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Cindy Hobbs Executive Director. The Mission of Child Nutrition Services is to contribute to a successful academic experience and encourage a lifetime.

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1 Cindy Hobbs Executive Director

2 The Mission of Child Nutrition Services is to contribute to a successful academic experience and encourage a lifetime of healthy eating for each student by providing affordable meals that are nutritious, appealing, and served by caring professionals in a pleasant environment.

3 CMS Child Nutrition Services Overview & Scope Responsible for providing breakfast, lunch, and snacks for students, including economically disadvantaged students who receive free or reduced-price meals 1,376 employees serving 140,963 students 153 full service cafeteria operations > 32,000 breakfasts daily > 83,000 lunches daily > 9,500 snacks daily (ASEP) In addition to daily meal services, Child Nutrition provides other value-added services, such as: Catering for school functions Chefs Move to Schools Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grant Special Diet and Allergy Management After School Program Snacks Equipment Repairs Equipment Replacement Data Request and Athletic Fee Waivers Summer Feeding Program that delivers meals to community sponsored programs

4 Support district goals and contribute to academic success of our students Compliance with nutrition standards and federal regulations Free and reduced meal application and verification process Procurement and inventory control Nutrition education and special diets Menu Planning and nutrient analysis Marketing and promotions Meal accountability Staff development Summer Food Service Program CMS Child Nutrition Services Business Functions

5 CMS Child Nutrition Staffing Overview 1,376 Dedicated Employees Racially DiverseAnnual Turnover Committed to CMS 9 Years 1,340 School Based Cafeteria Employees 36 Central Office Employees 4 Registered Dietitians 7 Certified Dietary Managers 3 Certified Chefs 31 Cafeteria Managers with BS degree All Cafeteria Managers are ServSafe Certified

6 What it Means to Be An Enterprise Fund Must create enough revenue to cover all cost of operation Operation is profit and loss based Service levels must be maintained to retain customer loyalty Federal Funding is based on number of meals served in each eligibility category Other sources of income are interest on savings, contributed capital from bonds, and transfer from a state block grant Financial Goals Be self-supporting by operating at breakeven or better Return 100% of allowable indirect costs to the general fund Indirect cost rate is determined by a state formula Indirect cost rate for is % Indirect cost rate is applied to operating expenses excluding food and supplies $3,799,241 paid to the CMS general fund for indirect cost for Keep meal prices as low as possible CMS Child Nutrition Services Our Business Model: An Enterprise Fund

7 CMS Child Nutrition Services Adopted Operating Budget $66.5 Million

8 CMS Child Nutrition Services Cost Incurred in Support of CMS Budget Cuts SERVICEAMOUNT Maintenance staff transferred to CN budget annually $40,000 Equipment purchases for new construction projects for past 5 years $950,000 Annual savings to district for warehouse salaries due to outsourcing delivery of food and moving one salary to CN budget $200,000 Contribution to CMS Kronos time tracking project $500,000 Indirect Cost Payment to District over past 5 yrs $18,662,490

9 Food Safety Cost Efficient Cost Efficient Consistently Satisfies the nutritional needs of our students Compliant Compliant CMS Child Nutrition Services How We Define and Measure High Quality Child Nutrition Services That Support Academic Achievement

10 Food Safety Cost Efficient Cost Efficient Consistently Satisfies the nutritional needs of our students Compliant Compliant CMS Child Nutrition Services How We Define and Measure High Quality Child Nutrition Services That Support Academic Achievement Average Sanitation Score %

11 Food Safety Cost Efficient Cost Efficient Consistently Satisfies the nutritional needs of our students Compliant Compliant CMS Child Nutrition Services How We Define and Measure High Quality Child Nutrition Services That Support Academic Achievement $22 million fund balance 100% of allowable indirect cost paid to district

12 Food Safety Cost Efficient Cost Efficient Consistently Satisfies the nutritional needs of our students Compliant Compliant CMS Child Nutrition Services How We Define and Measure High Quality Child Nutrition Services That Support Academic Achievement Meals exceed USDA nutritional standards and all ala carte items comply with Institute of Medicine recommendations

13 Food Safety Cost Efficient Cost Efficient Consistently Satisfies the nutritional needs of our students Compliant Compliant CMS Child Nutrition Services How We Define and Measure High Quality Child Nutrition Services That Support Academic Achievement Coordinated Review Effort(CRE) Results: The results of the review indicate the Child Nutrition Program in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is operating with maximum efficiency, effectiveness and accountability. The review also reflected a high level of nutritional, operational and financial integrity in the program.

14 Studies and Research Conducted 2002 McKinsey Report 2004 CMS & Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Efficiency and Effectiveness Review 2006 inTEAM Associates 2011 Coordinated Review Effort(CRE), NCDPI Key Learnings & Outcomes All studies consistently assessed CMS Child Nutrition Services as an effective and efficient operation All identified areas of opportunity have been addressed by integrating those improvements into our internal operation Areas recommended for outsourcing including food delivery and temporary employees have been accomplished CMS Child Nutrition Services Strategically Pursuing Opportunities For Continuous Improvement Has Been A Part of Our Business Model

15 CMS Child Nutrition Services We are currently supporting area businesses with nearly $18M in Outsourced Services SERVICEAMOUNT Meal application printing and distribution$50,000 Kitchen equipment repairs and maintenance$1, 045,000 Cash Register repairs and cabling$40,000 Purchase and delivery to schools of general groceries, milk, bread, ice cream, produce, snacks items, cleaning supplies by contracted vendors $16,000,000 Temporary Employment Agency$450,000 Shredding Service$1500 Annual Contracted IT Services$30,000

16 CMS Child Nutrition Services Governance Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act Child Nutrition Act of 1966 Public Law Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of CFR 210 National School Lunch Program 7 CFR 220 School Breakfast Program 7 CFR 245 Free and Reduced Price Eligibility 7 CFR 250 Food Distribution Program 7 CFR 3016 Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments 7 CFR 3019 Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and other Non-Profit Organizations FNS Instruction Civil Rights Compliance and Enforcement - Nutrition Programs and Activities

17 CMS Child Nutrition Services Governance OMB Circular A-87 Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribe Governments OMB Circular A-122 Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations OMB Circular A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations NC General Statute 115C-264 NC State Board of Education Policy EEO-S-000 NC Nutrition Standards 2007 Compliance Supplement CMS BOE JLCG-R: Students With Food Allergies CMS BOE JL-R: Student Wellness, adopted November 17, 2006

18 Federal Regulations Requires that the School Food Authority: remains responsible for the overall operation of the school nutrition programs retains direct involvement in the operation of the food service monitors the food service operation through periodic on-site visits Remains responsible for determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals NC General Statute Requires that the School Food Authority: operate the program on a nonprofit basis and that any earnings over and above the cost of operation shall be used to reduce the cost of food, to serve better food, or to provide free or reduced price meals to indigent children. NCDPI, Child Nutrition Services Requires that the School Food Authority: Follows defined procedures included in their guidance document Contracting with Food Service Management Companies Other Considerations All value-added services must be included in contract to avoid additional charges to the district CMS must maintain an adequate staff to monitor each location at least once each quarter The district must retain Signature Authority on the agreement to participate and claims for reimbursement The district is responsible for management and accountability for USDA donated foods The district must review all bids for food and supplies for responsiveness to the bid requirements and make final awards Contract will need approval of the State Agency A reduction in operating cost will mean a reduction in indirect cost payments to the districts general fund CMS Child Nutrition Services Governed Parameters Which May Pose Potential Challenges With Outsourcing Considerations

19 Committee Defined Selection CriteriaOption 1:Option 2Option 3Option 4Option 5 PEOPLE MONEY SERVICE RISK MEASUREMENT What This Is an informed preliminary assessment of the viability of some initial outsourcing options What This IS NOT a recommended list of areas to outsource Color Index likely will not satisfy criteria OR risk of failure to CMS is high could meet criteria but more information needed likely will satisfy criteria ? externally driven by bidding process We Have Developed and Completed A Preliminary Outsourcing Assessment Understanding the Assessment Tool Overall assessment for that option Assessment of each criteria by option Example: Full Operational Outsourcing

20 Committee Defined Selection CriteriaAll Services Management Services All Services Pilot PEOPLE result in CMS employee RIF, salary, benefits; affect significant # employees at scale MONEY result in return of ongoing net savings to CMS Op. Budget MONEY result in substantial savings at scale N/A SERVICE impact on service levels SERVICE impact on service quality RISK result in significant risk to CMS RISK ability to return the service in-house MEASUREMENT can be measured/evaluated CMS Child Nutrition Preliminary Outsourcing Assessment


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