GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 

                                                                                                Windham High School. Windham, New Hampshire 

                                                                                                September 18, 2013, 10:00 a.m. 

 

#1            CONSENT CALENDAR - TRAVEL: 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

  1. Authorize the Division of State Police to allow one Trooper to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle in the amount of $1,925.56 to attend the Police Motorcycle Instructor School in Sykesville, MD.  Effective September 29, 2013 through October 19, 2013.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#2            CONSENT CALENDAR - TUITION: 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 

  1. Authorize to enter Margaret Anderson into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, to participate in the course entitled Fundamentals of Algebra, during the period of October 28, 2013 through December 22, 2013, and to pay said costs not to exceed $960.  Lottery Funds.   

 

                                 BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 

#3            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Georgetown Bank to Rochester Hospitality, LLC located in Rochester, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

 

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

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 

#5            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Boscawen, NH, to conduct an engineering study of the Woody Hollow Cooperative infrastructure, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 

#6            Authorize to retroactively amend the competitive State Energy Programs Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-13, item #2), by extending the performance period from June 30, 2013 to March 31, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds (SEP – Department of Energy).  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#7            Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $200,000 from the Public Utilities Commission to contract to perform a study of the site evaluation committee’s organization, structure, and process.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  100% Other (PUC Renewable Energy Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#8            Authorize to enter into a contract with Raab Associates Ltd., Boston, MA, to conduct a study and stakeholder outreach related to the NH Energy Facility Site Evaluation Committee, in the amount of $149,902.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  100% Other Funds (PUC-Renewable Energy Fund).  Contingent upon approval of funding for this contract by the Fiscal Committee on September 13, 2013.   

  

#9            Authorize to amend a contract agreement with Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, Burlington, VT (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-13, item #4), for the State Energy Program, by extending the end date from September 29, 2013 to December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#10          Authorize to amend a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-13, item #3), for the State Energy Program, by extending the end date from September 29, 2013 to March 31, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

#11          Authorize to exercise a sole source contract extension with International Business Machines, Pittsburgh, PA (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-06), to provide Business Recovery Services for the Department of Health and Human Services Division of Child Support Services and Division of Family Assistance, by increasing the funding by $162,720 from $676,582 to $839,302, and by extending the end date from September 20, 2013 through September 20, 2014.  100% Other Funds: the agency Class 27 funds used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this service is of 42% Federal, 58% General Funds.   

 

                                OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 

#12          Authorize to amend a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #20), for the Deployment Cycle Support Program, by extending the end date from September 30, 2013 to September 30, 2014.   

 

#13          Authorize to amend a contract with AMEC Environmental & Infrastructure Inc., Plymouth Meeting, PA (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #36), for the purpose of an Environmental Services contract (Indefinite Deliverable/Indefinite Quantity), by extending the end date from September 30, 2013 to March 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#14          Authorize the confirmation of Adam W. Burritt, Henniker, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#15          Authorize the confirmation of Daniel J. McCarroll, Jaffrey, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#16          Authorize the confirmation of Robert E. Teague, South Berwick, ME, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#17          Authorize the confirmation of Mark B. Patterson, Weare, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#18          Authorize the confirmation of Major Trevyr C. DuPont, Lawton, OK, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

#19          Authorize to transfer the amount of $8,720 and reallocate appropriations for personnel from the Department of Health and Human Services as a position substitution for consolidation of business processing within state government at the Shared Services Center within DAS.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Transfer from Other Agencies (Shared Services Center).  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

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

 

#21          Authorize State Surplus Distribution to enter into a sole source service contract with James R. St. Jean Auctioneers, Epping, NH.  There is no charge to the State of NH for the auctioneer services and the auctioneer’s revenue will be achieved with a 10% Buyers fee.  The auctioneer will reimburse the State of NH 1.25% of the selling price of municipal, nonprofit and court ordered property.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.   

 

#22          Authorize to amend a contract with FM Generator Inc., Canton, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 12-19-12, item #21), to add two locations for generator maintenance services, and to allow in the future for the Department to add and remove services, provided the associated fees will not exceed the enumerated price limitation of $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#23          Authorize to amend a contract with Weld Power Service Co., Auburn, MA (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #16), to add one location for generator maintenance services, and to allow in the future for the Department to add and remove services, provided the associated fees will not exceed the enumerated price limitation of $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction, Gilford, NH for the Center Strafford Barracks Renovations, Center Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $779,893.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $80,000 for unanticipated pump house structural expenses and water treatment upgrades for the Center Strafford Barracks Renovations, bringing the total to $859,893.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $40,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $899,893.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.    

 

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with L & M Service Contractors, Orford, NH, for the Lebanon Site Improvements, Lebanon, NH, for a total price not to exceed $598,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $32,000 for unanticipated site expenses for the Lebanon Site Improvements, bringing the total to $630,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $30,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $660,000.   Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Schroeder Construction Management Inc., Nashua, NH, for the Building B & C HVAC Upgrade, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $376,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $26,000 for unforeseen conditions for the Building B & C HVAC Upgrade, bringing the total to $402,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $18,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $420,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 10, 2014.  50% General/Capital, 50% Federal Funds.   

 

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Jeremy Hiltz Excavating Inc., Ashland, NH, for the Nashua Site Improvements, Nashua, NH, for a total price not to exceed $873,625.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $40,295 for unanticipated site expenses for the Nashua Site Improvements, bringing the total to $913,920.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $30,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $943,920.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

 

#27A      Authorize that $27,545,875 be lapsed from the Working Capital for the months of April (13-10), May (13-11), and June (13-12).  (2)Further authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the months of October. 

 

#27B       Authorize to amend the State’s contract with Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc., d/b/a FairPoint Long Distance – NNE, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 8-8-12, item #21), for interstate long distance telephone services, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $75,000 to $125,000, and by extending the end date from October 8, 2013 through October 7, 2014.   

  

#27C       Authorize to sell the State-owned land, buildings, and other improvements located at 85 Pleasant Street, Concord, to JOLO Properties LLC for $95,000 which includes a $1,100 administrative fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to reserve and retain in favor of the NH Division of Historical Resources as a condition of the foregoing sale, a 7 year term historic preservation easement restricting the alteration of the exterior of the building included within the Property.  (3)Further authorize to pay 5% of the gross proceeds from the foregoing sale (amounting to $4,750) to Gallo Realty Group NH, LLC, Manchester, NH, as its commission for real estate brokerage and marketing services provided with respect to the Property.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Net Proceeds from Sale (General Funds).   

 

#27D       Authorize to sell the State-owned land, buildings, and other improvements located at 79 Pleasant Street, Concord, to JOLO Properties LLC for $95,000 which includes a $1,100 administrative fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to reserve and retain in favor of the NH Division of Historical Resources as a condition of the foregoing sale, a 7 year term historic preservation easement restricting the alteration of the exterior of the building included within the Property.  (3)Further authorize to pay 5% of the gross proceeds from the foregoing sale (amounting to $4,750) to Gallo Realty Group NH, LLC, Manchester, NH, as its commission for real estate brokerage and marketing services provided with respect to the Property.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Net Proceeds from Sale (General Funds).   

 

#27E       Authorize to enter into a statewide agreement with Bank of America Merchant Services LLC, Englewood, CO, for Merchant Card Processing services, in the amount of $25,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  Funding for this service shall be paid through a transaction fee that is deducted from the gross revenue of each respective transaction. 

 

#27F       Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with SMRT Inc., Portland, ME, for design services for the NH State Prison for Women, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $2,438,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 10, 2014.  100% General – Capital Funds.   

 

                                STATE TREASURY 

#28          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $52,604 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $52,603.38 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 

#29          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Department of Health and Human Services to purchase lab equipment necessary for analyzing pesticide samples, in the amount of $41,958.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

#30          Authorize to designate Stacey R. Kaelin as an Attorney at a salary of $58,500, effective September 23, 2013. 

 

#31          Authorize to designate Quinn Colgan as an Attorney at a salary of $60,900.  Effective September 23, 2013. 

 

#32          Authorize to designate Amanda C. Godlewski as an Attorney at a salary of $57,500.  Effective September 23, 2013. 

 

#33          Authorize to enter into a sub grant with YWCA of Manchester, for the purpose of providing visitation and safe exchange services for victims in NH with a history of family violence, in the amount of $40,000 from the 2010 Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange program.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

  

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 

#34          Authorize to accept a donation from Franklin Public Library in the form of no cost lease space for the purpose of offering employment support to residents in the Franklin and Tilton areas as needed, with a value estimated to be $1,500 per year.  (2)Further authorize to lease space at no cost from Franklin Public Library upon G&C approval through September 18, 2016 in order to achieve the above-stated purpose, with the option to renew for additional one year increments. 

 

#35          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Atlanta, GA, for full service maintenance coverage of one Konica Minolta black and white copier/printer with accessories, in the amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 

#36          Authorize to accept and expend $60,652 in federal funds from the US Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for the purpose of providing oversight and regulatory enforcement of pipeline safety programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Office of Human Services 

#36A      Authorize to make unencumbered payments to Federal Funds Information for States, Washington, DC, to obtain access to the statewide subscription, in the amount of $11,200, of the annual fee of $12,200.  Effective October 1, 2013 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2014.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families  

#37          Authorize to enter into a contract with FIAI Inc., d/b/a Cross Insurance, Manchester, NH, to purchase general liability coverage for foster parents, for a total cost not to exceed $56,801.41.  Effective October 11, 2013 through October 11, 2014.  53% Federal, 45% General, 2% Other Funds.   

 

                                Division of Public Health Services 

#38          Authorize to exercise a contract renew and amend option with STAT Courier Service Inc., Saint Louis, MO, (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-11, item #92), to provide emergency courier services statewide, by increasing the price by $34,000 from $90,000 to $124,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2015.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 213.  85.74% Federal, 14.26% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health 

#39          Authorize to pay the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA, $8,979 for annual membership dues.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

#40          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department for the purpose of providing Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Enforcement Patrols.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend payments not to exceed $2,160 to be made by Fish and Game.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Transfer (Fish and Game).   

 

#41          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a sole source contract with Aerial NDT Inspection Inc., Milton, NH, for the magnetic particle testing of the chairlifts and five year tram testing requirement at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $18,943.  (2)Further authorize a 5% contingency in the amount of $947 to cover any unforeseen damage found.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2014.  100% Ski Area Funds.   

  

#42          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Act One Creative LLC, Concord, NH, for conservation license plate marketing in support of the Conservation Number License Plate (Moose Plate) in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015, with the option to renew for an additional 2-year period.  100% Agency Income (Conservation Plate Funds).   

 

#43          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Historic Sites to retroactively budget and expend an Economic development Initiative-Special Project grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in the amount of $205,800 (originally approved by G&C on 1-25-12, item #38), for restoration work at the Robert Frost Farm in Derry, NH.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#44          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to purchase 96.64 acres from The Society for the Protection of NH Forest, for an amount not to exceed $48,300.  100% Snowmobile and OHRV Funds.   

 

#45          Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a contract with Christopher A. Burke, Gilford, NH, for the restoration and repointing of the Stone Fire Tower at the Weeks Estate Historic Site, in the amount of $39,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 11, 2013.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income).   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 

#46          Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for fiscal years 2012 and 2013. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#47          Authorize Robert Simmonds’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro. 

 

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

 

#49          Authorize Lynn M. Elkinton’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro. 

 

                                OFFICE OF LICENSED ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS 

#50          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for fiscal year 2013. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

#51          Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide independent living services, in an amount not to exceed $28,086.  Effective October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#52          Authorize to enter into a contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to provide independent living services in an amount not to exceed $200,392.  Effective October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.  17.2% State, 82.8% Federal Funds.   

 

#53          Authorize the Division of Instruction to contract with Elaine McNulty Knight, Exeter, NH, to provide assistance to NH schools and districts in creating the infrastructure and common understanding necessary to implement an Response to Instruction framework and provide professional development to NH educators in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#54          Authorize to secure the services of Richard J. Farrell, Nashua, NH, to provide investigative services regarding complaints of educator misconduct, in an amount not to exceed $99,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   

 

                                POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL 

#55          Authorize to accept and place on file the State Fiscal Year 2013 annual report. 

  

#56          Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Crawford Polygraph Services LLC, Center Harbor, NH, to provide instruction in the process of interview and interrogations in law enforcement at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus in Concord, in the total amount of $7,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds (penalty assessment).   

 

#57          Authorize to enter into a service agreement with the Institute of Police Technology Management of the University of North Florida to provide technical law enforcement training, in the amout of $42,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds (penalty assessment).   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

#58          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend major Disaster Assistance Funds in the amount of $9,543,746 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#59          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance Funds in the amount of $5,636,571 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#60          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $811,162 for the implementation of cost-effective mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#61          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the amount of $532,223 for the implementation of cost-effective mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#62          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance Funds in the amount of $3,271,590 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#63          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance Funds in the amount of $982,455 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#64          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance Funds in the amount of $284,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 13, 2013.   

 

#65          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with School Administrative Unit #37/Manchester School District, for emergency preparedness capabilities and enhancements for a total amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

  

#66          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Safety, Division of State Police, for the purpose of reimbursing the cost for advanced cyber security and incident response training and Risk Assessment & Security Operations Center equipment, for a total amount of $54,558.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $54,558 of federal funds from the NH Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for the purpose of reimbursing the cost for advanced cyber security and incident response training and incident response training and Risk Assessment & Security Operations Center equipment.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Agency Income.   

 

#67          Authorize the Division of State Police to exercise a sole source contract with Escal Institute of Advanced Technologies Inc., d/b/a SANS Institute, Bethesda, MD, for the provision of cyber security training, in an amount not to exceed $23,148.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income.   

 

#68          Authorize the permit application of Snow Beach Association LLC located on Sunapee Lake in Newbury, NH, for a congregate mooring field, requesting that 4 additional moorings be added to the currently established 4 mornings, for a total of 8 moorings. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 

#69          Authorize the Bureau or Right of Way to pay various owners $31,160 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 14, 2013 through August 26, 2013.   

 

#70          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Ways petition for a hearing on alterations to US 1 in the Town of Seabrook.  A Commission should be appointed to hold a hearing, and, if necessity is found, to layout the new highway at this location, with a suggested budget of $2,857.10. 

 

#71          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Lebanon, AIP-49, to conduct an environmental assessment, permitting and mitigation for the removal of obstructions at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, in the amount of $546,630.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#72          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Stephens Marquis Associates Inc., Merrimack, NH, for new fueling facility and removing the existing fueling facility at the Strafford Shed and Northwood Shed, on the basis of a low bid of $561,100.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $56,110 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 22, 2013.  100% Capital Budget (Highway) Funds.   

 

#73          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into two individual agreements with the firms of ATC Group Services Inc., Manchester, NH, and Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Auburn, NH, for hazardous materials site assessment for various projects and facilities located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $400,000 each.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.   

 

#74          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CPM Constructors Inc., Freeport, ME, for replacement of the existing US 4 bridge across the Connecticut River located between the City of Lebanon, NH and the Town of Hartford, VT, on the basis of a low bid of $10,625,529.45.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $531,276.47 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2016.  94% Federal, 6% Municipal Funds.   

 

#75          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Severino Trucking Co. Inc., Candia, NH, for replacement of 4 red list bridges, and the rehabilitation of 1 red list bridge located at the I-293 Exit 4 interchange in the City of Manchester, on the basis of a low bid of $26,201,114.53.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $786,033.44 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 18, 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#76          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with S.U.R Construction Inc., Rochester, NH, for roadway rehabilitation and widening on NH 28 at its intersection with Stockbridge Corner Road in Alton, on the basis of a low bid of $1,491,495.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $149,149.50 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 17, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#77          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a Loan Agreement with the Mount Washington Railway, Base Station Road, Mount Washington, NH, for the installation of additional track supports and pilings, in an amount not to exceed $477,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2034.  100% General Funds – Capital.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $4,770 for payment to the DOT, Bureau of Rail and Transit for monitoring and compliance of the loan agreement.  100% Other – Fee Revenue.   

 

#78          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a Loan Agreement with the Mount Washington Railway, Base Station Road, Mount Washington, NH, for the construction of a diesel locomotive, in an amount not to exceed $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2034.  100% General Funds – Capital.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $7,500 for payment to the DOT, Bureau of Rail and Transit for monitoring and compliance of the loan agreement.  100% Other – Fee Revenue.   

 

#79          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a sole source agreement with Trapeze Software Group Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, (originally approved by G&C on 11-17-10, item #216), for support of the tri-state rideshare database, by increasing the amount by $68,456 from $125,379 to $193,835, and by extending the end date through September 30, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds.