Community groups shall be permitted to use school facilities provided that such use does not interfere with the school program or constitute a public nuisance. A community group shall be defined as one that draws a majority of its membership from the District and maintains its headquarters in the District. All other groups shall be classified as outside groups.
School properties shall not be available for use by any group or organization for purposes contrary to the interests of public education or for private commercial use. Neither campaigning for public office nor soliciting funds to support a campaign for public office shall be allowed in a District facility. A public office holder shall not be denied use of a school facility provided that he or she complies with the above conditions. Use of District facilities shall not be construed as a District endorsement of the group or organization.
The lessee must agree to indemnify the District and hold it harmless from any liability claims, demands, or causes of action from bodily injury or property damage arising out of or in any way connected to the use of the school facilities. The Board reserves the right to require liability insurance coverage. The terms of the rental agreement between the District and the applicant shall be set in writing. The form of the agreement shall be prescribed by the director of buildings and grounds.
For board policy related to the rental of facilities, see GKD(LOCAL