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Cablegate: Fas Fy 2004 Ga/Mpcc Third Quarter Review

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020831Z Jul 04

UNCLAS MADRID 002504

SIPDIS

TOFAS

FROM AGCOUNSELOR FOR FAS/W ISS
STAFF/HEDYARMSTRONG/MARVINDRUMWRIGHT FAA FOR SBLEGGI

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR
SUBJECT: FAS FY 2004 GA/MPCC THIRD QUARTER REVIEW

REF: A)USDA FAS 666063

A. GENERAL AUTHORIZATION NO.1-270.

- CURRENT OBLIG. REQUIR. TOTAL SURPLUS
- AUTH. (OCT-JUN) (JUL-SEP) DEFICIT
--------------------------------------------- ---------
AM. SAL. 0 0 0 0 0
FN SAL. 357,350 262,204 87,146 349,350 8,000
FN BENEF. 85,490 85,490 0 85,490
AM.ALLOW 30,300 8,000 22,300 30,300
TRAVEL 30,000 21,393 8,607 30,000
RENTS 154,250 112,957 41,293 154,250
REPRESENT 250 166 84 250 0
EQUIPMENT 0 0 0 0 0
TRAINING 0 0 0 0 0
MISCELLAN. 44,784 43,300 12,634 55,934 (11,150)
TOTAL GA $702,424 $533,510 $172,064 $705,574 $ (3,150)

B. EXCHANGE RATE USED IN APR-SEP PROJECTION 1
U.S. DOLLAR EQUAL 0.80 EURO

C. CATEGORY FSN SAL: THERE IS A SURPLUS
BECAUSE WE HAVE AN EMPLOYEE ON MANDATORY
MATERNITY LEAVE. IN THIS CASE THE SPANISH
SOCIAL SECURITY PAYS PART OF THE EMPLOYEE'S
BASIC SALARY.

D. TRAVEL: THE AMOUNT REQUIRED FOR JUL-SEP IS FOR TWO
TRIPS OF THE AG COUNSELOR TRAVEL TO LISBON ($3,400 TWO
VISITS), AG COUNSELOR AND AG SPECIALIST OILSEEDS FIELD
TRIP ($2,000), AG SENIOR SPECIALIST TO BRUSSELS FOR
THE GRAIN SEMIANNUAL REPORT ($1,500) AND THE FSN
ORIENTATION PROGRAM ($1,700).

E. MISCELLANEOUS: THE AMOUNT REQUESTED IN THIS
CATEGORY IS NECESSARY TO PAY THE THIRD QUARTER
SECURITY AND CLEANING CONTRACTS FOR THE FAS OFFICE
($10,000). THE REMAINDER WILL BE USED TO BUY PAINT AND
SOME LIGHT FIXTURES FOR THE "MAKE READY" OF THE AG
COUNSELOR'S RESIDENCE GAS AND MAINTENANCE FOR THE CAR,
SUBSCRIPTIONS AND OFFICE SUPLIES.

F. MPCC.

- CURRENT OBLIG. REQUIR. TOTAL SURPLUS
- AUTH. (OCT-MAR) (APR-SEP) DEFICIT
--------------------------------------------- ---------
AMP 0 0 0
0
SERVICES 0 0 0
0 0
EQUIPMENT 0 0 0
0 0
TRAINING 253 253 0
253 0
REPRESENT. 1,250 215 1,035
1,250 0
MISCELLA 8,697 6,816 4,281
11,097 (2,400)
TOTAL MPC $10,200 $7,284 $5,316
$12,600 (2,400)

G. MISCELLANEOUS: $750 FOR SUBSCRIPTIONS,
$3,500 WILL BE USED TO REMOVE CARPET AT THE
AG COUNSELOR RESIDENCE, REPLACE CARPET OR
POLISH FLOOR AND TO CLEAN OR REPLACE RUGS.

ARGYROS

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