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Program A: Administrative

Program Authorization: Const. Art. IX, Sec. 7

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administrative Program is to provide executive leadership and legal services to the department so that all programs has the necessary resources to accomplish their goals and objectives. The goals of this program are:

1. To ensure that the missions, goals and objectives of the programs within the department are consistent with legislative intent and legal authority.

2. To provide policy-making and decision-making functions which enable programs to accomplish the departmentís mission of conservation.

3. To provide executive direction for the Enforcement and Information and Education Programs.

4. To provide advice, counsel, and legal opinion to the Wildlife Commission, the secretary and his assistants, and to other units of the department.

5. To ensure improved stakeholder satisfaction with the services provided by the department.

6. To ensure efficient and effective use of the assets and resources by the programs within the department.

This program consists of one activity, Administrative.

 

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 a Statutory Dedications from the Conservation Fund. The Statutory Dedications are derived from revenue generated from severance taxes, royalties on land and minerals, rentals, and other income, such as oyster lease transfers, sale of timber, interest, and licenses, permits and fees and are deposited into the Conservation Fund (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

$1,549,495

9

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$1,549,495

9

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$9,825

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 - 1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$10,021

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 - 2000

$0

$14,300

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($29,100)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

$41,199

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($787)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

$0

($1,000,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments - Commercial Fishermen's Economic Training Program

$0

($9,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments - Recreational Fishermen's Development

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$585,953

9

 

GRAND TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

(963,542)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 37.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 103.3% of the total request ($567,124) for this program. The adjustments to this program include: Non-recurring adjustment for Commercial Fishermen's Economic Training Program -$1,000,000.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

This program does not have funding for Other Charges for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$8,300

 

Replacement office furniture and equipment

$6,000

 

Replacement computer equipment

 

 

 

$14,300

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

 


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