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Budget Summary FY2009

28000101 - Watershed Management Program
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009





Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
2800-0101 Watershed Management Program
For the watershed management program to operate and maintain reservoirs, watershed lands and related infrastructure of the department and the office of water resources in the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that $500,000 shall be paid to the town of Clinton, under section 8 of chapter 307 of the acts of 1987, to compensate for the use of certain land; provided further, that the amount of the payment shall be charged to the General Fund and shall not be included in the amount of the annual determination of fiscal year charges to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority assessed to the authority under the General Laws; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Pine Tree Brook in the town of Milton; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a grant to the town of Hopkinton for the North Pond Dam/Lake Maspenock Dam located in the towns of Hopkinton, Milford, and Upton; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the maintenance of invasive aquatic weeds on the Charles River in Auburndale; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for invasive weed control on the Charles river in Waltham; provided further, that $48,000 shall be expended for the flood control activities undertaken by the Thames river valley communities of Massachusetts in conjunction with the state of Connecticut; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for storm water remediation along the Cole River or Lees River by the town of Swansea; provided further, that $40,000 shall be expended for aquatic nuisance control in Sluice Pond and Flax Pond in the city of Lynn; provided further, that no less than $30,000 shall be expended for Eel Pond in the town of Mattapoisett; provided further, that no less than $25,000 shall be expended for aquatic weed control for Upper Mystic Lake in Winchester; provided further, that no less than $15,000 shall be expended for aquatic weed control for Winter Pond in Winchester; and provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Merrimack River Watershed Council

2,060,310 1,456,372  

Note:  Governor's veto was overridden.  Text in red reflects vetoed language.

Veto Explanation: I am striking language which earmarks funding for a programs not recommended, and I am reducing this item to the amount projected to be necessary.

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
column definitions
SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
Expended

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 550 587 762 989 893 -46
Employee Benefits 20 10 26 25 34 0
Operating Expenses 26 190 153 197 75 0
Grants & Subsidies 678 898 1,573 1,753 1,058 -558
TOTAL 1,274 1,685 2,514 2,964 2,060 -605

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=43%, Employee Benefits=2%, Operating Expenses=4%, Grants & Subsidies=51%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Merrimack River Watershed Council Merrimack Valley15,000 -15,000  
Cole and Lee Rivers, Swansea Swansea35,000 -35,000  
Aquatic nuisance control in Sluice Pond and Flax Pond Lynn40,000 -40,000  
Invasive weed control, Charles River in Waltham Waltham100,000 -100,000  
Invasive weed control, Charles River in Auburndale Newton50,000 -50,000  
Invasive weed control, Upper Mystic Lakes in Winchester Winchester25,000 -25,000  
Invasive weed control, Winter Pond in Winchester Winchester15,000 -15,000  
North Pond Dam/Lake Maspenock Dam Hopkinton, Milford, Upton100,000 -100,000  
Pine Tree Brook Milton100,000 -100,000  
Water quality project at Eel Pond Mattapoisett30,000 -30,000  
For the town of Clinton to compensate for use of land Clinton500,000 0  
Flood control for the Thames River Valley communities in conjunction with the state of Connecticut Central Massachusetts, Western Massachusetts48,000 -48,000