Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

Local Aid - Section 3



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, 2017 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 $1,021,928,272 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 2017 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 2017, the foundation budget category of "low income enrollment" for the purpose of calculating foundation enrollment shall be the number of students identified as economically disadvantaged by qualifying as an "identified student" under the U.S. department of agriculture's "direct certification program" in any of the last 4 enrollment collections dating back to the prior year. Each district shall be assigned a low income decile based on its low income percentage which shall be calculated as its number of economically disadvantaged students over its total foundation enrollment. Each decile shall be assigned a low income rate, where the rate for the lowest percentage decile shall be $3,775 and each subsequent decile shall increase by $40 up to the highest percentage decile rate of $4,135. All other foundation budget categories for each district shall be calculated in the same manner as in fiscal year 2016. The target local share shall be calculated using the same methodology used in fiscal year 2016. Preliminary local contribution shall be the municipality's fiscal year 2016 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 2017 shall be, for any municipality with a fiscal year 2017 preliminary contribution greater than its fiscal year 2017 target contribution, the preliminary local contribution reduced by 70 percent 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 2017, 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 $20 multiplied by the district's foundation enrollment minus the foundation aid increment.

Chapter 70 aid for fiscal year 2017 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.

 


Municipality

Chapter 70
Unrestricted
General
Government
Aid
ABINGTON 7,511,389 1,891,429
ACTON 0 1,344,968
ACUSHNET 6,206,332 1,457,837
ADAMS 0 2,250,995
AGAWAM 19,004,512 3,542,159
ALFORD 0 13,493
AMESBURY 8,913,737 1,870,518
AMHERST 5,978,978 8,094,716
ANDOVER 9,311,214 1,718,058
AQUINNAH 0 2,247
ARLINGTON 10,823,599 7,294,509
ASHBURNHAM 0 764,476
ASHBY 0 421,006
ASHFIELD 93,413 178,502
ASHLAND 5,834,055 1,300,239
ATHOL 22,469 2,545,528
ATTLEBORO 35,411,448 5,485,230
AUBURN 8,792,968 1,646,647
AVON 1,335,023 666,409
AYER 0 727,877
BARNSTABLE 9,666,582 2,022,453
BARRE 0 864,738
BECKET 76,563 87,318
BEDFORD 4,261,554 1,103,725
BELCHERTOWN 13,589,551 1,635,974
BELLINGHAM 8,352,435 1,631,492
BELMONT 7,096,024 2,170,979
BERKLEY 3,908,128 585,020
BERLIN 444,080 193,850
BERNARDSTON 0 279,649
BEVERLY 7,595,127 5,614,909
BILLERICA 18,723,824 5,598,864
BLACKSTONE 122,447 1,316,049
BLANDFORD 43,655 122,086
BOLTON 4,366 189,835
BOSTON 213,880,735 182,163,335
BOURNE 4,966,363 1,409,475
BOXBOROUGH 0 242,536
BOXFORD 1,658,333 467,404
BOYLSTON 455,813 329,343
BRAINTREE 16,246,978 5,501,967
BREWSTER 951,739 379,639
BRIDGEWATER 74,372 3,501,957
BRIMFIELD 1,214,392 374,868
BROCKTON 170,394,408 20,131,981
BROOKFIELD 1,410,825 474,733
BROOKLINE 12,612,632 6,104,455
BUCKLAND 0 294,407
BURLINGTON 5,840,456 2,518,004
CAMBRIDGE 12,266,845 20,655,784
CANTON 5,191,049 2,061,875
CARLISLE 886,655 210,922
CARVER 9,805,734 1,404,600
CHARLEMONT 61,250 168,067
CHARLTON 21,633 1,392,991
CHATHAM 0 144,704
CHELMSFORD 10,572,418 4,880,124
CHELSEA 70,494,941 7,896,731
CHESHIRE 0 590,656
CHESTER 126,262 173,105
CHESTERFIELD 133,114 132,749
CHICOPEE 59,666,405 11,071,877
CHILMARK 0 3,606
CLARKSBURG 1,777,100 349,773
CLINTON 11,839,239 2,263,387
COHASSET 2,440,736 494,676
COLRAIN 5,321 277,497
CONCORD 2,865,879 1,115,436
CONWAY 612,684 171,837
CUMMINGTON 73,684 80,210
DALTON 236,011 1,093,940
DANVERS 6,499,937 2,738,485
DARTMOUTH 9,493,206 2,423,784
DEDHAM 4,432,313 3,144,221
DEERFIELD 1,074,388 461,807
DENNIS 0 523,637
DEVENS 308,558 0
DIGHTON 0 743,465
DOUGLAS 8,595,240 701,668
DOVER 711,947 184,957
DRACUT 18,935,032 3,368,801
DUDLEY 18,150 1,717,908
DUNSTABLE 2,961 236,487
DUXBURY 4,922,699 852,276
EAST BRIDGEWATER 10,404,032 1,439,210
EAST BROOKFIELD 186,016 278,851
EAST LONGMEADOW 10,021,654 1,391,745
EASTHAM 342,996 143,247
EASTHAMPTON 7,811,317 2,702,553
EASTON 9,696,596 2,105,551
EDGARTOWN 666,877 64,046
EGREMONT 0 60,665
ERVING 442,970 64,624
ESSEX 0 235,409
EVERETT 64,152,883 6,642,634
FAIRHAVEN 7,464,140 2,168,152
FALL RIVER 107,141,308 22,912,863
FALMOUTH 5,586,238 1,332,997
FITCHBURG 47,362,885 8,205,292
FLORIDA 540,972 47,857
FOXBOROUGH 8,717,600 1,432,154
FRAMINGHAM 40,393,871 9,565,912
FRANKLIN 27,695,206 2,375,806
FREETOWN 444,210 913,004
GARDNER 19,182,605 4,074,379
GEORGETOWN 5,359,788 688,782
GILL 0 233,871
GLOUCESTER 6,302,472 3,840,097
GOSHEN 96,111 76,920
GOSNOLD 16,414 2,016
GRAFTON 10,714,830 1,503,368
GRANBY 4,573,355 848,957
GRANVILLE 0 154,155
GREAT BARRINGTON 0 729,697
GREENFIELD 12,073,192 3,052,555
GROTON 0 744,800
GROVELAND 42,110 699,891
HADLEY 965,269 436,378
HALIFAX 2,726,197 872,805
HAMILTON 0 645,991
HAMPDEN 0 661,509
HANCOCK 202,470 54,286
HANOVER 6,706,054 2,036,793
HANSON 58,345 1,231,266
HARDWICK 8,345 447,619
HARVARD 1,862,101 1,423,910
HARWICH 0 414,160
HATFIELD 802,746 300,011
HAVERHILL 49,317,827 9,449,911
HAWLEY 35,202 41,610
HEATH 0 80,447
HINGHAM 6,842,695 1,517,438
HINSDALE 104,683 214,083
HOLBROOK 5,509,030 1,418,691
HOLDEN 5,275 1,838,299
HOLLAND 914,023 194,067
HOLLISTON 7,271,630 1,488,960
HOLYOKE 70,671,014 9,764,983
HOPEDALE 5,962,665 626,968
HOPKINTON 6,030,823 755,305
HUBBARDSTON 0 433,114
HUDSON 11,396,461 1,917,322
HULL 3,754,286 2,037,652
HUNTINGTON 257,686 331,372
IPSWICH 3,115,640 1,543,414
KINGSTON 4,238,245 922,882
LAKEVILLE 73,946 786,715
LANCASTER 8,257 919,079
LANESBOROUGH 756,083 331,669
LAWRENCE 177,930,156 18,878,674
LEE 2,007,939 598,798
LEICESTER 9,605,812 1,669,447
LENOX 1,208,590 512,497
LEOMINSTER 43,672,027 5,502,877
LEVERETT 281,836 171,624
LEXINGTON 11,166,721 1,473,560
LEYDEN 0 79,165
LINCOLN 967,767 654,570
LITTLETON 3,840,833 683,464
LONGMEADOW 4,490,006 1,343,327
LOWELL 138,588,381 24,218,151
LUDLOW 13,471,748 2,937,246
LUNENBURG 6,248,530 1,016,777
LYNN 147,691,942 21,527,404
LYNNFIELD 4,131,921 999,980
MALDEN 48,586,999 12,062,930
MANCHESTER 0 213,824
MANSFIELD 18,468,919 2,144,712
MARBLEHEAD 5,529,724 1,094,898
MARION 679,158 216,950
MARLBOROUGH 23,016,561 5,234,015
MARSHFIELD 14,151,513 2,082,916
MASHPEE 4,435,321 353,752
MATTAPOISETT 782,315 389,693
MAYNARD 4,628,123 1,510,550
MEDFIELD 5,975,759 1,393,771
MEDFORD 11,550,781 11,662,844
MEDWAY 10,221,319 1,173,042
MELROSE 8,035,316 4,931,008
MENDON 17,749 392,923
MERRIMAC 39,015 808,989
METHUEN 41,682,773 5,227,821
MIDDLEBOROUGH 17,601,629 2,370,560
MIDDLEFIELD 13,200 51,114
MIDDLETON 1,582,471 526,087
MILFORD 21,938,740 2,936,797
MILLBURY 6,958,043 1,702,613
MILLIS 4,682,217 1,006,662
MILLVILLE 70,437 391,647
MILTON 6,303,007 3,089,454
MONROE 49,377 17,679
MONSON 7,419,985 1,255,118
MONTAGUE 0 1,377,972
MONTEREY 0 44,455
MONTGOMERY 21,042 83,443
MOUNT WASHINGTON 32,776 28,822
NAHANT 490,383 363,294
NANTUCKET 3,041,413 76,182
NATICK 8,926,185 3,663,916
NEEDHAM 8,482,010 1,678,488
NEW ASHFORD 179,597 19,530
NEW BEDFORD 132,385,625 22,118,299
NEW BRAINTREE 0 126,928
NEW MARLBOROUGH 2,269 56,309
NEW SALEM 0 99,760
NEWBURY 16,844 497,951
NEWBURYPORT 3,767,817 2,452,232
NEWTON 20,480,657 5,650,430
NORFOLK 3,349,780 922,065
NORTH ADAMS 13,624,958 4,265,701
NORTH ANDOVER 8,016,217 1,970,470
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH 20,143,586 2,766,235
NORTH BROOKFIELD 4,215,208 766,149
NORTH READING 6,851,627 1,707,214
NORTHAMPTON 7,217,569 4,226,061
NORTHBOROUGH 3,790,375 1,072,503
NORTHBRIDGE 15,321,921 2,029,585
NORTHFIELD 9,265 347,389
NORTON 12,512,735 1,998,387
NORWELL 3,460,673 1,030,723
NORWOOD 5,820,426 4,472,340
OAK BLUFFS 894,707 69,927
OAKHAM 5,880 184,471
ORANGE 5,201,299 1,553,879
ORLEANS 341,625 165,157
OTIS 0 34,972
OXFORD 10,343,479 1,977,095
PALMER 10,731,860 1,928,274
PAXTON 0 520,297
PEABODY 18,864,757 6,940,639
PELHAM 225,561 153,051
PEMBROKE 13,236,327 1,616,268
PEPPERELL 0 1,435,056
PERU 89,104 109,808
PETERSHAM 427,018 110,229
PHILLIPSTON 0 177,359
PITTSFIELD 39,941,194 8,301,569
PLAINFIELD 39,513 48,238
PLAINVILLE 2,839,261 729,447
PLYMOUTH 24,033,437 3,767,571
PLYMPTON 712,910 228,107
PRINCETON 0 284,682
PROVINCETOWN 275,606 132,996
QUINCY 26,441,381 18,359,642
RANDOLPH 15,405,088 4,997,749
RAYNHAM 0 1,093,347
READING 10,317,379 3,117,100
REHOBOTH 0 1,002,278
REVERE 54,362,244 9,890,756
RICHMOND 349,624 104,025
ROCHESTER 1,771,922 408,373
ROCKLAND 13,244,361 2,541,816
ROCKPORT 1,412,566 420,726
ROWE 132,485 3,788
ROWLEY 25,266 519,243
ROYALSTON 0 172,860
RUSSELL 168,465 237,470
RUTLAND 0 889,450
SALEM 21,440,122 6,632,742
SALISBURY 33,688 607,522
SANDISFIELD 0 33,319
SANDWICH 6,799,218 1,083,723
SAUGUS 5,392,842 3,527,509
SAVOY 508,199 111,407
SCITUATE 5,244,261 1,934,249
SEEKONK 5,018,315 1,183,182
SHARON 7,018,887 1,345,974
SHEFFIELD 15,212 234,244
SHELBURNE 0 251,447
SHERBORN 562,333 208,269
SHIRLEY 0 1,261,506
SHREWSBURY 19,315,358 2,678,416
SHUTESBURY 615,726 163,053
SOMERSET 6,241,856 1,474,727
SOMERVILLE 19,823,828 24,226,179
SOUTH HADLEY 7,810,599 2,511,183
SOUTHAMPTON 2,490,766 612,659
SOUTHBOROUGH 2,834,291 420,544
SOUTHBRIDGE 20,326,113 3,382,636
SOUTHFIELD 0 0
SOUTHWICK 0 1,212,854
SPENCER 49,601 2,174,754
SPRINGFIELD 319,871,030 36,399,631
STERLING 0 666,595
STOCKBRIDGE 0 95,843
STONEHAM 3,887,159 3,573,444
STOUGHTON 15,113,667 3,079,009
STOW 2,191 404,767
STURBRIDGE 3,707,004 744,926
SUDBURY 4,590,455 1,345,946
SUNDERLAND 849,283 485,985
SUTTON 5,305,300 750,569
SWAMPSCOTT 3,236,195 1,244,577
SWANSEA 7,084,668 1,805,899
TAUNTON 55,445,220 8,087,075
TEMPLETON 8,256 1,340,791
TEWKSBURY 12,888,750 2,676,112
TISBURY 611,015 94,282
TOLLAND 0 17,772
TOPSFIELD 1,119,528 589,756
TOWNSEND 0 1,263,653
TRURO 297,044 28,927
TYNGSBOROUGH 7,203,214 929,209
TYRINGHAM 38,498 12,208
UPTON 19,248 511,914
UXBRIDGE 9,209,194 1,323,004
WAKEFIELD 5,698,785 3,239,210
WALES 933,261 227,105
WALPOLE 7,715,191 2,450,510
WALTHAM 9,876,886 9,233,209
WARE 9,311,180 1,659,994
WAREHAM 12,612,947 1,902,369
WARREN 0 869,917
WARWICK 0 122,284
WASHINGTON 3,051 90,816
WATERTOWN 4,450,931 6,413,489
WAYLAND 3,763,053 869,138
WEBSTER 11,901,247 2,380,650
WELLESLEY 8,018,057 1,245,571
WELLFLEET 181,884 56,200
WENDELL 0 167,569
WENHAM 0 411,859
WEST BOYLSTON 2,926,645 766,089
WEST BRIDGEWATER 3,549,808 628,755
WEST BROOKFIELD 201,348 468,318
WEST NEWBURY 0 284,899
WEST SPRINGFIELD 24,082,496 3,446,013
WEST STOCKBRIDGE 0 93,488
WEST TISBURY 0 178,595
WESTBOROUGH 5,488,468 1,114,216
WESTFIELD 33,464,054 6,052,967
WESTFORD 16,534,785 2,043,382
WESTHAMPTON 460,570 139,329
WESTMINSTER 0 629,429
WESTON 3,088,774 359,663
WESTPORT 4,372,212 1,169,792
WESTWOOD 4,864,673 701,474
WEYMOUTH 27,658,645 8,383,979
WHATELY 253,980 129,036
WHITMAN 78,029 2,328,272
WILBRAHAM 0 1,407,209
WILLIAMSBURG 522,765 291,099
WILLIAMSTOWN 946,781 917,995
WILMINGTON 11,047,250 2,390,882
WINCHENDON 11,316,915 1,617,597
WINCHESTER 7,769,208 1,422,626
WINDSOR 26,342 99,850
WINTHROP 6,384,735 4,053,454
WOBURN 8,417,154 5,756,326
WORCESTER 235,339,093 39,957,279
WORTHINGTON 237,091 120,775
WRENTHAM 3,676,093 896,437
YARMOUTH 0 1,213,987
Total Municipal Aid 3,896,854,014 1,021,928,272
 
Regional School District Chapter 70  
ACTON BOXBOROUGH 14,503,256
ADAMS CHESHIRE 10,184,718
AMHERST PELHAM 9,379,437
ASHBURNHAM WESTMINSTER 10,598,273
ASSABET VALLEY 4,624,650
ATHOL ROYALSTON 17,207,160
AYER SHIRLEY 8,082,521
BERKSHIRE HILLS 2,801,923
BERLIN BOYLSTON 1,073,208
BLACKSTONE MILLVILLE 10,764,934
BLACKSTONE VALLEY 8,110,589
BLUE HILLS 4,573,716
BRIDGEWATER RAYNHAM 20,779,731
BRISTOL COUNTY 3,001,152
BRISTOL PLYMOUTH 10,800,899
CAPE COD 2,108,847
CENTRAL BERKSHIRE 8,572,799
CHESTERFIELD GOSHEN 736,760
CONCORD CARLISLE 2,175,589
DENNIS YARMOUTH 6,872,539
DIGHTON REHOBOTH 12,594,686
DOVER SHERBORN 1,768,626
DUDLEY CHARLTON 24,016,013
ESSEX NORTH SHORE 3,355,355
FARMINGTON RIVER 418,380
FRANKLIN COUNTY 3,458,821
FREETOWN LAKEVILLE 10,749,588
FRONTIER 2,784,275
GATEWAY 5,549,234
GILL MONTAGUE 6,114,489
GREATER FALL RIVER 15,844,943
GREATER LAWRENCE 22,489,321
GREATER LOWELL 23,784,242
GREATER NEW BEDFORD 24,771,185
GROTON DUNSTABLE 10,623,273
HAMILTON WENHAM 3,493,126
HAMPDEN WILBRAHAM 11,544,934
HAMPSHIRE 3,184,813
HAWLEMONT 616,307
KING PHILIP 7,322,570
LINCOLN SUDBURY 2,895,361
MANCHESTER ESSEX 2,878,048
MARTHAS VINEYARD 2,789,325
MASCONOMET 4,965,264
MENDON UPTON 12,175,801
MINUTEMAN 2,184,747
MOHAWK TRAIL 5,940,254
MONOMOY 3,148,625
MONTACHUSETT 13,867,825
MOUNT GREYLOCK 1,715,863
NARRAGANSETT 9,789,764
NASHOBA 6,640,350
NASHOBA VALLEY 3,634,174
NAUSET 3,378,054
NEW SALEM WENDELL 671,492
NORFOLK COUNTY 1,185,854
NORTH MIDDLESEX 19,991,993
NORTHAMPTON SMITH 899,970
NORTHBORO SOUTHBORO 2,981,794
NORTHEAST METROPOLITAN 8,707,885
NORTHERN BERKSHIRE 4,650,236
OLD COLONY 3,224,859
OLD ROCHESTER 2,752,960
PATHFINDER 5,402,550
PENTUCKET 12,883,372
PIONEER 4,081,961
QUABBIN 16,386,038
QUABOAG 8,569,951
RALPH C MAHAR 5,352,850
SHAWSHEEN VALLEY 6,303,056
SILVER LAKE 7,848,542
SOMERSET BERKLEY 4,073,597
SOUTH MIDDLESEX 4,282,382
SOUTH SHORE 4,247,560
SOUTHEASTERN 14,894,785
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE 1,902,546
SOUTHERN WORCESTER 10,107,282
SOUTHWICK TOLLAND GRANVILLE 9,660,418
SPENCER EAST BROOKFIELD 13,492,619
TANTASQUA 8,429,344
TRI COUNTY 5,596,883
TRITON 8,477,901
UPISLAND 829,442
UPPER CAPE COD 2,942,330
WACHUSETT 25,742,586
WHITMAN HANSON 24,298,365
WHITTIER 8,841,207
Total Regional Aid 687,154,947
Total Municipal and Regional Aid 4,584,008,961 1,021,928,272

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