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Consolidated Technology Services

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 384.6 376 269,278 269,654
2021-23 Maintenance Level 384.0 376 255,840 256,216
Difference from 2019-21 (0.6) 0 (13,438) (13,438)
% Change from 2019-21 (0.2%) 0.0% (5.0%) (5.0%)

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Sustain Privacy Office 1.0 0 917 917
Expand Privacy Office Capacity 4.0 0 1,203 1,203
CTS Revolving Account Balance 0.0 0 (2,348) (2,348)
M365 Licenses for State Agencies 0.0 0 25,843 25,843
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 5.0 0 25,615 25,615

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 0 66 66
State Employee Benefits 0.0 0 (69) (69)
WFSE General Government 0.0 0 (1,547) (1,547)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 0 (2,122) (2,122)
Rep Employee Health Benefits 0.0 0 (55) (55)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 0 (2,518) (2,518)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 0 (6,245) (6,245)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 0 3 3
Audit Services 0.0 0 (1) (1)
Legal Services 0.0 0 (34) (34)
CTS Central Services 0.0 0 (12) (12)
DES Central Services 0.0 0 40 40
OFM Central Services 0.0 0 379 379
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 0 46 46
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 0 421 421
Total Policy Changes 5.0 0 19,791 19,791
2021-23 Policy Level 389.0 376 275,631 276,007
Difference from 2019-21 4.4 0 6,353 6,353
% Change from 2019-21 1.1% 0.0% 2.4% 2.4%

Policy Changes

Sustain Privacy Office

These funds are to support the Office of Privacy and Data Protection in providing guidance and direction to state agencies on data privacy and protection policy matters and consumer privacy issues. It does not have the resources to help approximately 135 state agencies mitigate this risk, and only a few have robust data privacy programs. Funding is also provided to assist tribal and local governments. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

Expand Privacy Office Capacity

This item expands the role of the Office of Privacy and Data Protection to serve as a central point of contact for state agencies and local governments on policy matters involving data privacy and protection and to increase its ability to serve as a resource for consumer privacy issues. Government systems contain large amounts of sensitive data that must be protected. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State, General Fund - State)

CTS Revolving Account Balance

Expenditure authority is adjusted to account for existing financial resources at the agency to support the Office of Privacy and Data Protection. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

M365 Licenses for State Agencies

Funding is provided to centrally procure, manage, and distribute Microsoft 365 licenses for state agencies to achieve economies of scale and efficiencies. Microsoft 365 is a line of subscription services launched in 2017 that includes Office 365 with enterprise licenses and other cloud-based services. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

Pension Adjustments, nonrate

This funds the potential impact of Department of Retirement Systems request legislation on pension service credit and benefit calculation. It will prevent budget reductions such as temporary layoffs from negatively affecting employee retirement benefits. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

State Employee Benefits

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 $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated)

WFSE General Government

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Rep Employee Health Benefits

This provides health insurance funding for the master agreement for employee benefits as part of a coalition of unions. The insurance funding rate is $988 per employee per month for fiscal year 2022 and $1,018 per employee per month for fiscal year 2023. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

Non-Rep General Wage Increase

This reflects savings from the cancellation of the July 1, 2020 general wage increase for some non-represented, non-classified employees. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

Archives/Records Management

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated share of charges for archives and records management services provided by the Secretary of State’s Office. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of audits performed by the State Auditor’s Office. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Legal Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of legal services provided by the Attorney General’s Office. Because legal services expenditures are based on consumption, funding provided in the central service model is not all inclusive. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

CTS Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for Microsoft 365 G5 licenses contracted for state agencies by the Consolidated Technology Services agency. This contract allows the state to achieve economies of scale and administrative efficiencies in the management of licenses. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)

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. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated)

OFM Central Services

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency’s anticipated share of charges for existing statewide financial applications, One Washington, and other central services provided by the Office of Financial Management. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Self-Insurance Liability Premium

Adjustments are made to reflect each agency's share of actuarily projected costs of the Self-Insurance Liability Account. This includes adjustments to existing funding levels as well as enhancements for anticipated liabilities in the 2021-23 biennium. (Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Non-Appropriated, Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State)