The 2013 Executive Budget Document
Department of Forestry [ http://www.dof.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Forestry (DOF) is to protect and develop healthy, sustainable forest resources for Virginians.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 16,704,493||$ 10,270,122||$ 18,356,495|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 14,687,840||$ 12,611,492||$ 18,638,165|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 13,688,926||$ 12,061,492||$ 16,165,582|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 14,302,210||$ 12,061,492||$ 16,358,985|
|2013 Addenda||$ 14,907,209||$ 12,334,057||$ 16,585,977|
|2013 Addenda||$ 0||$ 0||$ 0|
|2013 Total||$ 14,907,209||$ 12,334,057||$ 16,585,977|
|2014 Addenda||$ 14,832,900||$ 12,498,272||$ 16,394,218|
|2014 Addenda||$ (56,998)||$ 136,567||$ 0|
|2014 Total||$ 14,775,902||$ 12,634,839||$ 16,394,218|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Extend the financing term of the agency's master equipment lease for firefighting equipmentAlters the financing term of the master equipment lease provided for the purchase of firefighting equipment. Extending the financing term from five years to seven years reduces the lease payments, thereby generating savings.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ (69,793)
Allocate technology costs across all applicable service areasDistributes costs associated with information technology (IT) across all applicable service areas. By equitably distributing the costs across all programs, the agency will also use nongeneral fund revenue supporting those service areas to pay the associated IT expenses.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ (74,995) Nongeneral Fund $ 0 $ 74,995
Reduce discretionary expendituresDecreases general fund support for discretionary expenses such as training, office supplies, travel, and equipment.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ (42,175)
Upgrade the agency’s Integrated Forest Resource Information SystemProvides general fund appropriation to support an upgrade to the agency’s Integrated Forest Resource Information System. Improvements to the system are necessary in order to address issues identified in the 2011 Information Security Audit.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ 175,000
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 $ (14,852)
Provide assistance for the general fund portion of agency Line of Duty Act costsProvides additional funding to cover the general fund share of Line of Duty Act costs for state agencies.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ 31,389
Supplant general fund support for a position in conservation with nongeneral fundsReplaces general fund appropriation provided for the personnel costs of the Assistant Director of the agency’s Conserve the Forest Land Base Division with nongeneral fund revenue. The department will utilize its portion of revenues collected in the Land Preservation Fund in place of general fund dollars.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 0 $ (61,572) Nongeneral Fund $ 0 $ 61,572