Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area Annual Fee Report
Fiscal Year 2012
Per Section 804 of the Federal Lands and Recreation Act (c)(2), this information demonstrates, on an annual basis, the use of recreation fee revenues in the El Centro Field Office. It is also provided per guidance in the BLM Recreation Permits and Fees Manual section (2930.06B6j). The information below is based on the best available data from the BLM FBMS System.
Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area
FY 2012 Fee Program Revenue = $2,278,000
|Carry-over from FY11|
Total FY12 Funds
*Unliquidated obligations are funds that were set aside in previous fiscal years to pay for contracts that may run the course of several fiscal years. Essentially, it is carry-over funding tracked separately in the BLM system.
Total FY12 Expenditures: $2,556,000
Carry-over to FY13: $152,000
Expenditures included the following services for the 1,140,676 visitors to the dunes:
- Outreach & Education
- Emergency Medical/Rescue Services
- Law Enforcement
- Recreation Program Management
The FY 2013 priority projects for Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area will be based on the BLM California Strategic Framework. The Framework outlines three “Community” business line goals, “Recreation, Partnerships, and Public Safety”. The priority fee projects for the dunes will be to provide recreation and public safety services within the fee budget while reducing the cost of managing the Dunes through partnerships.
ISDRA Fee Expenditure Categories:
Maintenance - Trash collection, restroom maintenance, road and camping pad grading, sand removal from road and campgrounds.
Overhead - Labor, training and travel.
Fee Program Management - Management and labor for permit program including on and off site sales, website management, printing, mailing and vendor management.
Visitor Services - Emergency Medical/Rescue Services, dispatch, travel costs for holiday assistance, vehicles, education and outreach, maps.
Law Enforcement - Labor, vehicles and travel costs for holiday assistance.