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Department Goals

  • Provide space and equipment that enhances learning.
  • Provide safe schools and learning environments.
  • Provide lasting, quality structures that have a long life and ease of maintenance and repair.
  • Provide cost efficient buildings while responsibly spending tax generated funds to enhance student achievement and learning.


Facility Planning:

  • Establishes District and Design Standards
  • Oversees Facility Alterations and Improvements
  • Site Modifications
  • Provides Project Management
  • Manages Capital Projects
  • Responds to Fire and Life Safety Issues
  • Maintains District Blue Prints
  • Annual School Site Capacity Updates
  • Master Planning
  • Photo Documentation of Projects and School Sites           


  • Request for Proposals (RFP) solicited from architects and engineers for district project
  • Provides construction management
  • Oversee DSA licensed Inspectors of Records (IOR) for all projects. 

Government Affairs: 

  • California Department of Education (CDE)
  • Office of Public School Construction (OPSC)
  • Department State Architect (DSA)
  • American with Disabilities Compliance
  • Air Quality Management District (AQMD)
  • City of Costa Mesa
  • City of Newport Beach
  • Costa Mesa Sanitation District
  • Mesa Consolidated Water District
  • Local Fire Authority
  • Legal Coordination with County Council            

Contract Administration:

  • Contracts with Architectural Firms for New Construction/Remodels
  • Contracts work with General and Specialty Contractors

Contact Us

Mark Manstof, Director, Facilities, Maintenance, Operations, and Transportation | 949-445-0075