GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                November 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m. 

  

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

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

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #A.         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $74,132 and the Commissioner of the Treasury to issue checks in the amount of $74,131.82 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to expend $8,800 for membership dues in the National Association of State Foresters.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.   



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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #A.         Authorize to accept non-monetary donations totaling $17,916 received during the period of July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014, as a result of contributions.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #B.          Authorize to accept monies totaling $8,602.76 received during the period of July 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014, as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. 

 

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

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for calendar year ending December 31, 2013. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Trevyr C. DuPont, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.   

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Derek S. Brindisi, Worcester, MA, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #C.          Authorize a salary increase for Laura E. Lombardi, Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Bureau, of $7,000 from a salary level of $78,000 to a salary of $85,000.  Effective November 14, 2014 through July 31, 2018.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #D.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s petition for a hearing on the proposed improvements to NH Route 9 in the Towns of Roxbury and Sullivan, and to appoint a commission to hold a hearing, and, if the necessity is found, to layout the new highway at this location, with a suggested budget of $1929.20. 

 

#5            MOP 150, I, B (5): Other Items 

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to amend a contract with Helms and Company Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-16-14, item #46), for consulting services in connection with the initiative to improve and expend the information available on the HealthCost website, www.nhhealthcost.org for consumers and employers related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH, by extending the end date from December 31, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend an agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., Boston, MA (originally approved by G&C on 10-17-12, item #89), for the preliminary design for the replacement of the Red List bridge carrying NH Route 1B over Little Harbor between the Towns of New Castle and Rye, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  No Additional Funding.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#6            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to Catherine Cormier, Administrator I, Office of the Commissioner, in the amount of $1,489.88 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  62% General, 38% Federal Funds.   

#7            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to Michael Cassidy, Youth Counselor II, Division of Juvenile Justice Services, in the amount of $952.51 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  100% General Funds.   

#8            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to Debora Barton, Utilization Review Coordinator, NH Hospital, in the amount of $1,318.73 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds.   

#9            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to Charles Metcalf, Supervisor IV, Division of Public Health, in the amount of $1,482.80 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  100% Other Funds (Restaurant and Beverage License Fees).   

#10          Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to Ann Driscoll, Administrator II, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services, in the amount of $971.25 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

#11          Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to John Williams, Director of Administration, Commissioner’s Office, in the amount of $2,731.72 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  63% General, 37% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Business Operations 
#12          Authorize to make an unencumbered payment to Federal Funds Information for States, Washington, DC, in the amount of $11,525 of the annual fee of $12,550 to obtain access to the statewide subscription.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#13          Authorize to exercise a renewal option and enter into an amendment to an existing agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-13, item #57), for the provision of an educational and training partnership that provides training and education opportunities to resource families, residential care providers, certain post-adoptive families and Division for Children, Youth and Families staff, by increasing the price by $1,355,280 from $862,000 to $2,217,280, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2014 to June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#14          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Early Learning NH, Concord, NH, to provide oversight, management, administrative and project support to NH’s Early Childhood Advisory Council now known as Spark NH, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services  
#15          Authorize to accept and expend Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act federal funds from the Administration for Community Living in the amount of $96,066.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#16          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $11,100 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 7-20, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#17          Authorize the Project Development Division to establish various non-budgeted classes in various accounting units and to transfer $326,000 between various accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to transfer $1,231,000 from Highway Surplus to fund the acquisition and outfitting of equipment to provide winter and summer maintenance for the expanded portion of I-93 that will be open to traffic in the fall of 2015.  (2)Further authorize to increase the size of the fleet by 9 new trucks and 7 material spreaders as a result of the expanded I-93 road lanes and the need to provide winter and summer maintenance for the expanded portion of I-93 that will be open to traffic in the fall of 2015.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#19          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to pay the Department of Environmental Services Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund $31,900 for impacts to the Taylor River.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Capital Well Company Inc., Dunbarton, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Patrol Shed 101, 1055 South Main Street, Pittsburg, NH, in the amount of $19,525.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 24, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.   

#21          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an Operating Agreement with Conway Scenic Railroad Co., North Conway, NH, to provide tourist excursion train service between Conway and Whitefield.  Effective January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2024, with the option to renew for an additional 10-year period.  100% Agency Income.   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to exercise the motor service patrol expansion option allowed of the contract with Travelers Marketing LLC, Wellesley, MA (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #164), for expanding sponsorship of the Bureau of Turnpikes Motor Service Patrol along the F.E. Everett Turnpike, by increasing the amount by $36,000 from $227,790 to $263,790.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Sponsorship Fees from Travelers Marketing LLC, in the amount of $36,000 for sponsorship of the Bureau of Turnpikes Expanded Motor Service Patrol along the F.E. Everett Turnpike.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – Sponsorship Fees.   

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

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with New England Signal Systems Inc., Northwood, NH, for replacing outdated pedestrian signal heads with pedestrian countdown signal heads Statewide, on the basis of a low bid of $318,616.79.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $22,303.18 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#25          Authorize to award an emergency grant to the County of Grafton, Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $170,000 to perform emergency sprinkler system repairs at the Plymouth Regional Senior Center in Plymouth.  Effective November 12, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#26          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH, to support and promote installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure and idling reduction technologies in state and municipal vehicles, in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds (State Energy Program).   

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY 
#26A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Appriss Inc., Louisville, KY, to manage and administer MAP-21 405 c funds for a Traffic Records Program, in the amount of $90,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#27          Authorize to budget and expend prior year balance forward funds in the amount of $308,923 in the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program for expenses related to the care and custody of criminal offenders in the NH Corrections system.  (2)Further authorize to establish one part-time temporary Administrator IV position, Labor Grade 33.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#28          Authorize to enter into a six-month holder over amendment with P. and D. Zimmerman Family Limited Partnership, Wolfeboro Falls, NH, for the continued provision of probation/parole district office space, by increasing the amount by $4,167.36 from $40,071.12 to $44,238.48.  Effective December 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015.  100% General Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT  
#29          Authorize to amend on a sole source basis a contract with MMcLeod Consulting (originally approved by G&C on 2-12-14, item #22), for the provision of consulting services in connection with the initiative to improve health insurance premium rate review process and transparency related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH, by increasing the amount by $120,000 from $169,920 to $289,920, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2015 to September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30          Authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $398,777 for FY 2015 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, for the purpose of improving the rate review process.  (2)Further authorize to establish a Class 046 (Consultants) to enter into contracts for consulting services with various vendors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

                                LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#31          Authorize to accept and expend funds entitled “NH Liquor Commission Preliminary Breath Testing Device” totaling $96,645.78 from the NH Highway Safety Agency through the National Highway Traffic Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income (Highway Safety).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#32          Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a sole source contract with NH Department of Education, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-11, item #44), for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act Youth services, by increasing the amount from $7,072,606 to $7,306,779, an increase of $234,173.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funding.   

#33          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to exercise a retroactive contract renewal option with Boston Culinary Group Inc., d/b/a Centerplate of Stamford, CT, (originally approved by G&C on 10-21-05, item #113), for the operation of food concession services at Cannon Mountain Ski Area and the Flume Gorge Visitors’ Center.  Effective November 1, 2014 through October 31, 2017.   

#34          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a contract with EJ Prescott Inc., Gardiner, ME, for the labor and materials required to perform the Peabody Well House Tank Resurfacing at Cannon Mountain Ski Area, in the amount of $24,500.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,225 to cover any unforeseen issues that may arise.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2015.  100% Capital Funds.   

#35          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a contract with Gray & Pape Inc., Providence, RI, for the research and preparation of a Cultural Landscape Report for Livermore Falls State Forest, in the amount of $36,923.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Agency Income.   

#36          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a sole source amendment to the Master Lease Equipment agreement with International Financial Services Corporation, Libertyville, IL (originally approved by G&C on 12-9-09, item #46), for a 4-year lease period for one new Bison Snow Groomer, in the amount of $272,228.  Effective December 1, 2014 through May 1, 2018.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to the Master Lease Equipment agreement with International Financial Services Corporation, Libertyville, IL (originally approved by G&C on 11-17-10, item #101), for a 4-year lease period for one Prinoth Trooper, in the amount of $43,598.  Effective December 1, 2014 through December 1, 2017.  (3)Further authorize to purchase sole source the Prinoth Trooper in the amount of $1 at the completion of the lease extension on December 1, 2017.  100% Ski Area Fund.   

#37          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Historic Sites to accept monetary and in-kind donations totaling $12,631.50 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 amend a sole source payment to Swenson Granite Works, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7-16-14, item #52), to manufacture two additional granite benches for the Smith Memorial at Ragged Neck, by increasing the amount by $618.69 from $24,710.50 to $25,329.19.  100% Capital Funds (Match of State/Private Local Funds).   

#38          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to enter into a sole source contract with the Granite State District Export Council, North Hampton, NH, to provide financial administration, oversight, and reporting services in compliance with the State Trade and Export Promotion Grant 3 awarded by the US Small Business Administration, in the amount of $151,930.  (2)Further authorize to make an initial disbursement in the amoutnof $75,000 for startup of the Export Expansion Fund, a portion of the Dubai International Air Show and Arab Health Medical Show activities, and the Eastern Trade Council activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to make a sole source retroactive payment to Rowell’s Sewer & Drain, Franklin, NH, for emergency septic services at the Springfield Welcome and Information Center, in the amount of $7,225.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#40          Authorize to accept and expend $354,025 in federal funds through a grant from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to conserve New England cottontail.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#41          Authorize to retroactively pay the 2015 membership dues to the Northeast Waste Management Official’s Association, Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse, Boston, MA, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Hazardous Waste Clean-up Funds.   

#42          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, to complete the Soak Up the Rain Great Bay Landscaper Training Project, in the amount of $45,199.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#43          Authorize the NH Department of Transportation’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth. 

#44          Authorize Jeffrey/Nellann Hiatt’s request to perform work on Little Bay, Newington, NH. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF PODIATRY 
#45          Authorize to expend $3,000 from funds not otherwise authorized, to enable the Board to pay the Attorney General’s Office / APU to cover the cost of an adjudicatory hearing.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#46          Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to retroactively enter into a contract with Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, to increase the knowledge of Community College opportunities and awareness of mathematics pre-requisites and graduation requirements, increase the financial literacy of students and their postsecondary aspirations, enrollment and persistence, improve the knowledge of the guidance and admissions staff in understanding mathematics requirements, and increase the mathematics preparedness of at-risk students through its Mathematics Learning Communities, in the amount of $119,000.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#47          Authorize to accept and expend $4,899 of federal funds from the US Department of Education to provide direct service to low income students in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Grants.   

#48          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Agreement with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, acting through Granite State College, to address the critical shortage of teachers for students who are deaf or hard of hearing, in an amount not to exceed $48,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Agreement with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, acting through Granite State College, to address the critical shortage of teachers for students who are blind and visually impaired, in an amount not to exceed $48,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#50          Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer $9,841 within the account entitled Backlog Reduction Program, to realign appropriated funds that will be used by the Forensic Laboratory to provide funding for supplies, travel and equipment within the State Police Forensic Lab.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an additional $114,682 of federal funds from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice for the purpose of reducing DNA Backlog cases within the State Police Forensic Lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#51          Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer $7,333 within the account entitled Drug Education, to re-align appropriated funds for the purpose of investigating and eradicating illicit cannabis located in the State of NH.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an additional $14,642 of federal funds from the Drug Enforcement Administration that will be used for the investigation and eradication of illicit cannabis located in the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#52          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Hurricane Sandy, in the amount of $334,341 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for February 2013 Snowstorm in the amount of $959,266 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#53          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively pay annual dues of $6,500 to SEARCH Group Inc., the National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics, Sacramento, CA, dues for the period of October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#54          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source amendment of an existing contract with Joe Brigham Inc., d/b/a JBI Helicopter Services, Pembroke, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-9-09, item #112B), to provide for scheduled maintenance, inspections of the State Police Bell 407 helicopter, and any repairs resulting from inspections, as well as for the Bell Helicopter Annual Re-Currency Pilot Training, in the amount of $26,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#55          Authorize to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women, in the amount of $866,833 for the purposes of establishing a statewide program to improve the response to sexual assault by supporting services for victims and by providing training and resources for law enforcement and prosecution to better recognize, investigate and prosecute cases of sexual assault.  (2)Further authorize to enter into sub grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated October 16, 2014, in the total amount of $709,807, from the OVW Arrest Grant, to support their activities in the coordination and implementation of this Statewide initiative.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#56          Authorize to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $370,000 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, to be utilized to implement a Swift and Certain Sanctions Intensive Probation Supervision program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#57          Authorize to retroactively accept and expend a new grant award from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, in the amount of $449,443 for the purpose of no-cost civil legal assistance and advocacy to victims of domestic violence who proceed pro se in court hearings and to assist in continuing supervised visitation and exchange services.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively enter into sub grants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated October 10, 2014, in the amount of $355,962, from the FY 2014 JFF to support their activities in the coordination of providing support services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.  Effective October 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#58          Authorize to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, in the amount of $106,177, for the purposes of improving the technology of the claims processing system, known as the “Computerized Crime Victim Compensation System”, utilized by the Department’s Victims’ Assistance Unit.  (2)Further authorize to establish a consultant class (046) for the purpose of contracting with the systems expert relative to the “Computerized Crime Victim Compensation System”.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 10, 2014.   

#58A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Sophus Consulting, Folsom, CA, for the purpose of upgrading the Department’s ProLaw case management system, in the amount of $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Capital - General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#59          Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $700,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of December. 

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

#61          Authorize an annual salary increase for Catherine A. Keane, Manager of Risk and Benefits, in the amount of $5,177.10 to a new annual salary of $104,729.35 from $99,552.25.  Ms. Keane is eligible for a salary increase on January 15, 2015. 

#62          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the Kitchen Demolition – Main Building Hugh Gallen Office Park South, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $111,650.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $3,600 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $115,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 30, 2015.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

#63          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Daniel T. Ladd Sitework LLC, Loudon, NH, for the Dolloff Building Water Main Replacement – Governor Hugh Gallen Office Park, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $161,500.  100% Capital - General Funds.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for unanticipated civil/culvert water main issues, bringing the total to $191,500.  100% Operating - General Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $4,400 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 $195,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Capital - General Funds.   

#64          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pellowe Construction, Alton, NH, for the Storage Rack Replacement at the Archives and Records Management – Governor Hugh Gallen Office Park, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $511,120.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $20,000 for unanticipated structural expenses, bringing the total to $531,120.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $9,400 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 $540,520.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 28, 2015.  100% Capital – General Funds.