GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
Crowne Plaza, Nashua, New Hampshire 
August 3, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

 

 CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
                #A.         Authorize to enter Christina M. Demers into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management course for the period of August 8, 2016 through October 16, 2016, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% Liquor 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 the Economic Analysis online course for the period of September 12, 2016 through November 20, 2016, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,623.  Lottery Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
               #C.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $91,829 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $91,828.88 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a gift for travel reimbursement, not to exceed $1,300 from the Energy Services Coalition (ESC) to allow one employee to attend and speak at the ESC 5th Annual Market Transformation Conference August 23-25, 2016 in Louisville, KY. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
                #B.          Authorize to accept non-monetary donations totaling $1,750 received during the period of April 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016, as a result of contributions. 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #C.          Authorize to accept monies totaling $9,833.06 received during the period of April 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016, as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #D.          Authorize to accept the donation of three weather-tight, cargo containers (Conex boxes), valued at $4,500 from the Defense Logistics Agency to be used for long-term storage by the Division of State Police, Concord.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

#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 David K. Wheeler with regard to a certain project in participation with Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Major James A. Hanson III, Epsom, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Jeffrey G. Walz, Candia, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the nomination of Major Gregg L. Van Splunder, Portsmouth, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  He is currently a Major serving in the Individual Ready Reserve.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the nomination of Major Christine L.B. Banks, North Waterboro, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the nomination of Major Christopher A. Fauver, Springfield, VT, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #F.          Authorize the nomination of Major Steven J. Hall, Epsom, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #G.          Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Stuart, Bedford, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #H.          Authorize the nomination of Captain Alexis J. Sablock, Greenfield, NY, 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. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #I.           Authorize to appoint Melissa A. St. Cyr as an Attorney at a salary level of $58,000.  Effective upon G&C approval, or August 12, 2016, whichever is the latter. 

 

#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 agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-13, item #58), to administer a tuition assistance program for the provision of tuition assistance for Child Care Teachers and Directors of Child Care Programs for Young Children, by amending the terms and conditions of the contract with no change in the end date of June 30, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
                #B.          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 the staffing terms of the contract in order to meet program specific needs, with no change to the price of the contract end date of June 30, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#6            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract (“Capital Access Program:  Lender Participation Agreement”) with Georgetown Bank.  Action will authorize Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#7            Authorize to enter into an agreement with Network Medical Review Co. Ltd., Rockford, IL, for the provision of independent clinical reviews for the Medicaid Preferred Drug List and specialty services that may or may not be covered by Medicaid, in an amount not to exceed $39,991.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#8            Authorize to retroactively pay an annual membership fee to the American Public Human Services Association, formerly known as the American Public Welfare Association, Washington, DC, to foster communication, collaboration, education, and training regarding interstate compact placement of children, in the amount of $6,500.  Effective January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#9            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Cross Roads House Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to provide a permanent housing program to homeless individuals with disabilities through the Federal Continuum of Care program in an amount not to exceed $274,178.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management 
#10          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source emergency agreement with Creative Office Pavilion, Manchester, NH, for the disassembly, removal and storing of and then installing all furniture from the Southern District Office, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $143,400 (to be reimbursed by Landlord or Landlord’s Insurance Carrier).  Effective May 1, 2016 through August 31, 2016.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Behavioral Health 
#11          Authorize to enter into agreements with four vendors as detailed in letter dated July 6, 2016, to provide Student Assistance Programming to address underage drinking among persons aged 12 to 20, and prescription drug misuse and abuse and illicit opioid misuse and abuse among persons aged 12 to 25, in “high need, high risk” populations in NH, in an amount not to exceed $724,578.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                 Division of Public Health Services 
#12          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide voluntary targeted testing, counseling, and referral services in non-healthcare settings to individuals at high risk of acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus, in and amount not to exceed $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#13          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $117,374.36 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000.  Effective June 10, 2016 through July 1, 2016. 

#14          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $60,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000.  Effective June 6, 2016 through June 10, 2016.   

#15          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Awards Lists for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $35,539.60 for the period extending from April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016.  These awards are paid from various Transportation funds.   

#16          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.2+/- of an acre parcel of State owned land located on the westerly side of NH Route 12A in the Town of Surry to Nancy Balla for $2,400 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#17          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to transfer to Plymouth State University control, of a 0.44 of an acre of State owned land in exchange for Plymouth State University transferring control of a 1.32 acre of State owned land to the NH Department of Transportation located in the Town of Holderness to complete a right of way agreement as part of the Holderness 11627 project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Cost Transaction. 

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a sole source contract with Safeworks LLC, Tukwila, Washington, to provide inspection, testing, service repairs, and training on DOT owned suspended staging buckets and hoists, in the amount of $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  73% Highway, 27% Other Funds.   

#19          Authorize to enter into two agreements with the firms of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Bedford, NH and Pasadena, CA, and AECOM Technical Services Inc., Manchester, NH and Los Angeles, CA, for an amount not to exceed $750,000 each ($1,500,000 total) for on-call engineering and support services for Intelligent Transportation System initiatives statewide.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019. 

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Nicom Coatings, Corporation, Barre, VT, for crack seal treatment of twelve roadway segments/locations in the counties of Belknap, Carroll, Coos, Grafton and Sullivan, on the basis of a low bid of $456,888.95.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $22,844.45 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing approximately 5.2 miles of US 202/4 and NH 9 from the I-393 interchange to the Epsom Traffic Circle/NH 28, on the basis of a low bid of $2,520,917.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $126,045.88 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 23, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Kingsbury Companies LLC, Atkinson, NH, for repairs to outlet/inlet pipes, culvert headwalls, slip lining of pipes and placement of stone fill for scour protection at 10 culvert and slope pipe locations on the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Nashua, Merrimack, I-293 in Bedford and I-93 in Hooksett, Bow and Concord, on the basis of a low bid of $1,169,221.60.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $58,461.08 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 16, 2017.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#23          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Weaver Bros. Construction Co., Inc., Bow, NH, for pavement preservation from North Main Street to the end of I-393 in the City of Concord and the Town of Pembroke, on the basis of a low bid of $10,649,300.08.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $532,465 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 13, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23A      Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority, AIP-56, to design and construct terminal restrooms and building security enhancements at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, in the amount of $518,557.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2020.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Other Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#24          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $52,110.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $9,308.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $213,108.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $38,359.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#26          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Tri-County Community Action Inc., Berlin, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $119,062.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $21,431.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $75,197.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $13,535.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $90,523.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $16,294.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#29          Authorize to renew membership with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Nashville, TN, in the amount of $5,300 for the period retroactive to August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#30          Authorize the Board of Medicine to enter into a retroactive agreement with Nick Perencevich, M.D., Concord, NH, to serve as Physician Investigator of the Medical Review Subcommittee, in an amount not to exceed $64,800.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018, with the option to renew for an additional two year period.  99% General, 1% Impaired Physician Program and Agency income from Xeroxing costs.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#31          Authorize a resolution permitting the State Treasurer to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $100 million of general obligation (“new money”) bonds through a competitive process, negotiated sale, or private placement.  This resolution will have an expiration date of December 31, 2016.  (2)Further authorize a resolution permitting the State Treasurer to conduct the sale and issuance of up to $150 million of general obligation bonds through a competitive process, negotiated sale, or private placement to refund outstanding general obligation bonds of the State to generate net present value debt service savings of at least three percent of the par value of the refunded bonds.  This resolution will also have an expiration date of December 31, 2016. 

#32          Authorize to enter into a contract with Verus Financial LLC, Waterbury, CT, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property from August 3, 2016 to June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income (Abandoned Property).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#33          Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the Federation of Tax Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,845, for organization dues.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#34          Authorize to retroactively pay a membership fee to the Multistate Tax Commission, Washington, DC, for membership in the Nexus Program as an Associate Member, in the amount of $12,481.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#35          Authorize to retroactively  enter into a contract renewal option with Robert Half International, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-17-14, item #44), for temporary data entry services.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#36          Authorize to pay a membership fee to the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $5,100 to provide annual membership.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#37          Authorize to extend a Certifying Officer I position in a temporary status for one year, with an estimated fiscal impact to SFY 2017-2018 of $35,380.73.  

#38          Authorize to accept a donation from St. Vincent de Paul Society, Exeter, in the form of no cost lease space for the purpose of offering employment support to residents in Exeter area as needed.  Donation value is estimated to be $1,500 per year.  (2)Further authorize to enter into the agreement to lease space at no cost from St. Vincent de Paul Society for a period of approximately three years in order to achieve the above-stated purpose (see License for Use of Premises for details).  The agreement may be renewed for additional one year increments thereafter upon such terms and conditions as may be mutually agreed upon in writing by the parties. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 
#39          Authorize to accept and expend federal revenues, received from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in the amount of $1,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#40          Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, for an amount of $9,771.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments).   

#41          Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Regulatory Research Institute, for an amount of $17,250.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments).   

#42          Authorize to enter into a contract with Daymark Energy Advisors Inc., Boston, MA, to assist and advise Public Utilities Commission Staff in the review, analysis, and evaluation of new net metering tariffs or other alternative rate designs to be developed for renewable energy systems on-site and/or distributed generation up to one megawatt in generating capacity, in an amount not to exceed $225,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2017.  100% Utility Assessment.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#43          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Target New England, Alton Bay, NH, for painting the Wentworth Coolidge Mansion at Wentworth Coolidge State Historic Site, in the amount of $34,775.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  100% Agency Income.   

#44          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with The Aulson Company LLC, Methuen, MA, for roof replacements on multiple buildings at Franconia Notch State Park, in the amount of $127,960.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2016.  100% Capital Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#45          Authorize to pay the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, Washington, DC, $25,478 annual assessment as per RSA 213:1 Article XI.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Fish and Game Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#46          Authorize to pay the fiscal year 2017 membership dues to the Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse, Brattleboro, VT, in the amount of $3,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#47          Authorize to enter into a contract with The Rowely Agency Inc., Concord, NH, to purchase property insurance coverage for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, for a total cost not to exceed $36,623.  Effective September 1, 20916 through September 1, 2017.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#48          Authorize to enter into a contract with Wright-Pierce, Topsham, ME, for as-needed engineering services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, in the amount of $425,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#49          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Setronics Corp., Billerica, MA, for fire alarm systems inspections and service, in the amount of $33,318.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#50          Authorize to enter into a contract with Gannett Fleming Inc., Camp Hill, PA, to provide on-call structural engineering analysis and design services for state-owned dams in NH, in an amount not to exceed $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Dam Maintenance Program Funds.   

#51          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Great Bay Stewards Inc., Greenland, NH, to advance green infrastructure and living shoreline approaches to increase coastal resilience to erosion, flooding, and storm impacts in NH, in the amount of $24,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#52          Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #142), for the Etna Road / Route 120 Sewer Replacement Project, by increasing the amount by $1,700,000 from $3,250,000 to $4,950,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#53          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Acton Wakefield Watershed Alliance, Union, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #102), for the Province Lake Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase 1: Addressing High Priority Actions and Building Local Capacity project by: a) increasing the grant limitation to $98,100 from $75,100; b)increasing the non-federal matching funds required to $65,433 from $50,092; and c) by adding new tasks to the project scope.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#54          Authorize to amend an agreement with the Town of Alstead, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-28-15, item #43), for the Lower Warren Brook Restoration Project by: a)increasing the grant limitation to $93,900 from $87,400; b)increasing the required match documentation to $62,631 from $58,300; and c)reducing the insurance required.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#55          Authorize Robert and Elizabeth MacDonald’s request to perform work in the back channel of Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth. 

#56          Authorize John and Michelle Blaeser’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#57          Authorize Joan Vanlandingham Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Dover. 

#57A      Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town of Rye, Rye Conservation Commission, Rye, NH, in the amount of $121,000 to protect 73 acres of land in the Berry Brook watershed.  Effective  upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#58          Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to grant funds to the International Institute of New England Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide English as a Second Language and English Language/Civics Education at the International Institute of New England Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount of $111,834.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  35% Federal, 65% General Funds.   

#59          Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to grant funds to the NH Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health, Hooksett, NH, to provide English Language/Civics Education classes to workers who are learning English as another language and to students in adult basic education classes throughout the state, in the amount of $28,454.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  35% Federal, 65% General Funds.   

#60          Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to grant funds to the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $31,466.07 to provide instruction in the areas of upper level adult basic education and high school equivalency test preparation at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  35% Federal, 65% General Funds.   

#61          Authorize to enter into a cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, to assist the department’s E3 Teen Fathering Program in the area of Institute of Higher Education consulting, in an amount not to exceed $9,891.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for up to three additional one-year terms.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62          Authorize the Bureau of Nutrition Programs and Services to hold the NH Statewide Conference on Wellness and Learning on August 9-10, 2016 at the Laconia Middle School, Laconia, NH, for a total cost not to exceed $5,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 10, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#63          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a contract with Center for Applied Special Technology, Wakefield, MA, in an amount not to exceed $400,000 to develop and implement a statewide assistive technology technical assistance and professional development system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#64          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a contract with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH, to develop and implement a statewide preschool special education professional development system, in an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#65          Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities, d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, to build capacity of local school districts to ensure smooth and effective transitions for toddlers with disabilities into preschool special education, in an amount not to exceed $339,990.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018, with an option to renew for two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#66          Authorize the Division of Administration, Bureau or Road Toll, to enter into a contract with Cambridge Systematics Inc., Cambridge, MA, for consulting services to develop a commercial vehicle information system and network program plan and top-level design, in the amount of $39,996.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67          Authorize the Division of Administration to retroactively pay annual membership dues to the Federation of Tax Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $5,897.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Highway Funds.   

#67A      Authorize the Office of Highway Safety, to enter into a contractual agreement with the Capital Hotel Company LLC, d/b/a Courtyard Marriott/Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH, to serve as the host site for the 2016 Annual Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month Lunch scheduled for November 18, 2016, in an amount not to exceed $7,632.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#68          Authorize to accept and expend a $1,000 stipend from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services, Boston, MA, for one student interning in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#69          Authorize the Drug Task Force to accept and expend a subgrant from the Department of Justice in the amount of $108,223, for the purpose of adding an attorney to focus on prosecuting drug cases.  (2)Further authorize to establish one (1) full-time salaried Drug Prosecutor within budget class 059.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on August 5, 2016.   

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

#71          Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#72          Authorize to enter into a contract with W.B. Mason Co., Inc., Brockton, MA, for paper bags – Liquor, for a total cost not to exceed $608,693.50.  Effective September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2018. 

#73          Authorize to extend the State’s contract with James R. St. Jean Auctioneers of Epping, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-1-14, item #57), to allow the use of Live Auction Service, for an additional term of six months, effective October 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017. 

#74          Authorize to accept and place on file the June 2016 quarterly update on the project to construct a new Marine Patrol facility in Gilford, NH, with Harvey Construction. 

#75          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Christopher P. Williams Architects PLLC, Meredith, NH, for architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ projects as necessary and required by the Department, in the amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019. 

#76          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Smith-Alvarez-Sienkiewycz Architects P.C., Burlington, VT, for architectural services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ projects as necessary and required by the Department, in the amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019. 

#77          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Rockwell Roofing Inc., Leominster, MA, for the Liquor Commission Warehouse Roof Replacement in Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $612,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $48,000 for payment of latent conditions, unanticipated roofing, or mechanical expenses, bringing the total to $660,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $15,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $675,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2016.  100% Other Funds (Liquor Commission Funds).   

#78          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the Hancock Housing Unit Bathrooms, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $346,700.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $20,000 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 $366,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2016.  96% Capital – General, 4% Operating – General Funds.   

#79          Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for construction of 2,320 additional concrete columbarium niches and appurtenances at the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,586,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#80          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a retroactive contract with RTH Mechanical Contractors Inc., Brentwood, NH, for the East Chiller Replacement at Health and Human Services Bldg. 29, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $27,880.  A notice to proceed was issued, pending retroactive G&C approval, because of the potential lack of air conditioning in the building with 600 employees if the remaining chiller failed.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $3,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $31,380.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 25, 2016 (or 14 days calendar days from issuance of Notice to Proceed).  100% Other (Transfer) Funds.   

 

TABLED ITEMS 

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                                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.   

  

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CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/15/16) 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Sununu, and with Councilors Van Ostern and Pappas voting no, voted to table the following confirmation: 

 Eecutive Branch Ethics Committee - RSA 21-G:29 
(Nominated by the State Treasurer) 
Gregory L. Silverman (d), Concord                                                                                    Effective: June 30, 2016 
Reappointment                                                                                                                    Term: June 30, 2019 

 

 

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