Ministry of Natural Resources - THE ESTIMATES, 2006-07

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PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM - VOTE 2104

The Public Safety and Emergency Response program provides leadership for the delivery of the Ministry's emergency management program for the protection of people and property affected by forest fires, flood, drought, erosion, soil/bedrock instability, and crude and natural gas exploration including natural gas and hydrocarbon underground storage, salt solution mining emergencies and other provincially significant emergencies where assistance is requested.

The program also has responsibility for the planning and provision, directly or indirectly, of non-scheduled air transportation for the Government of Ontario.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2006-07

Estimates
2005-06

Difference
Between
2006-07
and
2005-06

Actual
2004-05

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 36,007,900 36,609,000 (601,100) 35,912,674
2 Extra Fire Fighting 65,995,900 66,779,200 (783,300) 37,741,298
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 102,003,800 103,388,200 (1,384,400) 73,653,972
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Operating Expense 102,013,800 103,398,200 (1,384,400) 73,653,972
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 100,000 120,000 (20,000) 89,970
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 100,000 120,000 (20,000) 89,970
  Total Operating Assets 100,000 120,000 (20,000) 89,970



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
2104-1 Aviation and Forest Fire Management      
  Salaries and wages     26,248,000
  Employee benefits     3,168,400
  Transportation and communication     2,537,700
  Services     17,810,600
  Supplies and equipment     5,083,200
  Subtotal     54,847,900
  Less: Recoveries     18,840,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     36,007,900
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
2104-2 Extra Fire Fighting      
  Salaries and wages     30,835,200
  Employee benefits     2,793,300
  Transportation and communication     4,126,100
  Services     28,976,300
  Supplies and equipment     8,266,000
  Subtotal     74,996,900
  Less: Recoveries     9,001,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     65,995,900
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     102,013,800
  OPERATING ASSETS      
2104-3 Aviation and Forest Fire Management      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     100,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     100,000
  Total Operating Assets for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     100,000