5 CA ADC § 20432

5 CCR s 20432

Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, s 20432

This database is current through 02/09/07, Register 2007, No. 6
s 20432. Purposes of Grants.

(a) Acquisition of an existing or prefabricated building

A local jurisdiction may acquire, through purchase or donation, an
existing building or a prefabricated building for the purpose of
converting it to a public library.

(b) Multipurpose building

A local jurisdiction may acquire space in a multipurpose building
for use as a public library.

(c) Allowable site use

A local jurisdiction may build a public library facility on land
that has been:

(1) Purchased.

(2) Donated.

(3) Leased.

(4) Secured by a lease-purchase agreement.

(d) Site development and demolition costs

Site development and demolition costs are eligible if they are:

(1) Necessary and directly related to the construction of the
public library.

(2) Within the legal boundaries of the public library project site.

(3) No more than 100 feet beyond the legal boundaries of the site
and are required to tie-in the public library site with existing
utilities and roads. Such work shall be limited to:

(A) Utilities.

(B) Paving.

(C) Sidewalks, curbs, and gutters.

(D) Landscaping and irrigation.

(E) Traffic signals.

(e) Architectural and engineering services

(1) Payment of fees for any work related to the public library
construction project performed by architects and engineers are
eligible project costs provided they are cash expenditures made not
earlier than three years prior to the submission of the grant
application, as specified in Education Code section 19995(b).

(2) Matching funds credit for architectural plans and drawings.

(A) The cost of architectural plans and drawings developed solely
for the public library project for which the application is being
made, regardless of when their cost was incurred, may be credited
toward the matching funds requirement.

(B) "Architectural plans and drawings" means, and is limited to,
the following documents created by an architect or engineer that are
necessary for the design of the proposed public library building:

1. Conceptual plans and drawings.

2. Schematic plans and drawings.

3. Design development plans and drawings (also referred to as
preliminary plans and drawings).

4. Construction documents and specifications (also referred to as
final working drawings and specifications).

(f) Other professionals

Fees for work related to the public library construction project performed
by the following professionals are eligible project costs:

(1) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) consultants

(2) Attorneys

(3) Audio-visual consultants

(4) Building security systems consultants

(5) Certified Public Accountants

(6) Construction managers

(7) Hazardous materials consultants - Registered Environmental
Assessors registered by the California Environmental Protection
Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, and
asbestos consultants registered by the California Occupational
Safety and Health Administration, who are employed to perform
hazardous materials surveys and related abatement contract

(8) Historical consultants required to assess the historical
significance of an existing building.

(9) Interior designers employed to:

(A) Design furnishings and equipment.

(B) Provide furnishings floor plans and layouts.

(C) Write specifications.

(D) Otherwise develop bid documents and supervise the bidding and
installation of furnishings and equipment for the interiors contract
or portion of the general contract for the public library
construction project.

(10) Independent construction cost estimators employed to provide
project cost estimates

(11) Land surveyors

(12) Library Consultants providing or assisting in the preparation

(A) Library needs assessments.

(B) Library plans of service.

(C) Library facility master plans.

(D) Library site studies.

(E) Library building programs.

(F) Library architectural plans reviews.

(13) Lighting consultants

(14) Project managers

(15) Real estate appraisers

(16) Scientists required for CEQA compliance

(17) Signage consultants

(18) Technology planning consultants

(19) Telecommunication consultants

(20) Traffic engineering consultants

(g) Remodeling existing public library facilities owned by the applicant

(1) As required by Education Code 19989 (c), all projects to
remodel existing public library facilities shall include "necessary
upgrading of electrical and telecommunications systems to
accommodate Internet and similar computer technology."

(2) These improvements are defined as enhancements to the
electrical and data systems that provide:

(A) Dedicated circuits for all computers and their peripherals.

(B) Copper, fiber optic, or wireless data connections with a
minimum of Category 5 data cabling. Category 5 cable is data
communications twisted pair cable appropriate for transmission of
signals up to 100 Mb/second.

(h) Ineligible project costs

Ineligible project costs include but are not limited to the following:

(1) Costs for services related to the administration of the public
library construction project that are performed by employees of the
applicant or the library service provider are ineligible. An
exception shall be made for professional services described in
section 20432(e) and (f) where such services are required by the
applicant jurisdiction to be provided by a Public Works or similar
department, or by other departments providing the professional
services, and where costs for the services are directly billed to
the construction project.

(2) Lease or lease-purchase payments or the value of land secured
through a lease or lease-purchase agreement.

(3) The costs associated with portions of a project that will not
be used for the delivery and support of public library direct
services are not eligible project costs.

(4) In-kind expenditures and services or donations of materials,
labor, furniture, equipment, or articles of any kind shall not
qualify as matching funds and shall not be counted as eligible
project costs.

(5) The value of land owned by the applicant that is already
dedicated to the operation of an existing public library.

Note: Authority cited: Section 19992, Education Code. Reference:
Sections 19987, 19989, 19990, 19995 and 19996, Education Code.


1. New article 2 (sections 20432-20444) and section filed 12-5-2001;
1-4-2002 (Register 2001, No. 49).

5 CCR s 20432, 5 CA ADC s 20432

5 CA ADC s 20432


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