Final
SRC Resolution Summary 6.19.14
Page 16 of 92
SRC-12
Proposed Permanent Closure, Declaration of Unused and Unnecessar...
Final
SRC Resolution Summary 6.19.14
Page 17 of 92
2. Hold a closing in which the School District will convey clear fee si...
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School Reform Commission SRC-12 Proposed Permanent Closure of William Penn High School

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School Reform Commission SRC-12 Proposed Permanent Closure of William Penn High School

  1. 1. Final SRC Resolution Summary 6.19.14 Page 16 of 92 SRC-12 Proposed Permanent Closure, Declaration of Unused and Unnecessary Property and Proposed Sal of Property known as the former William Penn High School to Temple University WHEREAS, after published notice was given and community meetings and a public hearing were conducted, William Penn High School, consisting of an approximately 420,704 square feet lot size (about 9.4 acres), including 554,000 square feet building size, located at 1333 N. Broad Street (the “Property”), was temporarily closed for a period of “at least two academic years” by Resolution SRC-80, approved by the School Reform Commission (the “SRC”) on August 19, 2009, and has remained closed and unused since that time; and WHEREAS, the SRC, pursuant to Section 6-696(i)(3) of the Public School Code, (the “School Code”) by Resolution SRC-1, approved by the SRC on August 1, 2013, suspended the requirements of Section 7- 707(3) of the School Code and any applicable regulations, requiring court approval, after notice and a hearing, of the private sale by the School District of unused and unnecessary lands and buildings, in order to make it quicker and easier for the School District to dispose of vacant buildings; and WHEREAS, the SRC, pursuant to Section 6-696(i)(3) of the School Code by Resolution SRC-9, approved by the SRC on May 29, 2014, suspended the requirements of Section 7-707(7) of the School Code and any applicable regulations, requiring that moneys derived from the sale by the School District of unused and unnecessary lands and buildings be used solely for debt or capital expenditures, in order to permit moneys derived from sales of buildings to be paid into the School District’s general fund to be used for current expenses of the School District; now be it RESOLVED, that the SRC, in order to provide additional flexibility to deal effectively and quickly with issues facing the School District, pursuant to Section 6-696(i)(3) of the School Code, hereby suspends the requirements of Section 7-780 of the School Code and any applicable regulations, requiring that the SRC hold a public hearing not less than three (3) months prior to a decision relating to the closing of a school, and the advertisement of notice of such hearing in a newspaper of general circulation at least fifteen (15) days prior to the date of such hearing; and be it FURTHER RESOLVED, that the SRC hereby authorizes the School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, to permanently close the William Penn High School academic program and buildings as of June 19, 2014, and to notify the Pennsylvania Department of Education of said permanent closing of the William Penn High School academic program and buildings, as required by the State Board of Education Regulations, 22 Pennsylvania Code § 349.28(a); and be it FURTHER RESOLVED, that the SRC hereby declares the Property to be unused and unnecessary to the present and future needs of The School District of Philadelphia within meaning of Section 707 of the School Code; and be it FURTHER RESOLVED, that the School Reform Commission (SRC) authorizes the School District of Philadelphia (“Seller”), pursuant to its right to sell surplus real estate at private sale under the applicable sections of Section 7-707 of the School Code, through the Superintendent or his designee, to: 1. Execute, deliver and perform an Agreement of Sale for the sale of the Property on an “as is” basis to Temple University, or their affiliate (the ”Buyer”) for consideration of $15,000,000.00, by cash to be wired at closing and under certain terms and conditions which may be negotiated between the parties, subject to the requirements of Pennsylvania law and the further provisions of this Resolution; and
  2. 2. Final SRC Resolution Summary 6.19.14 Page 17 of 92 2. Hold a closing in which the School District will convey clear fee simple title via a special warranty deed, require the Buyer to pay for or reimburse the School District the School District for certain expenses incurred in connection with the transaction, including the payment of all state and local real estate transfer taxes, if applicable, and to execute such other documents as may be necessary to accomplish the foregoing, it being conclusively presumed from any action thereby that is authorized on behalf of the SRC. II. EDUCATION SUPPORT SERVICES Operations A-1 Various Funds: $1,750,000 Contract Extension with Visual Sound, Inc. – Interactive Whiteboards and Presentation Systems RESOLVED, that the School Reform Commission authorizes the School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, pursuant to the requirements contract of supplies and/or a combination of supplies and services, for purchases costing $25,000 or more, to purchase Interactive Whiteboards and Presentation Systems from Visual Sound, Inc., as shown on the attached Exhibit A, for an amount not to exceed $1,750,000, for a period commencing from July 1, 2014 thru June 30, 2015, subject to available funding. Description: This purchase will be made as a result of a requirements contract which relates to supplies and/or a combination of supplies and services. Copies of the specifications and awards for these contracts are filed in the Office of Procurement Services. The listed purchases are approved subject to the available funding at the time of purchase. ABC Code/Funding Source $1,750,000.00 Various A-2 Various Funds: $6,500,000 Contract Extension with Dell Marketing LP and Apple, Inc. – Computer Equipment RESOLVED, that the School Reform Commission authorizes the School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, pursuant to the requirements contract of supplies and/or a combination of supplies and services, for purchases costing $25,000 or more, to purchase Computer Equipment from Dell Marketing LP and Apple, Inc., as shown on the attached Exhibit A, for an amount not to exceed $6,500,000, for a period commencing from August 23, 2014 thru August 22, 2015, subject to available funding. Description: This purchase will be made as a result of a requirements contract which relates to supplies and/or a combination of supplies and services. Copies of the specifications and awards for these contracts are filed in the Office of Procurement Services. The listed purchases are approved subject to the available funding at the time of purchase. ABC Code/Funding Source $6,500,000.00 Various A-3 Cafeteria Fund: $200,000 Contract Extension with Kegel’s Produce, Inc. – Fresh Produce RESOLVED, that the School Reform Commission authorizes the School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, pursuant to the blanket purchase agreement of supplies and/or a combination of supplies and services, for purchases costing $25,000 or more, to purchase fresh fruit (locally grown) from Kegel's Produce Inc., as shown on the attached Exhibit A, for an amount not to

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