Joint Assembly/School Board Facilities, CIP, & Maintenance Committee
Charter Review and Committee Goals
CBJ Home Rule Charter Excerpts Pertaining to Public School Facilities
• Section 13.8. – Capital improvements.
(a) The board shall make recommendations to the assembly concerning the necessity for school construction and other capital improvements, site selection, employment of architects, and building plans. The board shall submit preliminary plans to the assembly for suggestions before recommending final plans.
(b) Decisions by the assembly shall be final in all matters concerning school construction and other capital improvements, site selection, employment of architects, and building plans.
(c) The assembly shall appoint a four-man committee from its membership which shall deliberate with the board in formulating all plans to be recommended under Section 13.8(a) of this Charter.
• Section 13.9. – School maintenance.
The board, unless specifically transferring such responsibilities to the assembly, shall provide custodial services and routine maintenance for school buildings and shall provide employees for these purposes. The assembly shall provide major maintenance and all rehabilitation, repair and construction of school buildings.
JSD/CBJ School Facilities Committee Goals
• Establish a process for evaluating and prioritizing capital improvement projects (CIPs) for JSD school facilities.
• Establish a sustainable funding mechanism to execute large and small CIPs at JSD school facilities.