GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
May 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #A.         Authorize to enter Elizabeth L. Biron into an educational tuition agreement with Rivier University, Nashua, NH, to participate in Quality Healthcare Improvement during the period of May 13, 2019 through August 15, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $405.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #B.         Authorize to enter Diana Lacey into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Public Administration, Modules in Management including Foundations of Management; Organizational Behavior; Team Dynamics; and Know Your Audience during the period of May 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,000.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #C.         Authorize to enter Kevin Luebkert into an educational tuition agreement with Doane University, Crete, NE, to participate in Organic Chemistry during the period of May 20, 2019 through September 9, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,596.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #D.         Authorize to enter Yvette Martinez into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Lifespan Development during the period of May 6, 2019 through June 30, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $960.  100% General Funds.   

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
               #E.         Authorize to enter Jennifer Zdon into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Modules in Associate Degree – Business Concentration including Verbal Communication; Crafting Written Messages; and Human Behavior during the period of May 6, 2019 through August 25, 2019, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,000.  100% Agency Income.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
               #F.          Authorize to pay annual membership dues to the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $20,629.30.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Interstate Compact Fees).   

                                             OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
               #G.         Authorize to renew membership with the Council of Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation, Nicholasville, KY, in the amount of $4,715.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #H.         Authorize to pay organizational dues to the National Association of Attorneys General, Washington, DC, in the amount of $31,261 for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #I.           Authorize to pay annual organizational dues to the National Criminal Justice Association, Washington, DC, in the amount of $4,601 for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
              #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to accept 28,050 trash bags with a reported value of $3,006.96 from NH the Beautiful Inc., for use in the Sponsor-a-Highway Program. 

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #B.         Authorize to accept monies totaling $14,596.40 received during the period of January 1, 2019 to March 31, 2019 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Ways petition for a hearing on the proposed reconstruction and expansion of I-293 in the vicinity of Exits 6 (Amoskeag Street) and 7 (Front Street) in the City of Manchester.  A Special Committee should be appointed to hold a hearing to determine whether there is occasion for the laying out of reconstruction and expansion of the roadway in the City of Manchester, as presented at the hearing.   

 

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

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
              #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel David R. Mattimore, Hampton, NH, to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Steven E. Veinotte, Campton, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Jose L. Mendez-Morales, Manchester, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #D.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Ryan T. Jones, York, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #E.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Joseph A. Corpening, Hampton, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #F.          Authorize the confirmation of Major Daniel A. Chacon, Fishers, IA, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #G.         Authorize the confirmation of Major John W. Gorham, Concord, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #H.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Derek S. Brindisi, Worcester, MA, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #I.           Authorize to appoint Thomas R. Worboys as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $78,110.  Effective upon G&C approval or May 10, 2019, whichever is the latter, through September 20, 2020. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #J.          Authorize to reappoint K. Allen Brooks as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $95,344.22.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 5, 2019, whichever is the latter, through June 30, 2024.   

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #A.         Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Town of Colebrook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-7-18, item #38A), to replace obsolete water meters, replace water service lines, including several that contain lead pipe, and to replace old water main, by extending the completion date to June 1, 2020 from June 1, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #B.         Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Sophus Consulting Inc., Folsom, CA (originally approved by G&C on 11-12-14, item #58A), to complete the enhancements and version updates to the ProLaw case management system, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval.  No Additional Funding.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 


                             
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
 
                              Office of the Commissioner 
#6           Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on March 28, 2019 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. 

#6A        Authorize to accept and expend $75,000 in rental income.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

                              Division of Medicaid Services 
#7           Authorize to enter into a retroactive amendment to a sole source agreement with Milliman Inc., Brookfield, WI (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #11A), to expand Actuarial Services and Technical Support relative to Medicaid Care Management, by increasing the price by $5,633,500 from $4,692,000 to an amount not to exceed $10,325,500, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  50% Federal, 37% General, 13% Other Funds.   

#8           Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an agreement with Myers and Stauffer LC, Owings Mills, MD (originally approved by G&C on 12-6-17, item #7), to provide additional out-patient hospital and hospital-based rural health clinics cost settlement services, by increasing the price by $30,000 from $175,772.56 to an amount not to exceed $205,772.56.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of March 31, 2020.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds.   

#9           NOT USED           

                              Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services 
#10        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide the evaluation, assessment, technical assistance, and coordination of services necessary to advance the state’s No Wrong Door system known as ServiceLink, in an amount not to exceed $1,042,199; and to build capacity for outcome measures and analysis for the continuous improvement of the system creating a foundation to transform NH’s access system for Long Term Services and Supports.  Effective January 1, 2019 through August 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#11        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing contract with the vendors as detailed in letter dated April 1, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 12-21-16, item #14), for the provision of ServiceLink Resource Center programs, by increasing the price by $2,261,264.67 from $8,512,850.28 to an amount not to exceed $10,774,114.95, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  58% Federal, 42% General Funds.   

                              Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#12        Authorize to transfer general funds from the Excess Appropriation Allocation Account in the amount of $1,800,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  (2)Further authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $1,854,150 between various class lines within Sununu Youth Services Center and create new expenditure class codes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
#13        Authorize to accept and expend $921,615 for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program high performance bonus funds from the US Department of Agriculture.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#14        Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $60,000 between class lines.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#15        Authorize the Division of Medicaid Services to amend a sole source agreement with Maximus Health Services Inc., Reston, VA (originally approved by G&C on 4-23-14, Late Item A), to extend the completion of the Granite Advantage Health Care Program outbound call management and reporting services for one month from June 30, 2019 to July 31, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  90% Federal, 10% Other Funds.  (2)Further authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Maximus Health Services Inc., Reston, VA (originally approved by G&C on 4-23-14, Late Item A), to extend the operation of a Temporary Enrollment and Eligibility Call Center supporting Medicaid enrollment inquiries, by increasing the funding by $150,000 from $1,289,679 to $1,539,679, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to March 31, 2020, to allow the Department sufficient time to conduct a new Request for Proposals process to re-procure the services.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#16        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with Granite Pathways Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-18, Late Item A), to enable the contractor to access State Opioid Response grant funds for the provision of residential adolescent Opioid Use Disorder treatment services, by increasing the price by $90,000 from $0 to an amount not to exceed $90,000.  Effective retroactive to January 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  The underlying contract completion date for services to be provided remains unchanged as October 31, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17        Authorize to exercise renewal options to existing sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated March 8, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #21), to provide public guardianship services, by increasing the price by $2,679,403.50 from $6,642,847.90 to an amount not to exceed $9,322,151.40, and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  2% Federal, 98% General Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#18        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Concord, NH, to provide a Business Intelligence solution, with specific functionality to surround the creation of an opioid dashboard, in an amount not to exceed $2,270,549.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 29, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18A     Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-27-17, item #13), for the provision of assistance and support for the 13 NH small rural hospitals in order to implement activities provided annually by the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program Grant by increasing the price by $77,357 from $493,691 to $571,048.  Effective April 1, 2019 through the original end date of May 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#19        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $170,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from March 21, 2019 through April 4, 2019.   

#20        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Awards List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $65,646.07 for the period extending from January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019. 

#21        Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to sell a 3,230 square foot parcel of State-owned land located on the Northern Railroad corridor in the Town of Enfield to James Kelleher for $30,000 and the one-time administrative fee of $1,100.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Originally purchase with 80% Federal, 20% General Funds.   

#22        Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for a cooperative observation and evaluation of a natural instream structures to replace conventional armoring solutions, for a fee not to exceed $99,970.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for a cooperative investigation to understand the hydraulic consequences of embedded culverts, for a fee not to exceed $74,552.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23        Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to enter into agreements with the list of sub-recipients to provide funding and services under the Transportation Alternatives Program through a Local Project Administration process, totaling $5,754,873.  Effective upon G&G approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to amend a contract with Kapsch TrafficCom USA Inc., Mclean, VA (originally approved by G&C on 5-9-12, item #147), to provide E-ZPass Group (InterAgency Group, IAG) a reduction in pricing of E-ZPass related equipment; the addition of ISO 18000-6 Type C sticker windshield tags; and the extension of the exclusivity period from July 16, 2018 to November 1, 2021.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#25        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Stephens Marquis Associates Inc., Merrimack, NH, for new gasoline and diesel UST system at the Merrimack Shed, on the basis of a low bid of $646,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $32,300 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2019.  100% Underground Fuel Tank Replacement – Capital Fund.   

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with M.E. Latulippe Construction Inc., Rumney, NH, for Stinson Lake Road improvements in the Town of Ellsworth, on the basis of a low bid of $521,121.40.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $36,478.50 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through August 9, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Northeast Traffic Control Services, Plymouth, MA, for horizontal curve signs on all state owned roadways in maintenance District 1, on the basis of a low bid of $792,465.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $31,698.60 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.    Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#28        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Ashland, NH, in the amount of $12,000 to support a study to determine the feasibility of rehabilitating the building formerly known as the L.W. Packard Mill in Ashland, NH.  Effective May 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Stratham, NH, in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of providing funds to the Regional Economic Development Center of Southern NH providing lending capital to assist small businesses through the State.  Effective May 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 
#30        Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $14,350 and establish a new expenditure class code.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#31        Authorize to transfer funds in the amount of $177,801 in SFY 2019 in Other (Class 027) funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other (Agency Class 027) Funds; the agency class 027 used by the Department of Transportation to reimburse DoIT is 100% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#32        Authorize to enter into a contract with Schroeder Construction Management Inc., Nashua, NH, for the purpose of providing dehumidification and ventilation to an existing vault in Building L located at the State Military Reservation, in an amount not to exceed $57,235.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $3,000 for unforeseen conditions and/or owner-initiated changes for the construction, bringing the total to $60,235.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33        Authorize to enter into a contract with JBC Construction LLC, Londonderry, NH, for the purpose of modernizing and renovating the Army Aviation Support Facility, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $154,950.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $13,600 for unforeseen conditions and/or owner-initiated changes for the construction, bringing the total to $168,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD 
#34        Authorize to enter into a grant with Francestown Land Trust, in the amount of $15,000 for Abbottville Farm Easement in the Town of Francestown, Hillsborough County, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 
#35        Authorize to disburse $113,626.24 to an individual for a partial permanent impairment of the lungs at less than 100% maximum medical improvement, sustained as a result of an injury incurred in the line of duty on October 6, 2016.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#36        Authorize an annual salary increment for Commissioner Ken Merrifield, in the amount of $5,871.84 from $118,707.68 to $124,579.52.  Effective upon G&C approval, or May 12, 2019, whichever is later.  100% Agency Income.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#37        Authorize to enter into a contract with Granite State Lawncare LLC, Cornish, NH, for lawn care and landscape services at NHES’ Local Office located in Claremont, in the amount not to exceed $13,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#38        Authorize to enter into a contract with Cheapskate Landscape and Property Maintenance LLC, Brentwood, NH, for lawn care and landscape services at 5 NHES Local Offices in Conway, Nashua, Portsmouth, Salem and Somersworth, in the amount not to exceed $38,789.82.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#39        Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option and amendment with Patrick J. Zirpoli LLC, Milanville, PA, for the provision of Prison Rape Elimination Act Auditing Services, by increasing the amount by $5,500 from $13,250 to $18,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

                              BANKING DEPARTMENT 
#40        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors Education Foundation, Washington, DC, for the purpose of reaccrediting the Banking Department through CSBSEF, for an amount not to exceed $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2024.  100% Other Funds.   

#41        Authorize an annual salary step increase for Commissioner Gerald H. Little, in the amount of $5,871.82 from Grade II, Step 6 $118,707.68 to Grade II, Step 7 $124,579.52.  Effective June 3, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#42        Authorize to accept and expend a total of three grants in the amount of $22,300 from the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of NH for the purpose of funding three separate projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#43        Authorize to enter into a contract with Plug In America, Los Angeles, CA, to facilitate, produce and release a statewide strategic plan to improve electric vehicle infrastructure for the State of NH, in compliance with a grant awarded by the US Department of Energy through the Office of Strategic Initiatives, in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#44        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to amend a sole source contract for services with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-11-15, item #36), by increasing the limit by $4,000,000 from $24,542,046 to $28,542,046.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#45        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Exeter Rent-All Inc., d/b/a Exeter Events & Tents, Newmarket, NH, for the rental of 2 Event Tents for use at Ragged Neck and Odiorne Point State Parks, in the amount of $63,000.  Effective May 1, 2019 through October 31, 2021, with the option to renew for an additional two year period.  100% Agency Income.   

#46        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Smith Pump, Hooksett, NH, in the amount of $2,183 for replacement of a water tank at Bear Brook State Park per invoice dated February 21, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#47        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Mount Washington State Park to select as sole source a new 2019 Pisten Bully 400 T4 financed through an equipment lease agreement with Signature Public Funding Corp.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to exercise a yearly equipment lease financing option by enter into a Tax Exempt Equipment Lease Financing Agreement with Signature Public Funding Corp., Greenwich, CT, in the total amount of $316,148.82 for a 4-year annual lease schedule for the new 2019 Pisten Bully 400 T4.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 28, 2023.  The master Tax Exempt Equipment Lease-Purchase Financing Agreement was approved by G&C on 12-7-16, item #43.  100% Agency Income.   

#48        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to exercise a yearly equipment lease financing option, by entering into a Tax Exempt Equipment Lease Financing Agreement with Signature Public Funding Corp., Greenwich, CT, in the total amount of $353,830.30 for a 4-year annual lease schedule for the new 2019 New Holland T7.190 Auto Command Tractor with attachments.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 28, 2023.  The master Tax Exempt Equipment Lease-Purchase Financing Agreement was approved by G&C on 12-7-16, item #43.  100% Agency Income.   

#49        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to exercise a yearly equipment lease financing option, by entering into a Tax Exempt Equipment Lease Financing Agreement with Signature Public Funding Corp., Greenwich, CT, in the total amount of $195,675.84 for a 4-year annual lease schedule for the new 2018 New Holland T6.145 4x4 Cab Tractor with attachments.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 28, 2023.  The master Tax Exempt Equipment Lease-Purchase Financing Agreement was approved by G&C on 12-7-16, item #43.  100% Agency Income.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#50        Authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH, in the amount not to exceed $2,840,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#51        Authorize a loan agreement with Kathleen K. Rush, Trustee of the Kathleen K. Rush Revocable Trust; and Edward M. Houck Jr., and Kathleen K. Rush, Trustees of the Edward M. Houck Family Trust B, Hampton, NH, in the amount not to exceed $300,000 to finance water system improvements at the Rolling Acres Mobile Home Park community water system in Mont Vernon.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#52        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund Grant to the Piscataquog Land Conservancy, New Boston, NH, in the amount of $185,000 for the purpose of conserving 204 acres of land in Weare.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% ARM Funds.   

#53        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Upper Valley Land Trust Inc., Hanover, NH, in the amount of $299,644 for the purpose of conserving 337 acres of land in Hanover.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% ARM Funds.   

#54        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Piscataquog Land Conservancy, New Boston, NH, in the amount of $94,000 for the purpose of conserving approximately 41 acres of land on Paige Hill Road in Goffstown.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% ARM Funds.   

#55        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $64,000 to complete the Country Pond Watershed plan development: Phase 1 Planning for the West Watershed, Direct Drainage, Southeast Watershed, and Cedar Swamp Watershed.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#56        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to Stony Brook Cooperative Inc., in the amount of $20,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water supplies.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Management Fee Funds.   

#57        Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Town of Lancaster, 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.   

#58        Authorize to award a grant to the Merrimack Village District, Merrimack, NH, in the amount not to exceed $405,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2020.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Funds.   

#59        Authorize Daniel A. Meyers & Carla J. Meyers Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Fresh Creek Pond in Dover. 

#60        Authorize Hillside Inn Inc. Condominium’s request to perform work on Newfoundland Lake in Hebron. 

#60A     Authorize an annual salary increase for Commissioner Robert R. Scott from Grade KK Step 6 $128,372.92 to Grade KK Step 7 $134,729.40.  Effective May 2, 2019. 

#60B      Authorize to award a grant to The Hampstead Area Water Company Inc., Atkinson, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,130,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  (2)Further authorize a loan agreement with The Hampstead Area Water Company Inc., Atkinson, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,020,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#61        Authorize to accept and expend funds from the Community Health Service Network, a payment in the amount of $5,000 to provide workforce incentives to assist with the regional workforce crisis.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#62        Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Tilton Medical Associates PLLC, Tilton, NH, for the sole purpose of providing medical care to the residents, by increasing the amount by $426,540 from $584,400 to $1,010,940.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2019, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  28% Federal, 25% Agency Income, 47% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#63        Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to accept and expend additional grant funds from the US Department of Education in the amount of $3,688,676 for the continued support of the IDEA-Special Education grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#64        Authorize to transfer funds in and among accounting units in an amount estimated to be $350,000, to meet Maintenance of Effort requirements associated with the Perkins Grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#65        Authorize to enter into a contract with Valerie Caruso, Londonderry, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66        Authorize to enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the Community College System of NH, to provide a statewide summer training program in an amount not to exceed $24,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67        Authorize the Bureau of Student Support to enter into a contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities d/b/a Parent Information Center, to support NH’s Pyramid Model implementation, scale-up and sustainability efforts with the goal of improving social-emotional outcomes of young children, in an amount not to exceed $216,995.76.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68        Authorize to exercise a renewal option with Antioch University New England, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #136), to continue to provide the services of an evaluator for the State Systemic Improvement Plan, and the State Personnel Development Grant, by increasing the price by $199,194 from $199,194 to $398,388 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later.   100% Federal Funds.   

#69        Authorize to enter into a contract with Mary M. Lauzon, Campton, NH, to conduct impartial special education complaint investigations, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#70        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend pass-through federal funds in the amount of $39,523 from the Office of Strategic Initiatives to support energy consumption reduction costs in the Department of Safety’s Belmont facility.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#71        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with SAU #46/Merrimack Valley School District to purchase and install a generator at Loudon Elementary Schools for a total amount of $59,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#72        Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Fish and Game, in the amount of $80,640.51 for the Operation Stonegarden portion of the 2018 Homeland Security Grant Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#73        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a contract with JPA III Management Co., Inc., d/b/a the Doubletree By Hilton Manchester Downtown, Manchester, NH, for the purpose of providing conference facilities and food service, in the amount of $49,974.  (2)Further authorize to conduct the 15th Annual Emergency Preparedness Training Conference on June 4, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#74        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards & Training Emergency Medical Services to enter into an agreement with Kirila Fire Training Facilities Inc., Brookfield, OH, to provide maintenance services to the ARFF Trainer, in an amount not to exceed $74,850.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with an option to renew for one two-year period.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#74A     Authorize the Bureau of Criminal Records to enter into a sole source contract with Idemia Identity & Security USA LLC, Billerica, MA, to purchase 44 new LiveScan Stations with maintenance and support, as well as to continue maintenance and support on 2 current LiveScan Transportable Stations, in the amount of $1,682,483.  These LiveScan Stations are utilized with the Automated Fingerprint Identification System.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2026.  100% Revolving Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#75        Authorize to grant a salary increase to Brandon H. Garod, Assistant Attorney General, from a current salary of $69,756.75 to $83,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or May 10, 2019, whichever is the latter. 

#76        Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the Grafton County Attorney’s Office, North Haverhill, NH, from the Federal Victim of Crime Act grant (originally approved by G&C on 5-16-18, item #69), by increasing the price by a total of $35,137 from $35,137 to $70,274.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#77        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $500,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of June 2019. 

#78        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 April 11, 2018, item #106) for portable steam boiler rental services, by increasing the amount by $232,960 from $570,580 to $803,540, and by extending the end date from May 31, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#79        Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to exercise a contract amendment with Banc of America Merchant Services LLC and Bank of America N.A., Jamaica Plain, MA (originally approved by G&C on 9-18-13, item #27E), for merchant card processing services, by extending the end date through June 20, 2021, and by replacing table 3(a) of the Fee Schedule (“Schedule A”), Equipment Costs and Terminals.  All other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.   

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