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Administrative Regulations Manual & Procedures

Under Policy Governance®, within the directives and limitation listed in the Board Governance Policies, the Board delegates the development and implementation of Administrative Regulations and procedures to the Superintendent and staff, except in regard to issues for which they are mandated by law to take direct action. A comprehensive review and revision of all District policies and procedures was completed between August and December 2015, and the conversion to an Administrative Regulations Manual was completed on February 1, 2016.

Regulations establish legal records and standards of conduct for the school district. Regulations can provide a bridge between the School Board's philosophy and goals and the everyday administration of programs.

The Issaquah School District is continually updating Regulations and procedures to keep current with state laws and regulations as well as best practices. Regulations or procedures on this website may be in transition or in process of being revised. Please contact Tricia Romo, Public Records Officer, if you have a specific policy question or to double-check on a Regulation.

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6000 - Administration and Management Support

Resource Conservation - 6810


Code: 6810

Adopted: 9/15/2008

The District recognizes its responsibility to develop and maintain programs to support the conservation of energy and natural resources. In recognition of this leadership responsibility, the District shall strive to (a) institute effective energy and resource management practices and (b) provide information and nurture conservation attitudes and skills among the student community it serves. Resource management should, for the purposes of this document, be defined as conservative and efficient use of energy and utility resources.

To achieve the objectives of resource management, the Resource Conservation Manager (RCM) shall develop review and implement plans for efficient resource management in the daily operation of the District's facilities. The plans shall:

  1. Assess past and present energy and utility consumption and practices;
  2. Review current operational and maintenance practices and make recommendations for improvements and cost-reduction strategies;
  3. Identify and recommend operational changes designed to reduce consumption and related costs;
  4. Examine the feasibility of retrofitting alternatives for existing facilities;
  5. Provide periodic reports and/or recommendations to the Director of Operations and/or Finance;
  6. Monitor the energy and utility management measures that are implemented;
  7. Pursue projects that will lower the District’s operating costs, with funding help from local utilities and other organizations, if and when available;
  8. Promote resource conservation throughout the District via an outreach plan that is intended to increase awareness and influence behavioral Components of the plan would be uniquely targeted to capital planning, facilities management, school administration and operations, student education, staff training, and other key audiences.

Building staff and community users will be responsible for supporting resource conservation during the time they are present at the site. All schools and support buildings are expected to demonstrate environmental stewardship and develop responsible behaviors toward utility usage. Information will be provided by the District RCM to the site administrator (s) and custodian (s) reflecting the energy and utility consumption for each site.

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