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Program A: Administration and Support

Program Authorization: Act 50 of 1967, R.S. 40:2013.71

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration and Support Program is to oversee, administer and support the Patient Care Program which directly provides residential living options and other supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

The goal of the Administration and Support Program is to provide efficient and effective administrative and support services to the programmatic services of Northwest Louisiana Developmental Center.

The Administration and Support Program oversees and provides all supporting services to enable the Patient Care Program to function in the best manner possible for the benefit of the client population.

The Administration and Support Program consists of the following activities: (1) Facility Administrator & Associate Administrator Operations, (2) Business Administrator Operations, (3) Purchasing Operations, (4) Computer and Telecommunications Operations, (5) Accounting and Payroll Department Operations, (6) Personnel Department Operations, (7) Maintenance Department Operations, (8) Power Plant Operations, (9) Warehouse Receiving and On-Campus Delivery Operations, (10) Mail Room Operations, and (11) Housekeeping Operations.

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

The Administration and Support Program of Northwest Developmental Center is funded from a combination of Interagency Transfers and Fees and Self-generated Revenues. The Interagency Transfer means of financing includes: Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to Medicaid-eligible residents through the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments Program; funds provided from the Department of Education for the Special Milk Program; payment for support services provided to the Pines Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Center; and Special School District Number 1. Fees and Self-generated Revenues include receipts from pay telephones and payments from patients for services based on a sliding fee scale.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$4,576,847

63

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$4,576,847

63

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$21,880

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$22,317

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

($134,120)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment

$0

$11,910

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($5,000)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($823)

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

$0

$758

0

 

UPS Fees

$0

$303,581

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($68,360)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

($279,418)

0

 

Salary Funding from Other Line Items

$0

$2,463

0

 

Civil Service Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$4,452,035

63

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

($124,812)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 97.3% of the existing operating budget. It represents 80.0% of the total request of $5,565,489 for this program. The major reason for the decrease from existing operating budget is a reduction in Risk Management Premiums of $134,120.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$28,722

 

Security guards (off duty police officers) necessary to protect employees and state owned property during the 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. shift changes during the week and on weekends

$11,899

 

Legislative Auditor expense

 

 

 

$40,621

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$211,153

 

Department of Civil Service - Personnel Services

$11,735

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System expenses

$699,996

 

Department of Education - Special School District expenses

 

 

 

$922,884

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$11,910

 

Funding for replacement of inoperable and obsolete equipment

 

 

 

$11,910

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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