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TO:
All Third District Cities and Towns
FROM: Executive Councilor Christopher T. Sununu
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 Executive Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday,
August 5, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber at the State House in Concord, NH.
The following Authorized items might be of interest to District Three constituents; the
items in BOLD denote items with direct impact to District Three:
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-CareerReady 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 162A: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 162A: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 4-1 (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 4-1 (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 4-1 (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 BelknapMerrimack 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 lowincome 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. Vote 4-0 (Sununu Recused)
#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 4-1 (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
Authorized David F. Hill’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in
Tuftonboro. Unanimous Vote
#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 8-5-14, 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 12-20-13, 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 10-1-14, 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-ofduty 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 online 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 THE TABLE AND WITHDRAWN BY 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 individual from District 3 was nominated by Governor Hassan to serve
on Boards and Commissions:
Board of Hearing Care Providers
Terri L. Pastori, Derry, NH
Medical Review Subcommittee
Tanya Rule, Exeter, NH
Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council
William J. McQuillen, Portsmouth, NH
The Executive Council welcomes public input on nominations
that are brought forward by the Governor for consideration and confirmation.
If you have 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 Sununu.
Please feel free to contact me with concerns or support for any of the above individuals or any
other issues you might have.
A listing of the Boards and Commissions, along with the qualifications required, can be found
at http://www.sos.nh.gov/redbook/index.htm.

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