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Budget Summary FY2016

71000200 - University of Massachusetts
Data Current as of:  8/19/2015





Account Description FY2015
Spending
FY2016
GAA
7100-0200 University of Massachusetts
For the operation of the University of Massachusetts; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the university may establish and organize auxiliary organizations, subject to policies, rules and regulations adopted by the board, to provide essential functions which are integral to the educational mission of the university; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the university may enter into leases of real property without prior approval of the division of capital asset management and maintenance; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be allocated for the Clemente Course in the Humanities, administered by the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities in partnership with the University of Massachusetts at Boston and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and local social service agencies, which provides college-level humanities instruction and support service free of charge and for college credit to low-income adults; provided further, that the funds shall be contingent upon a match of not less than $1 in federal contributions or $1 in private or corporate contributions for every $1 in state grant funding; provided further, that the University of Massachusetts shall expend funds for the University of Massachusetts Amherst Cranberry Station; provided further, that the University of Massachusetts shall expend funds for the operation of the Massachusetts office of public collaboration at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, for capital lease payments from the University of Massachusetts to the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and for annual operations of the advanced technology and manufacturing center in Fall River; provided further, that funds may be expended for the operation of the Future of Work Research Initiative at the University of Massachusetts Labor Centers at the Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth and Lowell campuses; and provided further, that $125,000 shall be expended for the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to conduct a study for the revitalization of former North Quabbin area mill buildings and the impediments to the revitalization found in the state building code, to develop a plan for eco-tourism along the Millers river, to develop a municipal agricultural plan for North Quabbin communities, to conduct a study to determine the means and methods to expand hydro power along rivers and to develop an affordable housing plan in the town of Wendell
519,005,373 531,807,373

Veto Explanation:   I am reducing this item to an amount consistent with my House 1 recommendation.