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Alabama PYs 2020-2023 Published Approved

SNAP E&T

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a. 2. An operating budget for the Federal fiscal year with an estimate of the cost of operation for each Federal fiscal year covered by the Combined Plan. Any State agency that requests 50 percent Federal reimbursement for State agency E&T administrative costs, other than for participant reimbursements, must include in its plan, or amendments to its plan, an itemized list of all activities and costs for which those Federal funds will be claimed, including the costs for case management and casework to facilitate the transition from economic dependency to self-sufficiency through work. Costs in excess of the Federal grant will be allowed only with the prior approval of FNS and must be adequately documented to assure that they are necessary, reasonable and properly allocated. A State must submit a plan amendment to request budget adjustments at least 30 days prior to planned implementation;

Current Narrative:

  State cost Federal cost Total
I.   Direct Costs:      
a) Salary/Wages 282,254 939,530 1,221,784
b) Fringe Benefits* Approved Fringe Benefit Rate Used ______% 137,261 443,637 580,898
c) Contractual Costs (Admin Only) 3,204,185 4,143,438 7,347,623
d) Non-capital Equipment and Supplies      
e) Materials 2,500 39,083              41,583
f) Travel 1500 21,600 23,100
g) Building/Space      
h) Equipment & Other Capital Expenditures      
Total Direct Costs 3,627,700 5,587,288 9,214,988
II.  Indirect Costs:      
 Indirect Costs*Approved Indirect Cost Rate Used:  N/A% DHR uses PACAP 110,006 366,172 476,178
III. In-kind Contribution      
State in-kind contribution      
Total Administrative Cost (Total of items I, II, and III) 3,737,706 5,953,460 9,691,166
100 Percent Federal E&T Grant   2,215,754 2,215,754
50 percent Additional Administrative Expenditure 3,737,706 3,737,706 7,475,412
IV. Participant Reimbursement (State plus Federal):      
a)  Dependent Care (including contractual costs)      
b)  Transportation & Other Costs (including contractual costs) 292,187 292,187 584,374
c) State Agency Cost for Dependent Care Services      
 Total 50 percent Participant Reimbursement Expenses 292,187 292,187 584,374
V.  Total Costs 4,029,893 4,029,893 8,059,786

* Attach an approval letter from the cognizant agency identifying the indirect cost rate being used.

 

Alabama DHR is a Public Assistance Agency and therefore is required to submit a Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan.   An approval letter for such a plan is included.

 

  • Fringe Benefits are calculated at : FICA= 7.65% of salary, Retirement  = 15.24% of salary, OC = 0.04% of salary,  and Insurance is $930 per person per month.

 

 

Item Narrative
I.Direct Costs:  
a) Salary/Wages 13 County staff at 50% Admin rate have salaries of $564,508.

9 County and 5 State staff at 100% rate have salaries of $375,022.  Alabama legislature approved 2% COLA for FY 2020. County staff at the FSW-1 classification may be converted to FSW-2 level during FY 20.
b) Fringe Benefits* Approved Fringe Benefit Rate Used_22.93% + $930ea _a month Fringe Benefits are calculated at : FICA= 7.65% of salary, Retirement  = 15.24% of salary, OC = 0.04% of salary,  and Insurance is $930 per person per month.
c) Contractual Costs 100% contracts: Dept. of Labor & Benton and Assoc. total $268,697. 
50% contracts:  Goodwill Easter Seals, Goodwill Southern Rivers, Heritage Training & Career Center, Daniel Payne College Village, A Cut Above the Rest, Boys & Girls Club, Workshops Inc., The Bridge Center Inc.,  M&E Consulting Services, Sylacauga Alliance for Family Enhancement, Alabama Industrial Development Training, United Ways, Family Counseling of Mobile, Alabama Community College System totals $6,408,370.  Also, $670,556 is added for contract system development workers.
d) Non-capital Equipment and Supplies  
e) Materials Supplies for County offices for color printer ink and special paper to assist clients in resumes. Marketing boards and supplies.
f) Travel Staff must travel to meet with contractors and state staff must attend regional meetings. Increased by $2000 for 3 additional staff for in-state travel among counties.
g) Building/Space  
h) Equipment & Other Capital Expenditures  
II. Indirect Costs:  
  Alabama DHR is a Public Assistance Agency and therefore is required to submit a Public Assistance Cost Allocation Plan.   An approval letter for such a plan is included.
III. State In-kind Contribution  
   
IV. Participant Reimbursements  
a)  Dependent Care  
b)  Transportation & Other Costs Client reimbursements: Non-DOL expected to increase, payments *12mo. *1.15 = $559,374 plus DOL. = $25,000.  Total $584,375, Fed share =$292,187
c) State Agency Cost for Dependent Care Services