Program Authorization: R.S. 36:507; 2:1, 5-17, 81-87, 801-813
The mission of this program is the general oversight of all aeronautical activities within the state. This program monitors all aeronautical activity to ensure that it is conducted in accordance with federal and state regulations for the safety of the flying and non-flying public. The goal of the Aviation Program is to address in a timely, efficient, and productive basis all of the aeronautical and airport development needs of Louisiana. There is one activity in this program, Aviation.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1. In FY 1998-99, the Aviation Program will administer the Aviation Capital Improvement Program in order to provide a regulated, safe, and modern system of airports within the state of Louisiana. Specifically, the program will increase the number of general aviation airports in Louisiana that meet navigational aids standards to 15 and the number of meeting state lighting standards to 4.
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
This program is funded with Statutory Dedications, Transportation Trust Fund-Regular (TTF-Regular) and are derived from taxes collected on the sale of aviation fuels. (Per R.S. 39:32B. (8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.)
ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION
The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 88.8% of the existing operating budget. It represents 89.6% of the total request ($928,977) for this program. The decrease is due to the following: nonrecurring adjustment for Personnel Reductions and equipment/major repairs adjustments. The Personnel Reductions are due to positions that were vacant 1 year or more.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
07 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT
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