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Program B: Management and Finance

Program Authorization: R.S. 25; R.S. 36:201; R.S. 38:2351; R.S. 56:1801

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

There are seven offices within the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. Each has unique support service needs. The mission of the Management and Finance Program is to direct the functions of human resources, fiscal and information services for these offices and for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor in order to support these agencies in the accomplishment of their stated goals and objectives. The program goal is to provide the highest quality of fiscal, human resources, and information technology services to, and enhance communications with the offices within the department and with the Office of Lieutenant Governor to ensure compliance with legislative mandates and increase efficiency and productivity. This program consists of one activity, Management and Finance.

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 with General Fund and Interagency Transfers. The Interagency Transfers are from the Lieutenant Governor's Office for administration costs associated with processing federal grant records and the Office of Tourism for administrative services such as accounting, purchasing, personnel, etc.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$1,609,254

$1,781,304

30

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$258,993

$258,993

0

 

Carry forward to provide funding for the River Oaks Square Arts Center in Alexandria ($250,000) and 20 conference room chairs which could not be delivered before June 30, 1998 ($8,993)

 

 

 

 

 

$1,868,247

$2,040,297

30

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$62,436

$62,436

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$29,239

$29,239

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 - 2000

$23,290

$23,290

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($26,464)

($26,464)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($258,993)

($258,993)

0

 

Nonrecurring Carry forward for the River Oaks Square Arts Center in Alexandria ($250,000) and 20 conference room chairs which could not be delivered before June 30, 1998 ($8,993)

$2,001

$2,001

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$2,655

$2,655

0

 

UPS Fees

($28,217)

($28,217)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$190

$190

0

 

Civil Service Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$1,674,384

$1,846,434

30

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($193,863)

($193,863)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

 

 

 

 

 

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 90.5% of the existing operating budget. It represents 86.4% of the total request ($2,136,748) for this program. The (8.5%) decrease is due to nonrecurring funding for Phase II of the River Oaks Square Arts Center in Shreveport and 20 conference room chairs which could not be delivered prior to June 30, 1998. This program does not have any positions that have been vacant for one (1) year or more.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$300,000

 

Funding to assist in the operation of the Alexandria Zoo

$43,985

 

Legislative Auditor

$15,371

 

Information Services Division for training, ISIS line maintenance and operational fees

$22,422

 

One position in other charges for the Lt. Governor's Grant Program. Manual accounting records are maintained as each grant has different award periods and accounting requirements. The Federal Inspector General performed a fiscal audit of the Delta Service Corps in FY 94-95 and commended the Department's grant accounting system.

 

 

   

$381,330

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$2,890

 

Department of Civil Service Document Processing Fee

$265

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) training services

$7,521

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System (UPS)

$15,266

 

Attorney General to represent and advise the Department on legal matters

 

 

 

$25,942

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$19,340

 

Ten (10) Gateway E-4300 Computers

$3,950

 

Ten (10) Lateral Legal File Cabinets with five drawers each

 

 

 

$23,290

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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