GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
June 7, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
               #A.         Authorize permission for Denise St. Pierre to receive a $1,436.41 cash advance and to travel to Chicago, IL, for 5 days of out of state travel status from June 12-16, 2017 for the purpose of training.  100% Other Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Human Services to enter Laurie Heath into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in the course entitled Bachelor of Arts-Management, during the period of July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,500.  66% General, 34% Federal Funds.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize to enter Robin Perry into an Educational Tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 12 Completed Competencies, during the period of July 1, 2017 through December 30, 2017, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,500.  Administrative Assessment. 

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
               #D.          Authorize to enter Maureen Belanger into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 24 Completed Competencies, during the period of July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,500.  Administrative Assessment. 

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
               #E.          Authorize to enter Lisa Cotter into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 24 Completed Competencies, during the period of July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,500.  100% Other - Administrative Assessment.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #F.          Authorize to enter Mary Tarbell into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 12 Completed Competencies, during the period of July 1, 2017 through December 30, 2017, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,500.  100% Other - Administrative Assessment.   

                                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
                #G.          Authorize to enter Emily Bolduc-Fabian into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 12 Completed Competencies, during the period of July 1, 2017 through December 30, 2017, and to pay said costs not to exceed $1,500.  100% Other - Administrative Assessment.   

                                                LOTTERY COMMISSION 
               #H.          Authorize to enter Sandy Goulet into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate online in a course entitled Finance Statement Analysis/Business Value, during the period of July 3, 2017 through August 27, 2017, and to pay said costs not to exceed $864.  Lottery Fund.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #I.           Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $99,525 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $99,525.20 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #J.           Authorize the Division of Children, Youth and Families to pay a membership fee to the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators, Braintree, MA, in the amount of $3,492.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #K.          Authorize the Division of Children, Youth and Families to pay an annual membership fee to the Judge Baker Children’s Center, Boston, MA, for the New England Association of Child Welfare Commissioners and Directors, in the amount of $19,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  43% Federal, 57% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                #L.          Authorize the Division of Children, Youth and Families to pay a membership fee to the Interstate Commission for Juveniles, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $12,000 to access the Center for State Foster Care and Adoption Data Service.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  23.85% Federal, 76.15% General Funds.   

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #M.         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2018 in the amount of $12,050 for continued information, communication, subscription to the daily NAST newsletter, publications, and resources and conference briefing books.  46.47% General, 53.53% Other Funds (College Savings Plan Network and National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators).   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
                #N.          Authorize to pay an invoice in the amount of $20,629.30 to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision, Lexington, KY, for annual membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #O.          Authorize to pay the NELAC Institute, Weatherford, TX, in the amount of $7,000 for the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program Annual Accreditation Body annual membership fee.  Effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Lab Accreditation Fee Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
               #P.          Authorize to pay the 2017-2018 membership dues to the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed $41,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #Q.          Authorize to pay the National Association of State Personnel Executives, Lexington, KY, in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for Fiscal Year 2018 membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES 
               #A.         Authorize to accept a portrait of Governor Craig Benson, with an estimated value of $28,000 for public viewing at the State House.  Funding for the portrait was received from private donations. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #B.          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept a donation from Mrs. Martha Burton in the amount of $1,000 for the purpose of purchasing a ballistic vest for State Police K-9.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #C.          Authorize to accept a donation of used office furniture and new toner cartridges with an estimated value of $6,888.60 from Sterling Moving Inc., Chelmsford, MA, for the purpose of providing furniture and toner at various office locations throughout the Department. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #D.          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept a donation of shelving, cabinets, and a table with a value of approximately $5,400 from Rockingham Interiors to be used by the Division of State Police, Aviation Unit.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
               #E.          Authorize the Division of Instructional Support and Student Assessment, to accept a gift from Educational Tours, Cambridge, MA, of a scholarship valued at $5,200, awarded to Julie Couch, Assessment Administrator.   

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
                #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Joseph D. Kenney with regard to a certain project in participation with Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro, NH. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #B.          Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Mechanical Services’ Monthly Equipment Acquisition Plan status report for the period ending April 30, 2017. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #C.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s petition for a hearing on the proposed intersection improvements to NH 28 and NH 97 in the Town of Salem.  A suggested commission of 3 persons shall determine whether there is occasion for the laying out or alteration of the intersection as presented at the hearing, with a suggested budget of $3,231.46. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #D.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s petition for a hearing on the proposed improvements to NH Route 106 in the Towns of Loudon and Canterbury.  A suggested commission of 3 persons shall determine whether there is occasion for the laying out or alteration of NH Route 106 as presented at the hearing, with a suggested budget of $4,197.48. 

 

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

                                                 THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Jeffrey S. Chang, Concord, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #B.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Michael J. Sanders, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #C.          Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Strider Sulley, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Kevin M. Zaetz, Contoocook, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #E.          Authorize the confirmation of Captain Felix W. Wong, Arlington, MA, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #F.          Authorize to appoint Gordon Landrigan as an Attorney at a salary level of $61,500.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 26, 2017, whichever is the latter. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #G.          Authorize to reappoint Elizabeth A. Lahey to a position where she will remain as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $67,750.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 23, 2017, whichever is the latter, with a term ending September 20, 2020. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #H.          Authorize to reappoint Rebecca W. Ross to a position where she will remain as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $74,750.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 7, 2017, whichever is the latter, with a term ending December 6, 2020. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #I.           Authorize to appoint Robert J. Sullivan as a Criminal Investigator at a salary level of $63,238.76 (LG, BB, Step 3).  Effective upon G&C approval or June 16, 2017, whichever is the latter, for a term from June 30, 2017 through June 30, 2022. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #J.           Authorize to appoint Heather D. Neville as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $72,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 9, 2017, whichever is the latter, through October 31, 2017. 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
                #K.          Authorize to appoint James C. Vara as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $97,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 9, 2017, whichever is the latter, through June 14, 2021. 

 

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

                                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
                #A.         Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to the University of NH, (originally approved by GC on 4-20-16, item #29), to install a steam turbine electric generator in Rudman Hall, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing dedicated fund continually appropriated to the Commission.  No Additional Funds.     

                                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
                #B.          Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to Ever Better Hydro Power LLC (originally approved by G&C on 4-20-16, item #28), to recover, reactivate, and operate the retired Pittsfield Hydroelectric Project located at property under its control, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018. 100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing dedicated fund continually appropriated to the Commission.  No Additional Funds.     

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #C.          Authorize to amend a grant to the NH Rivers Council, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-11-15, item #42), to conduct stream and wetland restoration through removing two dams within McQuesten Brook in Manchester, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2022 from June 30, 2017.  No Additional Funding.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation (“ARM”) Funds.   

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
                #D.          Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Sovereign Sportsman Solutions LLC, Smyrna, TN (originally approved by G&C on 7-24-13, item #40), to develop and implement an online sales system, by extending the end date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  No Additional Funding.   

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                                BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#6            Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the contract (“Capital Access Program: Lender Participation Agreement”) with Profile Bank.  Action will authorize Resolutions under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the contract will serve a public use, provide public benefit, the proposed participating bank is qualified to participate, appropriate measures have been taken to ensure CAP loans will be made under the requirements of the Act, the contract complies with RSA 162-A:12, and reasonable precautions have been made to minimize loss, all within the policy and authority of the Act. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#7            Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal Year 2017 funds to Carleen Dingman, Toxicologist, Division of Public Health Services Laboratories, in the amount of $1,479.71 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2016.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Office of Human Services 
#8            Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of NH of the University System of NH, Durham, NH, to provide a thorough, fair, and impartial review of NH’s Child Support Guidelines, in the amount of $139,360.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   

#8A        Authorize the Division of Family Assistance to enter into a sole source agreement with the City of Nashua Transit System, Nashua, NH, to provide flexible transportation services to Federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families recipients and other low income individuals in an amount not to exceed $213,700.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Division of Client Services 
#9            Authorize to renew an existing agreement with University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #11), for the provision of Disability Determination Services, by increasing the price by $572,000 from $206,250 to $778,250, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

#9A        Authorize the Division of Client Services to exercise a renewal option with Keystone Peer Review Organization Inc., Harrisburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 10-5-16, item #9), for the provision of Pre-admission Screening and Resident Review and Nursing Facility Level of Care services, by increasing the price of $2,390,000 from $938,050 to $3,328,050, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#10          Authorize to exercise renewal options and amend four existing contract agreements with vendors Ashley Gamache, Jason Burland, Matthew Cygan, and David E. Greenidge Jr., to continue providing summer school teaching services at the Sununu Youth Services Center, by increasing the price by $56,800 from $33,000 to an amount not to exceed $89,800, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (Title 1 Part D).   

#11          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, for the provision of a statewide domestic violence prevention program in an amount not to exceed $1,156,830.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  10.35% General, 58.28% Other, 31.37% Federal Funds.   

#11A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH, for the provision of consultation services for successful inclusion of young children with special needs, in an amount not to exceed $298,650.66.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#11B       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Casey Family Programs Inc., Seattle, WA, a foreign non-profit corporation, to provide training, technical assistance, data analysis and staffing support, at no cost to the Department.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019. 

#11C       Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Eckerd Youth Alternatives Inc., Clearwater, FL, a foreign, non-profit corporation, to provide a quality assurance review of the Child Protective Assessments closed by DCYF on February 22-23, 2016, in an amount not to exceed $82,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

                                Division of Family Assistance 
#12          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide flexible transportation services to Federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families recipients and other low income individuals, in an amount not to exceed $49,600.  Effective July 12, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 
#13          Authorize to retroactively amend an existing contract with Rockingham Nutrition Meals on Wheels, Brentwood, NH, in the amount of $2,869,063.90 (originally approved by G&C on 12-21-16, item #15), to change the transportation service rate within the price limitation for the provision of Nutrition and/or Transportation Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of September 30, 2018.  54% Federal, 46% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#14          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Housing Security Guarantee Program services, in an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#15          Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 5, 2017, to provide permanent housing programs to chronically homeless individuals and families through the Federal Continuum of Care program, in an amount not to exceed $552,038.  Effective August 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16          Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 4, 2017, to provide permanent housing and coordinated entry housing programs to chronically homeless individuals and families through the Federal Continuum of Care program in an amount not to exceed $1,724,608.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17          Authorize to enter into an agreement with seven vendors as detailed in letter dated May 1, 2017, to provide administration of the Homeless Housing and Access Revolving Loan Fund Program, in an amount not to exceed $99,988.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#17A      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to provide services to homeless individuals with serious mental illness through the Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness, in an amount not to exceed $159,658.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17B       Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment of an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack, a non-profit agency, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #12), for the State Grant-in-Aid Funds program, by increasing the scope of services, by increasing the price by $199,782 from $399,564 to $599,346, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#17C       Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with New Generations Inc., Greenland, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #11), to provide Specialty Shelter services for homeless pregnant women and their babies through the State Grant-in-Aid Funds Program, by increasing the price by $55,350 from $110,700 to $166,050, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                Office of Medicaid Services 
#18          Authorize to amend the existing individual agreements with the state’s two managed care health plans, Granite State Health Plan, d/b/a NH Healthy Families, Bedford, NH, and Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan, d/b/a Well Sense Health Plan, Charlestown, MA (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #54A), in order to reflect SFY 2018 rates prior to the beginning of SFY 2018.  This amendment effects a SFY 2018 price limitation of $619,281,945 to the contracts for a cumulative contract value of $2,904,421,069.01 for all Medicaid Care Management contracts.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  50% Federal, 50% General for the currently eligible Medicaid population, and NH Health Protection Program services are 95% Federal, 5% Other Funds in Calendar Year 2017, and 94% Federal and 6% Other Funds for Calendar Year 2018.   

                                Division for Behavioral Health 
#19          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Inc., Concord, NH, for the provision of foot care services to clients at NH Hospital, in an amount not to exceed $15,500.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  20% Federal, 34% General, 46% Other Funds.   

#19A      Authorize to enter into sole source amendments with Manchester Alcoholism Rehabilitation Center, Manchester, NH and National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency/Greater Manchester, Manchester, NH, to increase service volume in State Fiscal Year 2017 and to continue services of substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services, by increasing the price by $1,024,100 from $12,032,600 to an amount not to exceed $13,056,700, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to September 30, 2017.  69% Federal, 17% General, 14% Other Funds.   

#19B       Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with Donald L. Shumway, Hopkinton, NH, to provide independent consulting services to the NH Department of Health and Human Services, serving as the Interim Chief Executive Officer, in an amount not to exceed $75,369.  Effective May 5, 2017 through December 31, 2017.  46% Other (Provider Fees), 20% Federal, 34% General Funds.   

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#20          Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-1-16, item #13), to facilitate the development and networking of peer recovery support services available in multiple Regional Public Health Regions in order to significantly reduce alcohol and drug misuse and its social, behavioral and health consequences statewide, by increasing the price by $3,116,000 from $1,500,000 to an amount not to exceed $4,616,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  10% General, 42% Federal, 48% Other Funds.   

#20A      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #28), for the provision of training and technical assistance, by including the provision of technical assistance to providers on the SAMHSA Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction Grant requirements, by increasing the price by $740,773.50 from $2,197,996 to $2,938,769.50, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  61% Federal, 36% Other, 3% General Funds.   

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#21          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #88), to provide sexual violence prevention services, by increasing the price by $601,844 from $1,017,871 to $1,619,715, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#22          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, to secure senior-level infectious disease medical epidemiology support, in an amount not to exceed $448,842.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  67.4% Federal, 10.3% General, 22.3% Other Funds from Pharmaceutical Rebates.   

#23          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with MaineHealth, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-13, item #47), to continue providing poison control center services, by increasing the price by $598,500 from $2,354,000 to an amount not to exceed $2,952,500, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  7% Federal, 93% General Funds.   

                                Office of Improvement and Integrity 
#23A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Keystone Peer Review Organization Inc., Harrisburg, PA, for the provision of utilization and quality control peer review services in an amount not to exceed $275,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#24          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $274,139.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Community Volunteer Transportation Company, Peterborough, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $51,631.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#26          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $362,231.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Mount Washington Valley Economic Council Inc., Conway, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $152,631.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation, Dover, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $132,808.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $390,829.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $354,162.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $207,848.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Central NH Regional Planning Commission, Concord, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $313,694.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation, Londonderry, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $207,632.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for public transportation services in the North Country region, for an amount not to exceed $864,818.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#35          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, for public transportation services in the City of Keene, for an amount not to exceed $551,136.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, for public transportation services in the Hanover-Lebanon area, for an amount not to exceed $3,280,698.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for public transportation services in the Concord area, for an amount not to exceed $1,337,487.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#38          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for public transportation services in the Claremont, Newport, Charlestown area, for an amount not to exceed $458,478.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#39          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Concord Coach Lines Inc., Concord, NH, for intercity bus service from Berlin, North Conway, and Littleton to Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $303,994.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#40          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $84,527.50 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 3, 2017 through May 12, 2017.   

#41          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Skillings and Sons Inc., Amherst, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Tim Rand, Danville, NH, in the amount of $20,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2017.  100% Highway Funds.   

#42          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH, for air quality and noise related engineering services for various projects located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020. 

#43          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into certain sole source Special, Supplemental, and Account Agreements (and their amendments) with utilities, municipalities and railroad entities that result from impacts to their facilities because of Department administered construction projects.  (2)Further authorize any adjustments to original estimates that result in changes to encumbrances be authorized based on justification to the Department of Administrative Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019. 

#44          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to continue to make payments to the Department of Environmental Services for permit application fees, and in lieu mitigation fees pursuant to RSA 482-A, for DOT construction projects and maintenance activities requiring fill and dredge in wetlands, as well as other areas under the jurisdiction of RSA 482-A.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.   

#45          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with ExeVision Inc., Orem, UT (originally approved by G&C on 10-15-14, item #20), by exercising a renewal option for the computer software based Project Development and Construction Management Systems, by increasing the total amount payable by $995,853 from $3,260,000 to $4,255,853, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2017 to September 30, 2019 for continued support, maintenance, and hosting of the Systems.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% DoIT Other Funds (Transfer from DOT).   

#46          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with East Coast Signals Inc., Deerfield, NH, for retrofitting all signal head backplates at ninety-one intersections in the southeast quadrant of the state with 2” fluorescent yellow retroreflective borders, on the basis of a low bid of $325,154.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $22,760.78 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 18, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#47          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement preservation and rehabilitation of 18 miles nine Tier-2 roadway segments in the northern region of the State, on the basis of a single bid of $3,725,444.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $186,272.23 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 27, 2017.  24% Betterment, 76% Federal Funds.   

#48          Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to exercise contract renewal options with Conduent State and Local Solutions Inc., Germantown, MD (originally approved by G&C on 5-23-12, item #104), for toll maintenance services for the Toll Collection System, in an amount not to exceed $3,700,254, increasing from $14,785,605 to $18,485,859.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#49          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with ProMiles Software Development Corporation, Bridge City, TX, for design, testing, installation and maintenance services for the Oversize/Overweight Permitting Software System for the Division of Operations, in the amount of $2,814,392.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 29, 2025 with the option to renew for up to three 3-year optional maintenance periods up to, but not beyond October 29, 2034.  71% Capital Highway Project, 29% OSOW Program Funds.   

#50          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract based on a single hourly rate bid with Northeast Integration LLC, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $75,000 to provide all labor, materials, equipment and transportation necessary to perform programmable logic controller services, for the State of NH, DOT, for work that includes maintenance, repairs, and system upgrades to control systems for the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge, the Memorial Bridge, and Various Bridges statewide.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.  73% Highway, 27% Other Funds.   

#51          Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into a contract with Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $644,609.64.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY 
#51A      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, for the distribution of telecommunications equipment, in an amount not to exceed $184,500.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (PUC).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#52          Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services, to amend a contract with MatrixCare Inc., Bloomington, MN (originally approved by G&C on 4-23-14, item #34E), for the purpose of continued hosting, operations, support and maintenance for both the Glencliff Electronic Health Records Enhancement system and the NH Hospital’s MealTracker system, to upgrade the NH Hospital’s current MealTracker 3.0 system, by increasing the price by $93,024 from $97,245 to $190,269, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2020.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: the agency Class 27 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 60% Federal, 40% Other Funds.   

#53          Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services, to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Interactive Voice Applications Inc., Dallas, TX, to add IVA’s CapPLUS cost allocation software and continued maintenance services, by increasing the amount by $100,000, from $209,000 to $309,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: the agency Class 27 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 58% General, 42% Federal Funds.   

#54          Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services, to amend a sole source agreement with FEI.com Incorporated, Columbia, MD (originally approved by G& Con 8-11-10, Late Item A), for the purpose of continued hosting and maintenance support of the existing NH Web Infrastructure for Treatment Services , by increasing the price by $823,719 from $4,034,726 to $4,858,445, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to December 31, 2019.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: the agency Class 27 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 100% Federal Funds.   

                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#55          Authorize the Real Estate Commission to budget and expend $70,000 in examination fees collected from Real Estate exams for direct expenses of these examinations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Real Estate Exam Fees.  (2)Further authorize the Real Estate Commission to amend the contract on a sole source basis with PSI Services Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #113), for testing services, by increasing the price by $70,000 from $260,000 to $330,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  

#56          Authorize the Division of Medical Professions to enter into a single bid contract with the NH Professionals Health Program, Amherst, NH, to manage and administer the Dental Professional Assistance Program, the Physician Health Program, and the Impaired Pharmacist Program for FY 18 and FY 19, for an amount not to exceed $410,000..  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, with the option to renew for an additional two years.  10% Dental Effectiveness Program Funds, 70% Impaired Physician Program Funds, 20% Impaired Pharmacist Program Funds.   

#56A      Authorize the Real Estate Commission to enter into a contract with PSI Services LLC of Glendale, CA, for testing services, in an amount not to exceed $537,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020.  100% Real Estate Exam Fees.   

                                STATE TREASURY 
#57          Authorize to accept and expend up to $700,000 of Land and Community Heritage Investment Program funds for the purpose of providing grants for projects to preserve state natural and historic resources.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Other Funds received from the real estate transfer tax surcharge.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#58          Authorize the Department of Resources and Economic Development to use Sugar River Bank and Mascoma Savings Bank as the depository for revenue collected throughout the State Park System. 

#59          Authorize, as Trustee of the NH Higher Education Savings Plan Trust, to amend documents relating to the NH College Tuition Savings Plan to become effective June 8, 2017. 

#60          Authorize to enter into a contract with Public Resources Advisory Group, New York, NY, for financial advisory services, including debt affordability and debt management, in the estimated amount of $1,000,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2022, with an optional extension of two years.   

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#61          Authorize to enter into contracts with qualified attorneys in the state to provide for the representation of indigent defendants when the Public Defender Program is disqualified by a conflict of interest or not able to provide representation due to caseload limitations, totaling $3,960,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#62          Authorize to enter into a contract with T-Buck Construction Inc., Turner, ME, for the purpose of providing renovations to the Army Aviation Support Facility Flight Operations Room, Concord, NH, in the amount of $50,330.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62A      Authorize a waiver from the provision of the NH Code of Administrative Rules, Chapter Adm 600 Plant and Property Management Rules, Rule 611.08 (g), to increase the fleet vehicles allocated to the Adjutant General by one (1) vehicle.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62B       Authorize to enter into a contract with T-Buck Construction Inc., Turner, ME, for the purpose of repairing the overhead canopy of Building 2 (Civil Support Team building) the State Military Reservation in Concord, NH, in the amount of $67,205.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#63          Authorize to retroactively allow one employee to travel beyond a 300-mile radius in a state vehicle to Atlantic City, NJ, to attend the Northeast United States Animal Health Association annual meeting from May 21-24, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#64          Authorize to retroactively amend a grant with Strafford County Conservation District in the amount of $10,000 (originally approved by G&C on 4-22-15, item #48), for the New England Cottontail Habitat Restoration at Strafford County Farm, in the City of Dover, Strafford County, by extending the completion date from April 30, 2017 to December 1, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#65          Authorize to enter into a grant with Monadnock Conservancy, in the amount of $20,000 for the Bearce Conservation Easement, in the town of Jaffrey and Rindge, Cheshire County.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2019.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#66          Authorize to enter into a grant with Upper Valley Land Trust, Hanover, NH, in the amount of $20,000 for the Blackmont Farm, in the town of Haverhill, Grafton County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#67          Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $39,694, with the University of NH Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds – Integrated Pest Management Fund.   

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#68          Authorize to enter into a contract with Human Services Research Institute, Cambridge, MA, to provide consulting services, in the amount of $58,410.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Gorman Actuarial Inc., Marlborough, MA, for consulting services, in the amount of $186,040.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  97% Federal, 3% Department Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#69          Authorize to enter into an inter-agency agreement with the NH Department of Transportation for use of premises located at 11 Stickney Ave, Concord, NH, in the amount of $48,117.96.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#70          Authorize to enter into a contract with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc, Manchester, NH, for the construction of an ADA accessible restroom to be built at the NHES Laconia office, in the amount not to exceed $8,624.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71          Authorize to amend the current lease agreement with Littleton Area Learning Center LLC, Littleton, NH (originally approved by GC on 3-30-11, item #39A), for rental of 6,510 square feet of office space, for a total cost of $117,180.  Effective July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#72          Authorize to retroactively enter Heather Johnson into an Educational Tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in a course during the period of May 1, 2017 through October 31, 2017, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,000.  Agency Income.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#73          Authorize to exercise a renewal option, amendment to a contract with The Dotor’s Office At Salmon Street PC., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #53), for the provision of Pre-Assignment & Fitness for Duty Services, by increasing the amount by $22,500 from $22,500 to $45,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#74          Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option, amendment with Strafford County, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #61), for the provision of In-State Incarceration of State Sentenced Female Offender Services, to increase the amount by $715,400 from $1,842,120 to $2,557,520.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to one year.  100% General Funds.   

#75          Authorize to enter into a contract with SimplexGrinnell LP, Nashua, NH, for the provision of Fire Alarm services, in the amount of $124,466.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

#76          Authorize to enter into a contract with MHM Correctional Services Inc., Vienna, VA, for the provision of Outpatient and Inpatient Psychiatric Services, in the amount of $22,705,782.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

#77          Authorize to enter into a contract with Alliance Mechanical Inc., Essex Junction, VT, to provide Refrigeration Repair and Maintenance services, in the amount of $79,620.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

#78          Authorize to enter into a contract with Alliance Mechanical Inc., Essex Junction, VT, to provide HVAC services, in the amount of $79,620.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to two years.  100% General Funds.   

                                BANKING DEPARTMENT 
#79          Authorize to establish a Petty Cash Fund of $12,000 for travel-related cash advances. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 
#80          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfers of funds for the quarter ending March 31, 2017. 

#81          Authorize to implement the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway & Ski Area capital improvement projects to be funded in the amount of $750,000 by the Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Fund.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#82          Authorize Office of Workforce Opportunity to retroactively amend a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount of $7,421,896.16 (originally approved by G&C on 10-20-10, item #32), for the delivery of Workforce Investment Act On-the-Job employment and training services, by extending the end date to June 30, 2017 from September 30, 2016.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds (Federal NEG Workforce Investment Act Funds).   

#83          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with the Altos Group LLC, Bedford, NH, for conservation license plate marketing in support of the Conservation Number License Plate (Moose Plate) Program, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period.  100% Agency Income (Conservation Plate Funds).   

#84          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Special Use Permit with the Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston, MA, for use of certain State-owned land collectively known as the Lonesome Lake Hut.  (2)Further authorize to accept a one-time payment of $6,400.50 from the AMC in accordance with the terms of the Permit.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018. 

#85          Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with K.S. LLC General Contracting, Mason, NH, for the construction of a new Mittersill warming hut at the Cannon Mountain Ski Area, Franconia Notch, in the amount of $132,650.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2017.  100% Capital Funds.   

#86          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development and the Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food, Division of Agricultural Development to enter into a memorandum of understanding to continue a marketing project uniting NH agriculture with tourism marketing for the State in an amount not to exceed $160,375.77.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#87          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with the New England State Travel Directors Council Inc., d/b/a Discover New England, Portsmouth, NH, for collaborative international marketing in the amount of $660,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#88          Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to exercise a contract renewal option with Griffin, York and Krause d/b/a GYK Antler, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #68B), for domestic and international advertising and promotional services, in the amount of $12,410,375.77.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  96.4% General, 1.7% Federal, 1.9% Other Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#89          Authorize the transfer of $500,000 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2017 Operating Budget.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $24,649 in agency income from the Department of Safety Office of Highway Safety for the purpose of conducting Driving While Intoxicated patrols and $5,000 in private funds from the City of Berlin for reimbursement of Department Conservation Officer’s overtime.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Other / Agency Income Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#90          Authorize to enter into a contract with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Bedford, NH, for engineering for the Statewide Public Boat Access Program, in the amount of $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  75% Federal, 25% Public Boat Access Funds.   

#91          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, for the purpose of creating the NH Rabbits Reports website in the amount of $7,640.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2017.  100% Other (Wildlife Heritage Foundation Funds).   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#92          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Great Bay Marine Inc., Newington, NH, to pay for the replacement of a stationary pumpout facility, in the amount of $12,375.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#93          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH, to assist the Drinking Water, Clean Water and Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund programs with underwriting and legal services for loans to private borrowers, in the amount of $120,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#94          Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to perform data management activities for the NH statewide LiDAR dataset, in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Wetland Funds.   

#95          Authorize to amend a loan agreement with Tagro Homes Inc., d/b/a Pineland Park, Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-25-15), by increasing the loan amount by $57,500 from $262,500 to $320,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#96          Authorize a loan agreement with the Hooksett Village Water Precinct, Hooksett, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,848,180 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#97          Authorize a loan agreement with the Barrington Oaks Cooperative Inc., Barrington, NH, in the amount not to exceed $275,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#98          Authorize a loan agreement with Pennichuck East Utility Inc., Merrimack, NH, in the amount not to exceed $3,215,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#99          Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the North Conway Water Precinct, in an amount not to exceed $3,550,000 to finance the WWTF Dewatering and Septage Receiving Upgrades Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (other) Funds.   

#100        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Nashua in an amount not to exceed $3,900,000 to finance the WWTF Primary Tanks Upgrade Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#101        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Keene in an amount not to exceed $2,939,309 to finance the Dewatering System Replacement Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#102        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Nashua in an amount not to exceed $779,000 to finance the Water Booster Station Upgrade Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#103        Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to Newfields Village Water and Sewer District, Newfields, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#104        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Upper Valley Land Trust Inc., Hanover, NH in the amount of $168,500 for the purpose of acquiring land owned by Audra D. Smith and Lois Hull.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 28, 2017.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

#105        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town of Brookline, NH, in the amount of $89,000 for the purpose of acquiring land owned by Pamela Austin.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

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

#107        Authorize to award a Water Supply Land Protection Grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $320,000 to acquire a conservation easement on 26 acres of land in the Town of Londonderry to protect public drinking water supply.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 21, 2017.  100% Interagency Funds.   

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

#109        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, in the amount of $20,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#110        Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Ossipee, NH, totaling $8,643, to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2017.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#111        Authorize Flint Family Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

#112        Authorize Thomas B. Ferrante’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. 

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#113        Authorize to enter into a contract with Richard J. Farrell, Nashua, NH, to provide investigative services regarding complaints of educator misconduct, in an amount not to exceed $129,400.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

#114        Authorize to amend a cooperative project agreement on a sole source basis with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #155), to continue to develop secondary transition curriculum focused on transition planning, family engagement, and Extended Learning Opportunities, in their special education teacher preparation program and to promote full implementation and sustainability of the grant initiatives, by increasing the price by $15,243 from $52,000 to $67,243, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#115        Authorize to amend a sole source cooperative project agreement with University of NH, Institute on Disability, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-10-16, item #51), to continue to train and provide technical assistance to regional intermediaries and LEA staff on Project RENEW, a dropout prevention strategy under the State Personnel Development Grant as well as Provide sustainability activities related to Next Steps NH, by increasing the price by $67,051 from $43,939 to $110,990, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#116        Authorize to enter into a contract with Stone Network Inc., Chalfont, PA, to provide services for the NH Disability Determination Service, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#117        Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a sole source holdover amendment to the existing amended lease with Mascoma Rivermill Properties LLC, Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-30-11, item #77), for continued occupancy of the Lebanon Vocational Rehabilitation Office, by increasing the price in the amount of $8,037.12 to $94,566.48 from $86,529.36, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#118        Authorize the Division of Educational Improvement to 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 score and report results of a science alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards, to meet current federal and state requirements, by increasing the price in the amount of $176,281 from $810,636 to $986,917.  Effective July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#119        Authorize to amend a contract on a sole source basis with Measured Progress Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-22-11, item #317), to score and report results of the 2017 New England Common Assessment Program Science Assessment to meet current federal and state requirements, by increasing the price in the amount of $255,463 from $2,021,500 to $2,276,963, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  91% General, 9% Federal Funds.   

#119A    Authorize the Division of Education Improvement to amend an existing sole source contract, by exercising a renewal option, with the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment Consortium at Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research (originally approved by G&C on 5-4-16, item #70), to administer the ACCESS for Ells English language proficiency test for all English language learners, by increasing the price by $148,350 from $265,000 to $413,350.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2018.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

                                POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL 
#120        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Safety, Division of State Police, for the assignment of one Trooper to serve as cadre for each of the full-time academy sessions to be held during Fiscal years 2018 and 2019, in the amount of $34,965.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#121        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with NHTI – Concord’s Community College, Concord, NH, for general maintenance and supply services provided by NHTI, in the amount of $13,104.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#122        Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Compass Group USA Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division of 3 International Drive, Rye Brook, NY, for the provision of meals through the NHTI – Concord’s Community College Capital Commons Dining hall to recruits and in-service officers attending programs at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus, in the amount of $359,278.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
#123        Authorize to enter into a contract with Griffin York & Krause LLC, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of advertising and promotion of state lottery games, in the amount of $6,510,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020, with the option to renew for one period of two additional years.  100% Lottery Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#124        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Salem to purchase equipment for the community’s Emergency Operations Center for a total amount of $45,487.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#125        Authorize the Division of State Police’s retroactive request for one Trooper to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle, to attend the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center Polygraph Institute Polygraph Examiner School in Annville, PA, in the amount of $4,308.64.  Effective June 5, 2017 through August 25, 2017.  94% Agency Income, 6% General Funds.   

#126        Authorize the Division of State Police to exercise the two-year renewal option of a contract with Warren D. Fitzgerald, Ph.D and Associates P.A., Concord, NH, for the provision of pre-employment psychological exams of law enforcement personnel, in an amount not to exceed $75,000, increasing the amount from $47,000 to $122,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  40% Other (Watercraft Safety), 28% General, 13% Highway, 12% Turnpike, 7% Transfer from Other Agencies.   

#127        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Precise Transcripts LLC, Ridgewood, NJ, to provide transcribing services for investigations and hearings, in an amount not to exceed $35,092.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  38.7% Revolving Funds, 61.3% Agency Income (Fees).   

#128        Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with LexisNexis Coplogic Solutions Inc., Alpharetta, GA, for the continued provision of traffic-related data collection and analysis required for the NH Highway Safety Plan, in the amount of $90,000.  Effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2018, with an option to renew for one two year period.  100% Federal Funds.   

#129        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 11, 2017, for the purpose of broadcasting public safety information over various NH radio stations for statewide coverage, for a total price limitation of $122,736.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#130        Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a lease renewal agreement with 154 Main Street LLC, providing 4,800 square feet of space for the Division of Motor Vehicles offices in Salem, NH, in an amount not to exceed $336,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.  100% Agency Income (Cost of Collections).   

#131        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Contigiani’s Catering Service Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide catering services for students, activations of the Emergency Operations Center, and other events, in an amount not to exceed $113,700.  Effective July 1, 2017 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2020.  9% State, 91% Other Funds.   

#132        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with Northeast Scale Company Inc., Hooksett, NH, for the purpose of providing preventative maintenance, certification, and repair to the scale systems located at the weight stations on Interstate 93 in Windham, in the amount of $138,318.50.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020, with the option to renew for one two year term.  100% Highway Funds.   

#133        Authorize the Division of State Police to pay overtime in the amount of $50,000 for permanent personnel via a transfer from class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at Enforcement.  The $50,000 represents the estimate of additional funds needed for the remainder of state fiscal year 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  32.9% Highway, 67.1% General Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#134        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Jeremy Stuelpnagel, New York, NY, as an additional medical examiner, for a total not to exceed $13,000, to aid the Chief Medical Examiner and the Deputy Chief Medical Examiner for the period of July 14-18. 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2017.  100% Federal Funds   

#135        Authorize to conduct three Municipal Trustee Seminars at a cost not to exceed $3,500 at the Holiday Inn, Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Agency Income.   

#136        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Sophus Consulting Inc., Folsom, CA (originally approved by G&C on 11-12-14, item #58A), for enhancements and version updates to the ProLaw case management system, by increasing the price by $126,000 from $411,210 to $537,210, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#137        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, in the amount of $5,700,000 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a subgrant award from a Request for Proposal with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, in the amount of $2,567,923 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#138        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2017, in the amount of $733,998, from the Federal Victims of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a subgrant with the agency as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2017, in the amount of $228,743, from the Federal Victims of Crime Act Grant, for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#139        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the programs as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2017, in the amount of $750,000 from the Federal Victims of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of continuing support for programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#140        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2017, in the amount of $2,250,000 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a subgrant award from a Request for Proposal with the Granite State Children’s Alliance in the amount of $556,297 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#141        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the programs as detailed in letter dated May 22, 2017, in the amount of $757,359 from the Federal Victims of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of continuing support for programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a subgrant award from a Request for Proposal with the City of Rochester in the amount of $51,672 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs providing direct services to victims of crime.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#142        Authorize to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $20,832.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2017.  100% Transfer Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#143        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $400,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of July 2017. 

#144        Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions. 

#145        Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Candia South Branch Brook Holdings LLC, Candia, NH, for courtroom and office space for the 10th Circuit – District Division – Candia comprised of approximately 8,000 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $785,172.  Effective July 21, 2017 through July 20, 2022.  100% Transfer Funds (Transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#146        Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Town of Salem, NH, for courtroom and office space for the 10th Circuit – District Division – Salem, comprised of approximately 21, 470 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $2,035,716.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#147        Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Sal’s Kitchen Realty LLC, Lawrence, MA, for courtroom and office space for the 9th Circuit Court – District Division – Milford, comprised of approximately 5,700 square feet, in an amount not to exceed $165,852.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).  (2)Further authorize a waiver from the Clean Air testing requirements. 

#148        Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the Count of Merrimack, Boscawen, NH, for courtroom and office space for the Merrimack County Superior Court, comprised of approximately 18,412 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $574,728.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#149        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corp., Milford, NH, for the Three USTs (Underground Storage Tanks) Upgrade at NH Hospital, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $325,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 27, 2017.  54% Capital – General, 46% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $7,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $332,800.  57% Capital, 43% Federal Funds.   

#150        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Morello Construction Inc., Peterborough, NH, for the Adjutant Generals Department NH Army National Guard Center Design/Build Strafford Storage Building, for a total price not to exceed $306,300.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $15,000 for additional unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $321,300.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $14,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $335,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2017.  100% Federal Funds.   

#151        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the Flume Visitor’s Center Renovations, Lincoln, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,799,700.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $45,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,844,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 29, 2018.  100% General – Capital Funds.   

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TABLED ITEMS 

 

 

CONFIRMATION TABLED (Tabled at G&C Meeting 5/3/17) 

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

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

 

 

                        DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled at G&C Meeting 5/3/17) 
#99A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Prescott, seconded by Councilor Volinsky voted to table the petition of Sheryl Ann Guyer Garside (age 53) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Felonious Sexual Assault.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment.