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Program A: Administration

Program Authorization: Act 659 of 1983; and R.S. 28:380 et. seq.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration Program is to provide support to the regional staff in the development of program expertise and provide planning and policy development to the regional programs. The administrative functions include budgetary and financial management, and human resource management to include orientation/training and a statewide safety program.

The goal of the Administration Program is to provide efficient and effective direction to the programs and services provided by the Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. This includes policy development and planning, management information system, clinical and programmatic development, and financial and human resources management

The major activities of this program include human resources; fiscal services; policy, planning, evaluation and program development; and management information systems. This program also provides oversight of preventative treatment and public substance abuse rehabilitation services to the citizens of Louisiana.

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 Program is funded with state general fund, interagency transfers and federal funds. Interagency transfer means of financing represents Title XIX reimbursement for services provided to indigent citizens who are eligible for Medicaid through the Department of Health and Hospitals, Medical Vendor Payments program. Federal funds represent substance abuse block grant.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$572,021

$1,843,601

25

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

2

 

Transfer of positions from Prevention and Treatment Program (1) and transfer from Office of Mental Health (1)

 

 

 

 

 

$572,021

$1,843,601

27

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$23,662

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998-1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$24,136

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$0

$46,603

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($59,800)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

$201,908

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($25,899)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

($63,519)

(1)

 

Personnel Reductions

$0

($160,288)

0

 

Salary Funding from Other Line Items

$0

$4,542

0

 

Civil Service Fees

$0

$279,284

0

 

New and Expanded Adjustment - statewide computerized Management Information System to comply with performance based budgeting and provide federal block grant statistical information

 

 

 

 

 

$572,021

$2,114,230

26

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

         

$0

$270,629

(1)

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 114.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 84.7% of the total request ($2,495,872) for this program. The major changes reflected in the analysis of recommendation include: full funding has been provided for salaries and related benefits for all 26 recommended positions resulting in a net decrease of 1 position and an adjustment to reflect an anticipated attrition factor of 2%; and $279,284 for a statewide computerized Management Information System to comply with performance based budgeting and provide federal block grant statistical information.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$71,170

 

Computer support and maintenance contract to accomplish a program evaluation of each area of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the ten regions of the state and summarize services that are provided, do a needs assessment, and provide prioritized recommendations to meet those needs.

 

 

 

$71,170

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$71,305

 

Data collection of services provided for inclusion into the Management Information System (including 2 positions)

$279,284

 

Statewide computerized Management Information System to comply with performance based budgeting and provide federal block grant statistical information

 

 

 

$350,589

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$52,156

 

Payments to the Department of Civil Service

$4,669

 

Comprehensive Public Employees' Training Program

$78,040

 

Medical services for professional consulting services with LSU Medical School to conduct statewide program evaluations, needs assessment surveys and recommendations on prevention and treatment priorities

 

 

 

$134,865

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$46,603

 

Recommended level of funding for the replacement and repairs of obsolete, inoperable or damaged equipment and buildings

 

 

 

$46,603

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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