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Budget Summary FY2017

06400300 - Massachusetts Cultural Council
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
0640-0300 Massachusetts Cultural Council
For the services and operations of the council, including grants to or contracts with public and nonpublic entities; provided, that the council may expend the amounts appropriated in this item for the council as provided in sections 52 to 58, inclusive, of chapter 10 of the General Laws; provided further, that 25 per cent of the amount appropriated in this item shall be transferred quarterly from the State Lottery and Gaming Fund to the General Fund; provided further, that a person employed under this item shall be considered an employee within the meaning of section 1 of chapter 150E of the General Laws and shall be placed in the appropriate bargaining unit; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended on the Springfield Performing Arts Development Corporation; provided further, that not less than $80,000 shall be expended on the Cogswell School building in Bradford; provided further, that not less than $25,000 will be allocated for Phase 2 of the Berkshire Carousel Project in Pittsfield for ADA compliance; provided further, that not less than $9,000 shall be expended for the town of Stoneham to utilize The Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society's matching grant to restore and preserve the historic town organ in the town hall in the town of Stoneham; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for planning and construction of an arts center on Main street in the town of Wakefield; and provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for the restoration and preservation of the historic fishing vessel Phyllis A by The Phyllis A. Marine Association, Inc. in the Port of Gloucester

14,159,998 14,299,000

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