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Berkshires Receiving Nearly $8M in Chapter 90 Funds

About ‭$7,820,310 of that will be heading to the Berkshires with the largest amount $1.4 million going to Pittsfield and its nearly 200 miles of roads. The second largest amount of $435,324 goes to the county's other city, North Adams, which has just over 70 miles of road.

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Pignatelli Files Bill on Changing Chapter 90 Formula

In Pignatelli's bill, the proposed new funding formula aims to take 5.5 percent of funds from the population and employment categories and applies an additional 11 percent to the road mileage category, allowing smaller communities to gain 17-18 percent in funding:

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