The 2001-02 Resources and Requirements Forecast estimates the
impact of budget decisions made by the State and by the CSU System
Office, and the campus on the projected campus budget for the
The following notes provide a brief explanation of the numbers
shown on the forecast. Other related notes and recommendations
on selected topics can be found in the Budget Priorities and General
Recommendations sections of this report. The Budget Outlook section
of the appendix contains an analysis of the fiscal condition of
the State and the likely resultant impact on the CSU System and
the campus. That outlook provided the context for the campus budget
2000-01 Net General Fund: $207.545M
Net state support and budgeted revenues
and reimbursements as detailed in the 2000-01 CSULB Internal Budget
State/System Adjustments to 2000-01:
Anticipated changes in the campus'
2000-01 General Fund Support Budget detailed in CSU coded memorandum
B01-03 dated March 9, 2001. Budget changes are based on the Governor's
2001-02 proposed budget presented to the Legislature in January,
CSU revenue projections and budget priorities.
Campus Budget Adjustments: $4.260M
The campus' estimate of revenue variances
in 2001-02 budgeted revenues.
Fee Revenue: $(400,000)
--Preliminary campus adjustment in the 2001-02 budget
for State University Fee (SUF) revenues to reflect more accurately
a change in the ratio of FTE:headcount.
Application Fee Revenue: $300,000
--Campus estimate of additional
application fee revenues over the current year budget.
--Anticipated balance of unexpended funds from fiscal
year 2000-01 for the past several years, campus practice has
been to pledge all prior-year savings to the subsequent year's
budget planning process. However, it should be noted that these
savings are temporary in nature and cannot be expected to be
available in future years.
YRO Fee Revenue:
--Preliminary campus estimate of additional fee revenues that
will be collected from non-matriculated students during Summer
Non-Resident Tuition Revenue: $2,060,000
--Preliminary campus estimate of additional non-resident tuition
revenues over the current year budget ($1,400,000 Academic Year
and $660,000 YRO).
2000-01 Divisions' Base Budgets:
Base budgets for all divisions as
detailed in the 2000-01 Internal Budget Document.
2000-01 University Wide Budgets:
General, necessary, or unavoidable
costs that are not appropriately assigned to a particular operating
Rate Reduction: $(2.140 M)
Base budget adjustment associated with a rate change in the campus'
contributions to employee retirement plan effective during 2000-01.
The funds will revert to the State and are not available for campus
Campus cost estimate associated with operating the state-supported
CSU cost estimate for a 4.00% compensation package effective July
1, 2001 and the full year costs of the 2000-01 salary increases.
The allocation provides for general, service-based, and performance-based
salary increases. This new compensation package requires appropriate
negotiation under the provisions of the Higher Education Employee
Relations Act (HEERA) with the appropriate collective bargaining
Given the uncertainty surrounding energy, it is impossible at
this stage in our budgeting process to accurately forecast the
level of funding that will be required to cover utility costs.
Therefore, the RPP Task Force has supported a budget plan that
allows for a $2,000,000 base budget increase to Utilities beginning
FY 2001-02. Any funding requirements beyond this level will be
handled as a one-time adjustment in 2001-02 and a base adjustment
in the subsequent year.
CSU initial adjustment to the 2000-01 budget for State University
Grants for both the academic year and state-supported summer terms.
The campus' budget allocation for the student financial aid program
is distributed on the basis of need in accordance with CSU Policy.
This preliminary budget represents only 90% of our final base
allocation; the final adjustment will be made following enactment
of the 2001-02 Budget.
Change in the employer's benefit contribution for health care
effective during FY 2000-01 ($1,021,000), the increment in benefit
expenditures associated with new hires ($200,000) and the employer's
contribution to social security benefits ($185,000).
Campus estimate of maintaining current salary budgets of faculty
and staff positions into the next budget year. This is the final
year that the campus will centrally fund salary variations in
new hires, replacements, promotions and reclassifications above
Campus contingency fund in the event a higher salary increase
for employees is awarded than funding available.
Administration Project: $500,000
Base budget adjustment to cover revised cost estimates for implementing
the Student Administration System.
Base budget adjustment to enhance instructional support costs
for "high-cost disciplines" (computer sciences, engineering,
nursing, biochemistry and biotechnology).
Base budget allocation to help reduce the deferred maintenance
backlog. Consistent with State Legislative intent, the campus
is required to prepare appropriate project and expenditure reports.
Campus estimate of ensuring timely processing of new student applications.
Base budget allocation to help expand and update the permanent
collection of books, periodicals, and serial subscriptions.
Campus estimate of funding required for increased campus contributions
(premium payments) to the CSU Risk Pool, primarily in the worker's
compensation and liability. This estimate includes the annual
campus' contribution in a multi-year plan to address unfunded
system wide liability costs which is at $30 million.
Represents the change in expenditures due to the postage rate
increase effective January 1, 2001.