County Officials Participate in School Construction Funding Study

As reported previously on Conduit Street, Governor Martin O’Malley issued an executive order in May directing the Interagency Committee on School Construction to work with the Department of Budget and Management and the Department of Legislative Services and conduct a study on school construction in Maryland. Last week, county government and school board officials met […]

Board of Public Works Approves School Construction Funding

On May 14, 2014, the Board of Public Works met to approve the final funding and planning recommendations of the Interagency Committee on School Construction for the FY 2015 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for school construction.   The funding allocation of $325.256 million for 183 specific projects includes $6.48 million for eight (8) FY 2014 Air […]

State to Study School Construction Funding

Governor Martin O’Malley issued an executive order yesterday directing the Interagency Committee on School Construction to work with the Department of Budget and Management and the Department of Legislative Services and conduct a study on school construction in Maryland.  The study will address the topics raised by two bills that were introduced but did not […]

2014 Session Wrap-Up: School Construction

This post summarizes the status of bills affecting K-12 school construction in the 2014 Legislative Session. Creation of a State Debt – Qualified Zone Academy Bonds: HB 190/SB 218, provides $4,625,000 in grant funding to the Interagency Committee on School Construction and the Maryland State Department of Education for renovation, repair and capital improvement to […]

St. Mary’s County Schools Return Unspent Construction Funds to Government

St. Mary’s County school board decided earlier this week to return $187,592 of unspent school construction funds back to county government. The money will be transferred to St. Mary’s County account for capital improvement projects and be used for other county construction projects in the future. From the SoMdNews.com article, Kim Howe, director of capital […]

Three Counties Work Together for School Construction Funding

The County Executives from Prince George’s, Montgomery and Baltimore Counties stood together in unity to announce that they will work together to develop legislation requesting additional funding for school modernization and construction, as reported by Montgomery County’s press office. Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, and Baltimore County […]