23300100 - Division of Marine Fisheries

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
2330-0100 Division of Marine Fisheries
For the operation of the division of marine fisheries, including expenses of the Annisquam river marine research laboratory, marine research programs, a commercial fisheries program, a shellfish management program, including coastal area classification, mapping and technical assistance, and for the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant and shellfish classification program; provided, that $300,000 shall be expended on a recreational fisheries program to be reimbursed by federal funds; provided further, that the sum expended for the school for marine science and technology for research to minimize the economic impact of new fisheries management regulations shall not be reduced from fiscal year 2008 levels except in proportion to adjustments consistent with the department's budget adjustments; provided further, that not less than $333,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Newburyport shellfish purification plant and that plant shall generate not less $115,000 from purification fees; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expended for the joint operation of a shellfish propagation program on Cape Cod between the division and Barnstable County Department of Health and the Environment; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the Family Fishing Assistance Center in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the Family Fishing Assistance Center in the city of Gloucester; provided further, that the division shall continue to develop strategies to improve federal regulations governing the commercial fishing industry so as to promote it's sustainability; and provided further, that not less than $47,000 shall be expended for fishermen safety training for the city of New Bedford

5,700,068 5,062,311  

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

Veto Explanation: I am striking language which earmarks funding for a program 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 3,001 3,207 3,507 3,780 3,814 -238
Employee Benefits 52 59 86 105 95 -3
Operating Expenses 530 668 1,122 838 915 -20
Public Assistance 0 5 3 0 5 -20
Grants & Subsidies 333 190 374 240 870 -357
TOTAL 3,917 4,129 5,091 4,963 5,700 -638

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=67%, Employee Benefits=2%, Operating Expenses=16%, Public Assistance=0%, Grants & Subsidies=15%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
Newburyport Shellfish Purification Plant Newburyport333,000 0  
Recreational fisheries program to be reimbursed by federal funds Statewide300,000 0  
DMF Shellfish Propagation Program on Cape Cod and Barnstable County Cape Cod90,000 -90,000  
Fishing Family Assistance Gloucester50,000 -25,000  
Fishing Family Assistance New Bedford50,000 -25,000  
New Bedford Fisherman Safety Training New Bedford47,000 -37,000