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715 SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

The school district will operate a school lunch and breakfast program in each attendance center. The school food program services will include meals through participation in the National School Lunch Program and supplementary foods for students during the school day. Students may bring their lunches from home and purchase milk or juice and other incidental items.

School food service facilities are provided to serve students and employees when school is in session and during school-related activities. They may also be used under the supervision of the superintendent for food service to employee groups, parent-teacher meetings, civic organizations meetings for the purpose of better understanding the schools, and senior citizens in accordance with board policy.

The school food service program is operated on a non-profit basis. The revenues of the school food service program will be used only for paying the regular operating costs of the school food service program. Supplies of the school food service program shall only be used for the school food service program.

The board will set, and periodically review, the prices for school lunches, breakfasts, and special milk programs. It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to make a recommendation regarding the prices of school lunches, breakfasts, and milk. Employees, students and others will be required to  pay cash or a current balance in lunch account for meals consumed.

It shall be the responsibility of Food Service Director to administer the program and to cooperate with the superintendent and head cook for the proper functioning of the school food services program.  The school district shall comply with federal and state laws and regulations required for procurement.  The superintendent or designee is responsible for developing an administrative process to implement this poly, including, but not limited to procedures related to suspension and debarment for transactions subject to those requirements.

 

Approved 10-17-16 Reviewed/approved 10-21-19