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Washington

Capital Plans & Management

City of Seattle Green Building Team - Seattle has a “green building team” that works across “City Departments who finance, plan, design, build, remodel, and maintain facilities.” They also use LEED. ...

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Washington State LEED Legislation: High Performance Green Building - Calls for adoption of recognized standards for high-performance public buildings, including schools, while allowing flexible methods and choices in how to achieve those standards. ...


Community Partnerships


Washington School Property & Community Building - School districts construction of schools for community purposes. (Joint Use) ...

Washington Youth Programs & School Facilities - State code which facilitates school districts permitting the use of school buildings for use by private nonprofit groups operating youth programs. (Joint Use) ...


Community Planning


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Washington School Facilities Manual - The state of Washington provides a 194-page school facilities manual that outlines state construction assistance and project forms, school funding grants, advance planning, financ ...


Facilities Funding


State Capital Spending on PK-12 School Facilities Report - Washington.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. ...

Washington School Construction Grants - State code that authorizes the finance committee to issue bonds for the purpose of providing school construction assistance grants for needed capital improvements. ...


Governance & Oversight


Washington Approval of Modernization of Existing Schools - The superintendent of public instruction is authorized to approve the use of such funds appropriated for modernization of existing school facilities. ...


Stimulus Watch: School Facilities


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

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