RSA-15 Minnesota State Services for the Blind - FY2013

I. Earnings and Employment

1. Gross Sales Total6,671,210
2. Merchandise Purchases Total3,423,862
3. Gross Profit Total3,247,348
4. Payroll Expenses Total526,310
5. Other Operating Expenses Total952,471
6. Total Expenses Total1,478,781
7. Operating Profit Total1,768,567
8. Vending Machine and Other Income Total75,628
9. Retirement and Other Benefits Paid Total39,640
10. Net Proceeds Total1,883,835
11. Levied Set Aside Funds Total264,759
12. Net Profit to Vendors Total1,619,076
13. Fair Minimum Return to Vendors Total0
14. Vendors Earnings Total1,619,076
15. Vendor Person Years of Employment Total41
16. Average Vendor Earnings Total39,490
17. The Median of Net Vendor Earnings in the State Total30,618
18. Number of Other Persons with Visual Disabilities Employed Total9
19. Number of Other Persons with Disabilities Employed Total6
20. Number of Persons Having No Disability Employed Total56
21. Total Number Employed in the Program Total71

II. Vending Facilities and Vendors

A. Facilities on Federal Property

1. Number at Beginning of Year Total6
2. Number Established during Year Total0
3. Number Closed during Year Total0
4. Number at End of Year Total6

B. Vending Facilities Loacted on Federal Property, End Of Year

Description Subtotal Total
1. General Services Administration n/a 1
2. U.S. Postal Service n/a 4
3. Department of Defense n/a 0
a) Military Dining Facility Contracts 0 n/a
b) Other DOD Vending Facilities 0 n/a
4. Department of Homeland Security n/a 0
5. Health and Human Services n/a 0
6. Vending Routes on Multiple Federal Locations n/a 0
7. All Other Federal Agencies (Identify) Veterans Hospital - St. Cloud 1
8. Total n/a 6

C. Contracts for Operation of Cafeterias and Military Dining Facilities

(For each contracted cafeteria and military dining hall operation funded using federally operated funds, please submit the information requested below.)

Agency or Branch of Military Awarding Contract
Name of Military Installation (if applicable)
Beginning Date of Contract
Anticipated Termination of Contract
Gross Sales (Value) of Contract for the Most Recently Completed Option Year0

Agency or Branch of Military Awarding Contract
Name of Military Installation (if applicable)
Beginning Date of Contract
Anticipated Termination of Contract
Gross Sales (Value) of Contract for the Most Recently Completed Option Year0

D. Vendors on Federal Property

1. Number at Beginning of Year Total6
2. Number Entering during Year Total0
3. Number Leaving during Year Total0
4. Number at End of Year Total6

E. Facilities on Public Property (State, County, Municipal)

1. Number at Beginning of Year Total37
2. Number Established during Year Total0
3. Number Closed during Year Total1
4. Number at End of Year Total36
a. Vending Facilities on State Property (end of Year)33
b. Vending Facilities on County Property (end of Year)3
c. Vending Facilities on Municipal Property (end of Year)0

F. Vendors on Public Property (State, County, Municipal)

1. Number at Beginning of Year Total36
2. Number Entering during Year Total0
3. Number Leaving during Year Total1
4. Number at End of Year Total35

G. Facilities on Private Property

1. Number at Beginning of Year Total0
2. Number Established during Year Total0
3. Number Closed during Year Total0
4. Number at End of Year Total0

H. Vendors on Private Property

1. Number at Beginning of Year Total0
2. Number Entering during Year Total0
3. Number Leaving during Year Total0
4. Number at End of Year Total0

III. Vending Locations under the Interstate Highway Program

(Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century of June 1998)

Category Total Number Total Vending Machine Receipts
1. Total Vending Locations 47 n/a
2. Locations Operated by Vendors 15 97,619
3. Locations Operated by Third-Party Contractors 32 147,329
4. Vendors Employed in Highway Program 8 n/a

IV. Program Expenditures by Source of Funds

Category Total Vending Machine Income - Federal Vending Machine Income - Non-Federal Set-Aside State Appropriated Fund Federal Funds Other
1. Purchase of New Equipment 215,658 0 109,276 22,931 0 83,451 0
2. Maintenance of Equipment 89,517 0 229 89,288 0 0 0
3. Replacement of Equipment 3,285 0 0 3,285 0 0 0
4. Refurbish Facilities 3,138 0 0 3,138 0 0 0
5. Management Services 750,699 0 26,366 211,851 0 512,482 0
6. Fair Minimum Return 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
7. Retirement / Pension Programs 14,043 0 14,043 0 0 n/a 0
8. Health Insurance Programs 25,596 0 25,596 0 0 n/a 0
9. Paid Sick Leave / Vacation 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
10. Initial Stock & Supplies 50,237 n/a 0 n/a 50,237 0 0
11. All Other Expenditures 15,865 n/a 15,865 n/a 0 n/a 0
12. Total 1,168,038 0 191,375 330,493 50,237 595,933 0

V. Distribution and Expenditure of Program Funds from Vending Machine Income and Levied Set-Aside

Category Total Vending Machine Income - Federal Vending Machine Income - Non-Federal Levied Set-Aside
1. Amount on Hand at Beginning of Year 566,913 115,507 319,571 131,835
2. Funds Added during Year 508,639 18,889 225,663 264,087
3. Total Funds Available 1,075,552 134,396 545,234 395,922
4. Funds Distributed to Vendors 20,000 20,000 0 n/a
5. Other Funds Expended 521,868 0 191,375 330,493
6. Total Funds Distributed and Expended (Lines 4+5) 541,868 20,000 191,375 330,493
7. Amount at the End of the Year (Line 3 minus Line 6) 533,684 114,396 353,859 65,429

VI. Number of Sites Surveyed

Category Total Federal Property Non-Federal Property
1. Total 14 4 10
2. Accepted for Vending Facility Site 7 1 6
3. Not Accepted Due to Infeasibility of Site 7 3 4
4. Not Accepted Due to Lack of Funds by State 0 0 0
5. Denied by Property Management Official 0 0 0
6. Not Accepted Due to Lack of Qualified Vendors 0 0 0
7. Decision Pending 0 0 0

VII. Vendor Training

Category Number Total
1. Individuals Provided Initial Training 4
a. Number Licensed and Placed as Vendors 2
b. Number Certified Awaiting Placement as Vendors 0
c. Number Placed as Employees in the Vending Facility Program 2
d. Number Employed in Allied Food Service Occupations 0
2. Total Number of Individuals Who Are Certified and Awaiting Placement as Vendors 2
3. Number of Vendors Provided In-Service Training 40
4. Number of Vendors Provided Upward Mobility Training 0
5. Number of Vendors Participating in National Consumer-Driven Conferences 7
6. Number of Vendors Who Received Certification or Re-Certification in Food Safety through a Nationally Recognized or State Recognized Program 0

VIII. State and Nominee Agency Personel

A. Agency Personnel

Agency Personnel State Agency Personnel Nominee Agency Personnel Total
1. Vending Facility Program Budgeted FTE 7 0 7
2. Vending Facility Program Actual FTE 7 0 7

B. Training

Training State Agency Personnel Nominee Agency Personnel Total
1. Number Who Received In-Service Training Related to Blindness, Business Management, or Aspects of the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program 6 0 6
2. Number Who Received Training through an External Source Related to Blindness, Business Management, or Aspects of the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program 6 0 6
3. Number Who Participated in National Consumer-Driven Conferences 2 0 2
4. The Number Who Received Certification or Re-Certification in Food Safety Through a Nationally Recognized or State Recognized Program 0 0 0

Notes of Explanations

Certification

I do hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge, the information given in this report is complete and accurate.
Name of Authorized OfficialCarol N. Pankow
TitleActing Director, Minnesota State Services for the Blind
Date Certified01/07/2014

This form has been approved for use by OMB through July 31, 2014.