5840

Adoption Date: 7/19/1994, Revised: 6/20/2000
5000 - NON-INSTRUCTIONAL/BUSINESS OPERATIONS

FACILITIES
5840 CLOSING OF FACILITIES

The Board of Education may find it necessary to consider closure and/or change of use of any school facility. At such time, the Board will seek professional advice and provide opportunities for citizen and staff involvement.

The Board of Education shall appoint an advisory committee consisting of Board members, administrative staff, community representatives, an architect(s) and/or other professionals qualified to evaluate facilities. The committee will provide an analysis as to the effect of the proposed school closure and will receive public comment on any issues relating to such closure.

The committee's summary shall be provided to the Board of Education and available for public review prior to the presentation of such report at a regular Board meeting.

After all essential information has been obtained and evaluated by the Board, the Board will retain the final decision regarding the school closure.

Policy References:
Education Law Sections 1709 and 1805


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