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Program A: Administration/Support

Program Authorization: R.S. 17:1991-2046

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administration/Support Program is to provide leadership and coordination, fiscal responsibility, student support services and counseling, and physical plant maintenance. These duties are conducted to work toward the campus goal to provide students an affordable education that results in a well-trained, credentialed workforce that meets the manpower demands of the private and public sectors.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

1. The Administration/Support Program will provide cost-effective fiscal management of occupational training facilities and instruct programs as measured by reduction of or continuation with no audit findings, during FY 1998-99.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded with general fund, interagency transfers fees and self-generated revenues and statutory dedications (Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund). The interagency transfers are Carl Perkins funds and JTPA Title III from the Department of Education. Fees and self-generated revenues from the Industrial provider project include River Boat Boarding fee tax and miscellaneous sales. Statutory dedications from the Vocational-Technical Enterprise Fund include tuition, and Industrial Provider funding by the industry receiving the benefits of training. (Per R.S. 39:32B.(8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.)

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$1,784,143

$2,391,947

37

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$1,784,143

$2,391,947

37

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$7,227

$7,227

0

 

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

$14,041

$14,041

0

 

1998-'99 Merit Pay Adjustment(s)

($20,130)

($20,130)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment(s)

($191)

($191)

0

 

Retirement Rate Adjustment(s)

$158

$158

0

 

Civil Service Fees

($105,910)

($105,910)

0

 

Risk Management Adjustment(s)

($379)

($379)

0

 

UPS Fees

($452)

($452)

0

 

Legislative Auditor Fees

($68,236)

($68,236)

0

 

Transfer out

 

 

 

 

 

$1,610,271

$2,218,075

37

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$0

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 92.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 89.6% of the total request ($ 2,476,201) for this program. The changes in funding are primarily a result of a reduction in Risk Management premiums and other statewide adjustments.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

OTHER CHARGES

$45,261

 

Carl Perkins funding (including 2 positions) for activities such as counseling, job placement and financial assistance

$9,542

 

Legislative Auditor expenses

$49,480

 

Miscellaneous Auxiliary Projects funding for the housing of the Office of Special Education Region V Coordinator, including 1 clerical staff and related supplies and materials. This is an agreement contract between SOWELA and the Office of Special Education.

$54,099

 

Job Training Partnership Act Title III funding for administrative and support operating costs. Supportive Services includes a maximum of $500 per participant.

$139,099

 

Industrial Provider funding (including 4 positions) to provide industrial training through cost reimbursement and an administrative fee. These costs are reimbursed by the industry receiving the benefits of training.

$234,148

 

Carl Perkins Grant

 

 

 

$531,629

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$10,002

 

Payments for Uniform Payroll System expenses

$1,178

 

Civil Service

$22,964

 

Printing purchases from Louisiana Technical Resources Center

 

 

 

$34,684

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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