The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry [ http://www.ag-forestry.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
The Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry is the voice of the number one industry in Virginia. The agriculture and forestry industries annually contribute over $80 billion to the Commonwealth's economy and provide 10.3 percent of jobs in Virginia. The Secretary oversees and provides policy guidance to two agencies- the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Virginia Department of Forestry. In addition to the agencies, the Secretary oversees the Virginia Agricultural Council and the Virginia Marine Products Board.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 449,174||$ 0||$ 404,911|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 447,339||$ 0||$ 404,911|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 340,384||$ 0||$ 278,308|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 340,384||$ 0||$ 278,308|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 340,384||$ 0||$ 277,458|
|2013 Addenda||$ 3,850||$ 0||$ 2,387|
|2013 Total||$ 344,234||$ 0||$ 279,845|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 340,384||$ 0||$ 277,458|
|2014 Addenda||$ 4,218||$ 0||$ 2,387|
|2014 Total||$ 344,602||$ 0||$ 279,845|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||3.00||0.00||3.00|
|2014 Base Budget||3.00||0.00||3.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
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 $ 2,273 $ 2,273
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 $ 480 $ 480
Adjust funding to reflect changes in rent charges at the seat of governmentProvides additional funding to cover the general fund share of increased rent charges at the seat of government. The rent rate increase, the first in six years, results from additional costs to maintain facilities.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 1,094 $ 1,458
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 $ 3 $ 7