Budget Amendment ID: FY2014-S3-193

ENV 193

Drinking Water Supply Protection Grant Program

Messrs. Eldridge and Michael O. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2200-0100, by inserting at the end thereof the following:-

;provided further, that not less than $2,000,000 shall be expended to fund grants to cities and towns and districts for the acquisition of lands and water and easements by those cities, towns and districts to protect and conserve groundwater aquifers and recharge areas, surface water supplies and watershed areas, and surface or underground lands adjacent to those resources, for the protection of water that is determined by the department of environmental protection to be of potential use for water supply purposes; provided that any grants approved by the department and provided to cities, towns and districts from this item may be for up to 60 per cent of the eligible costs of the projects


and further amended by striking the figures “$27,872,469” and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- 29,872,469.