GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
December 21, 2016, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Contracts and Procurement to enter Eric Pearson into an educational tuition agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, to participate in Research Methods and Abnormal Psychology during the period of January 9, 2017 through March 31, 2017, and to pay said costs in an amount of $2,000.  Employee Training, 66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
                #B.          Authorize to enter Christina M. Demers into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Financial Econometrics during the period of January 16, 2017 through March 26, 2017 and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #C.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $45,237 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $45,237.18 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #D.          Authorize the Division for Children, Youth and Families to pay a membership fee to the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, Washington, DC, in the amount of $5,000 for annual memberships for the period of January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #E.          Authorize to pay an annual membership fee to the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance, Washington, DC, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
                #F.          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to renew a membership with the NH Campground Owners Association, Epsom, NH, in the amount of $3,664 for the 2016/2017 season.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #G.          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to continue membership and participation with the E-ZPass Interagency Group, New York, NY, by paying annual membership dues in the amount of $75,000 for Calendar Year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #A.         Authorize the Division of State Police to accept the donation of a building dedication plaque with a value of approximately $2,000 from Harvey Construction Corporation to be mounted on the newly constructed Marine Patrol Headquarters building in Gilford.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the 2016 Annual Report. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the 2016 Annual Report. 

                                                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 Proctor Academy in Andover, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
                #D.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Richard J. LaFlame, Concord, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the appointment of Christopher A. Ewing, Lebanon, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Darren Maracin, Concord, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Samuel R. Weber, Dover, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #E.          Authorize to appoint Stephen P. Johnson as a Criminal Investigator at a salary level of $61,998.56 (LG BB, Step 3).  Effective January 6, 2017 through January 6, 2022. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #F.          Authorize to appoint John Harding as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $80,000.  Effective January 15, 2017 through October 15, 2020. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #G.          Authorize to appoint Jennifer L. Foley as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $82,500.  Effective January 11, 2017 through September 30, 2019. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #H.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Ways petition for a hearing on the proposed improvements to NH 16/ NH 25 in the Town of Ossipee, with a suggested commission to hold a hearing to determine whether there is occasion for the laying out or alteration of NH 16 / NH 25 in the Town of Ossipee, with a suggested budget of $2,000.38. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize the Office of Information Services, Division of Client Services, to amend a sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Harrisburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 10-29-14, item #15), for work on the eligibility and enrollment system, NEW HEIGHTS, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding. 

                #B.          NOT USED   

                                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
                #C.          Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #31), in the amount of $200,000, to allow for the NH Alliance of Regional Development Corporation’s project completion, and to modify the agreement in order to revise documentation requirements, based on HUD’s recommendation, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2017 from December 31, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
               #D.          Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Littleton, NH (originally approved by GC on 4-8-15, item #40), in the amount of $169,000, for the purpose of providing funds to the Northern Community Investment Corporation, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2017 from December 31, 2016, and to modify the agreement in order to re-categorize the project activity, based on HUD’s recommendation.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
                #E.          Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the County of Grafton, Haverhill, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-14, item #2), in the amount of $200,000, to reduce the number of beneficiaries, in order to allow for completion of the manufactured home replacement pilot program, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2018 from December 31, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
                #F.          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Community Development Finance Authority, Concord, NH, to continue to operate the existing revolving loan fund program known as the Enterprise Energy Fund, under the terms of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – State Energy Program from the US Department of Energy, by extending the completion date from April 30, 2017 to December 31, 2021 and changing the terms of the Scope of Service.  No Additional Funding.   

                                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
                #G.          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the Community Development Finance Authority, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12-23-14, item #26), to operate existing revolving loan funds and loan loss reserves which support a program known as Better Buildings under the terms of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant’s Retrofit Ramp-up Program from the US Department of Energy, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2021 and changing the terms of the Scope of Service.  No Additional Funding.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #H.          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #30), to study and prepare preliminary engineering plans for the rehabilitation or replacement of the General Sullivan Bridge carrying pedestrian and recreational traffic over Little Bay between the City of Dover and the Town of Newington, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding. 

                                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
                #I.           Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to the City of Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-16, tabled item #39), by adjusting the system sizes of the two photovoltaic systems to be constructed with the grant funds, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to March 31, 2017.  No Additional Funds.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing dedicated fund continually appropriated to the Commission.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #J.           Authorize to amend an agreement with the Silver Lake Land Trust, Harrisville, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-8-14, item #70), for the Silver Lake Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase 2 Project, by revising objectives four and five to change the minimum number of selected sites and stormwater best management practices implemented at each installation site, and by changing the completion date to December 31, 2017 from December 31, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 


                               
BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
 
#6            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Coastal Economic Development Corporation located in Hampton, 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. 

#7            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Northern Community Investment Corporation for the benefit of Secured Network Services, Inc. located in Littleton, 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. 

#8            Authorize to accept and place on file the Business Finance Authority’s annual financial statement for FY 2016. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Office of Medicaid Services 
#9            Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Coordinated Transportation Solutions Inc., Trumbell, CT (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, late item A), for the management of non-emergency transportation services offered to members of the NH Health Protection Premium Assistance Program and Medicaid Fee-For-Service on a statewide level, by extending the terms from December 31, 2016 to March 31, 2017, and by increasing the price by $1,630,230 from $7,122,000 to $8,752,230.  Effective upon G&C approval.  95% Federal, 5% Other Funds.   

#9A        Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Milliman Inc., Brookfield, WI (originally approved by G&C on 12-5-12, item #33), for the provision of actuarial services and technical support relative to Medicaid Care Management, by increasing the price by $650,023 from $8,099,310 to an amount not to exceed $8,749,333 and increasing the scope of services with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2017.  50% Federal, 49% General, 1% Other Funds.   

                                Office of Information Services 
#10          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with Cognosante Consulting LLC, McLean, VA (originally approved by G&C on 12-1-04, late item #E), for continuation of quality assurance services in compliance with the requirements of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, by increasing the price limitation by $1,694,582 from $23,145,719 to a new amount not to exceed $24,840,301.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Licensing & Certification 
#11          Authorize to add a newly transferred and reclassified position #40410, Licensing & Evaluation Coordinator, to the positions that have a 30% hourly rate enhancement.  This position would join the positions currently under the 30% enhancement as initially approved by G&C in July 2007. 

                                Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management 
#12          Authorize to sell a perpetual drainage easement and a temporary construction easement on a small portion of the Sununu Youth Services Center campus at 1056 River Road, Manchester to the City of Manchester for $1,250.   

                                Bureau of Community Based Military Programs 
#13          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Easter Seals NH Inc., for the provision of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Service Members, Veterans and their Families Care Coordination Program in an amount not to exceed $800,000.  Effective January 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2019, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Human Services 
#14          Authorize to enter into agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated November 7, 2016, for the provision of the ServiceLink Resource Center programs in an amount not to exceed $5,727,543.33.  Effective January 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2018.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds.   

#14A      Authorize the Division of Child Support Services to enter into an agreement with Xerox State & Local Solutions Inc., Fairfax, VA, for State Disbursement and Electronic Funds Transfer Services in an amount not to exceed $6,429,776.  Effective January 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2021.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 
#15          Authorize to enter into contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated November 21, 2016, for the provision of Nutrition and/or Transportation Services, in an amount not to exceed $17,667,902.  Effective January 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2018.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds.   

#16          Authorize to enter into contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated December 6, 2016, for the provision of In Home Care Services, In Home Health Aide Level of Care Services, and In Home Nursing Level of Care Services, in an amount not to exceed $9,746,988.95.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  43% Federal, 57% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#17          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Wediko Children’s Services Inc., Boston, MA, a foreign, non-profit organization, to provide statewide after-hour access to the Division for Children, Youth and Families Child Protection, in an amount not to exceed $610,238.58.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#18          Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Deborah Ann Bradley, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-7-16, item #48), to provide consultation, recruitment, and retention of foster parents, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $25,000 to $75,000 and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#19          Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-6-13, item #39), for the provision of services related to the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation, by increasing the funding to SFY 2017 and SFY 2018, without a change to the price limitation and extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20          Authorize to amend an agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #40), for the continued provision of a broad range of programmatic support services across a number of public health programs and Division of Public Health Services operational areas, by decreasing the price by $4,089 from $3,459,665 to an amount not to exceed $3,455,576.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21          Authorize to amend an existing agreement with National Jewish Health, Denver, CO (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #51), for the provision of statewide telephonic tobacco treatment services in order to reduce the health and economic consequences of tobacco use and dependence, by increasing the price by $72,173 in Federal Funds, from $1,424,062 to $1,496,235 with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2019.  33% General, 67% Federal Funds.   

#22          Authorize to enter into an agreement with ICF Macro Inc., Fairfax, VA, to plan, organize, test, and implement the annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey questionnaire, in an amount not to exceed $662,512.  Effective January 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2018.  94.113% Federal, 2.264% General, 3.623 Other (University of NH) Funds.   

                                Division for Behavioral Health 
#23          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Circharo Acquisition LLC, Salem, NH, to expand the availability of temporary nurse staffing services to NH Hospital and Glencliff Home, in an amount not to exceed $4,090,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  41% Other (Provider Fees), 27% Federal, 32% General Funds.   

#24          Authorize NH Hospital to amend a sole source agreement with Netsmart Technologies Inc., Overland Park, KS (originally approved by G&C on 11-4-15, #9), for the provision of Automated Dispensing Machines as part of the Closed Loop Medication Management Solution by increasing the price by $2,330,245 from $420,415 to $2,750,660, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to November 4, 2021.  34% Federal, 33% General, 33% Other Funds.   

#24A      Authorize the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Abuse to enter into a sole source agreement with Bi-State Primary Care Association, Bow, NH, to provide medication assisted treatment to individuals with substance use disorder, in an amount not to exceed $1,125,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Governor Commission Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#25          Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Granite State Automation LLC, Manchester, NH (originally approved by the Attorney General’s office on 2-2-15), for the provision of preventative maintenance, repairs and improvements on the Building Automation System located at the NH Hospital, Acute Psychiatric Services Building, by increasing the price by $16,000 from $16,000 to an amount not to exceed $32,000, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2018.  67% General, 28% Federal, 5% Other Funds.   

#26          Authorize to accept and expend $5,000 in additional trust fund proceeds for the purpose of providing supplies for therapeutic activities for young patients.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.   

#27          Authorize to accept and expend $10,000 in additional trust fund proceeds for the purpose of increasing support of nursing education.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#28          Authorize, Pursuant to G&C approval on March 9, 2016, item #30, the Department of Transportation plans to increase the hourly rental rates for private contracted winter maintenance plow and hauling trucks.  Without the increase in rates for rental equipment, the Department will experience difficulty recruiting and retaining sufficient contracted equipment to meet the needs for snow removal, thereby limiting the frequency and timeliness of plowing.  The contract agreements will be set up on a five year term, with an option to exercise an additional five years.  The funding is through the Highway Fund and Turnpike Fund. 

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $44,680 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 28, 2016 through November 17, 2016.   

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a property owner $5,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 28, 2016 through November 17, 2016. 

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of Vermont Sponsored Project Administration, Burlington, VT, for an investigation of the costs, benefits, and barriers to integrating the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into Department operations, for a total fee not to exceed $85,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 3, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to amend a sole source contract with Assetworks LLC, Wayne, PA (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-14, item #74), to provide continued software maintenance as well as expanding functionalities to the Fleet Management System, by increasing the amount by $176,044.05 from $514,166.91 to $690,210.96, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2016 to December 31, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.   

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with HDR Engineers Inc., Manchester, NH, for the final design efforts for the replacement of the Red List bridge carrying NH Route 1B over Little Harbor between the Towns of New Castle and Rye, for a total amount not to exceed $908,776.73.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for the reconstruction of 2.4 miles of I-93 mainline (NH and SB) through Exit 4 interchange area, including approach work at the southerly project limits and 1.4 miles of southbound pavement transition work, on the basis of a low bid of $62,296,391.29.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,868,891.74 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 25, 2020.  98% Federal, 2% Other Funds.   

#35          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CPM Constructors Inc., Freeport, ME, for bridge preservation work on the bridge carrying NH 16 over the Saco River in Conway, on the basis of a low bid of $2,836,393.60.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $283,639.36 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 17, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for rehabilitating existing pavement along seven roadway segments in the central region, and for signal upgrades and modifications to improve safety along NH 106 from NH Route 9 through the I-393 interchanges, on the basis of a low bid of $5,228,408.16.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $522,840.82 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 3, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with CWSS Liter and Sons Inc., d/b/a CWS Fence and Guardrail Co, Andover, NH, for replacing substandard cable and beam guardrail with standard beam guardrail with steel posts and terminal end units in the Districts 5 and 6 area, on the basis of a low bid of $478,433.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $33,490.35 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.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#38          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Keene, NH, in the amount of $455,000 on behalf of MAPS Counseling Services, to support leasehold improvements at property situated at 23 Central Square, Keene, NH.  Effective December 21, 2016 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#39          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Keene, NH, in the amount of $300,000 for the purpose of providing funds to the Monadnock Economic Development Corporation to provide a loan to Mamasezz Foods Inc., Keene, NH.  Effective December 21, 2016 through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 
#39A      Authorize to accept and expend $56,185 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery, to fund the work of the Governor’s Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#40          Authorize to enter into a contract with Horizon Residential Energy Services, NH LLC, Concord, NH, to provide quality assurance inspection services for the federally funded NH Weatherization Assistance Program, in an amount not to exceed $60,677.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#41          Authorize the NH State Library to retroactively renew membership with the Council of State Libraries in the Northeast, in the amount of $3,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#42          Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report of the NH State Treasury for the period ended September 30, 2016. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#43          Authorize to budget and expend $30,000 from the Pesticide Training Program for the purposes of funding anticipated deficits in the Fiscal Year 2017 budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income – Pesticide Training.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#44          Authorize to enter into a contract with Property Innovation Sealcoating & Line Striping LLC, Londonderry, NH, for the purpose of parking lot crack sealing, pavement sealcoating, and line striping at the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, in the amount of $27,720.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  50% Federal, 50% General (Operating) Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#45          Authorize to amend a contract with Gorman Actuarial Inc., Marlborough, MA (originally approved by G&C on 12-23-14, item #31), to improve the collection of the line of business data from carriers and third party administrators, by increasing the amount by $55,520 from $499,470 to $554,990.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#46          Authorize a salary increment of $5,894.72 to Commissioner Kathryn M. Bailey.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Utilities Assessment.   

#47          Authorize a salary increment of $5,894.72 to Commissioner Robert R. Scott.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Utilities Assessment.   

#48          Authorize a salary increment of $5,896.80 to Chairman Martin P. Honigberg.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Utilities Assessment.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#49          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to enter into a sole source contract with the Granite State District Export Council, Dover, NH, to provide financial administration oversight and reporting services in compliance with the State Trade and Export Promotion Grant V, awarded by the US Small Business Administration, in the amount of $188,974.  (2)Further authorize an initial disbursement in the amount of $22,000 for startup of the Export Expansion Fund, and a portion of the Defense and Security Equipment International 2017 Tradeshow activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to amend a Grant-In-Aid agreement with the Waumbek Methna Snowmobile Club (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #76), by extending the grant end date to May 31, 2017 from December 31, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Snowmobile Funds.   

#51          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source Educational & Interpretive Center Management contract with the Seacoast Science Center Inc, Rye, NH, for management of the Seacoast Science Center in Odiorne Point State Park for a 10 year period upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to accept semi-annual payments on May 15 and November 15 of each year for any revenue from non-programmatic event and facility rentals, other non-programmatic revenue, any shared utility expenses and revenue collected by the Center Operator on behalf of the State, all as provided for in the contract.  (3)Further authorize to reimburse the Center Operator for emergency repairs greater than $500 provided the repairs are approved in advance by the Department. 

#52          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to the Seacoast Science Center Inc., Rye, NH, in the amount of $13,425.57 for an unpaid invoice regarding the new Educational & Interpretive Center Management Contract, dated November 2, 2015.  100% Park Funds.   

#53          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into a contract with The Rowley Agency Inc., Concord, NH, to purchase general liability insurance for Off Highway Recreational Vehicle, Snowmobile, and NH Heritage Trails, for a total cost not to exceed $122,145.  Effective January 1, 2017 through January 1, 2020.  100% Transfers from Fish and Game.   

#54          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $17,500 from available federal grant funds for the Volunteer Fire Assistance program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#55          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Antioch University New England, to implement priority actions for Blanding’s turtle and associated species in greatest conservation need, for a total of $209,583.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#56          Authorize a loan agreement with the City of Manchester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $6,150,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#56A      Authorize Hopgood Bixby Shore Family Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#57          Authorize to grant funds to the NH School Administrators Association, Concord, NH, in the amount of $30,000 to support the 2017 June Conference of NH School System Leaders in Partnership with the NH School Administrators Association.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58          Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a sole source holdover amendment to the existing lease with Mascoma Rivermill Properties LLC, Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-30-11, item #77), for continued occupancy of the Lebanon Vocational Rehabilitation Office, by increasing the amount of $8,037.12 to $86,529.36 from $78,492.24, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2016 to June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59          Authorize the Bureau of Integrated Programs to enter into a contract with Rebecca Steinitz, Arlington, MA, to provide professional development in competencies and competency based assessment, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017, with the option to renew for up to one additional fiscal year.  100% Federal Funds.   

#60          Authorize to amend on a sole source basis a contract with SunGard Public Sector Ltd., Lake Mary, FL (originally approved by G&C on 2-7-07, item #98), to purchase licensing for the PerformancePLUS suite, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $2,615,633 to $2,665,633, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#61          Authorize the Bureau of Special Education, Office of Student Wellness to enter into a contract with Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, to build state and local capacity through the development of trauma-informed schools and community systems by creating a state-level coordinated approach to improve the safety and wellbeing of students and staff, in an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#62          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $91,537 of federal funds from the Office of Highway Safety that will be used to conduct patrols known as “Operation Safe Commute”.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#63          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $30,000 of federal funds from the Office of Highway Safety entitled NHSP Laser Radars for the purpose of purchasing 12 laser radars and 22 directional stationary/moving Doppler Radars.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#64          Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a sole source contract with NH Triple Play LLC (d/b/a NH Fisher Cats), Manchester, NH, to coordinate a highway safety related advertisement campaign during the 2017 season home games, in the amount of $42,000.  Effective April 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#65          Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a sole source contract with NH Triple Play LLC (d/b/a NH Fisher Cats), Manchester, NH, to coordinate a highway safety impaired driving related advertisement campaign during the 2017 season home games, in the amount of $27,500.  Effective April 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Enfield, for a total amount of $212,601 for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 2, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a contract with the NH Association of Broadcasters, Manchester, NH, for non-commercial sustaining announcements on emergency management and preparedness, in the amount of $36,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  48% Private and Local, 32% Federal, 20% General Funds.   

#68          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Goffstown to purchase and install a generator and equipment to support and enhance the community’s local Emergency Operations Center for a total amount of $93,012.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#69          Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated December 6, 2016, totaling $1,122,000 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, for the purpose of providing services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  (2)Further authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated December 6, 2016, totaling $306,000 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2016 Violence Against Women Formula Grant, for the purpose of providing services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.    Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#70          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to terminate without fault to a contract with SMART Assistive Technologies LLC, Rochester, NH. (Originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #105). 

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

#72          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing statewide mechanical consultant agreement with Dubois and King Inc., South Burlington, VT (originally approved by G&C on 10-21-15, item #56), by increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $1,000,000 from $300,000 to $1,300,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019. 

#73          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing statewide mechanical consultant agreement with McFarland Johnson Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-21-15, item #58), by increasing the not-to-exceed amount by $1,050,000 from $300,000 to $1,350,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019. 

#74          Authorize to enter into a contract with Consolidated Edison Solutions Inc., Valhalla, NY, to perform an investment grade audit as a first step to a potential future award of a guaranteed energy savings performance contract.  This contract is for the Investment Grade Audit portion of the project only.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 22, 2017.  The cost of the investment grade audit is $0. 

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 TABLED ITEMS 

 

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

 

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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