RVSD's 7-11 Advisory Committee

  • At its November 9, 2022, Regular Meeting, the RVSD Board of Trustees authorized the formation of and approved the membership of a real property advisory committee, known as a 7-11 CommitteeThe purpose of the 7-11 Committee is to advise the Board regarding the use or disposition of school buildings, space, or property that is not needed for school purposes (Education Code Section 17388 and 17389).  At this time, Deer Park (located at 199 Porteous Avenue, Fairfax, CA 94930) is the only property that has been identified as not being needed for school purposes.

     

    As defined in Education Code Section 17387-17389, the Committee “shall consist of not less than seven nor more than 11 members, and shall be representative of each of the following:

    1. The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district.
    2. The business community, such as store owners, managers, or supervisors.
    3. Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations.
    4. Teachers.
    5. Administrators.
    6. Parents of students.
    7. Persons with expertise in environmental impact, legal contracts, building codes, and land use planning, including, but not limited to, knowledge of the zoning and other land use restrictions of the cities or cities and counties in which surplus space and real property is located.”

     

    Committee members and the above criteria they represent are as follows: 

    • Brad Bauer: The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district; The business community, such as store owners, managers, or supervisors; Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations; Persons with expertise in environmental impact, legal contracts, building codes, and land use planning, including, but not limited to, knowledge of the zoning and other land use restrictions of the cities or cities and counties in which surplus space and real property is located.
    • Chris Carson: The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district; Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations; Administrator.
    • Max Edwards: The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district; Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations; Parents of students.
    • Janet Garvin: The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district; Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations.
    • Claudia Holko: The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district; Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations; Teachers.
    • Tayu Neogy: The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district; Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations.
    • Justin Taplin: The ethnic, age group, and socioeconomic composition of the district; The business community, such as store owners, managers, or supervisors; Landowners or renters, with preference to be given to representatives of neighborhood associations; Parents of Students; Persons with expertise in environmental impact, legal contracts, building codes, and land use planning, 

     

    Education Code section 17390 requires a 7-11 Committee to do all of the following:

    • Review the projected school enrollment and other data as provided by the district to determine the amount of surplus space and real property.
    • Establish a priority list of use of surplus space and real property that will be acceptable to the community.
    • 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.
    • Make a final determination of limits of tolerance of use of space and real property.
    • Forward to the district governing board a report recommending uses of surplus space and real property.

     

    The Board of Trustees will take into consideration the 7-11 Committee's recommendations, which are advisory and nonbinding, and will then determine whether it will declare some or all of the Deer Park property surplus and its intent to sell or lease the property in question.

     

    The Committee’s meetings are subject to the Brown Act.  The public may attend meetings and provide input.  Meetings will be held in person at the RVSD District Office located at 100 Shaw Drive, San Anselmo (they will not be livestreamed or recorded).  The Committee will determine their meeting schedule, and the dates/times will be listed on this webpage.  Meeting agendas will be posted at least 72 hours before the meetings on this webpage.  Approved meeting minutes will also be available on this webpage.

     

    Please email info@rossvalleyschools.org for any questions you may have regarding the District’s 7-11 advisory process.   

     

    For information about RVSD Board of Trustees meetings, click here.