PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM - VOTE 2104

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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
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 40,222,900 36,007,900 4,215,000 35,694,553
2 Extra Fire Fighting 65,286,400 65,995,900 (709,500) 119,860,807
  Total Including Special Warrants 105,509,300 102,003,800 3,505,500 155,555,360
Less: Special Warrants 17,000,000 - 17,000,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 88,509,300 102,003,800 (13,494,500) 155,555,360
Special Warrants 17,000,000 - 17,000,000 -
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Operating Expense 105,519,300 102,013,800 3,505,500 155,555,360
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 100,000 100,000 - 89,970
  Total Including Special Warrants 100,000 100,000 - 89,970
Less: Special Warrants 100,000 - 100,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED - 100,000 (100,000) 89,970
Special Warrants 100,000 - 100,000 -
  Total Operating Assets 100,000 100,000 - 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     27,701,700
  Employee benefits     3,347,300
  Transportation and communication     2,109,000
  Services     26,844,200
  Supplies and equipment     4,803,100
  Subtotal     64,805,300
  Less: Recoveries     24,582,400
  Total Operating Expense     40,222,900
  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     3,126,100
  Services     30,466,800
  Supplies and equipment     7,266,000
  Subtotal     74,487,400
  Less: Recoveries     9,201,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     65,286,400
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     105,519,300
  OPERATING ASSETS      
2104-3 Aviation and Forest Fire Management      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     100,000
  Total Operating Assets     100,000
  Total Operating Assets for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     100,000