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Management of Surplus Property

Planning Department 
15250 Avenue of Science
San Diego, CA 92128
 (858) 679-2570

Real Property Advisory Committee

Pursuant to Education Code Section 17387 et seq., the Poway Unified School District's Real Property Advisory Committee has been established to review and consider the District's potential options regarding the District's current real property holdings.

Community Input & Ideas Sessions –
Black Mountain Ranch Southern Site

PUSD is hosting two brainstorming sessions for interested community members to offer creative  input and ideas for possible alternatives for the Black Mountain Ranch Southern Site.  
Monday, March 1 - 5:30 to 7 pm   
Session 1 – Review of site specifics and open discussion of community ideas
Thursday, March 18 - 5:30 to 7 pm   
Session 2 – Follow up from Session 1 with additional community discussion and an evaluation of community ideas, as appropriate, shared in Session 1

Community Input Results (3/18/2021)

Community Feedback 

Surplus Property Timeline

Black Mountain Ranch Southern (Santaluz) Site  

Presentations to the Community of Santaluz:
January 22, 2020 - Santaluz Town Hall Meeting (slides 1, 20-22)

Request for Proposal Responses:
Cambridge School
Brookfield Residential

Presentations to the Board of Education: 
August 8, 2019Presentation of Potential Lease, Sale or Exchange
November 14, 2019 - Presentation of Potential Lease, Sale or Exchange Request of Proposals
Request For Proposals (RFP) document
September 10, 2020 - Presentation of Potential Ground Lease
Documents related to Potential Ground Lease
August 13, 2020
- Costco Letter of Intent

Real Property Advisory Committee of the Poway Unified School District 
(7.11 Committee)

2/28/12 Organizational Meeting AGENDA MINUTES MINUTES with Legal Requirements Presentation
3/13/12 Meeting AGENDA MINUTES  
3/27/12 Meeting AGENDA MINUTES  
4/24/12 Meeting AGENDA MINUTES  
(Presentation to the
Board of Educaton)
N/A N/A Presentation of Final Report to Board of Education
5/20/19 Meeting See Presentation N/A California Department of Education Waiver - Presentation
6/1/19   N/A N/A RPAC Letter of Support for CDE Waiver
11/4/20 Meeting See Presentation N/A Video Recording of Presentation

7-11 Committee Process

  • Advisory Committee is formed to advise the Board on the need for school use of real property
  • Committee must have no less than 7 and no more than 11 members
  • The “7-11” Committee must:
    • Review Demographics
    • Investigate Potential Surplus Site(s)
    • Formulate Recommendations
    • Hold Public Hearings
    • Finalize Recommendations
  • Board reviews final report and recommendations from committee and, if appropriate, determines whether any real property is not needed for school purposes and could be made available for sale or lease as “surplus” property

Real Property Assets

  • Rancho Bernardo Water Tower Site - 10.88 Acres (sold)
  • Santa Fe Valley Site - 11.23 Acres
  • Torrey Highlands Site - 10.48 Acres
  • Black Mountain Ranch Southern (Santaluz) Site - 27.22 Acres



Black Mountain Ranch Southern (Santaluz) Site
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