Appropriation #2008032 $1,000.00
Revenue Source: State Revenue $ 1,000.00
The Department of Motor Vehicles has awarded the Sheriff’s Office a grant in the amount of $1,000.00. The purpose of this grant is to assist in the overtime expenses for the “Click It or Ticket” program. There is no local match.
Appropriation #2008033 $339,000.00
Revenue Source: ECC Fund Balance $339,000.00
At its meeting on September 18th, the ECC Management Board approved the transfer of $339,000.00 from the ECC Fund Balance to fund the infrastructure associated with a new paging/toning system for Fire Rescue for the City, County, and University. These funds will be used for the procurement and installation of a new narrowband UHF simulcast paging system based on the study, report, and recommendation prepared by RCC Consultants in March 2007.
Appropriation #2008034 $ 9,790.01
Revenue Source: Local Revenue $ 1,540.00
Transfer from School Fund 6,633.75
Appropriation – F/B (School Special Rev.) 1,616.26
At its meeting on September 27, 2007, the School Board approved the following appropriation requests:
Western Albemarle High School received a donation in the amount of $500.00 from Peter B. Ernst and Sheila E. Crowe. It was requested that this donation be used for the rowing club at Western Albemarle High School.
Walton Middle School received a donation in the amount of $40.00 from Andrew Miller. It was requested that this donation be spent on library books.
Monticello High School received a donation in the amount of $1,000.00 from H. M. Walker, Jr. and Joan S. Walker. The donor requested that this donation be used as “Make A Difference Fund”. This fund supports financially needy students, school supplies, field trips, lunches, class fees, etc.
The Knights of Virginia Assistance for the Retarded (KOVAR) was not fully expended in FY06/07 and has a fund balance in the amount of $1,616.26, which may be used for FY07/08. This grant will facilitate a training program for students with mental retardation to increase the knowledge capacity of these students to use public transportation in order to access employment opportunities in our community.
The recognition program was rolled out in pilot to the Transportation and Building Services departments in mid-FY06/07 and is currently started in the Child Nutrition Department. We ask that the program funds (based on departments FTEs) be moved from Human Resources to these departments so that they can better track and account for their usage. The recognition program will additionally be piloted in selected school locations mid-FY07/08, and once this is finalized we will request the remaining funds be moved to those locations.
Appropriation #2008035 $ 300,000.00
Revenue Source: Proffer Revenue (North Pointe) $300,000.00
The Housing Department has requested the transfer of $300,000.00 in revenue from the North Pointe proffer be appropriated and transferred to supplement the Homebuyers’ Assistance Program. This program, which is administered on behalf of the County by Piedmont Housing Alliance (PHA), provides down payment assistance to eligible home buyers in the County. The disbursement of funds to PHA will be monitored and approved by the Housing Office. Last year PHA committed and closed 32 loans for Albemarle clients using over $403,000 of appropriated general fund money from the County. They currently have approximately $66,000 committed and additional clients in the pipeline this fiscal year.
Appropriation #2008036 $ 46,889.77
Revenue Source: Local Revenue (Interest) $ 390.61
State Revenue 2,251.54
Other Fund Balances 44,247.62
The Commonwealth Attorney’s Office has received seized asset monies from the Department of Criminal Justice Services. These funds, in addition to interest earnings, total $13,460.19, and will be used to purchase office supplies, furniture, and training/conferences for the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office.
The Police Department has received seized asset monies (and interest earnings) from the Department of Criminal Justice Services. These funds, in additional to interest earnings, total $33,429.58, and will be used to purchase evidence equipment and traffic enforcement items for the Police Department.
Appropriation #2008037 $ 93,000.00
Revenue Source: State Revenue (Grant) $ 93,000.00
The Mint Springs Handicapped Accessible Fishing Access project is currently appropriated $196,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund. The Parks and Recreation Department has received a grant for this project in the amount of $93,000.00 from the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Land and Water Conservation Fund. These funds will be used to enhance the project currently funded in the Capital Improvements Program by providing funds to construct permanent restroom facilities and a second dock with a connecting trail to the parking area, as well as to provide a construction contingency in the event additional unforeseen excavation, rock removal, or concrete work is necessary to complete the project.
Appropriation #2008038 $168,069.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenue $ 42,017.00
Federal Revenue (Grant) 126,052.00
The Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) has awarded the OAR/JACC a continuation grant in the amount of $126,052.00 with a local match of $42,017.00 for a total award of $168,069.00. This grant will assist in the training and education of police officers to improve their understanding and interaction with citizens having a mental illness including signs and symptoms. Albemarle County will serve as fiscal agent for this grant. Local match monies will be provided by several local agencies and boards.
Appropriation #2008039 $ 26,975.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenue (Donations & Grants) $ 26,975.00
At its meeting on October 11, 2007, the School Board approved the following appropriation requests:
Western Albemarle High School received a donation in the amount of $4,000.00 from Leslie B. Disharoon. The donor has requested that this donation go towards purchasing a boat trailer for the WAHS Rowing Club.
Stone Robinson received a donation in the amount of $8,200.00 from the Stone Robinson PTO. This money is given to all teachers to help purchase supplies/equipment for their classrooms.
V.L. Murray Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $600.00 from an anonymous donor. This donation is to be used towards any miscellaneous projects at Murray Elementary School.
The Shannon Foundation for Excellence in Public Education has awarded several teachers of Albemarle County Public Schools with grants totaling $7,525.00. The awards were made to the following teachers: Frances Dovel-Morris, International & ESOL Program; Nancy Kendall Williams and Christine Scott, Baker-Butler Elementary School; Eileen Merritt & Elizabeth Shifflett, Stone Robinson Elementary School; Rhonda Jeck and Janelle Catlett, Woodbrook Elementary School and Jenny Dean, Burley Middle School.
Baker Butler Elementary School has been awarded a grant in the amount of $650.00 from Dominion Resources Services, Inc. These funds will be used to support second grade teacher Lisa Harman’s project titled “Science Matters.” This project focuses on providing in-depth, hands-on science activities for students enabling them to practice asking questions, experimenting and drawing conclusions.
Scottsville Elementary School has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1,000.00 from the Wal-Mart Foundation. These funds will be used to support the school’s 4th and 5th graders year long Character Building Program with Triple C Camp.
Better Living, Inc. has awarded five Albemarle County Public School teachers Staff Development Stipends in the amount of $1,000.00 each under the Golden Apple Award. Recipients include Jill Cline, Hollymead Elementary; Kathy Allen, Scottsville Elementary; Tim Howeth, Yancey Elementary; Kevin Murphy, Henley Middle and Catherine Coffman, Albemarle High.
Appropriation #2008040 $ 65,000.00
Revenue Source: Federal Revenue (Grant) $ 65,000.00
The Department of Criminal Justice Services has awarded the Commission on Children and Families a grant in the amount of $97,500.00. This grant will provide training and continued services to reduce system involvement of truants and juveniles with other negative school related behaviors. This will include staff time, staff training, and training materials. The Federal portion of the grant is $65,000.00 with an “in-kind” match of $32,500.00 resulting in the total award of $97,500.00.
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