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An Act

HOUSE BILL 98-1350

BY REPRESENTATIVES Grampsas, Owen, and Romero;

also SENATORS Lacy, Blickensderfer, and Rizzuto.

Concerning 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 310, Session Laws of Colorado 1997, is amended to read:

Section 2. Appropriation.

PART XIV

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES















(1) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S OFFICE













(A) Administration














Personal Services

2,484,274









2,484,274

(T)a












(43.6 FTE)




Health, Life, and Dental

2,811,622



1,033,930




1,442,372

b

241,956

c

93,364


Short-term Disability

105,538



39,980




54,307

b

9,235

c

2,016


Salary Survey, Anniversary Increases, and Shift Differential

1,863,520



890,475




501,346

b

150,642

c

321,057


Workers' Compensation

1,010,370



238,763




729,167

b

27,780

c

14,660


Operating Expenses

1,400,524



139,877




1,085,933

b

169,050

c

5,664


Legal Services for 33,870 35,220 hours

1,625,723



891,533




413,498

b

249,336

c

71,356



1,690,523







439,418

b

288,216

c



Payment to Risk Management and Property Funds

515,202



203,461




273,487

b

30,685

c

7,569


Vehicle Lease












Payments

2,001,902



990,579




929,474

b

22,267

c

59,582


Leased Space

473,750



310,341




142,213

b

14,824

c

6,372



494,748



331,339










Capitol Complex Leased Space

580,089



284,837




61,116

b

166,968

c

67,168



586,730



286,861




61,990

b

168,103

c

69,776



14,872,514














14,964,953



























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

b Of these amounts, $155,639 $181,559 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and $5,477,274 $5,478,148 shall be from various sources of cash.

c Of these amounts, $232,348 $271,228 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and is derived from property sales, $295,256 $296,391 shall be from various sources of exempt cash, and $555,139(T) shall be from statewide and departmental indirect cost recoveries.















(B) Information Technology Services












Personal Services

914,238









914,238

(T)a













(15.0 FTE)




Operating Expenses

19,505









19,505

(T)a



Purchase of Services from Computer Center

155,709



12,000




59,592

b

84,117

c



Information Technology Services Maintenance

439,477



72,178




105,863

b

235,232

c

26,204


Technology Initiative131, 132

1,064,410







827,264

d

237,146

e




2,593,339



























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

b Of these amounts, $22,819 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and $142,636 These amounts shall be from various sources of cash.

c Of these amounts, $277,230 (T) shall be from statewide and departmental indirect cost recoveries, $34,227 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and shall be derived from property sales, and $7,892 $42,119 shall be from various sources of exempt cash.

d Of this amount $802,500 shall be from the Operational Account of the Severance Tax Trust Fund and $24,764 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund.

e Of this amount, $200,000 shall be from reserves in the Ground Water Management Fund and $37,146 shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund and shall be derived from property sales.















(C) Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act127

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 Program

95,636



95,636














(2.0 FTE)










(G) Metadata Clearinghouse

26,372









26,372

(T)a

















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

















17,691,861














17,784,300


























(2) MINERALS AND GEOLOGY













(A) Coal Land Reclamation













Program Expenses Expenses132b

1,587,088



348,133

(M)


100,000

a



1,138,955

b





269,805

(M)


63,483

(H)a


1,253,800

b


(25.0 FTE)












Coal Program Support

36,517







36,517

a





Indirect Cost













Assessment

182,658







46,008

c



136,650

d


1,769,746














1,806,263



























a This amount These amounts shall be from the Operational Account of the Severance Tax Trust Fund.

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

c Of this amount, $4,305 shall be from fees and $41,703 shall be from the Mined Land Reclamation Fund.

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















(B) Inactive Mines














Program Costs

528,259














(12.6 FTE)












Best Management Practices

37,922













Abandoned Mine Safety

111,665














(0.2 FTE)














677,846



111,665








566,181
















(C) Minerals














Personal Services

1,263,837














(22.9 FTE)












Operating Expenses

119,003













Aerial Photography

5,000













Alluvial Gravel Study

50,000














1,437,840



585,696




822,144

a

30,000

b

















a Of this amount, $772,144 shall be from the Mined Land Reclamation Fund, and $50,000 shall be from the Operational Account of the Severance Tax Trust Fund.

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















(D) Mines Program














Colorado and Federal Mine Safety Program

290,378



114,480




16,579

a



159,319



308,458







34,659

a









(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)













391,030














409,110



























a This amount Of this amount, $16,579 shall be from fees. fees, and $18,080 shall be from the Operational Account of the Severance Tax Trust Fund.

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















(E) Emergency Response Costs132a

500,000









500,000

a

















a This amount shall be from reserves in the Emergency Response Cash Fund created under Section 34-32-122, C.R.S.

















4,776,462














4,831,059


























(3) GEOLOGICAL SURVEY














General Fund Programs

383,129



383,129














(4.6 FTE)










Cash Funds Programs

1,746,607







1,129,056

a

617,551

(T)b











(4.8 FTE)


(12.8 FTE)




Minerals and Fuel Survey

110,113







110,113

c





Geological Survey Mapping Mapping132b

155,527



77,763

(M)







77,764



165,112







4,792

(H)f


82,557






(1.2 FTE)








(1.3 FTE)


Colorado Avalanche Information Center

392,843







4,800

d

313,043

e

75,000












(5.3 FTE)


(2.0 FTE)


Federal Funded Programs

386,574











386,574














(5.0 FTE)


Indirect Cost

Assessment

25,807











25,807




3,200,600














3,210,185


























a Of this amount, $389,056 shall be from fees, and $740,000 shall be from the Operational Account of the Severance Tax Trust Fund.

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

c Of this amount, $88,090 shall be from the Operational Account of the Severance Tax Trust Fund, and $22,023(T) shall be from the Land Board Administration Fund.

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

e Of this amount, $40,000 shall be from grants and donations from various sources, and $273,043(T) shall be from the Colorado Department of Transportation.

f This amount shall be from the Operational Account of the Severance Tax Trust Fund.















(4) OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION COMMISSION












Personal Services

1,476,964







1,474,581

a



2,383



(28.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

143,288







143,288

b





Document Filing System

48,320







48,320

g





Printing Revolving Fund

13,721







13,721

c





Indirect Cost Assessment

151,981







147,414

a



4,567


Mineral Audits

1,200







1,200

a





Underground Injection Program

90,910











90,910














(2.0 FTE)


Accelerated Drilling 133

213,912







213,912

d