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§16-105-8  School building authority advisory board established. –

Published: 2015

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CHAPTER 16-105

School Building Authority

SECTION 16-105-8

   § 16-105-8  School building authority

advisory board established. –

(a) There is hereby established a school building authority advisory board that

shall advise the school building authority regarding the best use of the school

building authority capital fund, including the setting of statewide priorities,

criteria for project approval, and recommendations for project approval and


   (b) The school building authority advisory board shall

consist of seven (7) members as follows:

   (1) The general treasurer;

   (2) The director of the department of administration, who

shall serve as chair;

   (3) A member of the governor's staff, as designated by the

governor; and

   (4) Four (4) members of the public, appointed by the

governor, and who serve at the pleasure of the governor, each of whom shall

have expertise in education and/or construction, real estate, or finance. At

least one of these four members shall represent a local education agency.

   (c) In addition to the purposes in subsection (a), the school

building authority advisory board shall advise the school building authority

on, including but not limited to, the following:

   (1) The project priorities for the school building authority

capital fund;

   (2) Legislation as it may deem desirable or necessary related

to the school building authority capital fund and the school housing aid

program set forth in §§ 16-7-35 to 16-7-47;

   (3) Policies and procedures designed to reduce borrowing for

school construction programs at both state and local levels;

   (4) Development of a formal enrollment projection model or

consideration of using projection models already available;

   (5) Processes and procedures necessary to apply for, receive,

administer, and comply with the conditions and requirements respecting any

grant, gift, or appropriation of property, services, or monies;

   (6) The collection and maintenance of a clearinghouse of

prototypical school plans which may be consulted by eligible applicants and

recommend incentives to utilize these prototypes;

   (7) The determination of eligible cost components of projects

for funding or reimbursement, including partial or full eligibility for project

components for which the benefit is shared between the school and other

municipal and community entities;

   (8) Development of a long-term capital plan in accordance

with needs and projected funding;

   (9) Collection and maintenance of data on all the public

school facilities in the state, including information on size, usage,

enrollment, available facility space, and maintenance;

   (10) Advising districts on the conduct of a needs survey to

ascertain the capital construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and other

capital needs for schools across the state;

   (11) The recommendation of policies, rules, and regulations

that move the state toward a pay-as-you-go funding system for school

construction programs; and

   (12) Encouraging local education agencies to investigate

opportunities for the maximum utilization of space in and around the district.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2015, ch. 141, art. 9, § 2.)