FUND(S):

8623, 8624, 8625

Sources of Revenue:

Special Fund

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


    Increase the Public Service Commission members by 2 @ $85,000 each plus benefits, 2 secretaries @ $45,000 each plus benefits. Current office arrangements will need to be evaluated and renovations made to accommodate 2 Commissioners.
    
    Assessments are evaluated each fiscal year to determine the amount of revenue needed to support yearly operations. Assessments will be adjusted accordingly.



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2011
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2012
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 473,000 383,000
Personal Services 0 348,000 358,000
Current Expenses 0 25,000 25,000
Repairs and Alterations 0 100,000 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    Personal Services
    2 Commissioners @ $85,000 = $170,000
    2 Secretaries @ $45,000 = $90,000
    Benefits = $88,000
    Total Personal Services = $348,000
    
    Current Expense
    Travel, Supplies & Other Miscellaneous = $25,000
    
    Repairs and Alterations
    201 Brooks Street has 3 Commissioners offices with secretarial support. Renovations would be neede to accommodate the 2 new Commissioners estimated @ $100,000



Memorandum


    consideration to change the language in 24-1-6 from two to three commissioners required for and order.



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Herb Brooks
    Email Address: HBrooks@PSC.STATE.WV.US