GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 
                                                                                                                                                                                       State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
                                                                                                                                                                                       December 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m. 

  

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                 INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to enter Danielle Kronk Barrick into an Educational Tuition Agreement with The University of NH, Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, to participate in two courses entitled Technology and Operations Management, during the period of January 5, 2015 to March 16, 2015; and Financial Management, during the period of March 23, 2015 to May 29, 2015, and to pay said costs not to exceed $4,900.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #B.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $78,541 and the Commissioner of the Treasury to issue checks in the amount of $78,540.23 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
               #C.          Authorize to pay the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Washington, DC, $24,100 annual membership dues.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Fish and Game Funds.   

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #D.          Authorize to pay calendar year 2015 membership dues to the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $2,730. Effective upon G&C approval.  26.7% Dam Safety, 73.3% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #E.          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay annual membership dues of $5,300 to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Greenbelt, MD, for the period of January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.   

 


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

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a nonmonetary donation from Children’s Literacy Foundation, Duncan McDougall, Executive Director, Waterbury Center, VT, consisting of 2,000 children’s books, four literacy seminars for inmates, two family story-telling events, postage and mailing materials, with a value of $20,400 for use by the inmates at the NH State Prison for Men in Concord. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a $10,000 donation from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation under its President’s Initiative Grant program, to be used for the care and maintenance of Winslow State Park in memory of Dolly Conron, a longtime and dedicated employee at the park. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL 
                #C.          Authorize to accept donations from July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014 from contributors, in the amount of $2,296.25 and deposit same into the NH Hospital Resident Benefit Fund. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE HOSPITAL 
                #D.          Authorize to accept non-monetary donations with a value of $100, received from July 1, 2014 through September 31, 2014. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #E.          Authorize to accept two Christmas trees to be placed at the Bridges House on Mountain Road and the State House in Concord, NH.  The trees are being donated by the Weir Tree Farms from Colebrook, NH.  The value of this donation is approximately $175. 

 

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

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending October 31, 2014. 

 

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

                                                 THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel David A. Stevenson, Manchester, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #B.          Authorize to reappoint Robert F. Adams as an Assistance Attorney General, at a salary level of $86,500.  Effective December 9, 2014 through December 14, 2019.  100% Other Agency Income (Banking).   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #C.          Authorize to designate Dianne H. Martin as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $71,250.  Ms. Martin will be completing the remainder of an already existing five-year term effective December 12, 2014 through October 21, 2019. 

 

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

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
                #A.         Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, (originally approved by G& Con 7-10-13, item #38), by adjusting certain budget line items for State Fiscal Year 2015 in order to meet specified needs.  Effective through the original end date of June 30, 2015.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #B.          Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-13, item #83), to develop a Coastal Viewer web-based tool box with new coastal resiliency data visualization and query tools, by extending the completion date to September 30, 2015 from March 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to amend a contract with GEI Consultants, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #114), to provide hydrologic and hydraulic studies of the Alton Power Dam and Milton Three Ponds Dam watersheds, inundation mapping of the downstream reach resulting from dam failure, geotechnical investigations, an engineering analysis of overtopping considerations and protection design/construction recommendations, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
                #D.          Authorize together with the Department of Safety to enter into a contract amendment with ePlus Technology Inc., Herndon, VT (originally approved by G&C On 4-3-13, item #74A), for statewide enterprise implementations and deployments, by exercising the option for contract extension from December 31, 2014 to May 29, 2015, as well as to identify sub-deliverables that will support a payment to the vendor for work performed to date.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of the Commissioner 
#6            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $32,700,000.  Fiscal Committee approved.    

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#7            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to Katherine Folkins, Registered Nurse II, NH Hospital, in the amount of $1,041.45 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  27% General, 43% Other, 30% Federal Funds.   

#8            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to former employee, Lorri Ripley, Program Planning and Review Specialist, Bureau of Behavioral Health in the amount of $1,618.51 for wages that were not paid for SFY 2014.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

#9            Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on July 1, 2014 Kim M Truchon, a Mental Health Worker II at NH Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#10          Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on September 17, 2014 Christopher Lucier, a Registered Nurse III at NH Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#11          Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on July 24, 2014, Nicolle Sherman, a Licensed Nursing Assistant I at the Glencliff Home for the Elderly sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#12          Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on July 21, 2014, Cheryl Kozuch, a Licensed Practical Nurse III at the Glencliff Home for the Elderly sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#13          Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on September 17, 2014 Ruth Levesque, a Registered Nurse III at NH Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty and due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#14          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Kathryn du Pree, Old Lyme, CT, to provide professional services and conduct a review of the Lakeview Neurorehabilitation Center Inc., Effingham, NH and of the State’s licensing and oversight systems of the facility and its residents in an amount not to exceed $28,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2015.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#15          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Families in Transition Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide affordable permanent housing and supportive services to chronically homeless individuals with disabilities in an amount not to exceed $156,421.  Effective January 1, 2015, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Family Assistance 
#16          Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with five vendors as detailed in letter dated November 7, 2014, for the provision of community based services and antipoverty programs through the Community Services Block Grant, in an amount not to exceed $4,018,617.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#17          Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $333,801 and allocate in the accounts as detailed in letter dated October 1, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#18          Authorize to exercise a two year renew and amend option to an agreement with ICF Macro Inc., Fairfax, VA, (originally approved by G&C on 2-6-13, item #37), to continue to plan, organize, test and implement the annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey questionnaire, by increasing the price by $726,714 from $718,455 to $1,455,169, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2016.  98.28% Federal, 1.72% Other Funds.   

#19          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services to enter into an agreement with the University of New England d/b/a UNE Research and Scholarship, Biddeford, ME, to provide Chronic Disease Epidemiological Services, in an amount not to exceed $299,659.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize to establish a list of dentists, with the ability to expand said list to include additional interested dental contractors to provide necessary dental treatment for clients enrolled in the NH Ryan White CARE Program, for a price limitation among all agreements of $100,000 each SFY for a total of $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 
#21          Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $663,356 between accounting units and class codes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#22          Authorize to accept and expend Title III D Preventive Health federal funds from the Administration for Community Living in the amount of $19,374.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#23          Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated October 16, 2014, for the provision of Student Assistance Program services that address underage drinking and prescription drug misuse and abuse to high need populations in an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#24          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for rehabilitation and widening of the existing bridge carrying the Spaulding Turnpike over Little Bay in Newington and Dover, on the basis of a low bid of $20,444,479.01.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $613,334.37 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2017.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Division of Aeronautics, Rail and Transit to transfer and expend funds in the amount of $1,000 in a mixed funding account and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  75.42% General, 24.58% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer $66,000 within Turnpike Fund accounting units and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to amend the Equipment Acquisition Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 (originally approved by G&C on 10-16-13, item #100), by adding the purchase of 9 new trucks, to provide winter and summer maintenance for the expanded portion of I-93 from Exit 3 in Windham to the MA State Line in Salem.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#28          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Awards List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $60,335.66 for the period extending from July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014. 

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $15,442 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 21, 2014 through November 6, 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Wragg Brothers of Vermont Inc., Ascutney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of James Michalik, Milan, NH, in the amount of $24,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 24, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.   

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc., New York, NY and Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-13, item #88), to complete the final design of the roadway and bridges comprising the northern section of the Salem-Manchester I-93 improvement project beginning in the Town of Windham and ending in the City of Manchester, by increasing the total amount by $975,664.17 from $9,358,904.06 to $10,334,568.23.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original date of February 28, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit  to enter into a contract amendment with URS Corporation, Salem NH And San Francisco, CA (originally approved by G&C on 2-6-13, item #75), for a two-part study of the Boston, MA to Concord, NH rail corridor (NH Capitol Corridor), by extending the completion date from December 31, 2014 to March 31, 2015.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.   

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with M.E. Latulippe Construction Inc., Ashland, NH, for rehabilitating the lined ditches and maintaining the slopes along I-93 northbound and southbound adjacent to the Town of Plymouth drinking water wells, on the basis of a low bid of $448,091.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $22,404.55 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with GM2 Associates Inc., Concord, NH, for the preliminary design for the rehabilitation or replacement to address the Red List bridge carrying US Route 1 over former B&M Railroad and improvements to the two adjacent intersections of North Road and US Route 1 in the Town of North Hampton, for a total amount not to exceed $453,422.86.  Effective upon G&C approval  through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#35          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Hoyle, Tanner & Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, for the final design efforts for the replacement of the Red List bridge carrying US Route 2 over the Connecticut River between the Towns of Lancaster, NH and Guildhall, VT, for an amount not to exceed $635,735.57.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into agreements with the City of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Submarine Memorial Association and Friends of the Albacore, in an amount not to exceed $97,700 to provide funding for historic mitigation associated with the permanent establishment of the Albacore Connector Road in Portsmouth.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36A      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into an agreement with AECOM Technical Services Inc., Manchester, NH and Los Angeles, CA, to study NH’s sixteen state-owned Welcome Information Centers, for a total fee not to exceed $262,406.09.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#37          Authorize to award a grant to the County of Grafton, Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $184,000 for the purpose of providing funds to the Grafton County Economic Development Council to assist Polly’s Pancake Parlor Inc., with its business expansion project.  Effective December 3, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#38          Authorize to enter into a contract with Horizon Residential Energy Services, NH LLC, Concord, NH, to provide quality assurance inspection services for the federally funded NH Weatherization Assistance Program, in an amount not to exceed $12,220.  Effective December 3, 2014 through March 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#39          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Earth Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, to continue implementation of the State’s Floodplain/Risk MAP program, as approved by the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, in the amount of $24,157.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 
#39A      Authorize to create a new non-classified position, Senior Behavioral Health Coordinator, for the purpose of improving coordination of NH’s substance use and other behavioral health policies to better combat substance misuse and to reduce long-term costs to the state, counties, local communities and business.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $91,057 from the NH Charitable Foundation, Oliver J. and Dorothy Penniman Hubbard New Futures Fund, to support a Senior Behavioral Health Coordinator.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#40          Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2015 funds to David Graceffa, Technical Support Specialist III in the amount of $3,779.37 for hazardous duty pay.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) funds: The agency class 027 used by the Department of Corrections to reimburse DoIT is 100% General Funds.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#41          Authorize to amend a contract with Securitas Security Services USA Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #5), for the purpose of increased security at the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, by increasing the amount from $1,172,672 to $1,303,937.68, an increase of $131,265.68.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#42          Authorize the Division of Regulatory Services to budget and expend grant funds from the US Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#43          Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Trout Unlimited, Great Bay Chapter, Dover, NH, in the amount of $25,000 for the Thompson Brook Fish Passage, located in the Town of Greenland, Rockingham County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#44          Authorize the Division of Regulatory Services to budget and expend carry forward funds from SFY 2014 in the amount of $9,750 for various expenses to fulfill the scope of work related to Organic Process Handlers Certification, organic certification and inspections of organic operations in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds – Organic.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 
#44A      Authorize to disburse to Officer Daniel Doherty, Manchester, NH, as compensation for permanent loss of use of internal organs at less than 100%, in the amount of $125,000 as a result of Officer Doherty’s gunshot injuries incurred in the line of duty on March 21, 2012.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#45          Authorize to extend 4 positions in a temporary status for one year, with an estimated fiscal impact to SFY 2014-2015 of $166,467.15.  100% Federal Funds.   

#46          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with SymbioSys Solutions Inc., Nashua, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #60), for modifications and improvements to the NH Unemployment Insurance System, by increasing the amount by $2,460,916 from $11,789,044 to $14,249,960.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#47          Authorize to establish the salary for Colin Wilkins, Chief Financial Examiner (Group GG) Step 4 ($89,389.98).  Effective December 12, 2014.  100% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#48          Authorize to accept and funds made available through a Victims of Crime Act sub grant from the NH Department of Justice in the amount of $800 for assistance to crime victims and their families.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income (Federal Funds at Origin).   

#49          Authorize to enter into a new lease agreement in an amount not to exceed $154,572 with Belknap County, Laconia, NH, for the purpose of probation/parole district office space, Laconia, NH.  Effective January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#50          Authorize to exercise an option to extend the current lease agreement with Riverside Properties of Nashua Inc., for the purpose of continued provision of probation/parole district space, by increasing the amount by $140,453.28 from $200,054.88 to $340,508.16.  Effective December 19, 2014 through December 18, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#51          Authorize a one-time prior year step increase for Karyl Ober Miles, part time Training Coordinator in the amount of $1,086.20.  Effective retroactive to October 18, 2013 through June 30, 2014.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#52          Authorize to accept and expend $20,265 in grant funds from the US Department of Transportation – Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, for implementation of new technology to improve the enforcement of the Underground Utility Damage Prevention System.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#53          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a contract with Robertson Transit Inc., Campton, NH, for the transport of international groups to and from Cannon Mountain Ski Area for daily skiing during the 2014-2015 ski season, in the amount of $11,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 12, 2014.  100% Ski Area Revolving Fund. 

#54          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into Grant-in-Aid Trail Maintenance contracts with the Snowmobile clubs as detailed in letter dated November 17, 2014, for a total amount of $1,665,684.39.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2015.  100% OHRV and Snowmobile Fund.   

#55          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to increase a Recreational Trails Program grant awarded to Mount Major Snowmobile Club Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 7-2-14, item #36), by $30,000 from $30,000 to $60,000 for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail related safety and educational projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#56          Authorize to accept certain rights of enforcement as the beneficiary of the Restated and Amended Declaration of Restrictive Covenants with the Pointe at Riverfront Unit Owners’ Association in Manchester, NH.  There is no cost nor obligation associated with the acceptance of this instrument. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#57          Authorize to award a sole source grant to the Gundalow Company, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $25,000 to conduct an on-board environmental education series at locations in the seacoast region.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58          Authorize to award a sole source grant to the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation Inc., Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $25,000 to conduct marine debris cleanups, monitoring and education in the NH seacoast.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59          Authorize to enter into a lease with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA, for storage space, in the amount of $78,000 with a contractual effective date of November 1, 2014 and a rental term commencing January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2019.  25% Hazardous Waste Cleanup, 75% Oil Pollution Control Funds.   

#60          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town of Barrington in the amount of $100,000 to acquire a parcel of land totaling 300.7 acres in Barrington.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#61          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH, in the amount of $175,000 to acquire a conservation easement on a parcel of land totaling $188 acres in Hebron.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#62          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Society for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to acquire a conservation easement on a parcel of land totaling 361 acres in Stoddard.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#63          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, for the purpose of establishing a cost-allocation agreement between DES and DOT for the State’s share of costs for stream gaging under the Cooperative Streamflow Gaging Program with the US Geological Survey.  Effective for ten years upon G&C approval.  100% State Highway Funds.   

#64          Authorize to enter into sole source contracts with the entities as detailed in letter dated October 29, 2014, in the amount of $42,984 for surficial and bedrock geologic mapping services.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 4, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#65          Authorize to enter in to a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to complete the Great Bay Pollution Tracking and Accounting Pilot Project, to provide assistance to communities on documenting pollutant load reductions towards achieving water quality goals, in the amount of $22,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, to complete the Lake Wentworth and Crescent Lake Watershed Management Plan Implementation Project Phase 2: Stormwater Best Management Practices, in the amount of $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, to complete the Pleasant Lake Watershed Restoration Plan Project, in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Rockingham Regional Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to complete the Regional Stormwater Tracking and Accounting Tool for Municipal AOC and MS4 Programs: Great Bay Pollution Tracking and Accounting Pilot Project, in the amount of $52,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#69          Authorize the City of Portsmouth’s request to perform work on North Mill Pond, in Portsmouth. 

#70          Authorize the ownership transfer from Leonard & Lisa D’Orlando to Jeffrey A. & Vicki L. Kaufman.  This will allow their request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#71          Authorize Gregory and Jo Ann Shouldice’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. 

#72          Authorize Patricia Sorofman’s request to perform work on Lake Winnpipesaukee in Alton. 

#72A      Authorize to award grant aid funds to the four entities as detailed in letter dated November 21, 2014, in the aggregate amount of $5,726,857 for wastewater facility projects.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                BOARD OF PHARMACY 
#73          Authorize to amend item #36, originally approved by G&C on February 28, 2014, by reallocating budget line items in the amount of $107,894.88.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2015.  100% Other (Department of Justice Assistance grant) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#74          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Pwllowe Construction, Alton, NH, for the Design/Build Veterans Home Fire Alarm, Sprinkler and Door Upgrades, Tilton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $130,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2015.  77% Operating – General, 23% Capital – General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#75          Authorize to enter into a contract with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH, as an educational consultant for the continued development, enhancement and expansion of the Educator Information System, in the amount not to exceed $196,800.  Effective December 3, 2014 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

#76          Authorize to retroactively pay memorandum of understanding dues to the University of California at Los Angeles, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing, Los Angeles, CA, in an amount not to exceed $987,285.10.  Effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, with the option to renew for up to two additional one-year terms.  66% State, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
#77          Authorize to amend the advertising and marketing contract with Griffin, York and Krause Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #71), by exercising the option to renew, in the amount of $4,246,790.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.  100% Lottery Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#78          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Division of State Police, for the purchase and installation of school emergency notification software onto 320 devices for a total amount of $32,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $32,000 of federal funds from the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for the purchase and installation of school emergency notification software onto 320 State Police devices.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income.   

#79          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively pay unencumbered a SFY2013 invoice with SFY2015 funds in the amount of $8,000 to NH Association of Broadcasters, Manchester, NH, for the production phase of the non-commercial sustaining announcements on emergency management and preparedness contract.  Effective upon G&C approval.  32% Federal, 57% Private & Local, 11% Fire & EMS Funds.   

#80          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay overtime in the amount of $40,000 for permanent personnel from class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at Enforcement, for the period of February 6, 2015 through May 28, 2015.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Highway Funds.   

#81          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively pay Ryan Short for military leave hours not paid in SFY2013 and SFY2014 with SFY2015 funds for a total of $4,145.49.  Effective upon G&C approval.  81% Highway, 19% Turnpike Funds.   

#82          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Auburn, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $55,385.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#83          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Volunteer NH! for the administration and coordination of grants to local Citizen Corps Councils and/or programs identified in the MOU, in the amount of $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#84          Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Marquis Consulting Services Inc., Fort Wayne, IN (originally approved by G&C on 12-5-12, item #67), for the continued provision of necessary workstations, printers, computer hardware, software, and service to produce and issue driver licenses and identification cards, by increasing the price by $1,142,940 from $6,680,750 to $7,823,690, and by extending the end date from January 15, 2015 to June 30, 2016.  100% Highway Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#85          Authorize to enter into subgrants for a total amount of $55,000, from the FFY 2011 Project Safe Neighborhoods Initiative, through the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance for the purpose of combating gang and gun crime.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#86          Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the NH Coalition Against and Domestic and Sexual Violence, in the amount of $263,793, from the US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault Support Program, for the purpose of providing services for victims of sexual assault in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#87          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of all vehicles which have non-business use exceeding 20% for Fiscal Year 2014. 

#88          Authorize to transfer to the Department of Transportation, the nonexclusive right to enter a small portion of the Lakes Region Facility campus along NH Route 106 in Laconia, having an area of approximately 600 square feet, for the purpose of constructing, installing, maintaining, repairing, and replacing a surface water drainage culvert to cross beneath NH Route 106. 

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

#90          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corp, Gilford, NH, for the Re-insulation of Roof Structure at the Manchester Patrol Shed, Manchester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $112,770.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $6,400 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $119,170.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2014.  100% Highway Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
#91          Authorize to accept and place on file the return of votes cast at the biennial election held on November 4, 2014 in the several towns and wards for State United States Senator and Representatives in Congress from the First and Second Districts.