New Hampshire
Secretary of State

June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

State House, Concord, New Hampshire

June 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA


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

                                             INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
               #A.         Authorize to enter Cheryl Moses into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in Productivity, Collaboration, and Civic Engagement; Approaching Complex Challenges; Crafting Your Message; 3 Completed Competencies during the period of June 29, 2020 through October 29, 2020, and to pay costs not to exceed $999. Administrative Assessment Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
               #B.         Authorize to enter Katherine Page into an educational tuition agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, to participate in Risk Management during the period of July 6, 2020 through September 11, 2020, and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,614. 100% General Funds.

                                             STATE TREASURY
               #C.         Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, for fiscal year 2021, in the amount of $15,700 for continued access to information, communication, subscription to the daily NAST newsletter, publications, and resources and conference briefing materials. 44.6% General, 55.4% Other (College Savings Plan management fee revenues and Abandoned Property Program) Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
               #D.         Authorize to pay a membership fee to the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $5,100 to provide annual membership for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
               #E.         Authorize to pay annual membership dues to Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $20,629.30. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Interstate Compact Fees).

                                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
               #F.          Authorize the Bureau of Student Support to pay the 2020-2021 State Membership fee to the National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $10,386. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #G.         Authorize to pay organizational dues to the National Association of Attorneys General, Washington, DC, in the amount of $16,100 for the period of July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. 100% General Funds.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                               New Hampshire Hospital
               #A.         Authorize to accept non-monetary donations in the amount of $1,150.11 received January 1, 2020 through March 3, 2020.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
 
                                             New Hampshire Hospital
               #B.         Authorize to accept donations from January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2020 from contributors in the amount of $2,861.51 and deposit same into the NH Hospital Trust Fund.

 

#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 nomination of Captain Alexander J. Morris, Kingston, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize the nomination of Major Wiley W. Semrau, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, 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
               #C.         Authorize the nomination of Major Alexis W. Bull, Dover, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, 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
               #D.         Authorize the nomination of Heather Cherniske to serve on the NH Victim’s Assistance Commission. Effective upon G&C approval through June 10, 2023.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #A.         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 three miles of the F. E. Everett Turnpike (I-293) through Exists 6 and 7 in the City of Manchester, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020. No Additional Funding.

                                             COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
               #B.         Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Stratham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-19, item #29), in the amount of $500,000, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2021 to allow for the completion of the REDC small-business revolving loan fund project. No Additional Funding. 100% Federal Funds.

                                             JUDICIAL COUNCIL
               #C.         Authorize to amend item #132 originally approved by G&C on June 19, 2019, by extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021 to give the Judicial Council the authority to enter into contracts with qualified attorneys in the State to provide for the representation of indigent defendants when, pursuant to RSA 604-B, the Public Defender Program is disqualified by a conflict of interest or not able to provide representation due to caseload limitations. No Additional Funding. 100% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #D.         Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the Merrimack County Child Advocacy Center, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #140), from the Federal Victims of Crime Act Grant, by extending the end date only from June 30, 2020 to September 30, 2020, for the purpose of funding child victim forensic interview processes. No Additional Funding.       

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                              Office of the Commissioner
#6           Authorize the Division of Medicaid Services to retroactively amend existing agreements with AmeriHealth Caritas New Hampshire Inc., Philadelphia, PA, Boston Medical Center Health Plan Inc., Charlestown, MA, and Granite State Health Plan Inc., Bedford, NH, to provide health care services to eligible and enrolled Medicaid participants through NH’s Medicaid managed care program known as NH Medicaid Care Management, and by increasing the shared price by $1,361,049,281 from $816,565,089 to an amount not to exceed $2,177,614,370, with no change to the completion date of August 31, 2024. Effective upon G&C approval.

 #7           Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on April 15, 2020 a Mental Health Worker II at the NH Hospital, sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature. Effective upon G&C approval.

#7A        Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on May 24, 2020 a Registered Nurse II at the NH Hospital sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature. Effective upon G&C approval.

#7B        Authorize to finalize the determination made by the Commissioner that on May 24, 2020 a Mental Health Worker III at the Designated Receiving Facility of the Laconia Developmental Center sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature. Effective upon G&C approval.

                              Financial Services
#7C        Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $1,488,312 between various class lines, increase Federal revenues in the amount of $1,756,431 and increase related Other revenues in the amount of $22,801 and create new expenditure class codes in the DHHS. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

                              Bureau of Facilities Maintenance and Office Services
#8           Authorize to enter into a sole source renewal lease with DESARN LLC, Bedford, NH, for office space in Londonderry for the Department’s Juvenile Probation and Parole Officers, in the amount of $175,080. Effective upon G&C approval through June 19, 2025. 49% General, 51% Federal Funds.

                              Division of Medicaid Services
#9           Authorize a renewal option to an existing contract with Classic Optical Laboratories Inc., Youngstown, OH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #18), to continue providing vision care products and related services for eligible children and adults through enrolled Medicaid Vision Care Providers, by increasing the price by $160,000 from $316,000 to $476,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 80% Federal, 13% General, 7% Other Agency Funds.

                              Division for Behavioral Health
#10        Authorize to exercise a renewal option with the Prevention Certification Board of NH, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #20A), for the provision of the Prevention Specialist Mentorship Program, by increasing the price by $12,000 from $92,307 to $104,307 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Governor Commission Funds).

#11        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #39B), for the provision of Care Management Entity services for the FAST Forward program, by increasing the price by $1,515,000 from $937,160 to $2,452,160, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

                              Division of Public Health Services
#12        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH, for the collection and abstraction of clinical and non-clinical data in order to prevent future maternal deaths and address maternal morbidities, in the amount of $136,556. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#13        Authorize to enter into a contract with Lamprey Health Care Inc., Newmarket, NH, for primary health care services for underserved, low-income and homeless individuals, in the amount of $88,151. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 13.04% Federal, 86.96% General Funds.

#14        Authorize to amend an existing contract with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12/5/18, item #18), to continue conducting a statewide primary care needs assessment, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price limitation by $63,760 from $63,760 to $127,520 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% General Funds.

#14A     Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Sage Pursuits Inc., d/b/a Envision Technology Partners Inc., Greenwood Village, CO, for a web-based Immunization Information System, in the amount of $2,651,554. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025, with the option to renew for up to 5 additional years. 53% Federal, 47% General Funds.

#14B      Authorize to amend an existing memorandum of understanding with the NH Office of Professional Licensure and Certification, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (originally approved by G&C on 10-31-18, item #22), for the enhancement of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program’s software to improve opioid-related surveillance and for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to hire three full-time positions, by increasing the price by $1,849,504 from $282,750 to $2,132,254, with no change in the completion date of August 31, 2022. Effective retroactive to April 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#15        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with NH Legal Assistance, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #13), for the continuation of Legal Services to eligible adults, age 60 or older, by increasing the price by $341,314.45 from $579,758.46 to $921,072.91, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2022. 53% Federal, 47% General Funds.

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability
#16        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with The NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #43), for the ongoing provision of a Rapid Re-Housing, Permanent Housing Program serving NH individuals and households who are fleeing domestic violence, through the Federal Continuum of Care Program, by increasing the price by $247,380 from $248,064 to $495,444 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Governor’s Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs
#17        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with NH Juvenile Court Diversion Network Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #18), to enhance and expand access to juvenile court diversion accredited programs in underserved regions within the State where accredited juvenile court diversion programs currently do not exist and support the infrastructure of the NH Juvenile Diversion Network, by increasing the price by $275,000 from $1,083,196 to $1,358,196 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Governor Commission Funds).

                              New Hampshire Hospital
#18        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Mr. David S. Prescott, LICSW, Falmouth, ME (originally approved by G&C on 8-8-18, item #14), to provide independent risk assessment services to clients admitted to NH Hospital, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price by $18,000 from $18,000 to $36,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% General Funds.

#19        Authorize to enter into a contract with Baker Newman & Noyes P.A. LLC, Portland, ME, for Medicare Cost Reporting Consulting Services, in the amount of $37,800. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 70% General, 30% Other (Provider Fees and Intra-Agency Revenue) Funds.

#20        Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Cardinal Health Pharmacy Services LLC, Dublin, OH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #21), to provide remote pharmacist services to patients at NH Hospital, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $38,000 from $49,000 to $87,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 34% General, 66% Other Funds. (Agency Fees and Intra-Agency Transfers).

#20A     Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #26), to provide radiology services, by increasing the price by $71,000 from $69,000 to $140,000 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 34% General, 66% Other Funds,.

                              Division for Children, Youth & Families
#21        Authorize to enter into sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 18, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $1,010,377 to provide funding for residential treatment facilities to provide onsite education to abused, neglected or children involved with juvenile justice, who have a higher level of special education needs and are unable to be educated in a public school setting. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#22        Authorize the Division of Operations to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $1,400,000 from the Environmental Mitigation Trust Agreement for State Beneficiaries from the Volkswagen Settlement Funds. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income (VW Settlement Funds). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.  

#23        Authorize the Division of Operations to transfer $502,000 between various accounts and classes. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#24        Authorize the Division of Finance to transfer $2,500,000 between expenditure classes and subsequently establish new expense class 085. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#25        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $840,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from April 28, 2020 through May 7, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval.

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with Skillings & Sons Inc., Amherst, NH, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Judi Lacroix, Weare, NH, in the amount of $20,515. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Highway Funds.

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance, Well Section, to enter into a contract with N. A. Manosh Inc., Morrisville, VT, for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property of Lori Child, Chester, NH, in the amount of $24,996. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Highway Funds.

#28        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management & Operations to enter into a contract with R&R Communications Inc., Swanzey, NH, for the purpose of providing statewide service and repairs to the Department’s land mobile radio system, on the basis of a single bid of $161,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 81.9% Highway, 15.2% Turnpike, 1.2% General, 1.7% Other Funds.

#29        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for safety improvements and resurfacing, on the basis of a low bid of $1,307,984.25. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $104,638.74 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through October 9, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with J.P. Sicard Inc., Barton, VT, for roadway slope repair on NH 16, on the basis of a single bid of $1,069,513. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $53,475.65 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 18, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#31        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with L&D Safety Marking Corp., Barre, VT, for pavement marking, on the basis of a low bid of $208,870.75. Effective upon G&C approval through November 6, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Betterment).

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with Kleinfelder Northeast Inc., Manchester, NH, for the final design to replace the Red List bridge carrying NH Route 101 over Pulpit Brook and add a left-turn lane at Twin Brook Lane in the Town of Bedford, for an amount not to exceed $314,757.94. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#33        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to accept federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration to fund airport planning and development projects at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, in the amount of $998,000. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds (FAA).

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to provide funding retroactively to the City of Claremont, NH, for SBG 02-13-2020, for Phase 1, to design, permit, bid and provide technical observation of the reconstruction to the terminal aircraft parking apron at Claremont Municipal Airport in Claremont, NH, in the amount of $207,100. Effective upon G&C approval through June 21, 2022. 95% Federal, 5% General Funds.

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
#35        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the County of Hillsborough, Goffstown, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc., renovation project for the property situated at 35 Spring Street, Nashua, NH. Effective June 10, 2020 through December 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#36        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Colebrook, NH, in the amount of $25,000, on behalf of Colebrook Homeowners Cooperative, Inc., to support its water and sewer infrastructure systems study at the property situated at 27 Fourth Street, Colebrook, NH. Effective June 10, 2020 through June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#37        Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for the purpose of the modernization and enhancement of the GRANIT public clearinghouse – NH Geodata Portal, in the amount not to exceed $405,602. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2022. 100% Capital Funds.

#38        Authorize, for the benefit of state agencies, to amend a sole source contract with System Automation Corporation of Columbia, MD (originally approved by G&C on 5-8-14, item #8), to provide licensing system enhancements, by increasing the price limitation by $93,500 from $3,303,287 to $3,396,787. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025.

                              JUDICIAL COUNCIL
#39        Authorize to transfer funds from the Abuse and Neglect accounting unit to the Assigned Counsel accounting unit, in the total amount of $90,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. 100% General Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.  

                              STATE TREASURY
#40        Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report for the New Hampshire State Treasury for the period ended March 31, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#41        Authorize to exercise the first renewal option in an existing contract with Securitas Security Services USA Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #75), for security services at the State Military Reservation, Concord, NH, in the amount of $1,050,303.36 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. (2)Further authorize a contingency as part of the contract total in the amount of $10,000. 100% Federal Funds.

#42        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 Lebanon Readiness Center and the Somersworth Readiness Center, in the amount of $113,857. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#43        Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract agreement with Occupational Health Service of Portsmouth Regional Hospital LCC, to provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1582 compliant firefighter physicals for firefighters stationed at Pease Air National Guard Base, in the amount of $43,200. Effective June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#44        Authorize to transfer $5,333,997 among accounts to reallocate appropriations and cover projected budget shortfalls in personnel classes. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. 100% General Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.  

#45        Authorize to enter into a renewal lease agreement with Grafton County Commissioners, North Haverhill, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-22-15, item #60), for the continued occupancy of probation/parole district office space, in the amount of $78,012. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. 100% General Funds.

                              OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
#46        Authorize to amend a sole source contract with APPRISS Inc., Louisville, KY (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #110A), to extend the timeframe for completion of the contract and purchase extended functionality for the prescription drug monitoring system, by increasing the price by $41,419.17 from $846,855 to $888,274.17. Effective June 30, 2020 through January 31, 2021.

#47        Authorize the Division of Health Professions – Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to accept and expend an additional $956,640 for the enhancement of the PDMP Program. Effective retroactive to April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. (2)Further authorize to establish three full-time temporary positions using the Opioid Overdose Crisis Cooperative Agreement Supplement funds. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Transfer Funds (Transfer from CDC/HRSA Federal Funds). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#48        Authorize the Division of Health Professions to enter into a contract with Parkdale Aftercare LLC, Chesterton, IN, to manage and administer the professionals’ health program for fiscal year 2021, in an amount not to exceed $425,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MARKETS & FOOD
#49        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement in the amount of $38,430 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. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

#50        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project agreement, in the amount of $42,351 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. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

#51        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $29,988, 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. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

#52        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $40,939, 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. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

#53        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $17,825, with the Rockingham County Conservation District, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

#54        Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement, in the amount of $15,640, with the Rockingham County Conservation District, for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#55        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, for implementing Wildlife Action Plan strategies, in the amount of $60,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#56        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands, Natural Heritage Bureau, to accept and expend Wildfire Risk Reduction Program funds from The Nature Conservancy in the amount of $19,910 for mapping fire prone natural communities. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2022. 100% Other Funds.

#57        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Concord Hospital Inc., to work cooperatively to provide basic medical and/or advanced life support services, with the option to renew every two years. Effective April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2022. No State Funding Required.

#58        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the White Mountain Trail Collective of Campton, NH, for access to and non-exclusive use of certain trails and areas in Cathedral Ledge State Park. Effective upon G&C approval through November 1, 2020. No State Funding Required.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#59        Authorize to budget and expend $1,650,000 in prior year carry forward funds to continue providing oil discharge cleanup reimbursement. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Oil Discharge and Disposal Cleanup Fund. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#60        Authorize to accept and expend $243,368 in federal funds from the US Environmental Protection Agency for purposes of managing corrective action at leaking underground storage tank sites. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#61        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.

#62        Authorize to enter into an agreement with Consolidated Security Solutions LLC, Londonderry, NH, for replacing access doors and locks at all Winnipesaukee River Basin Program Facilities, in the amount of $205,028.84. Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2020. 100% WRBP Funds.

#63        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to a contract with Wright-Pierce Inc., Topsham, ME (originally approved by G&C on 8-3-16, item #48), for as-needed engineering services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, by increasing the contract amount by $225,000 from $425,000 to $650,000 and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2023 from June 30, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% WRBP Funds.

#64        Authorize to execute a sole source amendment to the contract 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 $452,500 from $1,360,000 to $1,812,500 and by extending the expiration date to June 30, 2021 from June 30, 2020. 4% Oil Pollution Control, 21% Oil Discharge, 29% Hazardous Waste, 13% MtBE Settlement, 33% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Funds.

#65        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $11,956. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#66        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $12,500. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#67        Authorize to enter into a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to conduct training and provide online resources to increase awareness and assist skill development of volunteers and students for the NH Stone Wall Mapper project, in the amount of $6,373. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#68        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Seabrook-Hamptons Estuary Alliance, Hampton, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities, in the amount of $12,500. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#69        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $12,500. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#70        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Stratford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to member coastal communities in the amount of $12,500. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#71        Authorize to award a grant to The Nature Conservancy, Concord, NH, in the amount of $332,067 to acquire 1,368-acres of land in the Towns of Gilsum and Surry and place a conservation easement on the land to protect water supply. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Fund.

#72        Authorize to award a grant to the Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust, Franconia, NH, in the amount of $73,700 to acquire a conservation easement on approximately 44.5 acres of land in the Towns of Bath and Haverhill to protect drinking water supply. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Fund.

#73        Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Town of Derry, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #189), for water system improvements related to the Southern NH Regional Water Interconnection Project, by increasing the grant amount by $411,858 from $6,290,000 to $6,701,858. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2021. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#74        Authorize to award a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Town of Plaistow, NH, in the amount not to exceed $5,835,300 for water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2022. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#75        Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Keene, in the amount of $20,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water supplies. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2021. 100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Management Fee Funds.

#76        Authorize to award Asset Management grants to the entities as detailed in letter dated May 5, 2020, totaling $112,000 to improve public water system management. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#77        Authorize to award state aid grant funds for wastewater facility projects for the entities as detailed in letter dated May 14, 2020, in the aggregate amount of $2,049,723. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

#78        Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Newport (originally approved by G&C on 9-21-16, item #50), to increase the amount by $119,215 from $1,441,529 to $1,560,744. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#79        Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with Great Bay Marine Inc., Newington, NH, in the amount of $10,500 for operations and maintenance costs for the pumpout station. Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2025. 100% Federal Funds.

#80        Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Lyme, totaling $13,974 to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.

#81        Authorize Karen O’Connell Irrevocable Trust’s request to perform work on Exeter-Squamscott River in Stratham.

#82        Authorize the Brouillard Family Realty Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford.

#82A     Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $450,000 in order to provide for transportation and disposal of the biosolids generated by Winnipesaukee River Basin Program Franklin wastewater treatment plant. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% WRBP Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
#83        Authorize to transfer appropriation between expenditure classes in the amount of $1,415,000 to make the most efficient use of limited funding resources. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#84        Authorize the Office of Social & Emotional Wellness to enter into a sole source contract with Peter Gray, Ph.D., Millis, MA, to create plans for three research studies that could be conducted in NH schools, in an amount not to exceed $30,000. Each plan would include a statement of questions to be addressed by the research; a review of research already conducted that bears on those questions, and an outline of the methodology that could be employed in NH research. Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#85        Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to enter into a contract with Second Start, Concord, NH, to provide Statewide Professional Development Services, in an amount not to exceed $1,452,599.18. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. 12.5% Federal, 82.5% General Funds.

#86        Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a sole source contract with Future In Sight, Concord, NH, to provide technology workshops and retreats for older blind individuals so they can maintain community independence and utilize technology as a component of their independence, in an amount not to exceed $268,514. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#87        Authorize to grant funds to Granite State Management & Resources, a part of the NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation Network, Concord, NH, in the amount of $23,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

#88        Authorize the Division of Learner Support to exercise a renewal option to an existing sole source contract with the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #87), to administer the Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment in English language arts, mathematics, and science, by increasing the price by $450,300 from $1,850,900 to $2,301,200. Effective August 1, 2020 through July 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#89        Authorize to exercise a renewal option of a contract with Ubiqus Reporting Inc., New York, NY (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #207), to provide official record transcription services, by increasing the price by $28,900 from $28,900 to $57,800. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 56% General, 7% Federal, 37% Other Funds.

#90        Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation and Bureau of Student Supports to enter into a sole source contract with Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Concord, NH, to provide interpreter referral coordination for VR staff member interpreter assignments, VR customer interpreter assignments and SS department meeting interpreter assignments, in an amount not to exceed $143,150. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#91        Authorize to enter into a contract with Lewis and Ellis Inc., Overland Park, KS, to provide Special Education Actuarial Consulting Services, in an amount not to exceed $122,250. Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2020, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional Fiscal Year. 100% Federal Funds.

#92        Authorize to exercise a renewal option on a contract with Seacoast Youth Services, Seabrook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #112), for the purpose of offering extended day programming for youth and their families, by increasing the price by $68,294.38 from $280,006.96 to $348,301.34, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#93        Authorize the Bureau of Adult Education to enter into a contract with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 1, 2020, to provide adult education and literacy programs as defined under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, in an amount not to exceed $6,043,655.87. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. 38% Federal, 62% General Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#94        Authorize the Division of State Police to transfer within State Police Traffic Bureau, in the amount of $5,000 for anticipated shortages for the Fiscal Year 2020. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. 48.60% General, 28.30% Turnpike, 23.10% Highway Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#95        Authorize the Officer of the Commissioner to accept and expend Non-profit Security Grant Program federal pass-through funds in the amount of $650,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#96        Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a sole source contractual agreement with the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Seat Belt Use Survey, in the amount of $45,220.47. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#97        Authorize the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a sole source contractual agreement with the University of NH Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Attitude Survey, in the amount of $6,500. Effective upon GC& approval through September 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#98        Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Department of Fish and Game, in the amount of $79,185 for the Operation Stonegarden portion of the 2019 Homeland Security Grant Program. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#99        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with MHQ Inc., Marlborough, MA, for the provision of preparing State Police vehicles for deployment (paint, decals, and equipment), in an amount not to exceed $1,606,523.50. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 54.59% General, 25.95% Highway, 23.37% Turnpike, 3.47% Revolving (Watercraft Safety), 1.99% Federal, 1.63% Agency Income Funds.

#100      Authorize to enter into a contract with ADR Small Engine Repair LLC, Concord, NH, to provide maintenance and repair services for equipment used during training, in an amount not to exceed $45,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 96.83% Revolving, 3.17 % General Funds.

#101      Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles and Division of Administration to enter into a sole source contract with Kodak Alaris Inc., Rochester, NY, for the purpose of providing preventative maintenance, service, and repairs to microfilm equipment at the Department of Safety, in an amount not to exceed $21,212.52. Effective upon GC& approval through June 30, 2021. 75% Highway, 25% Agency Income.

#102      Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Ossipee Mountain Electronics Inc., Moultonborough, NH, for the purpose of installing Motorola radios and antennas onto State Police Harley Davidson Motorcycles, in an amount not to exceed $2,193. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 48.6% General, 28.3% Turnpike, 23.1% Highway Funds.

#103      Authorize the Division of State Police to exercise a renewal option of the contract with East Cost Welding, Gilford, NH, for the provision of welding services to repair boats, trailers, and other marine-related equipment at Marine Patrol in Gilford, NH, in an amount not to exceed $17,000, increasing the amount from $25,500 to $42,500. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#104      Authorize the permit application of Southerlee Shores Association Inc., located on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough, NH for a congregate mooring field of a total of 13 moorings.

                              OFFICE OF THE CHILD ADVOCATE
#105      Authorize to retroactively accept a gift in an amount not to exceed $24,000 from Casey Family Programs, Seattle Washington, to continue to provide the services of Collaborative Safety LLC, Nashville, TN, including oversight, coaching, and feedback pertaining to the Systems Learning Review model for conducting critical incident reviews.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#106      Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into a sole source contract amendment option with Interactive Digital Solutions Inc., Noblesville, IN (originally approved by G&C on 5-3-17, late item D), for Video Conferencing Services, by increasing the price by $10,000 from $30,000 to $40,000, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

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

#108      Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services, Bureau of Purchase and Property, Surplus Distribution Section, to accept and expend State Administrative Expense reallocation grant funds in the amount of $215,000 from US Department of Agriculture. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#109      Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services, Surplus Distribution Section to accept and expend federal Food Purchase Distribution Program Funds (previously titled Trade Mitigation Funds), in the amount of $101,000 from US Department of Agriculture which will be used to reimburse the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for administrative expenses in relation to the federal Food Purchase Distribution program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 12, 2020.

#110      Authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source exception with the State’s Contract with Central Paper Products Co., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-18, item #165), for Janitorial Supplies, by increasing the price by $115,000 from $385,000 to $500,000. Effective May 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020.

#111      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract amendment with T. Buck Construction Inc., Turner, ME (originally approved by G&C on 9-18-19, item #113), for the NH Army National Guard, AASF Paint Booth and Renovations, Concord, NH, by increasing the amount by $120,000 from $1,462,172 to an amount not to exceed $1,582,172. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#112      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $545,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of July 2020.

#113      Authorize the list of Governor and Council meeting dates for the period of July through December 2020.

 

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Informational Items

 

                              OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
#A.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor’s Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery, to make payments to eligible Municipal and County grantees for allowable expenditures from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000, effective upon the Governor’s approval through September 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#B.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor’s Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery, to execute the payments required to administer the First Responder COVID-19 Stipend Program from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding in the amount of $24,000,000, effective upon the Governor’s approval through June 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#C.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor’s Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOEFERR), to transfer $46,000,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding to the NH Department of Health and Human Services in support of COVID-19 response efforts. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further authorized DHHS to accept and expend $46,000,000 from the GOFERR in support of the COVID-19 response efforts. These initial appropriations will be budgeted as allocated and will cover expenditures to date and approximately an additional three weeks of expenditures. 100% Other Funds.

#D.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, and as further extended by Executive Order 2020-08, and Emergency Order #31, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor’s Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOEFERR), to transfer $45,000,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding to the NH Employment Security in support of COVID-19 Long Term Care Stabilization Program established by Emergency Order #31. Effective upon the Governor’s approval through June 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further, the Governor has authorized NHES to accept and expend $45,000,000 from the GOFERR in support of the COVID-19 Long Term Care Stabilization Program established by Emergency Order #31. These initial appropriations have been budgeted and will cover an estimated six weeks of stipend payments outline in the COVID-19 Long Term Care Stabilization Program. Effective upon the Governor’s approval through June 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#E          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Public Assistance Grant Program funds in the amount of $2,000,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for DR4516 COVID-19. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
#F.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 and 2020-08, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Behavioral Health & Development Services of Strafford County Inc., d/b/a Community Partner of Strafford County, Dover, NH, to provide quarantine and isolation services for individuals experiencing homelessness who may have contracted COVID-19, in the amount of $608,495. Effective April 27, 2020 through July 25, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#G.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 and 2020-08, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for decompression of the population in homeless shelters to align operations with Centers for Disease Control recommendations, in the amount of $42,000. Effective April 11, 2020 through July 10, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#H.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 and 2020-08, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with FIT/NHNH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide multiple services to individuals experiencing homelessness in Manchester in alignment with Centers for Disease Control recommendations relative to social distancing and COVID-19, in the amount of $796,721. Effective April 12, 2020 through August 1, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#I.           Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 and 2020-08, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Cross Roads House Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for decompression of the population in homeless shelters to align operations with Centers for Disease Control recommendations, in the amount of $150,000. Effective April 11, 2020 through July 10, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#J.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 and 2020-08, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Children, Youth and Families, to amend an existing sole source contract with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G& Con 6-10-15, item #11), for the provision of improved support for victims of domestic violence and their children, by increasing the price by $1,203,008 from $4,301,284 to $5,504,292, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 75% Federal, 25% General Funds.

#K.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 and 2020-08, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the Lakes Region Mental Health Center Inc., Laconia, NH, to operate a Quarantining Facility and provide services to individuals experiencing homelessness who may be awaiting test results or may have contracted COVID-19 based on signs and symptoms of the virus, in the amount of $499,060. Effective April 17, 2020 through July 16, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#L.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with ClearChoiceMD LLC, New London, NH, to provide COVID-19 testing and antibody-based testing to residents who are uninsured or underinsured, in the amount of $500,000. Effective May 18, 2020 through December 31, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#M.        Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Giri Dover 200 Inc d/b/a The Garrison Hotel, Dover, NH, to provide 21 hotel rooms to the Department that will be used for quarantine services for individuals experiencing homelessness who may have contracted COVID-19, in the amount of $100,800. Effective April 23, 2020 through July 22, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#N.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Coordinated Transportation Solutions Inc., to provide transportation services for individuals experiencing homelessness to either a Quarantine Facility; a Decompression site: or Community of Origin, in the amount of $30,000. Effective April 17, 2020 through July 16, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% General Funds.

#O.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into retroactive sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 29, 2020, to provide telemedicine services for uninsured resident of NH who are experiencing COVID-19 related signs or symptoms and to have one vendor provide the coordination of testing for long-term health care workers, in the amount of $200,000. Effective through June 30, 2020, with the option to extend. 100% General Funds.

 

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TABLED ITEM

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Table at 5/20/20 G&C Meeting)
#70        TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Cryans, seconded by Councilor Volinsky, and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Cryans - yes, Councilor Volinsky - yes, Councilor Prescott - yes, Councilor Gatsas - no, and Councilor Pignatelli - yes, voted to table consideration of whether the petition of Nicole Kasinskas (age 32) requesting a commuted sentence hearing for the offense of Attempted Second Degree Murder and Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder should be granted. The petitioner is not eligible for an annulment.

 

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