Town of Abington, MA
Plymouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Abington 5-22-2017 ATM by Art. 4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There are hereby established in the Town of Abington, pursuant to the provisions of MGL c. 44, § 53E 1/2, the following revolving funds:
Revolving Fund
Authorized to Spend
Revenue Source
Use of Funds
Fire Department Fund 039
Fire Chief
Fees collected relative to the fire alarm system
Maintaining the fire alarm system in the Town
Library Fund 021
Board of Library Trustees
Fees from private groups using the meeting facilities after regular hours of operation
Maintaining the library public meeting rooms
Library Fund 038
Board of Library Trustees
Fines from lost, damaged or stolen library materials
Replace lost, damaged or stolen library materials
Police Department Fund 017
Police Chief
Fines received by the Town relating to motor vehicle violations pursuant to MGL c. 90
Matching funding requirements for police grants or the purchasing of equipment for the Police Department
Police Department Fund 040
Police Chief
Fines received by the Town relating to marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol (as defined in MGL c. 94c, § 1, as amended)
Purchasing drug prevention materials
Board of Health Fund 028
Board of Health
Receipts received from CRT disposal permits, propane tank disposal permits, white good disposal permits, trash disposal permits, curbside collection fines and the sale of compost
Administrative and disposal costs associated with CRT's, propane tanks, white goods, waste or compost
Board of Health Fund 035
School Committee
Fines levied against Abington businesses, which violate state of local tobacco control laws, bylaws and regulations
Fund the smoking or substance abuse prevention programs
School Committee Fund 086
School Committee
Homeless transportation
Fund the cost of transporting homeless student transportation
Planning Board Fund 022
Planning Board
Review fees paid to the Abington Planning Board
Paying costs related to engineering and supervision of proposed subdivisions and site plans within the Town
Town Manager Fund 034
COA Director
Fees received from the leasing/renting of the Senior Center
For the maintenance and operation
Building Department Fund 041
Building Inspector
65% of permit fees collected from building, wiring, plumbing, gas, and zoning permits
Fund the costs of operating the building department including payment of wages and benefits of wiring, plumbing and gas inspectors
Expenditures from each revolving fund shall be subject to the spending limit established by Town Meeting, and to any additional limitations as otherwise set forth in General Laws Chapter 44, § 53E1/2.