Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

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2810-2042 - Department of Conservation and Recreation Retained Revenue

Account Description FY 2016
FY 2017
House 2
2810-2042 Department of Conservation and Recreation Retained Revenue
For the department of conservation and recreation, which may expend not more than $19,200,000 from revenue collected by the department including, but not limited to, revenues collected from all fees, permits, leases, concessions, agreements, rentals, contracts, golf courses, rinks, tickets, fines and penalties, as well as charges established by the commissioner and as received from the Massachusetts water resources authority, the Massachusetts convention center authority, the department of transportation, the department of state police and quasi-public and private entities; and for activities authorized under section 34B of chapter 92 of the General Laws; provided, that the department shall retain and deposit 80 per cent of all fees identified in this item; provided further, that if the department projects that total revenues from the fees identified in this item will exceed $24,000,000, the department shall notify the secretary of administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that funds in this item shall be expended for the following purposes: (a) the operation and expenses of the department, (b) expenses, upkeep and improvements to the parks and recreation system, (c) the operation and maintenance of the department's telecommunications system and (d) the operation and maintenance of the department's skating rinks and golf courses; provided further, that for the purpose of accommodating timing discrepancies between the receipt of retained revenues and related expenditures, the department may incur expenses and the comptroller may certify for payment amounts not to exceed the lower of this authorization or the most recent revenue estimate as reported in the state accounting system; and provided further, that no expenditures made in advance of the receipts shall be permitted to exceed 75 per cent of the amount of the revenues projected by the first quarterly statement required by section 1B
15,763,984 19,200,000

Increased appropriation to equal projected retained revenue.


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