(a) The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges may approve any request for waiver upon finding that the waiver would promote efficiency and further the public benefit. Waivers may be approved for purposes including, but not necessarily limited to, joint or shared use of property and facilities and for collaborative partnerships between colleges and other public and private entities.
(b) The Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges shall not approve any request for waiver of any provision of this chapter pursuant to Section 81250 unless the district seeking the waiver demonstrates all of the following:
(1) The district has provided the written notice required by subdivision (b) of Section 81250.
(2) The district, after making a good faith effort, was unable to reach agreement with any public agency that sought to acquire the site pursuant to Section 81363.5.
(3) The waiver will not substantially increase state costs or decrease state revenues.
(4) The waiver will further the ability of the district to meet the educational needs of the community.
Education Code 81250
Education Code 81363.5
(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 657, Sec. 2.)