Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021
The proposed budget forms the basis for program management
and audit and must be presented in line-item detail and cover a one year
program period from July through June of each fiscal year. Annual budget levels
shall be included in the Request for Application (RFA). The budget may include
a line item for an independent audit to be completed at the end of each annual
program period or as specified in the RFA. The district attorney's budget shall
include the following:
and benefits computed at the county salary and benefit schedule. A current copy
of the pertinent schedule shall be submitted with the proposed
(1) Estimated costs shall be listed by
(2) Itemized costs shall
conform to county policy regarding appropriateness of expenses.
(3) Allowable costs are those costs incurred
in direct support of local program activities, including program related
travel, equipment costs proportional to program-related use of the equipment,
facilities cost, expert witness fees and audits.
(c) Indirect costs are those not capable of
being assigned to a particular project or program, but necessary to the
operation of the organization and the performance of the program. The costs of
operating and maintaining facilities, accounting services, and administrative
salaries are examples of indirect costs. Indirect costs shall not exceed 10
percent of personnel salaries (excluding benefits and overtime) or 5 percent of
total direct program costs (excluding equipment).
Non-allowable budget items include:
(1) Real property purchases and
(2) Aircraft or motor
vehicles, except the purchase of motor vehicles which is specifically justified
to the Commissioner.
(4) Food and beverages,
except as purchased in connection with program-related travel. Food and
beverages costs shall not exceed the applicant's per diem schedule.
(5) Weapons or ammunition unless included as
part of a benefit package.
(e) Program funds must be used to support
enhanced investigation and prosecution of disability insurance fraud and cannot
be used to supplant funds which in the absence of program funds would be made
available for any portion of the local disability insurance program.
(f) Budget modifications are allowable so
long as they do not change the grant award amount.
(g) The annual and proposed use of these
funds are subject to full public disclosure.