GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
UNH, Manchester, New Hampshire 
October 7, 2015, 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 $94,245 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $94,244.61 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to accept donations of computer services, umbrellas, monument and engraving, coffee, equipment repair, tree & shrub spraying and pickup truck in the amount of $15,162.64 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery, to be used for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the cemetery. 

 

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

                                                RACING AND CHARITABLE GAMING COMMISSION 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the report of activities for fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
                #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the 2014-2015 Biennial Report. 

                                                POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL 
                #C.          Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for SFY15 (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015). 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #D.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE BOARD OF PODIATRY 
                #E.          Authorize to accept and place on file the biennial report for FY14 and FY15. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #F.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Michael E. Terry, Sunapee, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of LTC Marie-Claude Bettencourt, Charlestown, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the nomination of Major Philip A. Plourde, Action, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the nomination of Captain Jeffrey M. Millett, Exeter, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the nomination of Captain Joshua Daniel VanBuskirk, Clinton, NJ, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #F.          Authorize the nomination of Major Peter J. Degnan, Exeter, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #G.          Authorize to appoint Jill A. Desrochers as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $70,000.  Effective October 16, 2015 through September 28, 2019. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #H.          Authorize to reappoint Peter C.L. Roth as a Senior Assistant Attorney General at an annual salary level of $86,000.  Effective October 18, 2015 through October 18, 2020. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #I.           Authorize to appoint Matthew T. Broadhead as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $61,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 21, 2018. 

   

REGULAR AGENDA 

 
                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#5            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2016 funds to Paul Kafegelis, Supervisor III, Division of Children, Youth and Families in the amount of $846.44 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2015.  100% General Funds.   

#6            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2016 funds to Lindsay Bibeau, Administrator I, Division of Family Assistance, in the amount of $913.50 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2015.  100% General Funds.   

#7            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2016 funds Annmarie Levangie, Family Services Associate, Division of Family Assistance, in the amount of $961.55 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2015.  100% General Funds.   

                                Office of Business Operations 
#8            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Public Consulting Group Inc., Boston, MA, for the provision of consulting services regarding the Department’s compliance with certain Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services federal reporting requirements, in an amount not to exceed $19,457.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 29, 2016.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#9            Authorize to enter into retroactive agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 5, 2015, for the provision of intervention services and/or emergency shelter and related services, including essential services, to homeless individuals through the Grant-in-Aid Funds program in an amount not to exceed $359,364.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Community Based Military Programs 
#10          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-13, item #62), to include Sustainable System of Care Improvements to the ServiceLink contract for service members, veterans and/or their families, by increasing the price by $250,000 from $1,765,800 to $2,015,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of September 30, 2016.  69.93% Federal, 30.07% General Funds.   

#11          NOT USED 

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#12          Authorize a renewal option and amend a sole source contract with Spectro Analytical Instruments Inc., Mahwah, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 9-4-13, item #51), to provide repair and service of laboratory instruments in the Public Health Laboratories, by increasing the price by $13,617 from $25,938 to $39,555, and by extending the completion date from September 4, 2015 to September 4, 2016.  Effective retroactive to September 4, 2015.  100% Other Funds.   

#13          Authorize to enter into a retroactive amendment and exercise a sole source renewal option to an existing contract with NH Hospital Association, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-4-13, item #50), to provide Healthcare System Emergency Preparedness Planning, by increasing the price by $1,563,717 from $1,868,818 to an amount not to exceed $3,432,535, and by extending the completion dated from August 31, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#14          Authorize to amend existing agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 18, 2015, (originally approved by G&C on 5-13-13, items #47, 48, 49), to provide statewide Women, Infants and Children, Commodity Supplemental Food Program and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program services to low income women, children, and seniors, by increasing the price by $66,451 from $13,205,552 to $13,272,003.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#15          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Airbus DS Communications Inc., Franklin, TN, for the provision of transitional services, to move the hosting of the Communicator NXT System, from in-house hosting to vendor hosting, and to provide continued maintenance, and support services of the System, in an amount not to exceed $198,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Child Support Services 
#16          Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with the NH Judicial Branch, Administrative Office of the Courts, Office of Mediation and Arbitration, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-1-14, item #7), for the provision of mediation services, by increasing the price by $140,000 from $70,000 to $210,000, and by extending the completion date from sept 30, 2015 to September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#17          Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the Judge Baker Children’s Center, Boston, MA, in the amount of $19,000 for annual membership in the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  43% Federal, 57% General Funds.   

#18          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Andrew Smith, Nashua, NH, to provide services as the Disproportionate Minority Contact Coordinator, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective October 1, 2015 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#19          Authorize to enter into a contract with The Rowley Agency, Concord, NH, to purchase general liability coverage for foster parents for a total cost not to exceed $69,090.15.  Effective October 11, 2015 through October 11, 2016.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#20          Authorize to enter into sole source amendments with the vendors identified in the letter dated August 27, 2015, (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #135A), for the continued provision of Student Assistance Programming to address underage drinking and prescription drug misuse and abuse among individuals age twelve to eighteen years old, by increasing the price by $22,004 from $918,728.29 to an amount not to exceed $940,732.29.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Prevention Certification Board of NH, Bow, NH, for the provision of the development and implementation of a Prevention Specialist Mentorship Program, in an amount not to  exceed $44,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#21          Authorize the Division of Project Development to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $300,000 for the Strategic Highway Research Program Implementation Assistance Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $416,736.40 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 20, 2015 through September 9, 2015.   

#23          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to grant an access point (ingress only) through the Limited Access Right of Way of NH Route 11 located in Gilford to Gilford Airport Plaza LLC for $36,100 which includes an administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to emendate the Commissioners’ Return of Highway Layout to grant the point of access through the NH Route 11 Limited Access Right of Way.   This parcel was originally purchased with 80% Federal Funds.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to retroactively pay R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, an amount up to $60,000 and Continental Paving of Londonderry, an amount up to $15,000, both as sole source vendors, to perform emergency repairs of a large hole developed by a failed drainage pipe without any warning on I-93 Northbound in Concord on August 19, 2015.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer funds in the amount of $4,500,000 from the Turnpike General Reserve Account to budget and expend revenue for the design, testing, installation and consultant oversight of the NH E-ZPass Back Office for the Division of Operations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2106 and the amount requested for the FY 2017 budget.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a contract with Cubic Transportation Systems Inc., for design, testing, installation and maintenance services for the operation of the NH E-ZPass Back Office for the Turnpike System within the Division of Operations, in the amount of $51,889,724.83.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021 with the option to renew for up to 3 additional periods of 3 years, but not beyond June 30, 2030.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester to modify the passenger flow area in the non-secure section on the second floor in the terminal building at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $3,004,016.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Local Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester to acquire easements and remove obstructions in the Runway 35 approach surface at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $473,464.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Local Funds.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Claremont to design and bid a conventional hanger (phase I) at the Claremont Municipal Airport, Claremont, NH, in the amount of $69,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Local Funds.   

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., to perform the second phase of a turnpike transportation system upgrade along 3 miles of the F.E. Everett Turnpike (I-293) through Exists 6 and 7 in the City of Manchester, for a total amount not to exceed $2,321,800.21.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with A.R. Couture Construction Corp., Berlin, NH, for reconstructing the existing 3-way un-signalized triangle intersection of US Route 2 and 3 in Lancaster and reconfigure it to a modern roundabout, on the basis of a low bid of $963,003.10.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $96,300.31 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#31          Authorize to award a grant to the County of Grafton, N. Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $200,000 for the purpose of providing capacity funding to the NH Alliance of Regional Development Corporations.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#32          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Public Utilities Commission, Concord, NH, in the amount of $20,000 for the Electric Assistance Program (EPA) triennial process evaluation and $21,000 to participate in the oversight and management of the EAP.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds (System Benefits Charge).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#33          Authorize to enter into a contract with Revenue Solutions Incorporated, Pembroke, MA, to expand the existing Modernized Electronic e-Filing System that processes Interest and Dividends Tax Returns for ACH payments and Business Taxes, in an amount not to exceed $374,185.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 
#34          Authorize to pay the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities, Washington, DC, annual dues in the amount of $4,017.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#35          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Testing & Coring Co. LLC., Alton, NH, for the purpose of repairing a major water line at the NH Army National Guard Training Site in Center Strafford, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#36          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce to accept and expend grant funds from the US Small Business Administration – State Trade and Export Promotion Grant Program in the amount of $199,878.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#37          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transferred funds for the quarter ending June 30, 2015.  Additionally, transferred funds completed during the second and third quarters previously not reported by error are included in the totals shown for account titles “Mt. Washington Commission” and “Turnpike Welcome Centers”. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#38          Authorize to accept deed restrictions on 2.60 acres along the Soucook River in Concord from Liberty Utilities Corporation.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Funding. 

#39          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Norway Plains Associates Inc., Rochester, NH, to survey and mark property lines on 410 +/- acres in Brookfield, NH, to be acquired by the Department, in the amount of $48,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#40          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Marlin Environmental Inc., Middlesex, VT, for cleaning siphon river crossing pipes, catch basins, and other vactor truck services at locations within the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program’s sewerage system, in the amount of $30,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#41          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Dover, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#42          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Exeter, in the amount not to exceed $219,823 to finance storm water quality improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSFR Repayment Funds.   

#43          Authorize to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to support implementation of the Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership’s management plan and monitoring plan, in the amount of $180,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

#44          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to complete the Support for the Piscataqua Region Monitoring Collaborative project, in the amount of $65,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016.  23% Federal, 77% Clean Water State Revolving Funds.   

#45          Authorize to award a sole source grant to the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, in the amount of $108,798 to perform culvert vulnerability analyses in ten coastal communities and create a new hazard dataset for the web-based Coastal Viewer.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#46          Authorize a sole source agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to perform vulnerability analyses in five coastal communities and update their hazard mitigation plans, in the amount of $30,713.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#47          Authorize a sole source agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to perform vulnerability analyses in five coastal communities and update their hazard mitigation plans, in the amount of $30,887.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48          Authorize to accept and expend federal funds of $51,060 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for implementation of the 2014 Project of Special Merit: Soak Up the Rain Great Bay and 2015 Project of Special Merit: Resilient Coastal Communities.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49          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 January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50          Authorize to retroactively pay the 2016 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, 2015 through September 30, 2016.  100% Hazardous Waste Clean-up Funds.   

#51          Authorize 87 Rocky Shore Road Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro. 

#52          Authorize BFF Children’s Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

#53          Authorize Peter N. & Margaret W. Ames Trust’s request to perform work in Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#54          Authorize the Lord Hampshire Condo Association’s request to perform work on Winnisquam Lake in Tilton. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#55          Authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source contract with NH Project Learning Tree, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-29-14, item #50), to implement the Mathematics and Science Partnership Project entitled Building Vertical Science Literacy Through Environmental Themes and Field Investigations, in an amount not to exceed $53,125.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

#56          Authorize to retroactively grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to Belknap County Department of Corrections, Laconia, NH, to assist in the operation of their approved career and technical education programs for offenders, in the amount not to exceed $26,900.  Effective August 15, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#57          Authorize to contract with Plymouth State University, College of Graduate Studies, Plymouth, NH, to provide meeting space and equipment, in an amount not to exceed $4,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016, with the option to renewal for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58          Authorize the Division of Program Support to enter into a contract with Demonstrated Success, Rye, NH, to assist the Department in three areas: 1)oversight of the expansion of the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence system and the PerformancePLUS system used by schools to improve instruction, 2)implementation of the Statewide Longitudinal Data System Initiatives, and 3)help facilitate the collection and exchange of data for state-wide student assessment, in the amount of $269,390.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59          Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to retroactively exercise a renewal option of a contract with Robert Manseau, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-14, item #72), to assist in providing technical assistance and professional learning opportunities on the components of the State’s principal effectiveness model and in providing technical assistance to Title I Priority and Focus schools, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL 
#60          Authorize to enter into a service agreement with NAMI – New Hampshire of Concord, NH, to provide instruction in law enforcement interaction with individuals with mental illnesses at a total contract limitation of $19,800, to be held at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds (Penalty Assessment).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#61          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend major Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $7,747,351 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the February 2013 Severe Winter Storm, July 2013 Flooding, and January 2015 Blizzard.  (2)Further authorize to establish two temporary part-time class 050 positions for the purpose of performing DR-4209 related project monitoring visits, closeout visits to confirm project completion, audit follow up, financial follow up, general administrative work, review reimbursement paperwork and monitor OMB requirements.  Effective upon &C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#62          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively accept and expend $40,960 of federal funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency that will be used by the Division of State Police to conduct patrols known as “Operation Safe Commute”.  Effective July 1, 2015 through December 15, 2015.  100% Agency Income.   

#63          Authorize the Highway Safety Agency to enter into an agreement with the Hampshire Hospitality Holdings LLC, d/b/a The Inns and Spa at Mill Falls, Meredith, NH, to serve as the host site for the 2015 Annual Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month Lunch scheduled for November 23, 2015, in an amount not to exceed $4,275.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#64          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Warren D. Fitzgerald, Ph.D. and Associates, P.A., for the provision of pre-employment psychological exams of law enforcement personnel, in an amount not to exceed $47,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017, and may be extended for one two-year term.  16% Turnpike, 69% Highway, 11% Transfer from Other Agencies, 4% Navigational Safety Funds.   

#65          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Pembroke School District/School Administrative Unit, for the purchase and installation of school emergency notification software at four schools and seven police department devices for a total amount of $8,040.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Canaan for equipment to support the community’s new Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $97,355.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Nashua, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the community’s Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $122,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Marlow for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $216,360.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 21, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68A      Authorize the Division of State Police to accept $60,000 of federal funds from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice for the purpose of reducing the backlog of cases within the State Police Lab.  (2)Further authorize the Division of State Police to accept $90,000 of federal funds from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice for the purpose of disrupting the connections between the heroin suppliers and the local street distributors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#68B       Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications (9-1-1) to enter into a contract with INdigital Telecom, Fort Wayne, IN, to provide telephone and network services for Enhanced and Next Generation 9-1-1, in the amount of $1,767,960.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 7, 2020.  100% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#69          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, for the purpose 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, in the amount of $242,367.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary Planning Analyst/Data Systems position, LG 24, within budget class 059.  (3)Further authorize to provide for a consultant to upgrade computer software/hardware in order to interface with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention program and for a consultant for adaptation of space needed to accommodate the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015.  100% Transfers from other agency Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#70          Authorize the nomination of Bonni Schumann to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 7, 2018. 

#71          Authorize to award a subgrant to the Conway Police Department in the amount of $40,000 from the 2016 Regional Drug Task Force appropriation to support drug task force program operations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

#71A      Authorize to enter into a new subgrant with the NH Department of Safety, Division of State Police, in the amount of $90,000 from the FFY 2012 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, to support ongoing efforts to halt illegal drug activities in the State of NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71B       Authorize to enter into a new subgrant with the NH Department of Safety Forensic Crime Lab in the amount of $60,000 from the FFY 2012 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Program, to support Forensic Crime Lab activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#72          Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $400,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of November 2015. 

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

#74          Authorize on behalf of the NH Deferred Compensation Commission to enter into a contract with Great-West Life & Annuity, Greenwood Village, CO, or its approved affiliate, for the administration of the State of NH Public Employees Deferred Compensation Plan for public officers and employees.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020, with the option of one two-year extension. 

#75          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with The Allumbaugh Agency, Augusta, ME, in the amount of $0, for the administration of the State’s voluntary benefits contract for short-term disability, accident, and critical illness insurance.  Effective January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2018, with an option to renew for up to two additional years. 

#76          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with Anthem Life Insurance Company of Worthington, OH, in an amount not to exceed $828,795, for the employer-paid, life insurance provided to full-time employees.  Effective January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020 with an option to renew for up to two additional years.  36% General, 20% Federal, 14% Highway, 5% Enterprise, 25% Other Funds.   

#77          Authorize to amend the State Contract with Bank of America, N.A., (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #16), to allow participation in the contract by the legislative and judicial branches or any city, town or other non-state entity which is an employer as defined by RSA 100-A:1, IV. 

#78          Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property, Surplus Distribution Section to budget and expend prior year funds in the amount of $7,995 available from the State Administrative Expenses grant that were not expended in the state fiscal year 2015, and which will be used to pay for expenses incurred during state fiscal year 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#79          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Schroeder Construction Management Inc, Nashua, NH, for the Materials & Research Lab Noise Mitigation – Rebid, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $177,220.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2016.  58% Federal – Highway, 42% General – Capital Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $2,400 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $179,620.  100% Federal – Highway Funds.   

#80          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Christopher P. Williams Architects PLLC, Meredith, NH, for Architectural Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018. 

#81          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Dignard Architectural Services, Bedford, NH, for Architectural Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018. 

#82          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Oak Point Associates, Portsmouth, NH, for Architectural Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018. 

#83          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Tennant/Wallace Architects, AIA, PA, Bedford, NH, for Architectural Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018. 

#84          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Architechnology, Sanbornton, NH, for Architectural Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018. 

#85          Authorize an annual salary increase for Sara Willingham, Director of Personnel, unclassified position 9U031, in the amount of $5,177.10 to a new annual salary of $104,729.35 from the salary of $99,552.25.  Effective upon G&C approval.