Amendment #47 to H4000

Dispute Resolution Services

Mr. Puppolo of Springfield moves to amend the bill in section 2 by inserting after item 8910-0102 the following item:

"XXXX-XXXX For Dispute Resolution Services, Inc. of Springfield to provide community mediation services to ex-offenders as an outlet for conflict resolution once they return to the community, provide general community mediation services to the residents of Hampden County to prevent everyday conflict escalation that would require police, court and potentially corrections interventions and involvement, additional service would include training for correctional officers and other staff members as requested in mediation and conflict resolution techniques to effectively address daily conflicts…………$50,000”.