School Building Projects Advisory Council

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Sec. 10-292q. School Building Projects Advisory Council. (a) There is established a School Building Projects Advisory Council. The council shall consist of: (1) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, or the secretary’s designee, (2) the Commissioner of Administrative Services, or the commissioner’s designee, (3) the Commissioner of Education, or the commissioner’s designee, and (4) five members appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be a person with experience in school building project matters, one of whom shall be a person with experience in architecture, one of whom shall be a person with experience in engineering, one of whom shall be a person with experience in school safety, and one of whom shall be a person with experience with the administration of the State Building Code. The chairperson of the council shall be the Commissioner of Administrative Services, or the commissioner’s designee. A person employed by the Department of Administrative Services who is responsible for school building projects shall serve as the administrative staff of the council. The council shall meet at least quarterly to discuss matters relating to school building projects.

(b) The School Building Projects Advisory Council shall (1) develop model blueprints for new school building projects that are in accordance with industry standards for school buildings and the school safety infrastructure standards, developed pursuant to section 10-292r, (2) conduct studies, research and analyses, and (3) make recommendations for improvements to the school building projects processes to the Governor and the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies, education and finance, revenue and bonding.