New Hampshire
Secretary of State

July 27, 2022

July 27, 2022

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA

New England College Performing Arts Center, Henniker, NH

July 27, 2022, 10:00 a.m.

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA

 

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

 

                                         NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
           #A.          Authorize to pay the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, Washington, DC, in the amount of $22,000 for fiscal year 2023 membership dues. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of September 1, 2022 through October 31, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

 

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

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

                                    NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 
            #A.       Authorize to accept and place on file the annual comprehensive plan for the State Fiscal year ending June 30, 2021.

 

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

                                      DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #A.       Authorize the nomination of Lt. Col Brian M. Carloni, Portsmouth, NH, to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets the physical, moral, and professional qualifications for appointment to the NH Air National Guard.

                                       DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #B.       Authorize the nomination of Sean M. Connolly, Derry, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets the physical, moral, and professional qualifications for appointment to the NH Army National Guard.

                                       DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #C.       Authorize the nomination of Major John Cuellar, Alexandria, VA, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard. This officer meets the physical, moral, and professional qualifications for appointment to the NH Air National Guard.

                                      DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #D.       Authorize the nomination of David D. DeVoy III, Dover, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets the physical, moral, and professional qualifications for appointment to the NH Army National Guard.

                                      DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #E.       Authorize the nomination of Emily Paige Kamal, Derry, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets the physical, moral, and professional qualifications for appointment to the NH Army National Guard.

                                      DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #F.       Authorize the nomination of Joseph B. Legerstee, Hooksett, NH, to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets the physical, moral, and professional qualifications for appointment to the NH Army National Guard.

                                       DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
            #G.       Authorize the nomination of Samuel R. Weber, Rollinsford, NH, to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Army National Guard. This officer meets the physical, moral, and professional qualifications for appointment to the NH Army National Guard.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
            #H.       Authorize to designate Christopher G. Aslin, as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary level of $79,672. Mr. Aslin is occupying a position for a 5 year term. Effective upon G&C approval or July 29, 2022, whichever is later, through July 18, 2023.

                                    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
            #I.         Authorize to reappoint John M. Lannon as an investigator at a salary level of $82,082. Effective upon G&C approval, or August 4, 2022, whichever is later, for a term ending August 4, 2027. 

 

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

                                    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
            #A.       Authorize to amend an existing subgrant with the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6/2/21, item #119), from the Federal Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program, by extending the end date only from September 30, 2022, to September 30, 2023, for the purpose of funding drug analyst overtime, lab personnel training, and lab certification maintenance. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2023. No additional funds are involved in this time extension.

 

 

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REGULAR AGENDA

 

                         DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                        Medicaid Services
#6        Authorize to amend an existing agreement with Westport Healthcare Management, Inc. d/b/a Pacific Health Policy Group, Lake Bluff, IL, (originally approved by G&C on 5/19/21, item #8), to expand services to include the development and implementation of a comprehensive evaluation of the State Doorway program, by increasing the price limitation by $250,000 from $1,084,220 to $1,334,220 with no change to the contract completion date of December 30, 2025. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds. 

#6A      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Office of Professional Licensure and Certification, Concord, NH, to reimburse OPLC for the Medicaid and Medicare share costs to maintain the state Licensed Nursing Assistant registry, in an amount not to exceed $375,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2027. 100% Federal Funds. 

                        Office of the Commissioner
#6B      Authorize to place Gerald Rocha at a Step 6 for the position of Director, Sununu Youth Services, unclassified salary grade GG, earning $105,482. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

                         Division for Behavioral Health
#7        Authorize to accept and expend federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, in the amount of $757,500, to purchase and distribute Naloxone Kits to the 9 Doorways statewide and implement recommendations made by the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs’ Stimulant Work Group. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#8        Authorize to pay the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA, in the amount of $8,979 for annual membership dues. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 100% General Funds.

#9        Authorize to enter into a contract with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., Bow, NH, in the amount of $2,300,000 for the implementation of a facilitating organization to oversee NH’s Student Assistance Programs. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 5 additional years. 48% Federal, 52% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission).

#10      Authorize to enter into a contract with Greater Seacoast Community Health, Somersworth, NH, in the amount of $499,988 for the provision of statewide evidence-informed substance misuse prevention programs for young adults. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 97% Federal, 3% General Funds.

                        Division of Public Health Services
#11      Authorize to accept and expend funds from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Population Affairs, to fund NH’s Title X Family Planning Program in the amount of $1,425,230. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#12      Authorize to amend G&C item #23 approved at G&C meeting on February 16, 2022, (originally approved by G&C on 8/18/21, item #19), by transferring funds in the amount of $2,000,000 between class lines. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#13      Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with participating hospitals in NH to store federally-owned containers of nerve agent exposure antidotes to allow for a rapid response in case of a chemical incident, at no cost. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025.

#14      Authorize to amend an existing memorandum of agreement with the National Foundation for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Inc., Atlanta, GA, (originally approved by G&C on 12/8/21, item #9),  for the COVID-19 response in NH, by exercising a renewal option by extending the completion date from July 31, 2022 to October 31, 2022. Effective August 1, 2022.  

#15      Authorize to amend an existing contract with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., d/b/a Community Health Institute, Bow, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 2/16/22, item #32), to support the development and implementation of the Mass-Media Campaigns to Promote Vaping Prevention and Treatment to Pre-Teens and Adolescents contract, by increasing the price limitation by $75,000 from $440,000 to $515,000 with no change to the contract completion date of June 30, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

#15A    Authorize to enter into an amendment to an existing contract with Community Action Program of Belknap and Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10/13/21, item #27), for Reproductive and Sexual Health Services, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the price limitation by $106,759 from $217,864 to $324,623 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2023 to December 31, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 72.13% Federal, 27.87% General Funds.

#15B    Authorize to amend an existing contract with Coos County Family Health Services, Inc., Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12/22/21, item #41C), by increasing the price limitation by $90,913 from $268,152 to $359,065 with no change to the contract completion date of December 31, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 62.56% Federal, 37.44% General Funds.

#15C    Authorize to amend an existing contract with Lamprey Health Care, Inc., Newmarket, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12/22/21, item #41C), for Reproductive and Sexual Health Services, by increasing the price limitation by $171,541 from $431,505 to $603,046 with no change to the contract completion date of December 31, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 59.32% Federal, 40.68% General Funds.

#15D    Authorize to enter into a contract with Concord Feminist Health Center d/b/a Equality Health Center, Concord, NH, in the amount of $463,164 to provide family planning health care services to individuals throughout the state. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 63.65% Federal, 35.35% General Funds.

#15E     Authorize to amend an existing contract with Amoskeag Health, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12/22/21, item #41C), for Reproductive and Sexual Health Services, by increasing the price limitation by $54,114 from $335,512 to $389,626 with no change to the contract completion date of December 31, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 61.55% Federal, 38.45% General Funds.

#15F     Authorize to enter into a contract with the Joan G. Lovering Health Center, Greenfield, NH, in the amount of $300,771 to provide family planning health care services. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 66.08% Federal, 33.92% General Funds.

#15G    Authorize to enter into a contract with Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Colchester, VT, in the amount of $306,450 to provide clinical sexual and reproductive health care services including contraception, STD/HIV testing and treatment, preventative screenings and annual exams. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% General Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#16      Authorize an annual salary step increase for Andre J. Briere from Grade JJ, Step 4, salary $115,414  to Grade JJ, Step 5, salary of $121,758. Effective August 4, 2022.

#17      Authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to pay a property owner an additional $2,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards List, for the period extending from June 16, 2022 through June 27, 2022. Effective upon G&C approval.

#18      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to hold an organized meeting on September 22, 2022 at the Lancaster Fairgrounds, Lancaster, NH, for a total conference cost not to exceed $16,675 for the purpose of recognizing and Training Department employees. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 87.5% Highway, 12.5% Turnpike Funds. (2) Further authorize to accept free use of the Lancaster Fairgrounds, with a reported value of $2,000, for the NHDOT Safety Plow Rally on September 22, 2022.

#19      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to pay retroactive invoices totaling $293,463.01 to New England Central Railroad in Walpole, NH, for work performed between January 2014 through November 16, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#20      Authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to lease 60 linear feet of shoreline along Lake Winnipesaukee adjacent to Route 11 in the Town of Alton to the Kimberli Spolar Revocable Declaration of Trust (Lessee), in the amount of $2,098.20. Effective retroactive to August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2026.  

#21      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to increase the contract value amount with Continental Paving, Inc., Londonderry, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/26/22, item #42), by $200,000 from $3,954,653.75 to $4,154,653.75 for resurfacing 13 miles of roadway on 2 sections of Tier 2 roads in 5 towns of District 4 and 5. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#22      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to increase the contract value amount with GMI Asphalt, LLC, Belmont, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3/9/22, item #38), by $315,000 from $3,743,702.85 to $4,058,702.85 for pavement resurfacing and guardrail upgrades on 21 miles along 6 roadway sections, in the following towns in Districts 2 and 3: Lebanon, Hanover, Ashland, Andover, Center Harbor, Moultonborough, and Newport. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#23      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with R.M. Piper, Inc., Plymouth, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $939,542.50 for the removal of the toll plazas along Exit 10 NB off and SB on ramps at the Industrial Drive interchange on the F.E. Everett Turnpike. Effective upon G&C approval through November 18, 2022. 100% Turnpike Funds.

#24      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with New England Infrastructures, Inc., Hudson, MA, on the basis of a low bid of $4,945,000 for State Red List bridge rehabilitation carrying I-95, exit 2, over I-95 in North Hampton. (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $247,250 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction project.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 3, 2023. 100% Turnpike Funds.  

#25      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Evroks Corporation, Northfield, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $2,242,592.25 for rehabilitation of the State Red List bridge that carries NH 122 over NH 101 in Amherst. (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $224,259.26 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 21, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#26      Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Environment’s annual accounting of payments made during Fiscal Year 2022 to the Department of Environmental Services for quarterly hazardous waste generator fees, for deposit into the hazardous waste cleanup fund.

#27      Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Environment’s annual accounting of payments made during Fiscal Year 2022 to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources for reviews of rare plants and exemplary natural communities, as well as wildlife associated with DOT construction projects and maintenance activities.

#28      Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Environment’s annual accounting of permit fees and in lieu mitigation fees made to the Department of Environmental Services during fiscal year 2022 for 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.  

                        DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#29      Authorize to accept and expend $3,944,440 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to modernize the State of NH Licensing Portal. (2) Further authorize to establish Class 046 Consultants for the purpose of hiring independent professional services for development and implementation.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

                        NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TREASURY
#30      Authorize to enter into a contract with PFM Asset Management, LLC, Harrisburg, PA, in the amount of $275,000 per year not to exceed $825,000 for investment management and advisory services. Effective upon G&C approval for a period of 3 years, with a 3 year renewal option. 100% Agency Income-Interest on Surplus Funds.

                        COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY
#31      Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the Town of Salem, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support the Depot & Main Affordable Housing project situated at 55 Main Street, Salem, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#32      Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the Town of Whitefield, NH, in the amount of $25,000 to support its library planning study. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#33      Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, in the amount of $500,000 for the purpose of assisting 4 organizations provide microenterprise training and technical assistance, direct grants and down payment assistance, and lending capital to micro businesses. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#34      Authorize under the Community Development Block Grant program to award a grant to the County of Sullivan, Newport, NH, in the amount of $401,400 for the purpose of providing microenterprise training and technical assistance, direct grants and down payment assistance, and lending capital to microenterprise businesses. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#35      Authorize to accept and expend additional Governor’s Commission Funds in the amount of $500,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health to support the implementation of a Wellness and Physical Fitness Initiative to provide services to military involved members statewide. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Transfer From Other Agency. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#36      Authorize to accept and expend additional Federal Funds in the amount of $179,461 from the National Guard Bureau as part of the Federal-State Master Cooperative Agreement for the new Appendix-STARBASE Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#36A    Authorize to enter into a contract agreement with Granite River Studios, Inc., Derry, NH, in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to create a series of mini-training videos that will be made available to community service providers who are seeking information and education related to effectively identifying and treating service members, veterans, and their families in New Hampshire. (2) Further authorize to provide advance payment of $8,333.33 to Granite River Studios, Inc., in accordance with the terms of the contract agreement. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Other Funds.

                        NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
#37      Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Trane U.S., Inc., d/b/a Trane, Bedford, NH, in the amount not to exceed $281,225 for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system preventative maintenance and repairs at the Concord, NH Tobey Building location. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% Federal Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
#38      Authorize to accept a donation from the State Employees Association of NH, Inc., in the amount of $1,800, for the purpose of funding training and travel expenses for the NHDOC comfort dog. Effective upon G&C approval. (2) Further authorize to expend the donation of $1,800, for funding the training and travel expenses for the NHDOC comfort dog.

#39      Authorize to extend and amend a lease agreement with Nest LLC d/b/a Nest Wolfeboro, Tampa, FL, (originally approved by G&C on 7/15/20, item #41), by exercising a 3 year renewal option by increasing the price limitation by $99,000 from $57,600 to $156,600 and extending the completion date from July 31, 2022 to July 31, 2025. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

#40      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Bio-Medical Applications of New Hampshire, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $355,680, for the provision of Outpatient Renal Hemodialysis services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025, with the option to renew for 1 additional period of up to 2 years. 100% General Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
#41      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Tri-County Community Action Program, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $349,556 for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program. (2) Further authorize to advance to the vendor $45,251 of the contract amount. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#42      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $271,349 for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program. (2) Further authorize to advance to the vendor $35,127 of the contract amount. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#43      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH, in the amount of $245,376 for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program. (2) Further authorize to advance to the vendor $31,765 of the contract amount. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#44      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount of $637,116 for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program. (2) Further authorize to advance to the vendor $87,349 of the contract amount. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#45      Authorize to amend an existing contract with the Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/12/22, item #41), to give clients enrolled in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as the Fuel Assistance Program, a one-time benefit on their electric bills by increasing the price limitation by $991,460 from $5,140,370 to $6,131,830 using American Rescue Plan Act funds, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. There is no time extension in this contract. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds. 

#46      Authorize to amend an existing contract with the Southwestern Community Services, Inc., Keene, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/12/22, item #39), to give clients enrolled in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as the Fuel Assistance Program, a one-time benefit on their electric bills by increasing the price limitation by $3,469,020 from $4,375,127 to $7,844,147 using American Rescue Plan Act funds, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. There is no time extension in this contract. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds. 

#47      Authorize to amend an existing contract with the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/12/22, item #40), to give clients enrolled in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as the Fuel Assistance Program, a one-time benefit on their electric bills by increasing the price limitation by $112,809 from $2,796,206 to $2,909,015 using American Rescue Plan Act funds, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. There is no time extension in this contract. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds. 

#48      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Tri-County Community Action Program Inc., Berlin, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/12/22, item #42), to give clients enrolled in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as the Fuel Assistance Program, a one-time benefit on their electric bills by increasing the price limitation by $984,240 from $5,895,927 to $6,880,167 using American Rescue Plan Act funds, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. There is no time extension in this contract. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds. 

#49      Authorize to amend an existing contract with the Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc., Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/12/22, item #44), to authorize a one-time electric bill credit for clients enrolled in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as the Fuel Assistance Program in American Rescue Plan Act funds, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. This amendment will authorize SNHS to convert $1,398,870 of funding to support this program and will liquidate unused funds to be distributed to the other CAPs decreasing the price limitation by $4,182,920 from $14,081,127 to $9,898,207. There is no time extension for this contract. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#49A    Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, Inc., Dover, NH, in the amount of $140,824 for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program. (2) Further authorize to advance to the vendor $18,230 of the contract amount.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

                        PEASE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
#50      INFORMATIONAL ITEM – Relative to an item requesting authority to Accept and Expend $1,450,064 of American Rescue Plan Act funds, approved by Fiscal Committee on November 19, 2021 and G&C on November 22, 2022, item #58, the Pease Development Authority is writing to inform you of a change in purpose or use of a portion of those funds, as detailed in letter dated July 12, 2022.

                        GOVERNOR’S OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF AND RECOVERY
#51      Authorize to budget and expend prior year carry-forward funds from the Emergency Rental Assistance account in the amount of $4,536,279 to fund The New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. (2) Further authorize to amend previously approved items (originally approved by G&C on 5/18/22, item #55C, and 1/26/22, item #69), to transfer prior year carry-forward funds in and among classes within the Emergency Rental Assistance account in the amount of $2,631,129 to fund The New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#52      Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $7,467,460 in American Rescue Plan Act for Substance Use Disorder related programming, services, and project investments. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#53      Authorize to accept and expend funds in the amount of $34,631,630 in American Rescue Plan Act Emergency Rental Assistance financial assistance funds for use in the New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#53A    INFORMATIONAL ITEM – Relative to an item requesting authority to Accept and Expend $25,075,050 of American Rescue Plan Act funds, approved by Fiscal Committee on October 22, 2021 and G&C on October 27, 2021, the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery is writing to inform you of a change in purpose or use of a portion of those funds.

#53B    Authorize to amend a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Health and Human Services, (originally approved by G&C on 10/27/21, item #69), in Consolidated Appropriations Act, Section 501(a) Emergency Rental Assistance funding for a housing stability program by decreasing the price limitation by $2,331,129, from $3,350,000 to $1,018,871, with no change to the completion date of September 30, 2022. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#53C    Authorize to amend a sole source agreement with New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, Bedford, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9/15/21, item #49), as part of the Housing Stability Services portion of the State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which is funded under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, Section 501(a) Emergency Rental Assistance, decreasing the price limitation by $507,730, from $1,773,000 to $1,265,270 with no change to the completion date. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#53D    Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing sub award agreement with New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, Bedford, NH, to provide emergency rental assistance to eligible New Hampshire households in the State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program by increasing the price limitation by $7,629,995.22 from $150,000,000 to $157,629,995.22 of which $507,730 was previously advanced to NHHFA for the purpose of Housing Stability Services for ERA1, and represents a reallocation of funds for the use of Emergency Rental Assistance from a corresponding item on this agenda. No change to the expiration date of December 31, 2022.  Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#53E     Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing sub award agreement with New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority, Bedford, NH, to provide emergency rental assistance to eligible New Hampshire households by increasing the price limitation by $34,594,533 from $75,000,000 to $109,594,533. No change to the expiration date of September 30, 2025. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#53F     Authorize to finalize the grant agreements using signed terms and conditions and in the amounts indicated in letter dated July 18, 2022, totaling $537,339 from the approved accept and expend of $12,000,000 in American Rescue Plan Act State Fiscal Recovery Funds, previously approved on October 22, 2021 to grant funds for the safety and emergency equipment program for towns and municipalities, which will be allowed for reimbursement of such investments incurred by December 31, 2022, that are allowable expenses under ARPA SFRF. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#53G    Authorize to finalize the grant agreements using signed terms and conditions and in the amounts indicated in letter dated July 18, 2022, totaling $150,694 from the approved accept and expend of $3,000,000 in American Rescue Plan Act State Fiscal Recovery Funds, previously approved on November 22, 2021, to grant funds to support the Local Restaurant Infrastructure Investment Funds Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
#54      Authorize the Division of Economic Development, to amend the Fiscal Committee item and G&C item #78 approved on January 26, 2022, to transfer funds in the amount of $217,218 and create new expenditure class codes. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#55      Authorize to accept and expend $51,728,530 in Coronavirus Capital Projects Funds for the purpose of improving the State of New Hampshire’s broadband infrastructure. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#56      Authorize the Division of Economic Development, to amend an existing contract with Arnett Development Group, LLC, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 10/27/21, item #76), by increasing the price limitation by $18,750 from $168,500 to $187,250 and extending the contract end date from September 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022, to further develop the Capacity Grant by providing additional technical assistance and assist additional applicants. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#57      Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with Thomas P. Miller and Associates, LLC, Indianapolis, IN, in the amount of $296,500 for the statewide evaluation of the American Job Centers and workforce development system. Effective upon G&C approval through October 31, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#58      Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to award grants to the organizations listed in letter dated June 29, 2022, in the total amount not to exceed $447,568.82 for marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program for the grant period. Effective upon G&C approval through the dates indicated in letter dated June 29, 2022. 100% General Funds.

                        FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#59      Authorize to enter into a contract with Barrie Miller’s Well & Pump Service, Inc., Hillsborough, NH, in the amount of $94,750 for the chemical treatment and redevelopment of Field Well #2 at the Milford State Fish Hatchery. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 50% Federal, 50% Fish and Game Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#60      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend $370,300 in available endowment funds from the Connecticut Lakes Headwaters Stewardship Endowment Fund to provide conservation easement management, maintenance, and stewardship services for the 146,000 acre Connecticut Lakes Headwater easement property and to establish a new appropriation class. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Other Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#61      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to accept and expend American rescue Plan Act State Fiscal Recovery Funds in the amount of $4,045,000 for the purpose of improving the historic sites visited by the public within our state park system. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#62      Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment totaling $1,834.60 to Andrew Campbell to compensate for wages that were not paid in State Fiscal Years 2021 through 2022. Associated benefits totaling $406.92 have also been included for a total payment of $2,241.52. 100% Agency Income.

#63      Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment totaling $1,048.60 to John Ireland to compensate for wages that were not paid in State Fiscal Years 2021 through 2022. Associated benefits totaling $232.57 have also been included for a total payment of $1,281.17. 100% Agency Income.

#64      Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment totaling $1,242.50 to Daniel McDonald to compensate for wages that were not paid in State Fiscal Years 2021 through 2022. Associated benefits totaling $275.57 have also been included for a total payment of $1,518.07. 100% Agency Income.

#65      Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment totaling $2,668.50 to Erik Nelson to compensate for wages that were not paid in State Fiscal Years 2021 through 2022. Associated benefits totaling $591.87 have also been included for a total payment of $3,260.37. 100% Agency Income.

#66      Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment totaling $1,870.10 to Edward Pinskey to compensate for wages that were not paid in State Fiscal Years 2021 through 2022. Associated benefits totaling $414.78 have also been included for a total payment of $2,284.88. 100% Agency Income.

#67      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the snowmobile club and at the property listed on letter dated June 29, 2022, for the purpose of developing, maintaining, and managing public snowmobile trails. Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2027. No State funding is required.

#68      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Off Highway Recreational Vehicle club and at the property listed in letter dated June 30, 2022, for the purpose of developing, maintaining, and managing public OHRV trails. Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2027. No State funding is required.

                        DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#69      Authroize to amend item #101 originally approved at G&C meeting on June 16, 2021, by transferring funds in the amount of $4,000,000 between class lines. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#70      Authorize to pay the fiscal year 2023 membership dues to the Northeast Environmental Enforcement Project, Delaware, OH, in the amount of $4,000 for the period retroactive to July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 37.5% Federal, 62.5% Hazardous Waste Funds. 

#71      Authroize to enter into an agreement with Todd Randlett Trucking, LLC, Holderness, NH, in the amount of $31,200 for lawn maintenance services at WRBP facilities. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2026. 100% WRBP Funds.

#72      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Busby Construction Co., Inc., Atkinson, NH, in the amount of $297,000 for as-needed or emergency earthworks repair services for Winnipesaukee River Basin Program infrastructure. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% WRBP Funds.

#73      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the City of Rochester, in the amount not to exceed $885,500 to finance the Ledgeview Drive Pump Station Upgrades project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#74      Authorize a Clean Water State Revolving Fund loan agreement with the Town of Ashland in an amount not to exceed $3,500,000 to finance the Wastewater Treatment facility Upgrade project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#75      Authorize to award a grant to the City of Claremont, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,036,000 for water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2024. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize to approve a loan agreement with the City of Claremont, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,554,000 to finance water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.

#76      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Henniker in the amount not to exceed $960,000 for Wastewater and Pump Station Upgrades project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2025. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize to approve a loan agreement with the Town of Henniker in an amount not to exceed $2,140,000 to finance Wastewater and Pump Station Upgrades project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#77      Authorize to award a grant to the City of Laconia in the amount not to exceed $747,600 for the Northern Lakeport Area Sewer Replacement project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize a loan agreement with the City of Laconia in an amount not to exceed $2,160,827 to finance Northern Lakeport Area Sewer Replacement project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#78      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Seabrook in an amount not to exceed $528,800 for the Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize a loan agreement with the Town of Seabrook in an amount not to exceed $2,115,200 to finance the Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#79      Authorize to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, Franklin, NH, in an amount not to exceed $459,000 to fund the Pump Station Emergency Generator Replacements project. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2025. 100% Federal Funds.  (2) Further authorize to approve a loan agreement with the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program, Franklin, NH, in an amount not to exceed $1,071,000 to finance the Pump Station Emergency Generator Replacements project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#80      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Derry in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for a water system strategic planning project. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize to award a grant to the Town of Derry in an amount not to exceed $52,000 for water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through September 1, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#81      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Bedford, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to finance a water main extension to remediate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. Effective upon G&C approval through April 1, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#82      Authorize to award a grant to the Mascoma Valley Cooperative, Inc., Canaan, NH, in the amount not to exceed $1,970,000 for water and wastewater system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through July 31, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#83      Authorize to award a grant to Aquarion Water Company of New Hampshire, Inc., Bridgewater, CT, in the amount not to exceed $1,341,259 to finance the Mill Road Well Field Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Treatment project in North Hampton. Effective upon G&C approval through September 1, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#84      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Plymouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 for the development and implementation of an Asset Management Program for the Town’s stormwater system. Effective upon G&C approval through August 1, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#85      Authorize to award an Asset Management grant to the entities listed in letter dated June 27, 2022, totaling $180,000 to improve public water system management. Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#86      Authorize to award a grant to the City of Portsmouth, NH, in an amount not to exceed $210,000 for the development and implementation of an Asset Management Program for the City’s stormwater system, horizontal wastewater collection system, wastewater pump stations, and 2 wastewater treatment facilities. Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2025. 100% Federal Funds.

#87      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Swanzey, NH, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 for the development and implementation of an Asset Management Program for the Town’s horizontal wastewater collection system, wastewater pump stations, and wastewater treatment facility. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#88      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Hampton, NH, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for planning work at the wastewater treatment facility to address non-compliance with the total copper discharge limits. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#89      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Northumberland, NH, in the amount of $36,400 to protect 21.02 acres of wellhead protection land for the Village of Groveton’s only drinking water supply. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2023. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#90      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Rindge, NH, in the amount of $22,159, to protect approximately 28.1 acres of wellhead protection land for the Town of Jaffrey. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#91      Authorize to award a grant to the City of Laconia, NH, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the development of a Sewer Master Plan for the wastewater collection system. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#92      Authorize to enter into a grant agreement with the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional planning Commission totaling $11,854 to fund Household Hazardous Waste collection projects. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Hazardous Waste Funds.

#93      Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the entities listed in letter dated June 27, 2022, totaling $9,451 to fund Household Hazardous collection projects. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Hazardous Waste Funds.

#94      Authorize to award Strategic Planning grants to the entities listed in letter dated June 9, 2022, totaling $246,000 to improve public water system sustainability. Effective upon G&C approval though July 1, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#95      Authorize to award Strategic Planning grants to the entities listed in letter dated June 9, 2022, totaling $221,000 to improve public water system sustainability. Effective upon G&C approval though July 1, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#96      Authorize to award an asset Management grant to the entities listed in letter dated June 9, 2022, totaling $400,000 to improve public water system management. Effective upon G&C approval through July 1, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#97      Authorize Robert Gibbons’ request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith.

                        DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#98      Authorize the Bureau of Student Wellness to accept and expend funds from the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $125,000 to provide funding from the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs to increase access to Kindergarten through 12th grade, substance-misuse prevention strategies, evidence-based interventions, and social-emotional learning practices to NH school districts. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Transfers From Other Agencies. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#99      Authorize the Bureau of School Safety and Facility Management to amend item #158 approved at G&C meeting on June 29, 2022, to reallocate funds in the amount of $125,400 for the personnel costs to support grant administration. (2) Further authorize to establish 1 temporary full-time Administrator II, position within the budget class 059. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#100     Authorize Rhianne Dube to enter into a tuition agreement with Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, to participate in online learning of Career Counseling and Development, and Group Process in Counseling, during the period of August 22, 2022 through December 9, 2022, and to pay costs in the amount of $3,000. 100% Federal Funds.

#101     Authorize Whitney Vaillancourt to enter into a tuition agreement with New England College, Henniker, NH, to participate in an online course for Finance for Leaders & Project Management, during the period of August 22, 2022 through November 22, 2022, and to pay costs in the amount of $3,000. 100% General Funds.

#102     Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Education for Everyone, LLC, Roxbury, NH, in the amount of $60,000 to provide technical assistance and information to schools and communities to consider Universal Design for Learning as a framework for creating and sustaining educational environments that are responsive to the needs of each learner. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#103     Authorize the Division of Learner Support to enter into a sole source contract with Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, in an amount not to exceed $747,968 to conduct 2 research projects to evaluate current wellbeing and reliance factors in elementary school children and to determine whether specific play-based interventions in elementary schools can improve such factors for the academic year 2022-2023 and 2023-2024. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#104     Authorize the Bureau of Student Wellness to amend an existing Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 3/25/21, item #58), by increasing the price limitation by $32,760 from $450,000 to $482,760 to provide additional management and instruction of the Youth Mental Health First Aid Program. Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#105     Authorize the Office of Social and Emotional Wellness, to enter into a sole source contract with Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, Inc., Newton, CT, in the amount of $66,655 for the purpose of facilitating a conference in August 2022, at the Doubletree Hotel entitled: “NH Choose Love Statewide Conference”. Effective upon G&C approval through August 20, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#106     Authorize the Bureau of Special Education Support to enter into a sole source contract with CAST, Inc., Wakefield, MA, in an amount not to exceed $1,250,152 to provide services under the New Hampshire Universal Design for Learning Network Building State and Local Capacity to Improve Results. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#106A   Authorize the Office of Social & Emotional Wellness to enter into a sole source contract with Search Institute, Minneapolis, MN, in the amount of $40,600 to provide a series of workshops and trainings. Effective upon G&C approval through August 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

                        POLICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL
#107     Authorize to enter into a contract with the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Concord, NH, for $161,120 to provide technical law enforcement training. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% General Fund.

                        DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#108     Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $500,500 of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, for the purpose of developing a comprehensive “No Safe Experience” Public Awareness Campaign on the increasing dangers associated with recreational substance use. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#109     Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to amend Fiscal Committee item and G&C item #95 approved on April 20, 2022, by changing the classification of one temporary full time position from Assistant Chief Emergency Management Specialist to Accountant IV. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#110     Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to amend item #102 approved at G&C meeting on October 27, 2021 to improve Commercial Driver License participation rates, by reallocating $50,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#111     Authorize the Division of Administration to pay annual membership dues to the Federation of Tax Administrators, Washington, DC, in the amount of $6,793. Effective retroactive for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 100% Agency Funds.

#112     Authorize the permit application of Ossipee Bluffs Association located on Lake Ossipee in Ossipee, NH, as recommended by the Department of Safety, Division of State Police Marine Patrol to add 5 moorings to a Congregate Mooring Field of 17 moorings. The Department recommends approval of the application for 22 moorings.

#113     Authorize the Division of State Police to enter into a contract with TMDE Calibration Labs, Inc., Richmond, ME, in an amount not to exceed $33,000 for the provision of repair and certification of Stalker and Decatur radar units and aircraft timing devices. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 35% General, 24% Turnpike, and 41% Highway Funds.

#114     Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Barrington, NH, for the purchase and installation of equipment and a generator at the community’s Emergency Operations Center for a total amount of $125,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#115     Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Milan, NH, to update their hazard mitigation plan for a total amount of $7,500. Effective upon G&C approval through December 22, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#116     Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Milan, NH, for the purchase and installation of a generator at the community’s emergency shelter for a total of $75,000. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#117     Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Nashua Regional Planning Commission, Nashua, NH, to update the hazard mitigation plans for several communities for a total amount of $18,999.75. Effective upon G&C approval through December 22, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#118    Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Southwest Regional Planning Commission, Keene, NH, to update the hazard mitigation plans for several communities, for a total amount of $29,499.75. Effective upon G&C approval through December 22, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#119     Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Stafford Regional Planning Commission, Rochester, NH, to update the hazard mitigation plans for several communities, for a total amount of $41,499.75. Effective upon G&C approval through December 22, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#120     Authorize to amend item #173 approved at G&C meeting on June 30, 2021, by transferring funds in the amount of $46,954 between classes from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 State Fiscal Recovery Funds for the purpose of accounting for administrative costs. No Additional funds are requested for this item. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#121     Authorize to amend item #92A approved at G&C meeting on October 13, 2021, by transferring funds in the amount of $78,000 between classes from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 State Fiscal Recovery Funds for the purpose of accounting for administrative costs. No Additional funds are requested for this item. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

#122     Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Dr. Teddi Tubre, Hot Springs, AR, as a substitute medical examiner, for a total not to exceed $10,000, to aid the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Effective retroactive to July 25, 2022 through July 29, 2022. 100% General Funds.

#123     Authorize to enter into subgrants with the subrecipients listed in letter dated July 11, 2022, in the total amount not to exceed $401,537.34, from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program, for the purpose of expanding and enhancing the Prevention, Enforcement, and Treatment Program. Effective upon G&C approval to September 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#124     Authorize to enter into subgrants with the subrecipients listed in letter dated July 11, 2022, in the total amount not to exceed $56,989.39, from the Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Project Safe Neighborhood, for the purpose of funding hot spot patrols. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

                        DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#125     Authorize to accept and expend $20,000,000 of American Rescue Plan State and Local Recovery Funds for Deferred Maintenance at State Facilities. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Contingent on Fiscal Committee approval on July 22, 2022.

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

#127     Authorize to place Mathew Stanton, Deputy Director of Procurement and Support Services, at Labor Grade GG, Step three, $89,856, in the unclassified system. Effective July 29, 2022.

#128     Authorize to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with New Hampshire Police Standards and Training, identifying certain human resource management services to be provided by the DAS-Division of Personnel-Human Resources Support Unit in exchange for a total of $18,364 paid by PST. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% General Funds.

#129     Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract amendment with KPMB Enterprises, LLC, Contoocook, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/22/21, item #143), for additional work required on the Rockingham County Courthouse HVAC piping, Brentwood, NH, by increasing the contract by $120,926.89, from $656,000 to $776,926.89, in agreement with Alteration Order NO. 4, dated March 15, 2022. Effective upon G&C approval through May 1, 2023. 100% Capital-State Funds. (2) Further authorize the amount of $9,000 be approved for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $129,929.89. 96% Transfer From Other Agency, 4% Other Funds.

#130     Authorize to enter into a statewide contract with FirstLight Fiber, Inc., Albany, NY, in an amount up to and not to exceed $130,000 for the purpose of providing the State of New Hampshire with Internet Service Provider Services. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2027, with the option to extend for up to an additional 2 years. Funding shall be provided through individual agency expenditures, under the direction of Department of Office Information Technology none of which shall be permitted unless there are sufficient appropriated funds to cover the expenditure. 

 

 

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TABLED ITEMS

 

                        DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/29/22)
#64      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Warmington, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to sell 22+/- acres of state-owned land within the Controlled Access Right of Way on the westerly side of NH Route 11, in the Town of Alton. The sale will be directly to the Society of the Protection of NH Forests (Grantee) for $181,100, which includes a $1,100 administrative fee. Effective upon G&C approval.

                        NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION (Tabled at G&C Meeting 6/29/22)
#90      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Gatsas, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to retroactively pay the New Hampshire Department of Transportation $230,644.16, which is 33% of the amount that Granite State Hospitality, LLC, the developer-operator of Hooksett Welcome Centers, spent on common-area maintenance between late 2016 and the present. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Liquor Funds. 

                        DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Tabled at G&C Meeting 7/12/22)
#41      TABLED – The Governor and Council on motion of Councilor Warmington, seconded by Councilor Wheeler, voted to table the request to enter into a statewide contract with Consolidated Communications of Northern New England Company, LLC, Mattoon, IL, in the amount up to and not to exceed $100,000 for Dark Fiber Facilities Services. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024, with the option to extend for 2 additional 1 year extension terms.

 

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