GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
October 3, 2018, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #A.         Authorize the request of the Division of State Police for four Troopers to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle in the amount of $2,227.40 to attend the Pennsylvania State Police 2018 Reconstruction Seminar in Gettysburg, PA, from October 29, 2018 through November 1, 2018.  49.9% General, 27.6% Turnpike, 22.5% Highway Funds.   

                                             STATE TREASURY 
               #B.         Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $482,765 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $482,764.51 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.   

 

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

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
              #A.         Authorize to accept donations of engraving on the walkway, payment of non-veteran fee, granite benches and computer services in the amount of $18,418.25 for the NH State Veterans Cemetery to be used for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the cemetery. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
               #B.         Authorize to accept a contribution to the Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year Fund in the amount of $5,000 from Geskus Photography.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s petition for a hearing on the proposed rehabilitation of the bridge carrying US Route 3 over NH Railroad (Br. No. 131/154) in the City of Laconia.  A Commission, as suggested in letter dated August 24, 2018, of three persons should be appointed by the Governor, with the advice of the Council, to hold a hearing.  The Commission shall determine whether there is occasion for the rehabilitation of the bridge as presented at the hearing.  The suggested budget is $832.82.   

 

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

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Brian S. Fisher, Deerfield, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Christopher J. Williams, Del Rio, TX, to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Major James T. Lux, Exeter, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

 

#5           MOP 150, I, B (5): Other Items - NONE 

 

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 Salem Five Bank to John Turner Consulting,  Inc. located in Dover, 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 29, 2018, a Mental Health Worker III at the Designated Receiving Facility of the Laconia Developmental 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. 

                              Office of Medicaid Services 
#7A        Authorize to enter into an agreement with University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, for the provision of implementing an evaluation plan for NH’s Delivery Systems Reform Incentive Program, in an amount not to exceed $1,790,797.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2022.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#8           Authorize the Division for Behavioral Health Services to enter into retroactive amendments with 2 of the 13 vendors as detailed in letter dated August 28, 2018 (City of Nashua, and Manchester Health Department) (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #44), for the provision of Regional Public Health Network services, by modifying the scope of work for the continuum of care services and decreasing the price by $157,341 from $9,677,017 to $9,519,676, retroactive to February 1, 2018, through the unchanged completion date of June 30, 2019.  92% Federal, 8% General Funds.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an agreement with North Country Health Consortium (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #44), by adding funding for the Contractor’s Molar Express oral health services, by increasing the price by $90,000 from $9,519,676 to $9,609,676, through the unchanged completion date of June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                              Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#9           Authorize to enter into an agreement with USI Insurance Services, Bedford, NH, for the provision of general liability coverage for foster parents, in an amount not to exceed $75,722.51.  Effective October 11, 2018 through October 11, 2019.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#10        Authorize the Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services to accept and expend State Opioid Response Grant funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the amount of $19,296,637.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to establish six full-time, temporary positions utilizing State Opioid Response grant funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#11        Authorize the Bureau of Mental Health Services to accept and expend ProHealth NH Grant Funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the amount of $1,508,931.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time, temporary position utilizing ProHealth NH Grant funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              Human Services and Behavioral Health 
#12        Authorize the Division for Children, Youth and Families to amend an existing sole source agreement with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #11), for the provision of a statewide domestic violence prevention program, by increasing the price limitation by $651,574 from $1,867,670 to an amount not to exceed $2,519,244.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  63% General, 37% Other Funds.   

                              Bureau of Mental Health Services 
#13        Authorize the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated September 12, 2018, for the provision of transitional housing beds and services for adults who have severe mental illness or severe and persistent illness and who no longer meet the level of care provided by NH Hospital or a Designated Receiving Facility, in an amount not to exceed $1,297,252 in the aggregate.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#14        Authorize the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Abuse to enter into a sole source amendment with Harbor Homes Inc., and Manchester Community Health Center (originally approved by G&C on 8-2-17, item #10A), to expand the program infrastructure necessary to provide Medication Assisted Treatment services to individuals with opioid use disorders, by increasing the price by $224,750 from $2,250,000 to $2,474,750, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Glencliff Home 
#15        Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $458,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 
#15A     Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #16), to continue to provide Senior Companion Services, by increasing the price by $60,000 from $60,000 to $120,000 and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

                              Bureau of Developmental Services 
#16        Authorize the Division of Long Term Supports and Services, Bureau of Developmental Services to transfer funds in the amount of $1,298,592.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#17        Authorize the Bureau of Operations to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $106,250 from the NH Department of Environmental Services for the NH Clean Diesel Emissions Reduction Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019.  100% Agency Income (Federal DERA) Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#18        Authorize the Bureau of Operations to establish various non-budgeted classes in various accounting units and to transfer $64,050 between various accounts and classes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#19        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester for a reimbursable agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration Tech Operations for Design Review and Construction Oversight for the Reconfiguration of Taxiways P and U at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $95,460.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 12, 2022.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#20        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester to acquire three parcels of land for the RIM (Runway Incursion Mitigation) projects and one easement to remove obstructions in the approach to Runway 35 at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $50,749.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 12, 2022.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#21        Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to enter into agreements with the list of sub-recipients as detailed in letter dated August 23, 2018, to provide funding and services under the Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Program through a local project administration process, totaling $9,380,040.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to amend G&C previously approved local project agreements with sub-recipients for all federally funded projects for changes in project scope schedule and/or budget that arise through the development and design of the project.  (3)Further authorize to annually report an informational item, within 90 days of the end of the Federal Fiscal Year, on the status of active federally funded locally administered projects. 

#22        Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to retroactively amend an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-17-14, item #21), to provide planning, design engineering and technical design services for the update of the Hampton Beach Area Master Plan.  Effective June 30, 2018 to August 31, 2018.  No Additional Funding.   

#23        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell an access point through the Limited Access Right of Way of NH Route 125 located on the northwesterly side of NH Route 125 in the Town of Kingston to Kingston Crossing LLC, for $191,000 plus a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.   Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.   

#24        NOT USED   

#25        Authorize to award a grant to the City of Lebanon to acquire snow removal equipment for the Lebanon Municipal Airport, in the amount of $507,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 16, 2022.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $9,000 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 28, 2018 through September 6, 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way and Bureau of Highway Maintenance to pay property owners $17,980 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 25, 2018 through August 27, 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#28        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract amendment with Evroks Corporation, Winnisquam, NH, for bridge preservation work on three bridges in the Towns of Andover and Danbury, by increasing the amount by $265,000 from $1,564,424 to $1,829,424.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to enter into a lease agreement with Bay Reach Realty Group for an 858 square foot parcel of state-owned railroad property located on the Concord-Lincoln Railroad Corridor in the City of Laconia for five years for $7,500 at $1,500 per year, and a one-time administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management & Operations to enter into a contract amendment with Tilson Technology Management Inc., Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 3-22-17, item #23), to continue designing and building the Advanced Transportation Management System on the Frederick E. Everett Turnpike, by increasing the amount by $158,226 from $4,225,966.31 to $4,384,192.31, and by extending the completion date from October 30, 2018 to October 30, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#31        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $13,250 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 7, 2018 through August 24, 2018.   

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to continue sole source participation in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials resource accreditation program, Washington, DC, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.   

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract with Consolidated Utility Equipment Service Incorporated, Amherst, NH, for providing Yard Crane Inspection, repair, scheduled service and unscheduled emergency parts and repair, on the basis of a low bid of $84,717.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  83% Highway, 6% Federal, 11% Other Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 
#34        Authorize expenditures from the Public School Infrastructure Fund in the amount of $175,794 for infrastructure projects with public elementary and secondary schools and the NH Department of Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES 
#35        Authorize to accept and expend additional Federal Funds in the amount of $275,456 from the US Department of Energy as part of the State Energy Program grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#36        Authorize to enter into a contract with Titan Electric Inc., Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing upgrades to the photo-voltaic system at the Milford Readiness Center, Milford, NH, in the amount of $34,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

#37        Authorize to retroactively execute the second of two contract renewal options with Tri-State Fire Protection LLC, Hudson, NH, for the provision of fire alarm inspection, testing, maintenance and repair services, by increasing the amount by $11,800 from $49,000 to $60,800, and by extending the completion date through December 31, 2018.  27% General, 73% Federal Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#37A     Authorize the Board of Pharmacy’s request to supplement the existing 30% salary enhancement approved by G&C on July 27, 2018, item #18, by a supplemental salary enhancement of approximately 38% for positions #18659 Administrator III (Chief of Compliance) LG 31; and positions #14337, and #22008 Pharmacy Compliance Investigator’s LG 27, totaling $369,360.  Effective October 3, 2018 through October 2, 2020.   

#37B      Authorize to accept and expend $99,901 of federal funds from the US Department of Labor to conduct an occupational licensing review and reform analysis on five categories of licensure that encompasses 14 occupations and 33 licenses.  The total grant award for $244,260 is a three year Department of Labor grant award to support OPLC with the occupational licensing review and reform analysis, this request is for the first year, the second and third years are budgeted in the OPLC, SFY’s 2020/2021 biennial budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#38        Authorize to amend on a sole source basis, a contract with MMcLeod Consulting (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #52), for the provision of consulting services in connection with the Department’s initiatives to improve the health insurance premium rate review process and transparency efforts and the review of health insurance issuers’ compliance with guaranteed availability and renewability of coverage regulations, by increasing the amount by $67,500, and by extending the end date from October 18, 2018 to October 31, 2019.  The total cost of the contract is $306,400.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#39        Authorize to place Attorney Karen A. Levchuk’s annual salary in Group GG, Step 6 $101,536.24.  Effective upon G&C approval or October 12, 2018, whichever is later.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#39A     Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism to retroactively award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated September 6, 2018, in the total amount not to exceed $459,983.95 for marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#40        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to budget and expend $98,216 from the Department of Safety, a proportion of excess snowmobile and OHRV unrefunded gas tax fees collected.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Transfer from the Department of Safety.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#41        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to budget and expend $692,180 from the NH Fish and Game Department, a proportion of excess snowmobile registration fees collected.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Transfer from Fish & Game.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#42        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to budget and expend $900,000 from the NH Fish and Game Department, a proportion of excess snowmobile registration fees collected.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Transfer from Fish & Game.  Fiscal Committee approved.  

#43        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to budget and expend $800,000 of grant-in-aid OHRV funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Transfer from Fish & Game.  Fiscal Committee approved.    

#44        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into an emergency Grant-In-Aid Trail Maintenance Agreement with the Twin Mountain Snowmobile Club, in the total amount of $19,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Transfer from Fish & Game.   

#45        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a contract with AC Electric Corp., Auburn, ME, for the overhaul of three motors at Cannon Mountain and Franconia Notch State Park, in the amount of $15,872.16.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 19, 2018.  100% Capital Funds.   

#46        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a contract with GW Tatro Construction Inc., Jeffersonville, VT, for completion of the Extension Trail Pipe Project at Cannon Mountain and Franconia Notch State Park, in the amount of $78,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 10, 2018.  100% Capital Funds.   

#47        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a retroactive Certified Local Government Grant to the Town of Amherst for an updated survey of the Amherst Historic District, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#48        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of NH Stormwater Center, in the amount of $75,000 to complete the Great Bay Waterbody/Watershed Nitrogen Nonpoint Source Study Implementation: Phase 3 University of New Hampshire BMPs to Reduce Nitrogen.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics to conduct an analysis of the economic benefits of alternative drinking water and groundwater standards for arsenic, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50        Authorize Brian A. O’Connell Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.   

#51        Authorize Frank Locker and Denise Whittier’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Dover. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#52        Authorize to accept and expend funds from the Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students in the amount of $618,375 to provide assistance to local education agencies that have enrolled students displaced during the 2017-18 school year by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma or Maria or the 2017 California wildfires.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#53        Authorize a salary increment for the Deputy Commissioner, Christine Brennan, from the current unclassified salary of II, step 4 $105, 382.68 to salary grade II, step 5, $111,168.20.  Effective October 20, 2018.   

#54        Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to enter into a sole source contract with Data Recognition Corporation, to provide the Test of Adult Basic Education, a National Reporting System approved assessment, required for pre and post-testing all adult basic education students receiving services under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, in an amount not to exceed $106,562.07.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021 with the option to renew for two additional two-year terms.  100% General Funds.   

#55        Authorize the Bureau of Instructional Support to enter into a sole source contract with the College Board, New York, NY, to administer the SAT assessment in grade 11 to ensure a continuation of assessment services to meet federal and state law, in an amount not to exceed $852,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

#56        Authorize to grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to Merrimack County Department of Corrections, Boscawen, NH, in the amount of $19,544 to assist in the operation of their approved career and technical education programs for offenders.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#57        Authorize to enter into a sole source grant agreement with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $5,025 to provide financial support to the 18th Annual Working Together Conference.  Effective upon GC approval through October 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58        Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with the Brain Injury Association of NH, Concord, NH, to provide independent living services in an amount not to exceed $72,045.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  52.91% Federal, 47.09% General Funds.   

#59        Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to enter into a contract with Edmentum Inc., Bloomington, MN, to provide licenses for online adult education digital technology software to expand NH adult education program capacity and meet technology requirements under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, in an amount not to exceed $120,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021 with an option to renew for two additional years through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#60        Authorize the Division of State Police to establish a class 046, Consultants, from which to pay the County Attorney staff for assistance with statistics and implementation of best practices in the investigation of adult sexual assault cases.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend an additional $15,969 of federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice for the purpose of paying the County Attorney staff for assistance with statistics and implementation of best practices in the investigations of adult sexual assault cases.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#61        Authorize the Bureau of Hearings to amend item #42, originally approved by G&C on October 25, 2017, by transferring $8,723 within the account entitled “Hearings-Highway Safety Grants” to realign funding within the grant budget.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend federal pass-through funds in the amount of $247,665 from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, to continue to provide two existing grant-funded prosecutors and one existing paralegal to support the NH State Police for the prosecution of DWI/DUI alcohol and drug impaired driving cases statewide.  (3)Further authorize to continue two existing temporary full-time Department of Safety Hearings Examiner Prosecutor (LG 31) positions and one existing full-time Hearings Paralegal (LG 16) position for the continued prosecution of DWI/DUI cases for NH State Police in circuit courts statewide.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#62        Authorize to accept and expend “FEMA Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance” funds in the amount of $135,000 from the US Department of Homeland Security deployment of staffing for disaster support services associated with Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#63        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for DR-4316 March Severe Winter Storm and DR-4329 Severe Storms and Flooding in the amount of $1,781,531 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#64        Authorize the Division of Administration to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $400 to Howard Fairfield LLC, Atlanta, GA, for additional work associated with the purchase of a Fisher Extreme V Snow Plow.  The payment will be processed upon G&C approval.  100% Highway Funds.   

#65        Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to retroactively pay invoices in the amount of $4,368 to Software House International, Somerset, NJ, for Fire House Web Computer Software.  The payment will be processed upon G&C approval.  80% Revolving, 10% General, 10% Agency Income.   

#66        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 $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#67        Authorize to appoint Benjamin W. Maki as an Attorney at a salary level of $68,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or October 15, 2018, whichever is the latter. 

#68        Authorize a salary increment to Scott K. Gilbert, Criminal Investigator, from salary level $64,187.76, LG BB, Step 3, to $67,891.75, LG BB, Step 4.  Effective upon G&C approval or October 6, 2018, whichever is the latter.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#69        Authorize the Bureau of Plant & Property Management, Plant-Property Administration to accept and expend a grant from the NH Office of Strategic Initiatives in an amount not to exceed $146,500 for the purpose of supporting the State Energy Manager’s office for programs which reduce energy consumption and reduce costs in NH State buildings.  (2)Further authorize to extend one temporary part-time class 050 position for the purpose of supporting the State Energy Manager’s office for programs which reduce energy consumption and reduce costs in NH State buildings.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#70        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $490,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of November 2018. 

#71        Authorize the Division of Plant and Property Management to retroactively pay Alan Hensey the amount of $1,121.52 for the period of October 7, 2017 to June 30, 2018 due to the employee not receiving his annual evaluation and increment approval.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

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

#73        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a construction contract with A.W. Therrien Co. Inc., Manchester, NH, for Roof Replacement on the Veterans Cemetery Maintenance Building, Boscawen, NH, for a total price not to exceed $113,874.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $1,740 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, Clerk of the Works for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $115,614.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 2, 2018.  100% General – Capital Funds.   

#74        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a construction contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for Milford Readiness Center Renovations, Milford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $698,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019.  50% Federal, 50% General – Capital Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $22,810 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $720,810.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a construction contract with R. M. Piper, Plymouth, NH, for the Glencliff Home Potable Water System – Phase I, Benton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,233,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $31,622 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,264,622.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2019.  77% General – Capital, 7% Operating – General, 16% Federal Funds.   

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 TABLED ITEM 

  

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at G&C 9/20/18) 
#82        TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Volinsky, seconded by Councilor Kenney, voted to table the request of the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for the Adjutant General Department’s NH Army National Guard Littleton Field Maintenance Shop Motorpool Expansion, Littleton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $325,451.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $355,451.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $10,140 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $365,591.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 2, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.