Program Authorization: R.S. 15:821-840.2: R.S. 36:401-409; and R.S. 39:1800.1-1800.7
The Allen Correctional Center, a privately managed state correctional institution, is operated by the Wackenhut Corporation. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Corrections Services pays a per diem to Wackenhut for the care of its inmates in this facility.
The mission of the Purchase of Correctional Services Program is to provide sufficient resources and accountability for funds required for administration of the contract with the private provider.
The goals of the Purchase of Correctional Services Program are:
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indictors 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 State General Fund and Interagency Transfers. The Interagency Transfers are derived from the Department of Transportation and Development for security costs associated with providing inmate road crews.
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
Workload – Costs associated with the 64-bed expansion
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 104.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.3% of the total request ($14,701,288) for this program. The increase in the recommended level of funding is primarily attributed to the increase in the contract with Wackenhut Corporation and the costs associated with the 64-bed expansion.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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