OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR PROGRAM - VOTE 1701

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OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR PROGRAM - VOTE 1701

The program provides the services required by the Lieutenant Governor in performing his constitutional, representational and community duties. In his constitutional role, the Lieutenant Governor represents the Queen, appoints the Premier based on majority support, swears-in the Executive Council, outlines the Government's plans in the Speech from the Throne, provides the Royal Assent needed for bills to become law, approves orders-in-council and appointments recommended by Cabinet, and prorogues or dissolves each session of Parliament. In his community role, the Lieutenant Governor represents the people of Ontario and acts as the Province's official host, welcoming world leaders and diplomats. He hosts or attends hundreds of community events throughout Ontario. He promotes themes or issues in support of mental health, anti-racism and aboriginal youth. He presents honours and awards to outstanding Ontarians and, on request, sends messages for special celebrations and congratulations for birthdays of 90 years and over, and for wedding anniversaries of 50 years and over.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Office of the Lieutenant Governor 1,130,200 1,128,500 1,700 1,086,243
  Total Including Special Warrants 1,130,200 1,128,500 1,700 1,086,243
Less: Special Warrants 481,700 - 481,700 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 648,500 1,128,500 (480,000) 1,086,243
Special Warrants 481,700 - 481,700 -
  Total Operating Expense 1,130,200 1,128,500 1,700 1,086,243



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1701-1 Office of the Lieutenant Governor      
  Salaries and wages     657,700
  Employee benefits     74,800
  Transportation and communication     32,100
  Services     207,300
  Supplies and equipment     37,500
  Other transactions      
     Discretionary allowance     120,800
  Total Operating Expense     1,130,200
  Total Operating Expense for Office of the Lieutenant Governor Program     1,130,200