Appropriation #2006085 $ 330,127.75
At its Board meeting on May 25, 2006, the School Board approved the following appropriation:
The Department of School Technology received an anonymous donation of $20.00. It has been requested that this donation be used towards the needs in School Technology.
Title I is a federally funded program designed to help children meet challenging content and performance standards. It supplements, not supplants, local funding in providing services to students in Albemarle County. The program utilizes strategies that focus on improving teaching and learning, and building stronger partnerships between schools and communities to support the achievement of all children who are served. Title I supports reading/language arts instruction for students whose achievements do not meet expected standards in the elementary schools whose free/reduced lunch percentages are above the County average. Expenditures have exceeded appropriations for FY05/06 due to an increase in the federal allocation and mandated expenses related to the County’s second year of division level school improvement. There is a fund balance retained by the state in the amount of $165,697.85 from FY04/05 which may be reappropriated for FY05/06. The funds will be spent on salaries and benefits, educational materials, and telephone charges.
Various Miscellaneous Grants have an unexpended fund balance from FY 04-05. Holders of these grants have been encouraged to expend these small balances. This agenda is to reappropriate available funds for use in FY 05-06.
Various Shannon Foundation Grants have an unexpended fund balance from FY 04-05. Holders of these grants have been encouraged to expend these small balances. This agenda is to re-appropriate available funds for use in FY 05-06.
Albemarle County Schools has been operating a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant for B.F. Yancey Elementary. Club Yancey is a jointly operated program through The Saint John the Baptist in the Woods Foundation and Albemarle County Schools. There is a fund balance retained by the state in the amount of $123,696.83 from FY 04-05 which may be re-appropriated for FY 05-06. In addition to the fund balance, the state has awarded Albemarle County Schools with $145,000.00 for FY 05-06 through FY 06-07. It is estimated that $150,000.00 will be expended for total FY 05-06 expenses. This agenda is to request that re-appropriation of the FY 04-05 fund balance and appropriation of a portion of the later grant award.
Appropriation #2006086 $ 116,364.00
The Emergency Communications Center has requested an appropriation totaling $116,364.00 to purchase equipment and installation services for five Nextel dispatch consoles to interface to the ECC Regional 800 MHz system. Funding for the equipment and installation services will be provided from the interoperability grant monies and will require no local match.
Appropriation #2006087 $ 66,000.00
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded Albemarle County a grant in the amount of $66,000.00 to update the video monitoring system for Albemarle High School. This includes cameras, recorders, a viewing monitor and antennas. The School Resource Office will share responsibility for the system with the school administration. This new system will serve as a deterrent, a monitor for immediate response, and a record of people and events for use in enhancing future safety. There is a 50% local match. The school system will provide $25,000.00 and the Police Department will provide the remaining $8,000.00 from funds currently appropriated in their Capital Improvement Fund for technology upgrades.
Appropriation #2006088 $ 45,500.00
The ECC Management Board has authorized the transfer of funds in the amount of $45,500.00 from the ECC Fund Balance to purchase 225 additional user licenses for the police records management system and convert the system to a regional status. The vendor has offered a one-time offer to sell the licenses at this reduced price, saving $292,000.00.
Appropriation #2006089 $ 0
The School Division has requested a reallocation of funds for several capital improvement projects for both FY06
and FY07. A detailed discussion regarding this request is contained in the FY07 Budget Amendment Request.
The FY06 amendment delays approximately $156,000 in projects and allocates this amount to projects that have incurred minor over-expenditures in FY06 and partially to those projects that will require additional funding in FY07.
Appropriation #2006090 $ 3,920.00
At its Board meeting on June 8, 2006, the School Board approved the following appropriations:
V.L. Murray Elementary School received four donations totaling$1,120.00. Eldred and Jeanne Runkle donated $500.00, Mark and Brenda Miller donated $50.00, Mr. Vic Dandridge with Wycliffe Capital Management donated $550.00 and Christa Livermon donated $20.00. It has been requested that these donations go towards helping with the expenses when their fourth grade D.I. Globals team participates at Tennessee later this month.
Crozet Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $2,200.00 from the Crozet Elementary PTO. It has been requested that this donation be used to help purchase a document camera/projector and a smartboard for classroom use at Crozet Elementary School.
Murray Elementary School has received a donation in the amount of $600.00 from Dr. Jeffrey Barth. It has been requested that this donation go towards the needs of the students at V.L. Murray Elementary School.
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