2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Local Partnership Program (language only)

Item 458 #1c

Item 458 #1c

Transportation, Department of

Page 405, line 42, strike "based on population" and insert:
"based on eligible project costs".
Page 405, line 46, after "30, 2007.", insert:
"Further, use of the funds should be limited to projects with unfunded construction elements in either the secondary or urban six-year improvement programs for projects that have the right-of-way procured and the engineering substantially completed."

(This amendment seeks to engage additional local governments in the administration of highway construction projects. Utilizing balances available from moneys appropriated for the program by the 2005 General Assembly, this amendment directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to solicit additional projects ready to go to construction for participation in the local partnership program.)