Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-87-R1

Redraft GOV 87

Downtown New Bedford Star Store

Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-7104, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that the division of capital asset management and maintenance, prior to August 15, 2021, shall enter into a lease extension, not to exceed one year, for the facility located on 182 Union Street in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that said extension shall retain the option for the commonwealth to purchase the building pursuant to the original lease terms; provided further, that prior to executing the lease extension, the division, in collaboration with the inspector general, shall audit the current state of the facility and report on the costs necessary to bring the property into a state of good repair, identifying any maintenance deficiencies incurred at no-fault of the lessor; provided further, that no funds shall be expended except for costs to repair no-fault deferred maintenance necessary to bring the building into a state of good repair in addition to direct operating costs incurred by the university; and provided further, that subject to appropriation, the division shall execute said option for the commonwealth to purchase the building at the conclusion of said lease extension.”