GOVERNOR AND EXECUTIVE COUNCIL AGENDA
State House, Concord, New Hampshire 
February 19, 2020, 10:00 a.m. 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR AGENDA 

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

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT  
               #A.         Authorize to allow the Executive Director, Mark Ellingwood, Wildlife Division Chief; Jason Smith, Inland Fisheries Division Chief; Dianne Timmins, Fisheries Biologist; Kevin Jordan, Law Enforcement Colonel; David Walsh, Law Enforcement Major; Michael Eastman, Law Enforcement Captain; and the yet to be named Conservation Officer of the Year Award Recipient, to travel over 300 miles round trip in three separate state vehicles to Long Branch, NJ, to attend the North East Fish and Wildlife Conference from April 18-21, 2020.  63% Fish and Game, 25% OHRV, 12% Game Management Funds.   

                                             INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
               #B.         Authorize to enter Karen Belair into an educational tuition agreement with College for America at Southern NH University, to participate in 3 Completed Competencies including Leadership and Team Building; Communication with Diverse Audiences; and Principles of Management, during the period of March 2, 2020 through June 19, 2020 and to pay costs not to exceed $999.  Administrative Assessment.   

                                             NEW HAMPSHIRE LOTTERY COMMISSION 
               #C.         Authorize to enter Patrick Graham into an educational tuition agreement online with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Business Systems Analysis/Design during the period of March 2, 2020 through April 26, 2020, and to pay costs not to exceed $864.  Lottery Fund.   

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             Office of the Commissioner 
               #D.         Authorize to enter Yvette Martinez into an educational tuition agreement with Southern NH University, Manchester, NH, to participate in Public Policy and Advocacy; and Sociology of Social Problems, during the period of March 2, 2020 through June 28, 2020, and to pay said costs in an amount of $1,728.  20% Federal, 80% General Funds.  

 

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             New Hampshire Hospital 
               #A.         Authorize to accept donations in the amount of $1,228.07 from contributors from October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, and deposit into the NH Hospital Trust Fund. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                                             New Hampshire Hospital 
              #B.         Authorize to accept non-monetary donations with a value of $430 received from October 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
               #C.         Authorize to accept 14,550 trash bags with a reported value of $1,559.76 from New Hampshire the Beautiful Inc., for use in the Sponsor-a-Highway Program. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
               #D.         Authorize the Division of Forests and Lands to accept the donation of approximately 4.0+/- acres of undeveloped forestland abutting Temple Mountain Reservation in the Town of Peterborough, worth an assessed value of $20,500 from John R. Taggart.  Effective upon G&C approval.   

 

#3           MOP 150, I, B (3): Reports and Findings  - NONE 

                               

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

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES 
               #A.         Authorize the confirmation of Captain Michael C. Allen, Derry, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Air National Guard. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES 

               #B.         Authorize the nomination of Captain Jonathan W. Hesketh, Dover, NH, for promotion to the rank of Major, NH Army National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade, having been found to be physically, mentally, and professionally qualified.   

                                              DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES 
               #C.         Authorize the nomination of Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth V. Leedberg Jr., Stratham, NH, for promotion to the rank of Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND VETERANS SERVICES 
               #D.         Authorize the nomination of Major Christopher J. Dillman, Exeter, NH, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, NH Air National Guard.  This officer meets all prerequisites for this grade having been found to be physically, mentally, morally, and professionally qualified. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #E.         Authorize to appoint Anna R. Brewer-Croteau as a Criminal Investigator at a salary level of $61,390.68, LG BB, Step 2.  Effective upon G&C approval or March 2, 2020, whichever is later, through July 1, 2024. 

                                             DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
               #F.          Authorize to reappoint Allison P. Vachon as a Criminal Investigator at a salary level of $80,186.08, LG BB, Step 7.  Effective upon G&C approval or February 28, 2020, whichever is later, through July 1, 2024. 

 

#5           MOP 150, I, B (5): Other Items - NONE 

 

REGULAR AGENDA 

 

                              BUSINESS FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#6           Authorize to hold a Public Hearing with respect to the Resolution entitled “Under RSA 162-A:17 awarding an unconditional State Guarantee of the principal and interest on up to $20,000,000 of Bonds to be issued by the Business Finance Authority”. The action will authorize a Resolution under RSA 162-A:17 to determine the issuance will serve a public purpose, provide public benefit, contribute significantly to the success of the Bond issue, appropriate measures have been taken to minimize the risk of loss to the State, the issuance of the Bonds and the award of the State Guarantee are consistent with the Act, and the award of the Guarantee will not cause the Unified Contingent Credit Limit of the Act to be exceeded. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 
                              Office of the Commissioner 
#7           Authorize to transfer general funds in the amount of $11,019,560 between various class lines, decrease Federal revenues in the amount of $2,858,551, decrease related Other revenues in the amount of $111,841 and create new expenditure class codes in the Department of Health and Human Services.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 14, 2020.   

                              Division of Medicaid Services 
#8           Authorize to accept and expend federal funds in the amount of $750,000 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to fund the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model.  (2)Further authorize to establish one full-time, temporary position using Maternal Opioid Misuse Model Grant funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 14, 2020.   

#9           Authorize to enter into a sole source agreement with Elliot Health System, Manchester, NH, to develop and implement the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model, in an amount not to exceed $619,086.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2024.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              Division of Economic & Housing Stability 
#10        Authorize to accept and expend funds from the University of NH that are from NH’s Preschool Development Grant Birth-5 (PDG B-5) in the amount of $19,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.   

#11        Authorize to exercise a renewal option and amend an existing sole source agreement with Accuity Asset Verification Services In., Evanston, IL (originally approved by G&C on 3-22-17, item #16), providing electronic asset verification services for applicants of, and renewing recipients of Medicaid; by increasing the price by $419,775 from $962,903 to $1,382,678, and by extending the completion date from February 29, 2020 to February 28, 2021.  44% Federal, 56% General Funds.   

                              Division for Behavioral Health 
#12        Authorize to amend an existing agreement with one of the vendors listed: Northern Human Services (originally approved by G&C on 6-21-17, late item A), to provide non-Medicaid community mental health services, by increasing the price by $148,085 from $27,704,816 to $27,852,901.  Effective upon G&C approval through the original completion date of June 30, 2021.  89% Federal, 11% General Funds.   

                              Bureau of Public Health Systems, Policy & Performance 
#13        Authorize to enter into agreements with the 26 vendors as detailed in letter dated January 15, 2020, to provide reimbursement for payment of educational loans through the State Loan Repayment Program, in an amount not to exceed $937,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% General Funds.   

                              Division of Public Health Services 
#13A     Authorize the Bureau of Informatics, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance program to accept and expend other funds in the amount of $39,666 from the Alzheimer’s Association, University of NH’s Institute on Disability and University of NH’s Office of Occupational Health to fund the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance program.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 
#14        Authorize the Division of Operations to transfer $7,310,000 from the Highway Surplus Account to fund winter maintenance activities.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Highway Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 14, 2020.   

#15        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Advance Transit Inc., Wilder, VT (originally approved by G&C on 5-15-19, item #37L), to increase the amount by $69,564 from $3,913,000 to $3,982,564 to provide a portion of the non-Federal Funds required to match Federal Transit Administration operating funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#16        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with the VNA @ HCS (VNA), Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #45), to increase the amount by $17,392 from $603,000 to $620,392 to provide a portion of the non-Federal Funds required to match Federal Transit Administration operating funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#17        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with Community Action Program Belknap-Merrimack Counties Inc., Concord, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #44), to increase the amount by $34,782 from $1,531,746 to $1,566,528 to provide a portion of the non-Federal Funds required to match Federal Transit Administration operating funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#18        Authorize the Bureau of Rail & Transit to enter into a contract amendment with the Southwestern Community Services, Keene, NH (originally approved by G&C on 6-5-19, item #47), to increase the amount by $17,392 from $616,260 to $633,652 to provide a portion of the non-Federal Funds required to match Federal Transit Administration operating funds.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#19        NOT USED   

#20        Authorize Asset Management Performance and Strategies to enter into an agreement with Deighton Associates Limited, Ontario, Canada, for the procurement of SaaS services to provide an configure an Asset Analytics and Forecasting System, for an amount not to exceed $975,599.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 31, 2026, with the option to renew for one 4-year period.  100% Federal Funds.   

#21        Authorize the Bureau of Highway Design to enter into a Municipal Agreement with the Town of Londonderry to allow the Department to bill Londonderry for costs associated with improvements to the intersection of NH 28 and Stonehenge Road in the Town of Londonderry.  Effective upon G&C approval and continuing through engineering design, construction, inspection, and final acceptance of the completed project, in accordance with the Department’s 10-Year Transportation Improvement Plan.  50% NH, 50% Londonderry Funds.   

#22        Authorize to accept and place on file the Bureau of Highway Design’s annual summary of Special, Supplemental, and Account Agreements (and their amendments) with utilities, municipalities and railroad entities that result from impacts to their facilities because of Department administered construction projects, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. 

#23        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Evroks Corporation, Northfield, NH, for bridge preservation on the 5-span US 302 bridge over I-93 at Exit 42 in Littleton, on the basis of a low bid of $1,267,669.64.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $126,766.96 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 11, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#24        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with E.D. Swett Inc., Concord, NH, for bridge preservation work in Boscawen, NH, on the basis of a low bid of $1,647,611.50.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $164,761.15 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through October 23, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Betterment Funds).   

#25        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for roadway resurfacing in 8 towns in Districts 5 and 6, on the basis of a low bid of $5,362,536.46.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $268,126.82 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#26        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Pike Industries Inc., Belmont, NH, for resurfacing and crack sealing roadways throughout 4 towns in District 5, on the basis of a low bid of $7,791,169.24.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $389,558.46 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.  

#27        Authorize the Bureau of Construction to enter into a contract with Brox Industries Inc., Dracut, MA, for roadway resurfacing four Tier 2 roads in District 6, on the basis of a low bid of $3,785,660.97.  (2)Further authorize a contingency in the amount of $189,283.04 for payment of latent conditions which may appear during the construction of the project.  Effective upon G&C approval through July 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.    

#27A     Authorize the Bureau of Turnpikes to transfer funds in the amount of $336,000 from the Turnpike General Reserve Account to budget and expend revenue for costs associated with winter maintenance, telecommunications and collection of violation tolls and fees.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Turnpike Funds.   

#27B      Authorize the Bureau of Right of Way to lease a 13,438 square foot parcel of State owned land located at the southeast quadrant of the Interstate 93 Exit 12 Interchange in the City of Concord to Capital Hotel Company VI LLC, for $11,250 per year.  Effective March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2025, with the option to renew for an additional 5 years at the then-current market value.  The Department will assess a $1,100 Administrative Fee.  Effective upon G&C approval. 

                              COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY 
#28        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the City of Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $496,500 on behalf of HEADREST to support its residential and outpatient treatment facility renovation project.  Effective February 19, 2020 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#29        Authorize, under the Community Development Block Grant program, to award a grant to the Town of Wolfeboro, NH, in the amount of $500,000 to support G.A.L.A Community Center’s markerspace and incubator project for the property situated at 23 Bay Street, Wolfeboro, NH.  Effective February 19, 2020 through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION 
#29A     Authorize the Division of Technical Professions to retroactively pay the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying, Clemson, SC, in the amount of $9,100 for membership dues and the preparation and scoring of the engineering and land surveying examinations.  Effective January 1, 2020 through December 32, 2021.  100% Agency Income.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES  
#29B      Authorize to enter into a lease with NTC Concord Holdings LLC, Concord, NH, in an amount not to exceed $194,160 for renewed lease of current office space comprised of 2,120 square feet to be located on the ground floor of 2 ½ Beacon Street, Concord, NH.  Effective March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2025.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              JUDICIAL COUNCIL 
#30        Authorize to receive an additional appropriation from funds not otherwise appropriated in the total amount of $850,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 14, 2020.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, MARKETS & FOOD 
#31        Authorize the Division of Agricultural Development to enter into a Grant Agreement with the Kearsarge Food Hub, to establish a statewide food hub network for NH growers, processors, aggregators, and distributors, and enhance sales, consumption, and access of locally grown specialty crop products, in the amount of $20,250.  Effective upon G&C approval through April 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

#32        Authorize to amend the grant agreement retroactively with the Society for the Protection of NH Forests (originally approved by G&C on 7-19-17, item #63), for the Sullivan Farm Conservation Easement modifying the grant completion date from April 30, 2019 to April 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds – State Conservation Committee.   

#33        Authorize the Division of Agricultural Development to enter into a grant agreement with the University of NH Cooperative Extension, in the amount of $42,990 to conduct research to evaluate the suitability of hydrangea cultivars for production in NH’s climate and development as a cut flower crop.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2022.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

#34        Authorize the Division of Agricultural Development to enter into a grant agreement with the University of NH, in the amount of $32,082 to conduct research and field trails to develop best practices for the use of natural projects to manage apple fruit rots.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 20, 2022.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

#35        Authorize the Division of Agricultural Development to enter into a grant agreement with the NH Fruit Growers Association, in the amount of $30,000 to create a multimedia advertising campaign to increase awareness and consumption of NH grown tree fruit.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

#36        Authorize the Division of Agricultural Development to enter into a grant agreement with the Small & Beginner Farmers of NH, in the amount of $21,963.58 to hold a series of workshops to explore herbal enterprises, including crop production methods and value-added product options.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds – Specialty Crop Block Grant.   

                              INSURANCE DEPARTMENT 
#37        Authorize to enter into a contract with Freedman HealthCare, Newton, MA, for consulting services, in the amount of $200,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2023.  100% Other Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY 
#38        Authorize to retroactively accept assignment from the Department of Business and Economic Affairs/Office of Workforce Opportunity of the sole source memorandum of understanding for $327,059.01 with the Community College System of NH (originally approved by G&C on 4-8-15, item #47), with respect to the delivery of WorkReadyNH services.  Effective September 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.  (2)Further authorize to retroactively enter into a sole source memorandum of understanding with the Community College System of NH, for delivery of a Job Readiness Certificate program (WorkReadyNH), in the amount of $1,350,000.  Effective January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.  100% Job Training Program Funds.   

                              PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION 
#39        Authorize to make two one-time retroactive payments for two employee salary increments, one to Margaret Raymond, in the amount of $1,015 for the period of December 28, 2018 to June 30, 2019 and one to Anthony Leone, in the amount of $1,123.97 for the period of February 14, 2019 to June 30, 2019.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Other Funds.   

                              NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME DEPARTMENT 
#40        Authorize the transfer of $400,590 of unexpended funds from Excess Registration Fees, to the Fish and Game OHRV Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  Contingent upon Fiscal Committee approval on February 14, 2020.   

#41        Authorize to accept and expend a total of $65,509 for the purpose of implementing a new federally sponsored fellowship program; completing required compliance under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and hazardous waste assessments and abatement regarding a cabin situated on NHFGD property located in Stratham, NH; and hiring help to mark NHGFD property boundaries from G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  $52,770 Federal Funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $12,739 of federal funds from US Fish and Wildlife Service.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS 
#42        Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to enter into a sole source contract amendment with Strategic Marketing & Research Insights LLC, Indianapolis, IN (originally approved by G&C on 6-20-18, item #92), to execute additional research to the current agreement, by increasing the amount by $66,000 from $400,000 to $466,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

#43        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with Associated Builders & Contractors NH/VT, Concord, NH, for the provision of Construction Sector Advisor services, in the amount of $89,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 4, 2022, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period.  100% Federal Funds (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Governor’s Discretionary Funds).   

#44        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with NH Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Concord, NH, for the provision of Manufacturing Sector Advisor services, in the amount of $72,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 4, 2022, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period.  100% Federal Funds (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Governor’s Discretionary Funds).   

#45        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with NH Health Care Association, Concord, NH, for the provision of Healthcare Sector Advisor services, in the amount of $79,700.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 4, 2022, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period.  100% Federal Funds (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Governor’s Discretionary Funds).   

#46        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with NH Tech Alliance, Manchester, NH, for the provision of Technology Sector Advisor services, in the amount of $68,300.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 4, 2022, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period.  100% Federal Funds (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Governor’s Discretionary Funds).   

#47        Authorize the Office of Workforce Opportunity to enter into a contract with NH Lodging & Restaurant Association, Concord, NH, for the provision of Hospitality Sector Advisor services, in the amount of $72,500.  Effective upon G&C approval through February 4, 2022, with the option to renew for an additional two-year period.  100% Federal Funds (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Governor’s Discretionary Funds).   

#48        Authorize the Division of Travel and Tourism Development to retroactively award grants to the organizations as detailed in letter dated January 29, 2020, for marketing projects under the Joint Promotional Program, in the total amount not to exceed $17,833.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% General Funds.   

#49        Authorize to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the NH Aerospace and Defense Export Consortium for a consortium manager project funded under the OEA grant, in the amount of $30,000.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL RESOURCES 
#50        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with Avatar Construction LLC, Waltham, MA, to perform roof replacement on multiple buildings at Spruce Pond Camp within Bear Brook State Park, in the amount of $88,600.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Capital Funds.   

#51        Authorize the Division of Parks and Recreation to enter into a contract with T. Buck Construction Inc., Turner, ME, to install an ADA Complaint Deck and Electrical Service to the Retail Store at Echo Lake State park, in the amount of $74,686.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 15, 2020.  100% Agency Income.   

#52        Authorize the State Council on the Arts to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Town of Hillsborough Fuller Public Library, Hillsborough, NH, in the amount of $18,021 for the conservation of the Ornately painted ceilings.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income).   

#53        Authorize the State Council on the Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant to Lebanon Opera House Improvement Corporation, Lebanon, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

#54        Authorize the State Council on the Arts to award a Public Value Partnership Grant to The Moving Company Dance Center d/b/a MOCO Arts, Keene, NH, in the amount of $15,000 to strengthen their capacity for affordable diverse arts programs to NH residents and visitors.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2020.  100% General Funds.   

#55        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the Bedford Historical Society, Bedford, NH, in the amount of $10,000 for window rehabilitation at the Stevens-Buswell School.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income).   

#56        Authorize the Division of Historical Resources to award a Conservation Number Plate (Moose Plate) Grant to the City of Somersworth, NH, in the amount of $10,000 to repair the slate roof on the Furber Chapel in Forest Glade Cemetery.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2021.  100% Other Funds (Agency Income).   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 
#57        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town Plaistow, in the amount of $135,000 for replacement of a deficient culvert under Pollard Road in Plaistow.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2026.  100% ARM Funds.   

#58        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Francestown Land Trust Inc., Francestown, NH in the amount of $104,108 for the purpose of conserving the Shattuck parcel with 1,200 linear feet of frontage on the South Branch of the Piscataquog Rivers in Francestown.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% ARM Funds.   

#59        Authorize to award an Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund grant to the Town of Milford, NH, in the amount of $20,000 for the purpose of conserving the approximately 75-acre Brox Community Lands in Milford.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% ARM Funds.   

#60        Authorize to enter into grant agreements with the Town of Colebrook and the Town of Hampton, totaling $4,727.94 for the purposes of used oil collections.  Effective upon G&C approval through January 15, 2021.  100% Hazardous Waste Cleanup Funds.   

#61        Authorize a loan agreement with the Pound Road Water Works Inc., Wilmot, NH, in the amount not to exceed $300,000 to finance water system improvements.  Effective upon G&C approval.  100% Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund Repayment Funds.   

#62        Authorize Armand and Monique Circharo’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#63        Authorize Krista and Steven Alperin’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Alton. 

#64        Authorize RGK Realty LLC’s request to perform work on Lake Winnipesaukee in Laconia. 

                              DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 
#65        Authorize to accept and expend funds from the University of NH, in the amount of $88,326 to assist in the administration of the Preschool Development Grant awarded to UNH from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY 
#66        Authorize the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Belmont, for a total amount of $22,500, to purchase and install a generator in the community’s Emergency Operations Center.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#67        Authorize the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services to enter into a grant agreement with the Town of Hampton, for a total amount of $9,817.11 for the purpose of implementing a NH Project FIRST program that supports first responders in their efforts to reduce overdose fatalities through outreach and the distribution of naloxone to first responders and at-risk individuals.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 29, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#68        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend federal pass-through funds in the amount of $6,183 from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, for the purpose of conducting State Police patrols known as “Operation Safe Commute”.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Agency Income.   

#69        Authorize the Division of State Police to accept and expend federal pass-through funds in the amount of $73,298 entitled Enforcement Patrols, from the Department of Safety, Office of Highway Safety, for the purpose of funding motor vehicle enforcement on the State’s interstate systems.  Effective upon G&C approval through September 30, 2020.  100% Agency Income.   

#70        Authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles to enter into a contract with Shute Construction LLC, Gilmanton, NH, for Spring and Fall exterior cleanup and maintenance at four DMV offices in an amount not to exceed $40,365.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2022.  100% Agency Income.   

#71        Authorize the Division of State Police to exercise a renewal option of the contract with CI Technologies Inc., Jacksonville, FL (originally approved by G&C on 4-6-16, item #65), for the provision of an Internal Affairs Case Management and Tracking System, in an amount not to exceed $9,476.67, increasing the amount from $59,461 to $68,937.67 and by extending the end date from February 28, 2020 to December 31, 2021, with the option to renew for one additional two-year term.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 
#72        Authorize to accept and expend $26,556 from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program to be utilized to provide substance abuse treatment for prisoners in the state prison and county jails.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

#73        Authorize to accept and expend $51,675 from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, in order to purchase 39 Livescan printers in areas around the state.  (2)Further authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Department of safety, in an amount not to exceed $51,675 from the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, in order to purchase 39 Livescan printers in areas around the state.  Effective upon G&C approval through December 31, 2020.  100% Federal Funds.   

#74        Authorize to enter into a subgrant with the Littleton Police Department, Littleton, NH, for $75,000 from NH Regional Drug Task Force appropriations, to support drug task force program operations.  Effective upon G&C approval through June 30, 2021.  100% General Funds.   

#75        Authorize to retroactively enter into a contract with agreements totaling $216,790 from the US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Violence Against Women Formula Grant with the subgrantees as detailed in letter dated January 27, 2020, for the purposes of providing services for women in NH who are victims of violent crimes.  Effective January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.  100% Federal Funds.   

                              DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES 
#76        Authorize a Working Capital Warrant in the amount of $600,000,000 to cover the payment of expenditures for the month of March 2020.   

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

#78        Authorize to enter into a contract with WEX Bank, Midvale, UT, for Fuel Card Services, for an amount not to exceed $450,000.  Effective upon G&C approval or March 1, 2020, whichever is later, through February 28, 2023. 

#79        Authorize the Bureau of Court Facilities to enter into a lease agreement with Berlin Falls Real Estate LLC, Berlin, NH, for courtroom and office space comprised of approximately 9,780 square feet for the Berlin City Court, in an amount not to exceed $2,124,509.40.  Effective June 1, 2020 through November 30, 2029.  100% Transfer Funds (transfer from AOC, Rent from Other Agencies).   

#80        Authorize the Division of Public Works Design and Construction to enter into a retroactive contract with Brookstone Builders Inc., Manchester, NH, for Walker Building HVAC repairs and replacements, Concord, NH, for a total price not to exceed $926,087.  (2)Further authorize the amount of $15,000 for payment to the Department of Administrative Services, Division of Public Works Design and Construction, for engineering services provided, bringing the total to $941,087.  Effective February 7, 2020 through September 30, 2020.  100% Capital-General Funds.