GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire 

                                                                                                November 6, 2013, 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

#1            CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS: 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL 

        A.    Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations received from April 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, valued at $1,370. 

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL 

        B .   Authorize to accept donations from contributors in the amount of $669.80 for the period of April 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013, to be deposited into the Resident
                Benefit Fund.
 

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 

        C.    Authorize to accept nonmonetary donations totaling $5,606.50 received during the period of July 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013, as a result of contributions. 

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 

        D.    Authorize to accept $11,900.85 received during the period of July 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations
                and from personal contributions, to be placed in the Benefit Fund.
 

 

#2            CONSENT CALENDAR - TRAVEL: 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Bureau of Licensing & Certification 

        A.    Authorize Kristie Holtz to travel approximately 965 miles round trip to Baltimore, MD, to attend the Individualized Quality Control Plan CLIA Surveyors’ training
                course during the period of November 18-22, 2013.  (2)Further authorize to reimburse Ms. Holtz for travel costs in the amount not to exceed $594.29.  100% 
                Federal 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 First Colebrook Bank to The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, Inc. and Thomas More Foundation located in Merrimack, 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 accept and place on file the annual financial statement for FY 2013. 

 

                                HEALTH AND EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY 

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

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 

#6            Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $200,000 from the Public Utilities Commission to contract to establish a state energy strategy.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2014.  100% Other (PUC Renewable Energy Fund)  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#7            Authorize to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $12,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Act for the Cooperating Technical Partners Programs / Map Modernization Management Support.  Effective November 6, 2013 through September 14, 2014.  100% Federal (FEMA MMMS) Funds.   

 

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 

#8            Authorize the confirmation of Major Russell D. Campbell, Valdosta, GA, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.   

 

#9            Authorize the confirmation of Major Brady N. Ohr, Elkins Park, PA, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

 

#10          Authorize the confirmation of Major Eric B. Hogancamp, Bradford, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#11          Authorize the confirmation of Major Erik A. Fessenden, Bow, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#12          Authorize the confirmation of Major Sean P. Bennett, Concord, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

 

#13          Authorize the confirmation of Major Tony J. Gagnon, Manchester, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.   

 

#14          Authorize the confirmation of Major Joseph A. Corpening, Altus, AFB, OK, to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

 

#15          Authorize the nomination of Captain Autumn Ricker, Nottingham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

 

#16          Authorize the nomination of Captain Paul M. Marcus, Somersworth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

 

#17          Authorize to enter into a contract with The Dirt Doctors LLC, Pembroke, NH, for the purpose of a water line repair / replacement at The State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, for a total of $12,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2013.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

#18          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of all vehicles which have non-business use exceeding 20% for Fiscal Year 2013. 

 

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

 

#20          Authorize to amend a contract with Infor (US) Inc., St. Paul, MN (originally approved by G&C on 8-10-11, item #11C), to implement Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) Phase II modules including but not limited to Human Resources, Payroll, Strategic Sourcing and Asset Management, by allowing the contract to run through the applicable warranty period so that payment can be processed at its expiration, by extending the end date retroactively from October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#21          Authorize to enter into a contract with Interstate Electrical Services Corporation, Bedford, NH, for energy improvements at the Park and Ride at Exit 5 in Londonderry, NH, for a total price not to exceed $15,850.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,585 for unanticipated electrical work bringing the total to $17,435.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Capital Budget (General Funds).   

 

 #22          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with H.E. Bergeron Engineers Inc., North Conway, NH for Civil/Structural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.   

 

#23          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH, for Civil/Structural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.   

 

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with McFarland Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, for Civil/Structural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.   

 

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Quantum Construction Consultants LLC, Concord, NH, for Civil/Structural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.   

 

                                STATE TREASURY  

#26          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $70,658 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $70,657.87 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

#27          Authorize to continue its membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2014, in the amount of $10,350 for continued information, communication, subscription to the weekly NAST News publications and resources and conference briefing books.  33.82% General, 66.18% Other Funds (Unique Plan Management fee revenues and National Association of Unclaimed Property).   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 

#28          Authorize to accept and place on file the 2013 annual report. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 

#29          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $13,000 to the Peterborough Players, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#30          Authorize the Division of Arts to award Public Value Partnership Grants in the total amount of $39,000 to the Children’s Museum of NH, Dover, in the amount of $13,000; the Concord Community Music School, in the amount of $13,000; and the League of NH Craftsmen, Concord, in the amount of $13,000, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

 

#31          Authorize the Division of Arts to award Public Value Partnership Grants in the total amount of $22,360 to Symphony NH, Nashua, in the amount of $13,000; and to the Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord, in the amount of $9,360, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#32          Authorize the Division of Arts to award Public Value Partnership Grants in the total amount of $26,000 to The Moving Company Dance Center, Keene, in the amount of $13,000; and to the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, in the amount of $13,000, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#33          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $13,000 to Opera North, Lebanon, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#34          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $13,000 to the Arts Alliance of Northern NH, Littleton, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#35          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $11,000 to the Pontine Theatre, Portsmouth, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#36          Authorize the Division of Arts to award Public Value Partnership Grants in the total amount of $25,000 to Friends of the Colonial Bethlehem, in the amount of $13,000; and to St. Kieran Community Center for the Arts, Berlin, in the amount of $12,000, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#37          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $5,200 to the North Country Center for the Arts, Lincoln, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

 

#38          Authorize to retroactively amend a Partnership Initiative Grant for the Arts in Education Conference, to Arts Alliance of Northern NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-19-12, item #43), by exercising a one-year renewal option and increase the amount by $10,000 from $8,500 to $18,500, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#39          Authorize the Division of the Arts to retroactively amend a Partnership Initiative Grant, for the Poetry Out Loud Project, to the NH Writers Project, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-17-12, item #22), by exercising a one year renewal option to increase the amount by $23,000 from $23,000 to $46,000, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#40          Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Certified Local Government Grant to the City of Concord, in the amount of $12,200 for the Survey of Extant Historic Carriage Houses and Urban Barns within Concord’s West End Neighborhood.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#41          Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Certified Local Government Grant to the City of Lebanon, in the amount of $7,000 for Phase II of the Crafts Avenue Neighborhood Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#42          Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Town of Plainfield, for repairs to Grand Theatre Drapes and scenery in the amount of $7,615.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#43          Authorize to award Conservation Number Plate Grants in the amount of $8,000 to the Administrative Office of the Courts for the restoration of three paintings.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#44          Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Town of Franconia, for masonry repairs to the Abbie Greenleaf Library in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#45          Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant in the amount of $10,000 to the Tucker Free Library, Henniker, for the preservation and reinstallation of seventeen original stained glass windows.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

#46          Authorize to grant a total of $90,000 from the 2014 Regional Drug Task Force appropriation to the Claremont Police Department, in the amount of $30,000; the Franklin Police Department, in the amount of $30,000; and the NH Bureau of Liquor Enforcement, in the amount of $30,000, to support drug task force program operations.  Effective upon G&C approval though June 30, 2015.  100% State Funding.   

 

#47          Authorize to enter into sub grants with the entities as detailed in letter dated October 15, 2013, for the total amount of $31,645.02 from the FFY 2012 John R. Justice Grant Program which provides funding to assist Prosecutors and Public Defenders with education loans.  These sub grants represent the payment of student loan debt incurred by prosecutors and public defenders to eligible loan institutions.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds.    

 

#48          Authorize to amend an award to the University of Maine-Muskie School, by $500 from $15,000 to $15,500 for the purpose of providing training to direct service providers.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funding.   

 

#49          Authorize to accept and expend $17,000 from the Consumer Escrow Account for the purpose of purchasing a vehicle to be used for investigations in the consumer Protection Bureau.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Escrow Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 

#50          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Ricoh USA, Philadelphia, PA, for full service maintenance coverage of three Ricoh copiers as well as provide for repairs on 17 Canon copiers, in the amount not to exceed $13,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#50A      Authorize to extend the positions as detailed in letter dated October 28, 2013, in a temporary status for one year with an estimated fiscal impact to SFY 2014 of $156,821.93.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 

#51          Authorize to enter into a cooperative agreement with the University of NH, working through the University of NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, to provide consulting services in connection with the premium rate review initiative to evaluate options for improving the rate review, in the amount of $64,991.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 

#52          Authorize to accept and place on file the FY12 and FY13 biennial report. 

 

                                PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 

#53          Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 

#54          Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Magellan Medicaid Administrative 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 by $5,433,758 from $10,753,445 to an amount not to exceed $16,187,203, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2013 to December 31, 2015.  25% General, 75% Federal Funds.   

 

#55          Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Myers and Stauffer LC, Owings Mills, MD (originally approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #75), for certain federally mandated auditing functions, by increasing the price by $304,881 from $838,361 to $1,143,242, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2013 to December 31, 2015.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

  

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 

#56          Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-13, item #40), to conduct Child Care Resource and Referral services in Berlin, Littleton, Conway, Rochester, Seacoast and Southern catchment areas by adjusting certain budget line items for the State Fiscal Year 2014 in order to meet specific needs.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 

#57          Authorize to amend a contract with Child and Family Services of NH, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-8-10, item #125), by modifying the educational requirements for the vendor’s staff.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs 

#58          Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with the Bhutanese Community of NH, Manchester, NH, to provide direct services to NH refugees in an amount not to exceed $45,000.  Effective October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 

#59          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with The Way Home Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide State Grant-In-Aid and Homeless Housing Access Fund services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $393,086.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                Division of Public Health Services 

#60          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, Infectious Disease Prevention, Investigation and Care Services Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $168,941 from the US Centers for Disease Control to fund the Section.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#61          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, Immunization Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $219,533 from the US Centers for Disease Control to fund the Immunization Section.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#62          Authorize to exercise a renewal agreement with Hero Group Inc., d/b/a Beech Nut Nutrition, Amsterdam, NY, (originally approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #116), to provide rebates on selected infant foods purchased with food instruments issued by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, by increasing the revenue by $51,000 from $816,000 to $867,000, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2013 to December 31, 2013.   

 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 

#63          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide services to support permanent housing for homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $98,586.  Effective November 1, 2013 through October 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#64          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide services to support permanent housing for homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $111,337.  Effective November 1, 2013 through October 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#65          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Center for Life Management, Derry, NH, to provide Shelter Plus Care services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $279,747.  Effective August 6, 2013 through August 5, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#66          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with The Front Door Agency Inc., Nashua, NH, to provide State Grant-In-Aid and Homeless Housing Access Fund services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $221,794.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

#67          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program, Concord, NH, to provide emergency shelter services to homeless individuals, in an amount not to exceed $126,424.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Developmental Services 

#68          Authorize to accept and expend Awareness and Access to Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration in the amount of $353,203.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#69          Authorize to accept and expend State Implementation Grants for Improving Services for Children and Youth with ASD Federal Funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, in the amount of $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health 

#70          Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $20,000 between class codes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#71          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with LRGHealthcare, Laconia, NH, to fund start-up costs for the Designated Receiving Facility that LRGH is opening at Franklin Regional Hospital in an amount not to exceed $850,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  (2)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with LRGHealthcare, Laconia, NH, whereby LRGH will repay the funding provided above in equal installments over fifteen years.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2029.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

                                Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 

#72          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Office of Energy and Planning, Concord, NH, to provide energy assistance through Senior Energy Assistance Services in an amount not to exceed $82,196.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.   

  

#73          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, building the capacity for the NH Senior Medicare Patrol Program by increasing the awareness and knowledge of Medicare beneficiaries so they become well-informed health care consumers, with a price limitation of $54,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

#74          Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $48,800 within a budgeted sub grant entitled Justice Reinvestment Phase II to provide technical assistance and training for correctional staff in the latest effective approaches to manage re-entering offenders and upgrade data gathering capabilities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#75          Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $10,403 within a budgeted federal grant entitled State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, to realign appropriated funds that will be utilized for correctional purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#76          Authorize to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $25,724 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New England High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area ($16,485) and the Drug Forfeiture-State fund ($9,239), to support the “New Hampshire Safe Streets Task Force” initiative by providing certified Probation/Parole Officer(s) to increase officer presence with the primary focus in the City of Manchester.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  64% Federal, 36% Agency Income (Drug Forfeiture-State).   

 

#77          Authorize to accept and expend funds made available through a Victims of Crime Act sub grant from the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $1,332 for assistance to crime victims and their families.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income (federal funds at origin).   

 

                                 NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 

#78          Authorize the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan for State Fiscal Year 2014.  The Indirect Cost Allocation Plan reflects the operating expenses of each state store and the expenses of the Commission and then allocated to all state stores on a consistent, rational basis.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 

#79          Authorize to accept and expend federal revenues received from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the amount of $1,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

#80          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a contract with Carr Well and Pump Services Inc., Littleton, NH, for the Peabody Base Water Pumping Station Upgrade at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $51,702.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $2,585 to cover any unforeseen issues that may arise, that isn’t covered under the original scope of services, once the work is underway.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 25, 2013.  100% Capital Funds.   

 

#81          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Alba Architects LLP, North Woodstock, NH, for architectural services including existing conditions documentation, structural assessment, program development, and strategic planning and preliminary cost estimating for 15 State-owned fire towers and auxiliary buildings in various State Reservations, in the amount of $40,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  10% Capital Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 

#82          Authorize to transfer $50,000 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees, to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Budget.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#83          Authorize to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Friends of Pulpit Rock Tower Inc., for 0.438 acres of property in the Town of Rye which includes Pulpit Rock Tower, a WWII Observation tower, for the purpose of future maintenance and stewardship, rehabilitation and eventual transfer of the property to the Town of Rye.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

#84          Authorize to retroactively pay 2014 membership dues to the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, Washington, DC., in the amount of $5,500.  Effective October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014.  82% Federal (CERCLA & Brownfields), 18% Oil Pollution Control Funds.   

 

#85          Authorize to accept and expend $5,273 in Federal funds from the Environmental Protection Agency for education and outreach regarding lead levels at daycares and preschools in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#86          Authorize to enter into a single bid contract with Southworth-Milton Inc., Hopkinton, NH, for as-needed emergency repair services for Winnipesaukee River Basin Program generator sets, in the amount of $49,755.40.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% WRBP Funds.   

 

#87          Authorize to amend an agreement with Trout Unlimited, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #132), for the Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase 2: Culvert Remediation and In-Stream Restoration Project by changing the Completion date to December 31, 2014 from December 31, 2013. No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#88          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, for the Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Management Plan: Development of a Watershed Management Plan, for Center Harbor, Phase 1 project, by changing the completion date to December 31, 2014 from December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#89          Authorize to amend a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-11, item #76), for the Statewide Engineering Assistance project by extending the completion date to December 31,2014 from December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

#90          Authorize to amend a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #170), for the Great Bay Municipal Bioretention Program: Education, Resource Development, and Implementation, Phase I Project, by extending the project completion date to December 31, 2014 from December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#91          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Program Administration, to support work to increase resiliency in state government relative to severe weather events and other natural trends, in the amount of up to $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% AEP Settlement Funds.   

 

#92          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Francestown Land Trust Inc., Francestown, NH, in the amount of $237,000 to purchase a conservation easement on approximately 182 acres of land in Francestown.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2014.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

 

#93          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town of Hooksett, NH, in the amount of $150,000 to purchase a conservation easement on approximately 119 acres on the Merrimack River, Hooksett.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2015.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

 

#94          Authorize Michael Kennedy’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

 

#95          Authorize Hollis Crossing Condominium Association’s request to perform work on the Nashua River in Nashua. 

 

#96          Authorize Elizabeth and Gary M. Boukus’ request to perform work on the Bellamy River in Dover. 

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS 

#97          Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for FY 2012 – FY 2013. 

 

                                BOARD OF BARBERING, COSMETOLOGY, AND ESTHETICS 

#98          Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive holdover amendment to a lease with McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA, providing continued rental of office space comprised of 2,000 square feet located at 2 Industrial Drive, Building B, Concord, NH, by increasing the price by $3,689 from $204,414 to $208,103, and by extending the lease from October 31, 2013 through no later than December 31, 2013.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

#99          Authorize to grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to Merrimack County Department of Corrections, Boscawen, NH, to assist the operation of their approved career and technical education programs for offenders, in the amount of $13,933 and authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#100        Authorize to enter into a contract with Bernard R. Davis, Contoocook, NH, for the purpose of assisting the Bureau of School Safety and Facility Management, in an amount not to exceed $4,440.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% State Funds.   

 

#101        Authorize the Division of Instruction to contract with Thomas Brennan Jr., New London, NH, 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 upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

#102        Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively accept and expend a $202,241 grant known as “Sex Offender Registry updates grant” from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs for the purpose of developing a more comprehensive, multi-jurisdictional Sex Offender Unit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#103        Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively amend grant funds (originally approved by G&C 7-10-13, item #98), for the purpose of reducing and deterring serious crime in NH, by reallocating the grant funds and extending the end date from September 30, 2013 to June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#104        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $7,500,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the July 2013 Flooding, to reimburse local communities, state, and private non-profits.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#105        Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer $7,333 within the account entitled Drug Eradication, to re-align appropriated funds for the purpose of investigating and eradicating illicit cannabis located in the State of NH.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an additional $14,642 of federal funds from the Drug Enforcement Administration that will be used for the investigation and eradication of illicit cannabis located in the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2013.  100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.   

 

#106        Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to accept and expend “FFY 2010 CDL Information System Modernization Grant” funds in the amount of $360,599 from the US Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.  (2)Further authorize to establish class 046 consultant positions.  This primary objective of this grant is to integrate the Medical Certificate (for operators that hold CDLs) into the Commercial Driver Licensing Information System which is Federal requirement for all CDL programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#107        Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively accept and expend $2,551 of federal funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled NH State Police Sobriety Checkpoints for the purpose of combating the DWI problem throughout the State.  Effective July 1, 2013 through September 15, 2013.  100% Agency Income.   

 

#108        Authorize the Division of Administration to enter into a sole source contract with Harry-O Electrical Corporation, Loudon, NH, to provide needed electrical work in the State Police Forensic Lab, in an amount not to exceed $2,160.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2014.  100% Agency Income.   

 

#109        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with School Administrative Unit #52/Portsmouth 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.   

 

#110        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with School Administrative Unit #2/Inter-Lakes Cooperative and Ashland School District for emergency preparedness capabilities enhancements for a total amount of $25,425.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#111        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Banks Chevrolet-Cadillac Inc., Concord, NH, for the painting of approximately 20 State Police SUVs, in an amount not to exceed $40,903.60.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

#112        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Banks Chevrolet-Cadillac Inc., Concord, NH, for the painting of approximately 60 State Police vehicles, in an amount not to exceed $86,880.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 

#113        Authorize the Bureau of Finance and Contracts’ report of all paid Small Claims in the previous first quarter of FY 2014 totaling $993.40 for individual amounts less than $600.  (2)Further authorize to pay small claims for the next Fiscal Year quarter, October 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

#114        Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract with Consolidated Utility Equipment Service Incorporated, Amherst, NH, for providing Yard Crane Inspection, repair, scheduled service and unscheduled emergency parts and repair, on the basis of a single bid of $43,450.95.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  94% Highway, 4% Intra-Agency Transfers, 2% Agency Income.   

 

#115        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers of Vermont, Inc., Ascutney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Ken Kiper, Newfield, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 14, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

#116        Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Natural Heritage Bureau, for exporting technology, training staff, and developing a pilot wetland mitigation evaluation program, in an amount not to exceed $22,724.55.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#117        Authorize the Bureau of Environment to accept and expend funds in the amount of $100,000 as a result of reimbursed costs from the Oil Discharge and Disposal Cleanup Fund.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  32.13% Federal, 10.32% Agency Income, 57.55% Highway Funds.   

 

#118        Authorize the Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with Alpine Mountain Electronic, Barnstead, NH, for the purpose of providing mobile radio installation services, on the basis of a low bid of $10,307.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  79.4% Highway, 20.6% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#119        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with Boston Express Bus Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-10-07, item #123A), providing daily commuter bus services along the FE Everett Turnpike to Boston, MA, by extending the overall contract completion date and preventative maintenance subsidy to December 31, 2018 from December 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding.   

 

#120        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, to promote coordinated transportation services for elderly individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $25,106.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#121        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of VT to allow the Department to bill VT for costs associated with the replacement of the bridge carrying US Route 2 over the Connecticut River between Lancaster, NH, and Guildhall, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval and continuing through engineering design, construction, inspection, and final acceptance of the completed project.  80% NH, 20% VT Funds.   

 

#122        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., for the In-depth Structural Inspection and Bridge Load Rating of the General Sullivan Bridge carrying pedestrian and recreational traffic over Little Bay between the city of Dover and the Town of Newington, for a total not to exceed $819,724.54.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#123        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY, to prepare the second phase of the preliminary engineering design for the section of Interstate 93 passing through Bow and Concord from I-89 through I-393, in an amount not to exceed $1,660,885.66.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

  

#124        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with the Brain Injury Association of NH, Concord, NH, for on-call assistance to the Bureau of Highway Design in providing teen driver outreach and education services to the Department’s Strategic Highway Safety Program, for an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#125        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Pease Development Authority Phase II efforts to restore airfield pavement and drainage systems that have been damaged by Alkali-Silica Reaction, conduct Runway 16-34 pavement repairs (5-year life extension), and perimeter roadway relocation at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, in the amount of $1,244,395.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#126        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Concord, NH, for Phase I, to construct a new taxiway (Taxiway B) and associated stub taxiways at the Concord Municipal Airport, in the amount of $1,104,964.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#127        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Liddell Brothers Inc., Halifax, MA, for replacement of various signs of poor condition and retroreflectivity on Interstate 93 between exits 17 and 23, on the basis of a low bid of $707,070.70.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 5, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#128        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Beck & Bellucci Inc., Franklin, NH, for replacement of the bridge that carries NH Route 10 over the Ashuelot River and reconstructing NH Route 10 approaches in the Towns of Winchester and Swanzey, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $3,979,864.45.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $278,590.51 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#129        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Awards List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $65,732.38 for the period of July 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013.  Paid from various Transportation Funds.     

 

#130        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay various owners $30,590 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period of September 25, 2013 through October 15, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

 

#131        Authorize the Bureau of Fuel Distribution to enter into a contract with Amtech Coatings LLC, Plymouth, NH, for providing repair and lining of an unleaded gasoline tank and the lining of a diesel fuel tank at the NH Department of Transportation Lancaster Shed, on the basis of a single bid of $25,780.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 6, 2013.  100% Agency Income.   

 

 

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TABLED ITEMS 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled at 10-16-13 G&C Meeting) 

#40          TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Burton, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to table the request to enter into a sole source contract with David Conley, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing the administrative prosecution services for the NH Real Estate Appraiser Board, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Transfer from other agencies.