Nomination of John J. Linnehan to be Federal Cochairman of the New England Regional Commission, Hearing ... 90-1, January 12, 1967
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Page 11 - Act to assist the region in meeting its special problems, to promote its economic development, and to establish a framework for Joint Federal and State efforts toward providing the basic facilities essential to its growth and attacking its common problems and meeting its common needs on a coordinated and concerted regional basis.
Page 15 - There are hereby authorized to be appropriated $15,000,000 for the fiscal year ending...
Page 15 - In determining the amount of the non-Federal share of such costs or expenses, the Secretary shall give due consideration to all contributions both in cash and in kind, fairly evaluated, including but not limited to space, equipment, and services.
Page 15 - Appoint and fix the compensation of an executive director and such other personnel as may be necessary to enable the commission to carry out its functions, except that such compensation shall not exceed the salary of the...
Page 15 - For the period ending on June 30 of the second full Federal fiscal year following the date of establishment of a commission, the administrative expenses of each commission as approved by the Secretary shall be paid by the Federal Government.
Page 14 - Commerce in carrying out their functions under this order. Such cooperation shall include, as may be appropriate, (1) furnishing relevant available information, (2) making studies and preparing reports...
Page 14 - Appalachian programs ; (8) provide a forum for consideration of problems of the region and proposed solutions and establish and utilize, as appropriate, citizens...
Page 15 - Council on a reimbursable basis such personnel within his administrative jurisdiction as it may need or believe to be useful for carrying out its functions, each such detail to be without loss of seniority, pay, or other employee status.
Page 14 - ... (5) the prospects that the project, on a continuing rather than a temporary basis, will improve the opportunities for employment, the average level of income, or the economic and social development of the area served by the project. REGIONAL TECHNICAL AND PLANNING ASSISTANCE SEC.