Return to the main page | Previous document | Next document


Program A: Administration/Support Services

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration/Support Services Program is to provide and manage the human (personnel), fiscal, and physical resources necessary for the efficient and effective operation of the Louisiana School.

The goal of the Administration/Support Services Program is to provide and maintain the human (personnel), fiscal, and physical resources of the school in a manner which maximizes the efficiency and effectiveness of the school and its programs, including, but not limited to, the school's budget, physical plant, and personnel.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

The Administration/Support Services Program provides leadership to the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts (LSMSA). The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs in the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts (LSMSA). Performance information consistent with the program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration/support services programs will be reported next year. LSMSA has provided significant objectives and performance indicators for the Administration/Support Services Program for FY 1998-99 that are reported below.

1. The Administration/Support Services Program will provide, allocate, and control the financial resources of the school to assure maximum achievement of the school's goals within the funds available, including limiting the costs of administration to 5% of the total budget in FY 1998-99.

1 All LSMSA students reside on campus.

2. In FY 1998-99, the Administration/Support Services Program will assist all programs of the school by retaining 87% of all incumbents and by continuing to recruit and employ qualified employees for the school.

3. In FY 1998-99, the Administration/Support Services Program will maximize utilization of the physical plant with respect to available space and opening/closing times, including keeping instructional spaces available to students 12 hours a day.

4. The Administration/Support Services Program will invite qualified students from all 66 public school systems in FY 1998-99.

5. The Administration/Support Services Program will support a policy requiring 3 hours of work service from each student to aid the staff in maintaining and operating the school in FY 1998-99.

1. Number of hours times minimum wages.

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with general fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$899,216

$899,216

15

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$899,216

$899,216

15

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$130,416

$130,416

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$8,444; Replacement/New: +$138,860)

$141

$141

0

 

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

$4,516

$4,516

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

($4,557)

($4,557)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($280)

($280)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$186

$186

0

 

Adjustment(s) for Civil Service, Training and Other Interagency Transfer Activities

($9)

($9)

0

 

Reductions in various Expenditure Categories; Including Reductions to fully fund Salaries

$36,697

$36,697

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$40

$40

0

 

UPS Fees

$1,057

$1,057

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

 

 

 

 

 

$1,067,423

$1,067,423

15

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$168,207

$168,207

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 118.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 65.5% of the total request ($1,630,822) for this program. The changes in this program are primarily due to an increase in funding for acquisitions and major repairs and an increase in risk management premiums. The remaining difference is due to other statewide adjustments.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$10,837

 

Legal services

 

 

 

$10,837

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$19,063

 

Legislative Auditor Costs

 

 

 

$19,063

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$1,019

 

Civil Service - Agency costs

$2,640

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System

$4,863

 

Division of Administration - Data processing costs

$85

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Training Program

$45,000

 

Northwestern State University - security services

$5,500

 

Northwestern State University - maintenance services

 

 

 

$59,107

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$138,860

 

Repair electrical grounding, installation of fire alarm system and waterproofing of all buildings

 

 

 

$138,860

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


Return to the main page | Previous document | Next document