1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Soil and Water Conservation District funding

Item 420 #6c

Item 420 #6c

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of FY1997 $0 FY1998 $300,000 GF

Page 276, line 9, strike "$13,321,111" and insert "$13,621,111".

(This amendment provides additional funding to local Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) to add full-time conservationists in seven districts and to increase operating support. The cost of the positions and support are shared by the Commonwealth (75 percent) and local governments/districts (25 percent). The districts to receive funding for full-time conservationists are: (1) Daniel Boone SWCD, (2) Lonesome Pine SWCD, (3) Mountain SWCD, (4) Patrick SWCD, (5) Peter Francisco SWCD, (6) Southside SWCD, and (7) Tazewell SWCD.).