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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR CAPITAL FACILITY REPAIRS AND IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide forthwith for the immediate capital improvement needs of the commonwealth, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

SECTION 1. To provide for a program to protect, repair and improve the capital facilities of the commonwealth and for a program of capital asset acquisitions, dispositions and other improvements for general government operations, the sums set forth in sections 2, 2A, 2B and 2C, inclusive, for the several purposes and subject to the conditions specified in this act are hereby made available, subject to the laws regulating the disbursement of public funds, which sums shall be in addition to any other amounts previously appropriated for these purposes.

SECTION 2.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

1102-2017.. For costs associated with planning and studies, dispositions, acquisition of land and buildings and interests therein by purchase, prepayment of lease for a term that exceeds the useful life of the facility, gift or other transfer or by eminent domain pursuant to chapter 79 of the General Laws, for the preparation of plans and specifications, disparity studies, repairs, construction, renovations, improvements, asset management, accessibility improvements, demolition, disposition and remediation of state-owned and former county facilities and grounds and for costs associated with repair and maintenance of buildings and building systems and equipment at various facilities of the commonwealth; provided, that any federal reimbursement received by a state agency in connection with projects funded from this item may be retained by the executive office for administration and finance and expended for the purposes of the project, without further appropriation, in addition to the amounts appropriated in this item; provided further, that all maintenance and repair work funded in this item shall be listed in the capital asset management information system administered by the division of capital asset management and maintenance; provided further, that where appropriate, the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance may transfer funds authorized herein in accordance with a delegation of project control and supervision process pursuant to section 5 of chapter 7C of the General Laws; provided further, that funds so transferred shall be distributed based on the severity of the need that the repair shall address and other criteria developed by the division, in consultation with the secretary of administration and finance; provided further, that $60,000,000 shall be expended for the critical repairs, renovation and replacement, and deferred maintenance at state office buildings, trial courts, and executive office of public safety and security non-corrections facilities; provided further, that $60,000,000 shall be expended for ongoing costs of the division of capital asset management and maintenance to carry out its capital programs; provided further, that $2,300,000 shall be expended for the analysis of physical security measures, as well as procedures to ensure worker safety in division of capital asset management and maintenance-operated office buildings, including necessary capital improvements, updating existing procedures and enhanced training; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended to improve wireless internet accessibility at the state house; provided further, that $23,200,000 shall be expended for the study for redevelopment of underutilized and unused sites, including 226 Main street in the city of Brockton, design and construction, and reuse and redevelopment; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction for replacement of the power distribution units and air conditioning units in the Massachusetts Information Technology Center in the city of Chelsea; provided further, that $13,465,000 shall be expended for the study, design and construction of a phased renovation of the John W. McCormack Building in the city of Boston, which will include the existing building's infrastructure, envelope, interior common spaces, and surrounding site and will implement a phased renovation program; provided further, that $6,150,000 shall be expended for the study, design and construction to replace existing emergency generator and transfer switches to improve reliability and safety, and to replace existing switchgears at the State House in a phased project to minimize shutdowns and disruption; provided further, that $4,500,000 shall be expended for the planning and study of consolidation of office space, in order to make more effective use of available resources, strategic co-location of offices, customer service and to adapt to changing information-technology configurations; provided further, that $30,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation and construction of the Bristol County Agricultural high school facilities located in the town of Dighton; provided further, that $6,000,000 shall be expended for the replacement of a parking garage between Columbus avenue and Summer street in the city of Pittsfield; provided further, that $985,000 shall be expended for the renovation and improvement of the Flynn Ice Rink in the city of Medford; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended to rebuild the department of conservation and recreation’s Metropolis Ice Rink located in the town of Canton; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for repairs and improvement of the Route 146 Pedestrian Bridge at the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Visitor Center in the city of Worcester; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the expansion of the environmentally-controlled vault capacity at the Massachusetts Archives Facility at Columbia Point; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for coastal infrastructure projects in the city known as the town of Weymouth; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the repairs and improvement of the Stone Cottage location at High Rock Reservation in the city of Lynn; provided further, that the division of capital asset management and maintenance shall be required to provide estimates of the cost of the relocation of state offices, data centers, customer service facilities, and all other state facilities from a current location, whether through lease or purchase by the state, to a new location prior to the selection of a new location by the division; provided further, that $1,500,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of the old comfort station building in the Mattapan square neighborhood in the city of Boston; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of public access to the Neponset river alongside the property owned by the department of conservation and recreation on Edgewater drive in the Mattapan section in the city of Boston; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for a needs and feasibility study of constructing a soldier’s home in central Massachusetts and the division of capital asset management and maintenance properties located on Old Common road in Lancaster; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended towards infrastructural improvements to the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority bus depot in Arlington Heights; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended towards infrastructural improvements to the commuter rail station in the West Medford section of the city of Medford; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended towards facility improvements to the Ed Burns Arena and Skating Rink located in the town of Arlington; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the revitalization of the Milton Landing Waterfront in the town of Milton; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation and improvement of the Connery Memorial Rink in the city Lynn; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for improvements and repairs at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum in the town of Milton; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for the renovation and improvements of the Lynn Heritage State Park Visitor’s Center in the city of Lynn; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the reduction of noise pollution along the interstate 93 corridor in the city of Somerville; provided further, that $3,000,000 be expended for improvements at Smith Vocational and Agricultural high school in the city of Northampton; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended on a grant program to provide for capital improvements at accredited veterans organization facilities; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for capital improvements to the Hampshire Heights public housing facility in the city of Northampton; provided, further that $15,000,000 shall be expended for highway improvements along the Massachusetts turnpike in the town of Weston; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for the purpose of updating and completing the draft environmental impact report and draft environmental impact statement in order to produce a final environmental impact report and final environmental impact statement on the North South Rail Link; provided further, that $650,000 shall be expended for the renovation and improvement of the Ned O’Brien ice rink in the city of Woburn; provided further, that $1,400,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a photovoltaic overlay district on the parking lot of the Minuteman high school in the town of Lexington; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the renovation of the Magazine beach powder house in the city of Cambridge; provided further, that $8,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of a regional ice skating rink and recreation center in the town of Norwood; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended on capital improvements and infrastructure upgrades to the state pier facility in the city of Fall River including, but not limited to, the capital improvements of all marine structures for Battleship Cove in the port of Fall River; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended on the expansion of the Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical high school; provided further, that $1,635,000 shall be expended on wastewater pumping station upgrades and a feasibility study on the development of a division of capital asset management and maintenance parcel at Pine street and state highway route 30 in the town of Grafton; provided further, that $4,500,000 shall be expended for renovations to the city hall in the city of Fitchburg; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for a new elevator in the senior center in the city of Leominster; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to support improvements to the water and sewer infrastructure system along state highway route 20 in the town of Oxford; provided further, that $250,000 shall be expended for a feasibility study on a commuter rail site in the town of North Andover to determine necessary engineering and construction requirements and potential ridership and economic impact; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for the implementation of the Medford square master plan, including the study and redesign of the intersection of state highway route 16 and state highway route 38 and the adjoining ramps, in the city of Medford; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be expended for the reconstruction of the intersection at Andover street and River road along state highway route 133 in the town of Tewksbury; provided further, that $1,000,0000 shall be expended for the design of a structural connection between the facilities at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Cemetery in the city known as the town of Agawam; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of a south Salem commuter rail station in the city of Salem; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the purpose of designing and constructing a ferry terminal and visitors center at Squantum Point Park in the city of Quincy; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for the repairs, renovations and improvements to the existing Turnure Terrace building, and for the acquisition, design, and construction of new senior and low-income family housing in the town of Lenox; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the planning, design and construction of a parking garage on the waterfront property in Fall River; and provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the planning, design and construction of a parking garage in the downtown area of the city of Fall River........................................... $680,000,000

4000-2025.. For costs associated with planning and studies, dispositions, acquisition of land and buildings and interests therein by purchase, prepayment of lease for a term that exceeds the useful life of the facility, gift or other transfer or by eminent domain pursuant to chapter 79 of the General Laws, for the preparation of plans and specifications, repairs, construction, renovations, improvements, modernization, construction, reconstruction, furnishing, equipping, acquiring, remodeling, refurbishing, asset management, accessibility improvements, demolition, disposition and remediation of facilities and grounds operated by the various departments within the executive office of health and human services, all as the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the secretary of health and human services and the appropriate commissioners of the departments within the executive office, shall consider appropriate; provided, that costs payable from this item shall include, but shall not be limited to, the costs of leases of temporary relocation space or equipment as required for completion of a project; provided further, that any federal reimbursement received by a state agency including, but not limited to, projects related to the provision of health care, human services, and veterans’ services in connection with projects funded from this item may be retained by the executive office for administration and finance and expended for the purposes of the project, without further appropriation, in addition to the amounts appropriated in this item; provided further, that $100,000,000 shall be expended for the repair, maintenance projects, and emergency projects at executive office of health and human service facilities; provided further, that $80,600,000 shall be expended to renovate the Tower building at the Dr. William A. Hinton Laboratory in the city of Boston; provided further, that $13,000,000 shall be expended on air conditioning, mechanical ventilation, roof replacement, and other necessary upgrades at the Western Massachusetts Hospital in the city of Westfield; provided further, that $20,000,000 shall be made available for critical systems improvements at the Taunton State Hospital in the city of Taunton; provided further, that not less than $10,000,000 shall be expended for the design, construction and relocation of the Department of Youth Services Paul T. Leahy Center in the city of Worcester; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for infrastructure upgrades and capital improvements to encourage and promote the reuse of the former Lakeville State Hospital site in the town of Lakeville; provided further, that $30,000,000 be expended for the cost associated with the repair, renovation or construction of a skilled nursing facility, or a facility of last resort, for adults diagnosed with a disability or mental health issues; provided further, that such facility shall maintain at least 70 per cent of its beds for medically-involved, mentally ill individuals; and provided further, that MassHealth shall determine a rate structure for the facility that reflects medically-appropriate care..................................................... $401,000,000

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

7066-8110.. For costs associated with plans and specifications, planning and studies, repairs, reconstruction, demolition, remediation, rehabilitation, modernization, disposition, renovations, improvements and maintenance at Massachusetts public higher education campus facilities and grounds; provided, that all projects approved for design and construction by the division of capital asset management and maintenance shall be consistent in priority and need with regional capital master plans developed by the division of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation, as applicable, with the presidents of the community colleges, state universities, and the University of Massachusetts and approved by the board of higher education, with respect to the community colleges and state universities, or approved by the board of trustees of the University of Massachusetts, as applicable; provided further, that all maintenance and repair work funded by this item shall be included in the capital asset management information system administered by the division of capital asset management and maintenance; provided further, that the total amount authorized herein for the University of Massachusetts system shall be allocated by the president of the University of Massachusetts based on each campus’ share of the total deferred maintenance backlog of the University of Massachusetts system and shall be reviewed and updated periodically by the president of the University of Massachusetts; provided further, the secretary of administration and finance shall submit a report to the chairs of the house and senate committees on bonding, capital expenditures and state assets and the chairs of the joint committee on higher education on or before March 1, 2018 on the progress of projects authorized pursuant to chapter 258 of the acts of 2008 and that funds shall not be disbursed from this item prior to the filing of that report; provided further, that $7,000,000 shall be expended for the study, design and construction of critical repairs for the Springfield Technical Community College, Building 20; provided further, that $4,500,000 shall be expended for capital improvements and repairs, including roof replacements and repairs, heating, ventilation and air conditioning upgrades, elevator modernization, and parking lot repaving, to the Springfield Technology Park operated by the Springfield Technical Community College Assistance Corporation, established by section 125 of chapter 273 of the acts of 1994; provided further, that $41,000,000 shall be expended for a new science building and renovation to the existing Science Center, and modernization and renovation of existing facilities at Cape Cod Community College; provided further, that $35,000,000 shall be expended for a new STEM discovery facility to advance STEM programs in the colleges of engineering, arts and sciences and nursing at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; provided further, that $30,000,000 shall be expended for a new integrated learning facility at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth; provided further, that $11,000,000 shall be expended for the Whittemore library for the creation of a regional collaborative education center at Framingham State University; provided further, that $3,300,000 shall be expended for the renovation of the Crocker hall at Framingham State University; provided further, that $3,600,000 shall be expended for infrastructure upgrades at Roxbury Community College; provided further, that $15,000,000 shall be expended for a new allied health academic facility to be located in Framingham; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be expended for the deferred maintenance of North Shore Community College; provided further, that $15,000,000 shall be expended for capital improvements to the Lowell campus of the University of Massachusetts; provided further, that $9,000,000 shall be for the expansion of and renovations to the existing science and liberal arts buildings at Massasoit Community College in the city of Brockton; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the general services center at Northern Essex Community College; provided further, that funds may be expended for Bristol Community College; and provided further, that $8,000,000 shall be expended for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth........................ $950,000,000

8000-3502.. For costs associated with planning and studies, dispositions, acquisition of land and buildings and interests therein by purchase, prepayment of lease for a term that exceeds the useful life of the facility, gift or other transfer or by eminent domain pursuant to chapter 79 of the General Laws, for the preparation of plans and specifications, repairs, construction, renovations, improvements, remediation, rehabilitation, modernization and demolition for public safety and security facilities, all as the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with the secretary of public safety and security and the appropriate commissioners of the departments within the executive office, shall consider appropriate; provided, that costs payable from this item shall include, but shall not be limited to, the costs of leases of temporary relocation space or equipment as required for completion of a project; provided further, that $400,000 shall be expended for a study to document and analyze the condition and strategic placement of Massachusetts Army National Guard facilities, and to develop a master plan for short-term and long-term capital investment and possible disposition of properties no longer needed; provided further, that $660,000 shall be expended for the study to develop strategy for accommodating the state police crime lab on a long-term basis, including a detailed review of facilities and programs, site selection criteria, and procurement options; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended for the study, design, and construction for renovations to state police headquarters in the town of Framingham; provided further, that $45,000,000 shall be expended for the purpose of designing, constructing, originally equipping, and furnishing a new police headquarters in the city of Springfield; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for a feasibility study to determine scope, square footage, and cost of construction of a fire and police headquarters in the downtown area of the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $350,000 shall be expended for a study to provide an updated assessment and strategic implementation plan to address reduction of the deferred maintenance backlog within the system of existing barracks; and provided further, that $24,550,000 shall be expended for the study, design, and construction for renovation of the existing historic Lower Basin barracks in the city of Boston; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the purpose of designing and constructing new police headquarters in the city of Beverly; provided further, that $20,000,000 shall be expended for design and construction of the city of Boston’s Emergency Operations Center; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the renovation and remodeling of the public safety building in the town of Wakefield; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation or construction of a fire station in the town of Bernardston; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a new fire station at Engine 42 in the Roxbury section of the city of Boston; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the repair and rehabilitation of fire stations in the city of Lynn; provided further, that $25,000,000 shall be expended on the Lawrence public safety complex in the city of Lawrence; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for the cost of renovation and repairs of the facilities in the state police barracks located in the town of Lee; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for repairs and renovations to the Boston police department headquarters in the Roxbury neighborhood of the city of Boston; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of a public safety complex in the city of Medford; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the purpose of designing and constructing a new public safety complex in the town of Southampton; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the purpose of designing and constructing a town garage and public safety facility in the town of Montgomery; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the study of a combined public safety training facility in the commonwealth; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for the study, design and construction of a fire station in the town of Winthrop; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a new public safety facility in the town of Essex; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for a special commission to identify and evaluate potential sites suitable for the location of a replacement justice complex that includes a jail facility in the southern portion of Middlesex county, consistent with chapter 304 of the acts of 2008; provided further, that the special commission shall consist of the following members or their designees: the secretary of public safety and security, who shall co-chair the commission; the court administrator of the trial court, who shall co-chair the commission; the secretary of administration and finance; the sheriff of Middlesex county; the clerk of courts for Middlesex county; the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance; the district attorney for Middlesex county; chief counsel of the committee for public counsel services; 1 member of the senate; and 1 member of the house of representatives; provided further, that the special commission shall: (i) evaluate whether such sites are appropriate to adjoin facilities to house related criminal justice functions, including courts, pre-arraignment lock-up facilities and a women’s lock-up facility; and (ii) analyze the current inmate and detainee populations in the county and make recommendations on the appropriate scale of any new facility based upon that analysis and on whether the future inmate and pretrial detainee population within the county may be reduced; provided further, that the special commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the governor and the clerks of the senate and house of representatives not later than January 1, 2019; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended for the engineering, design and siting of a new police station in the city of Pittsfield; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be expended for the engineering, design and siting of a new public safety facility in the city of North Adams; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of a public safety complex in the town of Heath; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the planning, design and construction of a public safety building in the city of Quincy; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended to support public safety communications infrastructure improvements in the town of Needham; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended to study, design and make capital improvements for a public safety facility with fire and police services in the city of Lowell; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended on upgrades to the fire department headquarters in the city known as the town of Braintree; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended on new portable radios for the fire department in the city known as the town of Braintree; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for 40 sets of turnout gear for the fire department in the city known as the town of Braintree; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for a new inflatable boat and trailer for emergency medical services in the town of Easton; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended to build a new police station in the town of East Bridgewater; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended to build a warehouse to be used as a vehicle storage, found property and secure evidence storage area by the police department in the town of East Bridgewater; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for designing and constructing a fire station in the town of Falmouth; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for designing and constructing a public safety facility in the town of Sandwich; provided further, that $370,000 shall be expended to replace the radio console of the public safety dispatch center in the town of Lexington; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for the replacement of fuel storage tanks and associated fuel dispensing equipment for the fire and police departments in the town of Carlisle; provided further, that $3,530,000 shall be expended to support the expansion and renovation of the police station in the town of Bedford; provided further, that $695,000 shall be expended to replace fire department vehicles in the city of Waltham; provided further, that $205,000 shall be expended for emergency generators for the public library and fire department in the town of Chelmsford; provided further, that $80,000 shall be expended for a replacement chiller for the police station in the town of Chelmsford; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for 25 ultra high frequency portable radios for the fire department in the town of Chelmsford; provided further, that $1,750,000 shall be expended for maintenance and improvements to the jail and house of corrections in the county of Dukes County; provided further, that $1,600,000 shall be expended for improvements to the Hyannis National Guard armory in the city known as the town of Barnstable including, but not limited to, preliminary and final design of expected improvements, hazardous material removal and construction; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for designing and constructing a public safety facility in the town of Bourne; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended to support renovations to the Lafayette square fire house in the city of Cambridge; provided further, that $6,140,000 shall be expended for public safety improvements in the towns of Auburn, Millbury, Upton and Shrewsbury; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended to support renovations to the Rockdale Village fire station in the town of Northbridge; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for renovations to the police department in the city of Amesbury; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended to aid the purchase of a ladder truck and other fire equipment in the city of Malden; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to support the purchase of a parcel of land and for the construction of a firefighting substation on state highway route 140 in the town of Foxborough; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for designing and constructing a public safety facility in the town of Pembroke; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for a feasibility study regarding a new public safety complex in the town of Westminster; provided further, that $4,500,000 shall be expended for the creation of a new police station in the city of Leominster; provided further, that $1,100,000 shall be expended for the design, renovation, construction and expansion of the police station in the town of East Longmeadow to address safety and other needs; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of a fire station in the town of Dracut; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a regional lock-up facility in Hampden county for pre-arraignment municipal lock-up; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation and expansion of the Water street fire station in the city of Haverhill; provided further, that $6,000,000 shall be expended for the design, renovation, addition and construction of a public safety complex in the town of Ashby; provided further, that $25,000,000 shall be expended for the acquisition of land and construction of a new public safety building in the town of Ashland; provided further, that $9,000,000 shall be expended for the development and construction of a public safety complex in the town of Princeton; and provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the design, rehabilitation or construction of a fire station in the town of Nahant. $500,000,000

SECTION 2A.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

JUDICIARY

Trial Court

 1102-5700.. For capital needs at court facilities, including, but not limited to, expenditures for the planning, design and acquisition of land and buildings and interests therein by purchase, lease for a term, including any extensions, not to exceed 50 years, gift or other transfer or by eminent domain under chapter 79 of the General Laws, the preparation of plans and specifications, the construction, renovation, reconstruction, alteration, improvement, demolition, expansion, repair and improvements, including equipment and temporary relocation costs, as needed for priority projects identified by the division of capital asset management and maintenance and the executive office of the trial court for building repairs necessary to correct unsafe and overcrowded conditions, for the remediation of life safety code violations, for the remediation of access code and civil rights violations, for the remediation of environmental hazards and for security improvements and other necessary repairs at court facilities owned by the commonwealth or by political subdivisions of the commonwealth; provided, that expenditures made from this item shall include, but not be limited to, expenditures for the projects identified in the Massachusetts Courts Capital Master Plan released in April 2017; provided further, that costs payable from this item shall include, but not be limited to, the costs of engineering and other services essential to these projects rendered by division of capital asset management and maintenance employees or by consultants; provided further, that amounts expended for division employees may include the salary and salary-related expenses of these employees to the extent that they work on or in support of these projects; provided further, that $150,000,000 shall be expended for costs of the reconstruction or replacement of court facilities located in the city of Quincy; provided further, that $4,500,000 shall be expended to determine scope, square footage and cost of replacement for a new Suffolk county high rise; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for a feasibility study to determine scope on a southern Middlesex facility; provided further, that $30,000,000 shall be expended for costs of modernization of the court facility located in the city of Malden to address envelope, life safety, holding and security, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and cross circulation; provided further, that $45,000,000 shall be expended for the modernization of Brockton superior court to address envelope, life safety, holding and security, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and cross circulation; provided further, that $45,000,000 shall be expended for modernization of the court facility located in the city of Lynn to address life safety, holding and security, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and cross circulation; provided further, that $20,000,000 shall be expended for modernization of the court facility located in the city of Attleboro to address life safety, holding and security, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and cross circulation; provided further, that $20,000,000 shall be expended for modernization of the court facility located in the city of Northampton to address life safety, holding and security, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and cross circulation; provided further, that $20,000,000 shall be expended for upgrades at the district court of Fitchburg; provided further, that $20,000,000 shall be expended for renovations at the first district court of southern Middlesex and the feasibility study, design and construction of a Middlesex county regional justice center in the city of Framingham; provided further, that $12,000,000 shall be expended for capital improvements to the East Boston division of the Boston municipal court; provided further, that $12,000,000 shall be expended for costs of renovations at the district court of central Berkshire, held at Pittsfield; provided further, that $15,000,000 shall be expended for renovations at the second district court of Plymouth, held at Hingham; provided further, that $7,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation of the district court of central Middlesex, held at Concord; provided further, that $12,000,000 shall be expended for the costs of renovations at the fourth district court of Plymouth, held at Wareham; provided further, that $15,000,000 be expended for renovations at the first district court of southern Worcester; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for renovations at the third district court of eastern Middlesex, held at Cambridge; provided further, that $8,000,000 shall be expended for renovations at West Roxbury division of the Boston municipal court; provided further, that $123,562,890 shall be expended for the costs of the reconstruction or replacement of court facilities located in the downtown area of the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $8,000,000 shall be expended for renovations at the South Boston division of the Boston municipal court department; provided further, that $23,000,000 shall be expended for roof, masonry or windows at the Roderick L. Ireland Courthouse, Pittsfield superior court, Lawrence superior court, district court of Holyoke, the fourth district court of eastern Middlesex, held at Woburn and Northampton superior court; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for life safety and fire alarms systems at the district court of northern Norfolk, held at Dedham; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, boilers and controls at the district court of Western Norfolk, held at Wrentham; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and boilers and controls at Dedham superior court; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and boilers and controls at the fourth district court of eastern Middlesex, held at Woburn; provided further, that $19,000,000 shall be expended for holding doors, security doors, cell doors, duress alarms, cameras or sally ports at the Dorchester division of the Boston municipal court department, Springfield housing and juvenile court, the district court of southern Norfolk, held at Stoughton, the juvenile court and second district court of Barnstable, held at Orleans and the district court of Peabody; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended to provide for the Barnstable district, juvenile, superior and probate and family courts; provided further, that $614,280 shall be expended to provide access under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 at the Falmouth district court; provided further, that $385,720 shall be expended to provide program access under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 at the Orleans district court; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for repairs and renovations of the South Boston division of the Boston municipal court department located at 535 East Broadway in the South Boston section of the city of Boston; provided further, that $3,500,000 shall be expended for handicap accessibility improvements for the Dedham superior court; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for rehabilitation and improvements to Gloucester district court in the department of the trial court; provided further, that $8,000,000 shall be expended for capital improvements to enhance parking at the judicial center in the city of Lowell; and provided further, that $12,000,000 shall be expended for essential repairs to the Bristol county superior court in the city of Taunton..................................................... $760,500,000

SECTION 2B.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

Office of the Secretary

 1100-3005.. For a grant program to cities, towns, counties, regional organizations whose membership is exclusively composed of municipal governments or municipal redevelopment authorities or agencies or similar governmental development agencies to provide funding for capital facility purposes, including those owned or operated by nonprofit organizations, including, but not limited to, planning and studies, preparation of plans and specifications, site assembly and preparation, dispositions, acquisitions, repairs, renovations, improvements, construction, demolition, remediation, modernization and reconstruction of facilities, infrastructure, equipment and other capital assets, technical assistance, information technology equipment and infrastructure and for costs associated with improving accessibility of municipal facilities under guidelines adopted by the executive office for administration and finance; provided, that the executive office shall expend not more than 1 per cent of the total amount available for the cost of administering this program; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a Cape Verdean community center in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for the study, design and construction of a Cape Verdean cultural center in the city of Boston; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of the Casa da Saudade Portuguese cultural center in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $7,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of the Jackson Square recreational facility in the Jamaica Plain and Roxbury areas of the city of Boston; provided further, that $6,000,000 shall be expended for the design and reconstruction of the North American Indian Center of Boston, Inc. in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of the city of Boston; provided further, that $40,000,000 shall be expended for redevelopment and infrastructure improvements in the Hyde Square and Jackson Square areas of the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of the city of Boston; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for the design, construction and improvement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system in the Dudley municipal complex located in the town of Dudley; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of phase II of the municipal riverwalk at Ludlow Mills in the town of Ludlow; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for the expansion of the wireless infrastructure at the North Attleborough middle school and high school located in the town of North Attleborough; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the East Boston greenway in the East Boston neighborhood of the city of Boston; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation of the Paris street pool in the East Boston neighborhood of the city of Boston; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of an Upham’s Corner library and for the renovation of the Strand Theatre in the Dorchester neighborhood of the city of Boston; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the completion of the north central pathway bike trail project in the city of Gardner; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for energy-efficient improvements to municipally-owned buildings in the town of West Springfield; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended to the city of Holyoke for the restoration and repair of the Holyoke city hall; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be expended for the study, design and construction of the Middlesex Fells Recreational Facility on South Border road in the Middlesex Fells Reservation; provided further, that $6,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation, construction and remodeling of the George Hall memorial pool located in the town of Stoneham; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for an intergenerational community center in the town of North Reading; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for a senior community center in the town of Greenfield; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended for the repairs and improvements for the AMVETS Post 51, Inc. in the city known as the town of Randolph; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the maintenance, repair and improvement of the Whipple senior center in the city known as the town of Weymouth; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for improvements and maintenance to Factory Hill park and community gardens located in the Hyde Park section of Boston; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the maintenance, repair and improvement of the teen center in the city known as the town of Weymouth; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the acquisition of or prepayment of a lease for a community center in the city of Malden; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the replacement of water service pipes and associated costs in the city of Malden; provided further, that $1,500,000 shall be expended on the Lawrence rail trail; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of a new municipal animal shelter in the in the city of Boston; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for infrastructure improvements to State street in the town of Belchertown; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of Quinebaug River rail trail in the town of Dudley; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the improvement of infrastructure regarding flood prevention along School street and Mechanic street in the town of Clinton; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for the acquisition of land, construction or expansion of facilities or the collection therein of an International Museum of World War II, Inc. in the town of Natick; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to repair, replace and repoint the exterior of the building located on the Esplanade currently used by Community Boating, Inc.; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the redevelopment of the Attleboro Dyeworks site in the town of Seekonk; provided further, that $250,000 shall be expended towards the reconstruction costs of the fire damaged Coolidge avenue water treatment facility in the city of Peabody; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation and improvement of the Fraser Field in the city of Lynn; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of the Lynn community path in the city of Lynn; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be expended for the study, design and construction of the William McKinley school recreation center in the city of Revere; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for the restoration of the Edward B. Newton school cultural center in the town of Winthrop; provided further, that $263,000 shall be expended for improvements at the Cogswell arts center in the city of Haverhill; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a parking garage in the downtown area of the city of Methuen; provided further, that $300,000 shall be expended for renovations to the Gay Head Lighthouse in the town of Aquinnah; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for maintenance and upgrades to the Shining Sea Bikeway in the town of Falmouth; provided further, that $225,000 shall be expended for certain educational needs in the town of Tewksbury; provided further, that $200,000 shall be expended for emergency repairs by the school department in the town of Tewksbury to the North Street elementary school; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended to Camp Pohelo; provided further, that $750,000 shall be expended for the removal, restoration, placement, and installation of the Laurel Hill World War II memorial in the city of Worcester; provided further, that $10,000,000 shall be expended for the creation and construction of a Boston Public Library branch in the South Boston Waterfront section of the city of Boston; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for the city of Lowell department of planning and development to create a business development grant and low interest loan program run by the city in conjunction with any qualified public institution in the city of Lowell; provided further, that $3,500,000 shall be expended for the design and reconstruction of a bridge over the Charles river, ending at the Lasell College Boathouse in the city of Newton; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be spent for repairs, renovations and upgrades for the Lowell Memorial Auditorium; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the replacement of rotted sections of the Fall River boardwalk from Davol street to the city pier in the city of Fall River; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the construction of a sewer line on Main street from the connection south to the center of Assonet in the town of Freetown; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the reconstruction of the department of public works facility located on Locust street in the city of Northampton; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the purpose of infrastructure and building improvements at the Academy of Music in the city of Northampton; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for water line and sewer improvements in the town of Hatfield; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for improvements to the town hall in the town of Hopkinton; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for accessibility projects at public facilities in the town of Holliston; provided further, that $800,000 shall be expended for the rehabilitation of facilities at the Three County Fairgrounds, including the grandstand and barn, in the city of Northampton; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the completion of the Bradford rail trail and the boardwalk extension project in the city of Haverhill; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for the reconstruction of the Main street traffic rotary in the downtown area of the town of Hudson to improve and enhance access to the area; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended on the expansion of the Bruce Freeman rail trail; provided further, that $1,500,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a new senior center in the town of Groveland; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for restoration and improvements to the Patton homestead and museum in the town of Hamilton; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to support the construction of a new town hall building in the town of Cohasset; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to support renovations to the town hall building in the town of Hingham; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to the city known as the town of Weymouth to support improvements to the department of public works facilities; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be evenly expended to the towns of Marshfield and Scituate to support design, engineering, construction, renovation, expansion or general improvements to their senior centers; provided further, that $150,000 shall be expended to the town of Truro to connect a municipal water main to a parcel on Highland road and to improve pedestrian infrastructure; provided further, that $6,500,000 shall be expended to construct a new building in the city known as the town of Barnstable to be used as office space and headquarters for the county of Barnstable regional government and the Cape Cod commission; provided further, that $2,600,000 shall be expended for the pedestrian bridge and sewer pump station in the Turners Falls canal district in the town of Montague; provided further, that $3,500,000 shall be expended for the redevelopment of the First National Bank building in the city known as the town of Greenfield; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for construction of the South Hadley senior center in the town of South Hadley; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for capital costs associated with improving services for seniors in the town of Amherst; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for improvements to Sweetser park in the town of Amherst; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for a new elevated water storage tank in the town of East Bridgewater; provided further, that $45,000 shall be expended for a new generator at the council on aging in the town of Milton; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended on the Bolivar pool replacement project in the town of Canton; provided further, that $69,000 shall be expended to replace the fence surrounding the senior center in the town of Canton; provided further, that $280,000 shall be expended to improve energy conservation at Memorial Hall in the town of Canton; provided further, that $30,000 shall be expended to upgrade the computer system at the water treatment facility in the town of Canton; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to support the construction and renovations to the department of public works building in the city of Revere; provided further, that $6,000,000 shall be expended to support the construction, renovation and expansion of the senior center in the city of Newton; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for feasibility and design studies to improve accessibility at the town center in the town of Lincoln; provided further, that $250,000 shall be expended to improve accessibility at public buildings in the city of Waltham; provided further, that $675,000 shall be expended to improve accessibility at the visitor center in the town of Lexington; provided further, that $1,070,575 shall be expended to make playgrounds meet accessibility requirements in the town of Sudbury; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the Wellfleet center segment and the Beach Point segment of the Cape Cod rail trail bike trail; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for infrastructure upgrades and capital improvements along United States highway route 6 in the town of Swansea to encourage and promote economic development; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended for the expansion of the council on aging in the city of Brockton; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for infrastructure upgrades and capital improvements to the wastewater treatment systems in the town of Somerset; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for expansion, handicapped accessibility and building code improvements for the council on aging in the town of Halifax; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended to support the replacement of the roof at the Parlin memorial library in the city of Everett; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be expended to support renovations to the old Everett high school, including boiler replacement, in the city of Everett; provided further, that $4,500,000 shall be expended to support the rebuilding of the department of public works building in the city of Chelsea; provided further, that $400,000 shall be expended for accessibility improvements at the town beach and athletic complex in the town of Upton; provided further, that $825,000 shall be expended for renovation and accessibility improvements in the town of Leicester; provided further, that $4,300,000 shall be expended for the engineering, design and construction of commuter parking enhancements between Shrewsbury street and Grafton street in the city of Worcester; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for emergency roof maintenance and repair at the Clarksburg school in the town of Clarksburg; provided further, that $3,500,000 shall be expended to support renovations, improvements and repairs of the senior center and satellite facilities in the town of Brookline; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be expended to support improvements and repairs to the town hall building in the town of Wellesley; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to support the construction of water and sewer pump stations along Singletary avenue and Boston road in the town of Sutton; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended to support the construction of water and sewer pump stations and infrastructure improvements in the town of Uxbridge; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended to support improvements to the water distribution system and associated pump stations in the town of Webster; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for design and construction of a new department of public works facility in the city of Methuen; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for water main improvements in the town of Salisbury; provided further, that $750,000 shall be expended for water main improvements in the town of Merrimac; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of public restrooms at the current waterfront information booth and restroom site in the city of Newburyport; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended to upgrade the town hall building in the town of Winchester; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended to upgrade the security in municipal and school buildings in the town of Reading; provided further, that $5,280,000 shall be expended for landfill capping in the town of Longmeadow; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended to aid in the renovation of the Albion Cultural Exchange in the town of Wakefield; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be expended to support renovations to the Foxboro athletic complex in the town of Foxborough; provided further, that $20,000 shall be expended to support the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system upgrade and repair at the Gladys L. Hurrell senior center in the town of Rehoboth; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended to support the design and construction of a council on aging facility in the town of Norton; provided further, that $4,700,000 shall be expended for school infrastructure improvements in the town of Walpole; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation, construction and remodeling of the former West street school building for its conversion into a new town hall and supplemental town offices in the town of Granby; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended to repair Memorial Hall in the city of Melrose; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for repairs and improvements of parks in the city of Somerville; provided further, that not less than $2,500,000 shall be expended for infrastructure and building improvements at the Paramount Theater in the city of Springfield; provided further, that $900,000 shall be expended for window replacement at Center elementary school in the town of Longmeadow; provided further, that $4,500,000 shall be expended for the renovation of the senior center in the town of Andover; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended for demolitions and code corrections in the city of Fitchburg; provided further, that $2,000,000 shall be expended to restore the Victory Theater in the city of Holyoke; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for improvements to the Peter A. Torigian senior center in the city of Peabody, including new user space, energy improvements and site upgrades, including the adjacent Peabody housing authority properties; provided further, that $3,000,000 shall be expended for the renovation of and improvements to the food pantry and the creation of additional town office space at 12 Sylvan street in the town of Danvers; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for a feasibility study on the accessibility requirements for the town hall in the town of Bolton; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for heating, ventilation and air conditioning at the Eagle House senior community center in the town of Lunenburg; provided further, that $27,000 shall be expended for the replacement of the handicapped access ramp at the town hall in the town of Lunenburg; provided further, that $15,000 shall be expended for heating, ventilation and air conditioning repairs in the administrative building in the town of Sterling; provided further, that $65,000 shall be expended for the renovation of the department of public works building in the town of Lunenburg; provided further, that $40,000 shall be expended for the installation of new light emitting diode lighting fixtures at the library in the town of Lunenburg; provided further, that $40,000 shall be expended for a feasibility and cost estimate to demolish the old primary school building and design for future use in the town of Lunenburg; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be expended for the design and construction of a public works building in the town of Palmer; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for construction of a senior center in the town of Brimfield; provided further, that $4,000,000 shall be expended for the planning and construction of a senior center in the town of West Boylston; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the Southeastern Massachusetts Veterans Housing Program, Inc., for veteran transitional housing services in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $180,000 shall be expended for facility repairs and upgrades at the senior and recreation center in the town of Fairhaven; provided further, that $600,000 shall be expended for public access and resiliency projects to enhance Buttonwood park pond in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for restorations and repairs to the historic First Baptist Church by the Waterfront Historic Area League of New Bedford, Inc., to enrich the arts and cultural economy in the downtown area of the city of New Bedford; provided further, that $8,000,000 shall be expended to the Tri-Town water district, comprised of the city known as the town of Braintree, the city known as the town of Randolph and the town of Holbrook, for the construction of a new Tri-Town water treatment facility; provided further, that $1,200,000 shall be expended for the restoration of the Strand Theatre in the city of New Bedford as a Cape Verdean cultural center to foster the economic development and cultural exchange relationships between the city of New Bedford and Cabo Verde while providing education, arts and cultural programs for youth; and provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended on the Greater Lawrence technical high school in town of Andover for the purpose of building an athletic field..................... $326,349,575

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance

1102-2018.. For the accelerated energy and resiliency program to improve the energy efficiency, climate change readiness, environmental risk reduction, resiliency and carbon emissions reduction of state-owned facilities, equipment and related capital assets, including costs associated with planning and studies, prepayment of lease for a term that exceeds the useful life of the facility, gifts or other transfers or by eminent domain under chapter 79 of the General Laws, for the preparation of plans and specifications, repairs, construction, renovations, improvements, asset management and demolition, disposition and remediation of state-owned and former county facilities and grounds, and repair and maintenance of buildings and building systems and equipment at various state-owned facilities; provided, that all maintenance and repair work funded in this item shall be listed in the capital asset management information system administered by the division of capital asset management and maintenance; provided further, that the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance may, if appropriate, transfer funds in accordance with the delegation of project control and supervision process under section 5 of chapter 7C of the General Laws; provided further, that costs payable from this item shall include, but not be limited to, the costs of engineering and other services essential to these projects rendered by the division of capital asset management and maintenance employees or by consultants; provided further, that amounts expended for employees of the division of capital asset management and maintenance may include the salary and salary-related expenses of such employees to the extent that such employees work on or in support of these projects; provided, however, that the division shall not expend more than 5 per cent of the funds authorized in this item for such costs; and provided further, that the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance shall maximize efforts to utilize all available means to minimize use of capital funds to pay for salaries of division employees............... $150,000,000

1102-2019.. For the accelerated energy program to improve the energy efficiency of state-owned facilities, including costs associated with planning and studies, prepayment of a lease for a term that exceeds the useful life of the facility, gifts or other transfers or by eminent domain under chapter 79 of the General Laws, for the preparation of plans and specifications, repairs, construction, renovations, improvements, asset management and demolition, disposition and remediation of state-owned and former county facilities and grounds, and repair and maintenance of buildings and building systems and equipment at various state-owned facilities; provided, that all maintenance and repair work funded in this item shall be listed in the capital asset management information system administered by the division of capital asset management and maintenance; provided further, that the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance may, where appropriate, transfer funds in accordance with the delegation of project control and supervision process under section 5 of chapter 7C of the General Laws; provided further, that for projects which the secretary of administration and finance certifies to the comptroller directly or indirectly generate new state revenue or budgetary savings, the comptroller shall transfer those budgetary savings or revenue to the state treasurer for payment of debt service related to those projects; provided further, that costs payable from this item shall include, but not be limited to, the costs of engineering and other services essential to these projects rendered by the division of capital asset management and maintenance employees or by consultants; provided further, that amounts expended for employees of the division of capital asset management and maintenance may include the salary and salary-related expenses of such employees to the extent that such employees work on or in support of these projects; provided, however, that the division shall not expend more than 5 per cent of the funds authorized in this item for such costs; and provided further, that the commissioner of capital asset management and maintenance shall maximize efforts to utilize all available means to minimize use of capital funds to pay for salaries of division employees................ $85,000,000

SECTION 2C.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary

8000-0702.. For equipment for the department of correction and other agencies within the executive office of public safety and security including, but not limited to, medical equipment, security equipment, safety equipment, communications equipment and vehicles; provided, that $4,000,000 shall be expended for the equipment needs the for department of correction and public safety agencies other than state police................................................ $20,000,000

SECTION 3. To meet the expenditures necessary in carrying out sections 2 and 2A, the state treasurer shall, upon request of the governor, issue and sell bonds of the commonwealth in an amount to be specified by the governor, but not exceeding in the aggregate $3,291,500,000. All such bonds issued by the commonwealth shall be designated on their face “Capital Improvement Act of 2018” and shall be issued for a maximum term of years, not exceeding 30 years, as the governor recommends to the general court pursuant to section 3 of Article LXII of the Amendments to the Constitution. The bonds shall be payable not later than June 30, 2053. All interest and payments on account of principal on these obligations shall be payable from the General Fund. Bonds and interest thereon issued pursuant to this section shall, notwithstanding any other provision of this act, be general obligations of the commonwealth.

SECTION 4. To meet the expenditures necessary in carrying out section 2B, the state treasurer shall, upon request of the governor, issue and sell bonds of the commonwealth in an amount to be specified by the governor, but not exceeding in the aggregate $561,349,575. All such bonds issued by the commonwealth shall be designated on their face “Capital Improvement Act of 2018”, and shall be issued for a maximum term of years, not exceeding 20 years, as the governor recommends to the general court pursuant to section 3 of Article LXII of the Amendments to the Constitution. The bonds shall be payable not later than June 30, 2043. All interest and payments on account of principal on these obligations shall be payable from the General Fund. Bonds and interest thereon issued pursuant to this section shall, notwithstanding any other provision of this act, be general obligations of the commonwealth.

SECTION 5. To meet the expenditures necessary in carrying out section 2C, the state treasurer shall, upon request of the governor, issue and sell bonds of the commonwealth in an amount to be specified by the governor, but not exceeding in the aggregate $20,000,000. All such bonds issued by the commonwealth shall be designated on their face “Capital Improvement Act of 2018” and shall be issued for a maximum term of years, not exceeding 10 years, as the governor recommends to the general court pursuant to section 3 of Article LXII of the Amendments to the Constitution. The bonds shall be payable not later than June 30, 2033. All interest and payments on account of principal on these obligations shall be payable from the General Fund. Bonds and interest thereon issued pursuant to this section shall, notwithstanding any other provision of this act, be general obligations of the commonwealth.

SECTION 6. Section 5 of chapter 7C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 9, the figure “$2,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $5,000,000.

SECTION 7. Said section 5 of said chapter 7C, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following 2 sentences:- Notwithstanding the foregoing, the commissioner may delegate control and supervision over projects involving structural or mechanical work with an estimated cost of less than $10,000,000 to the University of Massachusetts if the commissioner determines that the University of Massachusetts has the ability to control and supervise such project. As used in this section, “estimated cost” shall mean the estimated construction cost stated in a study or program prepared in accordance with section 59.

SECTION 8. Section 46 of said chapter 7C, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 68, the figure “$10,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $30,000.

SECTION 9. Said section 46 of said chapter 7C, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 70, the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $300,000.

SECTION 10. Section 51 of said chapter 7C, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 51, the figure “$10,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $30,000.

SECTION 11. Said section 51 of said chapter 7C, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 53, the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $300,000.

SECTION 12. Section 54 of said chapter 7C, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 2 and 3, the words “estimated to exceed $100,000”.

SECTION 13. Said section 54 of said chapter 7C, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following subsection:- 

(f) A contract for design services shall be exempt from the selection procedure required in subsection (a) if: (i) the design fee under the contract is less than $30,000; or (ii) the estimated construction cost of the project for which the design services are required is less than $300,000.

SECTION 14. Section 144 of chapter 352 of the acts of 2004 is hereby amended by inserting after the word “thereon” ,in line 9, the following words:- ; provided, however, that in connection therewith, the lessee, acting alone or in partnership with a co-developer acceptable to the division of capital asset management and maintenance, may demolish the existing building and other structures and develop all or a portion of the leased property for the purposes described herein and for any other lawful purposes that are charitable in nature or intended to generate revenue to support the charitable purposes of the lessee.

SECTION 15. Item 7066-8000 of section 2 of chapter 258 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$36,100,000”, inserted by section 5 of chapter 237 of the acts of 2014, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $59,000,000.

SECTION 16. Said item 7066-8000 of said section 2 of said chapter 258 is hereby further amended by striking out the figure “$1,303,055,630”, inserted by section 7 of said chapter 237, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $1,425,955,630.

SECTION 17. Item 7100-1000 of said section 2 of said chapter 258 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$1,101,500,000”, inserted by section 9 of said chapter 237, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $1,201,500,000.

SECTION 18. Section 3 of said chapter 258 is hereby amended by striking out the figure “$2,404,555,630”, inserted by section 10 of said chapter 237, and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $2,627,455,630.

SECTION 19. Said section 3 of said chapter 258, as amended by said section 10 of said chapter 237, is hereby further amended by striking out the words “June 30, 2048” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- June 30, 2052.

SECTION 20. Item 1102-2008 of section 2C of chapter 304 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 37, the figure “$60,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $21,100,000.

SECTION 21. Item 1102-5600 of said section 2C of said chapter 304, as amended by section 50 of chapter 118 of the acts of 2012, is hereby further amended by striking out, in lines 48 to 51, inclusive, the words “; provided further, that not less than $72,000,000 shall be expended for the costs of the renovation of the probate and family court building located in the city of Salem”.

SECTION 22. Subsection (d) of section 49 of chapter 9 of the acts of 2011 is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $150,000.

SECTION 23. Subsection (e) of said section 49 of said chapter 9 is hereby amended by striking out the words “January 1, 2017”, inserted by section 23 of chapter 119 of the acts of 2015, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- January 1, 2019.

SECTION 24. Subsection (f) of said section 49 of said chapter 9 is hereby amended by striking out the words “June 1, 2017”, inserted by section 24 of said chapter 119, and inserting in place thereof the following words:- June 30, 2019. 

SECTION 25. Item 4800-0038 of section 2 of chapter 47 of the acts of 2017 is hereby amended by inserting after the words “an amount not less than fiscal year 2013 shall be expended on children’s advocacy centers”, the following words:- ; provided further, that funds may be expended on programs that received funding in fiscal year 2013.

SECTION 26. Said chapter 47 is hereby further amended by striking out section 136 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 136. There shall be a special legislative commission established pursuant to section 2A of chapter 4 of the General Laws to investigate and study the feasibility of establishing a Cape Verdean cultural center in the city of Boston. The commission shall consist of: 2 members of the house of representatives, 1 of whom shall be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives who shall serve as co-chair, and 1 of whom shall be appointed by the house minority leader; 2 members of the senate, 1 of whom shall be appointed by the senate president who shall serve as co-chair, and 1 of whom shall be appointed by the senate minority leader; 1 person to be appointed by the mayor of the city of Boston; 1 person to be appointed by the governor; and not more than 13 additional members, who shall be selected by the co-chairs; provided, however, that there shall be an odd number of members.

The commission shall investigate and study various methods for establishing a Cape Verdean cultural center in the city of Boston including, but not limited to, the creation of a nonprofit organization to oversee the construction and management of the cultural center, and shall consider the costs of each method.

All appointments to the commission shall be made not later than July 31, 2018. The commission shall report its findings, including any recommendations for legislation, to the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate not later than December 31, 2018.

SECTION 27. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, funds borrowed by the commonwealth may be expended to reimburse municipal debt incurred to create the capital asset to be wholly owned by the commonwealth, as authorized by section 58 of chapter 239 of the acts of 2012.

SECTION 28. The executive office of education, in consultation with the executive office of housing and economic development, the executive office of labor and workforce development and the Massachusetts School Building Authority, shall conduct a study and issue a report on access to high-quality vocational education. The report shall examine access to high-quality career and vocational and technical education and address existing and long-term needs regarding high-quality vocational education programs, facilities and equipment. The report shall include, but not be limited to: (i) current funding and waitlists for high-quality career and vocational and technical education; (ii) a complete list of current vocational schools and estimated capital needs, including design, construction and renovation and the estimated costs, for each vocational school; (iii) a complete list of projected equipment and installation needs, including estimated costs, for each vocational school; (iv) a complete list of current advanced manufacturing programs in vocational schools, community colleges and other institutions and any needs associated with advanced manufacturing programs; and (v) the consideration of future and current employer demands when projecting future funding needs. The report shall be conducted in collaboration with employers, vocational and technical schools and vocational and technical education stakeholders and shall be completed not later than November 1, 2018. The report shall be filed with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives and the chairs of the joint committee on education and the joint committee on economic development and emerging technologies.

SECTION 29. The secretary of administration and finance shall, biannually, submit a report on the progress of any projects funded through the authorizations in this act and included in the governor’s 5-year capital investment plan to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, the chairs of the senate and house committees on ways and means and the chairs of the senate and house committees on bonding, capital expenditures and state assets. The report shall include, but not be limited to: (i) the previous year’s planned spending; (ii) the previous year’s spending; (iii) the current year’s planned spending; (iv) the current year’s spending to date; (v) the original estimated total project cost; (vi) the project description; (vii) the location of the project; (viii) the type of spending; (ix) the type of asset; and (x) the useful life of the project once completed. The reports shall be submitted not later than June 30 and December 31 of each year for a period of 8 years after the effective date of this act.

SECTION 30. To provide for the continued availability of certain bond-funded spending authorizations which otherwise would expire, the balances of the following items and any allocations thereof shall be extended through June 30, 2020 for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for these items in the original authorizations and any amendments to such authorizations: 0640-0035, 1100-3001, 1100-9201, 1599-7061, 1599-7062, 1599-7063, 1790-3001, 1790-3002, 1790-3003, 1790-3004 and 8000-2030.

SECTION 31. To provide for the continued availability of certain bond-funded spending authorizations which otherwise would expire, the balances of the following items and any allocations thereof shall be extended through June 30, 2022 for the purposes of and subject to the conditions stated for these items in the original authorizations and any amendments to such authorizations: 0330-2223, 0640-0302, 1100-3002, 1100-3003, 1102-2009, 1102-2014, 1102-2015, 1102-2016, 1102-5600, 1790-2500, 2200-7021, 4000-2020, 4000-2022, 7000-9091, 7002-8018, 7066-8000, 7100-1000, 8000-0701, 8000-2021, 8000-2022, 8100-2026, 8000-3501, 8900-7500, and 8900-8500.

Approved June 15, 2018.