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Puget Sound Partnership

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 42.0 9,515 15,203 24,718
2021-23 Maintenance Level 41.4 8,967 15,415 24,382
Difference from 2019-21 (0.6) (548) 212 (336)
% Change from 2019-21 (1.4%) (5.8%) 1.4% (1.4%)

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Puget Sound Scientific Research 0.0 (933) 933 0
Promote Accountability Measures 0.0 (112) 112 0
Monitoring to Accelerate Recovery 0.0 (112) 112 0
Equity and Justice - Puget Sound 1.2 0 576 576
Travel and Training Expenditures 0.0 (60) 0 (60)
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 1.2 (1,217) 1,733 516

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 6 2 8
State Employee Benefits 0.0 (13) (6) (19)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 (346) (144) (490)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 (254) (184) (438)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 (607) (332) (939)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Audit Services 0.0 (1) 0 (1)
Legal Services 0.0 (1) 0 (1)
CTS Central Services 0.0 9 6 15
DES Central Services 0.0 (13) (9) (22)
OFM Central Services 0.0 54 6 60
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 10 6 16
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 58 9 67
Total Policy Changes 1.2 (1,766) 1,410 (356)
2021-23 Policy Level 42.6 7,201 16,825 24,026
Difference from 2019-21 0.60 (2,314) 1,622 (692)
% Change from 2019-21 1.4% (24.3%) 10.7% (2.8%)

Policy Changes

Puget Sound Scientific Research

This item shifts costs for Puget Sound scientific research from the state general fund to the Model Toxics Control Operating Account on an ongoing basis to preserve state general fund dollars. (Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, General Fund - State)

Promote Accountability Measures

Costs are shifted for the agency's accountability program of the Puget Sound Action Agenda from the state general fund to the Model Toxics Control Operating Account on an ongoing basis to preserve state general fund dollars. (General Fund - State, Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State)

Monitoring to Accelerate Recovery

This item shifts costs for the Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program from the state general fund to the Model Toxics Control Operating Account on an ongoing basis to preserve state general fund dollars. (Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, General Fund - State)

Equity and Justice - Puget Sound

Funding is provided to develop and implement an action plan that advances diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and environmental justice in Puget Sound recovery efforts. The goal is to build the Partnership's organizational competency by adding ongoing capacity to support and integrate DEI and environmental justice into Puget Sound recovery planning, actions and investments. (Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State)

Travel and Training Expenditures

Agency savings are achieved from reductions in training and travel. (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. (General Fund - State, General Fund - Federal)

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. (Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State, Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, General Fund - Federal, other funds)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (General Fund - Federal, Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State, Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, other funds)

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. (General Fund - State, Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State, General Fund - Federal)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of audits performed by the State Auditor’s Office. (General Fund - 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. (General Fund - 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 - Federal, General Fund - State, Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, other funds)

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. (Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State, State Toxics Control Account - State, other funds)

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. (Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State, General Fund - State, Model Toxics Control Operating Acct - State, other funds)

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. (General Fund - State, Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account - State, General Fund - Federal, other funds)