GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
June 6, 2018, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #A.         Authorize the request of the Division of State Police for one Trooper to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle to attend the National Forensic Academy in Knoxville, TN, in the amount of $15,504.89.  Effective September 7, 2018 through November 18, 2018.  94% Agency Income (Plea by Mail), 6% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #B.         Authorize the request of the Division of State Police for one Trooper to travel over 300 miles one way in a personal vehicle to attend the FBI National Academy Associates 54th National Annual Training Conference in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, in the amount of $2,392.50.  Effective July 20-25, 2018.  49.9% General, 27.6% Turnpike, 22.5% Highway Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #C.         Authorize to enter Laural Dillon into an educational tuition agreement with The Dartmouth Institute, Hanover, NH, to participate in Masters of Public Health Degree Program during the period of August 6, 2018 through June 30, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $4,000.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #D.         Authorize to enter Jody Farwell into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in 24 Completed Projects in the CfA Bachelor of Arts in Management during the period of July 1, 018 through December 31, 2018, and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,500.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #E.         Authorize to enter Julie Lane into an educational tuition agreement with New England College, Henniker, NH, to participate in Economic Analysis/Public Finance & Budgeting during the period of July 2, 2018 through October 14, 2018, and to pay said costs in an amount of $3,996.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #F.          Authorize to enter Kristy Blanchette into an educational tuition agreement with New England College, Henniker, NH, to participate in Economic Analysis/Public Finance & Budgeting during the period of July 2, 2018 through October 14, 2018, and to pay said costs in an amount of $3,996.  100% General Funds.   

                                             INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
               #G.         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, 2018 through December 31, 2018, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,500.  Administrative Assessment Funds.   

                                             INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
              #H.         Authorize to enter Jennifer Goodwin 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, 2018 through December 3, 2018, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,500.  Administrative Assessment Funds.   

                                             STATE TREASURY 
               #I.           Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $139,957 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $139,956.67 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Division for Behavioral Health 
               #J.          Authorize the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services to pay the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Inc., Washington, DC, for annual membership dues in the amount of $10,900.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Division for Children, Youth & Families 
               #K.         Authorize to pay an annual subscription fee to the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc., Lawrence, KS, for an annual subscription to the Results Oriented Management software reporting application in the amount of $55,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             STATE TREASURY 
              #L.         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2019, 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 management fee revenues and Abandoned Property Program).   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
               #M.        Authorize to pay FY19 membership fees to the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $9,000 to provide technical, professional networking and resources to the State of NH Chief Information Officer for the period of July 1, 2018 and concluding June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (The Agency Class 027 used to reimburse DoIT is 36% General, 64% Other Funds).   

                                             OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
               #N.         Authorize to pay the Council on Licensure, Enforcement & Regulation, Nicholasville, KY, the amount of $2,865 for Fiscal Year 2019 membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. The Office of Professional Licensure and Certification is a 125% agency funded entirely by examination and licensing fees.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #O.         Authorize to pay the NELAC Institute, Weatherford, TX, in the amount of $7,000 for National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program Annual Accreditation Body annual membership fee for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Lab Accreditation Fee Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #P.         Authorize to pay membership dues to the Association of Clean Water Administrator, Washington, DC, in the amount of $12,824.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
              #Q.         Authorize the Division of the Arts to renew membership with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,000 to be paid directly by the National Endowment of the Arts.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
               #R.         Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to pay the 2018-2019 State Membership fee to the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $10,386.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

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

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #A.         Authorize to accept the list of monies totaling $15,853.06 received during the period of January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. 

 

#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 Major Brian M. Carloni, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  The 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 Major Brian D. Fernandes Weare, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  The officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
              #C.         Authorize to reappoint Susan P. McGinnis as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $82,055.63.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 21, 2023. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #D.         Authorize to appoint Gregory J. Albert as an Attorney at a salary level of $71,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 11, 2018, whichever is the latter. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #E.         Authorize to appoint Sheri L. Phillips as an Attorney at a salary level of $72,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 30, 2018, whichever is the latter. 

 

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

                                             COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
               #A.         Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the City of Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-21-16, item #38), for the MAPS Counseling Services relocation project, in the amount of $455,000, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2018 from June 30, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #B.         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend an agreement with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-16-15, item #25), for the final design of the superstructure replacement and widening to address the Red List bridges carrying I-89 NB & SB over the Connecticut River between the City of Lebanon, NH, and the Town of Hartford, Vermont, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to December 30, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
               #C.         Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Labor, to exercise an option to extend the current contract with ClarusTec Inc., Edison, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #102), for continued web application development and support and to assist the state agency with modernization efforts of internal legacy systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  No Additional Funding.   

                                             PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
               #D.         Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to the University of NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5-3-17, item #52), to install and operate a wood chip biomass boiler district heating system to serve buildings of the University of NH’s Thompson School of Applied Science, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to March 31, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  100% Renewable Energy Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                              BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#6           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing to approve an award of a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Kennebunk Savings Bank to John Turner Consulting,  Inc. located in Dover, New Hampshire. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

                               DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                              Office of the Commissioner 
#6A        Authorize to enter into sole source contracts through amending the expiring existing individual agreements with the state’s two managed care health plans, Granite State Health Plan d/b/a New Hampshire Health Families, Bedford, NH, and Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan d/b/a Well Sense Health Plan, Boston, MA (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #54A).  The contract for FY 2019 synchronizes the existing Medicaid Care Management (MCM) Program re-procurement as legislatively required and adjusts for the delay in the initial MCM program start-up.  It is impractical to contract with new Managed Care Organizations for one year given the lead time to procure and establish new MCOs.   Also, with the planned transition under SB313 to the Granite Advantage Health Care Program from the NH Health Protection Program aside from a problematic procurement, it would require up to three transitions in a six month period for beneficiaries.  The adjusted actuarially certified rate structure under the sole source contracts is $655,426,236.40, prospectively.  The SFY capitation rate for SFY 19 increases by 3.72%, which approximates with experience over the preceding years of the MCM program, and is lower than the national trend of 4.9% under the President’s Medicaid budget projections.  The pre-existing aggregate average administrative cost allowance of 8% remains in place as does the operating margin allowance of up to 1.5%.  Effective upon G&C approval, the combined aggregate total is $3,557,921,400.41 all Medicaid Care Management program contracts.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds for the currently eligible Medicaid population except for the NH Health Protection Program services funds are 94% Federal, 6% Other for Calendar Year 2018; and 93% Federal, 7% Other for Calendar Year 2019.   

#7           Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $2,949,499 primarily between various non-payroll class lines, increase related Federal revenues in the amount of $703,877 and decrease related Other revenues in the amount of $4,936.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#8           Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $2,009,976 primarily between various payroll class lines, decrease Federal revenues in the amount of $473,768 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $1,439.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              Office of Medicaid Services 
#8A        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the University of NH, Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #11), to design, develop, implement, maintain and support the operationalization of a population health claims based surveillance system that will support the planning and implementation and evaluation of projects related to chronic disease prevention, detection and management, by increasing the price by $228,825 from $2,311,157 to an amount not to exceed $2,539,982.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#8B        Authorize to accept additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $20,100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  (2)Further authorize to accept additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $8,113,279.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#9           Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2018 funds to Jennifer Wessling, Registered Nurse II, NH Hospital in the amount of $1,293.50 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2017.  20% Federal, 46% Other (provider fees), 34% General Funds.   

#10        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2018 funds to Kimberly Pelchat, Child Protective Service Worker III, for the Division of Children, Youth and Families, in the amount of $1,882.15 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2016 & 2017.  38.31% Federal, 61.69% General Funds.   

                              Office of Health Equity 
#11        Authorize to amend existing sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 7, 2018 (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-15, item #12), for the provision of health care coordination reception and placement services that will ensure all newly arriving refugees to the State of NH complete the requirements of the US Domestic Medical Examination, by increasing the price by $360,000 from $645,012 to $1,005,012, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#12        Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $104,650 from the Health Resources and Services administration to fund the full-time Public Health Nurse Coordinator position.  (2)Further authorize Maternal and Child Health Section to continue one currently filled full-time temporary (class 059) position, utilizing funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration.  Effective August 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#13        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #21), to operate a cancer registry system, by increasing the price by $1,332,300 from $1,190,940 to $2,523,240, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2020.  77% Federal, 23% General Funds.   

#14        Authorize to amend existing agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 15, 2018 (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #45), to provide Women, Infants and Children Special Supplemental Nutrition Food Program and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program services to low income women and children, by increasing the price by $125,851 from $5,878,624 to $6,004,475, and by modifying the scope of services with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#14A      Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Accela Inc., (formerly known as Decade Software Company LLC) (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-15, item #12A), to conduct annual network penetration testing, a requirement for accepting credit card payments for Food Protection licenses, by increasing the price by $18,000 from $462,535 to an amount not to exceed $480,535.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of March 30, 2020.  47% General, 53% Other Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#15        Authorize the Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services to accept and expend Partnership for Success 2 (PFS2) Grant federal funds from the DHHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration in the amount of $727,757.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#16        Authorize the Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services to accept and expend Supplemental Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grant federal funds from the DHHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration in the amount of $333,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#17        Authorize the Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services to accept and expend Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Grant federal funds from the DHHS, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration in the amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#18        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and enter into a sole source amendment with Hampstead Outlook Inc., d/b/a Hampstead Hospital, Hampstead, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #18), to increase the number of available beds for children and youth for acute psychiatric treatment, by increasing the price limitation by $50,000 from $50,000 to an amount not to exceed $100,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#19        Authorize to enter into an agreement with University of NH, Durham, NH, for the provision of substance use disorder workforce development plan in an amount not to exceed $560,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Bureau of Mental Health Services 
#20        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Antioch University d/b/a Antioch University New England, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-27-17, item #17), to provide technical assistance in the development of a new 10-Year Plan for Mental Health Services, by increasing the price by $7,518.32 from $146,661.05 to an amount not to exceed $154,179.37, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to November 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#21        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Bi-State Primary Care Association, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-21-16, item #24A), to provide medication assisted treatment to individuals with substance use disorder, and to reduce the amount of funding by $194,000 from $1,125,000 to $931,000, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2018.  100% Governor Commission Funds.   

#22        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an agreement with Bi-State Primary Care Association Inc., Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #48), to remove the scope of work for Substance Use Disorder Provider Recruitment, and to reduce the price limitation by $115,052 from $1,225,000 to an amount not to exceed $1,109,948 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2018, effective retroactive to February 1, 2018.  65.36% Federal, 34.64% General Funds.   

                              Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#23        Authorize to accept and expend the Title I Grants from the NH Department of Education in the amount of $102,827.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services 
#24        Authorize to exercise renewal options to existing agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 17, 2018, to provide services through the State Grant-in-Aid program, by increasing the price by $2,925,420 from $8,940,801 to $11,866,221, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                              Bureau of Developmental Services 
#25        Authorize to exercise a renewal option to existing agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 5, 2018 (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #23), to provide comprehensive family support services and community/regional resources to address the needs of children and youth with chronic health conditions and their families, by increasing the price by $520,712 from $520,712 to $1,041,424, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#26        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell four tracts of State owned land totaling 49,460+/- square feet (1.14 +/- Acres) to the following entities: 6,500 +/- square foot parcel to Corner of New Horizons LLC, a 41,000 +/- square foot parcel to Regent Street Properties, a 1,150 +/- square foot parcel to Karen L. Heller 1997 Trust and a 810 +/- square foot parcel to Route 111A in the Town of Windham for the total price of $250,000.  The Department is requesting a waiver of the Administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to adjust the limits of the NH Route 111A Controlled Access Right of Way for the disposal of the above parcels.  Originally purchased with 90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds. 

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with TNT Electrical Contractor LLC, Laconia, NH, for electrical services at facilities maintained by the Bureau of Turnpikes, on the basis of a low bid of $67,375.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#28        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management & Operations to enter into a contract with Tilson Technology Management Inc., Portland, ME, for the purpose of providing Statewide Intelligent Transportation System repairs, in the amount of $253,130.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  44% Highway, 31% Intra-Agency Transfer, 23% Federal, 2% Agency Income Funds.   

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into an agreement with the firm of Hoyle, Tanner & Associates Inc., Manchester, 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.   

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Environment to enter into three pre-qualified, low bid, cost-based agreements for a combined total of $600,000 with the following firms: (1) Northeast Archaeology Research Center Inc., Farmington, ME, for $200,000; (2) Monadnock Archaeological Consulting LLC, Dublin, NH, for $200,000; and (3)AECOM, Manchester, NH, for $200,000 to undertake certain archaeological investigations for transportation purposes.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.   

#31        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Hoyle, Tanner & Associates Inc., Manchester, NH, for on-call engineering services for complex bridge inspection and ratings, and emergency response efforts for projects located throughout the State, for a total amount not to exceed $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.   

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $36,880 as documented in the Contemplated & Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 20, 2018 through May 14, 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 3,250 +/- square foot parcel of State owned land located on the easterly side of NH Route 125 in the Town of Barrington to Wayne and Jennifer Brulotte for $6,000 which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds. 

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Environment to continue to make payments to the Department of Environmental Services (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #28) for permit application fees, and in lieu mitigation fees for DOT construction projects and maintenance activities requiring fill and dredge in wetlands, as well as other areas.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.   

#35        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for roadway rehabilitation project that will improve the pavement condition of approximately 7.3 miles of roadway by resurfacing US Route 1, from the intersection of Lamson Lane in Hampton, proceeding north through North Hampton and Rye, to just south of Peverly Hill Road in Portsmouth, on the basis of a low bid of $4,465,169.10.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $223,258.46 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 21, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Annseal Inc., Johnson City, NY, for pavement preservation/crack sealing on Tier 1 roadways; a 23 miles section of I-93 in the Towns of Ashland, Plymouth, Holderness and Campton, and a 26.5 mile section of NH 101 in the Towns of Epping, Brentwood and Exeter, on the basis of a low bid of $583,669. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $29,184.95 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through September 28, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with The Gorman Group LLC, Albany, NY, for pavement preservation on I-89, beginning south of Exit 7 and extending northerly to just south of Exit 8, and includes all the ramps at Exit 7, on the basis of a low bid of $1,559,507.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $77,975.38 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 7, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#38        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with The Gorman Group LLC, Albany, NY, for pavement preservation of eight Tier 2 roadway segments in the Counties of Belknap, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack and Rockingham, on the basis of a low bid of $4,769,445.86.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $476,944.59 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 7, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#39        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Albany, NY, for pavement preservation, rehabilitation and maintenance of eleven Tier 2 roadway segments in the eastern portion of the state, on the basis of a low bid of $4,843,348.28.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $242,167.41 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 19, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#40        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-7-17, item #38), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities in the Sullivan County area, by increasing the amount by $26,086 from $458,478 to $484,564.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#41        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract with Community Volunteer Transportation Company, Peterborough, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $51,631.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#42        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, for an amount not to exceed $132,808.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#43        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a bridge contract with the State of Maine and the Boston and Maine Corporation’s Springfield Terminal Railway Company, to provide for the restoration of rail connection between Portsmouth and Kittery over the new Sarah Mildred Long Bridge by detailing ownership and maintenance and operational responsibilities.   Effective upon G&C approval until terminated in accordance with the terms of the contract. 

#44        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, for an amount not to exceed $309,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#45        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #29), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $70,893 from $390,829 to $461,722.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#46        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Mount Washington Valley Economic Council Inc., Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #27), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $32,385 from $152,631 to $185,016.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#47        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #26), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $94,241 from $362,231 to $456,472.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation, Londonderry, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #33), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $30,112 from $207,632 to $237,744.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #24), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $15,443 from $274,139 to $289,582.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to exercise a contract renewal option with Travelers Marketing LLC, Wellesley, MA (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #40), for the Motor Safety Patrol in an amount of $70,000, from $101,300 to $171,300.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.  100% Agency Income – Sponsorship Fees.   

#51        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, and Binghamton, NY (originally approved by G&C on 11-20-13, item #123), to prepare the second phase of the preliminary engineering design for the section of Interstate 93 passing through Bow and Concord from I-89 through I-393, by increasing the amount by $86,011.05 from $1,660,885.66 to $1,746,896.71, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#52        Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the Town of Merrimack, to provide funding and services under the Federal Municipal-Owned Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Program and the State Aid Bridge Program through a local project administration process, totaling $3,687,119.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  22% Federal, 78% Other (SB 267) Funds.   

#53        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend a sole source contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #30), to study and prepare preliminary engineering plans for the rehabilitation or replacement of the General Sullivan Bridge carrying pedestrian and recreational traffic over Little Bay between the City of Dover and the Town of Newington, by increasing the amount by $754,310.22 from $291,531.41 to $1,045,841.63, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#54        Authorize to award a grant to the County of Sullivan, Newport, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the rehabilitation and development of the affordable housing project known as the Goddard Block situated in Claremont, NH.  Effective June 6, 2018 through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 
#55        Authorize expenditures from the Public School Infrastructure Fund in the amount of $21,164 for infrastructure projects with the list of public elementary and secondary schools.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES 
#56        Authorize to amend the sole source contract amendment with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #36), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $289,945 from $2,641,741 to $2,931,686.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#57        Authorize to amend the sole source contract amendment with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #34), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $1,463,801 from $12,089,174 to $13,552,975.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#58        Authorize to amend the sole source contract amendment with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #38), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $508,974 from $4,643,653 to $5,152,627.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59        Authorize to amend the sole source contract amendment with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #35), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $580,067 from $5,843,671 to $6,423,738.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#60        Authorize to amend the sole source contract amendment with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #37), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $424,355 from $4,236,822 to $4,661,177.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#61        Authorize to amend the sole source Building Weatherization Program contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #81), for supplementing the Weatherization Assistance Program services in low income households, by increasing the amount by $50,000 from $188,782 to $238,782.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#61A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $236,296.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $40,407.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds (US DHHS/LIHEAP).   

#61B      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the repair or replacement of malfunctioning heating systems in low-income households receiving weatherization services, in the amount of $94,646.  (2)Further authorize to advance the vendor $16,185.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds (US DHHS/LIHEAP).   

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#62        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with The Center for Internet Security, East Greenbush, NY (originally approved by G&C on 6-1-16, item #49), for the purpose of continued cyber security monitoring services, by increasing the amount by $28,752, from $28,174 to $56,926, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2020 from June 30, 2018.  100% Capital Funds.   

#63        Authorize to enter into a sole source Project Agreement with the University of NH Earth Systems Research Center of Durham, NH, for the development and management of a centralized web hosting environment, in the amount not to exceed $201,871.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Capital Funds.   

                              JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#64        Authorize to accept and expend grant funds from the NH Bar Foundation in the amount of $2,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Grant Funds.   

#65        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 $1,980,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                              STATE TREASURY 
#66        Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report of the New Hampshire State Treasury for the period ended March 31, 2018. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#67        Authorize to establish permanent State Vehicle use for Shawn N. Jasper, Plate #AGR20, 2011 Ford Ranger. 

                              THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#68        Authorize to enter into a contract with Dec-Tam Corporation, North Reading, MA, for the purpose of the provision of lead remediation and related work at the Berlin, Manchester and Nashua Readiness Centers, in the amount of $159,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#69        Authorize to purchase 53.7 acres of land located at 00 Mayhew Turnpike in Plymouth, NH from Sharen J. Fuller Revocable Trust of 2005, in the amount of $384,518.71 for the purpose of constructing a State Readiness Center (Armory).  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds (Capital).   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#70        Authorize to enter into a contract with Telelanguage Inc., Portland, OR, for telephone interpretation services at NHES offices statewide, in the amount not to exceed $24,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Eckhardt & Johnson Inc., Manchester, NH, for statewide Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning preventative maintenance, repairs and replacement services, in the amount not to exceed $240,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#72        Authorize to enter into a contract with Centurion of NH LLC, Vienna, VA, for the provision of Medical-Dental Professional Services, in the amount of $15,069,329.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for one additional period of two years.  100% General Funds.  

#73        Authorize to enter into an amendment with Worldwide Travel Staffing, Limited, Tonawanda, NY (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-15, item #41), for the provision of Temporary Nursing and Pharmacy Staffing services, by increasing the amount by $284,875 from $517,394.50 to $802,269.50.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#74        Authorize to enter into a contract with OnSite Vision Plans Inc., Greenbush, NY, for the provision of On-Site Optometry Services, in the amount of $202,851.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional period of two years.  100% General Funds.   

#75        Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option amendment with Diplomatic Security LLC, Pembroke, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #66), for the provision of Courier Services, by increasing the amount by $135,902 from $127,400 to $263,302.  100% General Funds.   

#76        Authorize to enter into a contract with Johnstone Enterprises LTD d/b/a Granite State Shuttle Service, Dover, NH, for the provision of In-State Courier Services for the Northern NH Correctional Facility, in the amount of $136,764.16.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional period of two years.  100% General Funds.   

#77        Authorize to enter into a contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Whitefield, NH, for the provision of Guardianship Services, in the amount of $26,304.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional period of two years.  100% General Funds.   

#78        Authorize to exercise a contract renewal 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, by increasing the amount by $511,000 from $2,557,520 to $3,068,520.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#79        NOT USED   

                              PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#80        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $168,000 to Mascoma Meadows Cooperative Inc., to install and operate a ground-mount solar array that will benefit low and moderate income residents of the resident owned manufactured home community located in the Mascoma Meadows Cooperative in Lebanon.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Renewable Energy Funds.   

#81        NOT USED   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#82        Authorize to enter into a contract with Holden Engineering & Surveying Inc., Bedford, NH, for boundary maintenance and GPS data collection over 26.5 miles of five Wildlife Management Areas in the Town of Hillsborough, Andover, Moultonborough, Alton and Newton.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 3, 2019.  75% Federal, 25% Other Funds.   

#83        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source  no-cost contract amendment with The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #95), to continue assisting with implementation of the NH Wildlife Action Plan, by extending the end date from June 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#84        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Holden Engineering and Surveying Inc., Bedford, NH, to conduct the necessary document and field research to ascertain the true ownership of land in question at the Bellamy Wildlife Management Area, Exeter, NH, and the Ellis Hatch Jr. WMA, New Durham, in the amount of $10,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2018.  75% Federal, 25% Other Funds.    

#85        Authorize the annual Transfer Agreement with the Northeast Fishery Sector XI for the transfer of Annual Catch Entitlement of groundfish from federal fisheries permits residing in the NH State Permit Bank which is submitted for review by the Governor and Council.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#86        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from FY2018 funds to Lorna Colquhoun, Administrator III, Division of Economic Development, in the amount of $1,122.80 to compensate for wages that were not paid during FY2017, for the period of March 2, 2017 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#87        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from FY2018 funds to Jane Brezosky, Program Specialist IV, Division of Economic Development, in the amount of $2,329.89 to compensate for wages that were not paid during FY2017, for the period of September 19, 2016 through June 30, 2017.  100% General Funds.   

#88        Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce, to retroactively amend a federal grant from the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment (originally approved by G&C on 5-3-17, item #54), by extending the end date from April 30, 2018 to September 30, 2018, to align with a Federal grant extension and to reallocate funds between expenses classes.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  (2)Further authorize to extend the class 046 Consultant for the purpose of contracting a consultant for consortium organization and expansion.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.   

#89        Authorize the Division of Economic Development to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $128,559 and reallocate appropriations between expense accounts in the amount of $18,024 for a total of $146,583 for the purpose of creating a ten-year economic development strategy for NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Other Funds.   Fiscal Committee approved.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend federal grant funds in the amount of $140,000 from the Economic Development Administration and $42,000 from the Northern Borders Regional Commission for a total of $182,000 for the purpose of creating a ten-year economic development strategy for NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize to establish a class 046 Consultant for the purpose of creating a ten-year economic development strategy for NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018. 

#90        Authorize the Division of Economic Development to enter into a contract with Fourth Economy Consulting Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, to facilitate, produce, and release a statewide economic development plan for the state of NH, in the amount of $296,310.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  45% Other, 55% Federal Funds.   

#91        Authorize the Division of Economic Development, Office of International Commerce to enter into a sole source and retroactive contract amendment with Firebrand International LLC, Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-3-17, item #55), to act as Consortium Manager for the NH Aerospace and Defense Export Consortium, in compliance with a grant awarded by the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment, by increasing the amount by $9,750 from $58,500 to $68,250, and by extending the completion date to September 30, 2018 from April 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#92        Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism to award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated April 13, 2018, in the total amount not to exceed $47,535 for marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#93        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a sole source contract with NH Health Care Association, Pembroke, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #93), for the provision of Health Care Sector Intermediary services, by increasing the amount by $30,050 from $54,969.88 to $85,019.88, and by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2018 to December 28, 2018.  100% Federal Funds (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Governor’s Discretionary Funds).   

#94        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a memorandum of understanding for services with the Community College System of NH, Concord, NH, for the provision of staff to serve as the Sector Partnership Initiative Project Director, in an amount not to exceed $136,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Discretionary Funds).   

#95        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to hold a NH Works American Job Center training day on June 6, 2018 for up to 250 NH Works and partner agency staff, at the NH Technical Institute in Concord, NH, for a total cost not to exceed $6,000.  $3,000 is the all-inclusive cost for the plenary speaker/workshop presenter, the costs of which are included in a contract with PowerNotes LLC approved by G&C on March 7, 2018, item #38A).  The remaining $3,000 is for the cost of lunch for the event.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Federal, 50% Other (Board) Funds.   

#96        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-11-15, item #36), for the provision of additional staff training, outreach and other allowable activities as described in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act implementation grant, by increasing the amount by $25,000 from $18,281,331 to $18,306,331 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#97        Authorize to make unencumbered stipend payments to applicants for travel expenses related to interviews with the search committee in an amount not to exceed $500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#98        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources, Division of Historical Resources to budget and expend $6,416 in FY 2018 and $38,584 in FY 2019 from the Conservation Number Plate Fund.  Funds will be used to support an ongoing statewide survey project that is being conducted to maintain and provide information on historic properties in the state.  (2)Further authorize the establishment of two temporary part-time Program Specialist I positions for the purpose of providing technical support to Division staff in the creation, implementation and ongoing management of a Geographic Information System and other digital records on historical properties in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#99        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Underwood Engineers Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the evaluation of Cannon Mountain’s Subsurface Wastewater System and recommendations for environmental improvements to the system, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Capital Funds.   

#100      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a lease agreement with LifeFlight of Maine, a Maine Limited Liability Company located in Bangor, Maine, for equipment and antenna space in designated areas at Mount Washington in Sargent’s Purchase.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to accept an initial annual rental payment of $1,601.87 and additional payment increases of $1,572 in each subsequent year, further annually adjusted using the Consumers Price Index.   

#101      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept the no-cost transfer of 78.67 acres in Lancaster, NH, from Granite State Landholdings LLC, Lancaster. 

#102      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands, pursuant to RSA 162-C:8 and enabled by a memorandum of agreement between the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, the Council on Resources and Development, and the Office of Strategic Initiatives (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-14, item #65), authorize the deposit of $95,000 from Thomas R. Dillon and Scott A. Dillon (landowners) in the NH Land Conservation Endowment Fund held by NH State Treasury to permanently endow conservation easement monitoring and stewardship.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#103      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to award Recreational Trails Program grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated May 7, 2018, in the total amount of $790,439.72 for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail related safety and educational projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#103A   Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a payment in the amount of $25,000 to the Mount Washington Summit Road Company d/b/a Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham, NH, for a portion of road repairs to the auto road for wear and tear caused by the snow cats during the 2017-2018 winter season.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#104      Authorize to amend item #31, originally approved by G&C on February 7, 2018, by extending the end date to June 30, 2019 from June 30, 2018 for the purpose of implementing RSA 485-F.  100% Drinking Water Groundwater Trust Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $32,215,163 in Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Funds for Fiscal Year 2019 for the purpose of implementing RSA 485-F.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Drinking Water Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#105      Authorize to accept and expend $63,290 in Federal Funds for the purposes of managing corrective action at leaking underground storage tank sites.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#106      Authorize to retroactively pay calendar year 2018 membership dues to the Ground Water Protection Council, Oklahoma City, OK, in the amount of $9,500.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#107      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#108      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#109      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Pescinski Industrial Painting LLC, Hill, NH, for industrial painting services to recoat the interior of an anaerobic digester cover, in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#110      Authorize to execute a retroactive amendment to the agreement with F.L. Merrill Construction Inc., Loudon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #65), to complete construction services on the Suncook River Mitigation Project, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2018 from April 30, 2018.  61% Capital (General), 39% Transfer from DOT Funds.   

#111      Authorize to enter into a contract with J.W.C. Enterprises Inc., Milford, NH, to provide sampling containers and laboratory analytical services, in the total amount of $570,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.  35% MtBE Remediation, 65% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#112      Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Salem, NH, in the amount not to exceed $3,360,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds.   

#113      Authorize to enter into an agreement with 603-PUMP-OUT LLC, Northwood, NH, to operate a pumpout vessel in Hampton Harbor, for a total of $44,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#114      Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Littleton (originally approved by G&C on 8-2-17, item #29), by increasing the funding by $340,000 from $2,000,000 to $2,340,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Account Funds.   

#115      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Salem, in an amount not to exceed $8,290,000, to finance the South Broadway Sewer, Water and Bridge Improvements Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#116      Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to Pennichuck Water Works Inc., Merrimack, NH, in the amount of $31,500 to complete two projects that protect and preserve public drinking water.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#117      Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Rollinsford Water and Sewer District, Rollinsford, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#118      Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Town of Newport, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#119      Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Penacook Boscawen Water Precinct, Boscawen, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#120      Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the City of Franklin, NH, in the amount of $17,500 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#121      Authorize James P. Coleman’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. 

#122      Authorize Jeffrey Williams’ request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#123      Authorize the Steven K. Deutsch Trust et. al.’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#124      Authorize Richard LeSavoy Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on the Lamprey River in Newmarket. 

#125      Authorize Rockbottom Condominium Association’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. 

#125A   Authorize to amend the sole source contract with the Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #93), to assist the Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund loan program with underwriting and legal services for loans to private borrowers, by increasing the amount by $10,000 to $130,000 from $120,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#126      Authorize to enter into a contract with Global Empire LLC, Harrisburg, PA, to provide pharmacy services to the residents, in the amount of $1,085,400.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.  28% Federal, 47% General, 25% Other Funds.   

#126A   Authorize to pay $1,150,000 in overtime for permanent personnel services salaries out of class 10 appropriations for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 

                              POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL 
#127      Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Compass Group USA Inc., 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 $368,278.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#128      Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to transfer funds in and among accounting units in the amount of $90,000 for the continued support of the IDEA-Special Education grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#129      Authorize to enter into a contract with Southeastern Regional Education Service Center Inc., Bedford, NH, to serve as NH’s Pyramid Model State Leadership Team Meeting Facilitator, in an amount not to exceed $24,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#130      Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing contract with the North Country Education Services Agency, Gorham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-22-17, item #38), to provide supplemental educational support and technical assistance for students of the Migrant Education program, by increasing the price by $80,000 from $80,000 to $160,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#131      Authorize the Division of Program Support to amend an existing sole source contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH (originally amended by G&C on 9-20-17, item #74), to continue the development of processes and programs to analyze state assessment and other accountability data, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $89,000 to $189,000, and by extending the completion date from November 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#132      Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to provide administration and maintenance of an online transition resource portal developed under the State Personnel Development Grant, in the amount of $36,037.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  

#133      Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to exercise a renewal option with Second Start, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #83), to provide statewide Professional Development Services, by increasing the price by $304,056.34 from $283,911.17 to $587,967.51.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds.   

#134      Authorize to amend an existing contract with the individuals as detailed in letter dated April 25, 2018, to conduct Special Education Impartial Due Process Hearings, State Board of Education Hearings, Vocational Rehabilitation Hearings, and Alternative Dispute Resolution sessions, in an amount of $5,500 from $103,000 to $108,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  33% Federal, 67% General Funds.   

#135      Authorize the Division of Program Support to contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH, to serve the department as a technical advisor for the accountability program and initiatives, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, with an option to renew for three additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

#136      Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to exercise a renewal option with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 18, 2018 (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #73), to provide Postsecondary Transition services, by increasing the price by $79,560.38 from $73,011.83 to $150,572.21.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#137      Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to exercise a renewal option with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 16, 2018 (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #88), to provide adult education and literacy programs as defined under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act of 2014, by increasing the price by $2,193,972.98 from $3,015,241.76 to $5,209,214.74.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#138      Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer among accounts within Division of Motor Vehicles Operations, Driver Licensing, and Motor Vehicle Registration accounts, in the amount of $126,600 for anticipated shortages in overtime, part-time wages, benefits, current expenses, and telecommunications for the Fiscal Year 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income (Cost of Collections).  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#139      Authorize to accept and expend “FEMA Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance” funds in the amount of $247,156 from the Department of Homeland Security for deployment of staffing for disaster support services associated with Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#140      Authorize to accept and expend “Emergency Management Assistance Compact Interstate Mutual Aid Request for Assistance” funds in the amount of $628,312 from the Government of Puerto Rico for the deployment of law enforcement staffing associated with Hurricane Maria.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#141      Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Idemia Identity & Security USA LLC, Billerica, MA, to provide software and services required to successfully install and implement a new, updated Automated Driver License Testing system, in an amount not to exceed $1,105,693.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2023.   82.3% Federal, 17.7% Transfers from Other Agencies.   

#142      Authorize to disburse to Ms. Whitney Banker of Canaan, NH, as the surviving adult child of deceased Firefighter/Engineer Charles Waterbury, death benefits in the amount of $100,000 as a result of Firefighter/Engineer Waterbury’s line-of-duty death on July 24, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#143      Authorize the Division of State Police to pay an invoice in the amount of $810.74 to Milne Travel, Lebanon, NH, for out-of-state travel associated with Trooper Christopher J. Prenaveau’s deployment to Puerto Rico on November 24, 2017.  Effective upon G&C approval.  49% General, 27% Turnpike, 24% Highway Funds.   

#144      Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to amend item #90, originally approved by G&C on August 23, 2017, in the amount of $33,065, increasing the total amount from $310,577 to $343,642, to pay a one-time fee for additional on-line services and per transaction fees to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, Arlington, VA, for the on-line US Passport Verification Services to interface the Division of Motor Vehicles’ VISION system to AAMVANet.   Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#145      Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively pay invoice in the amount of $5,004 funds to Joe Brigham Inc., d/b/a Craig Avionics, Concord, NH, for the installation of a cable needed for providing real time information to ground personnel.   Effective upon G&C approval.  49.11% General, 27.05% Turnpike, 23.84% Highway Funds.   

#146      Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $1,536 to WB Mason Co Inc., Manchester, NH, for office furniture.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income.   

#147      Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a sole source contract with ANAB (ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board LLC), Milwaukee, WI, for required auditing, inspection, and certification of the State Police Forensic Laboratory, in the amount of $59,870.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022.  57.93% Agency Income, 25.89% Highway, 16.18% General Funds.   

#148      Authorize the Division of State Police, Bureau of Marine Patrol, to amend the sole source contract with Kalkomey Enterprises LLC, d/b/a Boat Ed, Dallas, TX (originally approved by G&C on 3/21/07, item #69), for the purpose of maintaining a web-based, interactive, safe boater education and testing system, as well as continuing to provide safe boating handbooks and videos, by increasing the amount from $884,107 to $1,023,184.06, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#149      Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment with Tech Mahindra (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-13, item #92), for continued maintenance and support services for the VISION system, by increasing the price by $519,454 from $10,569,800 to an amount not to exceed $11,089,254, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2020.  82% Transfer from Other Agencies, 10% Revolving, 8% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#150      Authorize to enter into subgrants with the agencies as detailed in letter dated May 14, 2018, totaling $210,000 from the NH Regional Drug Task Force appropriation to support drug task force program operations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#151      Authorize a salary increment to Robert J. Sullivan, Criminal Investigator, from salary level of $63,238.76 (LG BB, Step 3) to a salary level of $66,888.12 (LG BB, Step 4).  Effective upon G&C approval or June 22, 2018, whichever is the latter. 

#152      Authorize a salary increment to Norman J. Houle, Criminal Investigator, from a salary level of $63,238.76 (LG BB, Step 3) to a salary level of $66,888.12 (LG BB, Step 4).  Effective upon G&C approval or June 8, 2018, whichever is the latter. 

#153      Authorize to enter into a subgrant agreement with the NH Department of Safety Forensic Laboratory, for a total not to exceed $39,229 utilizing funds from the US Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice Paul Coverdell National Forensic Science Improvement Act Grant Program for the purpose of providing training for laboratory personnel and to maintain accreditation for both the testing and calibration laboratories.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#154      Authorize to enter into subgrants with the programs as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2018, in the amount of $478,848 from the Federal Victims of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of supporting programs that provide direct services to victims of crime.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#155      Authorize to enter into a contract with All American Poly Corp., Piscataway, NJ, for janitorial supplies, in the amount of $65,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through April 30, 2020. 

#156      Authorize the Risk Management Unit to amend an existing contract with Anthem Health Plans of NH Inc., d/b/a Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-8-17, item #84), in the approximate amount of $5,764,000, decreasing the total amount of the contract from $20,900,000 for the administration of the medical benefit provided to state employees, non-Medicare and Medicare retirees to an amount not to exceed $15,136,000.  This reduction removes the self-funded Medicare Retiree Health Benefit Plan administration fee for calendar years 2019 and 2020 in order to replace it with a fully-insured Medicare Advantage Plan Covering the State’s Medicare retirees.  Approximately 36% General, 15% Federal, 4% Enterprise, 11% Highway, 2% Turnpike, 32% Other Funds. (2)Further authorize to enter into a fully-insured Medicare Advantage Plan with Anthem (originally approved by G&C on 11-8-17, item #84), in an amount not to exceed $29,460,000 for the Medicare Advantage Plan premium for Medicare eligible participants for calendar years 2019 and 2020, increasing the total amount from $15,136,000 to $44,596,000 including a contingency fund in the amount of $250,000 to be available to address plan administration costs that may arise.  Approximately 39% General, 9% Federal, 3% Enterprise, 14% Highway, 1% Turnpike, 35% Other Funds.   

#157      Authorize the readoption of the Department of Administrative Services Manual of Procedures (“DAS MOP”), Chapter 150 (“Governor and Executive Council Actions”), with amendments, as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#158      Authorize proposed contingent amendments to DAS MOP 150 relating to the “G&C approval thresholds”.  These contingent amendments would create one single G&C approval threshold for service contracts, rather than the current two thresholds ($10,000 for “personal/personal” service contracts and $25,000 for other service contracts).  If these contingent amendments were to be adopted, the amount of the new single threshold would be set at $10,000, as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2018.  Effective July 1, 2018.   

#159      Authorize proposed contingent amendment to DAS MOP 150, relating to items which must be brought before the Governor and Executive Council for direct approval, regardless of dollar amount, as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2018.  Effective July 1, 2018. 

#160      Authorize the Office of Child Advocate to create new class lines and transfer funds in the amount of $5,000 for FY2018 and $34,684 for FY2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to establish four temporary part-time, class 050 positions.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#161      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $475,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of July 2018. 

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

#163      Authorize an annual salary step increase for Alexander M. Stone, position #9U025, Financial Data Manager, from letter Grade HH, Step 4 ($98,167.96) to Grade HH, Step 5 ($103,574.64).  Effective June 9, 2018.   

#164      Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH, to provide semi-annual updates to the NH Hospital Scorecard, a data analytics tool, and facilitation services to the members of the NH Purchasers Group on Health, in the amount not to exceed $66,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022.  Approximately 33% General, 15% Federal, 3% Enterprise, 12% Highway, 2% Turnpike, 35% Other Funds.   

#165      Authorize to enter into a contract with Central Paper Products Co., Inc., Manchester, NH, for janitorial supplies, in the amount of $385,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through April 30, 2020. 

#166      Authorize to enter into a contract with WB Mason Co., Inc., Brockton, MA, for janitorial supplies, in the amount of $973,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2018, whichever is later, through April 30, 2020. 

#167      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 6-15-16, item #94), for the provision of wireless cellular and data service, by adding multiple plans that have improved rates and services.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019. 

#168      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a retroactive equipment lease agreement with Granite State Plumbing and Heating, Weare, NH, to provide a 200-ton temporary Trane Chiller at the Rockingham County Courthouse for an amount not to exceed $151,031.   Effective April 10, 2018 through October 31, 2018.  100% Transfer Funds (Transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#169      Authorize to enter into a contract amendment with IntelliTime Systems Corporation, Santa Ana, CA (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #89), for the provision of scheduling and time/attendance software as a service, time clocks, and professional services, by deleting in its entirety Exhibit P, Time Clock and Support Pricing, and substitute a replacement Exhibit P with reduced pricing and adding an additional, lower cost, type of time clock.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2027.   

#170      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Advanced Excavating & Paving LLC., Suncook, NH, for the Driver Training & Parking Lot Rehabilitation, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $615,071.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $7,165 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, Clerk of the Works for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $622,236.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 24, 2018.  100% General – Capital Funds.   

#171      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with RTH Mechanical Contractors Inc., Brentwood, NH, for the Design/Build Kitchen Exhaust System at the John O. Morton Building, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $61,750.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $5,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $66,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 4, 2018.  100% Transfer Funds.   

#172      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, which shall provide courtroom, office and storage space for the Grafton County Superior Court and the 2nd Circuit – District Division (Haverhill) comprised of approximately 21,291 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $1,222,599.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#173      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with the County of Strafford, Dover, NH, which shall provide courtroom and office space for the Strafford County Superior Court and the 7th Circuit – Probate Division (Dover) comprised of approximately 36,652 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $2,146,273.08.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2022.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#174      Authorize to amend a contract with Banc of America Merchant Services LLC, Jamaica Plain, MA (originally approved by G&C on 9-18-13, item #27E), for Merchant Card Processing Services, by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2018 to June 30, 2019.