Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 12/14/2023 - 6:30 PM
Category: Old Business and Action Items
Type: Action
Subject: Adoption of the FY 2025-2034 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget
ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goal:
Goal 1: Systemic Alignment
ACPS will build a culture of continuous improvement and design equitable systems for school and instructional improvement.
Goal 2: Instructional Excellence
ACPS will ensure that all students have access to and engagement with high-quality instruction.
Goal 3: Student Accessibility and Support
ACPS will ensure students have equitable access to and engagement with programs and supports that reduce barriers to learning.
Goal 4: Strategic Resource Allocation
ACPS will strategically provide differentiated resources and supports to schools and departments.
Goal 5: Family and Community Engagement
ACPS will ensure that all families and community members feel welcomed, respected, and valued.
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable)
File Attachment:
231214_ATT1_Motion to Adopt the FY 2025 - FY 2034 Capital Improvement Program Budget.pdf
Agenda Item Summary: The School Board has spent the past several weeks reviewing and deliberating the FY 2025 -2034 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget. At this meeting, the School Board is scheduled to approve the CIP for consideration by City Council.
Background: In preparation for the FY 2025-2034 CIP, the School Board discussed and voted on budget
priorities to drive the CIP formulation process. The School Board held a Joint Work Session with City Council on November 1, 2023 to discuss ACPS’s proposed plan for the CIP. The Superintendent presented the proposed CIP budget at the November 2, 2023 School Board meeting. The first CIP work session was held on November 13, 2023. The second CIP work session on the technical adjustments and CIP out-years was held on November 27, 2023. The Add/Delete Work Session was held on December 7th, 2023.

Add/Deletes were received and as a result the following adjustments were made to the
Superintendent’s Proposed CIP Budget:

Increase George Mason construction budget by $20,000,000 in FY25 to bring it back to the School Board’s adopted FY 2024 budget from June 2023.
Increase Cora Kelly construction budget by $45,000,000 to bring it back to the School Board’s adopted FY 2024-2033 CIP budget. $9M was added in FY28 and $36M was added in FY29.
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the FY2025 - FY2034 Capital Improvement Budget.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dr. Alicia Hart - Chief Operating Officer
Signed By:
Dominic Turner - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Dr. Melanie Kay-Wyatt - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Kelly Carmichael Booz Moved, Member Tammy Ignacio seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends that the School Board approve the FY2025 - FY2034 Capital Improvement Budget.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 7 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 7 - 0
Meagan L. Alderton     Yes
Jacinta Greene     Yes
Dr. Michelle Rief     Yes
Kelly Carmichael Booz     Yes
Tammy Ignacio     Yes
Christopher Harris     Yes
Dr. Ashley Simpson Baird     Yes