New Hampshire
Secretary of State

June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
June 24, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                             Division of Public Health Services
               #A.         Authorize to pay The Association of Public Health Laboratories, Silver Spring, MD, in the amount of $8,000 for annual membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                             Division for Behavioral Health
               #B.         Authorize to pay the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors Inc., Washington, DC, in the amount of $10,900 for annual membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 80% Federal, 20% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
               #C.         Authorize to pay the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, Lexington, KY, the amount of $9,000 for the Fiscal Year 2021 membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (The Agency Class 027 used to reimburse DoIT is 35% General, 65% Other).

                                             DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
               #D.         Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to pay the NH Campground Owners Association, Epsom, NH, the amount of $3,902 for Fiscal Year 2021 membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #E.         Authorize to pay the fiscal year 2021 membership dues to the Northeast Environmental Enforcement Project, Delaware, OH, in the amount of $4,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 38% Federal, 62% Hazardous Waste Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #F.          Authorize to pay Northeast Recycling Council, Brattleboro, VT, for fiscal year 2021 membership dues in the amount of $6,000. Effective upon G&C approval. 25% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Fund, 75% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
               #G.         Authorize the Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management to pay annual membership dues to the National Emergency Management Association, Lexington, KY, in an amount not to exceed $4,500. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
               #H.         Authorize the Division of Administration to pay annual membership dues of $17,000 to the International Fuel Tax Agreement Inc., Chandler, AZ, for membership. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 20, 2021. 100% Agency Income (Cost of Collections).

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #I.           Authorize to pay annual organizational dues to the National Criminal Justice Association, Washington, DC, in the amount of $4,969 and $1,242 for a total of $6,211. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
               #J.          Authorize to pay the National Association of State Budget Officers, Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 for Fiscal Year 2021 membership dues from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 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 TRANSPORTATION
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2019.

 

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

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Wiley W. Semrau, Portsmouth, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Alexander J. Morris, Kingston, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #D.         Authorize the nomination of Colonel Thomas G. Behling, Coatesville, PA, for appointment to the rank of Brigadier General, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #E.         Authorize the nomination of Captain Alton W. Martin, Charlestown, 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.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                             Division of Long Term Supports and Services
               #A.         Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Guidehouse Inc., Chicago, IL, (originally approved by G&C on 5-17-17, item #12B), for the completion of deliverables that were delayed due to the COVID-19 Emergency, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020, with no change to the price limitation of $754,300. Effective July 1, 2020, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later. 100% Federal Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #B.         Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to amend an existing professional service contract for the NH E-ZPass Back Office with Cubic Transportation Systems Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #25), to restructure the schedule for deliverables, payment of project delivery and Key Performance Indicators of the contract. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #C.         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with McFarland-Johnson Inc., Concord, NH and Binghamton, NY (originally approved by G&C on 11-20-13, item #123), to prepare the second phase of the preliminary engineering design for the section of Interstate 93 passing through Bow and Concord from I-89 through I-393, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020. No Additional Funding.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #D.         Authorize to enter into a no-cost extension to a contract with Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions Inc., Chelmsford, MA (originally approved by G&C on 9-13-17, item #41), for certain Environmental Services in support of a number of immediate and recurring needs including air emissions inventories, environmental assessments, US Army required management plans and geographic information system data development, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to March 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #E.         Authorize to amend an Aquatic Resource Mitigation grant to the Town of Newmarket (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #114), by striking Exhibit B, Budget & Payment Method, and replace it with a new Budget & Payment Method, to effectuate the purpose of the grant according to a revised monitoring schedule and payments. No Additional Funding. 100% Aquatic Resource Mitigation Funds.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                              BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#6           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the Resolution entitled “Under RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the proposed issuance of up to $75,000,000 Water Facility Revenue Bonds (Federally Taxable) to be issued by the Business Finance Authority”. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the issuance will consist of refinancing all or a portion of the Authority’s Water Facility Revenue Bonds (Pennichuck Waterworks, Inc. Project), will be within the definition of “Water facility”, and the establishment and operation of the Facilities expands or maintains and improves the collection, purification, storage or distribution of water, the project and the proposed financing and refinancing of the Project are feasible; the borrower has the resources necessary to operate the Facilities successfully, the Loan and Trust Agreement contain provisions so that under no circumstances will the Authority be obligated directly or indirectly to pay costs, the agreement does not create any debt of the State with respect to the Facilities, and the project will serve the social or economic prosperity of the State.

#7           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan to Rochester Economic Development Commission. Action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:7 to determine the Financing is consistent with local or regional development plans or policies, serve a public use and provide a public benefit, is within the policy of, and the authority conferred, by RSA Chapter 162:A, preserve or increase the social welfare or economic prosperity of the State, and promote the orderly development of business activities, create or preserve employment opportunities, or protect the physical environment.

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                              Office of the Commissioner
#8           Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Interactive Voice Applications, Dallas, TX, for online email-based Random Moment Sample Service and upgrades, training, and support, as specified, for the CapPlus platform, to continue to enable the State to properly allocate costs across benefitting programs, in accordance with Uniform Guidance and the federally approved Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan, in the amount of $585,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025, with the option to renew for up to four additional years. 34% Federal, 66% General Funds.

#9           Authorize to enter into sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 21, 2020, in a shared price limitation, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for the provision of a multidisciplinary team to assess and evaluate whether or not individuals convicted of a sexually violent offense, who are eligible for release from total confinement, meet the definition of sexual violent predators. (2)Further authorize to provide each of the vendors with a one-time advanced payment in an amount not to exceed $500 for the provision of a retainer fee for the multidisciplinary team. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2022. 100% General Funds.

#10        Authorize to amend an existing contract with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-7-16, item #6A), to provide additional physician, clinical and administrative services to meet the specialized health and related clinical and administrative needs of residents of the State of NH, by increasing the price by $690,600 from $79,904,111 to $80,594,711. Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 30, 2022. 34% General, 66% Other (Medicare, Medicaid & third party insurance) Funds.

                              New Hampshire Hospital
#11        Authorize to implement the 20% increase in the compensation of the Occupational Therapist II position for the new I Unit. Effective retroactive to February 21, 2020 through February 21, 2022. 34% General, 66% Other (provider fees) Funds.

#12        Authorize to enter into a retroactive amendment to an existing contract with the vendor listed in bold in letter dated May 30, 2019, to provide temporary nurse staffing services, including Licensed Nursing Assistants, with no change to the shared price limitation of $2,350,000, and no change to the completion dates of June 30, 2021.

                              Division for Children, Youth & Families
#13        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Youth Village Inc., Memphis, TN, for the provision of the LifeSet Program to provide supportive services and life skills education for older youth transitioning out of State foster care and into adulthood, in the amount of $2,219,690. Effective July 1, 2020, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 3 additional years. 6.76% Federal, 93.24% General Funds.

#14        Authorize to enter into a contract with Foundations Counseling LLC, Manchester, NH, for the provision of master licensed alcohol and drug counseling services, in the amount of $4,800,000. (2)Further authorize an advance payment in an amount not to exceed $107,133 for the provision of start-up costs for the purchase of equipment, software, and 6 weeks wages for the MLADC’s. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for 2 additional years. 51.45% Federal, 31.88% General, 16.67% Other Funds.

#15        Authorize to amend an existing cooperative project agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-7-18, item #11), to develop, update and maintain learning curricula based on agency practice and policy for the professional development and learning needs of DCYF staff and other DCYF identified partners, and for the provision of an education and training partnership that provides training and education opportunities to resource families, residential care providers, certain post-adoptive families and DCYF staff, by increasing the price by $2,638,764 from $4,892,523 to $7,531,287, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later. 94.2% Federal, 5.8% General Funds.

#16        Authorize to amend an existing sole source cooperative project agreement with University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #44C), for an educational tuition partnership that will provide educational opportunities in the field of social work to qualified current and future employees of the Division, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the price by $332,161 from $301,652 to $633,813, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#17        Authorize to amend an existing sole source cooperative project agreement with Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #44D), for an educational tuition partnership that will provide educational opportunities in the field of social work to qualified current and future employees of the Division, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the price by $176,266 from $174,146 to $350,412 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Legal and Regulatory Services
#18        Authorize the Division of Behavioral Health to enter into sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 8, 2020, to provide public guardianship services, in an amount not to exceed $6,299,383. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2022. 2% Federal, 98% General Funds.

#18A      Authorize to amend existing contracts with the vendors in bold as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2020 (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #39C), to continue providing legal representation at involuntary emergency admission probable cause hearings, by increasing the total price by $34,782 from $664,392 to $699,174. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability
#19        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Supreme Court of the State of NH, through the Administrative Office of the Courts, Concord, NH, for an Expedited Process Program, in the amount of $3,328,688. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#20        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the provision of Permanent Housing and Supportive Services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness through the Federal Continuum of Care Program, in the amount of $127,022. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#21        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the provision of a Coordinated Entry Domestic Violence Program to individuals, youth, and families who are fleeing, or are attempting to flee, domestic violence, and who are at risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness, through the Federal Continuum of Care Program, in the amount of $239,930. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#22        Authorize to amend an existing contract with Experian Information Solutions Inc., Costa Mesa, CA (originally approved by G&C on 2-15-17, item #9), for continued provision of credit reporting services, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $72,000 from $72,000 to $144,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2024. 66% Federal, 34% General Funds.

#23        Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Care Solutions Inc., Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G& Con 4-5-17, late item A), to continue to provide a web-based Health and Safety training program and ongoing support and maintenance, by increasing the price by $49,500 from $74,000 to $123,500 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#24        Authorize to continue one full-time temporary Program Specialist III, Position 8T2953, Salary Grade 23. Effective retroactive to June 8, 2020 through June 8, 2021. 58.61% Federal, 41.39% General Funds.

#25        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #11), to continue providing Disability Determination services, by increasing the price by $686,031 from $1,362,743 to $2,048,774 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 75% Federal, 25% General Funds.

                              Division for Behavioral Health
#26        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Foundation for Health Communities, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-13-16, item #6B), for the expansion of the State’s capacity to provide Substance Use Disorder Treatment including the use of medications to NH residents experiencing addiction, by increasing the price by $1,056,000 from $3,412,000 to $4,468,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission Funds).

#27        Authorize to amend existing agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2020, to continue providing peer support services to adults with mental illness, by exercising renewal options by increasing the price by $5,368,958 from $10,940,316 to $16,309,274 and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. (2)Further authorize a total advance payment of $221,627. 51.1% Federal, 44.9% General Funds.

#28        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the National Alliance on Mental Illness NH, Concord, NH (originally approved by G& Con 8-5-15, item #28), to provide peer education, family mutual support and suicide prevention services, by increasing the price by $329,233 from $4,161,643 to $4,490,876. Effective upon G&C approval through the original end date of June 30, 2021. 87.9% Federal, 12.1% General Funds.

#29        Authorize to amend an existing contract with Portland Webworks Inc., Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 12-5-18, item #23A), to continue supporting and hosting the website that provides information and services related to substance use disorder, by exercising a contract renewal option with no change to the price limitation of $200,000 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to September 29, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#30        Authorize to amend existing contracts with the vendors listed in bold as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2020, that provide medication assisted treatment to individuals with opioid use disorders by adding budgets for State Fiscal Year 2021, with no change to the price limitation of $1,397,138 and no change to the completion dates of September 29, 2020.

#31        Authorize to amend existing sole source contract with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 2, 2020, except for Granite Pathways, that provide a statewide network of Doorways for substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services access, by adding budgets for State Fiscal Year 2021, with no change to the price limitation of $23,606,657 and no change to the completion dates of September 29, 2020.

#31A      Authorize, on behalf of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs to amend existing contracts, some of which are not sole source as indicated in italics, with the vendors in bold as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2020, for the continuation of Student assistance Program services at the middle and high school levels, by increasing the total price by $1,258,907 from $2,859,021 to $4,117,928 and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Governor’s Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs
#32        Authorize to amend an existing contract with the City of Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-20, item #10), to raise awareness of substance misuse among children and youth, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the price by $40,000 from $15,564 to $55,564 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Governor Commission Funds).

#33        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with NH Department of Corrections and the NH Judicial Branch, in the amount of $950,000 to assist individuals with Substance Use Disorder who are either re-entering the community after incarceration in the state correctional system or who are participating in the NH drug court program with obtaining temporary housing. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Other Funds (Governor Commission Funds).

#34        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with JSI Research & Training Institute d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-17-18, item #6), to provide assistance and support to the NH Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drug (Commission), and Partnership for Success programs; provide public information relative to alcohol and other drugs, including opioids; and to provide reporting and evaluation relative to HB1626 by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $925,000 from $5,382,576 to $6,307,576 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 32.43% Federal, 67.57% Other (Governor Commission) Funds.

#35        Authorize to amend existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2020 (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, late item B), for the provision of evidenced informed substance misuse prevention direct services to youth and their parents and caregivers, by increasing the total price by $819,327 from $2,670,252 to $3,489,579 and by extending the completion dates from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

                              Division of Public Health Services
#36        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., Hercules, CA, for maintenance and repair services for laboratory instruments at the NH Public Health Laboratory, in the amount of $40,002. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 3 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#37        Authorize to award a sole source contract with Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management Inc., Saint Charles, IL, in the amount to be determined for on call aerial mosquito spraying across the State when a Declaration of State Emergency is made by the Governor. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2024, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 100% General Funds.

#38        Authorize to amend an existing sole source cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-9-19, item #8), for telephone survey and volunteer recruitment services for the Department’s Biomonitoring Program, by increasing the price by $80,000 from $36,000 to $116,000 and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020 to August 31, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#39        Authorize to enter into a contract with The Granite Young Men’s Christian Association, Manchester, NH, to pilot a Heart Disease and Diabetes Community-Clinical Linkage program, in the amount of $350,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#40        Authorize to enter into a contract with National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, for the provision of statewide telephonic tobacco treatment services to reduce tobacco use and dependence, in the amount of $714,000. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30,2022, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 60.78% Federal, 39.22% General Funds.

#41        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Biomedical Research Alliance of NY, LLC, Lake Success, NY, to continue conducting biomonitoring science studies, statewide, to obtain NH-specific biomonitoring information, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the price by $34,500 from $9,500 to $44,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#42        Authorize to amend an existing contract with MaineHealth d/b/a Northern New England Poison Center, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #23), for the provision of poison information and control hotline services, by increasing the price by $1,197,000 from $1,197,000 to $2,394,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 7% Federal, 89% General, 4% Other Funds (Department of safety E911 Surcharge Funds).

#43        Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #51), to continue providing a broad range of support services across a number of public health programs, by increasing the price by $132,000 from $4,336,959 to $4,468,959 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021. 49% Federal, 51% Other Funds (Governor Commission Funds).

#44        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Social Solutions Global Inc., Austin, TX (originally approved by G&C on 6-29-16, item #37), to continue providing service and maintenance to the Home Visiting Data System, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $219,780.34 from $432,550.60 to $652,330.94 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 50% Federal, 50% Other Funds (Governor Commission Funds).

#45        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Southern NH HIV/AIDS Task Force, Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-15-16, item #11A), for Medical Case Management, Support Services, and Insurance Benefit Management Services to NH residents living with HIV/AIDS by increasing the price by $217,500 from $2,524,997 to $2,742,497 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to September 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Pharmaceutical Rebates).

#45A      Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with the vendor in bold as detailed in letter dated June 11, 2020, for infectious disease and lead poisoning testing, public health investigation, case management as well as outreach and education services, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the total price limitation by $583,500 from $961,955 to $1,545,455 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2021. 58% Federal, 32% General, 10% Other Funds.

#45B      Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-27-17, item #13), for the provision of assistance to the 13 NH small rural hospitals to implement activities for the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program grant, by decreasing the price by $39,163 from $1,613,877 to $1,574,714. Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of May 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#46        Authorize to enter into sole source amendments to existing agreements with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2020, for the continued provision of In-Home Care Services, In-Home Health Aide Services and In-Home Nursing Services; by exercising renewal options and by increasing the price by $14,377,492.22 from $25,244,568.68 to $39,622,060.90 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 44.5% Federal, 55.5% General Funds.

#46A      Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Community Crossroads, Atkinson, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #54), to provide developmental and acquired brain disorder services including but not limited to the coordination and support of statewide training and consultation initiatives for area agencies, by increasing the price by $146,500 from $24,019,532 to $24,166,032, with no changes to the completion date of June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#46B      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Granite United Way, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #17), to provide system support administration for the Refer 7 database utilized by the Department and its contractors and citizens of NH to provide information and referral services, by increasing the price by $139,232 from $208,848 to $348,080 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 43.17% Federal, 56.83% General Funds.

#46C      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateway Community Services Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-1-17, item #20A), for the provision of financial management services to manage payments to family caregivers for respite and support services provided to individuals, by increasing the price by $1,734,711.10 from $3,416,236.65 to $5,150,947.75 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 51.24% Federal, 48.76% General Funds.

#46D     Authorize to enter into contracts with the contractors as detailed in letter dated June 15, 2020, for adult day program services, in an amount not to exceed $1,308,960. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 56.65% Federal, 43.35% General Funds.

#46E      Authorize to amend existing retroactive sole source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 15, 2020, for the provision of nutrition and/or transportation services, by extending the contract renewal option, by increasing the total price by $22,805,506 from $38,761,062 to $61,566,568, and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 57.15% Federal, 42.85% General Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#47        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to exercise a contract renewal option with Travelers Marketing LLC, Wellesley, MA (originally approved by G&C on 5-27-15, item #40), for the second of two 2-year contract extensions for the Motor Safety Patrol in an amount of $70,000 for a fee to be paid to the Bureau of Highway Maintenance. Effective July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% Agency Income-Sponsorship Fees).

#48        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to exercise a contract renewal option with TELUS Communications of St. John’s, NL A1A 4Z9 Canada, (originally approved by G&C on 8-24-16, item #25), for the first of two 2-year contract extensions for Automatic Vehicle Location System services for the Bureaus of Turnpikes, Highway Maintenance, and Mechanical Services, in an amount not to exceed $94,785.39. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022. 36% Turnpikes, 64% Highway Funds.

#49        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-19, item #37D), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $325,384 from $325,384 to $650,768 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#50        Authorize the Bureau of Mechanical Services to enter into an agreement with Unifirst Corporation, Nashua, NH, for providing uniforms to certain employees of the Bureau of Mechanical Services, in the amount of $28,867.80. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2023. 94% Highway, 6% Other Funds.

#51        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management & Operations to enter into lease agreements with Crown Castle International of Dallas, TX, American Tower of Chicago, IL, & Wall Street Tower of Camden, NJ, for communications facility & tower space in the amount of $159,274.08. Effective upon G&C approval through a period of 5 years. 59% Highway, 39% Turnpike (Intra-Agency Transfers), 2% Other (Private/Local) Funds.

#52        Authorize the Division of Highway Maintenance to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $92,808 from Eversource and Unitil for street light conversion incentive rebates on non-Turnpike roadways. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#53        Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $69,710 from Eversource and Unitil for street light conversion incentive rebates for Turnpike roadways. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#54        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a property owner $60,061.06 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 8, 2020 through June 1, 2020.

#55        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with County of Cheshire, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-5-19, item #37C), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $163,333 from $163,333 to $326,666 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#56        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for superstructure replacement and widening of I-89 NB and SB over the Connecticut River (Br. No. 044/103 and 044/104), on the basis of a low bid of $43,755,824.10. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $2,187,791.21 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through September 26, 2025. 93% Federal, 7% Other Funds (SB367).

#57        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with C.W. Sliter & Sons LLC d/b/a CWS Fence & Guardrail Co., Andover, NH, for repair of damaged beam guardrail on Tier 1 roadways within Districts 2 & 5 (I-93 MM 38.4 to 57.0, I-393, and I-89), on the basis of a low bid of $489,277.50. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 68% Highway, 32% Other (Betterment) Funds.

#58        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with C.W. Sliter & Sons LLC d/b/a CWS Fence & Guardrail Co., Andover, NH, for guardrail replacement in Districts 5 & 6, on the basis of a low bid of $899,773.75. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 53% Highway, 25% Turnpike, 22% Other (Betterment) Funds.

#59        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for culvert rehab and replacement in Shelburne, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $596,376.75. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $59,637.68 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.

#60        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 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 retroactively extending the completion date from May 31, 2020 to December 31, 2020. No Additional Funding.

#61        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management and Operations to enter into a contract amendment with Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX (originally approved by G&C on 5-23-14, item #101), to provide funding and services under the Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program for the continued support of Maintenance and Operations and Enhancements, by increasing the amount by $672,000 from $7,384,945.55 to $8,056,945.55. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#62        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management and Operations to enter into a contract with Tilson Technology Management Inc., Portland, ME, for the purpose of providing Statewide Intelligent Transportation System repairs, in the amount of $184,830. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022, with the option for a two-year extension at the current bid rates. 54% Highway, 46% Other Funds (Intra-Agency Transfers).

#63        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Merrimack, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-19, item #37A), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the amount by $152,031 from $152,031 from $304,062 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#64        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Mount Washington Valley Economic Council Inc., Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-19, item #37J), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the price by $97,134 from $97,134 to $194,268 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#65        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Southern NH Planning Commission, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #46), for coordinated transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities, by increasing the price by $394,464 from $239,648 to $634,112 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#66        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 Vickie Frye, Hopkinton, NH, in the amount of $18,040. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Highway Funds.

#67        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into vehicle agreements with the subrecipients as detailed in letter dated May 8, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval through the date the vehicles are disposed. This request is relative to vehicle agreements only; no funds will be provided to entities with which the Department enters into vehicle agreements as part of this request. A contract with a vendor/vendors has or will be entered into separately for the vehicles associated with this request. 85% Federal, 7.5% Capital, 7.5% Private/Local Funds.

#68        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.S. Audley Inc., Bow, NH, for roadway widening of NH 106, on the basis of a low bid of $7,413,784. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $518,964.88 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#69        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Alvin J. Coleman & Son Inc., Conway, NH, for covered bridge scour protection, on the basis of a low bid of $536,890. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $53,689 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through November 13, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#70        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for roadway resurfacing on the basis of a low bid of $1,685,379.87. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $84,268.99 for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction of the project.   Effective upon G&C approval through September 25, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#71        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Vermont Recreational Surfacing & Fencing Inc., Barnet, VT, for guardrail replacement in Districts 1 and 3 on the basis of a low bid of $286,710. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 67% Highway, 33% Other Funds (Betterment).

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
#72        Authorize to amend the sole source contract agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-25-19, item #31), for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $36,500 from $361,298 to $397,798. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#73        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $364,012. (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $60,982. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#74        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $242,960. (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $38,752. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#75        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $155,343. (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $24,778. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#76        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $668,522. (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $111,995. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#77        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program, in the amount of $278,284. (2)Further authorize to advance to the vendor $44,386. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#78        Authorize to amend an existing sole source agreement with Legal Files Software Inc., Springfield, IL (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-12, item #11), for the provision of continued data conversion, implementation and training services to the Department of Health and Human Services for their existing Legal Files case tracking software, by increasing the price limitation by $248,138 from $154,738 to $402,876 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2025. 100% Other (Agency Class 027) funds: The Agency Class 027 used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT will be 49.82% Federal, 50.18% General Funds.

#79        Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Environmental Services, to amend a sole source contract with Windsor Solutions Inc., Portland, OR (originally approved by G&C on 6-18-14, item #15), for the purpose of providing professional services to integrate NHDES electronic forms into the Automated Forms Submittal software solution, by increasing the amount not to exceed $750,000 from $2,127,970 to $2,877,970. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Capital (General) Funds.

#80        Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Safety, to amend a sole source contract with Computer Projects of Illinois, an Illinois Corporation (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-18, item #29), for maintenance and support services for the J-ONE message switch, by increasing the price by $1,292,365.32 from $1,133,196.88 to $2,425,562.20, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2023. 100% Other (Agency Class 27) Funds: the Agency Class 027 used by the Department of Safety to reimburse DoIT is 90% Highway 10% Turnpike Funds.

                              STATE TREASURY
#81        Authorize a resolution permitting the State Treasurer to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $5 million of general obligation bonds through a private placement with the NH Municipal Bond Bank (NHMBB) should the NHMBB choose to proceed with a new money issue and/or a refunding issue. This resolution will have an expiration date of September 30, 2020.

#82        Authorize to exercise a contract extension provision for an annual renewal of the current contract with Charter Trust Company of Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #37A), in amounts based on portfolio market value to provide investment and portfolio management services for the NH Hospital Trust Fund, effective upon G&C approval until June 30, 2021. This contract involves no general fund appropriations. All fees associated with this contract will be paid from trust funds under management.

                              DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
#83        Authorize to pay membership dues to the Multistate Tax Commission Joint Audit Program for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, in the amount of $141,912. 100% General Funds.

#84        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend the agreement with I.C. System Inc., St. Paul, MN (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #73), to perform work with the DRA Division of Collections to collect delinquent debt by amending the fee schedule and extending the completion date retroactively from June 20, 2020 to June 30, 2021. No Funding is involved.

#85        Authorize to enter into a contract with Cambay Consulting LLC, Katy, TX for temporary data entry services in the amount of $70,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for two one-year periods. 100% General Funds.

#86        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend a contract agreement with Montagne Communications LLC, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #58), to continue to provide strategic communications and public relations services, by increasing the amount by $33,000 from $33,000 to $66,000, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

                              OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
#87        Authorize the Division of Technical Professions, Real Estate Commission, to enter into a contract with PSI Services LLC, Glendale, CA, for testing services, in an amount not to exceed $179,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. 100% Agency Income.

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#88        Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with CorrTech Inc., Hopkinton, MA, to provide Water Tower Preventative Maintenance services at the Pease Air National Guard Facility in Newington, NH, in the amount of $10,050. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 25% General, 75% Federal Funds.

#89        Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with AC Electric Corp, Auburn, ME, to provide Transformer Preventative Maintenance services at the Pease Air National Guard Facility in Newington, NH, in the amount of $112,738. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 25% General, 75% Federal Funds.

                              INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
#90        Authorize to amend on a sole source basis, a contract with Helms and Company Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #54), for consulting services, to assist the NHID with proper affiliation and description of health care providers on the NH HealthCost website, by increasing the amount by $20,000 from $40,000 to $60,000. Effective upon &C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#91        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, increasing the price by $239,833.50 from $2,830,634 to $3,070,467.50, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#92        Authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source contract amendment with Compu-Call Inc., Chatham, MA, to extend full service and maintenance of the InfoPrint MT2708-PO3 printer, by increasing the amount by $45,749.50 from $9,895.90 to $55,645.40, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021, as well as allow an additional 2.5 million “clicks” in the existing contract, set to expire June 30, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#93        Authorize to amend an existing contract with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings d/b/a LabCorp, Raritan, NJ (originally approved by G&C on 7-27-18, item #22), for the provision of Clinical Laboratory services, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price limitation by $408,082.22 from $408,082.22 to $816,164.44, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% General Funds.

#94        Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, for the provision of Inpatient & Outpatient Hospital/Medical services, in the amount of $2,850,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for one additional period of two years. 100% General Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION
#94A      Authorize to enter into a contract with Blue Horseshoe Solutions Inc., Carmel, IN, for professional implementation services to complete the development and deployment of the NHLC’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 Enterprise Resource Planning solutions, and for post-implementation support and maintenance services in an amount not to exceed $12,842,239. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2033, with the option to extend support and maintenance for two additional terms of up to two years each. 100% Liquor Funds.

                              PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
#95        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $270,000 to Sweetwater Hydroelectric LLC, to rehabilitate the Unit #3 hydroelectric generator and turbine at their Sweetwater Hydroelectric facility, Claremont, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.

#96        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $130,000 to Noone Falls Energy LLC, to repair the penstock at its Noone Falls hydroelectric facility, Peterborough, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.

#97        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $200,000 to Campton School District, to install a wood chip boiler heating system at Campton Elementary School, Campton, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.

#98        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $500,000 to Durgin and Crowell Lumber Company Inc., to install an advanced cyclone system for the burner-dryer at its wood pellet production facility, Springfield, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.

#99        Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $150,000 to Woodsville/Rochester Hydro Associates LLC, to rehabilitate the Wyandotte Hydroelectric facility, Rochester, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Renewable Energy Funds, a non-lapsing special fund continually appropriated to the Commission.

#100      Authorize a waiver of the provision of Manual of Procedures 1200 Memberships, Dues and Licenses Paragraph I, F., to authorize the Commission to pay the NH Bar Association and Supreme Court dues and fees, in the total amount of $565 currently due, for Suzanne Amidon, Esq., who is currently employed by the Commission on a part-time basis as a Hearings Examiner. 100% Utility Assessment Funds.

                              OFFICE OF THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE
#101      Authorize to amend a contract on a sole source basis with Strategen Consulting LLC, Berkeley, CA (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-19, item #47), for expert services, by increasing the amount by $25,000 from $100,000 to $125,000, and by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020. 100% Public Utility Assessment.

#102      Authorize to amend a contract on a sole source basis with Larkin & Associates PLLC, Livonia, MI (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-19, item #49), for expert services, by increasing the amount by $10,000 from $68,000 to $78,000, and by extending the expiration date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2020. 100% Public Utility Assessment.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
#103      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Great Bay Stewards allowing the Great Bay Stewards to support the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and allowing the Great Bay Stewards use of facilities. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025.

#104      Authorize to enter into a contract with New England Forestry Consultants Inc., Bennington, NH, to survey, blasé paint and place state boundary line signs on the perimeter boundary of the 445+/- acre Cascade Marsh Wildlife Management Area in the Town of Sutton, totaling 6.6 miles of boundary lines, and the 1,100+/- acre Lower Shaker Wildlife Management Area in the Town of Enfield, totaling 6.7 miles of boundary lines, in the amount of $15,079. Effective upon G&C approval through December 18, 2020. 75% Federal, 25% Wildlife Habitat Account.

#105      Authorize to enter into a contract with Trout Unlimited, Concord, NH, to place felled trees into Shoppe, Abbott, and Graham Brooks in the Indian Stream Watershed, in the amount of $19,643. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Fisheries Habitat Funds.

#106      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for the purpose of maintaining and updating the NH Natural Heritage rare species and exemplary natural community database and to assist with implementation of the NH Wildlife Action Plan for a total of $45,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#107      Authorize to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services for the purpose of reimbursing NHDES in the amount of $15,466.34 for providing time-sensitive engineering services for the Powder Mill State Fish Hatchery in New Durham. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Fish and Game Funds.

#108      Authorize to enter into a wildlife habitat improvement agreement with Robert Rudder for the management of 21 acres of agricultural land on the Lower Shaker Wildlife Management Area in the town of Enfield. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2030. No Funding.

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#109      Authorize the State Council on the Arts to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Saint-Gaudens Memorial, Ossining, NY, in the amount of $20,000 for the conservation of the Amor Caritas sculpture at the Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park in Cornish, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#110      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to amend an existing lease with Central Vermont Communications Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 1-14-15, item #23), for equipment and antenna space in designated areas at Kearsarge Mountain State Forest on Kearsarge Mountain in Warner, NH, by exercising a lease renewal option from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025, with the option to extend for two additional five year periods. (2)Further authorize to accept annual rental payment revenue. Effective upon G&C approval.

#111      Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to amend an existing contract with Deirdre Brickner-Wood LLC, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-30-18, item #95), for the coordination of land protection activities under the Federal Forest Legacy Program, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $45,000 from $46,000 to $91,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#112      Authorize the Bureau of Historic Sites to enter into a sole source contract with HEB Engineers Inc., North Conway, NH, for engineering services at the Nansen Ski Jump in Milan, NH, in the amount of $15,100. Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#113      Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (moose Plate) Grant to the Town of Enfield, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for stabilization of the Enfield Center Town House. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#114      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with Stateline Waste Management LLC, Nashua, NH for waste collection and disposal at Hampton Beach State Park, in the amount of $41,800. Effective June 1, 2020 through September 19, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#115      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain to enter into a sole source contract with Aerial NDT Inspection Inc., Milton, NH for magnetic particle testing of the Aerial Tramway at Cannon Mountain and Franconia Notch State Park, in the amount of $28,368. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $1,418 for unanticipated expenses, bringing the total to $29,786. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Capital Funds.

#116      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to award Recreational Trails Program grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated May 29, 2020, in the total amount of $747,689.43 for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail related safety and educational projects. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#116A   Authorize the State Council on the Arts to enter into a contract with artist Emily Boucher, Dover, NH, for creation of artwork for the Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, NH, in the amount of $18,952. Effective upon GC& approval through September 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
#117      Authorize the Office of International Commerce to enter into a sole source contract with Jane’s Group UK Limited, Coulsdon, Surrey, UK, to provide specialized market intelligence aimed at producing market insights for new technology-based products and markets in compliance with a grant award by the US Department of Defense through the Office of Economic Adjustment, in the amount of $100,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#118      Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract with CaLLogix Inc., Bedford, NH, for call center, database management, and mail fulfillment services, in the amount of $70,000. Effective July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% General Funds.

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                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#122      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment to a contract with Brown and Caldwell Inc., Andover, MA (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #72), for as-needed engineering services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, by increasing the amount by $500,000 from $300,000 to $800,000 and by extending the completion date to June 30, 2023 from June 30, 2020. 100% WRBP Funds.

#123      Authorize to enter into a sole source retroactive agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, for the operation of a streamflow gage on the Sugar River, in the amount of $11,750. Effective August 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 100% Sugar River Project Funds.

#124      Authorize to retroactively pay FFY 2020 membership dues to the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, Washington, DC, in the amount of $6,150 for the period of October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020. 84% Federal, 16% Oil Pollution Control Funds.

#125      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, in order to conduct a statewide drinking water and sewer rate study and dashboard implementation project, in the amount of $47,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2021. 50% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund and 50% Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Management Funds.

#126      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to a contract with Environmental Sampling Technology Inc., Needham, MA (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #87), for flow metering services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, by increasing the contract amount by $222,613 to $662,853 from $440,240 and by extending the contract to June 30, 2023 from June 30, 2020. 100% WRBP Funds.

#127      Authorize to execute a sole source amendment to the agreement with GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., Norwood, MA, by increasing the contract by $109,400 to $600,892.15 from $491,492.15 and by extending the completion date of the agreement to June 30, 2021 from June 30, 2020. 100% Capital (General) Funds.

#128      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Great Bay Marine Inc., Newington, NH, to provide docking slips, launching rights and storage space for eight NHDES emergency response boats on Great Bay, in the amount of $192,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024. 100% Oil Pollution Control Funds.

#129      Authorize to enter into a single bid contract with Pepperrel Cove Marine Services Inc., Kittery, ME, to perform mooring services associated with oil spill responses and boat/spill boom tethering in the Little and Great Bay areas and Piscataqua River, in the amount of $84,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024. 100% Oil Pollution Control Funds.

#130      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Management, to implement the Choose Safe Places for Early Care and Education Program, in the amount of $391,251. Effective July 1, 2020 through March 31, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#131      Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Messer Pond Protective Association Inc. NH, to complete the Messer Pond Watershed Plan: Phase 2 – Forest Acres Road, Browns Brook, Fieldstone Lane and County Road Best Management Practices, in the amount of $36,750. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#132      Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to complete the Sunrise Lake Watershed Plan Development project, in the amount of $64,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#133      Authorize to execute a retroactive sole source amendment to the agreement with Gannett Fleming Inc., Harrisburg, PA (originally approved by G&C on 3-21-18, item #43), to allow for completion of work scopes for certain projects, by increasing the contract by $53,466.34 to $1,253,466.34 from $1,200,000. Effective January 10, 2020 through December 31, 2021. 71% Federal, 29% Interagency Funds.

#134      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Normandeau Trucking Inc., Groveton, NH, for biosolids transportation and disposal services at the Franklin Wastewater Treatment Facility, in the amount of $815,531.20. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $50,000 to cover unforeseen costs that may be incurred. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% WRBP Funds.

#135      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Pescinski Painting LLC, Northfield, NH, for industrial painting services to re-coat the metalwork on one primary and one secondary clarifier, in the amount of $59,950. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% WRBP Funds.

#136      Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the Town of Goffstown totaling $4,500 to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project. Effective August 15, 2019 through June 30, 2020. 100% Hazardous Waste Funds.

#137      Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Lyndeborough, NH, for $66,066 for the partial funding of a diesel fire truck replacement. Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2021. 60% Federal, 40% VW Settlement Funds.

#138      Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Lakes Region Planning Commission totaling $15,090 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Hazardous Waste Funds.

#139      Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Goffstown totaling $4,536 to fund a Household Hazardous Waste collection project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Hazardous Waste Funds.

#140      Authorize to award a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to Beebe River Community Association c/o the Town of Campton, NH, in the amount not to exceed $50,000 for water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2021. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#141      Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Town of Salem, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #188), for water system capital improvements, by increasing the amount by $1,162,000 to $12,200,000 from $11,038,000, and by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from June 1, 2021. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#142      Authorize to award Asset Management grants to the Central Hooksett Water Precinct and the Pillsbury Lake Village District, totaling $40,000 to improve public water system management. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#143      Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Newport, in the amount of $17,200 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.

#144      Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to Pennichuck Water Works Inc., 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% Federal Funds.

#145      Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Salem, in the amount of $14,005 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.

#146      Authorize to award a Local Source Water Protection grant to the Town of Hampstead, 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% Federal Funds.

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

#148      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Newport, in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to finance the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#149      Authorize a loan agreement with the North Conway Water Precinct, North Conway, NH, in the amount not to exceed $790,000 to finance Well #2R Control building improvements. Effective upon G&C approval. (2)Further authorize to award a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the North Conway Water Precinct, North Conway, NH, in the amount not to exceed $300,000 for Well #2R Control building improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through January 1, 2022. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#150      Authorize a loan agreement with the North Country Village Cooperative Inc., Tuftonboro, NH, in the amount not to exceed $700,000 to finance water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.

#151      Authorize the NH Department of Transportation Bureau of Bridge Design’s request to amend wetlands permit #2018-02051 and perform work on Bunker Creek.

#152      Authorize the Town of Seabrook’s request to perform work on Hampton Harbor in Seabrook.

#153      Authorize Julia and Nicholas Orsi’s request for a five year permit extension to perform work on Bellamy River in Dover. (Originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #199).

#154      Authorize Lake Houses at Christmas Island LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION
#155      Authorize to enter into a contract with McLane Middleton P.A., Manchester, NH, for legal consulting services, for a price not to exceed $15,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for two additional years. 100% Lottery Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#156      Authorize the Bureau of Educational Statistics to accept and expend NH Department of Education Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems Grant funds in the amount of $1,092,233 from the Institute of Education Sciences at US Department of Education. (2)Further authorize to establish temporary full time positions. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#157      Authorize the Bureau of Credentialing to pay the FY 2021 membership dues to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, Washington, DC, in the amount of $7,080. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Bureau of Credentialing Fees).

#158      Authorize expenditures from the Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund with the public schools as detailed in letter dated May 29, 2020. 100% Drinking Water Trust Fund.

#159      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment with All Children Cared for Educated Supported & Successful, Winchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-14-19, item #61), for the purpose of offering extended day programming for youth and their families, by increasing the price by $305,500 from $76,375 to $381,875 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#160      Authorize the Bureau of Support to amend a sole source Cooperative Project Agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-18, item #132), for the continuation of providing administration and maintenance of an online transition resource portal developed under the State Professional Development Grant, by increasing the price by $36,037 from $72,074 to $108,111 and by extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#161      Authorize the Division of Education Analytics and Resources to exercise a renewal option to a contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #201), to design, document, and employ NH assessment and accountability business rules, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $100,000 to $200,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 10% General, 90% Federal Funds.

#162      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH, to assist the NH Department of Education with the oversight of the accountability system implementation and related data collections, in an amount not to exceed $140,000. Effective upon GC& approval through June 30, 2021. 64% Federal, 36% General Funds.

#163      Authorize the Division of Education Analytics and Resources to exercise a renewal option of a contract with Demonstrated Success LLC, Rye, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #123), to assist NH Schools and districts in their use and analysis of a variety of data, by increasing the price by $204,400 from $186,125 to $390,525. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#164      Authorize to enter into a contract with North Country Education Services Agency, Gorham, NH, to provide supplemental educational support and technical assistance for students of the migrant education program, in an amount not to exceed $125,000. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021, with an option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#165      Authorize the Bureau of Educational Opportunities to enter into a sole source contract with Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer and Nelson, P.A., to perform legal reviews of new charter school applications, in an amount not to exceed $7,500. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% General Funds.

#166      Authorize the Division of Learner Support to enter into a contract with Paradigm Consulting LLC, Bow, NH, to provide reading specialist services to school districts, in an amount not to exceed $45,925. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with an option to renew for one additional fiscal year. 100% General Funds.

#167      Authorize the Division of Analytics and Resources to amend a sole source contract with RWS Technology LLC, Gilford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-23-19, item #69), to execute the expansion, development and implementation of a web-based financial reporting system, and augmentation of the Grants Management System, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to September 30, 2020, with no change to the contract amount. 100% Federal Funds.

#168      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Center for Applied Special Technology, Wakefield, MA, to provide services under the NH Universal Design for Learning Network Building State and Local Capacity to Improve Results, in an amount not to exceed $2,108,546. Effective July 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for two additional fiscal years. 100% Federal Funds.

#169      Authorize the Division of Education Analytics and Resources to exercise a renewal option of a contract with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-18-19, item #148), to continue to improve its data collection systems, by increasing the price by $148,608 from $148,608 to $297,216. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 80% General, 20% Federal Funds.

#170      Authorize the Division of Learner Support to exercise a renewal option to an existing sole source contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-19-18, item #58), to serve the department as a technical advisor for the PACE innovative assessment and accountability system, by increasing the price by $154,000 from $149,400 to $645,400. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 50% General, 50% Federal Funds.

#171      Authorize the Division of Learner Support to exercise a renewal option of a contract with Demonstrated Success LLC, Rye, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #123A), to expand the Department’s capacity to support school turnaround by partnering with LEAs that have identified Comprehensive Support and Improvement and Targeted Support and Improvement schools in order to achieve equitable student outcomes, by increasing the price by $329,500 from $300,000 to $629,500. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#172      Authorize the Division of Education Analytics and Resources to exercise a renewal option of a contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-6-18, item #135), to serve the department as a technical advisor for the accountability program and initiatives, by increasing the price by $110,000 from $210,000 to $320,000. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 82% Federal, 18% General Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#173      Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with Concord Aviation Services LLC, Concord, NH, for the purpose of providing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repairs, and inspections for the State Police Cessna 182T aircraft, in an amount not to exceed $650,809.37. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for one one-year term. 48.98% General, 28.31% Turnpike, 22.71% Highway Funds.

#174      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the University of NH Police, to purchase and install equipment in the University’s Emergency Operations Center, for a total amount of $20,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#175      Authorize to enter into a contract with O’Connor Legal, Medical & Media Services LLC, South Sutton, NH, to provide transcribing services for investigations and hearings, in the amount not to exceed $34,410. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. Revolving Funds and Agency Income (Fees).

#176      Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with 2-Way Communications Service Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the provision of repair and certification of Kustom radar and Light Detector & Ranging units, in an amount not to exceed $184,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 47.02% General, 27.37% Turnpike, 22.35% Highway, 3.26% Other Funds.

#177      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Division of Forest and Lands for emergency preparedness capability enhancements for a total amount of $20,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#178      Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a contract with Industrial Protection Services LLC, Salem, NH, to provide maintenance services to breathing air compressors, in an amount not to exceed $30,712. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Revolving Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#179      Authorize to grant an annual salary increment to Robert J. Sullivan, Investigator, from salary level $72,668.96 (LG BB, Step 5) to $76,427.52 (LG BB, Step 6). Effective upon G&C approval or July 3, 2020, whichever is later.

#180      Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Concord Police Department, Concord, NH, for $60,000 from the NH Regional Drug Task Force appropriations, to support the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force program operations. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#181      NOT USED

#182      Authorize to enter into subgrants with the organizations as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2020, in the amount of $609,958 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of providing direct services to victims of crime. Effective July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022. (2)Further authorize to enter into subgrants with the organizations as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2020 in the amount of $13,460.70 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the expenses for technology enhancements for uSafeUS Technology. Effective July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020. (3)Further authorize to enter into a subgrant as the result of a competitive Request for Proposal process, with the organizations as detailed in letter dated June 9, 2020, in the amount of $222,143 from the Federal Victim of Crime Act Grant for the purpose of providing direct services to victims of crime. Effective July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#183      Authorize to enter into subgrants with the programs as detailed in letter dated June 8, 2020, in the amount of $100,000 to support the enhancement of Child Advocacy Center services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

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

#185      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing statewide mechanical consultant agreement with Dubois and King Inc., Randolph, VT (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-19, item #75), by increasing the amount by $200,000 from $300,000 to $500,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.

#186      NOT USED

#187      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, NH, for the repair of Bathroom Floors Medium Custody North & South, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $453,536. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $111,464 for unanticipated construction and site expenses, bringing the total to $565,000. (3)Further authorize the amount of $28,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $593,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 28, 2020. 100% Capital-General Funds.

#188      Authorize the Division of Plant and Property to retroactively pay invoices totaling $1,815 to Northeast Door Corp., d/b/a Curtin Enterprises Inc., for door maintenance repair work. Sole Source. 100% Transfers from Other Agencies.

#189      Authorize the Division of Plant and Property to retroactively pay an invoice in the amount of $6,845.17 to Integrated Security & Communications, for security system installation and servicing. Sole Source. 100% Transfers from Other Agencies.

#190      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Consolidated Communications Enterprise Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for telephone and data communications services, for a total price not to exceed $13,000,000. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2025, with the option to extend for an additional two one-year terms.

#191      Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to increase its fleet by one vehicle pursuant to Administrative Rule 611.08(g). The Bureau of Court Facilities is requesting permission to purchase a vehicle (2014 Ford Fusion w/89K miles) from White Farm for $4,500. Effective upon G&C approval. This vehicle will be assigned as a permanent vehicle for a Regional Manager-Northern NH. Additional upfront maintenance estimated to cost $1,000 to $1,500, tires, tune-up, and minor body repair. The bureau has funds to cover this purchase and maintenance in the equipment line.

#192      Authorize to amend item #113, approved by G&C on June 10, 2020, which established the meeting dates for G&C for the period of July 2020 through December 2020, by changing the meeting date of Wednesday, September 9, 2020 to a new meeting date of Friday, September 11, 2020, effective upon G&C approval.

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Informational Items

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#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, and 2020-09, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to enter into a contract amendment with VNA & HCS, Keene, NH, to increase the contract amount by $312,301 from $620,392 to $932,693 for public transportation services in the Cheshire County area, through June 30, 2021. The original contract was approved by G&C on June 5, 2019, item #45. 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, and 2020-09, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to enter into a contract amendment with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, to increase the contract amount by $352,226 from $633,652 to $985,878 for public transportation services in the Sullivan County area, through June 30, 2021. The original contract was approved by G&C on June 5, 2019, item #47. 100% Federal Funds.

#C.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to enter into a contract amendment with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, to increase the contract amount by $755,479 from $1,566,528 to $2,322,007 for public transportation services in the Merrimack County area, through June 30, 2021. The original contract was approved by G&C on June 5, 2019, item #44. 100% Federal Funds.

#D.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to enter into a contract amendment with Tri-County Community Action Program, Berlin, NH, to increase the contract amount by $567,936 from $1,025,315 to $1,593,251 for public transportation services in the Carroll and Grafton County area, through June 30, 2021. The original contract was approved by G&C on May 5, 2019, item #37K. 100% Federal Funds.

#E.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to enter into a contract amendment with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT, to increase the contract amount by $1,815,266 from $3,982,564 to $5,797,830 for public transportation services in the Hanover-Lebanon area, through June 30, 2021. The original contract was approved by G&C on May 15, 2019, item #37L. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                              Division of Public Health Services
#F.          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, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #51), for the provision of public health emergency preparedness support services for the COVID-19 pandemic, by increasing the price by $150,000 from $4,186,959 to $4,336,959. Effective March 16, 2020, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Office of the Commissioner
#G.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a retroactive memorandum of understanding with Plymouth State University of the University System of NH, Plymouth, NH, in the amount of $9,850 to provide payment for deep cleaning of facilities used for temporary housing for First Responders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective May 6, 2020 through October 31, 2020, with the option to renew for one additional year. 100% Federal Funds.

#H.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and 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 accept a generous gift of 1,000 face shields from the Boeing Company and retroactively enter into a Donation Agreement effective May 12, 2020. The estimated fair market value of this gift is $17,500.

#I.           Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 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 The Community Council of Nashua, NH d/b/a Greater Nashua Mental Health, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $9,576, to develop a statewide plan for decompression services to assist the Department with aligning operations with Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 recommendations. Effective April 7, 2020 through June 30, 2020. 100% General Funds.

                              Financial Services
#J.          Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:47 and 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 to accept and expend additional federal funds from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in the amount of $43,092,937. Effective through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#K.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:47 and 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 Long Term Supports and Services, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $3,900,000 from the Federal CARES Act Older Americans Act Title III, to respond to the public health emergency as a result of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#L.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:47 and 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 Long Term Supports and Services, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $300,000 from the Federal Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations, Administration for Community Living, Special Programs for the Aging Title IV and Title II, to respond to the public health emergency as a result of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Division of Public Health Services
#M.        Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:47 and 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 accept and expend funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entitled Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity under the CARES Act in the amount of $5,085,045. Effective retroactive to January 20, 2020 through June 30, 2021. (2)Further authorize to create up to six temporary, full-time positions for laboratory, epidemiology and administrative purposes. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              New Hampshire Hospital
#N.         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, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, New Hampshire Hospital, to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with Netsmart Technologies Inc., Overland Park, KS (originally approved by G&C on 11-4-15, item #9), for the purchase of two additional Pyxis medication dispensing machines, by increasing the price by $162,760 from $4,740,477 to $4,903,237. Effective April 1, 2020 through November 30, 2021. 34% General, 66% Other (Agency Fees and Intra-Agency Transfers) Funds.

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#O.         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, and 2020-09, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Long Term Supports and Services, to add $199,980 of COVID-19 funding to the contracts as detailed in letter dated June 17, 2020, for the Older Americans Act nutrition programs for the provision of adult day program services, to increase the total price from $1,308,960 to $1,508,940. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#P.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-10, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Long Term Supports and Services, to enter into retroactive sole source amendments to existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 17, 2020, by increasing the total price by $1,198,800 from $37,562,262 to $38,761,062 for the provision of nutrition and transportation services supported by emergency federal COVID-19 funding for the Older Americans Action nutrition programs. Effective March 20, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#Q.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-10, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Long Term Supports and Services, to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Area Agency of Greater Nashua Inc., d/b/a Gateway Community Services Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-1-17, item #20A), for the provision of financial management services to manage payments to family caregivers for respite and support services provided to individuals by increasing the price by $450,000 from $2,966,236.65 to $3,416,236.65. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Division of Public Health Services
#R.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, and 2020-10, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to amend an existing sole source contract with the Foundation for Healthy Communities, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-27-17, item #13), for the provision of assistance to the 13 NH small rural hospitals to implement activities supported by emergency federal COVID-19 funding for the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program, by increasing the price by $1,042,829 from $571,048 to $1,613,877, with no change to the completion date of May 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

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TABLED ITEM

 

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/10/20)

                              Office of the Commissioner

#6           TABLED - The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Volinsky, seconded by Councilor Gatsas, and further on a roll call vote as follows: Councilor Cryans - yes, Councilor Volinsky - yes, Councilor Prescott - yes, Councilor Gatsas - yes, and Councilor Pignatelli - yes, voted to table the request of 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.

 

 

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