The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Marine Resources Commission [ http://www.mrc.virginia.gov/ ]Mission Statement
The Marine Resources Commission serves as stewards of Virginia's marine and aquatic resources, and protectors of its tidal waters and homelands, for present and future generations.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 10,090,800||$ 8,895,812||$ 9,163,957|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 8,600,764||$ 10,549,385||$ 9,506,382|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 9,393,752||$ 13,049,385||$ 8,626,090|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 8,345,043||$ 13,049,385||$ 8,516,513|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 8,345,043||$ 13,049,385||$ 8,516,513|
|2013 Addenda||$ 555,248||$ (980,918)||$ 66,478|
|2013 Total||$ 8,900,291||$ 12,068,467||$ 8,582,991|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 8,345,043||$ 13,049,385||$ 8,516,513|
|2014 Addenda||$ 555,071||$ (980,918)||$ 66,478|
|2014 Total||$ 8,900,114||$ 12,068,467||$ 8,582,991|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||126.50||33.00||159.50|
|2014 Base Budget||126.50||33.00||159.50|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Reduce the transfer of fishing license monies from the agency to the Marine Products BoardReduces the transfer to the Marine Products Board by six percent.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (16,500) $ (16,500) Nongeneral Fund $ 16,500 $ 16,500
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 $ 280,612 $ 279,086
Transfer general fund appropriation to the correct service areaTransfers general fund appropriation added by the General Assembly in the 2011 Session to the correct service area to properly reflect legislative intent.
Eliminate the Saltwater Fishing TournamentEliminates all funding for the Saltwater Fishing Tournament and redirects the monies used to support this event to supplant general fund appropriation in the agency's Marine Life Management program area.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (197,638) $ (197,638) Nongeneral Fund $ (22,362) $ (22,362) Authorized Positions $ (1) $ (1)
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 $ 16,608 $ 17,957
Eliminate monies paid to Mattaponi and Pamunkey Indian tribes for shad hatchery effortsEliminates annual payments to each of the Mattaponi and the Pamunkey Indian tribes for shad hatchery work. In spite of long-term restoration efforts funded by these payments, the shad population continues to decline.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (30,000) $ (30,000)
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 $ 32,258 $ 32,258 Nongeneral Fund $ 24,944 $ 24,944
Reduce appropriation in the Oyster Replenishment Fund due to decreased level of federal grant fundingAdjusts the federal appropriation in the Oyster Replenishment Fund to reflect a decreased level of federal grant funding.
FY 2013 FY 2014 Nongeneral Fund $ (1,000,000) $ (1,000,000)
Reduce funding for the agency's Artificial Reef ProgramSupplants the general fund supporting the agency's Marine Dispatch Center with nongeneral funds previously used to support the Artificial Reef Program. This action will reduce program offerings and staffing associated with the Artificial Reef Program.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (30,092) $ (30,092) Authorized Positions $ (1) $ (1)
Restore general fund support for the agency's oyster replenishment activityProvides additional general fund support for oyster restoration activities. Continuation of restoration activities enables sustainable productivity for oyster commercial harvest.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 500,000 $ 500,000