Appropriation #2008078 $ 500.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenue $ 500.00
At its meeting on June 12, 2008, the School Board approved the following appropriations:
Jack Jouett Middle School received a donation in the amount of $500.00 from the Monticello Bird Club. The donor has requested that this contribution be used in the 6th grade Watershed Program.
Previously there was an appropriation of $5,500.00 to the Rowing Club at Western Albemarle High School. These funds should have been appropriated into the capital improvements account to support the building of the boathouse for the rowing club at Western Albemarle High School.
Appropriation #2008079 $ 42,814.00
Revenue Source: State Revenue $12,500.00
Federal Revenue 25,000.00
Transfer from CCF Grant 5,314.00
Appropriation #2008080 $ 4,941.13
Revenue Source: Local Revenue (Donations) $ 4,941.13
In 1998, an account was established to receive donations made to the Department of Fire Rescue for services rendered to our residents/public. Staff has requested $4,941.13 of these funds be appropriated for materials and supplies including pamphlets and forms for fire prevention programs, volunteer guides for new applicants for recruitment, and banners and mailings associated with the new Hollymead Fire and Rescue station opening.
Appropriation #2008081 $403,220.00
Revenue Source: State Revenue $403,220.00
The VA Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), Office of Farmland Preservation awarded the Albemarle County ACE (Acquisition of Conservation Easements) program a grant of $403,220.00 to help acquire an easement on the 228.500 acre Clayton Farm in Crozet. This is the first time VDACS has been able to offer matching funds to help local PDR programs permanently preserve working farms and forest land. Albemarle County was one of only fourteen localities in the state to receive matching funds from the Office of Farmland Preservation and one of only eight to receive the maximum grant allowed. The Clayton Farm is a working family farm with more than 6,700 feet of boundary along the Beaver Creek Reservoir, 124 acres of “prime” farm and forestland, and over 1,500 feet along Route 240. In addition, it lies in the watershed of the South Fork of the Rivanna River Reservoir and an easement eliminated 10 usable development rights.
Appropriation #2008082 $ 18,297.46
Revenue Source: Local Revenue $ 10,540.00
Federal Revenue 7,757.46
Western Albemarle High School received a donation in the amount of $820.00 from John and Myriam Pitts. The donors have requested that their contribution go towards the needs in the athletic department at Western Albemarle High School.
Crozet Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $100.00 from Mary McGee. The donor has requested that this contribution go towards the Virginia Parrott Williams Library at Crozet Elementary School.
Title IV, Part A Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities continues to provide funding to local school divisions for operating substance abuse programs for students. The Albemarle County program provides funding for the School Resource Office Program in the middle schools, in conjunction with the Albemarle County Police Department; for substance abuse education materials in grades three, four, and five; for mediation training for students and staff; and for a contract with Region Ten Community Services Board to provide students assistance in conflict resolution, anger management and drug prevention. There is a fund balance retained by the state from FY06/07 in the amount of $7,757.46 which may be reappropriated for FY07/08. These funds will be used to pay Region Ten Community Services Board.
Baker Butler Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $5,500.00 from the Baker Butler PTO. The donor has requested that this contribution be used to cover the needs in the K-5 Tutoring Program which includes PALS at Baker Butler Elementary School.
Cale Elementary School received several donations totaling $4,120.00. Here is a list of donors with their donations: Plow & Hearth donated $25.00, Tiger Fuel Company donated $75.00, Mountain Peek Company donated $100.00, John & Kimberly Hermsmeier donated $837.00, S.T. & R.M. Van Epp donated $297.00, Richard & Carole Price donated $297.00, Steven & Teresa Olson donated $297.00, Adam Slate donated $297.00, Steven Van Epp donated $723.00, G. Wilson & Helen C. Miller donated $1,172.00. These donations will be appropriated for use in FY07/08.
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