Money for foster grandparents, flood programs approved

The Joint Budget Oversight Committee approved transfers of funds Tuesday affecting a Foster Grandparents Program and flood control projects.

The bipartisan panel approved the transfer of $115,000 for the salaries of two employees that are to be paid as part of the state’s match for the foster grandparent program, which was moved from the Division of Developmental Disabilities to the Department of State.

The committee OK’d the transfer of $785,000 to the Department of Environmental Protection for flood gage implementation projects in the Passaic River basin and for updating maps. Money for foster grandparents, flood programs approved