6.A.90 Facilities Construction

Facilities and Maintenance




Administrative Procedure: Facilities Construction


February 9, 2005














Policy Reference


Legal Reference

Mb Reg 164/98




News Construction and Major Renovation

The division shall reasonably consider barrier-free access and universal design principles in planning for all new construction and significant renovation.

The usual procedure for the planning of school facilities by the Border Land School Division follows the established line of action as listed below.

  • Staff identifies a need for new or additional facilities or renovations and the project is placed on the five-year capital plan of the Davison, submitted annually to the Public Schools Finance Board.
  • Every fall, the Public Schools Finance Board begins tis prioritization process and determines which projects are to be accepted for in-depth assessment and prioritization for their budget period of the ensuring year.Consultation with the Division is undertaken prior to a decision being made on projects to be accepted for assessment by the Public Schools Finance Board.
  • Once the project is accepted, it is referred to a Public Schools Finance Board project leader for an in-depth initial assessment, following which a recommendation is made to accept, delay, or deny the project for inclusion in their Public Schools Finance Board budget.
  • If recommended following assessment, the project is then included in the Public Schools Finance Board budget for Treasury Board approval.
  • Following Treasury Board budget approval, the project leader conducts a final assessment of the project and recommend to the Public Schools Finance Board that a ministerial award be prepared.
  • The ministerial award authorizes the Division to hire an architect or equivalent to prepare schematic plans for Public Schools Finance Board approval.

Border Land School Division

Border Land School Division acknowledges that the communities and schools located within Border Land School Division sit on Treaty 1 and Treaty 3 land, the original lands of the Anishinaabe peoples and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.

Border Land School Division respects the treaties that were made on these treaty areas and we dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with our Indigenous communities in a spirit of truth, reconciliation and collaboration.