The Governing Board of the Saugus Union School District is extending the deadline to apply for its 7-11 Advisory Committee through Thursday, September 21 at 4 p.m.
The committee will advise the District and Board, in connection with the development of policies and procedures relating to the sale or lease of surplus real property owned by the District.
The Governing Board invites all interested community members to apply.
The new committee will consist of between seven and 11 members who must live in the district and be representative of at least one of the following:
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;
Parent/guardian of students;
Persons with expertise in environmental, legal, construction and/or land use planning, including, but not limited to, knowledge of the zoning and other land use restrictions of the city and county of Los Angeles.
Members of the 7-11 Committee can expect to meet four to five times to complete its review and recommendations to the Governing Board, with tentative meetings set for October 24 and November 14, 2017 and January 30 and February 13, 2018.
A district selection committee will meet to review applications and make recommendations to the Governing Board in October.
The application is available at the District office (24930 Avenue Stanford, Santa Clarita 91355) or online at www.saugususd.org.
Contact Nick Heinlein, Assistant Superintendent of Business, at 661-294-5300 for additional information.
The Saugus Union School District serves the Santa Clarita communities of Saugus, Valencia and Canyon Country with 15 elementary schools for 10,000 students. The District was recently awarded Gold Ribbon Awards for 14 of 15 schools with two Exemplary Arts Awards, and these awards continue a tradition of excellence for the District, which includes five National Blue Ribbon Awards, 14 California Gold Ribbons, 35 California Distinguished School Awards (for 15 schools) and six California Business for Educational Excellence Awards (one Star School and five Scholar Schools).