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File #: AR-17-334    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 5/29/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/4/2017 Final action: 7/4/2017
Title: School Site Allocation Agreement Review Presented by: Kevin Scoble, City Manager
Attachments: 1. School Site Allocation Committee MOU Review Final, 2. School Site Allocation Agreement - 2015, 3. April 25, 2016 AR - Proposed School Site Allocation Agreement Amendment, 4. Approved First Amendment to School Site Allocation Agreement - 2016
TAMRMS#: B06

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School Site Allocation Agreement Review
Presented by: Kevin Scoble, City Manager


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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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1. That Administration develop recommendations for amendments to the School Site Allocation Agreement jointly with the School Boards through the School Site Allocation Committee, based on recommendations presented in the June, 2017 report entitled “St. Albert School Site Allocation Memorandum of Understanding Review”, which was presented at the June 13, 2017 Joint Use Annual Meeting.

2. That Administration present recommendations for amendments to the School Site Allocation Agreement for Council’s consideration in April, 2018.

3. That Council Motion C435-2016 be brought back to Council for consideration in Q2 of 2018.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

To provide background information regarding the School Site Allocation Agreement, the results of the report “St. Albert School Site Allocation Memorandum of Understanding Review,” and recommendations for Council’s consideration.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On June 27, 2016 Councillor Russell moved the following motion, which was subsequently postponed by Council.

(C435-2016)
That the City Manager submit any school site proposals to City Council for approval prior to his agreement on any School Site Allocation Committee recommendations.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

The current School Site Allocation Agreement was executed on June 15, 2015, and was amended a first time on January 20, 2016. The original agreement and amending agreement are attached to this report for reference.

The following general principles are set out in Section 3.1 of the Agreement:

· Area Structure Plans (ASPs) for new areas will include at least one site large enough to accommodate a school and community park for playing fields and playgrounds.
· School Boards are responsible for articulating and justifying the need for a school in a new area.
· Annually, a School Site Allocation Report, a review of potenti...

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