Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/23/2020 - 6:30 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: Donation to ACPS
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 1: Academic Excellence and Educational Equity
Goal 2: Family and Community Engagement
Goal 5: Health and Wellness
Policy: KH - Public Gifts to the Schools
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable):
File Attachment:
200123_Memo_Donation_T.C.Williams_Lunch_Debt.pdf
200123_Policy_KH.pdf
200123_Regulation_KH-R.pdf
Agenda Item Summary: On December 23, 2019, Alexandria City Public Schools received a financial donation of $18,564.00 from Mr. Hubert and Arline Hoffman, Chairman and CEO of the Hoffman Town Center and Hoffman Co., to bring any negative balance meal accounts to zero for students in grades 9-12. In accordance with ACPS Policy KH and Regulation KH-R, any donation over $2,500 requires school board approval.
Background: On December 23, 2019, Alexandria City Public Schools through T.C. Williams High School Principal, Peter Balas, received a financial donation of $18,564.00 from Mr. Hubert and Arline Hoffman, Chairman and CEO of the Hoffman Town Center and Hoffman Co., to bring any negative balance meal accounts to zero for students in grades 9-12. This donation will provide students with a fresh start to the new year with clear meal account balances.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board accept the donation to Alexandria City Public Schools.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Gregory Hutchings - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Ramee A. Gentry Moved, Member Margaret Lorber seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends that the School Board accept the donation to Alexandria City Public Schools.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 9 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 9 - 0
   
Ramee A. Gentry     Yes
Margaret Lorber     Yes
Cindy Anderson     Yes
Veronica R. Nolan     Yes
Meagan L. Alderton     Yes
Christopher A. Suarez     Yes
Jacinta Greene     Yes
Michelle Rief     Yes
Heather Thornton     Yes