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Chawanakee USD  |  BP  7110  Facilities

Facilities Master Plan   

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The Superintendent or designee shall develop and maintain a master plan for district facilities. This plan shall describe the district's anticipated school facilities needs and priorities. It shall also identify funding sources and timelines for building. The plan shall be reviewed at regular intervals specified within the plan.

The plan shall be based on an assessment of the district's short- and long-term facility needs, giving consideration to:

1. Current and projected school enrollments for each grade level, based on residential housing growth pattern in accordance with city/county general plans and other demographic factors

2. The district's educational goals

(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)

3. Current and projected educational program requirements

4. Student safety and welfare

5. An evaluation of existing buildings and needs for modernization and renovation

6. State planning standards and local zoning requirements

7. The community's social, economic and political characteristics

8. Estimated costs associated with meeting the district's facility needs

9. The availability of state matching funds

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that staff, parents/guardians, students, and business and community representatives are kept informed of the need for facilities construction or modernization.

(cf. 1220 - Citizen Advisory Committees)

To ensure that proposed facilities conform with all state planning standards and local zoning requirements, the Superintendent or designee shall consult architectural and engineering firms, utility companies, local governmental and planning agencies, the County Office of Education, the California Department of Education, the Division of the State Architect and the Office of Public School Construction. Assistance from colleges and universities, planning laborites and private consulting firms shall be authorized when necessary to augment district staff resources.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

16011 Long range comprehensive master plan

16322 Department of Education services

17017.5 Approval of applications for projects

17251 Powers and duties of CDE

17260-17268 Plans of schoolhouses

17280-17317 Field Act

17365-17374 Fitness for occupancy

17405 Relocatable structures; lease requirements

35275 New school planning; cooperation with recreation and park authorities

GOVERNMENT CODE

53090-53097.5 Regulation of local agencies by counties and cities

65352.2 Communicating and coordinating of school sites

65995.6 School facilities needs analysis

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

14001 Minimum standards

14030-14036 Standards, planning and approval of school facilities

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

12101-12213 Americans with Disabilities Act

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

Office of Public School Construction: http://www.opsc.dgs.ca.gov

CDE, School Facilities Division: http://www.cde.ca.gov/facilities

Policy CHAWANAKEE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: December 18, 2006 North Fork, California