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OPEGA Work Plan for 2013 - 2014

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Maine Economic Improvement Fund
University of Maine System
Fieldwork
Degree to which legislative intent for the program is being met including description of funded projects and how they are aligned with targeted technologies/research areas defined in statute.
Mid 2014
Office of Information Technology
Dept of Admin and Financial Services
Fieldwork
Follow-up to monitor OIT goals and action plans for improvements in project management, disaster recovery and business coninuity, and supporting the State's data and information needs.
2015
Sprecial Project: Tax Expenditure Programs
NAt
NA
Analysis and categorization of existing tax expenditure programs and subsequent development of a proposed framework for on-going legislative review and evaluation of tax expenditure programs.
No
 
State Lottery
DAFS Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations
Fieldwork
Expenses of the State Lottery and extent to which they are controlled and minimized; monitoring of adherence to key provisions of the Lottery System Gaming Contract; governance and oversight of State Lottery; Legislative intent for Lottery revenues; and Lottery considerations for decisions on game offerings and marketing.
Mid 2014

Planned

 

DHHS Audit Functions
Dept of Health and Human Services
  Effectiveness of DHHS audit functions in identifying and addressing fraud, waste and abuse in programs administered by the Department.
No
 
DHHS Licensing and Regulation of Child Care Providers Dep. of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Licensing and Regulatory Services   Staffing and other resources for licensing and regulation of child care providers; policies, procedures and practices related to identified issues and complaints against providers.
No
 
DHHS Workplace Culture and Environment
Dept of Health and Human Services
  Workplace culture and environment within DHHS, including management behavior and treatment of employees, and whether it is conducive to recruiting, retaining and engaging capable, knowledgeable and motivated employees.
No
 
Health Care in Corrections System: Formal Follow-up Review
Dept. of Corrections
  Assessment of prisoner and resident health care concerns being reported to advocacy organization.
No
 
Public Utilities Commission
Public Utilities Commission
  Assessment of extent to which the PUC independently assesses risks and costs associated with ensuring safe, reasonable and adequate electrical services.
No
 
Completed

Report/Info
Brief

Healthy Maine Partnerships' FY13 Contracts and Funding
Dept of Health and Human Services - MeCDC
Process used to score HMPs; process and decisions related to selecting lead HMP agencies and determining HMP funding levels; and maintenance of documentation supporting HMP scoring and related decisions.
Dec, 2013
Maine State Housing Authority: Energy Assistance Programs
MSHA
Results achieved in the Weatherization Program and the effectiveness and efficiency of LIHEAP program administration.
July, 2013
Public Utilities Commission
PUC
Accessibility, efficiency and effectiveness of PUC processes available to citizens for pursuing concerns regarding regulated utilities, including PUC's effectiveness in ensuring utility compliance with PUC orders.
Sept., 2013
Special Project: Technical Assistance for Education Committee Contracted Study of Education Funding
NA

OPEGA provided technical assistance with development and issuance of RFP, selection of consultant, and monitoring of consultant progress and contract deliverables.

   

Suspended