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Budget Summary FY2018

15990026 - Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
1599-0026 Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve
For a reserve to support municipal improvements; provided, that not more than $2,000,000 shall be expended for an incentive program for communities and municipalities engaging in the use of best practices determined by the community compact cabinet created by Executive Order No. 554 issued January 23, 2015; provided further, that not less than $2,000,000 shall be expended for a multi-year competitive grant program to provide financial support for one-time or transition costs related to regionalization and other efficiency initiatives, with allowable applicants to include municipalities, regional school districts, school districts considering forming a regional school district or regionalizing services, regional planning agencies and councils of governments; provided further, that not less than $2,800,000 shall be expended to fund the District Local Technical Assistance Fund established in section 2XXX of chapter 29 of the General Laws, including projects that encourage regionalization, to be administered by the division of local services and distributed through the District Local Technical Assistance Fund; provided, that $3,350,000 shall be transferred to the executive office of public safety and security for a competitive grant program for public safety and emergency staffing to be administered by that executive office; provided further, that the grants shall be awarded to communities that: (i) have populations of at least 60,000; and (ii) demonstrate that their police or fire departments had a per capita operating budget of less than $200 in 2010; provided further, that grant funds under this item shall only be provided to communities who submitted qualifying applications that were approved by the executive office of public safety and security in fiscal year 2017; provided further, that each state entity administering grant funds through this item shall submit a report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 15, 2018 detailing grants awarded through this item and the criteria used for distribution; provided further, that not less than the amount appropriated in this item in section 2 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014 for the city of Haverhill shall be expended again in fiscal year 2018; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended on a one time grant to the Haverhill public school district; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for municipal technology improvements in the town of Danvers; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for an outdoor park at the Mother Brook Arts and Community Center, Inc. in the town of Dedham; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the reconstruction of the Robert H. Ivatts regional facility in the town of Norwood; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended to the town of Hingham for the purchase of a multi-purpose tractor for sidewalk snow removal; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the purpose of outreach and education for the Taunton opioid task force community follow-up pilot program; provided further, that $70,000 shall be expended to provide for rubber flooring for the George Keverian school tot lot in the city of Everett; provided further, that $60,000 shall be expended for the John F. Kennedy Family Service Center, Inc. for upgrades for the Kennedy Center facility in the Charlestown section of the city of Boston; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended to provide for a swing set that is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act for Glendale park in the city of Everett; and provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to upgrade the water facility geographical information systems, or GIS, data source in the city of Lynn

9,175,000 10,200,000

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.