COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 143

October 11, 2002

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Payment of State Funds for the School Nutrition Program for the School Year 2002-2003

 

The state reimbursement for the National School Lunch Program will be paid via Electronic Data Interchange(EDI). These funds are identified as STATE LUNCH MATCH FUNDS on the electronic transfer document and must be credited to the school divisions food service account. Attached is a list of the payment amounts that will be made for each school division.

 

In accordance with federal regulations, the state payment to each school division is based on the total number of lunch meals claimed for reimbursement during the 2001-2002 school year. The state reimbursement rate for this year is approximately $0.053 per lunch meal.

 

If you have any questions concerning this payment, please contact the school nutrition specialist assigned to your division or Catherine Digilio Grimes, director of School Nutrition Programs, at (804) 225-2074.

 

 

JLD/CDG/idl

 

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