GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
Castle in the Clouds, Moultonborough, NH 
September 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #A.         Authorize to enter Diana Lacey into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in 6 courses in General Studies in Business: Chart/Decode Evolution of Media; Consider the Environment; Examine Ethical Perspectives; Evaluate/Experiment Psychology; Interact Effectively in the Workplace; and Investigate Business Ethics, during the period of October 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,500.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #B.         Authorize to enter Elizabeth L. Biron into an educational tuition agreement with Rivier University, Nashua, NH, to participate in Compliance and Risk Management in Healthcare Settings, during the period of October 24, 2018 through December 14, 2018, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,785.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #C.         Authorize to enter Barbara Bishop into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Intersection of Law and Psychology, during the period of October 1, 2018 through December 9, 2018, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,881.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Bureau of Human Resource Management 
               #D.         Authorize to enter Montana Madden into an educational tuition agreement Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Financial Reporting and Analysis, and Human Behavior in Organizations, during the period of October 29, 2018 through December 23, 2018, and to pay said costs in the amount of $3,762.  100% General Funds.   

                                             STATE TREASURY 
               #E.         Authorize the Comptroller to issue a warrant from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $133,096 and the State Treasurer to issue checks in the amount of $133,095.63 to the rightful owners of abandoned or unclaimed funds. 

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES 
               #F.          Authorize to pay the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities, Washington, DC, annual dues in the amount of $4,310 due by October 1, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
               #G.         Authorize the Division of Higher Education to pay membership dues to the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association, in the amount of $4,364.  Effective October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  51% General, 49% Agency Income (Fees).   

 

#2           MOP 150, I, B (2): Approval of Acceptances  - NONE 

 

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

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report of the New Hampshire Veterans Home for the Fiscal Year 2018. 

                                             POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL 
               #B.         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report of the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council for FY18 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018). 

 

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

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
               #A.         Authorize the nomination of Major Brian S. Fisher, Deerfield, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grades, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
               #B.         Authorize the nomination of Major Christopher J. Williams, Del Rio, TX, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grades, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
               #C.         Authorize the nomination of Major James T. Lux, Exeter, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grades, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
               #D.         Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Eric B. Hogancamp, Bradford, NH, to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #E.         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Ways petition for a hearing on the proposal to construct a new interchange on I-93 in Londonderry between Exits 4 and 5, and a new roadway extending east for approximately 0.75 miles from the new interchange to join North High Street in Derry near its intersection with Madden Road.  A special committee, as suggested in letter dated August 22, 2018, shall determine whether there is occasion for the laying out of the new interchange and new roadway in the towns of Derry and Londonderry. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #F.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Ways petition for a hearing on the proposed NH 101A improvements from Craftsman Lane to Continental Boulevard.  A special committee shall determine whether there is necessity for the project. 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Division for Children, Youth & Families 
               #A.         Authorize to amend an agreement with Bethany Christian Services of Northern New England, Candia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-11-17, item #11), to provide a Community and Faith-Based Initiative for the support of foster, relative, and adoptive families, by modifying the scope of services to add additional activities, with no change to the price limitation of $100,000, and no change to the contract completion date of December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #B.         Authorize to amend an agreement with the NH Department of Health and Human Services and the NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food, (originally approved by G&C on 4-5-17, item #27), titled Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Approach for Tickborne Disease Prevention by changing the completion date to June 30, 2019 from September 30, 2018.  No Additional Funds.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                              Bureau of Human Resource Management 
#6           Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on August 1, 2018, a Mental Health Workers II at the NH 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. 

#7           Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on July 7, 2018, a Mental Health Workers III at the Division of Developmental Services, 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. 

                              Office of Emergency Services 
#8           Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Safer Institute, Providence, RI (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #7), for the provision of the State’s Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals, by increasing the price by $71,964 from $161,919 to $233,883, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Bureau of Improvement & Integrity – Federal Audit Oversight Unit 
#9           Authorize to enter into an agreement with Myers & Stauffer LC, Atlanta, GA, to provide professional services to plan and develop a Post-Payment Audit Plan including the review of NH Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Payment records annually in an amount not to exceed $207,340.  Effective October 1, 2018 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2020.  90% Federal, 10% General Funds.   

                              Office of Medicaid and Business Policy 
#10        Authorize the Division of Medicaid Services to make a retroactive payment to the National Association of Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC, for annual membership dues in the amount of $8,011.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

                              Office of Medicaid Services 
#11        Authorize the Office of Quality and Improvement to enter into an agreement with Westport Healthcare Management Inc., d/b/a Pacific Health Policy Group, Highland Park, IL, for the provision of the development of evaluation plans for the Substance Use Disorder, Section 1115(a) Medicaid Demonstration Waiver in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                              Bureau of Housing Supports 
#12        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Families in Transition, Manchester, NH, to provide a permanent housing program to homeless individuals and families through the Federal Continuum of Care program, in an amount not to exceed $102,792.  Effective October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#13        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Community Health Access Network, Newmarket, NH, to coordinate and implement asthma health systems interventions to improve management of this chronic disease, in an amount not to exceed $139,998.10.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Bureau of Elderly & Adult Services 
#14        Authorize to retroactively pay the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities, Washington, DC, $7,225 for annual membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#15        Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Crotched Mountain Community Care Inc., Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-19-17, item #8), to continue to provide State Health Insurance Assistance Program Trainer and Medicare Supplement Insurance Information, by increasing the price by $20,447.95 from $23,914 to $44,361.95, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16        Authorize to exercise a renewal option to a current agreement with Lamprey Health Care, Newmarket, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-8-17, item #9), for the provision of health promotion programs that promote health and independence opportunities to NH, by increasing the price by $103,948 from $90,953 to $194,901, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17        Authorize a renewal option to a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide technical assistance and coordination of services necessary to advance the No Wrong Door infrastructure, by increasing the price by $95,616 from $630,652 to an amount not to exceed $726,268, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2018 to December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18        Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with GTL Inc., d/b/a Link to Life, Novi, MI (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #9), to provide Personal Emergency Response Systems to eligible individuals age 60 years and over, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $50,000 to $100,000, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2018 to September 30, 2020.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds.   

                              Bureau of Housing Supports 
#19        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #18), for the operation and maintenance of the NH Statewide Homeless Management Information System, by increasing the price by $128,768 from $950,968 to $1,079,736.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#20        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #39B), for the provision of Care Management Entity services for the FAST Forward program, by increasing the price by $742,840 from $194,320 to an amount not to exceed $937,160, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

                              Bureau of Mental Health Services 
#21        Authorize to amend the Center for Life Management contract, which is one of 10 sole source agreements, by adding Children’s Assertive Community Treatment Wraparound services to the scope of services and by increasing the price by $5,000 from $12,829,412 to $12,834,412, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                              Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services 
#22        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an agreement with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-1-16, item #13), to increase the number of Recovery Community Centers and ensure they meet the standards required of a Recovery Community Center, by increasing the price by $500,000 from $4,860,391 to an amount not to exceed $5,360,391.  Effective July 1, 2018 through the original completion date of June 30, 2019.  21.29% General, 41.34% Other, 37.37% Federal Funds.   

#23        Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 21, 2018, to provide Student Assistance Program services, in an amount not to exceed $902,289.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  98.63% Federal, 1.37% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#24        Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to amend an agreement with the Town of Salem (originally approved by G&C on 1-16-08, item #211), by increasing the amount by $5,228,200 from $920,000 to $6,148,200 to provide funding and services under the Federal Surface Transportation Block Grant Program through a Local Project Administration process, and by extending the completion date from June 2, 2019 to June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester, to remove obstructions (trees) at the approach end of Runway 35 at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $1,217,491.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 29, 2022.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively award a grant to the City of Manchester, to conduct an update to the Airport Master Plan Study at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $210,026.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 29, 2022.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority, for Phase I to expand the airport terminal building to enable a more efficient movement of passengers through the gate holding area at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $1,729,745.22.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 19, 2022.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#28        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to provide additional funding to the City of Manchester (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #27), to acquire easements and remove obstructions in the Runway 35 approach surface at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.  The total federal share of the project, including the amendment, will increase from $448,545 to $471,287.76, which equates to an increase of $22,742.76, or 90% of the grant amendment amount.  The amendment to the Federal participation in the amount of $24,006.41 is available for this project effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Aulson Company LLC, Methuen, MA, for removal of lead-containing paint and maintenance repainting of two steel beam overpass bridges spanning over Interstate 95 in Hampton, on the basis of a low bid of $1,699,740.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $84,987 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 21, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with the firm of McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH, for improvements to a five-mile section of NH Route 108 in the cities of Dover, Somersworth, and Rochester, for an amount not to exceed $1,416,424.37.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30A     Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to accept a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration in the amount of $146,340 to provide funding to design the rehabilitation of a fuel spill area, Phase 1 for the NH Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting training facility located in Concord, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022.  90% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to provide $16,260 to complete this project.  10% General Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES 
#31        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Public Utilities Commission, Concord, NH, in the amount of $20,000 for the Electric Assistance Program (EAP) triennial process evaluation and $21,000 to participate in the oversight and management of the EAP.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds (Systems Benefits Charge).   

#32        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $10,038,550.  (2)Further authorize to advance $989,444.  Effective October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $3,861,755.  (2)Further authorize to advance $375,523.  Effective October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $2,299,123.  (2)Further authorize to advance $222,080.  Effective October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#35        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $3,829,194.  (2)Further authorize to advance $374,401.  Effective October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#36        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $5,661,877.  (2)Further authorize to advance $43,621.  Effective October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#37        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment with CA Inc., (formerly Computer Associates Inc.), Islandia, NY (originally approved by G&C on 6-4-08, item #4), to provide software licenses to support the NH Employment Security mainframe, by increasing the not to exceed amount by $97,157.92 from $7,295,901.31 to $7,393,059.23.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              THE ADJUTANT GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT 
#38        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with LoCurrent Systems LLC, Cooperstown, NY, for the purpose of providing upgrades to the electronic security systems at the following locations: Manchester Readiness Center, Plymouth Readiness Center and Rochester Readiness Center, in the amount of $41,275.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#38A     Authorize to enter into a contract with M.E. Latulippe Construction Inc., Ashland, NH, for the purpose of providing improvements to the Plymouth Readiness Center Privately Owned Vehicle site, in an amount not to exceed $167,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2018.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $8,000 for unforeseen conditions and/or owner initiated changes, bringing the total to $175,550.  50% General – Capital, 50% Federal Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#39        Authorize to amend the current lease agreement with 300 Hanover Street LLC, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #52), for rental of an additional 1,250 square feet of office space, Manchester, NH, at a total additional cost of $81,237, for a new 5 year lease total of $942,777.  Effective upon G&C approval, or October 1, 2018, whichever is later, through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE 
#40        Authorize to amend on a sole source basis, a contract with Strategen Consulting LLC, Berkeley, CA (originally approved by G&C on 8-24-16, item #42), for expert services, by increasing the amount by $65,000 from $187,900 to $252,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Special Utility Assessment.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 21, 2018.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#41        Authorize the Division of Economic Development to accept and expend an additional $11,389 from the US Department of Defense to offset the cost of an unbudgeted dues increase, purchase of an interactive display/monitor for the BEA conference room, and purchase of two Microsoft Surface Pro computers businesses.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#42        Authorize the Division of Economic Development to enter into a retroactive memorandum of understanding with the NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership, for the promotion and development of manufacturing firms and their interests throughout the State of NH.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020. 

#43        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a contract for services with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-11-15, item #36), by increasing resources available to assist specific target populations to effectively engage in employment related activities, which in turn will benefit employers in needs of obtaining and/or retaining skilled workers, by increasing the limit by $6,345,715 from $18,306,331 to $24,652,046, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020, effective retroactive to July 1, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#44        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Wildlife Management Institute, Cabot, VT, to provide a scope of services that includes dues and assessments, as well as research and management of multiple waterfowl species, for an amount not to exceed $80,228.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  80% Federal, 20% Other (Game Management).   

#45        Authorize to enter into a contract with Baker Valley Floors Inc., Plymouth, NH, for removal and installation of flooring at the Warren State Fish Hatchery, in the amount of $12,518.   Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2019.  75% Federal, 25% Fish and Game Funds.   

#46        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Roger Stephenson, d/b/a Stephenson Strategic Communications, Stratham, NH, for fundraising efforts for the Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program, in an amount not to exceed $25,880.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Nongame).   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#47        Authorize to enter into a sole source lease amendment with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #114B), for 21,000 square feet of building space reduced from the current space occupancy of 29,564 square feet, Concord, NH, by increasing the lease payments by $459,900 for the cumulative 10 year period from $2,472,941.67 to 2,932,841.67 which includes a reduction in lease expense of $160,984 over the next two years, and by extending the end date to September 30, 2020 from September 30, 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#48        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Space Haus Ltd., Chicago, IL, for interpretive signage at Livermore Falls State Forest, in the amount of $24,625.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2019.  100% Agency Income (Moose Plate Funds).   

#49        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with Doppelmayr USA Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, for labor and parts required to rebuild the Peabody Express Lift Gearbox at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia, NH, in the amount of $53,495.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 19, 2018.  100% Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#50        Authorize to retroactively amend the contract with Process Energy Services LLC, Londonderry, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #65), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2018 from March 31, 2018.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

#51        Authorize to enter into an agreement with R&D Paving Inc., Franklin, NH, for grinding, paving and associated roadwork on portions of the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program Franklin wastewater treatment plant access road, in the amount not to exceed $110,127.55.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#52        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, to complete the Oyster River Watershed Management Plan Implementation, Phase II- Permeable Reactive Barrier Installation(s) Project, in the amount of $66,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#53        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Manchester, in an amount not to exceed $1,225,000 to finance the Solids Train Handling Upgrade Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#54        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Manchester, in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 to finance the Wastewater Treatment Facility and Stormwater Asset Management Program Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#55        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Manchester, in an amount not to exceed $6,294,000 to finance the CMOM Implementation contract 3 Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#56        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with Plymouth Village Water and Sewer District, in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to finance the Pump Station No. 1 Improvements Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#57        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Keene, in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to finance the Wastewater and Stormwater Collection Systems Asset Management Programs.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#58        Authorize West Alton Marina’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#59        Authorize Thomas Pursch et. al.’s request to perform work on Crescent Lake in Wolfeboro. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#60        Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Inc., Concord, NH, to provide independent living services in an amount not to exceed $87,019.62.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#61        Authorize to grant funds in accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to Belknap County Department of Corrections, Laconia, NH, to assist in the operation of their approved career and technical education programs for offenders, in the amount of $49,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#62        Authorize to enter into a contract with Inclusive Technology Solutions LLC, Brick, NJ, to provide technical assistance and professional development relative to Assistive Technology needs for students with significant disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $190,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020 with an option to renew for two additional fiscal years.  100% Federal Funds.   

#63        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with North Country Special Education Consulting LLC, Lancaster, NH, as a Special Education Administrator Mentor to support individuals who are certified or using an alternative pathway to certification and new to the role of Special Education Administrator, in an amount not to exceed $9,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL 
#64        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2019 funds to Lieutenant Earl Nelson, Law Enforcement Training Specialist I, in the amount of $3,181.73 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2017 and 2018.  100% General Funds.   

#65        Authorize to enter into a contract with the Institute of Police Technology Management of the University of North Florida, for $51,000 to provide technical law enforcement training.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#66        Authorize to renew a memorandum of agreement with NHTI – Concord’s Community College, for the use of NHTI’s Capital Commons cafeteria in Little Hall, by PSTC recruits and in-service officers, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2023.   

#67        Authorize to enter into a contract with the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Concord, NH, for $17,600 to provide technical law enforcement training.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#68        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $180,565 of pass-through federal funds, entitled Department of Safety Forensic Lab Gas Chromatograph, from the Office of Highway Safety, to purchase a new chromatograph for the NH State Police forensic lab.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 21, 2018.   

#69        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $109,570 of pass-through federal funds, entitled Department of Safety Forensic Lab Preliminary Breath Testing (PBT’s), from the Office of Highway Safety, to purchase PBT devices for distribution to law enforcement officers.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 21, 2018.   

#70        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to support the Flood Hazards Program, which provides for two full-time and one part-time personnel and associated benefits necessary to support the program for the identification of river-induced public safety hazards in NH for a total amount of $266,272.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to fund a full-time Resiliency and Adaptation manager to support NH’s response to the impact of climate change for a total amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#72        Authorize the Division of Emergency Services & Communications to retroactively enter into a sole source contract with Great Eastern Radio LLC, Lebanon, NH, for the lease of the Green Mountain tower for communications maintenance, in the amount of $69,725.92.  Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021.  100% Agency Income.   

#73        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Washington, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the town’s secondary Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $54,159.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#74        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Belmont for the purchase and installation of computers in their Emergency Operations Center and to relocate a communication antenna for a total amount of $11,569.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Mountain Rescue Service Inc., to purchase avalanche beacons and one beacon tester for a total amount of $19,826.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#76        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Claremont to purchase electronic message boards for a total amount of $30,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#77        Authorize to reappoint Bonni Schumann, RN, to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 7, 2021. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#78        Authorize to pay the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers, Lexington, KY, in an amount not to exceed $3,500 for Fiscal Year 2019 membership dues.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#79        Authorize to exercise the option to extend the contract with NH Print & Mail Services, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #113), to extend the provisions of presort mailing services in an amount not to exceed $301,214 increasing from $451,821 to $753,035, and by extending the end date from December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2020.  Effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#80        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Coover-Clark & Associates Inc., Denver, CO, for professional services for the Adjutant General’s Department, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $447,210.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $36,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $483,210.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#81        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Martini Northern LLC, Portsmouth, NH, for the Adjutant General Department’s Cooper House Renovations and Site Water System Upgrades, Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,295,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $80,000 for unanticipated structural expenses and owner initiated changes, bringing the total to $1,375,000.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $54,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,429,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#82        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for the Adjutant General Department’s NH Army National Guard Littleton Field Maintenance Shop Motorpool Expansion, Littleton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $325,451.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $30,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $355,451.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $10,140 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $365,591.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 2, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#83        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to increase the DPW fees in the amount of $63,900, $42,300 for Project 80929T, for Paint & Carpentry, Howard Rec, Philbrook, Philbrook Rec, and Pond Place, and $21,600 for Project 80929Q, for the Thayer, Johnson and Londergan Buildings.  This will revise the total amount to $130,900 for additional engineering services for these two (2) Steam Conversion projects, for which the Division of Public Works Design and Construction is providing oversight.  (2)Further authorize to establish a contingency amount provided in contract 80929T, with Project Resource Group LLC, for the Paint & Carpentry, Howard Rec, Philbrook, Philbrook Rec, and Pond Place in the amount of $60,000 for a revised total of $140,000 to cover the cost of unforeseen conditions.  100% General Funds.   

#84        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Build-It Construction Services Inc., Plaistow, NH, for the Construction of Salt Buildings in Franklin and Loudon, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,076,141.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $55,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,131,141.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 15, 2019.  100% Capital-Highway Funds.   

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TABLED ITEMS 

  

                        DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled 9/5/18) 
#36        TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Volinsky, seconded by Councilor Kenney voted to table consideration of whether the petition of Gary Place (age 70) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of First Degree Murder should be granted.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment. 

                         DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Position #41260 Tabled 9/5/18) 
#38        The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Prescott, and with Councilors Volinsky and Pappas voting no, voted to table position #41260.  The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Kenney, seconded by Councilor Pappas authorized the remainder of item #38, the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval.