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Budget Summary FY2009

28200100 - Urban Parks and Recreation
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009





Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
2820-0100 Urban Parks and Recreation
For the administration, operation and maintenance of the division of urban parks and recreation, including for the maintenance, operation and related costs of the parkways, boulevards, roadways, bridges and related appurtenances under the care, custody and control of the division, flood control activities of the division, purchase of all necessary supplies and related equipment, and the civilianization of crossing guards located at division intersections where state police previously performed such duties; provided, that the parkways, boulevards, roadways, bridges and related appurtenances under the care and custody of the metropolitan district commission in fiscal year 2003 shall remain solely under the jurisdiction, custody and care of the division of urban parks and recreation; provided further, that no funds from this item shall be made available for payment to true seasonal employees; provided further, that the rinks under the control of the department shall remain open and staffed for the full rink season; provided further, that the level of funding for the beaches and pools from this item in fiscal year 2009 shall not be reduced from fiscal year 2008; provided further, that not less than $55,000 shall be expended for the maintenance of Red Rock park on Lynn Shore drive in the city of Lynn, including $5,000 for the replacement of dead vegetation in the park; provided further, that not less than $450,000 shall be expended to the city of Lowell; provided further, that $250,000 shall be expended for a linked trail system for local and state parks along the Back River in the towns of Weymouth and Hingham; provided further, that not less than $225,000 shall be expended for the Southwest Corridor Park; provided further, that $297,000 shall be expended for the James Michael Curley Recreation Center in the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Hill Park and the William G. Reinstein Complex in the city of Revere; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for the Esplanade in the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for Eugene Lovely Field in Andover; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Herter Center in the Christian A. Herter Park located in Allston-Brighton section of the city of Boston for the purpose of preserving educational and cultural materials that benefit the commonwealth; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the costs associated with the management of aquatic non-native plants in the Charles River lakes district; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the eradication of invasive aquatic weeds in the town of Wayland; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be provided for the ponds at Lake Street in the town of Acushnet; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Fellsmere Pond Reservoir in the city of Malden; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for public safety on the Deerfield and upper Connecticut River; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the eradication of invasive aquatic weeds in the town of Lincoln; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for Squantum Park in the city of Quincy; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for the Memorial Field in the town of Whitman; and provided further, that not less than $3,900 shall be expended on Senator Charles E. Shannon Crossing Guard Corps at the corner of Mystic avenue and Shore drive in the city of Somerville

29,701,754 27,083,728  

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

Veto Explanation: I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.

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

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 12,278 13,339 13,946 15,130 15,421 -949
Employee Benefits 783 1,198 965 1,029 1,032 -23
Operating Expenses 8,640 8,831 9,351 11,160 10,983 -506
Grants & Subsidies 247 297 1,657 1,387 2,266 -1,412
TOTAL 21,949 23,664 25,919 28,706 29,702 -2,890

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=52%, Employee Benefits=3%, Operating Expenses=37%, Grants & Subsidies=8%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Wayland Invasive Weed Control Wayland50,000 -50,000  
Lincoln Invasive Weed Control Lincoln25,000 -25,000  
Squantum Park Quincy20,000 -20,000  
Whitman Memorial Field Whitman15,000 -15,000  
Achushnet, Lake Street Ponds Acushnet50,000 -50,000  
Fellsmere Pond Reservoir Malden50,000 -50,000  
Staffing on the Esplanade Boston75,000 -75,000  
Linked trail system on the Back River Hingham, Weymouth250,000 -250,000  
James Curley Recreation Center Boston297,000 -297,000  
Red Rocks/Lynn Shore Drive Lynn55,000 -55,000  
School crossing guards at Mystic and Shore Avenues Somerville3,900 -3,900  
City of Lowell Lowell450,000 -225,000  
Southwest Corridor Park Boston225,000 -225,000  
Herter Center, Christian A Herter Park Boston / Brighton, Boston / Allston75,000 -75,000  
Public safety on Upper Connecticut and Deerfield Rivers Deerfield50,000 -50,000  
Eugene Lovely Field, Andover Andover75,000 -75,000  
Charles River Lake District, DCR Boston50,000 -50,000  
Hill Park, William G Reinstein Park Revere150,000 -75,000