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15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Policy 1105 - DIRECTOR DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

It is the responsibility of the Board of Directors to establish the boundaries of the internal director districts of the school district, and to redistrict the director districts as necessary.

The Board of Directors, with the assistance of the administration, the ESD and the State Redistrict­ing Commission, shall develop a plan of proposed director districts within eight months of any of the following events:

  1. Receipt of federal decennial census data;
  2. Consolidation of the district with one or more other districts;
  3. Transfer of territory to or from the district;
  4. Annexation of territory to or from the district; or
  5. Approval by a majority of the district's voters of a proposal to divide the district into director districts.

Cross References:
Director Districts Procedures - Policy 1105P

Legal References:
Counties, municipal corporations, and special purpose districts -  RCW 29A.76.010
Certain school director districts - provisions relating to certain school districts - Election to authorize division in school districts not already divided into director districts - RCW 28A.343.03
Division or re-division of district into director districts - RCW 28A.343.040
Dissolution of directors’ districts - RCW 28A.343.050
Transfer of territory by petition – Requirements – Rules – Costs - RCW 28A.315.195

Management Resource:
Legal Reference Updates - Policy News, June 2011
Restructuring First Class Director Districts - Policy News, August 2008

Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: January 92
Revised by the Board: 8.03, 9.09, 3.09
Classification: Priority