WSR 98-09-052

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

[Filed April 16, 1998, 10:55 a.m.]



Date of Adoption: January 29, 1998.

Purpose: To eliminate nonapplicable WAC 180-33-025(3), referencing vocational-technical institutes and amend WAC 180-33-025(2), to eliminate interpretive conflicts in determining space eligibility for modernization projects.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-33-025 Space eligible for state financial assistance in modernization.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.525.020.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-01-192 on December 23, 1997.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

April 16, 1998

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-1467.1

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-13-020, filed 6/3/94, effective 7/4/94)



WAC 180-33-025  Space eligible for state financial assistance in modernization. Space allowance and enrollment projection provision for state matching purposes.

(1) In planning for modernization in any school facility, under the provisions of WAC 180-33-015 (1)(a) and (b), a school district shall estimate capacity needs on the basis of a cohort survival enrollment as per WAC 180-27-045. Any space above and beyond a school district's estimated capacity needs as calculated on the basis of a five-year cohort survival or adjusted cohort survival enrollment shall not be eligible for state financial assistance in modernization with the exception as stated in subsection (2) below.

(2) In computing the amount of eligible space for modernization, the state will match the entire facility if 3/4 of the overall square footage of the ((facility)) school district's facilities is eligible for state financial assistance. If less than 3/4 of the overall square footage of the ((facility)) school district's facilities is eligible for state financial assistance, the district shall pay the entire cost of modernizing any additional space: Provided, That this subsection shall not be applicable to new construction in lieu of modernization facility projects authorized by this chapter.

(3) ((In determining the eligible space for modernizing vocational-technical institutes, enrollment data furnished by the school district will be reviewed by the superintendent of public instruction or his or her designee.

(4))) In planning for modernization in any combined facility as per WAC 180-33-015 (3)(c) a school district shall estimate enrollment in the district on the basis of a cohort survival enrollment as per WAC 180-27-045.



[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.525.020 and 1992 c 233 28 (8)(e). 94-13-020, 180-33-025, filed 6/3/94, effective 7/4/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.47.830. 85-24-049 (Order 26-85), 180-33-025, filed 11/27/85; 83-21-071 (Order 16-83), 180-33-025, filed 10/17/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.47.073. 81-24-049 (Order 13-81), 180-33-025, filed 12/1/81.]

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