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Sausalito Marin City SD |  AR  3551  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Food Service Operations/Cafeteria Fund   

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With the exception of students who are eligible to receive meals at no cost, students or their parents/guardians may pay on a per-meal basis or may submit payments in advance. The Superintendent or designee shall maintain an account indicating payments received from each student or his/her parents/guardians for the purchase of school meals.

(cf. 3550 - Food Service/Child Nutrition Program)

(cf. 3553 - Free and Reduced Price Meals)

Students and their parents/guardians shall be notified whenever their account has a zero balance.

Whenever a student's account has an unpaid balance of $50 or more, parents/guardians shall be notified in writing that full payment is due within seven school days from the date of the notice.

Cafeteria Fund

All proceeds from food sales and other services offered by the cafeteria shall be deposited in the cafeteria fund as provided by law. The income and expenditures of any cafeteria revolving account established by the Board of Trustees shall be recorded as income and expenditures of the cafeteria fund. (Education Code 38090, 38091, 38092)

(cf. 3100 - Budget)

(cf. 3300 - Expenditures and Purchases)

The cafeteria fund shall be used only for Board-authorized expenditures necessary for the operation of school cafeterias as defined in the California School Accounting Manual or appropriately reported to the California Department of Education. (Education Code 38091, 38101)

Any charges to, or transfers from, a food service program shall be dated and accompanied by a written explanation of the expenditure's purpose and basis. (Education Code 38101)

(cf. 3110 - Transfer of Funds)

Any funds derived from the sale of cafeteria food and deposited in a Board-established cafeteria equipment reserve shall be used only for the purchase, lease, maintenance, or replacement of cafeteria equipment. (Education Code 38102)

Contracts with Outside Services/Providers

The term of any contract for management consulting services related to food services shall not exceed one year. Any renewal of the contract or further requests for proposals to provide such services shall be considered on a year-to-year basis. (Education Code 45103.5)

A contract for food service management consulting services shall not result in the supervision of food service classified staff by the management consultant, nor shall it result in the elimination of any food service classified staff or position or have any adverse effect on the wages, benefits, or other terms and conditions of employment of classified food service staff or positions. (Education Code 45103.5)

Health criteria established by the district for classified staff shall be applicable to all persons providing food service management consulting services. (Education Code 45103.5)

(cf. 3515.6 - Criminal Background Checks for Contractors)

(cf. 3600 - Consultants)

(cf. 4112.4/4212.4/4312.4 - Health Examinations)

(cf. 4212 - Appointments and Conditions of Employment)


approved: February 11, 2010 Sausalito, California