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Action Item - 4.

Title: Acceptance of Donation from Lindy Foundation; License and Right of Entry with Various Vendors for Exterior Schoolyard Improvements

Board of Education Meeting Date:

Action under consideration

 The Administration recommends that the Board of Education authorize The School District of Philadelphia, through the Superintendent or his designee, to accept a Donation of Equipment and to execute and perform a license and right of entry agreement and any other necessary documents, subject to funding, as follows:


The Lindy Foundation

The Q Group Builders, Inc.,

Vesset Construction, LLC

MGA Remodeling, LLC



To accept a donation of schoolyard improvements and to grant licenses and rights of entry

 Value of donation for an amount up to:  $477,600

 Equipment Description: 
Schoolyard improvements will include outdoor classroom seating and exterior wall murals.

 License/Right of Entry Start Date:  5/29/2023

 License/Right of Entry End Date: 5/29/2024

 License Fee not to exceed:N/A

Dobson, James School; Welsh, John School;  Dunbar, Paul L. School; Jenks, Abram S. School; Webster, John H. School; Willard, Frances E. School; 

 Renewal Options:  No


The District works with external partners to provide more schools with

safe and welcoming outdoor spaces. The outdoor classroom seating at these six schools will be for formal instruction and informal outdoor gatherings by students and staff. These six schools were selected in coordination with Capital Programs based on site conditions, interest, and commitment from school principals. 

Guardrail 1 – Every school will be a safe, welcoming, and healthy place where our students, staff and community want to be and learn each day

 Related resolution(s)/approval(s): 
 Funding Source(s): 

 Office Originating Request: Operations - Capital Programs