MINISTRY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM - VOTE 101

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MINISTRY ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM - VOTE 101

The strategy carried out under this vote focuses on providing policy, financial and human resources advice and expertise to ministry staff; developing functional administrative and human resources policies and procedures in conjunction with each ministry branch; providing financial planning and audit services; administering information technology; providing accommodation and central administrative services and maintaining contacts with central government agencies, as well as emergency management programs and quality service initiatives.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Ministry Administration 25,280,000 22,484,800 2,795,200 21,895,125
3 Policy 12,105,800 9,566,400 2,539,400 9,197,100
  Total Including Special Warrants 37,385,800 32,051,200 5,334,600 31,092,225
Less: Special Warrants - 15,500,000 (15,500,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 37,385,800 16,551,200 20,834,600 31,092,225
Special Warrants - 15,500,000 (15,500,000) -
Statutory Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act 47,841 46,858 983 40,152
Statutory Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act 16,173 31,682 (15,509) 27,148
  Total Statutory Appropriations 64,014 78,540 (14,526) 67,300
  Total Operating Expense 37,449,814 32,129,740 5,320,074 31,159,525
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Ministry Administration 300,000 300,000 - -
  Total Including Special Warrants 300,000 300,000 - -
Less: Special Warrants - 100,000 (100,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 300,000 200,000 100,000 -
Special Warrants - 100,000 (100,000) -
  Total Operating Assets 300,000 300,000 - -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
101-1 Ministry Administration      
  Salaries and wages     11,174,300
  Employee benefits     2,181,400
  Transportation and communication     698,400
  Services     11,391,000
  Supplies and equipment     246,400
  Subtotal     25,691,500
  Less: Recoveries     411,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     25,280,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Main Office      
  Salaries and wages   1,662,800  
  Employee benefits   198,000  
  Transportation and communication   164,600  
  Services   436,500  
  Supplies and equipment   44,900 2,506,800
  Facilities and Business Services      
  Salaries and wages   2,303,900  
  Employee benefits   979,400  
  Transportation and communication   250,400  
  Services   6,431,300  
  Supplies and equipment   51,700  
  Subtotal   10,016,700  
  Less: Recoveries   216,500 9,800,200
  Business Planning and Financial Services      
  Salaries and wages   2,970,100  
  Employee benefits   412,600  
  Transportation and communication   31,600  
  Services   436,200  
  Supplies and equipment   15,700 3,866,200
  Human Resources      
  Salaries and wages   675,000  
  Employee benefits   94,200  
  Transportation and communication   27,000  
  Services   86,700  
  Supplies and equipment   20,600 903,500
  Communications Services      
  Salaries and wages   3,562,500  
  Employee benefits   497,200  
  Transportation and communication   188,300  
  Services   1,176,400  
  Supplies and equipment   83,400 5,507,800
  Legal Services      
  Transportation and communication   20,000  
  Services   2,449,800  
  Supplies and equipment   25,000  
  Subtotal   2,494,800  
  Less: Recoveries   195,000 2,299,800
  Audit Services      
  Transportation and communication   16,500  
  Services   374,100  
  Supplies and equipment   5,100 395,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     25,280,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
Statutory    Minister's Salary, the Executive Council Act     47,841
Statutory    Parliamentary Assistants' Salaries, the Executive Council Act     16,173
101-3 Policy      
  Salaries and wages     8,206,500
  Employee benefits     1,141,200
  Transportation and communication     396,100
  Services     2,346,800
  Supplies and equipment     115,200
  Subtotal     12,205,800
  Less: Recoveries     100,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     12,105,800
  Total Operating Expense for Ministry Administration Program     37,449,814
  OPERATING ASSETS      
101-2 Ministry Administration      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     300,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     300,000
  Total Operating Assets for Ministry Administration Program     300,000