New Hampshire
Secretary of State

June 1, 2022

June 1, 2022

GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire
June 1, 2022, 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 Vanessa K. Partington to enter into a tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester NH, to participate in Healthcare Delivery Systems, and Principles of Epidemiology, during the period of June 27, 2022 through August 21, 2022 and to pay costs in the amount of $1,728. 20% Federal, 80% General Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                              Office of the Commissioner
            #B.       Authorize Magdelina Vasquez-Larkin to enter into a tuition agreement with Western Governor’s University, Salt Lake City, UT, to participate in Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership, Biochemistry, Evidence Based Practice and Applied Nursing research, Community Health and Population Focused Nursing Field Exp., and Leadership and Professional Image, during the period of June 1, 2022 through November 30, 2022 and to pay costs in the amount of $3,000. 20% Federal, 80% General Funds.

                              DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
            #C.       Authorize Stan Gaponov to enter into a tuition agreement with NHTI, Concord NH, to participate in online courses entitled ACCT-230C, and Taxes, during the period of July 5, 2022 through August 26, 2022 and to pay costs in the amount of $960. 100% Other Agency Income.

                                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                                Division For Children, Youth & Families
            #D.       Authorize to pay the Council of Juvenile Administrators, Braintree, MA, in the amount of $3,992 for annual membership dues. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TREASURY
            #E.       Authorize to continue membership and participation in the National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY, in the amount of $16,890 for fiscal year 2023 for continued access to information, communication, subscription to the daily NAST newsletter, publications, and resources and conference briefing materials. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 45% General, 55% Other Funds (College Savings Plan management fee revenues and Abandoned Property Program)

  

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

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
           #A.       Authorize to accept a $5,500 donation from the NH Trout Unlimited Council. (2) Further authorize to accept a $5,000 donation from the Meredith Rotary Club. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022.                                   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME 
            #B.       Authorize to accept and expend monies outlined in letter dated May 16, 2022, in the amount totaling $12,275.33 received during the period of January 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022, as a result of fundraising drives from various organizations and from personal contributions. These monies are placed in the Veterans Home Benefit Fund.

                               NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION
            #C.        Authorize to accept a donation of 15 commemorative ceramic spirit bottles from Thomas Kennett, West Wareham, MA, with an unknown estimated value.

 

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

                    DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
           #A.       Authorize to accept and place on file the Report and Findings of Councilor Cinde Warmington with regard to a certain project in participation with Spaulding Academy & Family Services, Northfield, NH.

           

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

                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERAN SERVICES
            #A.       Authorize the nomination of LTC Sean P. McMackin, Bartlett, TN, 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
           #B.       Authorize to appoint Charles O. Bucca as an Attorney at a salary level of $95,000. Effective upon G&C approval or June 17, 2022, whichever is later.

                               DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
           #C.       Authorize to appoint Diane M. Quinlan as the Director of Charitable Trusts and as an Assistant Attorney General at a salary of $104,000. Effective upon G&C approval or June 3, 2022, whichever is later, for a term ending March 22, 2024.

                              DEPARTMENT OF STATE
           #D.        Authorize the nomination of James R. Laffan, Canaan, NH, for appointment to the Executive Branch Ethics Committee with a term ending June 30, 2023.

                              DEPARTMENT OF STATE
           #E.        Authorize the nomination of Dale S. Kuehne, Manchester, NH, for reappointment to the Executive Branch Ethics Committee for a term ending June 30, 2024.

 

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

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TREASURY
            #A.       Authorize to enter into a contract amendment with Bar Harbor Wealth Management, formally Charter Trust Company, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6/10/15, item#37A), to extend the term of the contract an additional year. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. All fees associated with this contract will be paid from trust funds under management.                                       

                                NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TREASURY
            #B.       Authorize to enter into a contract amendment with Public Resources Advisory Group, New York, NY, (originally approved by G&C in 6/7/17, item #60), to extend the term of the contract an additional 2 years. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024.  No additional funding.

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
            #C.       Authorize to enter into an amendment to an existing grant agreement with Aberdeen West Cooperative, Inc., Stratham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 2/17/21, item #44), to work with a developer to design and build a community solar project at its resident owned manufactured home community, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022, to June 30, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. No additional funding. 100% Other Funds (Renewable Energy Fund).

                               GOVERNOR’S OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF AND RECOVERY
             #D.       Authorize to enter into an amendment to an existing sub award agreement with Guidehouse, Inc., Falls Church, VA, (originally approved by G&C on 6/16/21, item #64), for a continuation of consultation services to assist GOFERR and other relevant state and local government entities with ongoing work, helping to maximize the federal funding currently available through the American Rescue Plan Act State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. Effective for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023, with no change to the price limitation. 100% Federal Funds.

         

REGULAR AGENDA

                 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                 Office of the Commissioner
#6        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal year 2022 funds to Adnela Alic, Program Specialist, in the amount of $15,188.21. This payment is to compensate the employee for wages that were not paid for state fiscal year 2020 and 2021. 100% Federal Funds.

#7        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from state fiscal year 2022 funds to Bailee R. Ethridge, Public Health Program Manager, in the amount of $3,072.96. This payment is to compensate the employee for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal year 2021. 100% Federal Funds.  

#8        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal year 2022 funds to Christine A. Tupick, Administrative Assistant II, in the amount of 1,988.72. This payment is to compensate the employee for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal year 2020 and 2021. 100% Federal Funds. 

#9        Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal year 2022 funds to Matthew P. King, Laboratory Scientist IV, in the amount of 3,195.90. This payment is to compensate the employee for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal year 2020 and 2021. 100% Federal Funds. 

#10      Authorize to make a retroactive one-time payment from State Fiscal year 2022 funds to Zoitsa G. Cotnoir, Program Assistant II, in the amount of 2,508.18. This payment is to compensate the employee for wages that were not paid for State Fiscal year 2020 and 2021. 100% Federal Funds. 

#11      Authorize to amend existing contracts with the Contractors listed in letter dated March 28, 2022 for 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 NH RSA 135-E, by exercising contract renewal options by increasing the total shared price limitation by $50,000 from $78,000 to $128,000 and extending the completion dates from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2024. Effective July 1, 2022. 100% General Funds.

#12      Authorize to amend existing contracts with the Contractors listed in letter dated April 27, 2022 for school-related services for vulnerable NH refugees, by increasing the total price limitation by $205,000 from $600,000 to $805,000 with no change to the contract completion dates of September 29, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

                  Division of Economic & Housing Stability
#13      Authorize to modify the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and Training Program that will increase participation by adding the SNAP E&T Education Component of Career and/or Technical Education Programs. (2) Further authorize to accept and expend federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and Training funds, in the amount of $230,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.  Fiscal Committee approved.

                   New Hampshire Hospital
#14      Authorize to amend an existing contract with Concord Hospital, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5/2/18, item #26), to provide mobile radiology and electrocardiogram services at NH Hospital, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price limitation by $120,000 from $140,000 to $260,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2024. Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2022 whichever is later. 36% General, 64% Other Funds (Medicare, Medicaid and Third Party Insurance).

                   Glencliff Home
#15      Authorize to enter into a contract with A.O. Phaneuf & Son Funeral Home, Inc., Manchester, NH, in the amount of $22,240 for burial and cremation services for Glencliff Home. Effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 22.1% General, 77.9% Other Funds (Agency Income). 

#16      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Suzanne Appleton, Hebron, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to provide massage therapy services to residents of Glencliff Home. Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2022 whichever is later through June 30, 2024, with the option to renew for up to 4 additional years. 22.1% General Funds, 77.9% Other Funds (Agency Income).

                    Division for Behavioral Health
#17      Authorize on behalf of the Governor’s Commission on Alcohol and Other Drugs, to 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 continue providing services for the prevention and mitigation of Adverse Childhood Experiences, by increasing the price limitation by $360,000 from $1,080,000 to $1,440,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2022 whichever is later. 7% Federal, 93% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission Funds). 

                   Division of Long Term Supports and Services
#18      Authorize to accept and expend Expanding the Public Health Workforce within the Aging Network for States ARP grant funds from the Administration for Community Living, in the amount of $78,610 and the Public Health Workforce Grant funds from the Administration for Community Living in the amount of $115,789 for a total of $194,399. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#19      Authorize to enter into a contract with NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc. d/b/a Parent Information Center, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $93,925 to develop and implement a Family Centered Early Supports and Service Educational Surrogate Parent Training and Certification Program. Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2022 whichever is later, through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#20      Authorize to amend existing contracts with the Contractors listed in letter dated May 6, 2022, (originally approved by G&C on 5/20/20, item #18), for Aging and Disability Resource Center ServiceLink Services, by exercising a renewal option by increasing the total price limitation by $6,512,983 from $6,506,928.02 to $13,019,911.02 and by extending the completion dates from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2024. Effective upon G&C approval. 57.23% Federal and 42.77% General Funds.            

                  Division of Medicaid Services
#20A    Authorize to enter into amendments to existing contracts with the AmeriHealth Caritas New Hampshire 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 Medicaid managed care program known as NH Medicaid Care Management. The total price limitation is $1,127,921,908 to account for state fiscal year 2023, with a completion date of August 31, 2024. Effective July 1, 2022. 

                  Division of Public Health Services
#21      Authorize to accept and expend funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Food and Nutrition Service to fund NH’s Woman, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Programs in the amount of $780,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.    

#22      Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $1,231,520 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fund the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. (2) Further authorize to continue 3 full-time temporary positions for programmatic purposes. Effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#23      Authorize to amend Fiscal Committee item #FIS 21-371 approved on January 14, 2022 and G&C item #28 approved on December 22, 2021 (originally presented to G&C on 4/21/21, informational item #L), by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023 for the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity Infection Prevention and Control Program, as funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize to amend Fiscal Committee item #FIS 21-371 approved on January 14, 2022 and G&C item #28 approved on December 22, 2021 by transferring funds in the amount of $151,500 between class lines. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#24      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with North Country Health Consortium, Littleton, NH, in the amount of $1,500,000 for the enhancement of the Community Health Worker Curriculum and to support the Community Health Worker Coalition. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2023, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#25      Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $306,200 for the provision of injury prevention services. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2024, with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years. 100% Federal Funds.

#26      Authorize to amend an existing contract with NH Hospital Association, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5/4/16, item #14), for maintenance and support of the NH Uniform Healthcare Facilities Discharge Data System data collection, by increasing the price limitation by $8,000 from $1,095,916 to $1,103,916 with no change to the contract completion date of September 30, 2025. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Other (Agency Class 27) used by the DHHS to reimburse DOIT is 56% Federal, 44% General Funds.

 #27     Authorize to enter into contracts with the vendors listed in letter dated April 15, 2022, in an amount not to exceed $325,500 for reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% General Funds.

#27A    Authorize to amend an existing contract with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., Bow, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12/22/21, item #35), by modifying the scope of services to include additional public health support services, by increasing the price limitation by $244,906 from $2,836,829 to $3,081,735 with no change to the contract completion date of December 31, 2024. Effective upon G&C approval. 99% Federal, 1% General Funds. 

#27B    Authorize to amend an existing contract with Vital Delivery Solutions, LLC d/b/a Green Mountain Messenger, Inc., Williston, VT, (originally approved by G&C on 4/8/20, item #9), for emergency courier services, by exercising a contract renewal option by increasing the price limitation by $174,000 from $750,000 to $924,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2024. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds. 

                  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
#28      Authorize the Bureau of Finance and Contracts to pay a small claim, in the amount of $180.99, to compensate a claimant for the occasioned accidents due to the activities of the DOT. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Highway Funds.

#29      Authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to pay a property owner $6,000 as documented in the Contemplated Awards list, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 5, 2022 through May 18, 2022. Effective upon G&C approval.

#30      Authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to pay a displaced tenant $18,900 as documented in the Contemplated Awards list, for amounts greater than $5,000 for the period extending from May 19, 2022, through May 20, 2022. Effective upon G&C approval.

#31      Authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to sell 2 parcels of state-owned land, totaling 3.43 acres, location on Skimobile Road in the Town of Conway. The sale will be to Douglas Mullen or nominee (Grantee) for $1,502,200, which includes the $1,100 administrative fee per parcel. (2) Further authorize to compensate Badger Peabody & Smith Realty from the proceeds of the sale in the amount of $60,000 for real estate services. Effective upon G&C approval.

#32      Authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to sell 1.14+/- acres of state-owned land on the westerly side of NH Route 32, in the Town of Richmond. The sale would be directly to the abutter Mariusz Zielinski (Grantee) for $15,100, which includes a $1,100 administrative fee. Effective upon G&C approval.

#33      Authorize the Bureau of Right-of-Way to sell a .80+/- acre parcel of vacant state owned land, located at 66 Bigelow Hill Road in the Town of Troy. The sale will be to Jessie and Brian Quigley (Grantee) for $32,600, which includes a $1,100 administrative fee. (2) Further authorize to compensate HG Johnson Real Estate from the proceeds of the sale in the amount of $1,890 for real estate services. Effective upon G&C approval.

#34      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Maintenance to enter into a contract with Skillings & Sons, LLC, Amherst, NH, based on a sole bid, in the amount of $44,000 for a 6-inch drilled well and pump on the property located at 63 Merrimack Road, Amherst, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through November 30, 2022. 100% Highway Funds.

#35      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract amendment with Pike Industries, Belmont, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12/8/21, item #27), by increasing the contract amount by $300,000 from $3,545,767.14 to $3,845,767.14 for pavement preservation work in Wakefield and Ossipee. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#36      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with GZA GeoEnviromental, Inc., Bedford, NH, for an amount not to exceed $400,000, for on-call engineering services for various transportation projects located throughout the State. Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2025.

#37      Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into an agreement with Golder Associates USA, Inc., Manchester, NH, for an amount not to exceed $400,000, for on-call geotechnical engineering services for various transportation projects located throughout the State. Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2025.

#38      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Vermont Recreational Surfacing & Fencing Inc., Barnet, VT, on the basis of a low bid of $447,237.50 for beam guardrail repair on Tier 1 roadways in Districts 1 and 3. Effective upon G&C approval through November 17, 2023. 100% Other Funds (Betterment).

#39      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Miller Construction, Inc. Windsor, VT, on the basis of a low bid of $577,945 for replacement of an existing culvert carrying an un-named stream under US 302 in Bath. (2) Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $57,794.50 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction project. Effective upon G&C approval through October 21, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#40      Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries, Inc. of Belmont, NH, on a basis of a low bid of $2,182,189.50 for resurfacing a 19.3 mile section of NH Rt. 113 in Holderness, Sandwich, and Tamworth in District 3. (2) Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $80,000 be approved for payment of latent conditions, which may appear during the construction project. Effective upon G&C approval through September 23, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Betterment).

#41      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a transportation vehicle agreement with Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc., Lebanon, NH. This request is relative to the vehicle agreement only; no funds will be provided to the entity with which the Department enters into a vehicle agreement as part of this request. A contract with a vendor has or will be entered into separately for the vehicle associated with this request. 85% Federal, 7.5% State Capital, 7.5% Private/Local Funds.

#42      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to pay an amount not to exceed $55,500 to Granite State Independent Living, Concord, NH, to procure 1 ADA-accessible minivan. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 92% Federal, 8% Capital General Funds.  

#43      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Jalbert Leasing, Inc. d/b/a C&J Bus Lines, Portsmouth, NH, (originally presented to G&C on 3/3/21 informational item #E) to increase the contract amount by $482,000 from $2,411,281 to $2,893,281 to support daily commuter bus service between Dover, Portsmouth, and Seabrook, NH and Boston, MA. (2) Further authorize to extend the contract end date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2022, whichever is later. 100% Federal Funds.  

#44      Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Concord Coach Lines Inc., Concord, NH, (originally presented to G&C on 3/3/21 informational item #D),  to increase the contract amount by $694,000 from $2,691,125 to $3,385,125 to support daily commuter bus service between Concord, NH and Boston, MA. (2) Further authorize to extend the contract end date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023.  Effective upon G&C approval or July 1, 2022, whichever is later. 100% Federal Funds.

                  DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
#45      Authorize to accept and expend $201,828 of American rescue Plan State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to implement a high quality weatherproof portable wireless internet connectivity. (2) Further authorize to establish Class 046 Consultants for the purpose of hiring independent professional services for initial installation, testing and support.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#46      Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Transportation, to transfer funds in the amount of $175,000 in SFY2022. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Transfer from Other Agencies. Fiscal Committee approved.

#47      Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Safety, to transfer funds in the amount of $221,000 in SFY2023. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Transfer from Other Agencies. Fiscal Committee approved.

#48      Authorize, on behalf of the Department of Revenue Administration to amend the contract with NuHarbor Security, Inc. of Essex Junction, VT, (originally approved by G&C on 10/2/19, item #24), by exercising a contract renewal option and by increasing the price by $98,000 from $499,000 to $597,000, and extending the completion date from June 30, 2023 to June 30, 2024 to conduct a multi-faceted security assessment on the Revenue Information Management System. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Other (Agency class 27) Funds: the Agency Class 027 used by the Department of Revenue to reimburse DOIT is 100% General Funds.  

#49      Authorize, on behalf of the Department pf Labor to enter into a contract amendment with Hyland Software Inc., Westlake, OH, (originally approved by G&C on 5/6/20, item #71), by increasing the price limitation by $160,000 from $1,220,182.32 to $1,380,182.32 for additional licensing services for the DOL’s Electronic Document Management System with no change to the contract end date. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2024. 100% Other (Agency class 27) Funds: the Agency Class 027 used by DOL to reimburse DOIT is 100% Other Funds.  

                   OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
#50      Authorize to enter into an agreement with David C. Conway, MD, Manchester, NH, for physician investigative services for an amount not to exceed $150,000. This contract is a result of competitive RFP 2022-26. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023, with the option to extend for 2 one-year periods. 100% Agency Funds.

                  NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE TREASURY
#51      Authorize to accept and expend up to $600,000 of Land and Community Heritage Investment Program funds for the purpose of providing grants for projects to preserve state natural and historic resources. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Other Funds (Real Estate Funds). Fiscal Committee approved.  

#52      Authorize to proceed with the sale and issuance of up to $8 million of general obligation bonds through a private placement with the NH Municipal Bond Bank should the NHMBB choose to proceed with a new money issue and/or a refunding issue. This resolution will have an expiration date of December 31, 2022.

#53      Authorize on behalf of the Department of Administrative Services, to enter into an Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement dated as of July 6, 2022 with Banc of America Public Capital Corporation in an amount not to exceed $4,005,712 and to enter into an Escrow and Account Control Agreement dated as of July 6, 2022 by and among the State, Banc of America Public Capital Corporation and Bank of America, Wilmington Trust, National Association, as escrow agent. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2043. (2) Further authorize to encumber funds for repayment to Banc of America Public Capital Corporation, in the estimated amount not to exceed $5,332,920 for the period from July 6, 2022 through June 30, 2043, for the payment of construction financing of a contract with Energy Systems Group, LLC. to install energy and fossil fuel energy conservation measures at eight state owned buildings located at various locations in the state as detailed in letter dated June 1, 2022.

#54      Authorize to accept and place on file the quarterly report of the New Hampshire State Treasury for the period ended March 31, 2022.

                  DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION
#55      Authorize to pay membership dues to the multistate Tax Commission Joint Audit Program for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 in the amount of $145,703. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds.

                   NEW HAMPSHIRE JUDICIAL COUNCIL
#55A    Authorize to enter into a contract amendment with the NH Public Defender, (originally approved by G&C on 6/30/21, item #99), by increasing the price limitation by $2,302,141 from $47,503,664 to $49,805,805 to implement a salary enhancement. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% General Funds.

                   DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES
#56      Authorize to transfer appropriated funds in the amount of $193,000 within the Army National Guard Maintenance and the Air National Guard Maintenance to compensate for anticipated shortfalls. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 75% Federal, 25% General Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#57      Authorize to amend an accept and expend item approved by fiscal committee on August 20, 2021, item #21-192 and G&C on August 18, 2021, item #57, by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023 for the additional Governor’s Commission Funds on Alcohol and Other Drugs in the amount of $105,000 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Behavioral Health to implement the Ask the Question: Ask, Link, Collaborate Technical Assistance program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Other Funds (Governor’s Commission Funds). Fiscal Committee approved. 

#58      Authorize adoption of changes to the eligibility requirements for internet   in the NH State Veterans Cemetery as a result of the passage of the Burial Equity for the Guards and Reserves Act, as required by RSA 110:B-78. Effective upon G&C approval.

                   DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD
#59      Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to amend the grant agreement with the Trust for Public Land, Montpelier, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 8/5/20, item # 40), the Pearl Farm Conservation Easement modifying the grant completion date retroactive from April 30, 2022 to April 30, 2023. No additional funding is involved in the time extension. 100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.

#60      Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to amend the grant agreement with the Strafford County Conservation Commission, Dover, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5/20/20, item #35), for the Small Conservation Equipment modifying the grant completion date retroactive from April 30, 2022 to April 30, 2023.  No additional funding is involved in the time extension. 100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.

#61      Authorize the NH State Conservation Committee to amend the grant agreement with the Audubon Society of NH, Concord, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 5/20/20, item #29), for the Non-herbicidal Methods to Establish a Demonstration Pollinator Meadow project, modifying the grant completion date retroactive from April 30, 2022 to April 30, 2023. No additional funding is involved in the time extension. 100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.

#62      Authorize the Division of Pesticide Control to grant funds and enter into a Cooperative Project Agreement with the University of NH, Office of Sponsored Research, Durham, NH, in the amount of $81,130 for the advancement of agricultural research and to assist in the promotion of Integrated Pest Management practices in NH. Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2023. 100% Other Funds.

#62A    Authorize to enter into a sole source contract with WB Media 1 LLC, Laconia, NH, in the amount of $24,500 for the placement to develop a schedule and air existing 30-second TV ads on selected networks, streaming channels and online. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Agency Income.

                  DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
#63      Authorize a petition seeking additional compensation for a Group II retirement system member. Following the Department’s review and revision of this petition as the administrator of the workers’ compensation statute, the claimant requests a warrant be drawn to disburse $125,000 as compensation for partial permanent impairment of the lungs and other organs at less than 100% maximum medical improvement, as a result of an injury sustained in the line of duty on August 24, 2020. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% General Funds not otherwise appropriated.

                   NEW HAMPSHIRE ADULT PAROLE BOARD
#64      Authorize to establish an entrance salary of $88,816, salary group GG, Step 3 for Roger B. Phillips, Esquire, Chairman, NH Adult Parole Board. Effective July 2, 2022. 100% General Funds.

                   NEW HAMPSHIRE LIQUOR COMMISSION
#65      Authorize to accept the report of closure of NH Liquor and Wine Outlet #28, 186 Ocean Blvd, Seabrook, and approve the Indirect Cost Allocation Plan for State Fiscal year 2021. Fiscal Committee approved.

                   PEASE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
#66      Authorize the Division of Ports and Harbors to enter into a License and Operating Agreement with Granite State Minerals, Inc., Lowell, MA, for the purposes of outlining terms and conditions to allow GSM to install a mooring bollard on Division property at 315 Market St., Portsmouth, NH. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2040.

                   GOVERNOR’S OFFICE FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF AND RECOVERY
#66A    Authorize to finalize the grant agreement using the signed terms and conditions as detailed in letter dated May 25, 2022, in the amount totaling $787,132 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 town 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.           

                   NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT
#67      Authorize to acquire fee title to 115+/- acres in the Town of Fitzwilliam, NH from the Law Office of Mark R. Dunn, acting as agent for Michael W. Hecken at the fair market value of $115,000. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#68      Authorize to enter into a sole source cooperative project agreement with the University of NH, Durham, NH, in the amount of $312,404 to conduct a research project in support of moose management. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% Federal Funds.

#68A    Authorize to hold an organized meeting on June 4, 2022 at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Facility, Holderness, NH, for a total conference cost not to exceed $12,611.91 for the purpose of recognizing and training Hunter Education Volunteer Instructors. (2) Further authorize payment of $8,050 to the Great Events Catering, LLC, Bristol, NH, to provide catering. (3) Further authorize payment of $4,561.91 to the Special Events of New England, LLC, Manchester, NH, to provide tents, chairs and tables.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds. 

#68B    Authorize to enter into a contract with Joe Brigham, Inc., Pembroke, NH, in the amount of $20,400 to carry out aerial stocking and water sample collection of remote, high altitude trout ponds. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 75% Federal, 25% Fish and Game Funds.

                  DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
#69      Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails to accept and expend Challenge Cost Share Agreement funds in the amount of $21,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2024.The first agreement in the amount of $30,000 was approved by G&C on 10/15/21, item #84, bringing the total cost to $51,000.  100% Federal Funds.

#70      Authorize the Division of the Arts, to award an American Rescue Plan Act grant to Monadnock Music, Peterborough, NH, in the amount of $6,000 for salary support for 3 positions. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#71      Authorize approval of a salary increment for the Commissioner of the Department, Ms. Sarah L. Stewart, from the current salary Labor Grade KK, Step 4 $117,026 to salary Labor Grade KK, Step 5 $123,448. Effective June 2, 2022.

#71A    Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails permission to increase their fleet size by 1 truck, Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds.

                DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
#72      Authorize to accept and expend $1,616,127 in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide support for the Air Permit program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#73      Authorize to accept and expend $283,500 in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide support for the Land Resource Management Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#74      Authorize to accept and expend $35,000,000 in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to fund the rehabilitation of state and municipally owned dams to meet current dam safety standards. (2) Further authorize to establish class 046 Consultants and to establish 4 full time temporary positions. The positions were approved by the Division of Personnel on April 13, 2022. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023.  100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#75      Authorize to amend Fiscal item #21-138 approved by Fiscal Committee on June 8, 2021 and approved by G&C on June 16, 2021, item #101, to establish 1 additional full time temporary position. The position was approved by the Division of Personnel on April 29, 2021. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. This is a no cost amendment. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#76      Authorize to enter into a contract with Weston & Sampson, Inc., Portsmouth, NH, in the amount of $691,087 to provide vulnerability assessments for DES-selected publicly owned wastewater and drinking water systems within NH. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2024. 72% American Rescue Plan Act, 14% Drinking Water Revolving Loan Management, and 14% Clean Water Revolving Loan Management Funds.  

#77      Authorize to enter into a contract with Tighe & Bond, Inc., Westfield, MA, in the amount of $133,975 in order to complete water audits at 25 NH Community water systems. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.            

#78      Authorize to enter into an agreement with John Turner Consulting, Inc., Dover, NH, in the amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide on–demand construction materials testing services for repair and reconstruction projects at certain dams owned by the State. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2024. 100% Maintenance of Dams Fund.

#79      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Eastern Analytical, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $64,389 for NPDES Analytical Testing services for Winnipesaukee River Basin Program infrastructure. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% WRBP Funds.

#80      Authorize to enter into an agreement with Eastern Analytical, Inc., Concord, NH, in the amount of $16,335 for Whole Effluent Toxicity Analytical Testing services for the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% WRBP funds.

#81      Authorize to amend a contract with Carollo Engineers, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA, (originally approved by G&C on 2/5/20, item #42), by increasing the contract amount by $73,092 from $120,000 to $193,092 and extending the contract end date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2024 for the purpose of providing expert technical assistance consulting services for a water reuse demonstration project on Star Island, Isles of Shoals. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Clean Water Revolving Loan Management Fund.

#82      Authorize to amend a Brownfield Cleanup grant to the City of Somersworth (originally approved by G&C on 5/19/21, item #71), by increasing the grant amount by $52,445 from $97,450 to $149,895 to perform environmental site remediation work. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022. 100% Brownfields Repayment Funds.

#83      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Antrim, NH, in the amount not to exceed $34,000 for the implementation of energy efficiency measures at the wastewater treatment facility and pump stations. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#84      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Enfield, NH, in the amount not to exceed $950,000 for The Wastewater System Improvements project. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2025. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize to approve a loan agreement with the Town of Enfield, NH in an amount not to exceed $950,000 to finance The Wastewater System Improvements project. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% CWSRF Repayment Funds.

#85      Authorize to award a grant to the City of Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $760,000 for upgrades to the secondary clarifiers at the Hall Street Wastewater Treatment Facility. Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#86      Authorize to award a grant to the Town if Lisbon, NH in the amount not exceed $576,000 for water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through December 1, 2024. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#87      Authorize to award a grant to the Town if Jaffrey, NH in the amount not exceed $400,000 for water system improvements. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize to amend a Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund grant to the Town of Jaffrey, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12/18/20, item #53), to allow the disbursement of ARPA funds before Trust funds. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2023. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#88      Authorize to award a grant to the Town of Woodstock, NH in the amount not exceed $74,000 for the implementation of energy efficiency measures at the wastewater treatment facility and pump stations. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#89      Authorize to award a grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Epping, NH, in the amount of $300,000 to protect approximately 154 acres of wellhead protection lands for the Portsmouth Pease Tradeport community water supply. Effective upon G&C approval through March 31, 2024. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#90      Authorize to award a grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $185,000 to protect approximately 32 acres of high priority water supply lands designated as wellhead protection areas for the Town of Newmarket community water supply. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#91      Authorize to award a grant to the Southeast Land Trust of NH, Exeter, NH, in the amount of $87,606 to protect approximately 37.4 acres of high priority water supply lands for the Town of Durham and UNH campus drinking water supply. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023. 100% Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund.

#92      Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to The Nature Conservatory, Concord, NH, in the amount of $300,000 for a stream crossing restoration project in Barrington. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2027. 100% ARM Funds.

#93      Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to Southeast Land Trust of NH, Concord, NH, in the amount of $475,000 for the purpose of conserving a 563 acre parcel of land in Milton. Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023. 100% ARM Funds.

#94      Authorize to award Local Source Water Protection grant to the City of Keene, NH, in the amount of $12,000 to complete a project to protect public drinking water supplies. Effective upon G&C approval through May 31, 2023. 100% Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Management Fee Funds.

#95      Authorize approval of the Town of Seabrook’s request for Grant of Right for fill placed in public waters forming 1,540 square feet of land contiguous to the Petitioner’s frontage along Seabrook Harbor, Blackwater River, in Seabrook.

#96      Authorize the Town of Seabrook’s request to perform work on Hampton Harbor Inlet in Seabrook.

                   NEW HAMPSHIRE VETERANS HOME
#97      Authorize the increase of salary for Kimberly M. MacKay, Commandant, to the annual salary of $123,907, which is $4,723 above the labor grade HH maximum step on the unclassified salary chart to establish a $1,000 differential above a subordinate classified employee. Effective upon G&C approval. 29% General, 39% Federal, and 32% Other Funds.

                    DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
#98      Authorize the Bureau of Student Wellness and Nutrition to accept and expend additional grant funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the amount of $16,029,845 for the continued support of the Child Nutrition grant. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.  

#99      Authorize Katelyn Komisarek to enter into a tuition agreement with Granite State College, Concord, NH, to participate in the online course, Ethical Decision-Making, during the period of July 5, 2022 through September 9, 2022 and to pay said costs in the amount of $1,000. 100% Other Agency Income.

#100     Authorize to pay the Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, the amount of $36,000 for fiscal year 2022-2023 membership dues. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 0223. 100% General Funds.

#101     Authorize to pay the FY 23 membership dues to the National Association of State Directors of Career technical Education Consortium, Silver Spring, MD, in the amount not to exceed $6,349. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 79% General, 21% Federal Funds.

#102     Authorize to pay the Accountability Systems and Reporting Collaborative, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC, in the amount of $15,500 for FY23 membership dues. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#103     Authorize the Bureau of Credentialing to pay the FY23 membership dues to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, Washington, DC, in the amount of $7,080. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 100% Other Funds (Bureau of Credentialing Fees).

#104     Authorize the Bureau of Career Development to pay the MBA Research, Columbus, OH, in the amount of $3,126 for FY23 membership dues. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds.

#105     Authorize the Bureau of Educational Opportunities to enter into a contract with Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson P.A., Manchester, NH, in the amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide Legal review for charter school authorization applications. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2025. 100% Federal Charter School Grant. 

#106     Authorize the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation to enter into a sole source contract with Work Opportunities Unlimited Contracts, Inc., Dover, NH, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 to attend trainings in Progressive Employment and subsequently support businesses and eligible Vocational Rehabilitation customers. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% General Funds.

#107     Authorize the Division of Education Analytics & Resources to enter into a sole source contract with Johnson Controls Fire Protection LP, Westbrook, ME, in an amount not to exceed $35,217 to furnish, install, and commission key card readers and door controllers to ensure the safety and security of the employees and confidential files at the NH Department of Education, as outlined in federal and state law. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2022. 100% General Funds.  

#108     Authorize the Division of Learner Support to enter into a contract with the NH Learning Initiative, Inc., Hampton, NH, in an amount of $228,150 to provide professional development in the Ongoing Assessment Program. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through September 30, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#109     Authorize the Bureau of Instructional Support to enter into a sole source contract with MetaMetrics, Inc., Durham, NC, in an amount not to exceed $170,000 to provide the use of Lexile® reader measures and Quantile® measures for mathematics for the NH State assessment System. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for 1 additional fiscal year. 100% Federal Funds.

#110     Authorize the Bureau of Instructional Support to enter into a sole source contract with the College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY, in an amount not to exceed $852,500 to administer the SAT assessment grade 11 to ensure a continuation of assessment services to meet Federal and State law. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 50% General, 50% Federal Funds.

#111     Authorize the Division of Education Analytics & Resources to exercise the third of five renewal options to an existing contract with GEM Consulting, Hollis, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 6/19/19 item #201), by increasing the price limitation by $110,000 from $300,000 to $410,000 and extending the contract end date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023, to design, document, and employ NH assessment and accountability business rules. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. 20% General, 80% Federal Funds.

#112     Authorize the Division of Learner Support to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Here This Now, LLC, Peterborough, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 1/22/22, item #98), by increasing the price limitation by $800,000 from $815,400 to $1,615,400 and by extending the end date from September 30, 2023 to September 30, 2024 to equip educators with practices, tools, and resources to establish a safe instructional environment, conductive to student learning. Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

#113     Authorize the Division of Education Analytics & Resources to amend an existing contract with Community & School Partners, LLC, Stratham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 12/22/21, item #97), to design, document, and employ NH assessment and accountability business rules by increasing the price limitation by $186,000 from $186,000 to $372,000 and by extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to December 31, 2022. Effective upon G&C approval. 20% Federal, 80% General Funds.

#114     Authorize the Division of Education Analytics & Resources to exercise the first of four renewal options to an existing contract with Community & School Partners, LLC, Stratham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 7/14/21, item #47), to assist the NHED with the oversight of the accountability system implementation and related data collections by increasing the price limitation by $100,000 from $140,000 to $240,000 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 30% General, 70% Federal Funds.

#115     Authorize to exercise a contract renewal with North Country Education Services Agency, Gorham, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 9/1/21, item #68), for supplemental educational support and technical assistance for students of the Migrant Education Program, by increasing the price limitation by $125,000 from $45,000 to $170,000 and extending the completion date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Effective upon G&C approval. 100% Federal Funds.

#116     Authorize to enter into a sole source amendment to an existing contract with Cookson Strategies Corporation, Manchester, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11/10/20)  by increasing the amount by $105,000 from $150,000 to $255,000 and extending the completion date from December 31, 2022 to December 31, 2023 to provide professionally designed handouts, posters, mail pieces, flyers and other materials to communicate critical messaging and raise awareness of information and issues related to COVID-19. Effective upon G&C approval. 95% Federal, 5% General Funds. 

#117     Authorize the Division of Learner Support to enter into an amendment to an existing contract with the University of Kansas Center of Research, Inc., Lawrence, KS, (originally approved by G&C on 6/16/21, item #125), to administer the Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment in English language arts, mathematics, and science, by decreasing the price limitation by $200,000 from $1,350,900 to $1,150,900. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of August 1, 2022 through July 31, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

                   DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY
#118     Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend $188,314 of federal pass through funds from the Department if Safety, Division of Administration to purchase equipment for the NH State Police Special Enforcement Unit. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Intra-Agency Transfers. Fiscal Committee approved.

#119     Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to accept and expend Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities grant funds in the amount of $496,296 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the implementation of sustained pre-disaster natural hazard mitigation. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved. 

#120     Authorize the Office of the Commissioner to accept and expend Homeland Security Grant Program funds in the amount of $7,568,336 from the Department of Homeland Security to support eligible grant requests at the state and local level. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2023. 100% Federal Funds. Fiscal Committee approved.

#121     Authorize the Division of Administration, Warehouse to retroactively pay an invoice from a prior fiscal year, to Allen Mello Dodge, Inc., Nashua, NH, in the amount of $3,015.60 for vehicle maintenance parts. Effective upon G&C approval. 27% General, 27% Highway, 12% Revolving, and 34% Agency Income.

#121A   Authorize an annual salary step increase for Sean Toomey, Director of the Division of Fire Safety, in the amount of $5,616 from Grade HH, Step 5 to Grade HH, Step 6 with a new annual salary of $113,568. Effective June 3, 2022.

#121B   Authorize an annual salary step increase for Justin Cutting, Director of the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services, in the amount of $5,616 from Grade HH, Step 5 to Grade HH, Step 6 with a new annual salary of $113,568. Effective June 3, 2022.

#121C   Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the counties and municipalities listed in letter dated May 12, 2022 for a total amount of $719,646 from the Body-worn and Dashboard Camera Fund. Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2027. 100% General Funds.

                    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
#122     Authorize the nomination of Dan Alan Jimenez to serve on the NH Victims’ Assistance Commission. Effective upon G&C approval through June 1, 2025.

#123     Authorize to enter into subgrants with the subrecipients listed in the letter dated May 12, 2022 in the amount not to exceed $2,262,049.54 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 through September 30, 2024. 100% Federal Funds.

                     DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
#124     Authorize the request of the Division of Personnel for waiver of classification decisions.  Effective upon G&C approval.

#125    Authorize to amend a contract with Bank of America N.A., Boston, MA, (originally approved by G&C on 5/15/19, item #96), for the administration of a Procurement Card program in the capacity of an intermediary and administrator by extending the completion date by 2 years to June 30, 2024. Effective upon G&C approval.

#126     Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a sole source two-year lease agreement with a one-year extension option with The County of Grafton, North Haverhill, NH, for an amount not to exceed $643,812.82 for the two-year agreement and not to exceed $331,572.55 if the one-year lease extension is exercised. This agreement will provide courtroom, office space and storage comprised of 21,291 square feet for the Grafton County Superior and 2nd Circuit-Court District Division-Haverhill.  Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024. 100% Transfer Funds (Transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).

#127     Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a sole source four-year lease agreement with The County of Strafford, Dover, NH, for an amount not to exceed $2,258,354.32, which shall provide courtroom and office space for the Strafford County Superior Court and the 7th Circuit-Probate Division comprised of approximately 36,652 square feet. Effective upon G&C approval for the period of July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2026. 100% Transfer Funds (Transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).

#128     Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract amendment with RTH Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Brentwood, NH, (originally approved by G&C on 11/25/19, item #110), for additional work required to modify the sprinkler system for Cannon Mountain Ski Area Tramway Summit Building, Franconia Notch, NH. This request would increase the contract amount by $15,668 from $1,392,250 to $1,407,918 in agreement with Alteration Order No. 5, dated January 7, 2022. (2) Further authorize the amount of $1,600 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 $17,268. Effective upon G&C approval through August 31, 2022. 100% Capital – Other Funds.

#129     Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with William P. Davis Excavation LLC, Hampton, NH, for a total price not to exceed $1,289,597 for the REBID Hillsborough RC Site Improvements and MOV Canopy, Hillsborough, NH. (2) Further authorize that a contingency in the amount of $70,000 be approved for unanticipated site expenses for the Hillsborough RC Site Improvements, Hillsborough, NH bringing the total to $1,359,597. (3) Further authorize the amount of $40,000 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 $1,399,597.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 25, 2022. 100% Federal Funds.

#130     Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a contract with Lee T. Corrigan, LLC, Gorham, NH for a total price not to exceed $3,313,808 for ARPA-MWSP Water & Wastewater Improvements, Sargent’s Purchase, NH. Effective upon G&C approval through October 15, 2023. 69% Capital – General, 31% Federal Funds. (2) Further authorize the amount of $62,500 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 $3,376,308. 100% Capital-General Funds.

#131     Authorize to enter into a contract with Energy Systems Group, Newburgh, IN, to install energy conservation measures at 8 state owned buildings located in Concord, NH. The cost to implement the various energy conservation measures is $4,005,712. The project includes monitoring and verification for 5 years after the date of final completion. (2) Further authorize to install and pay for additional energy and fossil fuel energy conservation measures with the use of any rebates or grants that may be obtained during the life of the project. These energy and fossil fuel energy conservation measures are contingent of receipt of any rebates and or grants generated through this project. The rebate funds shall be deposited in the Department of Administrative Services, Energy Efficiency Revolving Fund.  Effective upon G&C approval through November 13, 2028.

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