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Parks & Recreation

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY22 Sen$108,671,740$108,671,740
FY21$105,893,955$104,299,739
FY20$114,074,500$110,993,229
FY19$99,241,787$95,056,697
FY18$90,613,736$85,028,315
FY17$89,620,374$82,251,319
FY16$100,218,902$90,299,150
FY15$89,768,940$80,352,166
FY14$90,217,365$80,179,846
FY13$87,833,368$76,865,106
FY12$84,367,277$72,608,104
FY11$87,256,862$72,952,445
FY10$96,518,772$79,126,340
FY09$118,111,093$95,884,033
FY08$124,319,551$99,530,231
FY07$137,670,520$106,276,449
FY06$185,779,285$139,781,809
FY05$98,001,458$71,052,963
FY04$103,080,545$72,555,442
FY03$113,063,009$77,864,273
FY02$148,006,676$99,732,197
FY01$155,341,520$102,853,397

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

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Between and
Funding for Parks & Recreation
14.8%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY22 Sen$108,671,740$108,671,740
FY22 SWM$105,831,740$105,831,740
FY22 Hou$108,929,264$108,929,264
FY22 HWM$105,419,264$105,419,264
FY22 Gov$102,487,023$102,487,023
FY21$105,893,955$104,299,739

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY21FY22 GovFY22 HouFY22 Sen
Department of Conservation and Recreation Administration$4,677,626$4,482,205$4,482,205$4,582,205
Watershed Management Program$1,547,709$1,524,408$1,524,408$1,524,408
Stormwater Management$474,085$466,948$466,948$466,948
Beach Preservation$1,248,455$939,660$1,229,660$939,660
DCR Seasonals$16,776,994$16,524,419$16,524,419$16,524,419
Office of Dam Safety$650,841$641,043$641,043$641,043
State Parks and Recreation$52,322,710$47,385,283$50,000,000$50,500,000
State Parks Special Projects$1,064,019$0$3,560,000$2,390,000
Department of Conservation and Recreation Retained Revenue$21,605,263$25,080,000$25,057,524$25,080,000
State House Park Rangers$2,328,106$2,293,057$2,293,057$2,293,057
Streetlighting$3,198,148$3,150,000$3,150,000$3,730,000
FY21FY22 GovFY22 HouFY22 Sen
Stow Clean Water--Assabet Water Company$0$0$0$0
Inland Waterways And Harbors Program$0$0$0$0
Bike Path Construction$0$0$0$0
Ipswich/Willowdale Forest Land Purchase$0$0$0$0
Dept. of Environmental Management$0$0$0$0
Methuen Greycourt State Park Renovate$0$0$0$0
Holyoke Property Upgrade$0$0$0$0
Interstate Firefighting Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Recreational and Resource Conservation Operations$0$0$0$0
Second Century Fund Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Campground Reservation Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Summer/Fall Seasonal Employees$0$0$0$0
Winter/Spring Seasonal Employees$0$0$0$0
MDC Commissioner Personnel$0$0$0$0
MDC Administration$0$0$0$0
Telecommunications Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
MDC - Employee Costs$0$0$0$0
MDC - Pension Costs$0$0$0$0
Administration and Operations$0$0$0$0
MDC - Facility Costs$0$0$0$0
Energy and Space Rental Costs$0$0$0$0
Equipment Expenses$0$0$0$0
Infrastructure Expenses$0$0$0$0
MDC Watershed Management Division$0$0$0$0
Holden-West Boylston Project$0$0$0$0
MDC Parks and Recreation Division$0$0$0$0
Boston Harbor Islands$0$0$0$0
Curley Recreation Center - Boston$0$0$0$0
Private Land Acquisition$0$0$0$0
Town of Paxton Moore State Park One Room$0$0$0$0
Park Ranger Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Crossing Guard Expenses$0$0$0$0
Snow and Ice Control$0$0$0$0
Extended Rink Season$0$0$0$0
Ice Rink Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Ponkapoag Golf Course Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Leo J. Martin Golf Course Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
MDC Summer/Fall Seasonal Employees$0$0$0$0
MDC Winter/Spring Seasonal Employees$0$0$0$0
Buttonwood Park & Forest Park$0$0$0$0
MDC Parkway Construction/Improvements$0$0$0$0
Trailside Museum Payments$0$0$0$0
MDC Street Lighting$0$0$0$0
MDC Construction Division$0$0$0$0
Department of Conservation and Recreation Administration$4,677,626$4,482,205$4,482,205$4,582,205
Watershed Management Program$1,547,709$1,524,408$1,524,408$1,524,408
Kennedy Memorial Rink in Barnstable$0$0$0$0
General Edwards Bridge in Lynn$0$0$0$0
Winthrop Beach Restoration$0$0$0$0
Park and Beach Maintenance$0$0$0$0
Stormwater Management$474,085$466,948$466,948$466,948
Beach Preservation$1,248,455$939,660$1,229,660$939,660
DCR Seasonals$16,776,994$16,524,419$16,524,419$16,524,419
Pool Preservation$0$0$0$0
Community Pool Renovation$0$0$0$0
Office of Dam Safety$650,841$641,043$641,043$641,043
State Licensed Foresters Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Trailside Museum$0$0$0$0
State Parks and Recreation$52,322,710$47,385,283$50,000,000$50,500,000
State Parks Special Projects$1,064,019$0$3,560,000$2,390,000
Conservation and Recreation Summer Job Program$0$0$0$0
State Park Seasonal Employees$0$0$0$0
State Park Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
State Park Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Department of Conservation and Recreation Retained Revenue$21,605,263$25,080,000$25,057,524$25,080,000
DCR Equipment$0$0$0$0
Boat Ramp Harwich and Parking$0$0$0$0
Renovation of Dilboy Field$0$0$0$0
Urban Parks and Recreation$0$0$0$0
State House Park Rangers$2,328,106$2,293,057$2,293,057$2,293,057
Urban Park Seasonal Employees$0$0$0$0
Central Artery/Tunnel Parks and Spectacle Island$0$0$0$0
Citation Fee Park Ranger Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Usage Fees for Telecommunications Revenue$0$0$0$0
Streetlighting$3,198,148$3,150,000$3,150,000$3,730,000
Skating Rink Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Ponkapoag Golf Course Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Leo J. Martin Golf Course Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Parkways Street Lighting$0$0$0$0
Sea Wall Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Metropolitan Beaches$0$0$0$0
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