First Readings from the February 12, 2019 JPSB Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Moïse

Move that Jefferson Parish School Board and Ochsner Clinic Foundation enter into a cooperative endeavor lease of School Board property located at 1108 Shrewsbury Road, Jefferson, LA 70121, for the financing and construction of a new Pre-K through 8 Type 1 charter school. Facility financing and construction shall be undertaken, at no cost to the School Board, pursuant to a community partnership between Discovery Health Science Foundation, Inc. and Ochsner Clinic Foundation. Upon completion of construction, the facility shall be leased to Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy which has provided notice to the School Board of its intent to open and operate a second pre-K through 8 charter school pursuant to La. Revised Statute 17:3992(D). The terms of the cooperative endeavor lease agreement are to be negotiated and presented to the School Board for final approval.