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Sale or Lease of Real Property   

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Notwithstanding Section 17455, the sale by the governing board of any school district of any real property belonging to the school district or the lease by that governing board, for a term not exceeding 99 years, of any real property, together with any personal property located thereon, belonging to the school district shall not be subject to any other provision of this chapter, to Article 5 (commencing with Section 17485), or to Article 8 (commencing with Section 54220) of Chapter 5 of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the Government Code, if all of the following conditions are met:

(a) The property is sold or leased to another local governmental agency, or to a nonprofit corporation that is organized for the purpose of assisting one or more local governmental agencies in obtaining financing.

(b) (1) In the case of the sale of school district property pursuant to this section, the school district, as part of that same sale transaction, simultaneously repurchases the same property that is the subject of the transaction.

(2) In the case of the lease of school district property pursuant to this section, the school district, as part of that same lease transaction, simultaneously leases back, for a term that is not substantially less than the term of that lease, the same property that is the subject of the transaction.

(c) The financing proceeds obtained by the school district pursuant to the transaction described in this section are expended solely for capital outlay purposes, including the acquisition of real property for intended use as a schoolsite and the construction, reconstruction, and renovation of school facilities.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 3. Operative January 1, 1998.)

Reference:

Education Code 17455

Education Code 17485

Government Code 54220