Planning for building(s) may be initiated by the Board on request from the schools, the recommendation of the Superintendent, or by the Board's own appreciation of need.

An educational needs assessment shall be initiated to analyze the district's educational and legal requirements. Based on data, consultative recommendations, State Department liaison, legal and legislative constraints and budgetary capabilities, the Board shall determine long-range plans for facility expansion.

Upon initiation of buildings and grounds planning activities, input will be actively sought from individual citizens, citizen groups and the respective public agencies of the area where construction is planned.