New Hampshire
Secretary of State

September 23, 2020

September 23, 2020

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
New Hampshire National Guard, Edward Cross Training Complex, Pembroke, New Hampshire
September 23, 2020, 10:00 a.m.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA


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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #A.         Authorize to pay membership dues to the Association of State Dam Safety Officials, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $2,960 for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 84.5% Fee, 15.5% General Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize to pay FFY 2021 membership dues to the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials, Washington, DC, in the amount of $6,150 for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 84% Federal, 16% Oil Pollution Control Funds.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                               Division of Public Health Services
               #C.         Authorize to pay the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Washington, DC, in the amount of $7,200 for annual membership dues. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 63% Federal, 37% General Funds.

 

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

 

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

                                             STATE TREASURY
               #A.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 2020.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
               #B.         Authorize to accept and place on file the Department’s 2020 Annual Report.

                                             POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL
               #C.         Authorize to accept and place on file the annual report for FY20 (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020).

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Colonel Paul M. Kell, Durham, NH, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #B.         Authorize the confirmation of Lieutenant Commander Ryan Conboy, Oak Harbor, WA, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize the nomination of Major Michael J. Blough, Rollinsford, 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
               #D.         Authorize the nomination of Major Brandon S. Lyon, Litchfield, 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
               #E.         Authorize the nomination of Major Jillian M. Murray-Duchesne, New London, NH, for appointment to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #F.          Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Marie-Claude Bettencourt, Sunapee, NH, for appointment to the rank of Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
               #G.         Authorize the nomination of Major Daniel Kim, Stratham, 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 TRANSPORTATION
               #H.         Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way’s petition to appoint a Special Committee to hold a hearing on the proposal to reconstruct and widen NH Route 125 to a three land section to improve safety and access control along the corridor. The proposal includes realignments of Kingston Road, Happy Hollow Road and Colonial Road.

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
               #A.         Authorize the Bureau of Materials and Research to amend a contract with Pathway Services Inc., Tulsa, OK (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-20, item #57), for the purchase of one 2020 Ford Transit 350 Crew Van, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to June 30, 2021. No Additional Funding.

                                             PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
               #B.         Authorize to amend an existing contract with Attorney Scott J. Mueller (originally approved by G&C on 7-31-19, item #66), providing legal services to Commission Staff in connection with Docket DE 19-057, Public Services Company of NH d/b/a Eversource Energy Notice of Intent to File Rate Schedules (Eversource Rate Case). No Additional Funding. 100% Other Funds (Public Utility Assessment).

                                             DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
               #C.         Authorize to amend a Cooperative Project agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, for the “Regional Resilience, NH: Monitoring and evaluating living shorelines for success” project, by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to January 31, 2022 and revising the scope of work to include additional reporting deliverables. No-cost time extension only.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                              Office of the Commissioner
#6           Authorize to amend an existing contract with Victory Women of Vision, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-31-19, item #11), for refugee youth mentoring services, by exercising a renewal option, by increasing the price by $168,750 from $75,000 to $243,750 and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Division of Medicaid Services
#7           Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing cooperative project agreement with University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #11), to expand technical assistance and support currently provided by adding Maternal Opioid Misuse Model grant activities and modify funding for the chronic disease program and the State Opioid Response, by increasing the price by $35,655 from $5,862,085 to $5,897,740 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#8           Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $2,501,156 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to fund the NH Hospital Disproportionate Share Hospital payments. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional Intra-Agency transfer from the Disproportionate Share Hospital Program in the amount of $2,498,657 which will be used to replace Provider Fees which are less than estimated. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Intra-Agency Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

                              Financial Services
#9           Authorize to budget and expend additional Medicaid Enhancement Tax revenue in the amount of $9,000,939. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds (Medicaid Enhancement Tax). (2)Further authorize to accept and expend additional federal funds in the amount of $9,009,940. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#10        Authorize to budget and expend additional federal revenue in the amount of $300,300. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

                              Office of Human Services
#11        Authorize the Division for Children, Youth and Families to accept and expend the Adoption and Legal Guardianship Incentive Grant in the amount of $259,222. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#12        Authorize the Division for Children, Youth and Families to accept and expend the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program under the Title IV-E of the Social Security Act in the amount of $276,638. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

                              Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs
#13        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Department of Education, Concord, NH, for expansion of the Multi-Tiered System of Support for Behavioral Health and Wellness program, in the amount of $500,000. 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 and Other Drugs).

                              Division for Behavioral Health
#14        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the County of Cheshire, Keene, NH, for the provision of Care Management Entity services through the FAST Forward program, in the amount of $1,200,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 100% General Funds.

#15        Authorize to amend an existing sole source contract with NFI North Inc., Contoocook, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-20, item #6), to expand their community Transitional Housing Program for adults who have severe mental illness or severe and persistent mental illness, by increasing the number of beds from 60 to 76 and increasing the price by $2,079,800 from $2,400,000 to $4,479,800 with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2022. 100% General Funds.

                              Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#16        Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with the City of Nashua, NH, to provide transportation services to adults ages 60 years and older in the City of Nashua, in the amount of $377,874. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 51% Federal, 49% General Funds.

#17        Authorize to amend an existing memorandum of understanding with NH Office of Strategic Initiatives, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-31-18, item #13), for Senior Energy Assistance Services, by increasing the price by $82,195.52 from $82,195.52 to $164,391.04 and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2022. 50% Federal, 50% General Funds.

#18        Authorize to enter into a retroactive amendment to an existing sole source contract with the vendor listed in bold as detailed in letter dated August 1, 2020, for transportation services for eligible seniors and adults, with no change to the price of $61,566,568 and no change to the completion date of June 30, 2022. Effective July 1, 2020. 58% Federal, 42% General Funds.

                              Division for Children, Youth & Families
#19        Authorize to enter into a contract with USI Insurance Services, Bedford, NH, for the provision of general liability insurance coverage for foster parents, in the amount of $94,702.32. Effective October 11, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through October 11, 2021. 50% Federal, 50% General Funds.

#20        Authorize to accept and expend the additional amount of $79,676. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.

#21        Authorize to retroactively pay the Interstate Commission for Juvenile, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $12,000 for annual membership dues. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 23.85% Federal, 76.15% General Funds.

#21A      Authorize to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, to provide bias awareness training to Department staff and community-based stakeholders, in the amount of $295,689. Effective upon GC& approval through May 31, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

                              Bureau of Population Health and Community Services
#22        Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $500,000 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund NH’s implementation of the NH WISEWOMAN Grant, a supplemental grant for the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

                              Division of Public Health Services
#23        Authorize to amend an existing contract with 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 $94,682 from $610,830 to $705,512 and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to January 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#24        Authorize to enter into a contract with AE Insurance LLC d/b/a American Exchange, Chattanooga, TN, for insurance benefit and medical claims management services for individuals living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus who are enrolled in NH CARE program, in the amount of $450,000. Effective October 1, 2020 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through September 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 3 additional years. 100% Other Funds (Pharmaceutical Rebates).

#25        Authorize to enter into a retroactive contract with University of NH, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-13-19, item #9), to continue providing training and technical assistance to community-based organizations and medical providers on harm reduction strategies, by increasing the price by $167,154 from $339,154 to $506,308, and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020 to August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#26        Authorize to amend an existing retroactive sole source contract with Mirion Technologies, Meriden, CT (originally approved by G&C on 8-24-11, item #41), to ensure the ability to continue repair and service of the Canberra Radiochemistry Analyzer System, by increasing the price by $134,254 from $237,149.66 to $371,403.66, and by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020 to August 31, 2023. 100% Other Funds.

#27        Authorize to amend an existing retroactive sole source agreement with the vendor in bold as detailed in letter dated September 1, 2020, to provide home visiting services to expectant women and newly parenting individuals, by increasing the total price by $411,421 from $9,745,581 to $10,157,002 and by extending the completion dates from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2022. 81% Federal, 19% General Funds.

#28        Authorize to amend an existing contract with NH Hospital Association, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-4-16, item #14), to continue to provide a Uniform Health Facilities Discharge Data System for the collection of health care facilities discharge data, by increasing the price by $545,916 from $550,000 to $1,095,916 and by exercising a renewal option by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2025. 100% Other (Agency Class 27) used by DHHS to reimburse DoIT is 50% Federal, 50% General Funds. (2)Further authorize to amend an existing memorandum of agreement with the Department of Insurance (originally approved by G&C on 5-4-16, item #14), to continue to work jointly to maintain and provide funding to the Uniform Healthcare Facility Discharge Data System provided by the NH Hospital Association, by increasing the amount paid to the NH Hospital Association by $265,458 from $400,000 to $665,458, and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2020 to September 30, 2025. 100% Other Funds (Insurance Department Administration Funds).

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#29        Authorize the Office of Federal Compliance to accept and expend Federal revenue in the amount of $485,194 from the Federal Highway Administration for the purpose of funding budgeted positions that support Federal programs within NHDOT. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#30        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract with Capitol Alarm Systems Inc., for inspection, testing, service and repair of fire alarm systems for the five locations within NHDOT Bureau of Bridge Maintenance, based on a single bid in the amount of $30,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 38% Federal, 6.2% Intra Agency, 2.6% Agency Income, 53.2% Highway Funds.

#31        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract with Uretek USA Inc., Tomball, TX, for soil stabilization and sealing, based on a single material quantity bid in the amount up to $45,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 38% Federal, 6.2% Intra Agency Transfers, 2.6% Agency Income, 53.2% Highway Funds.

#32        Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Maintenance to enter into a contract with Yates Electric Service Ind., Durham, NH, for electrical inspection, maintenance, repairs and systems upgrades for the Sarah Long Bridge, Memorial Bridge, Hampton River Bridge and Wentworth House Bridge, the I-95 High Levels Bridge and various bridges and bridge maintenance facilities statewide, based on a single hourly rate bid in the amount of $150,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 68% Highway, 32% Other Funds.

#33        NOT USED

#34        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a property owner $5,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from September 1, 2020 through September 4, 2020.

#35        NOT USED

#36        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell a 1.0+/- acre parcel of State owned land on the northerly side of Enterprise Drive in The Town of Windham to the Town of Windham for $5,100 which includes a $1,100 administrative fee. Effective upon G&C approval. Originally purchased with 90% Federal, 10% Highway Funds.

#37        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell 0.12+/- of an acre parcel of State owned land on the southerly side of Rockingham Road in the Town of Auburn to Wellington Bros. Limited Partnership for $4,562, which includes $1,100 administrative fee. Effective upon G&C approval. Originally purchased with 80% Federal, 20% Highway Funds.

#38        Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to sell 0.40+/- of an acre parcel of State owned land on the southerly side or Rockingham Road in the Town of Auburn to 269 Rockingham Road LLC for $12,638 which includes a $1,100 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 into agreements with the sub-recipients as detailed in letter dated August 6, 2020, to provide funding and services under the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Program through a local project administration process, totaling $7,362,344. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#40        NOT USED

#41        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with East Coast Signals Inc., Deerfield, NH, for intersection safety improvements involving the installation of Intersection Conflict Warning Systems, on the basis of a low bid of $431,377.50. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $43,137.75 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project. Effective upon G&C approval through December 17, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
#42        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $394,865 for the purpose of assisting three organizations to provide microenterprise training and technical assistance activities. Effective September 23, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#43        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the Town of Barrington, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the water system improvements project at the Lee Oak Cooperative, Barrington, NH. Effective September 23, 2020 through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
#44        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $11,313,780. (2)Further authorize to advance $1,093,285. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#45        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $3,738,649. (2)Further authorize to advance $360,311. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#46        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $3,221,041. (2)Further authorize to advance $311,259. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#47        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $4,516,446. (2)Further authorize to advance $45,982. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#47A      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, for the Fuel Assistance Program, in the amount of $2,205,084. (2)Further authorize to advance $213,084. Effective October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
#48        Authorize to accept and expend funds from the University of NH, Durham, NH, in the amount of $1,000 for the participation of the Council on Developmental Disabilities in a series of project meetings associated with the Disability Community Planning Group of the UNH Institute on Disability, Disability and Public Health project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TREASURY
#49        Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report of escheated abandoned property claims paid for the period ended June 30, 2020.

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

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#51        Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Integrated Security Solutions Inc., Kalispell, MT, for the purpose of providing temporary services for the management, installation, operation and maintenance of NH Army National Guard electronic security systems infrastructure, in the amount of $37,005.61. Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#52        Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $490,000 to compensate for anticipated shortfalls. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

                              INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
#53        Authorize an extension of leave for Andre Gagne, Insurance Company Examiner II, from October 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
#54        Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to enter into a grant with the Squam Lakes Association, in the amount of $18,000 for Clivus Composting Toilet Installation on Bowman Island-Squam in the Town of Holderness, Grafton County. Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2021. 100% Other Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
#55        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to transfer grant funds between expenditure classes in the amount of $4,523,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with NHES, Concord, NH, to coordinate services currently managed by BEA and NHES and streamlines the delivery of workforce programs funded through the US Department of Labor Employment. This integration of service achieves programmatic and fiscal efficiencies. Effective upon G&C approval or September 30, 2020, whichever is later, through June 30, 2021, with the option to renew for an additional 4 years. 100% Federal Funds. (3)Further authorize to accept and expend $4,523,000 of federal funds from the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs, Office of Workforce Opportunity. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Transfer of Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#56        Authorize to enter into a sole source lease amendment with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, West Wareham, MA (originally approved by G&C on 9-22-10, item #114B), for 21,000 square feet of building space at a rate of $10.95 per square foot in Concord, NH, by increasing the payments by $459,900 from $2,932,841.67 to $3,392,741.67, and by extending the end date to September 20, 2022 from September 30, 2020. 100% General Funds. Contingent upon approval of the Long Range Capital Planning and Utilization Commission in Early October 2020.

#57        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to amend an existing lease with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (originally approved by G&C on 1-13-16, item #42), for communications infrastructure in designated areas at Pack Monadnock Mountain in Miller State Park, by exercising a lease renewal option from October 1, 2020 through September 3, 2025, with the option to extend the lease for two additional five year periods. (2)Further authorize to accept annual rental payment revenue. The annual rental payments include a 3% annual increase. Effective upon G&C approval.

#58        Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to enter into a contract with McManus & Nault Appraisal Company Inc., Bow, NH, for appraisal services, in the amount of $18,900. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#59        Authorize the NH State Library to enter into a sole source retroactive amendment to an existing contract with Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc., Bethesda, MD (originally approved by G&C on 6-25-08, item #26), for the digital archiving and capturing solution for born-digital State of NH publications by increasing the price by $62,275.10 from $281,109.52 to $343,384.62, and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2020 to June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#60        Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the US Geological Survey, Pembroke, NH, to study the occurrence and behavior of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances in soils and biosolids in NH, in the amount of $420,000. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2022. 100% Drinking Water/Groundwater Funds.

#61        Authorize to enter into grant agreements with Nashua Regional Planning Commission, and with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, totaling $60,133 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Hazardous Waste Funds.

#62        Authorize to enter into an agreement with the Nippo Lake Association Inc., Barrington, NH, in the amount of $172,000 to complete the Nippo Lake Association Watershed Management Plan: Implementation of Road, Residential, and In-Lake Best Management Practices. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#63        Authorize Weetamoe Shores Condominium Association’s request to amend Wetlands Permit #2018-01321 (originally approved by G&C on 8-22-18, item #50), to perform work on Ossipee Lake, Ossipee, NH.

#64        Authorize Gregory and Jane Sangalis’ request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#65        Authorize to pay the FY 21 Technical Issue in Large Scale Assessment membership dues to the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, in an amount not to exceed $11,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#66        Authorize to enter Stephen Appleby into an educational tuition agreement with University of NH, Durham, NH, to participate online in Human Resource Management during the period of October 12, 2020 through December 8, 2020, and to pay said costs in the amount of $2,049. 100% Other Agency Income.

#67        NOT USED

#68        NOT USED

#69        Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with Global Solutions Group Inc., Oak Park, MI, to securely and efficiently convert Vocational Rehabilitation’s client case files to a digital and easily retrievable format, in an amount not to exceed $58,138. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL
#70        Authorize to enter into a contract with the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Concord, NH, to provide technical law enforcement training, for $16,200. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% General Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#71        Authorize the Division of State Police to reallocate federal funds in the amount of $191,159 from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice for the purpose reducing DNA backlog cases within the State Police Forensic Lab. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#72        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend FFY 2019 High Hazard Potential Dam grant funds in the amount of $475,437 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for increasing the safety of high hazard dams within the State of NH. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 65% Federal, 35% Other Funds match. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#73        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a grant agreement with the City of Concord, for the purpose of continuing a mobile integrated healthcare program called NH Project FIRST, for a total amount of $145,475. Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#74        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Cheshire County to purchase and install uninterrupted power supply units at the regional public safety communications center and tower for a total amount of $17,285. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#75        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with Granite United Way, to hire and maintain two positions that will focus on supporting and enhancing the buildout of Emergency Support Function 14, Volunteer Management for a total amount of $100,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#76        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Swanzey in the amount of $65,000 for activities to assist with the rehabilitation of eligible high hazard potential dams. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#77        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services to support the Flood Hazards Program which provides for two full-time and one part-time personnel, including associated benefits, necessary to support the program for the identification of river-induced public safety hazards in NH for a total amount of $272,804. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#78        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a retroactive memorandum of agreement with the Department of Environmental Services, Dam Bureau Water Division, for activities to assist with the rehabilitation of eligible high hazard potential dams, in the amount of $386,665. Effective September 15, 2019 through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#79        Authorize the Division of Administration to enter into a contract with ENE Systems of NH, Bow, NH, to replace the end-of-life HVAC at Hazen Drive, in the amount of $16,150. Effective upon G&C approval through October 9, 2020. 100% Agency Income.

#80        Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a retroactive sole source agreement with O’Connor Legal, Medical & Media Services LLC, South Sutton, NH, to provide transcribing services for the Commission on Law Enforcement Accountability, Community, and Transparency meetings, in an amount not to exceed $11,500. Effective July 31, 2020 through December 31, 2020. 49% General, 28.3% Turnpike, 22.7% Highway Funds.

#81        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a memorandum of understanding with DOS Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services, to support the hazardous materials training program, in the amount of $58,396.50. Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#82        Authorize to reallocate federal funds in the amount of $315,843 from the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Victims of Crime Act, for the purpose of subgranting funds to other State Agencies providing direct services to victims of crime. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#83        Authorize to accept and place on file the report on the Drug Forfeiture Fund. This fund consists of both judicial and administrative forfeitures of money and property seized in drug-related activity.

#84        Authorize consideration of whether the petition of Kristopher Casey (age 38) requesting a pardon hearing for the offenses of Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, Burglary, Arson – Accomplice Liability, Arson, and Conspiracy to Commit Theft by Unauthorized Taking should be granted. As of this submission, the petitioner still owes $41,000 in restitution, pursuant to the terms of his sentence. The Petitioner is not eligible for an annulment as RSA 651:5 XIII (e) defines Class A felony arson as a violent crime.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#85        Authorize the Division of Risk & Benefits, to enter into a contract with ReliaStar Life Insurance Company, Minneapolis, MN, for the state-paid life insurance provided to full-time employees, in an amount not to exceed $549,918.51. Effective January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024, with an option to renew for up to two additional years. 42% General, 17% Federal, 4% Enterprise, 14% Highway, 1% Turnpike, 22% Other Funds.

#86        Authorize to retroactively accept and expend funds from the State of NH Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Administration, in an amount not to exceed $900,000 for the relocation of tenants in the Philbrook Building. Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income. Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on September 18, 2020.

#87        Authorize to enter into a contract with Pelmac Industries Inc., Auburn, NH, for installation of an alarm in Concord, NH, for an amount not to exceed $17,363. Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2020. 100% Agency Income.

#88        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Mark Carrier Construction Inc., Manchester, NH, for the Statewide Vault Upgrades at Readiness Center throughout the NH statewide National Guard Readiness Centers, for a total price not to exceed $915,651. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $80,000 for unanticipated site expenses, bringing the total to $995,651. (3)Further authorize the amount of $82,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,077,651. Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

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

#90        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Skyline Roofing Services LLC, Manchester, NH, for the Littleton & Franklin Readiness Center Roof replacements, at the Military Affairs and Veterans Services, Littleton and Franklin, NH, for a total price not to exceed $882,000. (2)Further authorize the amount of $18,500 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $900,500. Effective upon G&C approval through December 4, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#91        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Northeast Earth Mechanics Inc., Pittsfield, NH, for the Center Strafford Water Upgrades and Site Improvements at the Center Strafford Training Facility, Center Strafford, NH, for a total price not to exceed $3,909,000. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $200,000 for unanticipated site expenses, bringing the total to $4,109,000. (3)Further authorize the amount of $97,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $4,206,000. Effective upon G&C approval through November 15, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#92        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Alliance Mechanical Inc., Essex Junction, VT, for Fire Academy HVAC Upgrades, Dormitory Building at Smokey Beak Boulevard, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $248,300. (2)Further authorize the amount of $5,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $253,300. Effective upon G&C approval through November 9, 2020. 100% Capital – General Funds.

#93        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with D. L. King & Associates Inc., Nashua, NH, for Building A, Re-roof and CRAC Equipment for the Department of Military Affairs facility in Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $574,925. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $42,000 for unanticipated site expenses, bringing the total to $616,925. (3)Further authorize the amount of $42,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $658,925. Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#94        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Turnstone Corporation, Milford, NH, for Building B Renovations at the Concord Armory in Concord, NH, for the Department of Military Affairs and Veterans Services, for a total price not to exceed $526,045. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $50,000 for unanticipated site expenses, bringing the total to $576,545. (3)Further authorize the amount of $44,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $620,545. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#95        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Meridian Construction Corp., Gilford, NH, for the Armory Battle Lab in Manchester, NH for the NH Army National Guard, for a total price not to exceed $520,700. (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $25,000 for unanticipated site expenses, bringing the total to $545,700. (3)Further authorize the amount of $40,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $585,700. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#96        Authorize to accept and expend the transfer of funds of $5,000 from the NH Department of Labor for the purpose of supporting one full-time DOL employee to be housed at the DAS Division of Personnel Office, to provide services as outline in an inter-agency memorandum of understanding to train the DOL employees and provide a full range of human resources management support services. Effective upon GC& approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Transfer from Other Agency.

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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, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source amendment to an existing contract with Giri Dover 200, Inc. d/b/a The Garrison Hotel, Dover, NH, to provide twenty-one (21) hotel rooms to the Department that will be used for quarantine services for individuals experiencing homelessness who may have contracted COVID-19, by increasing the price limitation by $12,200 from $155,800 to $168,000, and by extending the completion date from July 22, 2020, to July 31, 2020. Effective retroactive to July 22, 2020. 100% General 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, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source contract with Alvarez & Marsal Public Sector Services, LLC, Washington, DC, in the amount of $1,580,000. for conducting a strategic assessment of the Department's operations, which explicitly considers the financial and operational impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, and making recommendations to produce cost savings, increase operational efficiency, and improve the delivery of services, with the option to extend contracted services for up to three (3) years, effective retroactive to August 24, 2020 through October 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery).

#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, Office of the Commissioner, to amend an existing Sole Source contract with the City of Concord, Concord, NH, to continue providing Task Force Commander services to support the COVID-19 testing program, alternate care sites, and surge facilities in strategic areas around the state by increasing the price limitation by $52,360 from $92,266 to $144,626 and by exercising a contract renewal option by extending the completion date from August 31, 2020, to November 30, 2020. 27% General Funds. 73% Federal Funds.

#D.         Pursuant to RSA 2l-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05 AND 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: (1) Accept and expend funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), entitled Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in the amount of $53,092,863 effective retroactive to January 20, 2020 upon approval through June 30, 2021, and further authorize the allocation of these funds; and (2) Authorize the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services to create up to fifteen temporary, full-time positions for laboratory, epidemiology and administrative purposes effective upon approval through June 30,2021. 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, 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, Sole Source amendment to an existing contract with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH to provide COVID-19 testing to residents and staff of long-term care and other residential facilities, by increasing the price limitation by $6,000,000 from $520,000 to $6,520,000 with no change to the contract completion date of March 31, 2021, effective retroactive to July 27. 2020. 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, and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into Retroactive, Sole Source contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated September 1, 2020, in an amount not to exceed $1,160,000 for conducting 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 August 1, 2020, through December 1, 2020. 100% Federal Funds. (2)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 Sole Source amendment to an existing contract with Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH, for conducting hospital-based COVID-19 community testing and testing-related activities, with no change to the price limitation of $290,000 and no change to the contract completion date of December 1, 2020, effective retroactive to August 1, 2020. 100% Federal Funds.

#G.         Pursuant to RSA 2I-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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 to accept and expend a Crisis Counseling grant from the New Hampshire Department of Safety (DOS) in the amount of $98,209, budgeted consistent with the information in the request, effective through September 30, 2020. 100% Agency Income.

#H.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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, Office of the Commissioner, to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $3,399,400 from the Department of Veteran's Affairs, in return for DHHS providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), effective thru June 30, 2020. 100% Agency Income.

#I.           Pursuant to RSA 2l-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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 to accept and expend additional federal funds from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in the amount of $308,085 effective through June 30,2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#J.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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, Long Term Care Ombudsman, to accept and expend a federal grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Federal (OMC3) CARES Act for Ombudsman Program under Title VII of the Older American Act to respond to the public health emergency as a result of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak effective upon approval through September 30, 2021, and further authorized the allocation of these funds. 100% Federal funds.

#K.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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 to accept and expend additional federal funds from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in the amount of $22,125,629 effective through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#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 AND 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 transfer federal funds in the amount of $130,000 between various class lines. Effective upon approval of the Governor through June 30, 2020.

#M.        Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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 to accept and expend a Crisis Counseling grant from the New Hampshire Department of Safety (DOS) in the amount of $22,715, budgeted consistent with the information in the request, effective through September 30, 2020. 100% Agency Income.

#N.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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, Office of the Commissioner, to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $661,200 from the New Hampshire State Liquor Commission, in return for DHHS providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), effective thru June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#O.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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, Office of the Commissioner, to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $695,400 from the New Hampshire State Liquor Commission, in return for DHHS providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), effective thru June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#P.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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, Office of the Commissioner, to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $4,150,000 from the Department of Veteran's Affairs, in return for DHHS providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), effective thru June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#Q.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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, Office of the Commissioner, to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $8,160,000 from the Department of Veteran's Affairs, in return for DHHS providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), effective thru June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#R.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P;43; RSA 4:45; RSA 4:47 and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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, Office of the Commissioner, to accept and expend agency income in the amount of $21,900,000 from the Department of Veteran's Affairs, in return for DHHS providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), effective thru June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#S.          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, the Governor has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Children, Youth and Families, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source contract with the New Hampshire Foster & Adoptive Parent Association, Nashua, NH, in the amount of $470,000 to assist foster and relative caregivers with access to summer and fall programming for the children in their care, effective retroactive to August 1, 2020, through December 30, 2020. 100% Other Funds (Governor's Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery).

#T.          Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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 for Children, Youth and Families to accept and expend Family Violence Prevention and Services Grant Program funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in the amount of $142,480 effective upon your approval through June 30, 2021, and further authorize the allocation of these funds.

#U.         Pursuant to RSA 2l-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 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 Economic and Housing Stability, Bureau of Housing Supports, to accept and expend Emergency Solutions Grants Program funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act in the amount of $4,797,314, and allocate of these funds.

#V.         Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15 and 2020-16, Governor Sununu has approved the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Long Term Supports and Services, Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services to accept and expend a supplemental grant award in the amount of $5,454 from the Federal Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations, Administration for Community Living, Special Programs for the Aging Title IV and Title II, to respond to the public health emergency as a result of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak effective upon the Governor's approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#W.        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 and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $121,180.00 awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and administered via the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to cover 10% of the FAA, Airport Improvement Program (AlP) project at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. (2)Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 2l-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 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 Manchester, AlP-121 to replace the terminal building and terminal-parking garage connector fire alarm system at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. Federal participation in the amount of $1,211,800.00 is effective through July 27, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#X.         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 and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $129,740.00 awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and administered via the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to cover 10% of the FAA, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) project at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. (2)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 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 Manchester, AlP-122 to replace the two main escalators in the terminal building at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. Federal participation in the amount of $1,297,407.00 is effective through July 27, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#Y.         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 and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $99,800.00, awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and administered via the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to cover 10% of the FAA, Airport Improvement Program (AlP) project at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease. (2)Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 2l-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 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 Pease Development Authority (PDA), AlP-67, to rehabilitate an apron and taxiway A South Holding Bay at the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, Portsmouth, NH. Federal participation in the amount of $998,000.00 is effective through July 5, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#Z.         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 and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $27,831.00 awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and administered via the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to cover 10% of the FAA, Airport Improvement Program (AIP) project at the Lebanon Municipal Airport. (2)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 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 Lebanon, AIP-62, to rehabilitate the airport access road and reconstruct a vehicle parking lot at the Lebanon Municipal Airport. Federal participation in the amount of $278,313.00 is effective through July 15, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#AA.      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 and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $40,300.00 awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and administered via the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to cover 10% of the FAA, Airport Improvement Program (AlP) project at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. (2)Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 2l-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 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 Manchester, AIP-120 to design the reconfiguration of Taxiway H - Phase 1 (design only) at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. Federal participation in the amount of $403,000.00 is effective through July 27, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#BB.      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 and suspend the Manual of Procedures 150, V., A., 5., requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Transportation to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $79,776.00, awarded under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and administered via the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to cover 10% of the FAA, Airport Improvement Program (AlP) project at the Lebanon Municipal Airport. (2)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 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 Lebanon, AIP-61, to acquire snow removal equipment (SRE) for the Lebanon Municipal Airport. Federal participation in the amount of $797,760.00 is effective through July 15, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#CC.      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 and 2020-17, and suspension of Manual of Procedures 150, V, A, 3 requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to enter into a retroactive Contract Amendment with Econsult Solutions, Inc., Philadelphia, PA (originally approved by G&C on 12-18-19, item #76), increasing the contract amount by $92,000 from $137,500 to $229,500 and extending the term of the contract to December 31, 2020 from the current completion date of June 18, 2020 in order to accommodate expanded scope resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. 100% Other Funds.

#DD.      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 and 2020-17, and suspension of Manual of Procedures 150, V, A, 3 requirement, Governor Sununu has authorized New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) to enter into a retroactive Contract Amendment with Citizens Bank, National Association, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-7-18, item #33), increasing the contract amount by $300,000 from $287,000 to $587,000 for increased banking service needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This contract is paid with 100% Federal funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#EE.       Pursuant to RSA 2I-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10 and 2020-14, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to take the following actions: (1)Pursuant to RSA 14:30-a VI, authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, to accept and expend Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program funds in the amount of $12,000,000.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for DR4516 COVID-19. Effective upon Governor's approval from June 30, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds. (2)Pursuant to RSA 124:15, and contingent upon the approval of requested action #1, authorized the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, to amend Fiscal Item #FIS 18-066, approved on April 20, 2018 and Governor and Council Item #88, approved on May 2, 2018 and amend Fiscal Item #FIS 19-063, approved on March 8, 2019, and Governor and Council Item #54, approved on March 27, 2019, and amend Fiscal Item #FIS 19-200 approved August 28, 2019 and Governor and Council Item #105 approved on August 28, 2019, and amend Fiscal Item #F1S 19-289 approved November 8, 2019 and Governor and Council Item #73 approved on November 25, 2019 to continue two existing temporary positions, a Program Planner 11 (LG 21) and a Program Assistant II (LG 15), to assist with Public Assistance grant administration. Effective upon Governor's approval for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#FF.       Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Order 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10 and 2020-14, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Safety, Division of State Police to accept and expend a sub-grant from the New Hampshire Department of Justice in the amount of $457,573.00 for expenses incurred in the prevention and response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Effective upon Governor's approval from June 30, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 100% Agency Income.

#GG.      Pursuant to RSA 2I-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and 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 Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, to accept and expend FFY 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program COVID-I9 Supplemental funds in the amount of $995,872.00 from the Department of Homeland Security for assistance with public health and emergency management activities supporting the prevention of, preparation for and response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 public health emergency from the date of the Governor's approval through June 30, 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

 

 

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