Second Reminder: Annual Proposition 39 Progress Reports due
September 30, 2019 is the last day for local educational agencies (LEAs) with approved energy expenditure plans (EEPs) to submit annual progress reports to the California Energy Commission.
Annual progress report templates are available through theEnergy Expenditure Plan Online Reporting System. LEAs are legally mandated to report to the Energy Commission. Annual progress reports must be submitted for each approved EEP until all eligible energy measures are completed. The annual progress report covers activities that occurred in the previous fiscal year.
Instructions, training videos, and PowerPoint presentations are available on the Proposition 39 (K-12) program webpage at: https://www.energy.ca.gov/programs-and-topics/programs/california-clean-energy-jobs-act-proposition-39-k-12-program. If the link does not work, please copy the entire link into your web browser’s URL.
Questions may be directed to Prop39@energy.ca.govor the Proposition 39 (K-12) Hotline, toll-free at 855-380-8722, or for those out-of-state at (916) 653-0400.
FIRST REMINDER: ANNUAL PROPOSITION 39 PROGRESS REPORTS DUE SEPTEMBER 30, 2019
Annual progress report templates will be available on July 1, 2019, through the California Energy Expenditure Plan Online Reporting System.
Local educational agencies are legally mandated to report to the California Energy Commission. Annual progress reports must be submitted for each approved energy expenditure plan until all eligible energy measures are completed. The reports cover activities that occurred in the previous fiscal year. The reports must be submitted to the Energy Commission by September 30, 2019.
Final Encumbrance Date Is June 30, 2019
Local education agencies must encumber Proposition 39 funds by June 30, 2019. Funds not encumbered by the date will not be authorized for disbursement.
Encumbrances, which are a budgetary tool, are obligations in the form of purchase orders, contracts, salaries, and other commitments chargeable to an appropriation for which a part of the appropriation is reserved. More at the California Department of Education California School Accounting Manual - PDF (Section 210-11).
- Bright Schools Program
All public K-12 school districts are eligible for technical assistance.
- School Bus Replacement Program
Funds the replacement of old diesel school buses in disadvantaged and low-income communities throughout the state.
- Energy Conservation Assistance Act – Zero-Interest Loans for Schools
Zero-interest loans to public schools, colleges, and universities for energy efficiency projects.
- Citizens Oversight Board
- 2017-2018, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board - PDF
- 2016-2017, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board - PDF
- 2015-2016, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board - PDF
- 2013-2015, Proposition 39 Progress Report to the Citizens Oversight Board - PDF
Prop 39 K-12 Program Success
The Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) K-12 Program allocated more than $1.5 billion over five years to schools across the state to improve facilities and help lower energy bills. Upgrades include switching to LED lighting, replacing inefficient air-conditioning and heating units, and installing solar panels.
Read more success stories on the California Energy Commission's blog.