Adoption Date: 7/19/1994, Revised: 6/20/2000


The Superintendent, working with administrative staff and such other outside consultants as he/she may deem necessary, shall continuously monitor the availability of potential school sites within the District. Sites shall be large enough to support all anticipated needs including outdoor educational programs and related activities. In determining the suitability of a site, reasonable consideration will be given to its educational adaptability, the environment, accessibility, soil conditions and the initial and ultimate development costs.

Sites for the erection or enlargement of an educational facility shall comply with the requirements of, and be approved by the Commissioner, pursuant to Section 408(3) of the Education Law.

The Board will involve the School District Attorney in all stages leading to the acquisition of a school site.

Policy References:
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations
(NYCRR) Section 155

Education Law Sections 401, 402, 408, 416,

1709(6), 1910, and 1915

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