Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-224

ENV 224

Vibrio Management- DMF

Messrs. Wolf, Tarr and Rodrigues and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2330-0100, by adding the following: provided further, that $103,000 shall be expended to address new concerns associated with bacterial contamination of marine waters and shellfish” and in said item by striking out the figures “$5,722,419” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$5,825,419


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-225-R1

Redraft ENV 225

Vibrio Management – DPH

Messrs. Wolf, Tarr and Rodrigues, Ms. Gobi and Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 4510-0600, by adding the following: “provided that $103,000 shall be expended to address new concerns associated with bacterial contamination of marine waters and shellfish” and in said item by striking out the figures “$4,462,669” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$4,565,669”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-226-R1

Redraft ENV 226

Coastal Water Quality Monitoring

Messrs. Wolf, deMacedo, Rodrigues and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2200-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided further, that $250,000 shall be expended for the Buzzards Bay Coalition and Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, in conjunction with the Marine Biological Laboratory and the University of Massachusetts Boston, for a coastal water quality monitoring program in Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound, Nantucket Sound and Cape Cod Bay."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-227

ENV 227

MEFAP

Messrs. Downing, Welch, Lesser and Lewis, Ms. Lovely, Mrs. L'Italien, Messrs. Wolf and Humason and Ms. O'Connor Ives moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2511-0105, by striking out the figure "16,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "17,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-228-R1

Redraft ENV 228

Cape Cod Coastal Restoration

Mr. Wolf moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2200-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: “provided further that no less than $75,000 shall be expended to the Cape Cod Conservation District to fund feasibility studies and conceptual plans for coastal restoration projects on Cape Cod”

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-229

ENV 229

Beach Access Conservation Plan

Messrs. Wolf and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2310-0300, by adding the following: "provided that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the purpose of implementing the statewide habitat conservation plan to increase recreational opportunities and shorebird conservation on the Commonwealth’s beaches”; and in said item by striking out the figures “$155,204” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$255,204”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-230-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 230

Shellfish Propagation

Mr. Wolf moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2330-0100, by adding at the end the following:  “provided further, that funds shall be expended for shellfish propagation in Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket counties to be administered jointly by the director of marine fisheries and counties”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-231

ENV 231

DCR Parks and Recreation

Messrs. Wolf, Brownsberger, Lewis, Eldridge, Moore and Downing, Ms. Gobi, Mrs. L'Italien, Mr. Joyce and Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by striking out the figure $41,824,985 and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $45,000,000.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-232

ENV 232

Dedham Open Space and Parks Study

Mr. Rush moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended to fund a feasibility study to develop a canoe launch, walking paths and hiking trails in Dedham public parks and open space areas including, but not limited to, historic wigwam pond"; and in said item, by striking the figures “$4,786,687" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$4,886,687"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-234-R1

Redraft ENV 234

Algae Amendment

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0501, by adding the following: “Provided further, that no less than $50,000 shall be expended for the cleanup of Pilayella algae on Kings Beach and Long Beach in the city of Lynn” and in said item by striking out the figures “$14,772,699”and inserting in place thereof the following figures “$14,822,699.”

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-235

ENV 235

Aquatic Nuisance

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2310-0200, by inserting after the word “program” the following:-: “provided further, that no less than $60,000 shall be expended for aquatic nuisance control in Sluice Pond, Flax Pond, and the Floating Bridge Pond in the city of Lynn" and in said item by striking the figure “$15,268,483” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$15,328,483.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-236

ENV 236

Brownfields

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2260-8870, by adding at the end the following: “provided further, that no less than $90,000 shall be expended for Brownfield redevelopment in the City of Lynn” and in said item by striking out the figures “$14,409,902”and inserting in place thereof the following figures “$14,499,902.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-237

ENV 237

Carroll Parkway Infrastructure Repairs

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding the following: "; provided further that not less than $200,000 shall be expended on the replacement of the cast iron fence on the median of the Carroll Parkway in Lynn; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$42,024,985".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-238

ENV 238

Nuisance Control

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding the following: “provided further that no less than $5,000 shall be expended on waterfowl nuisance management for Flax Pond in the city of Lynn” and by striking out the figures “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$41,819,985”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-239

ENV 239

Red Rock Amendment

Mr. McGee moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding the following: “Provided that no less than $30,000 shall be expended for the maintenance of Red Rock Park on Lynn Shore Drive, in the city of Lynn."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-240

ENV 240

Metropolitan Beaches Commission Language

Messrs. McGee, Keenan, Hedlund and Petruccelli and Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 75 the following section:

“SECTION XX. Chapter 3 of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out the contents of section 70 and inserting in place thereof the following: (A) There shall be a permanent commission on the future of the metropolitan beaches to consist of: (i) 5 members of the Senate that shall be appointed by the senate president, 1 of whom shall serve as co-chair and 1 of whom shall be the minority leader or a designee. (ii) 7 members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, 1 of whom shall serve as co-chair and 1 of whom shall be the minority leader or a designee; (iii) 1 member who shall be appointed by the Governor or the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs or a designee and 1 member who shall be appointed by the Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Recreation or a designee. (iv) The Commission will also include 1 member from the metropolitan beach communities of Lynn who shall be appointed by the Mayor, Nahant who shall be appointed by the Town Manager, Revere, who shall be appointed by the Mayor, Winthrop, who shall be appointed by the Town Manager, Quincy, who shall be appointed by the Mayor, and Hull, who shall be appointed by the Town Manager, and 1 member from the East Boston section of the city of Boston, the Dorchester section of the city of Boston and the South Boston section of the city of Boston who shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of Boston; (v) In addition the Commission Co-Chairs will appoint 4 members to represent Greater Boston’s philanthropic, non-profit, business and academic communities. The Commission shall conduct an annual review of the state of the metropolitan beaches which shall include a comprehensive study examining the existing maintenance, operational and infrastructure needs for those beaches including, but not limited to, any security and capital-intensive repairs necessary to ensure future recreational use of those beaches. The Commission shall also examine best management practices and funding alternatives for each beach including, but not limited to, public-private partnerships, nonprofit entities and other financial means that shall ensure access, quality recreational activities, programming and improved water quality and beautification efforts at those beaches. The commission shall also analyze and make recommendations on alternatives and methods to improve access from metropolitan beaches to the Boston Harbor islands.(B) For the purposes of this section, “metropolitan beaches” shall include, but not be limited to: (i) Nahant beach in the town of Nahant; (ii) Red Rock park, Kings beach and Lynn beach in the city of Lynn; (iii) Revere beach and Short beach in the city of Revere; (iv) Winthrop beach in the town of Winthrop; (v) Constitution beach, Carson beach, City Point beach, M Street beach, Pleasure Bay, Malibu beach, Savin Hill beach, and Tenean beach in the city of Boston; (vi) Wollaston beach and Squantum Point park in the city of Quincy, and (vii) Nantasket beach in the town of Hull. (C) The Commission shall hold annual hearings within close proximity to Boston Harbor beaches to solicit testimony from interested stakeholders including, but not limited to: (i) the Executive Office Of Energy And Environmental Affairs; (ii) the Department Of Conservation And Recreation; (iii) the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority; (iv) the Massachusetts Port Authority; (v) the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority; (vi) the Boston Harbor Association, Inc.; (vii) the Boston Harbor Island Alliance, Inc.; (viii) Save The Harbor, Save The Bay, Inc.; (ix) local municipalities; (x) nonprofit organizations; (xi) friends' groups; and (xii) business and community leaders. (D) The Commission shall file a report containing its recommendations with the clerks of the Senate and House of Representatives and the Senate and House chairs of the Joint Committee On The Environment, Natural Resources And Agriculture annually.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-241

ENV 241

Circuit Capacity Task Force

Ms. Flanagan moved that the proposed new text be amended By inserting, after section ____, the following new section: -

SECTION ____. There shall be a task force convened to review the existing interconnection standards for distributed generation and circuit capacity as a part of the interconnection process in solar panel installation in the commonwealth. The task force shall consist of 7 members: 1 appointee to be chosen by the speaker of the house of representatives, who shall serve as co-chair; 1 appointee to be chosen by the president of the senate, who shall serve as co-chair; the secretary of the executive office of energy and environmental affairs, or a designee; and 1 representative to be chosen by the co-chairs from each of the following: the distribution utilities; the solar industry developers; the department of public utilities; and the president of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, or a designee. The task force may include any additional persons deemed necessary.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-242

ENV 242

Metropolitan Beaches Commission Matching Grants Program

Messrs. McGee, Keenan and Petruccelli, Ms. Forry and Mr. Hedlund moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0401, by inserting after item 2800-0401 the following item: 2800-0500 For the existing maintenance, operational and infrastructure needs of the metropolitan beaches as set forth in Section 70 of chapter 3 of the General Laws, provided that not less than $700,000 shall be expended for the Metropolitan Beaches in Lynn, Nahant, Revere, Winthrop, East Boston, South Boston, Dorchester, Quincy and Hull to be fully maintained and seasonally staffed as recommended by the Metropolitan Beaches Commission in coordination with the department of conservation and recreation; and provided further, that not less than $190,000 shall be expended for matching grants to public and nonpublic entities to support free public events and programs on the Metropolitan Beaches as part of Save the Harbor/Save the Bay's Better Beaches Grants Program as recommended by the Metropolitan Beaches Commission; .....................$1,000,000  


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-243-R1

Redraft ENV 243

Coes Pond

Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding the following words:- “; and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for improvements of facilities and the revitalization of Coes Pond Beach, also known as the John J. Binienda Memorial Beach, in Worcester”; and in said item, by striking out the figure “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “4,1874,985”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-245

ENV 245

Food for the World, Inc

Mrs. L'Italien moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2511-0105, by inserting after the word "program" the following:- "provided further that no less than $50,000 shall be allocated to Food for the World, Inc."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-246

ENV 246

Rail Trail Lawrence

Mrs. L'Italien moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-0900, by inserting at the end thereof the following- "provided further that no less than $200,000 be allocated for a Rail Trail program in the City of Lawrence"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-247

ENV 247

Fishing and Boating Restoration

Messrs. Tarr, Ross, deMacedo, Fattman and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2320-0100, by striking out the figure "529,086" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"561,129"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-248

ENV 248

State Climatologist

Messrs. Tarr, Ross, deMacedo, Fattman and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2000-1207, "by adding after the figure "2016" the following:- ,provided, that no funds from this item shall be expended unless and until the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs first solicits the performance of such activities by one or more Massachusetts institutions of higher learning, acting alone or in collaboration, on a voluntary basis, and determines that such activities can not be so performed."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-249-R1

Redraft ENV 249

Green Crab Trapping

Messrs. Tarr and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2300-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for a Great Marsh green crab trapping program"; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$911,458" and inserting in place thereof  "and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$971,458”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-250-R1

Redraft ENV 250

Phragmites Mitigation

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2300-0101, by inserting after the word “entities” the following:- “; provided, that $50,000 shall be expended to continue a phragmites mitigation plan in marshes between the city of Gloucester and the town of Salisbury, including high-resolution salinity mapping”; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$601,162" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$651,162"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-251-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 251

Webster Lake Invasive Species Mitigation

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2310-0200, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “;provided that $125,000 shall be expended for the maintenance and enhancement of Webster Lake";and in section 2, in said item, by striking out the figure "$15,268,483" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "15,393,483"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-252

ENV 252

Blue Hill Observatory Operations

Messrs. Joyce and Barrett moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting the following: "; provided further that $100,000 may be expended for the operations of the Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-253

ENV 253

Blue Hills Ski Area Lease

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section __, the following new section:-

“SECTION __. Section 105 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended in the third paragraph of subsection (a) by striking the words "General Fund" and inserting in place thereof the following:- "Blue Hills Reservation Trust Fund in accordance with Section 34C of Chapter 92 of the General Laws.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-254

ENV 254

Blue Hill Observatory Lease

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after Section __ the following new section:-

"SECTION __. Section 104 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended in the third paragraph of subsection (a) by striking the words "General Fund" and inserting in place thereof the following:- "Blue Hills Reservation Trust Fund in accordance with Section 34C of Chapter 92 of the General Laws.""


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-255

ENV 255

Borderland State Park Trust Fund

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section __, the following new section:-

“SECTION __. (a) Chapter 92 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 official edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 34C the following section:-

Section 34D. Notwithstanding any general or special law or administrative bulletin to the contrary and pursuant to section 34, there is hereby established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund, to be known as the Borderland State Park Trust Fund, which shall be used for the purposes of advancing recreational, educational and conservation interests, including, but not limited to, the construction and maintenance of facilities and infrastructure improvements for the area within the reservation. The trust shall receive, hold and expend with the advice of the Borderland Advisory Council, all fees generated by parking, permits, licenses and all other agreements not currently being directed to the General Fund relating to the use of the park land as authorized by the commission. The department shall not make expenditures from this fund so as to cause the fund to be deficient.

(b) This law shall be commonly be referred to as "The William Hocking Law"

(c) This act shall take effect upon passage.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-256

ENV 256

Ponkapoag Golf Course Lease

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section __, the following new section:-

“SECTION __. (a) Subsection (a) of section 103 of chapter 182 of the acts of 2008 is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following:-

Notwithstanding sections 40E to 40K, inclusive, and sections 52 to 55, inclusive, of chapter 7 of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the division of capital asset management and maintenance, on behalf of and in consultation with the department of conservation and recreation, using such competitive proposal process as the division considers necessary or appropriate, may lease and enter into other agreements, for terms not to exceed 25 years with 1 or more operators, for the Ponkapoag Golf Course in the town of Canton so as to provide for the continued use, operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of the golf courses, practice greens, driving range, restaurant and any other structure and associated lands which constitute the facilities of the Ponkapoag Golf Course.

(b) Subsection (b) of said section 103 of said chapter 182 is hereby amended by striking out the first paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following:-

If no lease agreement is reached under subsection (a) before April 1, 2016, the division of capital asset management and maintenance, in consultation with and on behalf of the department of conservation and recreation, shall solicit proposals through a request for proposals which shall include key contractual terms and conditions to be incorporated into the contract including, but not limited to: (1) a comprehensive list of all recreational facilities operated by the responsive bidder or offeror in the last 4 years; (2) other facilities management or experience of the responsive bidder or offeror; (3) a senior citizens’ and children’s discount program; (4) reservation policies; (5) proposed reasonable rates that ensure continued public access; (6) required financial audits; (7) policies to encourage use of the golf course by persons of all races and nationalities; (8) safety and security plans; (9) seasonal opening and closing dates; (10) hours of operation; (11) holiday recognition; (12) grievance processes; (13) clubhouse license; (14) a provision that the facility shall be maintained as a 36-hole public golf course; (15) a provision that the lessee shall not construct facilities on the grounds of the golf course or any property appurtenant thereto; provided, however, that the lessee may construct facilities with the written approval of the commissioner of conservation and recreation and the majority vote of the board of selectmen in the town of Canton; and (16) a host community agreement between the designated operator and the town of Canton. Any increase in fees, including fees for season passes and club memberships, and any increase in charges for greens’ fees or golf cart or club rentals shall be approved in writing by the commissioner of conservation and recreation; provided, however, that in considering any request for an increase in fees, the commissioner shall consider, without limitation: (i) any capital investment made by the contractor or lessee; (ii) the fees and charges at other public golf courses within reasonable proximity; and (iii) the length of time since the last fee increase.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-257

ENV 257

Trailside Museum

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting the following:- “; provided further that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the Blue Hills Trailside Museum”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-258

ENV 258

Increasing Sports Tourism

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-0900, by inserting the following:- “; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the creation and implementation of a plan to attract a major championship in golf to the Ponkapoag Golf Course in the town of Canton”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-259-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 259

Pembroke Pond Management and Cleanup

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding the following:—; “provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the town of Pembroke for the management and cleanup of invasive pond vegetation;” and in said section 2, in said item 2810-0100, by striking out the figure "$41,824,985" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$41,874,985".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-260

ENV 260

Clean Energy Generation

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo and Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting, after section ___, the following new section:-

"SECTION__.Chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008, as amended by Chapter 209 of the Acts of 2012, is hereby further amended by inserting after the final paragraph the following paragraph:

Any proposal submitted under this section 83A may include clean energy generation only up to a level necessary to firm and assure delivery of Class I resources under that proposal.  For the purposes of this section 83A, clean energy generation shall mean, individually or collectively, (i) Class I RPS eligible renewable energy generation as defined under section 11F of said chapter 25A, to the extent that such Class IO clean energy generation represents incremental generation from sources built after 2003 and delivered into the ISO New England Control Area after June 1, 2014, or (2) hydroelectric generation necessary to firm and assure delivery of Class I resources under that proposal.  All clean energy generation shall use appropriate unit-specific tracking to ensure the delivery of clean energy.  Notwithstanding and general of special law to the contrary, any such hydroelectric generation necessary to firm and assure delivery of Class I resources included in a long-term contract under this section shall not count towards the aggregate cap on long-term contracts under this section.

Chapter 169 of the Acts of 2008, as amended by Chapter 209 of the Acts of 2012, is hereby further amended in the first sentence of the sixth paragraph, by inserting, after the phrase, “Distribution companies shall not enter into long-term contracts under this section that would, in the aggregate,” the phrase “provide Class I resources that”."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-261-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 261

Community Boating

Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for Community Boating, Inc. of New Bedford for programming for financially disadvantaged children”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- “41,884,985”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-262

ENV 262

Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program Fee Waiver

Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following section:

Section XX.  Section 144 of Chapter 122 of the Acts of 2006 is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 4 to 6, inclusive, the words:- “; provided, however, that no waiver or exemption shall be granted without the written approval of the Secretary of Administration and Finance”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-263

ENV 263

DCR Retained Revenue

Messrs. Rush, Wolf and Brownsberger, Ms. O'Connor Ives, Messrs. Moore and Timilty, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Eldridge and Joyce and Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-2042, by inserting after the words “aforementioned fees” the following words:-  “; provided further that the department shall also retain and deposit 80 per cent of the aforementioned fees in excess of $20,000,000;”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-264

ENV 264

Fisheries Research

Messrs. Montigny and Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2330-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further that not less than $450,000 shall be expended for a program of collaborative research by the Division of Marine Fisheries through the Marine Fisheries Institute, in collaboration with the School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, that applies innovative technology to assess the biomass of fish, in the region managed by the New England Fishery Management Council;”; and in said item, by striking out the figures "5,722,419" and inserting in place thereof the figures "6,172,419"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-265

ENV 265

Belmont Community Path

Mr. Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a feasibility study for a community path in Belmont"; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$41,824,985" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$41,924,985"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-266-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 266

Marion's Camp

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “; provided that $100,000 shall be expended for the maintenance and enhancement of Marion's Camp in Sutton", and in said section 2, in said item 2810-0100 by striking out the figure "$41,824,985" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$41, 924,985".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-267-R1

Redraft ENV 267

Douglas PILOT Remediation

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0101, by adding to following new section;

SECTION XX. (a) There shall be established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund to be known as the Douglas State Forest Maintenance Trust Fund to be used, without further appropriation, for the long-term preservation, maintenance and public safety of Douglas State Forest in the town of Douglas. Any  balance in the fund at the end of the fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund, but shall remain available for expenditure in subsequent fiscal years. No expenditure made from the fund shall cause the fund to become deficient at any point during a fiscal year. An annual report to include projects undertaken, expenditures made and income received by the fund shall be submitted to the clerks of the house of representatives and the senate and to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than October 1 of each year.

(b) The department of conservation and recreation shall impose a surcharge of not less than $1 upon each fee charged and collected from admission to and parking in the Douglas State Forest. The additional monies collected from the surcharge shall be deposited into the Douglas State Forest Maintenance Trust Fund. Expenditures by the trust for public safety may be made available to the town of Douglas’s police, fire, ambulance, emergency personnel.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-268

ENV 268

DCR Watershed Management

Messrs. Brownsberger and Lewis and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0101, by striking out the figures "$1,020,149" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$1,500,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-269

ENV 269

Let’s Row Boston

Mr. Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Let’s Row Boston program administered by Community Rowing, Inc. of Boston" and in said line item, by striking out the figures "$41,824,985" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$41,899,985"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-270

ENV 270

Fishing Academy

Mr. Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2330-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for programs at the Fishing Academy, Inc., for young people in greater Boston"; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$5,722,419" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$5,772,419"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-271-R1

Redraft ENV 271

Pollinator Hive Loss Prevention and Stewardship

Mr. Tarr, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Ross, deMacedo, Fattman, Moore and Humason and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2511-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: “provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be extended to the University of Massachusetts Extension program to conduct apiary research and education relative to honey bee mortality, as well as to provide general support and make recommendations on preventing hive loss to the apiary inspection program, county beekeeping associations and statewide pollinator stewardship efforts.””; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$5,779,718” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$5,804,718”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-275

ENV 275

DCR Seasonal Employees

Messrs. Timilty and Brownsberger, Ms. Gobi and Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0501, by striking out the figures "$14,772,699" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$15,789,900".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-276-R1

Redraft ENV 276

MNF Wastewater Treatment Plant

Mr. Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: “provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended by the MNF Wastewater District for the design of the MNF Wastewater Treatment Plant;” and in said section 2, in said item 2810-0100, by striking out the figures "$41,824,985" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$41,874,985"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-277

ENV 277

Critical Watershed Management

Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0101, by striking out the words “provided further, that the department shall continue to make payments pursuant to chapter 616 of the acts of 1957;”; and further moves to amend the bill by inserting at the end thereof the following section:-

 

“SECTION AA.  Chapter 10 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 35AAA the following section :--

Section 35BBB.    There shall be established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund to be known as the Flood Control Compact Fund which shall be administered by the department of conservation and recreation. The fund shall be credited with: (i) all sums received by the commonwealth on account of compacts authorized by the general court, including sums received from other states of the United States; (ii) any appropriations, bond proceeds or other monies authorized or transferred by the general court and specifically designated to be credited to the fund; (iii) interest or investment earnings on any such monies; and (iv) all other amounts credited or transferred to the fund from any other fund or source. Amounts credited to the fund may be expended, without further appropriation, by the department for costs arising under any compact authorized by the general court, including, but not limited, to reimbursing cities and towns in the commonwealth or other states of the United States and their political subdivisions for costs in accordance with a compact.  The unexpended balance in the fund at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund but shall remain available for expenditure in subsequent fiscal years. No expenditure made from the fund shall cause the fund to become deficient at any point.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-278

ENV 278

Town Line Culvert

Mr. Lewis moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0401, by adding  the following new language: “provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be appropriated for a comprehensive analysis of the hydrology and structural integrity of the existing culvert in Malden, Everett and Revere;” and

in section 2, in said item 2800-0401, by striking out the figure “$659,288” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$809,288”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-279-R1

Redraft ENV 279

Winchester Soil Remediation

Mr. Lewis moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2260-8870, by inserting the following words:- “provided further that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to the Town of Winchester for the purpose for the soil remediation of Skillings Field.”; and

in section 2, in said line item 2260-8870, by striking out the figure "$14,409,902" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "14,459,902".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-280

ENV 280

Redemption Centers

Ms. Creem, Mr. Brownsberger, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Lewis, Lesser and Barrett and Ms. Chang-Diaz moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2200-0107, by striking out the figure "$400,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$500,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-282-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 282

Buy Local Funding

Ms. Gobi, Mr. Downing, Ms. Flanagan, Messrs. Lesser, Moore, Tarr, Rodrigues, Brownsberger and Timilty, Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Lewis and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2511-0100, by adding the following: "provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for the funding of a buy local effort including locally harvested seafood in central, western, northeastern and southern Massachusetts";

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-283

ENV 283

Whitman’s Pond in Weymouth

Mr. Hedlund moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting the following: "provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the long term care and maintenance of Whitman’s Pond in Weymouth"; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$41,924,985”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-285

ENV 285

Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup

Mr. Lewis, Ms. Donoghue, Messrs. Brownsberger and Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2260-8870, by striking out the figure “$14,409,902” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$15,500,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-286-R1

Redraft ENV 286

MWRA Entrance Fees

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended in Section 2, in item 2250-2000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided that, subject to appropriation, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority shall waive the costs and fees associated with entry into the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, according to section 8 of chapter 372 of the acts of 1984, as such costs and fees would apply to the Towns of Randolph, Braintree, and Holbrook.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-287

ENV 287

Crystal Lake

Ms. Creem moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: “provided further, that not less than $88,000 shall be expended for a grant to the City of Newton Parks and Recreation Department for the purpose of protecting and preserving the water quality of Crystal Lake"; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$41,824,985" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$41,912,985"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-289-R1

Redraft ENV 289

Ludlow Mills Riverwalk Pedestrian Safety Improvements

Mr. Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $170,000 shall be expended for the public riverwalk at Ludlow Mills in the town of Ludlow for the installation of riverwalk pedestrian safety improvements and required historical signage; provided further, that said public improvements include LED energy efficient safety lighting, riverwalk furnishings and required historical interpretive signage, all of which have been designed, permitted and approved by the town of Ludlow;” and in said item, by striking out the figure “$4,786,687” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$4,956,687”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-290

ENV 290

Aquatic Invasive Species Control

Ms. Creem, Messrs. Barrett and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for the purposes of aquatic invasive species control", and in said item, by striking out the figures "$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$42,174,985".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-291

ENV 291

Urban and Community Forestry and Shade Tree Management

Mr. Joyce moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting after the words "forestry developments" the following:- "; provided, that $611,000 shall be expended for the purposes of supplementing the urban and community forestry and shade tree management program".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-292

ENV 292

Flood Mitigation Study

Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0101, by adding at the end thereof the following: “provided that $100,000 be expended for a flood mitigation study in the City of Peabody”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$1,020,149” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$1,120,149”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-293

ENV 293

Water Treatment Plant

Messrs. Joyce and Keenan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2250-2000, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “; provided, that the commonwealth shall match, on a 1:1 basis, the construction costs of a department of environmental protection-mandated water treatment plant for the towns of Randolph, Braintree, and Holbrook”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-294

ENV 294

Carbon Sequestration

Messrs. Welch and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2000-0100, by inserting the following:- "provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a carbon sequestration program in West Springfield"; and, in said item 2000-0100 by striking out the figure “$6,211,774” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$6,311,774”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-295

ENV 295

DCR Stormwater Management

Messrs. Eldridge, Brownsberger and Lewis, Ms. Gobi and Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0401, by striking out the figures "$659,288" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$1,200,000.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-296

ENV 296

Department of Environmental Protection Administration

Messrs. Eldridge, Brownsberger and Lewis, Ms. Gobi, Mr. Keenan, Mrs. L'Italien, Mr. Barrett and Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2200-0100, by striking out the figures “29,170,620” and inserting in place thereof the figures "$33,500,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-297

ENV 297

Division of Ecological Restoration

Messrs. Eldridge and Brownsberger, Ms. Gobi, Mrs. L'Italien and Ms. Forry moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2300-0101, by striking out the figures "$601,162" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$717,800.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-299

ENV 299

Littleton Community Playground

Mr. Eldridge moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting after ʺfrom this item” the following words:- “provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a community playground project in the Town of Littleton”; and in said item by striking out the figures ʺ41,824,985ʺ and inserting in place thereof the figures ʺ41, 924,985ʺ.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-300

ENV 300

Marlborough Park and Playground

Mr. Eldridge moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting after ʺfrom this item” the following words:- “provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for park and playground projects in the City of Marlborough”; and in said item by striking out the figures ʺ41,824,985ʺ and inserting in place thereof the figures ʺ42,074,985ʺ.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-303

ENV 303

Central Plymouth County Water District Commission

Mr. Kennedy moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding the following words: “provided further, that no less than $50,000 be allocated for the Central Plymouth County Water District Commission for the improvement and management of lakes and ponds in Central Plymouth County Water District.”; and in said item, by striking out the figures “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$41,874,985”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-304

ENV 304

Central Plymouth County Water District Commission

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2800-0100, by adding the following:—; “provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Central Plymouth County Water District Commission for the improvement and management of lakes and ponds in said district;”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-305

ENV 305

EEA Technical Change

Mr. Downing moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2000-0100, by striking the following words:- “; and the mosquito-borne disease vector control program”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-306-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 306

River Cities Initiative

Ms. O'Connor Ives moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:-"provided further, that at not less than $75,000 shall be expended for expansion of the Methuen School District’s rowing program as part of the River Cities Initiative and administered by the Essex Rowing Club"

and in said section 2, in said item 02810-0100 by striking out the figure "$41,824,985" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$41,899,985"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-307

ENV 307

Plum Island Sewer Study

Ms. O'Connor Ives and Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "Provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the  analysis of the failures associated with the components and installation of the sewer collection and transmission system operated by the City of Newburyport in that city and the Town of Newbury on Plum Island, and the preliminary design of the means and systems necessary to correct such problems so as to promote the consistent, reliable and effective operation of such system, provided that nothing undertaken pursuant to these provisions shall preclude, impede, or otherwise impair efforts to seek recompense from any and all parties responsible for failures of said system.  Such analysis shall be completed by December 2015"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-308

ENV 308

MA Farm to School

Messrs. Kennedy, Eldridge and McGee and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2511-0100, “and provided further that not less than $120,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Farm to School Project” and by striking out the figures “$5,779,718 and inserting in place thereof the following figures:-“$5,899,718”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-309

ENV 309

Massachusetts Farm to School Project

Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Brownsberger and Eldridge and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2511-0100, by adding the following:- “and provided further that not less than $120,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Farm to School Project” and by striking out the figures “$5,779,718” and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- “$5,899,718”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-310

ENV 310

Water Quality Monitoring

Messrs. Barrett, Eldridge and Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2200-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following words:-  “provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended to enter into an agreement with a not-for-profit organization to operate a water quality monitoring program in the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord rivers;” and in said item, by striking out the figure “$29,170,620” and inserting in the place thereof the following figure:- “$29,195,620”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-311

ENV 311

Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup

Messrs. Eldridge and Moore and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2260-8870, by striking the figures “$14,409,902” and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- “$14,673,215”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-312

ENV 312

Whites Landing Roadway and Boat Ramp Construction

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2320-0100, by adding the following:- “Provided that not less than $605,000 be expended for the construction of Whites Landing roadway and boat ramp construction in the Town of Falmouth consisting of 700’ of roadway and a boat launch ramp consisting of dewatering techniques, drainage structures, 2 outfalls, a new boat ramp, 5-foot wide sidewalks, retaining wall section, new asphalt roadway pavement and side slope grading;” and in said item by striking out the figures “$529,086” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$1,134,086.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-313

ENV 313

Magazine Beach Powder House

Mr. Petruccelli moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following: “provided that $150,000 shall be expended for the purpose of covering one-time costs of window replacements and other exterior restorations for the 1818 Powder House on Magazine Beach" and by striking the figure "$41,824,985" and inserting in place the figure "$41,974,985"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-314

ENV 314

Memorial Park Playground in Hampden

Mr. Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $16,000 shall be expended for the construction of a playground at Memorial Park in the town of Hampden;” and in said item, by striking out the figure “$4,786,687” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$4,802,687”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-315

ENV 315

Tree Re-planting in Worcester as a result of Asian Long Horn Beetle Infestation

Ms. Chandler and Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, in line 8, by inserting after the words “fiscal year 2015;” the following words:- “provided further that no less than $50,000 shall be expended for the purpose of tree re-planting in Worcester.”

And further moves to amend said line item by striking out the figure “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$41,874,985”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-316-R1

Redraft ENV 316

Millis Field Improvements

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting after the words “entities from this item” the following:- “provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for athletic field improvements in Millis;” and

in said section 2, in said item 2810-0100, by striking out the figure “41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “41,874,985”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-317

ENV 317

McKinley Park

Mr. Kennedy moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding the following: “provided further, that not less than $35,000 shall be expended for the City of Brockton Parks Department to renovate McKinley Playground”; and in said item by striking out the figures “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the figures “41,859,985”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-318-R1

Redraft ENV 318

Millis Flood Control

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting at the end thereof the following: “provided, that not less than $40,000 shall be expended for flood control funding in the town of Millis;” and in said section 2, in said item 2810-0100, by striking out the figure “41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “41,864,985”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-319-R1

Redraft ENV 319

Mystic River Master Plan Implementation

Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Lewis and Brownsberger moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting at the end thereof the following:-

“provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the purpose of finalizing the designs and obtaining permits necessary for implementation of the Mystic River Master Plan; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for aquatic invasive species control on the Mystic River”;

and by striking the figure “41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-

“42,174,985”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-322-R1

Redraft ENV 322

Invasive Aquatic Species Control

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the purposes of aquatic invasive species control;” and in said section 2, in said item 2810-0100, by striking out the figure “41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “42,074,985”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-323-R1

Redraft ENV 323

Environmental Improvements in Sherborn

Mr. Ross moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2200-0107, by inserting at the end thereof the following: “provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for environmental improvements at the transfer station in Sherborn;” and

 

in said section 2, in said item 2200-0107, by striking out the figure “400,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “425,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-324-R2

2nd Redraft ENV 324

Lowell Open Spaces and Park Improvement

Ms. Donoghue moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2810-0100, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further that no less than $250,000 shall be expended for open space improvements in Lowell” and in said section 2, in said item 2810-0100 by striking out the figure “$41,824,985” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$42,074,985”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2016-S3-326-R1

Redraft ENV 326

Planning and Design of Structures

Messrs. Tarr and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2310-0200, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the planning and design of structures dockage and fueling facilities for commercial and recreational vessels in Rockport adjacent to Granite Pier, so-called"; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$15,268,483" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$15,288,483"