GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
March 13, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 


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

                                             STATE TREASURY 
               #A.         Authorize to enter Linda Desmond into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, Manchester, to participate in Modules in Business Management with a Concentration in Public Administration, including: Explore State and Local Government; Contribute to Society; Use Math to Solve Problems, during the period of April 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,500.  100% General (Employee Training) Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #B.         Authorize to enter Luis Adorno into an educational tuition agreement with New England College, Henniker, NH, to participate in Org. Comm, Negotiations & Conflict Resolution and Relationship Selling Strategies during the period of March 18, 2019 to May 5, 2019, and to pay costs in the amount of $4,760.  100% DWSRF Management Fees.   

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             New Hampshire Hospital 
              #A.         Authorize to accept donations from October 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 from contributors, in the amount of $2,273.67 and deposit into the NH Hospital Trust Fund. 

 

#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 confirmation of Major Heath D. Huffman, Bedford, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Aaron C. McCarthy, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                              THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #C.         Authorize the nomination of Captain William J. White Jr, Goffstown, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #D.         Authorize to appoint Dianne H. Martin as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $108,981.87.  Effective upon G&C approval or March 29, 2019, whichever is the latter, through June 14, 2021. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #E.         Authorize to reappoint David Rotman to serve on the NH Victim’s Assistance Commission.  Effective March 17, 2019 through March 17, 2022.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #F.          Authorize to appoint Heather A. Cherniske as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $75,500.  Effective upon G&C approval or March 15, 2019, whichever is the latter. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #G.         Authorize to appoint Nicholas Chong Yen as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $64,500.  Effective upon G&C approval or March 15, 2019, whichever is the latter, through October 31, 2022. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #H.         Authorize to appoint Heather D. Neville as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $77,685.30.  Effective upon G&C approval or March 15, 2019, whichever is the latter, through September 20, 2020. 

 

#5           MOP 150, I, B (5): Other Items - NONE 

 

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 December 5, 2018 a Registered Nurse 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. 

                              Office of Medicaid Services  
#7           Authorize to continue an increase in hourly rate by 30% for recruitment and retention purposes for the Pharmaceutical Service Specialist classification, position #12433 from March 15, 2019 through March 14, 2021.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#8           Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with ICF Macro Inc., Fairfax, VA (originally approved by G&C on 12-21-16, item #22), to plan, organize, test, and implement the annual Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey questionnaire, by increasing the price by $705,075 from $662,512 to an amount not to exceed $1,367,587 and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2020.  96.64% Federal, 2.19% General, 1.17% Other Funds.   

#9           Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for the provision of training and technical assistance to community-based organizations and medical providers on harm reduction strategies in an amount not to exceed $143,875.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#10        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide bioinformatics services at the NH Public Health Laboratories, in an amount not to exceed $85,490.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#11        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Department of Justice, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, to improve surveillance systems to monitor the incidence, trends, and characteristics of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Death in the Young, in the amount of $118,330.  Effective retroactive to September 30, 2018 through September 29, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.   

#12        Authorize to enter into an agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to provide professional support services to the Department’s Oral Health Program in order to implement activities funded through federal grants, including access to preventive and reparative dental treatment for individuals in the statewide community-based and school-based oral health programs; conducting dental screenings, fluoride treatment and referrals for treatment in substance abuse treatment settings; as well as workforce development activities, in an amount not to exceed $2,605,345.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  74.37% Federal, 25.63% General Funds.   

#13        Authorize to enter into an agreement with JSI Research & Training d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, to develop and execute a plan to validate Healthcare-Associated Infections data reported by hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, in an amount not to exceed $89,988.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#14        Authorize to amend an existing contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #49), for the provisions of a Commodity Supplemental Food Program and a Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program statewide, by decreasing the price by $170,707 from $1,680,610 to $1,509,903 with no change in the completion date of September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Client Services 
#14A      Authorize the Division of Client Services to exercise a renewal option with University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #11), for the provision of Disability Determination services, by increasing the price by $302,640 from $778,250 to an amount not to exceed $1,080,890, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#15        Authorize to exercise a retroactive renewal option to a sole source agreement with Friends of Recovery, NH d/b/a Hope for NH Recovery, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-18, item #16B), to continue the provision of Peer Recovery Support Services, by extending the completion date from February 28, 2019 to June 30, 2019, with no change to the price of $600,000.   

#16        Authorize the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services to amend an existing agreement with the Prevention of Certification Board of NH, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #20A), relative to the provision of the Prevention Specialist Mentorship Program, by decreasing the funding for State Fiscal Year 2019 by $7,693, thereby reducing the overall price $88,000 to $80,307.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to exercise a renewal option with the Prevention Certification Board of NH, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #20A), relative to the provision of the Prevention Specialist Mentorship Program, by increasing the price from $80,307 to $92,307 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  85.10% Federal, 13% Other, 1.90% General Funds.   

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services 
#17        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment and exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with Navigant Consulting Inc., Chicago, IL (originally approved by G&C on 5-17-17, item #12B), to assess, analyze and explore alternatives to the current service delivery model for long term supports and services and make recommendations to guide the transition to a future service delivery model for the Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services, by increasing the price by $550,000 from $204,300 to $754,300, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  86.46% Federal, 13.54% General Funds.   

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
#18        Authorize to accept and expend the Emergency Solutions Grants Program funds under Subtitle B of Title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act in the amount of $39,610.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#19        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to transfer a 6,160 +/- square foot parcel of State-owned property located in the Town of Londonderry, situated between the north side of Roundstone Drive and the south side of Old Pettingill Road to Hazelton Pettingill LLC.  This transaction is in exchange for the transfer of an 11,828 +/- square foot parcel of land from Hazelton Pettingill LLC to the Department of Transportation to be used as an Access Road.  (2)Further authorize to waive the Administrative Fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Cost Transaction. 

#20        Authorize the Division of Operations to transfer $4,646,400 from the Highway Surplus Account to fund winter maintenance activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on March 8, 2019.   

#21        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer funds in the amount of $135,000 in State Fiscal Year 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on March 8, 2019.   

#22        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $262,324.40 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from January 30, 2019 through February 5, 2019.   

#23        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance Annual State Bridge Aid status report. 

#24        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a tenant $39,995 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from January 23-29, 2019.   

#25        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay an owner $90,000 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from February 14-19, 2019.   

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a tenant $71,200 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards list, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from February 6-13, 2019. 

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Bedford, NH, for the preliminary design, public involvement process and associated environmental & cultural services for rehabilitation or replacement of the existing bridge carrying NH Route 12 over NH Railroad (abandoned) in the Town of Troy, for a total amount not to exceed $220,314.45.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of Vermont to allow the Department to bill Vermont for costs associated with bridge preservation work on the Ledyard Bridge (NH Br. No. 026/059) carrying NH Route 10A (Wheelock Street) over the Connecticut River between Hanover, NH and Norwich, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval, and continuing through engineering design, construction, and final acceptance of the completed project, in accordance with the Department’s 10-year Transportation Improvement Plan.  Project costs will be shared 69% NH, 31% VT.   

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Traffic to enter into a contract with NH Logos LLC, Concord, NH, for the management of the Department’s Specific Service (logo) sign program.   Effective April 1, 2019 through March 30, 2029, with the option of up to two, five-year renewals.  No State Funding. 

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to amend an existing contract with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #64), to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, by increasing the amount by $23,818.50 from $1,104,154.20 to $1,127,972.70.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management and Operations to enter into an agreement with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., Bedford, NH, for on-call engineering and support services for Intelligent Transportation Systems initiatives statewide, for an amount not to exceed $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2022. 

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the State of Maine to allow the Department to reimburse Maine for its estimated share of $28,714,157 for costs associated with bridge preservation construction on the Piscataqua River Bridge (NH Br. Nos. 257/127 and 258/128) carrying I-95 over the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, NH, and Kittery, ME.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022, and continuing through engineering design, construction, inspection, and final acceptance of the completed project, in accordance with the Department’s 10 Year Transportation Improvement Plan.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with SPS New England Inc., Salisbury, MA, for the design-build replacement of the Bunker Creek Bridge over US Route 4 in Durham, on the basis of best value, lump sum bid of $7,100,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $355,000 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  (3)Further authorize $70,000 for stipend payments to the unsuccessful bidders, Severino Trucking Company Inc., and CPM Contractors Inc., ($35,000 each).  Effective upon G&C approval through October 2, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to amend a grant to provide additional funding to the Nashua Airport Authority, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-7-16, item #25), to conduct airport pavement maintenance, rehabilitation and marking of Taxiway H and associated public-access taxilanes and aprons (south end of the airport) at Boire Field, Nashua, NH, by increasing the total Federal and State shares from $1,562,750 to $1,632,352.23, which equates to an increase of $69,602.23 or 95% of the grant amendment amount.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2019.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#35        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Bedford, NH, for the preliminary design, public involvement process and associated environmental & cultural services for rehabilitation or replacement of the existing bridge carrying NH Route 12 over South Branch Ashuelot River in the Town of Troy, for an amount not to exceed $227,878.59.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds (SB 367 Funds).   

#35A      Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of Vermont to allow the Department to bill Vermont for costs associated with bridge preservation work on the bridge (NH Br. No. 058/043) carrying Church Street over the Connecticut River and New England Central Railroad between Walpole, NH and Rockingham, VT.  Effective upon G&C approval and continuing through engineering design, construction, inspection, and final acceptance of the completed project, in accordance with the Department’s 10-Year Transportation Improvement Plan under Statewide BRDG-HIB-M&P Program.  Funds 74% NH, 26% VT.   

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#36        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, in the amount of $12,000 to support a feasibility study for the property situated at 23 Bay Street.  Effective March 13, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.  

                              STATE TREASURY 
#37        Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report of the NH State Treasury for the period ended September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2018.   

                              THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#38        Authorize to execute a sole source amendment to a previously competitively solicited contract with Harriman Associates Inc., Auburn, ME (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #42), for Professional Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Services, by increasing the amount by $150,000 from $250,000 to an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019. 

#39        Authorize to execute a sole source amendment to a previously competitively solicited contract with Dubois & King Inc., South Burlington, VT (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #43), for Professional Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering Services, by increasing the amount by $150,000 from $250,000 to an amount not to exceed $400,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#40        Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Rockingham County Conservation District, in the amount of $11,075 for TNC Grassland and Pollinator Habitat Enhancement Project, in the Town of Newmarket.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

#41        Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Southeast Land Trust of NH, in the amount of $18,000 for Kinney Hill Farm, in the Town of South Hampton.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.  

#42        Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Southeast Land Trust of NH, in the amount of $20,000 for Scruton’s Dairy Farm, in the Town of Farmington.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

#43        Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant agreement with Upper Valley Land Trust, in the amount of $17,850 for Rocky Hill Farm Meadows, in the Town of Haverhill.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#44        Authorize the State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with Rockingham County Conservation District, in the amount of $13,543 for Odiorne Point State Park Restoration 2019, Fields 6&12, in the Town of Rye.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

#45        NOT USED 

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#46        Authorize to enter into a contract with USI Insurance Services LLC, to purchase commercial property and general liability coverage, in an amount not to exceed $61,131.  Effective April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.   100% Federal Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF CONSUMER ADVOCATE 
#47        Authorize to enter into a contract with Strategen Consulting LLC, Berkeley, CA, to provide expert services to support the participation of the office of the Consumer Advocate in two rates cases to be filed by electric utilities (Public Service Company of NH d/b/a Eversource Energy and Granite State Electric Company d/b/a Liberty Utilities) at the Public Utilities Commission in April 2019, plus additional cases as time and budget allow for an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Public Utility Assessment.   

#48        Authorize to enter into a contract with Bion C. Ostrander, Topeka, KS, to provide expert services to support the participation of the office of the Consumer Advocate in an upcoming major electric utility rate case (to be filed in April by Granite State Electric Company d/b/a Liberty Utilities) at the Public Utilities Commission, plus additional cases as time and budget allow for an amount not to exceed $36,334.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Public Utility Assessment.   

#49        Authorize to enter into a contract with Larkin & Associates PLLC, Livonia, MI, to provide expert services to support the participation of the office of the Consumer Advocate in an upcoming major electric utility rate case (to be filed in April by Public Service Company of NH d/b/a Eversource Energy) at the Public Utilities Commission, plus additional cases as time and budget allow for an amount not to exceed $68,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Public Utility Assessment.   

#50        Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, for an amount of $4,000.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments).   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#51        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with the National Safety Council Northern New England, Concord, NH, for the delivery of training to meet the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration safety training requirements in NH, in the amount of $240,000.  Effective retroactive to October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#51A      Authorize the Division of Economic Development to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $25,000 awarded by the NH Office of Strategic Initiatives to study the policy and economic impact of the electric vehicle industry in NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#52        Authorize to accept and place on file the report of transfers of funds for the quarter ending December 31, 2018.   

#53        Authorize the Division of Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant in the amount of $13,000 to NH Film Expo, Portsmouth, NH, to strengthen the capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#54        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to enter into a contract with Vermont Exterior Painting, St. Johnsbury, VT, to perform painting on the Contoocook Covered Railroad Bridge in Contoocook, NH, in the amount of $37,060.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  

#55        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Ski Area to enter into a soles source contract with Leo Alger’s NH Electric Motors Inc., Laconia, NH, to provide upgrades to the motor drives in both the Peabody Express Quad and Eagle Cliff Triple Chairlifts, in the amount of $74,235.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Funds.   

#56        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH, to provide interpretive and conservation services at various State Parks, in the amount of $504,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Agency Income.   

#57        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to renew a retroactive membership with the National Association of State Park Directors, Raleigh, NC, in the amount of $3,000 for the 2019 Season.  Effective November 1, 2018 through October 31, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#58        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Century Bank and Trust Company, Medford, MA, for lockbox services for the Seacoast Parking Enforcement Program, in the amount of $13,108.08.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2021, with the option to renew for an additional two year period.  100% Agency Income.   

#59        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive contract with Durham School Services LP, Thornton, NH, for the transport of international groups to and from Cannon Mountain Ski Area for daily skiing, in the amount of $21,252.  Effective January 1, 2019 through April 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#60        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to support the Piscataqua Region Monitoring Collaborative project, in the amount of $70,893.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  21% Federal, 79% Clean Water State Revolving Funds.   

#61        Authorize to enter into an agreement with P&H Senesac Inc., Milton, VT, for digester cleaning and sludge dewatering, in the amount of $69,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2019.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#62        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Pescinski Painting LLC, Hill, NH, for industrial painting services to recoat the interior of an anaerobic digester cover, in the amount of $39,900.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#63        Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source contract with Process Energy Services LLC (PES), Londonderry, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #65), to better serve wastewater treatment facilities by extending the PES’s ability to perform additional energy audits, by increasing the amount by $35,557 to $309,187 from $273,630, and by extending the completion date to May 31, 2019 from December 31, 2018.  100% Federal Funds.   

#64        Authorize to award a Brownfields Cleanup Grant to the City of Manchester in the amount of $200,000 to perform environmental site remediation work.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Brownfields Repayment Funds.   

#65        Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the Town of Hampton, City of Portsmouth, and Town of Wolfeboro, totaling $9,639 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

#66        Authorize to award a grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $271,787 to purchase 162.7 acres of land and acquire a conservation easement on 129.6 acres of land all in the Town of Epping to protect drinking water supply.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#67        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $122,130 for the purpose of conserving a 33.79-acre parcel of land in Fremont.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2020.  100% ARM Funds.   

#68        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $158,000 for the purpose of conserving a 129-acre parcel of land in Epping.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2021.  100% ARM Funds.   

#69        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Lake Winnipesaukee Association in the amount of $16,000 to complete a project to protect a public drinking water system.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#70        Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Hooksett Village Water Precinct, Hooksett, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#71        Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Town of Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#72        Authorize to award a grant to the University of NH, Durham, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#73        Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Goffstown, NH, in the amount not to exceed $157,500 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2020.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#74        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Lakes Region Planning Commission, in the amount of $14,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#75        Authorize to award a grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $410,000 to purchase 160 acres of land and acquire conservation easements on 155 acres of land all in the Town of Farmington to protect drinking water supply.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#76        Authorize to award a grant to the Acorn Terrace Cooperative Inc., Rochester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $527,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2020.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#77        Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated February 11, 2019, totaling $590,657 for partial funding of a locomotive engine rebuild and diesel bus replacements.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  57% Federal, 43% VW Settlement Funds.   

#78        Authorize the Town of Newbury’s request to perform work on Sunapee Lake in Newbury. 

#79        Authorize Daniel W. Ayer Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Cocheco River in Dover. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#80        Authorize to hold the Tri State Child Nutrition Conference at Hampshire Hospitality Holdings LLC d/b/a Mill Falls at the Lake, Meredith, NH, on April 30, 2019 and May 1, 2019 for a total meeting cost not to exceed $7,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#81        Authorize to pay the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation membership dues in the amount of $10,984.47.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#82        NOT USED 

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#83        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $1,089.95 to New England Backflow Inc., Auburn, NH, for the emergency repair of a back flow device at the Fire Academy.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#84        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Lisbon to purchase and install Emergency Operations Center equipment for a total amount of $76,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#85        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to amend the sole source contract with KFT Fire Trainer LLC, Montvale, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 10-31-18, item #80), for repair services on the T-2000 Live Fire Trainer, in the amount of $6,013.20.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Revolving Funds-Fire and EMS Fund.   

#85A      Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer among accounts within State Police Enforcement, Traffic Bureau, and Detective Bureau, in the amount of $2,050,000 for anticipated shortages in salary and benefits for the remainder of SFY 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#86        Authorize to reappoint Ellen O’Shea to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission.  Effective April 20, 2019 to April 20, 2022. 

#87        Authorize to reappoint Jennifer Schirmer to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission.  Effective April 20, 2019 to April 20, 2022. 

#88        Authorize to conduct a two-day advanced specialty conference entitled “2019 Partnering for a Future Without Violence Conference” to be held September 4-5, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester, NH, at a cost not to exceed $75,250.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $37,000 from the Department of Justice Grant Funds and $38,250 in registration fees for a total of $75,250 to cover the cost of the conference.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  51% Agency Income, 49% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with JPA III Management Company Inc., d/b/a DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing necessary conference facilities and services for the two-day conference, in an amount not to exceed $57,420.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  67% Agency Income, 33% Federal Funds.   

#89        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Kristen Landi, Bronx, NY as a substitute medical examiner, for a total not to exceed $10,000, to aid the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the period of March 18-22, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#90        Authorize consideration of whether the petition of Alain T. Ata (age 34) requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary and two counts of Receiving Stolen Property should be granted.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until April 2, 2023. 

#91        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $340,165, from the Federal Fiscal Year 2018 US Department of Justice, Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault Services Program Grant, for the purpose of providing services to victims of domestic and sexual violence.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#92        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the Manchester Community Health Center and YWCA New Hampshire, in the amount totaling $742,073, from the Federal Fiscal Year 2018 US Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime Project Grant for the purposes of providing services to children and youth who are impacted by the opioid crisis.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#93        Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #137), from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant, by increasing the price limitation by $941,109 from $5,700,000 to $6,641,109.  Effective retroactive to March 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#94        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the NH Department of Safety, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $237,900 from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs entitled National Criminal History Improvement Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#95        Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the Child Advocacy Center of Rockingham County Inc., Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #154), from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant, by increasing the price limitation by $107,841 from $225,000 to $332,841.  Effective retroactive to March 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.  

#96        Authorize to amend existing subgrants with the subrecipients as detailed in letter dated February 26, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #140), from the Federal Victim of Crime act grant, by increasing the price limitations by a total of $455,555.  Effective retroactive to March 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.   

#97        Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with Child Advocacy Center Coos County (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #140), from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant, by increasing the price limitation by $62,333 from $225,000 to $287,333.  Effective retroactive to March 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#98        Authorize to amend existing subgrants with the subrecipients as detailed in letter dated February 26, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #139), from the Federal Victim of Crime act grant, by increasing the price limitations by a total of $143,568.  Effective retroactive to March 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.   

#99        Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-12-17, item #73), from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant, by increasing the price limitation by $184,658 from $825,000 to $1,009,658.  Effective retroactive to March 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#100      Authorize to enter into subgrants with the organizations as detailed in letter dated February 12, 2019, in the amount of $766,700 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 and Federal Fiscal Year 2018, US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Violence Against Women Formula Grant for the purposes of providing services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#101      Authorize Financial Data Management to accept and expend $20,000 from the NH Liquor Commission for the purpose of covering overtime by FDM personnel in support of the NHLC’s NextGen Project and performing tasks as outlined in the memorandum of understanding (originally approved by G&C on 12-5-18, item #108).  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#102      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of April 2019. 

#103      Authorize an annual salary step increase for Gary Lunetta, Director of the Division of Procurement and Support Services at the Department of Administrative Services from Grade HH, Step 4 ($101,156.12) to Grade HH. Step 5 ($106,705.56).  Effective March 1, 2019. 

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

#105      Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to exercise an option to extend a contract with NH #1 Rural Cellular Inc (US Cellular), Chicago, IL (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #133), for the provision of wireless cellular and data service.  The terms and conditions and pricing structure remain the same.  Effective April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.   

#106      Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to exercise an option to extend a contract with Sprint Solutions Inc., Overland Park, KS (originally approved by G&C on 10-5-16, item #46), for the provision of wireless cellular and data service.  The terms and conditions and pricing structure remain the same.  Effective April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.     

#107      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to a current contract with Powerhouse Equipment & Engineering Co., Inc., Delanco, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 4-11-18, item #106), for portable steam boiler rental services, by extending the end date from April 30, 2019 to May 31, 2019, and by increasing the amount by $71,150 from $499,430 to $570,580.  100% General Funds.   

#108      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corp, Gilford, NH, for the Highway Maintenance Facility, Lisbon, NH, for a total price not to exceed $3,475,401.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $70,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $3,545,401.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Highway Funds.   

#109      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D. L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for the Special Housing Unit Door Control Software at the State of NH State Prison for Men, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $358,980.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $39,170 for unanticipated mechanical expenses, bringing the total to $398,150.  (3) Further authorize the amount of $20,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $418,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2019.  100% Capital – General Funds.   

 

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TABLED ITEM 

 

                            DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 2/20/19) 
                              Office of Medicaid Services 
Late Item #A.        
TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Volinsky, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli voted to table the request to enter into agreements with AmeriHealth Caritas NH Inc.; Boston Medical Center Health Plan Inc.; and Granite State Health Plan Inc., to provide health care services to eligible and enrolled Medicaid participants through NH’s Medicaid managed care program known as NH Medicaid Care Management, in an amount, for State Fiscal Year 2020 shared by all vendors, not to exceed $924,150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval, with providing services to members July 1, 2019 through the completion date of June 30, 2024.  Funds for Granite Advantage Health Program are 93% Federal and 7% Other for calendar year 2019 and 90% Federal and 10% other for calendar year 2020; funds for the Child Health Insurance Program are 79.4% Federal and 20.6% General funds, and funds for the standard Medicaid population funding under the Medicaid Care Management account are 51% Federal, 24.3% General and 24.7% Other funds.