OPM: Local Capital Improvement Program (LoCIP)


{Local Capital Improvement Program}

Program Description

The Local Capital Improvement Program (LoCIP) distributes funds to municipalities to reimburse the cost of eligible local capital improvement projects such as road, bridge or public building construction activities.  Descriptions of eligible projects and examples of allowable project costs can be found in the LoCIP Guidelines and Supplemental Guidance Document. Links to this information are below.  Each year, the Office of Policy and Management provides a formula-based entitlement to each municipality's available LoCIP balance. These funds can accumulate from year to year.

A municipality must request project approval by completing a simple form and submitting that form to OPM.  A municipality can request LoCIP reimbursement for eligible costs associated with an approved LoCIP project by completing a simple form and submitting that form to OPM.  Links to these forms are below.

For Further Information, Please Contact:
Kathleen Taylor
Phone:  860-418-6379
E-mail:  Kathleen.Taylor@ct.gov



Check this section regularly for LoCIP updates.  Updates posted to this section will also be emailed to all municipal Chief Elected Officers and  Chief Financial Officers.


Click Here for LoCIP Funding Status Questions & Answers







Project Authorization List Reports

Project Authorization lists reflect OPM approved Project Authorizations by town and project, including amount, project description, and project number. Project Lists take the place of the Project Approval letters previously sent to towns and cities.  This list will be updated approximately once per month.

Payment List Breakdown Reports
These reports show exactly which project reimbursements your LoCIP payment represents.  This list will be updated after each payment cycle.
Payment List Breakdown - March 2017 (.pdf)
Payment List Breakdown - January 2017 (.pdf)
Payment List Breakdown - December 2016(.pdf)
Payment List Breakdown - November 2016 (.pdf)
Payment List Breakdown - June 2016 (.pdf)
Payment List Breakdown - April 2016 (.pdf)
Project Summary Report
This report will be updated once per month. Please note:  It is possible that an approved project might not be listed on the Project Summary Report if the approved project has a reimbursement associated with it.  Reimbursements are processed independently and subsequent to project authorizations and this causes a gap in reporting. 
Project Summary Report - March 28, 2017
Project Summary Report - December 22, 2016
Project Summary Report - December 20, 2016
12/29/16:  Pursuant to Secretary Barnes memo of December 29, 2016, OPM is not currently accepting new Project Authorization Requests to be drawn against a municipality's Available Entitlement Amount.  These amounts have been frozen.  You will be advised when this status changes.
We cannot accept electronic submission of LoCIP forms.  Please send completed and signed original forms to:
Office of Policy and Management
450 Capitol Avenue
Attn:  LoCIP/Kathy Taylor MS# 52ADM
Hartford, CT 06106
  • December 29, 2016 Program Update Memo: Status of Available LoCIP Funding
  • September 12, 2016 Program Update
  • UPDATED LoCIP Guidelines - September 2016 (.pdf)
  • Entitlement Amounts - February 2016 (.pdf)
  • 2007 - 2016 Entitlement Amounts by Municipality - (.pdf) 
  • Memo to Chief Elected Officials - February 2016 (.pdf)
    Program Objective Statement

    To provide reimbursement  to cities, towns and boroughs for specific capital projects (such as road, bridge or sewer construction) as fully defined in Connecticut General Statutes Section 7-536(a)4, and to encourage development of a five year Local Capital Improvement Plan by the towns. (Such a Plan gives a general description, need for, estimated cost of and proposed funding source for each individual capital improvement in the first year of the Plan.)

    Eligibility: Any town, city, borough, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and borough.

    Key Dates

    During February - OPM calculates town entitlements.

    By March 1* - OPM sends applications, including Certification of Expenditures, entitlement announcements, and program guidelines to towns.

    *March 1, 2017:  LoCIP entitlements yet to be determined.  Entitlement amounts and schedule of availability of such amounts is subject to legislative action taken in 2017 regular, or if applicable, special session.

    Statutory References: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS): Sections 7-535 to 7- 538.

    Regulatory References: Not applicable.

  • Funding Source(s): State: Bond Funds (100%).

    Account Number: 12050 - 40254 - 13046 - 55050.

    Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: Not applicable.

    General Statement of Process: Annually calculates an Annual Entitlement amount based upon the formula contained in CGS: Section 7- 536(c) for each eligible applicant. Provides municipalities with Application packages. Processes Applications and Certifications of Expenditures. Prepares and certifies Payment Lists for the Comptroller.

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