Young public hearing presentationv3[1]

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Young public hearing presentationv3[1]

  1. 1. Young School Disposition Meeting Wednesday, July 10, 2013
  2. 2. Meeting Agenda  Welcome & Introductions  What is DGS?  Goal of the Meeting  Young School  Surplus Process  Disposition Process  Young School Solicitation History  Community Comments  Next Steps
  3. 3. What is DGS? The DC Department of General Services:  Manages the capital improvement and construction program for District government facilities;  Acquires real property, by purchase or lease, for use by the District government;  Manages space in buildings and adjacent areas operated and leased by the District government;  Disposes of District real and personal property through sales, leases or other authorized methods.
  4. 4. What is DGS? The DC Department of General Services:  Provides building services for facilities owned and occupied by the District government, including custodial services, security services, energy conservation, utilities management, maintenance, inspection and planning, repairs and non-structural improvements.  DGS does NOT make decisions regarding school closures. Those decisions are made by the DC Public Schools. The DCPS Chancellor who can be reached by telephone at (202) 442-5885. http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/About+DCPS/Contact+Us/Contact+Chan cellor+Henderson
  5. 5. Goal of the meeting  Explain why Young School is being surplused.  Explain the next steps in the disposition process.  Solicit input from the community.
  6. 6. YOUNG SCHOOL Property Address 820 26th St., NE Ward 5 ANC 5B Metro/bus X2, X8 buses Legal Description PAR 01600046 Site Area 1,168,841 sf / 26.83 acres Gross Building Area 70,400 SF Zoning R-5-B Historic Designation No; Landmark eligible
  7. 7. Why is the Young School Surplus? Young School is being surpluses because: The building is inadequate for District Use Substantial capitol investment is needed for redevelopment ADA compliance, systems and structural repair School closed by DCPS in 2008.
  8. 8. Surplus Statutory Requirements According to the DC Code there are legal requirements associated with surplus properties, including the following:  Requirement of a public hearing prior to submission to Council for approval of the surplus designation.  A surplus resolution must be submitted to Council for 90 day review (excluding weekends, federal holidays and days of Council recess).  In general, applies to long-term leases (greater than 20-years) or the sale of public property.
  9. 9. Disposition Statuary Requirements § 38-1802.09. (Landrieu Act ) District of Columbia public school services to public charter schools Requires that public charter schools have a right of first offer on any surplus District public school property
  10. 10. Solicitation History  The District issued a Request for Offers (RFO) on the Young School to all charter schools pursuant to Landrieu Act.  RFO’s were issued by DGS in September 2008, March 2012 and September 2012 for the Young School.  There was no charter school awarded for the site.  The Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) issued a solicitation for the Young School. There has not been a possible development identified by DMPED.
  11. 11. Next Steps  DGS will release a Request for Offers (RFO) on July 15th open only to charter schools.  Comment and requests collected from this hearing will be included in the RFO.  After the conclusion of the RFO charter schools will have the ability to present their offer to the community at a follow-up hearing (meeting) .  Awards for the charter school selected will be announced by October 2013.

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