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New Mexico

Capital Plans & Management

New Mexico: Building Assessments for Energy Efficiency Measures - Upon the request of a school district, the department may perform an energy efficiency assessment of a school district building to identify the energy efficiency measures that can ...


Community Partnerships


New Mexico Joint Recreation Systems - Establishment of joint recreational systems between municipalities. (Joint Use) ...

New Mexico School Districts & Community Recreational Facilities - School district may construct, own, or operate community recreational facilities within the school district. (Joint Use) ...

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New Mexico: Availability of School Facilities for Use by Other Facilities - Upon establishment of a branch community college, public school facilities are to be made available to the college if needed, and in such manner as will not interfere with the regu ...


Community Planning


New Mexico School Consolidation - State code that governs the consolidation of school districts by the state board to make the most advantageous and economical use of public school facilities. (2008) ...


Facilities Funding


New Mexico Public School Capitol Outlay Fund - Creates the Public School Capital Outlay Fund and enumerates its use by local school districts. (Last amended 2008) ...

New Mexico School District Indebtedness; Restrictions - Limits local school districts from borrowing money except for purpose of erecting, remodeling, making additions to and furnishing school buildings or purchasing or improving school ...

State Capital Spending on PK-12 School Facilities Report - New Mexico.pdf - The 21st Century School Fund examined each U.S. State’s capital outlay from 2005-2008 for elementary and secondary public education facility construction and modernization. ...


Governance & Oversight


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New Mexico School Construction Statewide Adequacy Standards - Requires each local school board or governing body of a charter school to secure the approval of the director of the public school facilities authority prior to the construction or ...


Stimulus Watch: School Facilities


New Mexico Stabilization Funds Application - The US Department of Education approved New Mexico application for initial funding under the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Program. ...

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