The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Department of Emergency Management [ http://www.vaemergency.com/ ]Mission Statement
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management mission is to protect the lives and property of Virginia's citizens and visitors from emergencies and disasters by coordinating the state's emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery efforts.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 5,132,908||$ 38,918,897||$ 9,329,214|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 4,909,495||$ 39,008,490||$ 8,459,988|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 4,455,711||$ 39,173,576||$ 9,681,740|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 4,309,309||$ 39,225,356||$ 9,628,137|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 4,309,309||$ 39,225,356||$ 8,731,678|
|2013 Addenda||$ 478,403||$ 910,667||$ 119,623|
|2013 Total||$ 4,787,712||$ 40,136,023||$ 8,851,301|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 4,309,309||$ 39,225,356||$ 8,731,678|
|2014 Addenda||$ 478,468||$ 112,505||$ 119,623|
|2014 Total||$ 4,787,777||$ 39,337,861||$ 8,851,301|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||40.85||104.15||145.00|
|2014 Base Budget||40.85||104.15||145.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Authorize use of state mitigation funding to update flood warning systemAdds language that authorizes the agency to use state mitigation funding to update the state's flood warning system.
Transfer duties of employeeRedirects the duties of a retiring employee, including collection of samples and inspection of the Cheatham Annex property, to hazardous materials employees.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (41,458) $ (41,458)
Charge contract employees for background checksImplements a policy to require contract employees to pay for their background checks.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Resources $ 3,750 $ 3,750
Reduce wage hoursReduces funding for maintenance and training on flood warning equipment.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (5,376) $ (5,376)
Reduce excess computer equipmentCaptures savings resulting from the removal of unneeded information technology equipment.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (36,000) $ (36,000)
Fund changes in state employee workers' compensation premiumsAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of state employee workers' compensation premiums based on the allocation of FY 2013 and FY 2014 program costs provided by the Department of Human Resource Management. The allocation is based on the historical experience of the agency and reflects the current policy of providing agencies with 50 percent of any increased costs and allowing agencies to retain 50 percent of any reduced costs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 329 $ 394
Add funds for printing of hurricane evacuation guideProvides nongeneral fund appropriation to cover costs incurred for printing the Virginia Hurricane Evacuation Guide. This booklet educates residents about how the Commonwealth would conduct a large-scale evacuation of the Hampton Roads region. The guide also helps those with special needs by providing basic preparedness information and information about the Hampton Roads Medical Needs Registry. The agency is expected to seek support from sponsors to cover the printing costs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ 46,750 $ 48,588
Adjust funding to reflect changes in information technology and telecommunication chargesAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of information technology and telecommunication charges based on changes in utilization, services, and rate changes approved by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission on July 1, 2010, and September 1, 2011.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 582,000 $ 582,000
Reduce issuance of training materialsReduces the number of classes and eliminates the issuance of discs for all courses. The agency intends to post electronic reference materials in the Commonwealth's Knowledge Center and use in-house instructional capability for up to four courses.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (13,780) $ (13,780)
Reduce discretionary spendingReduces funding for agency supplies, travel, and meal reimbursements.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (27,218) $ (27,218)
Upgrade Emergency Operation Center equipmentProvides a one-time nongeneral fund appropriation to support replacing equipment and modifying spaces to enhance the functionality of the Virginia Emergency Operations Center.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ 800,000 $ 0
Distribute Central Appropriation amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the costs of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 19,906 $ 19,906 Nongeneral Fund $ 63,917 $ 63,917