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​Sample Hearing Materials

Sample Notice for First Act 34 Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held in the meeting room name at the buildinq name, street address on hearing date &    time for the purpose of reviewing all relevant matters relating to the construction and equipping of name of project building (the Project).  A description of the Project, including facts with respect to educational, physical, administrative, budgetary and fiscal matters related to the Project, will be presented and will be available for consideration at such public hearing. The booklet will be available from date during business hours of the School District at building name and address.

The Board of School Directors of the School District by resolution duly adopted has authorized a ''maximum project cost'' of dollar amount and a ''maximum building construction cost'' of dollar amount in connection with the · Project. This public hearing is being held pursuant to requirements of the Pennsylvania Public School Code of 1949, approved March 10, 1949, as amended and supplemented, including amendments made pursuant to Act 34 of the Session of 1973 of the General Assembly. 

All residents are invited to attend. Anyone wishing agenda time, or wishing to submit written testimony or both, should contact the secretary of the Board of School Directors until date before the hearing.  Additional testimony will be received from the floor at the hearing.

Written comments regarding the project will be received by the secretary of the Board of School Directors until 12:00 noon, date no less than thirty days after Act 34·hearing date.

Sample Notice for Second Act 34 Hearing

A second Act 34 public hearing will be held in the meeting room name at the building name, street address on hearing date & time about description of project building (the Project). The purpose of the hearing is to inform the public about the difference·between the estimated project costs for the Project and the actual costs of the Project following receipt of bids, and to receive public comments. 

The second Act 34 public hearing is being held pursuant to the Pennsylvania Public School Code of 1949, as amended. The Act 34 Maximum Project Cost for this Project based on bids is dollar amount. The Act 34 Maximum Building Construction Cost based on bids is dollar amount. 

The first Act 34 hearing for this Project was held at ouilding name, street address on hearing date & time. 

A   description of the Project may be obtained during the business hours of the school district at building name and address. All interested residents or taxpayers of the school district will have an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing. All interested persons may also submit written testimony to the secretary of the Board of School Directors until 12:00 noon on date established by the board.