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Indiana Department of Environmental Management

IDEM > About > Agency Efficiency Metrics > Agency Metrics Q1 2007 Agency Metrics Q1 2007

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-Apr-07
Annual Savings & Efficiencies - Elimination of Mgt Level ($000) $405 Headcount 1078 918
One-Time Savings & Efficiencies - Reduction in Operating Budget ($000) $8,957 Assets ($000)    

Agency Metrics:

Agency Metrics Result Target Comments
Quality of Hoosiers' Environment
% of Hoosiers that live in counties that meet air quality standards 85% 100% 80% 964,725 of 6,271,973 above standards
% of CSO Communities with approved programs to prevent the release of untreated sewage 48% 100% 20% 75% by 2007 is goal

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

Land 81,726 38,385 86,864 259 permits
Air 321,262 208,000 385,000 666 permits
Water 85,443 13,770 200,000 82 permits
* Places emphasis on back logged permits

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

Inspections 96.84% 97% 75%  
Self reporting 94.99% 99% 95% &nsbp;
Continuous monitoring (COM) 99.61% 99.9% 99.0%  
* 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 $3,100,000 $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: 918 verses a budget goal of 1078, includes part time and intermittent
  • Beginning Phase 2 of the "Virtual File Cabinet" project
  • Reducing 3rd party contract services for core functions (LUST Program OLQ and Air Permitting OAQ)
  • Proposed Dedicated fund increases thru Legislation

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