Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 2/20/2020 - 6:30 PM
Category: Consent Calendar
Type: Action
Subject: Donation to George Washington Middle School--Revised 2/20/2020
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:
Agenda Item Summary: On January 22nd, 2020, Alexandria City Public Schools received a financial donation of $5,000.00 from Alexandria community member, Ms. Jen Walker, to purchase new water fountains for George Washington Middle School. In accordance with ACPS Policy KH and Regulation KH-R, any donation over $2,500 requires school board approval. The donation must meet the established standards of acceptance requirements.
Background: On January 15th, a community member of Alexandria City Public Schools submitted a Community Funded Facilities Request Form for George Washington Middle School regarding the purchase and installation of new water fountains. To help support that Community Funded Facilities Request, community member, Ms. Jen Walker, donated $5000.00. The ACPS Operations Department will work through the next steps needed to install the fountains.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends the School Board accept the donation to ACPS in the amount of $5,000.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Gregory Hutchings - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Ramee A. Gentry Moved, Member Jacinta Greene seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends the School Board accept the donation to ACPS in the amount of $5,000.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 8 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 8 - 0
Ramee A. Gentry     Yes
Margaret Lorber     Yes
Cindy Anderson     Yes
Meagan L. Alderton     Yes
Christopher A. Suarez     Yes
Jacinta Greene     Yes
Michelle Rief     Yes
Heather Thornton     Yes