GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 

                                                                                                                                                        State House, Concord, New Hampshire 

                                                                                                                                                        June 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. 

 

#1           CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS: 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                New Hampshire Hospital 

        A.    Athorize to accept nonmonetary donations, in the amount of $220, for the period of July 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012. 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                New Hampshire Hospital 

        B.    Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations, in the amount of $449, for the period of January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013. 

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                New Hampshire Hospital 

        C.    Authorize to accept donations for the period of January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013 in the amount of $4,198.87 and deposit into the NH Hospital Resident
                Benefit Fund.
 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

        D.    Authorize to accept the donation of a book from author Stevens Goldsmith of Surry, NH, entitled “A Demon Called Fire: A History of the Keene NH Fire
                Department”.  This newly released book is a compilation of fires, emergencies and occurrences of the Keene Fire Department spanning its 250-year history.  It has
                a value of $69.
 

 

#2           CONSENT CALENDAR – TUITION: 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 

        A.    Authorize to enter Tiffani Coriaty into an Educational Tuition Agreement with NHTI, Concord’s Community College, Concord, NH, to participate in the course
                entitled American Sign Language for Beginners, for the period of July 8, 2013 through August 9, 2013, and to costs not to exceed $720.  100% Lottery Funds. 
 

 

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 

#3           Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Greenville, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-11, item #7, in the amount of $208,766), for finalization of construction activities, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014 from June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#4           Authorize to amend an agreement with the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-12, item #4, in the amount of $500,000), to allow for finalization of administrative legal and occupancy contract requirements, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014 from June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#5           Authorize to amend an agreement with the City of Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-10-11, item #5, in the amount of $500,000), to allow for finalization of administrative, legal and occupancy contract requirements, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2013 from June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 

#6           Authorize to enter into a contract with Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH Inc., to provide guardian ad litem services in abuse and neglect cases and certain termination of parental rights and guardianship cases, in the amount of $1,033,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#7           Authorize to enter into contracts with qualified attorneys in the State to provide for the representation of indigent defendants when the Public Defender Program is disqualified or not able to provide representation due to caseload limitations, totaling $3,400,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#8           Authorize to enter into a contract with the NH Public Defender, in the amount of $38,417,157.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

                                 OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 

#9           Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel David J. Mikolaities, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally and professionally qualified. 

 

#10         Authorize the nomination of Captain Kennith F. Kruger, Nottingham, NH, to promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally and professionally qualified. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

#11         Authorize to accept and place on file the report and findings of Councilor Christopher C. Pappas with regard to the purchase of certain capital equipment and the refinancing of certain existing indebtedness in connection with the Saint Anselm College, Goffstown, NH. 

 

#12         Authorize the Division of Personnel’s’ request for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#13         Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH, to provide semi-annual updates to the NH Hospital Scorecard, claims reporting, and to provide facilitation services to the members of the NH Purchasers Group on Health, in the amount not to exceed $33,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  57% General, 16% Federal, 15% Enterprise, 12% Other (Highway, Turnpike) Funds.   

 

#14         Authorize Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with FIAI Inc., d/b/a Cross Insurance, Manchester, NH, for Producer Services for Property and Casualty Insurance for the State, in the amount of $45,600.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.   

 

#15         Authorize Risk Management Unit to enter into an agreement with FIAI Inc., d/b/a Cross Insurance, Manchester, NH, to purchase a Blanket Position Schedule Bond including faithful performance and fidelity coverage for State employees at an annual cost of $6,352 and a total cost not to exceed $31,760.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018.  38.5% General, 61.5% Agency Income (from other state agencies).   

 

#16         Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Laconia Police Department, Laconia, NH, for security services at the Lakes Region Facility, for an amount not to exceed $12,480.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

 

#17         Authorize the Bureau of Education and Training to enter into a renewal lease agreement with The Hodges Companies, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing approximately 1,130 square feet of training space, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $89,100.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#18         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease amendment with Belknap County, Laconia, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #34C), for courtroom and office space for the Belknap County Superior Court, Laconia, NH, in an amount not to exceed $459,312.  The lease amendment extends the term for two years and reduces the current demise of 19,959 square feet to 16,999 square feet resulting in an annual savings of $39,989.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.   

 

 #19         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Sal’s Kitchen Realty LLC, Lawrence, MA, to provide courtroom and office space for the 9th Circuit-District Division-Milford Courthouse comprised of approximately 5,700 square feet, Milford, NH, in an amount not to exceed $160,968.  (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.   

 

#20         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Plaistow, NH to provide courtroom and office space for the Plaistow Circuit Court comprised of approximately 3,784 square feet, Plaistow, NH, in an amount not to exceed $86,880.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.   

 

#21         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH, for courtroom and office space for the Colebrook Circuit Court comprised of approximately 1,581 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $24,378.96.  (2)Further authorize a waiver from the “Clean Air” testing requirement.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Transfer Funds – transfers from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.   

 

#22         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Salem, providing courtroom and office space for the Salem Circuit Court comprised of approximately 21,480 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $1,589,361.72.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2017.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.   

 

#23         Authorize to amend a contract with G4 Communications Corporation, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-28-08, item #55), for Data Network Services, by extending the completion date from June 24, 2013 to June 30, 2015.   

 

#24         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pellowe Construction LLC, Alton, NH, for the Main Building ADA Restroom Upgrades and Window Replacement – Governor Hugh Gallen State Office Park, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $861,520.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2013.  36% Capital – General, 48% Other, 16% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,800 for unforeseen expenses related to structural and water damage, bringing the total to $891,320.  100% Capital – General Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $42,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services and capital clerk provided, bringing the total to $933,820.  83% General – Capital, 17% Federal Funds.   

 

#25         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with J. Parker & Daughters Inc., for Phase II Roadway & Parking Rehabilitation & Stormwater Improvements, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $598,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $19,846 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $617,846.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2013.  98% Capital – General, 2% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $27,900 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 $645,746.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

 

#26         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with J. Parker & Daughters Inc., Concord, NH, for the trench drain repair and improvements, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $41,000.  Effective September 13, 2013.  88% Highway, 12% Turnpike Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $5,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $46,000.  100% Highway Funds.   

   

#27         Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with T. Buck Construction Inc., Auburn, ME, for the Glencliff Home Administration Building Addition, Benton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $321,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2014.  100% Capital – General Funds.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $36,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $357,000.  44% Capital – General, 56% Operating – General Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $9,500 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 $366,500.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 

#28         Authorize the reappointment of Brian N. Burford, Antrim, NH, as State Archivist, effective July 6, 2013. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TREASURY 

#29         Authorize to enter into a contract with Kelmar Associates LLC, Wakefield, MA, for a contingent fee of 10.5% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income (Abandoned Property).   

 

#30         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $178,289 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $178,288.27 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

#31         Authorize to enter into a contract with Audit Services US LLC, New York, NY, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income (Abandoned Property).   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 

#32         Authorize the Division of Historic Resources to accept a Perpetual Historic Preservation Easement consisting of the real property and archaeological sites on approximately 4.237 acres along NH Route 103 in Newbury, NH, and no appraised value, from Newbury Elderly Housing Inc.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#33         Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Certified Local Government Grant to the city of Somersworth, in the amount of $25,220.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION 

#34         Authorize to enter into a contract with Applied Measurement Professionals Inc., Olathe, KS, for testing services from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015, in an amount not to exceed $223,000.  100% Examination Revenue.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

#35         Authorize to amend item #45, originally approved by G&C on June 20, 2012, by re-allocating funds in the amount of $280,000 from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, federal fiscal year 2009 ARRA Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program which is utilized to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#36         Authorize to accept and expend a sum not to exceed $500,000 from funds not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of covering projected shortfalls in the general litigation expenses incurred in the defense of the State and the prosecution of criminal law.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#37         Authorize to accept and expend $5,000 from the American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Chicago, IL, for the purpose of providing funds to support an intern in the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau for the summer of 2013 from the Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income.   

 

#38         Authorize to enter into sub grants totaling $101,000 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2013, from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s FFY 2011 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Block Grant Program for increased enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#39         Authorize to enter into sub grants totaling $15,645 with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2013, from the US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s FFY 2010 Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Block Grant Program for increased enforcement of NH’s underage drinking laws.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#40         Authorize to enter into a contract with Robert P. Freitas Jr., to provide investigative services for the Cold Case Unit within the Department of Justice, in an amount not to exceed $90,480.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#41         Authorize to retroactively reappoint Susan P. McGinnis as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $71,877.  Effective May 21, 2013 through May 21, 2018. 

 

#42         Authorize to designate Francis C. Fredericks Jr., as an Attorney, at a salary of $56,500.  Effective June 7, 2013. 

 

#43         Authorize to appoint James C. Vara to continue as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $59,500.  Effective the first pay period in Fiscal Year 2014, through September 30, 2015. 

 

#44         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Stephen Judge, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing a hearing officer for the Banking Department, in an amount not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income (Revenue from Banking).   

 

#45         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Milli Knudsen, Henniker, NH, for the purpose of providing technical assistance to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, in an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#46         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Rosemary Swain, Lebanon, NH, for the purpose of providing technical assistance to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, in an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#47         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Andrew Eills, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing a hearing officer for the Banking Department, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income (Revenue from Banking).   

 

#48         Authorize to amend item #39, originally approved by G&C on December 5, 2012, by reallocating $3,000 of the funds received from the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to fund the NH Sudden Unexplained Infant Death research project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Transfer from other agencies (origin – Federal Funds).   

 

#49         Authorize to enter into three contracts for the purpose of providing greater access to legal services for homeowners facing foreclosure with : NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, in the amount of $1,068,479; Legal Advice Referral Center, Concord, NH, in the amount of $788,387; and NH Bar Association Legal Services (Pro Bono Referral Program), Concord, NH, in the amount of $516,259.  Effective September 19, 2013 through September 18, 2015.  100% Agency Income (Mortgage Settlement Funds).   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 

#50         Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Gary Saccomani, Feeding Hills, MA, to provide custodial and general maintenance work at the Eastern States Exposition NH Building, West Springfield, MA, in the amount of $7,063.  Effective April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.  100% Other Funds – Big E Building.   

 

#51         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Merrimack County Conservation District, to create a program to build and train farmers in the use of a mobile flash freeze unit to extend availability of local foods, in the amount of $44,000.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#52         Authorize to enter into a grant with Bear Paw Regional Greenways, Deerfield, NH, for the Hinman Pond Conservation Project in the Town of Hooksett, Merrimack County, in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

 

#53         Authorize to enter into a grant with Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust, Bethlehem, NH, for the Cooley Jericho Community Forest Project, in the Town of Easton, Grafton County, in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

 

#54         Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Hillsborough County Conservation District to conduct a study to examine the potential for expanding opportunities to institutional markets, in the amount of $19,905.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#55         Authorize to amend an agreement with the University of NH, (originally approved by G&C on 2-16-11, item #17E, in the amount of $72,824), to continue to research an educational program on greenhouse production for winter vegetables, by extending the completion date to September 30, 2013 from June 1, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Office of the Commissioner 

#56         Authorize General Fund transfers in the amount of $16,157,257 and decrease related revenue adjustments of $16,439,294 in Federal Funds and increase revenue adjustments of $2,148,230 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#57         Authorize General Fund transfers in the amount of $952,703 and decrease related revenue adjustments of $199,876 in Federal Funds and decrease revenue adjustments of $9,152 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#58         Authorize General Fund transfers in the amount of $140,252 and increase related revenue adjustments of $117,649 in Federal Funds and increase revenue adjustments of $1,000 in Other Funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#59         Authorize to make an unencumbered payment of $9,188.40 to Kelley & Murphy, Attorneys At Law, Blue Bell, PA, for costs incurred in March 2012 related to review of contracts related to the NH Medicaid Managed Care Program.  50.3% Federal, 40.3% General, 9.4% Other (County) Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 

#60         Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2013 funds to Jennifer Daniels, Juvenile Probation & Parole Officer III, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $1,219.20, to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2012.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Office of Improvement and Integrity 

#61         Authorize to amend an agreement with Massachusetts Peer Review Organization Inc., Waltham, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 11-9-11, item #92), as the NH Medicaid Quality Improvement Organization, to continue to provide Medicaid In-Patient hospital utilization review services, by increasing the price by $500,000 from $500,000 to $1,000,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

                                Division of Client Services 

#62         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Jill Weyant, RN, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $64,200.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#63         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Janet McQueeney, RN, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $36,400.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#64         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to amend a sole source agreement with Patricia I. Williams, (originally approved by G&C on 5-23-12, item #50), to provide services as a Medical Disability Determination Systems Development Specialist, by increasing the price by an amount not to exceed $14,514.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

 

#65         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Thomas C. Moroney, d/b/a Moroney Rehabilitation Services, to provide services as a Vocational Expert in an amount not to exceed $117,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

 

#66         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Cheryl Toutaint, RN, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#67         Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #77), to provide disability determination services, by increasing the price by $411,950 from $411,950 to $823,900, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2012 to June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#68         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Peter B. Delfausse, MD, to provide services as a Medical Consultant in an amount not to exceed $83,248.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#69         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Herbert W. Crosby, Ph.D, to provide services as a Medical Consultant in an amount not to exceed $193,600.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#70         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Sylvia Stewart, RN, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#71         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Peter S. Bradley, MD, to provide services as a Medical Consultant in an amount not to exceed $209,600.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#72         Authorize the Disability Determination Unit to enter into an agreement with Carolynne M. Shinn, RN, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $41,600.  Effective July 1, 2013, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 

#73         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $497,818.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

 

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs 

#74         Authorize to enter into a contract with Louis Karno & Company LLC, Concord, NH, to develop a Strategic Communication Plan and Products that assist Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs in creating awareness of the factors that influence the health of NH residents, in an amount not to exceed $24,100.  Effective June 6, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2013. 

  

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 

#75         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with NH National Alliance on Mental Illness, to expand NH’s Family and Community Support Specialist Program and the Family Leadership Program, in an amount not to exceed $200,969.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#76         Authorize to amend an existing agreement with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #249), for the provision of a 15-bed co-ed, short-term, staff secure shelter care facility known as Midway Shelter, located in Bradford, NH, by increasing the price by $1,338,578 from $2,677,156 to an amount not to exceed $4,015,734, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  48% Federal, 26% General, 26% Other Funds.   

 

#77         Authorize to amend an existing project agreement with the University System of NH, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 8-13-08, item #117), for the provision of an educational tuition partnership, by increasing the price by $175,700 from $715,775 to an amount not to exceed $891,475, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#78         Authorize to exercise a renewal option with University System of NH, Granite State College, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 4-1-09, item #83), for the provision of Early Child Care Tuition Assistance, by increasing the price by $64,000 from $556,000 to $620,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#79         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Bethany Christian Services of New England, Candia, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-17-09, item #117), for the provision of community and faith-based recruitment and retention of foster and adoptive parents services, by increasing the price by $25,000 from $205,188 to $230,188, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#80         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-09, item #98), for the provision of Early Child Care Tuition Assistance, by increasing the price by $86,000 from $744,000 to $830,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#81         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Catholic Medical Center Laboratory, Manchester, NH, for the provision of providing laboratory services to the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, in an amount not to exceed $54,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#82         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Reverend Grace Rosado, Manchester, NH, for the provision of spiritual services to the detained and adjudicated youth at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, in an amount not to exceed $65,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#83         Authorize to exercise a renewal option with multiple vendors, as detailed in letter dated May 20, 2013, by increasing the price by $1,073,040 from $2,206,080 to $3,279,120, for the provision of comprehensive family support services statewide.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#84         Authorize to retroactively award six grants totaling $339,765.45 for the provision of Title I programs, to the agencies as detailed in letter dated March 18, 2013.  Effective September 5, 2012 through August 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 

#85         Authorize to retroactively continue an increase in hourly rate by 30% for recruitment and retention purposes for the Pharmaceutical Service Specialist classification, position #12433, as (originally approved by G&C on August 10, 2011, item #80.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 15, 2015. 

 

#86         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH, to provide services in support of Department initiatives in the amount of $3,895,501.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  37% General, 63% Federal Funds.   

 

#87         Authorize to amend a contract with Magellan Medicaid Administration Inc., Glen Allen, VA, (originally approved by G&C on 6-9-10, item #82), to manage pharmacy benefits for the Medicaid Program by increasing the price limitation by $750,000 from $10,003,445 to an amount not to exceed $10,753,445.  Effective upon G&C approval.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#88         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Keystone Peer Review Organization, Inc., Harrisburg, PA, to provide prior authorization, service limit override, and other Medicaid benefit determination services for NH’s Medicaid Fee for service Program beneficiaries, in an amount not to exceed $611,175.06.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C, whichever is later, through June 30, 2016, with the option for two, two-year extensions of the contract.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#89         Authorize to amend a contract with Milliman Incorporated, Seattle, WA, (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-12, item #39), by replacing the pricing worksheets to reallocate to one more appropriate deliverable in SFY 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

 

                                Division of Family Assistance 

#90         Authorize to enter into a contract with Public Consulting Group Inc., Boston, MA, for the purpose of services to establish and provide a computerized income and identity eligibility verification system to verify eligibility, verify income, eliminate duplication of assistance and to deter fraud, for a total not to exceed $1,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  50% Federal, 50% Other (fees) Funds.   

 

                                Division of Public Health Services 

#91         Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Protection, Climate Change and Public Health Program, to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide data and tools that map specific climate change impact in regions of the state to support the Climate Change and Public Health Program’s planning and strengthening of health related adaption capacity, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#92         Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Laconia, 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 (Dept of Safety).   

 

#93         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening Section, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program to enter into an agreement with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, to provide a comprehensive screening program for the early detection of breast and cervical cancer in greater Manchester, in an amount not to exceed $184,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

#94         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening Section, Breast and Cervical Cancer Program to enter into an agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to provide an administrative center for provision of breast and cervical cancer screening, in an amount not to exceed $576,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  41% Federal, 59% General Funds.   

  

#95         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health & Community Services, Healthy Eating & Physical Activity Section, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, 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 $656,504.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health 

#96         Authorize to amend an agreement with Attorney John P. LeBrun, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #94), to provide legal services, by increasing the price $7,130 from $83,894 to an amount not to exceed $91,024.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                Disability Determination Unit 

#97         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Katherine Wescott, RN, to provide services as a Disability Determination Reviewer in an amount not to exceed $101,600.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services 

#98         Authorize with the Office of Client and Legal Services to amend an agreement with Ellen J. Barry, for complaint investigation services, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014, and by increasing the price by $52,500 from $18,900 to $71,400.  100% Other (Agency Investigator Funds).   

 

#99         Authorize with the Office of Client and Legal Services to amend an agreement with Melissa Nemeth, for complaint investigation services, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014, and by increasing the price by $52,500 from $30,800 to $83,300.  100% Other (Agency Investigator Funds).   

 

#100       Authorize with the Office of Client and Legal Services to amend an agreement with Sara Blaine, for complaint investigation services, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014, and by increasing the price by $70,000 from $61,200 to $131,200.  100% Other (Interagency).   

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 

#101       Authorize to make a one-time payment from SFY 2014 funds for annual membership dues to the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Inc., Washington, DC, in the amount of $10,900 for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#102       Authorize to exercise a sole source amendment to an agreement with FEI.com Inc., Columbia, MD, (originally approved by G&C on 8-11-10, late item A), to provide Prevention Performance management System enhancements, by increasing the price by $63,040 from $2,073,821 to $2,136,861.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#102A    Authorize to exercise renewal options with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 14, 2013, for a continuum of substance abuse treatment services state-wide, by increasing the price by $7,596,887 in aggregate from $7,596,890 in aggregate to $15,193,777 in aggregate, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  52.6% Federal, 47.4% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services 

#103       Authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with VNA At HCS Inc., Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #224), to provide Adult In-home Care and Nutrition services by transferring units of services from home delivered meals to units for home delivered adult protective service meals within the price limitation.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with VNA At HCS Inc., Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #224), to provide Nutrition services by transferring units of service from congregate meals to units for home delivered meals within the price limitation.  (3)Further authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with VNA At HCS Inc., Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #224), to provide Adult In-home Care Services by transferring units of services from Adult In-home Care to units for Adult Protective Services Adult In-home Care within the price limitation.  Effective December 1, 2012.  51.34% Federal, 48.66% General Funds.   

 

#104       Authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #205), to provide Nutrition Services by transferring units from home delivered meals to units for home delivered adult protective services meals, within the price limitation.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with Somersworth Housing Authority, Somersworth, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #205), to provide Nutrition Services by decreasing the number of congregate and home delivered meals, and decreasing the price limitation by $51,593.92 from $1,033,504.48 to $981,910.56.  Effective January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013.  54.83% Federal, 45.17% General Funds.   

 

#105       Authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #91), to provide Nutrition Services by transferring units from home delivered meals to units for home delivered adult protective services meals, within the price limitation.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend an existing agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council Inc., Lebanon, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #91), to provide Nutrition Services by decreasing the number of congregate meals, and decreasing the price limitation by $19,159 from $2,737,945.61 to $2,718,786.61.  Effective January 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013.  53.95% Federal, 46.05% General Funds.   

 

#106       Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Newport Senior Center Inc., Newport, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #211), to provide Nutrition Services by decreasing the number of congregate meals and decreasing the price by $1,523.90 from $1,403,741.46 to $1,402,217.56.  Effective upon G&C approval.  54.63% Federal, 45.37% General Funds.   

 

#107       Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc. d/b/a Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #140), for Financial Management Services support and respite services for caregivers, by decreasing the funding in SFY 2012 by $28,315 and increasing funding in SFY 2013 by $28,315, with the authority to adjust amounts if needed between State Fiscal Years and within price limitation, and amend the related terms of the contract without further approval from G&C.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Glencliff Home 

#108       Authorize to enter into a contract with Mass Tank Inspection Services LLC, Middleboro, MA, to provide 8,500 gallon water tank repair and inspection services, in an amount not to exceed $5,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#109       Authorize to enter into a contract with ITW Food Equipment Group LLC, d/b/a Hobart Service, Hooksett, NH, to provide dietary equipment repair services, in an amount not to exceed $8,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#110       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Amy Tuller, Registered Dietitian, Norwich, VT, to provide registered dietitian services, in an amount not to exceed $68,800.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals 

#111       Authorize to expend examination fees not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $865.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

#112       Authorize to pay an invoice in the amount of $20,629.30 to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision, Lexington, KY, for annual membership dues for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#113       Authorize to continue a 30% salary enhancement totaling $164,525.40 for position #19851 Chief Pharmacist, labor grade 30, positions #12997, #19553 and #19848, Pharmacist, labor grade 27 for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#114       Authorize to exercise the renewal option with Keefe Commissary Network, LLC, St. Louis, MO, (originally approved by G&C on 4-13-11, item #36), for the provision of MP3 Player, Downloadable Digital Media & Kiosk Services.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Offender Funds.   

 

#115       Authorize to enter into a contract with Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH, to provide Guardianship Services, in the amount of $253,426.30.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

 

#116       Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Whitefield, NH, to provide Guardianship services, in the amount of $98,640.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 

#117       Authorize to budget and expend carry forward revenues from Fiscal Year 2012, in the amount of $1,829, to support class 050-Personal Service-Temp/Appointment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 

#118       Authorize to continue one Retail Store Manager I position, salary grade 14, on a temporary status through June 30, 2014, with an estimated cost of $52,719.77.  100% Liquor Funds.   

 

#119       Authorize to continue one Retail Store Manager I position, salary grade 14, on a temporary status through June 30, 2014, with an estimated cost of $52,719.77.  100% Liquor Funds.   

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 

#120       Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to NH Housing Finance Authority (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #67), in the amount of $2,000,000, for the purpose of lowering energy costs and reducing CO2 emissions, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  100% Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Fund (GHGERF).   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

#121       Authorize to accept and place on file the report regarding season passes issued for Cannon Mountain during the fiscal year 2013. 

 

#122       Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with the Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, for the implementation and delivery of a Job Readiness Certificate program for unemployed NH citizens, in an amount not to exceed $1,800,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – Job Training Program.   

 

#123       Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to make a sole source retroactive payment to GW Tatro Construction Inc., Jeffersonville, VT, in the amount of $8,391 for the installation of snowmaking pipe along an alternative route due to unforeseen conditions of originally scheduled area on November 1, 2012.  100% Capital Funds.   

 

#124       Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a sole source contract with Doppelmayr USA Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, for the removal and replacement of Cannon Mountain’s Peabody Express haul rope at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $136,274.  (2)Further authorize a 5% contingency in the amount of $6,814 to cover any unforeseen expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2013.  100% Agency Income (Ski Area) Funds.   

 

#125       Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a sole source contract with The Nature Conservancy – New Hampshire Chapter, Concord, NH, for ecological services in support of the Division of Forests and Lands, in the amount of $42,011.  Effective June 5, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#126       Authorize the Division of Economic Development to accept and expend a sub-grant award in the amount of $82,687 from the University of NH, to support the position of Director of Broadband and Technology Planning and Development.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with the University of NH for the purpose of promoting the State of NH’s Broadband Mapping and Planning Program from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2014.  100% Agency Income (Federal ARRA) Funds.   

 

#127       Authorize the Division of Economic Development to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Small Business Development Center, for continued support of a statewide Small Business Development Center program, in the amount of $565,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#128       Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a one-time retroactive payment to Chuck Theodore d/b/a Rivendell Art Photography, Franconia, NH, for products delivered to Franklin Notch State Park, in the amount of $6,556.53.  Effective September 15, 2015 through October 13, 2016.  100% Revolving Funds (State Park Fund).   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 

#129       Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with BPMC Management d/b/a Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa, Whitefield, NH, to underwrite a portion of the cost of meals for attendees at the 47th North American Moose Conference being held May 20-23, 2013 at a cost of $8,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Other (Small Gifts and Donations).   

 

#130       Authorize to enter into a contract with Layne Christensen Company Inc., Dracut, MA, for the chemical treatment and redevelopment of Field Well #5 at Milford State Fish Hatchery, in the amount of $13,819.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Fish and Game Funds.   

 

#131       Authorize to hold a Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition and Training Seminar on June 22, 2013, for a total cost of $4,590.  (2)Further authorize to purchase volunteer recognition awards for a cost not to exceed $1,000 to be presented to volunteer instructors at this event.  (3)Further authorize to pay the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 2009 d/b/a Lebanon Elks Lodge, $3,590 to provide facilities, refreshments and a lunch buffet for the Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition Banquet and Seminar on June 22, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

#132       Authorize to pay The NELAC Institute, Weatherford, TX, for National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program Annual Accreditation Body annual membership fee for the period of July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Lab Accreditation Fee Funds.   

 

#133       Authorize to pay membership dues to the Coastal States Organization, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,544, for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#134       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association, Meredith, NH, in the amount of $57,290 to complete the Waukewan Watershed Management Plan Implementation, Phase 1: Septic System Improvement Initiative.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#135       Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Dover, NH, to complete the Berry Brook / Cocheco River Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase III project, in the amount of $180,232.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#136       Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated May 9, 2013, totaling $17,075 to fund Household Hazardous Waste Collection projects.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

 

#137       Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated April 25, 2013, totaling $105,401 to fund Household Hazardous Waste Collection projects.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

 

#138       Authorize to award an Asset Management and Financial Planning grant to the Rye Water District, Rye, NH, to improve public water system management, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#139       Authorize to award an Asset Management and Financial Planning grant to the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, to improve public water system management, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#140       Authorize to award an Asset Management and Financial Planning grant to Pennichuck Water Works Inc., Nashua, NH, to improve public water system management, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#141       Authorize to award an Asset Management and Financial Planning grant to Lower Bartlett Water Precinct, Bartlett, NH, to improve public water system management, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#142       Authorize to award an Asset Management and Financial Planning grant to the Town of Jaffrey, NH, to improve public water system management, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#143       Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to Monadnock Tenants Cooperative Inc., Rindge, NH, to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems, in the amount of $4,640.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#144       Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Long Pond Preservation Association Inc., Danville, NH, for milfoil control efforts in portions of Long Pond, in the amount of $5,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

 

#145       Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, to purchase a conservation easement on approximately 400 acres of land in Plaistow, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

 

#146       Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with LRG Healthcare d/b/a Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, NH, to support the purchase of two MediDock Ambulance Anti-idling Kiosks, in an amount not to exceed $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#147       Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Rivers Council, Concord, NH, for the purpose of early detection activities related to exotic aquatic species, in the amount of $9,988.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds.   

 

#148       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Energy Management and Control Company Inc., Marlborough, MA, for turbine generator maintenance and repair, in the amount of $27,850.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016.  100% WBRP Funds.   

 

#149       Authorize to amend a contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #53), for additional cleanup activities at the Savage Municipal Water Supply Well Superfund Site, by increasing the contract by $175,000 from $5,071,000 to $5,246,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#150       Authorize to enter into an agreement with EnviroSystems Inc., Hampton, NH, for Whole Effluent Toxicity testing, in the amount of $19,566.25.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016.  100% WRBP Funds.   

 

#151       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Central NH 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 various tasks.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#152       Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, to perform test borings and soil sampling as needed at state-owned dam sites at a cost not to exceed $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#153       Authorize to amend a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the US Geological Survey, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, St. Petersburg, FL, (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-12, item #60, in the amount of $62,920), to complete an airborne topographic survey of the Suncook River in support of the Suncook River Fluvial Erosion Hazard project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2015 from June 30, 2013.  No Additional Funds.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#154       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association, Boston, MA, to provide funding for the Northeast Regional Pollution Prevention (P2) Information Center, in the amount of $114,885.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#155       Authorize to approve a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Durham, in the amount of $445,000, which finalizes the loan amount used to finance the water system improvements project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% ARRA, 50% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) Repayment Funds.   

 

#156       Authorize an Allonge to Promissory Note and Amendment of Loan Agreement with Pennichuck East Utility Inc., Merrimack, NH, by reducing the original amount of $525,000 by $125,000, for a final amount of $400,000, which finalizes the loan amount used to finance the water system improvements project at the Locke Lake water system in Barnstead, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#157       Authorize a Supplemental Loan Agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, (originally approved by G&C on 4-5-06, item #43) which finalizes and lowers the original loan agreement by $12,934,593.66 from $14,678,154.34 to $1,743,560.68.  100% CWSRF Repayment Account Funds.   

 

#158       Authorize to amend an original loan agreement with the City of Franklin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-28-12, item #98), to finance water system improvements, by increasing the loan amount by $340,000 from $3,030,000 to $3,370,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#159       Authorize a loan agreement with the Rye Water District, to finance water system improvements, in the amount of $3,400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#160       Authorize a loan agreement with the Merrimack Village District, to finance water system improvements, in the amount of $4,300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#161       Authorize Charlotte/David Gulezian’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 

#162       Authorize to retroactively pay PharmaSource Healthcare Inc., Dublin, OH, for the use of Rescot Software/License/Date to run Pharmacy services at the Veteran’s Home in the month of August 2012.  45% General, 55% Federal Funds.   

 

#163       Authorize to enter into a contract with Daniels Equipment Co Inc., Auburn, NH, for the sole purpose of providing Ozone Laundry Washing System and Preventative Maintenance for the NH Veterans Home, in the amount of $50,400.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

 

#164       Authorize to enter into a contract with Silver Birch Geriatrics, Dover, NH, for the sole purpose providing on-site Gero-psychiatric services for the NH Veterans Home, in the amount of $85,860.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016.  33% Federal, 34% Agency Incomes, 33% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

#165       Authorize to pay the FY 2014 Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation annual dues in the amount not to exceed $12,458.  48% General, 52% Federal Funds.   

 

#166       Authorize to secure the services of Donna Beauregard, Strafford, 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 $135,200.  Effective September 1, 2013, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#167       Authorize to secure the services of Ann Mordecai, Portsmouth, 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 $95,000.  Effective July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#168       Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Community College System of NH, to improve Career and Technical Education programs in an amount not to exceed $2,761,000.  Effective August 16, 2013 through August 15, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#169       Authorize to secure the services of Anne Hartshorn, Concord, NH, to provide quality assurances for the i4see data collection system to ensure that the i4see data is complete and accurate in the amount of $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#170       Authorize the Division of Instruction to renew the contract with Robert F. Hanson Jr., Strafford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #136), to provide improvement support and technical assistance to NH schools and districts as part of the Statewide System of Support to improve student achievement, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#171       Authorize the Division of Instruction to renew the contract with KAL Consulting, Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #134), to provide improvement support and technical assistance to NH schools and districts as part of the Statewide System of Support to improve student achievement, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#172       Authorize the Division of Instruction to renew the contract with Robert Manseau, Amesbury, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-12, item #57), to provide technical assistance to NH schools and districts regarding State priorities: curriculum, instruction and assessment; school improvement; and innovation, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#173       Authorize the Division of Instruction to renew the contract with Philip Bell, Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-12, item #57A), to provide technical assistance to NH schools and districts regarding State priorities: curriculum, instruction and assessment; school improvement; and innovation, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#174       Authorize to utilize the services of medical and psychological consultants, as detailed in letter dated May 7, 2013,  for a period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payments on a fee for services basis to a total cumulative amount of $2,252,912.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#175       Authorize to grant funds to Hillsborough County Department of Corrections, in the amount not to exceed $32,247.81, to provide instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and high school equivalency test preparation at the Hillsborough County House of Correction.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

  

#176       Authorize to grant funds to the Fuller Public Library, Hillsboro, NH, in the amount not to exceed $55,581.84, to provide training for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adults in Hillsborough County, as well as counseling services for ABE students, advanced ESOL Students, and graduates transitioning to community colleges, 4-year colleges and universities.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

 

#177       Authorize to grant funds to Second Start, Concord, NH, in the amount not to exceed $676,590, to provide basic adult education/ESL and high school equivalency test preparation services at multiple locations throughout Merrimack County, as well as counseling services for ABE students, advanced ESOL Students, and high school equivalency graduates transitioning to community colleges, 4-year colleges and universities.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

 

#178       Authorize to grant funds to Lutheran Community Services, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $147,777, to provide English as a Second Language classes to refugees in the Concord and Laconia communities.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

 

#179       Authorize to grant funds to Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $294,844.72, to provide English as a Second Language classes at the Latin American Center, Manchester, NH, English for New Americans at the First Congregational Church, Manchester, NH, will provide Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language classes in the Seacoast area, as well as counseling services for ABE students, advanced ESOL Students, and high school equivalency graduates transitioning to community colleges, 4-year colleges and universities.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

 

#180       Authorize to grant funds to the NH Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, Hooksett, NH, in the amount of $27,499.80, to provide English Language/Civics Education classes to workers who are learning English as another language and to students tin adult basic education classes throughout the state.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

 

#181       Authorize to grant funds to the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $91,247, to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics Education  classes at the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective September 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

#182       Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer $27,150 within the federal grant entitled “NH Motorcycle Rider Training Program Media Campaign” from the NH Highway Safety Agency, to re-align appropriated funds to meet grant guidelines.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend “NH Motorcycle Rider Training Program Media Campaign” funds in the amount of $21,750 from the NH Highway Safety Agency to conduct a public information campaign for the creation, production, distribution, and promotion of radio non-commercial announcements that focus on the importance of “sharing the road” and motorcycle training courses that will be aired on NH radio stations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#183       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $1,885,772 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#184       Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Eastman Park Micrographics Inc., Rochester, NY, to provide preventative maintenance, service, and repairs to microfilm equipment, in an amount not to exceed $29,382.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

#185       Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with L&B Tailoring, Concord, NH, for the provision of alterations to Law enforcement uniforms and detective clothing, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  83% Highway, 9% Turnpike, 8% Agency Income Funds.   

 

#186       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Haverhill, for the purchase of 30 Minitor V pagers to enhance and update current capabilities for a total amount of $7,875.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#187       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Mount Vernon, for the installation of an automatic transfer switch and completion of wiring from a town-owned generator to the switch, for a total amount of $40,276.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#188       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, for implementation of project identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $379,410.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 29, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#189       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Stratham, NH, for updating their local hazard mitigation plan, for a total amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 9, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#190       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Claremont, for the purchase of equipment to support the community’s shelter and local Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $15,960.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#191       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid, for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements, for a total amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#192       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Claremont, for the installation of a free standing radio tower and a pair of air fiber antennas, for a total amount of $61,782.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#193       Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hampstead, for the purchase and installation of equipment that will enhance their communications ability and infrastructure, for a total amount of $38,159.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 

#194       Authorize the Bureau of Environment to establish Consultants for services to be performed on projects reimbursed by the Oil Disbursement Fund.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $75,000 as a result of reimbursed costs from the Oil Disbursement Fund (ODD).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income – ODD Fund.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#195       Authorize the Highway Maintenance Bureau to transfer $1,400 from Highway Surplus to fund increases.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#196       Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to budget and expend prior year carry-forward funds in the amount of $50,000 to further fund the wildflower program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  100% Agency Income – Conservation Plate Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#197       Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to transfer $16,500 between Highway Fund accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2013.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 7, 2013.   

 

#198       Authorize the Bureau of Finance & Contracts to pay membership dues in the amount of $203,500 to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, for continued membership in the national transportation organization, for the period of July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  59% Federal, 41% Highway Funds.  (2)Further authorize to pay membership dues in the amount of $29,250 to the CONEG Policy Research Center, Washington, DC, for continued membership in the non-partisan association of the Governors of seven northeastern states.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

#199       Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending April 30, 2013. 

 

#200       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $73,430.57 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 22, 2013 through May 14, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#201       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell two parcels of State owned land, 0.94 +/- acre and 0.1 +/- acre, located on the southerly side of US Route 3/NH Route 11 in the Town of Tilton to the Town of Tilton for $14,700 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#202       Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell and release its interest in a 1,539 square foot portion of the FE Everett Turnpike (Interstate 293) Limited Access Right of Way located on the westerly side of the FE Everett Turnpike (Interstate 293) Limited Access Right of Way in the City of Manchester to Allard Family LC, for $4,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#203       Authorize the Office of Stewardship & Compliance to enter into a contract with Contractors Risk Management Inc., Concord, NH, for excavation and trenching competent person training in the amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

#204       Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to amend a sole source agreement with Deighton Associates Ltd, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada (originally approved by G&C on 12-11-07, item #95), to continue to support and develop the Department’s computer based software Pavement Management System, by increasing the amount by $193,010 from $508,799.32 to $701,809.32.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#205       Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with WEDU Inc., Manchester, NH, for on-call assistance to the Bureau of Highway Design in providing marketing services in an amount not to exceed $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#206       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with New York Bituminous Products Corp., Chester, NY, for pavement preservation resurfacing treatment along a section of I-93 and of I-293 roadway in Manchester, on the basis of a low bid of $1,648,844.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $164,884.40 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 6, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

  

#207       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with L.A. Brochu Inc., Concord, NH, for establishing native and naturalized wildflower fields along roadways throughout the State utilizing funds through the Moose Plate Program, on the basis of a low bid of $184,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  100% Agency Income (Conservation Plate Fund).   

 

#208       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Busby Construction Co., Inc., Atkinson, NH, for sliplining an existing corrugated metal arc pipe carrying Kelly Brook under NH Route 121A in Plaistow, on the basis of a low bid of $128,136.25.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $12,813.63 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 16, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#209       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with S.U.R. Construction Inc., Rochester, NH, for drainage system improvements along the Spaulding Turnpike, Dover, Milton, and Rochester, on the basis of a low bid of $454,762.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 8, 2013.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#210       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $320,004.80.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#211       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $1,057,100.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#212       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $411,240.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#213       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $627,904.99.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#214       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the North Country Council, Bethlehem, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $466,994.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#215       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to amend a contract with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-8-11, item #172), to continue work relative to completing its Metropolitan Long Range Transportation Plan, continue Performance Measure Development, and make enhancements to its website to further facilitate public participation, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#216       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to amend a contract with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #141), to continue work relative to completing an update to its Transportation Model: complete validation of model assigned link output against traffic data and preparing final document and training for staff, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.   

  

#217       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to amend a contract with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-22-11, item #128), to continue its work relative to completing a US3NH11 Travel Demand Management Plan, Public Involvement Plan, and Regional Transportation Plan, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to October 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#218       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to amend a contract with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #123), to continue to work on its Hampton Intermodal project and continue to update its Travel Demand Model, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to October 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#219       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $451,240.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#220       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to amend a contract with the Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #362), to continue work administering the Upper Valley Rideshare Program, compile statistical data, performing outreach activities to increase transportation and employment options for residents and employers in the region, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding. 

 

#221       Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $52,560.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#222       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Rail Transit Authority, to work collaboratively toward the selection of a public outreach and public relations consultant, in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  80% Federal, 20% State Capital Funding (General Fund Bonded Expenses).   

 

#223       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter in an agreement with the Community Alliance of Human Services Inc., Claremont, NH, for public transportation services in the Claremont, Newport and Charlestown area, for an amount not to exceed $498,228.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#224       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter in an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for public transportation services in the North Country region, for an amount not to exceed $862,248.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#225       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter in an agreement with VNA @ HCS Inc., Keene, NH, for public transportation services in the City of Keene, for an amount not to exceed $531,138.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#226       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter in an agreement with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, for public transportation services in the Hanover-Lebanon area, for an amount not to exceed $3,170,770.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#227       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter in an agreement with Community Action Programs Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for public transportation services in the Concord and Laconia areas, for an amount not to exceed $1,384,588.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#228       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Concord Coach Lines, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #240), for intercity bus services from Berlin, North Conway, and Littleton to Boston, MA, by increasing the amount by $232,904 from $257,745 to $490,649.  Effective July 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#229       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with RLS & Associates Inc., Dayton, OH, for the development, management and implementation of the NH Rural Transit Assistance Program, for an amount not to exceed $475,557.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2016, with the option of two one year renewals.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#230       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., Boston, MA, to evaluate the potential development of an extension of commuter rail service operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, from Haverhill, MA to Plaistow, NH, for a fee not to exceed $658,316.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#231       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation, Londonderry, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $99,251.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#232       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Contoocook Valley Transportation Company, Peterborough, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $48,612.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#233       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation, Dover, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $207,884.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#234       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $168,105.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#235       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Mount Washington Valley Economic Council Inc., Conway, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $61,339.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#236       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with North Country Council Inc., Bethlehem, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $124,206.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#237       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $173,109.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.