LD 1820 LR 2145(01)
An Act To Strengthen the Governance of the Maine Community College System and University of Maine System
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Millett of Cape Elizabeth
Committee: Education and Cultural Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000
General Fund $0 $20,000 $20,000 $20,000
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Maine Community College System has indicated that it will require ongoing General Fund appropriations of $20,000 per year beginning in fiscal year 2022-23 for the costs associated with adding one full-time faculty member, one adjunct faculty member and one full-time nonfaculty member to its Board of Trustees.  This estimate includes funding for technology, stipends, mileage and other administrative costs for each new board member as well as the cost of covering the workload of the faculty and staff members while they attend the board meetings.
The University of Maine System (UMS) has indicated that the costs associated with adding one faculty member, one nonfaculty member and one adjunct faculty member to its Board of Trustees is estimated to be approximately $12,000 per year.  UMS will fund these costs within existing budgeted resources.