Westmoreland, on the basis of a low bid of $2,972,302.43. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $297,230.24 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 27, 2014.   

      

      

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                                    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Tabled at 5-1-13 G&C Meeting) 

    #111       TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pappas, seconded by Councilor Burton, voted to table the request of 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.