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Program A: Administration/Support Services

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration/Support Services Program is to provide formal instructional services along with effective leadership for the efficient delivery of services to public television viewers.

The goal of the Administration/Support Services Program is to provide the direction and support needed for the effective delivery of the services being offered by LETA.

The Administration/Support Services Program includes the following activity:

1. Administration - Provides direction and support needed for the effective delivery of programs and services being offered by LETA.

The Administration/Support Services Program provides overall supervision and support services necessary in developing, operating and maintaining a statewide system of facilities providing educational and cultural programming.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

The Administration/Support Services program provides overall supervision and support to the Louisiana Educational Television Authority (LETA). The success of this program is reflected in the success of the other programs in the Louisiana Educational Television Authority (LETA). Performance information consistent with this program's strategic plan and with the statewide model for administration/support services programs will be reported next year. LETA 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, through the administration activity, will maintain 100% compliance with all licensing agencies in FY 1998-99.

2. The Administration/Support Services Program, through the administration activity, will increase grant receipts by 5% in FY 1998-99.

3. The Administration/Support Services Program, through the administration activity, will complete federally mandated digital conversion by the year 2003.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with general fund.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$1,194,280

$1,194,280

11

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$1,194,280

$1,194,280

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EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$20,000

$20,000

0

 

Equipment/Major Repairs Adjustment(s) (Non-recurring: -$0; Replacement/New: +$20,000)

$6,390

$6,390

0

 

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

$8,080

$8,080

0

 

1998 -'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

($21,819)

($21,819)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($229)

($229)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$625

$625

0

 

Adjustments for Civil Service, Training and Other Statewide Interagency Transfer Activities

($118,409)

($118,409)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

$8,941

$8,941

0

 

Telephone maintenance contract

$17,700

$17,700

0

 

Private auditor fees

($523,000)

($523,000)

0

 

Transfer of funds for Public Assistance Education for non-licensees, WYES and WLAE, to broadcasting program

 

 

 

 

 

$592,559

$592,559

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TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

($601,721)

($601,721)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 49.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 65.6% of the total request ($902,915) for this program. The changes in this program are primarily due to the full funding of all recommended positions, a reduction in risk management premiums, an increase in funds for private auditor fees and the transfer of funds for non-licensees to the broadcasting program.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$17,700

 

Private auditor fees

 

 

 

$17,700

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$8,773

 

Civil Service - Agency costs

$840

 

Division of Administration - Comprehensive Public Training Program

$3,200

 

Division of Administration - Computer equipment

$2,208

 

Division of Administration - Uniform Payroll System

 

 

 

$15,021

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$16,000

 

Carpet replacement

$2,000

 

State fire code compliance

$2,000

 

Cleaning of hot water boiling/heating system

 

 

 

$20,000

 

TOTAL ACQUISTIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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