Resolution of the Smithfield School Committee
On Compliance with the Northeast Collaborative for High Performance Schools (NE-CHPS)
WHEREAS, the Smithfield School Committee believes that schools should employ design,
construction and operations strategies that minimize long term operating costs and achieve high
WHEREAS, the Northeast Collaborative for High Performance Schools Verified Program
(NE-CHPS) has been designed to provide guidance and verification for new school projects,
renovations, and new schools on existing campuses to achieve high performance goals.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Smithfield School Committee hereby votes to
require that the design, construction, and maintenance approaches applied to the renovation of
its elementary schools be compliant with NE-CHPS.
ADOPTED: December 18, 2017