GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 
                                                                                                                                                                                                    State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
                                                                                                                                                                                                    October 15, 2014, 10:00 a.m. 

  

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 
 

#1            MOP 150, I, B (1): Expenditure Approvals 

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
                #A.         Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to advance funds in cash to two employees to cover expenses for attendance at the Northeast Regional State Historic Preservation Meeting, Wilmington, DE, for the period of October 27-29, 2014, for a total cost not to exceed $983.38.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
               #B.          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to advance funds in cash to a Community Recreation staff member to attend the National Association of State Park Volunteer Coordinators Conference being held in Lawrence, KS, during the period of October 20-23, 2014, for a total advance of $750.  100% Park Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
                #C.          Authorize to enter Christina M. Demers into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled Managerial Economics, for the period of November 17, 2014 through February 1, 2015, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                                 INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize to enter Patricia Gosselin into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, to participate in the course entitled Intergovernmental Relations, for the period of November 17, 2014 through February 1, 2015, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% Insurance Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #E.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $45,085 and the Commissioner of the Treasury to issue checks in the amount of $45,084.14 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Office of Business Operations 
                #F.          Authorize to make an unencumbered payment for annual membership dues to the New England States Consortium Systems Organization, Shrewsbury, MA, in the amount of $28,500 for the period of January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

 


#2            MOP 150, I, B (2): Approval of Acceptances
 

                                                 BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGISTS 
               #A.         Authorize to accept a donation from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards in the form of payment for all travel related expenses for the Administrator and $1,000 in Jurisdictional Financial Assistance to offset any travel expenses for one Board Member to attend the ASPPB 54th Annual Meeting to be held October 22-26, 2014 in Rancho Mirage, CA, with an estimated value of $5,000.   


 

#3            MOP 150, I, B (3): Reports and Findings 

                                                 STATE TREASURY 
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 2014. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
               #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Division of Personnel’s 63rd Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2013. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
               #C.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
               #D.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Christopher Sununu with regard to a certain project in participation with Southern District YMCA/Camp Lincoln Inc., of Kingston and Exeter, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #E.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending August 31, 2014. 

 

#4            MOP 150, I, B (4): Nominations, Confirmations and Appointments 

                                                ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Barry W. Groton of the Virginia Army National Guard, Charlestown, NH, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel James P. Ryan, Stratham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Jillian M. Murray-Duchesne, Salisbury, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Keith R. Anderson, Manchester, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the confirmation of Christopher P. Thompson, Nottingham, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #F.          Authorize to designate Heather Flanner as an Assistant Attorney at a salary of $63,000, for a period of October 20, 2014 to November 30, 2015. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #G.          Authorize to reappoint Jane E. Young as an Associate Attorney General at a salary of $100,500 for a term effective November 10, 2014 through November 10, 2019. 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management 
#5            Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive amendment to the existing lease with The Maestro Fund III-Bel Canto LLC, Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-5-04, item #51B), for the Manchester District Office space, by increasing the price in the amount of $367,506.96 to $6,825,470.28 from $6,457,963.32, and by extending the term to March 14, 2015.  Effective September 15, 2014.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#5A        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Manatt Phelps and Phillips LLP, New York, NY (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-14, item #27A), to provide additional professional services to assist the Department’s implementation of two critical components of the NH Health Protection Program: (i) the mandatory Health Insurance Premium Program and (ii) the Premium Assistance Program.  This amendment also seeks funding to support an amendment to the Department’s Section 1115 Medicaid Transformation waiver now pending at the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, by increasing the price by $580,000 from $1,675,000 to $2,255,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of March 31, 2015.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                                Office of Minority Health & Refugee Affairs 
#6            Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 29, 2014, to provide social services that lead directly to self-sufficiency for refugees in an amount not to exceed $660,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#7            Authorize to pay the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, Washington, DC, $5,040 for the annual membership dues.  Effective October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds.   

#8            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, for improving the use of excessive heat notification from the National Weather Service and for building capacity for assessing the impact of extreme precipitation events on water supplies, in an amount not to exceed $71,097.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#9            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with PL Medical Co LLC, Bloomfield, CT, to provide repair and service of a Panasonic Thermoluminescent Dosimeter Reader used in the NH Public Health Laboratories, in an amount not to exceed $42,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through a period of 36 months, with the option to extend for three additional years.  100% Other Funds.   

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health 
#10          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Millennium Integrated Marketing, Manchester, NH, for communication and outreach activities related to the “No Wrong Door” single entry process for Medicaid community long term services and supports options in an amount not to exceed $681,140.93.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#11          Authorize to accept and expend $36,152 in additional trust fund proceeds for the purpose of increasing support of indigent patients and promotion of nursing education.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.   

#12          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with Sodexo Operations LLC, Gaithersburg, MD, to provide for the purchase of food, food related products, and equipment for NH Hospital’s food and nutrition and environmental services departments in an amount not to exceed $524,903.  Effective July 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.  29.2% Federal, 4.5% Other, 66.3% General Funds.  

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#13          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $99,400 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List of amounts greater than $5,000 for the period of September 10-22, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#14          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to transfer control and maintenance responsibility of State owned land with improvements consisting of 6.7 +/- acres located in the Town of Conway to the NH Fish and Game Department.  (2)Further authorize to accept control and maintenance of a parcel of State owned land with improvements consisting of 6.7 +/- acres located in the Town of Conway from the NH Department of Transportation, to the Fish and Game Department at no cost.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#15          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $7,300 as documented in the Damage Awards List for Amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 26, 2014 through September 15, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds.   

#16          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way and the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to pay property owners $18,000 as documented in the Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 26, 2014 through September 10, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds.   

#17          Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with AMEC Environment & Infrastructure Inc., Beltsville, MD and Alpharetta, GA, to develop a Statewide Transportation Asset Management Plan and related training, for a total not to exceed $389,634.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Material & Research to amend a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the UNH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-11-10, item #65), for research related to the evaluation of plant-produced, high-percentage recycled asphalt pavement mixtures in the Northeast, by increasing the total by $65,000 from $796,706, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2014 through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#19          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #196), for pavement rehabilitation of approximately 3 miles of US Route 3 in the Town of Pittsburg, by increasing the amount by $160,000 from $2,943,151.98 to $3,103,151.98, and by extending the completion date from October 17, 2014 through May 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into an agreement with ExeVision Inc., Orem, UT, for replacing and upgrading the Department’s computer software based Project Development and Construction Management Systems, for an amount not to exceed $3,260,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% State Bonded Capital Funds – Highway.   

#21          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Laconia Airport Authority to install a Precision Approach Path Indicator and to upgrade the electrical vault at the Laconia Municipal Airport, in the amount of $155,611.07.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  94.74% Federal, 5.26% General Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#22          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Derry, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support replacement of the co-op’s drinking water system at the Centennial Estates Cooperative manufactured housing park.  Effective October 15, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Errol, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to upgrade the Town’s water system.  Effective October 15, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#24          Authorize to amend item #5, previously approved by G&C on May 8, 2014, by reallocating ARRA-Retrofit Ramp Up Program funding between expenditure classes in the amount of $42,331.96.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#25          Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source contract with the Community Development Finance Authority, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-14-10, item #9), for the ARRA-Retrofit Ramp Up Program, by increasing the amount not to exceed $80,753.15 from $8,647,899 to $8,728,652.15 and by extending the contract from September 30, 2013 to December 31, 2014.  100% Federal ARRA Funds.   

#26          Authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $99,000 from the US Department of Energy for the State Energy Programs formula grant.  Effective October 15, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Inc., Berlin, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amounts of $107,100.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $19,278.  Effective October 15, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amounts of $68,350.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $12,303.  Effective October 15, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amounts of $84,350.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $15,183.  Effective October 15, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amounts of $48,900.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $8,802.  Effective October 15, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amounts of $191,300.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $34,434.  Effective October 15, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#32          Authorize to pay retroactive membership fees to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $8,000 to provide technical professional networking and resources to the State of NH Chief Information Officer.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds (The Agency class 027 used to reimburse DoIT is 36.11% General Funds).   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 
#33          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Donna D. Woodfin, Concord, NH, to conduct data collection, analysis and reporting, utilizing federal-mandated outcome measures, in the amount of $20,000 per year.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#34          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Northeast Archaeological Research Center Inc., Farmington, ME, for an annual review of the NH Army National Guard Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan and development of a draft Memorandum of Understanding, in the amount of $7,751.96.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#35          Authorize to hire Alain Couture as the Health Reform Coordinator, unclassified, grade EE, maximum $81,435.  Effective October 31, 2014.  100% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#36          Authorize a retroactive annual step increase for Christopher Kench, Director of Security & Training, Concord, NH, in the amount of $4,644.33 to a new annual salary of $89,389.99 from $84,745.66.  Effective September 11, 2014.   

#37          Authorize a retroactive annual step increase for Colon Forbes, Director of Professional Standards, Concord, NH, in the amount of $4,297.19 to a new annual salary of $87,091.72 from $82,794.53.  Effective October 9, 2014.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#37A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Commercial Trailer Leasing Inc., North Bergen, NH, to provide full coverage graphics on eleven tractor trailers, in an amount not to exceed $53,482.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 
#38          Authorize to accept and expend federal revenues, received from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in the amount of $1,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#39          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated September 30, 2014, in the total amount of $95,347.31 for their 2014-2015 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#40          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Alexej Siren for the purpose of monitoring snowshoe hare, for a total of $21,646.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  75% Federal, 25% Conservation License Plate Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#41          Authorize to accept and expend $270,270 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to complete tasks for coastal zone management.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#42          Authorize to retroactively pay 2015 membership dues to the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, Washington, DC, in the amount of $5,500.  Effective October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  82% Federal (CERCLA & Brownfields), 18% Oil Pollution Control Funds.   

#43          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to complete the Implementation of Water Quality Improvement Tasks in Lamprey River and Piscassic River Watersheds in Epping, NH Project, in the amount of $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#44          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with Exeter River Landing Inc., Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-12-14, item #33), to finance water system improvements, by increasing the loan amount by $22,388 from $361,000 to $383,388.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.  

#45          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Busby Construction Co., Inc., Atkinson, NH, for construction of the Maiden Lady Cove Force Main and Gabion Wall Repair, in the amount of $289,655.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $28,965.50 to cover unforeseen work that may occur during construction.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#46          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, in the amount of $361,600 to acquire a conservation easement on a parcel of land totaling 488 acres in Barnstead, Pittsfield, and Strafford.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#47          Authorize to enter into a sole source grant agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, in the amount of $15,074, to provide Wetlands Assessment Training to wetland professionals and the public.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Brown and Caldwell, Andover, MA, for consulting support services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, in the amount of $33,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#49          Authorize Stuart P. Denton’s request to perform work on Squam Lake in Moultonborough. 

#50          Authorize Douglas Ladebouche’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#51          Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with the Brain Injury Association of NH, Concord, NH, to provide independent living services, in an amount not to exceed $68,862.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#52          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay annual membership dues in the amount of $6,000 to the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Inc., Lexington, KY.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#53          Authorize to enter into an agreement with ADR small Engine Repair LLC, Concord, NH, to provide maintenance and repair services for equipment used during training, in an amount not to exceed $42,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#54          Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles’ request for a waiver regarding its use of the standard identification markings for the purpose of utilizing a more easily identifiable non-standard logo.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#55          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Stratford (originally approved by G&C on 5-11-11, item #61), by extending the end date from October 6, 2013 to October 6, 2014.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

#56          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively amend item #58, originally approved by G&C on July 2, 2014, for the purpose of reallocating federal funds from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration entitled Border Enforcement Grant Program to ensure that motor carriers and drivers operating commercial motor vehicles entering the US from a foreign country are in compliance with US CMV safety standards and regulations.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.   

#57          Authorize the Division of State Police to approve the permit application of Woodwinds Hill Beach Association located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH, for a congregate mooring field of 7 moorings total (4 h are currently established plus 3 additional). 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#58          Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into a contract with WEX Bank, Midvale, UT, for the administration of a fuel card program for the purchase and financial processing of State fuel card purchases for an amount of $150,000 annually, and a total cost not to exceed $450,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2018, with the option to renew, but not to exceed five years.   

#59          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to amend a contract with The Rowley Agency Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-4-13, item #27), to address an increase in required liability and physical damage insurance coverage pertaining to leased equipment, and an increase in agencies opting to purchase physical damage coverage for newer vehicles, by increase the amount by $97,850 from $2,552,290 to $2,650,140.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016, with the option to renew for two additional one-year terms.  100% Agency Funds.   

#60          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with Application Software Inc., d/b/a ASIFlex, Columbia, MO, to administer the Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements programs for state employees, in the amount not to exceed $635,000.  Effective January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2017, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  59% General, 11% Federal, 2% Enterprise, 7% Highway, 1% Turnpike, 20% Other Funds.   

#61          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corp., Gilford, NH, for Main Building Window Replacement and Asbestos-Containing & Lead Based Paint Removal, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $999,400.  100% Capital-General Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $21,000 for payment 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 $1,020,400.  100% Capital-General Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $1,824 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,022,224.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 29, 2015.  38% Federal, 62% Transfer Funds.   

#62          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract Gerard A. Laflamme Inc., Londonderry, NH, for the Manchester Circuit Court Generator, Manchester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $409,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 4, 2015.  97.5% Capital – General, 4.3% Other (Facilities Escrow Account) Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $600 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $409,600.  100% Other Funds (Facilities Escrow Account).   

#63          Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a Use of Premises Agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH, for leasing of state owned property located in the 8th Circuit Court – District Division – Jaffrey, in an amount not to exceed $11,952.  Effective November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#64          Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to retroactively amend the Use of Premises Agreement with the County of Hillsborough, Goffstown, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-28-11, item #25), for leasing the state owned property located in the Hillsborough County Superior Courthouse, Manchester, NH, by increasing the rental income by $392,043.36, from $345,248 to $737,291.36, and to extend the expiration date from September 30, 2014 to December 31, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#65          Authorize to retroactively exercise the second of two options to extend the State’s contract with Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc., d/b/a FairPoint Long Distance – NNE, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 8-8-12, item #21), for the provision of interstate long distance telephone services, by increasing the price by $55,000 from $125,000 to $180,000, and by extending the end date from October 7, 2014 to October 7, 2015.   

#66          Authorize to make five retroactive one-time payments from State Fiscal Year 2015 funds to the employees as detailed in letter dated September 30, 2014, in the amount of $8,078.83 for prior year payments with current SFY funds to compensate the employees for wages that were not paid for SFY 2013 and 2014.  100% General Funds.   

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

 

TABLED ITEMS 

 

                                 BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY (Tabled at the 9/17/14 G&C Meeting) 
#6            TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Van Ostern, seconded by Councilor Sununu, and with Councilor Pignatelli recusing herself, voted to table the request to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing and refinancing of industrial water facilities by the Business Finance Authority for Pennichuck Water Works, Inc. at various locations within the State of New Hampshire.  Action will Authorized a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

 

CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at the 8/5/14 G&C Meeting) 
The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pappas, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to table the following:   

Director of the Division of Marketing, Merchandising, and Warehousing for the Liquor Commission - RSA 176:8  
Richard Gerrish, Weare                                                                                                       Effective: Upon Confirmation  
Vacancy (new appointment per RSA 176:8)                                                                      Term: August 5, 2018  
Salary: Grade GG; Step 4- $87,422.97