1. PUBLIC HEARING: INTENT TO REQUEST WAIVER - SOUTH BUS YARD:
The Board will conduct a public hearing on the consideration of seeking a waiver from the State Board of Education of the competitive bidding procedures set forth in Education Code § 17466 et seq. for the lease of District property located at 26126 Victoria Blvd, Dana Point, CA 92624 (South Bus Yard). District staff recommends pursuing the Request for Proposals process through waiver because it will give the District more flexibility to pursue a ground lease with terms that benefit the District. The Traditional Lease Procedure requires the District to select the party which offers the highest total rent payment during a bid auction, based on the terms the District puts forth in a bid package of materials before the bid auction. However, the Request for Proposals process allows interested parties to submit proposals with various proposed ground lease terms, and allows the District to select the proposal that offers the best overall proposal by considering different factors such as the length of the lease term, the proposed use of the Property, as well as the total rent payment. Therefore, the Request for Proposals process gives the District the ability to negotiate a ground lease that provides the best overall benefit to the District. Supporting documentation is located in Exhibit 31.
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Contact: Clark Hampton, Deputy Superintendent, Business and Support Services
Staff Recommendation It is recommended the Board President open the public hearing, determine if members of the public have submitted requests to speak on the item, and after hearing any speakers, formally close the public hearing.