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Meeting of the Board of Regents | March 2010

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 11:40pm

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THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234

TO:

 

 

FROM:

Theresa E. Savo 

 

SUBJECT:

State Education Department February 2010 Fiscal Report

 

DATE:

March 2, 2010

 

STRATEGIC GOAL:

Goal 5

 

AUTHORIZATION(S):

   

 

 

Executive Summary

 

Issue for Discussion

The February Fiscal Report is presented for your review, discussion and acceptance.  Also, attached is a Variance Report which increases the projected expenditure level for Tenured Teacher Hearings and decreases projected expenditures for the Office of Professions, Cultural Education and Cost Recovery revenue accounts.

 

Reason(s) for Consideration

 

              Update on Department State Operations expenditure and revenue projections.

Proposed Handling

              Review, discussion and acceptance.

Procedural History

The February report reflects actual expenditures through the first eleven months of the 2009-2010 State fiscal year and projected expenditures through the lapse period ending June 30, 2010.

 

Background Information

 

  • All Funds – Extensive spending controls continue.
  • General Fund – All of our general fund accounts are in structural balance with the exception of the Tenured Teacher Hearing Account. 
  • Special Revenue – Our revenue accounts are in structural balance (allowing for normal reimbursement delays and the planned use of prior year balances) with the exception of the Cultural Education Account due to declining revenues and continued reliance on the account by other agencies. After expending prior year funds, the Archives Partnership Trust (APT) will use sufficient revenue from the APT endowment, pursuant to Chapter 399 of the Laws of 1998, to maintain structural balance.
  • Federal Accounts – This report reflects current year activity for two year grant awards.

 

              Our Budget Coordination staff and I will continue to closely monitor each of these accounts and work with program office fiscal staff and the Deputies to ensure structural balance. 

Recommendation

I recommend that the Board of Regents accept the February 2010 State Education Department Fiscal Report as presented.

 

Timetable for Implementation

 

              N/A

 

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Attachment 2