GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
                                                                                                                                            
University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire 
                                                                                                                                            September 4, 2013, 10:00 a.m. 

 

#1            CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS: 

 

                                OFFICE OF ADJUTANT GENERAL 

  1. Authorize to accept donations of a wire & valve locator, radio, computer services, used computers, brick and paver engraving and lawn maintenance in the amount of $2,971.79 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the betterment of the cemetery. 

 

#2            CONSENT CALENDAR – OUT OF STATE TRAVEL: 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

  1. Authorize the use of a state vehicle for three employees to travel beyond a 300 mile radius from the DES headquarters in Concord, NH to La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada and back during the period of September 8-10, 2013, to attend the 37th Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers (NEG/ECP). 

 

DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

        B.    Authorize the request of the Division of State Police to send three Troopers to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle, 
                rather than by air, in the amount of $1,843.50 to attend the 13th Annual Pennsylvania State Police Reconstruction Seminar in State College, PA, during the period 
               of September 23-26, 2013.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds. 
 

 

#3            CONSENT CALENDAR – TUITION: 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 

  1. Authorize to enter Christina M. Demers into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH to participate in the course entitled Managerial Accounting, during the period of September 23, 2013 through December 15, 2013, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% Liquor Funds.   

 

 

BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 

#4            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Portsmouth Christian Academy located in Dover, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 

#5            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Laconia, NH to conduct a capital needs assessment and energy audit, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#6            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the City of Laconia, NH, to examine the feasibility and associated costs of relocating the Laconia Housing Authority, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#7            Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Alstead, NH to support replacement of the water system at the Well Hill Cooperative manufactured housing park, in the amount of $258,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

 #8            Authorize to award a grant to the County of Merrimack, Boscawen, NH, to provide the Concord YMCA with Emergency Funds to repair and/or replace portions of the HVAC system that serves the Firehouse Building Childcare Facility, in the amount of $400,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#9            Authorize to award a grant to the County of Coos, West Stewartstown, NH, to support weatherization activities for Brookside Park Apartments located in Berlin, in the amount of $470,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#10          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Franklin, NH, to renovate and provide equipment and furnishings on behalf of CAP Belknap-Merrimack Counties TRIP Center, in the amount of $413,938.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#11          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Belmont, NH, to replace waterlines in Belmont’s village area, in the amount of $355,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#12          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Northumberland, Groveton, NH, to rehabilitate ten units of elderly/disabled housing in Groveton, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#13          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH, to conduct an income study of the downtown Main Street area in conjunction with a preliminary engineering study, asset inventory and condition assessment of the water and sewer lines, in the amount of $9,600.  Effective September 4, 2013 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#14          Authorize to award a grant to the County of Grafton, Haverhill, NH, for the purpose of assisting three organizations to provide microenterprise training and technical assistance activities, in the amount of $348,000.  Effective September 4, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 

#15          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $2,500.  Effective September 4, 2013 through September 30, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

#16          Authorize to pay retroactive membership fees to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, Lexington, KY, to provide networking and resources to the State CIO, in the amount of $8,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds (The agency class 027 used to reimburse DoIT is 36.11% General Funds).   

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 

#17          Authorize the nomination of Captain Adam W. Burritt, Henniker, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

 

#18          Authorize the nomination of Captain Daniel J. McCarroll, Jaffrey, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

 

#19          Authorize the nomination of Captain Robert E. Teague, South Berwick, ME, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

 

#20          Authorize the nomination of Captain Mark B. Patterson, Weare, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

 

#21          Authorize the nomination of Major Trevr C. DuPont, Lawton, OK, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally and professionally qualified.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

#22          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Colin Van Ostern with regard to a certain project in participation with United Church of Christ Retirement Community Inc., d/b/a Havenwood/Heritage Heights. 

 

#23          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Christopher C. Pappas with regard to a certain project in participation with Elliot Hospital of the City of Manchester, NH. 

 

#24          Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions. 

 

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Hascall & Hall, Portland, ME, for State Buildings Masonry Repairs, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $271,730.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2013.  97% General – Operating Funds, 3% Transfer Funds.   
 

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corp., Milford, NH, for roof and structural repairs at the Transportation Building (Hugh Gallen State Office Park), Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $52,200.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $10,000 for unanticipated structural expenses, bringing the total to $62,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2013.  100% Operating – General Funds.   

 

#27          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with the Rowley Agency Inc., Concord, NH, for the purchase of fleet insurance coverage for state owned vehicles, claims administration services and for the safe driving instruction program, in the amount not to exceed $2,490,600.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $10,000 for any increase in the number of fleet vehicles, bringing the total to $2,500,600.  Effective November 1, 2013 through October 31, 2016, with the option to renew for two additional one year terms.  100% Agency Funds.   

 

#28          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with Express Scripts Inc., St Louis, MO, for the administration of the prescription drug benefit provided to state employees and retirees, in the amount of $174,167,696.  Effective January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2016, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  40% General, 16% Federal, 26% Enterprise, 16% Highway, 2% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#28A      Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into a contract with Merchants Automotive Group Inc., Hooksett, NH, for vehicle leasing with maintenance services, for an amount not to exceed $855,696.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.   

 

#28B       Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D. L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for the Design/Build Fire Training Facility, Bethlehem, NH, for a total price not to exceed $339,875.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $18,285 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $358,160.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2014.  100% Other – Fee Revenue.   

 

                                STATE TREASURY 

#29          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $77,340 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $77,339.86 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 

#30          Authorize to place Ms. Amy L. Weber at the fourth step for the position of Multi-State Tax Auditor, of the Audit Division, unclassified salary grade CC, earning $67,875.08 annually.  Effective September 4, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

 

#31          Authorize to place Ms. Debra J. Piaseczny at the second step for the position of Multi-Entity Tax Auditor, for the Audit Division, unclassified salary grade cc, earning $60,845.19 annually.  Effective September 4, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

 

#32          Authorize to place Mr. Robert LaBrecque at the third step for the position of Lead Tobacco Auditor, of the Audit Division, unclassified salary grade CC, earning $64,360.14 annually.  Effective September 4, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 

#33          Authorize to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $42,000 for class 049 Transfers to Other State Agencies to fulfill the scope of work with NH Department of Health and Human Services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#33A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Beverly Kelley, Albion, ME, to provide janitorial services, in the amount of $8,700, for the NH Building at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA.  Effective September 10, 2013 to September 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds – Big E.   

 

#33B       Authorize the Division of Plant Industry to retroactively enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to conduct public outreach to industries, stakeholders, decision makers and the general public about emerald ash borer, Asian longhorned beetle and other invasive forest insects of interest, in the amount of $29,500.  Effective September 1, 2013 through August 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

#34          Authorize to appoint Anne M. Edwards as Interim Director of Charitable Trusts, effective September 6, 2013.

 

#35          Authorize to adjust the salary of John McCormack, an Assistant Attorney General, from a salary of $60,255 to a salary of $61,255.  Effective September 6, 2013. 

 

#36          Authorize to award grants to the Keene Police Department, in the amount of $30,000, and to the Merrimack County Sheriff’s Department, in the amount of $30,000 from the 2014 Regional Drug Task Force appropriation, to support Drug Task Force program operations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 

#37          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Integrated Office Solutions, Concord, NH, for full service maintenance coverage of 36 multi-function devices (printer/copier/fax) as well to provide for repairs on 23 facsimile machines in the amount not to exceed $46,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 

#38          Authorize to pay the National Association of Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC, $7,350 for annual membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Office of Business Operations 

#39          Authorize to make an unencumbered payment for annual membership dues to the New England States Consortium Systems Organization, Shrewsbury, MA, in the amount of $28,500.  Effective January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services 

#40          Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source agreement with National Council on Crime and Delinquency, Madison, WI (originally approved by G&C on 3-24-10, item #82), to add to the scope of service a component to re-validate the risk assessment tool that is being developed, to increase the price by $58,907 from $5,250 to $64,157, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2014 to September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 

#41          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Salvation Army McKenna House, to provide services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $123,680.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#42          Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 15, 2013, to provide services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $213,649.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#43          Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-12, item #43A), to provide services for homeless individuals and families, by increasing the amount by $147,344 from $173,787 to $321,131, and by extending the completion date retroactively from July 31, 2013 through July 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 

#44          Authorize to pay a membership fee to the Judge Baker Children’s Center, Boston, MA, in the amount of $19,000 for annual membership in the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors, retroactive to August 6, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Division of Child Support Services 

#45          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Supreme Court of NH, Administrative Office of Courts, through its Office of Mediation and Arbitration, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-11-12, item #50), for access, visitation and mediation services, by increasing the price by $70,000 from $140,000 to $210,000, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2013 to September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#46          Authorize to amend an agreement with Merrimack County Visitation Center, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-30-11, item #71), for access, visitation and mediation services, by increasing the price by $30,000 from $60,000 to $90,000, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2013 to September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Division of Public Health Services 

#47          Authorize to pay the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Washington, DC, $4,400 for the annual membership dues.  Effective October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds.   

 

#48          Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Protection, Environmental Health Section, Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to enter into a sole source agreement with the Manchester Health Department, Manchester, NH, to provide community based childhood lead poisoning case management and prevention activities in the greater Manchester Public Health Region, in an amount not to exceed $62,959.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2015.  100% Other Funds (Childhood Lead Revolving Fund).   

 

#49          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, Home Visiting Program, to amend a sole source agreement with University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-6-13, item #39), to provide Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $259,000 to $359,000, and by extending the completion date from February 28, 2014 to August 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#50          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a sole source agreement with New Hampshire Hospital Association, Concord, NH, to provide Healthcare System Emergency Preparedness Planning, in an amount not to exceed $1,868,818.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2013 through August 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#51          Authorize the Bureau of Laboratory Services, Public Health Laboratories, Water Analysis Laboratory Section, to enter into a sole source agreement with Spectro Analytical Instruments Inc., Mahwah, NJ, to provide repair and maintenance for the Inductively Coupled Plasma Instrument, in an amount not to exceed $25,938.  Effective upon G&C approval through twenty-four months.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#52          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section, to enter into a sole source agreement with Early Learning NH, Concord, NH, to coordinate and promote Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health), in an amount not to exceed $283,335.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#53          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Scientific Technologies Corporation, Tucson, AZ, for the purpose of installing a disease surveillance module known as the Patient Reporting Investigating Surveillance Manager into the existing NH Electronic Disease Surveillance System, in an amount not to exceed $136,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#54          Authorize with the Division of Community Based Care Services, to enter into an agreement with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital d/b/a Dartmouth Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH, to improve regional public health emergency preparedness, substance misuse prevention and related health promotion capacity, and implement school-based influenza clinics, in an amount not to exceed $296,602.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  92.54% Federal, 7.46% General Funds.   

 

#55          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening Section, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program to enter into an agreement with JSR Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to improve health plan coverage for tobacco treatment and establish partnerships for financial support of the NH Tobacco Helpline, in an amount not to exceed $66,923.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#56          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a sole source agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to provide infectious disease medical epidemiologist support, in an amount not to exceed $438,610.  Effective retroactive to August 31, 2013 through August 30, 2015.  92.73% Federal, 7.28% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services 

#57          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Gateways Community Services, Nashua, NH, to plan and create a web-based Locator of trained respite providers for NH caregivers, in an amount not to exceed $46,114.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 

#58          Authorize to amend a sole source 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), to provide Financial Management Services for support and respite services for caregivers, by reinstating the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders program funding, by adding dollars to the Family Caregiver Program, and by increasing the price by $295,000 from $1,534,803.01 to $1,829,803.01.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  51% Federal, 49% General Funds.   

 

#59          Authorize to enter into agreements with multiple vendors as detailed in letter dated August 6, 2013, as Medical Services Consultants to complete medical eligibility assessments for Medicaid applicants seeking Long Term Care services, in an amount not to exceed $56,430 in the aggregate.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

                                New Hampshire Hospital 

#60          Authorize to amend the Consultant List (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #136), by adding Heather Peabody, MS, OT/L, to provide professional Occupational Therapy consulting services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  30% Federal, 37.9% General, 32.1% Agency Income.   

 

#61          Authorize to enter into an agreement with D&M Mechanical Inc., d/b/a R.A. Desmarais & Son, Concord, NH, for the maintenance and repair of kitchen refrigeration equipment, in the amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  66% General, 29% Federal, 5% Agency Income.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

#62          Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Richard Nesmith, Bedford, NH, for repair services for a Multi-1650 printing press for the Correctional Industries Print Shop, in the amount not to exceed $5,750.  Effective May 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#63          Authorize to amend a contract with Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-23-10, item #53), for the provision of Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Medical Services, by extending the end date through June 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 

#63A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Clear Channel Media + Entertainment NH, for a sponsorship agreement, in an amount not to exceed $5,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2014.  100% Agency Income.   

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 

#64          Authorize to continue membership and participation in the New England Conference of Public Utilities Commissioners Inc., in the amount of $24,000.  Effective October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessment).   

 

#64A      Authorize to accept and expend $40,864 in grant funds from the US Department of Transportation – Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, for non-gas related work performed in the enforcement of the Underground Utility Damage Prevention System.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

#65          Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with NH Department of Education, Concord, NH, in the amount of $332,671 to focus on accelerating the state’s efforts to improve the transition of adults into postsecondary training and placement in high quality jobs, and by increasing the capacity of the adult education system to align instruction to the common core state standards.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#66          Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Michael A. Callis, Eaton, NH, for the repair and restoration of the stone masonry on the Tip Top House Historic Site, in the amount of $38,000.  Effective August 5, 2013 through October 31, 2013.  100% Capital Funds.   

 

#67          Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a retroactive contract with Brian J. Barrett, Henniker, NH, for emergency structural repairs and the exterior restoration of the 1790 Sawyer House, Daniel Webster Birthplace Historic Site.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income).   

 

#68          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend additional Conservation Plate Fund Revenues in the amount of $36,334 from Fiscal Year 2013 and $31,779 of current year funds in excess of estimates.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income (Conservation Plate Funds).   

 

#69          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Highland Painting, Portland, ME, for painting the Robert Frost Homestead in Derry, in the amount of $24,148.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2013.  100% Agency Income (Conservation Plate Funds).   

 

#70          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to enter into a retroactive sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for the continued funding of the Innovation Research Center, in the amount of $594,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 

#71          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the University of PA, School of Veterinary Medicine, to perform immunohistochemical testing of retropharyngeal lymph node or obex tissue from free-ranging cervids, including white-tailed deer or moose, for the presence of chronic wasting disease, in an amount not to exceed $13,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other (Game Management) Funds.   

 

#72          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Courtyard by Marriott of Concord d/b/a Capital Hotel Company I LLC, Concord, NH, to host and underwrite a portion of the cost of meals for attendees at the Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program’s 25th Anniversary Recognition and Celebration being held on October 5, 2013 at a cost not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Other (Donations and Revenue from ticket sales).   

 

#73          Authorize to enter into a non-exclusive, no cost contract with Logo Loc LTD, Manchester, NH, authorizing the purchase and sale of Department-branded merchandise.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015. 

 

#74          Authorize to enter into a non-exclusive, no cost contract with Kevin Inc., d/b/a Kittery Trading Post, ME, authorizing the purchase and sale of Department-branded merchandise.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015. 

 

#75          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Matson’s Laboratory LLC, Milltown, MT, for the purpose of providing age data by performing laboratory analysis of teeth collected from captured and/or harvested NH white-tailed deer, moose, black bear and bobcats, in the amount of $13,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other (Game Management) Funds.   

 

#76          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, for the continuation of an urban wildlife education outreach effort from Amoskeag Fishways, in the amount of $11,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds (Conservation License Plate).   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

#77          Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-17-11, item #72), to provide technical assistance in assessing transport processes and potential geochemical reactions controlling arsenic concentrations in groundwater at the Auburn Road Landfill Superfund Site in Londonderry, NH, by increasing the amount by $9,960 from $166,985 to $176,945.  Effective July 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#78          Authorize a loan agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,820,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

 

#79          Authorize Diane and Walter Hebold’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

 

#80          Authorize Diane Hebold’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

 

#81          Authorize Eric Grimes’s request to perform work on Bow Lake, in Strafford. 

  

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

#82          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively pay a fiscal year 2013 invoice in the amount of $24,260.95 with fiscal year 2014 funds to Joe Brigham Inc., d/b/a JBI Helicopter Services, Pembroke, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #222).  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#83          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services for the purchase of a 2,000 watt portable generator for a total amount of $950.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#84          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with The Bode Technology Group Inc., Lorton, VA, for the provision of DNA identification services for the State Police Cold Case Unit, in an amount not to exceed $14,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#85          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with School Administrative Unit #14/Epping School District, for the purpose of purchasing and installing equipment that will enhance the physical security and safety of schools within the District for a total amount of $27,910.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

#86          Authorize the Division of Higher Education to enter into a sole source contract with NH College and University Council, Concord, NH, to promote student participation in a rigorous high school curriculum; enhance the quality and number of tools available for schools that encourage postsecondary education; expand processional development opportunities for middle and high school guidance personnel regarding academic rigor; and, increase the access to higher education opportunities, build financial literacy, and provide information about the road to college to underrepresented students in the amount of $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2014.  87% Federal, 13% General Funds.   

 

#87          Authorize to contract with Mary M. Lauzon, Campton, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations and authorize unencumbered payments for services to a total cumulative amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#88          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Higher Peaks Research LLC, Black Mountain, NC, to provide training and technical assistance in Participatory Adult Learning Strategies to the professional development providers under the State Personnel Development Grant and other Bureau Project Partners for development of job embedded and sustainable professional development in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

#89          Authorize to contract with Kathleen Hold Consulting LLC, Goffstown, NH, as a Regional Master Educational Surrogate Parent who will be responsible for providing management and support for trained and certified volunteer educational surrogate parents, and for accepting temporary educational surrogate parent appointments for students in specific situations that require her special education expertise or require immediate appointment, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#90          Authorize to contract with Kevin M. Fay, Marlow, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations and authorize unencumbered payments for services to a total cumulative amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#91          Authorize to utilize the services of Natacha V. Sochat, MD, to provide medical consultations in an amount not to exceed $73,920 in fiscal year 2014 and $84,480 in fiscal year 2015.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payments on a fee for service basis.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

  

#92          Authorize to grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to Rockingham County Department of Corrections, Brentwood, NH, to assist in the operation of their approved career and technical education programs for offenders, in the amount of $2,065.04.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#93          Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a contract with NH Jobs for America’s Graduates d/b/a NH-JAG, Manchester, NH, to provide Dropout Prevention services, partnered with Career and Technical Education at Kennett and Laconia High Schools in an amount not to exceed $223,368.  (2)Further authorize to make advanced monthly payments for services provided.  Effective September 5, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% State Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  

#94          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $366,800 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 24, 2013 through August 13, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#95          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a historic 1 ½ story, wood-frame house, which requires removal from state owned property located at 19 Prospect Street (US Route 3) in the Town of Lancaster, to Lewis Niles for $500.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Originally purchased with 100% Highway Funds.   

 

#96          Authorize the Bureau or Rail and Transit to sell a 1.01 +/- acre parcel of State owned land located on the Manchester and Lawrence Railroad corridor in the Town of Windham to the Town of Windham for $7,000 and a one-time administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

 

#97          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into an agreement with Transport Central, Plymouth, NH, for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $53,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#98          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester, for AIP-95 for the design of the relocation of an airport interior road outside of the runway Object Free Area at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $277,875.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#99          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to the City of Lebanon, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #125), for AIP-42, to implement the second phase of an Environmental Assessment for the Lebanon Municipal Airport, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2013 from September 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#100        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester, for AIP-94, to reconstruct a portion of the airport’s terminal apron and to make improvements to two taxiways at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $4,265,286.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#101        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively amend a grant to the City of Lebanon, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-07, item #286), for AIP-34, to conduct an Airport Master Plan Update (Phase II) for an airport safety improvement analysis, by extending the completion date to May 1, 2014 from August 31, 2012.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#102        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Pease Development Authority for SBG-15-04-2012, to design and permit the reconstruction, 200 foot extension, mark, light and sign of Runway 15-33 at the Skyhaven Airport in the amount of $538,673.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#103        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to enter into an agreement with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY, for on-call aviation planning, engineering, and technical support services for various aviation projects statewide, for an amount not to exceed $950,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2018.   

 

#104        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Pease Development Authority, for SBG-16-02-0213, Phase 1 efforts to restore airfield pavement and drainage systems that have been damaged by Alkali-Silica Reaction, conduct Runway 16-34 pavement repairs, and perimeter roadway relocation at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, in the amount of $2,043,402.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#105        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Pease Development Authority for SBG-16-01-0213 to conduct a facility needs analysis at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, in the amount of $73,625.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 2.26% General Funds.   

 

#106        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Keene, NH, for SBG-08-11-2013, to conduct an environmental assessment of obstructions to the Runway 20 approach surfaces at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport in Keene, NH, in the amount of $145,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 2.26% General Funds.   

 

#107        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.M. Piper Inc., Plymouth, NH, for slope stabilization on NH Route 10 in Haverhill, on the basis of a low bid of $1,109,102.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $110,910.28 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 26, 2014.  100% Betterment Funds.   

 

#108        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a retroactive contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for emergency roadway repair on NH 12A (Alstead Center Road) approximately 700 feet north of the intersection with Walpole Valley Road, on the basis of a low bid of $1,786,097.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $178,609.70 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective July 26, 2013 through June 20, 2014.  100% Highway Funds (with anticipated Federal Emergency Relief Fund reimbursement).   

 

#109        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Surface Preparation Technologies LLC, Mechanicsburg, PA, for milling rumble strips in the shoulders and along the centerlines at various locations throughout the State, on the basis of a low bid of $201,310.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 22, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#110        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Belmont, NH, for replacement of approximately 100 terminal “F” guardrail end units at various locations, on the basis of a low bid of $863,998.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $60,479.86 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 22, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#111        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Berlin to construct the replacement Jet-A fuel farm at the Berlin Regional Airport, in the amount of $329,175.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.