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Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

District Accepting Applications for Lay Facilities Commission

Oct. 28, 2019 -- The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District is accepting applications for community stakeholders to join its Lay Facilities Commission.

CH-UH is seeking a group of community members who will provide consultation on the use of Permanent Improvement funds and the development and implementation of Phase II of the Master Facilities Plan. See below for more information about the committee's mission and structure.
 
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Completed applications should be emailed to Rosalyn Adams at r_adams@chuh.org by Wednesday, November 20 (original due date November 11).

CREATION: This commission shall be established pursuant to Board Policy 9140 - Citizens’ Advisory Committees. As per the policy, the committee will have oversight from the Superintendent or her designee. The Lay Facilities Commission will be a newly-formed commission, separate from the Bond Accountability Commission (BAC), which completed its charge with the renovation of the middle schools.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Lay Facilities Commission will monitor project budgets, expenditures, schedules and District facilities projects as needed. District staff will share all relevant items with the commission for discussion.

MEETINGS: The commission will meet quarterly throughout the year and submit a report to the Board of Education following each meeting. All meetings will be held open to the public. Meetings will commence in November 2019. The Superintendent, or her designee, will lead the meetings and establish all agendas.

REPORTS: The commission will provide quarterly updates on budgets, expenditures and schedules to the Superintendent, who will convey the report to the Board of Education. Reports and meeting agendas will be made available to the public via the District website, chuh.org.

DURATION: The commission’s tenure is ongoing. The Superintendent will review the commission’s need for continuation at the end of each school year.

MEMBERSHIP: The Superintendent, or her designee, will solicit applications for membership on the committee. Current BAC members will automatically be included in the pool of applicants, unless such members decline to be included.

Membership is voluntary and limited to residents of the CH-UH School District. Members must have a background in the areas of finance, construction, engineering, architecture or project management. There is no fixed term for membership, and replacements will be added as needed.

A representative from the Board of Education will be included as an ex-officio member on the committee. CH-UH District staff members will be appointed to the committee under the direction of the Superintendent.
 
MISSION: The mission of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District’s Lay Facilities Commission is to provide guidance and feedback on District facilities decisions as needed.

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