GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
May 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #A.         Authorize to enter Sandy Goulet into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in an online course entitled Human Relations in Administration, during the period of June 13, 2016 through August 9, 2016, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,110.  Lottery Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #B.          Authorize to enter Amir Alic into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, to participate in an online course entitled Accounting for Managers (Masters Level), during the period of July 1, 2016 through August 25, 2016, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,590.  Lottery Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #C.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $53,339 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $53,338.82 to the rightful owners of abandoned of unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #D.          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to continue membership and participation with the I-95 Corridor Coalition, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $20,000 for Fiscal Year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a list of monies totaling $9,746.95 received during the period of January 1, 2016, to March 31, 2016 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions.  These monies are place in the Veterans Home Benefit Fund. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Pappas with regard to a certain project in participation with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH. 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
                #C.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. 

 

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

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the nomination of Colonel Shawn M. O’Brien, Fremont, NH, for promotion to the rank of Brigadier General, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally and professionally qualified. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
               #A.         Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #21), for the provision of statewide Child Care Resource and Referral services by adjusting certain budget line items for State Fiscal Year 2016 in order to meet specific needs, with no change to the price or the contract end of June 30, 2017.  No Additional Funding. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #B.          Authorize to amend an agreement with the North Country Council Inc., Bethlehem, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-14-15, item #27), for the Campton Village Water Precinct Infrastructure Protection Project by changing the language in two Task descriptions, eliminating five Tasks, and reallocating grant funds among Tasks.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#6            Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on March 9, 2016 Stewart McPhee, a Mental Health Worker II at the NH Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#7            Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on March 9, 2015 Anita Eastman, a Nursing Coordinator at the NH Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#8            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $18,968,333, decrease Federal revenues in the amount of $1,393,110, and decrease related Other revenues in the amount of $26,941.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#9            Authorize to accept, and expend federal Designated State Health Program funds related to the NH Building Capacity for Transformation 1115 Waiver program in the amount of $7,460,754 for SFY 2016 and $14,921,509 for SFY 2017, retroactive to January 5, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  (2)Further authorize to transfer general funds and agency funds in the amount of $6,628,814 and $831,940 respectively for a combined total of $7,460,754 in SFY 2016 and $13,257,629 and $1,663,880 respectively for a combined total of $14,921,509 in SFY 2017, from the accounting unit called the Integrated Delivery Network Fund.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend federal Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment funds related to the NH Building Capacity For Transportation 1115 Waiver program in the amount of $7,460,754 for SFY 2016 and $14,921,509 for SFY 2017 retroactive to January 5, 2016 through June 30, 2017. 

                                Division of Behavioral Health 
#10          Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Purcell Law Office, PLLC, Portsmouth, to provide legal services, by increasing the price by $11,966 from $9,920 to $21,886.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#11          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH, to provide a training program for the Community Mental Health Centers which will enable delivery of evidence-based Coordinated Specialty Care services for First Episode Psychosis patients, in an amount not to exceed $90,161.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Child Support Services 
#12          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Xerox State & Local Solutions Inc., Fairfax, VA (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #70), for State Disbursement Unit services, by increasing the completion date from June 30, 2016 to December 31, 2016.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#13          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Gen-Probe Sales and Service, San Diego, CA, for the purchase of reagents and other consumable system supplies needed to perform laboratory testing of diseases employing the Hologic Luminometer 50 Leader Equipment System in an amount not to exceed $82,218.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  59% Federal, 41% General Funds.   

#14          Authorize a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Insurance, to allow the Department of Insurance to provide funding for the Uniform Health Facilities Discharge Data System contract in the amount of $250,000 to use hospital discharge data to prepare an annual report concerning premium rates in the health insurance market and the factors that have contributed to rate increases during prior years.  (2)Further authorize to enter into an agreement with the NH Hospital Association, Concord, NH, to provide Uniform Health Facilities Discharge Data System for the collection of health care facilities discharge date, in an amount not to exceed $550,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  45% Federal, 55% Other Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#15          Authorize the Division of Finance to transfer $265,000 between Highway Fund accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#16          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way and the Bureau of Highway Maintenance’s request to pay property owners $11,000 as documented in the Contemplated & Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period of March 24, 2016 through March 25, 2016.   

#17          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s request to pay property owners $45,739 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period of March 22, 2016 through April 4, 2016.   

#18          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 $38,585.50 for the period extending from January 1, 2016 through March 31, 2016.  These awards are paid from various Transportation Funds.   

#19          Authorize the Office of Federal Compliance to enter into two individual sole source Cooperative Project Agreements with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for Cooperative National Summer Transportation Institute with UNH Tech Camps in Fiscal Year 2017, for a total of $19,996.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to amend a sole source agreement with HB Software Solutions Inc., Lowell, MA (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-13, item #96), to complete the regional implementation of a statewide Transportation Coordination System and extend the software maintenance; to amend other certain aspects of the agreement, and to change the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2019.  No Additional Funding.   

#21          Authorize the Division of Finance to accept and expend a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan in the amount of $200,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for the reconstruction of I-93 mainline, beginning in the vicinity of the Exit 5 interchange ramps in Londonderry and ending near the I-293 interchange in Manchester, on the basis of a low bid of $45,922,044.90.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $918,440.90 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 25, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with L&D Safety Marking Corporation, Barre, VT, for milling rumble stripes in the shoulders and along the centerline of NH Route 3A, 9, 28, and 102, on the basis of a low bid of $384,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 8, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the Pease Development Authority, to procure and implement an identity management system for airport security at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, in the amount of $372,584.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Local Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for 5.0 miles of pavement maintenance in the Towns of Belmont, Gilford and the City of Laconia on US Route 3 (Laconia Bypass), on the basis of a single bid of $2,068,207.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $82,728.28 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 213, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Busby Construction Co., Inc., Belmont, NH, for improvements along NH Route 101 (Elm Street), from Wilton Road approximately 2,750 feet east towards NH Route 101 Bypass, on the basis of a single bid of $1,267,762.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $101,420.96 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 28, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with M.E. Latulippe Construction Inc., Ashland, NH, for the removal of the bridge that formerly carried NH Route 25 over Baker River, and modifications of the existing bridge abutments to accommodate a future bridge by others, on the basis of a low bid of $241,900.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $12,095 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 29, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for resurfacing of approximately 75 miles in District IV in Cheshire, Hillsborough and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a single bid of $6,140,962.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  37% Betterment, 63% Agency Income Funds.   

#28A      Authorize an annual salary step increase for Marie A. Mullen, from Grade HH, Step 5 (Salary $101,543.52) to Grade HH, Step 6 (Salary $106,824.64).  Effective May 8, 2016. 

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#29          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Durham, NH, in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of providing funds to the Strafford Economic Development Corporation to assist Harmony Homes LLC with its real estate acquisition project.  Effective May 4, 2016 through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#30          Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Corrections, to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Kalos Inc., Topeka, KS (originally approved by G&C on 11-15-06, item #10A), for ongoing support and maintenance services for the Pharmacy Software System, by increasing the amount by $37,189.98 from $160,446 not to exceed $197,635.98, and by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 027 used by the Department of Corrections to reimburse DoIT for this maintenance service is 100% General Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#31          Authorize the Division of Medical Professions, Board of Dental Examiners to enter into a one year contract with NH Professionals Health Program, Amherst, NH, to manage and administer the Dental Professional Assistance Program for FY 2017, for an amount not to exceed $17,500.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Dental Effectiveness Program Funds.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#32          Authorize to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $10 million of general obligation bonds through a private placement with the NH Municipal Bond Bank (NHMBB) should the NHMBB choose to proceed.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2016. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#33          Authorize to place Attorney Carollynn Ward at the maximum step for the position of Tax Policy Analyst, position #9U609, unclassified salary grade FF, earning $90,832.56.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#34          Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $40,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#35          Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#36          Authorize to transfer $2,114,300 among accounts to reallocate appropriations and cover overtime shortfalls.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#37          Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option and amendment with Office of Public Guardian, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-13, item #115), for the provision of Guardianship Services for the NH Department of Corrections, by increasing the amount by $214,977.70 from $253,426.30 to $468,404.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#38          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment with Worldwide Travel Staffing Limited, Tonawanda, NY (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-15, item #41), for the provision of Temporary Nursing Services, by increasing the amount by $218,000 from $66,396 to $284,396.  Effective December 18, 2015 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#39          Authorize to enter into a contract amendment with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings d/b/a LabCorp, Raritan, NJ, for the provision of On-Site Clinical Laboratory services, in the amount of $387,653.24 from $387,653.24 to $775,306.48.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#40          Authorize to enter into a contract amendment with MHM Solutions Inc., Vienna, VA (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #139), for the provision of Medical-Dental services, by adding four additional staffing positions, and increasing the amount by $141,142 from $6,240,171 to $6,381,313.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.  (2)Further authorize to exercise a contract renewal option to increase the contract amount with MHM Solutions Inc., Vienna, VA, for the provision of Medical-Dental Services, by increasing the amount by $5,474,556 from $6,381,313 to $11,855,869.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 309, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#41          Authorize to exercise an option to renew a contract with The Nakamoto Group Inc., d/b/a Nakamoto Correctional Consulting, Rockville, MD (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-14, item #47), for the provision of Prison Rape Elimination Act Auditing Services, by increasing the amount by $13,276 from $33,750 to $47,026.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#42          Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Whitefield, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-13, item #116), for the provision of Guardianship Services, by increasing the amount by $65,700 from $98,640 to $164,340.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#43          NOT USED  

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#44          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Felix Septic Inc., Bow, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at 8 state park facilities, 5 welcome information centers and 1 warehouse facility, in the amount of $27,428.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $5,486 to cover any unforeseen septic issues found.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  60% Agency Income, 39% Highway, 1% Inter-Agency Transfer Funds.   

#45          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Lamprey Suburban Septic, Moultonborough, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at 8 state park facilities, Cannon Mountain Ski Area and 1 welcome information center, in the amount of $31,365.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $6,273 to cover any unforeseen septic issues found.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  99% Agency Income, 1% Highway Funds.   

#46          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Bolens Septic & Portable Toilets, Stewartstown, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at 16 state park facilities and 1 welcome information centers, in the amount of $31,650.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $6,330 to cover any unforeseen septic issues found.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  84% Agency Income, 13% Revolving, 3% Highway Funds.   

#47          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Jeremy Hiltz Excavating Inc., Ashland, NH, for the New Parking Lot at Livermore Falls State Reservation, in the amount of $159,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2016.  100% Capital Funds.   

#48          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to transfer funds in the amount of $150,000 to reallocate direct Promotional and Marketing Funds in FY 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#49          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Skid Steer Services LLC, Naples, ME, to perform beach grading services at Hampton Beach State Park, in the amount of $29,421.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 20, 2016.  100% Other (Agency Income) Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#50          Authorize the transfer of $78,000 from the NH Fish and Game Fund Reserve to the Fish and Game FY 2016 Operating Budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#51          Authorize to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., Pembroke, NH, to carry out aerial stocking and water sample collection (acid rain analysis) of remote, high altitude trout ponds, in the amount of $12,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  75% Federal, 25% Fish and Game Funds.   

#52          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Sovereign Sportsman Solutions LLC, Nashville, TN, to develop and implement an online registration and Event Manager software system for Fish and Game’s Education and Outreach programs, in the amount of $209,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#53          Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $85,830 from the US Environmental Protection Agency for the Beaches Environmental and Coastal Health Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#54          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Brandywine Owners Association Inc., East Kingston, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-8-15, item #54), to finance water system improvements, by increasing the loan amount by $33,000 from $87,000 to $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#55          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with SOLitude Lake Management LLC, to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities, totaling $40,595.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#56          Authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of agreement with the Department of Resources and Economic Development, Concord, NH, for projects to conduct research and develop tools related to characterize wetlands for assessment, permitting or resource protection purposes, in the amount of $100,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#57          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Robert Gibbons, Portsmouth, NH, to operate the state-owned mobile pumpout boat, for a total of $128,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Seacoast Science Center Inc., Rye, NH, to develop spill response capabilities for the marine mammal rescue and response program in NH, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with The Nature Conservancy, NH Chapter, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-25-15, item #49), for the Development of a Tidal Stream Crossing Assessment Protocol, by modifying the scope of services to include additional work tasks, by increasing the amount by $27,625 from $56,650 to $84,275, and by extending the completion date from May 31, 2016 to May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#60          Authorize to amend the Fifteen Mile Falls Mercury Reduction Fund (originally approved by G&C on 8-31-05, item #105), by transferring appropriations in the amount of $1,663 between classes.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Dam re-licensing settlement Funds.   

#61          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to Piscataquog Land Conservancy, New Boston, NH, to conserve through a conservation easement and fee ownership a 101 acre parcel in Goffstown, in the amount of $70,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#62          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Exeter, in the amount of $16,045 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

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

#64          Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the City of Berlin, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#65          Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to Woodsville Water and Light, Woodsville, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize Robert Simmonds’ request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro. 

#67          Authorize Cristina and Gregory Lukas’ request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#68          Authorize Bryan Tulley’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#68A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with ALS Group USA Corp., Houston, TX, to provide sampling containers and analyze drinking water and groundwater samples for perfluorooctanoic (PFOA) acid and related perfluorinated compounds to assist DES in evaluating the presence of PFOA and related compounds in drinking water sources, in an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective March 9, 2016 through September 30, 2016.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#69          Authorize the Division of Program Support to transfer “Developing Capacity to Improve Emergency Operations Plans in New Hampshire” (grant) funds in the amount of $130,428 to re-align appropriated funds so that the Department can complete the scope of the grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-15, item #77), by increasing the amount by $130,170 from $85,000 to $215,170, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2015 to June 30, 2017.  Effective January 1, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#70          Authorize the Bureau of Accountability and Assessment to enter into a sole source contract with the WIDA Consortium at the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research, for use of the ACCESS for Ells® English language proficiency test for all English language learners, in an amount not to exceed $132,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016, with the option to renew for up to two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#71          Authorize the Division of State Police to establish one temporary part-time, class 050 position for the purpose of providing administrative support under the supervision of the NH Information and Analysis Center Director.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend a sub-grant from the NH Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management in an amount not to exceed $13,667 for the purpose of assisting HSEM by enhancing the capabilities of the NH Information and Analysis Center, by performing administrative support duties.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#72          Authorize the Division of State Police to amend item #68A, originally approved by G&C on October 7, 2015, by reallocating federal funds from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program, National Institute of Justice for the purpose of reducing the backlog of cases within the State Police Lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#73          Authorize the Division of State Police to amend item #82, originally approved by G&C on September 16, 2015, by reallocating federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of supporting the operation of the Sex Offender Unit.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#74          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Lancaster, to update the community’s Local Emergency Operations Plan, for a total amount of $4,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay overtime in the amount of $250,000 for permanent personnel from class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at Traffic Bureau.  The $250,000 represents the estimate of additional funds needed for the pay periods covering March 4, 2016 through May 26, 2016 of state fiscal year 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  25% Highway, 22.85% Turnpike, 52.15% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#76          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract amendment with M.E. Latulippe Construction Inc., Ashland, NH, to establish a contingency for the Glencliff Hydro Dam Repair Project, Benton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $150,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $1,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $151,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 10, 2016.  100% General – Operating Funds.   

#77          Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $550,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of June, 2016. 

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

#79          Authorize to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Department of Safety, for the continued use and occupation by the DOS Bureau of Emergency Communications for use of space in the state-owned Dwinell Building located on the Lakes Region Facility campus, Laconia, NH, in the amount not to exceed $62,256.30.  Effective September 15, 2014 through September 14, 2029.  100% Agency Income.   

#80          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Oak Point Associates, Portsmouth, NH, for Professional Services for the Portsmouth Traffic Circle Liquor Store #38 Design in Portsmouth, NH, for a total price not to exceed $606,768.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $50,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $656,768.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $18,247 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $675,015.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2017.  100% Other Funds.   

#81          Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services to enter into a sole source contract to lease point of sale devices with VeriFone Inc., San Jose, CA, for a total price not to exceed $620,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 3, 2019.  Funding for this service shall be paid by each respective state agency at the rates quoted herein. 

#82          Authorize the March quarterly update report on the contract with Harvey Construction (originally approved by G&C on 1-1-15, item #37), for the construction of the new Marine Patrol facility in Gilford, NH, in the amount of $7,998,171. 

#83          Authorize the list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2016. 

#84          Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services to enter into a sole source contract for gift card processing services with GIVEX USA Corporation, Gurnee, IL, for an amount not to exceed $2,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 5, 2019.  Funding for this service shall be paid by the Liquor Commission initially and any other respective state agency at the rates quoted.