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Indiana Department of Environmental Management

IDEM > About > Agency Efficiency Metrics > Agency Metrics 2006 Agency Metrics 2006

Agency Mission:

  • Protect human health and the environment while providing permission for safe industrial, agricultural, commercial, and governmental operation vital to a prosperous economy.

Statewide Initiatives:

Budget 1-Jul-06
Annual Savings & Efficiencies - Elimination of Mgt Level ($000) $405 Headcount 1078 948
One-Time Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction in Operating Budget ($000) $8,957 Assets ($000)   Fleet

Agency Metrics:

Agency Metrics Result Target Comments
Quality of Hoosiers' Environment
% of Hoosiers that live in counties that meet air quality standards 81% 100% 80% 1,176,770 of 6,271,973 above standards
% of CSO Communities with approved programs to prevent the release of untreated sewage 50% 100% 20% 75% by 2007 is goal

Permitting Efficiency
Total calendar days accumulated in issuing environmental permits, as determined by state statute

Land 93,916 37,710 86,864 208 permits
Air 337,792 208,000 385,000 699 permits
Water 109,016 25,920 200,000 82 permits
* Places emphasis on back logged permits

Total percentage of compliance observations from regulated customers within acceptable compliance standards

Inspections 93.20% 97% 75%  
Self reporting 95.55% 99% 95%  
Continuous monitoring (COM) 99.61% 99.9% 99.0% &nsbp;
* Tracks observations and not just inspections

Organizational Transformation
Budgetary agency dollars spent on key outside contracts for core agency functions.

Dollars spent on outside services per year $3,179,367 $0 $3,447,017 Will require increase in head count to accomplish

Fundamental Change Initiatives:

  • Consolidating IT with IOT


  • Eliminated a Management Level generating $405,250 in annual savings, included a Chief-of-Staff and 3 Deputy Commissioners.
  • Head count: 948 verses a budget goal of 1078, includes part time and intermittent
  • Moving forward with "Virtual File Cabinet" project
  • Moving forward with reduction in 3rd party contract services for core functions
  • Completed fiscal year 08 and 09 budget, addressed PROBE issues
  • Completed fiscal analysis of dedicated fun accounts

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