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Program A: Administration

Program Authorization: R.S. 15:821-840.2 and R.S. 36:401-409

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration Program is to provide leadership, direction, and institutional support in the day-to-day management of the institution, including maintenance of American Correctional Association (ACA) accreditation.

The goals of the Administration Program are:

1. Ensure that the unit operates safely, efficiently, and effectively through management's leadership, adherence to departmental regulations and procedures, and by meeting ACA standards.

2. Maintain a clean, well-groomed, and attractive environment at the unit that instills pride in both staff and inmates.

3. Effectively manage available resources to ensure maximum utilization and avoidance of budget deficits in accomplishing the unit's goals and objectives.

The Administration Program includes Administration and Institutional Support activities. Administration includes the warden, institution business office, and ACA accreditation reporting efforts. Institutional Support includes telephone expenses, utilities, postage, Office of Risk Management insurance, and lease-purchase of equipment.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. In FY 1998-99, the Administration Program will maintain American Correctional Association (ACA) accreditation while providing services in the most economical, efficient, and effective way possible.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded entirely with state general fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$2,443,729

$2,443,729

21

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$2,443,729

$2,443,729

21

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$33,907

$33,907

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$147,293; Replacement/New: +$181,200)

$13,526

$13,526

0

 

Annualization of 1997 -'98 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$9,838

$9,838

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$27,141

$27,141

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($3,305)

($3,305)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($51,638)

($51,638)

0

 

Reduction in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund salaries

($507,962)

($507,962)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$40,430

$40,430

0

 

Utility costs associated with the opening of Forcht Wade to full capacity

 

 

 

 

 

$2,005,666

$2,005,666

21

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($438,063)

($438,063)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 82.1% of the existing operating budget. It represents 74.3% of the total request ($ 2,699,413) for this program. The decrease in the recommended level is primarily attributed to the statewide Risk Management adjustment.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$3,015

 

Allocation for the Comprehensive Public Training Program

$3,519

 

Allocation for the State Treasurer

$10,175

 

Allocation for the Department of Environmental Quality for water sample analyses

 

 

 

$16,709

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

 

 

 

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$181,200

 

Local Area Networking of computers and replace various pieces of office equipment; PBX telephone system upgrade

 

 

 

$181,200

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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