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Facilities Planning

Smart Schools Bond Act Information

The SMART SCHOOLS BOND ACT (SSBA) of 2014 was passed in 2014-15, enacted budget, and approved by the voters in a statewide referendum held during the 2014 General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Smart Schools Bond Act authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure to improve learning and opportunity for students throughout the State.

Please see the link below for additional guidance:

Letter of Intent Form:

  • Please use this Letter of Intent Forms Workbook or the fillable PDF version below for projects involving Smart Schools Bond Act allocations. Open the workbook and select the tab labeled 'LOI_SmartSchoolsBondAct'.

Office of Facilities Planning Process for Review of Smart Schools Bond Act Projects:

Guidance from Office of State Aid:

Submission of Final Cost Reports:

  • Final Cost Reports for projects funded in whole or part with Smart Bond funds should not be submitted until disbursement of funds is claimed and paid.