The 2013 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|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 5,275,000||$ 5,251,366||$ 6,313,343|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 4,771,778||$ 5,251,366||$ 6,313,343|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 4,633,555||$ 6,251,366||$ 5,468,152|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 4,540,884||$ 6,251,366||$ 5,468,152|
|2013 Addenda||$ 4,555,367||$ 6,270,378||$ 5,028,393|
|2013 Addenda||$ 0||$ 30,000||$ 0|
|2013 Total||$ 4,555,367||$ 6,300,378||$ 5,028,393|
|2014 Addenda||$ 4,906,842||$ 6,270,378||$ 5,028,554|
|2014 Addenda||$ (551)||$ 30,000||$ 0|
|2014 Total||$ 4,906,291||$ 6,300,378||$ 5,028,554|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Appropriate lease payments from the Washington RedskinsIncreases nongeneral fund appropriation to account for lease payments on land adjacent to the Science Museum of Virginia.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ 30,000 $ 30,000
Adjust funding for changes in methodology for Oracle related chargesAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of the impact of VITA charges resulting from a planned change in the rates methodology as applied to Oracle specific costs effective July 1, 2013. Under the new methodology, Oracle costs will be charged directly to those few agencies with Oracle licenses rather than sharing the costs via standard server rates among the many agencies using the servers on which the Oracle software resides as is currently done.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ (551)
Realign positionsAligns the agency's positions with the funds that support them.