Resolution No. 2017-18: 635

By Member of the Board Commissioner LeBron

Whereas, by Resolution No. 2017-18: 488, adopted on December 21, 2017, the Board: approved the Superintendent’s recommendation to close Kodak Park School No. 41 (currently located at 279 West Ridge Road), effective at the conclusion of the 2017-2018 school year; resolved that the 279 West Ridge Road facility shall continue to be used for educational purposes; authorized and directed the submission of appropriate documents to request permission from the State Education Department to register a new elementary school commencing in the 2018-2019 school year; and directed the Superintendent to submit, recommendations for the new school, including the grade configuration, location and requirements of “Naming of School Facilities Policy 7500”; and

Whereas, on February 27, 2018, the Superintendent presented recommendations for the new school; and

Whereas, March 1, 2018, is the deadline to submit an application to the State Education Department for a new school to commence in the 2018-2019 school year; therefore be it

Resolved, that Board hereby approves the Superintendent’s recommendation for the new elementary school to serve students in Grades Pre-kindergarten – 6, commencing in the 2018-2019 school year, to be located at 279 West Ridge Road; and be it further

Resolved, that the Superintendent be authorized and directed to proceed with the filing of the plan in connection with aforesaid request to the State Education Department.

Seconded by Member of the Board Commissioner Powell
Adopted 4-0 with Commissioner Elliott, Commissioner Funchess, and Commissioner Hallmark absent