Maine Revised Statutes

§1601. Negotiations with municipalities

The Commissioner of Corrections, or the commissioner's designee, shall negotiate with officials of the municipality in which correctional facilities for both juveniles and adults constructed after the effective date of this section are located to provide state reimbursement to that municipality for the net increased costs that a new correctional facility imposes on that municipality. Negotiations shall commence only upon request of municipal officials and only within 6 months after the net increased costs arise. As used in this section, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1989, c. 591, §1 (NEW).]

1. Correctional facility.  "Correctional facility" means those facilities outlined in section 1001, subsection 6.
[ 1989, c. 591, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Net increased costs.  "Net increased costs" means the costs of those services rendered to the facility by the municipality and the costs of any adverse impact proximately caused by the operation of the facility, subtracted from the fair market value of those services rendered by the facility to the municipality.
[ 1989, c. 591, §1 (NEW) .]
1989, c. 591, §1 (NEW).