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Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises

  Average Annual FTEs Near General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Current Budget 25.0 210 5,347 5,557
2019-21 Maintenance Level 25.0 210 5,344 5,554
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 0 (3) (3)
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% 0.0% (0.1%) (0.1%)

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

Technical Assistance 0.50 132 0 132
Language Access 0.0 50 0 50
Surety Bonding Program Report 0.0 75 0 75
Electronic Data Collection 1.0 600 0 600
Certification 1.0 220 0 220
Outreach 1.0 216 0 216
Business Subcabinet 2.5 500 0 500
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 6.0 1,793 0 1,793

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 0 1 1
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 0 1 1

2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes

Attorney General 0.0 0 3 3
OFM Central Services 0.0 0 5 5
2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 0 8 8
Total Policy Changes 6.0 1,793 9 1,802
2019-21 Policy Level 31.0 2,003 5,353 7,356
Difference from 2017-19 6.0 1,793 6 1,799
% Change from 2017-19 24.0% 853.8% 0.11% 32.4%

Policy Changes

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Office of Financial Management (OFM) for statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other OFM central services. (OMWBE Enterprises Account - State)

Technical Assistance

OMWBE will provide support services and technical assistance to certified small businesses to increase the number of businesses active in state contracting. (General Fund - State)

Language Access

Funding is provided to translate the state certification application, instructions, and supplemental materials, as well as the Linked Deposit Program brochure and state certification outreach materials, into various languages. (General Fund - State)

Surety Bonding Program Report

Funding is provided for OMWBE to enter into an interagency agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation to write a surety bonding report. The report will assess if the state is able to create its own surety bonding program. (General Fund - State)

Electronic Data Collection

Funding is provided to implement the electronic data collection and monitoring system for the state's six biggest agencies and two of the educational institutions. This will help the agency with its efforts to electronically track the state's work toward inclusion goals. (General Fund - State)

Certification

The agency has a backlog of over 500 applications that need to be reviewed. Funding is provided to help address this backlog, as well as increase the pool of OMWBE-certified businesses for statewide public contracting. (General Fund - State)

Outreach

Funding is provided for certification outreach statewide to educate qualifying businesses of OMWBE's programs. (General Fund - State)

Business Subcabinet

Last session the Governor's Diversity Subcabinet was transferred to OMWBE with very little support. Funding is provided to hire staff to support the subcabinet. (General Fund - State)

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase

For eligible Public Employees' and Teachers' Retirement Systems Plan 1 members, this item provides an increase of 1.5 percent, up to a maximum of $22 per month. (OMWBE Enterprises Account - State)

Attorney General

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's anticipated share of legal service charges from the Attorney General’s Office. (OMWBE Enterprises Account - State)