Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2016

1599-0026 - Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve




Account Description FY 2015
Spending
FY 2016
House 1
1599-0026 Municipal Regionalization and Efficiencies Incentive Reserve
For a reserve for grants to municipalities; provided, that not more than $2,000,000 be expended for a multi-year competitive grant program to provide financial support for 1-time or transition costs related to regionalization and other efficiency initiatives, with allowable applicants to include municipalities, regional school districts, school districts, regional planning agencies and councils of government; provided further, that funds may be expended by the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at the University of Massachusetts at Boston's McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies for a program of performance management, accountability and transparency for local governments; provided further, that not more than $1,000,000 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: (A) have populations of at least 60,000; and (B) demonstrate that their police departments had an operating budget per capita of less than $200 in 2015; and provided further, that not more than $2,000,000 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
9,065,095 5,000,000

Decreased funding to meet projected need.

 
 


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