New Hampshire
Secretary of State

September 11, 2020

September 11, 2020

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
September 11, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA
 

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

 

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

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
               #A.         Authorize to accept monies totaling $31,795.24 received ruing the period of April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020 as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions, to be placed in the Veterans Home Benefit Fund.       

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual comprehensive plan for the State 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 nomination of Lieutenant Commander Ryan Conboy, Oak Harbor, WA, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize the nomination of retired reserve Lieutenant Colonel Paul M. Kell, Durham, NH, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisite for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize the confirmation of Major Tori L. Scearbo, Portsmouth, NH, for the promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #D.         Authorize to appoint Elizabeth C. Velez as an Attorney at a salary level of $70,000. Effective upon G&C approval or September 25, 2020, whichever is later.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #E.         Authorize to appoint Shane B. Goudas as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $74,896.24. Effective upon G&C approval.

                                               DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #F.          Authorize to appoint Takhmina Rakhmatova as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $66,000. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2023.

                                               DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #G.         Authorize to appoint Jennifer Ramsey as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $87,000. Effective upon G&C approval or September 25, 2020, whichever is later, through August 31, 2024.

                                               DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #H.         Authorize to reappoint Thomas R. Worboys as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $85,000. Effective upon G&C approval or September 25, 2020, whichever is later, for a term ending September 20, 2025.

                                               DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
               #I.           Authorize to reappoint Heather D. Neville as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $84,500. Effective upon G&C approval or September 25, 2020, whichever is later, for a term ending September 20, 2025.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #A.         Authorize to amend contracts with Brian K. Fowler, Grantham, NH, and Woodrow B. Thompson, Wayne, ME (originally approved by G&C on 10-23-19, item #51), to complete surficial geologic mapping of the identified quadrangles, by extending the completion date to December 14, 2020 from September 14, 2020. No Additional Funding. 100% Federal Funds.

                                             PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
               #B.         Authorize to amend a grant agreement with Froling LLC d/b/a Froling Energy (originally approved by G&C on 5-1-19, item #51), to install and operate wood chip biomass steam boiler and electricity cogeneration system at the new business location in Keene, NH, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. No Additional Funding. 100% Renewable Energy Fund.  

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                              Office of the Commissioner
#6           Authorize to amend an existing contract with Myers and Stauffer LC, Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G&C on 9-20-18, item #9), for the continued provision of professional services to plan and develop a Post-Payment Audit Plan including the review of NH Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Payment records annually, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $60,000 from $207,340 to $267,340 and by extending the completion date from September 309, 2020 to September 30, 2021. Effective October 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later. 90% Federal, 10% General Funds.

                              Division of Medicaid Services
#7           Authorize to retroactively pay the MEDICAID/MEDICARE/CHIP Services Dental Association, Sandwich, MA, in the amount of $3,500 for annual membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 75% Federal, 25% General Funds.

                              Division for Children, Youth and Families
#8           Authorize to enter into a contract with Northeast Family Services of NH Inc., Manchester, NH, to provide Roadmap to Reunification services that continuously assess family needs, ensure safety and well-being for children and youth, and provide necessary support for families and caregivers with the goal of achieving permanency, in the amount of $1,160,000. Effective September 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through August 31, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

                              New Hampshire Hospital
#9           Authorize to enter into a contract with Norris Inc., Saco, ME, for the provision of inspecting, testing, preventative maintenance, and repairs for life safety systems at NH Hospital and seven satellite buildings located at the Hugh J. Gallen State Office Complex, in the amount of $120,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024, with the option for renew for up to 4 additional years. 70% General, 30 Other (Provider and Intra-Agency) Funds.

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#10        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap and Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-26-16, item #16), for the continued provision of Senior Companion Services, by increasing the price by $60,000 from $120,000 to $180,000 and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2022.   100% General Funds.

                              Division of Public Health Services
#11        Authorize to amend existing sole source agreements with the vendors in bold as detailed in letter dated August 25, 2020, to provide home visiting services to expectant women and newly parenting individuals, by increasing the total price by $5,088,194 from $4,657,387 to $9,745,581, and by extending the completion dates from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2022. 81% Federal, 19% General Funds.

#12        Authorize to amend an existing contract with CQuest America, Springfield, IL (originally approved by G&C on 9-3-14, item #23), for enhancements to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children’s eligibility reporting system, by increasing the price by $51,775.20 from $3,630,289.97 to $3,682,065.17. Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#13        Authorize to retroactively amend an existing sole source agreement with Community Health Access Network, Newmarket, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-20-18, item #13), to continue coordination and implementation of asthma health systems interventions to improve management of asthma, by increasing the price by $125,400 from $259,398.10 to $384,798.10 and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020 to August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#14        Authorize to retroactively amend an existing sole source agreement with the City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-18, item #7), 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 by $456,000 from $1,545,455 to $2,001,455 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to December 31, 2021. 58% Federal, 32% General, 10% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#15        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way and Bureau of Highway Maintenance to pay a property owner $5,200 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from August 18, 2020 through August 19, 2020.

#16        Authorize the Bureau of Finance & Contracts’ report of all paid Small Claims in Fiscal Year 2020 totaling $17,360.74 for individual amounts less than $2,000. (2)Further authorize to retroactively pay small claims for the next fiscal year, July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Highway Funds.

#17        Authorize the Bureau of Finance & Contracts to pay membership dues retroactively in the amount of $83,000 for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, for continued membership in the national transportation organization. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#18        Authorize the Office of Federal Compliance to enter into a contract with Hessel & Associates LLC, Brattleboro, VT, to provide employment outreach and placement services for minorities and female candidates under the NH On-the-Job Training program necessary to meet Federally mandated EEO/Affirmative Action requirements in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, based on a single bid received in a low bid process, for a total of $23,600. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#19        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Southern Road & Bridge LLC, Tarpon Springs, FL, for lead paint removal and maintenance painting of two overpass bridges on I-95 in North Hampton, on the basis of a low bid of $1,854,350. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $92,717.50 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through November 19, 2021. 100% Turnpike Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#20        Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with Alliance Group Inc., Essex Junction, VT, for replacement of the boiler located at the Hillsboro Readiness Center, in the amount not to exceed $159,963. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $20,000 for unforeseen conditions and/or owner initiated changes, bringing the total to $179,963. Effective upon G&C approval through May 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
#21        Authorize to budget and expend Private Local Funds Class 0005 totaling $158,131 for the Integrated Pest Management Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. These funds are needed for class 075 Grants Subsidies and Relief to fulfill the scope of work with various grantees for various IPM grants. 100% Other Funds – IPM. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#22        Authorize the Division of Regulatory Services to transfer federal funds from class 010 Personal Services to class 050 Personal Service temp totaling $53,091 for the purpose of funding the part-time Program Planner III under the Food Safety Modernization Act. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds – FDA.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#23        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Roger Stephenson d/b/a Stephenson Strategic Communications, Stratham, NH, for fundraising efforts for the Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program, in an amount not to exceed $28,100. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Other (Nongame) Funds.

#24        Authorize to extend a lease agreement with the Friends of Pulpit Rock Tower Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 11-6-13, item #83), for 0.438 acres of property in the Town of Rye which includes Pulpit Rock Tower, a WWII observation tower, to continue to allow future maintenance and stewardship, rehabilitation and eventual transfer of the property to the Town of Rye, by extending the currently in place agreement until November 6, 2023 by five years until November 6, 2028. No Cost to the State.

#25        Authorize to enter into a contract with Southern Maine Forestry, North Windham, ME, to blasé, paint and place state boundary line signs on a portion of the perimeter boundary of the 1,000+/- acre Piscassic Wildlife Management Area located in Epping, Exeter, Newfields and Newmarket, the entire 224+/- acre Connor Farm Wildlife Management Area in the town of Exeter, the entire perimeter boundary of the 460+/- acre Forest Peters Wildlife Management Area located in Northwood, the entire combined 109+/- acres of the Doles Marsh and Woodman Marsh Wildlife Management Area located in Northwood and Deerfield, and the entire boundary of the 370+/- acre Lamontagne Wildlife Management Area located in the town of Deerfield. All of these areas combined comprise approximately 29 miles of boundary lines. Effective upon G&C approval through June 4, 2021. 75% Federal, 25% Wildlife Habitat Account.

#26        Authorize to enter into a contract with Dubois & King Inc., Keene, NH, to survey, set missing monuments, blaze, paint, and sign the entire perimeter of the Smith and Patterson Tracts and the Dow and Nichols Tracts, being a portion of the Piscassic Wildlife Management Area in Epping, Exeter, and Newfields, NH. The land area comprises 386+/- acres and totals approximately 6.3 miles of boundary line. Effective upon G&C approval through June 4, 2021. 75% Federal, 25% Wildlife Habitat Account.

#27        NOT USED

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#28        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to budget and expend $1,765,823 in Fiscal Year 2021 of dedicated fund balances. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#29        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Town of Hampton, NH, for trash collection and disposal services, in an amount not to exceed $30,000. Effective June 20, 2020 through November 1, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#30        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a sole source contract with Doppelmayr USA Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, to complete the Aerial Tramway carriage tear down at Cannon Mountain and Franconia Notch State Park, in the amount of $82,848. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $4,142 for unanticipated expenses bringing the total to $86,990. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Cannon Mountain Capital Improvement Fund).

#31        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands, Natural Heritage Bureau, to budget and expend prior year carry forward funds from the Natural Heritage Bureau account in the amount of $30,310, replacing the general funds appropriated for Position #18740, Environmentalist III. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Agency Income).

#31A     Authorize an annual salary increase for Sarah L. Stewart, Commissioner, from $102,949.08 to $109,305.04. Effective retroactive to June 2, 2020 through June 1, 2021. 100% General Funds.

#31B      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Cannon Mountain, to enter into a retroactive amendment to an existing contract with Drive Brand Studio Inc., North Conway, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-23-17, item #69), for Cannon’s marketing and advertising services, by exercising a 2-year contract renewal option, extending the end date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022 and increasing the price by $370,000 from $841,500 to $1,211,500. This request represents a 33% reduction in Cannon’s planned two year $561,000 marketing budget. 100% Other (Agency Income) Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#32        Authorize to enter into a MOA with the NH Fish and Game Department for the purpose of collecting and analyzing water samples from remote, high elevation ponds for acid rain trend analysis, in the total amount of $5,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% Federal Funds.

#33        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Lake Sunapee Protective Association, NH, to complete the Lake Sunapee Watershed Plan Implementation Phase 1: Davis Hill Road, Garnet Hill Road, and Mt. Sunapee Resort Best Management Practices, in the amount of $50,000. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#34        Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Littleton, in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to finance the Partridge Lake Watershed Restoration Plan. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSFR Repayment Funds.

#35        Authorize to execute an amendment to the agreement with 120WaterAudit Inc., Zionsville, IN (originally approved by G&C on 2-5-20, item #43), to provide and mail test kits to project participants, by increasing the contract by $15,000 from $280,250 to $295,250, and by extending the completion date to March 31, 2026 from December 31, 2025. 100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Trust Fund.

#36        Authorize to amend the contract with Charter Contracting Company LLC, Boston, MA (originally approved by G&C on 7-31-19, item #78), for construction services to replace the Berry Bay Dam at Ossipee Lake, by increasing the amount by $350,000 to $5,313,362.50 from $4,963,362.50, to provide a contingency fund for NHDES-approved change orders that may be issued under the terms of the contract, which add to the Scope of the Work. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2021. 100% Capital (General) Funds.

#37        Authorize to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-19, item #77), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to March 31, 2021 from August 30, 2020. No Additional Funding. 100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Management Fee Funds.

#38        Authorize to execute an amendment to the contract with Weston Solutions Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #97), to perform per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance investigations, by increasing the amount by $310,000 from $7,340,000 to $7,650,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Emerging Contaminants Funds.

#38A     Authorize to award a Tank Maintenance and Inspection Grant to the Sunapee Hills Association d/b/a Chalk Pond Water Company, Newbury, NH, in the amount of $8,000 for the purpose of conducting a tank(s) maintenance and inspection assessment. Effective through June 15, 2021. 100% DWSRF Loan Management Fees.

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#39        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with RWS Technology LLC, Gilford, NH, to execute the expansion, development and implementation of a web-based financial reporting system, and augmentation of the Grants Management System, in an amount not to exceed $119,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 96% Federal, 4 % General Funds.

#40        Authorize the Division of Learner Support to enter into a sole source contract with WestEd, San Francisco, CA, to design/provide tools and effectively implement diagnostic reviews of all 20 Comprehensive Support and Improvement schools in order to improve student performance, in the amount of $266,603. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional fiscal year. 100% Federal Funds.

#41        Authorize a salary increment for the Deputy Commissioner, Christine Brennan, from Grade II, Step 6 $118,707.68 to Grade II, step 7 $124,579.52. Effective October 20, 2020.

#42        Authorize to enter Ellen Gagnon into an educational tuition agreement with University of Kentucky Graduate School, Lexington, KY, to participate via distance learning, in Addiction and Substance Use Counseling during the period of October 7, 2020 through December 4, 2020, and pay costs in the amount of $2,191. 100% Federal-VR Field Programs.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#43        Authorize the Division of State Police to retroactively accept and expend $8,592 of federal 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 September 30, 2020. 100% Agency Income.

#44        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $51,675 of federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice to purchase Livescan printers. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020. 100% Agency Income.

#45        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $26,853 of federal pass-through funds from the NH Department of Justice to purchase a TruNarc portable drug testing machine. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#46        Authorize the Division of Emergency Services and Communications to enter into a contract with Communications Venture Corporation, d/b/a INdigital, Fort Wayne, IN, to provide an E-9-1-1 Call Delivery System along with hardware, software, and associated services for the State, in the amount of $2,655,535. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2025, with the option to renew for one two-year period. 91.57% Agency Income, 8.43% Capital Projects.

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#47        Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-20, item #169), for the purpose of providing services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence throughout the State of NH, by increasing the price limitation by $62,500 from $7,808,944 to $7,871,444. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#48        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $700,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of October 2020.

#49        Authorize to enter into a contract with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers d/b/a NH New Hampshire LLC, Manchester, NH, for managed learning services, for a total price not to exceed $300,000. Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2023, with the option to extend for an additional two one-year terms.

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

#51        Authorize to enter into a contract with Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless, Basking Ridge, NJ, for Wireless Cellular and Data Services, for an amount not to exceed $3,850,073.64. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2023.

#52        Authorize to enter into a contract with T-Mobile USA Inc., Bellevue, WA, for Wireless Cellular and Data Services, for an amount not to exceed $2,062,661.76. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2023.

 

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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, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into a retroactive memorandum of understanding with the Department of Safety, Concord, NH, for the provision of laboratory staff from the Department of Safety’s NH State Police Forensic Laboratory to assist the Division of Public Health Services’ Public Health Laboratory with COVID-19 functions, in the amount of $33,826. Effective June 18, 2020 through December 31, 2020, with the option to renew for up to one additional year. 100% Federal Funds.

#B.         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, and 2020-15, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to amend an existing sole source contract with Susan Fischer Davis M.D., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C 4-17-19, item #20), for clinical consulting services, by increasing the price by $30,881 from $282,357 to $313,238. Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 29, 2021. 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, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, 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 Green Mountain Messenger Inc., Williston, VT (originally approved by G&C on 4-8-20, item #9), for continued emergent courier services, by increasing the price by $150,000 from $150,000 to $300,000 with no change to the completion date of March 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#D.         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, and 2020-15, 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 Quest Diagnostics LLC, Marlborough, MA, to continue COVID-19 specimen testing, by increasing the price by $4,000,000 from $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 with no change to the completion date of December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#E.         Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, and 2020-15, 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 Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #22), for senior-level infectious disease medical epidemiology support, by increasing the price by $227,837 from $898,842 to $1,126,679 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#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, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to award a grant to the Town of Haverhill, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for the Dean Memorial Airport, in the amount of $20,000, through May 25, 2024. 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, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to award a grant to the City of Concord, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for the Concord Municipal Airport, in the amount of $30,000, through May 25, 2024. 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, 2020-14, 2020-15, and 2020-16, and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to award a grant to the Dillant-Hopkins Airport, for Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act funding to offset a decline in revenues arising from diminished airport operations and activities as a result of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency for the Dillant-Hopkins Airport, in the amount of $69,000, through May 25, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
#I.           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, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has authorized the Office of Strategic Initiatives to accept and expend $13,907,239 in Federal Funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, for the purpose of administering the Governor’s Emergency Relief Funds to improve broadband infrastructure. (2)Further authorized to enter into grant agreement with the vendors as detailed in letter dated August 26, 2020, for a total amount not to exceed $13,907,239 to complete their scope of services required for improvements to NH’s broadband and internet infrastructure. Effective through December 31, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#J.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, and 2020-15, Governor Sununu has authorized New Hampshire Employment Security to accept and expend $2,993,289 in federal funds from the US Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration resulting from the significant increase in unemployment claims due to COVID-19 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#K.         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, and 2020-16, and suspension of Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 3., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized New Hampshire Employment Security to enter into a retroactive contract amendment with SymbioSys Solutions Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-7-18, item #24), increasing the amount by $3,560,300 from $7,049,800 to $10,610,100 to develop and implement necessary system modifications to enable the payment of three new federal benefit programs authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#L.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04, as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, and 2020-14, Governor Sununu has approved the Department of Administrative Services to enter into a retroactive sole source equipment lease agreement with Granite State Heating and Plumbing, Weare, NH, for an amount not to exceed $113,604, which shall provide a 200-ton temporary Trane Chiller for the period of April 1, 2020 through August 31, 2020 at the Rockingham County Courthouse. 100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).

 

 

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