How and Why to Budget for Deferred Maintenance in the World of LCFF

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


Christopher Learned, Associate Superintendent - Business Services, Acalanes Union High School District
Harold Freiman, partner, Lozano Smith LLP
Drew McAlister, Account Executive, Tandus l Centiva


While it's exciting to hear discussion about learning environments of the future, it's concerning that so many districts have little or no funds to maintain their existing facilities. With deferred maintenance now wrapped up into base grant, maintenance is competing for the same dollars as salaries and programs. As a result, small repairs may not be fixed until they become very expensive repair emergencies. Gain insight from the panel of experts in this video as they discuss the critical role of deferred maintenance in the new world of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAPs). Find out what impacts poorly maintained facilities can have on a district, hear important suggestions for appropriate funding and learn about the methods available to reduce your district’s deferred maintenance burden.
(filmed 06/10/2014)

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