GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 
                                                                                                                                                                                    Cheshire Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Keene, NH 
                                                                                                                                                                                    September 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m. 

 #1            CONSENT CALENDAR - DONATIONS: 

                                                 NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a donation from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the form of payment for travel-related expenses for an NHES employee to attend a conference entitled Meeting the Behavioral Needs of Service Members, Veterans, and their Families through Workforce Development in Baltimore, MD.  The estimated value of the donation if $1,100. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #B.          Authorize to accept the donation of a 1996 Case Loader scoop front end loader, valued at $83,959.42, from the Defense Logistics Agency to be used in the ground and maintenance trades at multiple DOS divisions.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                   New Hampshire Hospital 
                #C.          Authorize to accept donations from April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014 from contributors as detailed in letter dated July 31, 2014, in the amount of $857.99 and deposit into the NH Hospital Resident Benefit Fund. 

                                                 NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #D.          Authorize to accept non-monetary donations totaling $4,681 received during the period of April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014 as a result of contributions as detailed in letter dated July 29, 2014. 

                                                 NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #E.          Authorize to accept monies totaling $14,090.38 received during the period of April 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014, as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions as detailed in letter dated July 29, 2014. 

                                                OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES 
                #F.          Authorize to accept and expend the donation of monies totaling $8,000 during the period of March 1, 2014 through May 31, 2014 as a result of donations received from the NH Charitable Foundation. 

                                                BOARD OF PHARMACY 
                #G.          Authorize James M. Queenan, Compliance Investigator, to attend the National Association of Board of Pharmacy Sterile Compounding Inspection Training to be held September 15-17, 2014 in Northbrook, IL.  (2)Further authorize Mr. Queenan to accept complimentary scholarship including admission to the scheduled forum conference and travel, accommodations not to exceed $1,500.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

                                                BOARD OF PHARMACY 
                #H.          Authorize Margaret Clifford, Chief Compliance Investigator, to attend the 30th Annual Conference of the National Association of State Controlled Substance Authorities to be held October 20-24, 2014 in Savannah, GA.  (2)Further authorize Ms. Clifford to accept complimentary scholarship from NASCSA including admission to the scheduled conference and travel, accommodations not to exceed $1,500.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

 

#2            CONSENT CALENDAR – OUT OF STATE TRAVEL: 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #A.         Authorize the Division of State Polices’ request for four Troopers to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle to attend the 14th Annual Pennsylvania State Police Reconstruction Seminar in State College, PA, from September 22-25, 2014, in the amount of $1,756.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME 
                #B.          Authorize the request for two employees to travel via State vehicle to Clayton, NY, to attend the 2014 Region 5 Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program Coordinators Meeting to become updated in the latest financial and programmatic information regarding federal grants, from September 29, 2014 to October 2, 2014, in the amount of $1,104.   

 

#3            CONSENT CALENDAR – TUITION: 

                                                 NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
                #A.         Authorize to enter James M. Wilson into an educational tuition agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, to participate in the course MGMT 601 Contemporary Management Issues, as well as the course ARTS 515 Introduction to Photography, for the period of September 8, 2014 through December 5, 2014, and to pay said costs in the amount of $2,280.  100% Liquor Funds.   

 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#4            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the County of Merrimack, Boscawen, NH, for the purpose of conducting an expansion study that will benefit the McKenna House, Concord, NH, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective September 3, 2014 through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#5            Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Colebrook, NH, in the amount of $300,000 for the purpose of assisting Tillotson Performance Polymers LLC with the purchase of equipment and for working capital.  Effective September 3, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#6            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Tilton, NH, to conduct an engineering feasibility study of the Windy Hill Cooperative infrastructure, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective September 3, 2014 through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#7            Authorize to award a grant to the County of Grafton, Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $499,934 for the purpose of assisting five organizations to provide microenterprise training and technical assistance activities.  Effective September 3, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#8            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2015 funds to Tina Pillsbury, Psychological Associate I, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $4,251.15 to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2013 & 2014.  100% General Funds.   

#9            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2015 funds to Jena Vincent, Psychological Associate I, Division of Juvenile Justice Services in the amount of $3,133.83 to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2013 & 2014.  100% General Funds.   

#10          Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2015 funds to Lyanne Vigneault, Youth Counselor II, Sununu Youth Services Center, in the amount of $5,034.94 to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2013 & 2014.  100% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Finance 
#11          Authorize the Office of Administration Management Support to enter into a retroactive emergency agreement with Meridian Construction Corporation, Gilford, NH, for securing the Wilkins Building on the campus of the Sununu Youth Services after fire damaged the building, in the amount of $28,401.93.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#12          Authorize to amend an agreement with Magellan Medicaid Administration 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 $52,500 from $16,187,203 to $16,239,703.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  25% General, 75% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#13          Authorize to amend an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-23-14, item #36), for the provision of Shelter Plus Care Program services to homeless individuals and families, by increasing the price by $848 from $266,660 to $267,508.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Family Assistance 
#14          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc, to provide Electronic Benefits Transfer Services, in the amount of $3,319,673.  Effective September 3, 2014 through June 30, 2021.  45% Federal, 55% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#15          Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the Judge Baker Children’s Center, Boston, MA, in the amount of $19,000 for annual membership in the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  43% Federal, 57% General Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#16          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlington, VT, for the provision of clinical equipment repairs and preventative maintenance services, in an amount not to exceed $4,185.  Effective July 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.  5% Other, 669% General, 29% Federal Funds.   

#17          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Norris, Inc., South Portland, ME, to provide Life Safety System Testing and Maintenance Services, in an amount not to exceed $37,594.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  69% General, 31% Federal Funds.    

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#18          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., Boston, MA, for the provision of the operation and maintenance of the Family Planning Data System, in an amount not to exceed $25,162.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 29, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#19          Authorize to exercise part of a renewal option to an agreement with Ludmila Anderson, MD, MPH, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #38), to provide epidemiological and health data analysis expertise for the Oral Health program, by increasing the price by $15,000 from $248,279 to $263,279, and by extending the completion date retroactive to August 31, 2014 through February 28, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH, to assist Critical Access Hospitals to improve quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, in an amount not to exceed $279,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21          Authorize to exercise a two year renewal agreement with Mead Johnson and Company LLC, Evansville, FL (originally approved by G&C on 11-11-11, item #106), to provide rebates on select infant formulas purchased with food instruments issued by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, by increasing the revenue by $9,720,000 from $14,580,000 to $24,300,000, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2014 to September 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, under which the Division of Public Health Services will provide two portable ventilators and necessary accessories valued at $13,980 to enhance respiratory medical capacity in response to a large-scale health emergency, using funding supported by the federal Department of Homeland Security Grant to NH.  Effective upon G&C approval and until it is terminated by one of the parties.  100% Other Funds.   

#23          Authorize to enter into an agreement with CQuest America Inc., Springfield, IL, to provide Operations and Maintenance Services for the NH Women, Infants, and Children Program’s Management Information System, in an amount not to exceed $3,546,542.  Effective retroactive to August 1, 2014 through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24          Authorize to exercise a sole source amendment with the University of NH, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 2-6-13, item #39), to provide Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation, by increasing the price limitation by $480,000 from $359,000 to $839,000, and by extending the completion date retroactively from August 31, 2014 to June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#25          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $20,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 18, 2014 through August 11, 2014. 

#26          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Fay, Spofford & Thorndike LLC, Bedford, NH, for the final design efforts for the rehabilitation of the Red Listed bridges carrying I-93 northbound and southbound over the Winnipesaukee River between the Towns of Northfield and Tilton, for a total amount not to exceed $550,323.89.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to transfer ownership and management of the Gerrish Depot on the Northern Railroad in Boscawen, NH to the Department of Resources and Economic Development at no cost for rehabilitation, historic preservation, and management as a recreational facility.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to pay the Department of Environmental Services Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund $351,895.87 for impacts to the Piscataqua River, North Mill Road, associated tidal wetlands and tidal buffer zones, and an isolated fresh water wetland.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending July 31, 2014. 

#30          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly basis summary of active projects that may require contingency use for a period through July 21, 2014. 

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with L&D Safety Marking Corporation, Barre, VT, for application of grooved retroreflective polyuria (durable) pavement markings along I-03 in Hooksett and Bow, on the basis of a low bid of $319,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 19, 2014.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH (Originally approved by G&C on 7-16-14, item #27), for resurfacing of approximately 32 miles in District II and in Grafton, Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, by increasing the amount by $160,000 from $2,124,495 to $2,284,495.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 3, 2014.  100% Betterment Funds.   

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with B.U.R. Construction LLC, Claremont, NH, for safety improvements and reconstruction of approximately 1,000 feet of NH Route 63 along Spofford Lake in Chesterfield, on the basis of a single bid of $341,978.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $34,197.80 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 12, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Keene, NH, to conduct an airport master plan study at the Dillant-Hopkins Airport in Keene, NH, in the amount of $232,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

#35          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Town of Whitefield, NH, to conduct an airspace obstruction analysis and airport safety improvement study at the Mt. Washington Regional Airport in Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $153,947.37.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  97.44% Federal, 2.56% General Funds.   

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Town of Whitefield, NH, to conduct an airspace obstruction analysis and airport safety improvement study (Phase II) at the Mt. Washington Regional Airport in Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $80,028.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#37          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Avalara Inc., Bainbridge Island, WA (originally approved by G&C on 7-16-08, item #84), on behalf of the Department of Safety (DOS), for the addition of an alternative fuels road toll module to the DOS Road Toll system, by increasing the amount by $75,400 from $2,421,793 to $2,497,193.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) funds: the agency class 027 used by the Department of Safety to reimburse DoIT for this work is 100% Highway Funds.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#38          Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2015, in the amount of $10,850 for continued information, communication, subscription to the weekly NAST news, publications and resources and conference briefing books.  3687% General, 63.13% Other Funds. (College Savings management fee revenues and National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators).   

#39          Authorize to enter into a contract with Innovative Advocate Group Inc., Red Bank, NJ, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from September 3, 2014 to September 2, 2016.  100% Agency Income (Abandoned Property).   

#40          Authorize to enter into a contract with Treasury Services Group LLC, Kansas City, MO, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from September 3, 2014 to September 2, 2016.  100% Agency Income (Abandoned Property).   

#41          Authorize to enter into a contract with Xerox State & Local Solutions Inc., Quincy, MA, for a contingent fee of between 10.25% and 12% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from September 3, 2014 to September 2, 2016.  100% Agency Income (Abandoned Property).   

#42          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $126,101 and the Commissioner of the Treasury to issue checks in the amount of $126,100.31 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#43          Authorize to award a Conservation Number Plate Grant to the Town of Atkinson, for the conservation of town records in the amount of $9,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Other Funds.   

#44          Authorize the NH State Library to retroactively renewal membership with the Council of State Libraries in the Northeast, in the amount of $3,000.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#45          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Partnership Initiative Grant in the amount of $10,000 to Arts Alliance of Northern 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% Federal Funds.   

#46          Authorize the Division of Arts to ward a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $13,000 to the Children’s Museum of 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.   

#47          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $5,200 to Lebanon Opera House to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#48          Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Archaeological Research Center Inc., Farmington, ME, for Archaeological Services, in the amount of $162,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49          Authorize to enter into a contract with GeoInsight Inc., Manchester, NH, for the purpose of Air Emission Inventories, in the amount of $35,464.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#50          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $20,000 for the Growing the Pawtuckaway to Great Bay Greenway, Town of Epping, Rockingham County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#51          Authorize to retroactively amend a grant with the Small and Beginner Farmers of NH, Marlborough, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-18-12, item #35), for the Educational workshop series on the production and marketing of specialty crops project, by extending the completion date to September 30, 2014 from November 30, 2013.  No Additional Funding.   

#52          Authorize the Division of Regulatory Services to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $8,000 from the grant with the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing services to provide cost share assistance to certified organic producers in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds – National Organic Certifiers Cost-Share.   

#53          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Moose Mountain Regional Greenways, Union, NH, in the amount of $20,000 for the Salmon Falls Headwaters Conservation Project, Town of Wakefield, Strafford County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#54          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust, Bethlehem, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for the Johnson Farm and Island Conservation Project, Town of Monroe, Grafton County.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#55          Authorize to exercise a renewal option in a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Health and Human Services (originally approved by G&C on 6-12-12, item #33) to reimburse DHHS, in the amount of $1,000,000 for a portion of the next three-year costs incurred by DHHS in collecting data.  This is in support of the Insurance Department’s premium rate review initiative to evaluate options for improving the health insurance rate review process and transparency related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH.  Effective October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#56          Authorize to hire Sally MacFadden into the position of the Department’s Property and Casualty Actuary (unclassified labor grade HH) at Step 4 ($97,361.61).  Effective September 19, 2014.  Ms. MacFadden currently holds the position of Assisant Actuary at the Insurance Department (unclassified labor grade FF) at the highest step ($87,091.71).  100% Agency Income.   

#57          Authorize to amend on a sole source basis, a contract with MMcLeod Consulting, (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #25A), for the provision of consulting services in connection with the initiative to improve the health insurance premium rate review process and transparency related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH, by extending the end date from September 30, 2014 to September 30, 2015, and by increasing the amount by $51,000 from $257,040 to $308,040 and for additional services.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58          Authorize to amend a contract with Gorman Actuarial LLC, Marlborough, MA (originally approved by G&C on 8-8-14, item #36), to provide technical consulting services in connection with the annual public hearings concerning health insurance premium rates, by extending the end date from September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#59          Authorize to continue three filled positions (9T2573, 9T2621, & 9T2646), as detailed in letter dated August 6, 2014, in a temporary status for one year, with an estimated fiscal impact of $151,697.78.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#60          Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with Johnstone Enterprises LTD d/b/a Granite State Shuttle Services, Dover, NH, for the provision of In-State Courier Services for the Northern NH Correctional Facility, in the amount of $79,170.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#61          Authorize to accept and expend “Impaired Driving Crackdown Project” grant funds in the amount of $24,873 from the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association to develop and implement a program focused on the impaired driving crackdown.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2015.  100% Agency Income.   

#61A      Authorize to retroactively enter Christina M. Demers into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course FIN-500 Financial Management, for the period of September 2, 2014 through November 9, 2014, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#62          Authorize to accept and place on file the reports for transfers of funds for the Bureau of Trails for the quarter ending June 30, 2014.   

#63          Authorize to accept and place on file the reports for transfers of funds for the Division of Parks and Recreation for the quarter ending June 30, 2014.   

#64          Authorize to accept and place on file the reports for transfers of funds for Cannon Mountain Ski area for the quarter ending June 30, 2014.   

#65          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to renew a membership with The Council of State Governments d/b/a Eastern Trade Council, New York, NY, in the amount of $10,000 to provide the Office of International Commerce with regional export trade research and related trade development programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

#66          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Ski Area, to enter into memberships with the companies as detailed in letter dated August 18, 2014, for a total amount of $37,212.74 for the 2014/15 ski season.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Ski Area Fund.   

#67          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $95,500 of Mt. Top Tower Fund prior year unexpended revenue.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income.   

#68          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a contract with Royal Electric Company Inc., Woodsville, NH, for Ernie’s Haus Primary Switch Upgrade at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $58,055.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $2,900 to cover any unforeseen issues that may arise.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2015.  100% Capital Funds.   

#69          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a contract with NH Electric Motors Inc., Laconia, NH, to complete the Aerial Tramway Motor DC Generator reconditioning at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $6,600.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $330 to cover any unforeseen issues that may arise.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 19, 2014.  100% Capital Funds.   

#70          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Royal Electric Company Inc., Woodsville, NH, for the emergency repair and reconstruction of an 800’ electric cable between the Tramway Mountain Station and the Cannon Communications Tower, in the amount of $19,810.  Effective July 18, 2014 through August 22, 2014.  100% Capital Funds.   

#71          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a contract with Royal Electric Company Inc., Woodsville, NH, for the Tramway Electrical Switch Upgrade at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $59,300.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $2,965 to cover any unforeseen issues that may arise.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2015.  100% Capital Funds.   

#72          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a sole source contract with North Country Golf Car LLC, Bow, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #117, in the amount of $122,520), by increasing the number of golf car and utility vehicle rentals by 2 from 20 to 22 for this season and to allow for adjustments of the quantity rented over the remaining term of the contract to best suit the needs of the State Park System.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Park Account Funds.   

#73          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Laplante Builders Inc., Bow, NH, for renovation of the shower wing of toilet building #2 at Lafayette Place Campground, in the amount of $195,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2015.  100% Capital Funds.   

#74          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Property Logistics Inc., Hollis, NH, for renovation of the shower wing of toilet building #3 at Bear Brook State Park, in the amount of $121,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 25, 2014.  100% Capital Funds.   

#75          Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to make a sole source retroactive payment to Christopher A. Burke, Gilford, NH, in the amount of $5,940 for additional restoration work on the Stone Fire Tower at Weeks Estate Historic Site per invoice dated November 30, 2013.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income).   

#76          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Independent Archaeological Consulting LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for the research and preparation of a Phase 1B Archeological Sensitivity Assessment for the grounds around former McKim-Gage House and Marvin Straw Estate located at Odiorne Point State Park, in the amount of $5,515.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Conservation Plate Funds (Agency Income).   

#77          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Hartgen Archeological Associates Inc., Rensselaer, NY, for the research and preparation of a Phase 1 Archeological Sensitivity Assessment for the grounds around a building referred to as the “Sunapee Schoolhouse” located at Sunapee State Park, in the amount of $4,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2014.  100% Conservation Plate Funds (Agency Income).   

#77A      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a contract with Royal Electric Company Inc., Woodsville, NH, for the Snowbase Pumphouse Electrical Upgrade at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $98,879.53.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $4,945 to cover any unforeseen issues that may arise.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2015.  100% Capital Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#78          Authorize to enter into a contract with Rowell’s Sewer and Drain LLC, Franklin, NH, for vault toilet pump-out services at thirteen boat access sites across NH in the amount of $10,325.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Other (Statewide Public Boat Access Funds).   

#79          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Russell Animal Hospital for the purpose of surgically implanting radio-transmitters into state-listed snakes for a total of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  65% Federal, 35% Conservation License Plate Funds.   

#80          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, for the continuation of an urban wildlife education outreach effort from Amoskeag Fish ways, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds (Conservation License Plate).   

#81          Authorize to enter into a contract with Special Events of New England, Manchester, NH, to provide installation and removal of two tents, 40 tables and 40 chairs, not to exceed $2,795.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other (Wildlife Heritage Foundation) Funds.   

#82          Authorize to enter into a contract with Blaktop Inc., West Lebanon, NH, for the Paving at Stinson Lake, Rumney, NH, in the amount of $5,690.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Other (Statewide Public Boat Access Funds).   

#83          Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, under the terms and conditions of the Master Agreement for Cooperative Projects between the State of NH and the University System of NH, for a total of $58,831.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  85% Federal, 15% Conservation License Plate Funds.   

#84          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Barrington, NH, in the amount of $40,000 to purchase approximately 300 acres, with 11,868 feet (2.24 miles) of frontage on the Isinglass River in Barrington, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other (Fisheries Habitat Funds).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#85          Authorize to accept and expend $79,284 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for implementation of the 2014 Project Special Merit: Soak Up the Rain Great Bay.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#86          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Green Mountain Conservation Group, Effingham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-20-13, item #62), for the Ossipee Lake Watershed Management Plan Phase 1: A Watershed Plan for Danforth Pond and the Lower Bays of Ossipee Lake project by: a) increasing the grant by $2,000 from $65,000 to $67,000; b) increasing the match requirement by $1,334, from $43,355 to $44,689; and c) including additional work in Task 30 of the Scope of Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#87          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Environmental Sampling Technologies d/b/a EST Associates Inc., Needham, MA, for flow metering services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, in the amount of $115,100.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $89,900 for payment of additional necessary and optional services that may be required.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#88          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #59), to complete the Upgrade of Community Hazard Mitigation Plans project, by extending the completion date to September 17, 2015 from September 18, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other (Interagency Federal Pass-Thru) Funds.   (2)Further 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 extending the completion date to September 17, 2015 from September 18, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other (Interagency Federal Pass-Thru) Funds.   (3)Further authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Central NH Planning Commission, (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #59), to complete the Upgrade of Community Hazard Mitigation Plans project, by extending the completion date to September 17, 2015 from September 18, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other (Interagency Federal Pass-Thru) Funds.   (4)Further authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Southern NH Planning Commission, (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #59), to complete the Upgrade of Community Hazard Mitigation Plans project, by extending the completion date to September 17, 2015 from September 18, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other (Interagency Federal Pass-Thru) Funds.   (5)Further authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #59), to complete the Upgrade of Community Hazard Mitigation Plans project, by extending the completion date to September 17, 2015 from September 18, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other (Interagency Federal Pass-Thru) Funds.   

#89          Authorize to amend a retroactive sole source contract with the City of Franklin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-17-06, item #70), for residual (grit) disposal services, by increasing the amount by $23,000 from $26,900 to $51,900.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2018.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#90          Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the City of Dover, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#91          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Goodhue & Hawkins Navy Yard LLC, Wolfeboro, NH, to complete the installation for an existing pumpout station and to pay for seasonal operation and maintenance costs, in an amount not to exceed $13,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#92          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Strafford Rivers Conservancy, in the amount of $75,000 to acquire a conservation easement on a parcel of land totaling 82 acres in Farmington.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#93          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-4-13, item #78), to finance water system improvements, by increasing the amount by $250,000 from $1,820,000 to $2,070,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#94          Authorize a loan agreement with the Emerald Lake Village District, Hillsborough, NH, in the amount not to exceed $600,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#95          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the City of Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-12-14, item #33), to finance water system improvements, by increasing the amount by $5,000,000 from $4,000,000 to $9,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#96          Authorize a loan agreement with the North Conway Water Precinct, North Conway, NH, in the amount not to exceed $797,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#96A      Authorize to make a retroactive unencumbered payment to R.D. Edmunds & Sons Inc., in the amount of $15,110.70 for emergency work undertaken on August 2-4, 2014 to repair the state-owned 10-inch sewer interceptor adjacent to Bay Road in Sanbornton, NH.  100% WRBP Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#97          Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to pay the annual membership fee to the Southern Regional Education Board for Technology Centers That Work, in the amount not to exceed $4,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 4, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#98          Authorize to enter into a contract with Kathleen Holt Consulting, Goffstown, NH, as a Regional Master Educational Surrogate Parent, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#99          Authorize the petition of The Ledges at Newfound Lake Condominium Association located on Newfound Lake in Alexandria, NH, for repositioning of an existing Congregate Mooring Field. 

#100        Authorize the Division of Administration to retroactively pay the employees as detailed in letter dated August 19, 2014, a total of $38,910.61 for various payroll payments owed from SFY 2013 and SFY 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  4% Turnpike, 22% Highway, 60% Revolving, 14% Agency Income Funds.   

#101        Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to pay sole source, for National Motor Vehicle Title Information System annual service and support, to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, Arlington, NA, in an amount not to exceed $136,135.  Effective October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.   

#102        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the Southern NH Planning Commission, (originally approved by G&C on 2-8-12, item #70), to complete the hazard mitigation plans for the Towns of Hooksett, Raymond and Bedford, by extending the completion date from September 18, 2014 until September 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#103        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Gilford (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #96), for upgrades to the community’s Emergency Operations Center to include security enhancements, communication equipment and the installation of an emergency generator, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2014 to September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#104        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend the grant agreement with the Town of Freedom (originally approved by G&C on 2-22-12, item #71), for the local hazard mitigation plan project, by extending the completion date from September 18, 2014 to September 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#105        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend the grant agreement with the Town of Waterville Valley (originally approved by G&C on 4-18-12, item #126), for the local hazard mitigation plan project, by extending the completion date from September 18, 2014 to September 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#106        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, (originally approved by G&C on 1-25-12, item #86), to complete the hazard mitigation plans for the Town of Madbury, by extending the completion date from September 18, 2014 until September 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#107        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend the grant agreement with the Town of Dorchester (originally approved by G&C on 4-23-14, item #84), for the local hazard mitigation plan project, by extending the completion date from September 18, 2014 to September 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#108        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend the grant agreement with the Town of Madison (originally approved by G&C on 4-18-12, item #122), for the local hazard mitigation plan project, by extending the completion date from September 18, 2014 to September 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#109        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Environmental Services (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #108), to complete the Fluvial Erosion Hazard study for the communities within the Merrimack River and Sugar River watersheds and integrate the studies within the local hazard mitigation plans, by extending the completion date from September 18, 2014 to September 17, 2015, and will also change the number of years that the Grantee is required to maintain financial records from four years to seven years.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#110        Authorize the Division of Administration to enter into a sole source contract with Computerized Fleet Analysis d/b/a CFA Software, Addison, IL, for the purpose of training warehouse personnel on the use of inventory and automotive software, in the amount of $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 26, 2014.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#111        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Ossipee, for a total amount of $5,000 for updating their local hazard mitigation plan.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#112        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Troy, for a total amount of $100,074 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 27, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#113        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Danville, for a total amount of $26,893 for upgrades to the community’s emergency shelter and back-up Emergency Operations Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#114        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, for a total amount of $6,000 to provide technical assistance to the Town of Bristol for updating their local hazard mitigation plan.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#115        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Southern NH Planning Commission, for a total amount of $10,000 to provide technical assistance to the Town of Londonderry for updating their local hazard mitigation plan.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#116        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Easton, for the total amount of $6,000 for updating their local hazard mitigation plan.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#117        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Marlow, for a total amount of $123,093.75 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#118        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Orford, for the total amount of $6,000 for updating their local hazard mitigation plan.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#119        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a contract with the Emergency Communications Network LLC, Ormond Beach, FL, to implement a hosted web-based cellular phone notification system and associated services to alert and warn the public of any impending dangers, in the amount of $185,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#120        Authorize to appoint Christopher G. Aslin as an Attorney at a salary of $66,000.  Effective September 12, 2014. 

#121        Authorize to appoint Michelle Heaton as an Attorney at a salary of $58,000.  Effective September 5, 2014. 

#122        Authorize to reappoint Brian Buonamano as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $62,750.  Effective September 5, 2014 to July 31, 2018. 

#123        Authorize to reappoint Patrick J. Queenan as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $65,250.  Effective September 5, 2014 to June 30, 2019. 

#124        Authorize the nomination of Diana Fenton, to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission.  Effective upon G&C approval for a period of three years. 

#125        Authorize to amend two sub grants to the NH Department of Safety (originally approved by G&C on 10-16-13, item #36), for sex offender unit staffing from the FFY 2012 Byrne JAG SORNA Grant Program, by extending the end date from September 30, 2014 to July 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sub grant with the NH Department of Safety in the amount of $62,744 for sex offender unit staffing from the Supplemental FFY 2012 Byrne JAG SORNA Grant Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#126        Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Debora B. Pignatelli with regard to a certain project in participation with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism d/b/a Keystone Hall of Nashua, NH. 

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

#128        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2015 funds to Douglas Burnham in the Bureau of Facilities and Asset Management in the amount of $1,223.04 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014 for the period of December 28, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Transfer Funds.   

#129        Authorize to enter into a contract with Direct Energy Business Marketing LLC, Woodbridge, NJ, for the provision of enrolling the state in an electric demand response program to evaluate energy curtailment and emergency generation capabilities with 15% of the proceeds, estimated amount of $35,300 of New England Independent System Operator payment to fund the contract over a five year period.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#130        Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Rockwell Roofing Inc., Leominster, MA, for the roof replacement projects – Concord District Court, NH Records & Archives Building and NH State House Annex, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $704,500.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $75,000 for unanticipated cap flashing replacement and masonry repairs on the NH State House Annex, bringing the total to $779,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 7, 2014.  100% Operating – General Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $540 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $780,040.  100% Transfer Funds (from other agencies).   

#131        Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Martini Northern, Portsmouth, NH, to install a generator for standby power at both the Concord DMV-Hayes Building, Concord, NH, and DMV, Dover, NH, as well as a sidewalk at the Concord DMV, for a total price not to exceed $450,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $25,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $475,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 30, 2015.  98% Capital – Highway, 2% Other (Transfer) Funds.  

#132        Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Coreno Construction Co., Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the Cooling Tower and Roof Replacement at the Rockingham County Courthouse in Brentwood, NH, for a total price not to exceed $805,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2015.  88% Capital-General, 12% Operating-General Funds.   

#133        Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corp., Milford, NH, for the Center Strafford Dining Facility Renovations, Center Strafford, for a total price not to exceed $784,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for unanticipated structural expenses and owner initiated changes, bringing the total to $814,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $32,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $846,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 17, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#134        Authorize, at the request of the Governor and Executive Council, that Section I of Chapter MOP 150 (“Governor and Executive Council Actions”) be revised to reflect certain changes to the Manual’s provisions describing the Governor and Council’s “consent calendar” process.  Effective upon G&C approval.