GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
May 2, 2018, 10:00 a.m. 
 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA  

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #A.         Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles’ request for two employees to travel over 300 miles one way in a DMV issued state vehicle, at no cost, for the purpose of attending the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Region I Conference in Wilmington, DE during the period of May 14-18, 2018. 
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
                #B.          Authorize to enter Julie Lane into an educational tuition agreement with New England College, Henniker, NH, to participate in Governmental Policy Makers during the period of May 14, 2018 through July 1, 2018, and to pay said costs in an amount of $2,034.  100% General Funds (Employee Training).   
 

                                                STATE TREASURY 
                #C.          Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $100,368 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $100,367.06 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
                #D.          Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to pay the FY 2019 Advance CTE, Silver Spring, MD, annual dues in the amount not to exceed $5,424.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  92.4% General, 7.6% Federal Funds.   
 

                                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
                #E.          Authorize the payment of membership dues in the amount of $5,795 to the World Lottery Association of Basel, Switzerland.  Effective May 31, 2018 to May 31, 2019.  Membership in the WLA gives the agency a broader perspective of innovations and advancements in the industry, and includes certification in responsible gaming programs, further strengthening the State’s commitment to help those with gambling compulsions.  100% Lottery Funds.   
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
                #F.          Authorize to enter into an educational tuition agreement with Rivier University, Nashua, NH, to participate in Disability Law and Policy/Basic Human Interaction, during the period of May 14, 2018 through August 16, 2018, and to pay said costs in the amount of $2,365.  100% General Funds.   
 

                 

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

                                                GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY 
                #A.         Authorize to accept a donation of 288 specialty telephones worth an estimated total retail value of $28,512 from NH Secretary of State for the benefit of repurposing the equipment in a way that would benefit NH citizens with disabilities.  Effective upon G&C approval.   
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
               #B.          Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to accept a donation of a NH Chippendale tall-case clock – Circa 1795, appraised value of $4,000, for placement in Bridges House in honor of Robert O. Blood, M.D., the 65th Governor of NH (1971-1945).  Effective upon G&C approval. 
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
                #C.          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept the donation of a Labrador Retriever, with an approximate value of $9,500, and meets the criteria for explosive ordinance detection.  Effective upon G&C approval. 
 

 

#3            MOP 150, I, B (3): Reports and Findings  - NONE  

  

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

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
                #A.         Authorize the nomination of Dr. Daniel Kim, Stratham, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally and professionally qualified. 
 

                                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #B.          Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Erik A. Fessenden, Gilford, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #C.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s petition for a hearing on the proposed alterations to the Frederick E. Everett Turnpike in the City of Nashua and Towns of Merrimack and Bedford, with a suggested budget of $3,211.63. 
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF STATE 
                #D.          Authorize the Secretary of State’s nomination of Dale Kuehne, r, of Manchester to serve on the Executive Branch Ethics Committee.  Mr. Kuehne has been serving on the committee since its creation in 2006 and is the only original committee member serving today.  This re-appointment for a three-year term will begin on July 1, 2018. 
 

 

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

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division for Children, Youth & Families 
                #A.         Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Southeastern Regional Educational Service center Inc., Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #11A), to provide consultation services for successful inclusion of young children with special needs, by adding reporting requirements to the original contract and to allow for electronic submission of invoices and reports, with no change to the price limitation.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                                Division of Public Health Services 
 

                #B.          Authorize to amend a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #49), to add Federally-mandated Civil Rights assurance language to the original agreement for the provisions of a Commodity Supplemental Food Program and a Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program statewide, with no change to the price limitation not to exceed $1,680,610 and no change to the end date of September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
                #C.          Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with RLS & Associates Inc., Dayton, OH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-13, item #229), for the continued development, management, and implementation of the NH Rural Transit Assistance Program, by amending the contract completion date from June 30, 2018 to December 31, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

                                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
                #D.          Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on May 3, 2017, item #72), to complete a project to better protect drinking water form contamination, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2018 from May 31, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

  

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

  

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
 
                              Office of Finance 
#6            Authorize to accept and expend additional agency income drug rebate revenue in the amount of $3,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds (Drug Rebate Revenue).  (2)Further authorize the Office of Medicaid Services to transfer general funds in the amount of $3,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $750,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                                Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#7            Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on April 9, 2018, a Youth Counselor III with the Sununu Youth Service Center sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 
 

#8            Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on April 6, 2018, a Mental Health Worker II at New Hampshire Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

#9            Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on March 18, 2018, a Mental Health Worker II at New Hampshire Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

#10          Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on March 28, 2018, a Mental Health Worker II at the New Hampshire Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

#11          Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on April 8, 2018, a Mental Health Worker II at the New Hampshire Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

#12          Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on March 16, 2018, a Child Protective Service Worker II with the Division of Children, Youth and Family sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

                                Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#13          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with New Generations Inc., Greenland, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #11), for the provision of 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 $166,050 to $221,400 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   
 

#14          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to a sole source agreement with Granite United Way, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-21-15, item #12), for the provision of Intervention services for the State Grant-in-Aid Funds Program, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $150,000 to $200,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.    

#15          Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Child and Family Services, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #12), to continue the State Grant-in-Aid program, by increasing the price by $301,769 from $605,307 to $907,076, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.    

                                Division of Child Support Services 
#16          Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Protech Solutions Inc., Little Rock, AZ (originally approved by G&C on 12-2-15, item #14A), to provide enhancement and continued maintenance of the New England Child support and Enforcement System, by increasing the price by $750,000 from $9,758,312.50 to $10,508,312.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of September 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   
 

                                Human Services and Behavioral Health 
#17          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with American Public Human Services Association, Washington, DC, to provide expert consultation and support to the Department with strategic planning efforts in order to modernize and streamline systems, processes, resources, and programs in an amount not to exceed $29,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% General Funds.   
 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#18          Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with NH Department of Safety, Division of Fire Standards and Training, Emergency Medical Services, Concord, NH, to provide training, in an amount not to exceed $70,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   
 

                                Division for Behavioral Health 
#19          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Human Services Research Institute, Cambridge, MA, for the provision of the evaluation of the State Youth Treatment Plan, in an amount not to exceed $307,020.80.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

                                Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#20          Authorize to enter into an agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 11, 2018, for the provision of Targeted Prevention Programming for DCYF-Involved Families with Substance Use Disorder, in an amount not to exceed $744,197.40.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

                                Division of Public Health Services 
#21          Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated March 16, 2018, for the provision of services to improve the breast and cervical cancer screening rates, specifically in the counties of Strafford, Belknap, Merrimack, Rockingham and Hillsborough in an amount not to exceed $206,673.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

#22          Authorize to enter into an agreement with Keene State College of the University System of NH, Keene, NH, for the development of a worksite lactation pilot project, for an amount not to exceed $72,632.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.    

#23          Authorize to enter into an agreement with MaineHealth d/b/a Northern New England Poison Center, Portland, ME, for the provision of poison information and control hotline services in an amount not to exceed $1,197,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2020.  7% Federal, 93% General Funds.    

#24          Authorize to enter into an agreement with NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, for the provision of primary prevention activities for the reduction of sexual violence, in an amount not to exceed $610,830.  Effective October 1, 2018 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.    

                                New Hampshire Hospital 
#25          Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with Triumvirate Environmental Inc., Somerville, MA (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #23), to provide hazardous pharmaceutical waste disposal services for NH Hospital, by increasing the price by $76,950 from $42,201 to $119,151, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2020.  20% Federal, 34% General, 46% Other Funds (Provider Fees).   
 

#26          Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, for radiology services, in an amount not to exceed $69,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  20% Federal, 34% General, 46% Other Funds.    

                                DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#27          Authorize the Division of Operations to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $138,329 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for a grant to improve a road-stream crossing in Stratford to benefit Eastern Brook Trout and mammals in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   
 

#28          Authorize to enter into a contract with Terracon Consultants Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Underwater Inspection of various bridges in NH, for an amount not to exceed $175,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.    

#29          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with J. Hutchins Inc., Richmond, VT, for resurfacing of approximately 53 miles in District I in Coos County, on the basis of a low bid of $4,114,085.65.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $205,704.28 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Other Funds (73% Betterment, 27% Agency Income).    

#30          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 20 miles in District III in Belknap, Grafton and Merrimack Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,996,931.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $99,846.57 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Other Funds (78% Betterment, 22% Agency Income).    

#31          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 50 miles in District III in Carroll and Strafford Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $3,367,109.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $168,355.47 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Other Funds (58% Betterment, 42% Agency Income).    

#32          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 57 miles in District II in Grafton, Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $3,843,117.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $192,155.87 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Other Funds (63% Betterment, 37% Agency Income).    

#33          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Lane Construction Corp., Cheshire, CT, for resurfacing of approximately 73 miles in District IV in Cheshire, Hillsborough and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $5,218,588.45.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $260,929.42 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 19, 2018.  100% Other Funds (33% Betterment, 67% Agency Income).    

#34          Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into an agreement with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, for on-call environmental documentation and permitting support services for various projects and facilities located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2021.    

#35          Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with GM2 Associates Inc., Concord, NH, for preliminary design services for the reconstruction of the unimproved 1.7 mile segment of NH 125 between Old Country Road in the Town of Plaistow and Newton Junction Road in the Town of Kingston, for an amount not to exceed $1,698,325.32.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.    

#36          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., Manchester, NH, for preliminary design for the rehabilitation or replacement of the redlisted bridge (Br. No. 235/025) carrying NH Route 1A over Hampton River in the Town of Hampton, for an amount not to exceed $1,896,169.39.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.    

#37          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 37 miles in District I in Carroll, Coos and Grafton Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $2,624,397.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $131,219.88 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Other Funds (65% Betterment, 35% Agency Income).    

#38          Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 31 miles in District II in Merrimack and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $1,877,178.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $93,858.93 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Other Funds (60% Betterment, 40% Agency Income).    

#39          Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with Freightliner of NH, Londonderry, NH, for parts and supplies provided to the Bureau of Mechanical Services, for the amount of $51,283.18.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Freightliner of NH, Londonderry, NH, for parts and supplies provided to the Bureau of Mechanical services for future anticipated expenses needed to maintain the Freightliner brand fleet.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  88% Highway, 12% Other Income Funds.    

#40          Authorize the Bureau of Materials and Research to enter into an agreement with the City of Dover, for a total fee not to exceed $66,400 provided by the Federal State Transportation Innovation Councils Incentive Program through project STIC Incentive for AASHTO SPaT Challenge.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.    

                                COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#41          Authorize to award a grant to the City of Franklin, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the social services building replacement project situated at 82 Elkins Street, Franklin, NH.  Effective May 2, 2018 through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

                                OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 
#42          Authorize expenditures from the Public School Infrastructure Fund in the amount of $4,946,214, for infrastructure projects with public elementary and secondary schools as detailed in letter dated April 4, 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   
 

                                DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#43          Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services, to exercise a contract renewal option with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Harrisburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #19), for the purpose of continued maintenance and operations of the New HEIGHTS system, by increasing the price by $17,000,000 from $27,500,000 to $44,500,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2020.  (2)Further authorize to amend the contract, increasing the price by $33,541,991 from $44,500,000 to $78,041,991, to implement several necessary enhancements to the New HEIGHTS system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  Maintenance Funds: 65% Federal, 35% General.  Enhancement Funds: 88% Federal, 11% General, 1% Other.   
 

                                OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#44          Authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source contract with the National Association of State Boards of Geology, Douglasville, GA, for membership and the preparation and scoring of the national professional geologist examinations, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective May 1, 2018 through April 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   
 

#45          Authorize the Board of Medicine to exercise a renewal option with Nick Perencevich, M.D., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-3-16, item #30), to serve as Physician Investigator of the Medical Review Subcommittee, in an amount not to exceed $40,500.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.    

                                STATE TREASURY 
#46          Authorize the State Treasurer to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $10 million of general obligation bonds through a private placement with the NH Municipal Bond Bank, should they choose to proceed with a new money issue and/or a refunding issue.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2018.   
 

                                DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#47          Authorize to place Attorney Shaun P. Thomas at Step 5 of unclassified salary grade FF, earning $88,078.64 annually, for the position of Tax Policy Analyst, position #9U609.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   
 

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 
#48          Authorize to retroactively enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the University of NH to participate in the Quality Council/Advisory Committee, in the amount of $150,000.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively accept and expend funds from the University of NH, in the amount of $60,000 to participate in the Quality Council/Advisory Committee.  Effective October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds.   
 

                                JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#49          Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the total amount of $685,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   
 

                                DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD 
#50          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Merrimack County Conservation District, in the amount of $23,100 for Growing NH’s Dairy Industry: Milk House Waste System Supporting Local Milk, in the Town of Hopkinton, Merrimack County, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   
 

#51          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Rockingham County Conservation District, in the amount of $19,849 for Coastal Habitat Restoration at Odiorne Point State Park, in the town of Rye, Rockingham County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.    

#52          Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Southeast Land Trust of NH, in the amount of $15,000 for Snow Property – Completing the Pawtuckaway River Corridor, in the town of Epping, Rockingham County.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.    

                                THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#53          Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri State Fire Protection LLC, Hudson, NH, for the installation of a new Intellinox System into the existing exhaust hood at the Edward Cross Training Complex, Pembroke, NH, in the amount of $17,843.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.   
 

                                INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#54          Authorize to enter into a contract with Helms and Company Inc., Concord, NH, for consulting services to assist with proper affiliation and description of health care providers on the NH HealthCost website, in the amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   
 

#55          Authorize to enter into a contract with Human Services Research Institute Inc., Cambridge, MA, for consulting services to perform quality assurance testing of key fields in the NHCHIS and use the data to produce cost estimates that are used on the NH HealthCost website, in the amount of $274,944.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Other Funds.    

                                DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 
#56          Authorize an annual salary increment for the Commissioner of Labor, Ken Merrifield, position #9U075, in the amount of $5,699.72 from the current salary of $109,525 annually, to a new annual salary of $115,224.72.  Effective upon G&C approval or May 13, 2018, whichever is later.  100% Agency Income.   
 

                                DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#57          Authorize additional funding in the amount of $1,045,334 for prescription drug expenses to cover projected shortfalls for the remainder of State Fiscal Year 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   
 

#58          Authorize additional funding in the amount of $211,144 for medical payments to providers to cover projected shortfalls for the remainder of State Fiscal Year 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.    

#59          Authorize to accept and expend a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment sub grant from the NH Department of Justice, in the amount of $21,204, to implement family focused parenting skills programs for incarcerated men and women with substance use issues.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Agency Income (Federal at origin).    

#60          Authorize to pay overtime in the amount of $4,424,391 for permanent personnel from Class 10 Personnel Services Permanent appropriations and $36,298 for permanent personnel classes from Class 11 Personal Services Unclassified appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence or pending recruitment.  The $4,460,689 represents actual expenditures for the first twenty pay periods and additional estimated expenditures.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.    

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#61          Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with Wedu Inc., Manchester, NH, for professional advertising and promotional services, in the amount of $14,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for one additional two year period.  100% Liquor Funds.   
 

                                PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#62          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $200,000 to John Stark Regional High School, to install and operate a wood chip biomass fired heating system at John Stark Regional High School in Weare, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund appropriated to the Commission.   
 

#63          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $395,000 to the County of Cheshire, to install and operate a wood chip biomass hearing system at the Maplewood Nursing Home in Westmoreland, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund appropriated to the Commission.    

#64          Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $300,000 to the Town of Peterborough, to install and operate a wood chip biomass hearing system at the Peterborough Town Library.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund appropriated to the Commission.    

                                DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#65          Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to budget and expend $17,000 from the Forest Management and Protection Fund for maintaining and enhancing the Forest Management Bureau programs.  (2)Further authorize the establishment of 2 temporary part time labor technician positions for the purpose of gathering forest inventory data for Nash Stream State Forest.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   
 

                                DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#66          Authorize the Division of Economic Development to accept and expend $6,981 from the US Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency to offset the cost of an unexpected dues increase and software subscriptions to benefit NH businesses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

                                DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#67          Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Avatar Construction Corporation, Cambridge, MA (originally approved by G&C on 2-21-18, item #37), by increasing the amount by $20,406 from $168,600 to $189,006 for an additional cost on roof shingles for the “Wentworth Coolidge Mansion Roof Replacement” project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  100% Capital Funds.   
 

#68          Authorize to budget and expend $10,000 in additional Conservation Number Plate Fund revenue for the promotion of the conservation number plate program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.    

#69          Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfers of funds for the quarter ending March 31, 2018.  

#69A      Authorize the Division of Forests to convey by quitclaim deed, a .25 mile (3.5 acre) portion of Rockingham Recreation Trail, Fremont Branch in Epping, NH to John Grammas, an abutting developer, while preserving a permanent easement for public recreational use.  For a value of $120,000 to be deposited.  (2)Further authorize to accept the $1,100 administrative fee to be deposited in the “Forest Improvement” fund.  

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#70          Authorize to acquire a fee title to 49 +/- acres in Alton, NH from the Law Office of Mark R. Dunn, acting as agent for the Dorothy L. Veisel Revocable Trust of 2004 and the Robert F. Troendle Revocable Trust at the fair market value of $255,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

#71          Authorize to accept the no-cost transfer of 15.56 acres in Newfields, NH, from Francesco Swanson of Manchester.  No Funding required.  

#72          Authorize to pay LCP Hampton Beach Hospitality d/b/a Ashworth by the Sea, $8,300 to provide facilities, refreshments and a lunch buffet for the Hunter Education Volunteer Recognition and Training Seminar on May 19, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.    

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#73          Authorize to amend item #46, originally approved by G&C on April 6, 2016, for the purpose of improving the sharing and availability of environmental data in ways that are standardized of high quality, and secure, by retroactively extending the end date from June 30, 2017 to September 30, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   
 

#74          Authorize a loan agreement with the City of Lebanon, NH, in the amount not to exceed $189,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.    

#75          Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, totaling $15,367 to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project.  Effective July 29, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.    

#76          Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Northwood Lake Watershed Association Inc., in the amount of $16,418 to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.    

#77          Authorize to award a Cyanotoxin Monitoring Equipment and Training grant to the City of Keene Water Department, Keene, NH, in the amount of $6,146 to fund the development of a Site Specific Project Plan to monitor for indicators of harmful algal blooms within public drinking water supply reservoirs.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2018.  100% Drinking Water SRF Repayment Funds.    

#78          Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Town of Lisbon, NH, in the amount of $12,500 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.    

#79          Authorize to execute a sole source amendment to a contract with Absolute Resource Associates LLC, Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-15-16, item #54), for continued sampling and analysis of environmental media at federal sites, by increasing the amount by $99,000 from $95,500 to $194,500, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2019 from June 30, 2018.  66% General, 25% Fee, 9% Federal Funds.    

#80          Authorize Richard Reader’s request for a five year permit time extension to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.  

#81          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Ducks Unlimited Inc., Dexter, MI, to update and enhance wetland maps and data, in an amount not to exceed $280,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  89% Federal, 5.5% General, 5.5% Drinking Water Loan Management Fund.    

#82          Authorize to enter into a contract with Consulting Engineering Inc., Strongsville, OH, to conduct leak detection surveys at thirty-four NH community water systems, in the amount of $95,092.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.    

#83          Authorize Miriam Adams and David Edelman’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.  

#84          Authorize Martin Kurowski and Christina Galli’s request to perform work on Sagamore Creek in Portsmouth.  

#85          Authorize Jeffrey Moulton’s request to perform work on Big Island Pond in Derry.  

#85A      Authorize an exemption to New Hampshire Plant and Property Management Rules, to increase the fleet by two vehicles to be assigned to the Water Division, Wetlands Bureau.  

                                DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#86          Authorize to enter into a retroactive, sole source cooperative project agreement with the Community College System of NH, to provide opportunities for qualified NH high school students to gain access and support for dual and concurrent enrollment in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and STEM related courses that are fundamental for success in postsecondary education and to meet NH’s emerging workforce needs, in an amount not to exceed $1,800,000.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  100% State Funds.   
 

#87          Authorize to retroactively pay membership dues to The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, Washington, DC, in the amount of $6,950.  Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  100% Other Funds.    

                                DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#88          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Disaster Assistance funds in the amount of $16,696,858 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for DR-4316PA, March 2017 Severe Winter Storm; DR-4329PA, July Severe Storms and Flooding; and DR-4355PA October Severe Storms and Flooding.  (2)Further authorize to establish one class 59 temporary full-time Program Planner II (Labor Grade 21) position to assist with Public Assistance grant administration.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   
 

#89          Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $167,906 in federal pass-through funds from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, entitled “Enforcement Patrols” for the purpose of motor vehicle enforcement on the State’s interstate systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.    

#90          Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to amend item #94, originally approved by G&C on August 23, 2017 by reallocating grant funds of $11,890 within the account entitled “Fire Safety Grant” for continued support of the “Get Alarmed in NH” Fire Prevention Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 5, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.    

#91          Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to accept and expend $405,434 of federal pass through funds, entitled “NH EMS Records Management Module”, from the Office of Highway Safety to provide computer software for first responders to process license and training information.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Transfer from Other Agency.  Fiscal Committee approved.    

#92          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay overtime in the amount of $450,000 for permanent personnel from class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at Traffic Bureau.  The $450,000 represents the estimate of additional funds needed for the remainder of SFY 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  23.84% Highway, 27.05% Turnpike, 49.11% General Funds.    

#93          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay overtime in the amount of $45,000 for permanent personnel from class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at Commercial Enforcement.  The $45,000 represents the estimate of additional funds needed for the remainder of SFY 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  72% Highway, 28% General Funds.    

#94          Authorize the Division of State Police to pay overtime in the amount of $80,000 for permanent personnel from class 10 appropriations for positions that are vacant due to illness, extended leaves of absence, or pending recruitment at Enforcement.  The $80,000 represents the estimate of additional funds needed for the remainder of SFY 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  81% General, 19% Highway Funds.    

#95          Authorize the Division of State Policy to retroactively pay unencumbered three invoices in the amount of $801.75 to Ossipee Mountain Electronics Inc., Moultonborough, NH, for repairs and conversion work to K-9 cruisers.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  49.11% General, 27.05% Turnpike, 23.84% Highway Funds.    

#96          Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $38,602 to Enghouse Networks Inc., Markham, Ontario, Canada, for the software that monitors the radio communications tower equipment across the State’s microwave infrastructure and provides notification of system faults and failures to facilitate a rapid response.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income.    

#97          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for DR-4139 Jul 2013 Flooding in the amount of $9,360 for the implementation of cost effective mitigation projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 2, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.    

#98          Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively amend the grant agreement with the Town of Enfield (originally approved by G&C on 12-21-16, item #66), for the purpose of completing the Lovejoy Road Culvert Project, by increasing the amount by $9,360, from $212,601 to $221,961, and by extending the end date from August 2, 2017 to August 2, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.    

#99          Authorize the Division of State Police to restore 266.68 hours of sick leave to a Trooper who suffered a line-of-duty injury and was unable to perform his normal or routine duties from November 21, 2016 through February 7, 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval.  

#100        Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a retroactive contract amendment with Marquis Consulting Services Inc., formerly Marquis ID Systems Inc., Austin, TX (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #111), for the implementation of the VISION system, by increasing the price by $405,000 from $3,825,000 to a total not to exceed $4,230,000, and by extending the end date from January 15, 2021 to December 31, 2021.  100% Agency Income (Cost of Collections).    

                                DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#101        Authorize to conduct two advanced training conferences at a cost not to exceed $4,247 entitled “Understanding and Responding to Stalking Cases” to be held June 26, 2018 at the Mountain Club in Lincoln, NH, and on June 27, 2018 at the Holiday Inn in Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   
 

#102        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Margaret Greenwald, Hallowell, ME, as a substitute medical examiner, for a total cost not to exceed $15,998, to aid the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the period of May 4-11, 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.    

#103        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated April 19, 2018, totaling $96,808 for residential substance abuse treatment programs from the Federal Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.    

#104        Authorize to accept and expend $34,000 from the Victims of Crime Act Grant in order to add an address confidentiality component to the victim’s compensation software program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to amend a sole source contract with GENOA Group LLC, Littleton, CO (originally approved by G&C on 1-27-16, item #49), by increasing the price by $34,000 from $160,000 to $194,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.    

                                DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#105        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of June 2018. 
 

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

#107        Authorize to accept and place on file a report containing a list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018.  

#108        Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with The Rowley Agency, Concord, NH, for the purchase of insurance for state-owned watercraft, in an amount not to exceed $30,944.  Effective June 4, 2018 through June 4, 2019.  

#109        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Scott + Partners Inc., Essex Junction, VT, for Professional Services for the Glencliff Dementia Treatment Improvement, Glencliff, NH, for a total price not to exceed $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2019.  100% General-Capital Funds.    

#110        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Martini Northern LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for the new generator phase 2 chillers and associated component replacement at New Hampshire Hospital, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $944,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $50,000 for unanticipated structural expenses, bringing the total to $994,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $20,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,014,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Capital-General Funds.    

#111        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D.L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for the Raze Buildings – Main Building Bakery, Kitchen Connector and Industrial Shop at Hugh Gallen State Office Park South, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $278,900.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $60,000 for unanticipated structural expenses, bringing the total to $338,900.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $12,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $350,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 20, 2018.  100% Capital-General Funds.    

#112        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Paxor Construction LLC, Merrimack, NH, for the Transitional Housing Units Renovations, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $229,217.  87% Capital-General, 13% Other Funds.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $20,000 for unanticipated structural expenses, bringing the total to $249,217.  100% Other Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $10,700 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, capital clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $259,917.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2018.  100% Other Funds.    

  

TABLED ITEMS  

 

                                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 4/11/18) 
#64          TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Prescott, voted to table the request to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, Concord, NH, for partial funding of diesel vehicle replacements, in the amount of $106,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.