GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
June 15, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 


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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #A.         Authorize the request of the Division of State Police for one Trooper to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle to attend the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center Polygraph Institute Polygraph Examiner Course in Annville, PA, from June 20, 2016 through September 17, 2016, in the amount of $4,343.83.  94.33% Agency Income (Plea by Mail), 5.67% General Funds.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize to enter Maureen Belanger into an Educational Tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 12 Completed Projects during the period of July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,500.   Administrative Assessment Funds.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize to enter Mary Tarbell into an Educational Tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 24 Completed Projects during the period of July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,500.   100% Other (Administrative Assessment) Funds.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize to enter Robin Perry into an Educational Tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 12 Completed Projects during the period of July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,500.   Administrative Assessment Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #E.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $1,215,293 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $1,215,293.45 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
                #F.          Authorize to pay FY 2017 membership dues to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $9,000 to provide technical, professional networking and resources to the State of NH Chief Information Officer.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds (The agency class 027 used to reimburse DoIT is 36% General, 64% Other Funds).   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #G.          Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2017 in the amount of $12,150 for continued information, communication, subscription to the weekly NAST news, publications and resources and conference briefing books.  38.68% General, 61.32% Other Funds.  (College Savings management fee revenues and National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators).   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #H.          Authorize to pay membership dues to the Association of Clean Water Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $11,704.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
               #I.           Authorize to pay the FY 2017 Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation annual dues in the amount of $8,484.46.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  30% Federal, 70% State Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
                #J.           Authorize to pay the 2016-2017 membership dues to the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed $39,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #K.          Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to pay the Governors Highway Safety Association, Washington, DC, the amount of $4,521 for annual dues.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  25% Federal, 75% Highway Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #L.          Authorize to pay annual organizational dues to the National Criminal Justice Association in the amount of $4,075.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
               #M.         Authorize to pay the National Association of State Budget Officers, Washington, DC, for Fiscal Year 2017 membership dues, in an amount not to exceed $13,800.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #N.          Authorize to pay the National Association of State Personnel Executives, Lexington, KY, in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for Fiscal Year 2017 membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #O.          Authorize to enter Tiffani Mcintosh into an Educational Tuition Agreement with NHTI, Concord’s Community College, Concord, NH, to participate in the course Intermediate Accounting I, during the period of August 29, 2016 through December 16, 2016, and to pay said costs not to exceed $888.  Lottery Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #P.          Authorize to pay the National Association of State Chief Administrators, Lexington, KY, in an amount not to exceed $3,000 for Fiscal Year 2017 membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division of Public Health Services 
                #Q.          Authorize the Bureau of Laboratory Services to pay the Association of Public Health Laboratories, Silver Spring, MD, an amount not to exceed $4,750 for the annual membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services 
                #A.         Authorize the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center to accept a non-monetary donation from a private party in the form of books, valued at $100. 

 

#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 Joseph D. Kenney with regard to a certain project in participation with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Colin Van Ostern with regard to a certain project in participation with the United Church of Christ Retirement Community Inc., d/b/a Havenwood/Heritage Heights, Concord, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Christopher C. Pappas with regard to a certain project in participation with Birch Hill Terrace and Hillcrest Manor Inc., Manchester, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #D.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending April 30, 2016. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #A.         Authorize to reappoint Stephen G. LaBonte to a position where he will remain as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $67,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 15, 2018. 

 

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

                                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
               #A.         Authorize to amend a $300,000 grant agreement with the Town of Colebrook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #5), to allow for the job creation requirements, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2017 from June 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
                #B.          Authorize to amend a $250,000 grant agreement with the County of Belknap, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #1), to allow for River’s Edge construction project completion, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2017 from June 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
                #C.          Authorize to amend a $500,000 grant agreement with the Town of Errol, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-15-14, item #23), to allow for completion of the water system upgrade, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2017 from June 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
               #D.          Authorize to amend a contract with The Liberty Consulting Group, Quentin, PA (originally approved by G&C on 11-4-15, item #36, in the amount of $299,940), to conduct a management and operations audit of EnergyNorth Natural Gas d/b/a Liberty Utilities, by extending the completion date to December 30, 2016 from June 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds (Public Utility Assessment).   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize to amend a contract with Boulanger Consulting, Littleton, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #54), for boundary line maintenance and Differential Global Positioning System data collection and documentation, for Connecticut Lakes Natural & Wildlife Management Area, Pittsburgh, by modifying the completion date from June 30, 2016 to November 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  75% Federal, 25% Wildlife Habitat Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #F.          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend an agreement with GM2 Associates Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #119), for the preliminary design for the replacement of the Red List bridge carrying US Route 4 over Bunker Creek in the Town of Durham, by extending the completion date from July 31, 2016 to January 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
                #G.          Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Coordinated Transportation Solutions Inc., Trumbell, CT (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, Late Item #A2), for the management of the transportation benefit offered to members of the NH Health Protection Premium Assistance Program and Medicaid Fee-For-Service on a statewide level, by adjusting the scope of the services and financial terms in order to be compliant with federal regulations, with no change in the price limitation of $7,122,000 and no change in the completion date of December 31, 2016.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#6            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2016 funds to Patricia Tilley, Administrator IV, Division of Public Health Services, in the amount of $1,634.14 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2015.  48% General, 52% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of the Commissioner 
#6A        Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $2,068,355, increase related Federal revenues in the amount of $981,121 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $187,640 in the Department of Health and Human Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 24, 2016.   

#6B         Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with the Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #111), to provide the services of physicians and professional technical staff to meet the State’s needs to service patients and consumers, by increasing the price by $2,914,271.04, from $38,137,664.68 to an amount not to exceed $41,051,935.72.  Effective July 1, 2016 through October 31, 2016.  32% General, 28% Federal, 40% Other Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#7            Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an agreement with Myers and Stauffer LC, Owings Mills, MD (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #63), to provide out-patient hospital and hospital-based rural health clinics cost settlement services, by increasing the price by $74,763 from $300,836 to $375,599, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#7A        Authorize to amend and extend an existing sole source agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #18), for the operation and maintenance of the NH Statewide Homeless Management Information System, by increasing the amount by $161,472 from $387,418 to $548,890, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to July 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Family Assistance 
#7B         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Public Consulting Group Inc., Boston, MA, for the provision of consulting services for the development and implementation of a Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Coordination of Care Model Design, in an amount not to exceed $330,358.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Behavioral Health 
#8            Authorize to enter into a contract with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester Inc., Manchester, NH, for the provision of Mobile Crisis Services and Supports, in an amount not to exceed $2,657,300.  Effective July 1, 2016 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#8A        Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Attorney Lauren S. Vallari, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #118), to provide legal services, by increasing the price by $12,400 from $131,192 to an amount not to exceed $143,592.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#9            Authorize to accept private funds for the Spark NH, Early Childhood Advisory Council, in the amount of $161,508 from two separate awards from Endowment for Health.  The first award is for $44,381 to provide Vroom statewide planning (an evidence based approach in brain building moments for children) and the second award is for $117,127 from the Spark NH Public Awareness Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2017.  100% Other (Private Grant) Funs.   

#9A        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, for the provision of an education and training partnership that provides training and education opportunities to resource families, residential care providers, certain post-adoptive families and Division for Children, Youth and Families staff, in an amount not to exceed $1,834,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#9B         Authorize to amend an agreement with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, for an educational tuition partnership that will continue to provide educational opportunities in the field of social work to qualified current and future employees of the Division for Children, Youth and Families, by increasing the price by $150,386 from $199,521 to $349,907 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#9C         Authorize the Sununu Youth Services Center to amend an agreement with the State of Vermont, Waterbury, VT (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #42), to provide juvenile justice, educational, and residential services at the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center for delinquent youth from the State of Vermont.  The estimated amount to be received will increase by $207,685 from $208,254 for a total price limitation of $415,939, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.   

#9D         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with BizStream Inc., Allendale, MI, to provide operational support services for the continued use of the web-based residential management system for the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, in an amount not to exceed $149,940.  Effective July 1, 2016 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#9E         Authorize to renew an existing sole source agreement with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #11), for the provision of a statewide program to improve responses to domestic violence, by increasing the price by $808,558 from $808,558 to $1,617,116, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services 
#10          Authorize to amend agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 18, 2016, for rate increases to the transportation per client per day fee for service, the per mile rate for transportation and for home delivered meals.  (2)Further authorize to reduce funding from one vendor and to redistribute this funding to increase contracts for five other vendors for State Fiscal Year 2016 only.  (3)Further authorize, within three vendor’s contracts, to transfer Title III congregate meals to home delivered meals for State Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017.  (4)Further authorize, with one vendor, to transfer home delivered meals to meals units for State Fiscal Year 2016 only.  Effective retroactive to June 1, 2016.  No change to the total price of $22,496,040.25, and no change to the completion date of September 30, 2016.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#11          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 25, 2016, for the provision of home visiting services to expectant women and newly parenting individuals, by increasing the price by $1,432,180 from $666,090 to $2,098,270, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#11A      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Southern NH HIV/AIDS Task Force, Nashua, NH, to provide medical case management, support services, and medical insurance benefit program to individuals with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, in an amount not to exceed $1,799,997.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (Pharmaceutical Rebates).   

#11B       Authorize Public Health Laboratories to enter into a sole source agreement with BIO-RAD LABORATORIES INC., Hercules, CA, to provide maintenance and repair services for the EVOLIS System, in an amount not to exceed $49,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 11, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#11C       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, to implement a sodium reduction and healthy eating project to improve worksite nutrition, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#11D       Authorize to exercise a sole source renewal option and amend an existing agreement with the Bi State Primary Care Association, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #48), to recruit primary care, oral health, behavioral/mental health and substance use disorder professionals, by increasing the price by $870,000 from $355,000 to an amount not to exceed $1,225,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  55.57% Federal, 44.43% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#12          Authorize the Bureau of Finance and Contracts to enter into a contract with Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc., Atlanta, GA, for full service maintenance, in an amount not to exceed $2,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 26, 2018.  29% Federal, 3% Other, 68% Highway Funds.   

#13          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 1,813 +/- square foot parcel of State owned land located on the easterly side of Frank Bean Road in the City of Laconia to the City of Laconia for $1,500 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Originally purchased with 100% Highway Funds.   

#14          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $49,820 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 2, 2016 through May 11, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#15          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way and the Bureau of Highway Maintenance request to pay property owners $15,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 27, 2016 through May 11, 2016.   

#16          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $201,502 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 11, 2016 through May 13, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#17          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well section, to enter into a contract with Skillings & Sons Inc., Amherst, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Katherine Scott, Chester, NH, in the amount of $20,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Highway Funds.   

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with R.G. Tombs Door Company Inc., Hooksett, NH, for door and window maintenance and repair services at facilities maintained by the Bureau of Turnpikes, on the basis of a low bid of $45,022.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#19          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with South Down Boat Club Association, Laconia, NH, for use of State-owned railroad property in Laconia, NH, along Lake Winnipesaukee, in the amount of $33,050.  Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA for 9.3 miles of pavement preservation work (Bonded Wearing Course) at two separate locations in District V and VI, on the basis of a low bid of $1,763,092.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 19, 2016.  100% Betterment Funds.   

#21          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Weaver Brothers Construction Co Inc., Bow, NH, for constructing a modern single lane roundabout at the intersection of NH Route 9 and Base Hill Road in Keene, on the basis of a low bid of $1,482,837.70.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $103,798.64 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 14, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#22          Authorize to enter into a contract with Hi-Way Safety Systems Inc., Rockland, MA, for placing approximately 2.25 million feet of pavement markings during the spring/summer of 2016, along Turnpike system roadway segments, excluding areas within construction project limits or those roadways with durable markings previously applied and will include Turnpike’s mainline, secondary roads and ramps, as well as park-&-rides and the Seabrook Welcome Center, on the basis of a low bid of $319,583.88.  Effective  upon G&C approval through October 14, 2016.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#23          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Busby Construction Co. Inc., Atkinson, NH, for roadway resurfacing and improvements on approximately 5 miles of NH 106 from Perkins Road to the Laconia compact (South Main Street), on the basis of a low bid of $7,184,148.14.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $287,365.93 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 27, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Annseal Inc., Johnson City, NY, for full width crack sealing on I-93 in Northfield, Woodstock, Lincoln and Franconia, on the basis of a single bid of $263,436.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $18,440.52 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 16, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Norris Inc., South Portland, ME, for Fire Alarm Inspection and Maintenance Services at facilities maintained by the Bureau of Turnpikes, Bureau of Traffic and District 5, on the basis of a low bid in the amount of $21,952.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  62% Turnpike, 38% Highway Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management and Operations to enter into a contract with R&R Communications Incorporated, Swanzey, NH, for the purpose of providing statewide service and repairs to the Department’s land mobile radio system and solar charged battery systems, on the basis of a low bid in the amount of $151,510.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  82% Highway, 18% Turnpike Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#27          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Franklin, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the construction of an affordable housing development in Franklin, NH.  Effective June 15, 2016 through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Belmont, NH, in the amount of $327,373 to support the water and sewer infrastructure that supports the Solar Village Association, Belmont, NH.  Effective June 15, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#29          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $198,111.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $53,315.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Inc., Berlin, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $260,128.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $70,124.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $164,807.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $44,289.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#32          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $464,494.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $132,119.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $114,638.  (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $30,691.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#34          Authorize to enter into a contract with Systems & Communications Sciences Inc., Londonderry, NH, to operate and maintain all DoIT IBM mainframe computers, related program products and third party operating software, in an amount not to exceed $12,905,622.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021, with the option to extend up to June 30, 2024, but not to exceed eight years.  100% Other (Agency Class 27 Funds: the agency Class 27 used to reimburse DoIT for this contract with estimated to be 52.1% General, 47.9% Other) Funds.   

#35          Authorize, for the benefit of New Hampshire Employment Security, to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Geographic Solutions Inc., Palm Harbor, FL (originally approved by G&C on 9-17-08, item #36),  for an additional year of maintenance and support of the Job Match & Labor Exchange System, by increasing the amount by $217,002, from $1,701,086 to $1,918,088.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36          Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Support Services, to enter into an amendment with Konica Minolta Business Solutions, formerly AMS Imaging, LLC (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #149), for continuing services for the Enterprise Content Management Solution, by increasing the amount by $510,000 from $1,386,649 to $1,896,649, and by extending the end date of June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#37          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $20,000 for the Bodwell Farm: Kensington’s Last Dairy Farm, in the town of Kensington, Rockingham County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#38          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Cheshire County Conservation District, Walpole, NH, in the amount of $24,000 for the Windyhurt Farm – Manure and Waste Handling Improvement Project, in the town of Westmoreland, Cheshire County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#39          Authorize to enter into a contract with Awesome Service Affordable Pricing Landscaping & Design LLC d/b/a ASAP Landscape & Design, Bow, NH, for lawn care and landscape services at NHES Local Offices, in the amount not to exceed $22,140.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#40          Authorize to enter into a contract with Pero Consulting Group LLC, Campton, NH, for consulting services, in the amount of $33,488.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#41          Authorize to enter into a contract with Human Services Research Institute Inc., Cambridge, MA, for consulting services, in the amount of $191,011.27.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  68% Federal, 32% Other Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#42          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Keefe Commissary Network LLC, St. Louis, MO (originally approved by G&C on 4-13-11, item #36), for the continued provision of MP4 Player, Downloadable Digital Media & Kiosk Services, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  100% Offender Funds.   

#42A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source lease amendment to extend the current lease with Hillsborough County, Goffstown, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-08, item #97B), for the continued provision of leasing building and grounds to house women inmates of the NH State Prison for Women, Goffstown, NH, by increasing the amount by $493,453.17 from $1,747,223.18 to $2,240,676.35, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to 12 months.  100% General Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF CONSUMER ADVOCATE 
#43          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with Scott J. Rubin, Bloomsburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 11-4-15, item #37), to provide expert services, by increasing the price by $23,000 from $21,000 to $44,000, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds – Utility Assessment.   

#44          Authorize to amend a contract with Ben Johnson Associates Inc., Tallahassee, FL (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #49), to provide professional services, by increasing the price by $3,000 from $34,000 to $37,000, and by extending the end date from June 20, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds – Utility Assessments.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#45          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept a building and equipment, at an estimated appraised value of $106,344, located at Miller State Park in Peterborough from the Federal Aviation Administration in accordance with the attached “Lease Termination & Ownership Transfer” document.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No State Funds.   

#46          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to sell a 20 foot wide utility easement over Davisville State Forest in Warner, NH, for the appraised value of $35,000 to Eversource Energy, and an administrative fee payment of $1,100.  (2)Further authorize to sell a three-acre portion of Davisville State Forest in Warner, NH to Richard George for $57,100 and an administrative fee payment of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#47          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Town of Nottingham – Police Department, Nottingham, NH, for security coverage and traffic control at Pawtuckaway State Park, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective July 4, 2016 through September 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#48          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to award a grant to the NH Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH, for the Live Free and Start Initiative for educational programming, in the amount of $107,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#49          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive sole source payment to Skid Steer Services LLC, Naples, ME, for emergency beach repairs at Wallis Sands and North Hampton Beach State Parks performed May 20-26, 2016, in the amount of $7,800.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#50          Authorize to accept and expend $3,000 from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH, for the purpose of funding projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Other Funds (Wildlife Heritage Foundation).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#51          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Great Bay Marine Inc., Newington, NH, to provide dock slips, launching rights and storage space for six NHDES emergency response boats on Great Bay, in the amount of $120,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019.  100% Oil Pollution Control Funds.   

#52          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, to perform a groundwater quality assessment of the Gonic Sawmill site, in the amount of $34,273.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#53          Authorize to award a sole source agreement to the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#54          Authorize to enter into a contract with Absolute Resources Associates LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for laboratory analytical services, in the amount not to exceed $95,500.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  10% Federal, 34% Fee Funds, 56% General Funds.   

#55          Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Greensville, NH, in the amount not to exceed $145,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#56          Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Bristol, NH, in the amount not to exceed $104,500 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#57          Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Raymond, NH, in the amount not to exceed $2,651,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#58          Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Town of Exeter to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects, totaling $7,411.  Effective October 6, 2015 through June 30, 2016.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

#59          Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the Towns of Hudson, Meredith, and Merrimack, totaling $42,772, to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#60          Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Town of Durham, 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.   

#61          Authorize Meadow Brook Homeowner’s Association Inc.’s request to perform work on Sunapee Lake, Sunapee, NH. 

#62          Authorize Michael Lyons & Linda Luiso’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. 

#63          Authorize Peter N. & Margaret W. Ames Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#64          Authorize Woodmere Association Inc.’s request to perform work on Contoocook Lake in Rindge. 

#65          Authorize Phillips Exeter Academy’s request to perform work on Squamscott River in Exeter. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#66          Authorize to enter into a contract with Tilton Medical Associates, Tilton, NH, for the sole purpose of providing medical care to the residents of the NH Veterans Home, in the amount of $584,400.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2019.  33% Federal, 33% General, 34% Other Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#67          Authorize to award a grant in the amount of $90,000 to the University of NH Marriage and Family Therapy Center, to provide support and clinical services to families that include teen fathers.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68          Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to provide Generalized Pre-Employment Transition Services in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in six regions (Berlin, Lebanon, Keene/Claremont, Concord, Manchester, Nashua), in the amount of $2,225,162.  (2)Further authorize to make advanced quarterly payments for services.  Effective July 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#69          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a contract with Creative Educational Consulting LLC, Hollis, NH, to provide technical assistance to districts regarding the implementation of the NH Preschool Outcome Measurement System, in an amount not to exceed $160,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#70          Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with Strafford Learning Center, Somersworth, NH, to provide Generalized Pre-Employment Transition Services in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in the Portsmouth region, in the amount of $363,569.10.  (2)Further authorize to make advanced quarterly payments for services.  Effective July 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71          Authorize the Division of Program Support to exercise a renewal option of a contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #101), to develop systems and programs to analyze state assessment and other Division of Program Support data, by increasing the price limitation in the amount of $80,000 from $80,000 to $160,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#72          Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to exercise a renewal option of a contract with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #201), to continue to develop, score and report results of a science alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards, The NH Alternate Learning Progressions Assessment, to meet current federal and state requirements, by increasing the price in the amount of $411,309 from $399,327 to $810,636.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  47% General, 53% Federal Funds.   

#73          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to amend a sole source contract with Monadnock Developmental Services, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #100), to continue to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant, by increasing the price by $41,563 from $67,000 to $108,563.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#74          Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to grant funds to Second Start, Concord, NH, in the amount of $674,554, to provide basic adult education/English as a Second Language and high school equivalency test preparation services.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  35% Federal, 65% General Funds.   

#75          Authorize the Division of Program Support to renew an existing sole source contract with the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 2-25-15, item #56), to administer the Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment in English language arts and mathematics, by increasing the price by $87,750 from $114,750 to $202,500.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

#76          Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to grant funds to Nashua Adult Learning Center Inc., Nashua, NH, in an amount of $911,330 to provide Adult Basic Education/English as a Second Language, English Language/Civics Education classes, and training for volunteers to work one-on-one with undereducated adults coordinated from the Nashua Adult Learning Center, the Learning Center Annex in Nashua, and in students’ homes.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  35% Federal, 65% General Funds.   

#77          Authorize the Division of Program Support to amend an existing sole source contract with the WIDA Consortium at Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research (originally approved by G&C on 5-4-16, item #70), to administer the ACCESS for ELLs® English Language proficiency test for all English language learners, by increasing the price by $132,500 from $132,500 to $265,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  Federal & State Funding.   

#78          Authorize to 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), by increasing the price by $762,479.30 from a cumulative total of $1,590,301.95 to $2,352,781.25.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  38% State, 62% Federal Funds.   

#79          Authorize the Bureau of Assessment and Accountability to exercise a renewal option of a sole source agreement with the College Board, New York, NY (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-15, item #50), to administer the SAT assessment in grade 11 to ensure a continuation of assessment services to meet federal and state law, by increasing the price in the amount of $613,272.45 from $613,272.45 to $1,226,544.90.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  48% State, 52% Federal Funds.   

#80          Authorize a renewal option with the New England Center for School Evaluation & Improvement LLC (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #69), to provide technical assistance to the Bureau of Accountability and Assessment in the area of school approval, by increasing the price in the amount of $180,000 from $68,000 to $248,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#80A      Authorize to exercise a renewal option of a contract with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #317), to develop, score, analyze, and report results of a New England Common Assessment Program Science Assessment to meet current federal and state requirements, by increasing the price in the amount of $976,671 from $1,044,829 to $2,021,500.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  48% General, 52% Federal Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
#81          Authorize to enter into a contract with McLane Middleton P.A., Manchester, NH, for legal consulting services, at a cost not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018, with the option to renew, for two additional years.  100% Lottery Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#82          Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications, to accept and expend $175,000 from the Prior Year Carry Forward Balance of the Statewide Telecommunications Fund.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#83          Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a retroactive sole source contractual agreement with the University of NH Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Seat Belt Use Survey, in the amount of $49,659.  Effective June 1, 2016 through September 15, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#84          Authorize the Division of Fire Safety’s retroactive request for two fire investigators to travel over 300 miles one way in a privately owned vehicle, instead of by airline, in the amount of $545.78 for the purpose of attending a two week training course on enclosure fires offered at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Laboratory in Beltsville, MD, for the period of February 29, 2016 through March 11, 2016.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#85          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Plymouth (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #85), for the purpose of completing the Bell Road Project, by increasing the amount by $30,562 from $95,524 to $126,086.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#86          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission, for a total amount of $27,000 to provide technical assistance to the communities of Concord, Dunbarton, and Pittsfield for updating their respective local hazard mitigation plans.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#87          Authorize to accept and expend a $1,000 stipend from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA, for one student interning in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#88          Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2016, in the amount of $685,700 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime and for training to direct service providers.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#89          Authorize to enter into subgrants with the programs as detailed in letter dated May 27, 2016, in the amount of $126,836 from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, for the purpose of providing legal services for victims of crime in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#90          Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#91          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with A. W. Therrien Co Inc., Manchester, NH, for the NH State Men’s Prison and Warehouse Roof Replacement, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,163,739.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $150,000 for unanticipated structural expenses, bringing the total to $1,313,739.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $13,800 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,327,539.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 28, 2016.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

#92          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corporation, Gilford, NH, for renovations at two Department of Safety Troop Stations – Epping and Tamworth, NH, for a total price not to exceed $600,123.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2016.  100% Capital Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $28,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $628,123.  74.63% Capital, 17.05% General, 8.32% Highway Funds.   

#93          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to budget and expend funds from excess revenue in the amount of $17,000 to fund the replacement of a passenger vehicle.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016.  22% Agency Income, 78% General Funds.   

#94          Authorize to enter into a contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless of Basking Ridge, NJ, for the provision of Wireless Cellular Telephone and Data Services, in the amount of $2,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019. 

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TABLED ITEMS 

  

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 5/18/16) 
                                Division of Family Assistance 
#9            TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Kenney, voted to table the request to amend an existing agreement with Good News Garage LSS Inc., a subsidiary of Ascentria Care Alliance, Worcester, MA (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-13, item #37A), to provide affordable car ownership opportunities to low income individuals, by increasing the price by $275,000 from $1,794,700 to $2,069,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   


                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT
(Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/1/16) 
#54          TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Van Ostern, voted to table the request to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, for the purpose of performing a moth survey in the amount of $14,476.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.