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Budget Summary FY2016

Local Aid - Section 3
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015




Local Aid Distribution

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SECTION 3.    Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016 the distribution to cities and towns of the balance of the State Lottery and Gaming Fund, as paid from the General Fund in accordance with clause (c) of the second paragraph of section 35 of chapter 10 of the General Laws, and additional funds from the General Fund and the Gaming Local Aid Fund, shall be $979,797,001 and shall be apportioned to the cities and towns in accordance with this section.

Notwithstanding section 2 of chapter 70 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, except for section 12B of chapter 76 and section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, for fiscal year 2016 the total amounts to be distributed and paid to each city and town from item 7061-0008 of section 2 shall be as set forth in the following lists. The specified amounts to be distributed from said item 7061-0008 of said section 2 shall be in full satisfaction of the amounts due pursuant to chapter 70 of the General Laws.

For fiscal year 2016, the foundation budget category of "pre-school enrollment" shall be defined as the number of students enrolled in pre-school programs and all other foundation budget categories for each district shall be calculated in the same manner as in fiscal year 2015. For districts who have accepted the United States Department of Agriculture's community eligible provision, fiscal year 2015 low income percentages shall be applied to fiscal year 2016. The target local share shall be calculated using the same methodology used in fiscal year 2015. Preliminary local contribution shall be the municipality's fiscal year 2015 minimum required local contribution, increased or decreased by the municipal revenue growth factor; provided, that if a municipality's preliminary local contribution as a percentage of its foundation budget is more than 2.5 percentage points lower than the target local share, the preliminary contribution shall be recalculated using the municipality's revenue growth factor plus 1 percentage point; and if a municipality's preliminary contribution as a percentage of its foundation budget is more than 7.5 percentage points lower than the target local share, the preliminary contribution shall be recalculated using the municipality's revenue growth factor plus 2 percentage points. Minimum required local contribution for fiscal year 2016 shall be, for any municipality with a fiscal year 2016 preliminary contribution greater than its fiscal year 2016 target contribution, the preliminary local contribution reduced by 50 per cent of the gap between the preliminary local contribution and the target local contribution. No minimum required local contribution shall be greater than 90 percent of the district's foundation budget amount. Required local contribution shall be allocated among the districts to which a municipality belongs in direct proportion to the foundation budgets for the municipality's pupils at each of those districts. For fiscal year 2016, the "foundation aid increment" shall be the difference between: (a) the positive difference between a district's foundation budget and its required district contribution; and (b) prior year aid. The "minimum aid increment" shall be equal to $25 multiplied by the district's foundation enrollment minus the foundation aid increment.

Chapter 70 aid for fiscal year 2016 shall be the sum of prior year aid plus the foundation aid increment, if any, plus the minimum aid increment, if any. No non-operating district shall receive chapter 70 aid in an amount greater than the district's foundation budget.

If there is a conflict between the language of this section and the distribution listed below, the distribution below shall control.

The department of elementary and secondary education shall not consider health care costs for retired teachers to be part of net school spending for any district in which such costs were not considered part of net school spending in fiscal year 1994, and in which such district has not accepted the provisions of section 260 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014.

No payments pursuant to this section to cities, towns or counties maintaining an agricultural school shall be made after November 30 of the fiscal year until the commissioner of revenue certifies acceptance of the prior fiscal year's annual financial reports submitted pursuant to section 43 of chapter 44 of the General Laws. Advance payments shall be made for some or all of periodic local reimbursement or assistance programs to any city, town, regional school district or independent agricultural and technical school that demonstrates an emergency cash shortfall, as certified by the commissioner of revenue and approved by the secretary of administration and finance, under guidelines established by the secretary.

 

Local Aid Distribution


Municipality
7061-0008
Chapter 70
Unrestricted
General
Government
Aid
ABINGTON 7,472,269 1,813,451
ACTON 0 1,289,519
ACUSHNET 6,181,252 1,397,734
ADAMS 0 2,158,193
AGAWAM 18,927,672 3,396,126
ALFORD 0 12,937
AMESBURY 8,867,257 1,793,402
AMHERST 5,954,998 7,760,993
ANDOVER 9,191,614 1,647,227
AQUINNAH 0 2,154
ARLINGTON 10,715,559 6,993,777
ASHBURNHAM 0 732,959
ASHBY 0 403,649
ASHFIELD 93,413 171,143
ASHLAND 5,579,510 1,246,634
ATHOL 0 2,440,583
ATTLEBORO 35,242,406 5,259,089
AUBURN 8,448,392 1,578,760
AVON 1,011,381 638,935
AYER 0 697,869
BARNSTABLE 8,736,707 1,939,073
BARRE 0 829,087
BECKET 76,563 83,718
BEDFORD 4,209,634 1,058,221
BELCHERTOWN 13,541,691 1,568,527
BELLINGHAM 8,305,835 1,564,230
BELMONT 6,766,099 2,081,476
BERKLEY 3,893,088 560,901
BERLIN 440,980 185,858
BERNARDSTON 0 268,120
BEVERLY 7,506,147 5,383,422
BILLERICA 18,620,584 5,368,038
BLACKSTONE 111,224 1,261,792
BLANDFORD 43,655 117,053
BOLTON 1,956 182,009
BOSTON 212,596,335 174,653,245
BOURNE 4,927,363 1,351,366
BOXBOROUGH 0 232,537
BOXFORD 1,643,973 448,134
BOYLSTON 450,313 315,765
BRAINTREE 15,291,040 5,275,136
BREWSTER 942,019 363,988
BRIDGEWATER 50,426 3,357,581
BRIMFIELD 1,209,272 359,413
BROCKTON 170,040,928 19,301,995
BROOKFIELD 1,405,965 455,161
BROOKLINE 12,183,520 5,852,785
BUCKLAND 0 282,269
BURLINGTON 5,771,296 2,414,194
CAMBRIDGE 11,077,401 19,804,203
CANTON 5,126,669 1,976,870
CARLISLE 875,115 202,226
CARVER 9,772,714 1,346,692
CHARLEMONT 61,250 161,138
CHARLTON 21,633 1,335,562
CHATHAM 0 138,738
CHELMSFORD 10,473,018 4,678,930
CHELSEA 70,354,181 7,571,171
CHESHIRE 13,005 566,305
CHESTER 126,262 165,968
CHESTERFIELD 133,114 127,276
CHICOPEE 59,511,925 10,615,414
CHILMARK 0 3,457
CLARKSBURG 1,773,600 335,353
CLINTON 11,329,016 2,170,074
COHASSET 2,304,762 474,282
COLRAIN 5,145 266,057
CONCORD 2,705,857 1,069,450
CONWAY 610,004 164,753
CUMMINGTON 73,684 76,903
DALTON 272,926 1,048,840
DANVERS 6,426,157 2,625,585
DARTMOUTH 9,419,066 2,323,858
DEDHAM 4,379,293 3,014,593
DEERFIELD 1,067,968 442,768
DENNIS 0 502,049
DEVENS 308,558  
DIGHTON 0 712,814
DOUGLAS 8,567,140 672,740
DOVER 702,567 177,332
DRACUT 18,858,492 3,229,915
DUDLEY 9,295 1,647,083
DUNSTABLE 2,961 226,737
DUXBURY 4,860,479 817,139
EAST BRIDGEWATER 10,361,132 1,379,875
EAST BROOKFIELD 186,016 267,355
EAST LONGMEADOW 9,967,774 1,334,367
EASTHAM 339,456 137,341
EASTHAMPTON 7,776,017 2,591,134
EASTON 9,624,016 2,018,745
EDGARTOWN 601,368 61,406
EGREMONT 0 58,164
ERVING 438,270 61,960
ESSEX 0 225,704
EVERETT 64,001,903 6,368,777
FAIRHAVEN 7,428,260 2,078,765
FALL RIVER 105,744,811 21,968,229
FALMOUTH 5,492,795 1,278,041
FITCHBURG 45,700,337 7,867,011
FLORIDA 539,192 45,884
FOXBOROUGH 8,664,640 1,373,110
FRAMINGHAM 37,729,858 9,171,536
FRANKLIN 27,575,946 2,277,858
FREETOWN 396,345 875,363
GARDNER 19,085,780 3,906,404
GEORGETOWN 5,332,268 660,385
GILL 0 224,229
GLOUCESTER 6,238,892 3,681,780
GOSHEN 96,111 73,749
GOSNOLD 16,414 1,933
GRAFTON 10,650,490 1,441,388
GRANBY 4,557,815 813,957
GRANVILLE 0 147,800
GREAT BARRINGTON 0 699,614
GREENFIELD 12,035,012 2,926,707
GROTON 0 714,094
GROVELAND 42,110 671,036
HADLEY 953,529 418,387
HALIFAX 2,714,617 836,822
HAMILTON 0 619,359
HAMPDEN 0 634,237
HANCOCK 200,990 52,048
HANOVER 6,654,914 1,952,822
HANSON 58,345 1,180,504
HARDWICK 8,308 429,165
HARVARD 1,842,181 1,365,206
HARWICH 0 397,085
HATFIELD 795,746 287,642
HAVERHILL 46,462,498 9,060,317
HAWLEY 35,202 39,895
HEATH 0 77,130
HINGHAM 6,603,785 1,454,878
HINSDALE 104,683 205,257
HOLBROOK 5,395,650 1,360,202
HOLDEN 5,275 1,762,511
HOLLAND 911,123 186,066
HOLLISTON 7,219,350 1,427,574
HOLYOKE 70,541,434 9,362,400
HOPEDALE 5,941,845 601,120
HOPKINTON 5,961,103 724,166
HUBBARDSTON 0 415,258
HUDSON 11,342,701 1,838,276
HULL 3,734,246 1,953,645
HUNTINGTON 257,686 317,710
IPSWICH 3,079,600 1,479,783
KINGSTON 4,216,165 884,834
LAKEVILLE 73,946 754,281
LANCASTER 7,443 881,188
LANESBOROUGH 752,323 317,995
LAWRENCE 177,628,396 18,100,359
LEE 1,995,699 574,111
LEICESTER 9,574,112 1,600,620
LENOX 1,198,130 491,368
LEOMINSTER 43,547,587 5,276,009
LEVERETT 279,816 164,548
LEXINGTON 9,968,536 1,412,809
LEYDEN 0 75,901
LINCOLN 857,038 627,584
LITTLETON 3,809,413 655,287
LONGMEADOW 4,434,186 1,287,945
LOWELL 135,511,265 23,219,704
LUDLOW 13,418,728 2,816,151
LUNENBURG 5,834,483 974,858
LYNN 147,362,682 20,639,889
LYNNFIELD 4,089,401 958,754
MALDEN 48,438,759 11,565,609
MANCHESTER 0 205,009
MANSFIELD 18,388,239 2,056,291
MARBLEHEAD 5,464,064 1,049,758
MARION 670,258 208,006
MARLBOROUGH 22,916,101 5,018,231
MARSHFIELD 14,068,193 1,997,043
MASHPEE 4,402,061 339,168
MATTAPOISETT 772,515 373,627
MAYNARD 4,438,905 1,448,274
MEDFIELD 5,925,859 1,336,310
MEDFORD 11,454,441 11,182,017
MEDWAY 10,175,519 1,124,681
MELROSE 7,960,596 4,727,716
MENDON 12,050 376,724
MERRIMAC 39,015 775,637
METHUEN 41,119,363 5,012,292
MIDDLEBOROUGH 17,539,709 2,272,828
MIDDLEFIELD 13,200 49,007
MIDDLETON 1,568,751 504,398
MILFORD 20,844,437 2,815,721
MILLBURY 6,922,983 1,632,419
MILLIS 4,657,397 965,160
MILLVILLE 48,727 375,500
MILTON 6,060,522 2,962,084
MONROE 49,377 16,950
MONSON 7,399,425 1,203,373
MONTAGUE 0 1,321,162
MONTEREY 0 42,622
MONTGOMERY 21,042 80,003
MOUNT WASHINGTON 32,776 27,634
NAHANT 484,943 348,316
NANTUCKET 2,980,944 73,041
NATICK 8,816,665 3,512,863
NEEDHAM 8,373,790 1,609,289
NEW ASHFORD 179,597 18,725
NEW BEDFORD 125,128,363 21,206,423
NEW BRAINTREE 5,704 121,695
NEW MARLBOROUGH 0 53,988
NEW SALEM 0 95,647
NEWBURY 16,844 477,422
NEWBURYPORT 3,720,117 2,351,133
NEWTON 20,226,057 5,417,478
NORFOLK 3,332,480 884,051
NORTH ADAMS 13,595,418 4,089,838
NORTH ANDOVER 7,921,497 1,889,233
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH 20,055,686 2,652,191
NORTH BROOKFIELD 4,203,088 734,563
NORTH READING 6,802,307 1,636,830
NORTHAMPTON 7,162,729 4,051,832
NORTHBOROUGH 3,756,435 1,028,287
NORTHBRIDGE 15,275,081 1,945,911
NORTHFIELD 9,265 333,067
NORTON 12,461,075 1,915,999
NORWELL 3,417,653 988,229
NORWOOD 5,751,026 4,287,958
OAK BLUFFS 885,807 67,044
OAKHAM 5,880 176,866
ORANGE 5,189,379 1,489,817
ORLEANS 285,191 158,348
OTIS 0 33,530
OXFORD 10,306,499 1,895,585
PALMER 10,701,980 1,848,777
PAXTON 0 498,847
PEABODY 18,747,217 6,654,496
PELHAM 224,081 146,741
PEMBROKE 13,174,507 1,549,634
PEPPERELL 0 1,375,893
PERU 73,500 105,281
PETERSHAM 425,758 105,685
PHILLIPSTON 0 170,047
PITTSFIELD 39,818,894 7,959,318
PLAINFIELD 39,600 46,249
PLAINVILLE 2,824,581 699,374
PLYMOUTH 23,872,517 3,612,244
PLYMPTON 708,270 218,703
PRINCETON 0 272,945
PROVINCETOWN 272,866 127,513
QUINCY 26,257,161 17,602,725
RANDOLPH 15,257,583 4,791,706
RAYNHAM 0 1,048,271
READING 10,232,699 2,988,591
REHOBOTH 26,400 960,957
REVERE 54,216,144 9,482,988
RICHMOND 347,244 99,736
ROCHESTER 1,762,322 391,537
ROCKLAND 12,599,122 2,437,024
ROCKPORT 1,397,406 403,381
ROWE 131,165 3,632
ROWLEY 25,266 497,836
ROYALSTON 0 165,733
RUSSELL 168,465 227,680
RUTLAND 7,283 852,780
SALEM 21,348,402 6,359,292
SALISBURY 33,688 582,476
SANDISFIELD 0 31,945
SANDWICH 6,740,018 1,039,044
SAUGUS 5,338,002 3,382,080
SAVOY 506,879 106,814
SCITUATE 5,185,901 1,854,505
SEEKONK 4,979,515 1,134,403
SHARON 6,950,527 1,290,483
SHEFFIELD 13,886 224,587
SHELBURNE 0 241,081
SHERBORN 554,673 199,683
SHIRLEY 0 1,209,498
SHREWSBURY 19,195,638 2,567,992
SHUTESBURY 613,366 156,331
SOMERSET 5,262,728 1,413,928
SOMERVILLE 19,717,388 23,227,401
SOUTH HADLEY 7,772,779 2,407,654
SOUTHAMPTON 2,480,926 587,401
SOUTHBOROUGH 2,809,611 403,206
SOUTHBRIDGE 19,688,050 3,243,179
SOUTHFIELD 51,667  
SOUTHWICK 0 1,162,851
SPENCER 49,601 2,085,095
SPRINGFIELD 309,186,094 34,898,975
STERLING 0 639,113
STOCKBRIDGE 0 91,892
STONEHAM 3,838,859 3,426,121
STOUGHTON 14,813,801 2,952,070
STOW 2,191 388,080
STURBRIDGE 3,500,341 714,215
SUDBURY 4,534,395 1,290,456
SUNDERLAND 845,663 465,949
SUTTON 5,276,480 719,625
SWAMPSCOTT 3,193,515 1,193,267
SWANSEA 7,043,968 1,731,447
TAUNTON 53,171,688 7,753,667
TEMPLETON 0 1,285,514
TEWKSBURY 12,818,290 2,565,783
TISBURY 593,161 90,395
TOLLAND 0 17,039
TOPSFIELD 1,107,808 565,442
TOWNSEND 0 1,211,556
TRURO 282,481 27,734
TYNGSBOROUGH 7,169,374 890,900
TYRINGHAM 38,498 11,705
UPTON 19,248 490,809
UXBRIDGE 9,171,114 1,268,460
WAKEFIELD 5,401,367 3,105,666
WALES 806,275 217,742
WALPOLE 7,638,831 2,349,482
WALTHAM 9,711,597 8,852,549
WARE 8,871,298 1,591,557
WAREHAM 12,558,607 1,823,940
WARREN 0 834,053
WARWICK 0 117,243
WASHINGTON 3,051 87,072
WATERTOWN 4,399,531 6,149,079
WAYLAND 3,710,313 833,306
WEBSTER 11,055,488 2,282,502
WELLESLEY 7,916,157 1,194,220
WELLFLEET 179,724 53,883
WENDELL 0 160,661
WENHAM 0 394,879
WEST BOYLSTON 2,909,285 734,505
WEST BRIDGEWATER 3,031,677 602,833
WEST BROOKFIELD 201,348 449,011
WEST NEWBURY 13,005 273,153
WEST SPRINGFIELD 22,613,567 3,303,943
WEST STOCKBRIDGE 0 89,634
WEST TISBURY 0 171,232
WESTBOROUGH 5,113,078 1,068,280
WESTFIELD 33,353,974 5,803,420
WESTFORD 16,436,625 1,959,139
WESTHAMPTON 457,770 133,585
WESTMINSTER 0 603,479
WESTON 3,045,154 344,835
WESTPORT 4,341,772 1,121,565
WESTWOOD 4,803,413 672,554
WEYMOUTH 27,530,085 8,038,331
WHATELY 252,340 123,716
WHITMAN 78,029 2,232,284
WILBRAHAM 0 1,349,194
WILLIAMSBURG 519,245 279,098
WILLIAMSTOWN 938,701 880,149
WILMINGTON 10,978,730 2,292,313
WINCHENDON 11,288,335 1,550,908
WINCHESTER 7,680,548 1,363,975
WINDSOR 39,600 95,733
WINTHROP 6,346,975 3,886,341
WOBURN 8,321,994 5,519,009
WORCESTER 231,540,738 38,309,951
WORTHINGTON 225,070 115,796
WRENTHAM 3,656,773 859,479
YARMOUTH 0 1,163,938
Total Municipal Aid 3,832,618,900 979,797,001
 
Regional School District 7061-0008
Chapter 70
Unrestricted
General
Government
Aid
ACTON BOXBOROUGH 14,393,076  
ADAMS CHESHIRE 10,156,418  
AMHERST PELHAM 9,349,517  
ASHBURNHAM WESTMINSTER 10,554,153  
ASSABET VALLEY 4,402,149  
ATHOL ROYALSTON 17,172,640  
AYER SHIRLEY 8,047,361  
BERKSHIRE HILLS 2,780,663  
BERLIN BOYLSTON 1,062,648  
BLACKSTONE MILLVILLE 10,729,594  
BLACKSTONE VALLEY 8,086,169  
BLUE HILLS 4,237,127  
BRIDGEWATER RAYNHAM 20,671,771  
BRISTOL COUNTY 2,992,952  
BRISTOL PLYMOUTH 10,774,199  
CAPE COD 2,096,487  
CENTRAL BERKSHIRE 8,540,559  
CHESTERFIELD GOSHEN 734,280  
CONCORD CARLISLE 2,053,456  
DENNIS YARMOUTH 6,803,239  
DIGHTON REHOBOTH 12,536,246  
DOVER SHERBORN 1,659,576  
DUDLEY CHARLTON 23,938,773  
ESSEX NORTH SHORE 3,080,269  
FARMINGTON RIVER 413,420  
FRANKLIN COUNTY 3,449,561  
FREETOWN LAKEVILLE 10,692,488  
FRONTIER 2,772,595  
GATEWAY 5,531,374  
GILL MONTAGUE 6,092,669  
GREATER FALL RIVER 15,695,770  
GREATER LAWRENCE 21,439,728  
GREATER LOWELL 23,740,502  
GREATER NEW BEDFORD 24,469,332  
GROTON DUNSTABLE 10,575,673  
HAMILTON WENHAM 3,457,966  
HAMPDEN WILBRAHAM 11,483,814  
HAMPSHIRE 3,170,333  
HAWLEMONT 614,527  
KING PHILIP 7,278,450  
LINCOLN SUDBURY 2,862,021  
MANCHESTER ESSEX 2,850,168  
MARTHAS VINEYARD 2,775,225  
MASCONOMET 4,925,724  
MENDON UPTON 12,131,581  
MINUTEMAN 2,177,027  
MOHAWK TRAIL 5,921,294  
MONOMOY 2,755,146  
MONTACHUSETT 13,837,825  
MOUNT GREYLOCK 1,705,983  
NARRAGANSETT 9,764,044  
NASHOBA 6,574,230  
NASHOBA VALLEY 3,620,454  
NAUSET 3,353,354  
NEW SALEM WENDELL 635,007  
NORFOLK COUNTY 1,126,276  
NORTH MIDDLESEX 19,925,993  
NORTHAMPTON SMITH 897,910  
NORTHBORO SOUTHBORO 2,951,914  
NORTHEAST METROPOLITAN 8,640,688  
NORTHERN BERKSHIRE 4,641,116  
OLD COLONY 3,215,679  
OLD ROCHESTER 2,715,679  
PATHFINDER 5,391,010  
PENTUCKET 12,834,852  
PIONEER 4,067,561  
QUABBIN 16,342,038  
QUABOAG 8,544,111  
RALPH C MAHAR 5,339,690  
SHAWSHEEN VALLEY 6,275,836  
SILVER LAKE 7,663,957  
SOMERSET BERKLEY 3,843,168  
SOUTH MIDDLESEX 4,090,859  
SOUTH SHORE 3,981,405  
SOUTHEASTERN 14,281,764  
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE 1,888,246  
SOUTHERN WORCESTER 10,084,562  
SOUTHWICK TOLLAND GRANVILLE 9,628,898  
SPENCER EAST BROOKFIELD 13,457,639  
TANTASQUA 8,116,541  
TRI COUNTY 5,577,743  
TRITON 8,428,221  
UPISLAND 821,922  
UPPER CAPE COD 2,927,510  
WACHUSETT 25,438,325  
WHITMAN HANSON 24,219,585  
WHITTIER 8,281,994  
Total Regional Aid 679,263,299  
Total Municipal and Regional Aid 4,511,882,199 979,797,001