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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, which 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

 

 

 

 

 

$6,812,708

$6,812,708

42

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$6,812,708

$6,812,708

42

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$490

$490

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$30,717; Replacement/New: +$31,207)

$28,369

$28,369

0

 

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

$28,651

$28,651

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

$179,590

$179,590

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($7,316)

($7,316)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

($1,680,704)

($1,680,704)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$69,052

$69,052

0

 

Utility costs associated with the 230-bed expansion (Camp F)

 

 

 

 

 

$5,430,840

$5,430,840

42

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($1,381,868)

($1,381,868)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

 

 

 

 

 

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 79.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 76.4% of the total request ($7,110,603) for this program. The decrease in the recommended level is primarily attributable 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:

$13,227

 

Allocation to the Comprehensive Public Training Program

$13,493

 

Allocation to the State Treasurer's Office

 

 

 

$26,720

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$31,207

 

Replace one vehicle and various pieces of office equipment; purchase new computer equipment for the Human Resource Section.

 

 

 

$31,207

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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