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2002 Financial Chart

Cash Expenditures Amount
Note: This is a companion table to the Financial Summary document.  
Cost of Goods for the Ice and Café sales (not including buildings and staff) 108,000
Costumes / Uniforms 12,000
Donations (from ice sales revenue) 33,500
Education and Training 2,700
Fuel (heavy equipment, vehicles, generators) 78,000
Fees: BLM 572,000
Fees (Credit card and Bank service charges) 77,400
Fire Safety Services and Supplies 155,400
Gifts, Promotions, Royalties 6,900
Honoraria / Grants, (theme art) 279,000
Insurance (property, liability, workman's comp, vehicle) 214,900
Internet (hosting fees, POP accounts, Starband in Gerlach) 14,900
Law Enforcement 25,000
Materials and Supplies (shade structures, signage, firewood, lighting, décor and props, photography, archiving, cleaning supplies) 220,400
Meals and Food (meetings, commissary, non travel) 129,700
Medical Services and Supplies 151,900
Office and Computer Supplies 51,800
Outside Services (accounting, bookkeeping, legal) 104,300
Outside Services: Independent contractors (DPW crew, information technology consultants, ranger management, commissary and administrative support) 853,800
Payroll (office: administration, board) 806,000
Postage (newsletters, tickets, survival guide, postcards, etc) 82,000
Printing (newsletter, what where when, survival guide, gate materials, postcards, stickers, Black Rock Gazette) 103,600
Rent (San Francisco offices, and Nevada property) 112,900
Rental (heavy machinery, small equipment and tools, portable buildings, staff radio equipment, cars and trucks, office trailers and RV's) 377,000
Repairs, Maintenance, Cleaning 31,900
Small Equipment and Tools 33,800
Shipping/ Freight 15,600
Tax and Licenses (state and federal income, payroll, misc.) 116,600
Telephone (San Francisco and Nevada offices, reimbursements, conference calls) 48,700
The Man and platform (materials, pyrotechnics, technicians, labor) 45,000
Toilets (and related costs) 302,000
Travel (airfare, mileage reimbursements, food accommodations for meetings : BLM, public relations, training, etc.) 69,000
Utilities (San Francisco and Nevada offices) 30,400
Vehicle (mileage reimbursements, registration, repairs and maintenance) 33,500
Watering for dust abatement (equipment rental, contractor services) 61,000
Water: potable 8,700
Asset Acquisition  
Computers and Electronics (including radio equipment) 66,600
Furniture and Fixtures 1,000
Leasehold Improvements 26,600
Machinery and Equipment 46,100
Real Estate purchase 0
Software 34,700
Tools 34,300
Trailers and Portable Buildings 29,000
Vehicles 4,000
Addition to Cash Reserve 9,000
Total $5,624,200

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