the April 29, 2021, teleconference meeting, the Commission for Arkansas Public
School Academic Facilities and Transportation (Commission) funded 2021-2023 biennium Year-One
accordance with the cited reference, school districts and the Division of
Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation (Division) must execute
an Academic Facilities Partnership Program Project Agreement (Agreement) to initiate
a project. Per the Rules Governing the Academic Facilities Partnership
Program, the Agreement must be executed within sixty (60) days of the
Commission’s project funding. Therefore, Agreements must be executed by June
following information is useful for school districts as they complete the
Enter ”October 29, 2022” in sentence one of the second paragraph on page 2 of
the Agreement. This date is the eighteen-month construction start date
for the project.
The total budget to be entered in paragraph II.C. on page 3 is the
district’s anticipated total project cost, including design, construction,
construction management, and all associated project costs. The total
project budget is computed in Appendix B (Part 1), Initial Budget.
The state’s share of the project budget to be entered in paragraph
II.C. on page 3 is the State Financial Participation shown for the project on
the Funded Project List found on the Division's website.
Information for project funded scope is available on the Division’s
districts are urged to contact your Division Area Project Manager-Planning and Construction for additional information or
assistance. Districts should initiate and forward signed Agreements to
the Division as soon as possible to ensure execution by June 28, 2021.
The Division will not review unsigned project agreements.