General Government

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Copies of the reports listed below may be obtained by contacting the office at 517.373.8080 or contacting Kathryn Bateson.

Questions on the following documents should be directed to Benjamin Gielczyk and Mike Cnossen, Fiscal Analysts for the General Government budget.

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Special Reports

2016

  • Legal Services Funds Memo [221K], September 29, 2016. Prepared by Perry Zielak, Fiscal Analyst. This memo provides information related to the Legal Service fund within the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget (DTMB) and Lawsuit Settlement Proceeds fund within the Attorney General's budget related to the Flint declaration of emergency.

2015

  • Pure Michigan Tourism Marketing Campaign [141K] October 29, 2015. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This memo provides background on the history of Michigan travel and tourism marketing efforts under the Pure Michigan campaign.
  • Community Ventures Program [139K] August 15, 2015. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This memorandum provides background information on the Community Ventures (CV) Program included in the Michigan Strategic Fund, which is now included within the Department of Talent and Economic Development.
  • Fiscal Forum: Information Techonology Investment Fund Projects [257K] September 10, 2015. Prepared by Perry Zielak, Fiscal Analyst. This Fiscal Forum gives information on the Information Techonology Investment Fund Projects for the Department of Technology, Mangagement, and Budget.
  • State Services Fee Fund (Updated) [140K], prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst, May 12, 2015. This memo provides information on the State Services Fee Fund (SSFF), its sources of revenue, the annual appropriations from the fund, and issues with the recent divergence in revenues and appropriations.
  • FY 2014-15 Budget Shortfall Resolution - Prior Year Work Project Lapses Memo [117K], February 11, 2015. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst and Robin Risko, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This memo is on the FY 2014-15 Budget Shortfall Resolution, Prior-Year Work Project Lapses.

2013

  • Proposed Michigan Strategic Fund Act Changes (Updated) [100K], prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst, December 9, 2013. This memorandum provides a summary of the proposed changes to the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) Act in a package of both Senate-and House-introduced bills.The bills included Senate Bills 269, 270, 271, 272, and 278, as well as House Bills 4071, 4480, 4481 and 4482.
  • State Servcies Fee Fund - Update [103K]. October 1, 2013, Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This memo provides information on the State Services Fee Fund (SSFF), its sources of revenue, the annual appropriations from the fund, and issues with the recent divergence in revenues and appropriations.
  • Economic Vitality Incentive Program [816K], July 23, 2013. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This memo provides information on constitutional and statutory revenue sharing and the development and enactment of the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP) for cities, villages, and townships (CVTs) in the FY 2011-12 and FY 2012-13 and FY 2013-14 budgets. In addition, updated EVIP payment estimates to eligible CVTs are provided.
  • Proposed Michigan Strategic Fund Act Changes [127K], June 20, 2013. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This memo provides a summary of the proposed changes to the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) Act in a package of both Senate and House introduced bills. The bills included Senate Bills 269, 270, 271, 272, and 278, as well as House Bills 4071, 4480, 4481 and 4482.
  • Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Reductions [133K] January 30,2013, Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This memo provides information on recent changes in appropriations for payments in lieu of taxes (PILT) paid to local units of government for state-owned property in the Department of Treasury budget, including the budget impact of recent statutory changes related to PILT.

2012

  • Economic Vitality Incentive Program [149K], September 25, 2012. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst and Jim Stansell, Economist. This memo provides information on constitutional and statutory revenue sharing and the development and enactment of the Economic Vitality Incentive Program (EVIP) for cities, villages, and townships (CVTs) in the FY 2011-12 and FY 2012-13 budgets.
  • County Incentive Program [163K] September 11, 2012, Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst and Jim Stansell, Economist. This memo provides information on County Revenue Sharing and the new County Incentive Program (CIP) enacted in the FY 2012-13 budget.
  • State Services Fee Fund [110K] April 2, 2012. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk. This memo provides information on the State Services Fee Fund, its sources of revenue, the annual appropriations from the fund, and issues with the divergence in revenues and appropriations. (Update).
  • Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Reductions [112K] January 19, 2012, Prepared by Ben Gielczyk, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This memo provides information on recent reductions in appropriations for payments in lieu of taxes (PILT) paid to local units of government for state-owned property.

2011

  • State Services Fee Fund [108K] October 11, 2011. Prepared by Ben Gielczyk. This memo provides information on the State Services Fee Fund, its sources of revenue, the annual appropriations from the fund, and issues with the divergence in revenues and appropriations.

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