GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
Merrimack Town Hall, Merrimack, New Hampshire 
September 27, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
                #A.          Authorize one employee to travel to Baltimore, MD, for 4 days of out of state travel to participate in the AARMR 2017 Fall Training School: Mortgage Licensing, and to receive a $870 cash advance to cover expenses for the period of October 2, 2017 to October 5, 2017.  100% Other Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
                #B.          Authorize to advance $1,031.95 in cash to Jeffry Beard, Education Consultant, to cover anticipated expenses while traveling to Las Vegas, NV, to attend the Brustein & Manasevit Fall Forum 2017 to be held at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, NV during the period of November 28, 2017 through December 1, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
                #C.          Authorize to advance $1,029.38 in cash to Jennifer Kiley, Education Consultant, to cover anticipated expenses while traveling to Las Vegas, NV, to attend the Brustein & Manasevit Fall Forum 2017 to be held at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, NV during the period of November 28, 2017 through December 1, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #D.          Authorize to enter Sandy Goulet into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the online course entitled Auditing Principles, during the period of October 30, 2017 through December 24, 2017, and to pay costs not to exceed $864 in FY 2018.  Lottery Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #E.          Authorize to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $48,347 and the Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $48,346.46 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division of Public Health Services 
                #F.          Authorize to pay the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, Washington, DC, $6,950 for the annual membership dues.  Effective October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.  73% Federal, 27% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #G.          Authorize to pay 2018 membership dues to the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, Washington, DC, in the amount of $5,500.  Effective October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.  82% Federal, 18% Oil Pollution Control Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
                #H.         Authorize to pay the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Northeast Wildlife Disease Cooperative, $5,000, $2,500 annually, in annual membership dues.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (Game Management 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 photograph with a value of $22.50 to be displayed by the Division of State Police.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
                #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Trails to accept a donation of a 2017 Polaris General 1,000 4-Seater OHRV, valued at $21,299, from Polaris Industries Inc., via Absolute Powersports NH in Gorham, NH. 

 

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

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
                #A.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Biennial Report for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Andru Volinsky with regard to a certain project in participation with the Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH. 

 

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Chad E. Lawrence, Pembroke, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #B.          Authorize to designate Lisa L. Wolford as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $80,220.  Effective September 29, 2017 through August 13, 2018. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #C.          Authorize to appoint Allison B. Greenstein as an Attorney at a salary level of $62,500.  Effective upon G&C approval or October 6, 2017, whichever is the latter. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #D.          Authorize to appoint Scott K. Gilbert as a Criminal Justice Investigator at a salary level of $63,238.76 (LB BB, Step 3).  Effective upon G&C approval or October 6, 2017, whichever is the latter, through May 27, 2021. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #E.          Authorize to reappoint Anthony J. Galdieri as an Attorney at a salary of $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or September 29,2017, whichever is the latter. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #F.          Authorize to reappoint Sean P. Gill as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $88,108.13.  Effective upon G&C approval or September 29, 2017, whichever is the latter, for a term ending November 30, 2020. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #G.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s petition for a hearing on the proposed improvements to NH 16 in the Town of Dummer, with a suggestion commission to determine whether there is occasion for the laying out or alteration of NH 16, and a suggested budget of $1,432.46. 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #A.          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend a memorandum of agreement with the Division of State Police (originally approved by G&C on 10-5-16, item #41), for the purpose of supporting the Information and Analysis Center with a part-time Program Assistant II, by extending the end date from September 30, 2017 to September 30, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize to amend a contract with Human Services Research Institute, Cambridge, MA (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #68), to improve transparency related to health insurance premiums and quality data in NH, by extending the end date from September 30, 2017 to March 31, 2018.  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-a with respect to a loan from Eastern Bank to Momenta, Inc. located in Portsmouth, 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 Human Resource Management 
#7           Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on July 25, 2017, Larry Ellis Jr., a Youth Counselor II at the Sununu Youth Services Center sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

                                Health Facilities Administration 
#8           Authorize to accept and expend supplemental federal funding in the amount of $450 form the Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Human Services 
#9           Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #12), to provide technical assistance and coordination of services necessary to advance the No Wrong Door infrastructure, by increasing the price by $169,763 from $460,889 to an amount not to exceed $630,652, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2017 to September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Licensing and Certification 
#10         Authorize to add a newly reclassified position #30318, Supervisor V, to the positions that have a 30% hourly rate enhancement.   

                                Office of Quality Assurance and Improvement 
#11         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Vital Research LLC, Los Angeles, CA, to field test a survey named Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Home and Community-Based Services Survey, in an amount not to exceed $277,224.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Population Health and Community Services 
#12         Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Early Learning NH, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-24-16, item #14), to complete a pilot program called Linking Actions for Unmet Needs of Children’s Health in the Manchester area and for the provision of other early childhood comprehensive systems activities, statewide, by increasing the price by $181,975 from $435,200 to an amount not to exceed $617,175.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#13         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH, to provide assistance and support for the 13 NH small rural hospitals to implement activities provided annually by the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program Grant, in an amount not to exceed $212,494.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#14         Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Rowley Agency, Concord, NH, for the provision of general liability coverage for foster parents, in an amount not to exceed $75,817.51.  Effective October 11, 2017 or upon G&C approval, through October 11, 2018.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds.   

                                Division of Child Support Services 
#15         Authorize to enter into an agreement with Merrimack County Visitation Center, Boscawen, NH, for the provision of access and visitation services in an amount not to exceed $73,000.  Effective October 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Family Assistance 
#16         Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 28, 2017, for the provision of community based services and anti-poverty programs through the Community Services Block Grant, in an amount not to exceed $4,105,513.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Mental Health Services  
#17         Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Antioch University New England, Keene, NH, to provide technical assistance in the development of a new 10 year plan for mental health services, in an amount not to exceed $146,661.05.  Effective October 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18         Authorize to enter into amendments to sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 23, 2017, to increase the per ward, per day rate and number of clients for whom public guardianship services may be provided, by increasing the price by $818,300.40 from $3,145,045 to an amount not to exceed $3,963,444.40.  Effective October 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2017.  6.4% Federal, 93.6% General Funds.   

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#19         Authorize to accept and expend $29,588 in additional operating funds for the purpose of promoting employee educational opportunities.  Effective upon G&C approval and until the entire balance is expended.  100% Other Funds.   

#19A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Public Consulting Group Inc., to provide consultation and preparation services for NH Hospital by reviewing filed Medicare Cost Reports for reopening, preparing Medicare Cost Reports, and consulting with the Department to improve processes and procedures that will result in the most accurate representation of costs for the Department in compliance with the federal requirements, in an amount not to exceed $45,970.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2018.  26% Federal, 69% General, 5% Agency Funds.   

                                Division for Behavioral Health 
#20         Authorize New Hampshire Hospital to enter into a sole source agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., to provide radiology services to clients admitted to NH Hospital, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2018.  34% General, 46% Other (Provider Fees), 20% Federal Funds.   

#21         Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Human Services Research Institute, Cambridge, MA, to conduct an independent evaluation of the capacity of the current health system for inpatient acute care psychiatric treatment in an amount not to exceed $94,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2018.  50% Federal, 50% Other Funds.   

#22         Authorize the Bureau of Mental Health Services to accept and expend other funds from the NH Hospital Association in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

#23         Authorize the bureau of Mental Health Services to accept and expend federal funds from the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration in the amount of $64,514.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24         Authorize the Bureau of Mental Health Services to enter into an agreement with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH, to provide a training program for First Episode Psychosis, in an amount not to exceed $197,164.41.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24A      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with NAMI NH, Concord, NH, to provide evidence based training, consultation and technical assistance on suicide assessments and prevention to NH Hospital staff in an amount not to exceed $98,912.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#25         Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Highway Maintenance’s report of contracts with various private contractors to assist with winter maintenance activities, emergency repair of infrastructure due to flooding or other unexpected natural disasters, along with highway and bridge maintenance efforts, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. 

#26         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 9+/- acre parcel of State owned land located on the westerly side of Interstate 89 southerly of the Interstate 89 Exit 8 Interchange in the Town of Warner to the Town of Warner for $7,100 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Previously purchased with 90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds.   

#27         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.62+/- of an acre parcel of State owned land improved with a single-family residence located at 216 Thompson Road in the Town of Conway to Richard J. Fleming for $140,000 plus a $1,100 administrative fee.  (2)Further authorize to compensate Keller Williams Lakes and Mountain Realty from the proceeds of the subject sale in the amount of $7,000 for real estate services.  Effective upon G&C approval.  The net proceeds are $133,000 ($140,000 - $7,000 = $133,000).  Previously purchased with 94.08% Federal, 5.92% Highway Funds.   

#28         Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a contract with the NH Northcoast Railroad Company, Ossipee, NH, for track improvements on the NH Northcoast Railroad in Strafford and Carroll Counties, for an amount not to exceed $900,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2019.  100% Capital General Funds.   

#29         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to provide additional funding to the City of Concord for SBG-04-10-2013, for phases II & III, to install, construct, mark, and light and sign parallel taxiway “B” and associated stub taxiways at the Concord Municipal Airport, in the amount of $210,931.20.  Effective upon G&C approval.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Other Funds.   

#30         Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Lebanon, AIP-56, to conduct a re-evaluation of the existing airport Environmental Assessment to ensure that it conforms to the National Environmental Policy Act requirements in light of updated resource mapping and regulatory changes for the proposed runway safety area improvements for both runways at the Lebanon Municipal Airport in the amount of $137,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 20, 2021.  90% Federal, 5% General, 5% Other Funds.   

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#31         Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the County of Belknap, Laconia, NH, in the amount of $455,000 to support The Granite State Children’s Alliance building renovations.  Effective September 27, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#32         Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the Town of Exeter, NH, in the amount of $170,000 to support the family housing project known as Meeting Place IV to be situated at 3 Meeting Place, Exeter, NH.  Effective September 27, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33         Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the Town of Derry, NH, in the amount of $499,840 to support the water and septic system upgrades project at the Frost Residents Cooperative, Derry, NH.  Effective September 27, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#34         Authorize to enter into a contract with Conduent State and Local Solutions Inc., Quincy, MA (formerly Xerox State and Local Solutions Inc), for professional services.  Effective October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2022.  The contract price is based on the fee schedule attached to the agreement.  The fees paid shall be funded entirely from Abandoned Property Revenues.  100% Other Funds.   

#35         Authorize the State Treasurer, as Trustee of the NH Higher Education Savings Plan Trust to amend the documents relating to the NH College Tuition Savings Plan (Restate Investment Management Agreement between the State Treasurer as Trustee and FMR Co Inc., d/b/a Fidelity FMR Co(the Investment Manager)), to become effective September 30, 2017 upon G&C approval.  No financial impact to the State. All compensation paid to the Investment Manager and all administrative costs incurred by the Trust are funded by means of an administrative assessment collected directly from the investment portfolios of participants in the Savings Plan. 

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#36         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Securadyne Systems Northeast, Wilmington, MA, for the purpose of the provision of the installation of an electronic surveillance system upgrade, in the amount of $29,596.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#37         Authorize to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, working through the University of NH Web and Mobile Development, to provide website enhancements and hosting for the NHID’s HealthCost website in connection with the initiative to improve the health insurance premium rate review process and transparency related to health insurance premiums and medical care costs in NH, in the amount of $218,926.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022.  24% Federal, 76% Department Funds.   

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
#38         Authorize to retroactively continue membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, for an amount of $11,003.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds, Bank Exams and Assessment.   

#39         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, for an amount of $14,715.93.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds (Bank Exams and Assessment).   

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#40         Authorize to renew membership and participation in the National Regulatory Research Institute, for an amount of $10,000.  Effective retroactively July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments).   

#41         Authorize the Office of the Consumer Advocate to enter into a contract with Optimal Energy Inc., Hinesburg, VT, to provide expert services to support the OCA’s participation in proceedings related to energy efficiency and grid modernization before the NH Public Utilities Commission in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 29, 2017.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#42         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with LGR 1 Inc., Lowell, MA, for a New Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer roof on the Yankee Building at Mt Washington State Park, in the amount of $37,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2018.  100% Capital Fund.   

#43         Authorize the NH State Library’s request for renewal of a membership with the Council of State Libraries in the Northeast, in the amount of $3,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#43A      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a third phase contract with Alba Architects LLP, North Woodstock, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-6-13, item #81), for architectural services for the reconstruction of 3 state-owned fire towers, in the amount of $32,270.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Capital Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#44         Authorize to enter into a contract with Tanner Hill Milling and Construction of Shelburne, NH, to design and install gas pump dispenser and underground storage tank upgrades and drive matt installation at Berlin State Fish Hatchery, in the amount of $37,920.84.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Fish and Game Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#45         Authorize to amend a sole source contract with ESS Group Inc., Waltham, MA (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-15, item #38), for the purpose of processing and taxonomic identification of wetland macroinvertebrate samples, by increasing the amount by $9,655 from $23,520 to $33,175, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2017 to September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#46         Authorize to retroactively pay the fiscal year 2018 membership dues to the Northeast Recycling Council, Brattleboro, VT, in the amount of $2,750.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#47         Authorize to award a Water Supply Land Protection Grant to Bear-Paw Regional Greenways, Deerfield, NH, in the amount of $50,000 to acquire a conservation easement on 70 acres of land in the Town of Hooksett to protect public drinking water supply.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Interagency Funds.   

#48         Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Hampton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $16,060 to finance the Wastewater Facility and Pump Station Energy Audit.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#49         Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Lincoln, NH, in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to finance the Asset Management Program for the Wastewater and Stormwater Collection System.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#50         Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to finance the Asset Management Program for the Wastewater and Stormwater Collection Systems.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#51         Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Allenstown, NH, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to finance the Wastewater Asset Management Program, Phase II.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#52         Authorize Michael J. Audesse’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#53         Authorize American Youth Foundation’s request to perform work on Dan Hole Pond in Center Tuftonboro. 

#54         Authorize Mark & Susan O’Donnell’s request to perform work on Winnisquam Lake in Laconia. 

#54A      Authorize a loan agreement with Textiles Coated Inc., d/b/a Textiles Coated International, Manchester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $5,000,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#55         Authorize to enter into a contract with Alliance Mechanical Inc., Essex Junction, VT, for the sole purpose of providing services to convert 3 oil fired boilers to operate on natural gas at the NH Veterans Home, in the amount of $38,432.72.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#56         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the NH College and University Council, Concord, NH, to implement the NH Scholars Program by expanding professional development opportunities and improving teacher quality for secondary teachers and counselors regarding academic rigor and promotion of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) studies, to promote high school student career and college readiness through participation in a rigorous high school curriculum; and to encourage enrollment in postsecondary STEM studies, in an amount not to exceed $270,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

#57         Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to provide independent living services, in an amount not to exceed $212,956.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58         Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to exercise a renewal option to a cooperative project agreement with Keene State College (originally approved by G&C on 1-18-17, item #42), to support the Title IIA State Agency for Higher Education initiative for Improving Teaching Quality by providing high quality, sustained professional development opportunities to teachers and educational leaders, by increasing the price by $263,185 from $182,543.68 to $445,728.68.  Effective October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59         Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to enter into a contract with LiteracyPro Systems Inc., Boulder, CO, to provide a commercial-off-the-shelf, vendor-hosted, web-based, adult education data system that meets federal reporting requirements under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act of 2014, in an amount not to exceed $207,335.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019, with an option to renew for 2 additional two-year terms.  100% General Funds.   

                                POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL 
#60         Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Granite State Police Career Counseling LLC, to provide technical law enforcement training at a cost of $12,525.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#61         Authorize to enter into a service agreement with the National Alliance on Mental Illness – NH, to provide technical law enforcement training at a cost of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#62         Authorize to enter into a service agreement with the Institute of Police Technology Management of the University of North Florida, to provide technical law enforcement training at a cost of $54,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#63         Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively amend G&C item #87, originally approved on October 26, 2016, to continue one temporary part-time, class 050 position that provides administrative support under the supervision of the NH Information and Analysis Center Director.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively accept and expend a sub-grant from the NH Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, for the purpose of assisting HSEM by enhancing the capabilities of NH Information and Analysis Center by performing administrative support duties, in an amount not to exceed $25,394.  Effective July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 29, 2017.   

#64         Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively continue class 046 consultant positions for the purpose of providing assistance to the State Police and federal and local law enforcement in designing, configuring, and deploying a Virtual Private Network solution.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively accept and expend $86,393 of pass-through federal funds, entitled NH State Police VPN Installation, from the Office of Highway Safety, to provide assistance to the State Police and federal and local law enforcement in designing, configuring, and deploying a VPN solution.  Effective July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 29, 2017.   

#65         Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a contractual agreement with the Capital Hotel Company LLC d/b/a Courtyard Marriott/Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH, to serve as the host site for the 2017 Annual Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month Luncheon scheduled for November 20, 2017, in an amount not to exceed $7,680.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66         Authorize the Division of Administration to retroactively pay the list of employees as detailed in letter dated September 6, 2017, a total of $15,417.57 for missed increment payments owned from SFY2015 through SFY2017.  Effective upon G&C approval.  41.68% General, 27.65% Agency Income, 20.89% Revolving, 9.78% Highway Funds.   

#67         Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to enter into a contract with Bridge Diagnostics Inc., for the purpose of providing consulting services to examine and perform on-site, non-destructive testing of communications tower concrete support piers, in the amount of $47,998.09.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#68         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazardous Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Hurricane Sandy, the February 2013 Snowstorm, and the January Snowstorm in the amount of $67,095 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#69         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $51,100 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the July 2013 Flooding.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#70         Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Ossipee Mountain Electronics Inc., Moultonboro, NH, for the provision of upfitting 3 Ford F350 Pick-Up trucks with mono-body slide in fiberglass service bodies for deployment of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, in the amount of $42,646.21.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2018.  61.02% General, 16.95% Turnpike, 22.03% Highway Funds.   

#71         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Central NH Regional Planning Commission to update Local Hazard Mitigation Plans for several communities for a total amount of $31,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#72         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Randolph to purchase and install a generator for the community’s Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $26,883.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#73         Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Jeremy Stuelpnagel as a substitute medical examiner, for a total not to exceed $9,999 to aid the office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the period of October 6, 2017 to October 10, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#74         Authorize to accept and expend a $5,000 stipend from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, MA, for students interning in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#75         Authorize to enter into a contract with Global Tel*Link Corporation, Reston, VA, for Pay Telephone Inmate Telephone and Inmate Kiosk/Tablet Solution Services.  Effective November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2022.  No Cost.  The Contractor shall compensate the State a fixed commission rate for each transaction type that has been charged to the Customer for Trust Fund Transactions. 

#76         NOT USED   

#77         Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with RTH Mechanical Contractors Inc., Brentwood, NH, for Mechanical Retro-Commissioning at the Army Aviation Support Facility Hanger of the Adjutant General Department’s NH Army National Guard, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $297,025.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $11,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $308,025.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#78         Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with K-Con Inc., Charlestown, SC, for hangar door replacement at the Army Aviation Support Facility Hangar of the Adjutant General Department’s NH Army National Guard, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $2,239,611.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $40,611 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $2,280,222.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 26, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#79         Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D.L. King and Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for Steam Conversion of the Spaulding Building, and the closure and securing of the Concord Steam Plant Facility at the Governor Hugh Gallen State Office Park Campus, for a total price not to exceed $1,098,740.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $25,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,123,740.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#80         Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with ECS Engineered Construction Services, Brentwood, NH, for Steam Conversion at the Main Annex and Twitchell Buildings at State Office Park South, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $2,236,714.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $25,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $2,261,714.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

 

TABLED ITEMS 

 

 

CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at G&C Meeting 9/13/17) 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Kenney, seconded by Councilor Wheeler and with Councilor Pappas voting no, voted to table the following confirmation: 

Board of Chiropractic Examiners - RSA 316-A 
Tamara L. Lovelace, Portsmouth                                                                                    Effective: Upon Confirmation 
Reappointment                                                                                                                Term: August 24, 2022 

      

CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at G&C Meeting 9/13/17) 

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 following confirmation: 

Department of Environmental Services, Director of Air Resources – RSA 21-O:2 
Criag A. Wright, Loudon                                                                                                    Effective: Upon Confirmation 
Reappointment                                                                                                                    Term: July 1, 2021 
Salary: LG HH, $106,824.64 

 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Tabled at G&C Meeting on 8/23/17) 
#25         The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Papas voted to approve requested action #1, the Bureau of Finance & Contracts report that there were no Small Claims that were paid in the previous fourth quarter of FY 2017 for individual amounts less than $600.  (2)TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Kenney voted to table requested action #2, the request to revise the process that was approved by G&C on 7-19-95, item #171, to pay claims and reporting of paid claims from quarterly to annually.  (3)The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pappas, seconded by Councilor Volinsky, and with Councilor Wheeler voting no, approved requested action #3, to retroactively pay small claims for the next fiscal year, July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Highway Funds.   

 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting on 8/23/17) 
#105       TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Kenney, and with Councilor Pappas voting no, voted to table the request to accept and place on file the report containing a list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017.