Attached are the policy samples you† requested. You may print these policies† but should present them to the school board for discussion, any modifications† and final adoption. The policies CANNOT be adopted in their current formats. You must make a choice for all text in brackets and you must make a choice regarding any redline and strikeout text.
The district may enter into an agreement with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and the Commodity Food Distribution Program (CFDP) by signing a permanent Sponsor-ODE Agreement entitling the district to receive reimbursement for all meals that meet program requirements and to earn commodity food entitlement based on the number of lunches served.
The permanent agreement shall be signed by the superintendent or other school official with authority to obligate the district to legally binding contracts, subject to annual ODE renewal and will include, at the districtís option, an agreement to operate the School Breakfast Program (SBP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Special Milk Program (SMP).† The district recognizes that meals and snacks served by the district will not be eligible for reimbursement until the annual program update is received and approved by ODE.
The permanent Sponsor-ODE Agreement shall include assurances by the district that it will follow all NSLP regulations regarding:
1.†††††† Free and reduced price process (updated annually);
2.†††††† Financial management of the nonprofit school food service;
3.†††††† Civil rights and confidentiality procedures;
4.†††††† Nutrition content of meals served;
5.†††††† Use and control of commodity foods;
6.†††††† Accuracy of reimbursement claims;
7.†††††† Food safety and sanitation inspections.
The superintendent will develop administrative regulations as necessary to implement this policy and meet the requirements of state and federal law.† The regulation(s) will be reviewed and adopted by the Board as required by law.
Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs and Activities, 7 CFR Part 15b (2001).
Special Milk Program for Children, 7 CFR Part 215 (2001).
School Breakfast Program, 7 CFR Part 220 (2001).
Determining Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price Meals and Free Milk, 7 CFR Part 245 (2001).
Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations, 7 CFR Part 3015 (2001).
Eligibility Guidance for School Meals Manual, FNS-274, United States Department of Agriculture.