GKD(LOCAL) - COMMUNITY RELATIONS: NONSCHOOL USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

USE OF DISTRICT PROPERTY

District facilities and school playgrounds shall be available for use by the students and patrons of the respective communities in accordance with established procedures. Availability shall be subject to the needs and convenience of the District.

EXCEPTION

When use of a District facility by a community group results in damage to the facility, the principal may request that an exception be made and that further use of the facility be denied to the group. The principal may file a request with the Superintendent providing sustaining information. Exceptions may be granted annually only on Board approval.

RENTAL OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

District facilities may be rented to educational, religious, and civic groups and to other organizations. The availability of facilities for functions other than the District's own activities, however, shall depend on the needs and convenience of the District. [See PRIORITIES, below]

[Refer to the Finance Procedures Manual for information regarding rental agreements and fees.]

[See CPAB regarding use of the District's internal mail system and FNAA regarding distribution of nonschool literature by students]

Houston ISD

GKD(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2009.02

DATE ISSUED: 2/19/2009