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Program C: Aviation

Program Authorization: R.S. 36:507; 2:1, 5-17, 81-87, 801-813

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of this program is the general oversight of all aeronautical activities within the state. This program monitors all aeronautical activity to ensure that it is conducted in accordance with federal and state regulations for the safety of the flying and non-flying public. The goal of the Aviation Program is to continue to have a safe, modern, well-managed system of airports. There is one activity in this program, Aviation.

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 Statutory Dedications and Transportation Trust Fund-Regular (TTF-Regular) are derived from taxes collected on the sale of aviation fuels. (Per R.S. 39:32B. (8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.)

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$972,737

13

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$972,737

13

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($13,906)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment

$0

($22,270)

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

 $0

 $71,731

 0

 

Other Adjustment for Civil Air Patrol funds for air search and rescue mission support and training

$0

$40,000

1

 

New and Expanded Adjustments To increase internal office support personnel

         

$0

$1,048,292

14

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$75,555

1

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 107.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 72.0% of the total request ($1,454,367) for this program. The increase is due to an adjustment for Civil Air Patrol funds for air search and rescue mission support and training and to increase internal office support personnel.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$25,000

Update Aviation Information Management Program to Windows 95 and correct possible year 2000 problems

$25,000

 

Preparation of Standard Plans and Specifications

 

 

 

$50,000

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$95,000

 

Civil Air Patrol Louisiana Wing: Executive Order No. 69 transferred responsibility for the Civil Air Patrol from the Military Department of OAPT (now DOTD).

$200,000

 

Per Act 145, First Extraordinary Session, 1998, the General Aviation and Reliever Airport Maintenance Grant Program was created for the purpose of providing for airport maintenance to assist Louisiana general aviation and reliever airports and to enhance their safety. (Grants shall be limited to not more than $10,000 per airport per fiscal year.)

 

 

 

$295,000

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$41,530

 

Pan AM weather/flight planning station, navaids parts/equipment trailer, video equipment, photo scanner, laptop computer, personal computers and modems

 

 

 

$41,530

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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