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Budget Summary FY2017

23000101 - Riverways Protection Restoration and Public Access Promotion
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
2300-0101 Riverways Protection Restoration and Public Access Promotion
For the division of ecological restoration and the riverways program and for the promotion of public access to rivers and wetland restoration, including grants to public and nonpublic entities; provided, that the positions funded in this line item shall not be subject to chapter 31 of the General Laws; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to develop a recreation management plan for the Franklin, Medway, and Bellingham Army Corps of Engineers flood plain and wildlife habitat; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the town of Winchester to restore the Aberjona riverbank; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for emergency repairs and design and engineering plans for the restoration of Morse Pier in the town of Manchester-By-the-Sea; provided further, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended to continue a phragmites mitigation plan in marshes between the city of Gloucester and the town of Salisbury, including high-resolution salinity mapping; and provided further, that not less than $12,000 shall be expended to treat the invasive species Milfoil at Rock pond in the town of Georgetown

508,592 680,889

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.