GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
March 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 


CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA
 


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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
                #A.         Authorize to allow four employees to travel beyond a 300-mile radius in a state vehicle to St. Michaels, MD, to attend the Eastern Plant Board meeting and concurrent sessions for the Cooperative Agriculture Pests Survey coordinators and the Horticultural Inspectors from April 4-7, 2016.  25% Federal, 75% Dedicated Funds.   

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize one employee to travel to Washington, DC, to perform an examination of an out of state entity, and to receive $1,000 Cash Advance to cover anticipated expenses while in Washington DC during the period of March 14-18, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize one employee to travel to Boston, MA, to perform an examination of an out of state entity, and to receive $1,496 Cash Advance to cover anticipated expenses while in Boston, MA during the period of March 14-18, 2016.  100% Other Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #D.          Authorize to enter Sylvia Yeaton into an educational tuition agreement with Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, to participate in the course entitled Integrated Science II, during the period of March 21, 2016 through May 14, 2016, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,140.  100% General Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #E.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $64,732 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $64,731.95 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a donation of used office furniture and office equipment worth an estimated used retail value of $119,408 from Select Demo Services LLC, Salem, NH, for the purpose of providing furniture and equipment at various office locations throughout the Department. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #B.          Authorize to accept the donation of two new generators, with a total value of $2,000 from the Law Enforcement Support Office to be used by the NH State Police Special Event Response Team.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize to accept the donation of 10.02 acres in the Town of Jefferson, NH, from Robert W. Durant.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the 2015 Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund Annual Report. 

                                                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 December 31, 2015. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #C.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending January 31, 2016. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the nomination of Captain Tori L. Scearbo, Portsmouth, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites fort this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT |
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Joshua J. Szafranski, Hollis Center, ME, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Kent G. Wyman, Epsom, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Matthew S. Mills, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Jeffrey E. Davis, Stratham, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #F.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Christa N. Frey, Action, MA, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #G.          Authorize to appoint Elizabeth V. Mulholland as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $67,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 6, 2020. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #H.          Authorize to appoint John W. Garrigan as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $61,000.  Effective March 18, 2016 through October 31, 2018. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #I.           Authorize to reappoint Susan G. Morrell as a Senior Assistant Attorney General.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 27, 2019. 

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #J.           Authorize to appoint Kenneth A. Sansone as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $77,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #K.          Authorize to appoint Bryan J. Townsend II as an Attorney at a salary level of $62,250.  Effective March 18, 2016 or upon G&C approval, whichever is the latter. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
                #A.         Authorize to amend a grant with the University of NH Office of Sponsored Research, in the amount of $23,089 (originally approved by G&C on 4-22-15, item #47), for the 2015 Trapping Program for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in NH, by extending the completion date from April 1, 2016 to April 1, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend an agreement with Stantec Consulting Inc., Auburn, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-19-13, item #120), for the detailed inspection and preliminary design for the rehabilitation of the bridge carrying East Thetford Road over Connecticut River between the Towns of Lyme, NH and Thetford, VT, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to December 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.   

 

 REGULAR AGENDA 

  

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of the Commissioner 
#6            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $12,500, increase related Federal revenues in the amount of $4,000 and no change to related Other revenues.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#7            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $347,230, decrease related Federal revenues in the amount of $74,999 and decrease related Other revenues in the amount of $9,630.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#7A        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Center for the Support of Families Inc., Silver Spring, MD, to conduct an independent quality assurance review of the Division of Children, Youth and Families, in an amount not to exceed $223,360.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  56.21% Federal, 43.79% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management 
#8            Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to the existing lease with the City of Rochester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-05, item #317A), for continued occupation by the Rochester District Office, by increasing the price in the amount of $275,250 to $3,123,062.50 from $2,847,812.50, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2015 to December 31, 2016.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#9            Authorize a sole source contract renewal option with Stephen F. Caldwell, DDS, MS., Derry, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #62), to provide orthodontics consultant services, by increasing the price by $137,280 from $104,832 to an amount not to exceed $242,112, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

#10          Authorize to exercise a sole source contract renewal option with David A. Gruette, D.D.S., Center Barnstead, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-14, item #27), to provide dental consultant services, by increasing the price by $205, 920 from $187,200 to an amount not to exceed $393,120, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

#10A      Authorize to amend existing individuals agreements with the State’s two managed care health plans, Granite State Health Plan d/b/a NH Healthy Families, Bedford, NH, and Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan d/b/a Well Sense Health Plan, Boston, MA (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #54A), by adjusting the rates to reflect the actuarially certified rate structure for the inclusion of increased private duty nursing, through June 30, 2016 – the new rate provides increased capitation payment rates to reflect this additional cost; and to ensure increased access to private duty nursing services is being achieved through data reporting specific to this service need.  These amendments increase the SFY 2016 price by $623,698 from $708,898,351 to $709,522,049 for a cumulative contract value of $1,612,522,049 for all Medicaid Care Management contracts, subject to the continued availability and continued appropriation of funds.  Effective April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds for the NH Health Protection Program, 50% Federal & 50% General Funds for the currently eligible Medicaid Population.    

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#11          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with New Generations Inc., Greenland, NH, to provide Specialty Shelter services for homeless pregnant women and their babies through the State Grant-in-Aid Funds Program, in an amount not to exceed $110,700.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#12          Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated January 21, 2016 for the provision of master licensed alcohol/drug abuse counseling services, in an amount not to exceed $241,922.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funding.   

#13          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Mount Prospect Academy Inc., Plymouth, NH, for the provision of Title I services to abused, neglected or delinquent youth, in an amount not to exceed $181,028.39.  Effective October 15, 2015 through August 31, 2016.  100% Other Funding.   

#14          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Spaulding Youth Center, Northfield, NH, for the provision of Title I services to abused, neglected or delinquent youth, in an amount not to exceed $65,853.38.  Effective October 15, 2015 through August 31, 2016.  100% Other Funding.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#15          Authorize to amend and renew an existing agreement with National Jewish Health, Denver, CO (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #51), for the provision of statewide tobacco treatment services in order to reduce the health and economic consequences of tobacco use and dependence, by increasing the price by $739,062 from $685,000 to $1,424,062, and by extending the completion date from June 309, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  35% General, 65% Federal Funds.   

#16          Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend a contract with Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-23-14, item #39), to provide administrative and financial support to the NH Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration, by increasing the price by $226,952 from $274,561 to an amount not to exceed $501,513, and by extending the completion date from June 16, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Corrections, Concord, NH, to implement a quality improvement project that will improve hypertension management within the inmate population in an amount not to exceed $44,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with Dr. Ruth E. James, Doctor of Allopathic Medicine, Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-13, item #32), to continue to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, by increasing the price by $35,000 from $70,000 to an amount not to exceed $105,000, and by extending the completion date from March 31, 2016 to March 31, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#19          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-15, item #11), for the provision of nutrition consultation and to implement a statewide Healthy Eating and Sodium Reduction project, by increasing the price by $99,300 from $198,600 to $297,900, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to include infectious disease questions in their statewide telephonic survey to learn the public’s perception on the Division’s ability to inform the public on public health emergencies related to infectious disease, in an amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21          Authorize to exercise an amendment to an agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #40), to continue to provide a broad range of programmatic support services across a number of public health programs to include public health strategic planning, training and technical assistance; conference logistics support and implementation of community health interventions and health communications campaigns, by increasing the price by $254,706 from $3,204,959 to an amount not to exceed $3,459,665.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  66387% Federal, 33.13% Other Funds (Newborn Screening Fees and Department of Safety Agency Income).   

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services  
#22          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the provision of Regional Access Point Services that will assist individuals who have substance use disorders access the help they need in an amount not to exceed $211,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  44% Federal, 56% General Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#23          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Triumvirate Environmental Inc., Somerville, MA, to provide hazardous pharmaceutical waste disposal services for NH Hospital in an amount not to exceed $42,201.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  28% Federal, 32% General, 40% Other (Provider Fees) Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#24          Authorize the Bureau of Human Resources to enter into a sole source agreement with Federal Highway Administration Finance Division, National Highway Institute, Arlington, VA, for training, in an amount not to exceed $86,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with Concord School District, SAU #8, to provide funding under the Federal Safe Routes to School Program through a local project administration process to develop a travel plan for the Beaver Meadow School in the City of Concord, totaling $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the Town of Wilton, to provide funding under the Federal Safe Routes to School Program through a local project administration process to develop a travel plan for the Florence Rideout Elementary School and Wilton-Lyndeborough Middle School in the Town of Wilton, totaling $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 4.3 +/- acre parcel of State owned land located on the southeast corner of NH Route 123 and Cobb Hill Road in the Town of Alstead to Hes Schippers and/or assigns for $31,500 plus a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  (2)Further authorize to compensation H. G. Johnson Real Estate from the proceeds of the subject sale in the amount of $1,890 for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Finance and Contracts to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc., Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G&C on 4-22-15, item #23), for full service maintenance, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $32,700 to $52,700.  29% Federal, 3% Other, 68% Highway Funds.   

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to retroactively continue membership and participation with the E-ZPass Interagency Group, New York, NY, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $25,000 for calendar year 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to retroactively contract with various private contractors to assist with winter maintenance activities, emergency repair of infrastructure due to flooding or other unexpected natural disasters, along with highway and bridge maintenance efforts.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.   

#31          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly basis summary of active projects that may require contingency use, for the period through December 30, 2015. 

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, for construction of approximately 22,000 feet of beam guardrail and the replacement of approximately 100 “F” terminal guardrail units throughout the State, on the basis of a low bid of $932,434.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $65,270.42 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 23, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into retroactively certain sole source Special, Supplemental and Account Agreements with utilities, municipalities and railroad entities that result from impacts to their facilities because of Department administered construction projects.  Further, any adjustment to original estimates that result in changes to encumbrances be authorized based on justification to the Department of Administrative Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.   

#34          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Highway Maintenance detailed report of contracts with various private contractors to assist with winter maintenance activities, emergency repair of infrastructure due to flooding or other unexpected natural disasters, along with highway and bridge maintenance efforts, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. 

#35          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Highway Design summary of Special, Supplemental, and Account agreements with utilities, municipalities and railroad entities that result from impacts to their facilities because of Department administered construction projects, for fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. 

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section to enter into a contract with Kriester Artesian Well Co Inc., Henniker, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Albert Rouleau, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $18,844.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2016.  100% Highway Funds.   

#37          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section to enter into a contract with Kriester Artesian Well Co Inc., Henniker, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Ken Fortin, Barrington, NH, in the amount of $19,020.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2016.  100% Highway Funds.   

#38          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with the firm of CHA Consulting Inc., Keene, NH, for preliminary design engineering services to widen approximately twelve miles of F. E. Everett Turnpike from Nashua to Bedford, in an amount not to exceed $2,114,730.22.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R. J. Olszak Construction Inc., d/b/a All-Ways Wrecking, Bridgewater, NH, for building and retaining wall demolition in Rochester, on the basis of a single bid of $46,479.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 24, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#40          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with the Grouse Point Club Community Association, Meredith, NH, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Meredith, NH along Meredith Bay, in the amount of $46,270.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#41          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to release any rights to the State for a railroad easement, acquired in the 1840’s to Denis Girard and Florence Leduc of 2417 West Lunt Ave, Chicago, IL, over privately owned former railroad property in Plymouth, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#42          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into transportation vehicle agreements with the sub-grantees as detailed in letter dated February 1, 2016, for a total of $1,208,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  85% Federal, 7.5% State Capital Budget, 7.5% Private/Local Funds.   

#43          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., d/b/a C&J Bus Lines, Portsmouth, NH, for the vehicle overhaul of three State-owned commuter coaches as well as for approved transit facility improvements at the State-owned bus terminals and park and ride lots in Dover and Portsmouth, for an amount not to exceed $433,283.  Effective December 4, 2015 through December 31, 2017.  80% Federal, 20% in-kind match and cash match.   

#44          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Paul and Emilette Beaudoin, Meredith, NH, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Meredith, NH, along Lake Waukewan, in the amount of $12,643.75.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#45          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Ann and Dick Corr, Lebanon, NH, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Enfield, NH, along Mascoma Lake, in the amount of $12,643.75.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#46          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with David and Carol Zogopoulos, Laconia, NH, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia, NH, along Lake Winnipesaukee, in the amount of $12,893.75.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#47          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Raymond Spinosa, Laconia, NH, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia, NH, along Paugus Bay, in the amount of $8,762.50.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#48          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Lake Ridge on Meredith Bay Association, Meredith, NH, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Meredith, NH, along Lake Winnipesaukee, in the amount of $223,752.75.  Effective September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2020.   

#49          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Paul and Cynthia Gillis, Middleboro, MA, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia, NH, along Paugus Bay, in the amount of $8,762.50.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#50          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Anthony and Barbara DeStefano c/o Debra Iuliano, Winchester, MA, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia, NH, along Paugus Bay, in the amount of $8,762.50.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#51          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with William P. Ratcliffe, Lowell, MA, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia, NH, along Paugus Bay, in the amount of $8,762.50.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#52          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Michael and Elizabeth Hurley, Laconia, NH, for the use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia, NH, along Paugus Bay, in the amount of $8,762.50.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#53          Authorize to enter into an existing sole source contract amendment with Avalara Inc., Bainbridge Island, WA, on behalf of the Department of Safety (originally approved by G&C on 7-16-08, item #84), for the addition of software changes to the Account Management module to the DOS Road toll system, by increasing the amount by $45,000 from $2,497,193 to $2,542,193.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2018.  100% Highway Funds.   

#54          Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services, to enter into a sole source contract with ChemWare LLC, Raleigh, NH, for software maintenance and support as well as other optional services, in an amount not to exceed $673,428.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#55          Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly balance reports for the period ended September 30, 2015 and December 31, 2015. 

                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#56          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Clemson, SC, for membership and the preparation and scoring of the engineering and land surveying examinations, in the amount of $90,000 from April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2018.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payments with internal accounting control.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#57          Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to retroactively renew membership with the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, Washington, DC, in the amount of $5,027.  Effective January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#58          Authorize to exercise a contract extension with Delta Management Associates Inc., Chelsea, MA (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-15, item #17), to provide a full range of services to collect accounts of taxpayers residing out-of-state or with out-of-state assets for the Department.  Effective April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding. 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#59          Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $430,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#60          Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive amendment to a contract extension with Securitas Security Services USA Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-13-16, item #5A), for the purpose of providing ninety days extension of armed security services at the Pease Air National Guard Facility in Newington, NH, by increasing the amount by $241,063.68 from $964,254.72 to $1,205,318.40.  Effective February 1, 2016 through April 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#61          Authorize to make a one-time retroactive salary payment to Chef II, Charles Hanson Jr., position #41476, in the amount of $1,647.38 for the period of June 13, 2014 through June 11, 2015 with current State fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds.   

#62          Authorize to enter into a renewal lease agreement with Strafford County Commissioners, Dover, NH, for the purpose of probation/parole office space for the period of April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $164,226.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#63          Authorize to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $5,555 to the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Hagerstown, MD for annual membership dues for the period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

#64          Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $44,000 from NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services to implement a hypertension control project for the benefit of the NH Department of Corrections population.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#65          Authorize to exercise an option to renew a contract amendment agreement with Correctional Eyecare Network Services Inc., d/b/a Troy Correctional Eyecare Network Services, East Greenbush, NY (originally approved by G&C on 4-3-13, item #45), for the provision of On-Site Optometry Services, by increasing the amount by $116,549.60 from $174,824.40 to $291,374.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#66          Authorize to extend the temporary full-time position of Retail Store Clerk II for one year from March 27, 2016 to March 26, 2017 to continue providing customer service to the customers visiting the Coliseum Avenue, Nashua retail location.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#67          Authorize to extend four temporary full-time Regional Store Supervisor positions for one year from March 25, 2016 to March 24, 2017 to continue providing leadership to the Liquor Commission retail employees.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#68          Authorize to extend three temporary full-time Retail Store Warehouseman positions for one year from March 26, 2016 to March 25, 2017 to continue providing assistance to the Liquor Commission retail stores and employees.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#69          Authorize to extend the temporary full-time position of Human Resources Technician for one year from March 26, 2016 to March 25, 2017 to continue providing recruitment assistance to the Liquor Commission.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#70          Authorize the Office of Consumer Advocate to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, in the amount of $3,656.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#71          Authorize to accept and place on file the reports of transfers of funds for the quarter ending December 31, 2015. 

#72          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce to enter into a contract with Wedu Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide a marketing strategy and streamlined website for the NH Aerospace and Defense Export Consortium in compliance with a grant awarded by the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#73          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to accept a retroactive payment from Ragnar RTB LLC, Hopkinton, MA, in the amount of $13,030.50 per Special Use Permit granted for the 2015 Reach the Beach Relay race series for the period of September 10-20, 2015.   

#74          Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a sole source memorandum of understanding with NH Department of Education, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-15, item #31), for the delivery or Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act discretionary funding to cover the cost of individual training accounts for occupational skills for out-of-school youth, by increasing the amount by $60,000 from $7,500,000 to $7,560,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds – Discretionary.   

#75          Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a sole source contract with Families in Transition Inc., Manchester, NH, for the delivery of Program Navigator services to assist homeless individuals in accessing services funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, in the amount of $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 15, 2018.  100% Federal Funds (WIOA discretionary funds).   

#76          NOT USED   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#77          Authorize to hold a Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition and Training Seminar on March 19, 2016, in the amount of $4,873.13.  (2)Further authorize to pay the Rochester Lodge of Elks $4,873.13 to provide facilities, refreshments and a lunch buffet for the Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition and Training Seminar on March 19, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#78          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Sanbourn and Tower Surveying and Septic Design PLLC, Woodstock, NH, to undertake research and initial reconnaissance to create a composite plan of the boundary of the Church Hill Wildlife Management Area in Ashland, NH, in the amount of $14,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  75% Federal, 25% Other (Wildlife Habitat) Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#79          Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $75,000,000 for the issuance of low interest loans.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Clean Water Revolving Loan Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#80          Authorize to accept and expend $163,209 in Federal funds form the US Environmental Protection Agency for implementation of the Wetland Program Development Grant: Wetland Biocriteria and Outreach Tools in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#81          Authorize an amendment to a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Lebanon (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #142), to increase funding by $750,000 from $2,500,000 to $3,250,000 for the Etna Road/Route 120 Sewer Replacement Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#82          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the NH Rivers Council, Concord, NH, to complete the Development of a Watershed Management Plan for the Winnicut River project, in the amount of $85,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#83          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association, Boston, MA, to provide technical assistance and training to DES’ Brownfields State Response Program, in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#84          Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with the City of Keene, NH, in an amount not to exceed $6,000 to help fund the purchase of electric vehicle charging stations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Inter-agency Funds.   

#85          Authorize James C. & Carol E. Rust Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#86          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 $161,448 for the balance of three months of FY 16 and $637,921 in FY 17.  33% Federal, 33% General, 34% Other Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#87          Authorize the Bureau of Integrated Programs to enter into a sole source contract with Media Power Youth, Manchester, NH, to provide services to develop Wellness Pathways for educators, in an amount not to exceed $130,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#88          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a sole source contract with Evergreen Evaluation and Consulting Inc., Jericho, VT, to conduct the evaluation of the State Personnel Development Grant, in the amount of $74,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#89          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $329,164 from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, entitled DWI Patrols for the purpose of combating the DWI problem statewide.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2016.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#90          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend a grant from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, entitled NH State Police Crash Records Management System, in the amount of $109,960 for the continued development of software for the Crash Records Management System.  (2)Further authorize to establish class 046 consultant positions for the purpose of enhancing the previously developed crash records management system to add the existing J-One system.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#91          Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications (9-1-1) to enter into a contract with Kraus Associates Inc., d/b/a AK Associates, Augustine, FL, to provide hardware, software and services for the Next Generation 9-1-1, in the amount of $2,432,527.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 1, 2021.  81% Capital (E911), 19% Agency Income.   

#92          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services to fund the 2016 NH Integrated Emergency Volunteer Training Exercise for $24,386.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#93          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend the grant agreement with the Town of Errol (originally approved by G&C on 9-17-14, item #73), for updating their local hazard mitigation plan, by extending the completion date from January 9, 2016 to July 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#94          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Police Standards and Training Council, in the amount of $50,000 for the Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention-Oriented Activities potion of the 2015 Homeland Security Grant Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#95          Authorize to enter Christopher E. Ladd into an Education Tuition agreement with Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, NH, to participate in the course entitled Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, during the period retroactive to January 18, 2016 through May 9, 2016, and to pay the costs not to exceed $799.  25% Highway, 22.85% Turnpike, 52.15% General Funds.   

#96          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend the grant agreement with the Town of Orford (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #118), for updating their local hazard mitigation plan, by extending the completion date from January 9, 2016 through July 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#97          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend the grant agreement with the Town of Shelburne (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-14, item #75), for updating their local hazard mitigation plan, by extending the completion date from January 9, 2016 through July 9, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#98          Authorize the Bureau of Accountability and Assessment to retroactively exercise a renewal option of a memorandum of understanding for dues with the University of California at Los Angeles, National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing, Los Angeles, CA (originally approved by G&C on 12-3-14, item #76), in an amount not to exceed $603,016.85.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  71% State, 29% Federal Funds.   

#99          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a sole source contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel development Grant, in the amount of $73,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#100        Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a sole source contract with Monadnock Development Services, Keene, NH, to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel development Grant, in the amount of $67,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#101        Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a sole source contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Inc., d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, to provide training and technical assistance to LEA personnel and families focusing on family-school engagement in the transition planning process of the NH State Personnel Development Grant, in the amount of $66,999.96.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#102        Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a sole source contract with Strafford Learning Center, Somersworth, NH, to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant, in the amount of $89,656.20.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#103        Authorize to conduct a day-long training for members of NH Sexual Assault Resource Teams scheduled for April 20, 2016 entitled “2016 SART Summit” to be held at the Police Standards and Training Academy, Concord, NH, at a cost not to exceed $3,758.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#104        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated February 23, 2016, totaling $76,332 for residential substance abuse treatment programming from the FFY 2014 and FFY 2015 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant Programs.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#105        Authorize the nomination of David Rotman to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission for a period of four years upon G&C approval. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#106        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of April, 2016. 

#107        Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for wavier of classification decisions.   

#108        Authorize a new chapter of the Department of Administrative Services Manual of Procedures (“DAS MOP”), DAS MOP 161 – Memorandum of Understanding (“DAS MOP 161”), effective upon G&C approval.   

#109        Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a Use or Premises Agreement with the County of Rockingham, Brentwood, NH, for leasing of the state owned property located in the Rockingham County Courthouse, Brentwood, NH, for an amount not to exceed $549,204.  Effective May 1, 2016 to April 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#110        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract amendment with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #133), for the Adjutant General’s Department Center Strafford Dining Facility Renovations, by increasing the base amount by $68,327 from $784,000 to $852,327.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $7,300 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $75,627.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#111        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract Siemen’s Industry Inc., Scarborough, ME, for a Building Automation System Upgrade at the Sununu Youth Center, Manchester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $364,925.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2016.  48.50% General, 10% Capital, 38.50% Federal, 3% Other Funds.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $5,675 for unanticipated mechanical expenses, bringing the total to $370,600.  61.50% General, 38.50% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $5,400 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services, provided, bringing the total to $376,000.  93% Federal, 7% Other Funds.