The 2010 Executive Budget Document
Department of Veterans Services [ http://www.dvs.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
The Department of Veterans Services serves Virginia’s veterans and their beneficiaries by ensuring they receive the benefits, support, quality care, and recognition they have earned through service and sacrifice.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 4,489,637||$ 17,700,072||$ 14,374,679|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 5,764,721||$ 27,814,841||$ 15,218,887|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 8,011,352||$ 30,287,605||$ 26,084,380|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 7,551,661||$ 35,409,719||$ 30,435,663|
|2011 Base Budget||$ 7,551,661||$ 35,409,719||$ 30,435,663|
|2011 Addenda||$ (533,043)||$ 395,366||$ (103,786)|
|2011 Total||$ 7,018,618||$ 35,805,085||$ 30,331,877|
|2012 Base Budget||$ 7,551,661||$ 35,409,719||$ 30,435,663|
|2012 Addenda||$ (533,043)||$ 395,366||$ (103,786)|
|2012 Total||$ 7,018,618||$ 35,805,085||$ 30,331,877|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2011 Base Budget||100.00||509.00||609.00|
|2012 Base Budget||100.00||509.00||609.00|
Capital Totals for the Biennium
|$ 0||$ 400,000||$ 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 ($146,384) ($146,384)
Distribute amounts for real estate fees to agency budgetsTransfers amounts for fees charged to agencies for central lease administration from the Department of General Services to agency budgets.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $7,207 $7,207
Transfer appropriation between fundsTransfers donations made to the Wounded Warrior program between fund types, consistent with other agency donations.
Transfer appropriation between programsTransfers a portion of an appropriation for donations from veterans care centers to veterans cemeteries.
Reduce expenses associated with board meetingsReduces the costs associated with meetings of the agency's boards and councils.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($8,000) ($8,000)
Reduce hours for support positionReduces the hours of a part-time position providing support to the Veterans Services Foundation.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($32,300) ($32,300)
Reduce administrative costs in benefits officeCaptures savings from more efficient use of supplies and equipment.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($75,000) ($75,000)
Reduce use of contract human resources servicesCurtails the amount of human resources services purchased by the agency under a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($50,000) ($50,000)
Eliminate policy and planning assistant positionEliminates a vacant position that had been previously reclassified.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($10,000) ($10,000) Authorized Positions (1.00) (1.00)
Reduce Virginia War Memorial vehicle expenseReduces travel costs associated with the use of a state vehicle to facilitate the Memorial's educational outreach.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($6,000) ($6,000)
Transfer administrative costs to nongeneral fundIncreases the amount of central office administrative cost allocated to the agency's two care centers.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($193,000) ($193,000) Nongeneral Fund $193,000 $193,000
Reduce administrative costsReduces costs for temporary part-time support services and expenditures for supplies.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($7,200) ($7,200)
Transfer Virginia War Memorial expenditures to nongeneral fundSupplants discretionary nongeneral fund in place of general fund for certain War Memorial expenditures.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($12,366) ($12,366) Nongeneral Fund $12,366 $12,366
Provide for receipt of federal grants for the Virginia Wounded Warrior programProvides appropriation for federal grants that may be received for the Wounded Warriors program.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $100,000 $100,000
Provide appropriation for Veterans Services FoundationProvides nongeneral fund appropriation for the operational and administrative costs of the Veterans Services Foundation. The agency is no longer able to absorb these expenditures, due to recent budget reductions.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $40,000 $40,000
Hire part-time director of health care planningProvides appropriation for a part-time project management position, knowledgeable of the needs and workings of a care center.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $50,000 $50,000
Authorize application for federal grant funds to expand Suffolk CemeteryGrants authority for the agency to apply for federal grant funding for construction of the second phase of the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk. Upon approval, a treasury loan will facilitate construction and would be repaid from the federal grant funds.
Recommended Capital Budget Addenda
Fund maintenance reserveAdds appropriation to implement maintenance reserve projects required to allow the continued use of existing facilities.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $200,000 $200,000