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, animal health and welfare, and nutrient management. This strategy also includes non-regulatory programs in food safety, traceability, animal health and welfare, nutrient management, land use planning and environment. The ministry uses a full suite of tools to manage risks and encourage industry adoption of best management practices.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Difference
Between
2009-10
and
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE  
1 Better Public Health and Environment 76,471,700 65,301,600 11,170,100 85,008,742
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 76,471,700 65,301,600 11,170,100 85,008,742
Statutory Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 10,000 10,000 - -
  Total Operating Expense 76,481,700 65,311,600 11,170,100 85,008,742
  OPERATING ASSETS        
2 Better Public Health and Environment 500,000 500,000 - 92,200
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 500,000 500,000 - 92,200
Statutory Tile Drainage Debentures, the Tile Drainage Act 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 7,491,900
  Total Statutory Appropriations 11,800,000 11,800,000 - 7,491,900
  Total Operating Assets 12,300,000 12,300,000 - 7,584,100



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     29,654,900
  Employee benefits     4,215,100
  Transportation and communication     3,042,700
  Services     11,535,200
  Supplies and equipment     1,304,800
  Transfer payments      
     Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Program   6,667,000  
     Agri-Environmental Standards Research   300,000  
     Environment Partnerships   570,000  
     Other Assistance for Public Health   335,000  
     Transitional Assistance for Meat Processors   4,700,000  
     Food Safety and Traceability Partnerships   250,000  
     Lake Simcoe Agri-Environmental Partnerships   917,500  
     Growing Forward - Federal - Better Public Health and Environment   14,689,900 28,429,400
  Subtotal     78,182,100
  Less: Recoveries     1,710,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     76,471,700
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Bad Debt Expense, the Financial Administration Act     10,000
  Total Operating Expense for Better Public Health and Environment     76,481,700
  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 to be Voted     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