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July 13, 2021 School Board Meeting
Board Policy 8500 - Food Services
Meeting Date(s)
Resolution / Presentation - 06/22/2021
Information - 07/13/2021
Public Hearing - 07/29/2021
Consent Type

The purpose of the proposed revisions to the policy is to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, Florida State Board of Education Rules, Board policies, administrative rules, procedures, and guidelines.  In addition, the proposed revisions promote transparency and accountability.  

This policy is being revised to clarify the procedures regarding the National School Lunch and Breakfast Program and other changes in compliance with applicable Florida law.  Particular areas of revision include the following:  availability of meals, dietary modifications, and cost of meals.  These proposed revisions encompass the suggested language from NEOLA.



Board policy 8500-Food Services  is currently being revised and will appear before the School Board on the dates indicated below:

  • Work Session -- June 22, 2021
  • Rule Development Workshop -- July 13, 2021
  • School Board Meeting Information -- July 13, 2021
  • School Board Meeting Approval -- July 29, 2021
  • Effective Date -- upon approval


Authority for Action
§§1001.41, 1001.42, 1001.51, 1013.12, 1001.43, 1006.07; F.S.; 7 CFR Part 210, 215, 220, 225, 226, 227, 235, 240, 245; FAC 5P-1.002, 1.003, 1.004, 1.005,
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding

Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Financial Impact
FY Amount Budgeted Fund Cost Center Project Function Object Program
Legal Counsel Review
Yes - Review Date: 06/02/2021
Robin L. Novelli, Chief Operating Officer, Ext. 11229
PDF Package for AgendaPlus Policy 8500 Food Services.pdf
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