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Program I: School Food and Nutrition

Program Authorization: National School Lunch Act of 1946; Child Nutrition Act of 1996 as amended

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program provides funding to local education agencies and special schools for breakfast, lunch and milk programs.

The mission of the School Food and Nutrition Program is to provide reimbursement to eligible sponsors of child nutrition program and ensure the accountability of sponsors according to federal regulations.

The goal of the School Food and Nutrition Program is to improve the health and welfare of Louisiana's children by administering and funding the federal child nutrition programs which provide nutritious meal service to eligible participants.

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 Federal Funds by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the National School Lunch Act of 1946 and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, as amended.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$207,571,476

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$207,571,476

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$16,277,400

0

 

Workload Increase in the School Breakfast

 $0

 ($4,021,398)

 0

 

Workload Decrease in the School Lunch Program

         

$0

$219,827,478

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$12,256,002

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 105.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.0% of the total request ($219,827,478) for this program. Increase reflects projected meal count and sets reimbursement rates consistent with historical trends.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$147,144,854

 

School lunch meal entitlement to local school districts

$71,037,897

 

School breakfast meal entitlement to local school districts

$47,270

 

Special milk entitlement to local school districts

 

 

 

$218,230,021

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$1,597,457

 

School lunch, breakfast and milk entitlement to state schools and Department of Corrections

 

 

 

$1,597,457

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.


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