Appropriation #2009057 $ 42,536.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenue $ 1,600.00
Federal Revenue 2,936.00
School Fund Balance 38,000.00
At its meeting on March 26, 2009, the School Board approved the following appropriations:
At its meeting on April 2, 2009, the School Board approved the following appropriations:
Appropriation #2009058 $ 7,000.00
Revenue Source: Proffer Fund Balance $ 7,000.00
The Office of Facilities Development has requested $7,000.00 in available funds from the Westhall Proffer 1.2 to provide block master planning services for a portion of Downtown Crozet, including the new Crozet Library, Tabor Presbyterian Church properties, and the Lawson property. These services will enable priority projects identified in the Master Plan for Crozet to be accomplished (Streetscapes and Library) while meeting other goals of the plan for Destination Downtown, including interconnectivity and creating blocks in Downtown as established by the Crozet Master Plan. Creation of blocks will also aid properties to redevelop more easily consistent with the Downtown Crozet District zoning regulations.
Appropriation #2009059 $588,220.57
Revenue Source: Local Revenue $ 569,531.77
Federal Revenue $ 15,000.00
School Fund Balance $ 3,688.80
Monticello High School has received a donation in the amount of $27,116.00 from the Monticello Booster Club. This donation will be used to help fund the installation of a synthetic turf field at Monticello High School.
Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) has received a grant in the amount of $325,000.00 from The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia. The purpose of this grant is to match funds raised by Albemarle County and the Monticello High School booster club, for the installation of the synthetic turf field at the high schools outdoor athletic stadium. The funds are subject to the following terms and conditions:
Monticello High School has received two donations totaling $176,665.77 to help fund the synthetic turf field project. The Monticello Booster Club donated $174,165.77 and Bea Ellis donated $7,500.00 to be divided between each high school. From this donation, Monticello High School will receive $2,500.00, Albemarle High School will receive $2,500.00, and Western Albemarle High School will receive $2,500.00.
The mission of the Families in Crisis Grant is to provide an effective structure to meet the needs of students, whose families are in crisis, ensuring they receive equitable access to Division services in support of the Divisions strategic plan. The Families in Crisis Grant is responsible for the following major programs and/or services: tutoring of identified students, transportation to school of origin, counseling families, collaboration with schools; and providing gift certificates. Funding for FY08/09 was increased by $15,000 from the original budget amount of $25,000. We also received a donation from an anonymous donor in the amount of $750.
Western Albemarle High School received a donation in the amount of $5,000.00 from an anonymous donor. The donor has requested that their contribution be used to help fund the construction of the boathouse for the WAHS Rowing Club.
The mission of the Technology Challenge Grant is to improve student academic achievement through the use of technology in schools in support of the Division's strategic plan. The Technology Challenge Grant is responsible for the following major programs and/or services: Teacher Training and Technology Curriculum Development. There is a local fund balance in the amount of $3,688.80 from FY07/08 which may be reappropriated for FY08/09. The funds will be used for salaries and benefits.
The mission of the Community Charter School Grant is to provide an alternative and innovative learning environment, using the arts, to help children in grades six through eight learn in ways that match their learning styles; developing the whole child intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially. Seeking to serve students who have not succeeded in school, the program will close their achievement gap by offering a balance of literacy tutorials and an arts-infused curriculum in support of the Divisions strategic plan. The Community Charter School Grant is responsible for the following major programs and/or services: 6th and 7th Grade Instructional Program, Literacy and Arts Infused Education, Choice Theory School Development; and Mastery Learning. We received donations in the amount of $30,000 from anonymous donors to be used for payroll and benefits.
Revenue Source: Athletic Field Study/Dev $ 75,000.00
On December 9, 2008 the Board of Supervisors approved funding in the amount of $225,000 from the Parks and Recreation capital budget to be used towards the synthetic turf projects for all three County high schools contingent upon a memorandum of understanding between the School Superintendent and the County Executive.
That MOU has been executed and this $75,000 is being released for the Monticello High School project now that adequate funding is in place for the Monticello project to proceed. The remaining $150,000 will be released when Albemarle and Western Albemarle have accumulated adequate funding for their projects respectively.
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