Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2018

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, 2018 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 $1,061,783,475 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 2018 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 under chapter 70 of the General Laws.

For fiscal year 2018, 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 a match in the Commonwealth's direct certification system through the EOHHS virtual gateway system under the programs and categories of assistance used to match for the fiscal year 2017 foundation budget. The economically disadvantaged decile assignment and rate methodology shall be calculated in the same manner as in fiscal year 2017. The foundation budget rates for the employee benefits and fixed charges category will be increased to $414.79 for pre-school and half day kindergarten, $829.55 for full day kindergarten, $829.59 for elementary, $810.59 for middle school, $761.96 for high school, $3,259.68 for in-school special education, $505.99 for limited English pre-school and half day kindergarten, $1,002.45 for limited English all other grades, and $1,196.77 for vocational. All other foundation budget categories for each district shall be calculated in the same manner as in fiscal year 2017. The target local share shall be calculated using the same methodology used in fiscal year 2017. Preliminary local contribution shall be the municipality's fiscal year 2017 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 2018 shall be, for any municipality with a fiscal year 2018 preliminary contribution greater than its fiscal year 2018 target contribution, the preliminary local contribution reduced by 85 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 per cent 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 2018, 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 2018 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 for any district that has not accepted the provisions of section 260 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014, provided that any district for whom such costs are not so considered shall have included as part of net school spending an amount equal to the increase in the foundation budget for the district associated with health care costs of retired teachers.

No payments to cities, towns or counties maintaining an agricultural school under this section 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 agricultural 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 7,618,449 1,965,195
ACTON 0 1,397,422
ACUSHNET 6,274,422 1,514,693
ADAMS 0 2,338,784
AGAWAM 19,215,602 3,680,303
ALFORD 0 14,019
AMESBURY 9,039,417 1,943,468
AMHERST 6,044,203 8,410,410
ANDOVER 10,000,476 1,785,062
AQUINNAH 0 2,335
ARLINGTON 11,124,809 7,578,995
ASHBURNHAM 0 794,291
ASHBY 0 437,425
ASHFIELD 93,413 185,464
ASHLAND 5,986,743 1,350,948
ATHOL 22,655 2,644,804
ATTLEBORO 35,784,471 5,699,154
AUBURN 10,025,963 1,710,866
AVON 1,425,231 692,399
AYER 0 756,264
BARNSTABLE 9,956,598 2,101,329
BARRE 0 898,463
BECKET 76,563 90,723
BEDFORD 4,595,175 1,146,770
BELCHERTOWN 13,720,786 1,699,777
BELLINGHAM 8,480,625 1,695,120
BELMONT 7,639,082 2,255,647
BERKLEY 3,950,128 607,836
BERLIN 452,705 201,410
BERNARDSTON 0 290,555
BEVERLY 7,839,722 5,833,890
BILLERICA 19,005,174 5,817,220
BLACKSTONE 151,375 1,367,375
BLANDFORD 43,655 126,847
BOLTON 4,568 197,239
BOSTON 217,420,475 189,267,705
BOURNE 5,074,233 1,464,445
BOXBOROUGH 14,864 251,995
BOXFORD 1,698,243 485,633
BOYLSTON 470,938 342,187
BRAINTREE 17,102,821 5,716,544
BREWSTER 978,549 394,445
BRIDGEWATER 76,038 3,638,533
BRIMFIELD 1,228,712 389,488
BROCKTON 171,370,758 20,917,128
BROOKFIELD 1,424,010 493,248
BROOKLINE 13,147,688 6,342,529
BUCKLAND 4,937 305,889
BURLINGTON 6,089,830 2,616,206
CAMBRIDGE 14,289,417 21,461,360
CANTON 5,903,276 2,142,288
CARLISLE 925,542 219,148
CARVER 9,896,539 1,459,379
CHARLEMONT 91,775 174,622
CHARLTON 21,633 1,447,318
CHATHAM 0 150,347
CHELMSFORD 10,845,008 5,070,449
CHELSEA 71,823,938 8,204,704
CHESHIRE 0 613,692
CHESTER 93,674 179,856
CHESTERFIELD 133,114 137,926
CHICOPEE 62,154,450 11,503,680
CHILMARK 0 3,747
CLARKSBURG 1,786,825 363,414
CLINTON 12,099,277 2,351,659
COHASSET 2,530,364 513,968
COLRAIN 5,956 288,319
CONCORD 3,207,078 1,158,938
CONWAY 619,714 178,539
CUMMINGTON 73,684 83,338
DALTON 236,011 1,136,604
DANVERS 6,698,252 2,845,286
DARTMOUTH 9,695,871 2,518,312
DEDHAM 4,577,338 3,266,846
DEERFIELD 1,092,203 479,817
DENNIS 0 544,059
DEVENS 308,558 0
DIGHTON 0 772,460
DOUGLAS 8,670,975 729,033
DOVER 762,638 192,170
DRACUT 19,144,357 3,500,184
DUDLEY 18,150 1,784,906
DUNSTABLE 2,961 245,710
DUXBURY 5,092,144 885,515
EAST BRIDGEWATER 10,522,167 1,495,339
EAST BROOKFIELD 186,016 289,726
EAST LONGMEADOW 10,540,855 1,446,023
EASTHAM 352,851 148,834
EASTHAMPTON 7,908,512 2,807,953
EASTON 9,896,571 2,187,668
EDGARTOWN 698,679 66,544
EGREMONT 0 63,031
ERVING 455,715 67,144
ESSEX 0 244,590
EVERETT 64,645,232 6,901,697
FAIRHAVEN 7,562,950 2,252,710
FALL RIVER 112,010,162 23,806,465
FALMOUTH 6,072,254 1,384,984
FITCHBURG 49,666,230 8,525,298
FLORIDA 545,787 49,723
FOXBOROUGH 8,862,220 1,488,008
FRAMINGHAM 42,272,611 9,938,983
FRANKLIN 28,020,271 2,468,462
FREETOWN 452,684 948,611
GARDNER 19,428,394 4,233,280
GEORGETOWN 5,434,888 715,645
GILL 0 242,992
GLOUCESTER 6,477,517 3,989,861
GOSHEN 96,111 79,920
GOSNOLD 16,414 2,095
GRAFTON 10,890,445 1,561,999
GRANBY 4,615,390 882,066
GRANVILLE 61,660 160,167
GREAT BARRINGTON 0 758,155
GREENFIELD 12,178,267 3,171,605
GROTON 0 773,847
GROVELAND 43,209 727,187
HADLEY 997,114 453,397
HALIFAX 2,904,590 906,844
HAMILTON 0 671,185
HAMPDEN 0 687,308
HANCOCK 206,460 56,403
HANOVER 6,846,149 2,116,228
HANSON 59,066 1,279,285
HARDWICK 0 465,076
HARVARD 1,916,561 1,479,443
HARWICH 0 430,312
HATFIELD 822,076 311,711
HAVERHILL 52,278,829 9,818,458
HAWLEY 26,764 43,233
HEATH 0 83,584
HINGHAM 7,097,973 1,576,618
HINSDALE 104,683 222,432
HOLBROOK 5,640,984 1,474,020
HOLDEN 5,475 1,909,993
HOLLAND 922,138 201,636
HOLLISTON 7,415,360 1,547,029
HOLYOKE 71,027,039 10,145,817
HOPEDALE 6,019,480 651,420
HOPKINTON 6,222,253 784,762
HUBBARDSTON 0 450,005
HUDSON 11,544,781 1,992,098
HULL 3,808,776 2,117,120
HUNTINGTON 257,686 344,296
IPSWICH 3,213,590 1,603,607
KINGSTON 4,297,805 958,874
LAKEVILLE 73,946 817,397
LANCASTER 8,468 954,923
LANESBOROUGH 766,583 344,604
LAWRENCE 179,814,383 19,614,942
LEE 2,041,779 622,151
LEICESTER 9,692,727 1,734,555
LENOX 1,237,315 532,484
LEOMINSTER 44,012,257 5,717,489
LEVERETT 288,031 178,317
LEXINGTON 13,735,788 1,531,029
LEYDEN 0 82,252
LINCOLN 1,045,551 680,098
LITTLETON 3,927,598 710,119
LONGMEADOW 4,644,171 1,395,717
LOWELL 143,520,403 25,162,659
LUDLOW 13,616,573 3,051,799
LUNENBURG 7,234,426 1,056,431
LYNN 152,848,284 22,366,973
LYNNFIELD 4,250,151 1,038,979
MALDEN 48,996,999 12,533,384
MANCHESTER 0 222,163
MANSFIELD 18,688,749 2,228,356
MARBLEHEAD 5,709,289 1,137,599
MARION 816,417 225,411
MARLBOROUGH 24,510,927 5,438,142
MARSHFIELD 14,379,883 2,164,150
MASHPEE 4,525,326 367,548
MATTAPOISETT 808,485 404,891
MAYNARD 4,947,513 1,569,461
MEDFIELD 6,112,884 1,448,128
MEDFORD 11,816,316 12,117,695
MEDWAY 10,346,429 1,218,791
MELROSE 8,242,056 5,123,317
MENDON 27,056 408,247
MERRIMAC 39,015 840,540
METHUEN 42,289,283 5,431,706
MIDDLEBOROUGH 17,767,389 2,463,012
MIDDLEFIELD 13,200 53,107
MIDDLETON 1,619,801 546,604
MILFORD 23,055,185 3,051,332
MILLBURY 7,114,315 1,769,015
MILLIS 4,749,632 1,045,922
MILLVILLE 70,899 406,921
MILTON 7,404,278 3,209,943
MONROE 49,377 18,369
MONSON 7,475,305 1,304,068
MONTAGUE 0 1,431,713
MONTEREY 0 46,189
MONTGOMERY 21,042 86,697
MOUNT WASHINGTON 32,506 29,946
NAHANT 505,303 377,462
NANTUCKET 3,098,734 79,153
NATICK 9,227,165 3,806,809
NEEDHAM 9,105,193 1,743,949
NEW ASHFORD 179,597 20,292
NEW BEDFORD 137,455,679 22,980,913
NEW BRAINTREE 0 131,878
NEW MARLBOROUGH 0 58,505
NEW SALEM 6,030 103,651
NEWBURY 16,844 517,371
NEWBURYPORT 3,899,192 2,547,869
NEWTON 22,647,802 5,870,797
NORFOLK 3,397,895 958,026
NORTH ADAMS 13,706,773 4,432,063
NORTH ANDOVER 8,278,197 2,047,318
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH 20,384,331 2,874,118
NORTH BROOKFIELD 4,248,338 796,029
NORTH READING 6,986,457 1,773,795
NORTHAMPTON 7,368,459 4,390,877
NORTHBOROUGH 3,882,610 1,114,331
NORTHBRIDGE 15,449,991 2,108,739
NORTHFIELD 0 360,937
NORTON 12,653,480 2,076,324
NORWELL 3,578,858 1,070,921
NORWOOD 6,169,755 4,646,761
OAK BLUFFS 919,462 72,654
OAKHAM 5,880 191,665
ORANGE 5,234,459 1,614,480
ORLEANS 369,679 171,598
OTIS 13,223 36,336
OXFORD 10,443,894 2,054,202
PALMER 10,814,050 2,003,477
PAXTON 0 540,589
PEABODY 19,188,292 7,211,324
PELHAM 229,811 159,020
PEMBROKE 13,404,612 1,679,302
PEPPERELL 0 1,491,023
PERU 89,842 114,091
PETERSHAM 430,623 114,528
PHILLIPSTON 0 184,276
PITTSFIELD 40,396,418 8,625,330
PLAINFIELD 39,513 50,119
PLAINVILLE 2,878,971 757,895
PLYMOUTH 25,743,405 3,914,506
PLYMPTON 725,450 237,003
PRINCETON 0 295,785
PROVINCETOWN 282,701 138,183
QUINCY 26,950,186 19,075,668
RANDOLPH 16,236,840 5,192,661
RAYNHAM 0 1,135,988
READING 10,549,389 3,238,667
REHOBOTH 0 1,041,367
REVERE 56,662,606 10,276,496
RICHMOND 356,249 108,082
ROCHESTER 1,798,062 424,300
ROCKLAND 13,682,885 2,640,947
ROCKPORT 1,453,796 437,134
ROWE 136,075 3,936
ROWLEY 25,266 539,494
ROYALSTON 0 179,602
RUSSELL 168,465 246,731
RUTLAND 0 924,139
SALEM 21,691,372 6,891,419
SALISBURY 33,688 631,215
SANDISFIELD 8,539 34,618
SANDWICH 6,960,538 1,125,988
SAUGUS 5,542,372 3,665,082
SAVOY 511,709 115,752
SCITUATE 5,405,031 2,009,685
SEEKONK 5,124,455 1,229,326
SHARON 7,206,537 1,398,467
SHEFFIELD 16,826 243,380
SHELBURNE 0 261,253
SHERBORN 658,252 216,392
SHIRLEY 0 1,310,705
SHREWSBURY 19,645,648 2,782,874
SHUTESBURY 622,436 169,412
SOMERSET 7,501,336 1,532,241
SOMERVILLE 20,117,158 25,171,000
SOUTH HADLEY 7,914,784 2,609,119
SOUTHAMPTON 2,517,826 636,553
SOUTHBOROUGH 2,902,181 436,945
SOUTHBRIDGE 21,123,574 3,514,559
SOUTHFIELD 0 0
SOUTHWICK 180,523 1,260,155
SPENCER 49,601 2,259,569
SPRINGFIELD 331,958,979 37,819,217
STERLING 0 692,592
STOCKBRIDGE 0 99,581
STONEHAM 4,221,300 3,712,808
STOUGHTON 15,403,052 3,199,090
STOW 4,707 420,553
STURBRIDGE 3,786,504 773,978
SUDBURY 4,801,298 1,398,438
SUNDERLAND 859,558 504,938
SUTTON 5,384,175 779,841
SWAMPSCOTT 3,472,461 1,293,116
SWANSEA 7,368,837 1,876,329
TAUNTON 57,894,642 8,402,471
TEMPLETON 8,292 1,393,082
TEWKSBURY 13,083,955 2,780,480
TISBURY 685,817 97,959
TOLLAND 2,104 18,465
TOPSFIELD 1,151,558 612,757
TOWNSEND 0 1,312,935
TRURO 377,712 30,055
TYNGSBOROUGH 7,295,994 965,448
TYRINGHAM 40,165 12,684
UPTON 19,248 531,879
UXBRIDGE 9,313,214 1,374,601
WAKEFIELD 6,191,361 3,365,539
WALES 981,244 235,962
WALPOLE 7,923,701 2,546,080
WALTHAM 11,377,927 9,593,304
WARE 9,431,697 1,724,734
WAREHAM 13,178,886 1,976,561
WARREN 0 903,844
WARWICK 0 127,053
WASHINGTON 4,365 94,358
WATERTOWN 4,874,451 6,663,615
WAYLAND 4,235,790 903,034
WEBSTER 12,210,094 2,473,495
WELLESLEY 8,343,560 1,294,148
WELLFLEET 189,409 58,392
WENDELL 0 174,104
WENHAM 0 427,922
WEST BOYLSTON 2,974,265 795,966
WEST BRIDGEWATER 3,652,739 653,276
WEST BROOKFIELD 252,170 486,582
WEST NEWBURY 2,299 296,010
WEST SPRINGFIELD 25,973,225 3,580,408
WEST STOCKBRIDGE 0 97,134
WEST TISBURY 0 185,560
WESTBOROUGH 7,776,815 1,157,670
WESTFIELD 34,188,743 6,289,033
WESTFORD 16,804,225 2,123,074
WESTHAMPTON 468,090 144,763
WESTMINSTER 0 653,977
WESTON 3,554,985 373,690
WESTPORT 4,455,302 1,215,414
WESTWOOD 5,076,173 728,832
WEYMOUTH 28,008,885 8,710,954
WHATELY 258,510 134,068
WHITMAN 78,029 2,419,075
WILBRAHAM 12,668 1,462,090
WILLIAMSBURG 532,345 302,452
WILLIAMSTOWN 968,801 953,797
WILMINGTON 11,235,940 2,484,126
WINCHENDON 11,394,390 1,680,683
WINCHESTER 8,014,043 1,478,108
WINDSOR 26,342 103,744
WINTHROP 6,490,175 4,211,539
WOBURN 8,677,384 5,980,823
WORCESTER 244,533,131 41,515,613
WORTHINGTON 239,271 125,485
WRENTHAM 3,728,363 931,398
YARMOUTH 0 1,261,333
Total Municipal Aid 4,018,077,050 1,061,783,475
 
Regional School District Chapter 70  
ACTON BOXBOROUGH 14,804,931
ADAMS CHESHIRE 10,261,783
AMHERST PELHAM 9,460,557
ASHBURNHAM WESTMINSTER 10,719,643
ASSABET VALLEY 5,091,712
ATHOL ROYALSTON 17,302,150
AYER SHIRLEY 8,179,471
BERKSHIRE HILLS 2,860,708
BERLIN BOYLSTON 1,102,488
BLACKSTONE MILLVILLE 10,862,439
BLACKSTONE VALLEY 8,177,864
BLUE HILLS 4,714,411
BRIDGEWATER RAYNHAM 21,077,561
BRISTOL COUNTY 3,023,742
BRISTOL PLYMOUTH 10,994,412
CAPE COD 2,142,937
CENTRAL BERKSHIRE 8,661,679
CHESTERFIELD GOSHEN 743,540
CONCORD CARLISLE 2,414,884
DENNIS YARMOUTH 7,061,714
DIGHTON REHOBOTH 12,754,496
DOVER SHERBORN 2,033,584
DUDLEY CHARLTON 24,227,223
ESSEX NORTH SHORE 3,871,443
FARMINGTON RIVER 431,620
FRANKLIN COUNTY 3,483,766
FREETOWN LAKEVILLE 10,905,273
FRONTIER 2,815,735
GATEWAY 5,598,089
GILL MONTAGUE 6,174,234
GREATER FALL RIVER 15,930,599
GREATER LAWRENCE 23,470,842
GREATER LOWELL 24,949,262
GREATER NEW BEDFORD 24,851,484
GROTON DUNSTABLE 10,754,273
HAMILTON WENHAM 3,589,356
HAMPDEN WILBRAHAM 11,712,154
HAMPSHIRE 3,224,233
HAWLEMONT 621,062
KING PHILIP 7,443,300
LINCOLN SUDBURY 2,986,366
MANCHESTER ESSEX 2,953,858
MARTHAS VINEYARD 2,828,080
MASCONOMET 5,072,099
MENDON UPTON 12,296,046
MINUTEMAN 2,071,403
MOHAWK TRAIL 5,992,114
MONOMOY 3,281,703
MONTACHUSETT 14,100,241
MOUNT GREYLOCK 1,743,153
NARRAGANSETT 9,860,854
NASHOBA 6,820,120
NASHOBA VALLEY 3,671,684
NAUSET 3,444,939
NEW SALEM WENDELL 679,921
NORFOLK COUNTY 1,222,520
NORTH MIDDLESEX 20,171,653
NORTHAMPTON SMITH 905,695
NORTHBORO SOUTHBORO 3,063,544
NORTHEAST METROPOLITAN 9,152,165
NORTHERN BERKSHIRE 4,675,316
OLD COLONY 3,250,104
OLD ROCHESTER 2,873,838
PATHFINDER 5,434,285
PENTUCKET 13,016,162
PIONEER 4,121,641
QUABBIN 16,504,518
QUABOAG 9,050,057
RALPH C MAHAR 5,388,620
SHAWSHEEN VALLEY 6,377,731
SILVER LAKE 8,016,734
SOMERSET BERKLEY 4,833,911
SOUTH MIDDLESEX 4,400,481
SOUTH SHORE 4,301,030
SOUTHEASTERN 15,540,944
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE 1,940,811
SOUTHERN WORCESTER 10,290,018
SOUTHWICK TOLLAND GRANVILLE 9,744,238
SPENCER EAST BROOKFIELD 13,585,674
TANTASQUA 8,641,991
TRI COUNTY 5,649,638
TRITON 8,612,641
UPISLAND 850,442
UPPER CAPE COD 3,014,031
WACHUSETT 26,692,670
WHITMAN HANSON 24,513,430
WHITTIER 9,190,424
Total Regional Aid 701,330,192
Total Municipal and Regional Aid 4,719,407,242 1,061,783,475

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