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  • School Construction Project Requirements from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)

    There are numerous Environmental, Health and Safety requirements that will potentially affect a school construction project. Some of the more common and important of these requirements are listed below. Not every possible requirement is listed, and this information is only intended as a helpful summary.

  • School Building Projects Advisory Council

    The Connecticut School Building Projects Advisory Council’s mission is to provide recommendations and establish standards and guidelines for achievement on all major capital school construction, renovations, and alterations projects.

  • School Construction State Reimbursement Percentages

    Reimbursement percentages are annually calculated by the State Department of Education (SDE). Each project receives a reimbursement percentage based on the date the town or district secured the local share of funding for the school construction project pursuant to C.G.S. 10-283(d). Reimbursement rates subject to each town or district can be viewed on the SDE website.

  • School Construction Progress Payments

    The Office of School Construction Grants processes payment requests for eligible school districts with projects that have been approved for State grant commitments. Payments are batched monthly and are paid electronically.

  • Apply for School Construction Grants

    The Office of School Construction Grants & Review (OSCG&R) is responsible for the grant administration of all Connecticut public school construction projects seeking authorization for a State grant commitment. OSCG&R actively serves the 169 Connecticut municipalities, 17 Regional School Districts and 6 Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs) in the project application process.

  • School Construction Project Closure and Audit Procedures

    Pursuant to C.G.S. 10-287i, every school construction project that has received State grant assistance is subject to an audit by the Department of Administrative Services (DAS). Please note that C.G.S. 10-287i references a holdback of each grant prior to DAS completing and authorizing the release of the retained grant.

  • Apply for an Alliance Grant

    Certified “Alliance Grant” districts that meet the requirements as defined in FORM SCG-1001 General Improvements to Alliance Districts’ School Buildings Grant Program Application Package, are eligible to submit applications for Alliance Grant funding.

  • School Construction Priority List Projects

    The Office of School Construction Grants & Review annually submits a listing of school construction projects applying for grant commitments from the State.

  • School Construction Site Review and Approval

    If a Local Education Agency (LEA) is seeking a school construction grant from the State Office of School Construction Grants & Review (OSCG&R), the LEA may be required to obtain Site Approval from DAS. To receive Site Approval, file FORM SCG-053 with attachments as required.

  • File School Construction Change Orders

    All school construction change orders or construction change directives must conform to the terms and conditions outlined in the Change Directives Bulletin dated 4/21/16, and the Bulletin of Common Change Order Ineligibilities dated 2/10/16.

  • Office of School Construction Grants Policies and Memos

    2-22-2017 Conceptual and Schematic Design Review: To provide assistance and direction to LEAs’ school construction projects at an early stage, when changes and suggestions can be most productive, effective immediately, all school projects seeking State grant assistance as a “Priority List Project” shall be reviewed by the Office of School Construction Grants and Review at the “conceptual design” phase and again at the “schematic design” phase in addition to the currently required reviews.

  • Office of School Construction Grants & Review

    The Office of School Construction Grants & Review (OSCG&R) performs two major functions, the administration of school construction grants and the architectural plan review procedures required for said grants.

  • School Construction Cost Estimate Filing Requirements and Procedures

    All school construction project grant applications must include a competed Estimate of Probable Costs, known as the Public School Construction Cost Database (PSCCD) through the State BizNet website. Only one (1) Design Team member or Local Education Agency (LEA) representative on the proposed school project will be allowed access to the database.

  • Reports on the Condition of Connecticut's Public Schools

    Pursuant to C.G.S. 10-220(a), local and regional boards of education are required to “…report to the Commissioner of Administrative Services on the condition of its facilities…” The Office of School Construction Grants is responsible for the administration of the school facility survey, and the collection and reporting of the data.

  • School Construction Change Order Forms and Eligibility Information

    Pursuant to OSCG&R policy every school construction project that files a construction Change Order must submit documentation to the Department of Administrative Services for review in order to establish a determination of eligibility.