GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
May 15, 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 Catrina French into an educational tuition agreement with Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, to participate in Fundamentals of Public Administration and Politics & Strategies of Community Economic Development, during the period of June 24, 2019 through August 16, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount not to exceed $1,650.  100% General Funds   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #B.         Authorize to enter Jennifer VanderNoot into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Human Behavior in Organizations during the period of May 27, 2019 through August 4, 2019 and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,881.  100% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #C.         Authorize to enter Katherine Dzenis into an educational tuition agreement with University of NH, Manchester, NH, to participate in Work Environment Policy and the Health of Workers during the period of May 21, 2019 through June 20, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $2,376.  100% General Funds.   

                                             OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
               #D.         Authorize the Division of Technical Professions to renew membership with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Washington, DC, in the amount of $12,000 from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #E.         Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to pay the Governors Highway Safety Association, Washington, DC, the amount of $4,521 for annual dues covering the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Federal, 50% Highway Funds.   

 

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

 

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

 

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

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #A.         Authorize the nomination of Brigadier General Timothy T. Lunderman, Manlius, NY, for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.   

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #B.         Authorize the nomination of Brigadier General David J. Mikolaities, Concord, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 2-1-17, item #26), for preliminary design of improvements to US 202 at its intersection with NH 124 and NH 137 in the Town of Jaffrey, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  No Additional Funding. 

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
              #B.         Authorize to amend, on a sole source basis, a contract with Berry Dunn McNeil & Parker LLC, Portland, ME (as successor to Compass Health Analytics Inc) (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #61), for the provision of certain services to assist in performing claims data analyses and reports related to legislation considered or proposed by representatives of the NH House or Senate, and the review and evaluation of proposed legislation for health insurance mandates, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  100% Other Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #C.         Authorize to amend a grant agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on 4-11-18, item #71), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2019 from May 31, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

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

#7           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of an industrial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Metz Realty, Inc. for a project Salem, New Hampshire.  Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the financing will serve a public use, provide public benefit and is within the policy and authority of the Act. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                              Office of the Commissioner 
#8           Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with the City of Franklin, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #12), to provide planning, training, and equipment for the emergency Northern New England Metropolitan Medical Response System Medical Task Force-1, by decreasing the price by $15,000 from $155,000 to an amount not to exceed $140,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to August 31, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

#8A        Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $1,501,247 between various class lines, increase Federal revenues in the amount of $781,380, decrease related other revenues in the amount of $8,438 and create new expenditure class codes.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Gen-Probe Sales and Service Inc., San Diego, CA, for the purchase or reagents and other consumable system supplies needed to perform laboratory testing of diseases employing the Gen-Probe Hologic Luminometer 50 Leader Equipment System, in an amount not to exceed $56,738.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  53% Federal, 47% General Funds.   

#10        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Qualtrax Compliance Software, Blacksburg, VA, to provide support and maintenance to cloud hosted compliance and document management software, in an amount not to exceed $51,099.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% General Funds.   

#11        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #21), to operate a cancer registry system, by increasing the price by $1,642,306 from $2,523,240 to $4,165,546 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022.  82% Federal, 18% General Funds.   

#12        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend existing contract with the two vendors: Manchester Community Health Center; and TLC Family Resource Center (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #33), for continued provision of the Personal Responsibility Education Program, by increasing the total price by $624,000 from $624,000 to an amount not to exceed $1,248,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#13        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-3-16, item #12), to provide voluntary targeted testing, counseling, and referral services in non-healthcare settings to individuals at high risk of acquiring human immunodeficiency virus and Hepatitis C virus, by increasing the price by $20,000 from $40,000 to an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#14        Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, OH (originally approved by G&C on 9-7-16, item #13), to continue receiving rebates on select infant formulas purchased with food instruments issued by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, by increasing the projected revenue from $9,202,779 by $6,195,646 to $15,398,425, and by extending the contract completion date from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2021.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#15        Authorize to enter into an agreement with The Community Council of Nashua, NH d/b/a Greater Nashua Mental Health Center at Community Council, Nashua, NH, for the development and implementation of an infrastructure to support outpatient treatment options for youth and transitional aged youth with substance use disorder/co-occurring disorder, in an amount not to exceed $370,604.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Mary-Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH, to develop a statewide education initiative regarding early intervention services to individuals experiencing Early Serious Mental Illness or First Episode Psychosis, in an amount not to exceed $593,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source agreement with Foundation for Health Communities, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-16, item #6B), for the purpose of expanding the State’s capacity to provide Opiate Treatment including the use of medications to NH residents experiencing opioid addiction, by increasing the price by $556,000 from $2,856,000 to an amount not to exceed $3,412,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission Funds).   

#17A      Authorize to exercise a renewal option with a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Granite Pathways, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #20), for the provision of Targeted Prevention Programming for DCYF-Involved Families with Substance Use Disorder, by increasing the price by $1,029,700 from $1,910,704 to $2,940,404 in the aggregate, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              New Hampshire Hospital 
#18        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing contract with Tom Sherman, Goshen, NH, to provide youth yoga services at NH Hospital, by increasing the price by $8,050 from $8,050 to an amount not to exceed $16,100, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  63% General, 64% Other Fund from provider and intra-agency funds.   

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
#19        Authorize to exercise a renewal option to a sole source agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-17, item #15), to provide Housing Security Guarantee Program Services, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $75,000 to an amount not to exceed $175,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services 
#20        Authorize to exercise a renewal option with the City of Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #7C), for the provision of transportation services, by increasing the price by $138,937.92 from $376,939.20 to an amount not to exceed $515,877.12, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  43% General, 57% Federal Funds.   

#20A      Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing contract with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #13), for the continuation of Legal Services to eligible adults, age 60 or older, by increasing the price by $182,802.77 from $396,955.69 to an amount not to exceed $579,758.46, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2020.  85% Federal, 15% General Funds.   

                                             Glencliff Home 
#20B      Authorize a renewal option and amend an existing contract with ATC Group Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #34), to continue to provide wastewater testing services for Glencliff Home, by increasing the price by $14,200 from $28,400 to an amount not to exceed $42,600, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#21        Authorize the Division of Project Development to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $500,000 from a Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives Grant from the Federal Highway Administration matched with Turnpike Toll Credits.  This grant provides funding that will allow states to study and test user-based alternatives to support the traditional gas tax.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

#22        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with N.A. Manosh Inc., Morrisville, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Lori Child, Chester, NH, in the amount of $23,980.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 28, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.   

#23        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with N.A. Manosh Inc., Morrisville, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Carole Tiede, Barnstead, NH, in the amount of $21,860.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 26, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.   

#24        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with TNT Electrical Contractor LLC, Laconia, NH, for electrical services for facilities maintained by the Bureau of Highway Maintenance Districts 1,2,3,4,5 and The Bureau of Bridge Maintenance, on the basis of a single bid not to exceed $240,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Highway Funds.   

#25        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with N.A. Manosh Inc., Morrisville, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Don Rogers, Weare, NH, in the amount of $21,740.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 26, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.   

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance and the NH Bureau of Economic Affairs to enter into a memorandum of agreement for $34,637 to cover the costs of Administrative Historic and Archeological Services for rest areas.  The funds are intended to support the historic review of the Welcome Information Center/Rest Area system.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $34,637 for administering the Historic Services and Archeological Services for the Statewide Rest Area System.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds, Private Local – NH Bureau of Economic Affairs.   

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter into an agreement with the Town of Colebrook, to provide funding and services under the Federal Aid Highway Program through a Local Project Administration process, for an amount totaling $2,351,309.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#28        Authorize the Office of Federal Compliance to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, for a total of $150,000 for Cooperative National Summer Transportation Institute with UNH Tech Camps in Fiscal Year 2019 through 2022.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  This multi-year agreement will be renewed annually upon agreement of all parties.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, MO, for the preliminary and final design for the preservation efforts associated with the four existing bridges carrying I-93 SB from Mile Marker 22.4 to Mile Marker 21.4 as well as the bridge in Manchester carrying NH28A over I-93, for a total amount not to exceed $324,528.19.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., d/b/a C&J Bus Lines, Portsmouth, NH, for the replacement of the HVAC system and associated ancillary items at the State-owned bus terminal in Portsmouth and for the installation of onboard security camera systems on three State-owned commuter coaches, operated under contract by C&J Bus Lines, for an amount not to exceed $90,096.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with RLS & Associates Inc., Dayton, OH, for the management of the NH Rural Transit Assistance Program, for an amount not to exceed $579,955.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with C.W. Sliter & Sons Inc., d/b/a CWS Fence & Guardrail Co., Andover, NH, for replacement of substandard F-Unit guardrail terminals and substandard guardrail, on the basis of a low bid of $923,464.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $46,173.23.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 25, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for turnpike system pavement rehabilitation, on the basis of a low bid of $5,971,445.92.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $298,572.30 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for pavement rehabilitation as part of the Turnpike’s Renewal and Replacement Program, on the basis of a low bid of $4,350,784.83.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $217,539.24 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#35        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing 7 sections totaling approximately 20 miles in 5 towns in Districts II and V in Merrimack County, on the basis of a low bid of $2,145,625.70.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2019.  100% Other Funds (100% Betterment Funds).   

#36        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Mitchell Sand & Gravel LLC, Shelburne, MA, for resurfacing of various roadway segments totaling approximately 69 miles in Maintenance District IV in Cheshire, Hillsborough and Sullivan Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,955,752.69.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2019.  100% Other Funds (86% Betterment, 14% Agency Income).   

#37        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 34 miles of various Tier 2, 3 and 4 roadways in District I in Coos County, on the basis of a low bid of $2,986,596.30.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2019.  100% Other Funds (77% Betterment, 23% Agency Income).   

#37A      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $152,031.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37B      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Concord Coach Lines Inc., Concord, NH, for intercity bus service from Berlin, North Conway, and Littleton to Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $686,599.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37C      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $163,333.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37D     Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation, Dover, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $325,384.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37E      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Greater Derry-Salem Cooperative Alliance for Regional Transportation, Exeter, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $124,816.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37F      Authorize the Office of Asset Management, Performance & Strategy to amend a sole source contract with Cambridge Systematics Inc., Medford, MA (originally approved by G&C on 1-10-18, item #25), for on-call asset management related consulting services, by increasing the total amount by $500,000 from $500,000 to $1,000,000, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2019 to December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37G     Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Neil H. Daniels Inc., Ascutney, VT, for replacement of a 3’ x 4’ concrete box culvert on NH 10, on the basis of a low bid of $1,021,870.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $81,749.60 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 25, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37H     Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of approximately 55 miles in 16 towns in District III in Carroll, Merrimack, Belknap and Grafton Counties, on the basis of a low bid of $4,475,214.56.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2019.  100% Other Funds (44% Betterment, 56% Agency Income).   

#37I       Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with All States Asphalt Inc., Sunderland, MA, for resurfacing of approximately 10 miles of various roadway segments in Maintenance District IV, on the basis of a low bid of $1,293,997.39.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2019.  100% Other Funds (SC 367 Funds).   

#37J       Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Mount Washington Valley Economic Council Inc., Conway, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $97,134.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37K     Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for public transportation services in Coos, Grafton, and Carroll County regions, for an amount not to exceed $990,535.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37L      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, for public transportation services in the Hanover-Lebanon area, for an amount not to exceed $3,913,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#38        NOT USED   

                              OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR 
#39        Authorize to establish a salary of $95,606.68, Salary Grade HH, step 3 for Moira K. O’Neill, Director of the Office of Child Advocate.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES 
#39A      Authorize to amend a contract agreement with Smart Energy Use LLC, Meredith, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-8-18, item #29), for professional services to mentor and train NH personnel associated with the Community Action Agencies of NH and their Weatherization Assistance Programs, by increasing the price by $3,000 from $16,500 to $19,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#40        Authorize to amend a sole source contract with Horizon Lab Systems LLC (f.k.a Chemware LLC) Raleigh, NC (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #54), for the provision of software maintenance and support and other optional services, by increasing the price by $7,500 from $673,428 to $680,928.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental Public Health and Emergency Response Grant Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance.   

#40A      Authorize to enter into a contract with NWN Corporation, Waltham, MA, for the purpose of providing Managed Services and Support for our NH Voice over Internet Protocol Unified Contact Center Express and Advanced Quality Management applications within our existing Cisco Unified Communications System, in the amount not to exceed $203,820.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2022, with the option to renew up to 2 times for one year each.  DoIT (Statewide Telecommunications Revolving Funds).   

                              STATE TREASURY 
#41        Authorize the State Treasurer to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $5 million of general obligation bonds through a private placement with the NH Municipal Bond Bank should the NHMBB choose to proceed with a new money issue and/or a refunding issue.  This resolution will have an expiration date of September 30, 2019.   

                              JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#41A      Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the amount of $130,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.    

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#42        Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Town of Barrington, in the amount of $20,000 for the Haley/Panish/Rubinstein Land Conservation project in the Town of Barrington, Strafford County, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#43        Authorize an annual salary increment for the Commissioner George N. Copadis, from salary grade II, Step 6 $118,707.68 to salary grade II, Step 7 $124,579.52.  Effective May 24, 2019.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#44        Authorize to continue a 68% base hourly wage enhancement for position #19851, Chief Pharmacist, Labor Grade 30, and positions #12997, #16290, #19553 and #19848, Pharmacist, Labor Grade 27, totaling $543,262.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#45        Authorize to enter into a contract with Carroll County, Ossipee, NH, for the provision of Alternative Housing for State-Sentenced Females services, in the amount of $369,242.40.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for two additional periods of up to one year each.  100% General Funds.   

#46        Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option and amendment with Symphony Diagnostic Services No. 1 LLC d/b/a MobilexUSA, Sparks, MD (originally approved by G&C on 5-17-17, item #33), for the provision of On-Site X-Ray, Electrocardiography & Holter Monitoring Services, by increasing the amount by $275,100 from $275,100 to $550,200.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#47        Authorize to enter into a contract renewal option and amendment with m5 Marketing Communications Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-8-17, item #45), for the provision of Media and Advertising Services for Recruitment services, by increasing the amount by $356,488 from $324,080 to $680,568.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

                              PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#48        Authorize to exercise the first of two two-year extensions on a sole source contract with Spruce Technology Inc., Clifton, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 1-23-19, item #66), by increasing the amount by $177,694 to bring the total contract price from $68,806 to $246,500 and amending the scope of work to replace the database supporting the Commission’s Consumer Services and External Affairs Division.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021, with the option to extend the contract one additional time for two years.  100% Other Funds from Utility Assessments.   

#49        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $150,000 to Laconia Area Community Land Trust Inc., d/b/a Lakes Region Community Developers, to install and operate six separate rooftop solar arrays that will benefit low and moderate income tenants of affordable housing units located in the Pine Hill neighborhood in Laconia.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2020.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund appropriated to the Commission.   

#50        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $200,000 to White Rock Cooperative Estates, to install, own, and manage a ground-mount solar array that will benefit low and moderate income residents of the resident-owned manufactured housing community located in the White Rock Cooperative Estates in Tilton.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2020.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund appropriated to the Commission.   

#51        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $450,000 to Froling LLC d/b/a Froling Energy, to install and operate a wood chip biomass steam boiler and electricity cogeneration system at their future business location.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.   

#51A      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $500,000 to Burgess BioPower LLC, to construct and activate a thermal energy recovery system to recover thermal energy from the recirculating cooling water system used to cool the biomass power plant’s steam condenser at their location, Berlin, NH, and to provide that renewably generated thermal energy for heating of a greenhouse facility to be co-located on its NH site.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.   

#51B      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $150,000 to Gaslight Village Cooperative Inc., to install and manage a ground-mount solar array that will benefit low and moderate income residents of the resident-owned manufactured housing community located in the Gaslight Village Cooperative in Tilton.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2020.  100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 
#51C      Authorize to accept and expend federal revenues, received from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in the amount of $4,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#52        Authorize the transfer of $85,000 from the NH Fish and Game Fund Reserve to the Fish and Game FY 2019 Operating Budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

#53        Authorize the transfer of $900,000 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees, to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

#54        Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly Report of Expenditures for the period of October 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. 

#55        Authorize to enter into a contract with Sovereign Sportsman Solutions LLC, Nashville, TN, for an Event Management and Online Internet Licensing Sales System, in the amount of $110,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024.  54% Federal, 23% Agency Income (Game Management Funds) and 23% Fish and Game Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#56        Authorize to transfer funds within accounting unit Administration-Support, in the amount of $26,600 to reallocate funds to cover remaining FY 2019 operational expenditures.  (2)Further authorize to create a new expenditure class for Class 048 Contractual Maint Build-Grn.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

#57        NOT USED   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#58        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to award Recreational Trails Program grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated April 11, 2019, in the total amount of $801,651.69 for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail related safety and educational projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59        Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a contract with EdgePro Flooring Inc., Middleton, MA, for flooring replacement at the Wentworth Coolidge Visitors Center, in the amount of $10,713.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#60        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway and Ski-Area to enter into a retroactive contract amendment with Sunri LLC d/b/a Sport Thoma, Lincoln, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-14-15, item #88), for All-Terrain Bicycle Rental and Return Shuttle Service during the summer operations at Cannon Mountain and Franconia Notch State Park, by extending the completion date to April 30, 2021 from the amended completion date of April 30, 2019.  No Additional State Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept a monthly commission payment of 20% to be made by Sport Thoma, to be deposited into the Cannon Mountain accounting unit. 

#61        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Denron Plumbing and HVAC LLC, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $3,793.25 for replacement of a water heater at Hampton Beach State Park per invoice dated January 31, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#62        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept and expend $2,500 from the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact for the Northeastern Coordination Center dispatch program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#63        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to renew Recreational Residence and Site License Agreements for 91 camp lots at Nash Stream Forest.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024.  (2)Further authorize to accept rental payments totaling $94,359 per year to be deposited into the Forest Management and Protection Fund accounting unit.   

#64        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a retroactive lease agreement with the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Campton, NH, for communications equipment and antenna space in designated areas at Mount Washington in Mount Washington State Park.  Effective October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2022.  (2)Further authorize an initial annual rental payment of $9,240, each subsequent year of the lease, the rent will be adjusted using the Consumers Price Index and deposited into the Mt Washington Commission accounting unit.   

#64A      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to exercise a contract renewal option with the Altos Group LLC, Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #83), for conservation license plate marketing in support of the Conservation Number License Plate (Moose Plate) Program, in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Agency Income (Conservation Plate Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#65        Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $150,000 in order to provide for utilities necessary to operate the Winnipesaukee River Basin wastewater treatment facility.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% WRBP Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

#66        Authorize to transfer funds in and among classes within an accounting unit in the amount of $105,500 for better use of appropriated federal funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

#67        Authorize to enter into a contract with Alpha Analytical Inc., Westborough, MA, to provide sampling containers and laboratory analytical services, in the amount of $403,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  40% Federal, 14% Fee Funds, 46% General Funds.   

#68        Authorize to enter into a contract with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH, for personnel medical monitoring services, in the amount of $113,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  31% Federal, 12% General, 57% Other Funds (Oil Pollution Control Fund, LUST Cost Recovery, Oil Fund Board, Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund, MTBE Settlement Fund, Asbestos Fee Program, Title V Permit Fees and State Permit Fees).   

#69        Authorize to retroactively amend a sole source agreement with the NH Rivers Council (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-13, item #78), for the McQuesten Brook and Pond Watershed Restoration Plan – Phase 2 Implementation: Dam Removals project by extending the completion date from December 31, 2019 to September 30, 2019; by increasing the amount by $46,150 from $99,000 to $145,150; and by changing the scope of services and Method of Payment to include six additional tasks and payments.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#70        Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to standardize, document, package, and distribute geologic map datasets via the existing GRANIT data distribution web page, in the amount of $5,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#71        Authorize to execute an amendment to the sole source Cooperative Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-5-18, item #29), by adding work elements to include additional laboratory analyses for samples to be collected in summer and fall; by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019; and by increasing the amount by $4,238 from $14,649 to $18,887.  100% General Funds.   

#72        Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Village of Northwood Ridge Water District, Northwood, 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.   

#73        Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the City of Lebanon, 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.   

#74        Authorize to enter into a Grant Agreement with R and K Enterprise LLC, New Durham, NH, totaling $30,000 for partial funding of a marine engine replacement.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  57% Federal, 43% VW Settlement Funds.   

#75        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Newport, in the amount of $3,350 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Management Fee Funds.   

#76        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Keene, in the amount of $14,500 to complete a project to protect public drinking water systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Management Fee Funds.   

#77        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Rockingham Planning Commission, 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.   

#78        Authorize The Pier People LLC’s request to perform work on Little Harbor in New Castle. 

#79        Authorize Julie and Vincent Murray’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#80        Authorize Great East Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#81        Authorize Dover Point Properties Development LLC’s request to perform work on Piscataqua River in Dover. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#82        Authorize to enter into a contract on a sole source basis with Advance Education Inc., Dover, NH, to receive, scan and convert student work samples for schools and districts using the PACE assessment in the state, in the amount of $18,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Private Local Funds.   

#83        Authorize to enter into a contract with Maureen K. Gross, Concord, 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 
#84        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $4,974 to AAA Energy Service Co., Scarborough, ME, for emergency work to repair a water pressure problem at the Fire Academy dorms.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#85        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of New Hampton, to purchase and install security equipment for their Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $13,945.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#86        Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, in the amount of $14,871 for the Operation Stonegarden portion of the 2018 Homeland Security Grant Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#87        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Seabrook, for the purchase and installation of equipment for the Emergency Operations Center as well as to purchase and install a new generator at the communications tower for a total amount of $21,992.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#88        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Litchfield, for the purchase and installation of equipment for the Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#89        Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles and Division of Administration to enter into a sole source contract with Kodak Alaris Inc., Rochester, NY, for the purpose of providing preventative maintenance, service, and repairs to microfilm equipment located at the Department of Safety, in an amount not to exceed $21,212.52.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  25% Agency Income ,75% Highway Funds.   

#90        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Salem for a total amount of $105,829.87 for the purpose of implementing a mobile integrated healthcare program called NH Project FIRST.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#91        Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a sole source contractual agreement with the University of NH Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Seat Belt Use Survey, in the amount of $47,945.56.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#92        Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a sole source contractual agreement with the University of NH Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Attitude Survey, in the amount of $6,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#93        Authorize consideration of whether the petition of Pamela Smart (age 51) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Accomplice to First Degree Murder should be granted.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#94        Authorize the Division of Plant & Property to transfer funds in the amount of $444,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  52% Transfer from Other Agencies, 46.8% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on May 10, 2019.   

#95        Authorize to accept the list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2019. 

#96        Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services to enter into a contract with Bank of America, N.A., for the administration of a Procurement Card program in the capacity of an intermediary and administrator for the purchase and financial processing of purchases.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.   

#97        Authorize the Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gordon T. Burke & Sons Inc., North Conway, NH, for the Pinkham’s Grant Salt Building, Pinkham’s Grant, for a total price not to exceed $568,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $35,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Bureau of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $603,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2019.  100% Highway Funds.   

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

#99        Authorize to enter into a contract with USI Insurance Services LLC, for the purchase of insurance for state-owned watercraft, in an amount not to exceed $31,837.  Effective June 4, 2019 through June 4, 2020. 

#100      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract amendment with R.M. Piper Inc., Plymouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-18, item #75), for the Glencliff Home Potable Water System-Phase 1, by increasing the amount by $104,327.90 from $1,233,000 to $1,337,327.90.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2019.  100% General – Operating Funds.