The Vermont Statutes Online
§ 3448e. Construction of career technical education facilities; approval and funding
(a) Definitions. For the purposes of this section:
(1) "Construction" includes the purchase of career technical education facilities.
(2) "School district" means, unless otherwise provided:
(A) a school district that manages a regional career technical center or a comprehensive high school; or
(B) a regional career technical center school district authorized under subchapter 5A of chapter 37 of this title.
(3) "Career technical education facilities" means regional technical centers and those portions of comprehensive high schools that are designed to provide State board-approved career technical education programs and services.
(b) Application of chapter. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the provisions of chapter 123 of this title shall apply to the construction of career technical education facilities.
(c) Approval of regional advisory board. The Secretary may approve a preliminary application for a project involving career technical education facilities if, in addition to meeting the other requirements of this chapter, the project has received the approval of the regional advisory board as defined under section 1542 of this title. This subsection shall not apply to a project proposed by a regional career technical center school district authorized under subchapter 5A of chapter 37 of this title.
(d) Involvement of the Department of Buildings and General Services. The Department of Buildings and General Services shall be available to consult with and share its expertise with the school district regarding the design and construction of any new career technical education facility or any alterations to existing career technical education facilities, and for the analysis of any lease or lease-purchase proposal.
(e) Award of construction aid. The amount of an award shall be 50 percent of the approved cost of the project. Where the construction of career technical education facilities is undertaken in conjunction with the construction of noncareer technical education facilities, the approved costs of the project shall be allocated as determined by the Secretary. (Added 2001, No. 149 (Adj. Sess.), § 61, eff. June 27, 2002; amended 2005, No. 147 (Adj. Sess.), § 48, eff. May 15, 2006; 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 218, 302, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)