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IV.E.
 
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
 
Agenda Item
 

Meeting Date
March 14, 2017

Agenda Item Title
Recommend Approval to Negotiate and Execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation (“Foundation”) of a Grant for a Multi-use Field for Softball, Football, Soccer, Marching Band and Adaptive PE Purposes

Staff Present

Carol S. Stamper, Chief Operations Officer

Peggy Hey, Executive Director, Facilities Planning & Management



Main Points
  • ​East Mecklenburg High School has been working with the Foundation to design and construct a multi-use field that will be used for softball games in addition to the possibility of use for football and soccer practice, marching band practice and use by the adaptive PE program.
  • The total estimated cost is $1,820,000.  No work will begin until all funds have been raised for the total estimated cost.
  • CMS legal counsel will approve the Memorandum of Understanding as to form. 
  • Authorization is requested to approve the financial obligation and authorize the Superintendent to approve the Memorandum of Understanding. 


Fiscal Implications
Board of Education will commit no more than $400,000 to the cost of the project. Funds to be used from a capital fund. No instructional funds will be used for the completion of the project.

Agenda Item Type
consent items


Motion
Recommend Approval to Negotiate and Execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation (“Foundation”) for a grant for a multi-use field for softball, football, soccer, marching band and adaptive PE purposes. CMS’s contribution to the total cost of the project shall be no more than $400,000. No work to begin until all funds have been raised for the total estimated cost.