On Friday, September 26, the California Energy Commission released proposed changes to the Proposition 39 Guidelines. Public comment is due by October 27, 2014 and must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email subject line, indicate Prop 39 13-CCEJA-01.
On behalf of the C.A.S.H. Board of Directors, I would like to wish a Happy New Year to our C.A.S.H. family.
In light of the significant changes that the education community has faced and will continue to face, 2014 figures to be an eventful year for the school facilities community. What role will the state play in funding school facilities going forward? Will there be a 2014 statewide school bond? What is happening with the School Facility Program (SFP)? How will maintenance departments fund their activities under the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)? How do districts access and effectively utilize Proposition 39 energy efficiency funds? These are essential questions for the school facilities community, and they will all be deliberated during this pivotal year. Continue reading