GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
Kingston Plains, Kingston, New Hampshire 
July 31, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

 

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

                                             FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
               #A.         Authorize one employee to travel to Dover, Delaware for 4 days of out of state travel to attend the Annual Northeast Habitat Technical Committee meeting from August 18-21, 2019 for a total cost of $1,157.40. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #B.         Authorize to enter Laural Dillon into an educational tuition agreement with The Dartmouth Institute, Hanover, NH, to participate in Masters of Public Health Degree Program, during the period of August 6, 2019 through June 20, 2020, and to pay said costs in an amount of $3,000.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner  
               #C.         Authorize to enter JoAnne Coles into an educational tuition agreement with the University of NH, Manchester, NH, to participate in Social Welfare Policy I, and Implications of Race, Culture, and Oppression, during the period of  August 12, 2019 through October 1, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $3,000.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner  
               #D.         Authorize to enter Shauna L. Smith into an educational tuition agreement with the University of NH – Manchester Campus, Manchester, NH, to participate in Social Welfare Policy I, and Human Behavior & the Social Environment I, during the period of  August 12, 2019 through December 10, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $3,000.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #E.         Authorize to enter Kevin Luebkert into an educational tuition agreement with Doane University, Crete, NE, to participate in Organic Chemistry II, during the period of August 12, 2019 to October 12, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,596.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds.   

                                             STATE TREASURY 
               #F.          Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report of escheated abandoned property claims paid for the period ended June 30, 2019. 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to accept one engraved granite memorial bench, with an estimated value of $1,422.50 from Dawn Evans to display on department grounds at Department of Transportation Headquarters, Concord, NH. 

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #B.         Authorize to accept monies totaling $412,784.56 received during the period of April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. 

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #C.         Authorize to accept non-monetary donations received during the period of April 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 as a result of a contribution. 

 

#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 Michael A. Kostarides, Wakefield, RI, 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 Joseph A. Smith III, Dover, NH, 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 nomination of Major Daniel Godfrey, Hollis, NH, of the NY National Guard, to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified. 

                                             THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
               #D.         Authorize the confirmation of Major David L. Whitney, Hampton, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #E.         Authorize to appoint Christina Wilson as an Assistant Attorney General, at a salary level of $64,500.  Effective upon G&C approval or August 16, 2019, whichever is the latter, through April 1, 2021. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #F.          Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s request for a hearing on the proposed installation of an armoring layer (countermeasures) of material designed to resist erosion around the abutments and pier of the historic covered bridge carrying Eat Side Road over the Saco River (Br. No. 167/067).  No building acquisitions will be required.  However, temporary easements are required to allow construction access to the abutments and pier for this project.  Since the Petition is not for limitation or control of access, a Commission of Three Persons should be appointed by the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, to hold a hearing.  The Commission of Three shall determine whether there is occasion for the rehabilitation of the bridge as presented at the hearing, with a suggested budget of $980.24.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
              #G.         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s request for a hearing on the proposed replacement of the Red List bridge carrying NH 101 over Pulpit Brook (NH Bridge No. 090/065) and improvements to the intersection of Twin Brook Lane with NH 101, located just west of the bridge in the Town of Bedford.  Since the Petition is not for limitation or control of access, a Commission of Three Persons should be appointed by the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, to hold a hearing.  The Commission of Three shall determine whether there is occasion for the rehabilitation or replacement of the bridge as presented at the hearing, with a suggested budget of $615.88. 

 

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

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                              Office of the Commissioner  
#6           Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2020 funds to Amelia Hogan, Child Protective Service Worker III, at DCYF Manchester District Office in the amount of $5,614.26 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2018 and 2019.  61% General, 39% Federal Funds.   

#7           Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2020 funds to Heather Malia, Child Protective Service Worker IV, at Human Services Berlin District Office in the amount of $7,635.68 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2017, 2018 and 2019.  61% General, 39% Federal Funds.   

#8           Authorize the determination made by the Commissioner that on July 1, 2019, a Mental Health Worker III at the Designated Receiving Facility of the Laconia Development Center sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#9           Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from SFY 2020 funds to Caroline Powers, Child Protective Service Worker IV, at DCYF Manchester District Office in the amount of $5,062.75 to compensate for wages that were not paid for SFY 2016, 2017 and 2018.  61% General, 39% Federal Funds.   

#10        Authorize the determination made by the Commissioner that on July 11, 2019, a Mental Health Worker II at the NH Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#11        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Victory Women of Vision, Manchester, NH, to provide refugee youth mentoring services in an amount not to exceed $75,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Medicaid Services 
#12        Authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in the amount of $7,200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $7,200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  (3)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $165,285.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  (4)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $3,177,972.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  (5)Further authorize the Division of Children, Youth and Families to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $1,178,678 from the Title IV-E program and Medicaid.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#13        Authorize to retroactively accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $137,500 from the Administration for Children and Families to fund the Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families in NH.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend items #28, originally approved by G&C on January 23, 2019, to establish a full-time Program Specialist IV, labor grade 25 utilizing funds from the Administration for Children and Families to fund the Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families in NH, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#14        Authorize the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control to retroactively accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $3,729,727 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the Public Health Crisis Fund.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval.   

#15        Authorize to retroactively accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $111,251 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Service Administration to fund the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively  amend item #27, originally approved by G&C on January 23, 2019, to establish a full-time temporary Program Specialist III, labor grade 23, utilizing funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#16        Authorize the Bureau of Population Health and Community Services to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $72,377 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the Arthritis Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#17        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide a Pediatric Mental Health Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes to build the capacity of NH pediatric primary care clinicians to diagnose, treat, and provide on-going care management for children and youth up to age 21 with behavioral health disorders in an amount not to exceed $833,000.  Effective January 23, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#18        Authorize to enter into retroactive agreements with 2 vendors as detailed in letter dated June 4, 2019, for the provision of Community Collaboration services, by providing a service array of best practice parental assistance programming to the Winnipesaukee and Manchester communities to reduce child maltreatment and risk of children entering foster care, in an amount not to exceed $1,600,000.  Effective March 5, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#19        Authorize the Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services to accept and expend State Opioid Response Grant Funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the amount of $35,267,411 on a pro rata basis  (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #9).  Effective July 31, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #10, originally approved by G&C on October 3, 2018, to establish six full-time, temporary positions utilizing State Opioid Response grant funds, by extending the end dated from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval.   

#20        Authorize to accept and expend Comprehensive Youth Treatment Strategic Implementation Grant funds from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in the amount of $25,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20A     Authorize to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the amount of $7,951,274.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $7,959,225.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval.   

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
#21        Authorize the Division of Family Assistance to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $2,612,610 from the Temporary Assistance To Needy Families program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval.   

#22        Authorize to enter into an agreement with School Readiness Consulting, Silver Spring, MD, to provide an Early Childhood Education Workforce Study in an amount not to exceed $35,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23        Authorize to enter into sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 27, 2019, to provide Permanent Housing and Supportive Services to homeless individuals and families through the Federal Continuum of Care Program, in an amount not to exceed $668,260.  Effective August 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Glencliff Home 
#24        Authorize to enter into an agreement with American Home Care Specialists Inc., Woburn, MA, to provide Oxygen Concentrators Rental and Maintenance Services to the Glencliff Home in an amount not to exceed $15,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  80% Other, 20% General Funds.   

                              Division for Children, Youth and Families 
#25        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the President and Fellows of Harvard college acting through the Taubman Center for State and Local Government at the Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab, Cambridge, MA, to provide intensive technical assistance to improve the delivery of child protection services, at no cost to the Department.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 

#26        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Court Appointed Special Advocates of NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide a statewide training program and education opportunities for court appointed special advocates and guardians ad litem, in an amount not to exceed $56,744.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services 
#27        Authorize Legal and Regulatory Services to enter into retroactive agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated July 11, 2019, to provide complaint investigation services by conducting investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, exploitation, and rights violations, of persons applying for, eligible for, or receiving services from area agencies, developmental services or acquired brain disorder programs, in an amount not to exceed $470,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#28        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to accept and expend prior year carry-forward funds in the amount of $175,000 to fund the Airport Improvement and Maintenance Program as prescribed by State statute.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income – Aircraft Toll (Fuel Fees).  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#29        Authorize the Division of Operations to exceed the 3/12 limitation to pay for services incurred in meeting the State’s transportation demands, in the amount of $788,846.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  41.48% Federal, 3.40% Agency Income, 55.12% Highway Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to exceed the 3/12 limitation to pay for services incurred in meeting the State’s transportation demands, in the amount of $8,436,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#31        Authorize the Division of Rail & Transit to exceed the 3/12 limitation to pay for services incurred in meeting the State’s transportation demands, in the amount of $173,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester to acquire Snow Removal Equipment at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $2,442,449.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2023.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Manchester to rehabilitate a portion of Taxiway E at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $1,492,740.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2023.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively award a grant to the City of Manchester to acquire safety and/or security equipment at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $142,424.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2023.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#35        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a property owner $6,100 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 3-7, 2019.   

#36        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Awards List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $84,053.09 for the period extending from April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. 

#37        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay  property owners $282,379 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from June 19, 2019 to July 2, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#38        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Environment’s annual accounting of permit fees and Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund payments made during fiscal year 2019 to the Department of Environmental Services for construction projects and maintenance activities requiring fill and dredge in wetlands, as well as other areas, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. 

#39        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Environment’s annual accounting of payments made during fiscal year 2019 to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, for reviews of rare plants and exemplary natural communities, as well as rare wildlife associated with DOT construction projects and maintenance activities, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.   

#40        Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for a cooperative development of NH specific deterioration curves for key bridge elements, for a fee not to exceed $159,987.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#41        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing of various Tier 2 roadways in the Northern region, on the basis of a low bid of $2,577,297.27.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $128,864.86 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#42        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Annseal Inc., Johnson City, NY, for crack sealing of nine Tier 2 roadway segments in 15 towns totaling approximately 43 centerline miles, on the basis of a low bid of $802,944.60.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $40,147.23 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 13, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#43        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Continental Paving Inc., Londonderry, NH, for pavement maintenance and preservation, on the basis of a low bid of $4,385,306.31.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $219,265.32 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#44        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to retroactively award a grant to the City of Manchester to reconstruct Taxiway H north of the Runway 24 intersection at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, in the amount of $732,060.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 20, 2023.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#45        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #29), to perform the second phase of a turnpike transportation system upgrade along 3 miles of the F.E. Everett Turnpike (I-293) through Exits 6 and 7 in the City of Manchester, by increasing the total by $143,954.67 from $2,321,800.21 to $2,465,754.88 for additional design services, and by extending the completion date retroactively from May 31, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#46        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with KTA-Tator Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, for on-call bridge painting inspection and consulting services for various bridge projects located throughout the State, for a total amount not to exceed $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 

#46A     Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to enter into a contract with Naughton & Son Recycling LLC, Bradford, NH, for rubbish acceptance at the vendor’s facility delivered by Bureau of Turnpikes, in the amount of $11,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#47        Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Belmont, NH, in the amount of $304,000 to support the water system improvement project at the Westview Meadows Homeowners Association situated at Horseshoe Drive, Belmont, NH.  Effective July 31, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#48        Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $405,000 for the purpose of assisting three organizations provide microenterprise training and technical assistance activities.  Effective July 31, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49        Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the County of Grafton, Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $260,000 on behalf of the NH Alliance of Regional Development Corporations to provide technical assistance to Businesses throughout the State of NH.  Effective July 31, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#50        Authorize, on behalf of the State of NH Liquor Commission, to enter into a sole source contract with Essintial Enterprise Solutions Inc., Mechanicsburg, PA, for continued maintenance and support of the Point-of-Sale systems located in all of the retail stores and headquarters, in the amount not to exceed $1,095,924.  Effective August 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 31, 2022, with the option to renew up to one time for 2 years, but not beyond July 31, 2024.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 027 used by the NH Liquor Commission to reimburse DoIT is 100% Liquor Funds.   

#51        Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Safety, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract amendment with NIIT Technologies, Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #36), for technical support services for additional application, development and testing requirements for existing DOS projects, by increasing the price by $1,071,000 from $1,545,500 to $2,616,500, and by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 027 used by DOS to reimburse DoIT is 90% Highway, 10% Turnpike Funds.   

                              STATE TREASURY 
#52        Authorize to enter into a contract with Discovery Audit Services LLC, Baton Rouge, LA, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from July 31, 2019 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other (Abandoned Property Funds).   

#53        Authorize to enter into a contract with Innovative Advocate Group Inc., Red Bank, NJ, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from July 31, 2019 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other (Abandoned Property Funds).   

#54        Authorize to enter into a contract with Verus Analytics LLC, Waterbury, CT, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from July 31, 2019 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other (Abandoned Property Funds).   

#55        Authorize to enter into a contract with EECS LLC, New York, NY, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from July 31, 2019 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other (Abandoned Property Funds).   

#56        Authorize to enter into a contract with Treasury Service Group LLC, York, PA, for a contingent fee of 10.25% of the gross amount identified and remitted to the state from audits/examinations of the records of any holder or person to determine compliance with RSA Chapter 471-C, Custody and Escheat of Unclaimed and Abandoned Property, from July 31, 2019 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other (Abandoned Property Funds).   

                              OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#57        Authorize the Division of Health Professionals to amend item #25, originally approved by G&C on March 21, 2018, to accept and expend a grant from the Department of Justice, in the amount of $68,928 to support the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (Transfer from DOJ-Federal Funds).  (2)Further authorize to amend item #25, originally approved by G&C on March 21, 2018, by retroactively extending the temporary full-time positions, class 059, 1)Administrator I, and 2)Administrative Assistant I, from the current end date of June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.  100% Other Funds (Transfer from DOJ-Federal Funds).  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#58        Authorize to retroactively amend item #37B, originally approved by G&C on October 3, 2018, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019, for the purpose of continuing work enabled by the US Department of Labor grant.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              THE ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPARTMENT 
#59        Authorize to accept and expend additional Federal Funds in the amount of $4,604,600 from the National Guard Bureau as part of the five-year Federal-State Master Cooperative Agreement to cover the costs of additional construction projects & designs.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#60        Authorize the Office of Veterans Services to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the total amount of $27,594.  Effective retroactively to July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  (2)Further authorize the Office of Veterans Services to retroactively amend late item #A, originally approved by G&C on July 27, 2018, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to a new end date of September 30, 2019 of two Veterans Service Officer positions, labor grade 18, within class 059 (Full-Time Temporary) for the purpose of assisting Veterans and their families receive a wide range of potential benefits that they may be entitled to.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#61        Authorize to make a one-time retroactive annual and compensation time payout payment to Mr. Charles Hanson Jr, in the amount of $1,621.56, for the separation date of November 21, 2015 with current State fiscal year funds.  100% General Funds.   

#62        Authorize to retroactively accept and expend funds in the amount of $336,304 received from the NH Department of Health and Human Services, to provide State Opioid Response funding for substance use disorder case management services, medication assisted treatment, treatments referrals, transitional services to community resources upon release, and post-reentry community care for the population of the NHDOC.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #57, originally approved by G&C on February 20, 2019, by extending two full-time temporary Program Coordinator positions, labor grade 26, in class 059, for the purpose of Re-Entry Care for the NHDOC, Division of Community Corrections, in support of the federally funded State Opioid Response grant.  (3)Further authorize to amend item #35, originally approved by G&C on March 7, 2018, by extending the one full time temporary Program Coordinator position, labor grade 26, in class 059, for the purpose of Re-Entry Care for the NHDOC, Division of Community Corrections in support of the federally funded SOR Grant.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Transfer from Other Agency.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

                              INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#63        Authorize to retroactively amend item #55, originally approved by G&C on October 31, 2018, extending authority to expend federal grant funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, in the amount of $226,926, to support the Insurance Department’s oversight of the safety and competitiveness of the Individual and Small Group health insurance markets in NH.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #55, originally approved by G&C on October 31, 2018, to establish a Class 046 (Consultants) to enter into contracts for consulting services with various vendors, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.    100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

                              PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#64        Authorize to renew membership and participation in the National Regulatory Research Institute, for an amount of $10,000.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments).   

#65        Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, for an amount of $10,380.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Utilities Assessments).   

#66        Authorize to enter into a contract with Scott J. Mueller, in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to serve as co-counsel providing legal services to the Commission and its staff in connection with Docket DE 19-057, Public Service Company of NH d/b/a Eversource Energy Notice of Intent to File Rate Schedules (Eversource Rate Case).  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Utility Assessment.   

                              OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE 
#67        Authorize, on a retroactive sole source basis, to amend a contract with Optimal Energy Inc., Hinesburg, VT, originally approved by G&C on 9-27-17, item #41), to provide expert services to support the OCS’s participation in proceedings related to energy efficiency and grid modernization before the NH Public Utilities Commission, by increasing the amount by $170,000 from $150,000 to $320,000, and by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 
#68        Authorize to accept and expend a grant award from the NH Charitable Foundation in the amount of $5,000 for the purpose of sponsoring an AmeriCorps VISTA.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Agency Income.  

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#69        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Matson’s Laboratory LLC, Manhattan, MT, for the purpose of providing age data by performing laboratory analysis of teeth collected from captured and/or harvested NH white-tailed deer, moose, black bear and bobcats, in the amount of $17,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  75% Federal, 25% Other (Game Management Funds).   

#70        Authorize to accept the no-cost transfer of a Grant of Conservation Restrictions on 0.7 acres of land on Riverwood Drive in Pembroke from the Strong Foundations Elementary School Inc.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  No Funding.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#71        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Fish and Game Department for the purpose of providing Off Highway Recreational Vehicle Enforcement Patrols.  (2)Further authorize to accept and expend payments not to exceed $6,340 to be made by NHF&G in accordance with the terms of the MOA.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#72        Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to exceed the 3/12 limitation, in the total amount of $78,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#73        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to exceed the 3/12 limitation, in the total amount of $1,250,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#74        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with F.A. Gray LLC, Portsmouth, NH, to provide maintenance and painting of the sunfish sign structures at Hampton Beach State Park, in the amount of $45,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 20, 2020.  100% Agency Income.   

#75        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source contract with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH, to provide conservation services at Monadnock State Park, in the amount of $52,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#76        Authorize to retroactively amend item #31, originally approved by G&C on February 7, 2018, for the purpose of implementing RSA 485-F, by extending the end date to September 30, 2019 from June 30, 2019.  100% Drinking Water Groundwater Trust Fund.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #38, originally approved by G&C on February 21, 2018, for the purpose of implementing RSA 485-F, by extending the end date to September 30, 2019 from June 30, 2019.  100% Drinking Water Groundwater Trust Fund.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#77        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to a contract with Busby Construction Co Inc., Atkinson, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #193), for additional repair work on the sewer force main located near Pendelton Beach, Laconia, by increasing the amount by $305,500 from $323,000 to $628,500.  (2)Further authorize to increase the contingency amount by $66,000 from $32,000 to $98,000, to cover unforeseen work that may occur.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2019.  100% Winnipesaukee River Basin Program Funds.   

#78        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Charter Contracting Company LLC, Boston, MA, for construction services to replace the Berry Bay Dam at Ossipee Lake, in the amount of $4,963,362.50.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2021.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

#79        Authorize to award a grant to the Sanbornville Water Precinct, Sanbornville, NH, in the amount not to exceed $250,000 for water system capital improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2020.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#80        Authorize Scott Swain’s request to perform work on Winnisquam Lake in Meredith. 

#81        Authorize David and Karen Van Der Beken’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. 

#82        Authorize the Town of Exeter’s request to perform work on Squamscott River in Exeter. 

#83        Authorize the request to transfer the permit originally issued to Scott and Virginia Johnson (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-15, item #65), to the new owners of the property, Audrey K. Fitzgerald Revocable Trust, Audrey and William Fitzgerald, TTEES, to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#84        Authorize Anna Perin’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#85        Authorize Winnipesaukee Weirs Piers LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia. 

#86        Authorize Broadview Holdings LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#87        Authorize the Town of Moultonborough’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#88        Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to accept and expend additional grant funds from the US Department of Education in the amount of $139,000 for the continued support of the Career and Technical Education Vocational Education-PERKINS grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#89        Authorize the Bureau of Student Support to enter into a contract with Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, to provide oversight and coordination of NH’s iSocial Professional Development System, in an amount not to exceed $1,121,084.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional year.  100% Federal Funds.   

#90        Authorize the Bureau of Instructional Support to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Nelnet Business Solutions Inc., d/b/a FACTS Education Solutions, to provide a full day of elementary mathematics professional development for non-public school teachers, in the amount of $13,000.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#91        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Richard A. Gustafson, Bedford, NH, to serve as an advisor, trainer, coordinator, observer at site visits for the New England Commission of Higher Education, and Evaluator for the Division of Educator Support and Higher Education and the Higher Education Commission, in an amount not to exceed $48,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#92        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $210,385 from the US Department of Justice to assist law enforcement with investigating illicit activities related to the distribution of opioids.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#93        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards & Training and Emergency Medical Services to amend a contract with Nobis Engineering Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-31-18, item #88A), for the continued investigation and remediation of contaminated ground water levels at the NH Fire Academy, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  No Additional Funding. 

#94        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a contract with iHeart Media + Entertainment Inc., San Antonio, TX, for radio advertisements to increase public preparedness for natural and manmade disasters, in an amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  40% Private and Local, 32% Federal, 28% General Funds.   

#95        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a contract with iHeart Media + Entertainment Inc., San Antonio, TX, for radio advertisements for the See Something Say Something campaigns, in an amount of $50,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  40% Private and Local, 32% Federal, 28% General Funds.   

#96        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Gary L. Fischler & Associates P.A. Minneapolis, MN, for the provision of pre-employment psychological exams of law enforcement candidates, in an amount not to exceed $155,950.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for one 2 year period.  40.52% Revolving, 26.76% General, 14.80% Turnpike, 12.07% Highway, 5.85% Other Agency Funds.   

#97        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Occupational Health Centers of the Southwest P.A., d/b/a Concentra Medical Centers, Addison, TX, for the provision of pre-employment physical exams and drug screens of law enforcement candidates, in an amount not to exceed $24,750.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022, with the option to extend for one 2 year period.  40% Revolving (Watercraft Safety), 26.61% General, 14.72% Turnpike, 12% Highway, 6.67% Agency Income.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#98        Authorize a salary increment to James O. Kinney, Criminal Investigator, from $68,910.40, LG BB, Step 4, to $72,668.96, LG BB, Step 5.  Effective upon G&C approval of August 16, 2019, whichever is the latter.   

#99        Authorize to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the amount of $562,340 in general litigation expenses incurred in the defense of the State and the prosecution of criminal law.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#100      NOT USED     

#101      Authorize to retroactively amend item #58, originally approved by G&C on January 9, 2019, by extending the current end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019 to accept and expend a grant from the US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, in an amount of $152,202 to provide trainings and resources to public and non-profit agencies providing victim services.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#102      Authorize, contingent upon approval of requested action #2, the Division of Grants Management, Grants Administration Unit, to retroactively amend item #51, originally approved by G&C on July 27, 2019, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019 for one class 059 temporary full time Criminal Justice Program Specialist, LG 24, position to assist the management of the Victim of Crime Act Grant and other grants and grant reconciliations as needed.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #51, originally approved by G&C on July 27, 2018, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019 to accept and expend funds from the Department of Justice, Division of Grants management, Federal Victims of Crime Act funds in the amount of $25,190 for the purpose of budgeting for a full time temporary Criminal Justice Program Specialist.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#103      Authorize to retroactively amend item #65, originally approved by G&C on March 27, 2019, by extending the current end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019 to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $249,752 from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance CJA Byrne Jag Reserve, for the purpose of purchasing a crime scene investigative tool.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#104      Authorize to retroactively amend item #55, originally approved by G&C on January 9, 2019, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019 to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $70,600 from the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, in order to establish a position and an automated system to track the handling and testing of sexual assault kits in NH.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #55, originally approved by G&C on January 9, 2019, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019, for one class 059 full time temporary Program Specialist IV, LG 25 to provide oversight of a statewide initiative to enhance the tracking and handling of sexual assault kits and to produce and enhance proper policies and procedures to ensure that all sexual assault kits in the state of NH are handled in accordance with sexual assault survivors rights.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

                              OFFICE OF THE CHILD ADVOCATE 
#105      Authorize to retroactively create new class lines and transfer funds in the amount of $7,389 for FY 2020.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #160, originally approved by G&C on June 6, 2018, by extending the four temporary part-time, class 050 positions for the period of July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#106      Authorize to retroactively accept a gift in the amount of $1,599.45 from Casey Family Programs, Seattle, WA, for travel to a training convening in Scottsdale, AZ, regarding a project to promote transformative policy and cultural change in the interest of children’s health and wellbeing.  The training is being held on July 30 – August 1, 2019. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#107      Authorize the Division of Plant and Property, General Services Maintenance and Grounds, to create a new class code and transfer funds into this class in the amount of $4,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  99.63% General, .37% Transfer Other Agencies.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#108      Authorize the Division of Plant and Property Management, Plant-Property Administration, to accept and expend a grant from the NH Office of Strategic Initiatives in an amount not to exceed $32,500 and create new expenditure classes for the purpose of supporting the State Energy Manager’s office for programs which reduce energy consumption and reduce costs in NH State buildings.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend item #41, originally approved by G&C on January 24, 2018, by extending one temporary part-time, class 050 position for the purpose of supporting the State Energy Manager’s office for programs which reduce energy consumption and reduce costs in NH State buildings.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#109      Authorize to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the total amount of $98,010.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% General Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.     

#110      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $425,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the months of September 2019. 

#111      Authorize to pay the National Association of State Budget Officers, Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 for Fiscal Year 2020 membership dues.  Effective retroactive to July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

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

#113      Authorize to accept and place on file the report containing a list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019. 

#114      Authorize to enter into a contract with Gemini Electric Inc., d/b/a Power Up Generator Service Co., Auburn, NH, for generator maintenance & repair services, for a total costs not to exceed $300,000.  Effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2022. 

#115      Authorize to enter into a contract with TriState Generator LLC, Kingston, NH, for generator maintenance and repair services for a total cost not to exceed $1,180,000.  Effective September 1, 2019 through August 31, 2022. 

#116      Authorize to enter into a contract with Municibid.com LLC, Philadelphia, PA, for online auction services.  Effective August 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022. 

#117      Authorize the Federal Surplus Distribution to enter into a contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to coordinate and provide statewide Surplus Food Distribution for Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program, for a total amount not to exceed $1,024,705.  Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022, with the option to renew for two additional one-year terms.  100% Federal Funds.   

#118      Authorize to enter into a contract with Raymond’s Landscaping LLC, Concord, NH, for excavation services, for a total price not to exceed $416,680.  Effective August 1, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through July 31, 2021, with the option to renew for an additional year.   

#119      Authorize the Bureau or Purchase and Property to amend the State contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless of Basking Ridge, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 6-15-16, item #94), for the provision of wireless, cellular and data services, by adding service plans for National Security, Public Safety, and First Responders.   

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 TABLED ITEM 

 
                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Tabled at 7/10/19 G&C Meeting)     
#70        TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Prescott, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, and with Councilor Gatsas voting no, tabled consideration of whether the petition of Gregory W. Dawson (age 33) requesting a pardon hearing for the offense of Aggravated DUI should be granted.  The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment until August 24, 2025.