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Program B: Louisiana Music Commission

Program Authorization: 25:315-317

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Louisiana Music Commission is to promote and develop popular commercial music and its related industries in Louisiana.

The goals of the Louisiana Music Commission are:

1. Maximize the economic impact of the Louisiana music industry.

2. Provide reference and technical assistance to Louisiana's music industry.

3. Preserve Louisiana's culturally diverse musical legacies.

The Louisiana Music Commission develops and implements programs affecting diverse music-related areas such as: marketing Louisiana music resources; creating networking opportunities for the Louisiana music industry; serving as a reference resource to Louisiana's music resources; providing technical assistance to Louisiana music professionals; developing initiatives for live music, education, business infrastructure, broadcasting and production; and serving as a liaison to the international press for Louisiana's music industry.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. The Louisiana Music Commission Program will develop an integrated marketing plan to raise awareness of the diversity and depth of the Louisiana music industry by September, 1998.

2. The Louisiana Music Commission will establish the Louisiana Music Network Cooperative by January, 1999.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Music Commission program is funded with General Fund Direct.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$148,626

$148,626

3

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$148,626

$148,626

3

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

($385)

($385)

 

 

Non-Recurring Adjustment for Equipment and Major Repairs (Non-recurring: -$385)

$688

$688

 

 

Annualization of 1996-97 for Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$309

$309

 

 

1998-99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

($496)

($496)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

 

 

 

 

 

$148,742

$148,742

3

 

GRAND TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$116

$116

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 99.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 21.9% of the total request ($ 681,226 ) for this program. At this level of funding, this program will be able to provide approximately the same level of services.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

$7,516

 

Special Marketing Activities - to provide for group activities, prospects, special ceremonies, and activities to promote economic and commercial success, and stimulate national and international interest in the Louisiana music industry

 

 

 

$7,516

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

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