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Community and Technical College System

  Annual FTEs General Fund State Other Funds Total Funds
  (Dollars in Thousands)
Estimated Expenditures 14,587.1 1,669,584 1,733,852 3,403,436
2021-23 Maintenance Level 14,587.1 1,834,100 1,969,347 3,803,447
Difference from 2019-21 0.0 164,516 235,495 400,011
% Change from 2019-21 0.0% 9.9% 13.6% 11.8%

2021-23 Policy Other Changes

Advancing Equity 0.0 23,300 0 23,300
Career Launch Enrollments 0.0 2,000 0 2,000
High Demand Enrollments 0.0 2,000 0 2,000
Customized Job Training 0.0 10,000 0 10,000
2021-23 Policy Other Changes Total 0.0 37,300 0 37,300

2021-23 Policy Comp Changes

Initiative 732 COLA 0.0 (24,654) (12,781) (37,435)
Pension Adjustments, nonrate 0.0 410 321 731
State Employee Benefits 0.0 (3,046) (1,976) (5,022)
Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings 0.0 (68,262) (48,219) (116,481)
Juneteenth State Holiday 0.0 3 3 6
Rep Employee Health Benefits 0.0 (839) (756) (1,595)
Non-Rep General Wage Increase 0.0 (40,108) (21,080) (61,188)
2021-23 Policy Comp Changes Total 0.0 (136,496) (84,488) (220,984)

2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes

Archives/Records Management 0.0 10 4 14
Audit Services 0.0 (38) (17) (55)
Legal Services 0.0 (290) (130) (420)
CTS Central Services 0.0 (22) (10) (32)
DES Central Services 0.0 21 11 32
OFM Central Services 0.0 1,628 732 2,360
Self-Insurance Liability Premium 0.0 1,351 607 1,958
2021-23 Policy Central Services Changes Total 0.0 2,660 1,197 3,857
Total Policy Changes 0.0 (96,536) (83,291) (179,827)
2021-23 Policy Level 14,587.1 1,737,564 1,886,056 3,623,620
Difference from 2019-21 0.0 67,980 152,204 220,184
% Change from 2019-21 0.0% 4.1% 8.8% 6.5%

Policy Changes

Advancing Equity

This funding supports innovative efforts to advance equitable outcomes for community and technical college students. The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will establish a new center for diversity, equity and inclusion to support its equity committee and to oversee collaborative equity efforts across the 34 community and technical college campuses. Funding also is provided for faculty stipends to conduct collaborative curricula reviews to remove barriers to student success and for technology grants to convert professional technical and laboratory-based instruction to an interactive online format, such as virtual simulations and digital laboratories. (Workforce Education Investment Acc - State)

Career Launch Enrollments

Funding is provided for new enrollments in career launch programs provided under RCW 28C.30.020. These programs include registered apprenticeships and programs that provide supervised paid work experience and classroom learning. (Workforce Education Investment Acc - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - State)

High Demand Enrollments

Funds are provided for new enrollments in high-demand programs. These programs include allied health, computer and information science, manufacturing and other fields identified by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. (Workforce Education Investment Acc - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - State)

Customized Job Training

Funding is provided to expand customized, short-term training for incumbent workers through the Job Skills Program. This program co-invests with employers who need customized training due to growth and changes in technology and addresses skills shortages. Funding will be prioritized for employers who have new or prospective employees with jobs dislocated due to COVID-19. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - State, Workforce Education Investment Acc - State)

Initiative 732 COLA

This item removes funding for pay increases under Initiative 732. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - State, Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, Workforce Education Investment Acc - State, other funds)

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. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - State, Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

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, Inst of Hi Ed-data Processing Acct - Non-Appropriated, Workforce Education Investment Acc - State, other funds)

Temporary Layoffs and Other Savings

This item reflects savings achieved from temporary layoffs or similar actions. (General Fund - Federal, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - State, Inst of Hi Ed-data Processing Acct - Non-Appropriated, other funds)

Juneteenth State Holiday

This funding is necessary to implement a new state holiday of Juneteeth, based on the cost of backfilling positions that require coverage at all times. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees 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 - Federal, Education Legacy Trust Account - State, Inst of Hi Ed-data Processing Acct - Non-Appropriated, 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. (Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct - Non-Appropriated, Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct - Non-Appropriated, Education Legacy Trust Account - State, other funds)

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. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated)

Audit Services

Adjustments are made for each agency’s anticipated cost of audits performed by the State Auditor’s Office. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, 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. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, 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. (Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated, General Fund - 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. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees 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. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees 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. (General Fund - State, Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct - Non-Appropriated)