|Policies and Regulations||NEPN Code: KF
Community/Staff Use of District Facilities/Properties/Equipment
Community Use of District Facilities/Properties/Equipment
The Sioux Falls School Board, as a community service, permits the use of Sioux Falls School District facilities/properties/equipment by local businesses and community groups for activities of an educational, cultural, civic, social, recreational, governmental and non-partisan political nature which are sponsored by local organizations, agencies, or institutions.
The Board allows local non-profit and/or civic organizations to utilize District facilities for uses consistent with the above. Subject to the approval of the Board, the Superintendent is directed to maintain procedures which implement the use of District facilities/properties/equipment and the Business Manager is directed to establish fees/charges for such use.
Local businesses may use District facilities/properties/equipment for non-commercial purposes only.
District facilities are not available for commercial or for-profit activities except as provided in KHBA-R.
Prohibited uses include:
District facilities and practice fields will not be available for uses which may have an adverse effect, such as damage to the facility/grounds or unacceptable difficulty in cleaning and maintaining the facility/grounds.
Prohibition of Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco
The use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco or vapor product, whether synthetic or natural, and regardless of nicotine content, and/or carrying any lighted or heated tobacco or vapor product, is prohibited on/in District property/facilities. This includes all enclosed indoor areas under the control of the District including work areas, restrooms, conference and class rooms, cafeterias and hallways as well as District grounds, parking areas, sidewalks surrounding buildings, and District-owned vehicles. Visitors who are observed using tobacco or vapor products on District property will be asked to refrain from doing so and/or asked to vacate District property while doing so. Signs will remind visitors of the tobacco-free environment policy.
Any person, persons, organization or public body using District facilities/properties/ equipment is responsible to the District for any and all damages that may be caused by reason of the use or occupancy.
The District is not liable for any suit for damages, including but not limited to personal injuries, which might arise as a result of such use or occupancy, regardless of the cause of the injury, including the design, maintenance, and condition of the facility/property/ equipment.
SDCL 13-24-20 Use of school facilities or busses for other community or commercial purposes - compensation - liability for damages
34-46-14 Smoking in public or place of employment prohibited
GBEC – Drug-Free Work Place
GBED– Tobacco-Free Schools/Use by Employees Prohibited
JICG/JICG-R – Tobacco-Free Schools/Use by Students Prohibited
JJAB/JJAB-R – Limited Open Forum
KHBA/KHBA-R - Commercial Activities
KHC – Distribution/Posting of Informational/Political Materials
|Policy||Board Action||(formerly 1330 & 3270)|