COMMUNITY USE OF SCHOOL FACILITIES

It is the School Committee's desire that maximum use of school property be enjoyed by the townspeople. It is the Committee's intent that such use will maintain safe conditions and preserve the property for school program use.

Use of school buildings and other facilities by organizations will be permitted for worthy educational, civic, or charitable purposes; when a substantial group of citizens from the community will be benefited; and when the Superintendent believes it to be in the best interest of the District.

School facilities will be used according to the regulations and rental fee schedules recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the School Committee.

Permission for the use of facilities must be obtained through the office of the Superintendent of Schools, utilizing a process designated by the Superintendent of Schools.

Eligibility

School facilities will be available for the following:

1. Public school activities

2. Parent-teacher activities

3. Official town public hearings and political activities

4. Meetings and activities sponsored by the School Committee and school personnel

5. Parks and recreation activities

6. Local nonprofit and noncommercial organization activities

7. Metropolitan civic, educational, social, and religious organization activities if a substantial portion of the members are residents of the town

8. The activities of other organizations when approved by the Superintendent or designee


SOURCE: MASC (adapted)
ADOPTED: November 13, 2014