Appropriation #2005043 $124,735.86
Western Albemarle High School received donations in the amount of $2,000.00. Doug and Sarah DuPont donated $1,000.00 and the Frederick S. Upton Foundation made a matching donation of $1,000.00. These donations will be used to support the Fine Arts Program at the school. Western Albemarle High School and the Warrior Club also received a donation in the amount of $51.70 from Downtown Athletic. This donation will be used to purchase weight room equipment for the new Weight/Wellness Room that is being constructed at the school.
The State Department of Education reimbursed Albemarle County Public Schools in the amount of $1,178.00 for satellite related expenses incurred by the Albemarle Resource Center.
Broadus Wood Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $2,000.00 from Samuel H. Austin on behalf of the Austin Memorial Foundation. Mr. Austin requested that $1,000.00 be used by Ms Techman to purchase books for the school library, $500.00 be used by Mr. Roach to purchase hands-on instruments and musical materials, and $500.00 be used by Mrs. Jones to purchase hands-on math and/or science materials. Broadus Wood Elementary School also received a donation in the amount of $1,510.16 from the Broadus Wood PTO. This donation will be used to pay the salary of the Spanish teacher to teach a weekly Spanish lesson to kindergartners and 1st graders for two nine week periods.
Murray High School received a donation in the amount of $500.00 from Donna and William Evans. This donation will be used to pay the salary for a teacher to teach the Community, Challenges and Choices class offered to the students at Murray High School.
Albemarle High School received a donation in the amount of $100.00 from Jack T. Kayton III. This donation will be used by the wrestling team at Albemarle High School.
The Albemarle County School Board approved $11,000.00 for the Migrant Education Program in March 2004 for the FY04-05 budget. These funds were designated to meet the unmet needs of the Albemarle migrant students due to the extreme cuts in federal and state allocations. These funds will be utilized for migrant students enrolled in Albemarle County Schools in order to increase the number of hours of tutoring and extended learning time provided.
Albemarle County Schools have been selected by the Annenberg Foundation to participate in a pilot project in the design and implementation of a professional development program in civic education for FY04-05. This grant award in the amount of $106,396.00 will pay for the lead teacher’s salary, benefits, staff development, educational materials, copy supplies, mileage and equipment.
This appropriation distributes funds from the General Fund salary contingency to the salary and benefit lines of departments who have been impacted by salary adjustments and reclassifications during the current fiscal year. There is no net cost to this appropriation, since the funds are simply being shifted from a contingency fund into departments. The departments receiving additional funds are as follows:
County Attorney $24,793
Information Technology 9,082
Commonwealth’s Attorney 6,468
Parks and Recreation 45,840
Soil & Water Conservation 4,729
Appropriation #2005045 $45,000.00
This appropriation provides funding to complete the HVAC project at the Health Department.
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