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School Construction Needs

Project Scope: As required by Section 25.1 of S.L. 2016-94, the Program Evaluation Division is managing a Legislative Services Commission contract with MGT Consulting Group to (i) perform an independent assessment of school construction needs and (ii) determine which of the local school administrative units have the highest facility needs in relation to their capacity to raise revenue to meet those needs.

Project Mandate: 2015–17 Work Plan

Agency or Agencies Under Review: Department of Public Instruction, Safe and Healthy School Support Division, Local Boards of Education and County Boards of Commissioners of the following nine counties:

Anson, Bertie, Clay, Davie, Greene, Harnett, Jones, Scotland and Yancey. Robeson, originally scheduled, was removed from the current project because of severe flooding of schools and the system administrative complex as a result of Hurricane Matthew in early October 2016.

Project Lead: John Turcotte

Status Report for Week Ending December 30, 2016:

  • Assessment of Harnett County completed, report submitted for review
  • By close of week ending January 6, 2017, formal briefings will have been conducted with superintendents of the other eight counties in the study, with additional evaluations also scheduled to be performed this week.
Program Evaluation Division, North Carolina General Assembly
Legislative Office Building, Suite 100
300 North Salisbury Street , Raleigh, NC 27603-5925