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					     COMMUNITY
INFORMATION MEETING

    PROPOSED
 WESTERN LOUDOUN
   SCHOOL SITES
       April 29, 2009, 6:30 pm
    Lovettsville Elementary School
 WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
• Elaine Walker, Mayor of Lovettsville
• Jennifer Bergel, Catoctin District School
  Board Representative
• Sally Kurtz, Catoctin District Supervisor
• Dr. Sam Adamo, Director LCPS Planning
  & Legislative Services
• Paul Brown, Loudoun County Office of
  Capital Construction
Joint Committee Action:
                                                                                                 Land Use Policy Location Direction - PUBLIC INPUT
The Committee voted 5-0-2 (Kurtz, Wood                     Board of Supervisors                  Capital Facility Standards - PUBLIC INPUT
absent) to model this process for 6 months                         and                           Land Acreage Standards
to determine what if any modifications                        School Board                       Condemnation Policy
should be made before a final                                                                    Co-Location Policy
recommendation to the governing boards.                                                          Site Selection Criteria
Staff was directed to implement refinements                                                      Capital Needs Assessment - PUBLIC INPUT
during the 6 months and to bring a final                                                         Capital Improvement Program Budget - PUBLIC INPUT
recommendation through an Action Item in
April 2009 to the Joint Committee for action.


                                     Land Matrix                       Strategic 6-Year Land Acquisition Plan          Sam Adamo
                                        Team                           Site Acquisition Evaluation                     Sara Howard-O'Brien
                                                                                                                                                 Leigh Burden
      School                         Joint County                      Constructability Review                         Randy Vlad
                                                                                                                                                 Luz Cofresi-
       Site                           & School                         Technical Analysis Matrix Development           Paul Brown
                                                                       Briefing Items to Boards                        Julie Pastor              Howe
                                      Staff Land
                                        Team                           Action Items to Boards                          Lewis Rauch
                                                                                                                       Dawn Klassen

                    School Board
                                                    Board of Supervisors
               Site Acquisition Briefing                                                                         School Board
                                                    Briefing - LCPS Staff              Negotiation
               Closed Session Direction                                                                           Final Action                 Closing
                                                       Closed Session                    Phase



                                                                                                                         Land Use Process 12-18 Months
                                                                         Due Diligence Period
Briefing Item reviews sites evaluated,                                   Expenditures Begin
recommended site for acquisition, financials to
include budget, assessed value and seller asking                                                                 Board of
price.                                                                                                          Supervisors
                                                                                                                                              Closing
                                                                                                                  Action
                                                         Negotiation
                                                           Phase
         Count                                                               Board of Supervisors                             Due Diligence Period
           y                                                                Contract Terms Briefing                           Expenditures Begin
          Site            Board of Supervisors                              Closed Session Direction
                          Site Selection Briefing
                         Closed Session Direction
                                                                                                                       Land Use Process 9-12 Months
        Site Selection Criteria
• Proximate Location to Student Population
• Co-Location of Middle & High Schools for
  Transportation Efficiencies
• Physical Characteristics (topography, floodplain,
  wetlands, geologic features, tree cover)
• Environmental & Cultural Resource Conditions
  (archaeological & historic inventory, rare and
  endangered species, Phase I Environmental)
      SITE SELECTION CRITERIA
             CONTINUED
•   Access & Transportation Improvements
•   Utility Availability
•   General Plan Policies/Zoning
•   Surrounding Land Uses
•   Site Availability (cost, funding, willing
    seller, condemnation)
FUNDING/PROJECTED OPENING
        Land              Anticipated
        Funded            Opening

ES-25   FY-08 (Nov. 07)   Fall, 2016
MS-10   FY-07 (Nov. 06)   Fall, 2017
HS-10   FY-08 (Nov. 07)   Fall, 2018
   SCHOOL OPENING & SIZE
• Facility         Projected    Capacity     Acreage*
                   Opening

• ES-25            2016         875          20 ac.

• MS-10            2017         1350         35 ac.

• HS-10            2018         1800         75 ac.

• Acreage may increase or decrease depending on utility
  availability and site characteristics.
 Request for Proposals

Advertisements published in:
Loudoun Times Mirror and Leesburg Today


    Respondents

    •   Scott Property
    •   Danner Property
    •   Cangiano Property
    •   Virts Property
          SITE SELECTION
• SCHOOL BOARD-REVIEW AND DIRECTION
  10/28/08, 11/11/08,1/13/09, & 2/24/09

• BOARD OF SUPERVISORS-REVIEW AND
  DIRECTION 11/18/08, 1/21/09 & 2/17/09

• CONTRACT EXECUTED 2/24/09
SITE LOCATION




        .8 mi. to Rte. 9
             Wheatland Site
•   Cangiano Property: 160 acres
•   Burgess Property: 10 acres
•   Zoning: AR-1
•   Use: Schools Permitted by Special
    Exception; Commission Permit Required
  CONTRACT PROVISIONS
• PURCHASE PRICE
 – CANGIANO $9,925,000.00 (160.27 ac.)
 – BURGESS $1,475,000.00 (10 ac.)
• STUDY PERIOD TO 6/1/09
• EXTENSION OF STUDY PERIOD
  PROVISION TO 7/1/09
• CLOSING BY 7/8/09
• CLOSING CONTINGENT ON SITE
  SUITABILITY
 LAND EVALUATION PROCESS
• STUDY PERIOD IN PROGRESS
 – HYDROGEOLOGICAL STUDY
 – DRAINFIELD STUDY
 – PRELIMINARY TRANSPORTATION STUDY
 – PRELIMINARY SITE LAYOUT
 – THE SITE WILL BE PURCHASED IF IT IS
   SUITABLE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL NEEDS.
   LEGISLATIVE APPLICATIONS WILL BE
   FILED SUBSEQUENT TO DETERMINATION.
   LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
• APPLICATION PREPARATION
 – REQUIRED STUDIES : (3-9 MONTHS)
   •   TREE INVENTORY
   •   PHASE I ARCHAEOLOGICAL
   •   RARE & ENDANGERED SPECIES
   •   TRAFFIC STUDY
   •   HYDROGEOLOGICAL STUDY
   •   SOILS/DRAINFIELD STUDY
• APPLICATION SUBMISSION 1-2
  MONTHS AFTER STUDY COMPLETION
    LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
         CONTINUED
• APPLICATION REVIEW
 – CHECKLIST/ACCEPTANCE
 – STAFF/REFERRAL AGENCY REVIEW
 – PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC
   HEARING & RECOMMENDATION
 – BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PUBLIC
   HEARING & ACTION
ESTIMATED TIMELINE: 8-10 MONTHS
 AFTER ACCEPTANCE
PRELIMINARY LAYOUT
QUESTIONS

				
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