(105 ILCS 5/34-210)
The Educational Facility Master Plan.
(a) In accordance with the schedule set forth in this Article, the chief executive officer or his or her designee shall prepare a 10-year educational facility master plan every 5 years, with updates 2 1/2 years after the approval of the initial 10-year plan, with the first such educational facility master plan to be approved on or before October 1, 2013.
(b) The educational facility master plan shall provide community area level plans and individual school master plans with options for addressing the facility and space needs for each facility operated by the district over a 10-year period.
(c) The data, information, and analysis that shall inform the educational facility master plan shall be published on the district's Internet website and shall include the following:
(1) a description of the district's guiding
educational goals and standards;
(2) a brief description of the types of
instructional programs and services delivered in each school;
(3) a description of the process, procedure, and
timeline for community participation in the development of the plan;
(4) the enrollment capacity of each school and its
(5) a report on the assessment of individual building
(6) a data table with historical and projected
enrollment data by school by grade;
(7) community analysis, including a study of current
and projected demographics, land usage, transportation plans, residential housing and commercial development, private schools, plans for water and sewage service expansion or redevelopment, and institutions of higher education;
(8) an analysis of the facility needs and
requirements of the district; and
(9) identification of potential sources of funding
for the implementation of the Educational Facility Master Plan.
(d) On or before May 1, 2013, the chief executive officer or his or her designee shall prepare and distribute for comment a preliminary draft of the Educational Facility Master Plan. The draft plan shall be distributed to the City of Chicago, the County of Cook, the Chicago Park District, the Chicago Housing Authority, the Chicago Transit Authority, attendance centers operated by the district, and charter schools operating within the district. Each attendance center shall make the draft plan available to the local school council or alternative advisory body and to the parents, guardians, and staff of the school. The draft plan also shall be distributed to each State Senator and State Representative with a district in the City of Chicago, to the Mayor of the City of Chicago, and to each alderman of the City.
(e) The chief executive or his or her designee shall publish a procedure for conducting public hearings and submitting public comments on the draft plan.
(f) After consideration of public input on the draft plan, the chief executive officer or his or her designee shall prepare and publish a report describing the process used to incorporate public input in the development of the final plan to be recommended to the Board.
(g) The chief executive officer shall present the final plan and report to the Board for final consideration and approval.
(h) The final approved Educational Facility Master Plan shall be published on the district's website.
(i) No later than July 1, 2016, and every 5 years thereafter, the chief executive officer or his or her designee shall prepare and submit for public comment a draft revised Educational Facility Master Plan following the procedures required for development of the original plan.
(j) This proposed revised plan shall reflect the progress achieved during the first 2 1/2 years of the Educational Facility Master Plan.
(Source: P.A. 99-531, eff. 7-8-16.)