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OUSD 7-11 Committees

2019 Summit Elementary 7-11 COMMITTEE 

At the February 13, 2019 Board meeting, the Board members unanimously approved the selection of the following eleven members to the Summit Elementary 7-11 Committee. The Committee's work will focus on a study of options for the use of the Summit Elementary School site in the future.

  • James Beaty                Bob Daddi                       Emily Dodi                             Jeanette Espinoza
  • Sherrill Knox              Christina McGinley     Louise Oseguera               Trevor Quirk
  • Kate Spiva                   Jessica Colborn              Lauren Ward Coyne

2015 ELEMENTARY schools 7-11 COMMITTEE

At the October 6, 2015 Board meeting, the Board members unanimously approved the selection of the following eleven members to the 7-11 Committee to study options for the use of the District's five elementary schools.

  • Andrew Cantwell             Demitri Corbin                 Chris Danch                    Glenn Fout, Chair
  • Linda Jordan                       Melanie Marx                    Steve Quilici                    Marianne Ratcliff   
  • Merv Van Auker              Gabriela Vargas                David White

At the December 12, 2018 Board Meeting, the Board authorized the creation of a committee of no less than seven and no more than eleven members. It is anticipated that the Committee’s work will span multiple months in the winter/spring of 2019 with at least three meetings.

The Committee’s work will focus on a study of options for the use of the Summit Elementary School site in the future.

According to the California School Code, a 7-11 Committee shall complete the following tasks:

1. Review the projected school enrollment and other data as provided by the district to determine the amount of surplus space and real property.

2. Establish a priority list of surplus space and real property that will be acceptable to the community.

3. Cause to have circulated throughout the attendance area a priority list of surplus space and real property and provide for hearings of community input to the committee on acceptable uses of space and real property, including the sale or lease of surplus real property for child care development purposes pursuant to Section 17458.

4. Make a final determination of limits of tolerance of use of space and real property at the site.

5. Forward to the district governing board a report recommending uses of surplus space and real property.

Documents Provided to the Committee Agenda Minutes Videos
Balfour Beatty Needs Assessment
Not Available
10-22-15
10-22-15
School Facilities Capacity Study
11-3-15
11-3-15 11-3-15
Enrollment Projection Study
11-19-15
11-19-15
11-19-15
Elementary Facility Inspection Tool (FIT)
12-10-16
12-10-15
12-10-15
2015-2016 Elementary School Budget
1-7-16
1-7-16
1-7-16
Classroom Usage and School Capacity
1-28-16
1-28-16
1-28-16
Portable Buildings at Elementary Schools
2-11-16
2-11-16
2-11-16
2011-2016 Intra-District and Inter-District Transfers
2-25-16
2-25-16
2-25-16
Elementary School Use of Facilities
3-3-16
3-3-16
3-3-16
Summary of Costs for Certain District Expenditures
3-10-16
3-10-16
3-10-16
2014-15 Demographic Comparison for Elementary Schools
3-17-16
3-17-16
3-17-16
Necessary Small Schools Scenario
3-30-16
3-30-16

3-30-16

2015-16 Elementary School Consolidation Savings
Not Available 4-13-16
Not Available
Appraisal of Five Elementary Schools
2-12-18
Not Available 2-12-18
Process for Arriving at a Decision

Information Relating to Potential Membership on the District 7-11 Committee Studying Options for Use of Our Elementary School Sites

At the August 18, 2015 Board Meeting, the Board members unanimously authorized the creation of a District-wide committee of no less than seven and no more than eleven members. Appointments to the Committee will occur at either the September 15 or October 6 Board Meeting. It is anticipated that the Committee’s work will span from October 2015 through February 2016 with at least two meetings per month except in December.

The Committee’s work will focus on a study of options for the number and sites of our elementary schools in the future. The specific charges to the Committee will be determined by the Board of Education at its September 15 Board Meeting.

According to the California School Code, a 7-11 Committee shall complete the following tasks:

  1. Review the projected school enrollment and other data as provided by the district to determine the amount of surplus space and real property.
  2. Establish a priority list of surplus space and real property that will be acceptable to the community.
  3. Cause to have circulated throughout the attendance area a priority list of surplus space and real property and provide for hearings of community input to the committee on acceptable uses of space and real property, including the sale or lease of surplus real property for child care development purposes pursuant to Section 17458.
  4. Make a final determination of limits of tolerance of use of space and real property.
  5. Forward to the district governing board a report recommending uses of surplus space and real property.

Application for Membership on the District 7-11 Committee

Please e-mail your answers to the questions below to the Executive Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools Kathy Smith by Wednesday, September 23 at: ksmith@ojaiusd.org


Name:

  1. In which elementary school attendance area do you reside?
  2. Please describe your longevity and involvement with the Ojai Unified School District. For example, did you attend our schools? Have you had children who attend and/or attended our schools? If so, in what parent activities did you participate? Please feel free to add additional commentary beyond these issues.
  3. Why do you want to participate in this Committee and how do you think you would enhance its deliberations?