FOREST AND RESOURCE PROTECTION (Program); FLORIDA FOREST SERVICEGovernor's Recommendations
2022-23
Current Year Budget
2021-22
Difference
DollarsPositionsDollarsPositionsDollarsPositions
$125,403,0251,180.00$133,561,1151,180.00($8,158,090)0.00
 

 
Policy Area:  LAND RESOURCES
Issue:            FIREFIGHTER PAY INCREASE

Justification
Governor's Recommendations 2022-23
The Governor's Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2022-23 provides for a pay increase for special risk firefighters within the Florida Forest Service (FFS), effective July 1, 2022. This additional funding for the firefighters will help reduce the turnover rate and enable the department to retain critical expertise.