GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
June 5, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 


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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
               #A.         Authorize to allow Donald Perrin to travel over 300 miles one-way to Arlington, VA, to attend the Better Buildings Summit, July 9-12, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income.   

                                             INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
               #B.         Authorize to enter Jennifer Goodwin into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 12 Completed Competencies, including Negotiate Difference, Investigate Managerial Accounting, and Contribute to Society, during the period of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,500.  Employee Training/Educational Training (Tuition).   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Division of Public Health Services 
               #C.         Authorize to pay The Association of Public Health Laboratories, Silver Spring, MD, an amount not to exceed $6,375, for the annual membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

                                             STATE TREASURY 
               #D.         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2020, in the amount of $15,700 for continued access to information, communication, subscription to the daily NAST newsletter, publications, and resources and conference briefing materials.  44.6% General, 55.4% Other (College Savings Plan management fee revenues and Abandoned Property program) Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
               #E.         Authorize to pay a membership fee to the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $5,100 to provide annual membership for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
               #F.          Authorize to pay the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, Washington, DC, $28,299 annual assessment.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Fish and Game Funds.   

 

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

                                             OFFICE OF THE CHILD ADVOCATE 
               #A.         Authorize to accept a gift in the amount of $250 from Leading for Kids, Redwood City, CA, for travel to an expert convening in Washington, DC, regarding a research project to promote transformative policy and cultural change in the interest of children’s health and wellbeing.  The meeting is on June 5, 2019. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
              #B.         Authorize to accept a nonmonetary donation from Children’s Literacy Foundation, Duncan McDougall, Executive Director, Waterbury Center, VT, of 3 literacy seminars for residents, 1,000 books for participants to give or send the their children, and postage and envelopes for mailing books with a total value of $11,250 for use by the population at the NH Correctional Facility for Women in Concord, NH. 

 

#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 Captain Lyndsey T. Fleming, Epping, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, 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 Captain Lindsey K. Whelan, Derry, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, 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 
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Brigadier General Timothy T. Lunderman, Manlius, NY, for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Air National Guard.   

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
              #D.         Authorize the confirmation of Brigadier General David J. Mikolaities, Portsmouth, NH, to the rank of Major General, NH Army National Guard.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #E.         Authorize to appoint Sheri L. Phillips, as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or August 2, 2019, whichever is the latter, through March 20, 2023. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
              #F.          Authorize to appoint Bryan J. Townsend II, as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $73,819.20.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 7, 2019, whichever is the latter, through December 11, 2022. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #G.         Authorize to appoint Brandon H. Garod as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $83,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 7, 2019, whichever is the latter, through January 1, 2023. 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
               #A.         Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Burlington, NC (originally approved by G&C on 12-16-15, item #17), to provide paternity testing services, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021, with no change to the price of $165,620.70.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #B.         Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to amend the existing contract with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on 1-24-18, item #11), for a feasibility study to expand Nashua Transit System beyond Nashua City’s limit, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  No Additional Funding. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #C.         Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to amend the existing contract with the Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-7-18, item #19), to assess the feasibility of an intermodal transportation center in the Greater Keene area, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  No Additional Funding.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #D.         Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend a contract with Vanassee Hangen Brustlin Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #30), to study and prepare preliminary engineering plans for the rehabilitation or replacement of the General Sullivan Bridge carrying pedestrian and recreational traffic over Little Bay between the City of Dover and the Town of Newington, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  No Additional Funding. 

                                             COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
               #E.         Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the County of Belknap, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G& Con 9-27-17, item #31), in the amount of $455,000, for the completion of The Granite State Children’s Alliance building renovation project, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2019 from June 30, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
               #F.          Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #95), to continue assisting with implementation of the NH Wildlife Action Plan, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.  

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #G.         Authorize to amend a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Education (originally approved by G&C on 1-23-19, item #76), relative to the Grants to NH Private and Public K-12 Schools to Reduce and Remove Lead in their Drinking Water, by lengthening the period of cost recovery allowed.  No Additional Funding.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.    

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #H.         Authorize to amend a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #94), for the Statewide LiDAR Dataset Management and Distribution project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2020 from June 30, 2019.  No Additional Funding.  100% Wetlands Funds.   

 

REGULAR AGENDA 


                             
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
 
                              Division of Medicaid Services 
#6           Authorize to accept additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in the amount of $15,832,456.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#7           Authorize to accept and expend additional agency income drug rebate revenue in the amount of $1,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (Drug Rebate Revenue).  (2)Further authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $1,500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#8           Authorize to accept and expend additional federal Designated State Health Programs revenue in the amount of $1,066,254.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds (DSHP Revenue).  (2)Further authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $1,065,189.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  (3)Further authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $2,049,353.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#9           Authorize to establish a sole source consultant list of six qualified Attorneys in the State of NH, and enter into agreements with Said Attorneys to provide for the representation of individuals when, pursuant to NH RSA 135-C:52, He-M 609, He-M 306 and He-M 611, admitted to NH Hospital in an amount not to exceed $60,800.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#10        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Hampstead Outlook Inc., d/b/a Hampstead Hospital (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #18), in order to increase the number of available beds for children and youth for acute psychiatric treatment, by increasing the price by $50,000 from $100,000 to $150,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

#11        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend existing sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 8, 2019, to continue providing person-centered Healthcare Homes that deliver integrated primary care, community behavioral health care and wellness services for young people with serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance, by increasing the price by $3,509,271 from $1,448,017 to an amount not to exceed $4,957,342, and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#12        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source contract with National Alliance on Mental Illness NH, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-5-15, item #28), to provide family mutual support and suicide prevention services, by increasing the price by $1,085,885 from $3,075,758 to an amount not to exceed $4,161,643, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  88% General, 12% Federal Funds.   

#13        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Granite Pathways, Concord, 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 $354,390.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Glencliff Home 
#14        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source contract with Dr. David A. Bogacz, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-6-16, item #10), to continue to provide dental services to the residents at Glencliff Home, by increasing the price by $40,000 from $57,000 to an amount not to exceed $97,600, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  20% General, 80% Other Funds (Provider Fees).   

#15        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source contract with Healthdirect Institutional Pharmacy Services Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-21-17, item #35), to provide pharmaceutical services to the residents at Glencliff Home, by increasing the price by $34,500 from $34,500 to an amount not to exceed $69,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  80% Agency, 20% General Funds.   

#16        Authorize to renew a 15% base hourly wage enhancement to nursing staff currently paid under the Institutional Nurse (N130) pay scale for recruitment and retention purposes.  This request is projected to increase funding by $344,965 in FY-20 and $355,400 in FY-21.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  24% General, 76% Other Funds.   

#17        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source contract with Beverly Sinclair, RN, Bradford, VT, to provide podiatry services for residents at Glencliff Home, by increasing the price by $16,200 from $8,100 to an amount not to exceed $24,300, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  20% General, 80% Other Funds (Agency Funds).   

                              New Hampshire Hospital 
#18        Authorize to accept and expend additional federal revenue from the Disproportionate Share Hospital Program in the amount of $6,500,000 which will be used to replace Provider Fees which are less than estimated.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds (DSH).  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#19        Authorize to retroactively pay the Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, $30,145 for the annual membership dues and reaccreditation to July 1, 2018.  Effective upon G&C approval.  84% General, 16% Federal Funds.   

#20        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing contract with CDB Mechanical LLC, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #39E), for the continued provision of refrigeration equipment maintenance and repair, by increasing the price by $42,000 from $42,000 to an amount not to exceed $84,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  70% General, 30% Other Funds.   

#21        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Cardinal Health Inc., to provide remote pharmacist services to patients at NH Hospital in an amount not to exceed $49,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  36% General, 64% Other Funds.   

#22        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Netsmart Technologies Inc., Overland Park, KS  (originally approved by G&C on 11-4-15, item #9), for the provision of hardware, licensed software, system hosting and professional services as part of the NH Hospital Electronic Health Record, Pharmacy Management and Health Information Technology Solution, by increasing the price by $76,380 from $4,035,902 to $4,112,282 and with no change to the completion date of November 30, 2021.  Effective upon G&C approval.  20% Federal, 46% Other, 34% General Funds.   

#23        Authorize to enter into new contracts with five vendors as detailed in letter dated May 8, 2019, and exercise a renewal option with Howroyd-Wright Employment Agency Inc., d/b/a All’s Well (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #17) for the provision of temporary nurse staffing services, by increasing the shared price by $2,350,000 from $720,000 to an amount not to exceed $3,070,000, and by extending the completion date for Howroyd-Wright Employment Agency Inc., d/b/a All’s Well of June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021 with a completion date of June 30, 2021 for all new contracts.  Glencliff Home: 76% Other (Agency), 24% General; NH Hospital: 34% General, 46% Other Funds (Provider Fees), 20% Federal Funds.   

                              Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#24        Authorize to exercise renewal options for five existing agreements and one new agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 14, 2019, for the provision of master licensed alcohol and drug counseling services, by increasing the total price by $560,625 from $994,422 to an amount not to exceed $1,555,047, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  78.33% Federal, 5.71% Other, 15.96% General Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#25        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with National Jewish Health, Denver, CO (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-15, item #51), for the provision of statewide telephonic tobacco treatment services in order to reduce the health and economic consequences of tobacco use and dependence, by increasing the price by $405,000 from $1,496,235 to $1,901,235, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  31% General, 69% Federal Funds.   

#26        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Magellan Medicaid Administration Inc., Glen Allen, VA (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #90), for the provision of Pharmacy Benefit Management services, by increasing the price by $198,730 from $2,753,442 to $2,952,172, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

#27        Authorize to exercise a renewal option to existing agreements as detailed in letter dated April 29, 2019, to continue to provide Woman, Infants and Children Special Supplemental Nutrition Food Program and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program services to low income women and children, by increasing the aggregate price limitations by $5,831,478 from $6,023,175 to $11,854,653, and by extending the contract completion dates from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
#28        Authorize to exercise renewal options to existing sole source agreements with the 7 vendors as detailed in letter dated April 22, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #17), to provide administration of the Homeless Housing and Access Revolving Loan Fund Program, by increasing the price by $399,952 from $399,952 to an amount not to exceed $799,904, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#29        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Employment Security, Economic and Labor Information Bureau to conduct, in partnership with the Department and technical experts, an economic analysis of the “cliff effect” across NH, in an amount not to exceed $60,000.  Effective upon G&C approval and until terminated by agreement of the parties when the project is completed.  100% General Funds.   

#30        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and to amend an existing contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #21), for the provision of statewide Child Care Resource and Referral Services, by increasing the price by $2,200,000 from $3,960,000 to an amount not to exceed $6,160,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#31        Authorize to enter into an agreement with NH Children’s Trust Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Family Resource Center facilitation and organization services in an amount not to exceed $1,004,646.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  35.5% Federal, 64.5% General Funds.   

#32        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing contract with Granite State College, Concord, NH (originally approved by G& Con 5-17-17, item #15), to continue administering the tuition assistance program for Child Care Teachers and Directors of Child Care Programs for Young Children, by increasing the price by $1,050,000 from $600,000 to an amount not to exceed $1,650,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2023.   

#33        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Waypoint, Manchester, NH, to provide a Rapid Re-Housing Program serving NH Runaway and Homeless Youth, through the Federal Continuum of Care Program, in an amount not to exceed $188,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services 
#34        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing contract with the Brain Injury Association of NH, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #13), to continue providing services to support persons with acquired brain injuries and their families, by increasing the price by $897,641 from $828,527 to $1,726,168, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  14% Federal, 86% General Funds.   

#35        Authorize to exercise renewal options and amend existing agreements with 3 of the 4 vendors as detailed in letter dated April 29, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #14), for the continued provision of Adult Day Services for adults 18 years of age and older with Chronic illnesses and or disabilities; and to implement a rate increase for Adult Day Services, by increasing the combined price limitation by $514,620 from $1,397,521.19 to an amount not to exceed $1,912,141.19, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  56% Federal, 44% General Funds.   

#36        Authorize to exercise renewal options and amend existing contracts with 11 of the 12 vendors as detailed in letter dated May 9, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 12-21-16, item #16), for the continued provision of In-Home Care Services, In-Home Health Aide Services and In-Home Nursing Services; and to implement a rate increase for In-Home Care and Home Health Aide Services, by increasing the combined price by $7,188,746.11 from $18,055,822.57 to an amount not to exceed $25,244,568.68, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  56% Federal, 44% General Funds.   

#36A      Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing agreement with Keystone Peer Review Organization Inc., Harrisburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 10-5-16, item #9), for the provision of Pre-admission Screening and Resident Review and Nursing Facility Level of Care services, by increasing the price by $1,205,000 from $3,328,050 to $4,533,050, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds.   

#36B      Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with Manchester Community Health Center, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-19-17, item #13), to continue providing services that assure timely access to comprehensive pediatric interdisciplinary developmental assessments, community based nutrition services, and to effectively coordinate primary, specialty, and community care services for children and youth, birth through age 21, with special health care needs, by increasing the price by $2,369,000 from $2,167,050 to $4,536,050, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#37        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $88,610 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 4, 2019 through April 17, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#38        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $150,145 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 18, 2019 through May 3, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#39        Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract agreement with Liberty International Trucks of NH LLC, Manchester, NH, for providing Fleet Air Conditioning Training for the Bureau of Mechanical Services, in the amount of $6,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  5.24% Intra Agency Transfers, 25.40% Agency Income, 69.36% Highway Funds.   

#40        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to enter into an agreement with Greenman-Pedersen Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for on-call Unmanned Aircraft Systems services for the Department’s transportation infrastructure statewide, for an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 

#41        Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into a contract amendment with Unifirst Corporation, Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-31-18, item #40), for providing uniforms to certain employees of the Bureau of Mechanical Services, by increasing the amount by $2,200 from $24,099.92 to $26,299.92.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  5.24% Intra Agency, 25.40% Agency Income, 69.36% Highway Funds.   

#42        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with WSP USA Inc., Merrimack, NH, for on-call engineering services for various bridge projects located throughout the State, for a total amount not to exceed $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2022. 

#43        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Fuss & O’Neill Inc., Concord, NH, for on-call engineering services for various bridge projects located throughout the State, for a total amount not to exceed $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2022. 

#44        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for public transportation services in the Belknap County and Merrimack County regions, for an amount not to exceed $1,531,746.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#45        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with VNA at HCS Inc., Keene, NH, for public transportation services in the City of Keene, for an amount not to exceed $603,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#46        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with the Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH, for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, for an amount not to exceed $239,648.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#47        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for public transportation services within the Sullivan County region, for an amount not to exceed $616,260.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement preservation of I-93 south of Exit 22 northerly to the Meredith/New Hampton Town Line, totaling approximately 15 centerline miles, on the basis of a low bid of $2,890,222.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $144,511.10 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 23, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for pavement preservation of three Tier 2 roadway segments in the eastern portion of the State totaling approximately 8 miles, on the basis of a low bid of $2,648,373.38.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $132,418.67 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 27, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#50        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Evroks Corporation, Northfield, NH, for replacement of the concrete deck slab bridge superstructure which carries US Route 3 over the NH Railroad (Br. No. 131/154), on the basis of a low bid of $1,182,310.50. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $59,115.53 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 29, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY 
#51        Authorize to enter into an agreement with NH Association for the Blind, Trade Name Future in Sight, Concord, NH, for the distribution of telecommunications equipment, in an amount not to exceed $180,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  100% Other (PUC) Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES 
#52        Authorize to amend the sole source contract agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-20-18, item #35), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $150,000 from $4,442,065 to $4,592,065.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#53        Authorize to amend the sole source contract agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-20-18, item #33), for the Fuel Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $100,000 from $4,686,968 to $4,786,968.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#54        Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Environmental Services and the Department of Safety, to amend a sole source contract with Avalara Inc., Bainbridge Island, WA (originally approved by G&C on 7-16-08, item #84), for an Account Management modification to the Automated Fuel Toll System, by increasing the amount by $12,000 from $3,354,493 to a total amount of $3,366,493.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 

                              STATE TREASURY 
#55        Authorize the State Treasurer, as Trustee of the NH Higher Education Savings Plant Trust, to amend documents, as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2019, relating to the NH College Tuition Savings Plan.  Effective June 5, 2019 upon G&C approval. 

#56        Authorize the State Treasurer’s nomination of Mr. Byron Champlin, Concord, NH, to the Executive Branch Ethics Committee.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022. 

                              OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#57        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Nick Perencevich, M.D., Concord, NH, to serve as Physician Investigator for the Medical Review Subcommittee, in an amount not to exceed $81,000.  Effective July 1, 2019, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#58        Authorize to enter into a contract with Montagne Communications LLC, Manchester, NH, to provide strategic communications and public relations services to the DRA, in an amount not to exceed $33,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020, with the option to renew for 3 additional one-year terms.  100% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#59        Authorize to enter into a contract with WB Media 1, Laconia, NH, for the placement of television advertising on Comcast networks and WMUR-TV, in the amount of $19,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 15, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#60        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH, in the amount of $40,424.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#61        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH, in the amount of $24,395.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#62        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH, in the amount of $40,499.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                              INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#63        Authorize to enter into a contract with Strategy Matters LLC, Boston, MA, to provide services to update strategic plan goals and objectives to the Insurance Department, in the amount of $61,609.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#64        Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $60,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Client Services, to conduct an economic analysis of the “cliff effect” across NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#65        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Ascentria Community Services Inc., d/b/a The Language Bank, Manchester, NH, for in-person American Sign Language interpretation services, in an amount not to exceed $7,500.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#66        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Ascentria Community Services Inc., d/b/a The Language Bank, Manchester, NH, for in-person foreign language interpretation and written translation services, in an amount not to exceed $12,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Integrated Office Solutions, Concord, NH, for full service maintenance coverage of 37 multi-functional devices (printer/copier/fax/scanner), in an amount not to exceed $39,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc., Ramsey, NJ, for full service maintenance coverage of 2 Konica 1052 devices, in an amount not to exceed $27,720.  Effective July 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#69        Authorize to host a five-day on-site educational workshop for up to 10 residents of the NH Department of Corrections, at no charge to the participants.  The training is entitled “NH Recovery Coach Academy Peer Recovery Coach Training”, at a cost not to exceed $3,910 to be held at the Northern NH Correctional Facility, Berlin, NH, dates to be determined.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Transfer from Other Agency.   

#70        Authorize to enter into a contract with Staff Today Inc., Covina, CA, for the provision of Temporary Nursing and Pharmacist services, in the amount of $530,564.14.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for 2 additional periods of up to one year each.  100% General Funds.   

#71        Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option amendment with Alliance Group Inc., Essex Junction, VT (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #77), for the provision of Refrigeration Repair and Maintenance services, by increasing the amount by $79,620 from $79,620 to $159,240.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#72        Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option amendment with Alliance Group Inc., Essex Junction, VT (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #78), for the provision of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning services, by increasing the amount by $79,620 from $79,620 to $159,240.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#73        Authorize to exercise a sole source contract renewal option with Abilis Solutions Corp., Portland, ME (originally approved by G& Con 6-10-15, item #52), for the provision of Corrections Information System services, by increasing the amount by $1,644,855.70 from $1,599,987.51 to $3,244,873.21, and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2023 from June 30, 2019. 100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: The agency class 27 funds used by the NHDOC to reimburse DoIT is 100% General Funds.   

                              STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE BANKING DEPARTMENT 
#74        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Conference of State Bank Supervisors Education Foundation, Washington, DC, for the purpose of accrediting the Banking Department through CSBSEF, for an amount not to exceed $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2024.  100% Other Funds.    

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION 
#75        Authorize to enter into an interagency lease agreement with the NH Department of Transportation, Stickney Ave Facility, to lease space for the Liquor Commission Maintenance Section, in the amount of $29,000 annually.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Liquor Funds.   

#76        Authorize to exercise a renewal option on an existing sole source agreement with Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 6-1-16, item #60), for professional consulting and project management services on development and implementation of the NHLC’s new point-of-sale and back office system (the “NextGen project”), by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020, and by increasing the price by $729,000 from $1,700,000 to $2,429,000.  100% Liquor Funds.   

                              PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#77        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to a current contract with The Liberty Consulting Group, Quentin, PA, to provide additional consulting services over a longer period of time, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019, and by increasing the price by $64,500 from $249,700 to an amount not to exceed $314,200.  The original contract was approved by G&C on 4-11-18, item #53, with 100% Other Funds (Utility Assessment).  All of the additional funding requested, $64,500, will be from 100% Other Funds (Utility Assessment).   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#78        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, for the continuation of the cooperative program of wildlife habitat improvement on state managed lands, in the amount of $303,456.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Fish and Game Funds.   

#79        Authorize to enter into a contract with Collins Engineers Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for Engineering Services for the Statewide Public Boat Access Program, in the amount of $175,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  75% Federal, 25% Public Boat Access Funds.   

#80        Authorize to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., Pembroke, NH, to carry out aerial stocking and water sample collection (acid rain analysis) of remote, high altitude trout ponds, in the amount of $14,310.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  75% Federal, 25% Fish and Game Funds.   

#81        Authorize to enter into a wildlife habitat improvement agreement with Christopher and Joyce Brady for the management of 22 acres of agricultural land on the CT River Drivers Wildlife Management Area in the town of Colebrook.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019. 

#82        Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Shoring Installation LLC, Merrimack, NH, for the installation of a Temporary Coffer Dam at the Department’s Lake Winnipesaukee Public Boat Access Area (a.k.a. Downing’s Landing), Alton, NH, in the amount of $60,200.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2019.  75% Federal, 25% Statewide Public Board Access Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#83        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to make a retroactive payment to Hillsboro Ford Inc., Hillsboro, NH, in the amount of $3,800 for the purchase of a dump body for vehicle D31 per invoice dated April 20, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#84        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Peter E. Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-5-18, item #72A), to publish the expanded second edition of Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource by: (1)expanding the scope of services by increasing the page count of the book from 112 pages to 160 pages and the copy run from 3,000 copies to 4,000 copies; and (2)increasing the amount by $7,571 from $18,853 to $26,424.  100% Other Funds.   

#85        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with the Town of Nottingham-Police Department for security coverage and traffic control at Pawtuckaway State Park, in the amount of $12,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Agency Income.   

#86        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with The Public Archaeology Laboratory Inc., Pawtucket, RI, to provide consultant services at Fort Stark State Historic Site, in the amount of $44,837.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  50% Agency Income, 50% Capital Funds.   

#87        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Franconia Notch State Park’s request for exemption of Administrative Rule, Adm 611.08 (g), to increase the fleet size by retaining one of two mini-shuttle buses slated for surplus, thus bringing the mini-shuttle bus fleet to three.  Said vehicle will be utilized as a backup to two new mini-shuttle buses that will handle guest needs at the Flume Gorge during the spring-summer-fall and at Cannon Mountain Ski Area during the winter.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#88        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a payment in the amount of $24,000 to the Mount Washington Summit Road Company d/b/a Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham, NH, for a portion of road repairs to the auto road for wear and tear caused by DNCR’s snow cats during the 2018-2019 winter season.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Revolving Funds.   

#89        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Coos County Sheriff’s Office, for the purpose of Operation Stonegarden (managed by the NH Department of Safety (NHDOS)), to provide Detail Patrols.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend $14,871 from the NHDOS to offset the personnel mileage and equipment expenditures for providing Detail Patrols in accordance with the terms of the MOA.  100% Other Funds.   

#90        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to renew Camp Lot License Agreements for 9 camp lots at Umbagog State Park.  Effective August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2024.  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to accept rental payments in the amounts shown on the “Umbagog Camp License Annual Rent 2019-2024” which total $17,346 per year and will be deposited in the accounting unit Forest Management and Protection Fund. 

#90A      Authorize, on recommendation of the Cannon Mountain Advisory Commission, to implement the Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway & Ski Area capital improvement projects, to be funded in the amount of $1,976,000 by the Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Fund.  The Cannon Mountain Advisory Commission recommended submittal of this request and the Capital Budget Overview Committee approved this request on April 22, 2019. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#91        Authorize to make retroactive unencumbered payment of invoices totaling $140,201.77 to Rowell’s Services LLC, Tilton, NH, and to Busby Construction Co Inc., Atkinson, NH, for emergency response and temporary measures undertaken to repair the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program’s 24-inch sewer force main located in Laconia near Pendleton Beach.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#92        Authorize to retroactively enter Luis Adorno, into an education tuition agreement with New England College, Henniker, NH, to participate in Managerial Accounting and Finance for Leaders, during the period of May 14, 2019 to August 25, 2019, and to pay costs in the amount of $4,760.  100% Other Funds.   

#93        Authorize a loan agreement with Pennichuck Water Works Inc., Merrimack, NH, in the amount not to exceed $5,500,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#94        Authorize the Connecticut River Valley Resource Commission to enter into a sole source agreement with the Connecticut River Joint Commissions, Lebanon, NH, to provide administration, management, and program assistance for the CRVRC, in the amount of $70,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#95        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Nippo Lake Association of Barrington, NH, in the amount of $100,000 to complete the Nippo Lake Association Stormwater Management Plan; Implementation of Road, Residential, and In-lake Best Management Practices.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#96        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Green Mountain Conservation Group, in the amount of $50,000 to complete the Ossipee Lake Watershed Plan Implementation Phase 1: Ossipee Lake, Danforth Pond and Lower Bays Best Management Practices.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#97        Authorize to enter into a contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Concord, NH, to perform site investigations, drinking water infrastructure reviews, cleanup planning, design and remediation services at contaminated sites, at methyl tert-butyl ether (MtBE) contaminated sites, and CERCLA sites, in the amount of $7,340,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023.  38% Federal, 33% Other (Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund, Oil Pollution Control Fund, Gasoline Remediation & Elimination Ethers Funds, Drinking Water Trust Fund, and MtBE Settlement Fund), 23% General, 6% Capital Funds.   

#98        Authorize to enter into a contract with Sanborn, Head & Associates Inc., Concord, NH, to perform site investigations, cleanup planning and remediation services at contaminated sites, CERCLA sites and hazardous waste sites, in the amount of $6,110,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023.  95% Federal, 5% Other Funds.   

#99        Authorize to enter into a contract with Ransom Consulting Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to perform site investigations, water supply assessments, cleanup planning and remediation services at hazardous waste and methyl tert-butyl ether (MtBE) contaminated sites, in the amount of $1,440,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023.  100% Other Funds.   

#100      Authorize to enter into a contract with Weston & Sampson Engineers Inc., Portsmouth, NH, to perform site investigations, cleanup planning and remediation services at contaminated sites, at metyl-tert butyl ether (MtBE) contaminated sites and at petroleum sites, in the amount of $3,545,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023.  20% Federal, 80% Other Funds.   

#101      Authorize to enter into a contract with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Bedford, NH, to perform site investigations, Brownfields assessments, cleanup planning and remediation at contaminated sites, CERCLA sites, and Brownfields sites, in the amount of $4,110,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023.  56% Federal, 1.5% Capital, 24% General, 13% Other, 6% Brownfields Recovery Funds.   

#102      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to complete the Invasive Species Detection in Northeast Regional Lakes using Environmental DNA project, in the amount of $8,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Lakes Restoration Funds.   

#103      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to complete the Algal Classification Index for Stream Assessments project, in the amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

#104      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for NH GRANIT to maintain the NH Coastal Viewer public data access tool, in the amount of $20,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#105      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#106      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Seabrook-Hamptons Estuary Alliance, Hampton, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#107      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#108      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#109      Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the S and J Transportation Services Inc., (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-19, item #77), for the purpose of purchasing an additional drayage truck, by increasing the amount by $35,000 from $90,000 to $125,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  57% Federal, 43% VW Settlement Funds.   

#110      Authorize to amend a sole source contract with the Business Finance Authority, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #93), to assist various loan programs with underwriting and legal services for loans to private borrowers, by increasing the amount by $130,000 to $260,000 from $130,000, and by extending the end date to June 30, 2021 from June 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds, and 100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Funds.   

#111      Authorize to enter into grant agreements with Nashua Regional Planning Commission and Lakes Region Planning Commission, totaling $69,903 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

#112      Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the Emerald Lake Village District, Hillsborough, 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.   

#113      Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the City of Keene, the Town of Raymond, and the Town of Exeter, totaling $60,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#114      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Marlborough, NH, in the amount not to exceed $250,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2021.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.  (2) Further authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Marlborough, NH, in the amount not to exceed $750,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#115      Authorize to award a Tank Maintenance and Inspection Grant to the Barrington Oaks Cooperative Inc., Nottingham, NH, in the amount of $8,000 for the purpose of performing drinking water tank inspection and maintenance.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#116      Authorize to award a Brownfields Cleanup Grant to the City of Franklin, NH, in the amount of $31,350 to complete site remediation work at the Macosko Foundry site.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Brownfield Repayment Funds.   

#117      Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the City of Laconia and the City of Nashua, totaling $30,191 to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#118      Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of New Durham, totaling $8,838 to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#119      Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Three Ponds Protective Association, totaling $10,000 to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#120      Authorize to enter into a grant agreements with the Towns of Derry, Merrimack, and Sandown, totaling $16,122 to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Lake Restoration Funds.   

#121      Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Waste Management of NH Inc., Rochester, NH, totaling $300,000 for partial funding of refuse truck replacement.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  57% Federal, 43% VW Settlement Funds.   

#122      Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, NH, totaling $15,680 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective July 28, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds.   

#123      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Lebanon, in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to finance the Wastewater and Stormwater Collection Systems Asset Management Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#124      Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Dover (originally approved by G&C on 2-10-26, item #47), to increase funding by $2,000,000 from $2,000,000 to $4,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.  (2)Further authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Dover, in an amount not to exceed $3,500,000 to finance the Catch Basin and Wet Well Cleanings Treatment Facility Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.  (3)Further authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Dover, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to finance the Stormwater Asset Management Program Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#125      Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Durham (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-18, item #46), to increase funding by $2,465,600 from $214,400 to $2,680,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#126      Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Somersworth (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-18, item #58), to increase funding by $1,900,000 from $10,540,000 to $12,440,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#127      Authorize Kimberly MacDonald’s and Paula Small’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#128      Authorize Kimberly A. Wesson Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Little Bay in Dover. 

#128A   Authorize to award a grant to the City of Rochester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $3,800,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2022.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.  (2)Further authorize a loan agreement with the City of Rochester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,293,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#128B   Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Newmarket, NH, in the amount not to exceed $975,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 1, 2021.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.  (2)Further authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Newmarket, NH, in the amount not to exceed $2,825,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
#129      Authorize to pay $1,506,000 in overtime for permanent personnel services salaries out of class 10 appropriations for critical care vacant positions due to pending recruitment for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. 

#130      Authorize to exercise a contract renewal option with Northeast Mobile Dental Services PLLC, Bedford, NH, for the sole purpose of providing dental services on site to the residents of the NH Veterans Home, by increasing the amount by $99,000 from $148,500 to $247,500.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  28% Federal, 47% General, 25% Other Funds.   

                              POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL 
#131      Authorize to enter into a service agreement with Compass Group USA Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division of 3 International Drive, Rye Brook, NY, in the amount of $387,019 for the provision of meals through the NHTI-Concord’s Community College Capital Commons dining hall to recruits and in-service officers attending programs at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

#132      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Safety, Division of State Police in the amount of $34,965 for the assignment of one Trooper to serve as cadre for each of the full-time academy sessions to be held during Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#133      Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a sole source contract with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide an Inclusive Higher Education Program to individuals with intellectual disabilities, in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% State Funds.   

#134      Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to exercise the contract renewal option with Second Start (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #83), to provide professional development activities for all NH adult educators in accordance with the state leadership requirements under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, by increasing the amount by $402,583.73 from $599,546.02 to $1,002,399.75.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% State Match Funds.   

#135      Authorize the Bureau of Credentialing to amend an existing contract with Richard J. Farrell, Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #113), to provide investigative services regarding complaints of educator misconduct, by increasing the price by $6,000 from $129,400 to $135,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds.   

#136      Authorize to contract with the individuals as detailed in letter dated May 1, 2019, to conduct Special Education Impartial Due Process Hearings, State Board of Education Hearings, Vocational Rehabilitation Hearings, and Alternative Dispute Resolution sessions, in an amount not to exceed $155,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  35% Federal, 65% General Funds.   

#137      Authorize the Division of Learner Support to exercise a renewal option to an existing sole source contract with the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #87), to administer the Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment in English language arts, mathematics, and science, by increasing the price by $450,300 from $1,400,600 to $1,850,900.  Effective August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#138      Authorize the Division of Learner Support to exercise a renewal option to an existing sole source contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-19-18, item #58), to serve the department as a technical advisor for the PACE innovative assessment and accountability system, by increasing the price by $245,700 from $245,700 to $491,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#139      Authorize to exercise a renewal option to an existing contract with the North Country Education Services Agency, Gorham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-22-17, item #38), to provide supplemental educational support and technical assistance for students of the Migrant Education program, by increasing the price by $80,000 from $160,000 to $240,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#140      Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with Human Services Research Institute, to develop and present the Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment, in an amount not to exceed $79,408.36.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% State Funds.   

#141      Authorize the Division of Analytics and Resources to exercise a renewal option of a contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-18, item #135), to serve the department as a technical advisor for the accountability program and initiatives, by increasing the price by $110,000 from $100,000 to $210,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  91% Federal, 9% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#142      Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer among accounts within State Police Traffic Bureau and Detective Bureau, in the amount of $5,420.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  75.1% General, 13.7% Turnpike, 11.2% Highway Funds.  (2)Further authorize the Division of State Police to transfer funds and establish a new expenditure class code within Enforcement, in the amount of $3,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  80.17% General, 19.83% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#143      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Colebrook to upgrade the Colebrook Regional Dispatch Center infrastructure for a total amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#144      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Rochester to purchase and install Emergency Operations Center equipment for a total amount of $50,806.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#145      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Newport to purchase response equipment for a total amount of $37,660.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#146      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Newton to purchase a portable electronic message board for a total amount of $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#147      Authorize an annual salary step increase for Mark Doyle, Director of the Division of Emergency Services and Communications in the amount of $5,871.84 from Grade II, Step 6 $118,707.68 to Grade II, Step 7 $124,579.52.  Effective June 9, 2019. 

#148      Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $1,260 to APCO International Inc., Daytona Beach, FL, for providing frequency coordination for an FCC application.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Agency Income.   

#149      Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with WBIN Media Co., Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the creation, production, distribution, and promotion of radio announcements focusing on the importance of motorcycle awareness and “sharing the road”, in an amount not to exceed $49,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#150      Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham Inc., d/b/a JBI Helicopter Services, Pembroke, NH, for the purpose of providing scheduled maintenance and inspections of the State Police Bell 407 helicopter as well as the Bell Helicopter Annual Re-Currency Pilot Training, in an amount not to exceed $318,801.98.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022, with an option to renew for one 2-year period.  70.14% General, 27.60% Turnpike, 2.26% Highway Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#151      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Renee Robinson, MD, N Canton, OH, as a substitute medical examiner, to aid the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, for a total not to exceed $10,000, for the period of July 1-5, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 5, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#152      Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Dr. Thomas Gilson, Cleveland Heights, OH, as a substitute medical examiner, to aid the Office of the Chief Examiner, for a total not to exceed $10,000, for the period of May 27-31, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#153      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Margaret Greenwald, Hallowell, ME, as a substitute medical examiner, to aid the Office of the Chief Examiner, for a total not to exceed $10,000, for the period of June 10-14, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 14, 2019.  100% General Funds.   

#154      Authorize the Division of Legal Counsel, Charitable Trust Unit, to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds from the Charitable Trust Agency Income Account in the amount of $23,000, for the purpose of budgeting for part-time staff.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2019.  100% Charitable Trust Agency Income.   

#155      Authorize to grant salary increment to Robert J. Sullivan, Criminal Investigator, from salary level $68,910.40 LB BB, Step 4, to $72,668.96, LG BB, Step 5.  Effective upon G&C approval or June 21, 2019, whichever is the latter. 

#156      Authorize to grant a salary increase to Danielle E. Sakowski, Assistant Attorney General from salary level $69,792.94 to $73,000.  Effective upon G&C approval, or June 7, 2019, whichever is the latter. 

#157      Authorize to enter into a subgrant with NH Legal Assistance, in the amount of $363,271 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of providing direct services to victims of crime.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#158      Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the Department of Corrections, from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #141), by increasing the Fiscal Year 2020 total price by $8,860 from $167,453 to $176.313, increasing the total from $502,359 to $511,219.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#159      Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the Sullivan County Department of Corrections, from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant (originally approved by G&C on 5-16-18, #69), by increasing the total price by $4,672 from $317,574 to $322,246.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#160      Authorize to enter into subgrants with Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH Inc., and with the City of Rochester, in the total amount of $66,836 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of providing direct services to victims of crime.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#161      Authorize to reduce the Active Trooper Health Benefit Statutory Reserve from 100% of estimated annual claims and administrative expenses to 75% of estimated annual claims and administrative expenses thereby releasing $913,000 to be made available for fluctuations in plan costs that occur on a monthly basis.  Effective upon G&C approval.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

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

#163      Authorize an annual increase for Alexander M. Stone, Financial Data Manager, from grade HH, Step 5 $106,705.56 to grade HH, Step 6 $112,255.52.  Effective June 21, 2019. 

#164      Authorize an annual salary step increase for Joyce Pitman, Manager of Risks and Benefits, from grade HH, Step 5 $106,705.56 to grade HH, Step 6 $112,255.52.  Effective May 24, 2019. 

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

#166      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Information Technology, in the amount of $81,083.20 to facilitate the design and development of custom contract management process flows using Infor Process Automation, as well as strategic sourcing workflows for “Sourcing Event Approval”, including training for configuration and administration of Process Automation and Configuration Console contained within the Infor US Inc., Enterprise Resource Planning system, referred to as NH FIRST.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Transfer Funds (35.7% General, 64.3% Other Funds).   

#167      Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment option with VeriFone Inc., San Jose, CA (originally approved by G&C on 5-4-16, item #81), for the provision of leasing point of sale equipment.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 4, 2022. 

#168      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a 12 month holdover amendment with the Town of Colebrook, NH, for courtroom and office space for the 1st Circuit Court – District Division – Colebrook comprised of approximately 1,581 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $12,816.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).  (2)Further authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to request a waiver from the Clean Air testing requirements from the Governor and Executive Council coterminous with submission for approval of the lease amendment herein and based on RSA 10-B:4-Exceptions II. 

#169      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a twelve month amendment with the Town of Plaistow, NH, for courtroom and office space for the 10th Circuit Court-District Division-Plaistow comprised of approximately 3,784 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $45,648.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#170      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a six month amendment with the County of Belknap, Laconia, NH, for courtroom and office space for the Belknap County Superior Court comprised of approximately 17,076 square feet, for an amount not to exceed $121,224.  Effective July 1, 2019 through December 30, 2019.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from other Agencies).   

#171      Authorize to accept an additional donation of $26,000 for a revised total of $126,000 from the US Environmental Protection Agency in the form of a payment to Nobis Engineering Inc., to conduct additional testing as part of a Targeted Brownfields environmental assessment of the Lakes Region Property formerly known as the Laconia State School on Route 106 in Laconia. (Originally approved G&C on 10-31-18, item #95).  (2)Further authorize to amend consent for access to property agreements with the US Environmental Protection Agency and their contractor, Nobis Engineering Inc., by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to September 20, 2019, and by increasing the scope of work for additional environmental assessment testing. 

#172      Authorize to accept an additional donation of $18,323 for a revised total of $101,000 from the Lakes Region Planning Commission in the form of a payment to Nobis Engineering Inc., to conduct additional testing as part of a Brownfields Environmental Assessment of Portions of the Lakes Region Property formerly known as the Laconia State School on Route 106 in Laconia.  (Originally approved by G&C on 10-31-18, item #94).  (2)Further authorize to amend a Property Access Agreement with the Lakes Regional Planning Commission and the Consent for Access to Property Agreement with Nobis Engineering Inc., its site assessment contractor by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to September 20, 2019 and increasing the scope of work for additional environmental assessment testing.   

#173      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a construction contract with D.L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for the SMR (State Military Reserve) Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection and Entry Control Point Upgrade, located in Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $2,359,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 29, 2019.  48% Federal, 52% General-Capital Funds.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $97,700 for unanticipated site expenses for the SMR Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection and Entry Control Point Upgrade, bringing the total to $2,456,700.  46% Federal, 54% General Capital Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $43,300 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $2,500,000.  100% Federal Funds.   

#174      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corporation, Gilford, NH, for the Glenclif Home – Rebid Lamott Wing Window Replacements and Service Building Re-Roof, Benton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $530,767.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 29, 2020.  80% Capital-General, 20% Operating-General Funds.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $17,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, Capital Clerk for oversight and engineering services provided, bringing the total to $547,767.  100% Capital-General Funds.   

#175      Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment for merchant card processing services with JPMorgan Chase Bank, NA, Paymentech LLC, Dallas, TX (originally approved by G&C on 5-18-16, item #55), for a not to exceed price of $15,000,000.  Effective May 18, 2019 with G&C approval, through June 30, 2024, with two two-year options to renew.  Funding for this service shall be paid by the Liquor Commission initially and any other respective state agency at the rates as quoted. 

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TABLED ITEM 

CONFIRMATION (Tabled at G&C Meeting 5/15/19) 
The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Volinsky tabled the following confirmation: 

Executive Director, Office of Professional Licensure and Certification - RSA 310-A:1-b 
David L. Grosso, New Boston                                                                                    Effective: June 29, 2019 
Succeeding: Peter D. Danles, Warner (resigned)                                                       Term: June 29, 2020 
Salary: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­LG, II; $112,835.84