The 2011 Executive Budget Document
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy [ http://www.dmme.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) to enhance the development and conservation of energy and mineral resources in a safe and environmentally sound manner to support a more productive economy.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 12,917,049||$ 18,601,968||$ 16,336,070|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 11,787,097||$ 18,601,968||$ 16,354,812|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 12,102,933||$ 20,844,848||$ 18,677,383|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 11,538,947||$ 21,320,408||$ 19,090,945|
|2011 Base Budget||$ 10,974,669||$ 21,784,028||$ 17,751,700|
|2011 Addenda||$ 823,482||$ 80,255||$ 0|
|2011 Total||$ 11,798,151||$ 21,864,283||$ 17,751,700|
|2012 Base Budget||$ 10,145,181||$ 21,784,028||$ 17,737,247|
|2012 Addenda||$ 884,597||$ 129,978||$ (57,984)|
|2012 Total||$ 11,029,778||$ 21,914,006||$ 17,679,263|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2011 Base Budget||155.62||77.38||233.00|
|2012 Base Budget||155.62||77.38||233.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Capture savings from an information technology support position vacancyCaptures savings realized by maintaining a vacancy in the agency's general management service area.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $ 0 $ (62,000)
Provide funding for a grant payment under the Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program for U.S. Green Energy, Inc.Provides grant funding to a company that has located in Danville and will be entitled to receive a grant under the statutory terms of the Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Incentive Grant Program. The amount of the grant is based on the watts of rated capacity of solar panels sold annually.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $ 0 $ 337,500
Provide pass-through funding to agencies to properly reimburse for the Dominion Power rebateProvides funding to reimburse five nonstate entities for their share of the Virginia Dominion Power rebate that was included in the state rebate directed to the general fund.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $ 924,934 $ 0
Reduce general fund operating costsReduces discretionary operating costs in the Divisions of Energy and Geologic and Mineral Resource Investigations.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $ (21,197) $ (10,925)
Restore funding cut in FY 2012 for coal mine safetyRestores funding to the agency's FY 2012 coal mine safety operating budget. Chapter 874, the 2010 Appropriation Act, includes a $750,000 cut to the agency in FY 2012. Without the reversal of this cut, the agency does not have the funding to support filled mine inspector and technician positions, firefighting equipment for underground miners, and the current frequency of mine inspections.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $ 0 $ 750,000
Transfer position responsible for the state natural gas management contract to nongeneral fund supportSupplants general fund support for the position responsible for managing the state's natural gas contract with nongeneral fund support from contract fees.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $ (80,255) $ (95,978) Nongeneral Fund $ 80,255 $ 95,978
Transfer support for the state agency energy savings position to a federal grantSupplants general fund support for the position responsible for managing state agency energy savings with nongeneral fund support from a federal grant.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund $ 0 $ (34,000) Nongeneral Fund $ 0 $ 34,000
Transfer general fund dollars from various divisions to the Division of Mines to support the Coal Mine Safety Act in FY 2012Redistributes funding from other agency divisions to the Division of Mines to support coal mine safety inspector positions in accordance with a restoration of funds in FY 2012.
Transfer general fund dollars to support a portion of the salaries and fringes for a position in the Division of AdministrationTransfers general fund appropriation from the Division of Mined Land Reclamation to support a portion of the salary and fringe benefits for a position in the Division of Administration.
Transfer general fund dollars to support the addition of a position in the Division of Gas and OilTransfers general fund appropriation from the Division of Mineral Mining to support a position in the Division of Gas and Oil. This position will aid in support functions for the Virginia Gas and Oil Board and other division compliance activities.