New Hampshire
Secretary of State

June 16, 2021

June 16, 2021

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
June 16, 2021, 10:00 a.m.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA

 

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

                                    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                    Office of the Commissioner
            #A.       Authorize to enter Snjezana Milicevic into an educational tuition agreement with NHTI-Concord’s Community College, Concord, NH, to participate in Nursing 115C, during the period of August 30, 2021 through December 18, 2021, and to pay said costs in the amount of $3,000.  Employee Training, 20% Federal, 80% General Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                    Office of the Commissioner
            #B.       Authorize to enter Jody Farwell into an educational tuition agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, to participate in SOSC 605 Stress and the Family; and HMSC 500 Human Services & Helping Process, during the period of July 6, 2021 through September 10, 2021, and to pay said costs in the amount of $2,085.  Employee Training, 20% Federal, 80% General Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT  OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                    Division of Medicaid Services
            #C.       Authorize to pay the MEDICAID/MEDICARE/CHIP Services Dental Association, Sandwich, MA, in the amount of $3,500 for annual membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  75% Federal, 25% General Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
            #D.       Authorize to pay annual membership dues to Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $14,440.51.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (Interstate Compact Fees). 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
            #E.       Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to pay the NH Campground Owners Association, Epsom, NH, the amount of $4,603 for Fiscal Year 2022 membership dues.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
            #F.       Authorize to pay the fiscal year 2022 membership dues to the Northeast Environmental Enforcement Project, Delaware, OH, in the amount of $4,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  38% Federal, 62% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
            #G.       Authorize to pay the fiscal year 2022 membership dues to the NorthEast Recycling Council Inc., Brattleboro, VT, in the amount of $3,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% General Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
            #H.       Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to pay the annual membership dues of $3,000 to the National Association of State EMS Officials, Falls Church, VA, for membership.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Revolving Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
            #I.        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to pay annual membership dues to the National Emergency Management Association, Lexington, KY, in an amount not to exceed $4,500.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% General Funds. 

 

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

                                    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                    New Hampshire Hospital
            #A.       Authorize to accept non-monetary donations received January 1, 2021 through March 31, 2021.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                    New Hampshire Hospital
            #B.       Authorize to accept donations received January 1, 2021 through March 31, 2021, from contributors, in the amount of $2,262.73 and deposit into the NH Hospital Trust Fund.

                                    NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
            #C.       Authorize to accept $7,697.20 from 5 Aviation Investors LLC for conservation actions to benefit the state endangered New England cottontail.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021. 

 

#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, 2020.

 

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

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #A.       Authorize the confirmation of Jeffrey Cox, Brownville, NY, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #B.       Authorize the confirmation of Major Cynthia J. Dechenes, Brunswick, ME, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #C.       Authorize the confirmation of William Mullins, Nashport, OH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #D.       Authorize the confirmation of Rudolph A. Cartier III, Watertown, NY, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #E.       Authorize the nomination of Major Jacob D. Allen, Fairchild AFB, Washington, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets the physical, moral and professional qualifications for appointment in this grade in the NH Air National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #F.       Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel James R. Brown, Milton, MA, for appointment in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets the physical, moral and professional qualifications for appointment in this grade in the NH Air National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #G.       Authorize the nomination of Colonel Anthony J. Pasquale, Dunkirk, MD, for appointment to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets the physical, moral and professional qualifications for appointment in this grade in the NH Air National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #H.       Authorize the nomination of Major Jill Sabatine, Providence, RI, for appointment to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets the physical, moral and professional qualifications for appointment in the NH Army National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #I.        Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Christopher A. Rouse, Auburn, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets the physical, moral and professional qualifications for this grade promotion in the NH Air National Guard.

 

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

                                    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                    Division of Medicaid Services
            #A.       Authorize to amend an existing contract with University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME (originally approved by G&C on 10-3-18, item #7A), for the provision of implementing an evaluation plan for NH’s Delivery Systems Reform Incentive Program, by exercising a contract renewal option by extending the completion date from March 31, 2022 to December 31, 2022, with no change to the price limitation of $1,790,797. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
            #B.       Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to amend a contract with HDR Engineering Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #36), for the preliminary design for the rehabilitation or replacement of the Red List bridge (Br. No. 235/025) carrying NH Route 1A over Hampton River in the Town of Hampton, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to December 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  

                                    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
            #C.       Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the City of Berlin, NH, in the amount of $500,000 (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-19, item #26), for the completion of the Coos County Family Health Services expansion project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2022 from June 30, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

                                    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
            #D.       Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, in the amount of $500,000 (originally approved by G&C on 8-14-19, item #29), for the completion of the Turning Points Network relocation and rehabilitation project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2022 from June 30, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

                                    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
            #E.       Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the City of Keene, NH, in the amount of $500,000 (originally approved by G&C on 12-18-19, item #62), for the completion of the Monadnock Community Market Cooperative d/b/a Monadnock Food Co-op expansion project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2022 from June 30, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

                                    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
            #F.       Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Jaffrey, NH, in the amount of $500,000 (originally approved by G&C on 7-10-19, item #30), for the completion of the Forest Park Tenants’ Cooperative water and sewer infrastructure project, by extending the completion date to June 30, 2022 from June 30, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
            #G.       Authorize to enter into a no-cost memorandum of understanding with the NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership for the collaborative promotion and development of manufacturing firms and interests.  Effective July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
            #H.       Authorize to amend a contract with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-8-20, item #38), for the project “Dover Urban Tree Inventory and Plan”, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from June 30, 2021 and revising the scope of work to include additional reporting deliverables.  No Cost.  100% Federal Funds. 

                                    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
            #I.        Authorize to amend an agreement with the University of NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-20-17, item #70), for the Great Bay Pollution Tracking and Accounting Pilot Project (PTAPP) – Phase 3 project, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  No Cost.  100% CWSRF Management Fund. 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

                        DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                        Office of the Commissioner
#6        Authorize the determination made by the Commissioner that on April 9, 2021, a Mental Health Worker II at the NH Hospital, sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#7        Authorize the determination made by the Commissioner that on February 22, 2021, a Mental Health Worker I at the NH Hospital, sustained an injury in the line of duty due to a hostile or overt act, or an act caused by another during the performance of duties which are considered dangerous in nature.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

#8        Authorize to enter into a contract with Ascentria Community Services Inc., Concord, NH, for statewide communication access services, in the amount of $2,435,289.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for up to 3 additional years.  28% Federal, 72% General Funds. 

#9        Authorize to enter into sole source amendments to existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2021 (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-15, item #12), for the provision of health care coordination reception and placement services that will ensure all newly arriving refugees to the State of NH complete the requirements of the US Domestic Medical Examination, by increasing the price by $360,000 from $1,005,012 to $1,365,012 and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2024.  100% Federal Funds. 

#10      Authorize to enter into sole source amendments to the existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2021 (originally approved by G&C on 3-21-18, item #8), for school related services for newly arriving and vulnerable NH refugees, by increasing the price by $200,000 from $400,000 to $600,000 and by extending the completion dates from September 30, 2021 to September 29, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#11      Authorize to amend contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2021 (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-20, item 9), for the provision of a multidisciplinary team to assess and evaluate whether or not individuals convicted of a sexually violent offense, who are eligible for release from total confinement, meet the definition of sexual violent predators as defined in the NH RSA 135-E entitled “Involuntary Civil Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators”, by increasing the total shared price by $28,000 from $50,000 to $78,000, with no change to the contract completion dates of June 30, 2022.  100% General Funds. 

                        Division of Finance and Procurement
#12      Authorize NH Hospital to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $7,993,260 from the American Rescue Plant Act to fund improvements in NH’s mental health system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#13      Authorize NH Hospital to retroactive accept and expend funds in the amount of $13,137,051 from the American Rescue Plan Act to fund improvements in NH’s mental health system.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

                        Division for Behavioral Health
#14      Authorize, on behalf of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs, to amend an existing contract with NH Interscholastic Athletic Association Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #26), to continue implementing Life of an Athlete programs with NH’s middle and high school students, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $250,000 from $500,000 to $750,000 and extending the completion date from June 20, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery). 

#15      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Harbor Homes Inc., Nashua, NH (originally approved by G&C on 7-15-20, item #14), to develop infrastructure and provide program support to a growing number of Recovery Centers statewide, by increasing the price by $1,100,000 from $4,900,000 to $6,000,000, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2022.  22% Federal, 11.33% General, 66.67% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs). 

#16      Authorize to amend existing contracts with the vendors listed in bold as detailed in letter dated June 10, 2021, to provide Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Support Services, by increasing the price limitation by $177,748 from $9,482,316 to $9,660,064, with no change to the completion date of September 29, 2021.  76.315% Federal, 11.017% General, 12.668% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission). 

#17      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Manchester Fire Department, Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 5-6-20, item #34), to continue providing Community Response Unit services, in the City of Manchester, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $225,220 from $262,500 to $487,720 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  100% General Funds. 

#18      Authorize, on behalf of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs to amend an existing contract with The Prevention Certification Board of NH, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-7-15, item #20A), for the continued provision of the Prevention Specialist Mentorship Program, by increasing the price by $12,000 from $104,307 to $116,307 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission). 

#19      Authorize to enter into a contract with Beacon Health Options Inc., Boston, MA, to establish and operate a centralized access and crisis call center via a single, statewide telephone number for individuals experiencing a mental health and/or substance use disorder crisis.  (2)Further authorize an advance payment of $750,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years.  8% Federal, 92% General Funds. 

                        New Hampshire Hospital
#20      Authorize to accept and expend revenue from Provider Fees (Agency Income) in the amount of $125,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds (provider fees).  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#21      Authorize to amend an existing contract with CDB Mechanical, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #39E), for the continued provision of refrigeration equipment maintenance and repair, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $22,000 from $84,000 to $106,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  70% General, 30% Other Funds (Provider Fees). 

#22      Authorize to amend an existing contract with University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, Burlington, VT (originally approved by G&C on 11-25-19, item #13), to provide inspections, testing, maintenance and repairs to the clinical equipment located at the NH Hospital, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $30,000 from $25,758 to $55,758 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  70% General, 30% Other Funds (Provider and Intra-Agency). 

                        Division of Economic & Housing Stability
#23      Authorize the Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $29,736,767 from the Child Care Development fund program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#24      Authorize the Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $47,657,076 from the Child Care Development fund program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#25      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Care Solutions Inc., Atlanta, GA (originally approved by G&C on 4-5-17, late item #A), to continue to provide a web-based Health and Safety training program and ongoing support and maintenance, by increasing the price by $18,000 from $123,500 to $141,500, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#26      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Protech Solutions Inc., Little Rock, AR (originally approved by G&C on 12-2-15, item #14A), to provide enhancements and continued maintenance of the New England Child Support and Enforcement System, by increasing the price by $18,920,000 from $18,512,313 to $37,432,313, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2026.  66% Federal, 34% General Funds. 

                        Division for Children, Youth & Families
#27      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-15, item #11), for the continued provision of improved support of victims of domestic violence and their children, by increasing the price by $2,444,088 from $5,646,629 to $8,090,717 and by extending the completion date from September 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

                        Glencliff Home
#28      Authorize to renew a 15% base hourly wage enhancement to nursing staff currently paid under the Institutional Nurse pay scale for recruitment and retention purposes.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  19.21% General, /80.79% Other Funds. 

                        Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#29      Authorize to award a contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Inc., d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, for Family-To-Family services for parents of children with and without special health care needs to support families and caregivers, in the amount of $540,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

                        Division of Medicaid Services
#30      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Durham, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #11), to expand technical assistance and support currently provided, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the price by $2,017,864 from $5,897,740 to $7,915,604 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  79.8% Federal, 20.2% General Funds. 

#30A    Authorize to entre into a retroactive Intergovernmental agreement for the transfer of public funds with Hillsborough County, to enable the State of NH to compliantly draw federal financial participation consistent with federal requirements and to receive public funds in the amount of $3,218,214 for ProShare 1 Nursing Facility payments.  Effective July 1, 2020 through June 1, 2022.  100% Other Funds (Revenue). 

                        Governor’s Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs
#31      Authorize, on behalf of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs, to amend an existing contract with NH Coalition of Recovery Residences, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 10-23-19, item #16), to continue to provide services to certify and support recovery homes in NH, and to develop and administer a rental assistance program for residents who are entering recovery homes, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price by $630,000 from $750,000 to $1,380,000 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  16.67% Federal, 83.33% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission).  (2)Further authorize an advance payment in the amount of $70,000 to the NH Coalition of Recovery Residences.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

#32      Authorize, on behalf of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs, amend an existing contract with the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 9-18-19, item #18), to provide services for prevention and mitigation of Adverse Childhood Experiences, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $360,000 from $720,000 to $1,080,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission). 

                        Division of Public Health Services
#33      Authorize to amend existing contracts with the vendors as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2021, to continue to provide nutrition services through the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children and the Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program to low income women, preschool age children, and infants, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price by $5,842,279 from $11,923,603 to $17,765,882 and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#34      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-20, item #12), to continue the collection and abstraction of clinical and non-clinical data to address maternal morbidities in order to prevent future maternal deaths, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price limitation by $136,556 from $136,556 to $273,112 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#35      Authorize to retroactively continue one full-time temporary Program Specialist III position, salary grade 23.  Effective May 1, 2021 through May 1, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#36      Authorize to retroactively continue two full-time temporary Licensing and Evaluation Coordinators positions, salary grade 20.  Effective January 6, 2021 through January 6, 2022.  100% General Funds. 

#37      Authorize to accept and expend funds from the Council of State & Territorial Epidemiologists in the amount of $10,000 for participation in the Data Science Team Training program within the Overdose Data to Action program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds. 

#38      Authorize the Bureau of Informatics, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance program to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $2,000 from the Alzheimer’s Association, $35,000 from the University of NH’s Institute on Disability, and $18,000 from Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s NH Colorectal Cancer Screening Program to fund the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Other Funds. 

#39      Authorize to amend an existing grant agreement with New England Rural Health Association, Newfield, ME (originally approved by G&C on 4-7-21, item #14), to provide Critical Access Hospitals staff and providers with access to quality improvement initiatives, by increasing the price by $26,182 from $50,000 to $76,182 with no change to the completion date of August 31, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#40      Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with JSI Research and Training Institute Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, item #51), to continue providing a broad range of support services across a number of public health programs, by increasing the price by $457,745 from $5,932,505 to $6,390,250 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to December 31, 2021.  72% Federal, 5% General, 23% Other Funds (Pharmaceutical Rebates and Public Health Protection). 

#41      Authorize to amend an existing contract with STAT Courier Services Inc., St. Louis, MO (originally approved by G&C on 6-1-16, item #20), for the continuation of courier services for the Public Health Laboratories, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price by $56,140 from $189,750 to $245,890 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  91% Federal, 9% General Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#42      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into agreements with Railroad Operators for an amount not to exceed $1,432,590 from the Special Railroad Fund for the maintenance and repair of state-owned railroad lines.  Effective July 1, 2021 or upon G&C G&C approval, whichever is later.  100% Other Funds (Special Railroad Funds).  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#43      Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to enter into a contract with Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission, Lebanon, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $500,191.11.  Effective July 1, 2021, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#44      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance and the Bureau of Right of Way to pay a property owner $31,000 as documented in the Contemplated Damage Awards List for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period of May 6, 2021 through May 10, 2021. 

#45      Authorize the Bureau of Environment to continue to make payments to the Department of Environmental Services for permit application fees, and in lieu mitigation fees, for DOT construction projects and maintenance activities requiring fill and dredge in wetlands and other areas under the jurisdiction of RSA 482-A, as well as impacts to the protected shoreland of surface waters.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 

#46      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to amend a contract with Stantec Consulting Services Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-6-17, item #10), for Part B2 preliminary and final design of improvements to the Craftsman Lane/Boston Post Road and NH 101A from Boston Post Road to Continental Boulevard intersections in the Town of Merrimack, by increasing the total amount by $51,364.44 from $461,469.18 to $512,833.62, and by extending the completion date from December 31, 2021 to December 31, 2022, for additional final design services that were more complex than anticipated in the original scope of work.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Federal Funds. 

#47      Authorize the Bureau of Bridge Design to enter into an agreement with HDR Engineering Inc., Omaha, NE, for on-call engineering services for various bridge projects located throughout the State, for an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 29, 2023. 

#48      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into an agreement with WSP USA Inc., Merrimack, NH, for on-call construction engineering and inspection services for various transportation projects statewide, in the amount of $1,950,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2024. 

#49      Authorize to enter into a contract with Collins Engineers Inc., Portsmouth, NH, for the Underwater Inspection of various bridges in NH, for an amount not to exceed $175,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#50      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to retroactively amend a contract with GM2 Associates Inc. (originally approved by G&C on 5-2-18, item #35), for preliminary design services for the reconstruction of a 1.7 mile segment of NH 125 in the Towns of Plaistow and Kingston, by extending the completion date from May 31, 2021 to August 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding. 

#51      Authorize the Bureau or Planning & Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $1,008,108.  Effective July 1, 2021 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds

#52      Authorize the Bureau of Planning & Community Assistance to enter into a contract with the Southwest Region Planning Commission, Keene, NH, to undertake certain transportation related planning activities, in the amount of $676,355.40.  Effective July 1, 2021 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#53      Authorize the Division of Finance to accept and expend revenue in the amount of $74,250 from anticipated Federal COVID-19 Relief Funds and FEMA, from the NH Division of Homeland Security for reimbursements to cover non-budgeted pandemic missions performed by the NH Department of Transportation.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Agency Income. 

#53A    Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to accept and expend grant funds in the amount of $21,184,482 awarded under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and administered via the Federal Transit Administration  Section 5307 Boston Urbanized Area Program, Section 5311 Rural Area Program, and Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program.  The ARP allocations will support public transportation systems operating in the Boston Urbanized Area and rural areas within NH and specialized transportation providers throughout the State.  ARP funds allow for reimbursement, at a 100% federal share, of eligible expenses that were incurred on or after January 20, 2020, and will be available upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

                        OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
#54      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Administrative Services, Concord, NH, to support energy consumption reduction and costs in state buildings, in an amount of $100,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  85% Federal, 15% Other (State Energy Program). 

#55      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Concord, NH; the NH Department of Transportation, Concord, NH; the NH Fish and Game Department, Concord, NH; and the NH Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH, to provide $55,000 for the purposes of maintaining and improving the existing GRANIT web site, archiving and distributing agency data through the GRANIT database and providing technical support services for the development of GIS data and applications.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Earth Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, to continue implementation of GRANIT, the state’s computerized geographic information system, in the amount of $195,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2023.  72% General, 28% Federal/Other Funds. 

#56      Authorize to amend an existing memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Environmental Services, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-18-20, item #22), by extending the completion date from September 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  100% Volkswagen Funds. 

#57      Authorize to amend an existing memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Safety, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 1-22-20, item #44), by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  100% Volkswagen Funds. 

#58      Authorize to amend the contract agreement with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved G&C on 6-24-20, item #77), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $276,831 from $278,284 to $555,115.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#59      Authorize to amend the contract agreement with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH (originally approved G&C on 6-24-20, item #75), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $123,307 from $155,343 to $278,649.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#60      Authorize to amend the contract agreement with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH (originally approved G&C on 6-24-20, item #73), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $346,320 from $364,012 to $710,332.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#61      Authorize to amend the contract agreement with Southwestern Community Services Inc., Keene, NH (originally approved G&C on 6-24-20, item #74), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $266,529 from $242,960 to $509,489.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#62      Authorize to amend the contract agreement with Southern NH Services Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved G&C on 6-24-20, item #76), for the Weatherization Assistance Program, by increasing the amount by $621,793 from $668,522 to $1,290,315.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

                        GOVERNORS OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF AND RECOVERY
#63      Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $6,196,000 from the American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Funds to fund GOFERR disbursements.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#64      Authorize to enter into a retroactive sole source contract with Guidehouse Inc., Falls Church, VA, for consultation services to assist GOFERR with ongoing work or other relevant state government entities helping to maximize the federal funding currently available with American Rescue Plan Act, in the amount of $3,500,000.  Effective June 8, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

                        COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
#65      Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the Town of Wolfeboro, NH (originally approved by G&C on 2-19-20, item #29),for the completion of the G.A.L.A Community Center makerspace rehabilitation project, by increasing the amount by $390,000 from $500,000 to $890,000, with no change to the completion date of December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#66      Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the City of Claremont, NH, in the amount of $300,000, on behalf of Claremont Learning Partnership to support the purchase of the property situated at 169 Main Street, Claremont, NH.  Effective June 16, 2021 through December 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#67      Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to amend a grant agreement with the City of Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-20, item #32), for completion of The Community Kitchen facility improvements project, by increasing the amount by $157,585 from $500,000 to $657,585, with no change to the completion date of December 31, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#68      Authorize to accept and expend $6,407,187 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds in support of DoIT’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, and $23,600,000 for government services under Section 602(c)(1)(c).  (2)Further authorize to establish Class 046 Consultants for the purpose of hiring independent professional services for installation and configuration of hardware, software, cyber threat analysis support and assistance with the management of platform and resource utilization.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#69      Authorize, for the benefit of the Department of Transportation and NH Employment Security, with support from the Department of Information Technology, to amend a contract with SilverTech Inc., Manchester, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-27-19, item #28), for Web Site Content Strategy and Design services, by increasing the amount by $551,150 from $1,913,540 to $2,464,690, with no change to the completion date of December 31, 2022.  Funding is a combination of DoIT and Agency Funds; the DOT portion is 100% Other: the agency Class 27 used by DOT to reimburse DoIT for this contract is 100% Highway Funds.  The NHES portion is 100% Federal Funds

#70      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with LogRhythm Inc., Boulder, CO, for the purpose of securing the LogRhythm Technical Account Manager service for 12 months, effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Capital Funds. 

                        OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
#71      Authorize to transfer funds between various classes and among accounting units in the amount of $470,839 and establish 1 new class.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Agency Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#72      Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with the Occupational Health Service of Portsmouth Regional Hospital LCC, to provide NFPA 1582 Compliant Firefighter physicals for Firefighters stationed at Pease Air National Guard Base, in the amount of $89,992.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2023, with the option to renew for two 1-year renewals.  100% Federal Funds. 

#73      Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with JBC Construction LLC., Londonderry, NH, to provide a complete renovation of latrine areas located in Building C at the State Military Reservation, in the amount of $180,630.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 28, 2022.  28% Federal, 72% General Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
#74      Authorize to transfer funds between class lines in the amount of $29,159.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#75      Authorize to accept and expend $2,146,950 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds in a new accounting unit, for the purpose of installing new air handlers and ductwork at the NH State Prison for Men, Concord.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#76      Authorize to transfer $7,087,928 among accounts to reallocate appropriations and cover overtime shortfalls.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#77      Authorize to amend an existing contract with MHM Correctional Services Inc., Vienna, VA (originally approved by G&C on 6-7-17, item #76), for the provision of Outpatient and Inpatient Psychiatric Services, by exercising a contract renewal option, by increasing the price by $6,383,041 from $22,705,782 to $29,088,823 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  100% General Funds. 

#78      Authorize to enter into a contract with OnSite Vision Plans Inc., Greenbush, NY, for the provision of Optometry services, in the amount of $142,348.94.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for one additional period of up to 2 years.  100% General Funds. 

#79      Authorize to enter into a contract with Sentinel Offender Services LLC, Anaheim, CA, for the provision of Offender Electronic Monitoring Services, in the amount of $39,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for one additional period of 2 years.  100% General Funds. 

#80      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Young Men’s Christian Association Camp Coniston Inc., Grantham, NH, to provide summer camp program services to children of incarcerated parents participating in the Family Connections Center programs, in the amount of $28,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2021.  100% Transfer from Other Agency (DHHS). 

#81      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Eric Joyce d/b/a Joyce Dental Laboratory, Laconia, NH, for the provision of Dental Laboratory services, in the amount of $125,175.  Effective July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for 2 additional periods of up to 3 years each.  100% General Funds. 

                        BANKING DEPARTMENT
#82      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Department of Justice to fund an existing attorney position budgeted in the Civil Bureau at the DOJ based on the NHBD’s budgeted appropriations, for $280,053.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Other Funds. 

                        PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
#83      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $233,000 to Cheshire County, to install a wood chip boiler plant in the County Hall Building, Keene, NH.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Renewable Energy Fund. 

#84      Authorize to award funds in the amount of $500,000 to DCI Inc., to install a new wood residue-fueled steam boiler plant which will provide 100% of DCI’s thermal energy needs in the form of process heat to kilns for drying lumber and firewood, and space heating to its plant.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Renewable Energy Fund. 

#85      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $160,000 to Great River Hydro LLC, to construct and operate an additional 4.6 MW unit at the Moore Development of the Fifteen Mile Falls Hydroelectric Project.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Renewable Energy Fund. 

#86      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $181,000 to Organization for Refugee and Immigrant Success, to work with a developer to design and build a community solar project on land owned by ORIS.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Renewable Energy Fund. 

#87      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $270,000 to Sunapee School District, to install a district heating plant that includes a Processed Dry Chip biomass boiler plant that will offset the majority of the annual heating demand of the renovated school and gym with locally sourced biomass fuel.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Renewable Energy Fund. 

#88      Authorize to award grant funds in the amount of $198,744 to Pine Hill Homeowners Cooperative Inc., to work with a developer to design and build a community solar project on land owned by the Cooperative.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Renewable Energy Fund. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
#89      Authorize to accept and expend $659,734 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, for the purpose of improving the state of NH’s broadband infrastructure, in support of the Broadband Connectivity Program.  (2)Further authorize to establish three, full-time temporary positions using ARP FRF in support of the Broadband Connectivity Program.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

                        NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#90      Authorize to accept and expend $161,939 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds from the Department of Environmental Services, for the purpose of hiring a short term temporary full time staff member to provide assistance in Alteration of Terrain (AOT) permit application review.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary position using ARP FRF in support of the AOT permit application review process.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Fund Transfer from other Agency.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#91      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, in the amount of $60,000 for implementing Wildlife Action Plan strategies.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#92      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, for the purpose of maintaining and updating the NH Natural Heritage rare species and exemplary natural community database and to assist with implementation of the NH Wildlife Action Plan for a total of $45,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#93      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend $22,654,407 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, for the purpose of infrastructure investments to the State of NH’s Parks and Recreation and State Land Reservation system.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time temporary position using ARP FRF in support of infrastructure investments into the State Parks and Recreation Systems and State Land Reservation system.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#94      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to budget and expend prior year carry forward Grant in Aid funds in the amount of $1,359,933 in Fiscal Year 2021.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#95      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to award Recreational Trails Program grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated May 17, 2021, in the total amount of $719,976.58 for the development and maintenance of recreational trails and trail related safety and educational projects.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#96      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to budget and expend prior year carry forward Grant in Aid funds in the amount of $1,500,000 in Fiscal Year 2021.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#97      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to accept and expend $1,692,990 in Fiscal Year 2021 of Excess Registration Fees from the Fish and Game Department.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#98      Authorize to enter into an amendment to an existing lease with JMC Airport Properties LLC, Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-13, item #48), for approximately 4,100 square feet of curation and archaeological lab space located at 99 Airport Road in Concord, NH, by extending the lease end date to June 30, 2023 from the amended lease end date of June 30, 2021; and by increasing the lease payment by 3% or $1,049.19 in the first year and by 3% or $1,080.67 in the second year.  The total lease cost will increase by $74,230.44 from $263,424.80 to $337,655.24.  100% General Funds. 

#99      Authorize the Bureau of Trails to enter into retroactive Grant-In-Aid agreements with the OHRV Clubs as detailed in letter dated June 4, 2021, in the total amount of $1,152,850.71.  Effective June 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022.  100% Other Funds (Transfers from Fish & Game). 

#100    Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into an amendment to an existing contract with Cardinal Tracking Inc., Lewisville, TX (originally approved by G&C on 12-6-17, item #33A), for a hosted parking enforcement and management system, by increasing the price by $16,413.71 from $127,820.50 to $144,234.21, with no change to the completion date of December 31, 2022, with the option to renew for up to 2 times for 3-year periods each.  100% Other Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#101    Authorize to accept and expend $50,000,000 in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to fund investments in drinking water, and wastewater infrastructure.  (2)Further authorize to establish seven full time temporary positions.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the NH Department of Fish and Game, to provide funding for one position to assist with timely protected wildlife reviews related to NHDES infrastructure permits, in an amount of not to exceed $293,665.  Effective July 1, 2021 through December 31, 2024.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#102    Authorize to enter into a retroactive grant agreement with the City of Rochester totaling $112,767 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects.  Effective May 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021.  100% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

#103    Authorize  a loan agreement with the Village District of Eastman, Grantham, NH, in the amount not to exceed $3,600,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  79% Federal, 21% Capital (General) Funds. 

#104    Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to entities as detailed in letter dated May 19, 2021, totaling $70,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#105    Authorize to retroactively amend an Asset Management Grant agreement with the City of Manchester (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-20, item #56), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from May 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend an Asset Management Grant agreement with the Waterville Valley Water Department (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-20, item #76), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from May 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

#106    Authorize to enter into a contract with Normandeau Associates Inc., Bedford, NH, to conduct protected instream flow studies on the Ashuelot and Isinglass Rivers, in the amount of $254,067.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2023.  100% General Funds. 

#107    Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to continue to develop and advance a volunteer beach profile monitoring program for NH’s ocean beaches, in the amount of $64,079.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#108    Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the University of NH, Sponsored Programs Administration, Durham, NH, to maintain the NH Coastal Viewer, in the amount of $10,704.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#109    Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Rockingham Planning Commission, Exeter, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to coastal communities, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#110    Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to provide planning technical assistance to coastal communities, in the amount of $15,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#111    Authorize to enter into an amendment to an existing lease agreement with Gerald P. McCarthy Properties, Wareham, MA (existing contract approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #176), for space to accommodate the storage and maintenance of boats, outboard engines, boat trailers, and related equipment, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Lake Restoration Funds. 

#112    Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities as detailed in letter dated May 18, 2021, totaling $99,932 to fund exotic aquatic plant control activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Lakes Restoration Program Funds. 

#113    Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $2,127 from the US Environmental Protection Agency to address a shortfall in personnel appropriations through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

#114    Authorize to award a grant to the City of Claremont, NH, in the amount not to exceed $500,000 for water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2024.  100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.  (2)Further authorize a loan agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds. 

#115    Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the North Conway Water Precinct, North Conway, NH, in the amount of $20,000 to improve public water system management.  Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

#116    Authorize to retroactively amend a grant agreement with the Town of Hampstead (originally approved by G&C on 6-24-20, item #146), to complete a project to better protect drinking water from contamination, by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from May 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

#117    Authorize to retroactively amend an Asset Management grant agreement with the City of Franklin (originally approved by G&C on 6-10-20, item #76), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from May 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively amend an Asset Management grant agreement with Plymouth Village Water and Sewer District (originally approved by G&C on 3-25-20, item #56), by extending the completion date to December 31, 2021 from May 31, 2021.  No Additional Funding.  100% Federal Funds. 

#118    Authorize John Marriott III’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough.

#119    Authorize RMH Bedford Capital LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. 

#120    Authorize Susan M. Flint Family Trust’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#121    Authorize to transfer funds within accounting units in the amount of $235,000, to allow the Department to perform required maintenance of employee office space.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#122    Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Mental Health Services, Concord, NH, to provide funding support for all 10 community mental health care centers to hire and train one full-time equivalent to become a Certified Work Incentives Counselor, in an amount not to exceed $1,600,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#123    Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a contract with The Stephen Group LLC, Manchester, NH, to provide the development and implementation of a comprehensive quality assurance system for the Vocational Rehabilitation program, in an amount not to exceed $592,710.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. 

#124    Authorize the Division of Education Analytics and Resources to exercise the second of five renewal options to an existing contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-19-19, item #201), to design, document, and employ NH assessment and accountability business rules, by increasing the price by $100,000 from $200,000 to $300,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  10% General, 90% Federal Funds. 

#125    Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with the University of Kansas Center for Research Inc., Lawrence, KS, to administer the Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment in English language arts, mathematics, and science, in the amount of $1,350,900.  Effective August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2024.  100% Federal Funds. 

#126    Authorize to pay the membership dues to EBSCO Information Services, Dallas, TX, in an amount not to exceed $58,653, for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024.  100% Federal Funds. 

#127    Authorize the Division of Education Analytics and Resources to amend an existing contract with Community & School Partners LLC, Rye, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-18-19, item #148), to provide services to continue to improve data collection systems, by extending the end date from June 30, 2021 to September 30, 2021, with no increase to the contract price.  100% Federal Funds. 

#128    Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Richard A. Gustafson, Bedford, NH, to serve as an advisor, trainer, coordinator, observer at site visits for the New England Commission of Higher Education, and evaluator for the Division of Educator Support and Higher Education, and the Higher Education Commission, in an amount not to exceed $90,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024.  100% Other Funds. 

#129    Authorize the Division of Learner Support to exercise the third of four renewal options to an existing contract with The National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Inc., Dover, NH (originally approved by G&C on 12-19-18, item #58), to serve as a technical advisor for the PACE innovative assessment and accountability system, by increasing the price by $154,000 from $645,400 to $799,400, and by extending the date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

#130    Authorize the Division of Learner Support to amend an existing contract with the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment Consortium at Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research (originally approved by G&C on 7-27-18, item #46), to administer the ACCESS for ELLs® English language proficiency test for all English language learners, by increasing the price by $492,387 from $645,808.25 to $1,138,195.25, and by extending the end date from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2023.  50% General, 50% Federal Funds. 

#131    Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to pay the FY22 basic membership dues to MBA Research, Columbus, OH, in the amount of $3,035.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  100% Federal Funds. 

                        POLICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COUNCIL
#132    Authorize to accept and expend $935,850 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds for the purpose of range ventilation and filtration upgrades as government services, and $522,975 for air conditioner replacements as an allowed Public Health eligible use for a ventilation improvement to a school which is partially residential, for a total of $1,458,835.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#133    Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend $921,230 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, consisting of $750,750 for upgrades to the State Emergency Operations Center and $170,480 for conducting school threat assessments.  (2)Further authorize to establish two part-time Field Representative II positions to conduct school threat assessments.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#134    Authorize to retroactively enter into a no cast memorandum of understanding that grants permission to Federal Bureau of Investigation Boston for the use of certain frequencies licensed to the State of NH by the Federal Communications Commission.  Effective March 5, 2021.

#135    Authorize to disburse death benefits in the amount of $100,000 to Mrs., Nancy Tower, Goffstown, NH, as the surviving spouse of deceased Fire Captain Steven Tower as a result of his death on August 31, 2020.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds. 

#136    Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles and Division of Administration to enter into a contract with Kodak Alaris Inc., Rochester, NY, for the purpose of providing preventative maintenance, service, and repairs to Kodak microfilm equipment located at the Department of Safety.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022, with the option for four additional one-year terms.  79% Highway, 21% Agency Income. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#137    Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $1,429,178 from the American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Funds to fund investigation and prosecution of the criminal acts that occurred at the Youth Detention Center.  (2)Further authorize to create four full time temporary attorney positions for assisting in the investigation and prosecution of criminal acts at the Youth Detention Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#138    Authorize to grant an annual salary increment to Robert J. Sullivan, Investigator, from $76,427.52, Labor Grade BB, Step 6 to $80,186.08, Labor Grade BB, Step 7.  Effective June 16, 2021.

#139    Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with National Medical Services Inc., Horsham, PA, to provide toxicology testing services for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, in the amount of $500,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  20% Federal, 80% General Funds. 

#140    Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Teddi Tubre, Warwick, RI, as a substitute medical examiner, for a total not to exceed $8,000 to aid the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the period of June 19-20, 2021 and July 10-11, 2021.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% General Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#141    Authorize an annual salary step increase for Dana Call, State Comptroller, from step 6 $131,500 to step 7 $138,000.  Effective June 18, 2021.

#142    Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with SMRT Inc., Portland, ME, for professional services related to the Kitchen Renovation, NH State Prison for Men, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $399,000.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $25,000 for unanticipated expense, bringing the total to $424,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through the completion of the project.  100% Capital – General Funds. 

#143    Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Northern Peabody LLC, Manchester, NH, for the Downtown Steam Loop Decommissioning, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $62,000.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $4,400 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $66,400.  Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2021.  100% Transfers from Other Agency. 

#144    Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with M.E. Latulippe Construction, Ashland, NH, for the Glencliff Home Potable Water System Phase II, Benton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,403,270.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $30,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $1,433,270.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 28, 2022.  100% Capital – General Funds. 

#145    Authorize the Report and Findings of Councilor Cinde Warmington with regard to a certain project in participation with Concord Hospital Inc., Concord, NH. 

#146    Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food (DAMF), to identify certain human resource management services to be provided by the Division of Personnel-Human Resources Support Unit in exchange for a total of $56,715 paid by DAMF.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Revolving Funds.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department Business and Economic Affairs (BEA), to identify certain human resource management services to be provided by the Division of Personnel-Human Resources Support Unit in exchange for a total of $74,438 paid by BEA.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% General Funds.  (3)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Office of Professional Licensure and Certification (OPLC), to identify certain human resource management services to be provided by the Division of Personnel-Human Resources Support Unit in exchange for a total of $121,760 paid by OPLC.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Agency Indirect Cost Recoveries.  (4)Further authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Labor (DOL), to identify certain human resource management services to be provided by the Division of Personnel-Human Resources Support Unit in exchange for continued support of a Human Resources Technician position, to be assigned to DAS, and payment of a total of $12,000 by DOL.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Agency Income. 

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

#148    Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to enter into a contract amendment with NH #1 Rural Cellular Inc., Chicago, IL (originally approved by G&C on 8-26-20, item #83), for wireless cellular and data services, to amend the language within the contract exhibit C, the price limitation will remain the same at $2,949,061.32.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original expiration date of March 31, 2023. 

#149    Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into an equipment rental agreement with ENE Systems of NH Inc., Bow, NH, for a 12-15 ton temporary air conditioner unit at the Hillsborough County Superior Courthouse South, for an amount not to exceed $21,550.  Effective July 2021 through October 31, 2021.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies). 

#150    Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Korn Ferry, Washington, DC, to provide consulting services for the administration and management of the classification and compensation plans for unclassified employees, in the amount of $39,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024.  100% General Funds. 

#151    Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, NH, for the NH State Prison for Men, Prison Door Replacements, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $258,571.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $10,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $268,571.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 23, 2021.  100% Capital-General Funds. 

#152    Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Ray’s Electric & General Contracting Inc., Berlin, NH, for the Coos County Courthouse Standby Power and Boiler Replacement, Lancaster, NH, for a total price not to exceed $433,100.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $7,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $440,100.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 1, 2021.  100% Capital-General Funds. 

#153    Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with F. L. Merrill Construction Inc., Loudon, NH, for the Concord Steam Parking Lot, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $466,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2021.  45% Capital-General, 55% Transfer from Other Agencies.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $64,600 for unanticipated modifications, bringing the total to $530,600.  100% Transfer from Other Agencies.  (3) Further authorize the amount of $23,600 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $554,200.  100% Transfer from Other Agencies. 

#154    Authorize to accept and expend $24,807,100 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, for the purpose of COVID-19 related Deferred Maintenance – HVAC Replacement and Repairs.  (2)Further authorize to establish three full time temporary positions using ARP FRF.  Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved. 

#155    Authorize the Division of Procurement and Support Services, Bureau of Purchase and Property, Food Surplus Distribution to accept and expend State Administrative Expense grant funds in the amount of $164,992 from the US Department of Agriculture.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on June 18, 2021. 

#156    Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $650,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of July 2021. 

#157    Authorize the Division of Plant and Property to enter into a sole source retroactive contract with McGurty Maintenance LLC, for weekly janitorial work at the Jaffrey/Peterborough Courthouse, in the amount of $7,724.  Effective May 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Transfers from Other Agencies. 

#158    Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a sole source retroactive lease agreement with the County of Sullivan, Newport, NH, to provide courtroom and office space comprised of 16,206 square feet for the Sullivan County Superior and 5th Circuit Probate Division Newport Courthouse, for an amount not to exceed $664,140 for the three year term and not to exceed $450,168 for the two one-year extensions if exercised.  Effective May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2022, with the option for two one-year extension options.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).  (2)Further authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to request a waiver from the “Clean Air” testing requirements.

#159    Authorize the Bureau of Purchase and Property to exercise a contract amendment with FDS Holdings Inc., Brookfield, WI (originally approved by G&C on 9-18-13, item #27E), for merchant card processing services, by extending the end date through June 30, 2022, with the price limitation remaining the same at $25,000,000.   

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TABLED ITEMS

 

                        DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/2/21)
                        Office of the Commissioner
#7A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Warmington, seconded by Councilor Gatsas voted to table the request to enter into a sole source contract with Alvarez & Marsal Public Sector Services LLC, Washington, DC, for consultation services to support long-term strategic efforts designed to improve the quality of services delivered to State citizens and increase operational efficiencies, in the amount of $13,820,000.  Effective July 1, 2021 or upon G&C approval, whichever is later, through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to two additional years.  50% Federal, 50% General Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/2/21)
                        Division of Medicaid Services
#8A      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Gatsas, seconded by Councilor Warmington voted to table the request to enter into amendments to existing contracts with AmeriHealth Caritas NH Inc., Philadelphia, PA; Boston Medical Center Health Plan Inc., Charlestown, MA; and Granite State Health Plan Inc., Bedford, NH (originally approved by G&C on 3-27-19, tabled late item A), to provide health care services to eligible and enrolled Medicaid participants through NH’s Medicaid managed care program known as NH Medicaid Care Management, by increasing the total shared price by $1,188,660,571 from $2,049,240,056 to $3,237,900,627, with no change to the completion date of August 31, 2024.  Effective July 1, 2021, or upon G&C approval, whichever is later. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/2/21)
#115    TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Wheeler, seconded by Councilor Gatsas voted to table the request of the Office of Highway Safety to enter into a sole source contractual agreement with the University of NH, Survey Center, Durham, NH, to conduct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Attitude Survey, in the amount of $6,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. 

                        OFFICE OF THE CHILD ADVOCATE (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/2/21)
#121    TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Warmington, seconded by Councilor Wheeler voted to table the request to enter into a sole source contract with Fio Partners LLC, Chester, CT, for the purpose of obtaining consulting services to facilitate a strategic planning process that will enable the Office to establish clear and shared priorities that align the capability of the Office to its legislative mandate, in the amount of $27,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Other Funds. 

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Informational Items

 

                        DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
#A.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, and 2021-05, Governor Sununu authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a Sole Source lease agreement with Seritage SRC Finance LLC, Salem, NH, in the amount of $137,419.35, to secure an indoor location for a State Vaccination Site as part of the State's COVID-19 vaccination strategy, effective March 27, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Other Funds (FEMA Public Assistance)

#B.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, and 2021-04, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Commissioner, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source contract with Ascentria Community Services, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $738,490 for statewide communication access services at COVID-19 vaccination sites, with the option to renew for up to one (1) additional year, effective retroactive to March 11, 2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Other Funds (FEMA Public Assistance).

#C.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, and 2021-05, Governor Sununu 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 JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, for the provision of public health emergency preparedness support services for the COVID-19 pandemic, by increasing the price limitation by $415,000 from $5,517,505 to $5,932,505, with no change to the completion date of June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.  (This item is contingent upon a corresponding request that will be submitted to Governor and Council to extend the completion date of the current contract from June, 30 2021, to December 31, 2021, and increase the price limitation included in this item by an additional $457,745 from $5,932,505 to $6,390,250)

#D.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, and 2021-06, Governor Sununu authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into Sole Source amendments to existing contracts with the Contractors listed in bold for visiting nursing agencies to provide COVID-19 testing for individuals who are unable to access established or mobile testing sites, by decreasing the total shared price limitation by $400,000 from $500,000 to $100,000 and by extending the completion dates from April 30, 2021 to September 30, 2021.  100% General 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, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, 2021-06, and 2021-08, Governor Sununu 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 Aaron Mclntire, Hooksett, NH, to act as the Task Force Commander of the Metropolitan Medical Response System, by increasing the price limitation by $10,238 from $157,900 to $168,138 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2021 to December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds

#F.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43. and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, and 2021-05, Governor Sununu authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Economic and Housing Stability, to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source grant agreement with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount of $105,000, to support the immediate need for child care in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, while establishing a holistic, sustainable, and high-quality early childhood and afterschool care and education system statewide, effective retroactive to March 15,2021 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds

#G.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, 2021-06, and 2021-08, Governor Sununu authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into a Sole Source contract with Granite United Way, Manchester, NH, in the amount of $10,000,000 to coordinate reimbursement for COVID-19 testing costs at Overnight Youth Recreational Summer Camps, effective upon Governor approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds. (2)Further authorized to make one (1) advanced payment in the amount of $5,000,000 to Granite United Way, in accordance with the terms of the contract, upon Governor approval.  100% Federal Funds

#H.       Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, and 2021-04, Governor Sununu has authorized the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services, to enter into Retroactive Sole Source contracts with the Contractors listed, in an amount not to exceed $26,653,400 for COVID-19 testing for staff in long-term care facilities, with the option to renew for up to one (1) additional year, effective retroactive to December 31, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds

                        DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#I.        Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, 2021-06, 2021-08 and 2021-10 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 $28,900.00 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 Mt. Washington Regional Airport, operated by the Town of Whitefield, NH, effective through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further, Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, 2021-06, 2021-08 and 2021-10 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 Whitefield, SBG-17-10-2020 to remove (4) and replace (1) obstruction lights, install supplemental lighted windcone and make improvements to the airport electrical vault at the Mt. Washington Regional Airport, Whitefield NH. Federal participation in the amount of $289,000.00 is effective through July 16, 2024.  100% Federal Funds

#J.        Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, 2021-06, 2021-08 and 2021-10 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 $33,770.20 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 Mt. Washington Regional Airport, operated by the Town of Whitefield in Whitefield, NH, effective through July 16, 2024.  100% Federal Funds.  (2)Further, Pursuant to RSA 4:45, RSA 21-P:43, and Section 4 of Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-01, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, 2021-06, 2021-08 and 2021-10 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 Whitefield, SBG-17-1 1-2020 to conduct airfield pavement rehabilitation and marking at the Mt. Washington Regional Airport, Whitefield NH.  Federal participation in the amount of $337,702.00 is effective through July 16, 2024.  100% Federal Funds

                        DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#K.       Pursuant to RSA 21-P:43, RSA 4:45, RSA 4:47, and Executive Order 2020-04 as extended by Executive Orders 2020-05, 2020-08, 2020-09, 2020-10, 2020-14, 2020-15, 2020-16, 2020-17, 2020-18, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-25, 2021-02, 2021-04, 2021-05, 2021-06, and 2021-08, Governor Sununu authorize the Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) to enter into a Retroactive, Sole Source License Agreement with The Lancaster Fairgrounds, Lancaster, NH, in the amount of $9,000.00 for the use of  premises to allow the Stale to hold a mass one-day COVID-19 vaccination event, effective April 24, 2021, upon Governor approval for the duration of occupation and winding down activities related to the use of premises for the event held on May 21, 2021.  100% Federal Funds

 

 

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