GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
Peterborough Town House, Peterborough, New Hampshire 
September 18, 2019, 10:00 a.m. 

 

 CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 


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

                                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #A.         Authorize the request of the Division of State Police for five Troopers to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle in the amount of $2,664.24 to attend the Pennsylvania State Police 2019 Collision Reconstruction Seminar in Gettysburg, PA, from November 4-8, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  27.6% Turnpike, 22.5% Highway, 49.9% General Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #B.         Authorize the request of the Division of State Police for one Trooper to travel over 300 miles one way in a State Police issued unmarked state vehicle in the amount of $6,260.16 to attend the K2 Solutions Explosives Detection Canine School in Southern Pines, NC, from October 26, 2019 through November 24, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  27.6% Turnpike, 22.5% Highway, 49.9% General Funds.   

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
               #C.         Authorize to enter Travis Emerson into an Educational Tuition Agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH to participate in Strategic Management, during the period of September 23, 2019 through December 13, 2019, and to pay costs not to exceed $1,256 in FY 2020.  Lottery Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #D.         Authorize to enter Denise M. Sherburne into an educational tuition agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH to participate in Advanced Critical Analysis, during the period of September 23, 2019 through December 13, 2019, and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,256.  25% Federal, 75% General Funds.   

                                             STATE TREASURY 
               #E.         Authorize to enter Linda Desmond into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Modules in Business Management with a Concentration in Public Administration, including: Employ Human Resources; Manage a Business Organization; and Navigate Public Administration, during the period of October 1, 2019 through March 30, 2020, and to pay the costs in the amount of $1,500.  100% General Funds.   

 

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

                                             OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES 
               #A.         Authorize to accept a gift in the amount of $251 from the US Census Bureau, Washington, NH, to cover the cost of hotel accommodations to attend a US Census Bureau training session September 26-27, 2019 in Suitland, MD.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
               #B.         Authorize the Division of Fire Safety to accept the donation of a Burn Demonstration Unit, with an estimated value of $18,000 from NH Fire Prevention Society to be available for the beginning of Fire Prevention Week on October 6, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

 

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

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 2019. 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES 
               #A.         Authorize the nomination of Captain William J. Daley, Scarborough, ME, 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. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES 
               #B.         Authorize the nomination of Captain Jeffrey M. Mnich, Beverly, MA, 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. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
              #C.         Authorize to appoint David J. Mara as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $96,425.  Effective September 20, 2019 through August 31, 2021.  

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
              #D.         Authorize to appoint David S. Rotman as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $95,450.16.  Effective September 27, 2019 through September 27, 2024.  

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #E.         Authorize to appoint Jill A. Perlow as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $87,035.19.  Effective September 27, 2019 through September 28, 2024.  

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #F.          Authorize to appoint Jennifer Foley as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $85,658.10.  Effective September 27, 2019 through September 30, 2024.  

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #G.         Authorize to appoint Douglas M. Allen as an Attorney at a salary level of $63,000.  Effective September 27, 2019. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #H.         Authorize to designate Sean R. Locke as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $69,216.  Effective September 20, 2019 through June 29, 2021.   

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Construction to amend a contract with ExeVision Inc., Orem, UT (originally approved by G&C on 10-15-14, item #20), for the computer software Project Development and Construction Management Systems, by extending the completion date for continued support, maintenance, and hosting through April 30, 2020.  No Additional Funding.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
               #B.         Authorize to amend the acceptance and expenditure of the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment sub grant from the NH Department of Justice (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #59), to continue the family focused parenting skills program for incarcerated men and women who engaged in substance misuse, by extending the end date from September 30, 2019 to September 30, 2020.  No Additional Funding.  100% Agency Income.  (2)Further authorize to amend a sole source contract agreement with Waypoint, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G& Con 7-11-18, item #25), to continue providing personnel to administer parenting curriculums for residents who engaged in substance misuse, by extending the end date from September 30, 2019 to September 30, 2020.  No Additional Funding.  100% Agency Income.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
               #C.         Authorize to amend an Aquatic Resource Mitigation grant to the Cheshire County Conservation District, Walpole, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-19, item #80), for the purpose of conserving a 515-acre parcel of land in Stoddard, by revising Exhibit B (budget).  No Additional Funding.  100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #D.         Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the NH Department of Corrections, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #103), for the purpose of providing a residential substance abuse treatment program from the Federal Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant Program, by extending the end date from September 30, 2019 to September 30, 2020.  No Additional Funding.   

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                              Office of the Commissioner 
#6           Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with Myers and Stauffer LC, Owings Mills, MD (originally approved by G&C on 1-13-16, item #10), to continue conducting independent certified audits of the NH Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital payments in accordance with federal requirements, by increasing the price by $29,950 from $1,155,380 to $1,185,330.  Effective upon G&C approval.  50% Federal, 50% Other Funds.   

#7           Authorize to exercise renewal options to existing agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 29, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 3-21-18, item #8), to continue providing school related services for newly arriving and vulnerable NH refugees, by increasing the total price by $200,000 from $200,000 to $400,000, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2019 to September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#8           Authorize the Division of Economic & Housing Stability to enter into a sole source agreement with the City of Franklin, NH, to provide planning, training, and equipment for the emergency Metropolitan Medical Response System strike teams in NH to enhance the overall medical surge capability in response to a large-scale health event, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

#9           Authorize to exercise renewal options and amend an existing sole source agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 29, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 2-21-18, item #12A), for the provision of case management services and culturally and linguistically appropriate activities for refugees 60 years of age or older in order to promote community integration, naturalization, health, and mental health, by increasing the total price by $150,000 from $100,000 to $250,000, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2019 to September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#9A        Authorize to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the amount of $915,223.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  42% General, 58% Federal and Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 26, 2019.   

                              New Hampshire Hospital 
#10        Authorize to accept and expend Trust Funds in the amount of $92,000 from the NH Hospital Trust Funds to replace deteriorated patient furnishings.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                              Division for Children, Youth & Families 
#11        Authorize to retroactively pay the Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Placement of Children, Gainesville, FL, $6,500 for annual membership dues.  Effective January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds.   

#12        Authorize to enter into an agreement with USI Insurance Services, Bedford, NH, for the provision of general liability coverage for foster parents, for an amount not to exceed $79,511.88.  Effective October 11, 2019 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through October 11, 2020.  30% Federal, 70% General Funds.   

#12A      Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $1,458,483 between various class lines and increase Federal Revenues in the amount of $711,109.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 26, 2019.   

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
#13        Authorize to retroactively accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $31,412 from the Administration for Children and Families, Promoting Safe and Stable Families grant.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#14        Authorize to enter into a retroactive memorandum of understanding with NH Employment Security, Concord, NH, to establish the responsible of both DHHS and NHES related to the NH Granite Advantage Work and Community Engagement outreach performed by NHES for the administration of the Medicaid program, in an amount not to exceed $42,219.55.  Effective June 27, 2019 through July 29, 2019.  50% Federal, 50% Other (Granite Advantage Health Program Trust Fund) Funds.   

#15        Authorize 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 $520,000 from $6,160,000 to an amount not to exceed $6,680,000 with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#16        Authorize to exercise renewal options and amend existing sole source agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 29, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-19, item #23), for the provision of community based services and anti-poverty programs through the Community Services Block Grant, by increasing the price by $11,625,711 from $4,423,139 to $16,048,850, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2019 to September 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to make annual advance payments to each contractor in amounts not to exceed 1/12 of the total price for each state fiscal year, in support of the delivery of community-based services and anti-poverty programs through the Community Services Block Grant.  These advance payments will enable the contractors to operate during the periods between monthly reimbursements from the State. 

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#17        Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source agreement with SAU #43-Newport School District (originally approved by G&C on 12-5-18, item #21), for the continuation of Student Assistance Program services, by increasing the price limitation by $60,000 from $4,131,521 to $4,191,521 in the aggregate, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  93.76% Federal, 6.24% General Funds.   

#18        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH, to prevent and mitigate incidences of adverse childhood experiences statewide, in an amount not to exceed $360,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Governor Commission Funds).   

#19        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Granite Pathways, Concord, NH, to provide Workforce Readiness and Vocational Training Programs for Individuals with Opioid Use Disorder, in an amount not to exceed $195,234.48.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20        Authorize to amend existing sole source agreements with the 6 vendors as detailed in letter dated September 5, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 10-31-18, item #17A), to implement and operationalize a statewide network of Doorways for substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services access, by increasing the price by $3,962,024 from $19,644,633 to $23,606,657, with no change to the completion date of September 29, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#20A      Authorize to enter into agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 28, 2019, to provide evidence-based prevention services for children up to age 18 who are exposed to adverse childhood experiences as a result of opioid misuse in an amount not to exceed $600,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services  
#21        Authorize to retroactively exercise a renewal option and amend an existing agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-19, item #9), to continue providing training and technical assistance to community-based organizations and medical providers on harm reduction strategies, by increasing the price by $21,556 from $143,875 to $165,431 and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2019 to November 28, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#22        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with JPMA Inc., Wheat Ridge, CO (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-18, item #10), to enhance services of the free mobile application, known as WICShopper, by increasing the price by $18,000 from $43,200 to $61,000, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#23        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Bi-State Primary Care Association, Bow, NH, to provide Annual Inter-Professional Collaborative Conferences, in an amount not to exceed $200,580.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24        Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #26), to provide epidemiological expertise to the Department, by increasing the price by $55,000 from $510,000 to $565,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#25        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with the City of Nashua, NH, to provide Regional Public Health Network services, in an amount not to exceed $717,156.  Effective June 30, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  82% Federal, 18% General Funds.   

#26        Authorize to retroactively amend an existing sole source agreement with Community Health Access Network, Newmarket, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-20-18, item #13), to coordinate and implement asthma health systems interventions to improve management of asthma, by increasing the price by $119,400 from $139,998.10 to $259,398.10, and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2019 to August 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#27        Authorize to amend existing sole source agreement with 4 of the 7 vendors as detailed in letter dated August 27, 2019 (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #27E), to provide home visiting services to expectant women and newly parenting individuals, by increasing the price by $250,000 from $4,407,387 to $4,657,387 with no change to the completion date of September 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#28        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for pavement rehabilitation and intersection improvements along NH 16 from NH 28 northerly 1.2 miles, on the basis of a low bid of $3,834,267.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $268,398.69 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 25, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a property owner $64,467 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 22, 2019 through August 23, 2019.   

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $203,688 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 31, 2019 through August 21, 2019.   

#31        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Lebanon, to construct a snow removal equipment building at the Lebanon Municipal Airport, in the amount of $1,168,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 25, 2023.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a sole source contract amendment with J.P. Sicard Inc., Barton, VT, for widening and reconstruction between NH 110A and Dummer Pond Road in Dummer, Cambridge, and Errol, by increasing the amount by $655,000 from $4,376,380.10 to $5,031,380.10.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to award a grant to the City of Lebanon, to update the Airport Layout Plan with an accompanying narrative report for the Lebanon Municipal Airport, in the amount of $130,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 9, 2023.  95% Federal, 5% General Funds.   

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to enter into a contract amendment with the City of Dover (originally approved by G&C on 2-6-19, item #15), to increase the contract amount by $129,900 from $519,600 to $649,500.  Funding is provided by the Federal Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration Program through project AID Demonstration Grant for City of Dover: Creating a Benchmark for Traffic Signal Performance.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#34A      Authorize the Division of Operations to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the amount of $80,800.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  55.91% Highway, 40.74% Federal, 3.35% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 26, 2019.   

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#35        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Wakefield, NH, in the amount of $350,000 to support the Sanbornville Precinct emergency waterline improvement project in Wakefield, NH.  Effective September 18, 2019 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES 
#36        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $917,661.  (2)Further authorize to advance $232,281.  Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#37        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $1,859,735.  (2)Further authorize to advance $48,303.  Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#38        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $1,336,331.  (2)Further authorize to advance $396,614.  Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#39        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $4,434,529.  (2)Further authorize to advance $1,017,101.  Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#40        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $1,556,145.  (2)Further authorize to advance $421,620.  Effective October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 
#41        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with MTX Group Inc., Troy, NY (originally approved by G& Con 6-20-18, item #62), for the design, implementation, and support of an information system for the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration, and the Child Care Licensing Unit, by increasing the not to exceed amount by $700,000 from $575,000 to $1,275,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION 
#42        Authorize to place Attorney Michael Kirwin at the maximum step for the position of Field Audit Leader (Hearings Manager), unclassified salary grade cc, $83,943.08 annually.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#43        Authorize the Division of Plant Industry to accept and expend additional Federal Funds from the US Department of Agriculture, in the amount of $29,501, and to allocate the funds for the Invasive Insect Survey program grant.  Effective  upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#44        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 $9,681.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#45        Authorize to amend a sole source Cooperative Project agreement with the University of NH Cooperative Extension, Durham, NH (originally approved by G& Con 6-20-18, item #76), for the purpose of providing for an educated and informed community that will result in knowledge of and compliance with the Food and Drug Administration, Food Safety Modernization Act, in the amount of $3,648.47 for additional services rendered, bringing the total from $178,463 to $182,111.47.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#46        Authorize to enter into a grant with Town of Milan, in the amount of $17,500 for Milan Community Forest Gateway in the Town of Milan, Coos County, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES 
#47        Authorize to purchase 5.0 acres of land located in Pembroke, NH, from Riverwood Drive LLC, in the amount of $333,800.14 for the purpose of maintaining anti-terrorism force protection setbacks, preventing future encroachments and expanding parking.  100% General Funds-Capital.   

#48        Authorize to enter into a contract with JBC Construction LLC, Londonderry, NH, for the purpose of renovating and modernizing the North section of Building C on the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $368,159.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $15,000, bringing the total to $383,159.  Effective upon G&C approval, or September 27, 2019, whichever is later, through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49        Authorize to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the purpose of renovating and modernizing the East section of Building C on the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $297,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount not to exceed $15,000, bringing the total to $312,000.  Effective upon G&C approval, or September 27, 2019, whichever is later, through December 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

#49A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with LoCurrent Systems LLC, Cooperstown, NY, for the purpose of providing upgrades to the electronic security systems at the Portsmouth Readiness Center, for a total of $60,113.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#50        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Geographic Solutions Inc., Palm Harbor, FL (originally approved by G&C on 9-17-08, item #36), for the setup and installation of servers and software to accommodate the Workforce Connect Single-Sign-On solution for the Job Match & Labor Exchange System, by increasing the amount by $127,491 from $2,585,714 to $2,713,205.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
#51        Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Manchester, NH, for a color production printer/copier/scanner, in the amount of $34,464.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a full maintenance and repair service agreement with Konica Minolta above, in the amount of $115,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through a period of 60 months from the date of installation.  100% Agency Income (Correctional Industries Fees).   

#52        NOT USED   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#53        Authorize to accept and place on file the annual Transfer Agreement with the Northeast Fishery Section XI for the transfer of Annual Catch Entitlement of groundfish from federal fisheries permits residing in the NH State Permit Bank which is submitted for review by the Governor and Council. 

#53A      Authorize to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the total amount of $20,009.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal, 81% Other, 9% Fish and Game Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 26, 2019.   

#53B      Authorize to retroactively amend item #30A, originally approved by G&C On February 7, 2018, by adding an additional transfer of $17,797 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2020 Continuing Resolution Operating Budget, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to extend the end date of one Conservation Officer Trainee (LG 16) from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 26, 2019.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#54        Authorize to modify a sole source memorandum of understanding with the Community College System of NH, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-8-15, item #47), for the continuation of WorkReady activities, by increasing the award by $257,000 from $3,680,000 to $3,937,000, and by extending the end date from September 30, 2019 to December 31, 2019.  100% Other Funds – Job Training Program.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#55        Authorize the request to retroactively extend position #8T2946, Retail Store Clerk II, LG 12, in a temporary full time status, with an estimated fiscal impact of $57,475.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#56        Authorize to request to retroactively extend position #8T2945, Maintenance Mechanic III, LG 14, in a temporary full time status, with an estimated fiscal impact of $45,378.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

#57        Authorize to request to retroactively extend position #8T2896, Payroll Officer II, LG 16, in a temporary full time status, with an estimated fiscal impact of $59,713.  Effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  20% General, 80% Other Funds.   

#58        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Certified Local Government Grant to the City of Keene, in the amount of $15,000 for survey and inventory of the City’s agricultural outbuildings and barns.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#59        Authorize the Division of the Arts to enter into a contract with Jeffrey Cooper, Portsmouth, NH, to create artwork for the Lakes Region Community College Automotive Technology Building, in the amount of $14,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2019.  100% Transfers from Other Agency.   

#60        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to amend a lease with the Mount Washington Observatory, North Conway, NH, to extend the current term for one additional year from G&C approval through September 30, 2020, so as to enable the parties to complete renegotiations of certain provisions of the Lease prior to the Lessee exercising its second 5 year renewal option.  (2)Further authorize to reduce the second renewal option by 1 year less, so as to maintain the second renewal option expiration timeframe, should the second renewal option be approved by G&C.  Originally approved by G&C on 9-23-09, item #47B. 

#61        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive sole source payment to Southworth-Milton Inc., Boston, MA (local office in Londonderry, NH) in the amount of $10,846.51 for emergency diesel motor work on the backhoe for Cannon Mountain Ski Area.  100% Agency Income.   

#62        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to make a retroactive payment to Kilbco Plumbing and Heating, Tilton, NH, for $12,000 for replacement of two hot water tanks in the bathhouse at Dry River Campground in Crawford Notch State Park.  100% Agency Income.   

#63        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to amend an existing lease with Wireless Partners LLC, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #72), for equipment and antenna space in designated areas at Milan Hill in Milan Hill State Park.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#64        Authorize to accept and expend $65,624 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to implement a coastal hazards and resilience project.  Effective October 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#65        Authorize to accept and place on file the 2019 Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund Annual Report. 

#66        Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $83,825 to cover operating costs associated with the Winnipesaukee River Basis Program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#67        Authorize to execute a sole source amendment to the agreement with Gannett Fleming Inc., Harrisburg, PA, for completion of work scopes for certain projects, by increasing the contract by $600,000 from $600,000 to $1,200,000, and by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from September 30, 2019.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

#68        Authorize to execute a sole source amendment with Advanced Radon Mitigation Inc., Hooksett, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #97), for providing treatment systems for residential and community drinking water supplies, by increasing the amount by $150,000 from $1,210,000 to $1,360,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Drinking Water and Ground Water Trust Funds.   

#69        Authorize to enter into a sole source Joint Funding Agreement with the US Geological Survey, National Geospatial Technical Operations Center, Rolla, MO, in the amount of $300,000 for acquisition of airborne light detection and ranging elevation data.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Capital (General) Funds.   

#70        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Milford, in an amount not to exceed $502,635 to finance the Phase 2 Wastewater Treatment Dewatering System Upgrade Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  42% Federal, 8% Capital (Other), 50% CWSRF Repayment Funds.   

#71        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Portsmouth, in an amount not to exceed $4,400,000 to finance the Sagamore Ave Sewer Extension Project.  Effective upon G&C approval.  83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.   

#72        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Society for the Protection of NH Forests (Forest Society), Concord, NH, in the amount of $150,000 for the purpose of conserving the approximately 215-acre Stillhouse Forest in Canterbury and Northfield.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% ARM Funds.   

#73        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Society for the Protection of NH Forests (Forest Society), Concord, NH, in the amount of $375,000 for the purpose of conserving approximately 87-acres of land of undeveloped shoreline and critical forested buffer to Lake Massabesic in Auburn.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% ARM Funds.   

#74        Authorize to award a grant to the City of Manchester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $259,409 for water system capital improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2020.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#75        Authorize to award a grant to The Hampstead Area Water Company Inc., Atkinson, NH, in the amount not to exceed $3,283,750 for water system capital improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2021.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.   

#76        Authorize Winmiir Condominium Association’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

#77        Authorize the request to transfer the permit originally issued to Elizabeth/Kevin Koons, to the new owners of the subject property, Gail and George Anderson, to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough  (originally approved by G&C on 2-25-15, item #51).   

#78        Authorize Jean Ellen Sullivan Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. 

#79        Authorize The Alfred S. Lilly III Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro. 

#80        Authorize Alfred S. Lilly, III Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

#81        Authorize Shawn Kearns’ request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#82        Authorize East Coast Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church d/b/a Pilgrim Pines’ request to perform work on Swanzey Lake in Swanzey. 

#83        Authorize Martha and Norman Harris’ request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. 

#84        Authorize PDA-Division of Ports & Harbors’ request to perform work on the Atlantic Ocean in Hampton. 

#84A      Authorize to amend the contract with Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Environmental LLC, Lancaster, PA (originally approved by G&C on 2-15-17, item #47A), for sampling and analysis for perfluorinated compounds for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, by increasing the amount by $30,000 from $410,000 to $440,000.  100% WRBP Funds.   

#84B      Authorize EA2 LLC’s request to perform work on Piscataqua River in Newington.  This project was previously approved by G&C on September 17, 2014, item #60. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#85        Authorize the Bureau of Student Wellness, Office of Social & Emotional Wellness to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to build State and local capacity through the development of trauma-informed schools and community systems by creating a state-level coordinated approach to improve the safety and wellbeing of students and staff, in an amount not to exceed $160,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#86        Authorize the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the Community College System of NH, to improve Career and Technical Education programs, in an amount not to exceed $2,453,042.68.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 15, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#87        Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to accept and expend funds from the NH Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $46,740 for the support of the Office of Social and Emotional Wellness.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies.   

#88        Authorize the request of the Bureau of Student Wellness to exceed the 3/12 limitation in the amount of $238,055.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#89        Authorize the Bureau of Special Education to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to provide services of an evaluator for the State Systemic Improvement Plan and the State Personnel Development Grant, in an amount not to exceed $199,194.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with an option to renew for one additional year.  100% Federal Funds.   

#90        Authorize, pursuant to a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services (originally approved by G&C on 1-23-19, item #76), expenditures from the Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund with the list of public schools as detailed in letter dated August 21, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water Trust Fund.   

#91        Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to purchase accommodation equipment and technology for a VR staff person, in an amount not to exceed $6,709.25, to accomplish essential function of the job.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#92        Authorize the Bureau of Student Wellness to retroactively amend item #88, originally approved by G&C on February 20, 2019, by extending the end date from June 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019 to accept and expend NH School Climate Transformation Grant funds in the amount of $399,625 from the US Department of Education, and to establish temporary full times positions as detailed in letter dated July 1, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.   

#92A      Authorize the Bureau of Disability Determination Service to enter into a sole source contract with Surge Temps LLC, Manchester, NH, to provide full employment services to medical and psychological consultants, in an amount not to exceed $3,600,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to extend by up to 2 years.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#93        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend an additional $95,059 from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, entitled DWI Patrols for the purpose of combating the DWI problem statewide.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#94        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with SAU #53/Chichester School District to purchase and install a generator at Chichester Central School, the Town of Chichester’s primary shelter, for a total amount of $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#95        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend federal pass-through funds in the amount of $49,027, entitled Enforcement Patrols, from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, for the purpose of funding motor vehicle enforcement on the State’s interstate systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

#96        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Londonderry, to purchase and install a generator for their Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $68,340.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#97        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to fund a full-time Resiliency and Adaptation Manager to support NH’s response to the impact of climate change for a total amount of $100,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#98        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to support the Flood Hazards Program, which provides for two full-time and one part-time personnel and associated benefits necessary to support the program for the identification of river-induced public safety hazards in NH, for a total amount of $271,797.  Effective  upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#99        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Grantham to purchase and install interior and exterior security cameras at the community’s Emergency Operation Center, for a total amount of $40,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#99A      Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively accept and expend $8,113 of federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice to support the collaboration with the Project Safe Neighborhood team.  Effective July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.  100% Agency Income.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#100      Authorize to enter into an Interagency Memorandum of Understanding with the NH Department of Corrections, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing residential substance abuse treatment programs from the Federal Residential Substance Abuse Treatment grant.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#101      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $775,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of October 2019. 

#102      Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with Delta Dental Plan of NH Inc., d/b/a Northeast Delta Dental, for the administration of self-funded dental coverage for state employees and eligible dependents in an amount not to exceed $1,770,000.  Effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2024, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  Approximately 34% General, 15 % Federal, 4% Enterprise, 10% Highway, 1% Turnpike, 36% Other Funds.   

#103      Authorize to amend a current license agreement with Merrimack County Savings Bank, Concord, NH, to provide access to a Steam Loop Condensate Line, by increasing the amount by $16,500 from $23,000 to an amount not to exceed $39,500, and by extending the term of the license agreement one year beginning on November 15, 2019 and ending on November 14, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

#104      Authorize the Risk Management Unit to enter into a contract with Application Software Inc., d/b/a ASIFlex, to administer the Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Reimbursement Arrangements programs for state employees, in an amount not to exceed $431,100.  Effective January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  Approximately 17% General, 8% Federal, 2% Enterprise, 5% Highway, 1% Turnpike, 67% Other Funds.   

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

#106      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Gerard A. LaFlamme Inc., Manchester, NH, for Install Emergency Power for New Heating Systems, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $101,100.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $10,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $111,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 15, 2020.  100% Capital General Funds.   

#107      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Oak Point Associates, Portsmouth, NH, for Architectural Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.   

#108      Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services to enter into a contract with Firstlight Fiber Inc., Albany, NY, for Dark Fiber Facilities Services, in an amount not to exceed $108,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or January 1, 2020, whichever is later, through June 30, 2024.   

#109      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Stone River Architects, Bedford, NH, for Architectural Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $500,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 

#110      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into an agreement with Wright-Pierce, Portsmouth, NH, for Civil=Structural Engineering Services required for planning, design and construction of various Public Works’ Projects as necessary and required by the Department, in an amount not to exceed $300,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 

#111      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for the Department of Military Affairs and Veterans Services Army National Guard Re-bid CSMS Renovations, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $2,871,368.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $86,182 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $2,957,550.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#112      Authorize to amend item #95, originally approved by G&C on May 15, 2019, which established the meeting dates for G&C for the period of July 2019 through December 2019, by changing the meeting date of Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to a new meeting date of Monday November 25, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

#113      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with T. Buck Construction Inc., Turner, ME, for a NH Army National Guard AASF Paint Booth and Renovations, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,462,172.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $80,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $1,542,172.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $40,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,582,172.   Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#114      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Mark Carrier Construction Inc., Manchester, NH for the Department of Military Affairs and Veterans Services’ Raymond Bisson Renovations – Phase III, Rochester, NH, for a total price not to exceed $891,825. 21% General, 79% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $60,000 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $951,825.  100% Federal Funds.  (3)Further authorize the amount of $42,300 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $994,125.   Effective upon G&C approval through March 16, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

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TABLED ITEM 


                            DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
(Tabled at G&C Meeting 8/14/19) 
                            Division for Behavioral Health 
#11        TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Prescott, seconded by Councilor Volinsky, and with Councilor Pignatelli voting no, tabled the request to amend a retroactive sole source agreement with Greater Nashua Council on Alcoholism, Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-7-16, item #9), for the provision of substance use disorder treatment services, residential and/or supportive housing, and wraparound services for pregnant and/or parenting women who are experiencing substance use disorders, have income at or below the 185% Federal Poverty Level, and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, by increasing the price by $166,667 from $1,500,000 to $1,666,667 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2019 to October 31, 2019.  100% Federal Funds.   

On August 28, 2019: 

The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Gatsas, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, voted to remove item #11 above from the table for discussion, with Councilor Volinsky recusing himself and Councilor Prescott voting no. 

The Governor asked for a motion to approve item #11 above, which was made by Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Cryans, and with Councilor Volinsky recusing himself, and Councilors Gatsas and Prescott voting no, the item was not approved. 

Then, a motion to reconsider was made by Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Prescott, with Councilor Volinsky recusing himself and Councilor Gatsas voting no. 

Lastly, a motion to table item #11 above was made by Councilor Pignatelli, seconded by Councilor Prescott; Councilor Volinsky recused himself and Councilor Gatsas voted no, the motion to table passed. 

Item #11 above remains on the table. 

 

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