GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 

                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire 

                                                                                                January 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. 

 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 

#1           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Southeast Economic Development Corporation located in Dover, NH.  Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

 

#2           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from TD Bank to Lewis & Clark, Inc. located in Nashua, 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. 

 

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 

#3           Authorize to retroactively accept and expend funds in the amount of $99,501 from the US Department of Energy, through the Clean Energy States Alliance, to participate in the New England Solar Cost Reduction Partnership.  Effective September 30, 2013 through June 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

#3A        Authorize Karen Cramton, Deputy Director and Administrator of Energy Programs to attend The Green Bank Academy Hands-on Summit of state energy and finance leaders to be held February 6-7, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (2)Further authorize to accept a complimentary travel stipend from Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program for travel and accommodations not to exceed $500.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

#4           Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $489,443 in SFY 2014 in Other (Class 027) funds.  (2)Further authorize to establish two part-time, Systems Development Specialist VI, labor grade 30, class 050, Personal Services, Temporary, to support the transition of data from the legacy mainframe during the VISION project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL 

#5           Authorize the confirmation of Major Andrew J. Doerr, Altus AFB, OK, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 

#6           Authorize to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $423,783 and to create two new expenditure classes.  The transfers are made up of $290,395 in general funds, $89,234 in transfer funds, $41,491 in other funds, and $2,662 in federal funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  68.52% General, 21.06% Transfer, 9.79% Other, .63% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

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

 

#8           Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services, to amend an existing electric utility transmission line license held by Unitil Corporation (originally approved by G&C on  10-2-13, item #47), affecting the NH Hospital Cemetery parcel located on the north side of Clinton Street in Concord in order to alter the existing utility corridor license area to accommodate a utility pole line realignment project proposed for the upcoming winter months of 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

  

#9           Authorize to retroactively enter into a lease agreement with Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Association, Laconia, NH, for the use and occupation of approximately 5,000 square feet of space in the State-owned Dwinell Building located within the Lakes Region Facility campus along NH Route 106 in Laconia, in an amount not to exceed $25,940.04.  Effective December 16, 2013 through December 15, 2028.  100% Rent Revenue (General Funds).   

 

#10         Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Newport, NH, to provide courtroom and office space for the Newport Circuit Court comprised of approximately 8,658 square feet located at 55 Main Street, Newport, NH, in an amount not to exceed $340,165.44.  Effective February 1, 2014 through January 31, 2018.  100% Transfer Funds – transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies.   

 

#10A      Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gilbane Building Company, Bedford, NH, for the NH State Prison for Women and Men’s Prison steam line repairs and underground storage tank removal, for an amount not to exceed $34,997.783.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $2,465,117 for unanticipated structural and site expenses, bringing the total to $37,462,900.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $135,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services, bringing the total to $37,597,900.  (4)Further authorize the transfer of $75,000 to the State Art Fund, within the Department of Cultural Resources for the purchase of art for the NH State Prison for Women, Concord, NH, bringing the total to $37,672,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2016.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

 

                                STATE TREASURY 

#11         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $190,015 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $190,014.46 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 

#12         Authorize the Division of Arts to retroactively renew the membership with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Washington, DC, in the amount of $16,000.  Effective January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#13         Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Town of Seabrook for stone wall repairs at the Methodist Cemetery in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#14         Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Town of Hillsborough for masonry and stained glass restoration at the Fuller Public Library in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#15         Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the City of Keene for repairs to the Stone Arch Bridge in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#16         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant totaling $7,800 to the Palace Theater Trust, Manchester, NH, 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.   

 

#17         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a General Project Grant in the amount of $4,190 to the University of NH, Durham, NH, to document the cultural diversity and preserve the history of NH citizens through a documentary film: Fade to Black: Recovering NH’s Buried African American History.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

 

#18         Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $13,000 to the Friends of the Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH, 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.   

 

#19         Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Players’ Ring Theater for window and door repairs and masonry work at the Players’ Ring Theater in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 

#20         Authorize to accept funds in the amount of $1,500 from the University of NH, Durham, NH, for their participation in a series of project meetings associated with the Disability Community Planning Group of the UNH Institute on Disability, Disability and Public Health Project, in the SFY 2013 and through June 30, 2014.  100% Other (UNH Grant).   

 

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 

#21         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Clemson, South Carolina, for membership in NCEES and the preparation and scoring of the engineering and land surveying examinations, in the amount of $90,000.  Effective April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 

#22         Authorize to amend the “Document Processing and Remittance Contract 2011-015” with FairFax Imaging Inc., a Virginia Corporation (originally approved by G&C on 9-25-11), to include various additional deliverable within the terms of the contract and to change the end date of the contract from September 28, 2014 to June 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 

#23         Authorize to accept and expend grant funds from the US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, in the amount of $224,025.35.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

#24         Authorize the Board of Veterinary Medicine to renew an agreement with NH Professionals Health Program, Concord, NH, to provide impaired veterinarian health services in the State of NH, in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 24, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 

#25         Authorize to enter into a sub grant totaling $28,993, with Emerge Family Advocates, from the 2010 Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program, for the purpose of providing visitation and safe exchange services for victims in NH, with a history of family violence.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 

#26         Authorize to enter into a contract with Compass Health Analytics Inc., Portland, ME, to assist the Department in preparing data for and producing an annual supplemental report on health insurance markets in NH, in the amount of $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#27         Authorize to enter into a contract with Compass Health Analytics, Portland, ME, for the provision of benefit consulting services in connection with the review and evaluation of legislative proposals regarding mandated health insurance benefits, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

#28         Authorize to create a new expenditure class and to transfer $85,120 within and among accounts to reallocate appropriations and cover budget shortfalls.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

  

 #29         Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $12,000 within a budgeted federal grant entitled State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, to realign appropriated funds that will be utilized by the Department for correctional purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 

#30         Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $100,000 to Fall Mountain Regional School District, to install and operate two biomass boiler systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the commission.   

 

#30A      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $1,220,000 to Water Street Solar 1 LLC, to install a ground mounted solar photovoltaic array at the Town of Peterborough Waste Water Treatment facility.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the commission.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 

#31         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the period ending June 30, 2013. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 

                                Office of the Commissioner 

#32         Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $245,492 and decrease related Federal revenue in the amount of $63,111.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Other Funds in the amount of $22,046.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  74% General, 20% Federal, 6% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

#33         Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $19,500 and decrease related Federal revenue in the amount of $25,050.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Other Funds in the amount of $36,211.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  35% General, 45% Federal, 20% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

#34         Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $2,051,634.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Federal Funds in the amount of $421,538, and Other Funds in the amount of $259,945.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  75% General, 15% Federal, 10% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 

#35         Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2014 funds to Creedon Carothers, CC Professor-Nursing at CCSNH in the amount of $1,279.80 to compensate for annual leave that was not paid out when leaving employment at NH Hospital in SFY 2006.  70% General, 30% Federal Funds.   

 

                                Division of Client Services 

#36         Authorize to accept and expend Federal Funds in the amount of $9,544,393 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for purposes of continuing the modernization of the New HEIGHTS eligibility system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

                                Division of Family Assistance 

#37         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for the provision of nutrition education and obesity prevention for participants and other low income individuals who are eligible to receive Supplement Nutrition Assistance or benefits from other means tested Federal assistance programs, in an amount not to exceed $949,648.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

  

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 

#38         Authorize to accept private funds for Spark NH, Early Childhood Advisory Council per Executive Order 2011-03, in order to accept and expend private funds from the Endowment for Health for public policy work in the amount of $62,530 and from the Jessie B. Cox the Boston Foundation in the amount of $25,000 for grant writing.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Other Funds.   

 

#38A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Interactive Voice Applications Inc., Dallas, TX, for the provision of Technical Assistance for Administrative Cost Claiming of Federal Programs, in an amount not to exceed $141,584.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                Division of Client Services 

#39         Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Harrisburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-12, item #36), to complete the modernization of the New HEIGHTS infrastructure, and to provide functionality to support DHHS’s strategic vision for improved service delivery, by increasing the price by $11,345,012 from $33,310,624.33 to an amount not to exceed $44,655,636.33.  Effective upon G&C approval.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 

#40         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Cady Inc. Communities for Alcohol and Drug-Free Youth, Plymouth, NH, to support the Launch Youth Entrepreneurship program, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services 

#41         Authorize to enter into agreements with multiple dental contractors: (1) Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH; (2) Families First of the Greater Seacoast, Portsmouth, NH; (3) Goodwin Community Health, Somersworth, NH; and (4) Tri County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide limited dental treatment to adults age 60 and older that will be participating in a dental screening project.  No maximum or minimum client and service volume is guaranteed.  Accordingly, the price limitation among all agreements is $22,309 each SFY for a total of $44,618.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF OPTOMETRY 

#42         Authorize to accept and place on file the biennial report for FY12 and FY 13. 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

#43         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Fieldstone Land Consultants, PLLC, Milford, NH, for boundary line maintenance work at Nash Stream Forest, in the amount of $3,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2014.  100% Agency Income (Management and Protection) Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

#44         Authorize to pay calendar year 2014 membership dues to the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $6,900.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#45         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Southwest Region Planning Commission, (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #59), to complete the Upgrade of Community Hazard Mitigation Plans project by changing the Scope of Services to reflect revisions to Tasks.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 18, 2014.  100% Other (Interagency Federal Pass-Thru) Funds.   

 

#46         Authorize a loan agreement with the Jewett Hill Homeowners’ Association Inc., Stratham, NH, to finance water system improvements, in an amount not to exceed $90,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

 

#47         Authorize to enter into a contract with Arthur Pyburn & Sons Incorporated of Lynnfield, MA, to conduct leak detection surveys at 23 NH community water systems, in an amount not to exceed $62,240.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.   100% Federal Funds.   

 

#48         Authorize to award grant aid funds to: (1) Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, Franklin, NH, in the amount of $2,159,471; and (2) City of Manchester, NH, in the amount of $3,164,815, in the aggregate amount of $5,324,286 for wastewater facility projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 

#49         Authorize to retroactively pay membership dues to the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, in the amount of $35,000.  Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#50         Authorize to enter into a contract with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center, Bedford, NH, to assist in providing technical assistance and support to districts and schools, specifically Title I Priority and Focus Schools, that are implementing the NH College and Career Ready Standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy, in an amount not to exceed $149,999 pending receipt of Federal funding for FY 15.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2014, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  66% Federal, 17% General, 17% Other Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 

#51         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the May 2011 floods in the amount of $196,371 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  (2)Further authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the May 2012 floods in the amount of $510,353 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 January 10, 2014.   

 

#52         Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively amend a federal pass through grant received from the NH Department of Justice (originally approved by G&C on 3-8-13, item #70), for the purpose of purchasing software enhancements to the existing Automated Fingerprint Identification System, by extending the end-date from September 30, 2013 to September 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

#53         Authorize to accept and expend State and Local Implementation Grant Program funds in the amount of $879,887 from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, US Department of Commerce.   (2)Further authorize to establish class 046 consultant positions for the purpose of providing program required, communications-related data collection, surveying outreach to local communities, documentation, technical guidance, education, assessment and reporting out to NTIA as approved by the SLIGP Grant Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on January 10, 2014.   

 

#54         Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source memorandum of agreement with the Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Division of Motor Carriers International Fuel Tax Agreement Processing Consortium, for a price not to exceed $849,623 for the purpose of facilitating the IFTA and providing a basis for processing of NH’s IFTA tax returns.  Effective January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

#55         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with School Administrative Unit #43 Newport/Croydon School Districts 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.   

 

#56         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a sole source contract with Penton Business Media Inc., New York, NY, for vehicle valuation and identification information services required for the Municipal Agent Automation Project, in an amount not to exceed $295,809.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016, with the option to renew for one additional two-year period.  100% Revolving Funds (Plate Fees).   

 

#57         Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with Computer Projects of Illinois Inc., Bolingbrook, IL, to further develop software to enable the sharing of criminal justice data between agencies in the State, including law enforcement, corrections, the Courts, and prosecutors, in the amount of $1,098,092.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 

#58         Authorize the Bureau of Finance & Contracts to enter into a full service maintenance agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc., Atlanta, GA, on the basis of a single bid in an amount not to exceed $33,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2016.  63.4% Highway, 34.5% Federal, 2.1% Agency Income (Print Services).   

 

#59         Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer funds in the amount of $1,430,000 from the Turnpike General Reserve Account to budget and expend revenue for expenditures that were historically paid out of the Turnpike Capital Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#60         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $15,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from November 21, 2013 through December 17, 2013.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

 

#61         Authorize the Bureau of Environment to pay the Department of Environmental Services Aquatic Resources Mitigation Fund $203,480.46 for impacts to the Mascoma River, its banks and associated wetlands.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#62         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively amend a grant (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #75), to provide additional funding to the City of Manchester, for the demolition and removal of the Highlander Inn at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, by increasing the amount from $397,692 to $456,274, an increase of $58,582 (90% Federal Share).  The total state share of the project, including the amendment will increase from $11,047 to $12,674, an increase of $1,627 (2 ½ State Share).  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2017.  97.3% Federal, 2.7% General Funds.   

 

#63         Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to continue membership and participation with the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, Washington, DC, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $26,863 for calendar year 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

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

 

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

 

#66         Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a contract with the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-13, item #97), for coordinated transportation services for elderly persons and persons with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $99,921 to $119,921.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#67         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of Vermont to allow the Department to bill Vermont for costs associated with the rehabilitation of the bridge (NH Br. No. 141/059) carrying Guildhall Road over the Connecticut River between Northumberland, NH and Guildhall, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval and continuing through engineering design, construction, inspection, and final acceptance of the completed project, in accordance with the Department’s 10-Year Transportation Improvement Plan.  84% NH, 16% VT.   

  

#68         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Keene, NH, to rehabilitate Runway 2-20 and to make improvements to the Runway Safety Areas at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport in Keene, NH, in the amount of $3,499,402.40.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

 

#69         Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to execute a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the UNH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for a cooperative investigation to investigate and test accelerated bridge construction alternatives, for a fee not to exceed $79,794.  (2)Further authorize to execute a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the UNH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for a cooperative investigation to assess and develop planning tools that will validate pollutant load coefficients used for water quality modeling of stormwater runoff, for a fee not to exceed $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

#70         Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into an agreement with John Turner Consulting Inc., Dover, NH; and Cardno ATC, Avon, MA, for the purposes of providing materials testing and construction inspection services for a fee not to exceed $400,000 and $300,000 respectively.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  60% Federal, 40% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#71         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Wyman & Simpson Inc., Richmond, ME, for bridge rehabilitation work and safety improvements on the NH 111 bridge over I-95 in North Hampton, on the basis of a low bid of $1,364,754.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $68,237.70 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 5, 2014.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

#72         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for roadway rehabilitation and bridge rehabilitation work on 14 bridges along approximately 5 miles of I-93 in Lincoln, on the basis of a low bid of $14,692,939.16.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $734,646.96 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 16, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.