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Elk Grove USD  |  BP  7111  Facilities

Evaluating Existing Buildings   

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All existing school facilities will be evaluated periodically for their spatial, thermal, visual, health, sonic and aesthetic requirements in terms of the desired educational programming, and for safety and structural soundness as required by law.

Planning for major rehabilitation and remodeling will be incorporated in the school facilities master plan on a scheduled basis.

Evaluations of existing buildings will include the possibility of retrofitting them with energy conserving devices, insulation, and design modifications for the purposes of reduction of the costs of supplying energy shall be considered, as permitted under Education Code 17900 through 17903.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

17070.10-17077.10 Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1998, especially:

17071.10-17071.40 Existing school building capacity

17280-17316 Building approvals

17365-17374 Fitness for occupancy

17650-17653 Retrofitting school facilities for energy conservation

GOVERNMENT CODE

53097 Compliance with city or county ordinances

53097.5 Inspection of schools by city or county

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 2

1859-1859.106 Regulations relating to the Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1998

Management Resources:

CSBA PUBLICATIONS

Maximizing School Board Governance: School Facilities Management

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Department of Education, School Facilities Division: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/fa

California Energy Commission, Bright Schools Program: http://www.energy.ca.gov/efficiency/brightschools

Coalition for Adequate School Housing: http://www.cashnet.org

Department of General Services, Office of Public School Construction: http://www.opsc.dgs.ca.gov

Policy ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 29, 1984 Elk Grove, California