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Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 19.8 3,217 3,278 6,495
2019-21 Maintenance Level 19.8 3,190 3,081 6,271
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 (27) (197) (224)
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% (0.8%) (6.0%) (3.4%)

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

Disaster Recovery 0.0 41 0 41
GIS and Lease Costs 0.0 85 (97) (12)
Main Street Program 0.0 120 0 120
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 0.0 246 (97) 149

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

State Public Employee Benefits Rate 0.0 2 0 2
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 91 61 152
PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 2 2 4
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 95 63 158

2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure 0.0 1 0 1
Audit Services 0.0 1 0 1
Legal Services 0.0 10 0 10
CTS Central Services 0.0 450 0 450
DES Central Services 0.0 37 0 37
OFM Central Services 0.0 16 0 16
2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 515 0 515
Total Policy Changes 0.0 856 (34) 822
2019-21 Policy Level 19.8 4,046 3,047 7,093
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 829 (231) 598
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% 25.8% (7.0%) 9.2%

Policy Changes

Disaster Recovery

Funding is provided for the agency to mirror its digital repository for architectural and archaeological resources in Quincy for disaster recovery options. This will allow federal, state and tribal agencies to use real-time data to see where Washington's nonrenewable cultural assets are located during a catastrophic event.

GIS and Lease Costs

Funding is provided for the agency to repair the geographic information system (GIS) and to pay increased lease costs.

Main Street Program

Funding is provided for additional staffing to help manage the growing Main Street program, helping rural communities develop their own strategies to stimulate long-term economic growth.

State Public Employee Benefits Rate

Health insurance funding is provided for state employees who are not represented by a union, who are covered by a bargaining agreement that is not subject to financial feasibility determination, or who are not part of the coalition of unions for health benefits. The insurance funding rate is $977 per employee per month for fiscal year 2020 and $978 per employee per month for fiscal year 2021.

Non-Rep General Wage Increase

Funding is provided for wage increases for state employees who are not represented by a union or who are covered by a bargaining agreement that is not subject to financial feasibility determination. It is sufficient for a general wage increase of 3 percent, effective July 1, 2019, and a general wage increase of 3 percent, effective July 1, 2020. This item includes both general government and higher education workers.

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase

For eligible Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Systems Plan 1 members, this item provides a one-time, ongoing increase of 3 percent, up to a maximum of $62.50 per month.

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Agency budgets are adjusted to reflect each agency’s estimated portion of increased fee for service charges from the Department of Enterprise Services to expand electric vehicle infrastructure for the state Motor Pool fleet.

Audit Services

Agency budgets are adjusted to reflect each agency’s allocated share of charges for state government audits.

Legal Services

Agency budgets are adjusted to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of legal service charges.

CTS Central Services

Agency budgets are adjusted to reflect each agency’s allocated share of charges from the Consolidated Technology Services Agency (WaTech) for the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of Cyber Security, state network, security gateways, and geospatial imaging services.

DES Central Services

Agency budgets are adjusted to reflect each agency’s allocated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; a capital project surcharge; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; and the department’s enterprise applications.

OFM Central Services

Agency budgets are adjusted to reflect each agency’s allocated share of charges from the Office of Financial Management (OFM) for the One Washington project and OFM enterprise systems.