41101000 - Community Services for the Blind

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
4110-1000 Community Services for the Blind
For the community services program; provided, that the Massachusetts commission for the blind shall work in collaboration with the Massachusetts commission for the deaf and hard of hearing to provide assistance and services to the deaf-blind community through the deaf-blind community access network; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the talking information center; provided further, that not less than $450,000 shall be expended for the deaf-blind community access network; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Audible Local Ledger of Falmouth; and provided that not less than $150,000 shall be expended to provide adaptive technology services for school-age children who are blind to ensure increased competence in the use of technological equipment and academic and professional development and self sufficiency
4,545,633 4,144,986  

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
column definitions
SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
Expended

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 1,870 1,976 2,006 2,160 2,125 0
Employee Benefits 69 70 88 91 92 0
Operating Expenses 239 235 381 314 277 -102
Public Assistance 1,432 1,511 1,796 1,771 2,051 -330
TOTAL 3,611 3,792 4,272 4,337 4,546 -432

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=47%, Employee Benefits=2%, Operating Expenses=6%, Public Assistance=45%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Deaf-Blind Community Access Network Statewide450,000 0  
Talking Information Center Statewide500,000 -255,000  
Audible Local Ledger of Falmouth Falmouth10,000 0  
Adaptive Technology Services for School-Age Children Statewide150,000 -75,000