New Hampshire
Secretary of State

November 18, 2020

November 18, 2020

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
New Hampshire National Guard, Edward Cross Training Complex, Pembroke, New Hampshire
November 18, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA

 

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

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
               #A.         Authorize to pay the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Washington, DC, $35,935 annual membership dues. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Fish and Game Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #B.         Authorize the Bureau of Materials & Research to continue sole source participation in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials re:source accreditation program, Washington, DC, in the amount of $20,000. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021. 57.7% Federal, 36.3% Highway, 6% Other Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
               #C.         Authorize the Division of State Police to pay annual membership dues of $10,300 to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Greenbelt, MD, for the period of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. 85% Federal, 15% Highway Funds.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
               #A.         Authorize to accept a nonmonetary donation from the Prison Yoga Project, Bolinas, CA, for 300 yoga mats with a total value of $25,500 for use in support of yoga programs at the NH State Prison for Men in Concord, NH, the NH Correctional Facility for Women in Concord, NH, and the Northern NH Correctional Facility in Berlin, NH.

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
               #B.         Authorize to accept monies totaling $11,569.48 received during the period of July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. To be placed in the Veterans Home Benefit Fund.

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
               #C.         Authorize to accept non-monetary donations totaling $2,430 received during the period of July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020 as a result of contributions.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
               #D.         Authorize the Bureau of Trails to accept a donation of pavement work an estimated fair market value of $9,778 and beaver deceivers worth an estimated fair market value of $12,500 from Cross NH Adventure Trail for trail improvements. Effective upon G&C approval.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
               #E.         Authorize the Division of State Police to accept the donation of a Dutch Shepard Canine to be used for detecting firearms and spent ammunition, valued at approximately $8,500. Effective upon G&C approval.

 

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

                                             BANKING DEPARTMENT
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019.

                                             UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
               #B.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Andru Volinsky with regard to a certain project in participation with Franklin Home for the Aged Association d/b/a Peabody Home, Franklin, NH.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #A.         Authorize the nomination of Major Natalie Jean Friedenthal, Dover, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Jeffrey R. Davis, Stratham, NH, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Tyler J. Gibson, Orleans, MA, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #D.         Authorize the confirmation of Maurice P. Sampson, Loudon, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #F.          Authorize to appoint Dan A. Jimenez as an Attorney at a salary level of $78,000. Effective upon G&C approval or November 30, 2020, whichever is later.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-6-17, item #10), for Part B2 preliminary and final design of improvements to the Craftsman Lane/Boston Post Road and NH 101A from Boston Post Road to Continental Boulevard intersections in the Town of Merrimack, by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2021. No Additional Funding.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize to amend a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Education (originally approved by G&C on 1-23-19, item #76), relative to the Grants to NH Private and Public K-12 Schools to Reduce and Remove Lead in their Drinking Water, by extending the project period to December 31, 2022 from December 31, 2020. No Additional Funding. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize to amend a grant to the City of Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-21-18, item #45), for two projects, an interconnection with Somersworth, NH, and an aquifer recharge facility, by extending the completion date from December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2021. No Additional Funding. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #D.         Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Conway Village Fire District, Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-23-19, item #80), by extending the completion date from December 1, 2020 to June 1, 2022. No Additional Funding. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #E.         Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the City of Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #103), by extending the completion date from December 1, 2020 to September 1, 2021. No Additional Funding. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #F.          Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-18, item #76), for the Nutrient Pollution Implementation and Planning for UNH and Other Great Bay Watershed Communities project, by extending the end date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2021. No Additional Funding.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #G.         Authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Town of Lisbon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-8-20, item #49), by extending the completion date from December 1, 2020 to June 1, 2021. No Additional Funding. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #H.         Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-18-19, item #189), from the Federal Fiscal Year 2019 US Department of Justice, Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault Services Program Grant, for the purpose of providing services to victims of domestic and sexual violence, by extending the end date only from March 31, 2021 to June 30, 2021. No Additional Funding.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                              BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY
#6           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the Resolution entitled “A Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of water facilities by the Business Finance Authority for Pennichuck Water Works, Inc. in Amherst, Bedford, Derry, Epping, Hollis, Merrimack, Milford, Nashua, Newmarket, Pittsfield, Plaistow, and Salem”. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 to determine the $57,500,000 issuance 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 Resolution entitled “A Resolution under RSA 162-I:9 with respect to the financing of an up to $21,100,000 loan for a commercial facility by the Business Finance Authority for Sig Sauer Inc. in Rochester and the award of an Unconditional State Guarantee of up to $19,000,000 principal amount Revenue Bond. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 192-I:9 to determine that the project financed will be within the definition of the commercial facility, and will create or preserve employment opportunities directly or indirectly within the state.

#8           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the financing of a loan in the amount of $250,000 to Belknap Economic Development Council. 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 Finance
#9           Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $1,712,186 between various class lines and decrease Federal revenues in the amount of $97,900 and create new expenditure class codes in the Department of Health and Human Services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

                              Financial Services
#10        Authorize to accept and expend $212,632 from the NH Department of Safety. Effective upon G&C approval through June 17, 2021. 100% Other Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

                              Office of Health Equity
#11        Authorize the Division of Minority Health to accept and expend $200,000 from the Administration for Children and Families Refugee and Entrant Assistance Wilson-Fish TANF Coordination Program grant. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#12        Authorize to accept and expend Money Follows The Person Grant funds from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the amount of $121,061. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

                              New Hampshire Hospital
#13        Authorize to add a 20% base hourly wage enhancement to Mental Health Worker staff currently paid under the 40 hour wage week pay scale for recruitment and retention purposes. Effective December 4, 2020 through December 3, 2022. 34% General, 66% Other Funds.

#14        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Maxim Healthcare Staffing Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for temporary mental health worker staff for Philbrook Adult Transitional Housing and NH Hospital, in the amount of $2,461,965. Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2021, with the option to renewal for two additional years. 44% General, 56% Other Funds (Provider Fees).

#15        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Rebecca Farver, Concord, NH, to provide psychiatric services to individuals admitted to the Department’s Community Residence, also known as Philbrook Adult Transitional Housing Center, in the amount of $106,080. Effective October 5, 2020 through September 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 80.2% General, 19.8% Other Funds.

#16        Authorize to amend an existing contract with Granite State Automation LLC, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-20-19, item #12), to continue providing preventative maintenance, repairs and improvements to the building automation system located at the NH Hospital Acute Psychiatric Services facility, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price by $48,000 from $46,840 to $94,840, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2022. 70% General, 30% Other Funds (Provider Fees).

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability
#17        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with FIT/NHNH Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #46), for the ongoing provision of Permanent Housing and Supportive Services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness through the Federal Continuum of Care Program, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the price by $107,937 from $200,515 to $308,452 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#18        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-20, item #8), for the ongoing provision of Permanent Housing and Supportive Services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness through the Federal Continuum of Care Program, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $120,640 from $89,787 to $210,427 and extending the completion date from March 31, 2021 to July 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Governor’s Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs
#19        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Department of Education, Concord, NH, to begin implementation of the Purple Star program, in the amount of $154,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs).

#20        Authorize to amend an existing contract with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-20, item #14), to develop infrastructure and provide program support to a growing number of Recovery Centers statewide, by increasing the price by $350,000 from $4,550,000 to $4,900,000, with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2022. Effective December 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later. 26.94% Federal, 13.88% General, 59.18% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs).

#21        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), for website maintenance to provide additional support for the Alcohol and Other Drug Continuum of Care System Supports, by increasing the price by $31,500 from $6,307,576 to $6,339,076 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021. Effective upon G&C approval. 66% Federal, 34% General Funds.

                              Division for Children, Youth & Families
#22        Authorize to enter into contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated October 20, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $22,140,059 to provide case management and service coordination for high-risk families to strengthen family protective factors, keep children safe, and prevent the need for subsequent involvement with the Division for Children, Youth & Families. (2)Further authorize an advance payment in the amount of $3,154,971 to the vendors. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% General Funds.

#23        NOT USED

#24        NOT USED

#25        NOT USED

                              Division for Behavioral Health
#26        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Greater Nashua Mental Health Center, Nashua, NH, for mobile crisis response services and apartments to individuals residing in Mental Health Region VI experiencing mental health crisis, including those with co-occurring substance use disorder, in the amount of $2,522,689. Effective November 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to two additional years. 100% General Funds.

                              Division of Public Health Services
#27        Authorize the Bureau of Laboratory Services, Dairy Sanitation Inspection and Licensing program to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $12,872 from the US Food and Drug Administration, to fund the Dairy Sanitation program (Laboratory). Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#28        Authorize to retroactively pay the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, VA, in the amount of $20,700 for annual membership dues. Effective June 30, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 50% Federal, 50% General Funds.

#29        Authorize to enter into a contract with Institute for Environmental Education Inc., Wilmington, MA, for statewide lead risk assessments and lead educational services, in the amount of $270,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 3 additional years. 100% General Funds.

#30        Authorize to amend an existing contract with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #24), for the continuation of primary prevention activities to reduce sexual violence, by increasing the price by $297,618 from $705,512 to $1,003,130, and by extending the completion date from January 31, 2021 to January 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#31        Authorize to amend the existing provider agreement template for the Breast & Cervical Cancer Program (originally approved by G&C on 11-14-18, item #20), to include additional optional services for cardiovascular screening and to change the program name to the New Hampshire Health Lives, by increasing the price by $1,919,080 from $1,838,160 to $3,757,240 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2024. 63% Federal, 37% General Funds.

#32        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing agreement with Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-18-16, item #21), to operative a cancer registry system, by increasing the price by $215,693 from $4,165,546 to $4,381,239, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2022.

#33        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with Scientific Technologies Corporation, Scottsdale, AZ (originally approved by G&C on 10-21-15, item #11), for technical development, support, and services of the NH Electronic Disease Surveillance System, by exercising a renewal option, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022, and by increasing the price by $589,987 from $2,076,622 to $2,666,609. Effective June 30, 2020. 50% Federal, 50% General Funds.

#34        Authorize to enter into an amendment to an existing sole source 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 $323,546 from $5,193,959 to $5,517,505, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021. 95% Federal, 5% Other Funds (Radiological Health Fees).

#35        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source amendment to an existing contract with Motorola Solutions Inc., formerly known as Airbus DS Communications Inc., Temecula, CA (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #15), for continual maintenance and support of the Communicator NXT system, by exercising a renewal option, by increasing the price by $39,333 from $198,950 to $238,283 and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020 to August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#36        Authorize the Bureau of Aeronautics to budget and expend prior year carry-forward funds in the amount of $237,729 to fund the Airport Improvement and Maintenance Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income – Aircraft Toll (Fuel Fees). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#37        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay property owners $274,210.40 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from September 25, 2020 through October 23, 2020.

#38        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 2.85 +/- acre parcel of State-owned land on the southwesterly corner of NH Route 9 and Murdough Hill Road in the Town of Nelson to David and Heather Bower, for $3,100 which includes a $1,200 administrative fee. Effective upon G&C approval. Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.

#39        Authorize the Bureau of Planning and Community Assistance to enter the NH Department of Transportation and the NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources into a memorandum of agreement for up to $6,250,000 to define all of the roles and responsibilities of NHDNCR and NHDOT as they relate to the administration of the Recreational Trails Program funded by Federal Highway Administration through NHDOT to NHDNCR. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2025. 100% Federal Funds.

#40        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Highway Maintenance’s annual basis summary of contracts with various private contractors to assist with winter maintenance activities, emergency repair of infrastructure due to flooding or other unexpected natural disasters, along with highway and bridge maintenance efforts, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

#41        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a sole source agreement with Dartmouth Transportation Company Inc., Concord, NH, for expenses related to year-round maintenance of the I-89 Exit 12 Park and Ride lot in New London, for an amount not to exceed $9,500. Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2021. 100% Highway Funds.

#42        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into an agreement with Jalbert Leasing Inc., d/b/a C&J Bus Lines, Portsmouth, NH, for pavement improvements and associated ancillary items at the State-owned bus facility/park & ride lot in Portsmouth, for an amount not to exceed $76,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 10% Federal Funds.

#43        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management & Operations to enter into an agreement with DTN LLC, Omaha, NE, for the DTN Weather Forecast Services, based upon a single bid received in the amount of $56,351. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2023. 54% Highway, 46% Turnpike Funds (Intra-Agency Transfers).

#44        Authorize the Bureau of Transportation Systems Management & Operations to enter into a retroactive contract amendment with Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX (originally approved by G&C on 5-23-14, item #101), to update the Exhibit B Price and Payment Schedule, Maintenance and Support Services Rates effective July 1, 2020 upon G&C approval. No Additional Funding.

#45        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with L&D Safety Marking Corp., Barre, VT, for safety improvements within the I-93 corridor extending from the MA/NH State line in Salem to the I-293 interchange in Manchester, on the basis of a low bid of $949,750. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $28,492.50 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through September 3, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#46        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Right of Way’s Contemplated Awards List for amounts less than $5,000 for the sum total of $37,149.57 for the period extending from July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
#47        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Somersworth, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the Somersworth Housing Authority’s Rental Assistance Demonstration project at multiple locations. Effective November 8, 2020 through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#48        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Belmont, NH, in the amount of $25,000, on behalf of Laconia Area Community Land Trust Inc., d/b/a Lakes Region Community Developers to support its planning study to develop the historic Gale School in Belmont, NH. Effective November 18, 2020 through June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON DISABILITY
#49        Authorize to accept and place in file the Annual Telecommunications Assistance Report for the period ending June 30, 2020.

                              STATE TREASURY
#50        Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report for the period ended September 30, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#51        Authorize to accept and place on file the State Veterans Cemetery’s Annual Report for the period ending June 30, 2019.

#52        Authorize to accept and place on file the State Veterans Cemetery’s Annual Report for the period ending June 30, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS AND FOOD
#53        Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to accept and expend $129,231 from the balance forward revenue, totaling $250,000, for class 073 Grants Non-Federal for the purpose of providing funding for county and municipal conservation planning and carrying out resource conservation projects. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#54        Authorize to amend a Cooperative Project agreement with the University of NH Cooperative Extension, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #76), for the purpose of providing for an educated and informed community that will result in knowledge of and compliance with the Food and Drug Administration, Food Safety Modernization Act, in the amount of $11,073 for additional services rendered, bringing the total from $182,111.47 to $193,184.47. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#55        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract amendment with ECI Systems LLC, Andover, MA, increasing the amount by $40,408 from $126,087 to $166,495 for one additional year of statewide alarm and access system testing, maintenance, repairs and monitoring services. Effective upon G&C approval or December 1, 2020, whichever is later, through November 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#56        Authorize to enter into a lease agreement with Strafford County Commissioners, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-9-16, item #62), for approximately 2,250 square feet of office space located at Strafford County Justice & Administrative Building, Dover, NH, by increasing the price by $68,197.56 from $164,226 to $232,423.56 and by extending the completion date from March 31, 2021 to March 31, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE BANKING DEPARTMENT
#57        Authorize to continue membership and participation in the Conference of State Bank Supervisors in the amount of $10,105. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#58        Authorize to accept and expend $1,500 in State Fiscal Year 2021 from The Governor’s Office on Disability to fund the purchase of a laptop, docking station, and headset. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other (Agency 027) Funds: the funds used by GCD to reimburse DoIT is 100% Federal Funds.

#59        NOT USED

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#60        Authorize to accept and expend $620,000 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service for the purposes related to upgrading the Department owned Downing’s Landing public boat access site in Alton, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#61        Authorize to accept and expend $966,529 in federal funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the purposes related to restore and repurpose the former Emery Estate at Glenn’s Cove Wildlife Management Area to enhance public access and fulfill programmatic construction needs for the Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. (2)Further authorize the transfer of $428,399 from the NH Fish and Game Fund Reserve to be used as 30% matching funds for a federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to the Fish and Game FY 2021 Operating Budget. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#62        Authorize to accept and expend a total of $1,511,600 in federal funds from the US Fish and Wildlife Service for the purpose of acquiring a conservation easement interest in 1324 +/- acres in the towns of Gilsum and Surry. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#63        Authorize to enter into a contract with Dubois & King Inc., Keene, NH, to provide an engineering study, design services, and construction oversight for the removal and replacement of a dilapidated stream crossing over Sand Brook at the Farrar Marsh Wildlife Management Area, Hillsborough, NH, for $39,991. Effective upon G&C approval through June 4, 2021. 75% Federal, 25% Wildlife Habitat Account.

#64        Authorize to acquire a conservation easement, known as the Walker tract, in Durham, NH, from The Nature Conservancy, for $118,500. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#65        Authorize to acquire a Grant of Conservation Restrictions Deed on 259 +/- acres along the Ammonoosuc River in the Town of Bethlehem, NH, from the Law Office of Ransmeier & Spellman, PC, acting as agent for The Society for the Protection of NH Forest, in the amount of $130,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. (2)Further authorize to transfer $20,000 into the NH Land Conservation Endowment held at the Department of Treasury to permanently endow the conservation restriction monitoring and stewardship by the Office of Strategic Initiatives, Conservation Stewardship Program on behalf of the Fish and Game Department pursuant to RSA 162-C: and enabled by an MOA approved by G&C on 7-24-13, item #37. 100% Other (Fisheries Habitat Funds).

#66        Authorize the annual transfer agreement with the Northeast Fishery Sector XI for the transfer of Annual Catch Entitlement of groundfish from federal fisheries permits residing in the NH State Permit Bank which is submitted for review by the Governor and Council.

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
#67        Authorize the Division of Economic Development to amend the sole source contract agreement with the Granite State District Export Council, Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 11-8-17, item #48), to provide financial administration, oversight and reporting services in compliance with the State Trade Expansion Program Grant Year 9 initiatives, by increasing the amount by $202,884.30 from $694,351.47 to $897,235.77. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#68        Authorize to accept and place on file the Division of Travel and Tourism Development’s report on activity within the Travel and Tourism Revolving Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

#69        Authorize to accept and place on file the Division of Travel and Tourism Development’s report regarding the Tourism Development Fund for the period ending June 30, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#70        Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds in the amount of $300,000 for the purpose of promoting, protecting and investing in the state’s natural, cultural and historical resources. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#71        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Lower Gilmanton Community Club, Gilmanton, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for Phase II repairs to the interior and exterior of the Kelley Corner School House. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#72        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Town of Windham, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for the interior rehabilitation of the historic Searles School & Chapel. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#73        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Town of Jaffrey, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for the rehabilitation of the tower and clock of the Jaffrey Meetinghouse. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#74        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Town of Orford, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for the rehabilitation of two historic iron wayfinding signs in the Orford Village Historic District. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#75        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Meredith Public Library Trustees, Meredith, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for the repair and stabilization of the historic entrance, stairs, and interior at the Meredith Public Library. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income). Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#76        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to amend Grant-In-Aid grant expenditure amounts with the Off Highway Recreational Vehicle clubs as detailed in letter dated October 1, 2020 (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-20, item #56), by increasing the total costs by $11,002 from $179,339.75 to $190,341.75 with no change to the completion dates of December 31, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Transfers from Fish & Game).

#77        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to amend a Grant-In-Aid agreement with the Twin Mountain Snowmobile Club (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-20, item #57), by increasing the total agreement by $3,500 from $62,070 to $65,570 with no change to the contract completion date of December 31, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Transfers from Fish and Game.

#78        Authorize the Bureau of Trails to make a retroactive payment to the Umbagog ATV Club, Errol, NH, in the amount of $4,630.32 for additional costs incurred under a Grant-In-Aid agreement for bridge deck repairs. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Other Funds (Transfers from Fish & Game).

#79        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source retroactive amendment to an existing contract with Stateline Waste Management LLC, Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-20, item #114), for waste collection and disposal services at Hampton Beach State Park, by increasing the price by $5,303 from $41,800 to $47,103. Effective June 1, 2020 through September 19, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#80        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Northeast Forest Fire Protection Commission for the purpose of sharing a position for staffing a sub-regional coordination center. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#81        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with the Student Conservation Association Inc., Charlestown, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-19, item #56), to provide interpretive, education, and conservation services at various State Parks, by decreasing the price by $155,500 from $504,000 to $348,500; by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to November 30, 2021; and by moving $126,500 of funding originally earmarked for Fiscal Year 2021 to Fiscal Year 2022. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#82        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to budget and expend $33,027 of balance forward revenue and accept and expend $4,240 of new revenue for a total of $37,267 to support NH’s Enhanced Mapping and Management Information Tool. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#83        Authorize the State Council on the Arts to enter into a retroactive amendment to an existing contract with Terrence Parker d/b/a Terrafirma Landscape Architecture, Portsmouth, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-22-20, item #63), for creation of artwork for the bathhouse at Jenness Beach in Rye, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to October 31, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#84        Authorize to accept and expend an additional $1,500,000 in Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Funds for the purpose of implementing emergency drought assistance to low-income residential well owners. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Drinking Water Groundwater Trust Fund. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#85        Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $100,000 from the Agency for Toxics Substance and Disease Registry for the Partnership to Promote Local Efforts to Reduce Environmental Exposure program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#86        Authorize to accept and expend $16,932 from the US Geological Survey STATEMAP cooperative geologic mapping program to support continued statewide surficial and bedrock geologic mapping in NH. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#87        Authorize to accept and expend $13,549 from the US Geological Survey National Groundwater Monitoring Network Program to support continued statewide groundwater monitoring in NH. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#88        Authorize an annual salary increase for Thomas E. O’Donovan, Director of the Water Division, from Grade HH, Step 6 $112,255.52 to Grade HH, Step 7 $117,805.48. Effective upon G&C approval.

#89        Authorize to retroactively pay the 2021 membership dues to The Environmental Council of the States, Washington, DC, in the amount of $13,000 for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#90        Authorize to retroactively pay calendar year 2020 membership dues to the Ground Water Protection Council, Oklahoma City, OK, in the amount of $12,000. Effective upon G&C approval. 85% Federal, 15% DWSRF Management Fees.

#91        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Southwest Regional Planning Commission, NH, in the amount of $53,500 to complete the Lake Warren Watershed Management Plan Implementation Phase 1: Pine Cliff, Arbor Way, and Property Owner Stormwater Best Management Practices. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#92        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 July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Sugar River Project Funds.

#93        Authorize to enter into sole source contracts with the entities as detailed in letter dated October 23, 2020, for surficial and bedrock geologic mapping services, in the amount of $38,311. Effective upon G&C approval through September 14, 2021.   100% Federal Funds.

#94        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NH, for the modernization of the RiverTrak Forecast System used to track water flows, in the amount of $198,908. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Capital (General) Funds.

#95        Authorize to award a sole source grant to the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation Inc., Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $25,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#96        Authorize a loan agreement with Abenaki Water Co., Inc., Plainville, CT, in the amount not to exceed $45,000 to finance water system improvements for the Abenaki Water/Tioga Belmont water system in Belmont, NH. Effective upon G&C approval. (2)Further authorize to award a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to Abenaki Water Co., Inc., Plainville, CT, in the amount not to exceed $5,000 to finance water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#97        Authorize to award a loan to the Rye Water District, Rye, NH, in the amount not to exceed $800,000 to finance the Garland Road Pump Station Rehabilitation Project. Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2021. (2)Further authorize to award a loan to the Rye Water District, Rye, NH, in the amount not to exceed $315,000 to finance the Wallis Road Water Main Replacement Project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2022. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#98        Authorize to amend a loan agreement with the 2nd Stonehenge LLC, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #196), by increasing the loan amount by $105,000 from $240,000 to $525,000 to finance water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.

#99        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Dover in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to finance with Innovative Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Stormwater Dry Weather Testing project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#100      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Hooksett in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to finance the Wastewater Asset Management Program Phase 2. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#101      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Rochester in an amount not to exceed $4,900,000 to finance the Woodman Area Improvements project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#102      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Rochester in an amount not to exceed $4,000,000 to finance the Colonial Pines Sewer Extension, Phase 3 project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#103      Authorize to amend a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Manchester (originally approved by G&C on 9-20-18, item #53), to increase the loan amount by $11,275,000 from $1,225,000 to $12,500,000. Effective upon G&C approval. 83% Federal, 17% Capital (Other) Funds.

#104      Authorize to award a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the South Main Street Water District, Warren, NH, in the amount not to exceed $75,200 for installation of a new supply well. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2021. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#105      Authorize Port of Men Missing Trust’s, and Mark Swartz’s request to perform work on Rye Harbor in Rye.

#106      Authorize Maloney Family Revocable Trust of 2012’s request to perform work on Cocheco River in Dover.

#107      Authorize DHB Homes LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia, NH.

#108      Authorize David G. Guimond Revocable Trust 2’s request to perform work on Pleasant Lake in New London.

#109      Authorize Michawanic Village Condo Association’s request to perform work on Pine River Pond in Wakefield.

#110      Authorize Jason and Tara Bayko’s request to amend Wetlands Permit #2018-00466 (originally approved by G&C on 7-11-18, item #43), to perform work along Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#111      Authorize the Bureau of Instructional Support to enter into a sole source contract with MetaMetrics Inc., Durham, NC, to provide the use of Lexile reader measures and Quantile measures for mathematics for the NH State Assessment System, in an amount not to exceed $170,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#112      Authorize the Bureau of Educational Opportunities to enter into a sole source contract with the National Center for Competency-Based Learning, Durham, NH, to facilitate a revision of the Ed 306 Minimum Standards Administrative Rules, in an amount not to exceed $50,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#113      Authorize the Bureau of Instructional Support to enter into a sole source contract with the College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY, to administer the SAT assessment in grade 11 to ensure a continuation of assessment services to meet federal and state law, in an amount not to exceed $1,705,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 50% General, 50% Federal Funds.

#114      Authorize the Office of Social & Emotional Wellness to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to work in partnership with the NH Department of Education, to provide external evaluation services for the School Climate Transformation Grant, in an amount not to exceed $239,593.25. Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2021, with the option to renew for three additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#115      Authorize the Office of Social & Emotional Wellness to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with Keene State College, Keene, NH, to work in partnership with the NH Department of Education, to provide external evaluation services of the System of Care Sustainability and Expansion Grant, in an amount not to exceed $515,075. Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2021, with the option to renew for three additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

                              POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL
#116      Authorize to retroactively enter into a service agreement with Compass Group USA Inc., by and through its Chartwells Division, Rye Brook, NY, for the provision of meals through the NHTI – Concord’s Community College Capital Commons dining hall to recruits and in-service officers attending programs at the Arthur D. Kehas Law Enforcement Training Facility and Campus, in the amount of $398,515. Effective November 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#117      Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend funds from the US Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in the amount of $256,059 for the purpose of creating a single integrated system to serve as the core data exchange system to be used by the Division of State Police Commercial Enforcement. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#118      Authorize the Division of State Police and Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to retroactively pay SFY2018/2019 invoices with SFY2021 funds in the amount of $1,882.37 to Bob Mariano Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Concord, NH, for automotive mechanical repairs to DOS fleet vehicles. Effective upon G&C approval. 62.37% General, 30.25% Highway, 3.93% Private, 3.14% Federal, 0.31% Agency Funds.

#119      Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively pay annual membership dues in the amount of $6,000 to the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators Inc., Lexington, KY. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#120      Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $17,100 of federal pass-through funds from the Office of Highway Safety, entitled DOS Data Analyst, to pay for overtime related costs for the State Police Data Analyst. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#121      Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $8,000 of federal pass-through funds from the Office of Highway Safety that will be used by the Division of State Police to conduct patrols known as “Pedestrian Bicycle”. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#122      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to fund a full-time Resiliency and Adaptation Manager to support NH’s response to the impact of climate change for a total amount of $50,000. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#123      Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $82,038 of pass-through federal funds from the Office of Highway Safety entitled “New Hampshire State Police C.A.R. (Collision Analysis & Reconstruction) Equipment Grant” to purchase equipment to assist with completing documentation while investigating crashes. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#124      Authorize the Division of State Police to amend a sole source contract with Gilford Well Company Inc., Gilford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-15-17, item #51), for the purpose of well and water treatment and management services at Marine Patrol, in an amount not to exceed $1,500. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Revolving Fund.

#125      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Grantham to purchase Global Positioning System equipment for a total amount of $900. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#126      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Strafford County to purchase an emergency management trailer and associated equipment for a total amount of $10,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#127      Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with SAU #46/Merrimack Valley School District, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the Webster Elementary School for a total amount of $43,700. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#128      Authorize the Division of State Police, Bureau of Criminal Records, to enter into a sole source amendment with Idemia Identity & Security USA LLC., Anaheim, CA (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-19, item #74A), to purchase and replace 39 outdated printers used for printing fingerprint cards from individual LiveScan machines, in an amount not to exceed $94,560. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2026. 54.65% Agency Income, 45.35% Revolving Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#129      Authorize to obligate the State to pay non-state attorneys on a contingency fee basis, such contingency fee to be paid from any award of damages that State may obtain from litigation against manufacturers of polychlorinated by-phenyls. Effective upon G&C approval. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#130      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Patricia Ogera, Providence, RI, as a substitute medical examiner, for a total not to exceed $12,000 to aid the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the period of November 28-30, 2020 and December 19-21, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#131      Authorize to budget and expend Consumer Protection Escrow Funds in the amount of $580,434 for the purpose of covering projected shortfalls in general litigation expenses incurred in the defense of the State and the prosecution of criminal laws. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income. (2)Further authorize to accept and expend a sum, not to exceed $1,837,816 in general litigation expenses incurred in the defense of the State and the prosecution of criminal laws. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on November 20, 2020.

#132      Authorize to accept and expend $12,119 from the Federal Fiscal Year 2018, Children’s Justice Act Grant, awarded by the Federal Administration for Children and Families, to support efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect. Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2021.

#133      Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the NH Department of Safety, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-11-20, item #86), from the Federal Fiscal Year 2019 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program, for the purpose of funding drug analyst overtime, lab personnel training, and lab certification maintenance, by extending the end date only from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2021. No Additional Funding.

#134      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Derek S. Bumgarner M.D., Phoenix, AZ, as a substitute medical examiners, for a total not to exceed $4,000 to aid the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the period of November 21-22, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#135      Authorize to grant a salary increment to Scott K. Gilbert, Criminal Investigator, from a salary level of $72,668.96, LG BB, Step 5, to a salary level of $76,427.52, LG BB, Step 6. Effective upon G&C approval or November 20, 2020, whichever is later.

#136      Authorize to grant a salary increase to Elizabeth C. Woodcock, as an Assistant Attorney General from salary level $95,500 to salary level $98,500. Effective upon G&C approval or November 20, 2020, whichever is later.

#137      Authorize to grant a salary increase to Thomas R. Worboys, as an Assistant Attorney General, from salary level $85,000 to salary level $90,000. Effective upon G&C approval or November 20, 2020, whichever is later.

#138      Authorize to grant a salary increase to Timothy J. Sullivan as an Assistant Attorney General, from salary level $83,000 to salary level $88,000. Effective upon G&C approval or November 20, 2020, whichever is later.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#139      Authorize to enter into a contract with JLS Mailing Services Inc., Brockton, MA, to provide Presort Letter and Flat Mailing Services for the State of NH, in an amount not to exceed $441,000. Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023, with the option to renew for two additional years. 100% General Funds.

#140      Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $ 1,087,500,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of December 2020.

#141      Authorize to accept and place on file the report containing a list of vendors that agencies have contracted with for the period of July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

#142      Authorize to exercise a sole source contract amendment with Computer Aid Inc., Allentown, PA (originally approved by G&C on 4-17-19, item #148), for IT Professional Vendor Managed Services, by increasing the price by $2,000,000 to $7,000,000. Effective upon G&C approval through the original expiration date of December 31, 2021.

#143      Authorize to grant free of charge, a perpetual utility easement of State land to Public Service Company of NH, d/b/a Eversource Energy, for the installation, operation, maintenance, and replacement of a pad mount transformer and associated subsurface transmission and distribution lines and other supporting facilities and apparatus as needed to provide upgraded electric utility service to the Portsmouth District Courthouse.

#144      Authorize with the Department of Business and Economic Affairs, to enter into a memorandum of understanding, identifying certain human resource management support services to be provided by the Division of Personnel in exchange for funds paid by BEA. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. (2)Further authorize to accept and expend the transfer of funds of $24,000 from the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Transfer from Other Agency.

#145      Authorize to enter into a contract with Argyle Associates Inc., Concord, NH, to provide Presort Letter and Flat Mailing Services for the State of NH, for a total amount not to exceed $441,000. Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2023, with the option to renew for an additional two years. 100% General Funds.

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

#147      Authorize to lease to New Cingular Wireless PCS LLC, a Delaware Limited liability company and subsidiary/holding company affiliate of AT&T, for a term of 25 years, space on the roof of the State Public Health Library building, Concord, NH, for the installation, operation, and maintenance of two wireless broadband antenna arrays and space on the ground adjacent to the building for a supporting telecommunications equipment shed and a standby generator. The Lease is effective upon G&C approval, and rent payments will commence upon the issuance of the requisite building permit by the City of Concord. Total revenues of up to approximately $1,225,031.28 are to be realized by the State over the 25 year life of the lease. (2)Further authorize to accept and expend rent revenue from AT&T in the amount of $19,600 to support payments for building maintenance, contractual service such as plowing, building maintenance staff, etc. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.

#148      Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation., Milford, NH, for the Concord Aviation Readiness Center Addition, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $6,250,799. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $312,540 for unanticipated site expenses. (3)Further authorize the amount of $70,800 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $6,634,139. Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#149      Authorize an annual salary step increase for Lorrie Rudis, Director of the Division of Personnel, from Grade HH Step 6 $112,255.52 to Grade HH Step 7 $117,805.48. Effective October 23, 2020.

 

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Informational Items

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
#A.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, 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 eleven (11) Contractors listed in bold print for the provision of nutrition services to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure older, isolated, and frail adults live as independently as possible, by increasing the total price limitation by $2,397,600 from $61,566,568 to $$63,964,168, with no change to the contract completion dates of June 30, 2022, effective retroactive to July 1, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#B.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Economic and Housing Stability, to enter into Sole Source amendments to existing agreements with the Grantees listed by increasing the shared price limitation by $500,000 from $35,000,000 to $35,500,000, to administer the Housing Stabilization program that targets individuals financially impacted by COVID-19, including individuals who are currently in or will be in Recovery Housing, effective October 20, 2020, through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Coronavirus Aid Relieve, and Economic Security).

#C.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu authorized the Department of Health and Human Services. Division for Children, Youth and Families, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source amendment to an existing contract with the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #11), for the provision of improved support for victims of domestic violence and their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, by increasing the price limitation by $142,337 from $5,504,292 to $5,646,629, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021, to September 30, 2021, effective retroactive to March 27, 2020. 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, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into a Retroactive Sole Source contract with Transformative Healthcare NH, LLC, Meredith, NH, in the amount of $390,000 for statewide COVID-19 mobile specimen collection and testing and screening at New Hampshire Hospital, with the option to renew for up to two (2) additional years, effective retroactive to July 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020. 92% Federal Funds. 2% General Funds. 6% Other Funds.

#E.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-06, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into a Sole Source amendment to an existing contract with Scientific Technologies Corporation, Scottsdale, AZ (originally approved by G&C on 10-21-15, item #11), for COVID-19 related system enhancements to the New Hampshire Electronic Disease Surveillance System, by increasing the price limitation by $358,000 from $2,666,609 to $3,024,609 effective October 20, 2020. This item is contingent upon Governor and Council approval of the corresponding requested action to extend the completion date. 100% Federal Funds.

#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, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source contract with Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $145,000, to conduct hospital-based COVID-19 community testing and testing-related activities, with the option to renew for up to one (1) additional year, effective retroactive to September 1, 2020, through December 1, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#G.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45. RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Division of Public Health Services, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source amendment to an existing contract with Events United, Derry, NH, for rental equipment for the COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center, by increasing the price limitation by $1,862 from $11,382 to $13,244 and by extending the completion date from October 3, 2020 to November 3, 2020, effective retroactive to October 3, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#H.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, and 2020-18, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into Retroactive Sole Source contracts with the Contractors listed in an amount not to exceed $19,995, to provide access to client services during the COVID-19 pandemic for individuals living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) enrolled in the NH CARE Program and their immediate household members, effective retroactively to the dates specified in the table, through December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#I.           Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, and 2020-18, 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 the vendor listed in bold to support emergency operations conducted by the Regional Public Health Networks statewide in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, by increasing the price limitation by $190,000 from $10,104,931 to $10,294,931, effective retroactive to March 16, 2020, with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#J.          Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Behavioral Health, to award a Sole Source grant agreement to Unite USA, Inc., Nashua, NH, in the amount of $700,000 for the provision of a Closed Loop Referral System with the option to renew for up to three (3) additional years, effective upon Governor approval through September 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery).

#K.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, and 2020-18, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Behavioral Health, to award a Retroactive, Sole Source grant agreement to NH Respite LLC, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $450,100 for the provision of respite care services to individuals in need of short-term Substance Use Disorder (SLID) care, effective retroactive to August 4, 2020 through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery).

#K1.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, and 2020-21, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Behavioral Health, to award a Sole Source grant agreement to North Country Health Consortium, Littleton, NH, in the amount of $550,000 for supporting the Department's effort to identify and transition current operational responsibility for residential, intensive outpatient, outpatient, and impaired driver care management services associated with the Friendship House Program, effective October 29, 2020, through December 30. 2020. 100% Other Funds (Coronavirus Relief Funds).

#L.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 and 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, and 2020-18, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a Retroactive, Solo Source amendment to an existing contract with Deloitte Consulting LLP, Concord, NH, to analyze school reopening scenarios as impacted by COVID-19 infection rates, by increasing the price limitation by $487,193 from $3,520,270 to $4,007,463 with no change to the completion date of November 29, 2021, effective retroactive to August 24, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.  

                              GOVERNOR’S OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF AND RECOVERY
#M.        Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) to expend the remaining balance of the $400,000,000 Main Street Relief Fund (MSRF) program in an amount not to exceed $100,000,000, for the New Hampshire Self Employed Livelihood Fund (SELF) program, to eligible and approved applicants, effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. (2)Further, the Governor authorized GOFERR to enter into agreements with various vendors to advertise the SELF program, for a total amount not to exceed $50,000, effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#N.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, and 2020-15, Governor Sununu authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) to expend the remaining balance of the $400,000,000 Main Street Relief Fund (MSRF) program in an amount not to exceed $100,000,000, for the New Hampshire Self Employed Livelihood Fund (SELF) program, to eligible and approved applicants, effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30,2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#O.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, and 2020-15, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) to expend $2,000,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding for the NH Food Bank Grant program to the New Hampshire Food Bank, Manchester, NH, in support of the COVID-19 response efforts, effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. (2)Further, the Governor has authorize GOFERR to enter into and approve the contract with the New Hampshire Food Bank, Manchester, NH, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000, to increase food purchasing, meal production, and provide additional needed related resources, as a result of COVID-19, effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#P.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) to enter into a grant agreement with Swimming with a Mission, Inc.,(SWAM), Bedford, NH, in an amount not to exceed $4,000,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding, for the New Hampshire Veteran's Relief and Support Fund. 100% Federal Funds.

#Q.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as amended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor’s Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) authority to transfer $1,426,960 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding to the New Hampshire Judicial Council (NHJC) to cover eligible COVlD-19 related expenses incurred from March 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020. Effective upon the Govemor’s approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further, the Governor has authorized NHJC to accept and expend $1,426,960 from the GOFERR in support of the COVID-19 in support of the COVID-19 response efforts. Effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds.  

#R.         Pursuant to the Governor's authority under RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47; and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10 and 2020-14, on June 26, 2020, Governor Sununu approved the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery's (GOFERR) request to transfer $500,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in order for DHHS to administer the NH Frontline Protective Worker Stipend program effective through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further Pursuant to the Governor's authority under RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47; and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10 and 2020-14, on June 26, 2020, Governor Sununu approved the Department of Health and Human Services’ request to accept and expend $500,000 from GOFERR to administer the NH Frontline Protective Worker Stipend program effective through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

#S.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, and 2020-15, Governor Sununu authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) to reimburse the General Court of NH, Concord, NH, for eligible COVID-19 related expenses incurred from March 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020, from Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding, in an amount not to exceed $190,355, effective upon the Governor's approval. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further, upon approval of Requested Action #1, the General Court of NH accepted these CARES Act funds from GOFERR. 100% Federal Funds.

#T.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as amended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) authority to transfer $10,000,000 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding to the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food to provide grants to support New Hampshire dairy farmers, and specialty crop producers, including fruit, vegetable, and ornamental plant growers, and maple producers, with COVID-19 related expenses and lost revenues from March 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020. Effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further, the Governor has authorized the Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food to accept and expend $10,000,000 from the GOFERR to provide grants to support New Hampshire dairy farmers, and specialty crop producers, including fruit, vegetable, and ornamental plant growers, and maple producers, with COVID-19 related expenses and lost revenues from March 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020. Effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

#U.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as amended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) authority to transfer $1,540,900 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding to the New Hampshire Judicial Branch (NHJB) to cover eligible COVID-19 related expenses incurred from March 1, 2020 to December 30, 2020. Effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further, the Governor has authorized NHJB to accept and expend $1,540,900 from the GOFERR in support of the COVID-19 in support of the COVID-19 response efforts. Effective upon the Governor's approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds.

#V.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, and 2020-20 Governor Sununu authorized the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR) to make an intergovernmental payment to Department of Military Affairs and Veterans Services (DMAVS) to make payments to the Traditional Veterans Services Support and Veterans Services Organization Support grantees for allowable expenditures from Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000. Effective upon your approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further, the Governor has authorized DMAVS to accept and expend $3,000,000 from GOFERR to provide grants to support Traditional Services Support programs and Veteran Services Organizations Support programs to cover eligible COVID-19 related expenses. Effective upon your approval through December 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#W.        Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18 and 2020-20, and suspension of Manual of Procedures 150, V, B, I requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to enter into a Contract Amendment with Maximus Health Services, Inc. Reston, VA (originally approved by G&C on 7-1-20), increasing the contract amount by $30,000 from $4,317,395 to $4,347,395. This amendment is paid with 100% Other funds.

#X.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47; and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18 and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to accept and expend $8,875,726 in additional federal funds from the United States Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration (USDOL-ETA) resulting from the significant increase in unemployment claims due to COVID-19 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#Y.         Pursuant to RSA 2I-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47; and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18 and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to accept and expend $1,215,000 in federal funds from the United States Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration (USDOL-ETA) for the purpose of assisting with fraud prevention, detection and related overpayment collection efforts with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance programs through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#Z.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47; and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18 and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to accept and expend $682,376 in federal funds from the United States Department of Homeland Security - Federal Emergency Management Agency (USDHS - FEMA) to cover the cost of administering the Lost Wages Assistance Program (LWA) through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#AA.      Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 2I-P:43, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18 and 2020-20, and suspension of Manual of Procedures 150, V, A, 4 requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to enter into a retroactive Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the New Hampshire Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVS) for call center and related unemployment claim activities from June 20, 2020 through December 31, 2020. 100% Federal funds.

 #BB.      Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47; and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18 and 2020-20, Governor Sununu has authorized the New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to accept and expend $80,000 in additional funds from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Client Services (DHHS), to expand upon an economic analysis of the "cliff effect" across New Hampshire through June 30,2021. 100% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#CC.      Pursuant to RSA 21-P-43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-17, and 2020-18, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM), to accept and expend Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program funds in the amount of $212,845.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for DR4516 COVlD-19 for the Crisis Counseling Program (CCP). Effective upon the Governor's approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#DD.      Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20 and 2020-21, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Information Technology, to amend a sole source contract with MTX Group, Inc., Troy, NY, increasing the Price Limitation by $162,567.00 from $529,418.00 to $691,985.00, for professional services to implement State of New Hampshire initiatives related to the COVID -19 crisis, through March 30, 2021. The original contract was approved by the Governor on April 7, 2020 and amended with Governor Approval on June 16, 2020. This second amendment was approved by the Governor on October 13, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further, Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20 and 2020-21, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Information Technology, for the benefit of the Department of Health and Human Services, to amend a sole source contract with MTX Group, Inc., Troy, NY, increasing the price limitation by $1,209,360.00 from $691,985.00 to $1,901,345.00, for professional services to implement State of New Hampshire initiatives related to the COVID-19 crisis, through March 30, 2021. The original contract was approved by the Governor on April 7, 2020 and amended with Governor Approval on June 16, 2020 and October 13, 2020. This third amendment was approved by the Governor on October 27, 2020. 100% Federal Funding.

#EE.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20 and 2020-021, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Information Technology, for the benefit of the Governor's Office of Emergency Relief & Recovery (GOFERR), to enter into a sole source contract with Offprem Technology, LLC, of Fishers, Indiana, in an amount not to exceed $33,320 for professional services to implement State of New Hampshire Marketing Cloud Services related to the COVID -19 crisis, effective upon Governor approval through December 31, 202,1 with the option of a one year renewal. GOFERR 100% Federal Funds, DoIT 100% Capital Funds.

#FF.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20 and 2020-021, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Information Technology, to amend a sole source contract with SilverTech, Inc., of Manchester, NH, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the not to exceed amount by $373,900 from $1,539,640 to $1,913,540 and extending the completion date from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2022, for Web Site Content Strategy and Design services related to the COVID-19 emergency, through December 31, 2022. The original contract was approved by Governor and Council on March 27, 2019 Item #28 and amended on October 2, 2019, Item #23T. 100% Federal Funds.

 

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