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Sunday December 28, 2014

Maine State Budget
Curtailment

Gov. Paul LePage ordered state spending cuts on December 27, 2012. The cuts are designed to balance the two-year budget that ends June 30, 2013

The governor's order cuts $35,452,373 from the overall budget.

Click here to open and close a list of total cuts by department.
Administrative and Financial Services -$771,650
Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry -$375,000
Attorney General -$186,291
Audit -$16,322
Corrections -$1,975,068
Defense, Veterans & Emergency Mgmt. -$76,448
Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education -$165
Economic and Community Development -$307,952
Education -$12,579,756
Environmental Protection -$80,000
Executive -$47,376
Finance Authority of Maine -$143,401
Foundation for Blood Research -$600
Health & Human Services -$13,359,956
Historic Preservation Commission -$2,710
Inland Fisheries & Wildlife -$306,773
Judicial -$233,000
Labor -$132,333
Law and Legislative Reference Library -$20,409
Legislature -$333,177
Maine Arts Commission -$5,000
Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services -$140,810
Maine Community College System -$724,451
Maine Development Foundation -$778
Maine Humanities Council -$709
Maine Maritime Academy -$112,696
Maine Public Broadcasting Network -$16,909
Maine State Housing Authority -$4,850
Maine State Library -$32,505
Marine Resources -$128,015
Museum -$19,583
Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability -$10,600
Office of the State Treasurer -$24,686
Public Safety -$427,169
Public Utilities Commission -$100,000
Reserve Fund for State House Preservation and Maintenance -$10,628
Secretary of State -$43,169
State Board of Corrections -$163,524
State Board of Education -$1,276
State Charter School Commission -$1,400
University of Maine System -$2,535,228

Use the database below to explore the individual programs slated for curtailment.

SOURCE: Office of Maine Governor Paul LePage
DepartmentProgram2013 General Fund Appropriation AdjustmentInitiative DescriptionProgram Impact
Administrative and Financial ServicesBPI Building Operations-100,000Reduces funding as a result of salary and benefits savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Administrative and Financial ServicesMaine Revenue Services-493,724Reduces funding as a result of salary and benefits savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Administrative and Financial ServicesBureau of the Budget-80,000Reduces funding as a result of salary and benefits savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Administrative and Financial ServicesOffice of the State Controller-15,000Reduces funding as a result of salary and benefits savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Administrative and Financial ServicesVeterans Tax Reimbursement-63,030Reduces funding as the result of lower than budgeted reimbursements. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Actual payments made from this program were lower than budgeted, and no additional payments are scheduled for FY2013. There will be no program impact as a result of this reduction.
Administrative and Financial ServicesVeterans' Organization Tax Reimbursement-10,885Reduces funding as the result of lower than budgeted reimbursements. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Actual payments made from this program were lower than budgeted, and no additional payments are scheduled for FY2013. There will be no program impact as a result of this reduction.
Administrative and Financial ServicesMaine Board of Tax Appeals-14,011Reduces funding as a result of salary and benefits savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryDivision of Quality Assurance & Regulations-1,500Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing professional services to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Reduces All Other funding to maintain costs within available resources.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryAnimal Health & Industry-5,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing professional services to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Reduces All Other funding to maintain costs within available resources.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryAdministration Agriculture-18,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Division will maintain staffing vacancies.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryDivision of Plant Industry-2,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing general operations to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Reduces All Other funding to maintain costs within available resources.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryDivision of Agricultural Resource Development-20,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Division will maintain staffing vacancies.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryMaine Farms for the Future-21,500Reduces funding for grants on a one-time basis. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The department can request funds from the carrying account balance to use in place current year funding if needed.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryParks General Operations-99,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Division will maintain staffing vacancies.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryDivision of Forest Protection-175,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the reimbursement received from the federal government for out-of-state mobilizations in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Division will lapse less to the General Fund carrying account at the end of the fiscal year.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryMaine Land Use Planning Commission-27,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Division will maintain staffing vacancies.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryGeological Survey-2,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing in-state travel and groundwater investigations in the Branch Brook watershed. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Reduces All Other funding to maintain costs within available resources.
Agriculture, Conservation & ForestryNatural Areas Program-4,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by delaying the completion of technical assistance materials in the Municipal Assistance program. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Reduces All Other funding to maintain costs within available resources.
Attorney GeneralCivil Rights-9,000Reduces All Other funding by suspending the annual spring conference for the Civil Rights Team Project. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Due to the cost of the annual conference, the decision was made to suspend it and find alternate means to impart useful information to the students across the state.
Attorney GeneralAttorney General-102,000Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Office will continue to closely monitor Personnel Services budgets and the selected start date of newly hired staff to ensure adequate funding is available.
Attorney GeneralAttorney General-12,000Reduces All Other funding by eliminating computer replacement in the current fiscal year. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Office will carefully monitor all requests for new or replacement computers or computer components to ensure expenditures are warranted and within available resources.
Attorney GeneralDistrict Attorneys Salaries-63,291Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This Office will continue to closely monitor Personnel Services budgets and the selected start date of newly hired staff to ensure adequate funding is available.
AuditAudit Departmental Bureau-16,322Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The reductions will not adversely impact the Department of Audit's ability to provide needed audit services to the citizens of the State of Maine
CorrectionsDepartmentwide - Corrections-171,312Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsAdult Community Corrections-343,241Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsDepartment of Corrections-116,489Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsCommunity Corrections - Juvenile-160,195Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsMaine State Prison-413,942Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsMaine Correctional Center-150,591Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsDowneast Correctional Facility-103,870Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsMountain View Youth Development Center-188,995Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
CorrectionsLong Creek Youth Development Center-326,433Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Programs must maintain vacancies to meet Curtailment commitment.
Defense, Veterans & Emergency Mgmt.Military Training /Operations-10,000Reduces funding for repairs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Repairs on military facilities be deferred.
Defense, Veterans & Emergency Mgmt.Admin - Defense & Veterans Services-10,000Reduces funding for projected Personal Services savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Defense, Veterans & Emergency Mgmt.Service to Veterans-30,000Reduces funding for Personal Services by delayed hiring for a position and managing vacancies. This initiative relates to the curtailment of allotments.The program must maintain vacancies to meet the curtailment commitment.
Defense, Veterans & Emergency Mgmt.ME Emergency Management Agency-26,448Reduces funding for Personal Services by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and EducationDowneast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education-165Reduces funding available for general operating expenses. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The agency will attempt to find alternate funding sources for costs related to hatchery operations, including personnel and energy.
Economic and Community DevelopmentInnovation - Office of-307,952Reduces funding for the Maine Technology Institute. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The impact of this curtailment will result in fewer available grants.
EducationGeneral Purpose Aid for Local Schools-12,579,756Reduces funding for subsidy payments to school administrative units. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.School administrative units (SAU's) funding will be reduced. SAU's may choose to raise additional funds, use balance forward funds, make budget reductions or a combination of these.
ExecutiveOmbudsman Program-17,150Reduces funding from reduced contractual obligations. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The new contract for Ombudsman services is at a lower rate than past contracts, therefore the reduction will have no impact on services.
ExecutiveGovernor's Office-30,226Reduces funding as a result of salary and benefits savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Because the savings were generated through vacancies and through actual costs being lower than budgeted, there will be no additional program impact from this reduction.
Finance Authority of MaineStudent Financial Assistance Programs-143,401Reduces funding for student grants. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Based on current projections of student take-rates in the Maine State Grant Program, FAME should be able to absorb the cut.
Foundation for Blood ResearchScienceWorks for ME-600Reduces funding for staff who solicit donations of scientific equipment and supplies from vendors for distribution to Maine schools and for the number of demonstrations for teachers and students of new testing technologies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The majority of project funds are used for salaries and wages. Funding cuts will result in a proportional reduction in staff time and reduce the number of educational services provided in support of Maine science teachers.
Health & Human ServicesChild Support-618Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This contract reduction has minimal impact.
Health & Human ServicesBureau of Mental Health-1,533,761Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services that can be provided by decreasing the contractual amount to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Providers across the State of Maine.
Health & Human ServicesBureau of Medical Services-306,128Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal will reduce contracts that have some flexibility in being able to scale back the scope of work relative to the reduction without adverse consequences.
Health & Human ServicesBureau of Children with Special Needs-54,883Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services that can be provided by decreasing the contractual amount to substance abuse and mental health service providers across the State.
Health & Human ServicesBureau of Children with Special Needs-850,000Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The proposal will reduce funding available for respite care for families who have children with behavioral health needs.
Health & Human ServicesBureau of Children with Special Needs-300,000Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The proposal will reduce funding available for durable goods and services to support treatment / case plans for children with behavioral health needs.
Health & Human ServicesState Funded Foster Care/Adoption Assistance-1,400,000Reduces funding for child adoption subsidies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This funding represents Child Adoption Subsidies that will be reduced in the fourth quarter of the year.
Health & Human ServicesState Funded Foster Care/Adoption Assistance-1,900,000Reduces funding through the transfer of expenditures to an Other Special Revenue Funds earned revenue account. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.OCFS cycle payments are estimated and running very tight with the overall budget. This may affect program's ability to deliver services in the fourth quarter.
Health & Human ServicesState Funded Foster Care/Adoption Assistance-75,000Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The proposal will reduce funding for family reunification services.
Health & Human ServicesOffice of Elder Services Central Office-173,908Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces contractual services with the least amount of impact to direct service bearing in mind that some programs operate with a wait list.
Health & Human ServicesOffice of Management and Budget-32,758Reduces funding for general operations. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A reduction in general operating expenses in the Office of Management and Budget could negatively impact reconciliation cost allocation plan transfers between the General Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds.
Health & Human ServicesOffice of Management and Budget-15,319Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces contractual services with the least amount of impact to direct service bearing in mind that some programs operate with a wait list.
Health & Human ServicesBureau of Health-77,155Reduces funding for vaccine purchases. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will reduce vaccines purchased by the Immunization Program
Health & Human ServicesOMB Division of Regional Business Operations-38,675Reduces funding for general operations. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A reduction in general operating expenses in the Office of Management and Budget Regional Operations could negatively impact reconciliation cost allocation plan transfers between the General Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds.
Health & Human ServicesIndependent Housing with Services-168,384Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces contractual services with the least amount of impact to direct service bearing in mind that some programs operate with a wait list.
Health & Human ServicesState Funds for Purchased Social Services-45,000Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.These funds support the review of Nursing Home Regulations and the development of a training program for Personal Support Specialists. This work will not be completed before the end of the contract term. Approximately $12,000 for work performed in November and December remains to be invoiced. Therefore, this cooperative agreement can be reduced by $45,000.
Health & Human ServicesState Funds for Purchased Social Services-27,271Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services by substance abuse and mental health service providers across the State.
Health & Human ServicesState Funds for Purchased Social Services-82,044Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The proposal will reduce funding for home visiting services.
Health & Human ServicesChild and Family Services - Central-1,958Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services that can be provided by decreasing the contractual amount to substance abuse and mental health service providers across the State.
Health & Human ServicesHome Based Care-124,736Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces contractual services with the least amount of impact to direct service bearing in mind that some programs operate with a wait list.
Health & Human Services Family Independence - Regional -20,599Reduces funding for general operations. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A reduction in general operating expenses in the Office for Family Independence's Regional offices could negatively impact reconciliation cost allocation plan transfers between the General Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds.
Health & Human ServicesDHS - Departmentwide-1,261,721Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces funding in contracts that have been closed out but have remaining unspent balances.
Health & Human Services Departmentwide -2,500,000Reduces funding from salary savings to be achieved after all attrition and other savings initiatives have been met. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.DHHS may have to manage hiring/vacancy rates in the second half of the year
Health & Human ServicesMaternal and Child Health Block Grant Match-337,517Reducing funding by utilizing balances that carried forward from fiscal year 2011-12. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.New Initiatives will not be financially supported
Health & Human ServicesMaternal and Child Health Block Grant Match-18,136Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The proposal will reduce funding available for home visiting services.
Health & Human ServicesOffice for Family Independence-313,726Reduces funding for general operations. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A reduction in general operating expenses in the Office for Family Independence's Central Office could negatively impact reconciliation cost allocation plan transfers between the General Fund and Other Special Revenue Funds
Health & Human ServicesOffice for Family Independence-150Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Contract reduction has minimal impact.
Health & Human ServicesMulticultural Svcs, Rates & Quality Improvement-171Reduces funding for in-state travel. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will reduce in-state travel in the Multicultural Affairs program.
Health & Human ServicesDivision of Purchased Services-8,125Reduces funding for general operations. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will reduce funding for general operating expenses in the Division of Purchased Services.
Health & Human ServicesDivision of Licensing & Regulatory Services-19,790Reduces funding for information technology costs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A late start up by the Office of Information Technology on the ALMS in the Div. of Licensing and Regulatory Services has created savings.
Health & Human ServicesBureau of Mental Health-198,189Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services by substance abuse and mental health service providers across the State.
Health & Human Services Developmental Services - Community -92,277Reduces funding for client services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative may affect ability to deliver planned developmental services to our clients.
Health & Human ServicesDevelopmental Services - Community-891,693Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces contractual services with the least amount of impact to direct service bearing in mind that some programs operate with a wait list.
Health & Human ServicesForensic Services-1,993Reduces funding for training. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Training account for the evaluators for forensic clients in court will be reduced.
Health & Human ServicesRiverview Psychiatric Center-1,603Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will result in a small decrease in funding for professional auditing services.
Health & Human ServicesDorothea Dix Psychiatric Center-1,603Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will result in a small decrease in funding for professional auditing services.
Health & Human ServicesOffice of Substance Abuse-359,740Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services by substance abuse and mental health service providers across the State.
Health & Human ServicesDriver Education and Evaluation Program-28,612Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services by substance abuse and mental health service providers across the State.
Health & Human ServicesDepartmentwide - BDS-171,713Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces funding in contracts that have been closed out but have remaining unspent balances.
Historic Preservation CommissionMe. Historic Preservation Commission-1,600Reduces funding no longer needed for operating costs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This impact of this initiative is expected to be minimal.
Historic Preservation CommissionMe. Historic Preservation Commission-1,110Reduces funding by transferring costs to federal funding sources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Costs will be shifted to the related Federal Expenditures Fund account
Inland Fisheries & Wildlife0531 Licensing Services - IF&W-13,300Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Division of Licensing and Registration has managed vacancies and hired a position at a lower step than was budgeted and as a result has created savings.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifeOffice of the Commissioner - IF&W-22,876Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing general operations to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A portion of the Office of the Commissioner's general operations expenses will be paid from Other Special Revenue Funds.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifeLicense & Registration-21,209Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing general operations to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A portion of the Licensing and Registration general operations expenses will be paid from Other Special Revenue Funds.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifeResource Management - Wildlife-105,234Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Bureau of Resource Management Wildlife Division has managed vacancies and realigned staff on a temporary basis by increasing the salary funding ratio of staff to rely more on federal dollars.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifeResource Management -10,000Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing professional services to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A portion of the Bureau of Resource Management Fisheries Division professional services expenses will be paid from Other Special Revenue Funds.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifeNongame Endangered Species-2,186Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing office and other supplies to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments. A portion of the Nongame Endangered Species office and other supplies expenses will be paid from Other Special Revenue Funds.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifeWarden Service-113,238Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing rents to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A portion of the Warden Service rent expenses will be paid from Other Special Revenue Funds.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifeSearch and Rescue-5,357Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing rents to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A portion of the Search and Rescue rent expenses will be paid from Other Special Revenue Funds.
Inland Fisheries & WildlifePublic Information and Education - IF &W -13,373Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings achieved by reducing professional services to maintain costs within available resources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.A portion of the Public Information and Education professional services expenses will be paid from Other Special Revenue Funds.
JudicialJudicial - Debt Service-233,000Reduces funding for debt service. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Debt service needs were recalculated based on revised interest rates and a revised issuance date of bonds this spring and determined that these savings could be achieved.
LaborRehabilitation Services-20,000Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal would reduce the services that can be provided by decreasing the contractual amount for telecommunications devices for people with disabilities and other Maine Center on Deafness services.
LaborRehabilitation Services-10,000Reduces funding for services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This proposal reduces funding for Interpreter services and funding for the Deaf Culture Tea.
LaborAdministration Labor-5,000Reduces funding by transferring Service Center costs from General Fund to other Special Revenue Funds within the same program account. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Minimal impact - still meets necessary ratio to comply with indirect cost plan requirements.
LaborBlind and Visually Impaired-35,000Reduces funding for contracts. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Contract includes a position that will not be filled until after Dec 30, 2012. Since program has not filled position as of yet funding will not be need for that time.
LaborWomen Work and Community - Maine Centers for-12,000Reduces funding for contracted services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative reduces funding for a pass-through contract with Women, Work and Community resulting in a reduction of provided services.
LaborEmployment Services Activity -22,333Reduces funding for tuition costs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Reduced amount of tuition reimbursement funds available to apprentices since costs are not as high as projected.
LaborEmployment Services Activity -21,000Reduces funding through managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Personal Services savings are available. No additional impact in SFY13 as GF position was unfilled for first 5 months of fiscal year.
LaborMaine Labor Relations Board-7,000Reduces funding through managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Personal Services savings are available.
Law and Legislative Reference LibraryLaw and Legislative Reference Library-20,409Reduces funding for operating costs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.
LegislatureLegislative-333,177Reduces funding for operating costs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.
Maine Arts CommissionArts & Humanities Administration-5,000Reduces grant funding. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will reduce the amount of funding available for grant recipient promotional activity.
Maine Commission on Indigent Legal ServicesMaine Commission on Indigent Legal Services-75,810Reduces funding to reflect Personal Services savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will have no program impact because it reflects actual personal services savings year-to-date and leaves the Commission with adequate personal services allotment to cover its anticipated staffing for the balance of the fiscal year. Of these savings, $67,956.00 is based on our not filling the Office Specialist II position for all of FY'13. The remaining $7,854.00 results from several other Commission positions having been open for various periods in Quarters 1 and 2. We expect all positions other than the Office Specialist II to be filled for all of Q3 and Q4.
Maine Commission on Indigent Legal ServicesMaine Commission on Indigent Legal Services-65,000Reduces funding for indigent legal services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will delay payment to attorneys who have represented indigent individuals.
Maine Community College SystemMaine Community College System-724,451Reduces funding for the Maine Community College System. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The impact of this curtailment will include: reduced availability of courses, faculty reduction, withhold ECforME courses for approximately 25 Community college students, grant suspension for the on line course program and defer certain capital expenditures.
Maine Development FoundationDevelopment Foundation-445Reduces funding for grant to support Realize Maine program. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Limitation of a competitive grant program for 8 regional groups and limitation of technical assistance and support from MDF.
Maine Development FoundationDevelopment Foundation-333Reduces funding for grant to support Maine Street programs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.MDF would have to limit technical assistance and development support for 30 participating communities
Maine Humanities CouncilMaine Humanities Council-709Reduces funding for grants. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The council distributes funding to communities across the state as grants to cultural nonprofits to development public humanities programming. The reduction will reduce the number of grants awarded by approximately one.
Maine Maritime AcademyME Maritime Academy-112,696Reduces funding for the Maine Maritime Academy. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The academy will delay filling vacancies and delay making any non critical purchases until the curtailment amount is absorbed.
Maine Public Broadcasting NetworkMaine Public Broadcasting Corporation-16,909Reduces funding for the Public Broadcasting System. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.MPBN will absorb the curtailment within their existing operating budget through 6/30/2013.
Maine State Housing AuthorityShelter Operating Subsidy-4,850Reduces funding on a one-time basis for the Shelter Operating Subsidy program by utilizing other resources available to the authority. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Maine State Housing Authority has other resources that it can use to offset the reduction of General Fund resources in fiscal year 2012-13 which will mitigate any impact to the program.
Maine State LibraryLibrary & Development Services-20,000Reduces funding as a result of salary and benefits savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Reduces funding from salary and benefit savings after accounting for attrition. This will cause a delay in pursuing and hiring an Early Childhood Literacy Consultant.
Maine State LibraryLibrary & Development Services-10,205Reduces funding from charging the cost of one position to federal funding sources. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The responsibilities of the position are more closely aligned with the Federal program.
Maine State LibraryLibrary & Development Services-2,300Reduces funding for books and periodicals. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.MSL Book budget will be reduced and will primarily impact e-Content subscriptions and materials.
Marine ResourcesBureau of Research Management-22,490Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in All Other from Central Fleet and office supplies due to personnel vacancies in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Bureau of Resource Management has been managing vacancies and has recognized temporary savings in Central Fleet mileage charges and supplies with less staff.
Marine ResourcesBureau of Marine Patrol-2,477Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in All Other from Central Fleet and office supplies due to personnel vacancies in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Bureau of Marine Patrol has been managing vacancies and has recognized temporary savings in Central Fleet mileage charges with less staff.
Marine ResourcesOffice of the Commissioner-2,109Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in All Other from Central Fleet and office supplies due to personnel vacancies in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Office of the Commissioner has been managing vacancies and has recognized temporary savings in technology cost with less staff.
Marine ResourcesSea Run Fisheries & Habitat-98,287Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in Personal Services from the management of vacant positions in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Bureau of Sea Run Fisheries has managed vacancies and realigned staff on a temporary basis to work on Federal projects and as a result has created savings.
Marine ResourcesSea Run Fisheries & Habitat-2,652Reduces funding by recognizing one-time savings in All Other from the management of vacant positions in fiscal year 2012-13. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The Bureau of Sea Run Fisheries has been managing vacancies and has recognized temporary savings in travel, training and general operations with less staff.
MuseumMuseum Administration-19,583Reduces funding from salary savings from three Museum Technician I positions. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.$11,640 in salary savings from a vacant Museum Technician I position has accrued since the beginning of FY13 and will be used to meet the curtailment target. This position will be filled beginning in January 2013. The remaining curtailment target funds, will accrue from salary savings from two intermittent seasonal Museum Technician I positions. As a result of keeping these positions vacant the Museum will not be able to resume Sunday hours, which was scheduled to occur in June 2013.
Office of Program Evaluation and Government AccountabilityProgram Evaluation and Government Accountability-10,600Reduces funding for operating costs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.
Office of the State TreasurerTreasury Department Operations-24,686Reduces funding for banking services. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.NO FISCAL IMPACT. The Treasurer's Office negotiated with the Bank to receive one-time waivers of some banking fees. THIS IS NOT ONGOING SAVINGS.
Public SafetyState Police-162,169Reduces funding by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Positions have been unfilled for the first six months of the fiscal year.
Public SafetyLiquor Licensing-65,000Reduces funding by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Positions have been unfilled for the first six months of the fiscal year.
Public SafetyState Fire Marshal-50,000Reduces funding by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Positions have been unfilled for the first six months of the fiscal year.
Public SafetyGambling Control-150,000Reduces funding by managing vacancies. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Positions have been unfilled or paid at a lower step than budgeted for the first six months of the fiscal year.
Public Utilities CommissionEmergency Services Communication - E-911 Fund-100,000Reduces funding designated for transition of E9-1-1 to NG9-1-1. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Due to a delay of the transition to NG9-1-1, the funds will not be needed until the next biennium.
Reserve Fund for State House Preservation and MaintenanceReserve Fund for State House Preservation and Maintenance-10,628Reduces funding for operating costs. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.
Secretary of StateAdministrative Services and Corporations - Bureau of-18,549Reduces funding by freezing one vacant Customer Representative Specialist - Corporations position for 9 pay periods. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.Keeping this position vacant will further delay the ability of the bureau to process backlogs for corporate and UCC related filings. It is expected that the backlog will further increase to 12-14 working days.
Secretary of StateAdministrative Services and Corporations - Bureau of-6,300Reduces funding from salary savings. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.There is no program impact anticipated from this action.
Secretary of StateAdministrative Services and Corporations - Bureau of-18,320Reduces funding by freezing one Deputy Secretary of State position for 10.5 pay periods beginning in January 2013. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.These duties will be assigned to other office staff or referred to management in the specific bureau for response and/or implementation.
State Board of CorrectionsState Board of Corrections Investment Fund-163,524Reduces funding available for county jail support. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative will further delay the funding of capital expenditures, program needs and operational deficits.
State Board of EducationState Board of Education-1,276Reduces funding for per diem expenses for board members. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.This initiative could restrict travel to and attendance at meetings and events.
State Charter School Commission State Charter School Commission-1,400Reduces funding by recognizing start up costs that were lower than anticipated. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.No program impact is anticipated at this time.
University of Maine SystemUniversity of Maine System-2,535,228Reduces funding available for the University of Maine System. This initiative relates to curtailment of allotments.The system will conduct a review of administrative functions including Information technology, human resources and procurement. The goal is to identify savings that will minimize the potential impact of this curtailment on students