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Recreation Fees: Demonstration Fee Program Successful in Raising Revenues but Could Be Improved
RCED-99-7: Published: Nov 20, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of the recreational fee demonstration program by the National Park Service (NPS), the Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), focusing on the: (1) implementation of the program and the fee revenues generated; (2) program's expenditures; (3) extent to which the agencies have us...
Certificated Expenditures: FY 1996 Presidential and Vice Presidential Certificated Expenditures and Related Matters
AIMD-99-26: Published: Oct 29, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the reimbursable activities of the Executive Residence at the White House and provided information on the number of overnight guests and overnight stays at the Executive Residence during 1993 through 1996.GAO noted that: (1) for fiscal year (FY) 1996, certificated expenditures of the President and Vice President totalled about $8.3 million; (2) G...
National Park Service: The Condition of Lodging Facilities Varies Among Selected Parks
RCED-98-238: Published: Aug 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) what, if any, standards the National Park Service has for its lodging facilities and how they are applied; (2) how common industry standards for maintaining the condition of hotel and motel facilities compare to the Park Service's standards; and (3) the condition of lodging facilities in national parks when evaluated by common industry standar...
National Park Service: Efforts to Identify and Manage the Maintenance Backlog
RCED-98-143: Published: May 14, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Park Service's (NPS) efforts to identify and manage the maintenance backlog, focusing on: (1) NPS' estimate of the maintenance backlog and its composition; (2) how NPS determined the maintenance backlog estimate and whether it is reliable; (3) how NPS manages the backlog; and (4) what, if any, recent requirements or initiatives are bei...
Department of the Interior: Observations on Performance Plan and Other Management Issues
T-RCED/AIMD-98-173: Published: Apr 22, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1998.
GAO discussed its views on several important management issues facing the Department of the Interior, focusing on: (1) Interior's plans for measuring its performance as required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993; (2) whether major management problems GAO has reported on are being addressed in the agency's performance plan; and (3) financial management issues at Interior.GAO not...
National Park Service: Efforts to Link Resources to Results Suggest Insights for Other Agencies
AIMD-98-113: Published: Apr 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) how the Government Performance and Results Act has influenced planning and budgeting at the National Park Service (NPS); (2) the extent to which strategic and annual planning and budgeting processes have become linked and the challenges in achieving such a linkage; and (3) any insight that NPS's experiences with results-oriented management and...
Kennedy Center: Information on Facility Management Capability
GGD-98-56: Published: Mar 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' efforts to define and implement: (1) facility management positions; (2) a facility management system; and (3) facility project and financial reports.GAO noted that: (1) the Center managers, including the Board of Trustees, determined that the Center's facility management program woul...
Kennedy Center: Preventing Audit Duplication and Developing Facility Management Capability
T-GGD-98-86: Published: Mar 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1998.
GAO discussed two audit reports on the operations of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, focusing on: (1) preventing audit duplication; and (2) developing facility management capability.GAO noted that: (1) as a part of the audit, tests of the Center's compliance with certain provisions of laws, regulations, contracts, and grants are made to identify instances of noncompliance that...
National Park Service: Concession Reform Issues
T-RCED-98-122: Published: Mar 12, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1998.
GAO discussed the need for concessions reform in the National Park Service as well as in other land management agencies, focusing on a comparison of the Park Service's concessions programs with those of other federal agencies.GAO noted that: (1) concession activities on federal lands is a large industry that generates billions of dollars; (2) GAO's most recent work showed that over 11,000 concessi...
Historic Preservation: Cost to Restore Historic Properties at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
RCED-98-51: Published: Feb 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) number of historic properties located at historically black colleges and universities (HBCU); and (2) estimated cost to restore and preserve these properties.GAO noted that: (1) all 103 historically black colleges and universities responded to GAO's survey; (2) respondents identified 712 historic properties that were owned b...