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Liquor and Cannabis Board

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 378.1 749 102,771 103,520
2021-23 Maintenance Level 379.0 839 102,117 102,956
Difference from 2019-21 0.90 90 (654) (564)
% Change from 2019-21 0.24% 12.0% (0.6%) (0.5%)

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Modernization of Regulatory Systems 5.8 0 7,004 7,004
Mitigate COVID-19 Impact 0.0 0 659 659
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 5.8 0 7,663 7,663

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 0 32 32
State Employee Benefits 0.0 0 (42) (42)
WFSE General Government 0.0 (38) (862) (900)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 0 (1,833) (1,833)
Rep Employee Health Benefits 0.0 (2) (92) (94)
Coalition of Unions 0.0 0 (227) (227)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 0 (524) (524)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 (40) (3,548) (3,588)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 0 5 5
Audit Services 0.0 0 (4) (4)
Legal Services 0.0 (4) (350) (354)
Administrative Hearings 0.0 0 (11) (11)
CTS Central Services 0.0 1 82 83
DES Central Services 0.0 0 23 23
OFM Central Services 0.0 5 458 463
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 5 509 514
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 7 712 719
Total Policy Changes 5.8 (33) 4,827 4,794
2021-23 Policy Level 384.8 806 106,944 107,750
Difference from 2019-21 6.7 57 4,173 4,230
% Change from 2019-21 1.8% 7.6% 4.1% 4.1%

Policy Changes

Modernization of Regulatory Systems

Funding is provided for the agency to continue implementing a new licensing and enforcement case management system. (Liquor Revolving Account - State)

Mitigate COVID-19 Impact

Funds are provided to implement proposed agency request legislation to extend certain privileges temporarily granted to liquor licensees to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Liquor Revolving Account - State, General Fund - 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. (Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, Liquor Revolving Account - 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. (General Fund - Federal, Liquor Revolving Account - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State)

WFSE General Government

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (General Fund - State, Liquor Revolving Account - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (General Fund - Federal, Liquor Revolving Account - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State)

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. (General Fund - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, General Fund - Federal, other funds)

Coalition of Unions

This adjustment reflects the impact of the 2021-23 collective bargaining agreement. (Liquor Revolving Account - State, Dedicated Marijuana 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. (Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, General Fund - Federal, Liquor Revolving Account - 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. (Liquor Revolving Account - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of audits performed by the State Auditor’s Office. (Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, Liquor Revolving Account - State)

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. (Liquor Revolving Account - State, General Fund - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State)

Administrative Hearings

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of administrative hearings from the Office of Administrative Hearings. (Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, Liquor Revolving Account - 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. (General Fund - State, Liquor Revolving Account - State, Dedicated Marijuana 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. (Liquor Revolving Account - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State)

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. (General Fund - State, Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, Liquor Revolving Account - State)

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. (Dedicated Marijuana Acct - State, Liquor Revolving Account - State, General Fund - State)