RSA-15 Minnesota State Services for the Blind - FY2015

I. Earnings and Employment

1. Gross Sales6,412,164
2. Merchandise Purchases3,332,263
3. Gross Profit3,079,901
4. Payroll Expenses643,068
5. Other Operating Expenses830,079
6. Expenses1,473,147
7. Operating Profit1,606,754
8. Vending Machine and Other Income147,168
9. Retirement and Other Benefits Paid49,492
10. Net Proceeds1,803,414
11. Levied Set Aside Funds240,495
12. Net Profit to Vendors1,562,919
13. Fair Minimum Return to Vendors0
14. Vendors Earnings1,562,919
15. Vendor Person Years of Employment38.75
16. Average Vendor Earnings40,333
17. The Median of Net Vendor Earnings in the State29,320
18. Number of Other Persons with Visual Disabilities Employed10
19. Number of Other Persons with Disabilities Employed10
20. Number of Persons Having No Disability Employed55
21. Total Number Employed in the Program75

II. Vending Facilities and Vendors

A. Facilities on Federal Property

1. Number at Beginning of Year6
2. Number Established during Year1
3. Number Closed during Year1
4. Number at End of Year6

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

1. General Services Administration 2
2. U.S. Postal Service 3
3. Department of Defense 0
a) Military Dining Facility Contracts 0
b) Other DOD Vending Facilities 0
4. Department of Homeland Security 0
5. Department of Health and Human Services 0
6. Veterans Administration 1
7. Department of the Interior 0
8. Vending Routes on Multiple Federal Locations 0
9. All Other Federal Agencies 0
Other Federal Agencies Identified
10. Total 6

C. Contracts for Operation of Cafeterias and Military Dining Facilities

New Military Dining Facility
Agency or Branch of Military Awarding Contract0
Name of Military Installation (if applicable)
Beginning Date of Contract (mm/dd/yyyy)
Anticipated Termination of Contract (mm/dd/yyyy)
Gross Sales (Value) of Contract for the Most Recently Completed Option Year

D. Vendors on Federal Property

Vendors on Federal Property
1. Number at Beginning of Year 6
2. Number Entering during Year 1
3. Number Leaving during Year 1
4. Number at End of Year6

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

Facilities on Public Property (State, County, Municipal)
1. Number at Beginning of Year 35
2. Number Established during Year 0
3. Number Closed during Year 3
4. Number at End of Year32
a. Vending Facilities on State Property (end of year)30
b. Vending Facilities on County Property (end of year)2
c. Vending Facilities on Municipal Property (end of year)0

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

Vendors on Public Property (State, County, Municipal)
1. Number at Beginning of Year 34
2. Number Entering during Year 0
3. Number Leaving during Year 2
4. Number at End of Year32

G. Facilities on Private Property

Facilities on Private Property
1. Number at Beginning of Year 0
2. Number Established during Year 0
3. Number Closed during Year 0
4. Number at End of Year0

H. Vendors on Private Property

Vendors on Private Property
1. Number at Beginning of Year 0
2. Number Entering during Year 0
3. Number Leaving during Year 0
4. Number at End of Year0

III. Vending Locations under the Interstate Highway Program

Category Total Number Total Vending Machine Receipts
1. Number of Locations Operated by Vendors 15 90,416
2. Number of Locations Operated by Third-Party Contractors 32 174,829
3. Number of Vendors Employed in Highway Program 8 n/a
4. Total Number of Vending Locations 47 n/a

IV. Program Expenditures by Source of Funds

Category Vending Machine Income - Federal Vending Machine Income - Non-Federal Set-Aside State Appropriated Fund Federal Funds Other Total
1. Purchase of New Equipment 0 18,776 0 0 41,688 0 60,464
2. Maintenance of Equipment 0 56,179 27,709 0 0 0 83,888
3. Replacement of Equipment 0 1,557 0 0 0 0 1,557
4. Refurbish Facilities 0 2,885 3,859 0 0 0 6,744
5. Management Services 0 46,012 215,698 0 649,174 0 910,884
6. Fair Minimum Return 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
7. Retirement / Pension Programs 0 19,537 0 0 n/a 0 19,537
8. Health Insurance Programs 0 29,954 0 0 n/a 0 29,954
9. Paid Sick Leave / Vacation Time 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
10. Initial Stock and Supplies n/a 0 n/a 50,538 0 0 50,538
11. All Other Expenditures n/a 10,323 n/a 0 n/a 0 10,323
12. Total 0 185,223 247,266 50,538 690,862 0 1,173,889

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

Category Vending Machine Income - Federal Vending Machine Income - Non-Federal Levied Set-Aside Total
1. Amount on Hand at Beginning of Year 120527 412540 68760 601827
2. Funds Added during Year 24,328 221,847 240,495 486,670
3. Total Funds Available 144,855 634,387 309,255 1,088,497
4. Funds Distributed to Vendors 20,000 0 n/a 20,000
5. Other Funds Expended 0 185,223 247,266 432,489
6. Total Funds Distributed and Expended (Lines 4+5) 20,000 185,223 247,266 452,489
7. Amount at the End of the Year (Line 3 minus Line 6) 124,855 449,164 61,989 636,008

VI. Number of Sites Surveyed

Category Federal Property Total Non-Federal Property Total
1. Number of Sites Surveyed During the Reporting Year 21 16 37
2. Number of Sites Accepted by the SLA 5 5 10
2a. Number of Accepted Sites Added to Existing Vending Facilities 3 5 8
2b. Number of Accepted Sites Used to Create New Vending Facilities 0 0 0
2c. Number of Accepted Sites Pending Assignment to a Blind Vendor 0 0 0
2d. Number of Accepted Sites Contracted to a Third-Party 2 0 2
3. Number of Sites Not Accepted by the SLA 15 6 21
3a. Due to Infeasibility of Site 15 6 21
3b. Due to Lack of Available SLA Funds 0 0 0
3c. Due to Lack of Qualified Vendors 0 0 0
4. Number of Sites Denied to the SLA by Property Management Officials 0 0 0
5. Number of Surveyed Sites with a Decision Pending 1 5 6

VII. Vendor Training

1. Number of Individuals Completing Training in the Reporting Year to Become Vendors: (sum of 1a through 1d)3
a. Number Licensed and Placed as Vendors1
b. Number Certified Awaiting Placement as Vendors0
c. Number Placed as Employees in the Vending Facility Program2
d. Number Employed in Allied Food Service Occupations0
2. Total Number of Certified/Qualified Individuals Awaiting Placement as Vendors0
3. Number of Vendors Provided In-Service Training (including on-line training)38
4. Number of Vendors Provided Upward Mobility Training (including on-line training)9
5. Number of Vendors Participating in National Consumer-Driven Conferences8
6. Number of Vendors Who Received Certification or Re-Certification in Food Safety Through a Nationally Recognized or State Recognized Program3

VIII. State and Nominee Agency Personel

A. Agency Personnel

Agency Personnel State Agency Personnel Nominee Agency Personnel Total
1. Vending Facility Program Staff 7.00 0.00 7
a. Number of Business Consultants/Counselor Staff (FTE). 3.00 0.00 3

B. Training

Training State Agency Personnel Nominee Agency Personnel Total
1. Number Who Received Training Related to Blindness, Business Management, or Aspects of the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program 7 0 7
2. Number Who Participated in National Consumer-Driven Conferences 6 0 6
3. The Number Who Received Certification or Re-Certification in Food Safety Through a Nationally Recognized or State Recognized Program 0 0 0

Notes or Explanations

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Certification

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 Official Carol N. Pankow

Title of Authorized Official Director, State Services for the Blind

Date Certified(mm/dd/yyyy) 12/23/2015

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Contact

Person John Hulet

Telephone Number 651-539-2284

Email Address john.hulet@state.mn.us

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