R1. Establishment of Job Corps Centers
The authority to initiate the following actions related to the establishment of Job Corps centers is reserved for the National Director:
a. The determination that a center should be established, relocated, or expanded.
b. Approval of the location and size of all Job Corps centers.
c. The initiation of site evaluations. A site evaluation shall include:
1. A market survey
2. An environmental assessment
3. A preliminary engineering evaluation of the condition and capacity of existing buildings, pavements, utility systems, major equipment, and all other real property components
4. A preliminary cost estimate for acquisition, rehabilitation, and new construction
d. The initiation of action to purchase or otherwise acquire new sites.
e. Final approval of the design of new centers in accordance with Job Corps facility standards.
f. Initiation of the construction of new centers.
Proposals to establish new centers must be approved by the governor of the state in which the center is to be located. Notification of the governor shall be by the Secretary of Labor. Governors shall be permitted 30 days from the date of notification to approve or disapprove the establishment of the center. Notice of disapproval shall be submitted in writing to the Secretary of Labor.