GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
January 13, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 


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

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #A.          Authorize to enter Sylvia Yeaton into an education tuition agreement with Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, to participate in the course entitled Human Health & Nutrition, during the period of January 25, 2016 through March 19, 2016 and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,140.  100% General Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #B.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $140,548 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $140,548.30 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #C.          Authorize to pay calendar year 2016 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.   

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize for one employee to travel to Westlake Village, CA, for 5 days of out of state travel from January 25-29, 2016, to perform an examination of an out of state entity, with an estimated cost of $1,516 for meals/hotel/mileage/misc.  This request is being made for Kathleen Sheehan to receive a $1,036 cash advance to cover anticipated expenses.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income).   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
                #A.          Authorize to accept a nonmonetary donation from Glenn K. Currie, Concord, NH, consisting of one hundred and fifty books, with a value of $2,993 for use by the inmates at the NH State Prison for Men in Concord, the NH Correctional Facility for Women in Goffstown and the Northern NH Correctional Facility in Berlin as needed. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
                #B.          Authorize to accept a nonmonetary donation from CRVNA Hospice House, Elizabeth DePerry, Operations Assistant, Concord, NH, of one (1) used, Total Care © bed system, with a value of $3,500, for use as a hospital/hospice bed by the inmates at the NH State Prison for Men in Concord. 

 

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

                                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
               #A.          Authorize to accept and place on file the biennial report for FY14 and FY15 of the Board of Optometry. 

                                                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 November 30, 2015. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.          Authorize confirmation of Major Jassen L. Bluto, Northfield, VT, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Paul M. Kell, Durham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #C.          Authorize to appoint Elizabeth E.D. McCormack as an Attorney at a salary level of $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval, or January 14, 2016, whichever is the latter. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #D.          Authorize to appoint Jason A. Casey as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $63,500.  Effective January 22, 2016 to January 22, 2021. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #E.          Authorize to reappoint Kim K. Fallon as Chief Forensic Investigator at a salary level of $71,303.66.  Effective January 24, 2016 through January 24, 2021. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.          Authorize to execute a no-cost, contract extension with Securitas Security Services USA Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-12, item #12), for the purpose of providing armed security services at the Pease Air National Guard Facility in Newington, NH, by extending the date from February 1, 2016 through April 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #B.          Authorize the Division of State Police, Bureau of Marine Patrol, to amend the sole source contract with Kalkomey Enterprises Inc., d/b/a Boat Ed, Dallas, TX (originally approved by G&C on 3-21-07, item #69), for the purpose of adding a Certification Manager module, to function as the system of record for NH boater certification data and provide for online course registration along with initial and replacement certification card printing and mailing.  No Additional Funding.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Revolving Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of the Commissioner 
#6           Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #111), to provide the services of physicians and professional technical staff to meet the State’s needs to service patients and consumers, by increasing the price by $207,307 from $37,930,357.68 to an amount not to exceed $38,137,664.68.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  32% General, 28% Federal, 40% Other Funds.   

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#7           Authorize the determination made by the Commissioner that on November 17, 2015 Eric Leitner, an Assistant House Leader at the Sununu Youth Services Center sustained an injury in the line of duty 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. 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#8           Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Center for Life Management, Derry, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-15, item #14), to provide permanent housing services through the Federal Continuum of Care program by increasing the price by $10,322 from $243,745 to $254,067 with no change to the current contract end date of June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs 
#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with The International Institute of Boston, for the provision of services for NH refugees 60 years of age or older which promote community integration, naturalization, health and mental health by providing case management and the development of culturally and linguistically appropriate activities in an amount not to exceed $52,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#10         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Myers and Stauffer LC, Owings, MD, to conduct independent certified audits of the NH Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments in an amount not to exceed $536,116.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  50% Federal, 50% Other Funds.   

#11         Authorize the Bureau of Behavior Health to enter into an agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., Boston, MA, to conduct NH’s Public Mental Health Consumer Survey, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 
#12         Authorize to enter into a retroactive amendment with Valley Regional Healthcare Inc., Claremont, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #110), to change the In Home Health Aide Level of Care Services rate to July 1, 2015, and to provide additional In-Home Care Services by increasing the price by $74,126.25 from $979,994 to $872,120.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  45% Federal, 55% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#13         Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc., Youngsberg Hall, Lawrence, KS, for an annual subscription to the Results Oriented Management software reporting application, in the amount of $45,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  32% Federal, 68% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#14         Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $120,522 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to further fund the NH State Cancer Registry.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#15         Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend a sole source contract with BioMerieux Inc., Durham, NC (originally approved by G&C on 1-16-13, item #21), to provide repair and service of laboratory instruments in the Public Health Laboratories, by increasing the price by $82,556 from $88,157.04 to $170,713.04, and by extending the completion date from January 16, 2016 to January 16, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16         Authorize to exercise an amendment to an agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-12, item #72), to enhance the operation of the state cancer registry system, by increasing the price by $93,026 from $2,464,546 to $2,557,572.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17         Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with the JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-15, item #10), to continue managing a media campaign that targets adults at high risk for type 2 diabetes and conduct a Diabetes Self-management Education Program workshop by increasing the price by $265,998 from $223,998 to $489,996, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30,2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health 
#18         Authorize to make a retroactive payment of semi-annual membership dues to the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $4,489.50.  Effective January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Developmental Services 
#19         Authorize Special Medical Services to hold a conference “Children & Families Collaboration 2016” for Department staff and contractors who serve children and families with various special health care needs and complex conditions, on May 9, 2016 at the Courtyard by Marriott, Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH, for a total conference cost not to exceed $9,990.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment of $1,000 to the Courtyard by Marriott, Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH, to secure the date and facility.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital
#19A      Authorize to implement a 15% base hourly wage enhancement to nursing staff currently paid under the Institutional Nurse pay scale for recruitment and retention purposes.  This request is projected to increase funding by $465,127 for the balance of FY 16 and $1,164,798.96 in FY 17.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 13, 2018 or period of 24 months from date of such approval, whichever is later. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#20         Authorize the Division of Operations to establish various non-budgeted classes in various accounting units and to transfer $25,600 between various accounts and classes.  (2)Further authorize to establish a consultant class to pay towards an existing Consultant contract for services to be performed on data collection.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#21         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $128,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from November 5, 2015 through November 18, 2015.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#22         Authorize the Bureau of Materials and Research to continue sole source participation in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Materials Reference Laboratory accreditation program, Washington, DC, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  59% Federal, 33% Highway, 8% Other Funds.   

#23         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 Brad Little, Stratham, NH, in the amount of $20,450.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2016.  100% Highway Funds.   

#24         Authorize the Bureau of Materials and Research to enter into a sole source service agreement with Malvern Instruments Inc., Westborough, MA, for the purpose of providing repair, calibration, maintenance, and services required to support the Department’s use of two Malvern Kinexus Dynamic Shear Rheometers, in the amount of $67,032.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  73% Federal, 11% Other, 16% Highway Funds.   

#25         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.M. Piper Inc., Plymouth, NH, for rehabilitating the bridge that carries US 3 and NH 25 over Owl Brook in the Town of Ashland, on the basis of a low bid of $1,064,870.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $106,487.05 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 26, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#26         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CPM Constructors Inc., Freeport, ME, for construction of a new multi-use trail bridge in the City of Keene, on the basis of a low bid of $1,536,742.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $76,837.14 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 28, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27         Authorize the Bureau of Materials and Research to enter into three agreements with John Turner Consulting Inc., Dover, NH; Terracon Consultants Inc., Manchester, NH; and R.W. Gillespie & Associates Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the purposes of providing materials testing and construction inspection services, for combined total fees not to exceed $1,200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27A      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into a State/Local Project agreement for the Derry-Londonderry, I-93, Exit 4A project with the Towns of Derry and Londonderry; and authorize to seek reimbursement for project costs through the Towns of Derry and Londonderry.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#28         Authorize the NH State Library to retroactively renew membership with the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $4,400.  Effective January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#29         Authorize to place Mr. Keen Wong at Step 4 of unclassified salary grade DD, earning $72,268.04 annually, for the position of Field Audit Leader (Multi State Tax Auditor) position #9U262.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#30         Authorize to place Ms. Lisa A. Qualter at Step 2 of unclassified salary grade CC, earning $61,138.48 annually, for the position of Lead Tobacco Auditor (Multi State Tax Auditor) position #9U291.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#31         Authorize to place Mr. Jacob W. Thom at Step 2 of unclassified salary grade CC, earning $61,138.48 annually, for the position of Multi State Tax Auditor, position #9U585.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#32         Authorize to execute a contract amendment with Securitas Security Services USA Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #5), for the purpose of providing increased security at the State Military Reservation in Concord, NH, by increasing the amount from $1,303,937.68 to $1,761,334.18.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#33         Authorize to transfer $1,401,683 among accounts to reallocate appropriations and cover overtime shortfalls.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD 
#34         Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant with Northeast Organic Farming Association – New Hampshire, Concord, NH, for the Organic Specialty Crop Cast of Production: Assessment and Education, in the amount of $41,886.  Effective July 1, 2015 through September 29, 2017.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#35         Authorize to hire John Gasaway Jr into the position of Fraud Attorney, position #9U525 (an unclassified position at labor grade FF) at Step 3 with an annual salary of $77,383.80.  Effective February 19, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 
#36         Authorize to accept and expend federal revenues received from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in the amount of $250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#37         Authorize to retroactively extend the temporary full-time position of Information Technology Manager IV for one year from November 7, 2015 to November 6, 2016 to continue to support the PCI Compliance Program.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#38         Authorize to retroactively extend the temporary full-time position of Liquor Investigator for one year from December 17, 2015 to December 16, 2016 to continue support of the Loss prevention Program.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#38A      Authorize to extend the temporary full-time position of Attorney IV, (8T2867) for one year from January 18, 2016 to January 17, 2017 to continue providing legal advice to the Liquor Commission.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#38B      Authorize to extend the temporary full-time position of Retail Store Manager III, (8T2868) for one year from January 14, 2016 to January 13, 2017 to continue leading the Elm Street, Manchester Liquor Store.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#39         Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $450,000, to the City of Portsmouth to install, own and operate two solar photovoltaic systems – the first of 265 kilowatts at Portsmouth High School and the second of 330 kilowatts at the City’s Madbury Water Treatment Plant.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#40         Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to retroactively renew a 1-year membership with the US Travel Association located in Washington DC, in the amount of $12,000 for the 2016 calendar year.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

#41         Authorize to convey by quitclaim deed, an undeveloped 1.5-acre portion of “Greenfield State Park” in the Town of Greenfield, to Vestige Properties Inc., d/b/a New England Forest Products (NEFP).  0% State Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept a warranty deed to an undeveloped 1.5-acre parcel that abuts the Park from Barbara C. Harris Camp, also in the Town of Greenfield.  0% State Funds.  (3)Further authorize to accept the $1,100 administrative fee from NEFP for deposit in the account “Forest Improvement Fund”.   

#42         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter a retroactive lease agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for building, equipment and antenna space in a designated area at Pack Monadnock Mountain located within Miller State Park.  Effective October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2020, with the option to renew for three additional 5-year periods.  (2)Further authorize to accept annual rental payments of $20,158.74 for 2015, $20,763.50 for 2016, $21,386.41 for 2017, $22,028 for 2018, and $22,688.84 for 2019 amounting to $107,025.49 in revenue over the 5 year period of the lease. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#43         Authorize the deposit of $15,000 in the NH Land Conservation Endowment held at the Department of Treasury by ABJEH Realty LLC, to permanently endow conservation easement monitoring and stewardship by the Office of Energy and Planning, Conservation Stewardship Program on behalf of the Fish and Game Department and enabled by a MOA with the Council on Resources and Development approved by G&C on July 24, 2013, item #37.  (2)Further authorize the deposit of $20,000 in the NH Land Conservation Endowment held at the Department of Treasury by Bear-Paw Regional Greenways to permanently endow conservation easement monitoring and stewardship by the Office of Energy and Planning, Conservation Stewardship Program on behalf of the Fish and Game Department and enabled by a MOA with the Council on Resources and Development approved by G&C on July 24, 2013, item #37.   

#44         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Engel Entertainment Inc., New York, NY, to develop and produce television programming.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#45         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Riverside Technology Inc., Fort Collins, CO, for the purpose of upgrading the Rivertrak watershed modeling and flood forecasting system, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

#46         Authorize to amend a contract with Keymont Construction Inc., Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-16-15, item #59), for additional clarifier turntable repairs at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Facility, by increasing the amount by $7,073.65 to $56,073.75 from $49,000, and by extending the contract period to March 31, 2016 from December 31, 2015.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#47         Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Sawyer’s Mill Associates Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-29-14, item #44), for removal of the Upper and Lower Sawyer’s Mill Dams, by increasing the amount by $565,000 from $105,000 to $670,000; by extending the end date to December 31, 2018 from December 15, 2016; and by modifying the scope of work to include additional tasks.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48         Authorize Vincent Taccetta III Revocable Trust of 1998’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in New Castle. 

#49         Authorize Sandra L. Cleary Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#50         Authorize Silver Star 44 LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

#51         Authorize Camp Bernadette Inc.’s request to perform work on Wentworth Lake in Wolfeboro. 

#52         Authorize Town of Lyme’s request to perform work on Post Pond in Lyme. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#53         Authorize to accept and expend the E3 Teen Fatherhood Program (grant) funds in the amount of $763,462, received from the US Department of Health and Human Services.  (2)Further authorize to establish the full time position of Education Consultant I, labor grade 26, salary $49,588-$67,060.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#54         Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to retroactively amend an existing agreement with the American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Washington, DC (originally approved by G&C on 1-28-15, item #56), to administer the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium English Language Arts and Mathematics assessments in grades 3 through 8, by increasing the price by $1,820,198 from $2,108,551 to $3,928,749.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  51% State, 49% Federal Funds.   

#55         Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to amend a sole source contract with Strafford Learning Center, Somersworth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-20-13, item #68), to continue to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant, by increasing the price by $22,679.14 from $133,954.12 to $156,633.26.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#56         Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to retroactively amend a sole source contract with the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc., Lawrence, KS (originally approved by G&C on 2-25-15, item #56), to administer the Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment in English language arts and mathematics, by increasing the price by $87,750 from $27,000 to $114,750.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  51% General, 49% Federal Funds.   

#57         Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Belknap County Department of Corrections, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #56), to provide additional training services to inmates, by increasing the price by $4,000 from $26,900 to $30,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#58         Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $165,975 of federal funds from the NH Highway Safety Agency entitled NH State Police Virtual Private Network Installation to provide assistance to departments in designing, configuring, and deploying a VPN solution.  (2)Further authorize to establish class 046 consultant positions for the purpose of providing assistance to departments in designing, configuring, and deploying a VPN solution.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#59         Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer funds within various accounting units, in the amount of $2,257,582 for SFY 2016 and $2,295,067 for SFY 2017 to properly align the funding of accounting units based on federal requirements for Uniform Carrier Registration revenues.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#60         Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., d/b/a Craig Avionics, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing systems upgrade to the State Police Bell 407 helicopter, in an amount not to exceed $1,254,995.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  79% General, 20% Highway, 1% Turnpike Funds.   

#61         Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to retroactively pay Sheryl Nielsen the amount of $1,230.22 for increment pay during SFY 2015 with SFY 2016 funds.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#62         Authorize to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, in the amount of $142,145 to provide trainings and resources to public and non-profit agencies providing victim services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#63         Authorize to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $500,000 from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, to be utilized to continue and enhance the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#64         Authorize to conduct a two-day advanced training conference for victim advocates scheduled for April 12-13, 2016 entitled “2016 Tri-State Advanced Victim Assistance Academy” to be held at the Holiday Inn, Concord, NH, at a cost not to exceed $6,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  74% Agency Income, 26% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the victim advocate training conference in the amount of $50 from each of an estimated 100 attendees for a total of $5,000, to help defray the cost of the conference and facility expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#65         Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Greater Nashua Mental Health Center, in the amount of $51,531 to support the enhancement of the Greater Nashua Mental Health Supervised Visitation Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#66         Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $375,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of February, 2016. 

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

#68         Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award a net sum of $250 to John Avlas from the Department of Health and Human Services.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#69         Authorize the State Suggestion and Extraordinary Service Award Evaluation Committee to award a net sum of $175 each to Deborah Nixon and Spiro Millios from the Department of Revenue Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval.