Board of Education Policy 7331: Plans, Specifications and Cost Estimates

The architect, engineer or site planner shall develop plans and specifications which comply with the laws of the State of New York and the regulations and requirements of the State Education Department and any other governmental agency with jurisdiction over the project.

Such plans shall be submitted to the Superintendent of Schools for review and to the Board of Education for consideration and approval.  Following approval by the Board, the plans will be submitted to the appropriate state and local agencies for their review and approval, if required.

Estimates of construction costs will be prepared by the architect or engineer and submitted to the Superintendent.  After review, the Superintendent will present them to the Board for consideration and approval.  The final determination of cost and budget of any project is the sole responsibility of the Board.

Adopted:  February 26, 1996