The 2009 Executive Budget Document
Department of Historic ResourcesMission Statement
The Department of Historic Resources fosters, encourages, and supports the stewardship and use of Virginia’s significant architectural, archaeological, and historic resources as valuable assets for the economic, educational and cultural benefit of citizens and communitiesOperating Budget History
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Positions|
|2005 Appropriation||$ 2,492,929||$ 1,182,965||43.00|
|2006 Appropriation||$ 2,961,623||$ 1,332,206||49.00|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 4,595,683||$ 1,586,998||51.00|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 4,077,253||$ 1,586,998||52.00|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Positions|
|2009 Base Budget||$ 9,488,890||$ 1,779,655||53.00|
|2009 Addenda||$ (439,379)||$ 0||(4.00)|
|2009 Total||$ 9,049,511||$ 1,779,655||49.00|
|2010 Base Budget||$ 4,488,890||$ 1,779,655||53.00|
|2010 Addenda||$ (326,140)||$ 0||(4.00)|
|2010 Total||$ 4,162,750||$ 1,779,655||49.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Correct funding distributionsTransfers general fund appropriation among programs for proper accounting. Transfers net to zero.
Reflect Governor’s October reductions in agency budgetsReflects the reductions approved by Governor Kaine in October 2008 for 2009 and the corresponding continuation of savings in 2010. See Part D of this document for reduction details. For 2009, a decrease of $439,379 (GF) and four positions. For 2010, a decrease of $455,015 (GF).
Implement targeted reductionsImplements targeted reductions for 2009 and 2010 included in Governor Kaine's 2008-2010 Budget Reduction Plan. Reduction details can be found in Part D of this document. For 2010, a decrease of $5,321 (GF).
Provide additional funding for the Montpelier restoration matching grantProvides the matching grant funding required under Section 10.0-2213.1 of the Code of Virginia for the material restoration of Montpelier. The Code requires the Commonwealth to match $0.20 for each $1 of charitable contribution spent or expended in the material restoration of Montpelier. This 20 percent match is then paid out in six equal installments. The additional appropriation for FY 2010 reflects the Commonwealth's required match on restoration expenses realized from September 30, 2007 through September 30, 2008. For 2010, $134,196 (GF).
Budget Reduction Strategies
October Reduction Strategies
Defer equipment upgrades
Postpone upgrades to agency copy machines.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (40,000) $ 0
Eliminate accounts payable position
Eliminate recently-vacated accounts payable position in the Administrative Services division. Existing staff will absorb additional workload.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (47,000) $ (47,000) Position Changes (1.00) (1.00)
Eliminate administrative position
Combine and redistribute administrative duties and eliminate one administrative position.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ 2,636 $ (53,000) Position Changes (1.00) (1.00) Layoffs 1 0
Eliminate procurement officer position
Eliminate vacant administrative position in the Administrative Services division. Existing staff will absorb additional workload.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (59,000) $ (59,000) Position Changes (1.00) (1.00)
Eliminate project reviewer position
Eliminate recently-vacated landscape architect environmental reviewer position. The remaining four project review staff will absorb the workload.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (69,000) $ (69,000) Position Changes (1.00) (1.00)
Eliminate wage position in regional office
Eliminate recently-vacated wage position in the agency's Tidewater regional office. Existing staff will absorb the additional workload.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (12,286) $ (12,286)
Reduce funding to cost share program
Reduce cost share funding for historic preservation. This funding is the state match in a state/local partnership to support local historic preservation and community revitalization projects.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (120,000) $ (120,000)
Reduce grant payments to Montpelier
Reduce grant payments to Montpelier by fifteen percent. After this reduction, Montpelier is to receive $536,800 for FY 2009 and FY 2010. The total grant payment amount for both years is expected to increase in accordance with the annual contribution report submitted by the Montpelier Foundation in November.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (94,729) $ (94,729)
December Reduction Strategies
Remove additional funding for pay practices
Removes the half-percent pay practices funding granted to Executive branch agencies in the 2006-08 biennium.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ 0 $ (5,321)