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Documents relating to Hillside School


Resolution to request proposals to purchase Hillside School (March 2011) View PDF...
Technical study on Hillside School that the district gives to potential bidders (February 2011) View PDF...
Calif. Supreme Court: City of Moorpark v. Moorpark School District
The City of Moorpark lost when it sued its school district for failing to comply with the Naylor Act. The case is quite differnet than the Hillside situation, but still makes for informative reading. View PDF...
BUSD Staff Memo of 8-22-2007 recommending Board hire real estate consultant View PDF...
Surplus Facilities Committee Report on Hillside School (final)12/2006) View PDF...
Surplus Facilities Committee Report on Hillside School (draft) 10/2006 View PDF...
Three letters from Peter Lydon, Hillside Association Secretary
Here is some important information about recent developments in the surplusing process. View DOC...
2006 5 Year BUSD Student Population Projection View XLS (spreadsheet)...
1993 Neighborhood Survey on Future of Hillside School View PDF...
This community survey revealed a strong neighborhood preference for restoration of Hillside School, preservation of the open space, and community use. The least popular solutions were residential development and University development.
1992 Application to National Register of Historic Places View PDF...
1991 SOHA Seismic Report View PDF...
1991 Letter from State engineer re geologic⁄seismic report View PDF...
1991 HLA Soils and Geology Report View PDF...
1992 Development Study, W. E. Miller & Associates View PDF...
This 25 page report proposes medium to high density residential development of the Hillside School site.
Hillside School Floor Plan View PDF...
This floor plan does not show the 1965 addition on the east side of the building.
Examples of Surplusing plans in other school districts
- West Contra Costa School District View PDF...
- Tahoe Truckee Unified School District View PDF...
Non-school uses for Hillside School View PDF...
This a list of possible non-school uses for Hillside School, and problems with these uses.
The Naylor Act View page...
State law concerning public use of surplused school property
Measure L View page...
Berkeley public parks and open space preservation ordinance
Lew Jones letter View page...
Superintended of Facilities September letter to BUSD re Hillside consultant recommendation