Appropriation #2007065 $253,683.30
Revenue Source: Local Revenue (Donations) $ 200.00
School Fund Balance 253,483.30
At its meeting on March 22, 2007, the School Board approved the following appropriation requests:
Albemarle High School received two donations totaling $200.00. Scott and Donna Vandepol donated $50.00. Gary and Deborah Lam donated $150.00. It has been requested that these donations go towards Albemarle High Softball.
Following completion of the FY 2005/06 audit, reappropriation of school carryover funds takes place and portions of building rental funds are returned to schools.
Appropriation #2007066 $1,500.00
Revenue Source: Federal Revenue $ 1,500.00
The County along with the City of Charlottesville and Region Ten CSB have entered into an agreement to provide mental and substance abuse services to the Charlottesville/Albemarle area. Under this agreement, federal funding is available for reimbursement of expenses incurred. For the period of June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007, the County can be reimbursed for up to $1,500.00 of incidental costs for the Mental Health Worker housed at the agency.
Appropriation #2007067 $ 25,127.00
Revenue Source: Federal Revenue $ 25,127.00
The County has received renewed funds from the Federal Government in the form of the Child Care Quality Initiative. These funds will be used in conjunction with the City of Charlottesville Department of Social Services to create a position that will be housed at Albemarle’s Department of Social Services that will serve both departments under the grant. The revenues from this grant are 100% federal and no local match.
Appropriation #2007068 $ 11,783.85
Revenue Source: Federal Revenue $ 9,786.28
Transfer from General Fund 1,997.57
The Americorps Program, which is a continuation of funding provided by the Virginia Community Corps via a federal grant, will serve the Adult Division of Albemarle County Department of Social Services to help achieve the following strategic goals of the agency: Develop and implement strategies focused on prevention and early intervention and ensure that all services meet the need of the changing demographics of the community. Albemarle County has received a grant award of $9,786.28 and will provide the 15% local match, $1,997.57, from existing appropriated funds with the Department of Social Services’ operating budget.
Appropriation #2007069 $ 68,250.00
Revenue Source: Federal Revenue $ 54,600.00
Transfer from General Fund 13,650.00
The Federal Child and Family Services Review (CFSR) assess a state’s performance with regard to seven child welfare outcomes pertaining to children’s safety, permanency and well-being. The CFSR found Virginia’s (and all other states’) child welfare program to be substantially out of compliance in several areas. Therefore, the State is required to implement a Program Improvement Plan (PIP). In order to strengthen Virginia’s child welfare system and to improve outcomes, the State allocated additional general funds to help implement the PIP. Albemarle County Department of Social Services will use these funds to focus on improving an outcome that has historically fallen short of the Federal standard - to increasing the percentage of children who reunify with their prior custodian within twelve months of entering foster care.
The allocation for Albemarle County is $54,600.00 and requires a 20% local match of $13,650.00. The local match will be funded with existing appropriated funds within the Department of Social Services’ operating budget.
Appropriation #2007070 $ 18,362.00
Revenue Source: Federal Revenue $ 16,526.00
Transfer from CCF 1,836.00
The Department of Criminal Justice Services has awarded the Commission on Children and Families a grant in the amount of $16,526.00 with a local match of $1,836.00 for a total grant award in the amount of $18,362.00. This grant will provide training and the implementation of promoting greater accountability in the juvenile justice system including the increased accountability for juvenile offenders. Local match monies will be provided from existing appropriated funds in the Commission on Children and Families’ budget.
Appropriation #2007071 $ 7,000.00
Revenue Source: State Revenue $ 7,000.00
In an agreement with the Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Board (ABC), the Albemarle County Police Department will be receiving $7,000.00 to assist with overtime associated with the 2007 Foxfield Spring Race.
Appropriation #2007072 $ 71,121.84
Revenue Source: Transfer from Fire Billing Fund $ 71,121.84
Prior to FY04/05, the County established a Fire Billing Fund to allocate funding for vehicle fuel and maintenance for the volunteer fire and rescue companies in the County. This fund was supported by an annual transfer from the General Fund and was allocated to fuel and maintenance line items for each volunteer company. In FY04/05, the Board of Supervisors changed the funding mechanism for volunteer fire and rescue companies whereby the operating expenses for companies were funded at 85% in FY05 and 100% in FY06, and the Fire Billing Fund was no longer used. There remains a balance of unused funds in the Fire Billing Fund in the amount of $71,121.84 which is now being transferred back to the General Fund.
Appropriation #2007073 $ 464,788.00
Revenue Source: General Fund Balance $464,788.00
Due to increased cost of the CSA Program, the Board approved additional local funds for this program in the amount of $464,788.00 for FY06. Staff, however, failed to actually transfer these funds prior to completion of the FY06 annual financial reports and audit. In order to correct staff’s oversight, this request is to reappropriate these funds for FY07 to be transferred to the CSA Program.
Appropriation #2007074 $ 5,000.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenue (Donation) $ 5,000.00
The existing playground equipment at Meriwether Lewis Elementary School, which is eighteen years old, is scheduled to be replaced by the Parks & Recreation Department. This project, which is included as a part of the Parks-Maintenance Projects capital budget, includes the removal of the existing equipment, wooden borders and mulch, and replacing them with new equipment, fabric, mulch and plastic borders. The Meriwether Lewis PTO has contributed $5,000.00 towards the cost of this project.
Appropriation #2007075 $67,615.72
Revenue Source: Federal Revenue $ 55,448.72
Transfer from General Fund 12,167.00
The Department of Justice has awarded the Albemarle County Department of Social Services, a federal Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $55,448.72 with a local match of $12,167.00. This grant will provide funds for a part-time position that will serve as a primary case manager for foster children whose parent(s) are involved in the Family Treatment Court Program and for on-going Child Protective Cases whose parents are involved in the Family Treatment Court Program. The case manager will coordinate substance abuse services through Region Ten, attend weekly Family Treatment Court meetings, as well as monitor and encourage parents’ compliance with substance abuse treatment. The local match, $12,167.00, will be funded through existing appropriated funds within the Department of Social Services’ budget.
Appropriation #2007076 $171,841.00
Revenue Source: State Revenue $171,841.00
At its meeting on March 20, 2007, the Emergency Communications Center Management Board approved the appropriation of $171,841.00 from additional funds received from the state’s 911 Wireless Board. These funds will be used for the following initiatives:
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