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20-945 State Aid to Local Government Entities

Program Authorization: Legislative Appropriation

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program provides: (1) special state direct aid to specific local entities for various endeavors, and (2) for final judgement expenditures:

RECIPIENT/PURPOSE

ACTUAL - FY98

EXISTING - FY99

RECOMMENDED - FY00

Local Government Aid:

Algiers Developmental District

$75,000

Algiers Economic Development Foundation

$75,000

Amistad Research Center at Tulane University

$100,000

Artificial Intelligence Project of the Louisiana Law Institute

$86,000

$86,000

Baton Rouge Recreation and Parks Commission

$200,000

Caddo Parish Juvenile Court – for specialized treatment and rehabilitation program

$148,000

$148,000

$148,000

Caddo Parish Police Jury – for public works and improvements

$70,000

City of Bastrop – for the Municipal Center activities

$100,000

City of Bunkie – for the Bunkie Airport Authority for the development of airport facilities

$10,000

City of Gretna – for economic development activities

$50,000

$50,000

$50,000

City of Leesville – for airport improvement

$35,000

City of Leesville – for developmental activities at the Leesville Industrial Park

$95,000

City of Marksville – for the development and preservation of the Civil War Ft. Derussey

$75,000

City of Monroe – for exhibits and operational costs associated with the Northeast La. Children’s Museum

$125,000

City of Morgan City – for deferred maintenance on the municipal auditorium

$50,000

City of Westwego – for restoration project at Sala Avenue

$260,000

$300,000

East Baton Rouge Parish – indigent defender expenses

$50,000

$50,000

East Carroll Parish Police Jury

$23,228

Eleventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office - for at-risk children’s program

$200,000

$200,00

England Economic and Industrial district – for study/development of recreational facility activities

$150,000

Imperial Calcasieu Planning District – for reimbursement of federal funds for repairs to low-income housing projects in South Louisiana

$199,150

Jefferson Parish – West Bank Civic Center

$125,000

$325,000

$125,000

Jefferson Parish Council – for emergency response equipment

$150,000

KCS Railway

$1,300,000

LaSalle Parish Police Jury – for public facilities development activities

$20,000

Louisiana Center against Poverty-Lake Providence

$100,000

Louisiana Center for the Blind at Ruston for match for Louisiana Tech instructors

$200,000

$200,000

Louisiana Operation Game Thief Fund (Statutory Dedication)

$1,500

$1,500

$1,500

Madison Parish – for emergency bridge repairs

$50,000

Metairie – for the Association for Retarded Citizens

$140,000

Morgan City – Lake End Park

$40,000

New Orleans Sports Foundation for Track and Field Nationals

$25,000

Orleans Parish–Criminal District Court – pilot program which includes drug testing, probation officers, and GED instruction

$300,000

$400,000

$400,000

Relocation of 1.65 mile section of La. 988 in Iberville and West Baton Rouge Parishes to improve economic development activities

 

$1,200,000

 

Richland Parish Police Jury – for the Beoff River reclamation project

$70,000

   

St. Mary Parish Police Jury – for funding of Kemper Williams Park

$250,000

   

Town of Delhi – for economic development

$50,000

   

Town of Grambling – for fire protection services

 

$100,000

 

Town of Jena – for industrial park development activities

$15,000

   

Town of Melville – for civil defense and other equipment and public access improvements for the Melville Civic Center

 

$25,000

 

Town of Merryville – for sewage system repairs – (Interim Emergency Board funding)

$15,560

$142,440

 

Town of Oak Grove – for preservation activities related to the Fiske Theater

$75,000

   

Union Parish Police Jury – for public safety and airport equipment

 

$75,000

 

Vernon Parish Police Jury – for the West Louisiana Forestry Festival Grounds Livestock Pavilion for cultural and educational activities of the Future Farmers of America and Future Homemakers of America

$45,000

$45,000

Village of Georgetown – for a public facilities study

$25,000

Subtotal - Local Government

$3,963,288

$4,022,090

$1,260,500

       

Final Judgements

$518,449

$0

$0

       

TOTAL STATE GENERAL FUND (DIRECT)

$4,464,677

$3,878,150

$1,259,000

TOTAL MEANS OF FINANCING

$4,481,737

$4,022,090

$1,260,500

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

This agency does not have any long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The sources of funding for this program are State General Fund direct, Interim Emergency Fund, and Statutory Dedication. (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

 

 

 

 

 

$2,678,150

$2,679,650

0

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$1,200,000

$1,200,000

0

 

Carry forward of funding for the relocation of 1.65 mile section of La. 988 in Iberville and West Baton Rouge Parishes to improve economic development in the area

$0

$142,440

   

Carry forward of Interim Emergency Board funding for the town of Merryville

 

 

 

 

 

$3,878,150

$4,022,090

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET – November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

($1,200,000)

($1,342,440)

0

 

Nonrecurring carry forward of the above itemized appropriations

($300,000)

($300,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments - for the City of Westwego for restoration project on Sala Avenue

($200,000)

($200,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments – Funding for the Baton Rouge Recreation and Parks Commission

($200,000)

($200,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments – Funding for the Jefferson Parish for improvements of the West Bank Civic Center (an additional $125,000 for this purpose is in FY ’00 Recommended due to being considered in the State’s Five (5) Year Plan as recurring)

($199,150)

($199,150)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments – Funding for the Imperial Calcasieu Planning District for reimbursement of federal funds for repairs to low-income housing projects in south Louisiana

($150,000)

($150,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments – Funding for the Jefferson Parish Council for emergency response equipment

($100,000)

($100,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments – Funding for the Town of Grambling for fire protection services

($100,000)

($100,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments - Funding for the Amistad Research Center at Tulane University

($45,000)

($45,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments - Funding for the Vernon Parish Future Farmers of America and Future Homemakers of America projects

($25,000)

($25,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments - Funding for the New Orleans Sports Foundation for Track and Fields Nationals

($75,000)

($75,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments - Funding for the Union Parish Police Jury for public safety and airport equipment

($25,000)

($25,000)

0

 

Other Nonrecurring Adjustments – Funding for the Town of Melville for civil defense and other equipment/public access improvements for the Melville Civic Center

 

 

 

 

 

$1,259,000

$1,260,500

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($2,619,150)

($2,761,590)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 31.3% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.0% of the total request ($1,260,500) for this program. The difference between recommended and existing operating budget is the elimination of certain state aid to local entities considered non-recurring. The specific aid reductions are itemized in the above Analysis of Recommendation.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$148,000

 

Caddo Parish Juvenile Court – for a specialized treatment and rehabilitation program

$125,000

 

Jefferson Parish – for improvements to the West Bank Civic Center

$400,000

 

Orleans Parish Criminal District Court – pilot program which includes drug testing, probation officers, and GED instruction

$200,000

 

Louisiana Center for the Blind at Ruston for use as match for Louisiana Tech funding of instructors

$1,500

 

Operation Game Thief Corporation

$200,000

 

Eleventh Judicial District Attorney’s Office for at-risk children’s program

$50,000

 

Gretna for economic development

$86,000

Artificial Intelligence Project of the Louisiana Law Institute

$50,000 

 

East Baton Rouge Parish indigent defenders expenses

 

 

 

$1,260,500

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

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


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