GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, New Hampshire 
August 24, 2016, 10:00 a.m.  

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #A.         Authorize to enter Sandy Goulet into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in an online course entitled Managerial Accounting, during the period of October 24, 2016 through December 20, 2016, and to pay costs not to exceed $864.  Lottery Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #B.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $71,223 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $71,222.81 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Ski Area to enter into memberships with the companies as detailed in letter dated July 25, 2016, for a total amount of $41,120.04 for the 2016/17 ski season.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #D.          Authorize to pay the 2017 membership dues to the Northeast Waste Management Official’s Association, Interstate Mercury Education & Reduction Clearinghouse, Boston, MA, in the amount of $6,600.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.  75% Hazardous Waste Clean-up, 25% Fifteen Mile Falls Mercury Reduction Funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division for Juvenile Justice Services 
                #A.         Authorize the Division for Children, Youth and Families, John H. Sununu Youth Services Center to accept donations from private parties in the form of cash donations valued at $195.  The donations were received in the form of checks at the request of the family of a deceased SYSC employee. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Glencliff Home 
               #B.          Authorize to accept a non-monetary donation of media equipment, furniture, and safety equipment from Henri & Elaine Dionne with a total value of $2,530. 

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #C.          Authorize to accept scholarship funds in the amount of $1,350 from the National Association of State Treasurers to defray the cost of attending the NAST Annual Conference from September 11-13, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. 

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
               #D.          Authorize to accept a gift in the form of a vehicle with a value of $11,660 from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Historic Sites to accept the donation of the Hanson Family Memorial site in the City of Dover.  0% State Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #F.          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept a donation from Hampton Academy in the amount of $1,700 for the purchase of a ballistic vest for a State Police K-9.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #G.          Authorize to accept a donation of used office furniture and office equipment worth an estimated used retail value of $43,576 form Select Demo Services LLC, Salem, NH, for the purpose of providing furniture and equipment at various office locations throughout the Department. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Robert J. Stuart, Bedford, NH, to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Steven J. Hall, Epsom, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                C.            Authorize the confirmation of Major Christopher A. Fauver, Springfield, VT, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Christine L.B. Banks, North Waterboro, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Alexis J. Sablock, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #F.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Gregg L. Van Splunder, Portsmouth, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #G.          Authorize the nomination of Major Jared P. Boucher, Lebanon, ME, 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 
                #H.          Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel William R. Davis, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of 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 
                #I.           Authorize the nomination of Colonel Timothy T. Lunderman, Manlius, NY, for appointment to the rank of Colonel and promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, 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 
                #J.           Authorize the nomination of Major William A. Wilson, 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. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #K.          Authorize to reappoint John McCormack as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $67,000.  Effective September 6, 2016 through September 6, 2021. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #L.          Authorize to reappoint Sean R. Locke as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $61,500.  Effective August 31, 2016 through August 31, 2021. 

 

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

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with the University of NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-12-14, item #18A), for the provision of website enhancement services in connection with the initiative to improve and expand the information available on the department’s HealthCost website www.nhhealthcost.org for consumers and employers related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH, by extending the end date from September 30, 2016 to September 30, 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#5            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Ragged Mountain Resort Management, LLC located in Danbury, NH.  Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of the Commissioner 
#6            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $2,815,934 increase related Federal revenues in the amount of $813,000 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $160,965 in the Department of Health and Human Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#6A        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH, to provide Physician Clinical and Administrative Services to meet the specialized health and related clinical and administrative needs of the residents of the State of NH, in an amount not to exceed $36,554,042.  Effective November 1, 2016 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019, with the option to renew for up to two three year periods.  40% Other, 28% Federal, 32% General Funds. 

                                Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#7            Authorize to retroactively pay the National Association of Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC, $7,350 for annual membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

 

#8            Authorize to enter into an agreement with Myers and Stauffer LC, Kansas City, MO, to provide Health Information Technology Technical Assistance in the implementation activities required for the NH Building Capacity for Transformation Section 1115(a) Medicaid Research and Demonstration waiver #11-W-00301/1 (Building Capacity Waiver) approved on January 5, 2016, in an amount not to exceed $255,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

#9            Authorize to enter into individual agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated July 27, 2016, to provide Administrative Lead services on behalf of the Integrated Delivery Networks created under the NH Building Capacity for Transformation Section 1115(a) Medicaid Research and Demonstration waiver #11-W-00301/1 (Building Capacity Waiver).  The Administrative Lead serves as the sole point of contact and accountability to the State in support of the regionally-based network of organizations that form the region’s Integrated Delivery Network.  The vendors will fulfill activities required under the Demonstration in an amount not to exceed $135,000,000 in the aggregate between all vendors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#10          Authorize to accept private funds for Spark NH, Early Childhood Advisory Council per Executive Order 2011-03, in order to accept and expend private funds in the total amount of $60,491 from (a) the Endowment for Health in the amount of $37,368 to fund Community of Practice for Early Childhood Regional Initiatives through June 30, 2017, (b) the Endowment for Health in the amount of $16,348 to fund the Strategic Planning Grant through December 31, 2016, and (c) the Endowment for Health in the amount of $6,775 to fund the Early Childhood Gubernatorial Summit through October 31, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Private Funds.   

#10A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Elaine C. Davis, MS, LCMHC, MLADC, Shelburne, NH, for the provision of alcohol/drug use counselor services in the Berlin District Office, in an amount not to exceed $87,750 per year.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                Office of Minority Health and Refugee Affairs 
#11          Authorize to exercise sole source contract amendments with the two vendors as detailed in letter dated July 18, 2016 (originally approved by G&C on 10-29-14, item #9), to provide educational support and school-related social services to NH refugee students, by increasing the price by $125,736 from $300,000 to an amount not to exceed $425,736, and by extending the completion date retroactive to August 14, 2016 to September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#12          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide a permanent housing program to homeless individuals and/or families with disabilities through the Federal Continuum of Care program, in an amount not to exceed $71,374. Effective September 1, 2016 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services 
#13          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to existing agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated July 18, 2016 (originally approved by G&C on 9-16-15, item #16), for the provision of dental treatment to adults sixty years of age or older in need of early or immediate intervention who lack financial resources by increasing the price by $55,772 from $27,886 to $83,658, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2016 to September 30, 2018.  No maximum client or service volume is guaranteed.  Accordingly, the price limitation among all agreements is $27,886 per state fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#14          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Early Learning NH, Concord, NH, for the provision of services to complete a pilot program called Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health in the Manchester area and for the provision of other early childhood comprehensive systems activities, statewide, in an amount not to exceed $435,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funding.   

#15          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Creative Classrooms Inc., Raymond, NH, to provide Planning Services for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Planning Group, in an amount not to exceed $93,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16          Authorize to amend existing agreements with the two vendors as detailed in letter dated July 13, 2016 (originally approved by G&C 6-19-13, item #98), to implement Climate and Health Adaptation Plans to assess and reduce the public health effects from severe weather events in the Lakes Region and Lebanon/Upper Valley areas, by increasing the total price by $40,000 from $12,776,418 to $12,816,418.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16A      Authorize to amend an agreement with STAT Courier Services Inc., St. Louis, MO (originally approved by G&C on 6-1-16, item #20), for the provision of courier services for the Public Health Laboratories, by increasing the price by $10,000 from $82,750 to $92,750 with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#16B       Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #28), for the provision of training and technical assistance by including the distribution of young adult assessment data; the creation of a young adult media messaging campaign; enhancements to the student assistance program; and administration of the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, by increasing the price by $493,249 from $1,704,747 to $2,197,996, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2017.  55% Federal, 35% Other, 10% General Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#17          Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-22-15, item #22), for the provision of laboratory, pathology and employee health services for the Division of Public Health Services employees, by increasing the price by $10,000 from $645,000 to $655,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#18          Authorize the Division of Project Development to establish a non-budgeted class in an accounting unit and to transfer $22,000 between accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#19          Authorize the Division of Aeronautics, Rail and Transit to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $324,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to retroactively pay the Department of Environmental Services Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund $15,840 as documented in an E-mail correspondence/ARM fund calculator.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Betterment Funds.   

#21          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $100,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 2, 2016 through July 21, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

#22          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s report to dissolve the layout established for Troy 10434, NH Route 12 Bypass. 

#23          Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into an agreement with the New England Boring Contractors of Derry, NH, for a total fee not to exceed $350,000 for the purpose of providing on-call statewide geotechnical subsurface exploration services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a sole source agreement with the Northern New England Concrete Promotion Association, South Portland, ME, to participate in NETTCP’s training and certification program, for a fee not to exceed $12,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Blue Ocean Satellite Systems Inc., St. Johns, NL Canada, for design, testing, installation and maintenance services for the Automatic Vehicle Location System for the Division of Operations, in the amount of $270,072.66.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020 with the option to renew for up to two optional maintenance periods up to, but not beyond June 30, 2024.  85% Turnpike, 15% Highway Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively award a grant to the City of Manchester, AIP-106, in the amount of $94,762.50 to conduct a Runway Incursion Mitigation Study for the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  Effective December 22, 2015 through August 31, 2020.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Local Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Lebanon, AIP-53, to reconstruct, mark, light, and sign a portion of Taxiways ‘B,’ ‘B1,’ ‘B2,’ ‘B3,’ and ‘B4’ at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, in the amount of $2,429,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Other Funds.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Claremont, NH, for SBG-02-08-2016, to construct conventional hangar (approximately 60’ x 80’) and conduct obstruction evaluation (Runway 11 approach) at the Claremont Municipal Airport in Claremont, NH, in the amount of $346,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2020.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Local Funds.   

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the firm of Whitman, Requardt & Associates LLP, Baltimore, MD, to develop a comprehensive multi-modal (air, rail, port and highways) Statewide Freight Plan for NH, for an amount not to exceed $489,980.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly basis summary of active projects that may require contingency use through June 30, 2016. 

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract amendment with Winterset Inc., Lyndonville, VT (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #37), for the pavement rehabilitation of 1.6 miles and the construction of a 20 ft. wide culvert crossing on NH Rte 26 in Dixville, by increasing the amount by $395,000 from $4,346,051.85 to $4,741,051.85.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 28, 2017.  83% Federal, 17% Agency Income.   

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Nicom Coatings Corp., Barre, VT, for repairing plug joints on six bridge decks located within Districts IV, V and VI, on the basis of a low bid of $97,410.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 2, 2017.  100% Betterment Funds.   

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Severino Trucking Co Inc., Candia, NH, for reconstructing the Spaulding Turnpike (NH Route 16) in Newington and Dover, on the basis of a low bid of $67,142,015.35.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $2,100,000 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2020.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#34          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with E.D. Swett Inc., Belmont, NH, for the complete removal and replacement of the existing NH 153 bridge over the Cocheco River located in the town of Farmington, on the basis of a low bid of $2,063,478.80.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $103,173.94 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#35          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Exeter, NH, in the amount of $500,000 on behalf of the Exeter Housing Authority, to fund rental apartment building energy improvements.  Effective August 24, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36          Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Farmington, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support improvements at the Farmington Childcare Center, Farmington, NH.  Effective August 24, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#37          Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Revenue, to enter into a sole source contract with Information Builders Inc., New York, NY, for procurement of onsite consulting and development of revenue transparency reports utilizing WebFOCUS active technologies, in the amount of $24,976.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2016.  100% General (Agency Class 027) Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#38          Authorize to place Mr. Jacob W. Thom at Step 3 of unclassified salary grade DD, earning $68,319.16 annually, for the position of Multi State Tax Auditor.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#38A      Authorize to accept a donation from MetScott 21 LLC, the owner of property at 19-23 South Broadway, Salem, NH, of an Access Easement, which provides ingress and egress to and from NHES’ Salem Local Office using a common driveway that will be located on MetScott’s property. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#38B       Authorize to make a one-time retroactive salary payment to Dana Davis, TI College Associate Professor, in the amount of $1,226.44 for the period from February 18, 2015 through June 30, 2015 with current State fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#39          Authorize the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan for State Fiscal Year 2017 which reflects the operating expenses of each state store and the expenses of the Commission and then allocated to all state stores on a consistent, rational basis.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#40          Authorize to retroactively exercise an option to renew an existing contract with Wedu Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #58), to provide professional advertising and promotional services, by increasing the price by $4,580,000 from $6,727,371 to $11,307,371, and by extending the completion date from June 309, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#41          Authorize to enter into a retroactive interagency lease agreement with the NH Department of Transportation in the amount of $25,160 annually for space at the NHDOT 11 Stickney Ave Facility, Concord, NH, to house the Liquor Commission Maintenance Section.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE 
#42          Authorize to enter into a contract with Strategen Consulting LLC, Berkeley, CA, to provide expert services to support the OCA’s participation in the Net Energy Metering proceeding, before the NH Public Utilities Commission, in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#43          Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to retroactively budget and expend funds from a Settlement Agreement between Groton Wind LLC and Counsel to the Public, approved by the NH Site Evaluation Committee in Docket No. 2010-01 the amount of $150,000.  (Originally approved by G&C on 3-23-16, item #41).  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#44          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a contract with Strategic Marketing & Research Insights LLC, Indianapolis, IN, for research services, in the amount of $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018, with the option to renew for one two-year period.  100% General Funds.   

#45          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive sole source payment to Jeremy Hiltz Excavating Inc., Ashland, NH, in the amount of $10,573 for the addition of a guardrail and bollards at Livermore Falls State Reservation.  Effective July 11, 2016 through July 15, 2016.  100% Capital Funds.   

#46          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to enter into a sole source contract with OutreachSystems.com Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, to provide a Neoserra license, a web-based Client Relationship Management software program, to integrate all programs onto one database, in the amount of $87,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#46A      Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfers of funds for the quarter ending June 30, 2016. 

#46B       Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Non-Disturbance Agreement with the Mount Washington Summit Road Company d/b/a Mount Washington Auto Road and its mortgagee, the Service Credit Union, to affirm that the State and the Auto Road shall maintain a lease agreement that permits the Auto Road to lease and operate the summit parking areas owned by the State and permits the State year-round passage on the Auto Road’s road to the summit.  The NDA enables the Auto Road to secure long-term financing for its capital investments and improvements.  The term of the agreement is approximately 17 years, beginning upon G&C approval through August 2, 2033.  No State Funding Required. 

#46C       Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated July 27, 2016, for their 2016-2017 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program, in the total amount of $556,690.41.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#47          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to complete the Great Bay Pollution Tracking and Accounting Pilot Project: Phase 2, in the amount of $122,496.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  9% Federal, 91% Clean Water State Revolving Fund.   

#48          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to complete the Support for the Piscataqua Region Monitoring Collaborative project, in the amount of $65,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2017.  23% Federal, 77% Clean Water State Revolving Fund.   

#49          Authorize a loan agreement with the City of Dover, NH, in the amount not to exceed $550,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#50          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, to complete the Water Integration for the Squamscott – Exeter (WISE) Integrated Plan (IP) Phase 1: Lincoln Street Subwatershed Nutrient Control Strategies project, in the amount of $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#51          Authorize to award a sole source grant to the Town of Durham, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to conduct monitoring and design work for erosion at the Wagon Hill Farm shoreline.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#52          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Rivers Council, Concord, NH, totaling $8,000, for the purpose of invasive aquatic plant prevention activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds.   

#53          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resources Mitigation Fund grant to the Society for the Protection of the NH Forests, Concord, NH, in the amount of $148,000 to acquire the fee interest in three tracts of land owned by the Goss family in Durham, Madbury and Lee.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#54          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the City of Concord, NH, in the amount of $300,000 for acquisition of the Haller Farm parcels located off of Lakeview Road and West Parish Road in the Penacook Lake Watershed.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#55          Authorize Stephen F. Wiggins’s request to perform work on Squam Lake in Moultonborough. 

#56          Authorize Deborah J. Kacprowicz Living Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#57          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 Family Life Education, in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  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.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#58          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Amherst for the purchase and installation of communications equipment that will convert three existing radio sites to fixed repeaters for a total amount of $48,879.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively extend the end date of a subgrant from NH Department of Justice from July 31, 2016 to July 31, 2017 and to retroactively accept and expend $64,418 of additional federal pass-through funds from NHDOJ for the purpose of support the operation of the Sex Offender Unit.  .  100% Agency Income.   

#60          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Southwest Region Planning Commission, to update Hazard Mitigation Plans for several local communities for a total amount of $48,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#61          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, for $224,639 to support the Flood Hazards Program, which provides support for two full-time personnel and associated benefits necessary to support the program of conducting assessments, providing technical assistance to communities and state agencies for the identification of river-induced public safety hazards in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Gorham, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $213,289.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 24, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#63          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Rochester, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the community’s Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $51,178.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#63A      Authorize to enter into a no-cost agreement with Rivada Networks LLC, Colorado Springs, CO, for the purpose of presenting an alternative statewide plan providing emergency responders with a high-speed wireless broadband network should the Governor choose to opt-out of the state plan created by FirstNet to be presented to the Governor in early 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#64          Authorize to accept and expend a sum not to exceed $1,352,300 from funds not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of covering projected shortfalls in general litigation expenses incurred in the defense of the State and the prosecution of criminal law.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#65          Authorize to conduct a one-day advanced training conference for prosecutors and law enforcement scheduled for October 27, 2016 and entitled “Forensic Considerations for Investigating and Prosecuting Child Abuse and Sexual Exploitation Cases” to be held at the Comcast administration building, Manchester, NH, at a cost not to exceed $3,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize to accept and expend $2,000 in stipends from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA, for two students interning in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#67          Authorize to enter into subgrants with the programs as detailed in letter dated August 9, 2016, in the amount of $100,000 to support the enhancement of Child Advocacy Center services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#68          Authorize the release of Active Health Benefit Reserve Funds in the amount of $379,000, to support Active Dental ($341,000) and Active Trooper ($38,000) plan expenditures.  Effective retroactive to April 1, 2016.  (2)Further authorize to reduce the Active Trooper Health Benefit reserve from 100% of estimated annual claims and administrative expense to 90% thereby releasing $384,400 (including the $38,000 noted above) to be made available for fluctuations in plan costs that occur on a monthly basis.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#69          Authorize the Risk, Management Unit to reduce Retiree Health Benefit Reserve Funds from 5% to 4%, a reduction in the amount of $800,000 of projected annual claims and administrative expenses.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#70          Authorize to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#71          Authorize to amend the Manual of Procedures DAS MOP 1625 (“Procurement Cards”).  Effective upon G&C approval. 

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

#73          Authorize to accept and place on file the report containing a list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016. 

#74          Authorize to make transfers from the Salary Adjustment Fund to agency permanent personnel service accounts for the period of August 24, 2016 to July 21, 2017 (anticipated extended year end closing date) for transfers related to fiscal year 2017 and to report transfers made as soon as practical after each quarter or the year end closing date.  (2)Further authorize to make transfers from the Benefit Adjustment Fund to agency benefit accounts, for the period of August 24, 2016 to July 21, 2017 (anticipated extended year end closing date) for transfers related to fiscal year 2017 and to report transfers made as soon as practical after each quarter or the year end closing date. 

#75          Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Infor (US) Inc., (formerly Lawson Software), St. Paul, MN, for software maintenance and support services for NHFIRST Enterprise Resource Planning, for a total not to exceed $7,292,652.59.  Effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2026.  100% General Funds.   

#76          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D.L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for the Lebanon Readiness Center Roof Replacement and Kitchen Renovations, Lebanon, NH, for a total price not to exceed $399,300.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $16,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $415,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 16, 2016.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

#77          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with CMGC Building Corporation, Manchester, NH, for Renovations to Dining Facility-Building 5, at the NH Army National Guard Training Site in Center Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $408,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $25,000 for unanticipated expenses and owner initiated changes, bringing the total of $433,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $23,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $456,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 18, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

#78          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with JNR Gutters Inc., Haverhill, MA, for PSAP Operations Facility Roofing, Laconia, NH, and Troop “E” Roof Replacement, in Tamworth, NH, for a total price not to exceed $252,475.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2016.  80% Capital, 20% Other Funds (State Police Forfeiture Account).  .  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $20,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $272,475.  100% Capital Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $10,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $282,475.  80% Capital, 20% Other Funds (State Police Forfeiture Account).   

 

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: 

 Executive 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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