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Parks & Recreation

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 House$162,216,981$162,216,981
FY24$157,019,004$158,407,102
FY23$142,269,090$135,084,009
FY22$129,369,398$117,913,037
FY21$122,051,372$103,806,739
FY20$133,488,085$110,993,229
FY19$116,128,545$95,056,697
FY18$106,030,633$85,028,315
FY17$104,866,947$82,251,319
FY16$117,269,439$90,299,150
FY15$105,044,857$80,352,166
FY14$105,702,502$80,280,792
FY13$102,644,931$76,764,160
FY12$98,723,996$72,608,104
FY11$102,105,300$72,952,445
FY10$112,943,302$79,126,340
FY09$138,209,974$95,884,033
FY08$145,474,921$99,530,231
FY07$161,097,814$106,276,449
FY06$217,393,213$139,781,809
FY05$114,678,296$71,052,963
FY04$120,621,688$72,555,442
FY03$132,302,861$77,864,273
FY02$173,192,867$99,732,197
FY01$181,775,876$102,853,397

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

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Between and
Funding for Parks & Recreation
7.9%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 House$162,216,981$162,216,981
FY25 HWM$159,733,225$159,733,225
FY25 Gov$159,093,746$159,093,746
FY24$157,019,004$158,407,102
FY24 Leg$155,835,962$157,213,602
FY24 Sen$150,240,904$151,569,082
FY24 SWM$147,427,278$148,730,582
FY24 Hou$152,423,062$153,770,530
FY24 HWM$147,077,320$148,377,530
FY24 Gov$148,633,187$149,947,152
FY23 GAA$141,155,128$134,026,306
FY23 SWM$131,480,526$124,840,305
FY23 Hou$129,474,202$122,935,307
FY23 HWM$124,934,954$118,625,307
FY23 Gov$119,100,281$113,085,305
FY22 GAA$123,163,539$112,256,740

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY23FY24FY25 GovFY25 House
Department of Conservation and Recreation Administration$5,752,361$7,125,316$6,806,755$7,096,755
Watershed Management Program$1,804,411$1,800,676$1,623,450$1,623,450
Parks and Recreation Programs and Special Projects$421,276$0$0$0
Stormwater Management$521,099$3,221,284$3,334,316$3,334,317
Beach Preservation$1,569,496$1,392,917$970,284$1,210,284
DCR Seasonals$25,277,236$24,161,523$28,470,635$28,770,113
Office of Dam Safety$705,759$778,791$709,179$709,179
State Parks and Recreation$90,276,695$104,672,017$109,984,560$110,394,560
State Parks Special Projects$9,192,240$7,500,691$0$1,883,756
State House Park Rangers$2,820,120$2,668,473$2,864,567$2,864,567
Streetlighting$3,928,398$3,697,315$4,330,000$4,330,000
FY23FY24FY25 GovFY25 House
Stow Clean Water : Assabet Water Company Reserve$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 - Administration$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
MDC Telecom 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$5,752,361$7,125,316$6,806,755$7,096,755
Watershed Management Program$1,804,411$1,800,676$1,623,450$1,623,450
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
Parks and Recreation Programs and Special Projects$421,276$0$0$0
Stormwater Management$521,099$3,221,284$3,334,316$3,334,317
Beach Preservation$1,569,496$1,392,917$970,284$1,210,284
DCR Seasonals$25,277,236$24,161,523$28,470,635$28,770,113
Pool Preservation$0$0$0$0
Community Pool Renovation$0$0$0$0
Office of Dam Safety$705,759$778,791$709,179$709,179
State Licensed Foresters Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Trailside Museum$0$0$0$0
State Parks and Recreation$90,276,695$104,672,017$109,984,560$110,394,560
State Parks Special Projects$9,192,240$7,500,691$0$1,883,756
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$0$0$0$0
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$2,820,120$2,668,473$2,864,567$2,864,567
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 and Lease Fees for Telecommunications Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Streetlighting$3,928,398$3,697,315$4,330,000$4,330,000
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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