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Military Department

  Average Annual FTEs Near General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Current Budget 329.9 20,169 292,879 313,048
2019-21 Maintenance Level 329.9 20,185 292,889 313,074
Difference from 2017-19 0.0 16 10 26
% Change from 2017-19 0.0% 0.08% 0.00% 0.01%

2019-21 Policy Other Changes

Disaster Response Account 0.0 0 63,711 63,711
Disaster and Flood Mitigation Grant 5.5 0 1,405 1,405
Emergency Management Credentialing 1.0 0 287 287
National Guard Facility Maintenance 3.5 0 200 200
Creating Network Resiliency 0.0 0 251 251
Tsunami Siren at Twin Harbors 0.0 78 0 78
2019-21 Policy Other Changes Total 10.0 78 65,854 65,932

2019-21 Policy Comp Changes

PERS & TRS Plan 1 Benefit Increase 0.0 4 6 10
2019-21 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 4 6 10

2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 1 0 1
Attorney General 0.0 9 0 9
DES Central Services 0.0 5 0 5
OFM Central Services 0.0 82 0 82
2019-21 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 97 0 97
Total Policy Changes 10.0 179 65,860 66,039
2019-21 Policy Level 339.9 20,364 358,749 379,113
Difference from 2017-19 10.0 195 65,870 66,065
% Change from 2017-19 3.0% 0.97% 22.5% 21.1%

Policy Changes

DES Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges from the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) for campus rent, utilities, parking, and contracts; capital project surcharges; financing cost recovery; public and historic facilities; real estate services; risk management services; personnel service rates; the Perry Street child care center; small agency services; and the department’s enterprise applications. (General Fund - State)

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. (General Fund - State)

Disaster Response Account

Additional funding is provided to support continued recovery efforts of 14 open presidentially-declared disasters and 34 open fire grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency provided after wildfires from 2014 to 2018. Amounts are in support of ongoing state, local and tribal infrastructure projects. (Disaster Response Account - Federal, Disaster Response Account - State)

Disaster and Flood Mitigation Grant

Funding is provided for administrative support to localities and tribes that received federal grants to complete 13 pre-disaster and flood mitigation projects. This support includes, but is not limited to, prioritization of projects statewide, service contracting, payment oversight, site inspection, grant management, and application processing. (Disaster Response Account - State, General Fund - Federal, General Fund - State)

Emergency Management Credentialing

Funding is provided to develop and implement a statewide program for emergency management credentialing in response to an audit finding from the State Auditor's Office. (Disaster Response Account - State, General Fund - State)

National Guard Facility Maintenance

Funds are included to improve compliance with maintenance standards at Military Department facilities, including the readiness centers and armories, located statewide. (Military Department Rent and Lease - State)

Creating Network Resiliency

Funding is provided to replace end-of-life network equipment with modernization, mesh infrastructure and to migrate telephony services to voice over internet protocol (VOIP) to promote and maintain resilient communications after a catastrophic event. (General Fund - State, Military Department Rent and Lease - State)

Tsunami Siren at Twin Harbors

The 2019-21 biennial budget intended to provide funding to procure and install 16 tsunami sirens. Actual costs were slightly higher than the budgeted estimates. Additional funding is provided to procure and install a tsunami siren for the Twin Harbors State Park. (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. (Enhanced 911 Account - State, General Fund - Federal, General Fund - State, other funds)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of state archiving and state records center costs from the Secretary of State’s Office. (General Fund - State)

Attorney General

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