New Hampshire
Secretary of State

August 5, 2020

August 5, 2020

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
August 5, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA

 

#1           MOP 150, I, B (1): Expenditure Approvals - NONE

 

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

                                             OFFICE OF THE CHILD ADVOCATE
               #A.         Authorize to accept a gift in an amount not to exceed $50,000 from Casey Family Programs, Seattle Washington, to continue to provide the services of Collaborative Safety LLC, Nashville, TN, including training, coaching, and review pertaining to the Systems Learning Review model for conducting critical incident reviews.

 

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

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Robert D. Groves, Dover, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Bridger Leary, New Bern, NC, currently a member of the US Marines, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Jonathan O. Martel, Las Cruces, NM, currently a member of the US Air Force, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #D.         Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Barry W. Groton, Sunapee, NH, for appointment to the rank of Colonel, NH Army Nation Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #E.         Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Douglas J. Fortier, Dover, NH, for appointment to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #F.          Authorize the nomination of Colonel John A. LeBlanc, Manchester, NH, for appointment to the rank of Brigadier General, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #G.         Authorize the nomination of Captain Kyle I. McCrum, Farmington, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #H.         Authorize the nomination of Brigadier General Thomas F. Spencer, York, ME, for promotion to the rank of Major General, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #I.           Authorize the nomination of Captain Luke A. Webster, Lebanon, NH, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #J.          Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Nelson E. Perron, Nottingham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                           Division for Behavioral Health
               #A.         Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with QPR Institute Inc., Spokane, WA (originally approved by G&C on 3-31-20, item #7), for Suicide Prevention “Train-the-Trainer” Training, by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020 to August 31, 2021, with no change to the price limitation of $15,505. 100% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
               #B.         Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Lighthouse Kids Corporation to partner in the White Island Light Station conservation and preservation initiatives. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. No Funding.

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                              BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY

#6           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the Resolution entitled “Under RSA 162-A:18 awarding a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Millyard Bank to Sabbow & Co., Inc. in the amount of $1,720,000 under the Guarantee Asset Program”. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the issuance will contribute significantly to the success of the financing, will serve a public use and provide a public benefit, is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A, will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state’s citizens, and will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve unemployment opportunities, or protect the physical development.

#7           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the Resolution entitled “Under RSA 162-A:18 awarding a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Millyard Bank to Sabbow & Co., Inc. in the amount of $775,000 under Guarantee Asset Program”. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the issuance will contribute significantly to the success of the financing, will serve a public use and provide a public benefit, is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A, will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state’s citizens, and will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve unemployment opportunities, or protect the physical development.

#8           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the Resolution entitled “Under RSA 162-A:18 awarding a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Millyard Bank to Sabbow & Co., Inc. in the amount of $1,500,000 under the Working Capital Loan Guarantee Program”. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the issuance will contribute significantly to the success of the financing, will serve a public use and provide a public benefit, is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A, will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state’s citizens, and will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve unemployment opportunities, or protect the physical development.

#9           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the Resolution entitled “Under RSA 162-A:18 awarding a State Guarantee under RSA 162-A:13-a with respect to a loan from Millyard Bank to Sabbow & Co., Inc. in the amount of $2,640,000 under the Guarantee Asset Program”. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:18 to determine the issuance will contribute significantly to the success of the financing, will serve a public use and provide a public benefit, is within the policy of, and the authority conferred by RSA Chapter 162-A, will preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the state and one or more of its political subdivisions, and will promote the general welfare of the state’s citizens, and will promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve unemployment opportunities, or protect the physical development.

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                              Division of Medicaid Services
#10        Authorize to retroactively pay the National Association of Medicaid Directors, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,011 for annual membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 50% Federal, 50% General Funds.

#11        Authorize to enter into a contract with One Call Government Solutions LLC d/b/a One Call, Jacksonville, FL, for statewide non-emergency medical transportation for Medicaid Fee-for-Service members, in the amount of $528,822. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 54% Federal, 22% General, 24% Other Funds.

                              Division for Behavioral Health
#12        Authorize to retroactively pay the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $8,979 for annual membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#13        Authorize to amend an existing contract with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Boston, MA (originally approved by G&C on 2-6-19, item #7), to conduct NH’s Public Mental Health Consumer Survey, by increasing the price by $168,522 from $168,522 to $337,044 and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#14        Authorize to retroactively pay the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $10,014 for annual membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 75% Federal, 25% General Funds.

#15        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with GTL Inc., d/b/a Link to Life, Novi, MI (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #9), to provide Personal Emergency Response Systems to eligible people age sixty years and over, by increasing the total price by $50,000 from $100,000 to $150,000 and by extending the completion dates from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2022. 75% Federal, 25% General Funds.

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability
#16        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program Inc., Concord, NH (Originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #12), to provide housing and utility assistance and supportive services to low income persons and their families living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, by exercising a contract renewal option by extending the completion date from March 31, 2022 to April 3, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#17        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-21-18, item #12), to provide housing and utility assistance and supportive services to low income persons and their families living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, by extending the completion date from February 28, 2021 to April 3, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#18        NOT USED

                              Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs
#19        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the NH Coalition of Recovery Residences, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-23-19, item #16), by adjusting the payment terms for the provision of services to certify and support recovery homes in NH, and to develop and administer a rental assistance program for residents who are entering recovery homes, with no change to the price limitation of $750,000 and no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021. (2)Further authorize an advance payment in the amount of $42,905 to the NH Coalition of Recovery Residences. 100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission Funds).

                              Division of Public Health Services
#20        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #22), to provide professional development opportunities on chronic disease prevention and management evidence-based programs to medical, behavioral health and public health professionals, by increasing the price limitation by $121,000 from $780,000 to $901,000 and by extending the completion date from June 29, 2020 to December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#21        Authorize to enter into a contract with Health Management Associates Inc., Lansing, MI, to provide technical assistance to NH Rural Health Clinics, in the amount of $109,874. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#22        Authorize to amend existing contracts with the vendors listed in bold as detailed in letter dated June 28, 2020, for family planning services, by decreasing the total price limitation by $18,615 from $6,740,866 to $6,722,251 with no change to the contract completion dates of June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#22A      Authorize to enter into contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated July 8, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $232,500 in order to build a provider list of individuals and organizations licensed by the State of NH, to provide core medical services to clients enrolled in the NH CARE Program and NH Tuberculosis Financial Assistance Program. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2021, with the option to renew for up to 3 additional years. 7% General, 93% Other Funds (Pharmaceutical Rebates).

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#23        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way and the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to pay property owners $15,000 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 9, 2020 through July 10, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval.

#24        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $87,718 as documented in the Contemplated Awards list for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from June 23, 2020 through July 7, 2020.

#25        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 $12,007.50 for the period extending from April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020.

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a property owner $7,900 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from July 8, 2020 through July 15, 2020.

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell 15,036+/- square feet of land, located off the westerly side of Interstate 93 and the southerly side of Appletree Lane (f/k/a Pillsbury Road) in the Town of Londonderry to Pillsbury Realty Development LLC, for $59,600, which includes a $1,100 Administrative Fee. In addition, Pillsbury Realty will deed two parcels of land containing approximately 2,256+/- square feet to the Department. Originally purchased in 1961 with 90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds.

#28        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to pay a retroactive invoice to Perras Ace Inc, Lancaster, NH, for purchases made between May 5, 2019 and June 11, 2019. 100% Highway Funds.  

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Rail and Transit to release the Request for Proposal for the long term lease and management of the Portsmouth and Dover Bus Terminals, at an appropriate time.

#30        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 2020 pursuant to RSA 482-A, to the Department of Environmental Services for construction projects and maintenance activities requiring fill and dredge in wetlands, as well as other areas. A detailed reporting for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

#31        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Environment’s annual accounting of permit fees made during Fiscal Year 2020 pursuant to RSA 483-B to the Department of Environmental Services for construction projects and maintenance activities requiring impacts to the protected shorelands of the state. A detailed reporting for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

#32        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Environment’s annual accounting of payments made during fiscal year 2020 pursuant to RSA 217-A 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. A detailed reporting for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an Interstate Bridge Agreement with the State of Vermont to allow the Department to bill Vermont and for Vermont to bill the Department for costs associated with bridge maintenance work and minor preservation work performed on bridges over the Connecticut River. Effective upon G&C approval through a period of 10 years. (Project costs will be shared by NH and VT).

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Earth System Research Center, Durham, NH, to provide Geographical Information System management, hosting, research and data quality controls, for a total fee not to exceed $70,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#35        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding to the City of Claremont, NH, for Phase 2, construction-phase to rehabilitate the terminal aircraft apron at the Claremont Municipal Airport in Claremont NH, in the amount of $700,000. Effective upon G&C approval through May 12, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#35A      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to retroactively pay invoices to Burke Quarry LLC, Center Conway, NH, for purchases made between May 5, 2020 and June 11, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Betterment).

#35B      Authorize the Office of Federal Compliance to accept and expend Federal revenue in the amount of $93,250 from the Federal Highway Administration for the purpose of funding budgeted positions that support Federal programs within NHDOT. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
#36        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the City of Concord, NH, in the amount of $357,290 to support expansion of the Crisis Center of Central NH building, Concord, NH, and heating improvements at the Crisis Center’s confidential shelter location also situated in Concord, NH. Effective August 5, 2020 through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#37        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the City of Concord, NH, in the amount of $77,000 to support heating system improvement project at the Fellowship Housing Opportunities building, Concord, NH. Effective August 5, 2020 through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#38        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the Bennett Block affordable housing rehabilitation project situated at 32-34 Washington Street, Keene, NH,. Effective August 5, 2020 through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#39        Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Safety, to enter into a sole source contract with FirstLight Fiber Inc., Albany, NY, for the purpose of providing Fiber Optic Cloud Connection Services to the AWSGov.Cloud to support the new State Police Dispatch and Records Management System being implemented with Computer Square Inc., in the amount not to exceed $166,664.80. Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2023, with the option to renew once for two years. 100% Other: Agency Class 027 used by the Department of Safety to reimburse DoIT is 90% Highway, 10% Turnpike Funds.

                              OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
#39A      Authorize to enter into a retroactive lease with 7 Eagle Square LLC, Concord, NH, for approximately 16,247 square feet of space, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $3,715,709. Effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2030. 100% Agency Funds.

                             DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
#40        Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with The Trust for Public Land, in the amount of $20,000 for Pearl Farm Conservation Easement, in the Town of Loudon. Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#41        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Johnson Controls Fire Protection LP, Nashua, NH, for the provision of Extended Warranty – Security System and Software Support services for the NH Correctional Facility for Women, in the amount of $224,460. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2023, with the option to renew for successive renewal terms of up to three years. 100% General Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#42        Authorize to pay the Northeast Wildlife Disease Cooperative, Philadelphia, PA, $2,500 annual membership dues. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Game Management Funds).

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#43        Authorize to accept and place on file the report on the current inventory of federal landholdings within the state, including a calculation of the percentage of NH land held by the federal government in accordance with RSA 121:6.

#44        Authorize the NH State Library to accept donations of $1,500 and $2,500 from the Cogswell Benevolent Trust and The Byrne Foundation respectively. Effective upon G&C approval. (2)Further authorize to budget and expend $8,177 comprised of the above donations of $4,000 and prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $4,177 for the purpose of payment to NH public libraries for specific programming to support the NH Summer Reading Program (Kids Books and the Arts, or Summer Learning). Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Donations).

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#45        Authorize to retroactively pay membership dues to the Coastal States Organization, Washington, DC, in the amount of $8,801 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#46        Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $11,750 to cover projected shortfalls in certain expenditure classes. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Sugar River Project Funds.

#47        Authorize to award a grant to the City of Somersworth, NH, in the amount of $100,000 to acquire 40 acres of land in Somersworth to protect drinking water supply, in the amount of $100,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Fund.

#48        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town of New Boston, in the amount of $250,000 for the purpose of replacing four undersized culverts on Lyndeborough Road crossing Meadow Brook to reduce the flood hazard and improve aquatic organism passage. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2026. 100% ARM Funds.

#49        Authorize to retroactively amend an Aquatic Resource Mitigation grant to The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-23-19, item #50), by extending the completion date to June 30, 2021 from June 30, 2020. No Additional Funding. 100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.

#50        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with Conway Village Fire District in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to finance the Sewer System Evaluation Survey, Phase II planning project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#51        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Lancaster in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to finance the Wastewater Master Plan project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#52        Authorize a loan agreement with Marlborough Estates, A Condominium, Marlborough, NH, in the amount not to exceed $450,000 to finance water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.

#53        Authorize Barton and Lisa Hogreve’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Tuftonboro.

#54        Authorize Jumanna J. Stark Rev Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

#55        Authorize Sarah J. Mason Living Trust’s request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

#56        Authorize Jan and Todd Peters’ request to perform work on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
#57        Authorize to accept and expend funds from the Community Health Service Network, in the amount of $5,000 to provide workforce incentives to assist with the regional workforce crisis. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds.

                              POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL
#58        Authorize to enter into a contract with VirTra Systems Inc., Temple, AZ, for the specific purpose to upgrade the PSTC VirTra 300 Training Simulator, in the amount of $113,189.02. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Transfer of Federal Funds from Other Agency.

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#59        Authorize to enter Bridget Pare into an educational tuition agreement with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH, to participate online in Autism and Spectrum Disorders, and Collaboration, Consultation and Leadership in Special Ed, during the period of August 24, 2020 through October 30, 2020, and to pay said costs in the amount of $3,000. 100% Federal Funds.

#60        Authorize the Division of Educator Support and Higher Education to pay the membership dues to the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association, Boulder, CO, in the amount of $4,364. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 55% General, 45% Agency Income Fee Funds.

#61        Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a sole source contract with B&F Teaching & Technology LLC, Bloomfield, NJ, to provide guided remote assistive technology training to independent living service recipients, in an amount not to exceed $14,000. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#62        Authorize the Division of Workforce Innovation, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to amend the contract with Alliance Enterprises Inc., Lacey, WA (originally approved by G&C on 3-26-14, item #64), to provide a hosted case management system, by increasing the price limitation by $361,900 from $4,567,061 to $4,928.961. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION
#62A      Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with FiveKPH LLC, Manchester, NH, for approximately 2,360 square feet of space, Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $279,959.52. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2025. 100% Lottery Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#63        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, Dam Bureau Water Division, for activities to assist with the rehabilitation of eligible high hazard potential dams, in the amount of $386,665. Effective September 15, 2019 through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#64        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Swanzey for activities to assist with the rehabilitation of eligible high hazard potential dams, in the amount of $65,000. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#65        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hooksett to purchase and install access security to benefit the community’s Emergency Operations Center for a total amount of $37,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#66        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with DNA Labs International, Deerfield Beach, FL, for the provision of forensic testing services to assist NH State Police with forensic analyses and the NH State Police Forensic Laboratory with the analysis of the State’s backlog of sexual assault kits, in an amount not to exceed $555,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to extend for one two-year period. 94.59% Federal, 5.41% General Funds.

#67        Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to retroactively pay the Governors Highway Safety Association, Washington, DC, the amount of $4,521 for annual dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 52.80% Federal, 47.20% Highway Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#68        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the subgrantees as detailed in letter dated July 21, 2020, totaling $120,832.78 for the purpose of providing residential substance abuse treatment programs from the Federal Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant Program. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#69        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Manchester Police Department in the amount of $94,729 from the Federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, Project Safe Neighborhood for the purpose of social network analysis. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#70        Authorize to enter into subgrants with the subgrantees as detailed in letter dated July 21, 2020, in the total amount of $22,118 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Children’s Justice Act Grant, to enhance the State’s response to child abuse and neglect victims. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

#70A      Authorize to grant $26,853 to the NH Department of Safety, from Fiscal Year 2021 State Drug Forfeiture fund, for the purchase of a narcotic analyzer and solution kit. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% State Drug Forfeiture Funds.

#70B      Authorize consideration of whether the petition of Amy Johnson (age 36) requesting a pardon for the offenses of Hindering Apprehension, Accomplice to Witness Tampering, Conspiracy to Witness Tampering and Falsifying Physical Evidence should be granted. Please be advised that pursuant to RSA 651:5, V and XIV, as the petitioner’s crimes involve felony obstruction of justice crimes, she is not eligible for an annulment.

#71        NOT USED

#72        NOT USED

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#73        Authorize the Division of Personnel’s request for waiver of classification decisions. Effective upon G&C approval.

#74        Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into an equipment rental agreement with ENE Systems of NH, Bow, NH, for a 10-ton temporary air conditioner unit at the Hillsborough County Superior Courthouse South, for an amount not to exceed $13,960. Effective August 5, 2020 through October 31, 2020. 100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).

#75        Authorize to enter into a contract with USI Insurance Services LLC in an amount not to exceed $235,940 for Data Security and Privacy Cyber Liability insurance for NH state government. Effective August 23, 2020 through August 23, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#76        Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Environmental Services, to release to the underlying landowner, Poodle Crossing LLC, an unneeded access easement appurtenant to State land located in Milford, NH at the Savage Municipal Water Supply Well Superfund Site along NH Route 101A.

#77        Authorize to enter into a contract with Connectivity Point Design and Installation LLC, Auburn, ME, for the provision of Communication Systems Repair, Maintenance, and Cabling Services in the amount of $800,000. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2023.

#78        Authorize the Division of Risk and Benefits to enter into a fully-insured Medicare Advantage Plan agreement with Aetna Life Insurance Company, which includes a guaranteed premium rate of $0 per retiree or spouse and a contingency fund in an amount not to exceed $378,338 to be used in the event plan administrative costs arise. Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023. 42% General, 17% Federal, 4% Enterprise, 14% Highway, 1% Turnpike, 22% Other Funds.

#79        Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to retroactively amend the contract with WEX Bank, Midvale, UT (originally approved by G&C on 2-19-20, #78), for Fuel Card Services to correct rebate and method of payment language in Exhibit C. Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2023.

#80        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $600,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of September 2020.

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Informational Items

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
#A.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Office of the Commissioner to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Mako Medical Laboratories LLC, Raleigh, NC, in the amount of $6,000,000 to provide COVID-19 testing to residents and staff of long-term care and other residential facilities overseen by the Department. Effective June 3, 2020 through December 31, 2020, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#B.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-10, Governor Sununu authorized the Office of the Commissioner to amend an existing sole source contract with Giri Dover 200 Inc. d/b/a The Garrison Hotel, Dover, NH, to provide twenty-one hotel rooms to the Department that will be used for quarantine services for individuals experiencing homelessness who may have contracted COVID-19, by increasing the price by $55,000 from $100,800 to $155,800 with no change to the completion date of July 22, 2020. 100% General Funds.

#C.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Public Health Services to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Capital Hotel Company (dba The Courtyard by Marriott Hotel & Grappone Conference Center), Concord, NH, to provide office space for the Division of Public Health COVID-19 Operations Center, by exercising a contract renewal option and increasing the price by $555,674 from $453,599 to $1,009,273 and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020 to September 30, 2020. The original contract was approved by Governor Sununu on May 11, 2020. 51% Federal, 49% General Funds.

#D.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Economic and Housing Stability to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #12), to provide supportive services during the COVID-19 pandemic to low income persons and their families living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, by increasing the price by $81,795 from $719,178 to $800,973. Effective retroactive to April 3, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#E.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Economic and Housing Stability to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with Merrimack Valley Assistance Program Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-21-18, item #12), to provide supportive services during the COVID-19 pandemic to low income persons and their families living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, by increasing the price by $107,819 from $940,530 to $1,048,349. Effective retroactive to April 3, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#F.          Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Public Health Services to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with Quest Diagnostics LLC, Marlborough, MA, in the amount of $700,000 for COVID-19 specimen testing. Effective April 29, 2020 through December 31, 2020, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Public Health Services to enter into a sole source amendment to the existing contract with Quest Diagnostics LLC, Marlborough, MA, for COVID-19 specimen testing, by increasing the price by $300,000 from $700,000 to $1,000,000, with no change to the completion date of December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#G.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-10, Governor Sununu authorized to amend existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated July 13, 2020, for the Women, Infants and Children Special Supplemental Nutrition Program and Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program services to low-income women and children, by increasing the total price limitation by $68,950 from $11,854,653 to $11,923,603 with no change to the completion dates of June 30, 2021. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon Governor approval, whichever is later. 100% Federal Funds.

#H.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Economic and Housing Stability, to enter into retroactive sole source grant agreements with the Grantees as detailed in letter dated July 20, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $35,000,000 shared price limitation, to develop and administer the Housing Stabilization program that targets individuals financially impacted by COVID-19. Effective July 1, 2020 through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Coronavirus Aid Relieve, and Economic Security).

#H1.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-04, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-10, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Economic and Housing Stability, to enter into retroactive sole source amendments to existing agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 30, 2020 (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 to ensure critically needed resources are available to meet local low-income community needs in response to COVID-19, by increasing the total price limitation by $1,303,871 from $16,048,850 to $17,352,721 with no change to the contract completion dates of September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#I.           Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-14, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150 V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu authorized to award a grant to the City of Nashua/Nashua Airport Authority, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for Boire Field, in the amount of $69,000. Effective through May 25, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#J.          Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-14, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150 V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu authorized to award a grant to the Town of Whitefield, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for the Mt. Washington Regional Airport, in the amount of $30,000. Effective through May 25, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#K.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-14, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150 V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu authorized to award a grant to the Pease Development Authority, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for the Skyhaven Airport, in the amount of $30,000. Effective through May 25, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#L.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-14, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150 V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu authorized to award a grant to the Town of Newport, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for the Parlin Field, in the amount of $30,000. Effective through May 25, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#M.        Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-14, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150 V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu authorized to award a grant to the City of Belin, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for the Berlin Regional Airport, in the amount of $30,000. Effective through May 25, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#N.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with University of NH, University System of NH, Durham, NH, in the amount not to exceed $23,400, for the purpose of providing Wide Area Network backup internet services. Effective upon approval through June 30, 2021. DoIT (Statewide Telecommunications Revolving Funds).

#O.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized, the Department of Information Technology, on behalf of the Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles, to enter into a sole source contract with Q-Matic Corporation, Duluth, GA, in the amount of $208,920.92 to provide a hosted scheduling and queuing system to the DMV to allow for appointment-only customer services at DMV locations. Effective upon approval through June 20, 2025. 100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 027 used by the Department of Safety to reimburse DoIT is 100% Agency Income (Cost of Collections) funds.

#P.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Department of Information Technology, on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Economic and Housing Stability, to retroactively amend an existing sole source contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Harrisburg, PA, by increasing the price by $1,910,280 from $97,633,677 to $99,543,957 to implement several necessary enhancements and continued maintenance and operations of the New HEIGHTS system to include COVID-19 services, with no change to the contract completion date of September 30, 2022, effective March 18, 2020. 66% Federal, 32% General, 2% Other Funds from the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#Q.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, and suspension of Manual of Procedures 150 V, A, 3, requirement, Governor Sununu authorized to enter into a sole source contract with Maximus Health Services Inc., Reston, VA, with a price limitation not to exceed $4,317,395 for call center delivery and support services to individuals calling the unemployment compensation hotline. Effective July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

#R.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized to accept and expend $3,560,300 in federal funds from the US Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration, for the purpose of developing and implementing system modifications necessary to administer the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance programs through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#S.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized to accept and expend a sub grant in the amount of $65,491 for the NH Department of Justice, to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. Effective retroactive to January 20, 2020 through January 20, 2022. 100% Federal Revenue received from another State Agency.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#T.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, and 2020-15, Governor Sununu authorized the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Loudon to purchase and install equipment to support and enhance the community’s Emergency Operations Center for a total amount of $79,500. Effective July 17, 2020 through December 26, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

 

 

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