GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
May 17, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
               #A.         Authorize Denise L. St. Pierre to travel to Rochester, NH, for 5 days of in-state travel from May 22-26, 2017, and to receive a $790 cash advance to cover anticipated expenses while in Rochester for the purpose of examination.  100% Other Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #B.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $586,871 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $586,871.42 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
                #C.          Authorize to pay a membership fee to the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $5,100 to provide annual membership for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
               #D.          Authorize to continue membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors annual mortgage accreditation program, in the amount of $4,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #E.          Authorize to pay membership dues to the Association of Clean Water Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #F.          Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to pay the Governors Highway Safety Association, Washington, DC, the amount of $4,521 for annual dues.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  75% Highway, 25% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #G.          Authorize the Division of Administration to pay annual membership dues of $17,000 to the International Fuel Tax Agreement Inc., Chandler, AZ, for membership.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income (Cost of Collection).   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #H.          Authorize to pay annual organizational dues to the National Criminal Justice Association in the amount of $4,128.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
                #I.           Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to pay the FY 2018 Advance CTE, Silver Springs, MD, annual dues in the amount not to exceed $5,312.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  94% General, 6% Federal Funds.   

 

#2            NOT USED 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for the State fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Christopher C. Pappas with regard to a certain project in participation with Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH. 

                                            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 the Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health of Laconia, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #D.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending March 31, 2017. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize to nominate Major Jeffrey S. Chang, Concord, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize to nominate Major Michael J. Sanders, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize to nominate Lieutenant Colonel Strider Sulley, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize to nominate Captain Felix W. Wong, Arlington, MA, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize to nominate Captain Kevin M. Zaetz, Contoocook, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #F.          Authorize to appoint Scott D. Chase as an Attorney at a salary level of $59,250.  Effective upon G&C approval, or May 22, 2017, whichever is the latter. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Green Mountain Conservation Group (originally approved by G&C on 4-20-16, item #40), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2017 from May 31, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Finance 
#6            Authorize to accept and expend Other Funds in the amount of $1,131,048 of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program high performance bonus funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 12, 2017. 

                                Office of the Commissioner 
#7            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $242,040, increase Federal revenues in the amount of $59,375 and increase Other revenues in the amount of $255,536.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 12, 2017. 

#8            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $3,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 12, 2017. 

#9            Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $7,289,935 increase Federal revenues in the amount of $1,276,107 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $212,982.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 12, 2017.   

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#10          Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2017 funds to Jonathan Alexander, Teacher Assistant, Division for Children, Youth and Families, in the amount of $1,981.25 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2016.  67% General, 33% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Emergency Services 
#11          Authorize to exercise a sole source contract renewal with the City of Franklin, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #12), to continue to provide planning, training, and equipment for the emergency Northern New England Metropolitan Medical Response System strike teams in NH to enhance the overall medical surge capability in response to a large-scale health event, by increasing the price by $70,000 from $85,000 to an amount not to exceed $155,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (NH Department of Safety).  

                                Office of Medicaid Services 
#12          Authorize the Bureau of Developmental Services to amend an existing sole source contract with the University of NH, Institute on Disability, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #56), to continue providing technical assistance and education that promote best practices in community services for people with developmental disabilities as well as training to Department staff, Area Agencies, direct service providers, individuals and families, by increasing the price by $190,228 from $570,687 to an amount not to exceed $760,915, and by changing the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.                           

#12A      Authorize the Bureau of Developmental Services to exercise a renewal option and amend existing contract agreements for complaint investigation services with the 4 contractors as detailed in letter dated April 18, 2017 (originally approve by G&C on 6-29-16, item #11), by increasing the price by $455,000 from $227,500 to an amount not to exceed $682,500, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Business Policy 
#12B       Authorize to enter into an agreement with Navigant Consulting Inc., Chicago, IL, to work under the direction of the Office of Medicaid Services to develop an implementation plan for the inclusion of select long-term services and supports (Choices for Independence waivers and nursing facility services) into the State’s Medicaid Managed Care program, in an amount not to exceed $204,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#13          Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #18), for the operations and maintenance of the NH Statewide Homeless Management Information System, by increasing the amount by $402,078 from $548,890 to $950,968, and by extending the completion date from July 31, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  54.6% General, 45.4% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#14          Authorize to accept and expend $95,567 from the Endowment for Health to fund the Spark NH Public Awareness Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2018.  100% Other (Private Grant) Funds.   

#15          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, to administer a tuition assistance program for Child Care Teachers and Directors of Child Care Programs for Young Children, in an amount not to exceed $600,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Family Assistance 
#15A      Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-13, item #37B), for the provision of staffing, employment and training services, by increasing the price by $4,294,656.60 from $18,276,763.24 to an amount not to exceed $22,571,419.84, and by extending the completion date from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#16          Authorize to exercise a sole source renewal option and amend an existing contract with Welligent Inc.,, Norfolk, VA (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #90), to provide continued administration, hosting, support and maintenance of the NH AURIS system, a web-based application used to track maternal and child health data collected in the state of NH, by increasing the Price by $182,268 from $202,268 to an amount not to exceed $384,536, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#17          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $12,740 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 20, 2017 through May 2, 2017.   

#18          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way and the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to pay property owners $14,000 as documented in the Highway Maintenance Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 9, 2016 through April 6, 2017. 

#19          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $41,373 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 6, 2017 through April 20, 2017.   

#20          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with RLS & Associates Inc., Dayton, OH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-13, item #229), for the development, management and implementation of the NH Rural Transit Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $108,495 from $640,551 to $749,046, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20A      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Delucca Fence Company Inc., Methuen, MA, for replacement of deficient guardrail in the District 5 and 6 areas, on the basis of a low bid of $864,749.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $60,532.47 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.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#21          Authorize to enter into a contract with Hagerty Consulting Inc., Evanston, IL, for the design, development, coordination, facilitation and documentation of progressive cyber incident response workshops, two tabletops and one functional exercise, as well as an executive level after-action strategy workshop and response framework development for the State of NH, in an amount not to exceed $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2018.  100% Homeland Security Grant Funds.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#22          Authorize to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $10 million of general obligation bonds through a private placement with the NH Municipal Bond Bank should the NH Municipal Bond Bank choose to proceed with a new money issue and/or a refunding issue.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 3, 2017. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#23          Authorize to accept two paintings with a combined value of $13,650 from Roberta Jordan, West Yarmouth, MA, for the Arts Bank collection. 

#24          Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to enter into a contract with Vanasse, Hangen, Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH, for the creation, implementation, hosting and maintenance of a Geographic Information System, in an amount not to exceed $115,865.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#25          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with FairFax Imaging Inc., a Virginia Corporation, Tampa, FL, for procurement of onsite consulting and development services to upgrade the existing document imaging and electronic remittance software from Quick Modules version 3.0 to Quick Modules version 5.0, in an amount not to exceed $268,800.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for unanticipated services charges, bringing the total to $298,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#26          Authorize to enter into a contract with the NH Public Defender in the amount of $43,404,896 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#27          Authorize to enter into a contract with Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH Inc., to provide guardian ad litem services in abuse and neglect cases and certain termination of parental rights and guardianship cases, in the amount of $1,278,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#28          Authorize to retroactively amend a grant with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, in the amount of $48,660 (originally approved by G&C on 4-6-16, item #28), for the 2016 IPM Program Vegetable Growers/Farmers in NH, by extending the completion date from April 1, 2017 to July 1, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management.   

#29          Authorize to retroactively amend a grant with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, in the amount of $48,970 (originally approved by G&C on 4-6-16, item #29), for the 2016 IPM Program for Spotted Wing Drosophila in NH, by extending the completion date from April 1, 2017 to July 1, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management.   

#30          Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a sole source contract with Deirdre Brickner-Wood LLC, Durham, NH, to provide grant coordination services for the State Conservation Committee conservation number plate (moose plate) program, in the amount of $76,000.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#31          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Small & Beginner Farmers of NH, to conduct a project to increase access of specialty crop growers to freeze drying and flash freezing equipment, and will also include workshops to educate growers on safe handling of food, equipment and technology, in the amount of $25,682.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#31A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Strategy Matters LLC, Boston, MA, to provide a Strategic Plan and Implementation Plan to the Insurance Department in the amount of $51,049.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2017.  100% Other Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#32          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Geographic Solutions Inc., Palm Harbor, FL (originally approved by G&C on 9-17-08, item #36), for maintenance and support plus enhancement of the Job Match  & Labor Exchange System, by increasing the amount by $667,626 from $1,918,088 to $2,585,714.  Effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#33          Authorize to enter into a contract with Symphony Diagnostic Services No. 1 Inc., d/b/a MobilexUSA, Sparks, MD, to provide On-Site X-Ray, Electrocardiography & Holter Monitoring Services, in the amount of $275,100.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
#34          Authorize an annual salary increment of $5,699.72 to Bank Commissioner Gerald H. Little, effective June 3, 2017. 

                                PUBLIC EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 
#35          Authorize to enter into a lease with NTC Concord Holdings LLC, Concord, NH, for rental of office and hearing room space comprised of approximately 2,360 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $37,224.  (2)Further authorize a waiver from and suspension of the Clean Air testing requirements given the absence of a central HVAC system.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.  99.3% General, .7% Other (Filing fees) Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#36          Authorize to extend the temporary full-time position of Paralegal II (8T2919) for one year from June 13, 2017 to June 12, 2018 to continue providing paralegal assistance.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#37          Authorize to extend the temporary full-time position of Administrator II (8T2918) for one year from June 6, 2017 to June 5, 2018 to continue providing leadership to the employees.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#38          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Parking lease agreement with Mari-Anne Motel of Hampton Beach, NH, for use of 12 parking spaces at a non-metered parking lot at Hampton Beach State Park – South.  (2)Further authorize to accept annual lease payment of $4,637 for 2017, $4,682 for 2018 and $4,727 for 2019, for a total amount of $14,046.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2019. 

#39          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a service agreement with the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation of Portsmouth, NH (BOS), to use space located within the North Pavilion at the Seashell Complex at Hampton Beach State Park for the purpose of providing education and interpretive services pertaining to marine life, local and maritime history, and the marine environment.  (2)Further authorize to accept annual payments in the amount of $2,000 for the use of the facility plus 15% commission of gross income from admission and private events collected by the BOS.  (3)Further authorize to accept retroactive payment from BOS in the amount of $4,850.57 per special use permit granted for the 2016 operating season.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2022. 

#40          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a lease agreement with Central Vermont Communications Inc., of Vermont, Rutland, VT, for equipment and antenna space in designated areas at the summit of Mount Washington in Mount Washington State Park, Sargents Purchase, NH.  (2)Further authorize to accept an annual rental payment of $2,220 for the first year; for subsequent years, each annual rent increase is subject to adjustment according to the past 12-month change in the Consumer Price Index, according to the “all urban consumers, US City average, all items for the base period of 1982-84=100 index”.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 5, 2022, with the option to renew for three additional 5-year periods. 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#41          Authorize to enter into a sole source grant agreement with Ducks Unlimited Inc., Memphis, TN, for the purpose of enhancing waterfowl populations by protecting and conserving critical waterfowl habitats in Quebec, Canada, in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Other (Fame Management Account) Funds.   

#42          Authorize to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., Pembroke, NH, to carry out aerial stocking and water sample collection (acid rain analysis) of remote, high altitude trout ponds, in the amount of $13,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  75% Federal, 25% Fish and Game Funds.   

#43          Authorize to hold a Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition and Training Seminar on June 4, 2017, in the amount of $3,781.25.  (2)Further authorize to pay Lemay & Sons Beef LLC, Goffstown, NH, to provide refreshments and a lunch buffet for the Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition and Training Seminar, in the amount of $3,781.25.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#44          Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2017 funds to Sharon Perkins, Waste Management Division, Hazardous Waste Remediation Bureau in the amount of $1,301.23 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2016.  100% General Funds.   

#45          Authorize to execute an amendment to the sole source memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, Bureau of Laboratory Services, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #73), 1)by amending the title of the MOA to read “Laboratory Analysis of Shellfish Tissue Samples and Seawater Samples for Paralytic Shellfish Poison, Vibrio Bacteria, Male-Specific Coliphase, and Fecal Coliform Bacteria”; 2)by adding work plans for FY 2018 and FY 2019 including analysis for male-specific coliphase; 3) by extending the agreement end date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019 , and 4) increasing the amount by $121,800 from $105,000 to $226,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#46          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the Town of Raymond, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-15-16, item #57), by increasing the loan amount by $500,000 from $2,651,000 to $3,151,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#47          Authorize to award a sole source grant to NH Rivers Council in the amount of $10,000 to contribute to the preparation of a report on the economic importance of water and water services in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48          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.   

#49          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Troy in the amount of $15,663 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50          Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Dover 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.   

#51          NOT USED   

#52          Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Town of Jaffrey, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#53          Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $61,545 for the purpose of acquiring a conservation easement on land owned by Jill Barr-Laggis and Matthew Laggis.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#54          Authorize to award a Water Supply Land Protection Grant to the Town of Derry, NH, in the amount of $375,000 to purchase 63.5 acres of land in the Town of Derry and acquire a conservation easement on that land to protect public drinking water supply in the Town of Derry.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Interagency Funds.   

#55          Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the City of Rochester, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#56          Authorize Doreen and Theodore Brown’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#57          Authorize W & K Hopkins Family Revocable Trust of 2004’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#58          Authorize Sawmill Marina Boat Club’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#59          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Evergreen Evaluation and Consulting Inc., Jericho, VT (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #88), to continue to conduct the evaluation of the State Personnel Development Grant & support evaluation and data collection related to sustainability activities of Next Steps NH, by increasing the price by $81,400 from $74,000 to $155,400, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#60          Authorize to amend a sole source cooperative project agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-10-16, item #50), to continue to develop and implement a transition resource portal for accessing all training materials and resources developed under the State Personnel Development Grant as well as to assist with the development of training to be provided to educators, by increasing the price by $121,000 from $83,000 to $204,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#61          Authorize to amend a sole source contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Inc., d/b/a Parent Information Center of Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #99), to continue to develop and provide training and technical assistance to local education agencies in their region under the State Personnel Development Grant and provide sustainability activities related to Next Steps NH, by increasing the price by $60,884.50 from $66,999.96 to $127,884.46, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62          Authorize to contract with the individuals as detailed in letter dated April 14, 2017, to conduct Special Education Impartial Due Process Hearings, State Board of Education Hearings, Vocational Rehabilitation Hearings, and Alternative Dispute Resolution sessions, in an amount not to exceed $103,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  34% Federal, 66% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#63          Authorize the Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a sole source agreement with the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications, Quincy, MA, to provide accreditation for the Division’s certified training programs, in the amount not to exceed $33,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.  100% Agency Income.   

#64          Authorize the Division of Administration to accept and expend “Highway Use Tax Evasion” funds in the amount of $15,641 from the Federal Highway Administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#65          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Epsom, for implementation of projects identified through the evaluation of natural hazards, for a total amount of $106,264.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 22, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to hire a full-time Resiliency and Adaptation Manager to support NH’s response to the impacts of climate change for a total amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67          Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to retroactively enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services, to support their hazardous materials training program, in the amount of $42,277.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a contract with JPA III Management Co Inc., d/b/a the Radisson Hotel Manchester, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing conference facilities and food service, in the amount of $51,030.  (2)Further authorize to conduct the 13th Annual Emergency Preparedness Training Conference on June 8, 2017.  (3)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $5,103 to cover expenses associated with more people attending the conference than originally anticipated, bringing the total to $56,133.  100% Federal Funds.   

#69          Authorize to disburse to Stephen C. and Christine A. Bomba of Lincoln, NH, as the surviving parents of deceased Captain Steven M. Bomba, death benefits in the amount of $100,000 as a result of Captain Bomba’s line-of-duty death on August 19, 2016.  100% General Funds.   

#70          Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer among accounts within the State Police Traffic Bureau, the amount of $86,000 for anticipated shortages in current expense and employee training for the remainder of the Fiscal Year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  52.17% General, 25% Highway, 22.83% Turnpike Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 12, 2017.   

#71          Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer among accounts within the Division of Motor Vehicles’ Operations, Driver Licensing, and Motor Vehicle Registration accounts, in the amount of $118,150 for anticipated shortages in current expense and overtime for the Fiscal Year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income (Cost of Collections).  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 12, 2017.   

#72          Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer among accounts within State Police Communications and Enforcement, the amount of $49,000 for anticipated shortages in current expense, telecommunications, and overtime for the remainder of the Fiscal Year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  67.10% General, 32.90% Highway Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 12, 2017.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#73          Authorize to enter into a subgrant with Court Appointed Special Advocates Legal Services in the amount of $82,000 from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019, and enter into a subgrant with CASA of NH in the amount of $825,000 from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of funding Child Advocacy services that provide direct services to child victims.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#74          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Kristen Landi as an additional medical examiner, for a total not to exceed $13,000, to aid the Chief Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective July 12, 2017 to June 16, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75          Authorize the petition of Dana Hamilton Fox (age 65) requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Resisting Arrest and Driving While Intoxicated.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until June 2019. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#76          Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with The Rowley Agency, Concord, NH, for the purchase of insurance for state-owned watercraft, in an amount not to exceed $29,884.  Effective June 4, 2017 through June 4, 2018. 

#77          Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Independent Wireless One Leased Realty Corporation, Overland Park, KS, to site a cellular communications tower on the smokestack located at the Governor Hugh Gallen Office Park in Concord, NH.  Revenues of $84,370.82 are to be realized by the State as unrestricted General Fund revenue.  Effective June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2020.   

#78          Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Kingdom Construction Inc., Newport, VT, for the construction of a salt building in Littleton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $639,044.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $35,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction for engineering services, bringing the total to $674,044.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2017.  100% Capital – Highway Funds.   

#79          Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Liberty Utilities (EnergyNorth Natural Gas) Corp., d/b/a Liberty Utilities, Londonderry, NH, to install and operate temporary heating facilities for several state owned buildings located in Concord, NH, for a total not to exceed $2,725,000.  The cost for the contract will be paid in 15 monthly installments with $2,180,000 being paid in FY 2018 and the balance $545,000 being paid in FY 2019.  Effective March 1, 2017 through November 1, 2018 with the option to extend for one additional year ending November 1, 2019. 

#80          Authorize the list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2017. 

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 TABLED ITEMS 

  

CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at G&C Meeting 5/3/17) 
The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Kenney seconded by Councilor Wheeler, and with Councilor Volinsky voting no, voted to table the following confirmation: 

Fish and Game Commission – RSA 206:2 
(Carroll County) 
David L. Patch, Glen                                                                                                            Effective: Upon Confirmation 
Reappointment                                                                                                                     Term: June 29, 2021 

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled at G&C Meeting 5/3/17) 
#99A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Prescott, seconded by Councilor Volinsky voted to table 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.