Kent City Community Schools
Bylaws & Policies
 

8540 - VENDING MACHINES

The Board of Education recognizes that vending machines can produce revenues which are useful to augment programs and services to students and staff. It will, therefore, authorize their use in District facilities providing that the following conditions are satisfied.

 

A.

The installation, servicing, stocking, and maintenance of each machine is contracted for with a reputable supplier of vending machines and their products.

     
 

B.

The District's share of the revenues is managed by the District in accordance with relevant Board policies and administrative guidelines.

     
 

C.

No products are vended which would conflict with or contradict information or procedures contained in the District's educational programs on health and nutrition.

     
 

D.

No food or beverages are to be sold or distributed which will compete with the District's food-service program.

     
 

E.

Food items and beverages available for sale to students in vending machines for consumption on the school campus (any area of property under the jurisdiction of the school that is accessible to students during the school day) during the school day (the period from the midnight before, to thirty (30) minutes after the end of the official school day) shall comply with the current USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards.

The Superintendent shall develop and implement administrative guidelines which will require that these conditions are adhered to on a continuing basis.

42 U.S.C. 1779

Adopted 6/27/13
Revised 1/19/15

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