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Education Laws and Regulations

603 CMR 38.00:
School Construction

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38.09: Emergency Reconstruction Grants

(1) Subject to appropriation, the Board may provide emergency school building assistance grants to assist in repairing or reconstructing school buildings which are damaged as a result of a fire, flood, earthquake, hurricane, blizzard, or other unavoidable destructive occurrence.

(2) In the event of such an emergency, officials of the city, town, or regional school district shall contact the Commissioner forthwith, and the Department shall assign a representative to evaluate the damage, obtain a building inspection, and meet with local officials to determine the nature and extent of the emergency repair or reconstruction required.

(3) Depending on the nature and extent of the damage and the type of repair or reconstruction necessitated thereby, the Department shall determine whether the capital construction project or major reconstruction project application shall be filed in support of the emergency reconstruction grant request.

(4) The amount of any emergency reconstruction grant shall be determined in accordance with the reimbursement percentages and total construction grant computation formula set forth in M.G.L. c. 70B.

Regulatory Authority:
603 CMR 38.00: M.G.L c. 69, § 1B and Chapter 70B



Last Updated: June 18, 2004
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