H.P. 1311 - L.D. 1872
An Act to Establish Municipal Cost Components for Unorganized Territory Services to be Rendered in Fiscal Year 1999-00
Emergency preamble. Whereas, Acts of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and
Whereas, prompt determination and certification of the municipal cost components in the unorganized territory district are necessary to the establishment of a mill rate and the levy of the unorganized territory educational and services tax; and
Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. Municipal cost components for services rendered. In accordance with the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 36, chapter 115, the Legislature determines that the net municipal cost component for services and reimbursements to be rendered in fiscal year 1999-00 is as follows.
Audit - Fiscal Administration $108,207
Forest Fire Protection 150,000
Human Services - General Assistance 75,610
Property Tax Assessment - Operations 533,947
Maine Land Use Regulation Commission -
TOTAL STATE AGENCIES $10,635,987
County reimbursements for services:
TOTAL COUNTY SERVICES $3,399,068
TOTAL REQUIREMENTS $14,035,055
COMPUTATION OF ASSESSMENT
State Revenue Sharing $210,000
Miscellaneous Revenues 50,000
Transfer from undesignated
fund balance 1,640,208
Lands Reserve Trust $100,000
Tuition - Travel 200,000
Special - Retirement 150,000
TOTAL DEDUCTIONS ($2,351,708)
TAX ASSESSMENT $11,683,347
Sec. 2. Use of funds. Of the county reimbursements for services for Hancock County provided in this Act, $5,000 is for the Eagle Island ferry service.
Sec. 3. Limitation of authority. The county commissioners of Somerset County may not commit more than $100,000 from amounts made available by this Act for the acquisition of a fire truck for Rockwood.
Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this Act takes effect when approved.
Effective May 21, 1999.
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