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Program A: Administrative

Program Authorization: La. Revised Statutes, Title 29, Sections 251-262, as Amended

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administrative Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs is to provide organization, coordination, and administrative direction and support for all activities within this department.

The goals of the Administrative Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs are:

  1. Provide assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs and its service programs.
  2. Sustain the most qualified administrative and support personnel.
  3. Provide training to carry out the most efficient and cost effective operation within the offices of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded from the State General Fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$848,784

$848,784

13

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$848,784

$848,784

13

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$17,466

$17,466

0

Annualization of FY 1998-1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$11,226

$11,226

0

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999-2000

$11,403

$11,403

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment

$40,000

$40,0000

0

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($35,456)

($35,456)

0

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$6,510

$6,510

0

Legislative Auditor Fees

($2,182)

($2,182)

0

 

Rent in State-owned Buildings

$5,667

$5,667

0

 

UPS Fees

$68,831

$68,831

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$387

$387

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$12,269

$12,269

0

Other Adjustments To adequately fund operating expenses

$24,847

$24,847

0

Other Adjustments To adequately fund related benefits

 

 

 

 

 

$1,009,752

$1,009,752

13

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$160,968

$160,968

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 118.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 90.2% of the total request ($1,118,592) for this program. The net increase in this program from existing operating budget is primarily due to the funding of merit increases and operating expenses to an adequate level.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

OTHER CHARGES

$10,963

 

Legislative Auditor

 

 

 

$10,963

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$21,217

 

Department of Civil Service, Comprehensive Public Training Program and Office of Uniform Payroll System

$99,835

 

Rent in State-owned buildings

 

 

 

$121,052

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$40,000

 

Replacement of computer and office equipment

 

 

 

$40,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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