GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
October 26, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Bureau of Licensing & Certification 
                #A.         Authorize the Division of Health Facilities Administration-Certification to advance $965 in cash to Kara Downes, Social Worker, Licensing and Evaluation Coordinator, to cover anticipated expenses while traveling to San Antonia, TX, to attend the Basic Long Term Care Surveyor training.  This training is mandatory by centers for Medicare and Medicaid and will be held at the Drury Inn in San Antonio Texas from November 13-18, 2016.  89.75% Federal, 10.25% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Bureau of Contracts & Procurement 
                #B.          Authorize to enter Suzette Stratton into an educational tuition agreement with Franklin Pierce College, Rindge, NH, to participate in Career and Image Principals of Accounting 2, during the period of November 7, 2016 through January 21, 2017, and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,940.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to enter Caitlin Sitting into an educational tuition agreement with Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, to participate in 2 courses: 1) Tort Law; and 2) Probate Law, during the period of November 7, 2016 through January 21, 2017, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,938.  Employee Training Funds.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
               #D.          Authorize to enter Lisa Cotter into an education tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 24 Completed Projects, during the period of November 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,500.  100% Other (Insurance Department Administrative Assessment).   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize to enter Mary Verville into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, to participate in 2 courses: 1)Government Impact on Business, during the period of January 16, 2017 through March 26, 2017; and 2) Strategic Management in Public Service, during the period of June 19, 2017 through August 27, 2017, and to pay costs not to exceed $3,762.  Agency Income.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
               #F.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $110,959 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $110,958.72 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division of Family Assistance 
               #G.          Authorize to pay the American Public Human Services Association, Washington, DC, $14,242 for annual membership dues.  Effective January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.  34% Federal, 66% General Funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                New Hampshire Hospital 
                #A.         Authorize to accept donations from April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016 from contributors, in the amount of $1,748.52 and deposit into the NH Hospital Resident Benefit Fund. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                New Hampshire Hospital 
                #B.          Authorize to accept non-monetary donations received during the period of April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
                #C.          Authorize to accept a nonmonetary donation from Children’s Literacy Foundation, Duncan McDougall, Executive Director, Waterbury Center, VT, of four literacy seminars for inmates, two family storytelling events for parents and children, 500 books for storytelling events, 1,500 books for inmates to give or send to their children, and postage and envelopes for mailing books with a total value of $20,500 for used by the inmates at the NH State Prison for Men located in Concord, NH. 

 

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

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 2016. 

                                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL 
                #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for FY 16 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #C.          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 Taylor Community in Laconia, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #D.          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 The Memorial Hospital in North Conway, NH. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to confirm Lieutenant Colonel David M. Jaffe, Providence, RI, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the nomination of Major Stephanie L. Kerrigan, Durham, NH, 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 
                #C.          Authorize to appoint Jeanine M. Girgenti as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $72,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or November 11, 2016, whichever is the latter, through June 30, 2021. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize to amend an agreement with the University of NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-15, item #42), for the Great Bay Municipal Bioretention Program – Phase 2 project, by extending the end date from November 30, 2016 to December 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
                #B.          Authorize the Division of Program Support to amend a Memorandum of Agreement with the NH Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (originally approve by G&C on 8-5-15, item #77), by changing the end date from June 30, 2017 to March 31, 2017; to align the agreement with the end-date of the grand award and to allow for the carryover of authorized funds from FY 2016 to FY 2017 and to allow for the completion of planning and training activities.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#6            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2017 funds to Ryleigh McCoole, Mental Health Worker II, at the NH Hospital, in the amount of $1,079.39 to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2016.  32% General, 29% Federal, 39% Agency Income Funds.   

#7            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2017 funds to Matthew Smith, Mental Health Worker II, at the NH Hospital, in the amount of $837.73 to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2016.  32% General, 29% Federal, 39% Agency Income Funds.   

#8            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2017 funds to Melissa Simmons, Juvenile Probation & Parole Officer, Division of Children, Youth & Families in the amount of $965.15 to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2016.  32% General, 68% Federal Funds.   

#9            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2017 funds to Jessica Blanco, Juvenile Probation & Parole Officer, Division for Children, Youth and Families in the amount of $930.60 to compensate for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal Year 2016.  32.49% Federal, 67.51 General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management 
#10          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to the existing lease with C&C Thibodeau Properties LLC, Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-06, item #115), for continued operation of the Eastern District Office, by increasing the price in the amount of $336,276.40 to $2,341,244.40 from $1,977,968 and by extending the term from October 8, 2016 to June 9, 2018.  60% General, 40% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Client Services 
#11          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of Massachusetts Medical School for the provision of Disability Determination Services in an amount not to exceed $206,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#12          Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated September 23, 2016, to provide permanent housing programs to homeless individuals with disabilities and their families through the Federal Continuum of Care program in an amount not to exceed $276,884.  Effective upon G&C approval or November 1, 2016, whichever is later, through October 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services 
#13          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH, for the provision of Legal Services to adults age 60 and older, in an amount not to exceed $278,590.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds.   

#14          Authorize to enter into retroactive agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated October 3, 2016, for the provision of Adult Day Services to adults ages 60 or older, and adults ages 18 and older with chronic illnesses and/or disabilities in an amount not to exceed $386,454.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

#15          Authorize to enter into a retroactive agreement with Easter Seals NH, Manchester, NH, for the provision of Adult Day Services to adults ages 60 or older, and adults ages 18 and older with chronic illnesses and/or disabilities in an amount not to exceed $326,250.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018.  40% Federal, 60% General Funds.   

#16          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Senior Companion services, in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#17          Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $175,929 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the NH Zika Preparedness Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Nutrition Services Section, to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $735,768 from the US Department of Agriculture to fund the Supplemental Women Infants and Children Program, eWIC implementation project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#19          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Early Learning NH, Concord, NH, to provide memberships to the Statewide Early Learning Alliance as well as customization of the ECE Shared Resources Web Platform in an amount not to exceed $482,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Heather Carignan, Rindge, NH, for the facilitation of the Family Assessment and Inclusive Reunification Program in an amount not to exceed $73,566.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Behavioral Health 
#21          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Education, Concord, NH, for the purpose of supporting the NH Youth Risk Behavior Risk Survey, in an amount not to exceed $45,000.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend Other Funds in the amount of $15,000 each biennium from the Department of Education, and allocate funds for State Fiscal Year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.    100% Other Funds.   

#22          Authorize the Bureau of Mental Health Services to amend an agreement with Northern Human Services, Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #24), for the provision of non-Medicaid Community Mental Health Services, by increasing the price by $30,000 from $377,039 to $407,039 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#23          Authorize the New Hampshire Hospital to enter into a sole source agreement with Amy Phenix, Morro Bay, CA, to participate as a member of the multidisciplinary team to assess and evaluate whether or not a person convicted of a sexually violent offense, who is eligible for release from total confinement, meets the definition of sexual violent predator as defined in the NH Revised Statues Annotates 135-E, entitled “Involuntary Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators”, in an amount not to exceed $19,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#24          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Hope for NH Recovery to provide bridge funding for the organization to realize other revenue generating opportunities to help sustain these programs in the future, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment of $25,000 for startup and staff readiness activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#25          Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated September 16, 2016 to provide Student Assistance Programming to address underage drinking among persons aged 12-20, and prescription drug misuse and abuse and illicit opioid misuse and abuse among persons aged 12-25 in high need, high risk populations in NH, in an amount not to exceed $262,940.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#26          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Norris Inc., South Portland, ME, for the provision of inspection, testing, preventative maintenance, and corrective or emergency repairs for life safety systems in the NH Hospital in an amount not to exceed $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  28% Federal, 72% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS COUNCIL
#26A      Authorize to appoint Bobby D. Broneske as Executive Director at a salary level of Salary Grade CC, Step 6 at $76,132.16.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#27          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $53,800 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from September 2, 2016 through September 26, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $14,850 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from September 26, 2016 through October 6, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval through.   

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 4.3 +/- acre parcel of State owned land located on the southeast corner of NH Route 123 and Cobb Hill Road in the Town of Alstead to Richard Henderson and Audrey Henderson for $27,000 plus a $1,100 administrative fee.  (2)Further authorize to compensate HG Johnson Real Estate from the proceeds of the subject sale in the amount of $1,620 for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.  The net proceeds from the sale of the property are $25,380 ($27,000-$1,620).  Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.   

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 1.12 +/- acre parcel of State owned land located on the southerly side of NH Route 286 in the Town of Seabrook to Fabian Boyd for $8,500 which includes a $1,100 administrative fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.   

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to lease a 2,760 square foot parcel of State owned land located at the southerly corner of Indian Brook Drive and Central Avenue in the City of Dover to Prime Circle LLC for the period of November 1, 2016 through October 31, 2021 at a value of $2,100 per year with a renewal clause for an additional 5 years at the then current market value.  In addition, the Department will assess a $1,100 administrative fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to transfer 49.1 acre parcel of land, more or less, located in the City of Rochester, to the City of Rochester, retaining an “Executory Interest” to the NH Department of Environmental Services.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Cost Transaction. 

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to execute a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the Plymouth State University Sponsored Programs Administration, Plymouth, NH, for a cooperative investigation to assess patterns of current bicycle activity and identify potential barriers to access and participation, for a total fee not to exceed $55,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Highway Maintenance’s annual basis summary of contracts with various private contractors to assist with winter maintenance activities, emergency repair of infrastructure due to flooding or other unexpected natural disasters, along with highway and bridge maintenance efforts, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. 

#35          Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into three (3) individual sole source Cooperative Project Agreements with the UNH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for a combined fee not to exceed $415,000 for various cooperative investigations.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the UNH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for observing early age cracking in new concrete curbs on bridges, for a fee not to exceed $56,080.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively award a grant to the City of Manchester, AIP-107, in the amount of $3,710,700 to rehabilitate Taxiways A, B, and remove stub Taxiways C and D for the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  Effective January 4, 2016 through October 31, 2020.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Local Funds.   

#37          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Wragg Bros. of VT Inc., Ascutney, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Chris Hickey, Campton, NH, in the amount of $21,350.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 19, 2017.  100% Highway Funds.   

#38          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Kent Clean Septic Service LLC, Auburn, NH, for septic pumping and cleaning, and sewer and floor drainage line jetting and routing services at facilities maintained by the Bureau of Turnpikes, on the basis of a single bid in the amount of $38,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Ted Berry Company Inc., Livermore, ME, for using an ultra violet cured-in-place pipelining system to rehabilitate a 30” reinforced concrete pipe culvert in Rye on NH Route 1A, on the basis of a low bid of $46,305.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $4,630.50 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 19, 2017.  100% Betterment Funds.   

#40          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to operate the Portsmouth Transportation Center.  Effective upon G&C approval or November 15, 2016, whichever is later, through November 15, 2021.  This is a no cost operating agreement. 

#41          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Concord Coach Lines Inc., Concord, NH, to operate the Concord Intermodal Facility, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval or November 15, 2016, whichever is later, through November 15, 2021.  This is a no cost operating agreement. 

#42          Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Concord, NH, to design and bid the rehabilitation of Taxiway “A” at the Concord Municipal Airport, Concord, NH, in the amount of $189,556.66.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2020.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Other Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#43          Authorize to award a grant to the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, in the amount of $378,250 for the purpose of assisting three organizations to provide microenterprise training and technical assistance activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 26, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#44          Authorize to conduct a one-day conference on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH, to provide training to local land use board members, for a total cost not to exceed $21,360.  Effective October 26, 2016 through April 29, 2017.  100% Other Funds (Registration fees, $19,250/Revolving Fund Municipal and Regional Training $2,110).  (2)Further authorize to accept registration fees in the amount not to exceed $19,250.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds (Registration fees).   

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#45          Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#46          Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, to amend a sole source agreement with FEI.com Incorporated, Columbia, MD (originally approved by G&C on 8-11-10, late item A), by increasing the price by $690,225 from $3,344,501 to $4,034,726 for the purpose of system enhancements to the existing NH Web Information Technology System and to make two retroactive payments for FEI services that were not previously approved by G&C.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#47          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment and exercise an option for service with CA Inc., Islandia, NY (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #4), to provide software licenses to support the Department of Safety’s mainframe for an additional three months, by increasing the amount by $87,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) Funds (Cost of Collections).   

                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#48          Authorize to retroactively renew membership with the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards, Reston, VA, in the amount of $5,485.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#49          Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Certified Local Government Grant in the amount of $25,400 to the City of Rochester for the City Hall Annex Façade Rehabilitation.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50          Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $13,000 to Arts Alliance of Northern NH, to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50A      Authorize to make unencumbered stipend payments to applicants for travel expenses related to interviews with the search committee in an amount not to exceed $1,000.  Effective October 27, 2016 through December 30, 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#51          Authorize to retroactively amend a contract with Compass Health Analytics Inc., Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-15, item #22), for consulting services to assist NHID in its development of updated network adequacy standards, by extending the end date from September 30, 2016 to June 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

#52          Authorize to enter into a contract with MMcLeod Consulting, for the provision of consulting services for project management in connection with the initiatives to improve the consumer understanding of health insurance rates and rate changes in NH, to develop standardized protocols for market conduct examinations in the area of mental health parity enforcement, conduct market conduct examinations regarding mental health parity, identify the universe of mental health and substance use disorder providers in the state, create and distribute consumer education resources, analyze data from the NH Comprehensive Health Information System to better understand market conditions and thereby inform its compliance and enforcement efforts, and enhance tools and checklists to improve reviews of benefit designs, in the amount not to exceed $178,900.  Effective December 1, 2016 through October 18, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#53          Authorize to amend the current lease agreement with Littleton Area Learning Center LLC, Littleton, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-30-11, item #39A), for rental of 6,510 square feet of office space, Littleton, NH, for an additional 8 months commencing November 1, 2016, at a total cost of $52,080, through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#54          Authorize to place Attorney Heather Chernisk, at annual salary Group FF, Step 2 $72,900.36.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#55          Authorize to pay a sole source retroactive unencumbered invoice in the amount of $19,722.16 to Utility Services & Assistance Inc., Hooksett, NH, for emergency utility services invoiced to the NH Department of Corrections.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#56          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated September 28, 2016, in the total amount of $145,069.74 for their 2016-2017 in-state and out-of-state marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#57          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with Score Construction LLC, Londonderry, NH, to provide a metal roof on the new barn at the State Forest Nursery in Boscawen, NH, in the amount of $19,898.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 23, 2016.  100% Capital Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#58          Authorize to enter into a maintenance agreement with the Enfield Shaker Museum for the purpose of maintaining the historic Shaker Feast Grounds which is located within the bounds of the Lower Shaker Wildlife Management Area, Enfield, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2026.  No Funding involved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#59          Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $20,000,000 for the issuance of low interest loans.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Drinking Water Revolving Loan Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#60          Authorize to accept and expend $246,177 in Federal Funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration implement coastal hazards and resilience projects.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary position.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#61          Authorize to retroactively pay the 2017 membership dues to The Environmental Council of States, Baltimore, MD, in the amount of $13,000.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62          Authorize to retroactively pay The NELAC Institute, Weatherford, TX, in the amount of $7,000 for National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program Annual Accreditation Body annual membership fee. Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Lab Accreditation Fee Funds.   

#63          Authorize to award a sole source agreement to the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to provide technical assistance to municipalities on the Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission’s final recommendations as well as assist municipalities in updating key policies and conducting public outreach on green infrastructure and other adaptation strategies that address flooding, in the amount of $105,623.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#64          Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source contract with the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association, Boston, MA (originally approved by G&C on 3-23-16, item #53), to allow for additional time for completion of the EPA-approved work plan, by extending the end date from September 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

#65          Authorize to complete design and reconstruction of Mendums Pond Dam in Barrington in an amount not to exceed $550,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Dam Maintenance Program Funds.   

#66          Authorize to retroactively amend a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-09, item #72), for the I-93 Chloride Mitigation Project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2018 from June 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.   

#67          Authorize to award a sole source grant to the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to provide outreach and technical assistance to coastal communities on the recommendations from the Coastal Risk and Hazards Commission.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68          Authorize to amend a lease agreement with 222 International LLC c/o James J. Horne, CP Management Inc., Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-12, item #108), for the purchase and installation of a security door in the DES Coastal Office, at Pease International Tradeport, by increasing the lease amount by $5,000 to $931,640.76 from $926,640.76.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2017.  54% Federal, 42% Other, 4% General Funds.   

#69          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Rockingham County Conservation District, Brentwood, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-8-14, item #69), for the Great Bay Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase 1: Permeable Reactive Barrier Demonstration project by a)increasing the grant by $8,027 to $80,695 from $72,668; b) increasing the non-Federal matching funds required by $5,354 to $53,824 from $48,470; c)changing exhibit “B” to revise the Task payment amounts; and, d)adding a new insurance condition to exhibit “C”.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#70          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Pleasant Lake Preservation Association Inc., Deerfield, NH, to complete the Pleasant Lake Deerfield, Watershed Restoration Plan Implementation Phase 1: Gulf Road Best Management Practices project, in the amount of $90,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71          Authorize a loan agreement with the Moongate Farm Condominium Association, Plaistow, NH, in the amount not to exceed $95,800 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#72          Authorize to enter into a contract with Brown and Caldwell Inc., Andover, MA, for as-needed engineering services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, in the amount of $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#73          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Exeter in an amount not to exceed $53,580,000 to finance the Wastewater Treatment Facility and Main Pump Station Upgrade Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#74          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Lakes Region Conservation Trust, Center Harbor, NH, in the amount of $64,236 for the purpose of acquiring land owned by Michael Marion, Gillian Emmons and Eric Cohen, M. Daniel Smith and Lois Emily Smith, and a conservation easement on land owned by Janet Harris and Richard Harris, all parcels in Meredith.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2016.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#75          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Keene totaling $16,062 to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

#76          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance Inc., Union, NH, in the amount of $77,000 to complete the Province Lake Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase 2: Septic System Improvements, Golf Course, Campground, Shoreline and Road Enhancement project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#77          Authorize Richard Seeley’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. 

#78          Authorize NH Department of Transportation’s request to perform work on North Mill Pond in Portsmouth. 

#79          Authorize Fore Point Realty Trust’s request to perform work on Squam Lake in Sandwich. 

#80          Authorize the transfer of permit ownership to JSP Moultonborough Land Trust c/o Joseph Piantedosi, Trustee and his request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.  (Originally approved by G&C on 2-25-15, item #51). 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#81          Authorize the Division of Program Support to enter into a sole source contract with Dina Rabuck, Herndon, VA, to provide support for database management/infrastructure, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

#82          Authorize to enter into a contract with Nancy Brigham Associates to assist the department’s E3 Teen Fathering Program in the area of program evaluation, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for up to three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

#83          Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to hold three organized meetings entitled “New Hampshire Problems of Practice” with Focus, Priority, SIG and SWIFT Schools, in an amount not to exceed $50,485.  Effective November 4, 2016 through May 25, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#84          Authorize the Division of Program Support to enter into a contract with Demonstrated Success LLC, Rye, NH, to assist in three areas: 1)completion of the Initiative for School Empowerment and Excellence (i4see) system and the PerformancePLUS (P+) system used by schools to improve instruction; 2)completion of the Statewide Longitudinal Data grant activities; and 3)completion of the transition to a fully implemented in-house system of collection and exchange of data for the state-wide student assessment, in an amount not to exceed $116,956.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#85          Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option to a sole source contract with the NH College and University Council, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #67), to expand professional development opportunities and improve teacher quality for secondary teachers and counselors regarding academic rigor and promotion of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) studies, to promote high school student career and college-readiness through participation in a rigorous high school curriculum; and to encourage enrollment in postsecondary STEM studies, by increasing the price in the amount of $135,000 from $131,924 to $266,924.  100% Other Funds (Higher Education Institutional Fees).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#86          Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer $4,000 within the account entitled MCSAP Grant to re-align appropriated funds that will be used by State Police Commercial Enforcement to provide funding for heat, electricity, and water at Troop G.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#87          Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively continue one temporary part-time class 050 position for the purpose of providing administrative support under the supervision of the NH Information and Analysis Center Director.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively accept and expend a sub-grant from the NH Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in an amount not to exceed $27,000 for the purpose of assisting HSEM by enhancing the capabilities of the NH Information and Analysis Center through administrative support.  Effective October 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#88          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Pittsfield, for a total amount of $30,617, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective July 19, 2016 through March 24, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#89          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the County of Merrimack, for the purchase and installation of communications equipment, for a total amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#90          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Charlestown for the purchase and installation of Mobile Data Terminal devices and vehicle repeaters, for a total amount of $40,329.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#91          Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to continue participation in the Social Security Online Verification System Information Exchange agreement with the Social Security Administration, Arlington, VA, for the purpose of verifying social security number information for applications applying for a NH driver license and commercial motor vehicle driver licenses.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Highway Funds.   

#92          Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract amendment with MorphoTrust USA Inc., Billerica, MA (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-10, item #91), for continued maintenance and support for the Automated Driver’s License Testing (ADLT)/Scheduler system, by increasing the amount by $42,819.96 from $565,902 to a total not to exceed $608,721.96, and by extending the end date from February 28, 2017 to February 28, 2018.  100% Agency Income (Cost of Collections).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#93          Authorize to accept and expend additional grant funds of $58,107 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2016 US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault Support Program to support programs that provide services for victims of sexual assault in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#94          Authorize to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  97% General, 3% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

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

#96          Authorize to accept and place on file the report containing a list of Executive Branch classified employees that have received retroactive payments relating to prior fiscal year payroll events for the period of July 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016.   

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

#98          Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a two-year lease agreement with DCC Development Corporation, Hampton, NH, which shall provide courtroom and office space for the 10th Circuit – District Division – Seabrook comprised of approximately 4,873 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $154,020.  Effective November 1, 2016 through October 31, 2018.  100% Transfer Funds (Transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#99          Authorize to enter into a contract with FM Generator Inc., Canton, MA, for generator maintenance and repair systems, for a total cost not to exceed $166,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019.   

#100        Authorize to enter into a contract with Gemini Electric Inc., d/b/a Power Up Generator Service Co., Auburn, NH, for generator maintenance and repair systems, for a total cost not to exceed $66,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019. 

#101        Authorize to enter into a contract with Kinsley Power Systems, East Granby, CT, for generator maintenance and repair systems, for a total cost not to exceed $145,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019. 

#102        Authorize to enter into a contract with TriState Generators LLC, Kingston, NH, for generator maintenance and repair systems, for a total cost not to exceed $110,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019. 

#103        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Infor Inc., St. Paul, MN, for the provision of software upgrade services for NHFIRST Enterprise Resource Planning, for a total cost not to exceed $343,370.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Capital Funds (General).   

#104        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D. L. King and Associates Inc., Nashua, for the NH State Library Moisture Intrusion Remediation, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $490,786.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2017.  47% General – Capital, 53% Transfer/Other Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $10,438 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 $501,224.  100% Capital – General Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $927 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services, bringing the total to $502,151.  86.99% General-Operating, 13.01% Transfer/Other Funds.   

#105        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with SMART Assistive Technologies LLC, Rochester, NH, for the Jenness Bathhouse Replacement and Parking Lot, Rye, NH, for a total price not to exceed $999,670.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $65,000 for latent conditions, bringing the total to $1,064,670.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $45,000 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 $1,109,670.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 26, 2017.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

 

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.   

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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