GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA 
                                                                                                                                                                                                State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
                                                                                                                                                                                                April 22, 2015, 10:00 a.m. 

  

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA  

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

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to enter Jennifer Goodwin into an Educational Tuition Agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 24 Completed Projects during the period of May 1, 2015 through November 1, 2015, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,250.  Agency Income.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
               #B.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $46,773 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $46,773.33 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #C.          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to continue membership and participation with the I-95 Corridor Coalition, University of MD, College Park MD, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $20,000 for fiscal year 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
               #A.         Authorize Julie Seiger, Information Technology Manager III, to accept a $100 gift certificate from the University of NH Professional Development & Training to help offset the cost of taking a course to improve her ability to manage time critical projects.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF NURSING 
               #B.          Authorize Denise Nies, Executive Director, to attend the National Council of State Boards of Nursing meeting to be held Monday, May 4, 2015 in Chicago, IL.   (2)Further authorize to accept complimentary scholarship from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing including travel, meals and accommodations not to exceed $850. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism to accept a donation of one Ideal Steel Model 210 wood stove with a value of approximately $2,400 from Woodstock Soapstone Company Inc to be used at the Springfield Welcome and Information Center.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #D.          Authorize to accept the sponsorship of a speaker from the NH Endowment for Health and its subsidiary Health Strategies of NH, in the amount of $4,444 from the 2015 Partnering for a Future Without Violence Conference” to be held June 3-5, 2015 at Southern NH University in Manchester, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #E.          Authorize to accept a donation from the College of America in the form of payment for air and hotel accommodations for Sara J. Willingham, Director of Division of Personnel to attend an event in Washington, DC, on Upskilling for Workforce Development to be held April 24, 2015.  The estimated amount of the donation is $1,036.44.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Joseph D. Kenney with regard to a certain project in participation with Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending March 31, 2015. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Ryan M. Tannian, Fremont, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Natalie Jean Friedenthal, Concord, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #C.          Authorize to appoint Jesse O’Neill as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $62,000.  Effective April 29, 2015 to April 29, 2020. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #D.          Authorize to appoint Brooksley C. Belanger as an Attorney at a salary level of $67,500.  Effective upon G&C or April 24, 2015, whichever is later. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division of Client Services 
                #A.         Authorize to amend an agreement with Louis Karno & Company LLC, (originally approved by G&C on 5-8-14, item #31B), for the provision of professional services to assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive information and education plan to support knowledge and compliance with the NH Health Protection, by extending the completion date from August 31, 2015 to February 29, 2016, with no change in the price limitation of $913,550.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to amend a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the UNH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1-15-14, item #69), by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to amend item #105, Fifteen Mile Falls Mercury Reduction Fund, approved August 31, 2005, by transferring appropriations in the amount of $4,271 between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Dam Re-licensing settlement funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #D.          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Lake Winnipesaukee Association, Meredith, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-8-14, item #72), for the Moultonborough Bay Inlet Watershed Restoration Plan Development and Implementation, Phase I project by changing the Grantee name to Lake Winnipesaukee Association from Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association, and by adding a Special Provision to Exhibit “C”.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #E.          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Lake Winnipesaukee Association, Meredith, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-13, item #134), for Waukewan Watershed Management Plan Implementation, Phase I: Septic System Improvement Initiative project by changing the Grantee name to Lake Winnipesaukee Association from Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association, and by adding a Special Provision to Exhibit “C”.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #F.          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Lake Winnipesaukee Association, Meredith, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-16-13, item #51), for the Development of a Watershed Plan for Lake Waukewan and Lake Winona project, by changing the Grantee name to Lake Winnipesaukee Association from Lake Winnipesaukee Watershed Association, and by adding a Special Provision to Exhibit “C”.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of the Commissioner 
#6            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $216,865 and increase related Federal revenues in the amount of $133,561 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $238,840.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#7            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $8,139,504 increase related Federal Revenues in the amount of $8,046,308 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $261,386.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#8            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $4,228,910, increase related Federal revenues in the amount of $1,113,016 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $271,939.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#9            Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on March 14, 2015 Ashley Simons, a Youth Counselor II at the Sununu Youth Services Center 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 
#10          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Health Services Advisory Group Inc., Phoenix, AZ (originally approved by G&C on 8-14-13, item #31), for the provision of a federally required evaluation plan for the Medicaid Premium Assistance Program, by increasing the price by $24,997 from $1,832,067 to $1,857,064 with no change to the contract completion date of July 24, 2016.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#11          Authorize to pay a subscription fee to Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago, IL, in the amount of $20,000 for an annual subscription to access the Center for State Foster Care and Adoption Data service.  Effective retroactive to April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016.  43% Federal, 57% General Funds.   

#12          Authorize the renewal option to a contract with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-13, item #81), for the provision of laboratory services to the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, by increasing the price by $54,000 from $54,000 to an amount not to exceed $108,000, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#13          Authorize to enter into retroactive agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated March 31, 2015, to provide Title I services to abused, neglected or delinquent youth in an amount not to exceed $475,463.93.  Effective retroactive to September 25, 2014 through August 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Family Assistance 
#14          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-13, item #37B), for the provision of staffing, employment and training services, by increasing the price by $8,972,534.28 from $9,304,228.96 to $18,276,763.24, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#15          Authorize to exercise a sole source renewal option and amend a contract with Alan MacRae, Belmont, NH, (originally approved by the Attorney General’s Office on 1-22-15), to provide redundant command, leadership and administrative oversight to the NH Metropolitan Medical Response System – Task Force 1, by increasing the price by $14,000 from $7,000 to $21,000, and by extending the completion date from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16          Authorize to exercise a sole source renewal option and amend a contract with Stephen Fecteau, Andover, NH, (originally approved by the Attorney General’s Office on 11-24-14), to provide command, leadership and administrative oversight to the NH Metropolitan Medical Response System – Task Force 1, by increasing the price by $19,950 from $9,975 to $29,925, and by extending the completion date from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17          Authorize an amendment to an agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #40), to provide a broad range of programmatic support services across a number of public health programs to include public health strategic planning, needs assessment, training and technical assistance; and implementation of health communications campaigns, by increasing the price by $119,000 from $1,604,798 to $1,723,798.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  94% Federal, 6% General Funds.   

#18          Authorize a renewal option and amend a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-13, item #46), to provide prenatal services, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $100,000 to $200,000, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  48% Federal, 52% General Funds.   

#19          Authorize to enter into an agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to develop a multi-year Technical Assistance Network for NH Rural Health Clinics, in an amount not to exceed $217,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize to amend a contract with CQuest America Inc., Springfield, IL, (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #23), to provide services to make technical enhancement to the software of the WIC StarLINC System and to enhance the WIC client portal, by increasing the price by $54,756 from $3,546,542 to $3,601,298.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health 
#21          Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Attorney Earl S. Carrel, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #115), to provide legal services, by increasing the price $100,812 from $72,664 to $173,476, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#22          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, for the provision of Laboratory and Pathology Services and Employee Health Services in the amount not to exceed $645,000.  Effective January 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.  42% Other (Medicare, Medicaid & third party insurance), 27% General, 31% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#23          Authorize the Bureau of Finance & Contracts to exercise the option to renew a full service maintenance agreement in the amount of $0.75 per color copy and $.015 per black and white copy with Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc., Atlanta, GA, not to exceed $32,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2016.  34% Federal, 2% Other, 64% Highway Funds.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s request to pay property owners $1,066,025 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 11, 2015 through March 31, 2015.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.6 +/- of an acre parcel of State owned land located on the southerly side of NH Route 27 in the Town of Exeter to Bank Rock LLC for $51,200 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Greenman – Pedersen Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the preliminary design for the rehabilitation or replacement to address the Red List bridge carrying NH Route 16 over the Ellis River in the Town of Jackson, for a total amount not to exceed $275,243.73.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into a contract with Terracon Consultants Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Underwater Inspection of various bridges, in NH, for an amount not to exceed $195,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Complex Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, to administer the acquisition of statewide high resolution orthorectified aerial imagery and deliverables to the department for a fee not to exceed $72,707.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into two individual agreements with the firms of McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, and The Smart Associates, Environmental Consultants Inc., Concord, NH, for on-call environmental documentation and permitting support services for various projects and facilities located throughout the state, for an amount not to exceed $400,000 each ($800,000 combined total).  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.   

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to pay an amount not to exceed $1,143,654 to Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, to procure three replacement 35-foot heavy duty low floor transit vehicles and transit-related equipment.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  89.51% Federal, 10.49% State Capital General Funds.   

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract with CDE Corrosion Services, Cushing, ME, for testing, service and repair of Cathodic Protection Systems, on the basis of a single bid of $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  65% Highway, 35% Other Funds.   

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 27 miles in District III in Belknap and Carroll Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,634,925.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $131,746.25 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2015.  17% Betterment, 83% Agency Income Funds.   

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, for installation of median protection along 9 miles of NH 101 in Exeter and Hampton, on the basis of a low bid of $2,764,984.70.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $193,548.93 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 59 miles in District V in Hillsborough, Merrimack and Rockingham Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $3,498,367.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $174,918.35 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2015.  67% Betterment, 33% Agency Income Funds.   

#35          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 56 miles in District VI in Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $3,470,663.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $173,533.18 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2015.  66% Betterment, 34% Agency Income Funds.   

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 30 miles in District III in Belknap, Carroll, Grafton and Merrimack Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,870,040.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $243,502.03 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2015.  100% Betterment Funds.   

#37          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 87 miles in District II in Belknap, Grafton Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,332,120.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $216,606 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2015.  100% Betterment Funds.   

#38          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 63 miles in District IV in Cheshire, Hillsborough and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,021,478.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $201,073.90 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2015.  71% Betterment, 29% Agency Income Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 81 miles in District I in Coos and Grafton Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $5,332,800.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $266,640 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2015.  78.1% Betterment, 21.9% Agency Income Funds.   

#40          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 12.8 miles of mainline and ramps on the Spaulding Turnpike in the City of Dover, Rochester, Portsmouth and Hampton, on the basis of a low bid of $3,140,859.15.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 11, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#41          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 7.5 miles of mainline and ramps on the F. E Everett Turnpike in the Cities of Concord and Nashua, on the basis of a low bid of $4,127,229.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 11, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#41A      Authorize the Executive Director of the Department of Fish and Game to sign for the State of NH a deed conveying a perpetual drainage and slope easement totaling 0.22 acres, and a temporary construction easement, totaling 0.22 acres on property acquired by the State of NH under the Land Conservation Investment Program, to the City of Concord for reconstruction of the Seawalls Falls Bridge for the sum of $500 deposited in to the LCIP endowment fund.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#42          Authorize the Supplemental Resolution authorizing the issuance of up to $50 million of turnpike new money revenue bonds, 2015 series A (the “Bonds”) under RSA 237-A:2 The State Treasurer is authorized to sell the bonds to a syndicate of underwriters to be selected by the State Treasurer, to execute and deliver to the underwriters a Purchase Contract and final official statewide in such form as deemed appropriate, and to execute and deliver all other documents and instruments necessary or convenient to carry out this transaction, as set forth in the Supplemental Resolution. 

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#43          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Ransmeir and Spellman PC, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing legal services, by increasing the amount by $6,000 from $10,000 to $16,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2015.  100% General Funds – Capital.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#44          Authorize to accept and expend $700,000 in State Fiscal Year 2015 of additional other funds available from the Department of Health and Human Services for the procurement of information technology consultants.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Other Funds (Agency Class 027); the agency class 027 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT is 60% General, 40% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#45          Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $47,353 with the University of NH Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2016.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management Fund.   

#46          Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $49,474 with the University of NH Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2016.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management Fund.   

#47          Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $23,089 with the University of NH Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2016.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management Fund.   

#48          Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Strafford County Conservation District, Dover, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for the New England Cottontail Habitat Restoration at Strafford County Farms in the city of Dover, Strafford County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#49          Authorize to retroactively amend a grant with Informed Green Solutions (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-14, item #21A, in the amount of $23,000), for the IPM for New Hampshire Schools, by extending the completion date from February 28, 2015 to February 29, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management.   

                                HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY 
#50          Authorize to enter into a sole source contractual agreement with the University of NH Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the NHTSA Seat Belt Use Survey, in the amount of $40,072.35.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#51          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contractual agreement with the NH Triple Play LLC (dba NH Fisher Cats), Manchester, NH, to coordinate a highway-safety related advertisement campaign during the 2015 season home games, in the amount of $42,000.  Effective April 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#52          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to budget and expend $804,739 of available federal funds from the Federal Highway Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#53          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH, to provide interpretive services at various parks, in the amount of $171,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Park Funds.   

#54          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Piscataqua Environmental Services LLC, Rochester, NH, for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation, Sampling, Testing and Maintenance at Wallis Sands State Park, in the amount of $48,920.  Effective May 1, 2015 through October 1, 2016.  100% Agency Income (Park Fund).   

#55          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfer of funds for the quarter ending March 31, 2015. 

#55A      Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated April 3, 2015, in the total amount of $9,036.50 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.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#56          Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $10,000,000 for the issuance of drinking water system low interest loans.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (Federal).  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#57          Authorize to transfer $35,000 in federal grant funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency between classes in the NH Underground Storage Tank Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Grant Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#58          Authorize an exemption to NH Plant and Property Management Rules ADM 611:08(g) to enable the DES to increase its fleet by four vehicles.  These new vehicles shall be assigned to the Waste Management Division, MtBE Remediation Bureau.   

#59          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to the agreement with Secondwind Water Systems Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-25-11, item #65A), for providing safe drinking water, by increasing the amount by $60,000 to $1,584,324.78 from $1,524,324.78, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2016 from June 30, 2015.  100% MtBE Settlement Funds.   

#60          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Cheshire County Conservation District, in the amount of $115,000 to conduct stream restoration work through removal of an undersized roadway culvert within Falls Brook in Swanzey.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#61          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the North Conway Water Precinct, North Conway, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #96), to finance water system improvements, by increasing the loan amount by $201,000 from $979,000 to $998,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#62          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Rockhouse Mountain Property Owners Association, Center Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-13-11, item #60), to finance water system improvements, by increasing the amount by $600,000 from $230,000 to $830,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#63          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Rye, NH, to complete the Implementation of the Parsons Creek Watershed Restoration Plan – Phase 2 project, in the amount of $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#64          Authorize to enter into retroactive grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated January 26, 2015, totaling $27,176 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective October 4, 2014 through June 30, 2015.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

#65          Authorize Flying Loon Farm Realty Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Nubanusit in Nelson. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#66          Authorize to establish class 046 consultant positions for the purpose of providing professional development to members of State Leadership Teams and educators pre-k through higher education, contingent upon request #2.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) funds in the amount of $40,000 from the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs through the CEEDAR Center at the University of Florida, Office of Research, Division of Sponsored Programs.  The balance of the $200,000 grant which is $160,000 will be incorporated into the next biennium budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#67          Authorize to grant funds in the amount of $25,000 to the NH School Administrators Association, in support of the 2015 June Conference of NH School System Leaders, in partnership with the NH School Administrators Association.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Hupp Information Technologies, Springfield, IL (originally approved by G&C on 6-13-07, item #442), for maintenance and enhancements to the Educator Information System, by increasing the price by $109,000 from $1,203,100.84 to $1,312,100.84 with no change in the end date of June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#69          Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services, to accept and expend funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled EMS Statewide Trauma Registry, in the amount of $191,319 for the development of a statewide trauma registry program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#70          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $189,167 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for cost overruns.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#71          Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a contract with ImageTrend, Lakeview, MN, for the development of a statewide trauma registry database, in the amount of $172,480.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018, with the option to renew for two one-year periods at the State’s discretion.  100% Agency Income.   

#72          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Regional Catastrophic  Preparedness Grant Funds in the amount of $16,000 from the US Department of Homeland Security via the City of Boston for the purpose of purchasing preparedness and public information campaign materials to help fulfill the public information mission to increase awareness of natural and human-caused disasters and to promote emergency preparedness by individuals, families, and organizations specifically targeting the family and school-aged children demographic.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Agency Income.   

#73          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively enter into a contract amendment with Intellectual Technology Inc., Carlsbad, CA (originally approved by G&C on 2-18-09, item #59D), for the purpose of producing and mailing Boater Education cards for completion of the required education course, by extending the end date from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2015.  100% Revolving Funds (Navigation Safety).   

#74          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Hampton (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-12, item #100), for hazard mitigation activities, by extending the period of performance from March 6, 2015 to March 6, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with TriTech Software Systems Inc., Marlborough, MA, for developing software to enable the TriTech Records Management System to interface with the State of NH J-ONE System for criminal complaints, dispositions, and citations and for developing an electronic crash system and electronic protective orders in support of the J-ONE project, in the amount of $323,026.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  57% Federal, 43% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#76          Authorize to create one new full-time temporary unclassified Criminal Justice Investigator position (Unclassified BB) within class 014 (Personnal Services, unclassified) for the purpose of statewide investigations of drug related activities.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $35,346 of Federal Forfeitures for the purpose of supporting the full-time Criminal Justice Investigator above.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Forfeitures.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#77          Authorize to accept and expend a sum not to exceed $450,000 from funds not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of covering projected shortfalls in the general litigation expenses incurred in the defense of the State and the prosecution of criminal law matters.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#78          Authorize to accept and expend a grant from the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal & Child Health Section Injury Prevention Program, in the amount of $120,367 for the purposes of establishing a program that will support activities to collect and analyze data relevant to violent deaths occurring in the State, as part of the national Violent Death Reporting System initiative.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary Planning Analyst/Data Systems position, LG 24.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Transfer from Other Agency.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#79          Authorize to accept and place on file the report containing a list of Executive Branch classified employees that have received retroactive payments relating to prior fiscal year payroll events for the period of January 1, 2015 through March 31, 2015. 

#80          Authorize the Division of Plant and Property Management to enter into a contract with W.B. Mason Co Inc., Brockton, MA, for janitorial supplies, in the amount of $4,950,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through March 31, 2018, with the option to extend for one additional term of two years.   

#81          Authorize to amend the State’s contract with Arcomm Communications Corporation, Hillsboro, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-13, item #23), to extend the communication system repair, maintenance, and cabling services for three months, from April 30, 2015 to July 31, 2015.   

#82          Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the County of Sullivan, Newport, NH, which shall provide courtroom and office space for the Sullivan County Superior Court and 5th Circuit – Probate Division – Newport comprised of approximately 16,206 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $866,352.  (2)Further authorize a waiver from the Clean Air testing requirement.  Effective May 1, 2015 through April 30, 2019.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#83          Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property, Surplus Distribution Section to accept and expend FFY 2015 State Administrative Expense funds in the amount of $94,398 approved by the Department of Agriculture.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#84          Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a Use of Premises Agreement with the County of Coos, Stewartstown, NH, for leasing of state owned property located in the Coos County Superior Court, Lancaster, NH, for an amount not to exceed $168,732.  Effective June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2018.  100% Agency Income.   

#85          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH, to provide semi-annual updates to the NH Hospital Scorecard, claims reporting, and facilitation services to the members of the NH Purchasers Group on Health, in the amount not to exceed $66,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.  34% General, 19% Federal, 3% Enterprise, 13% Highway, 2% Turnpike, 29% Other Funds.   

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

#87          Authorize to accept and place on file the report containing a list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of January 1, 2015 through March 31, 2015. 

#88          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with North Branch Construction, Concord, NH, for the Turnpike Maintenance Facility, Rochester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $4,997,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $120,660 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $5,117,660.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 27, 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#89          Authorize a salary increase for Mary K, McGovern, Education and Training Officer of the Department of Administrative Services, in the amount of $7,742.44 from $63,107.84 (DD, Step 1) to a new annual salary of $70,850.28 (DD, Step 3).  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

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TABLED ITEM 

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

                                                 NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION (Tabled at G&C Meeting 4/8/15) 
                #B.          TABLED – The Governor and Executive Council on motion of Councilor Van Ostern, seconded by Councilor Kenney, voted to table the acceptance of a donation from the Languedoc Sud de France, in the amount of $2,750 for hotel accommodations, meals and transfers in Bordeaux, France for one Liquor Commission employee to attend the 2015 Vinexpo Wine Exhibition in Bordeaux, France from June 13-20, 2015.