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Funding Analysis


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         Below is a summary of the fiscal estimate put together in 2002 by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection in support of the original Pet Facilities Law. Click on the link above to read the complete August 2003 updated Fiscal Estimate, prepared for Representative Balow in for his new Pet Facilities Bill. There are some changes in this newer document. Please note that the new estimate is in PDF format, and you need the Acrobat reader to download it, but the reader is free from http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

 

 

Pet Facilities Licensing Program (2002 summary):

1: Cost to Implement Program

       DATCP will need 7 additional staff to implement the program. Required inspections of an estimated 1300 pet facilities will take approximately 10,145 investigator hours each year. This will require 5 FTE investigators. One FTE program assistant will be needed to process license applications and renewals, and maintain license and inspection records. A program coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the program, establishing assignments and priorities, setting program directions, evaluating program performance, coordinating compliance actions and serving as liaison with interested groups.

Staff Costs(Salary, Fringe, Supplies and Services)

POSITION FTE FY04 FY05
  Animal Health Investigators 5.0 $291,209 $295,043
    Program Coordinator 1.0 $87,044 $88,441
    Program Assistant 1.0 $42,376 $43,023
                 TOTAL 7.0 $420,630 $426,507

 

2: Projected Revenue

       This program will have two sources of revenue. The first is from an increase to existing dog license fees, set by statute, that will generate approximately $355,000 annually. The second source is the biennial licensing fee, set by rule, for an estimated 1300 pet facilites.

DOG LICENSE REVENUE (INCREASE FEE BY STATUTE)

Dog License Increase Number of Dog Licences Fee Increase Estimated Revenue
     Spayed 255,092 0.85 $216,828
     Intact 109,325 1.1 $120,258
     Multiple Dog License Increase 2189 8.25 $18,059
                 ANNUAL TOTAL     $355,145

 

PET FACILITIES LICENSE REVENUE (SET BY RULE)

  Estimated Number of Facilities Estimated Annual Fee Estimated Revenue
Pet Dealers      
Kennels      
Animal Shelters      
Animal Rescue      

 

MINUMUM ANNUAL NEED FROM LICENSE FEES $66,000
ESTIMATED TOTAL REVENUE $421,145

 

3. Estimated Revenue Less Expenses

Estimated revenue $421,145
Estimated expenses $420,630
Net Gain (Loss) $515
 

 


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