New Hampshire
Secretary of State

December 18, 2020

December 18, 2020

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
December 18, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
               #A.         Authorize to pay the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Hagerstown, MD, the amount of $5,555 for membership dues for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% General Funds. 

 

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

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF STATE
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Mark T. Dupuis, New Boston, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Brian D. Wheeler, Epsom, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Matthew S. Mills, Wayland, MA, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #D.         Authorize the nomination of Harrison E. Walters, Greenland, 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
               #E.         Authorize the nomination of Tony J. Gagnon, Gilmanton IW, 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 John N. Petro, Manchester, 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
               #G.         Authorize the nomination of Daniel J. McCarroll, Jaffrey, NH, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant 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 JUSTICE
               #H.         Authorize to appoint Edward R. Sisson as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $74,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or December 31, 2020, whichever is later, for a term ending on August 31, 2021.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #I.           Authorize to appoint Stacie M. Moeser as an Attorney at a salary level of $73,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or December 31, 2020, whichever is later. 

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Trails to amend the Recreational Trails Program Grants with the 4 organizations as detailed in letter dated November 18, 2020 (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-20, item #116), by extending the grant end date from December 31, 2020 to August 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize to amend a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-19, item #83), for the “Leveraging Natural Resources for Resilience” project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2021 from December 31, 2020 and revising the scope of work to include additional reporting deliverables.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Town of Marlborough, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #114), by extending the completion date from January 1, 2021 to December 1, 2021.  No Additional Funds.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Funds. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #D.         Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-19, item #66), by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2022.  No Additional Funds.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund. 

                                             PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
               #E.         Authorize to amend an award of grant funds to the Town of Peterborough in the amount of $300,000 (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #64), to install and operate a biomass thermal heating and cooling system at the Town Library, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Renewable Energy Fund, a non-lapsing special fund. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #F.          Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-15, item #30), to study and prepare preliminary engineering plans for the rehabilitation or replacement of the General Sullivan Bridge carrying pedestrian and recreational traffic over Little Bay between the City of Dover and the Town of Newington, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  No Additional Funding. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #G.         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #29), to perform the second phase of a turnpike transportation system upgrade along 3 miles of the F.E. Everett Turnpike (I-293) through Exits 6 and 7 in the City of Manchester, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  No Additional Funding. 

 

#6           NOT USED

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                            Office of the Commissioner
#7           Authorize to amend existing sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated November 3, 2020 (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-20, item #15), for services and activities to promote the health and well-being of refugees resettled in NH, by increasing the total price limitation by $9,375 from $225,000 to $234,375 and by extending the completion dates from August 14, 2023 to September 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#8           Authorize to enter into retroactive contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated November 23, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $390,000 to provide refugee social services that focus on refugees who are recent arrivals and who have been in the country for 5 years or less.  Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years.  100% Federal Funds. 

                              Division of Public Health Services
#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with BOWLink Technologies Inc., Webster, MA, to provide the implementation, hosting and maintenance of data base system for family planning services, in the amount of $147,446.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years.  68% Federal, 32% General Funds. 

#10        Authorize to enter into retroactive sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated November 9, 2020 and listed in bold, for the Young Adult Strategies program, by increasing the total price limitation by $601,824 from $10,414,931 to $11,016,755 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#11        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-31-19, item #17), to support the NH Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program to promote behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care practices, by increasing the price limitation by $666,000 from $833,000 to $1,499,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to September 29, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

                              New Hampshire Hospital
#12        Authorize to implement the 20% increase in the compensation of the Occupational Therapist II position (8T3037) for the E & F Units.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 21, 2022.  34% General, 66% Other Funds (provider fees). 

                              Division for Behavioral Health
#13        Authorize, on behalf of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Granite United Way, Concord, NH, for the provision of Recovery Friendly Workforce Initiative Services to assist businesses to promote health and wellness for their employees by proactively preventing substance misuse and supporting recovery from substance use disorders, in the amount of $900,000.  Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years.  100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission). 

#14        Authorize to amend the existing contract with the vendor listed in bold as detailed in letter dated December 2, 2020, by adding additional financial reporting and employment verification requirements, with no change to the total price limitation of $18,709,274 and no change to the completion date of June 30, 2022. 

#15        Authorize to enter into retroactive sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated November 25, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $6,744,478 for Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Support Services.  Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years.  76.265% Federal, 10.829% General, 12.906% Other Funds (Governor Commission Fund). 

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#16        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $356,619.80 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from October 24, 2020 through November 9, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#17        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to make three stipend payments totaling $375,000 to three design/build teams at $125,000 each; Middlesex Corporation, R.S. Audley & SPS New England, on the Derry-Londonderry I-93 Exit 4A project.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#18        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 0.21+/- acre parcel and a 0.28+/- acre parcel of vacant lands located at 52 and 54 Baldwin Street, respectively, in the City of Nashua.  The sale would be to Timothy Sullivan and John Harrison Partners for $220,000 plus and $2,200 Administrative Fee ($1,000 per parcel).  Effective upon G&C approval.  (2)Further authorize to compensate KW Commercial from the proceeds of the sale in the amount of $13,200 for real estate services.  Originally purchased with 100% Federal Funds. 

#19        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $25,012.80 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from November 10, 2020 through November 30, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#20        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with AECOM Technical Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for preliminary engineering, environmental services, financial plan development, public involvement services, and preliminary design to meet the requirements of the FTA Section 5309 Capital Investment Grant Program Project Development/Engineering phase for the extension of MBTA commuter rail services from Lowell, MA to Nashua and Manchester, NH, for an amount not to exceed $5,448,607.89.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#21        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Informational Report of the steps taken to formally dissolve the layout of the Conway Bypass Project #11399. 

#21A     Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend a contract with HNTB Corporation, Kansas City, MO (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-19, item #29), for construction support services in support of preservation efforts on five bridges either carrying I-93 SB or over I-93 SB in Manchester and Hooksett by increasing the total amount payable by $53,555.29 from $324,528.19 to $378,083.48 for additional construction services requested by the Department, and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2021 to October 28, 2022.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21B      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for maintenance and preservation work on five bridges on I-93 in Manchester and Hooksett, on the basis of a low bid of $8,388,454.75.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $503,307.29 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 28, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
#22        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH, to utilize funding from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust as non-federal match for the NH’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act grant, in the amount of $316,427.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Volkswagen Funds. 

#23        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $14,858.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

#24        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $37,220.52.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

#25        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $10,597.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

#26        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $12,266.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

#27        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the Senior Energy Assistance Services Program, in the amount of $7,254.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (NH DHHS). 

#28        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $89,553.  Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds (LIHEAP-US DHHS). 

#29        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $49,989.  Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds (LIHEAP-US DHHS). 

#30        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $117,140.  Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds (LIHEAP-US DHHS). 

#31        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $215,133.  Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds (LIHEAP-US DHHS). 

#32        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Service Inc., Keene, NH, to supplement the Agency’s Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $78,185.  Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds (LIHEAP-US DHHS). 

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#33        Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Revenue, to amend a contract with Innovative Technical Consulting Inc., Suwanee, GA (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-17, item #43), for the purpose of providing comprehensive technical support services for the IBM Power 8 Server, by exercising a contract renewal and by increasing the price limitation by $54,000 from $96,000 to $150,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Other (Agency Class 27) funds: the Agency Class 027 used by the Department of Revenue to reimburse DoIT is 100% General Funds. 

                              EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
#34        Authorize an annual salary step increase for Meagan Rose, Executive Assistant, from Grade AA, Step 2 $59,041.32 to Grade AA, Step 3 $62,655.84 retroactive to October 5, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#35        Authorize the individuals as detailed in letter dated November 19, 2020, be commissioned as Aides-de-Camp to the Governor in the ranks as indicated, effective January 7, 2021 with approval by G&C. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
#36        Authorize a salary increment for the Commissioner Shawn N. Jasper, from Grade HH step 5 $106,705.56 to Grade HH step 6 $112,255.52 effective upon G&C approval. 

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#37        Authorize to enter into a contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the delivery of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Adult Program services, for $5,900,000.  Effective January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024.  100% Federal Funds. 

#38        Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Littleton Area Learning Center LLC c/o Northern Community Investment Corporation, for rental of 6,510 square feet of office space in Littleton, NH, at a cost not to exceed $263,655.  Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023.  Federal Funds. 

#39        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), to extend maintenance and support of the Job Match & Labor Exchange System software modules, as well as maintenance and support of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act tracking and reporting software, by increasing the amount by $242,209.50 from $3,070,467.50 to $3,312,677, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#40        Authorize to enter into an amendment to the lease agreement with Belknap County, Laconia, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-3-14, item #49), for approximately 2,200 square feet of office space located at Belknap County Superior Courthouse, Laconia, NH, by increasing the price by $66,572 from $186,890.04 to $253,462.04 and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2022.  100% General Funds. 

#41        Authorize to continue a 15% base hourly wage enhancement to nursing staff currently paid under the Institutional Nurse pay scale for recruitment and retention purposes.  This request is projected to increase funding by $285,089 for the remaining 5 months of fiscal year 2021.  Effective January 15, 2021 through January 12, 2023 or a period of 24 months.  100% General Funds. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#42        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment totaling $3,124.16 comprised of $2,802.14 to two employees to compensate for wages not paid in SFY 2020 and associated FICA/Medicare costs totaling $222.02.  100% Agency Income. 

#43        Authorize the State Library to award a conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Strafford County Department of Corrections, Dover, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for the repair and protection of 2 volumes of inmate historical records.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income). 

#44        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to make a retroactive payment to the National Association of State Foresters, Washington, DC, in the amount of $10,696.46 for membership dues for the 2021 season.  Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.  100% General Funds. 

#45        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to make a retroactive payment to Milton Rents, Gorham, NH, for the purchase of parts for the Trails Bureau’s rock crusher, in the amount of $9,640.  100% Agency Income. 

#46        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Piscataqua Environmental Services LLC, Rochester, NH, for wastewater sampling and testing services at Wallis Sands State Park, in the amount of $120,742.  Effective May 1, 2021 through October 31, 2024.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income). 

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#47        Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $39,471 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Strengthening Environmental Health Capacity to Detect, Prevent, and Control Environmental Health Hazards Through Data-driven, Evidence-based Approaches program.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#48        Authorize to accept and expend $3,874 in federal funds from the US Geological Survey National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program and US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service to support critical activities to preserve at-risk legacy geologic information resources.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#49        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Bell & Flynn LLC, Stratham, NH, for repaving a section of Mendums Landing Road in Barrington, NH, that was used by NHDES for the construction of Mendums Pond Dam, in the amount of $33,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Capital (General) Funds. 

#50        Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Hopkinton, in the amount of $63,500 to acquire 5.7 acres of land in Hopkinton and place a deed restriction to protect drinking water supply.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund. 

#51        Authorize to retroactively amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Pine Grove MHP Cooperative Inc., Swanzey, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-6-19, item #39), by extending the completion date from December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund. 

#52        Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Peterborough, NH, in the amount not to exceed $3,647,600 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 1, 2023.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.  (2)Further authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Peterborough, NH, in the amount not to exceed $4,047,400 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds. 

#53        Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Jaffrey, NH, in the amount not to exceed $430,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 1, 2023.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Funds. 

#54        Authorize to award a grant to the City of Portsmouth, in the amount of $287,000 to acquire a conservation easement on 107 acres of land on the Bellamy Reservoir in Madbury to protect Portsmouth’s drinking water supply.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund. 

#55        Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Fall Mountain Regional School District, totaling $24,375 for partial funding of a diesel school bus replacement.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  60% Federal, 40% VW Settlement Funds. 

#56        Authorize to award a grant to the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire, in the amount of $250,000 to acquire a conservation easement on 220 acres of land in Auburn to protect Lake Massabesic, Manchester’s drinking water supply.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund. 

#57        Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Nashua (originally approved by G&C on 2-1-17, item #53), to decrease the loan amount by $3,615,000 from $8,500,000 to $4,885,000.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds. 

#58        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Waterville Valley, in n amount not to exceed $30,000 to finance the Wastewater Collection System Asset Management Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds. 

#59        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Newfields, in an amount not to exceed $28,000 to finance the Stormwater Asset Management Program.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% CWSRF Repayment Funds. 

#60        Authorize Carol and Robert Couture’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton.

#61        Authorize Gregory Beaumier’s request to amend wetlands permit #2019-01315, to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton (originally approved by G&C on 8-14-19, item #51). 

#61A     Authorize Kimberly A. Wesson Revocable Trust’s request to perform work on Little Bay in Dover. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#62        Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to amend an existing sole source contract with Data Recognition Corporation, Maple Grove, MN (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-18, item #54), to provide the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) 11/12 and the TABE Complete Language – English assessment, by increasing the amount by $150,188.24 from $136,545.41 to $286,733.65 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  100% General Funds. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#63        Authorize the Division of Administration to enter into a contract with ENE Systems of NH, Bow, NH, to replace the end-of-life HVAC system located at 41 Hazen Drive in Concord, in the amount of $16,150.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2021.  100% Highway Funds. 

#64        Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to amend the contract with ONSOLVE LLC, Ormond Beach, FL (originally approved by G&C on 12-19-18, item #65A), for the purpose of continuing uninterrupted NH Alert services through consolidation with the NH Emergency Notification System services contract, in the amount of $36,000 increasing the total from $650,000 to the not-to-exceed amount of $686,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023.  100% Agency Income. 

#64A     Authorize the Division of Administration to retroactively pay David B. Jones the amount of $1,248.63 for a missed increment that was due for the period of October 8, 2019 to August 27, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#65        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the NH Department of Safety, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $59,750 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Statistical Analysis Center, for the purposes of upgrading the NH National Incident-Based Reporting System crime statistical data storage and sharing program.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#66        Authorize consideration of whether the petition of Kristopher Casey (age 38) requesting a pardon for the offenses of Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, Burglary Arson – Accomplice Liability, Arson, and Conspiracy to Commit Theft by Unauthorized Taking should be granted.  Pursuant to RSA 651:5, V, the petitioner is not eligible for an annulment as RSA 651:5, XIII (e) defines Class A felony arson as a violent crime.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#67        Authorize the Division of Plant and Property to enter into a sole source contract with 7 Eagle Square LLC, for construction work at 54 Regional Drive, Suite 540, Concord, NH, in the amount of $73,036.05.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

#68        Authorize to enter into a contract with D. L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for Door Installation and Repair Services at several state owned buildings managed by the Department of Administrative Services, for a total price not to exceed $27,200.  Effective January 1, 2021 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through December 31, 2022, with the option to renew for an additional year. 

#69        Authorize to enter into an amendment to an existing contract with Lacewood Group Inc., Moultonborough, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-23-19, item #110), for the provision of Carpentry Services on an as needed basis by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $200,000 to $300,000 and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2021.

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

#71        Authorize to enter into an amendment to a current contract with Ameresco Inc., Framingham, MA (originally approved by G&C on 10-23-19, late item B), to install energy conservation measures at several state owned buildings located in the seacoast region.  Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2026.  The cost of these additional energy conservation measures will be paid from energy rebates that are obtained as part of the energy conservation project. 

#72        Authorize to accept and place on file the 69th Annual Report for the Division of Personnel.

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TABLED ITEM


                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
(Tabled at G&C meeting 12/2/20)
                            Division for Children, Youth & Families
#9           TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Volinsky, seconded by Councilor Pignatelli, and with Councilors Prescott and Gatsas voting no, tabled the request to enter into a sole source agreement with the State of Vermont, Waterbury, VT, to provide secure residential treatment and educational services to delinquent youth from the State of Vermont at the Sununu Youth Services Center, in the amount of $6,499,848.  Effective December 2, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through October 31, 2022, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  100% Agency Income. 

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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, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, and 2020-21, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into Retroactive, Sole Source amendments to existing contracts with the Contractors listed to conduct hospital based COVID-19 community testing using BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Test supplies provided by the Department, with no change to the price limitation of $3,422,000 and no change to the contract completion dates of December 1, 2020, effective retroactive to October 1, 2020.  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, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, and 2020-21, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services to enter into Sole Source amendments to existing contracts with the Contractors listed for the Regional Public Health Networks to reduce the burden on the health care system responding to COVID-19 by administering adult influenza vaccinations by increasing the total price limitation by $120,000 from $10,294,931 to $10,414,931, with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#C.         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, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Dover, to purchase and install equipment that will support and enhance the community’s Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $66,376.  Effective upon the Governor’s approval through December 26, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#D.         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, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Sanbornton, to purchase and install equipment that will support and enhance the community’s Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $74,971.  Effective upon the Governor’s approval through December 26, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#E.         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, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hampstead, to update and develop the community’s all-hazard Local Emergency Operations Plan and Continuity of Operations Plan, for a total amount of $8,000.  Effective upon the Governor’s approval through December 26, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#F.          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, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Reliable Equipment LLC, Londonderry, NH, for a generator rental to power the Incident Planning and Operations Center COVID-19 screening checkpoint, in the amount of $12,150.  Effective upon the Governor’s approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

 

 

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