BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT - VOTE 107

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BETTER PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT - VOTE 107

This strategy includes the ministrys main regulatory functions relating to food inspection and compliance, and nutrient management, as well as non-regulatory programs in food safety, nutrient management, land use planning and environment, and for policy development for good manufacturing practices, traceability and the environment. This strategy also includes the Office of the Chief Veterinarian.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Better Public Health and Environment 72,875,000 75,227,200 (2,352,200) 61,281,069
  Total Including Special Warrants 72,875,000 75,227,200 (2,352,200) 61,281,069
Less: Special Warrants 44,000,000 - 44,000,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 28,875,000 75,227,200 (46,352,200) 61,281,069
Special Warrants 44,000,000 - 44,000,000 -
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - 11,000
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - 11,000
  Total Operating Expense 72,885,000 75,237,200 (2,352,200) 61,292,069
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - 17,900
  Total Including Special Warrants 500,000 500,000 - 17,900
Less: Special Warrants 100,000 - 100,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 400,000 500,000 (100,000) 17,900
Special Warrants 100,000 - 100,000 -
Statutory Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 6,378,100
  Total Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 6,378,100
  Total Operating Assets 12,300,000 12,300,000 - 6,396,000



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
107-1 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Salaries and wages     27,984,200
  Employee benefits     3,714,300
  Transportation and communication     2,559,500
  Services     14,777,800
  Supplies and equipment     1,497,200
  Transfer payments      
     Food Safety Initiative   8,225,000  
     Transitional Assistance for Meat Processors   6,770,000  
     Food Safety   500,000  
     Ontario Beekeepers Association   115,000  
     Nutrient Management Assistance   610,000  
     Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Program   5,667,000  
     Nutrient Management Training   325,000  
     Agri-environmental standards research   675,000  
     Other Assistance for Public Health and Environment   205,000 23,092,000
  Subtotal     73,625,000
  Less: Recoveries     750,000
  Total Operating Expense     72,875,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
  Total Operating Expense for Better Public Health and Environment     72,885,000
  OPERATING ASSETS      
107-2 Better Public Health and Environment      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Loans and Investments      
     Tile Drainage Loans in Unorganized Territories     200,000
  Total Operating Assets     500,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Loans and Investments      
Statutory    Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act     11,800,000
  Total Operating Assets for Better Public Health and Environment     12,300,000