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To: All Cities and Towns in District One
From: Executive Councilor Kenney
Date: July 22, 2015
The Governor and Executive Council met on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Saint Gaudens Historic
Site, Cornish, NH and considered an agenda of approximately 131 items.
The next scheduled Governor and Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at
10:00 AM in the Council Chamber at the State House in Concord, NH. These meetings are open to
the public.
The items below in Bold/Italics are of significance to District One.
CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA
#1
MOP 150, I, B (1): Expenditure Approvals
NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION
#A.
Authorized to enter Adam Hopkins into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Southern NH
University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled College for American, during the period of August
1, 2015 through January 31, 2016, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,250. Lottery Funds. Unanimous Vote
STATE TREASURY
#B.
Authorized to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $251,187
and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $251,187.39 to the rightful owners of abandoned or
unclaimed funds. Unanimous Vote
JOINT BOARD OF LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
#C.
Authorized to renew membership with the National Council of Architectural Registration
Boards, Washington, DC, in the amount of $12,000 for the period of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 100%
General Funds. Unanimous Vote
BANKING DEPARTMENT
#D.
Authorized to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Credit
Union Supervisors, in the amount of $13,944.24. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100%
Other Funds, Bank Exams and Assess ment. Unanimous Vote
BANKING DEPARTMENT
#E.
Authorized to continue membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank
Supervisors, in the amount of $11,393. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% Other Funds,
Bank Exams and Assessment. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#F.
Authorized the Bureau of Career Development to pay the annual membership fee to the Southern
Regional Education Board of Technology Centers That Work, Atlanta, GA, in an amount not to exceed
$4,000. Effective upon G&C approval through a period of twelve months. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous
Vote
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#G.
Authorized to pay the FY 2016 membership renewal fee to the National Association of State
Directors of Special Education, in the amount of $7,987. Effective July 1, 2015, or upon G&C approval, whichever
is later, through June 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#H.
Authorized to secure the membership to National Association of State Directors of Teacher
Education & Certification, Whitinsville, MA, annual dues in the amount of $4,000. Effective July 1, 2015, or upon
G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2016. 100% Other Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#I.
Authorized to secure membership to The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation,
Washington, DC, in the amount of $4,506.40. Effective July 1, 2015, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later,
through June 30, 2016. 100% Other Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#J.
Authorized to pay the 2015-2016 general membership dues and College-and-Career-Ready
Standards Collaborative enrollment fee to the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, in an
amount not to exceed $48,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% General
Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#K.
Authorized to pay membership dues to the Coastal States Organization, Washington, DC, in the
amount of $8,544. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
#L.
Authorized to pay a membership fee to the Federation of Tax Administrators, Washington, DC,
in the amount of $8,845 for organizational dues. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 100% General
Funds. Unanimous Vote
STATE TREASURY
#M.
Authorized to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State
Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2015 in the amount of $12,150 for continued information,
communication, subscription to the weekly NAST news, publications and resources and conference briefing
books. 38.68% General, 61.32% Other Funds (College Savings management fee revenues and National
Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators). Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#N.
Authorized to pay the National Association of State Budget Officers, Washington, DC, in an
amount not to exceed $14,400 for Fiscal Year 2016 membership dues. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30,
2016. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#2
MOP 150, I, B (2): Approval of Acceptances
HIGHWAY SAFETY AGENCY
#A.
Authorized to accept the donation of coffee and pastries with a value of approximately $500 from
AAA of Northern New England to be utilized at the NH Highway Safety Agency’s Traffic Safety Partner’s Meeting
to be held July 16, 2015. Effective upon G&C approval. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
New Hampshire Hospital
#B.
Authorized to accept a computer kiosk and installation valued at $5,255 from the National
Library of Medicine for the use at the Acute Psychiatric Services location, Concord, NH. Unanimous Vote
#3
MOP 150, I, B (3): Reports and Findings
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#A.
Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Christopher Pappas
with regard to a certain project in participation with The New Hampshire Catholic Charities, Manchester, NH.
Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#B.
Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Christopher Pappas
with regard to a certain project in participation with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#C.
Authorized to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Joseph D. Kenney
with regard to a certain project in participation with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#D.
Authorized to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment
Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending June 12, 2015. Unanimous Vote
#4
MOP 150, I, B (4): Nominations, Confirmations and Appointments
THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT
#A.
Authorized the confirmation of Major James H. Kelly, Hollis, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant
Colonel, NH Army National Guard. Unanimous Vote
THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT
#B.
Authorized the nomination of Major Christine A. Tebbetts, Gilford, 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. Unanimous Vote
THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT
#C.
Authorized the nomination of Captain Joshua P Roberts, Tilton, 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. Unanimous Vote
THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT
#D.
Authorized the nomination of Captain David Duncan Devoy III, Dover, 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. Unanimous Vote
REGULAR AGENDA
BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#5
Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Strafford Economic
Development Corporation located in Dover, NH. Action will Authorized 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. Unanimous Vote
#6
Authorized 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 Granite Bank to Kheops International, Inc. located in Colebrook, New Hampshire.
Action will Authorized 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. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#7
Authorized to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Capital Regional
Development Council located in Concord, NH. Action will Authorized 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. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Office of Medicaid Business and Policy
#8
Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment with the Milton School District, Milton,
NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #135A), for the continued provision of Student Assistance
Programing to address underage drinking and prescription drug misuse and abuse among individuals age twelve
to eighteen years old, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $2,156,450.69 to an amount not to exceed
$2,256,450.69, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to September 30, 2016. 100% Federal
Funds. Vote 4-0 (Wheeler voted No)
Division of Child Support Services
#9
Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing agreement with CBC Innovis
Inc., Pittsburgh, PA (originally approved by G&C on 8-8-12, item #37), for credit reporting services, by increasing
the price by $18,000 from $54,000 to $72,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to June 30,
2016. 66% Federal, 34% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
Office of Medicaid Business and Policy
#10
Authorized to amend an agreement by exercising a renewal option with the University of Massachusetts
Medical School, Center for Health Law and Economics, Worcester, MA (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-12,
item #45), to provide policy and technical consulting services for NH Disproportionate Share Hospital Program, by
increasing the price by $631,433.80 from $602,883 to $1,234,316.80, and by extending the end date from October
31, 2015 to October 31, 2018. 50% General, 50% Federal Funds. Vote 4-0 (Wheeler voted No)
#11
Authorized the Bureau of Behavioral Health to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with Amy
Davidson, Contoocook, NH, to provide legal services, in an amount not to exceed $17,360. Effective July 1, 2015
through June 30, 2016. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#12
Authorized the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services to make retroactive payment of annual membership
dues to the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Inc., Washington, DC, in the amount of
$10,900. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-0 (Wheeler voted No)
Division of Family Assistance
#13
Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with NH Employment Security, Concord, NH, for access
to eligibility determination data for public assistance programs, in an amount not to exceed $395,884. Effective July
1, 2015 through June 30, 2017. 74% Federal, 26% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
Division of Client Services
#14
Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with Julia Hardy, RN, Concord, NH, for the provision of
Long Term Supports and Services clinical determination services in an amount not to exceed $65,000. Effective
upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 75% Federal, 25% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#15
Authorized the Division of Family Assistance to enter into a sole source agreement with the City of
Nashua Transit System, for the provision of flexible transportation services for the Job Access Reverse Commute
Program in an amount not to exceed $211,802. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 100%
Federal Funding. Unanimous Vote
Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services
#16
Authorized to amend an existing sole source agreement with The Lakes Region Mental Health Center
Inc., d/b/a Genesis Behavioral Health, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-23-14, item #13), to
provide permanent housing services through the Federal Continuum of Care program by increasing the price by
$1,836 from $37,670 to $39,506 with no change to the current contract end date of January 31, 2016. 100%
Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#17
Authorized to amend an agreement with Center for Life Management, Derry, NH (originally approved by
G&C on 5-23-14, item #36), to provide Shelter Plus Care Program services to homeless individuals and families, by
increasing the price limitation by $510 from $260,970 to $261,480 and shortening the completion date from August
31, 2015 to July 31, 2015. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#18
Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH, for
the operation and maintenance of the NH Statewide Homeless Management Information System, in an amount not to
exceed $387,418. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017. 61.2% General, 38.8% Federal
Funds. Unanimous Vote
Division for Children, Youth and Families
#19
Authorized to retroactively pay a membership fee to the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, Washington, DC,
in the amount of $5,000. Effective January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#20
Authorized to enter into a retroactive amendment to exercise the renewal option in the agreement with
Diamond Pharmacy Services d/b/a Diamond Drug Inc., Indiana, PA (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-13, item
#56), to provide Pharmaceuticals and related Pharmacy Services for the John H. Sununu Youth Services Center, by
increasing the price by $424,000 from $318,000 to an amount not to exceed $742,000, and by extending the
completion date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017. 10% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#21
Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with New Futures Inc., Concord, NH, for the provision
of family and community support networks for families of children with Serious Emotional Disturbances and
Substance Use Disorders in an amount not to exceed $149,138.89. Effective upon G&C approval through
September 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funding. Unanimous Vote
#22
Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for the
provision of expanding NH’s development of a sustainable system infrastructure of care for children and youth
experiencing serious emotional, behavioral and/or mental challenges as well as their families, in an amount not to
exceed $239,878. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous
Vote
Division of Child Support Services
#23
Authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with the NH Department of Employment Security,
Concord, NH, for new hire reporting services, which are related to child support collection activity, in an amount not
to exceed $257,000. (2) Further authorized to enter into a retroactive agreement with the NH Department of
Employment Security, Concord, NH, for unemployment compensation intercept and parent locator services, which
are related to child support collection activity, in an amount not to exceed $80,000. Effective July 1, 2015 through
June 30, 2017. 66% Federal, 34% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
Division of Public Health Services
#24
Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the Manchester Health Department, Manchester,
NH, to provide Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention and case management services, in an amount not to
exceed $80,000. Effective September 1, 2015, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31,
2017. 73% Other (Revolving Lead Poisoning Prevention Fund), 27% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#25
Authorized to establish a list of dentists, with the ability to expand said list to include additional interested
dental contractors to provide necessary dental treatment for clients enrolled in the NH Ryan White CARE
Program. No maximum client or service volume is guaranteed. Accordingly, the price limitation among agreements
is $100,000 for the State Fiscal year. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% Other
Funds. Unanimous Vote
Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
#26
Authorized to retroactively amend an agreement with FEI.com Incorporated, Columbia, MD (originally
approved by G&C on 8-11-10, late item A), for the support and maintenance of the FEI Voucher Management
System, by increasing the price by $730,000 from $2,614,501 to $3,344,501 and by extending the completion date
from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017. (2) Further authorized to assign the agreement with FEI.com to the
Department of Information Technology, and Authorized the Department of Information Technology to accept the
contractual obligations of the agreement effective upon G&C approval, for the period retroactive to June 30, 2015,
through the expiration date of June 30,2017. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
Bureau of Developmental Services
#27
Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment with the University of NH,
Institute on Disability, Durham, NH, to continue to provide technical assistance and education that promote best
practices in community services for people with developmental disabilities, and training to Department staff,
individuals and families, by increasing the price by $380,456 from $190,231 to an amount not to exceed $570,687,
and changing the completion date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017, retroactive to July 1, 2015. 100% General
Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#28
Authorized to enter into a retroactive amendment to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement
with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, d/b/a Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH (originally
approved by G&C on 10-16-13, item #56), to support a Child Development Program, by increasing the price by
$137,654.36 from $275,303.85 to an amount not to exceed $412,958.21, and by changing the end date from June
30, 2015 to June 30, 2016, retroactive to July 1, 2015. 70% General, 30% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services
#29
Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing agreement with the City of
Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #201), to continue providing Transportation services for
individuals age 60 and older that support seniors and disabled individuals to remain in their homes and community,
by increasing the price by $165,105.60 from $469,340.16 to an amount not to exceed $634,445.76, and by extending
the completion date from June 30, 2015 to September 30, 2016, retroactive to July 1, 2015. 57% Federal, 43%
General Funds. Unanimous Vote
Bureau of Behavioral Health
#30
Authorized to enter into an agreement with Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council,
Nashua, NH, for the provision of Assertive community Treatment Services in an amount not to exceed
$225,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
Division of Public Health Services
#31
Authorized, with the Division of Community Based Care Services, to exercise a renewal option with the
City of Nashua, (originally approved by G&C on 7-24-13, item #27B), for the continuation of regional public
health emergency preparedness, substance use disorders continuum of care, and Public Health Advisory Council
coordination, by increasing the total price limitation by $844,960 from $11,851,458 to an amount not to exceed
$12,696,418, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to June 30, 2017, effective retroactive to
July 1, 2015. 93.45% Federal, 6.55% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services
#32
Authorized to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Office of Energy and Planning,
Concord, NH, to provide energy assistance through Senior Energy Assistance services in an amount not to exceed
$51,372.20. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016. 70% General, 30% Federal
Funds. Unanimous Vote
Glencliff Home
#33
Authorized to enter into an agreement with Elizabeth Burow, Glencliff, NH, for the provision of Music
and Memory Care Support Services for the residents at the Glencliff Home, in an amount not to exceed
$11,200. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#34
Authorized the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $33,060 as documented in the
Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 13, 2015 through
June 25, 2015. Unanimous Vote
#35
Authorized the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a portion of the Controlled Access Right of Way
(CAROW) consisting of 7,785 +/- square feet located at the northwest corner of NH Route 111 and Lamson Road in
the Town of Windham directly to Carrier Windham Realty LLC for $8,600 which includes a $1,100 administrative
fee. (2) Further authorized to adjust the limits of the NH Route 111 Controlled Access Right of Way for the disposal
of the parcel above. Originally purchased with 13.5% Highway, 86.5% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#36
Authorized the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.36 +/- of an acre parcel of State owned land located on
the southeasterly side of NH Route 11 in the Town of Farmington to A.J. Cameron's Sod Farms Inc., for $13,100
which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee. Effective upon G&C approval. Originally purchased with 80%
Federal, 20% Highway Funds. Unanimous Vote
#37
Authorized the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract with North American Equipment
Upfitters Inc., Hooksett, NH, for providing Aerial Lifts Inspection, repair, scheduled service and unscheduled
emergency parts and repair, on the basis of a low bid of $130,010. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30,
2017. 95% Highway, 5% Other Funds. Unanimous Vote
#38
Authorized the Office of Federal Compliance to enter into a contract with Hessel and Associates LLC,
Brattleboro, VT, to provide business development training and resources to Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
firms, based on a single bid received in a low bid process, for a total fee of $61,092. Effective upon G&C approval
through June 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#39
Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Liddle Brothers Inc., Halifax, MA, for
addressing signing needs along Turnpike facilities at seven locations Statewide, on the basis of a single bid of
$476,583.47. Effective upon G&C approval through November 13, 2015. 100% Turnpike Funds. Unanimous
Vote
#40
Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Visi-Flash Rentals Eastern Inc.,
Bridgewater, MA, for replacing traffic signs overhead at various locations throughout the State, on the basis of a low
bid of $502,834.65. Effective upon G&C approval through November 20, 2015. 100% Federal
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#41
Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Miller Construction Inc., Windsor, VT,
for bridge rehabilitation work on NH Route 11 over the Connecticut River in the Town of Charlestown, on the basis
of a low bid of $694,621.50. (2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $69,462.15 for payment of latent
conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through August
26, 2016. 100% Betterment Funds. Unanimous Vote
#42
Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Worksafe Traffic Control Industries
Inc., Barre, VT, for smart work zone/intelligent transportation system package for the Interstate 93 expansion
projects from Salem to Manchester, on the basis of a single bid of $1,620,210.75. Effective upon G&C approval
through June 30, 2018. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#43
Authorized the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.D. Edmunds & Sons Inc., Franklin,
NH, for roadway improvements to the intersection of US Route 3 and Industrial Park Drive in Franklin, on the basis
of a low bid of $3,872,223. (2) Further authorized a contingency in the amount of $193,611.15 for payment of latent
conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through June
30, 2017. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
#44
Authorized to reappoint Stephen Wurtz as State Registrar of Vital Records. Effective July 13,
2015. Unanimous Vote
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
#45
Authorized to award a grant to the City of Berlin, Concord, NH, in the amount of $500,000, to assist
with energy improvements at the Northern Lights Senior Housing complex in Berlin, NH. Effective July 22,
2015 through June 30, 2017. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#46
Authorized to award a grant to the County of Hillsborough, Goffstown, NH in the amount of $500,000 for
the purpose of supporting the Granite YMCA’s building expansion in Goffstown, NH. Effective July 22, 2015
through June 30, 2017. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
OFFICE OF ENERGY AND PLANNING
#47
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack
Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income
households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $83,029. (2) Further authorized to advance the
vendor $14,945. Effective August 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#48
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene,
NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving
weatherization services, in the amount of $67,891. (2) Further authorized to advance the vendor $12,220. Effective
August 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#49
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Community Action Partnership of Strafford
County, Dover, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households
receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $48,659. (2) Further authorized to advance the vendor
$8,759. Effective August 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#50
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Tri-County Community Action Inc., Berlin, NH,
for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving
weatherization services, in the amount of $107,968. (2) Further authorized to advance the vendor
$19,434. Effective August 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#51
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Southern New Hampshire Services Inc.,
Manchester, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households
receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $192,453. (2) Further authorized to advance the vendor
$34,642. Effective August 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#52
Authorized to exercise a contract extension option with Essintial Enterprise Solutions Inc.,
Mechanicsburg, PA, (originally approved by G&C on 7-24-13, late item A), for continued maintenance of NH State
Liquor Commission Point-of-Sale systems located in all of the NHSLC retail stores and headquarters, by increasing
the amount by $730,616 from $440,616 to $1,171,232, and by extending the end date from July 31, 2015 to July 31,
2017, with the option to renewal for an additional two year period. 100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: The
Agency Class 27 funds used by NHSLC to reimburse DoIT for this work are 100% Liquor
Funds. Unanimous Vote
STATE TREASURY
#53
Authorized to enter into a contract with Kelmar Associates LLC, Wakefield, MA, for a contingent fee of
10.50% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any
holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and
Abandoned Property from July 22, 2015 to June 30, 2017. 100% Agency Income (Abandoned
Property). Unanimous Vote
#54
Authorized to enter into a contract with Audit Services US LLC, New York, NY, for a contingent fee of
10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any
holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and
Abandoned Property from July 22, 2015 to June 30, 2017. 100% Agency Income (Abandoned
Property). Unanimous Vote
NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
#55
Authorized to retroactively reimburse Karen Blake of Lincoln, NH, the amount of $368 for prior fiscal
year travel expenditures of two round-trip tickets for train travel for herself and another member of the Council
to attend the national Disability Policy Seminar in Washington DC, on behalf of the Council on April 13-15, 2015
to be paid out of current FY 16 funds. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT
#56
Authorized to amend an agreement with Northeast Archaeological Research Center Inc., Farmington, ME
(originally approved by G&C on 10-15-14, item #34), for the Annual Review of the NH Army National Guard
Integrated Cultural Resources Management Plan and the Development of a Memorandum of Understanding by
extending the end date from March 31, 2015 to December 31, 2015. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#57
Authorized to enter into a contract with Telelanguage Inc., Portland, OR, for the telephone language
translations services at NHES’s offices statewide, in the amount not to exceed $36,000. Effective upon G&C
approval through June 30, 2018. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#58
Authorized to amend a lease agreement with Key Road Associates, Keene, NH (originally approved by
G&C on 6-17-09, item #45), for rental of 4,800 square feet of office space for an additional 8 months, in the total
amount of $38,368. Effective August 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#59
Authorized to retroactively exercise an option to renew a contract agreement with the Nakamoto Group
Inc., d/b/a Nakamoto Correctional Consulting, Rockville, MD (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-14, item #47),
for the provision of Prison Rape Elimination Act Auditing Services for the NH Department of Corrections, by
increasing the amount by $13,500 from $20,250 to $33,750. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, with the
option to renew for an additional period of one year. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#60
Authorized to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with Grafton County Commissioners, North
Haverhill, NH, for the purpose of probation/parole district office space, in the amount of $121,812.12. Effective
July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2020. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#61
Authorized to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the
provision of In-State Incarceration of State Sentenced Female Offender Services, in the amount of
$1,842,120. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for up to two additional periods
of one year each. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION
#62
Authorized to establish a salary of $110,750.02, salary grade II, maximum step, for Mr. Joseph W.
Mollica, Commissioner (Chairman) of the NH Liquor Commission. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Liquor
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#63
Authorized to establish a salary of $104,729.35, salary grade HH, maximum step, for Mr. Michael R.
Milligan, Deputy Commissioner of the NH Liquor Commission. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Liquor
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#64
Authorized an annual salary increment to Craig Bulkley, Director, Division of Administration, Chief
Operating Officer, Unclassified, in the amount of $4,748.58 from salary group GG step 5, $91,401.26 to salary grade
GG, maximum step, $96,149.84. Effective August 5, 2015. 100% Liquor Funds. Unanimous Vote
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
#65
Authorized to award grant funds in the amount of $580,757 to Milton Town Solar LLC, to install a
solar photovoltaic system at the closed Milton Town landfill. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30,
2016. 100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the
Commission. Vote 3-2 (Sununu and Wheeler voted No)
#66
FAILED to establish an entrance salary of $96,149.84, salary grade GG, maximum, for Richard Head as
Site Evaluation Committee Administrator. Effective August 14, 2015. 100% Agency Income. Vote 2-3 (Kenney,
Sununu and Wheeler voted No)
#67
FAILED to award grant funds in the amount of $997,500 to ACE-Manchester Solar LLC, to install, own
and operate a solar photovoltaic electric generation system of 1,200 kilowatts (DC) / 1,000 kilowatts (AC) in
capacity on the closed landfill property located in Manchester, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through
December 31, 2016. 100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to
the Commission. Vote 2-3 (Kenney, Sununu and Wheeler voted No)
DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
#68
Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to exercise a contract renewal
option with Glen Group Inc., North Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #61), for
advertising and promotional services, in the amount of $561,000. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30,
2017. 100% Ski Area Funds. Unanimous Vote
#69
Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Office
of Energy and Planning, to provide monitoring and stewardship services of the state’s interests in privately owned
conservation lands held by DRED, in the amount of $68,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30,
2017. 100% Agency Income. Unanimous Vote
#70
Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement
with the Department of Fish and Game, Concord, NH, for equipment and antenna space in designated areas at
Mount Washington State Park. (2) Further authorized to accept an annual rental payment of $10,000 for FY
2016. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Unanimous Vote
#71
Authorized the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with
NH Stories Inc., d/b/a New Hampshire Made, Epping, NH, to market NH made products and services, in the
amount of $65,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 100% General Funds. Unanimous
Vote
#72
Authorized the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a lease agreement with Great North Woods
Wireless LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for equipment an antenna space in designated areas at Milan Hill State
Park. (2) Further authorized to accept annual rental payments of $16,140 for year one, $16,634 for year two,
$17,122.93 for year three, $17,636.61 for year four, and $18,165.71 for year five. Effective upon G&C approval
through a period of 5 years, with the option to renewal for three additional 5-year periods. Unanimous Vote
#73
Authorized the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with CTI Towers, Franklin,
MA, to complete a market analysis of annual rents assessed for existing communication leases at Mount
Washington State Park, in the amount of $24,752. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31,
2015. Unanimous Vote
#74
Authorized the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with
Granite State Ambassadors Inc., Manchester, NH, for tourism related training and volunteer coordination, in the
amount of $136,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 100% General Funds. Unanimous
Vote
NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#75
Authorized to accept and expend $1,136,400 in federal funds from the US Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, for the purpose of distributing federal fisheries disaster relief
funds to northeast multispecies commercial harvesters impacted by the federal fisheries disaster declared by the
Secretary of Commerce in 2012. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015. 100% Federal
Funds. Fiscal Committee approved. Unanimous Vote
#76
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative Association,
Seabrook, NH, to provide shoreside infrastructure support for NH’s commercial groundfish fleet, in the amount of
$276,200. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#77
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Heidi Seafood Services LLC, Portsmouth, NH, to
provide shoreside infrastructure support for NH’s commercial groundfish fleet, in the amount of $66,800. Effective
upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#78
Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Office of Energy and Planning, Concord,
NH, to provide monitoring and stewardship services of the State’s interest in privately owned conservation lands
held by NHFG, in the amount of $70,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 75% Federal,
25% Agency Income Wildlife Habitat Funds. Unanimous Vote
#79
Authorized to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, under
the terms and conditions of the Master Agreement for Cooperative Projects between the State of NH and the
University System of NH, for continuation of the UNH Extension Wildlife Conservation Program, for a total of
$375,517. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 95% Federal, 5% Conservation License Plate
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#80
Authorized to enter into a contract with Fay, Spofford and Thorndike LLC, Bedford, NH, for engineering
services for the Statewide Public Access Program, in the amount of $50,000. Effective upon G&C approval through
June 30, 2017. 75% Federal, 25% Public Boat Access Funds. Unanimous Vote
#81
Authorized to convey to the City of Concord a 0.79 acre easement for impacts associated with the
replacement of the Sewall’s Falls Bridge. Effective upon G&C approval. Unanimous Vote
#82
Authorized to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Resources and
Economic Development for the purpose of maintaining and updating the NH Natural Heritage rare species and
exemplary natural community database and to assist with implementation and revision of the NH Wildlife Action
Plan, for a total of $124,500. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 41 (Wheeler voted No)
#83
Authorized to enter into a sole source contract with the Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, for
implementing Wildlife Action Plan strategies, in the amount of $118,000. Effective upon G&C approval through
June 30, 2017. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#84
Authorized to exercise the option to extend the lease agreement with 222 International LLC, Exeter, NH,
(originally approved by G&C on 6-6-12, item #108), from August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2017, and increasing the
amount by $372,208.56 to $926,640.76 from $554,432.20. 63% Other, 33% Federal, 4% General
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#85
Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored
Research, Durham, NH, to perform laboratory analysis of shellfish samples for Vibrio parahaemolyticus presence
and genetic characteristics, in the amount of $9,999. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31,
2015. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#86
Authorized to enter into a single bid retroactive contract with Pepperrell Cove Marine Services Inc.,
Kittery, ME, to perform mooring services to obtain, inspect, maintain, and relocate moorings associated with oil spill
contaminant strategies and spill response boat tethering in the Little and Great Bay areas and Piscataqua River, in the
amount of $80,000. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019. 100% Oil Pollution Control
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#87
Authorized to enter into an agreement with EcoAnalysts Inc., Moscow, ID, for the purpose of processing
aquatic benthic samples and taxonomic identification for quality control, in the amount of $17,480. Effective upon
G&C approval through May 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#88
Authorized to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Exeter, NH, (originally approved
by G&C on 7-16-14, item #58), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by
extending the completion date to July 31, 2015 from May 31, 2015. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#89
Authorized to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Lakes Region Conservation
Trust, in the amount of $98,500 to acquire a conservation easement on a parcel of land totaling 192 acres in
Center Harbor. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015. 100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#90
Authorized to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant in the amount of $150,000 to the Society
for the Protection of NH Forests, Concord, NH, to conserve 177 acres of land in Goffstown. Effective upon G&C
approval through December 31, 2015. 100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds. Unanimous Vote
#91
Authorized a loan agreement with the Village District of Eidelweiss, Madison, NH, in the amount not to
exceed $99,500 to finance water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Drinking Water
State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds. Unanimous Vote
#92
Vote
Authorized David F. Hill’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. Unanimous
#93
Authorized the Barrett Family Campground Trust’s request to perform work on Squam Lake in
Holderness. Unanimous Vote
#94
Authorized Thomas Chamberlin’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in New
Castle. Unanimous Vote
#95
Authorized Cosmo Santullo’s request to perform work on Sunapee Lake in Newbury. Unanimous Vote
#96
Authorized NH Department of Safety Marine Patrol’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee
in Gilford. Unanimous Vote
#97
Authorized Robert Banker and Charity Brown’s requests to perform work on Thorndike Pond in
Jaffrey. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#98
Authorized the Division of Educational Improvement to enter into a contract with the Plymouth State
University College of Graduate Studies, to support the Title IIA State Agency for Higher Education initiative for
Improving Teaching Quality by providing Rural School Educator Institutes, in an amount not to exceed
$290,642. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2016, with the option to renew for up to one
additional fiscal year. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#99
Authorized the Division of Educational Improvement to exercise a renewal option of a contract with Data
Retrieval Systems Group LLC, Hancock, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-14, item #77), to provide
technical assistance to the Bureau of Accountability and Assessment in the area of adequacy and accountability, in
an amount not to exceed $140,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% Federal
Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#100
Authorized the Division of Educational Improvement to exercise a renewal option of a contract with The
National Center for Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-514, item #82), to serve the department as a technical advisor for the assessment and accountability program and
initiatives, in an amount not to exceed $202,545. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100%
Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#101
Authorized the Division of Educational Improvement to contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH, to
develop systems and programs to analyze state assessment and other Division of Instruction data, in an amount not
to exceed $80,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016, with the option to renewal up to one
additional fiscal year. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#102
Authorized the Division of Education Improvement to renew a contract with Saundra Kent, Deering, NH
(originally approved by G&C on 10-1-14, item #39), to work with other content specialists from ME, VT, and RI on
all aspects of NECAP test development in Science, Grades 4, 8 & 11, in an amount not to exceed $17,500. Effective
upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. Unanimous Vote
#103
Authorized to enter into a contract with Cynthia Currier, Georges Mills, NH, for the purpose of
providing support and training to NH educators on the use of data analysis tools and the Educator Evaluation
System and to provide technical assistance with data collection in the amount of $43,330. Effective upon G&C
approval through June 30, 2017. 100% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#104
Authorized the Bureau of Career Development to enter into a contract with Precision Exams LLC,
American Fork, UT, to provide a Commercial-Off-the-Shelf web-based Software as a Service assessment system to
deliver CTE-specific end-of-course and end-of-program assessments in the amount of $575,000. Effective upon
G&C approval through June 30, 2019, with the option to extend for up to an additional five years. 100% Federal
Funds. Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
#105
Authorized the Division of Educational Improvement to retroactively exercise a renewal option of a
contract with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-12, item #201), to continue
to develop, score and report results of a science alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards, The
Alternate Learning Progressions Assessment, to meet current federal and state requirements, in an amount not to
exceed $399,327. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 46% General, 54% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1
(Wheeler voted No)
#106
Authorized to retroactively exercise a renewal option of a contract with Measured Progress Inc., Dover,
NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #317), to develop, score, analyze, and report results of a NECAP
Science Assessment to meet current federal and state requirements, in an amount not to exceed
$1,044,829. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 46% General, 54% Federal Funds. Vote 4-1
(Wheeler voted No)
#107
Authorized to retroactively amend a contract as sole source with Brian Philpot, Westford, MA (originally
approved by G&C on 11-14-12, item #132), to develop a state dashboard on the School and District Profiles,
develop a tool for data requests and data presentation, and develop high school feedback reports, in the amount of
$36,400 from $122,300 to $158,700. Effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. 100% Federal Funds.
Vote 4-1 (Wheeler voted No)
DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#108
Authorized the Division of State Police to amend a Federal Grant (originally approved by G&C on 12-2013, item #89), by changing the end date only, retroactive from June 30, 2015 to July 31, 2016. 100% Agency
Income. Unanimous Vote
#109
Authorized the Division of State Police to amend a Federal Grant (originally approved by G&C on 10-114, item #44), by changing the end date only, retroactive from June 30, 2015 to September 30, 2015. 100%
Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#110
Authorized the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to accept and expend $352,500 from
the Prior Year Carry Forward Balance of the Statewide Telecommunications Fund. Effective upon G&C approval
through June 30, 2016. 100% Revolving Funds. Unanimous Vote
#111
Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant
agreement with the Town of Franconia, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the community’s
Public Safety Building for a total amount of $32,235. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30,
2015. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#112
Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant
agreement with the Woodsville Water & Light Department, for the purchase and installation of an emergency
generator for a total amount of $25,000. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2015. 100%
Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#113
Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant
agreement with Wentworth School District for the purchase and installation of a generator at the Wentworth
Elementary School, for a total amount of $29,410. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30,
2015. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#114
Authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant
agreement with the Town of Franconia to purchase and install audio-visual equipment, computers, and office
furnishings in the community’s Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $41,719. Effective upon
G&C approval through September 30, 2015. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#115
Authorized the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with R&R Communications Inc., Swanzey,
NH, for the repair of various Motorola non-field serviceable subassembly and modules, in an amount not to exceed
$25,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017. 48% Highway, 33% General, 19% Turnpike
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#116
Authorized the retroactive request of the Division of State Police for one Trooper to travel over 300 miles
one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle in the amount of $1,407.43 to attend the FBI National
Academy, Quantico, VA, during the period of July 12, 2015 through September 19, 2015. 44% General, 33%
Highway, 23% Turnpike Funds. Unanimous Vote
#117
Authorized the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Martha’s Sew It All, Concord, NH, for
the alterations and repairs of State Police uniforms, in an amount not to exceed $10,000. Effective upon G&C
approval through June 30, 2017, with the option to renew for one additional two-year period. 53% General, 33%
Highway, 14% Turnpike Funds. Unanimous Vote
#118
Authorized to disburse to Alison Clark of Goffstown, NH, as a surviving daughter of deceased Fire
Lieutenant James B. Clark, death benefits in the amount of $100,000 as a result of Lt. Clark’s line-of-duty death on
April 11, 2013. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#119
Authorized the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to retroactively
pay invoices in the amount of $8,809.78 to TriState Fire Protection LLC, Hudson, NH, for urgent repairs to the Fire
Academy’s alarm system and resulting unanticipated rewiring. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Revolving
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#120
Authorized the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services, to enter into a
sole source contract with Kidde Fire Trainers Inc., Montvale, NH, to provide emergency repair work to the Fire
Trainer T-200 and Fire Trainer A-200 Live Fire Training System, in an amount not to exceed $15,000. Effective
upon G&C approval through December 31, 2015. 100% Revolving Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#121
Authorized to award subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated July 7, 2015, in the total
amount of $440,000 from the 2016 Regional Drug Task Force appropriation, to support drug task force program
operations. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#122
Authorized to amend the Federal Fiscal Year 2012 Byrne JAG Sex Offender Registration and Notification
Act subgrant to the NH Department of Safety (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #125), to help support
staffing in the State Police Sex Offender Unit, by extending the end date from July 31, 2015 to July 31, 2016. No
Additional Funding. 100% Federal Funds. Unanimous Vote
#123
Authorized to accept and expend a $1,000 stipend from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and
Health Sciences, Boston, MA, for a student interning in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Effective upon
G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% Agency Income. Unanimous Vote
#124
Authorized to accept and expend additional funds in the amount of $6,273.01 from investigative fees
received from settlements for Medicaid Fraud to be used for the purpose of providing additional investigative and
litigation support for the Medicaid Fraud Unit. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. Unanimous
Vote
#125
Authorized to retroactively amend a sole source contract with Charles M. West, Monroe, NH (originally
approved by G&C on 9-17-14, item #76), to continue investigative services for the Cold Case Unit, by increasing
the amount by $22,620 from $45,240 to $67,860, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2015 to
December 31, 2015. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#126
Authorized to grant Media Power Youth $50,000 to support the continued implementation of violence
prevention through media literacy education programming in schools. Effective upon G&C approval through June
30, 2016. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
#127
Authorized to retroactively budget and expend prior year carry forward funds from a grant from the NH
Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, Bureau of Population Health and
Community Services, Maternal & Child Health Section in the amount of $7,941.92 for the purposes of maintaining a
registry to monitor sudden deaths among NH youth and to provide for continued access to the National Center for
Child Death Review registry. (2) Further authorized to expend a grant from the NH Department of Health and
Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, Bureau of Population Health and Community Services,
Maternal & Child Health Section in the amount of $9,002 to provide for continued access to the National Center for
Child Review registry. Effective July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. 100% Other Agency (Origin-Federal)
Funds. Unanimous Vote
#127A Authorized to enter into a sole source agreement with LexisNexis, Branford, CT, to provide on-line legal
research services, in the total amount of $255,298 which includes a one percent increase each year. Effective
August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2018. 100% General Funds. Unanimous Vote
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#128
Authorized a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $575,000,000 to cover the payment of
expenditures for the month of August, 2015. Unanimous Vote
#129
Authorized the Division of Personnel’s request for a waiver of classification decisions. Effective upon
G&C approval. Unanimous Vote
#130
Authorized the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a new parking lease agreement with the City of
Dover, NH, for the 7th Circuit Court. Effective upon G&C approval and will terminate only if provision #8 is
exercised by the State. Upon approval this lease will replace the original Locust Street Parking Lot lease approved
by G&C on 7-25-01. As per the previous agreement, funds will be required for the installation and maintenance of
signage for parking spaces on the premises. At present, the cost for the two required signs is estimated at
$200. 100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC). Unanimous Vote
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TABLED ITEMS
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (Tabled at 6-10-15 G&C Meeting)
#58
REMOVED FROM TABLE AND WITHDRAWN BY THE AGENCY – The Governor and Council on
motion of Councilor Sununu, seconded by Councilor Kenney, voted to table the request to award grant funds in
the amount of $580,757 to Milton Town Solar LLC, to install a solar photovoltaic system at the closed Milton
Town landfill. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2016. 100% Renewable Energy Funds.
LATE ITEM:
A. TABLED the Department of Health and Human Services to amend existing individual agreements with the
state’s two managed care health plans. Granite State Health Plan, d/b/a New Hampshire Healthy Families,
264 South River Road, Bedford, NH 03110 and Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan, d/b/a Well Sense
Health Plan, 2 Copley Place, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02116.
The following individuals from District One were nominated by Governor Hassan
to serve on State Boards and Commissions.
Cannon Mountain Advisory Commission
Charles W. Chandler, Warren, NH
State Conservation Committee
Linda L. Brownson, Wentworth, NH
Enhanced 911 Commission
Thomas E. Andross, Lisbon, NH
Joint Promotional Program Screening Committee
Molly Mahar, North Woodstock
James S. Morash, Meredith, NH
Jayne S. O’Connor, Franconia, NH
Juvenile Parole Board
Leonard J. Wetherbee, Center Ossipee, NH
Lakes Management Advisory Committee
Linda L. Brownson, Wentworth, NH
Nash Stream Forest Citizens Committee
James M. Hebert, Stark, NH
Retirement System Board of Trustees
Julia Griffin, Hanover, NH
The Executive Council welcomes public input on nominations that are brought forward by the
Governor for consideration and confirmation.
If you have any interest in serving on any of the 300+ State Boards or Commissions please send
a letter of interest along with a resume, to Jennifer Kuzma in care of the Governor’s office and
a copy to Executive Councilor Kenney. A list of Boards and Commissions can be found at
Http://www.sos.nh.gov/redbook/index.htm.
Please feel free to contact me with any concerns or support for any of the above individuals or
any other issues you might have.
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