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Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Housing and Community Development

Item 107

Item 107

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Economic Development Research, Planning, and Coordination (53300)$59,019,069$59,020,803
Regional and Community Developmental Planning (53301)FY2001 $4,093,037FY2002 $4,094,771
Financial Assistance for Substate Planning (53303)FY2001 $13,372,812FY2002 $13,372,812
Financial Assistance for Community Development (53305)FY2001 $41,553,220FY2002 $41,553,220
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $27,019,069FY2002 $27,020,803
Federal TrustFY2001 $32,000,000FY2002 $32,000,000

Authority: Title 15.2, Chapter 13, Article 3 and Chapter 42; Title 36, Chapters 8 and 10; and Title 59.1, Chapters 22 and 22.2, Code of Virginia.


A. This appropriation includes annual membership dues to the Appalachian Regional Commission, $131,620 the first year and $131,620 the second year, from the general fund. These dues are payable from the amounts for Regional and Community Developmental Planning.


B.1. Out of the amounts provided to the Department shall be provided $3,030,000 the first year and $3,030,000 the second year from the general fund for the Indoor Plumbing Program. In addition, an annual allocation of federal dollars will be made available to this program dependent upon the level of federal support each year. Any unexpended balance in this program at the close of business on June 30, 2000, June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002 shall not revert to the general fund, but shall be carried forward and reappropriated.


2. The Department and local program administrators shall make every reasonable effort to provide participants basic financial counseling to enhance their ability to benefit from the Indoor Plumbing Program and to foster their movement to economic self-sufficiency.


C. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Substate Planning shall be paid from the general fund to each planning district commission a sum of $20,000 the first year and $20,000 the second year. In addition, there shall be paid from the general fund:


1. To the Lenowisco Planning District Commission, $99,563 the first year and $99,563 the second year, which includes $38,610 the first year and $38,610 the second year for responsibilities originally undertaken and continued pursuant to § 15.2-4207, Code of Virginia, and the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority.


2. To the Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commission, $102,622 the first year and $102,622 the second year which includes $42,390 the first year and $42,390 the second year for responsibilities originally undertaken and continued pursuant to § 15.2-4207, Code of Virginia, and the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority.


3. To the Mount Rogers Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


4. To the New River Valley Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


5. To the Fifth Planning District Commission, $79,840 the first year and $79,840 the second year.


6. To the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission, $73,504 the first year and $73,504 the second year.


7. To the Lord Fairfax Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


8. To the Northern Virginia Planning District Commission, $347,662 the first year and $347,662 the second year.


9. To the Rappahannock-Rapidan Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


10. To the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


11. To the Central Virginia Planning District Commission, $69,336 the first year and $69,336 the second year.


12. To the West Piedmont Planning District Commission, $76,587 the first year and $76,587 the second year.


13. To the Southside Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


14. To the Piedmont Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


15. To the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission, $187,181 the first year and $187,181 the second year.


16. To the RADCO Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


17. To the Northern Neck Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


18. To the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


19. To the Crater Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


20. To the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission, $64,497 the first year and $64,497 the second year.


21. To the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission $336,628 the first year, and $336,628 the second year.


D. Out of the amounts provided to the Department shall be provided $1,490,339 the first year and $1,490,339 the second year from the general fund for the Virginia Water Project for operating costs and water and wastewater grants.


E. This appropriation includes annual membership dues in the DELMARVA Advisory Council, $7,500 the first year and $7,500 the second year from the general fund.


F. Any remaining balances in the Abandoned Housing Fund, the Rural Economic Development Grant Fund, the Virginia Enterprise Initiative, the Virginia Removal or Rehabilitation of Derelict Structures Fund and the Southside Economic Development Commission shall not revert to the general fund, but shall be carried forward and reappropriated.


G.1. Out of this Item, $10,790,000 the first year and $10,790,000 the second year from the general fund is appropriated to carry out the provisions of §§ 15.2-1306 through 15.2-1310, Code of Virginia, related to the Regional Competitiveness Act. The Department may use up to $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the second year from the general fund for staff support for the Regional Competitiveness Program.


2. The Department shall provide copies of the annual reports prepared by the regional partnerships under § 15.2-1309.3, Code of Virginia, to the Chairmen of the Senate Committees on Local Government and Finance, and the House Committees on Appropriations and Counties, Cities and Towns.


3. Incentive funds shall be distributed on a formula based on the population of the qualified region. Each qualified region shall receive no less than $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year.


H. Out of the amounts in this Item shall be provided $5,500,000 the first year and $5,500,000 the second year from the general fund for the Industrial Site Development Fund. Funds shall be used to assist communities with the cost of developing industrial properties in distressed areas of the Commonwealth. Any unexpended balance in this program at the close of business on June 30, 2001 and June 30, 2002 shall not revert to the general fund, but shall be carried forward and reappropriated.


I. Out of the amounts in this Item shall be provided $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the second year from the general fund for the Virginia Removal or Rehabilitation of Derelict Structures Fund established by Chapter 1018 of the Acts of Assembly of 1999.


J. Industrial parks or areas designated as Enterprise Zones under the provisions of Chapter 235 of the Acts of Assembly of 1999, shall receive first priority for funding under the Industrial Site Development Program. Three such zones shall qualify for priority consideration. Funding amounts for these sites shall conform to the guidelines established by the Department. Any balances for the Industrial Site Development Program related to these sites which are unexpended on June 30, 2000, June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002 shall not revert to the general fund but shall be carried forward and reappropriated.