GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
April 6, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

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

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #A.         Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $48,326 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $48,325.67 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

 

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

                                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a complimentary scholarship not to exceed $1,000 from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing in the form of payment for all travel related expenses for staff member Sarah Howlett, RN, Paralegal, to attend the NCSBN Discipline Conference to be held June 6-8, 2016 in Norfolk, VA. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to accept 19,950 trash bags, with a reported value of $2,113.37 from New Hampshire the Beautiful Inc., for use in the Sponsor-a-Highway Program. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to accept a gift to the State of NH of a parcel of land in Pittsburg from the Estate of Marjorie C. Baker, at no cost to the State.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
                #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Behavioral Health to amend an existing agreement with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #13), to operate the transitional housing program on the NH Hospital campus, by adjusting the Therapeutic Behavioral Service rate.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2017.  No Additional Funds.  49.75% Federal, 49.75% General, .50% Other Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
                #B.          Authorize to amend an agreement with Paul Carrier, Somersworth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-15, item #8), for the provision of consultation, recruitment, and parent leadership services, by increasing the mileage amount and decreasing the hours per month.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2017.  No Additional Funds.   

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#4            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2016 funds to Joanne Cleary, Family Services Specialist I, Division of Family Assistance, in the amount of $1,426.64 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2015.  100% General Funds.   

                                Office of Business Operations 
#5            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Public Consulting Group Inc., Boston, MA, for the provision of consulting services regarding the Department’s compliance with certain Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services federal reporting requirements in an amount not to exceed $3,260.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

                                Division of Client Services 
#6            Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Harrisburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-12, item #36), for work on the department’s eligibility and enrollment system, New Heights, by increasing the price by $11,632,474 from $54,592,543.33 to an amount not to exceed $66,225,017.33 and to extend the end date from September 30, 2016 to September 30, 2018.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#7            Authorize to enter into an agreement with Jane McMahon, Registered Dental Hygienist, Concord, NH, to provide dental hygienist services to the adjudicated youth at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center in an amount not to exceed $31,200.  Effective July 1, 2016, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#8            Authorize to amend the acceptance of additional grant funds entitled “Adult Medicaid Quality grant”, from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (originally approved by G&C on 4-8-15, item #11), for executing the Medicaid Quality Program at the State level, by retroactively extending the end date from June 30, 2015 to December 20, 2016, and additionally to authorize the reallocation of appropriations between expenditure classes in the amount of $196,191 to allow for the best utilization of available federal funds.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#9            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence/Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH for the provision of Regional Access Point Services to assist individuals with substance use disorders obtain the help they need in an amount not to exceed $197,945.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  18% Federal, 82% Other (Liquor Commission).   

#9A        Authorize, with the Office of Governor Margaret Wood Hassan, to enter into a memorandum of understanding to fund the work of the Governor’s Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health to work with stakeholders to formulate and coordinate policies and services to effectively address mental health and substance use disorders within the state of NH in an amount not to exceed $184,375.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an amount up to $91,375 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery to fund the work of the Governor’s Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health.  Effective July 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017.   

                                Glencliff Home 
#10          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Dr. David A. Bogacz, Concord, NH, for the provision of dental services for the residents, in an amount not to exceed $24,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#11          Authorize the Division of Aeronautics, Rail & Transit to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $3,000,000 from the Congestion, Mitigation and Air Quality program for the purchase of five state-owned commuter coaches.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#12          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer $35,000 between Fund accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#13          Authorize the Division of Aeronautics, Rail and Transit to establish a non-budgeted class and to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $289,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#14          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $67,200 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from February 19, 2016 through March 2, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#14A      Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer funds in the amount of $1,990,000 from the Turnpike General Reserve Account to budget for a professional services agreement for operation of NH E-ZPass Customer Service Center Operations.  (2)Further authorize to amend a contract with Xerox State and Local Solution, Germantown, MD, (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-04, late item F), for a professional services agreement for operation of NH E-ZPass Customer Service Center, by increasing the amount by $1,990,000 from $66,000,000 to $67,990,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#15          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Berlin, NH, in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of providing funds to the Coos Economic Development Corporation to assist Capone Iron Corporation North Woods Inc., with its machinery and equipment purchase project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#16          Authorize to amend the sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #48), for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low income households receiving weatherization services, by increasing the amount by $40,000 from $67,891 to $107,891.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds (US DHHS/LIHEAP).   

#17          Authorize to amend the sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #49), for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low income households receiving weatherization services, by increasing the amount by $6,000 from $48,659 to $54,659.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds (US DHHS/LIHEAP).   

#18          Authorize to amend the sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #50), for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low income households receiving weatherization services, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $107,968 to $127,968.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds (US DHHS/LIHEAP).   

#19          Authorize to amend the sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #51), for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low income households receiving weatherization services, by increasing the amount by $122,500 from $192,453 to $314,953.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds (US DHHS/LIHEAP).   

#20          Authorize to hold a one-day training workshop on the use of the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principals, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2CFR 200), for up to 40 professional fiscal and program staff from NHOEP and the five NH Community Action Agencies at no charge to the participants, on April 20, 2016 at the Brown Building in the Hugh J. Gallen State office Park, Concord, in an amount not to exceed $6,675.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program work, in the amount of $49,000.  Effective April 6, 2016 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#22          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Inc., Berlin, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program work, in the amount of $45,000.  Effective April 6, 2016 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program work, in the amount of $17,500.  Effective April 6, 2016 through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#24          Authorize to accept and expend $120,000 in SFY 2016 from the State Homeland Security Program funds available from the Department of Safety for the funding of a two year project consisting of workshops, tabletop and functional exercises to train, test and adjust incident response plans.  (2)Further authorize to establish a class 046 consultant position for the purpose of hiring independent consultants to plan and facilitate the incident response workshops, tabletop and functional exercises.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds; the funds used by DOS to reimburse DoIT are 100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#25          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the National Association of State Boards of Geology, Douglasville, GA, for membership and the participation and scoring of the National Professional Geologist Examinations in the amount of $30,000.  Effective May 1, 2016 through April 30, 2018.  (2)Further authorize unencumbered payments with internal accounting control.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#26          Authorize to enter into a contract with New England Document Systems Inc., Manchester, NH, for the digitization of approximately 12,000 State and National Register-listed historic properties and 5,000 archaeological sites, in an amount not to exceed $60,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#27          Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $450,000 from the Federal government (National Guard Bureau) as part of the five-year Federal-State Master Cooperative Agreement to cover the cost of increased security at the State Military reservation in Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#28          Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds in the amount of $48,660 and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2017.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management Funds.   

#29          Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds in the amount of $48,970 and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2017.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#30          Authorize to establish the starting salary of John Elias in the position of Director of Operations, unclassified grade EE, at an annual salary of $95,165.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#31          Authorize to extend four positions in a temporary status for one year, with an estimated fiscal impact to SFY 2016-2017 of $180,497.70.  Federal Funds.   

#32          Authorize to enter into a contract with Tandy Stephens Inc., Concord, NH, to operate an on-site food service concession at the Tobey Building, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 5, 2017, with the option to renew year to year for up to three additional years. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#33          Authorize to accept and expend $6,600 from the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for the project entitled “FFY 15 Emergency Management Performance Grant – School Emergency Notification Software Project”.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#34          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH, to provide services for various park projects, in the amount of $141,554.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  7% Agency Income (Conservation Plate Fund), 36% Capital, 43% Agency Income (State Park Fund), 14% Agency Income (CLH Endowment Fund) Funds.   

#35          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract amendment with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-22-15, item #53), to provide interpretive services at various parks, by increasing the amount by $17,925 from $171,500 to $189,425.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Park Funds.   

#36          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated February 29, 2016, for the 2016/2017 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program, in the total amount of $67,921.26.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#37          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Corrections (originally approved by G&C on 2-10-16, item #38), for the Division of Parks and Recreation to purchase and deliver a firewood kiln in an amount not to exceed $60,000, to the NH Correctional Industries in exchange for a credit memo for the price difference between actual (not to exceed $60,000) and $50,000 (the original not to exceed price) first, then discounted kiln-dried firewood once the credit memo is extinguished.  100% Park Funds.   

#38          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Safety for the purpose of providing Operation Stonegarden Detail Patrols.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $12,987 from the Department of Safety to offset the personnel expenditures plus the purchase of one ATV for providing Operation Stonegarden Detail Patrols in accordance with the terms of the MOA.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Transportation to oversee the harvest of timber from the Clark and Oxford Lots.  Effective upon G&C approval, expiring with the conclusion and final close out of the timber sale.   

#40          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Skid Steer Services LLC, Naples, ME, in the amount of $143,122 for bi-annual beach cleaning services at Hampton Beach State park, in the amount of $143,122.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Park Funds.   

#41          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Lexington Excavation LLC, Bedford, NH, for Hampton South Beach Parking Lot Improvements at Hampton Beach State Park, in the amount of $228,009.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 20, 2016.  100% Capital Funds.   

#42          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a memorandum of Agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department for the purpose of providing Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Enforcement Patrols.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend payments not to exceed $2,160 to be made by NH Fish and Game.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds.  

#43          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Cale America Inc., Tampa, FL, for the wireless parking pay station program at various locations along the seacoast in the amount of $290,566.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $75,000 to cover any unforeseen repairs or parts needed as part of this contract.  Effective upon G&C approval through  December 31, 2018.  100% Agency Income (Hampton Meters).   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#44          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Wildlife Disease Cooperative, to coordinate and administer development of a blood serum based ELISA test for Paralaphostrongylus tenuis (brainworm) infection in moose and deer at a cost of $9,216.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  75% Federal, 25% Other (Game Management) Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#45          Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH, in the amount not to exceed $2,781,699 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund (DWSRF) Repayment Funds.   

#46          Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $300,000 from the US Environmental Protection Agency.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#47          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to the agreement with Great Bay Marine Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #130), for the Operation and Maintenance Costs for the Boat Sewage Pumpout Station, by changing the language in one specification description, by adding a new task, and increasing the amount by $3,000 from $7,500 to $10,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48          Authorize to make retroactive payment of Prior Year expenses in the amount totaling $64,434.33, for emergency work undertaken by the Bay District Sewer Commission, to repair multiple leaks in the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program’s 10-inch sewer force main located in Center Harbor and Moultonborough that occurred between calendar years 2005 and 2014.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#49          Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the NH Lakes Association Inc., Concord, NH, for the purpose of milfoil prevention activities, totaling $252,000.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $87,000 to the NH Lakes Association Inc.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds.   

#50          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, in the amount of $19,960 to complete a project to protect public drinking water system.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#51          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Manchester in the amount of $20,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water system.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#52          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Northumberland in the amount of $6,300 to complete a project to protect public drinking water system.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#53          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Pennichuck Water Works Inc., Merrimack, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water system.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#54          Authorize Andrea Bournival’s and Richard Namay’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH. 

#55          Authorize Maple and Union Avenue Association LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH. 

#56          Authorize Steve Hatem’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, NH. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#57          Authorize to diverge from the Department of Administrative Services’ policy of only allowing Agencies to prepay for one night of hotel cost, and instead prepay for 2 nights for up to six employees to attend the 64th Annual Edith B. Hammond Conference sponsored by the NH Association of Education Office Professionals, in an amount not to exceed $1,438.  The conference will be held at the North Conway Grand Hotel from May 4-6, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58          Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to enter into a sole source contract with the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, Gap, PA, to provide Micromessaging Academy training, in an amount not to exceed $43,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59          Authorize the Bureau of Integrated Programs to enter into a contract with Two Revolutions LLC, New Rochelle, NY, to lead an 18-month-long strategic design and development process with diverse stakeholder teams to inform the implementation process of Vision 2.0 as outlined in the NH Department of Education’s Vision 2.0, in an amount not to exceed $267,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#60          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to amend a contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #126), to continue to develop and implement a statewide technical assistance and professional development system designed to increase the implementation of effective practices and enhance outcomes for students who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families, by increasing the price by $59,447.21 from $600,000 to $659,447.21.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#61          Authorize to grant funds in the amount of $30,000 to the NH School Administrators Association, Concord, NH, in support of the 2016 June Conference of NH School System Leaders, in partnership with the NH School Administrators Association.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#62          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for DR-4209 January Snowstorm in the amount of $756,812 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  (2)Further authorize to establish one temporary part-time Program Assistant II position to assist in completing the scope of the Hazard Mitigation Grant for DR-4209 January Snowstorm.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#63          Authorize to transfer $124,660 within accounting units to re-align appropriated funds for the purpose of executing the mission of the Homeland Security Grant funding at the local and state level.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#64          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Banks Chevrolet-Cadillac Inc., Concord, NH, for the reconditioning and transport of vehicles to the White Farm before auction, in an amount not to exceed $89,280.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  51.6% General, 32.7% Highway, 15.2% Turnpike, 0.5% Agency Income Funds.   

#65          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with CI Technologies Inc., Jacksonville, FL, for the provision of an Internal Affairs Case Management and Tracking System.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2020, with the option to renew for two additional two year terms.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Legislative Branch, Division of Legislative Protective Services to purchase radios and associated accessories to enhance their sworn officers’ communications capabilities, for a total amount of $27,391.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.     

#67          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with NH Department of Safety, Division of State Police, for the purpose of funding a temporary part-time position to support the NH Information and Analysis Center for a total amount of $13,667.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend the memorandum of agreement with the Division of State Police (originally approved by G&C on 1-14-15, item #33), to support the extension of the cyber-security training to all State Employees in order to enhance cyber terrorism/cyber security and incident response capabilities, by increasing the amount by $3,000 from $95,825 to $98,825.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $3,000 of pass-through funds form the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, which will be combined with the funds remaining from the originally approved amount and transferred from Classes 030 and 080 to Class 066, Employee Training.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#69          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Monica Middy, New York, NY, as a substitute medical examiner, to conduct autopsies as needed in the absence of the Chief Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

#70          Authorize to conduct a two-day advanced conference entitled “2016 Partnering for a Future Without Violence” to be held June 8-9, 2016 at Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, at a cost not to exceed $50,550.  66% Agency Income, 34% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend registration fees for the conference requested in the amount of $34,000 to consist of $100, from each of an estimated 300 attendees, and $20, from each of an estimated 200 scholarship recipients, to help defray the cost of the conference.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#71          Authorize the Consumer Protection Bureau to accept and expend a subgrant from the Department of Justice in the amount of $132,346 for the purpose of adding a prosecutor to focus on crimes and abuse against the elderly.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time salaried Elder Abuse Prosecutor within budget class 059 (Full-Time Temporary).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#72          Authorize the Office of Victim Witness to accept and expend a subgrant from the Department of Justice in the amount of $123,454 for the purpose of adding personnel resources to focus on crimes and abuse against the elderly.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary Victim Witness Specialist, labor grade 26, within budget class 059 (Full-Time Temporary).  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#73          Authorize to accept and expend a new grant award from the US Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, titled Sexual Assault Justice Initiative, in the amount of $399,622 for the purpose of implementing best practices for the investigation and prosecution of adult sexual assaults and enhancing the coordinated response procedures for adult sexual assaults in NH.  (2)Further authorize to enter into subgrants with the entities as detailed in letter dated February 17, 2016, in the amount of $383, 708, from the FY 2016 SAJI to improve services to adult victims of sexual assault through the implementation of best practices relating to the investigations and prosecutions of such crimes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#74          Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $425,000,000 to cover expenditures for the month of May, 2016.   

#75          Authorize to enter into a contract with The Rowley Agency for the purchase of commercial property insurance, earthquake, equipment breakdown, flood, and terrorism coverage for state-owned buildings and contents, in an amount not to exceed $969,000.  Effective May 1, 2016 through May 1, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

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

#77          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a sole source retroactive amendment for the statewide consultant agreement with Lavallee Brensinger Architects P.A. (originally approved by G&C on 9-14-11, item #29), to extend the end date from June 30, 2014 to December 16, 2016 with a corresponding increase in the price by $108,467 from $500,000 to $608,467.  Effective July 1, 2014 through December 16, 2016.  100% General – Capital Funds.   

#78          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Colby Construction Company LLC, Portland, ME, for Architectural Engineering Services for the 3rd Floor Addition to the LEDU at the Veterans Home, Tilton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,097,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for owner requested changes during construction for the LEDU, bringing the total to $1,127,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $28,102 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,155,102.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  35% Capital, 65% Federal Funds.   

#79          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to amend an existing contract with Express Scripts Inc., Saint Louis, MO (originally approved by G&C on 9-4-13, item #28), for the claims and administration costs of the prescription drug benefit provided to state employees and retirees, by decreasing the amount by $1,242,696 from $174,167,696 to an amount not to exceed $172,925,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  40% General, 16% Federal, 26% Enterprise, 16% Highway, 2% Turnpike Funds.    (2)Further authorize to extend the contract with Express Scripts (originally approved by G&C on 9-4-13, item #28), for claims and administration of the prescription drug benefit provided to state employees and retirees, by increasing the amount by $143,380,000 from $172,925,000 to $316,305,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  40% General, 16% Federal, 26% Enterprise, 16% Highway, 2% Turnpike Funds.    

 

TABLED ITEMS 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at G&C 3/9/16) 
#108        TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Van Ostern voted to table the request for 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.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (Tabled at G&C 3/23/16) 
#40          TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Kenney, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to grant an additional ten (10) year option to extend the term of the Lease and Operating Agreement (Lease) with CLP Mount Sunapee LLC, Orlando, FL, (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-98, item #50), and to further amend the terms of the Lease and Operating Agreement to accept land and to provide for the expansion of the Mount Sunapee State Park.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2028.