The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Department of General Services [ http://dgs.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
The Department of General Services (DGS) is a service agency supporting the mission of governments by delivering quality, cost-effective, timely, safe and secure laboratory, engineering and architecture, procurement, real estate, vehicle management, and graphic design services, while also serving businesses and citizens.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 23,235,848||$ 39,322,461||$ 44,189,719|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 19,411,994||$ 40,202,461||$ 46,293,716|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 18,565,175||$ 40,582,461||$ 44,002,400|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 18,592,649||$ 40,669,987||$ 43,922,400|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 18,592,649||$ 40,669,987||$ 40,509,774|
|2013 Addenda||$ 1,017,428||$ (1,088,744)||$ 98,565|
|2013 Total||$ 19,610,077||$ 39,581,243||$ 40,608,339|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 18,592,649||$ 40,669,987||$ 40,509,774|
|2014 Addenda||$ 1,029,816||$ (1,088,744)||$ 98,565|
|2014 Total||$ 19,622,465||$ 39,581,243||$ 40,608,339|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||242.00||414.50||656.50|
|2014 Base Budget||242.00||414.50||656.50|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
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 $ 15,872 $ 17,604
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 $ 31,971 $ 42,627
Consolidate laboratory functionsConsolidates the immunology and epidemiology groups in the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services. As a result, one manager position and one scientist position can be eliminated with minimal impact on services.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (180,000) $ (180,000) Authorized Positions $ (2) $ (2)
Eliminate principal scientist positionEliminates the principal scientist position when the incumbent retires at the end of FY 2012.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (98,000) $ (98,000) Authorized Positions $ (1) $ (1)
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 $ 544,051 $ 544,051
Shift Division of Engineering and Buildings expensesReallocates funding for Division of Engineering and Buildings positions from general fund to internal service funds.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (400,000) $ (400,000)
Remove one-time general fund appropriationRemoves the one-time amount already received in FY 2012 for housing agency laboratory servers in the industry standard environment configuration.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (200,000) $ (200,000)
Shift consolidated laboratory expenses to nongeneral fundsReallocates a portion of the general fund salary for an Administrative Specialist II position to nongeneral funds in the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (20,000) $ (20,000) Nongeneral Fund $ 20,000 $ 20,000
Continue current laboratory servicesReplaces federal funding that will no longer be available with general fund dollars for the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services. These funds provide support to laboratories across the Commonwealth in critical and highly visible health and safety functions. Without these funds, primary response activities and other laboratory customers would have to pay more for analyses from private laboratory sources and would experience a longer response time to receive the results.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 1,602,206 $ 1,602,206 Nongeneral Fund $ (1,602,206) $ (1,602,206)
Shift Division of Real Estate Services fundingReallocates funding for Division of Real Estate Services position from the general fund to a nongeneral fund source.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (65,000) $ (65,000) Nongeneral Fund $ 65,000 $ 65,000
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 $ 135,103 $ 135,103 Nongeneral Fund $ 298,462 $ 298,462
Reduce operating costs in director's officeEliminates training and travel for the Department of General Services' information and technology staff and reduces cost of software maintenance by eliminating selective software.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (55,665) $ (55,665)
Reduce administrative costsReduces agency administrative costs by eliminating cell phones and reducing supplies and transportation costs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (25,000) $ (25,000)
Correct distribution of agency positionsReallocates positions to reflect how the agency has redistributed existing vacant positions to meet current manpower needs.
Reduce director's office expensesReduces travel and training in the director's office
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (2,110) $ (2,110)
Eliminate administrative position in State Mail ServicesEliminates a soon to be vacated business manager position in State Mail Services. The impact on mail services provided by the Department of General Services should be minimal.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (37,000) $ (37,000) Authorized Positions $ (1) $ (1)
Reduce computer server costsConsolidates computer servers and eliminates maintenance support for information technology applications being phased out.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (75,000) $ (75,000)
Reduce Central Purchasing Unit administrative costsReduces Central Purchasing Unit expenditures through efficiencies and reduction in travel and training.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (4,000) $ (4,000)
Shift Division of Procurement Services expensesReallocates general fund expenses in procurement services to nongeneral fund sources.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (130,000) $ (130,000) Nongeneral Fund $ 130,000 $ 130,000
Reduce human resources personnel costsFills a vacant position at a lower pay level.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (20,000) $ (20,000)