First Regular Session

Sixty-first General Assembly

LLS NO. 97-0268.01D JBC SENATE BILL 97-189

STATE OF COLORADO

BY SENATORS Lacy, Blickensderfer, and Rizzuto;

also REPRESENTATIVES Grampsas, Owen, and Romero.

APPROPRIATIONS

A BILL FOR AN ACT

Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of natural resources.

Bill Summary

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and does not necessarily reflect any amendments which may be subsequently adopted.)

Makes a supplemental appropriation to the department of natural resources.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:

SECTION 1. Part XIV of section 2 of chapter 324, Session Laws of Colorado, is amended to read:

Section 2. Appropriation.

ITEM &
SUBTOTAL

$
TOTAL


$
GENERAL
FUND

$
GENERAL
FUND
EXEMPT
$

CASH
FUNDS

$
CASH
FUNDS
EXEMPT
$
FEDERAL
FUNDS

$

PART XIV

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES















(1) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S OFFICE













(A) Administration














Personal Services

2,323,700









2,323,700

(T)a












(43.6 FTE)




Health, Life, and Dental

2,706,330



1,042,780




1,450,629

b

165,921

c

47,000


Short-term Disability

99,059



42,476




51,846

b

2,902

c

1,835


Salary Survey, Anniversary Increases and Shift Differential

2,802,443



1,153,295




1,137,535

b

183,610

c

328,003


Workers' Compensation

790,945



200,329




570,811

b

8,329

c

11,476


Operating Expenses

1,415,826



153,907




1,087,253

b

169,002

c

5,664


Legal Services for 29,075 31,235 hours

1,379,516



710,153




361,785

d

233,668

e

73,910



1,482,006



731,505




408,760

d

267,831

e



Payment to Risk Management and Property Funds

514,929



222,935




273,487

b

10,938

c

7,569


Vehicle Lease












Payments

1,611,258



843,860




705,240

b

16,406

c

45,752


Leased Space

439,185



290,166




133,093

b

12,739

c

3,187


Capitol Complex Leased Space

584,292



303,998




44,553

b

168,291

c

67,450



14,667,483














14,769,973



























a This amount shall be from statewide and departmental indirect cost recoveries.

b Of these amounts, $74,454 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and $5,379,993 shall be from various sources of cash.

c Of these amounts, $111,675 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and is derived from property sales, $117,982 shall be from various sources of exempt cash, and $508,481(T) shall be from statewide and departmental indirect cost recoveries.

d Of this amount, $70,255 $78,796 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund, $62,523 $79,605 shall be from the Oil and Gas Conservation Fund, and $229,007 $250,359 shall be from the Wildlife Cash Fund.

e Of this amount, $105,383 $118,194 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and is derived from property sales, $114,200 shall be from reserves in the Water Conservation Board Construction Fund, and $14,085(T) shall be from statewide and departmental indirect cost recoveries. recoveries, and $21,352 shall be from reserves in the Parks and Outdoor Recreation Cash Fund.















(B) Information Technology Services












Personal Services

877,114









877,114

(T)a













(15.0 FTE)




Operating Expenses

19,505









19,505

a



Purchase of Services from Computer Center

211,709



17,102




76,573

b

118,034

c




155,709



12,579




56,318

b

86,812

c



ITS Maintenance

393,477



74,167




120,007

b

175,841

c

23,462



439,477



82,838




134,037

b

196,398

c

26,204



1,501,805














1,491,805



























a These amounts shall be from statewide and departmental indirect cost recoveries.

b Of these amounts, $19,545 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and $177,035 $170,810 shall be from various sources of cash.

c Of these amounts, $248,482(T) shall be from statewide and departmental indirect cost recoveries, $29,317 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and shall be derived from property sales, and $16,076 $5,411 shall be from various sources of exempt cash.















(C) Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act114

20,000









20,000

(T)a

















a This amount shall be from the Department of Law.

(D) Resource Mitigation Banking

15,000







15,000

a



















a This amount shall be from fees charged to project applicants.















(E) EPA Wetlands Grant

69,000











69,000
















(F) Youth in Natural Resources Program121

91,493



91,493














(2.0 FTE)










(G) Metadata Clearinghouse

26,372









26,372

(T)a

















a This amount shall be from various sources within the Department.

















16,391,153














16,483,643


























(2) MINERALS AND GEOLOGY













(A) Coal Land Reclamation













Program Expenses

1,501,810



330,242

(M)






1,171,568

a


(25.0 FTE)












Indirect Cost













Assessment

183,184







45,796

b



137,388

c


1,684,994



























a This amount shall be from the Office of Surface Mining.

b Of this amount, $4,305 shall be from fees and $41,491 shall be from the Mined Land Reclamation Fund.

c This amount shall be from the Office of Surface Mining and the Mine Safety and Health Administration.















(B) Inactive Mines














Program

500,000














(12.6 FTE)












Abandoned Mine Safety

111,655














(0.2 FTE)














611,655



111,655








500,000
















(C) Minerals














Personal Services

1,189,494














(22.9 FTE)












Operating Expenses

118,896













Aerial Photography

13,533














1,321,923



515,588




776,335

a

30,000

b

















a This amount shall be from the Mined Land Reclamation Fund.

b This amount shall be from the reserves in the Mined Land Reclamation Fund.















(D) Mines Program














Colorado and Federal Mine Safety Program

273,758



109,304




13,392

a



151,062






(1.0 FTE)




(0.5 FTE)




(3.3 FTE)


Blaster Certification Program

100,652



17,612

(M)





3,525

b

79,515



(1.0 FTE)













374,410



























a This amount shall be from fees.

b This amount shall be from reserves in the Mined Land Reclamation Fund. Mine Safety Cash Fund.

















3,992,982


























(3) GEOLOGICAL SURVEY














General Fund Programs

357,412



357,412














(4.6 FTE)










Cash Funds Programs

944,228







328,124

a

616,104

(T)b











(4.8 FTE)


(12.8 FTE)




Geological Survey Mapping

145,638



72,819

(M)







72,819






(1.0 FTE)








(1.5 FTE)


Colorado Avalanche Information Center

367,371







4,800

c

287,571

d

75,000












(5.3 FTE)


(2.0 FTE)


Federal Funded Programs

300,029











300,029














(5.0 FTE)


Indirect Cost Assessment

25,046











25,046




2,139,724


























a This amount shall be from fees.

b This amount shall be from the Department of Transportation and other state agencies.

c Of this amount, $2,000 shall be from the Snowmobile Fund, and $2,800 shall be from the sale of avalanche products.

d Of this amount $40,000 shall be from grants and donations from various sources, and $247,571(T) shall be from the non-appropriated budget from the Colorado Department of Transportation.















(4) OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION












Personal Services

1,185,063







1,185,063

a













(24.0 FTE)





Operating Expenses

96,887







96,887

a





Printing Revolving Fund

13,721







13,721

b





Indirect Cost Assessment

138,144







131,541

a



6,603


Mineral Audits

1,988







1,988

a





Underground Injection Study

90,910











90,910














(2.0 FTE)


Accelerated Drilling 122

110,047







110,047

a













(3.0 FTE)






Well Reclamation and Plugging and Abandonment

110,000







110,000

c





Environmental Assistance Projects

90,000







90,000

c





Expanded Activity Personal Services

211,684









211,684

d













(4.0 FTE)




Expanded Activity Operating Expenses

41,249









41,249

d





2,089,693