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

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
                #A.         Authorize to enter Christina M. Demers into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled Short-Term Financial Management during the period of March 7, 2016 through May 15, 2016 and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #B.          Authorize to enter Adam Hopkins into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled College for America during the period of March 1, 2016 through August 31, 2016 and to pay costs not to exceed $1,250.  Lottery Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #C.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $80,682 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $80,681.81 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to renew a membership with The Council of State Governments d/b/a Eastern Trade Council, New York, NY, in the amount of $5,000 to provide the Office of International Commerce with regional export trade research and related trade development programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a donation from United States Census Bureau in the form of payment for travel-related expenses for an NHES employee to attend a Local Employment Dynamics Partnership Workshop in Washington, DC.  This estimated value of the donation if $1,250. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
                #B.          Authorize to accept a donation from the National Association of State Workforce Agencies in the form of payment for travel-related expenses for up to two NHES employees to attend a State Agency SIDES (State Information Data Exchange System) Training Seminar in Kansas City, MO.  The estimated value of the donation is $2,000. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #C.          Authorize to accept non-monetary donations totaling $8,366 received during the period of October 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, as a result of contributions. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #D.          Authorize to accept monies totaling $34,459.31 received during the period of October 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. 

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the period ending June 30, 2015. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Darrel W. Davis, Kennebunk, ME, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the nomination of Captain Joshua J. Szafranski, Hollis Center, NE, 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 GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the nomination of Captain Kent G. Wyman, Epsom, NH, 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 GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the nomination of Major Jeffrey R. Davis, Stratham, NH, currently a Major in the Air Force Reserve, 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 GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the nomination of Major Christa N. Frey, Action, MA, currently a Major in the Massachusetts Air National Guard, for appointment 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 GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #F.          Authorize the nomination of Major Matthew S. Mills, Boston, MA, currently a Major in the US Air Force, for appointment 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. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #G.          Authorize to reappoint Kevin McCarthy as a Criminal Investigator at a salary of $72,729.80 (LGBB, Maximum).  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2019. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
                #A.         Authorize to amend a grant with the Town of Alstead, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-17-14, item #48), for the Lower Warren Brook Stream Restoration project, by extending the completion date to April 30, 2017 from the original grant end date of April 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
                #B.          Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program Inc., Concord, NH, to provide supportive services, rental assistance, housing information and mortgage and utility payments to low income persons living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, and their families, by extending the end date from February 29, 2016 to March 31, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to amend the agreement with the Town of Rye, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 4-22-15, item #63), for the Implementation of the Parsons Creek Watershed Restoration Plan – Phase 2 project, by changing the language in one Task description and reallocating grant funds among Tasks.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#6            Authorize to hold a public hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Innovative Associates, LLC, in Hudson, NH.  Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#7            Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $4,083,670.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                Office of the Commissioner 
#8            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $751,671, increase related Federal revenues in the amount of $1,557,555 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $61,714.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 12, 2016.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#9            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to provide Permanent Housing services to homeless individuals in an amount not to exceed $86,837.  Effective April 1, 2016 or upon G&C approval whichever is later, through March 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#10          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program Inc., Concord, NH, to provide supportive services, rental assistance, housing information and mortgage and utility payments to low income persons living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, and their families, in an amount not to exceed $714,731.  Effective March 1, 2016, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through February 28, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#11          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Merrimack Valley Day Care Services, Concord, NH, for the provision of Title I services to abused, neglected or delinquent youth in an amount not to exceed $18,211.  Effective October 15, 2015 through August 31, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

#12          Authorize to enter into retroactive agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated January 4, 2016, to provide Title 1 services to abused, neglected or delinquent youth in an amount not to exceed $351,898.  Effective October 15, 2015 through August 31, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#13          Authorize the Bureau of Public Health Protection, Lead Prevention program to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $309,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and $247 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for a total of $309,247 to fund the Lead Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#14          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $1,727,822 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration to fund the Affordable Care Act Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#15          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control, to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $678,574 from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the NH Adult Immunization Program.  (2)Further authorize to establish two positions utilizing funds from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Adult Immunization Program Cooperative agreement.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 12, 2016.   

#16          Authorize the Bureau of Laboratory Services to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $466,012 from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the NH Epidemiology, Laboratory, and Health Information System Capacity Program.  (2)Further authorize to create two positions utilizing funds from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemiology, Laboratory, and Health Information System Capacity Cooperative agreement.  Effective upon G&CL approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 12, 2016.   

#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 promote National Diabetes Prevention Programs and conduct a Diabetes Self-Management Education Program workshop, by increasing the price by $265,998 from $223,998 to $489,996.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18          Authorize the Public Health Laboratories to enter into a retroactive agreement with Daniel F. Jones, MD, Norwich, VT, to provide pathologist services to satisfy the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments requirement for a Laboratory Director for laboratories that perform high complexity testing, in an amount not to exceed $106,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#19          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing sole source agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., Boston, MA, for the provision of the operation and maintenance of the Family Planning State System, by increasing the price by $15,000 from $25,162 to $40,162, and extending the contract completion date from February 29, 2016 to February 28, 2017, effective March 1, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Behavioral Health 
#20          Authorize to amend an agreement with The CLM Center for Life Management, Derry, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-15, item #27), for the provision of Children’s Assertive Community Treatment Wraparound Services, by increasing the price by $305,200 from $152,600 to $457,800, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#21          Authorize the Division of Operations to establish various non-budgeted classes in various accounting units and to transfer $3,500,400 between various accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to establish various non-budgeted classes in various accounting units and to transfer $136 between various accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#23          Authorize to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Belmont, NH, for the reconstruction of I-93 mainline, beginning in the vicinity of the Weigh Stations in Windham and ending near the Kendall Pond Road crossing in Derry, on the basis of a low bid of $49,419,914.55.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $988,398.29 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  (3)Further authorize to pay the Department of Environmental Services Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund $1,823,238.90 for project mitigation as documented in an approval letter dated July 10, 2015.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 25, 2019.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to pay the Department of Environmental Services Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund $213,405.29 as documented in E-mail correspondence/ARM fund calculators.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Award List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $68,818.34 for the period extending from October 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.  These awards are paid from various Transportation funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a portion of the NH Route 88 Limited Access Right of Way consisting of 2.1 +/- acres northeasterly corner of NH Route 88 and NH Route 27 in the Town of Exeter directly to the San Juan Realty Trust for $111,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  (2)Further authorize to adjust the limits of the NH Route 88 Limited Access Right of Way for the disposal of the parcel above.  Originally purchased with 10% Highway, 90% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Finance and Contracts’ report of all paid Small Claims in the previous second quarter of FY 2016, totaling $1,034.50 for individual amounts less than $600.  (2)Further authorize to pay small claims for the next Fiscal Year quarter, January 1, 2016 through March 31, 2016.  100% Highway Funds.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract amendment with North American Equipment Upfitters Incorporated of Hooksett, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #37), to provide aerial lift inspection, repair, scheduled service and unscheduled emergency parts and repair, by increasing the amount by $15,000 from $130,010 to $145,010.  Effective upon G&C approval.  95% Highway, 5% Other Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#29          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Newport, NH, in the amount of $407,100 to assist with energy improvements at the Maple Manor senior affordable housing complex in Newport, NH.  Effective February 10, 2016 through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#30          Authorize to retroactively accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $300,000 from the US Department of Energy for the State Energy Programs 2015 competitive grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#31          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH, to complete a project to help municipalities reduce the energy-related costs of operating their wastewater treatment facilities, in the amount of $285,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds (US Department of Energy-State Energy Program).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#32          Authorize the NH State Library to renew membership with the Council of State Libraries in the Northeast, in the amount of $3,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#33          Authorize to enter into a grant with Small and Beginning Farmers of NH, Hill, NH, in the amount of $25,700, for the Specialty Crop Safety: From Field to Market.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#34          Authorize to purchase equipment in excess of $5,000 for the procurement of a 20-foot refrigerated box truck in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds (Revolving Account).  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#35          Authorize to transfer $1,896,080 among accounts to reallocate appropriations and cover overtime shortfalls.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 12, 2016.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#36          Authorize retroactive compensation for Mark Roy, Beverage Marketing Specialist, for a one-time prior year step increase in the amount of $1,093.35 from January 6, 2015 through June 30, 2015.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#37          Authorize to make a retroactive payment for prior year invoices to FairPoint Communication, Lewiston, ME, for phone services from 2013 to 2014, in the amount of $2,176.28.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#38          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Corrections for DPR to provide a firewood kiln to the NH Correctional Industries entity in exchange for discounted kiln-dried firewood, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2020.  100% Park Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment with the Granite State District Export Council (DEC), North Hampton, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #127A, in the amount of $18,812), by amending the scope of services such that the DEC shall administer the State’s participation in the Hannover Messe 2016 Trade Show in Hannover, Germany; and by extending the completion date to May 31, 2016 from October 31, 2015.  No Additional Funding.  100% General Funds.   

#40          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism to make a retroactive payment to Granite State Hospitality LLC, Ashland, NH, in the amount of $68,715 for fit up costs at the Hooksett Northbound and Southbound Welcome Centers per invoice dated September 28, 2015.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#40A      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into a retroactive Land Use Agreement with Bayroot LLC, Lyme, NH, to provide access to a certain system of groomed snowmobile and off highway recreational vehicle trails for recreational purposes.  (2)Further authorize to make yearly payments of $7,400 for a total amount of $37,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#41          Authorize to accept and expend $29,359 in federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and $10,000 in private funds donated by the Great Bay Stewards Inc., for the purpose of installing monitoring equipment for water level and geodetic measurements, to construct a marine debris exhibit within the Discovery Center, and to supplement temporary staffing of educational and volunteer staff support to assist with these.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  75% Federal, 25% Private Local Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#42          Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $127,420 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for implementation of the Wetland Program Development Grant: Building Climate Change Resiliency in NH by Prioritizing Wetland and Stream Mitigation Opportunities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#43          Authorize to enter in to a contract with NH Water Works Association Inc., Concord, NH, to provide training classes for certified drinking water operators and contract services for NH’s Drinking Water Week Festival, totaling $71,500.  (2)Authorize to enter into a contract with New England water Works Association Inc., Holliston, MA, to provide training classes for certified drinking water operators, totaling $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% State Funds.   

#44          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Rockingham County Conservation District, Brentwood, NH, to control invasive plants within Odiorne Point State Park in Rye, NH, in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#45          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Newfields Village Water & Sewer District in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to finance a Wastewater Asset Management Plan.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#46          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Nashua, in an amount not to exceed $3,800,000 to finance wastewater system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#47          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Dover, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000 to finance storm water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#48          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to provide data access and conduct maintenance of the NH Coastal Viewer tool, in the amount of $49,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#49          Authorize the Human Resource Office to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2016 funds to Kathryn Nichol, Education Consultant II, in the amount of $2,963.25 to compensation for wages that were not paid in SFY 2015.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to exercise a renewal option on a sole source cooperative agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-13, item #85C), to continue to develop and implement a website for the accessing of all training materials and resources developed under the State Personnel Development Grant as well as assist with development of training to be provided to educators, in an amount not to exceed $83,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#51          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to exercise a one year renewal extension on a sole source cooperative agreement with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-13, item #85B), to continue to train and provide technical assistance to regional intermediaries and LEA staff on Project RENEW, a dropout prevention strategy, in an amount not to exceed $43,939.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#52          Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to retroactively amend a sole source memorandum of agreement with Community College System of NH, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-21-14, item #46), to continue the implementation of the Mathematics and Science Partnership Project titled Mathematics Learning Communities, in an amount not to exceed $153,000.  Effective January 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#53          Authorize the Bureau of Hearings to accept and expend funds in the amount of $257,346 from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, for the purpose of providing two additional prosecutors to support the NH State Police for the prosecution of DWI/DUI court cases statewide.  (2)Further authorize to establish two temporary full-time Hearings Examiner Prosecutor (LG 31) positions for the purpose of prosecuting DWI/DUI and impaired driving cases for NH State Police statewide in circuit courts.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#54          Authorize the Division of State Police to restore 106.21 hours of sick leave to Trooper Charles E. George Jr., who suffered a line of duty injury and was unable to perform his normal or routine duties from October 31, 2015 through November 17, 2015. 

#55          Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications (9-1-1) to retroactively exercise a renewal option with Hightower North Inc., Sanbornton, NH, for the purpose of leasing tower space for continued use of two microwave antennas, by increasing the amount by $71,500.40 from $63,119.40 to a total of $134,619.80.  Effective February 1, 2016 through January 31, 2021, with the option to renew for an additional five years.  100% Agency Income.   

#56          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Fish and Game for the Operation Stonegarden portion of the 2015 Homeland Security Grant Program, in the amount of $32,469.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#57          Authorize to retroactively exercise the first of seven (7) four-year automatic renewals of a memorandum of Operation and Maintenance agreement with the Department of Transportation, Department of Resources and Economic Development, the Adjutant General, and the NH Public Broadcasting Inc. (originally approved by G&C On 10-3-12, item #65A), for the purpose of establishing and defining the roles, responsibilities, and expectations of the aforementioned parties to operate and maintain the shared microwave system known as the NHSafeNet.  Effective October 3, 2014 through October 3, 2018. 

#58          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $39,097 from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, for the purpose of combating the DWI problem.  Effective April 1, 2016 through September 15, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#59          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $76,868 from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, entitled Enforcement Patrols for the purpose of motor vehicle enforcement on the State’s interstate system.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#60          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Mission Critical Partners Inc., to provide consulting services to conduct data collection activities for the NH Communication Network and the National Wireless Broadband initiatives, in an amount not to exceed $398,042.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  51% Federal, 42% Capital (Highway), 7% Capital (General) Funds.   

#61          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract amendment with NIIT Technologies Inc., Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G&C on 2-28-14, item #60), for the purpose of continuing one temporary consultant position to assist during the Virtual Private Network rollout in preparing the courts for their future integration into the J-One project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  9% Federal, 91% Agency Income.   

#62          Authorize the Division of State Police to amend a sole source contract with Emergency Communications Network (originally approved by G&C on 4-23-14, item #87), for the purpose of building additional needed functionality for the NH Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification program, in the amount of $84,065.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.   

#62A      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Safety, Division of Fire Standard Training and Emergency Medical Services, to fund the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events, for $54,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $54,400 of federal funds for the purpose of facilitating training for state employees on active shooter incidents, all hazard incidents and emergency notification procedures.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#63          Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $525,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of March, 2016. 

#64          Authorize to accept and place on file the January quarterly report of the contract with Harvey Construction for the new Marine Patrol Facility in Gilford, NH.   

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

#66          NOT USED

#67          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Project Resource Group LLC, Francestown, NH, for the Seabrook Welcome Center Renovations, Seabrook, NH, for a total price not to exceed $234,494.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $10,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $244,494.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $20,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $264,494.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#68          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Bauen Corporation, Meredith, NH, for fire and smoke damper installation and rated penetration, Veterans Home, Tilton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $390,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2016.  28% Operating – General, 72% General – Capital Funds.   

#68A      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract amendment with Samyn D’elia Architects PA, Ashland, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #16), for the NH Marine Patrol Headquarters Redesign, Gilford, NH, by increasing the amount by $97,577 from $678,000 to $775,577.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Capital – Other Funds (Navigation Safety).                  

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#69          Authorize the Office of Victim Witness to accept and expend a subgrant from the Department of Justice in the amount of $140,000 for the purpose of adding personnel resources in order to meet growing demands for victim support services.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full time temporary Victim Witness Specialist, labor grade 26, within budget class 059.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#70          Authorize to subgrant $452,084 to the NH Office of Professional Licensure and Certification, Board of Pharmacy, utilizing funds from the US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance FFY 2015 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program for the maintenance and enhancement of the prescription drug monitoring program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Attorney Andrew Eills, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing a hearings office for the Banking Department, by increasing the amount by $40,995 from $9,995 to $50,990, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#72          Authorize to amend a lease with the Capital Region Health Care Development Corporation, Concord, NH, for the purpose of expanding the existing rental space located in the Memorial Medical Building, for the Chief Medical Examiner, by increasing the amount by $12,508.28 from $472,165.80 to $484,674.08.  Effective March 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#73          Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the NH Department of Safety, in the amount of $19,500 from the FFY 2014 Paul Coverdell National Forensic Science Improvement Act Grant Program to support activities in the NH State Police Forensic Crime Lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2016.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a subgrant with the NH Department of Safety, in the amount of $28,700 from the FFY 2015 Paul Coverdell National Forensic Science Improvement Act Grant Program to support activities in the NH State Police Forensic Crime Lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.