Code of Maine Rules
05 - DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
071 - EDUCATION - GENERAL
Chapter 60 - NEW SCHOOL SITING APPROVAL
Section 071-60-3 - Considerations

Current through 2023-52, December 27, 2023

When reviewing a request for site approval, the State Board of Education must consider the following:

A. the adequacy of the site to provide for the long-term educational program space needs and playfield requirements of the school administrative unit;

B. the comprehensive enrollment analysis for the school administrative unit;

C. a comprehensive and complete "Renovation-vs.-New-Analysis" of the existing building and site;

D. community involvement in the selection process;

E. site development costs, both on and off the primary location of the project;

F. the impact on student transportation, vehicular traffic and student safety;

G. the allowance for future expansion;

H. the proximity to power, water, and sewerage facilities;

I. subsurface analyses of soils and ledge;

J. the survey of the site for wetlands; and

K. the environmental issues related to the site.

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