State Board Policy
DESCRIPTOR TERM: Historical Sites
Criteria for Funding Restoration/Renovation of Historically and/or Architecturally Significant School Buildings or Educational Museums
House Bill 1669, passed during the 1995 regular legislative session, authorizes the expenditure of $250,000 for the purpose of restoring or renovating historically and/or architecturally significant school buildings or educational museums in accordance with criteria established by the State Board of Education. The State Department of Education will inform the owners of school buildings, that may be considered historically and/or architecturally significant, of the nature and availability of these funds and will distribute requests for proposals (RFP).
Criteria for awarding of funds will be based on the following information that will be solicited in the RFP:
It shall be the responsibility of the owner to ensure compliance with state bid/construction laws and State Antiquities Act, Mississippi Landmark Procedures. All grantees shall file a final report upon completion of the project.