Consolidated Tech Serv

RCW 43.105

Consolidated Technology Services (WaTech) provides enterprise IT services, support, strategy and security for public agencies and municipalities of Washington. WaTech operates the state’s core technology services - the central network and data center – and provides strategic and comprehensive information security to protect state networks from growing cyber threats. Through the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), the agency leads the implementation of a strategic direction and enterprise architecture for information technology, and oversees the portfolio of major IT projects for state government. Within the OCIO, the Office of Privacy and Data Protection leads Washington’s effort to protect the state and citizens’ data and privacy through advocacy and education. WaTech serves state agencies, county, city and tribal governments, and public-benefit nonprofits.

Agency Mission

Consolidated Technology Services’ mission is to advance Washington’s technology strategies and services by providing high-value IT solutions for broad use by public agencies. The agency's vision is to become a trusted leader and technology partner of choice.
Request 391,393,000
Net change from current biennium 89,928,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 29.8% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2021-23 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2019-21 Actual 2021-23 Estimated 2023-25 Proposed
Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Private/Local
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 14,195
(240,240,000) Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - Nonappropriated 253,668,874 240,240,000 213,799,000
1,112,000 General Fund - State 376,000 1,112,000 55,402,000
60,113,000 Con Tech Serv Rev Acct - State 24,069,967 60,113,000 122,192,000
113,000 113,000 SW Info Tech Sys Dev Rev Acct - State
61,338,000 (240,127,000) Total Appropriated Funds 278,129,036 301,465,000 391,393,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 152,753,812 165,572,893 40,935,940 197,113,000 194,280,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
(17,119,980) (5.8%) (71,620,204) (25.8%) 184,884,167 89.5%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2020-21 Actual 2021-22 Estimated 2022-23 Estimated 2023-24 Proposed 2024-25 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 277.0 269.3 272.9 401.8 401.7