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70080900 - Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
Data Current as of:  10/17/2014





Account Description FY2014
Spending
FY2015
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7008-0900 Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
For the operation and administration of the office of travel and tourism; provided, that the office shall be the official and lead agency to facilitate and attract major sports events and championships; provided further, that the office shall provide an annual report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 13, 2015; provided further, that the report shall provide information on regional tourist activities funded through item 7008-1000; provided further, that the office shall be the official and lead agency to facilitate motion picture production and development within the commonwealth; provided further, that $20,000 shall be expended for the Zamir Chorale of Boston's musical and educational organization; provided further, that $300,000 shall be provided for a public safety grant in the city known as the town of Methuen; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce to establish a regional tourism council for the North Quabbin region; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be provided to the North of Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau to expand recreational opportunities and promote tourism on the Merrimack river through the River Cities Initiative; provided further, that $175,000 shall be provided to Northern Essex Community College to restore the Early College Program in the city known as the town of Amesbury and expand the program to other communities served by the college; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the operations of Zeiterion Theatre, Inc. in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that not less than $90,000 shall be expended for Russian Community Association of Massachusetts, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for opening not fewer than 11 visitor information centers from Memorial Day to Columbus Day; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Frederick Douglass House in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Ocean Explorium in the city of New Bedford to establish and enhance outreach and educational programs to benefit financially disadvantaged children in the Greater New Bedford area; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society to establish and enhance outreach and educational programs to benefit financially disadvantaged children in the Greater New Bedford area; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for AHA! Art, History & Architecture New Bedford to establish and enhance outreach and educational programs to benefit financially disadvantaged children in the Greater New Bedford area; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the New Bedford Festival Theatre to establish and enhance outreach and educational programs to benefit financially disadvantaged children in the Greater New Bedford area; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Dennison Memorial Community Center in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended as a public safety grant to the town of Swampscott; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Wilbraham Nature and Cultural Council; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended as a one-time grant to the city of West Springfield; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Waltham Tourism Council; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the operation of the programs of the Riverside Theatre Works, an organization located in the Hyde Park section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Chinese Communities of New England; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Freedom Trail Foundation of Boston for a new visitor center; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau for the marketing and promotion of Sail Boston/Tall Ships 2017; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Topsfield Town Hall; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the 250th anniversary of the city of Fitchburg; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for any marketing fees and economic studies associated with visiting historical artifacts touring the Commonwealth in 2014; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended as grants for the Bay State Games; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the Rail Trail in the city of Methuen; provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended for Westfield on Weekends, Inc.; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a matching grant program to the Enrichment Center located in the Dorchester section of the city of Boston; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Independent Film Society of Boston; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Stone Soul, Inc. for the implementation of the Stone Soul Annual Community Festival and cultural activities in the city of Springfield; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the central public safety headquarters in Arlington Center; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the West Medford Community Center; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Galaxy Community Council in the city of Chicopee; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the operations of the World War II Memorial Pool in the town of North Attleboro; provided further, that not less than $18,510 shall be expended to support the Monson Bellman in the town of Monson; provided further, that not less than $85,000 shall be expended on playground improvements in the town of Templeton; provided further, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended for road and infrastructure improvement for Heritage Museums and Gardens in the town of Sandwich; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the Sandwich Sports Complex committee for a multi-purpose synthetic turf at DeConto Stadium in the town of Sandwich; provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be expended as grants to the Union of Minority Neighborhoods; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for public service announcements to be broadcasted during From the Top, Inc.'s radio programming; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Head of the Charles Regatta to cover costs associated with public safety; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Grand Army of the Republic Historical Museum in the city of Lynn; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended as a one-time grant to the city of Lowell for the Ayer's City Industrial Park region; provided further, that not less than $22,000 shall be expended for the Winchendon Town Hall; provided further, that not less than $50,000 more than the amount allocated to the Pettengill House in item 7061-9404 under chapter 61 of the acts of 2007 shall be expended for the Pettengill House in fiscal year 2015; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended as a one-time grant to the city of Amesbury; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for a district-wide robotics program in the town of Saugus; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended for a one-time child enrichment program in the town of Saugus; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a weekend backpack program in gateway cities; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for athletic fields in the town of Millis; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended as a planning grant for the wastewater district established by chapter 101 of the acts of 2010; provided further, that not less than $5,000 shall be expended as a one-time grant to the town of Groveland; provided further, that not less than $80,000 shall be expended for the Dr. Arthur and Dr. Martha Pappas Recreation Complex in the town of Auburn; provided further, that not less than $5,000 shall be expended for the We the People programs administered by the Massachusetts Center of Civic Engagement; provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended as a planning grant to the town of Charlton; provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for the Center for Hope Foundation in the town of Southbridge; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended as a one-time grant to Cape Cod Community College for water remediation efforts; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce; provided further, that not less than the amount appropriated in item 7007-0800 in section 2 in chapter 139 of the acts of 2012 shall be expended for the Winthrop and Revere chambers of commerce; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for a child safety program in the town of Winthrop; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for a child safety program in the town of Revere; provided further, that not less than $310,000 shall be expended for Plymouth 400, Inc. for the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims landing at Plymouth; provided further, that said program shall provide a matching amount of at least $310,000 in private funding; provided further, that not less than $60,000 of this sum shall go to the town of Provincetown's Tourism Fund for planning, marketing and support of the commemoration of the 400th anniversary; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the 350th anniversary of the town of Dartmouth; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for a matching grant to the Hopkinton 300th Anniversary Celebration Committee for the 300th anniversary of the town of Hopkinton; provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the 250th anniversary of the city of Newburyport; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the 250th anniversary of the town of Paxton; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the 250th anniversary of the town of Sharon; and provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended for the Millville centennial
                Massachusetts Tourism Fund ............... 100%
13,933,652 18,235,161