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Program C: Residential Services

Program Authorization: R.S. 17:4.1, P.L. 94-142

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Residential Services Program is to provide the quality services necessary to offer a home-like atmosphere for students and to help them develop as much independence as possible.

The goal of the Residential Services Program is to provide a cost efficient quality residential program that simulates a homelike atmosphere while reinforcing the goals of the instructional program.

The Residential Services Program is under the direction of the Director of Resident Services and live-in dormitory supervisors. These persons, along with the cottage parents, supplement the efforts of LSVI's instructional staff.

GENERAL PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

 

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 the General Fund and Interagency Transfers. The Department of Education transfers funding to this program for the Extended School Year Program, in compliance with the Laura I. consent decree.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$1,064,384

$1,091,520

33

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

Carry Forward

 

 

 

 

 

$1,064,384

$1,091,520

33

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$10,220

$10,220

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$11,071

$11,071

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999-2000

$80,000

$80,000

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($69,102)

($69,102)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($336)

($336)

0

Nonrecur one-time only Non-MFP support personnel salary supplement

 

 

 

 

 

$1,096,237

$1,123,373

33

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$31,853

$31,853

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 102.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 86.9% of the total request ($1,292,113) for this program. The changes in this program can be attributed to an increase in funding for acquisitions and major repairs and statewide adjustments.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$34,982

 

Medical Services for ophthalmologist, occupational therapist, physical therapist and pediatrician for general medical needs of LSVI students.

 

 

 

$34,982

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$45,000

 

Student transportation for mandatory homegoings

 

 

 

$45,000

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$80,000

 

General Fund to purchase residential equipment for all dormitories

 

 

 

$80,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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