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Budget Summary FY2017

28000501 - DCR Seasonals
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
2800-0501 DCR Seasonals
For the operation of the beaches, pools and spray pools under the control of the department of conservation and recreation; provided, that the seasonal hires of the department's parks, beaches, pools and spray pools shall be paid from this item; provided further, that all beaches, pools and spray pools shall remain open and staffed from Memorial Day through Labor Day; provided further, that the beaches, pools and spray pools shall be fully maintained; provided further, that seasonal employees who are hired before the second Sunday preceding Memorial Day, whose employment continues beyond the Saturday following Labor Day and who received health insurance benefits in fiscal year 2016, shall continue to receive such benefits in fiscal year 2017 during the period of that employee's seasonal employment; provided further, that notwithstanding section 1 of chapter 31 of the General Laws, seasonal positions funded by this item shall be positions requiring the services of an incumbent, on either a full-time or less than full-time basis, beginning not earlier than April 1 and ending not later than November 30 or beginning not earlier than September 1 and ending not later than April 30; provided further, that notwithstanding said section 1 of said chapter 31, seasonal positions funded by this item shall not be filled by an incumbent for more than 8 months within a 12-month period; provided further, that $300,000 shall be expended to provide for the building and maintenance of spray pools and splash pads in the city of Lowell; provided further, that that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the continued maintenance of chemical treatments, dredging and water chestnut removal at Coes Pond and Representative John J. Binienda memorial beach in the city of Worcester; and provided further that not less than $84,500 shall be expended to reopen and staff Berry pond in the Harold Parker state forest

14,510,269 15,695,936

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.