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Budget Summary FY2014

28100100 - State Parks and Recreation
Data Current as of:  9/11/2013





Account Description FY2013
Spending
FY2014
GAA
2810-0100 State Parks and Recreation
For the operation of the division of state parks and recreation; provided, that funds appropriated in this item shall be used: (a) to operate all of the division's parks, parkways, boulevards, roadways, bridges and related appurtenances under the care, custody and control of the division, flood control activities of the division, reservations, campgrounds, beaches and pools; (b) to oversee rinks; and (c) to protect and manage the division's lands and natural resources, including the forest and parks conservation services and the bureau of forestry development; provided further, that the same properties shall be open in fiscal year 2014 as were open in fiscal year 2013; 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 department may issue grants to public and nonpublic entities from this item; provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for the purposes of aquatic invasive species control; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Let's Row Boston program administered by Community Rowing, Inc. of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended for the expansion of programs at Thayer Recreational Field in the town of Lancaster; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for open space improvements in the City of Lowell; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for sand harvesting or the purchase of sand to renourish Salisbury Beach State Reservation; provided further, that no less than $75,000 shall be expended for the maintenance and improvement of the Felllsmere Pond Reservoir in the City of Malden; provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be expended for the town playground at the Clyde F. Brown Elementary School in Millis; provided further, that $20,000 shall be expended for a safety grant for the town of Franklin; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the operation of the Gardner Heritage State Park in the city of Gardner; provided further, that not less than $750,000 shall be expended for the Blue Hills Trailside Museum; and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the development of a facility for the enjoyment of the public in Sacramone Park in the city of Everett

40,209,387 42,554,957

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.