Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-35

GOV 35

Community Compact Grants

Messrs. Tarr, Lesser, Hinds, O'Connor, Timilty, Gomez and Brady moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by inserting after the word “improvements” the following words:-

“provided further, that notwithstanding the spending limit in section 2XXX of chapter 29 of the General Laws, not more than $3,000,000 shall be expended to fund the District Local Technical Assistance Fund, established in said section 2XXX, including projects that encourage regionalization, to be administered by the division of local services and distributed through the District Local Technical Assistance Fund; provided further, that not less than $2,000,000 shall be expended for a multi-year competitive grant program to provide financial support for one-time or transition costs related to regionalization and other efficiency initiatives, with allowable applicants to include municipalities, regional school districts, school districts considering forming a regional school district or regionalizing services, regional planning agencies and councils of governments”; and by striking out the figure “4,750,000” and inserting “9,750,000”.