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Policy Detail

Policy Title Santa Ana Joint Use Agreement and Covenant
Policy Number
Measure Type Agreement
Issue Area physical activity
Date Enacted 06/03/2002
Jurisdiction City
County Orange County
City Santa Ana
State California
School District (none)
Legislative Entity City Council
Synopsis Santa Ana Unified School District and the City of Santa Ana entered into a Joint Use of Property agreement to make high school facilities available for community and city purposes after school hours.
Brief Description
  • Permits Santa Ana Unified School District to use 18.84 acres of the City run Centennial Park as a site for a performing arts center and athletic facility to support programs while a nearby high school was under development.
  • Specifies designated hours during which the City can provide athletics, performing arts, classes and meetings benefit the community at large.
  • Allows District access to facilities during regular school hours of the school year and summer school.
Health Implications Schools often have the infrastructure, but not the resources to pay for the liability and staff recreation programs outside of regular school hours. Joint use agreements allow for school districts and local governments to pool resources and share the responsibility of operating and maintaining recreational facilities. Opening school facilities to the broader community during non-school hours increases physical activity opportunities for community residents. Participating in regular physical activity is protective against a range of illnesses including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, colon cancer and depression.
Policy Profile
Actual Policy Language stanajointuseag.pdf
Appropriations No
Funds Allocated 0
Funding Period Start
Funding Period End
Primary Contact Name Ron Ono
Primary Contact Title Parks & Recreation Administrator
Primary Contact Organization City of Santa Ana
Primary Contact Phone 714-571-4220-
Primary Contact Email
KeyWords / Policy Target Parks and Open Spaces, Joint Use, Recreation
ENACT Environment School
Policy Status Adopted
Date Last Updated 07/03/2008
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