Appropriation #2007027 $ 3,810.05
Revenue Source: State Revenue $ 3,810.05
The Commission on Children and Families, as fiscal agent for the Foothills Child Advocacy Center, has received a grant in the amount of $3,810.05 to purchase the NCA Trak case tracking system. This system will assist in compiling an efficient and accurate case tracking system to ensure service implementation and accurate record keeping. There is no local match.
Appropriation #2007056 $18,900.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenues (Donations/Grants) $ 18,900.00
At its meeting on January 25, 2007 the School Board approved the following appropriation requests:
Brownsville Elementary School received a donation in the amount of $12,800.00 from the Brownsville PTO. It has been requested that this donation go towards the purchase of any instructional supplies needed at Brownsville Elementary School.
Albemarle High School has received a donation in the amount of $150.00 from Mr. and Mrs. Scott Goodman. This donation was made to defray the costs of a new teleprompter for the Broadcasting Department at Albemarle High School.
The Albemarle County Public Schools has received a grant award from the Knights of Virginia Assistance for the Retarded (KOVAR) in the amount of $5,950.00 for FY2006-07. This grant will facilitate a training program for students with mental retardation to increase the knowledge capacity of these students to use public transportation in order to access employment opportunities in our community.
Appropriation #2007057 $ 50,000.00
Revenue Source: Board Contingency $ 50,000.00
At its meeting on February 14, 2007, the Board of Supervisors approved the County’s participating in funding for the Regional Transit Authority Plan. The request is a one-time cost of $50,000.00 for the County with $5,000.00 used as a local match for a grant and an additional $45,000.00 to complete the identified scope of work. Funding will be appropriated from the Board of Supervisors’ contingency.
Appropriation #2007058 $151,909.52
Revenue Source: Local Revenues (Grants/Donations) $102,489.00
State Revenues $ 8,866.00
Federal Revenues $ 23,755.05
School Special Revenue Fund Balance $ 16,799.47
The Teaching American History Grant is based on a partnership of five public school systems in central Virginia (Charlottesville City, Albemarle, Madison, Orange and Greene Counties). The City of Charlottesville is the fiscal agent and Albemarle County Schools will seek reimbursement for salary and compensation expenses incurred in the amount of $89,689.00. The purpose of this grant is to create a sustainable, long-term project that will become a model to share both teaching strategies and content-based activities as well as inform future historical projects.
The Virginia Commission for the Arts has made grant awards to several Albemarle County Schools. Teacher Incentive Grants were made to Hollymead Elementary in the amount of $1,786.00, Murray Elementary in the amount of $300.00, Stony Point Elementary in the amount of $4,500.00, Woodbrook Elementary in the amount of $530.00, Monticello High School in the amount of $300.00 and Western Albemarle High School in the amount of $300.00. These programs will involve interactive activities to include hands on learning experience for students with performing, visual and musical arts.
The Virginia Commission for the Arts has awarded a Touring Grant to Hollymead Elementary School in the amount of $1,150.00. This grant will assist with funding a Theatre IV performance.
The Henley Middle School Cultural Enrichment Program, formally the Frederick S. Upton Foundation Grant, has received a grant donation from JP Morgan Company in the amount of $5,800.00. This donation will support Henley’s Cultural Enrichment Program in funding artists-in-residence programs: Sculpture, Writer, and Dramatic Interpretation. The projects will involve interactive activities to include hands on learning experiences for students with performing, visual and musical arts.
Albemarle County Schools received additional funds from the Department of Education for Emergency Impact Aid for students enrolled in our school division who were displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita for FY06/07 in the amount of $23,755.05. The funds will be used to pay compensation of personnel, acquiring curricular material and classroom supplies, providing basic instructional services and supporting services for displaced students. There is also a local fund balance from FY05/06 in the amount of $16,799.47 and may be reappropriated for FY06/07.
The Freas Foundation has awarded Jack Jouett Middle School with a grant in the amount of $7,000.00. These grant funds will be used to purchase devices such as: laptops, SMART boards, digital cameras, still cameras, document cameras and portable voting systems for classroom use. These devices will allow the school to engage student learning through technology and assist with accomplishing specific goals.
Appropriation #2007059 $ 11,667.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenues (Community Attn.) $ 1,667.00
State Revenues $ 5,000.00
Federal Revenues $ 5,000.00
The Department of Criminal Justice has awarded the Commission on Children and Families a grant in the amount of $5,000.00 in Federal funds and $5,000.00 in State funds, with a local match of $1,667.00 for a total award of $11,667.00. This grant will be used to provide 200 service-learning sessions for 48 weeks for youth who are at risk of gang involvement. The local match will be funded by the Community Attention agency.
Appropriation #2007060 $ 18,105.00
Revenue Source: Local Revenues (Transfer from Police) $ 4,526.00
Federal Revenues $13,579.00
The Department of Criminal Justice Services has awarded the Albemarle County Police Department a grant in the amount of $13,579.00 with a local match of $4,526.00 for a total award of $18,105.00. This grant will be used to increase the recruiting and hiring of qualified police officers and will be accomplished through the selection and training of a police recruiter, development materials, and participate in up to ten job fairs and recruiting events in Virginia. The object is to increase the number of female, minority and bilingual police officers. The local match will be provided through funds appropriated in the existing Police Department budget and will require no additional local funding.
Appropriation #2007061 $ 2,080.66
Revenue Source: General Fund Balance $ 2,080.66
In May 2006, the County received an insurance reimbursement check in the amount of $3,561.66 for damage to equipment at Stony Point Volunteer Fire Company as a result of a power surge. Of this amount, $1,821.00 was for equipment used primarily by ACFR career staff and the remaining $2,080.66 was for equipment owned by Stony Point Volunteer Fire Company. Since the reimbursement check was received in the previous fiscal year, an appropriation is required from fund balance to reimbursement this amount to Stony Point.
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