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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 10.5. SCHOOL FACILITIES [17210 - 17653]

  ( Part 10.5 repealed (by Sec. 4) and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 4. Property: Sale,Lease, Exchange [17385 - 17561]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 8. Joint Occupancy [17515 - 17526]
  ( Article 8 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. )

17515.
  

Any school district may enter into leases and agreements relating to real property and buildings to be used jointly by the district and any private person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation pursuant to this article. As used in this article, “building” includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities and improvements that, as agreed upon by the parties, are appropriate for the proper operation or function of the building to be occupied jointly by the district and the private person, firm, or corporation. It also includes the permanent improvement of school grounds.

Any building, or portion thereof, that is used by a private person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation pursuant to this section shall be subject to the zoning and building code requirements of the local jurisdiction in which the building is situated.

Section 53094 of the Government Code shall not be applicable to uses of school district property or buildings authorized by this section, except in the case of property or buildings used solely for educational purposes.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 383, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2010.)

17516.
  

(a) Before the governing board of a school district enters into a lease or agreement pursuant to this article, it shall own a site upon which a building to be used by the district and private person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation may be constructed and shall have complied with the provisions of law relating to the selection and approval of sites.

(b) This section shall not apply to any building to be acquired by purchase pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 17110) of Chapter 16 of Part 10.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 383, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2010.)

17517.
  

The term of any lease or agreement entered into by a school district pursuant to this article shall not exceed 66 years.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17518.
  

(a) The governing board of a school district may let to any private person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation, any real property that belongs to the district if the instrument by which the property is let requires the lessee therein to construct on the demised premises, or provide for the construction thereon of, a building or buildings for the joint use of the school district and the private person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation during the term of the agreement.

(b) However, title to that portion of the building to be occupied by the private individual, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation shall remain exclusively the personal property of the private party during the term of the lease and the title to that portion of the building to be occupied by the district shall vest in the district upon completion thereof and acceptance thereof by the school district. No rental fee or other charge for the use of the building shall be paid by the district.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 383, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2010.)

17519.
  

Any lease of real property by a school district to a private person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation pursuant to this article shall be upon the terms and conditions as the parties thereto may agree and may be entered into without complying with any provisions of this code except as provided in this article. However, any lease or agreement pursuant to this article shall be subject to Article 7 (commencing with Section 35230) of Chapter 2 of Part 21.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 383, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2010.)

17520.
  

Before entering into a lease or agreement pursuant to this article, the governing board of a school district shall comply with Section 17521.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17521.
  

For the purposes of receiving proposals for the joint occupancy of a building to be constructed on school property, the board shall, in a regular open meeting, adopt a resolution declaring its intention to consider the proposals. The resolution shall describe the proposed site on which the building to be jointly occupied is to be constructed in a manner so as to identify the site, shall specify the intended use of that portion of the building that is to be occupied by the district, and shall fix a time not less than 90 days thereafter for a public meeting of the governing board to be held at its regular place of meeting, at which meeting the board shall receive and consider all plans or proposals submitted.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17522.
  

Notice of adoption of the resolution and the time and place of holding the meeting shall be given by publishing the resolution at least once a week for three weeks in a newspaper of general circulation published in the district if there is one, or if none is published in the district, in a newspaper published in the county.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17523.
  

At the time and place fixed in the resolution for the meeting of the governing board, the board shall meet and consider all plans and proposals submitted for the joint occupancy of the building to be constructed on the proposed schoolsite.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17524.
  

(a) After considering all proposals submitted, the governing board of the school district may, subject to Section 17525, select the plan or proposal that best meets the needs of the school district and enter into a contract incorporating that plan or proposal either as submitted or as revised by the governing board of the school district. However, the governing board shall not approve any proposal nor enter into a lease or contract incorporating a proposal until the governing board has submitted the proposal to the State Board of Education, and the State Board of Education has approved the proposal. The State Board of Education shall, within 45 days of the date of submission, notify the governing board of its approval or disapproval.

(b) The governing board shall require any person, firm, local governmental agency, as defined in paragraph (3) of subdivision (f) of Section 4420 of the Government Code, or corporation with whom it enters into a lease or agreement pursuant to this article to file one of the following, as determined by the governing board:

(1) A bond for the performance of the lease or agreement.

(2) An irrevocable letter of credit issued by a state or national bank or a federal or state credit union for the performance of the lease or agreement.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 383, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 2010.)

17525.
  

Any building constructed for the use of a school district pursuant to this article is subject to Sections 17280 to 17313, inclusive, and all other provisions of this code relating to the physical structure of school buildings.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

17526.
  

The provisions of this article prevail over any provisions of law that conflict therewith.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

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