CASH SAB Alert – April 22, 2020
Today, the State Allocation Board held a short meeting to conduct routine business. Priority Funding apportionments eligible this month will be considered at the May meeting. In his opening comments, Vice Chair O’Donnell announced that Governor’s Appointee Cesar Diaz had resigned from the Board, and thanked him for his service.
Executive Officer Statement
In her Executive Officer statement, Lisa Silverman provided the following updates:
Requests for Extensions –
- The Office of Public School Construction (OPSC) has created an online extension request form for school districts that are unable to meet OPSC’s response deadlines. The form can be found online here.
Career Technical Education Facilities Program Deadline Extended –
- OPSC has extended the deadline for CTE Grant Applications which were due to OPSC on or before April 6, 2020. The Application for Career Technical Education Funding (Form SAB 50-10) is now due to OPSC on or before June 30, 2020.
Priority Funding Closing Date Extended –
- The next priority funding filing period will begin on May 13, 2020 and will now close on August 28, 2020. These requests will be valid from July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. All projects receiving an Unfunded Approval through the August 2020 State Allocation Board (SAB) meeting will be eligible to submit a request.
Future Priority Funding Apportionments –
- Today’s SAB agenda does not include Priority Funding Apportionments. State General Obligation Bond sales took place in March and April. OPSC anticipates that sufficient funds will be available to provide apportionments at the May 27, 2020 SAB meeting for all eligible projects that chose to participate in the current Priority Funding filing round.
School Facility Program Approvals and Workload
The Unfunded Approval list dated March 25th contains projects worth $1,391,926,089.
The Board approved unfunded approvals today worth $58,643,114.
The Workload List dated March 31st contains projects worth the following:
|New Construction & Charter||$1,262,864,526|
The Acknowledged List dated March 31st contains projects worth the following:
The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm.
~ Nancy Chaires Espinoza, Legislative Advocate