Attachment A

 

Appropriation #2010007                                                                                                                                                                         $ 495,000.00

 

                        Revenue Source:            ECC Fund Balance                    $     495,000.00

 

The Emergency Communications Center Management Board has approved funding for the Fire/Rescue Paging System project, totaling $495,000.00.  Funding for the project will be provided from the Emergency Communication Centerís fund balance. The project will replace the Fire/Rescue paging system for the City and County which includes the volunteer companies.  It will replace outdated infrastructure equipment and increase ECCís paging capabilities from one to three tower sites within the County.  It will also allow the departments to purchase new multi-frequency pagers for their use.  

 

 

 

 Appropriation #2010008                                                                                                                                                                          $3,392,591.72

 

Revenue Source:            Federal Revenue                        $ 2,637,193.72

                                                            Transfer from Schools                        755,398.00

 

At its meeting on June 11, 2009, the School Board approved the following appropriation:

 

Albemarle County Public Schools has received significant new funding for various entitlement grants under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

 

ARRA will provide new funding for Title I, Part A, in the amount of $994,557.02. These funds will be used to provide the following services and supports: 1.0 FTE Title I Coordinator, 1.75 FTE Title I teacher positions, 1.0 FTE Pre-K Teacher, 1.0 FTE Pre-K Teaching Assistant, substitutes, bus driver salaries, parental involvement, instructional materials that focus on reading instruction, classroom technology and SES/Public School Choice set aside.


ARRA will provide new funding for IDEA Part B-Section 611, Flow Through, in the amount of $1,533,976.00. These funds will be used to provide the following services and supports: 11.4 FTE Special Education teaching positions, four vehicles to support transition services at the three comprehensive high schools and Post High, commercial grade appliances at Post High, start up funds for a service delivery work program, renovations of classrooms to address life skills/vocational training, contracts with a Public Consulting Group to provide software management for tracking student interventions and to provide management of the IEP process, a contract with Web-Ex to provide on-line staff development, instructional materials and staff development for teachers and teaching assistants that focus on reading and math interventions, and technology for classrooms.

 

ARRA will provide new funding for IDEA Part B-Section 619, Preschool, in the amount of $72,900.00. These funds will be used to provide the following services and supports: 0.30 FTE School Psychologist position, 0.20 FTE Speech Pathologist position, 0.33 FTE Teaching Assistant to support the Pre-K inclusive model, instructional materials and office equipment and furniture for the centralized Pre-school team evaluation center.

 

ARRA will provide new funding for Title II, Part D, in the amount of $35,760.70. These funds will be used to provide the following services and supports: University courses to support teachers in reaching state and national certification standards in the use of technology in the classroom, workshops/staff development for teachers and a computer/technology literacy assessment tool.

 

In order to comply with IDEA requirements; $755,398.00 will be transferred from the school fund to cover the costs of Early Intervention teachers. ARRA funds are subject to the following guiding principles:

 

1. Funds must be spent quickly to save and create jobs.
2. Funds must be used to improve student achievement through school improvement and reform.
3. Funds will be subject to additional and rigorous reporting requirements.
4. Funds are available for only 2-3 years.
5. Funds should be spent in ways that do not result in unsustainable continuing commitments after the funding expires.

 

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