The SPLOST Construction department is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Local Facilities Plan. This plan is developed by conducting a needs assessment survey for each school involving input from school administrators, central office personnel and operations divisions. The SPLOST budget is developed using this information. Utilizing SPLOST, the construction department, prepares the construction budgets, manages land acquisitions, acquires design professionals and provides project management from preconstruction to closeout of all capital projects.
Acquiring Property for a Growing School District. Land purchased to construct school facilities must meet specific requirements. Potential school sites are reviewedand approved by the Georgia Department of Education. Board Policy FEDA addresses purchase of real estate and property acquisition for school sites.