GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 
                                                                                                                                                                                                            July 16, 2014, 10:00 a.m. 

 #1            CONSENT CALENDAR - TRAVEL: 

                                 THE DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 

  1. Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to allow Interim Director Bard Simpkins and Rick Mason, Compact Commissioner, to travel to Quebec City, Quebec, in a state vehicle, in the amount of $2,002, to attend the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission Annual Commissioner’s Meeting on August 4-7, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

#2            CONSENT CALENDAR - TUITION: 

                                 DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

  1. Authorize to enter Michele Roberge into an educational tuition agreement with Leadership New Hampshire, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled “Leadership New Hampshire”, for the period of September 9, 2014 to May 7, 2015, and to pay said costs in the amount of $3,850.  40% Permit Fee Program, 60% Title V Fees Permits Funds.   

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of Information Services 
#3            Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Cognosante LLC, Scottsdale, AZ (originally approved by G&C on 12-1-04, Late Item E), for continuation of quality assurance services in compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, by increasing the price by $170,352 from $15,804,539 to a new amount not to exceed $15,974,891.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds.   

#4            Authorize retroactive amendment to an agreement with NexJ Systems Inc., Toronto, Ontario (originally approved by G&C on 10-17-12, item #31B, in the amount of $907,854), for Services Delivery Transformation – Data Repository software and services, by extending the end date from June 30, 2014 through September 30, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management 
#5            Authorize a sole source amendment to the lease with 40 Terrill Park Drive LLC c/o CPManagement Inc., Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-14-09, item #58), for the Concord District Office space, by increasing the price in the amount of $442,459.20 to $3,236,540.88 from $2,794,081.68 and by extending the term to May 31, 2015.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

#6            Authorize a lease renewal with Peak Three Associates LLC, Littleton, NH, for office space in Littleton, in the amount of $2,631,370.50.  Effective July 17, 2014 through September 30, 2024.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#7            Authorize to enter into an agreement with Benjamin Correctional Consulting LLC, West Sand Lake, NY, to conduct Prison Rape and Elimination Act audits for 3 juvenile facilities, in an amount not to exceed $8,201.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2014.  100% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#8            Authorize to enter into an agreement with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to conduct an overall statewide primary care assessment, in an amount not to exceed $71,260.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  28% Federal, 72% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#9            Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $254,908 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from June 11, 2014 through June 20, 2014.   

#10          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $226,707 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 28, 2014 through June 10, 2014.   

#11          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to sell a 0.12 +/- acre parcel of State owned land located on the Mountain Division Railroad corridor in the Town of Bartlett to the Cabin Fever Properties LLC for $13,500 and a one-time administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% General Funds.   

#12          Authorize the Bureau of Traffic to enter into two individual agreements with the firms of Resource Systems Group Inc., Concord, NH and White River Junction, VT, and Sebago Technics Inc., South Portland, ME, for on-call consultant assistance to the Bureau of Traffic in providing technical support services to the Department’s project development program and operations needs, for an amount not to exceed $300,000 each.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2017.   

#13          NOT USED

#14          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Skillings & Sons Inc., Amherst, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Patrol Shed 525, 123 West Road Canterbury, NH, in the amount of $20,735.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 19, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

#15          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Skillings & Sons Inc., Amherst, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Paul Green, Wolfeboro, NH, in the amount of $19,270.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 12, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

#16          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract with Capitol Alarm Systems Inc., for Inspection, Testing, Service and Repair of Fire Alarm Systems for the five locations within NHDOT Bureau of Bridge Maintenance, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Mixed Funds.   

#17          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with CMA Engineers Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the preliminary design efforts for the removal, rehabilitation, or replacement of the Red List bridge (Br. No. 126/163) carrying Centenary Avenue over the NH Railroad in the City of Laconia, for an amount not to exceed $126,724.99.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with CMA Engineers Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the preliminary design efforts for the rehabilitation of the Red List bridge (Br. No. 131/154) carrying US Route 3 over the NH Railroad in the City of Laconia, for an amount not to exceed $181,338.45.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#19          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Beck & Bellucci Inc., Franklin, NH, for replacement of the red list bridge carrying NH Route 123/124 over the Souhegan River in New Ipswich, on the basis of a low bid of $3,498,533.92.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $209,912.04 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 17, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Spears Bros Building Salvage and Wrecking, Laconia, NH, for demolition of buildings on two state owned parcels located in the Town of Bath, on the basis of a low bid of $32,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 17, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 21 miles in District I and in Carroll and Coos Counties, on the basis of a single bid of $2,368,652.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2014.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with American Excavating Corp, Derry, NH, for safety improvements at the US Route 202 / NH Route 9 intersection in Barrington, on the basis of a low bid of $457,416.35.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $45,741.64 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 29 miles in District III and in Belknap, Carroll, Grafton and Merrimack Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,176,715.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2014.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing and rehabilitation of approximately 24 miles in District V and in Merrimack, Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,486,605.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2014.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 31 miles in District VI and in Belknap, Rockingham and Strafford Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,109,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2014.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for resurfacing and rehabilitation of approximately 42 miles in District IV and in Cheshire, Hillsborough and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,307,203.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 10, 2015.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 32 miles in District II and in Grafton, Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,124,495.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2014.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#27A      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for rehabilitation of approximately 3.6 miles in District V and in Rockingham County, on the basis of a low bid of $1,479,143.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $73,957.15 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2015.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#27B       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for rehabilitation of approximately 4.7 miles in District III and in Belknap and Carroll Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,913,922.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $95,696.13 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2015.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#27C       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for rehabilitation of approximately 3.2 miles in District II, on the basis of a low bid of $1,783,819.25.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $89,190.96 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2015.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

#27D       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for rehabilitation of approximately 4 miles in District IV and in Merrimack and Rockingham Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,885,710.67.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $94,285.53 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2015.  100% Agency Income Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#28          Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the County of Belknap, Laconia, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-14, item #4), for the purpose of assisting the Boys and Girls Club of the Lakes Region Inc., with its purchase of permanent space in Laconia, by increasing the award from $250,000 to $500,000, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2015 to June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Concord, NH in the amount of $155,000 to assist NAMI New Hampshire with a facility expansion project.  Effective July 16, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Pittsburg, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to upgrade the Town’s water system.  Effective July 16, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Berlin, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to assist with continued implementation of the Neighborhood Revitalization Project activity.  Effective July 16, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#32          Authorize the nomination of Major Walter A. Hale IV, Tacoma, WA, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

#33          Authorize the confirmation of Major Marc I. Zubricki, Newmarket, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

#34          Authorize the confirmation of Major Carrie D. Ayers, Manchester, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#35          Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of August 2014. 

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

#37          Authorize the Division of Personnel, State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee’s request to award a net sum of $500 to Gary Field from the Department of Administrative Services.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#38          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Project Resource Group LLC, Francestown, NH, for mechanical upgrades and roofing, statewide, for a total price not to exceed $456,221.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 15, 2015.  75% Capital – Other – (Fire Academy Bldg. Upgrades and Critical Maintenance), 2% Capital – Highway, 19% Capital – General, 4% Other – Transfer Funds.  (2)Further authorize to pay the amount of $14,953 to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $471,174.   100% Capital – General Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $7,550 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $478,724.  66% Other (Fire Standards & EMS Administrator), 17% Capital – General, 17% Transfer Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a Construction Management contract with Eckman Construction Company Inc., Bedford, NH, for the Regional Training Institute and Barracks Facility, Pembroke, for a total price not to exceed $27,611,500.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,380,575 to provide for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $28,992,075.  The execution of contingency funds will be requested from the National Guard Bureau prior to contingency approval.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 18, 2015.  98% Capital – Federal, 2% Operating – General Funds.  (3)Further authorize to pay $212,823 to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $29,204,898.  100% Capital – Federal Funds.   

                                JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#40          Authorize to renew membership with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Washington, DC, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#41          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $81,944 and the Commissioner of Treasury to issue checks in the amount of $81,943.27 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#42          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $5,850 to the Sharon Arts Center Campus of the NH Institute of Art, Sharon, NH, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#43          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Small and Beginner Farmers of NH, Marlborough, NH, to establish an equipment bank and workshops on the safe and effective use of the various equipment, in the amount of $20,002.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#44          Authorize salary increases for attorneys as detailed in letter dated July 1, 2014.  Effective for the pay period beginning July 11, 2014, to be paid on August 8, 2014. 

#45          Authorize to appoint Quinn P. Colgan as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $63,900.  Effective July 25, 2014 through October 31, 2018. 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#46          Authorize to enter into a contract with Helms and Company Inc., Concord, NH, for the provision of consulting services in connection with the initiative to improve and expand the information available on the Department’s HealthCost website, www.nhhealthcost.org for consumers and employers related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH, in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

#47          Authorize to enter into a contract with Louis Karno and Company, Concord, NH, for the provision of consulting services in connection with the initiative to improve and expand the information available on the Department’s HealthCost website, www.nhhealthcost.org for consumers and employers related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH, in the amount of $89,330.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48          Authorize to enter into a cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, working through the University of NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, to provide technical consulting services for Quality Assurance testing of the NH Comprehensive Health Information System data and maintain the Statistical Analysis System programming required for production of the measures published on the HealthCost website, in the amount of $195,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#49          Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to renew a membership with National Governors Association, Washington, DC, in the amount of $7,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50          Authorize to budget and expend remaining grant award funds in the amount of $4,559 from the University of NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-13, item #126), to support the Broadband and Technology Planning and Development Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.   

#51          Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a retroactive sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-20-10, item #32), for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act On-the-Job employment and training services, by increasing the amount from $3,510,698.18 to $7,421,896.18 an increase of $3,911,198, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2014 to September 30, 2016.  100% Federal NEG Workforce Investment Act Funds.   

#52          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Historic Sites to accept monetary and in-kind donations totaling $41,198.50 for the purpose of constructing the memorial commemorating the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Isles of Shoals by John Smith at Ragged Neck in Rye Harbor State Park.  (2)Further authorize to make a sole source payment to the vendors as detailed in letter dated July 1, 2014, for the manufacture of the monument and benches and the bronze map plaque associated with the Smith Memorial at Ragged Neck, in the total amount of $27,705.50.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Capital Fund (Match of State/Private Local Funds).   

#53          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to make a retroactive payment to Conway Scenic Railroad Inc., North Conway, NH, for snowmobile access on their property, in the amount of $3,476.  Effective December 31, 2013 through March 31, 2014.  100% Trails Fund.   

#54          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to exchange a right of way over the Presidential Rail Trail in the Town of Jefferson (formerly Boston and Maine RR, Berlin Branch) to Muddy Paw Land Holding LLC for a trail easement on Muddy Paw land between the trail and White Mountain National Forest in the Town of Jefferson.  No State Funds.   

#55          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a second phase contract with Alba Architects LLP, Woodstock, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11-6-13, item #81), for architectural services for the repair and reconstruction of six state-owned fire towers in various state reservations, in the amount of $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Capital Funds.   

                                FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#56          Authorize to pay the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, Washington, DC, $25,303 annual assessment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Fish and Game Funds.   

#57          Authorize to enter into a contract with Maher Services Inc., North Reading, MA, for chemical treatment and redevelopment of River Well #4 at Milford State Fish Hatchery, in the amount of $8,120.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  75% Federal, 25% Fish and Game Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#58          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Exeter, NH, in the amount of $14,207 to complete a project to protect public drinking water system.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Berlin Public Schools SAU #3, Berlin, NH, for an amount not to exceed $2,500, to support the purchase of a fuel operated heater.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

#60          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with MobileWright Solutions Inc., Wakefield, MA, to procure services to upgrade the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Scanning software, in the amount of $12,420.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds.   

#61          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Voyager Systems Incorporated, Bedford, NH, to design and build content for a web-based application, in the amount of $42,629.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62          Authorize a loan agreement with Centennial Estates Cooperative Inc., Derry, NH, in the amount not to exceed $258,500 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#63          Authorize a loan agreement with Terrace Condominium Association, Hudson, NH, in the amount not to exceed $250,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#64          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund Original Loan Agreement with the City of Lebanon, in an amount not to exceed $400,000 to finance the Design Engineering for CSO No. 11 sewer separation project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#65          Authorize to retroactively amend an agreement with the Town of New Ipswich, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-9-10, item #67), for the Implementation of the Furnace Brook Watershed Restoration Plan: Phase 1 project, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2014 from December 31, 2013.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize Jeanine P. Clark’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

#67          Authorize Allen Williams’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Dover. 

#68          Authorize Spindrift Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

                                WASTE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL 
#69          Authorize to accept and place on file the 2013 annual report. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#70          Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract renewal option with Northeast Mobile Dental Service, Derry, NH, to provide dental services on site to the residents, by increasing the amount by $99,000 from $148,500 to $247,500.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  38% Federal, 44% Agency Income, 18% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#71          Authorize to retroactively pay membership dues and the 2014-2015 program year enrollment fees to the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed $44,500.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  90% General, 10% Federal Funds.   

#72          Authorize to utilize the services of trained and qualified online course facilitators and developers in an amount not to exceed $195,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016, with the option to exercise annual negotiated renewals.  50% Federal, 50% Other Funds.   

#73          Authorize to grant funds to the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH, not to exceed $100,209.96 to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics Education classes at the International Institute of Boston-NH, Manchester, NH, and authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective August 1, 2014 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

#74          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with CAST: Center for Applied Special Technology, to provide professional learning services for NH Educators, in an amount not to exceed $260,282.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75          Authorize to grant funds to the NH Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, Hooksett, NH, not to exceed $28,454.60 to provide English Language/Civics Education classes to workers who are learning English as another language and to students in adult basic education classes throughout the state, and authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective September 1, 2014 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2015.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

#76          Authorize to grant funds to Hillsborough County Department of Corrections, not to exceed $32,108.23 to provide instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and high school equivalency test preparation at the Hillsborough County House of Correction, and authorize unencumbered payment of said grant with internal accounting control.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

#77          Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities d/b/a Parent Information Center to build capacity of local school districts to ensure smooth and effective transitions for toddlers with disabilities into preschool special education, in an amount not to exceed $169,974.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#78          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to retroactively pay the FY 2015 membership renewal fee to the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, in the amount of $7,987.  100% Federal Funds.   

#79          Authorize to enter into a contract with Robert F. Hanson Jr, Strafford, NH, to provide support and training to school and district educators on the use of data analysis tools and resources made available to them by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $54,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015, with the option to exercise annual negotiated renewals.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL 
#80          Authorize to enter into a service agreement with NAMI-New Hampshire, Concord, NH, to provide instruction to law enforcement officers on how best to interact with individuals with mental illness to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus, in the amount of $24,200.  Effective upon G&C approval June 30, 2015.  100% Penalty Assessment Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#81          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and the Division of State Police to retroactively amend the FFY’12 Emergency Management Grant that reimbursed State Police for the cost of advanced cyber security and incident response training along with equipment for the Risk Assessment & Security Operations Center (originally approved by G&C on 9-18-13, item #66), for the purpose of aligning the approved end date with the completion date of the memorandum of agreement, by revising the end date from May 31, 2014 to September 30, 2014. 

#82          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Newfields, for updating their local hazard mitigation plan, in the total amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 6, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#83          Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to pay FY 2015 annual membership dues to the International Registration Plan Inc., Lake Ridge, VA, for an amount not to exceed $11,600.  Effective October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.