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Local Programs - Operating - Department of Transportation

Local Programs – Operating is responsible for administration and management of all federal and state funds that support local agency transportation systems. By providing engineering and technical assistance to cities, counties, ports, tribal governments, transit, metropolitan and regional planning organizations, Local Programs helps build and improve local transportation systems using a practical solutions approach to improve processes and complete projects in a timely and cost-effective manner. This includes incorporating inclusion into the practical solutions strategies by actively managing the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation to attain the federal goal. Under WSDOT's stewardship agreement with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Local Programs serves as the steward of the FHWA funding that goes to public agencies throughout the state. This program also provides the operating subsidy to reimburse Wahkiakum County for a portion of the operating and maintenance costs deficit for operating the Puget Island-Westport ferry, pursuant to RCW 47.56.720. Local Programs – Capital is responsible for the administration of the local agency federal aid program that provides federal financial assistance and state funds to cities, counties, ports, tribal governments, transit systems, and metropolitan and regional planning organizations statewide for local transportation improvement projects to ensure reasonable compliance with federal and state regulations.
Request 14,129,000
Net change from current biennium 5,730,710 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 68.2% Increase

Program Level Summary

Fund Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Motor Vehicle Account - Federal 1,321,122 1,198,197 556,413 1,282,000 1,285,000
Motor Vehicle Account - State 4,870,260 4,726,718 1,915,826 5,193,000 5,887,000
Multimodal Transportation Account - State 175,000 175,000
Multiuse Roadway Safety Account - State 1,762 1,135 66,000 66,000
Annual Total 6,193,144 5,926,051 2,472,239 6,716,000 7,413,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
770,311 7.0% (3,417,183) (28.9%) 5,730,710 68.2%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 44.6 38.4 39.6 40.1 47.2