Facilities Planning

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LEAD TESTING IN SCHOOL DRINKING WATER

  • On September 6, 2016, the Governor signed legislation requiring all school districts in New York State to test potable water systems for lead contamination and to take responsive actions. To implement this new law, the Department of Health issued emergency regulations, titled Lead Testing in School Drinking Water.
  • Please follow this link to our web page with additional information. (09/16/16)
 
  • NewNYSED/DOH WEBINAR: The New York State Education Department and the New York State Department of Health are hosting an informational webinar on the use of the NYSDOH data entry system in HERDS (Health Electronic Response Data System) within the NYS Health Commerce System (HCS) for required reporting of lead testing in school drinking water.  This webinar is intended for individuals in BOCES or public schools whose work includes reporting information on sampling and testing for lead in school drinking water.  A demonstration for “School Lead in Drinking Water Reporters” and other interested individuals will be provided. (09/29/16)

Please see link to webinar information  PDF Image Icon (09/29/16)

 

SED PROJECT MANAGER LIST UPDATED

2015 BUILDING CONDITION SURVEY - SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED

  • The deadline for 2015 Building Condition Survey (BCS) data entry and submission has been extended to November 18th, 2016. Your submission is not final until it has been certified by the school superintendent. You will know that your submission is final when each BCS record has moved from the ‘inbox’ to the ‘outbox’ for your district in the SED Business Portal.  When properly submitted, the BCS record will no longer appear in your ‘inbox’.  Please confirm this. (09/06/16)
  • If BCS records do not indicate a submitted date of 11/18/16, building aid for the BCS will be forfeited. (09/06/16)
 

QUALIFIED ZONE ACADEMY BONDS

  • Applications are being accepted for 2015-2016 QZAB funding.  Please see the following link for more information.  (07/29/16)

JOB OPENINGS AT FACILITIES PLANNING

  • The Office of facilities Planning has openings for Sr. Architects Gr 24 and Sr. Engineers Gr 24 - please see links below for additional information or contact Carl Thurnau:
     
 

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Our mission is to ensure safe, healthy, comfortable, and acceptable educational facilities which promote effective and efficient learning for all New York students regardless of where they live.

We will accomplish our mission by establishing clear expectations and standards for school facilities. We will work with parents, teachers, administrators, designers, facility directors, contractors and the community to set in motion mechanisms for school improvement statewide.

Contact info: Rosanne Groff, webmaster.  ph. 518-474-3906; fax 518-486-5918

Last Updated: September 29, 2016