GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
May 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
                #A.         Authorize to enter Candace Puchacz into an educational tuition agreement with Rivier University, Nashua, NH, to participate in the course entitled Positive Psychology, during the period of July 5, 2017 through August 22, 2017, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,635.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #B.          Authorize to enter Lori A. Shibinette into an educational tuition agreement with Rivier University, Nashua, NH, to participate in the course entitled Innovative Leadership in the Information Age, during the period of May 15, 2017 through June 29, 2017, and to pay said costs in the amount of $2,000.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #C.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $50,129 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $50,128.63 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
                #D.          Authorize to pay FY18 membership fees to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $9,000 to provide technical, professional networking and resources to the State of NH Chief Information Officer.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds (The Agency Class 027 used to reimburse DoIT is 36% General, 64% Other Funds).   

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #A.         Authorize to accept monies totaling $11,732.81 received during the period of January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions, to be placed in the Veterans Home Benefit Fund. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #B.          Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to accept a donation of used office chairs worth an estimated retail value of $2,400 from Sterling Movers of Massachusetts for the purpose of providing furniture at various DMV office locations throughout the State. 

 

#3            NOT USED 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Joel E. Webley, Wakefield, MA, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH and Binghamton, NY (originally approved by G&C on 11-20-13, item #123), to prepare the second phase of the preliminary engineering design for the section of Interstate 93 passing through Bow and Concord from I-89 through I-393, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  No Additional Funding. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #29), to perform the second phase of a turnpike transportation system upgrade along three miles of the F.E. Everett Turnpike (I-293) through Exists 6 and 7 in the City of Manchester, by extending the completion date from May 31, 2017 to March 31, 2018.  No Additional Funding. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Lake Winnipesaukee Association (originally approved by G&C on 4-20-16, item #43), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to September 1, 2017 from May 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #D.          Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Pennichuck Water Works Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 4-6-16, item #53), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to September 30, 2017 from May 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

 REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                 BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#6            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13 with respect to a loan from Salem Cooperative Bank to Granite State Gymnastics & Fitness, LLC or Entity to be Named located in Hooksett, New Hampshire. 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 
                                Bureau of Finance  
#7            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Bell and Howell LLC, Durham, NC, for preventive maintenance on the Automated In-line Mailing System, in the amount not to exceed $124,332.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  39% Federal, 61% General Funds.       

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#8            Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with PbS Learning Institute Inc., Braintree, MA, for the continued participation in the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators Performance-based Standards for Youth Correction and Detention facilities in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Client Services 
#9            Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 11, 2017, for the provision of disability determination services in an amount not to exceed $63,700.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2018.  71% Federal, 29% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#10          Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Maternal and Child Health Section to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $8,113 from the Health Resources and Services Administration to fund the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program.  (2)Further authorize to establish one Full Time Systems Development Specialist III position utilizing funds from the grant above.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#11          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH for the provision of a predictive model for Lyme disease and evaluation of environmental risk factors associated with Lyme disease, for an amount not to exceed $62,981.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#12          Authorize to enter into an agreement with K. Kirkwood Consulting LLC, Manchester, NH, to provide Lead-Safety Renovation, Repair, and Painting Trainings, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  77.5% Federal, 22.5% Other Funds from the Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund.   

#13          Authorize to pay various approved proficiency vendors for proficiency testing programs that are currently required and for other proficiency testing that may become necessary, in an amount estimated at $81,165.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  41.57% Federal, 54.46% General, 3.97% Other Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#14          Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend three existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 11, 2017 (originally approved by G&C on 8-24-16, item #10A, 10-5-16, item #11 & #12, & 11-18-16, item #13), for the continued provision of master licensed alcohol and drug counseling services, by increasing the price by $194,152.50 from $351,000 to an amount not to exceed $545,152.50, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#15          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with Scientific Technologies Corporation, Scottsdale, AZ (originally approved by G&C on 4-23-14, item #39A), to provide system enhancements to improve the Immunization Information System capabilities of the Statewide Immunization Registry and system maintenance, by increasing the price by $186,000 from $1,359,177 to an amount not to exceed $1,545,177.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#16          Authorize the Division of Operations to transfer $347,800 between various accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#17          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Finance and Contracts’ report of all paid Small Claims in the previous third quarter of FY 2017 totaling $2,809 for individual amounts less than $600.  (2)Further authorize to pay small claims for the next Fiscal Year quarter, April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.  100% Highway Funds.   

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to retroactively enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Maine Department of Transportation, Augusta, ME, for transferring obligation authority to fulfill the Department’s match requirement in the amount not to exceed $37,250 for a collaborative pilot project on green infrastructure techniques for Coastal Highways.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 

#19          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Awards List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $68,707.09 for the period extending from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017.  Paid from various transportation funds.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $7,125 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 23, 2017 through April 5, 2017. 

#21          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design and the Department of Environmental Services to retroactively enter into a memorandum of agreement for water supply land conservation grants to permanently protect critical water supply lands with the region served by the I-93 expansion, for $2,748,687.54.  Effective July 1, 2016 through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#22          Authorize the Office of Federal Compliance to enter into a contract with Hessel and Associates LLC, Brattleboro, VT, based on a single bid received in a low bid process, for a total fee of $54,186, to provide business development training and resources to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23          Authorize the Office of Federal Compliance to enter into a contract with Hessel and Associates LLC, Brattleboro, VT, based on a single bid received in a low bid process, for a total fee of $28,456, to provide employment outreach and placement services for minorities and female candidates under the NH On-the-Job Training program necessary to meet Federally mandated EEO/Affirmative Action requirements in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing approximately 20 miles along the F.E. Everett Turnpike, as well as to construct improvements at the Exit 8 Park n’ Ride in Nashua, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $2,757,515.27.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 17, 2017.  100% Turnpike Funds for the resurfacing, 80% Federal Transit Administration with 20 % Turnpike match for the Exit 8 Park n’ Ride improvements.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with B.U.R. Construction LLC, Belmont, NH, for bridge rehabilitation work on NH Route 25 over the Connecticut River in the Towns of Piermont, NH and Bradford, VT, on the basis of a low bid of $318,947.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $31,894.70 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 20, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with New England Signal Systems Inc., Northwood, NH, for the repair of four existing traffic signal systems, located in four different towns and the replacement of an ITS pole and foundation, on the basis of a low bid of $235,319.40.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $11,765.97 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through October 27, 2017.  100% Other Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 60 miles in District VI in Merrimack, Rockingham and Strafford Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,497,245.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 3, 2017.  8% Highway, 92% Other Funds (41% Betterment, 51% Agency Income Funds).   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 32 miles in District III in Belknap, Grafton and Merrimack Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,256,752.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 3, 2017.  8% Highway, 92% Other Funds (41% Betterment, 51% Agency Income).   

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with GMI Asphalt LLC, Belmont, NH, for improvements to approximately 630’ of Main Street in Enfield at the Northern Rail Trail underpass just north of the bridge over Mascoma Lake, on the basis of a low bid of $255,618.60. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $25,561.86 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective  upon G&C approval through August 11, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Construction’s quarterly summary of projects that may require contingency use for the period through March 28, 2017. 

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into sole source complementary contract agreements with HB Software Solutions Inc., in the amount of $108,080 and Coordinated Transportation Solutions Inc., in the amount of $74,800 for a total amount of $182,880, for the design, development and implementation of a technology bridge between the Department of Health and Human Services’ Medicaid non-emergency medical transportation broker and the Department of Transportation’s statewide transportation coordination system in order to increase access to transportation services and allow efficient and effective coordination of transportation resources within the state.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31A      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Mitchell Sand & Gravel LLC, Shelburne, MA, for resurfacing of approximately 70 miles in District IV in Cheshire and Hillsborough Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,558,809.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 3, 2017.  8% Highway, 92% Other (41% Betterment, 51% Agency Income) Funds.   

#31B       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with SUR Construction Inc., Rochester, NH, for a two-way left turn lane on NH Route 11 in Farmington for the entire length of the project, on the basis of a low bid of $1,426,765.15.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $99,873.57 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 27, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#32          Authorize to accept and expend $660,000 in State Fiscal Year 2017 of additional other funds available from the Department of Health and Human Services for the completion of Electronic Health Records.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds (Agency Class 027); the funds used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT are 100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#33          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with First Data Government Solutions, Cincinnati, OH (originally approved by G&C on 5-21-08, item #6), for support and maintenance of a proprietary interactive voice response system that provides child support payment information to clients and claims payment information to child care providers of the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Child Support Services and Division for Children, Youth and Families, by increasing the amount by $107,408 from $303,904.69 to $411,312.69, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  66% Federal, 34% General for FY2017, 58% General, 42% Federal (Agency class 27) for SFY 2018 and 2019.   

                                OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING 
#34          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $10,816.  Effective May 3, 2017 through August 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

#35          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $5,038.52.  Effective May 3, 2017 through August 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS).   

#36          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Program, in the amount of $15,682.  Effective May 3, 2017 through August 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS).   

#37          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Program, in the amount of $21,630.  Effective May 3, 2017 through August 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS).   

#38          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Program, in the amount of $29,029.  Effective May 3, 2017 through August 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS).   

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#39          Authorize to amend the Contract Attorney Program contracts (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #77), by increasing the total by $50,000 from $3,619,500 to $3,669,500 to allow qualified attorneys in the State to continue providing representation of indigent defendants.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#39A      Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the total amount of $760,000.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#40          Authorize the Division of Agricultural Development to enter into an agreement with the Vital Communities to create and implement a regional marketing and education program to expend the purchase and consumption of specialty crops in NH, in the amount of $48,880.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#41          Authorize to transfer $1,054,000 among accounts.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#42          Authorize to transfer $6,656,400 among accounts to cover overtime shortfalls.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#43          Authorize to continue a 30% salary enhancement totaling $181,724.40 for position #19851, Chief Pharmacist, Labor Grade 30 and positions #12997, #19553 and #19848, Pharmacist, Labor Grade 27, for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019. 

#44          Authorize to amend a sub grant made available through the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Community Based Care Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #47), in the amount of $50,000, by reallocating, with no increase in funding, in support of the Seeking Safety Program as part of the Departments’ effort to improve treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse of the female and male inmate population.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source contract with Treatment Innovations LLC,, Newton Centre, MA, to continue the original scope of services for Seeking Safety training and professional services, in the amount of $38,174.  Effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#45          Authorize to amend an existing contract with AlfaPeople Incorporated, New York, NY (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #69), to allow for an upgrade in solution from Microsoft Dynamics AX to Microsoft Dynamics 365 with the associated cost of added deliverables and project milestones, with no change to the price limitation of $30,000,000 and no change to the completion date of June 30, 2026.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#46          Authorize to budget and expend the prior year balance forward funds in the Safety Division’s Gas Pipeline Carriers accounting unit, in the amount of $55,000 which will be used to fund budget shortfalls for salaries, equipment, telecommunications, and office space rental.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds.   

#47          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Raab Associates Ltd., Boston, MA (originally approved by the AG’s office on March 3, 2016), by increasing the amount by $10,000 from $100,000 to $110,000.  100% Utility Assessment.   

#48          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $200,000 to Merrimack County, to install and operate a wood chip biomass fired heating system at the Merrimack County Jail facility in Boscawen, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission pursuant to RSA 362-F:10.   

#49          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $150,000 to Bantam Realty Trust LLC, to install and operate a wood chip biomass fired heating system at its property in Keene, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission pursuant to RSA 362-F:10.   

#50          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $280,000 to the Jaffrey Rindge Cooperative School District, to install and operate a wood chip biomass fired heating system at the Jaffrey Rindge High School.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission pursuant to RSA 362-F:10.   

#51          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $173,000 to Contoocook Hydro LLC, to reactivate and upgrade the Bell Mill Hydroelectric site in Peterborough, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission pursuant to RSA 362-F:10.   

#52          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $300,000 to the University of NH, to install and operate a wood chip biomass boiler district heating system to serve buildings of the University of NH’s Thompson School of Applied Science.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission pursuant to RSA 362-F:10.   

#53          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $169,425 to Sugar River Power LLC, to reactivate and upgrade its Lower Village Hydroelectric project in Claremont, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission pursuant to RSA 362-F:10.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#54          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce, to establish a consultant class (046) expense for the purpose of contracting with a Consortium Manager.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $47,294 awarded by the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#55          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce, to enter into a contract with Firebrand International LLC, Portsmouth, NH, to act as Consortium Manager for the NH Aerospace and Defense Export Consortium, in compliance with a grant awarded by the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment, in the amount of $58,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2018, with the option to renew for 2 additional one-year periods.  100% Federal Funds.   

#56          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce to enter into a contract with the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of NH Inc., Concord, NH, to provide specialized market intelligence aimed at producing market insights for new technology-based products and markets in compliance with a grant awarded by the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds   

#57          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce to enter into a contract with Future iQ Partners Inc., Minneapolis, MN, to provide direction on, and development of, a five year strategic plan and associated implementation plan for the NH Aerospace and Defense Export Consortium in compliance with a grant awarded by the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment, in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to transfer funds in the amount of $1,600 to reallocate funds to cover Organizational Dues in FY2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#59          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to renew a retroactive 1-year membership with the US Travel Association, Washington, DC, in the amount of $12,100 for the 2017 calendar year.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#60          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Samyn and D’Elia Architects PA, Ashland, NH, for architectural and engineering services for the redesign of the Jenness Beach Bathhouse and parking lot, in the amount of $62,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.   

#61          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Lamprey Suburban Septic Inc., Moultonborough, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at 8 state park facilities and 2 welcome information centers, in the amount of $66,683.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $13,337 to cover any unforeseen septic issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  86% Agency Income, 14% Other Funds (Welcome Information Centers are funded with Highway Funds transferred from DOT).   

#62          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Henniker Septic Service Inc., Henniker, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at Cannon Mountain, in the amount of $45,232.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $9,047 to cover any unforeseen septic issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  

#63          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Marlin Environmental d/b/a Hartigan, Middlesex, VT, for septic pumping and disposal at 2 historic sites, 12 state park facilities, and 1 welcome information center, in the amount of $84,402.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $16,881 to cover any unforeseen septic issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  97% Agency Income, 3% Other Funds (Welcome Information Centers are funded with Highway Funds transferred from DOT).    

#64          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Feliz Septic Service Inc., Bow, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at 2 historic sites, 2 state park facilities, 2 welcome information centers and a warehouse facility, in the amount of $33,915.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $6,783 to cover any unforeseen septic issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  67% Agency Income, 2% Intra-Agency Transfers, 31% Other Funds (Welcome Information Centers are funded with Highway Funds transferred from DOT).    

#65          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Bolens Septic & Portable Toilets LLC, Stewartstown, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at 13 state park facilities, and 2 welcome information centers, in the amount of $64,564.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $12,914 to cover any unforeseen septic issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  77% Agency Income, 23% Other Funds (Welcome Information Centers are funded with Highway Funds transferred from DOT).    

#66          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Rowell’s Sewer & Drain LLC, Tilton, NH, for septic pumping and disposal at 1 historic site, 7 state park facilities, and 1 welcome information center, in the amount of $53,617.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $10,722 to cover any unforeseen septic issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  86% Agency Income, 14% Other Funds (Welcome Information Centers are funded with Highway Funds transferred from DOT).    

#67          Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce to renew a membership retroactively with The Council of State Governments d/b/a Eastern Trade Council, New York, NY, to provide regional export grade research and related trade development programs, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#68          Authorize to enter into a contract with Holden Engineering & Surveying Inc., Bedford, NH, to conduct boundary surveys and documentation, for Hubbard Farms (Walpole) and Powwow Pond (Kingston) Wildlife Management Areas, in the amount of $12,870.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  25% Other (Wildlife Habitat Funds), 75% Federal Funds.   

#69          Authorize to accept, by an Amended and Restated Easement Deed, the maintenance and access rights to a parking lot adjacent to an existing access easement to Corey WMA in the Town of Deerfield, from Deborah L. Gadd, Successor Trustee of the Carl Harrison Trust in perpetuity, upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to purchase an easement right for the installation of a parking area on land abutting the Corey WMA in Deerfield from Deborah L. Gadd, Successor Trustee of the Carl Harrison Trust, in the amount of $3,000 for public access parking.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Other – Wildlife Habitat Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#70          Authorize to enter into a contract with Gomez and Sullivan Engineers PC., Henniker, NH, to conduct an assessment of Target Fish Communities for twenty-five river segments across NH, in the amount of $49,958.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  60% Federal, 40% General Funds.   

#71          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the New Hampshire Lakes Association Inc., Concord, NH, totaling $261,000 for the purpose of aquatic invasive species prevention activities.  (2)Further authorize to award an advance payment in the amount of $90,000 to NH LAKES.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds.   

#72          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Rockingham Planning Commission, in the amount of $10,580 to complete a project to protect drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#73          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Hanover Conservancy, Hanover, NH, in the amount of $249,740 for the purpose of acquiring a conservation easement on land owned by Peter and Kay Shumway.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#74          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Lakes Region Planning Commission, in the amount of $15,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Claremont, in the amount of $5,348 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#76          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Manchester, in the amount of $20,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#77          Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the Towns of Moultonborough and Wolfeboro, totaling $63,675, to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#78          Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the Towns of Merrimack, Hudson, and Laconia, totaling $38,610, to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#79          Authorize to award a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund cleanup grant to the City of Somersworth, in the amount of $178,000 for the cleanup of environmental contamination at the Breton Cleaners property.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#80          Authorize to award a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund cleanup grant to the City of Franklin, in the amount of $59,000 for the cleanup of environmental contamination at the Macosko Foundry site.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Brownfields Repayment Funds.   

#81          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Gilford, in an amount not to exceed $725,000 to finance the Varney Point Road Pumping Station Replacements Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#82          Authorize Karin and Stephen Barndollar’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth. 

#83          Authorize John and Stacy Lee Evasius Living Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#84          Authorize to pay $1,065,000 in overtime/holiday/temporary for permanent personnel services salaries out of class 10 appropriations for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#85          Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to accept and expend additional grant funds from the US Department of Education in the amount of $351,600 for the continued support of Adult Education services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#86          Authorize to accept and expend The Network for Transforming Educator Preparation funds in the amount of $55,000 received from the Council for Chief State School Officers.  G&C approved an initial grant award of $55,000 on 6-28-16, item #27.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Private Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#87          Authorize to amend an existing contract on a sole source basis with Nancy Brigham Associates (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #82), to assist the department’s E3 Teen Fathering Program in the area of program evaluation, by increasing the price in the amount of $8,428.80 from $10,000 to $18,428.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#88          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Monadnock Development Services of Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #100), to continue to provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant and provide sustainability activities related to the Next Steps NH initiative, by increasing the price by $81,376.24 from $108,563 to $189,939.24, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#89          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Strafford Learning Center, Somersworth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #102), to continue to provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant and provide sustainability activities related to the Next Steps NH initiative, by increasing the price by $108,611.39 from $89,656 to $198,267.59, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#90          Authorize to enter into a contract with the NH Association for the Blind, Concord, NH, to provide services under the NH Vision Education Technical and Professional Development Initiative, in an amount not to exceed $298,500.  Effective July 1, 2017, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#91          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #99), to continue to provide training and technical assistance to one local education agency in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant and provide sustainability activities related to Next Steps NH, by increasing the price by $43,800 from $73,000 to $116,800, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#92          Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer among accounts within State Police Traffic Bureau, in the amount of $70,000 for anticipated shortages in part time salaries, overtime, and contracts for operational services for the Fiscal Year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  52.17% General, 25% Highway, 22.83% Turnpike Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#93          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Safety, Division of State Police, for the purpose of funding travel costs for two State Police Troopers to attend Tactical Flight Academy Training for 5 days for a total amount of $2,533.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $2,533 of federal funds from the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for the purpose of paying for training to the Tactical Flight Academy for 5 days.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.   

#94          Authorize to enter into an agreement with ADR Small Engine Repair LLC, Concord, NH, to provide maintenance and repair services for equipment used during training, in an amount not to exceed $43,725.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#95          Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Iteris Inc., Santa Ana, CA, to purchase and implement an inspection software solution that will provide access to real-time data to identify unsafe vehicles and drivers, in the amount of $149,574.48.  This software will be utilized by Troopers who conduct commercial motor vehicle inspections.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#96          Authorize to grant an annual salary increment to Lynda W. Ruel, Director of the Office of Victim/Witness Assistance, from salary group FF, Step 5 $88,078.64 to Salary Group FF, Step 6 $92,649.44.  Effective upon G&C approval or May 12, 2017, whichever is the latter. 

#97          Authorize the petition of Isaac Benjamin Jaillet (age 35) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Criminal Threatening and Simple Assault.  The Petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until March, 2023. 

#98          Authorize the petition of Theresa Marie Pepin (age 26) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Attempted Murder.  The Petitioner is not eligible for an annulment. 

#99          Authorize the petition of Crystal Marie Merchant (age 34) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Driving after Revocation or Suspension, Driving or Operating Under the Influence, Endangering Welfare of Child and Witness Tampering.  The Petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until 2021. 

#99A      Authorize the petition of Sheryl Ann Guyer Garside (age 53) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Felonious Sexual Assault.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#100        Authorize to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $329,185.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  52% General, 48% Transfers from Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#101        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of June 2017. 

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

#103        Authorize to extend the temporary full-time position of Supervisor VII in the DAS Bureau of Facilities and Assets Management from June 7, 2017 to June 7, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

#104        Authorize to enter into a contract with Enhanced Communications of Northern New England, d/b/a Fairpoint Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-23-12, item #23C and expires 5-9-17), for Carrier Ethernet Services in an amount not to exceed $2,800,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2022. 

#105        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Public Utilities Commission to utilize $276,808 of renewable energy funds to install a photovoltaic energy system at the Women’s Correctional facility in Concord.  100% Other Funds (Renewable Energy Fund).  (2)Further authorize to enter into a second contract amendment with Gilbane Building Company, Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-15-14, item #10A), by increasing the amount by $340,706 from $45,456,002 to $45,796,708.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 19, 2017.  63% Capital Funds General, 37% Other Demand Response Funds.   

#106        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D.L. King and Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for the construction of a highway maintenance facility in Salem, NH, for a total price not to exceed $3,754,800.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $90,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services, bringing the total to $3,844,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Capital-Highway Funds.   

#107        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Charters Brothers Construction LLC, Danville, NH, for the Adjutant General Department’s NH Army National Guard Center Strafford Baffle Range, Center Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $968,535.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $5,000 for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $973,535.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $30,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services, bringing the total to $1,003,535.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#108        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D. L. King and Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for the Dolloff Building ADA Restrooms and Entryway, State Office Park South, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $329,980.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $20,000 for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $349,980.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $9,160 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 $359,140.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2017.  100% Capital-General Funds.   

#109        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gerard A. Laflamme Inc., Londonderry, NH, for the NH State House Improvements – Electrical, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $158,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $20,000 for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $178,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $23,000 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 $201,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 24, 2017.  100% Capital-General Funds.   

#110        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Hascall and Hall Inc., Portland, ME, for the State House Parapet Repointing and Other Repairs, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $300,777.14.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $330,777.14.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $21,900 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 $352,677.14.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 17, 2017.  100% Capital-General Funds.   

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TABLED ITEM 

  

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

                                                 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled at G&C Meeting 4/5/17) 
                #A.         TABLED - Councilor Wheeler requested that this item be removed from the consent calendar for discussion.  Following discussion, the Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Kenney, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, and with Councilors Volinsky and Pappas voting no, voted to table the request to appoint Suzanne Ketteridge as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $79,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or April 14, 2017, whichever is the latter, for a term ending April 29, 2020. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 4/19/17) 
                                Division for Behavioral Health 
#14A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Prescott, voted to table the request to enter into an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, for the provision of Mobile Crisis Services and Supports, in an amount not to exceed $2,877,226.  (2)Further authorized to provide Harbor Homes Inc., with an advance payment in an amount not to exceed $250,000 for start-up costs.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.