Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-558-R1

Redraft EDU 558

North Quabbin Rural Development Initiative

Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7100-0200, by adding the following words:- “; and provided further, that $125,000 shall be expended for the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to conduct a study for the revitalization of former North Quabbin area mill buildings and the impediments to the revitalization found in the state building code, to develop a plan for eco-tourism along the Millers river, to develop a municipal agricultural plan for North Quabbin communities, to conduct a study to determine the means and methods to expand hydro power along rivers and to develop an affordable housing plan in the town of Wendell”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7100-0200, by striking out the figure “$537,658,600” and inserting in place thereof the figure “$537,783,600”.