The 2010 Executive Budget Document
The Science Museum of Virginia [ http://www.smv.org/ ]Mission Statement
The Science Museum of Virginia inspires Virginians to enrich their lives through science. The Code of Virginia defines the purposes of the Science Museum: The purposes (§ 23-240) of The Science Museum of Virginia are: • to deepen our understanding of man and his environment; • to promote a knowledge of the scientific method and thus encourage objectivity in the everyday affairs of man; • to engage in instruction and research in the sciences in order to educate citizens of all ages in the concepts and principles of science and how these concepts and principles form the foundation upon which rests our technological society and its economy; • to use, subject to approval of the accredited educational affiliates concerned, Museum personnel in educational programs; • to motivate and stimulate young people to seek careers in science;• to encourage an understanding of the history of scientific endeavor; • to provide special facilities and collections for the study of Virginia's natural resources; and • to foster a love of nature and concern for its preservation. These purposes are hereby declared to be a matter of legislative determination. (Code 1950, § 9-65.2; 1970, c. 466; 1977, c. 597.)Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 5,371,950||$ 5,008,357||$ 5,630,895|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 5,500,479||$ 5,008,357||$ 5,754,479|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 5,275,000||$ 5,251,366||$ 6,313,343|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 5,286,618||$ 5,251,366||$ 6,313,346|
|2011 Base Budget||$ 5,286,618||$ 5,251,366||$ 6,313,346|
|2011 Addenda||$ (653,063)||$ 1,000,000||$ (643,799)|
|2011 Total||$ 4,633,555||$ 6,251,366||$ 5,669,547|
|2012 Base Budget||$ 5,286,618||$ 5,251,366||$ 6,313,346|
|2012 Addenda||$ (653,063)||$ 1,000,000||$ (643,799)|
|2012 Total||$ 4,633,555||$ 6,251,366||$ 5,669,547|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2011 Base Budget||44.50||52.50||97.00|
|2012 Base Budget||44.50||52.50||97.00|
Capital Totals for the Biennium
|$ 6,000,000||$ 0||$ 0|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Distribute Central Appropriations amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the cost of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($138,223) ($138,223)
Increase nongeneral fund appropriation for the receipt of federal grantsIncreases nongeneral fund appropriation to account for the receipt of federal math and science grants, climate change grants, and federal green project funding including installation of green roof and non-porous concrete.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Adjusts for vacant maintenance positionAdjusts agency position levels to properly account for the removal of one vacant maintenance position.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($63,000) ($63,000) Authorized Positions (1.00) (1.00)
Eliminate educational services and programsEliminates informal science education services and programs. Reductions include a combination of staff layoffs, attrition, and leaving several positions vacant.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($451,840) ($451,840) Authorized Positions (4.00) (4.00)
Recommended Capital Budget Addenda
Revise items to be funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009Substitutes general fund dollars for fiscal stabilization funds to ensure that stimulus funds are utilized in a manner consistent with the provisions of state and federal law. Chapter 781 provided fiscal stabilization funds for the Construction of Belmont Bay Science Center. Instead, the stabilization funds will be used to support sheriffs’ offices. An offsetting amendment is provided in the caboose bill under the Compensation Board.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $6,000,000 $0