Note: The Board has adopted an innovation plan that affects application of provisions in this legally referenced policy.

Reduction of Energy Consumption

  1. Strategies for achieving energy efficiency that:
    1. Result in net savings for the district; or
    2. Can be achieved without financial cost to the district; and
  2. For each strategy identified above, the initial, short-term capital costs and lifetime costs and savings that may result from implementation of the strategy.

Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Performance Bond


  1. Under a lease/purchase contract that has a term not to exceed 20 years from the final date of installation and that meets federal tax requirements for tax-free municipal leasing or long-term financing.
  2. With the proceeds of bonds.
  3. Under a contract with the provider of the energy or water conservation measures that has a term not to exceed the lesser of 20 years from the final date of installation or the average useful life of the energy or water conservation or usage measures.

Contract Procurement

Cost Savings Review

Recycling Program

  1. Establish a program for the separation and collection of all recyclable materials generated by the district's operations.
  2. Provide procedures for collecting and storing recyclable materials, containers for recyclable materials, and procedures for making contractual or other arrangements with buyers of recyclable materials.
  3. Evaluate the amount of recyclable material recycled and modify the recycling program as necessary to ensure that all recyclable materials are effectively and practicably recycled.
  4. Establish educational and incentive programs to encourage maximum employee participation.


  1. A recycling program for a recyclable material is not available through their solid waste provider; or
  2. The inclusion of a recyclable material would create a hardship.





La Vega ISD



DATE ISSUED: 6/23/2021