Program Authorization: Const. Art. IX, Sec. 7
The mission of the Administrative Program is to provide leadership to the department in order to effectively manage and conserve Louisiana's renewable fish and wildlife resources and their habitats through replenishment, protection, enhancement, research, development, education and wise utilization. The goal of this program is to provide leadership and support services to the department and to assist each section supervisor in reaching their established program goals as prescribed by law. This program encompasses the functions and duties of the executive staff of the Department. This program has one activity, administrative.
OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
The Administration Program provides leadership to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs within the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration programs will be reported next year.
RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM
SOURCE OF FUNDING
This program is funded with a statutory dedications from the Conservation Fund. The Statutory Dedications are derived from revenue generated from severance taxes, royalties on land and minerals, rentals, and other income, such as oyster lease transfers, sale of timber, interest, and licenses, permits and fees and are deposited into the Conservation Fund (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 106.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 84.7% of the total request ($648,925) for this program. At the recommended level of funding approximately the same level of services will be provided.
ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS
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