SDE: School Nutrition Operational Memos 2016

School Nutrition Operational Memos 2016


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The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) operational memoranda contain important information regarding federal and state requirements and implementation guidance for the operation of the USDA school nutrition programs, including the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Afterschool Snack Program (ASP), and Special Milk Program (SMP).
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2016 CSDE MEMOS • OCTOBER 1, 2015 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
OM 1-16 Schedule for Submission of Online Reimbursement Claim Data
OM 2-16 Report of Annual Revenue and Cost Expenditures Report Due: February 1, 2016
  • Annual Revenue And Cost Expenditure Report (School Year 2014-15) (DOC)
  • Annual Revenue and Cost Expenditure Report Form Instructions (PDF)
  • OM 3-16 National School Lunch Program Reimbursement and Government Commodity Adjustments
  • NSLP Government Commodity Adjustments Report (PDF)
  • OM 4-16 Interschool Agreements for School Year 2016-17
  • Interschool Agreement Full-service (PDF)
  • Interschool Agreement Full-service (DOC)
  • Interschool Agreement Recipient Site Vended (PDF)
  • Interschool Agreement Recipient Site Vended (DOC)
  • OM 5-16 Important Updates for Sponsor and School Information
    OM 6-16 The Use of Share Tables in Connecticut Child Nutrition Programs (CNPs)
    OM 7-16 Addendum C – Information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Addendum C: Information on the SNAP (PDF)
  • OM 8-16 USDA Foods Administrative Fees
  • USDA Foods Administrative Fees Adjustments (January - June 2016) (PDF)
  • OM 9-16 Policy Statement and Online Sponsor Agreement School Year (SY) 2016-17;Overview of Available Free and Reduced-price Application Materials;Information for the Implementation of Free/Reduced-price Meals and Free Milk Benefits for SY 2016-17;Income Eligibility Guidelines (IEG) for July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
  • Updating School Year 2016-17 Sponsor Agreement for School Nutrition Programs
        (PDF)
  • OM 10-16 Written Code of Conduct and Performance of Employees Engaged in Award and Administration of Contracts for July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
    OM 11-16 Procurement Reviews for School Food Authorities in School Year 2016-17
    OM 12-16 Rates of Reimbursement for School Year July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
    OM 13-16 Connecticut Procedures for Early Implementation of the New Meal Pattern Requirements for Preschoolers and Infants in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP)
  • Early Implementation Options: Meal Pattern for Preschoolers (Ages 1-4) (PDF)
  • Early Implementation Options: Meal Pattern for Infants (0-11 Months) (PDF)
  • OM 14-16 Connecticut State Department of Education’s Equipment Purchase Prior Approval Process
  • Capital Expenditure Approved List for SFA Equipment Purchases (PDF)
  • CSDE Equipment Purchase Approval Request Form (DOC)
  • OM 15-16 Early Implementation of Eligibility Carryover Period for Students Transitioning from Provision Schools: State Agency Extension Option
    OM 16-16 The Use of “Put Local on Your Tray” for Promoting Locally Grown
    2016 USDA MEMOS • OCTOBER 1, 2015 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

    Memo numbers are not sequential because this section only includes USDA memos that apply to school nutrition programs. USDA memos for state agencies or other programs are not listed, but are available on the USDA's School Meals Policy Web page.

    SP 01-16 Procuring Local Meat, Poultry, Game, and Eggs for Child Nutrition Programs
    SP 02-16 Questions and Answers on the Transition to and Implementation of 2 CFR Part 200
    SP 03-16 Procurement Standards and Resource Management Requirements related to Franchise Agreements
    SP 04-16 Local Agency Procurement Reviews SY2015-2016
    SP 05-16 Meal Service Requirements in the Summer Meal Programs, with Questions and Answers
    SP 06-16 Promoting Nutrition in Summer Meal Programs, with Best Practices
    SP 07-16 Local Foods and Related Activities in Summer Meal Programs, with Questions and Answers
    SP 09-16 Paid Lunch Equity: School Year 2016-2017 Calculations and Tool
    SP 11-16 Release of FNS-828 Paid Lunch Price Data for SY 2014-15
    SP 12-16 Guidance on Competitive Procurement Standards for Program Operators
    SP 15-16 CEP State Agency Procedures to Ensure Identified Student Percentage Accuracy
    SP 19-16 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&As
    SP 20-16 Nonprofit School Food Service Account Nonprogram Food Revenue Requirements
    SP 22-16 CEP Planning and Implementation Guidance
    SP 24-16 Compliance with and Enforcement of the Buy American Provision in the NSLP
    SP 25-16 FY2016 NSLP Equipment Assistance Grants for SFAs
    SP 26-16 CEP Annual Notification and Publication Requirements
    SP 28-16 Food and Drug Administration Requirements for Vending Machines
    SP 30-16 Extension of the Deadline for Local Educational Agencies to Elect the Community Eligibility Provision for School Year 2016-17
    SP 32-16 Additional Yield Information for School Meals
    SP 33-16 Extension Notice: Requests for Exemption from the School Meals’ Whole Grain-Rich Requirement for School Year 2016-17
    SP 37-16 Meaningful Access for Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Q&As
    SP 38-16 Q&As on the Final Rule “Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
    SP 39-16 State Agency Prior Approval Process for School Food Authority (SFA) Equipment Purchases
    SP 40-16 Updated Guidance: Contracting with Food Service Management
    SP 41-16 The Use of Share Tables in Child Nutrition Programs
    See CSDE OM 06-16 for information on how the Connecticut Public Health Code applies to share tables
    SP 43-16 Ensuring Access to Free and Reduced Price School Meals for Low-Income Students
    SP 46-16 Unpaid Meal Charges: Local Meal Charge Policies
    SP 47-16 Unpaid Meal Charges: Clarification on Collection of Delinquent Meal Payments
    SP 48-16 Using Federal Funds to Support FoodCorps Service Members
    SP 49-16 Resources for Making Potable Water Available in Schools and Child Care Facilities
    SP 50-16 2016 Edition of the Eligibility Manual for School Meals Facilities
    SP 51-16 Ensuring Year-long Eligibility in the School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
    SP 53-16 Crediting Tofu and Soy Yogurt Products in the School Meal Programs and the CACFP
    SP 54-16 Community Eligibility Provision: Guidance and Updated Q&As
    SP 56-16 Additional Guidance for the Implementation of the Administrative Reviews in School Nutrition Programs Final Rule
    SP 59-16 Policy Memorandum on Modifications to Accommodate Disabilities in the School Meal Programs
    SP 60-16 Indirect Cost Guidance
  • Indirect Costs: Guidance for State Agencies & School Food Authorities (PDF)
  • CONTACT: CSDE School Nutrition Programs Staff
    Connecticut State Department of Education
    Bureau of Health, Nutrition, Family Services and Adult Education
    Child Nutrition Programs
    450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 504
    Hartford, CT 06103-1841
    Phone: 860-807-2050
    Fax: 860-807-2127


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