Magnolia Surplus Classrooms


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Approved by CUSD School Board on June 13, 2012.

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Magnolia Surplus Classrooms

  1. 1. Magnolia Surplus Classrooms Devin Vodicka, EdDAssistant Superintendent of Business ServicesJimmy Hines, Principal, Magnolia Elementary 1 6/13/2012
  2. 2. BackgroundO May 9, 2012 Appointment of Surplus Property Advisory Committee pursuant to Education Codes 17387 through 17391 6/13/2012 2
  3. 3. Members of CommitteeO Jimmy Hines, PrincipalO Diana Sturiale, TeacherO Lindy Hetrick, Administrative AssistantO Scott Bowers, PTA PresidentO Gil Soto, RealtorO Lisa Tibbels, ParentO Gina Murray, Business Community 6/13/2012 3
  4. 4. Responsibilities of Committee O Review the projected school enrollment and other data as provided by the District to determine the amount of surplus space and real property. O Establish a priority list of use of surplus space and real property that will be acceptable to the community. O Cause to have circulated throughout the attendance area a priority list of surplus space and real property and provide for hearings of community input to the Committee on acceptable uses of space and real property. O Make a final determination of limits of tolerance of use of space and real property. O Forward to the Board of Trustees a report recommending uses of surplus space and real property. 6/13/2012 4
  5. 5. Meeting DatesO May 22O May 29O Public Hearing on May 29O Public Hearing on June 5O In spite of multiple postings and distribution of notice of public hearing through school newsletter, no public comments were received 6/13/2012 5
  6. 6. Committee FindingsO Magnolia Elementary is in a residential neighborhood and the school is presently zoned for open space use. The school has a maximum capacity of 1,046 students and the projected enrollment over the next five years ranges from 441 to 576 based on demographic reports from Decision Insight (2011 Study).O In the past Magnolia Elementary housed a number of special programs, including a regional Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) center, the Language Assessment Center (LAC), the Beginning Teacher Support and Assistance (BTSA) office, migrant education, and others. The campus has a separate driveway that leads into the area where these special programs have been located. Due to a variety of circumstances the space is no longer needed for these programs. 6/13/2012 6
  7. 7. The Committee recommends that …O The Board of Trustees declare up to 16 classrooms and neighboring restrooms at Magnolia as surplus property.O The surplus property be made available for rental/lease.O The initial term of the lease be for three years.O The available classroom space be used for educational purposes, including private, public, and/or non-profit entities.O The price structure be established based on buildings in lieu of square footage calculations.O The tenant in the surplus classrooms be self-contained with no co-mingling of Magnolia students with occupants.O The tenant be assessed additional fees for potential use of furniture, custodial services, building maintenance, food services, etc. based on rates to be negotiated with the District if these services are of interest to the tenant.O $7,500 of the rental revenue be allocated for re-establishment of the instructional school garden that is currently located adjacent to the surplus classrooms.O Additional revenues be allocated to necessary blacktop improvements, including the ball wall, at Magnolia Elementary.O Fencing improvements throughout the campus be considered as any necessary fences are installed to separate the surplus classrooms from the rest of the facilities. 6/13/2012 7
  8. 8. 6/13/2012 8
  9. 9. Recommendation from StaffO Receive Surplus Property Advisory Committee ReportO Adopt Resolution #52-1112 declaring intention to lease vacant classroom space at Magnolia Elementary School 6/13/2012 9