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
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 37,694,800 40,222,900 (2,528,100) 35,972,199
2 Extra Fire Fighting 65,486,400 65,286,400 200,000 141,178,595
  Total Including Special Warrants 103,181,200 105,509,300 (2,328,100) 177,150,794
Less: Special Warrants - 17,000,000 (17,000,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 103,181,200 88,509,300 14,671,900 177,150,794
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 103,191,200 105,519,300 (2,328,100) 177,150,794
  OPERATING ASSETS        
3 Aviation and Forest Fire Management 100,000 100,000 - 75,466
  Total Including Special Warrants 100,000 100,000 - 75,466
Less: Special Warrants - 100,000 (100,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 100,000 - 100,000 75,466
Special Warrants - 100,000 (100,000) -
  Total Operating Assets 100,000 100,000 - 75,466



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     3,356,100
  Transportation and communication     2,109,000
  Services     25,642,000
  Supplies and equipment     4,803,100
  Subtotal     63,611,900
  Less: Recoveries     25,917,100
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     37,694,800
  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     9,001,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     65,486,400
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety and Emergency Response Program     103,191,200
  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