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Rec/Conserv Funding Board

RCW 77.85.110, 79A.25

The Recreation and Conservation Office and its associated funding boards administer a variety of grant programs that conserve and improve Washington’s great outdoors. The office provides leadership, funding, coordination and technical assistance to government agencies, Native American tribes, nonprofit organizations and private landowners to create opportunities for outdoor recreation, conserve the best of state’s wild lands and wildlife and recover salmon from the brink of extinction. The office provides administrative support, grant program management and program development to four independent boards: the Recreation and Conservation Funding Board, the Salmon Recovery Funding Board, the Invasive Species Council and the Habitat and Recreation Lands Coordinating Group. It also houses the Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office.

Agency Mission

The mission of the Recreation and Conservation Office is to work with others to protect and improve the best of Washington’s natural and outdoor recreational resources.
Request 13,963,000
Net change from current biennium 2,134,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 18.0% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
3,642,000 General Fund - Basic Account - Federal 2,571,721 3,642,000 3,781,000
24,000 General Fund - Basic Account - Private/Local 919 24,000 24,000
2,884,000 General Fund - Basic Account - State 1,758,000 2,884,000 4,445,000
494,000 Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State 475,462 494,000 333,000
Park Land Trust Revolving Account - State
State Wildlife Account - State
37,000 Firearms Range Account - State 35,550 37,000 37,000
3,610,000 Recreation Resources Account - State 3,201,243 3,610,000 4,150,000
1,052,000 NOVA Program Account - State 981,101 1,052,000 1,107,000
Parks Renewal/Stewardship Account - State
80,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 80,000 80,000
11,823,000 Total Appropriated Funds 9,023,997 11,823,000 13,957,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 11,807
(6,000) Youth Athletic Facility Account - Nonappropriated 6,000 6,000
(6,000) Total Non-Appropriated Funds 11,807 6,000 6,000

Capital Budget: Summary

  Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   Actual Estimated Proposed
(63,301,000) Outdoor Recreation Account - Bonds 63,301,000 93,413,000
(12,652,000) Farm and Forest Account - Bonds 12,652,000 21,468,000
(4,345,000) Riparian Protection Account - Bonds 4,345,000 2,014,000
(66,898,000) Habitat Conservation Account - Bonds 66,898,000 88,879,000
127,287,172 (130,828) General Fund - Basic Account - Federal 47,577,355 127,418,000 148,993,000
5,169,166 (219,834) Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State 5,696,003 5,389,000 2,636,000
213,448,571 (9,943,429) State Building Construction Account - State 92,152,682 223,392,000 283,094,000
61,134,227 61,134,227 Outdoor Recreation Account - State 21,976,695
12,651,260 12,651,260 Farm and Forest Account - State 3,397,739
3,143,334 3,143,334 Riparian Protection Account - State 8,000,223
10,000 10,000 Boating Activities Account - State
1,303,798 (202) Firearms Range Account - State 404,202 1,304,000 1,653,000
State Toxics Control Account - State 1,118,000
61,033,252 61,033,252 Habitat Conservation Account - State 22,761,616
29,117,144 (856) Recreation Resources Account - State 7,155,856 29,118,000 37,998,000
19,902,269 (2,895,731) NOVA Program Account - State 8,619,588 22,798,000 23,828,000
534,200,193 (22,414,807) Total Appropriated Funds 218,859,958 556,615,000 703,976,000

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 4,686,285 5,508,314 1,360,199 6,953,000 7,010,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
945,563 11.7% (2,167,290) (24.0%) 7,094,487 103.3%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 23.4 33.2 (3.3) 19.5 19.6