(105 ILCS 5/34-215)
Capital improvement plans.
(a) The district shall develop a capital needs review process and one-year and 5-year capital improvement plans.
(b) By January 1, 2012, the chief executive officer or his or her designee shall establish a capital needs review process that includes a comprehensive bi-annual assessment of the capital needs at each facility owned, leased, or operated by the district. The review process shall include development of an assessment form to be used by attendance centers to provide a school-based capital, maintenance, utility, and repair needs assessment report and recommendations aligned with the educational program and goals of the attendance center.
(c) Beginning with fiscal year 2013 and for each year thereafter, the chief executive officer shall publish a proposed one-year capital improvement plan at least 60 days prior to the end of the prior fiscal year. The proposed one-year capital improvement plan shall be posted on the district's Internet website and shall be subject to public review and comment and at least 3 public hearings. The one-year capital improvement plan shall include the following information for all capital projects for which funds are to be appropriated:
(1) description of the scope of the project;
(2) justification for the project;
(3) status of the project, including, if appropriate,
percentage funded, percentage complete, and approved start and end dates;
(4) original approved cost and current approved cost
(5) the impact of the project on the district's
(6) the name of each school and facility affected by
(7) all funding sources for the project;
(8) any relationship of the project to the needs
assessment submitted by the attendance center;
(9) any relationship to the district's 10-year
Educational Facilities Master Plan;
(10) a description of the scope of work to be done,
schedule of achieved and projected major milestones, and an explanation for any delay in meeting projected milestones; and
(11) a detailed summary of all modernization, new
construction, or other capital improvements, and a process for making recommendations for modernization of existing school facilities, new school facility construction, and other school facility capital improvements planned for the next fiscal year.
(d) The chief executive officer shall present a final proposed one-year capital improvement plan to the Board for consideration.
(e) The Board shall adopt a final one-year capital improvement plan no more than 45 days after adopting the annual budget.
(f) Beginning with fiscal year 2013, the chief executive officer shall publish a proposed 5-year capital improvement plan with the proposed one-year capital improvement plan. The 5-year capital improvement plan shall include
proposed capital improvements for the next 4 years and, to the extent practicable, the same information for each proposed project that is required for the one-year capital improvement plan.
(g) The 5-year capital improvement plan shall be assessed annually. An annual report shall be published explaining the differences between projected capital projects in the 5-year capital improvement plan and the capital projects authorized in the proposed one-year capital improvement plan for the following fiscal year. The 5-year plan shall be published on the district's Internet website and distributed to all principals.
(Source: P.A. 100-965, eff. 8-19-18.)