Florida Department of Corrections by Crizlap

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									    FLORIDA
  DEPARTMENT
      OF
  CORRECTIONS
   Legislative Budget
Request for FY 2007-2008
     Charlie Crist, Governor
 James R. McDonough, Secretary
    Department Of Corrections

Core Mission: to protect the public by operating
a safe and efficient correctional system.

Key facts:
  90,000+ inmates housed in 59 prisons and 80 minor
  facilities
  150,000+ offenders reporting to 151 offices
  28,000+ FTE slots
  $2.3 billion base budget


                Florida Department of Corrections     2
The department’s Legislative Budget
Request for FY 2007-08 focuses on
appropriate funding for:

  the projected increases in inmate population

  critical facility maintenance

  department revitalization

  anti-recidivism programs

  vehicle and medical equipment replacement
                 Florida Department of Corrections   3
          Florida’s Prison Population
           CJEC Estimate at June 30
                       Oct 12, 2006 Estimate
115,000
                                                                          108,297
110,000                                        102,672          105,339
105,000                            99,401
100,000            95,297
          91,801
 95,000
 90,000
 85,000
 80,000
 75,000
 70,000
 65,000
 60,000
           2007      2008             2009          2010          2011       2012

                            Florida Department of Corrections                       4
Funding for Prison Construction
LBR funding for construction of new prison beds was
based on population projections of CJEC 03/21/2006.
  $60.7 million requested for 3,068 prison beds
      (June 2010 forecast = 98,893 inmates)

Revised CJEC forecast of October 12, 2006
  $144.9 million requested to fund 4,154 beds
      (June 2010 forecast = 102,672)

In addition, the department estimates that a new annex
(1,523 beds) will be required to address the impact of
proposed anti-murder legislation.

The department also requests $3.5 million for planning
of new facilities.

                   Florida Department of Corrections     5
Funding for New Prison Population
         in FY 2007- 2008
Inmate population is anticipated to grow to an
end-of-year population of 95,136

$36 million and 53 positions are requested to
accommodate the increased inmate population

$7 million and 248 positions are requested for
support staff (health, education and non-housing
security staff) for new and expanded institutions
opening during FY 2007-08


                Florida Department of Corrections   6
   Repairs and Maintenance

$25 million is requested for critical maintenance needs

Request includes issues that are required to ensure
public and personal safety or prison capacity
  Roof replacement
  Security/facility repairs & improvements
  Environmental/health issues


$1.1 million for telephone system upgrades




                 Florida Department of Corrections    7
     Department Revitalization

$15.2 million to restore 198 support positions to
prisons

– Provides administrative support to wardens and
  security staff
– Provides administrative oversight and fiscal
  management
– Funding for salary additive to attract and retain capable
  health care professionals
– Funding for salary additive to recruit and retain qualified
  maintenance staff

                  Florida Department of Corrections       8
            Anti-Recidivism
$4 million to increase contracted in-prison
substance abuse treatment

$1.5 million to restore community corrections
residential beds

$6.3 million to increase work release transition
center programs

$3.3 million to increase educational programs
                Florida Department of Corrections   9
Other Issues in Support of Mission
  $3 million is requested for replacement of aging vehicles which
  compromise the safety of staff and inmates

  $2.8 million is also requested for fleet maintenance

  $1.1 million is requested for replacement of radiology equipment at
  RMC;
   – 18 years old, the equipment can no longer be repaired and contracting
     costs up to 6 times in-house procedures

  Price level increases
   – $28 million for health services, both department-provided and
     outsourced
   – $11 million for food, utilities, leases and substance abuse treatment



                      Florida Department of Corrections                  10
Other Issues in Support of Mission
  $4.6 million for restoration of administrative processing
  fees for inmate bank

  $1.4 million for restoration of inmate work squads
  (general revenue) for state agencies

  Additional staff (5) for sentence structure case analysis
  - $ 250,000

  $3.2 million for critical technology issues
   – Supported by legislatively required feasibility study



                     Florida Department of Corrections       11
     FY 2007 – 2008 LBR Summary
FY 2007-2008 Base Budget                                       $ 2.3 billion


FY 2007–2008 LBR Issues                                        $ 303.0 million

– Over 70% of LBR is for growth (new prison beds,              $ 217.5 million
  increase in pop, repairs & maintenance)


– Priority issues (revitalization, anti recidivism, vehicles
  price level increases, inmate bank fee, work squads, IT)     $ 85.5 million


Note: priority issues only total 3.8% of base budget



                           Florida Department of Corrections                    12
    FLORIDA
  DEPARTMENT
      OF
  CORRECTIONS
   Legislative Budget
Request for FY 2007-2008
     Charlie Crist, Governor
 James R. McDonough, Secretary

								
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