Decisions regarding the lease, sale, or disposal of real property belonging to the District shall be made by the Board, with a recommendation from the superintendent. In making its decision the board will consider the needs of the education program and the efficient use of public funds.
Prior to the Board’s final decision regarding the disposal of real property, the Board shall hold a public hearing regarding the disposal of the real property. The Board shall adopt a resolution announcing the proposed disposition, publishing notice of the time and place of the public hearing, and describing the property pursuant to law. The Board shall publish notice of the time and place of the public hearing in a newspaper of general circulation at least once, but not less than ten (10) days and not more than twenty (20) days, prior to the hearing date. Upon completion of the public hearing, the Board may dispose of the real property.
If the real property contains less than two (2) acres, is located outside of a city, is not adjacent to a city and was previously used as a schoolhouse site, the property may revert to the owner of the tract from whom the property was taken following the procedures set forth under Iowa law.
In the case of the demolition of a school district facility or structure, the Board will follow all applicable laws regarding competitive bidding for the demolition project
The superintendent shall be responsible for coordinating the action necessary for the Board to accomplish the lease, sale, or disposal of real property belonging to the District, including student-constructed buildings.
Proceeds from the disposition of real property shall be placed in the District’s physical plant and equipment levy fund. Proceeds from the lease of real property shall be placed in the District’s general fund.