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Re: [howardpubliced] Fw: Governor's FY 04 Announced Cuts

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  • steve-jen l swanhart
    Lets start with Glendenings pension!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 31, 2003
      Lets start with Glendenings pension!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      > > Dear Advocates:
      > >
      > > This morning, the Ehrlich Administration presented a proposed
      > list of $211
      > > million in additional budget cuts for FY 04 to the Board of Public
      > Works
      > > (The meeting is 10-1 today). In order for the cuts to be approved
      > either
      > > Treasurer Kopp or Comptroller Schaeffer must vote in favor of
      > them.
      > >
      > > We anticipate that Treasurer Kopp will likely oppose this list of
      > > reductions. Please Comptroller Schaefer's office at 410-260-7801.
      > Tell him
      > > you strongly oppose these further reductions to services for
      > children and
      > > families.
      > >
      > > Here is some more detail on the cuts announced by the Governor
      > today at the
      > > Board of Public Works. This list is draft and may be updated
      > later. I
      > > selected cuts that pertain to programs for children and families.
      > All cuts
      > > are proposed General Fund reductions
      > >
      > > At this time, I do not have any updates on which cuts have been
      > approved by
      > > BPW if any.
      > >
      > > Total Additional Cuts for Programs for Children and Families --
      > $27.225
      > > Million
      > >
      > > Office of Children, Youth and Families -- Total $130,746
      > >
      > > OCYF -- $130,746 cut to admin expenses including $100K for ad
      > campaign.
      > >
      > > DHMH - Total on this selected list of cuts for programs for
      > children and
      > > families-- $5.225 million
      > >
      > > DHMH -- $3,500,00 Reduce the reimbursement rates for MCO's. This
      > reduction
      > > will be incorporates into the CY 04 rates currently under
      > discussion.
      > >
      > > DHMH - $125,000 cut to evaluation for foster care/substance abuse
      > waiver
      > >
      > > DHMH - 600,000 - Postpone Baltimore City Substance Abuse Treatment
      > Expansion
      > > -- Maintain Fy 03 funding level
      > >
      > DHMH - $1,000,000 cut to Rare and Expensive Case Management Program
      > >
      > > Department of Human Resources -- Total on this selected list of
      > cuts for
      > > children's programs - $10.98 million
      > >
      > > DHR -- $1,053,000 Additional Cut to Maryland After School
      > Opportunity Fund
      > >
      > > DHR -- $290,400 - Family Support Centers -- Training/Technical
      > Assistance
      > >
      > > DHR - $3,023,517 cut- implement more cost-effective institutional
      > placements
      > > for foster care
      > >
      > > DHR - SSA - $409,000 cut - eliminate contracts for Family Tree
      > > ($81,000;Kinship Care Conferences ($250,000);Turek House Substance
      > Abuse
      > > program ($78,000)
      > >
      > > DHR- $208,000 Food Stamp Error Reduction
      > >
      > > DHR -- $6,000,000 or $8,000,000 (hard to read) -- General
      > Administrative cut
      > > -- Including abolition of 225 vacant positions, no child welfare
      > vacancies
      > > abolished
      > >
      > > DLLR --- $500,000 - cut STEP program
      > >
      > > MSDE -- Total on selected list -- $4.1 million
      > >
      > > MSDE - $1,085,761 - Headquarters - General Administrative cut --
      > includes 4
      > > vacant pins and 8 positions
      > >
      > > MSDE - $3,038,655 (cut under Local Aid)- Reduce non-mandated grant
      > programs
      > > in Aid to Education
      > >
      > > Local Management Boards -- Total -- $2.4 million
      > >
      > > LMBs - $2,233,971 - cut Community Partnership Funding
      > >
      > > LMBs - $160,304 - cut funding for CHOICE program for at-risk
      > youth
      > >
      > > LMBs - $25,000 cut - Laurel Boys and Girls Club
      > >
      > > Department of Juvenile Justice -- Total -- $3.9 million
      > >
      > > DJJ - $1,140,000 - cut in Community Justice Supervision for
      > poorly
      > > performing programs
      > >
      > > DJJ -- $1,675,000 - postpone obtaining vendor to replace services
      > provided
      > > at Victor Cullen
      > >
      > > DJJ - $831,053 cut - Admissions -- several services including
      > consultant
      > > salaries, salaries and health services. The largest single cut is
      > $600,000
      > > or $800,000 (hard to read) in Johns Hopkins on Agency Assessment
      > Tool
      > >
      > > DJJ - $300,000 - Various Programs - Reduction in rent payment due
      > to giving
      > > up leased space.
      > >
      > > Contact David McNear at <mailto:dmcnear@...> dmcnear@...
      > for more
      > > information. 410.547.9200 x 3008
      > >
      > > Jann Jackson
      > > Advocates for Children and Youth
      > > 8 Market Place
      > > Baltimore, MD 21202
      > > 410.547-9200 x 3009
      > > www.acy.org
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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