Attachment A

 

Appropriation #2010018                                                                                                                                                                                     $ 91,000.00   

 

Revenue Source:                        Local Revenue                     $  91,000.00                                                                                                           

 

At its March 7, 2007 meeting, the Board of Supervisors directed staff to implement on Sun Ridge Road a partial public street extension with drainage improvements to support the road and resolve downstream flooding and erosion issues. This appropriation will fund these improvements as designed per the Board’s direction. The source of the funding is the “Transportation – Local” and “Stormwater Control Improvements” funds from the Capital Improvement Program. There will be no impact on the total County budget as a result of this appropriation.

 

 

Appropriation #2010019                                                                                                                                                                                      $113,138.00

 

            Revenue Source:                        Federal Revenue                   $ 113,138.00

 

The Department of Justice has awarded the Albemarle County Police Department a grant in the amount of $113,138.00.  The purpose of this grant is to assist in overtime expenses and equipment to support more Community Policing in problem solving, crime prevention, and safety enhancement through working directly with citizens.  There is no local match.

 

Appropriation #2010020                                                                                                                                                                                           $55,870.00

 

            Revenue Source:                        State Revenue                        $ 55,870.00

 

The Emergency Communication Center was awarded two non-matching grants from the State 911 Wireless Board for the purchase of replacement equipment in the Emergency Communications Center. The first grant is in the amount of $26,440.00 and is to be used for replacing the instant call check recorders at the dispatch consoles. The second grant is for $29,430 and is to be used for replacing the hardware for the 911 telephone system including the CPE units and touch screen monitors for all 14 dispatcher and call taking positions.

 

Appropriation #2010021                                                                                                                                                                                          $831,453.00

 

            Revenue Source:                        CIP Fund Balance                 $ 831,453.00

 

At the August 5, 2009 Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board approved a recommendation from the Office of Facilities Development that included the following:

Since current capital budgets do not include a project management fee, it is necessary to utilize savings from current projects to fund project management costs in FY 09/10. Beginning in FY 10/11, project management costs will be included in all CIP budgets.

 

Appropriation #2010022                                                                                                                                                                                       $1,535,463.19

 

            Revenue Source:                        Local Revenue                    $     22,475.00

                                                            Federal Revenue                 $1,512,988.19

 

The following appropriations were approved by the School Board at their August 13, 2009 meeting:

 

The Albemarle Resource Center (ARC) has taken over the administration of the following programs that were

once managed in Human Resources:

This appropriation has no impact on the total County budget.

 

Better Living, Inc. has awarded seven Albemarle County Public School teachers staff development stipends in the amount of $1,000.00 each under the Golden Apple Award. Recipients include Analisa Herring, Brownsville; Leslie Anderson, Hollymead; Janelle Catlett, Woodbrook; Peter Arquette, Jouett Middle; Leslie Desimini, Sutherland Middle; Elizabeth Lassiter, Monticello High and Scovie Martin, Western Albemarle High.

 

Albemarle County Schools has been awarded funds for Migrant Education Programs (MEPs) under a United States Department of Education Literacy Education and Reading Network (LEARN) Consortium Incentive Grant. The grant requires State Educational Agencies to make consortium arrangements with other states to apply for the funds. The grant is designed to improve interstate and intrastate coordination of migrant education programs. Virginia, as a part of the Literacy Education And Reading Network (LEARN), will develop reading lessons/resources, scientifically-based writing and study skills lessons/resources, materials for parents to use with their children that align with the literacy lessons, a comprehensive literacy success plan, and a graduation plan to help MEP staff work with students in grades 7-12 and Out of School Youth (OSY) to identify and address barriers to high school graduation. The LEARN Consortium has 18 member states, eight of which are small states with a migrant population similar to Virginia’s population. These states are: Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah (lead state), Vermont, and Virginia. The Albemarle Regional Migrant Education program will review, field test, and provide feedback on LEARN instructional materials; communicate, collaborate, and share information about results among consortium states, local/regional resources, and technical assistance providers; and complete evaluation surveys, and participate in interviews about project implementation, outcomes, successes, and areas needing improvement. The appropriation for Migrant Education Programs totals $9,108.19.

 

Albemarle High School received four donations totaling $475.00. Mr. Steven Vegodsky donated $25.00, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Trotta donated $300.00, Dennis Steljes Jr. donated $100.00 and Mr. and Mrs. William Horbaly donated $50.00. All of the donors requested that their contribution go towards the synthetic turf field project at Albemarle High School.

 

The Albemarle County Child Nutrition Department has been awarded an Equipment Assistance Grant in the amount of $15,940.00 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). These funds will be used to purchase a Combi Oven for Greer Elementary School. A Combi Oven offers a unique style of convection oven that steams, poaches, roasts, broils, bakes and rethermalizes. This will allow the cafeteria team to practice additional batch cooking thus producing a fresher product while using less energy.

 

Albemarle County Public Schools has been awarded additional funding in the amount of $31,562.00 for the Families in Crisis (Homeless) Grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). These funds will be used to increase the number of work hours for the Homeless Social Worker and Specialist from ten hours to twenty hours per week. This will enable a more comprehensive and solid base to be formed around knowledgeable staff to bring the Homeless Program to a self sustaining effective modality.

 

Albemarle County Public Schools has been awarded a grant in the amount of $15,000.00 from State Farm Insurance Company. These funds will be used to support the M³ - Men, Math, Mission Program. This program is designed to provide African-American males with a solid pathway for future success through increased opportunity for rigorous coursework, consistent opportunities for mentoring and support, and service learning to expand their influence to others in the community. This program will focus on students in their middle school years and will provide rigorous pre-algebra curriculum through instructional approaches that address their specific learning needs.

 

The Safe Schools/Healthy Students Grant is based on a partnership between Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS), Charlottesville City Schools (CCS), the Charlottesville and Albemarle Police Departments, Region Ten Community Services Board (CSB), the 16th District Juvenile Court Service Unit, the Charlottesville and Albemarle Departments of Social Services, and the Charlottesville/Albemarle Commission on Children and Families (CCF). Albemarle County will serve as the fiscal agent. This grant has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. Funding will continue until June 2013 and is expected to total $5,825,512.00.
The purpose of this grant is to implement an integrated, comprehensive, community-wide plan designed to promote healthy childhood development and prevent violence and substance abuse in the participating school districts by creating safe, respectful, and drug-free school environments by promoting pro-social skills, and supporting healthy childhood development.  This agenda item requests appropriation of the fiscal year 2009-2010 grant award in the amount of $1,456,378.00.

 

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