Lake County Schools

UPDATED 3/26/2021 COVID-19 Phase 3 Guidelines for Community Facility Usage:

The following temporary requirements are necessary to ensure the Public’s safe utilization of the District’s properties while protecting the health of our staff, students and public. These requirements will be clearly communicated through the Facilitron website and will be updated regularly. Failure to comply shall result in denial of future rental requests.

*Gatherings must be limited to 50% capacity

*Limited social distancing practices must be observed at all times

*An adequate supply of 60% or greater alcohol-based hand sanitizer shall be made available upon entry by the renter

*Attendees must wear a face covering when indoors and unable to maintain social distancing

*Attendees are encouraged to wear a face covering when outside and unable to maintain social distancing

*A legible sign in sheet with all attendees, including contact information, shall be maintained and available upon request

*Notify LCS Risk Management immediately if any participants are later diagnosed with COVID-19

*Final approval is contingent upon availability of LCS custodial staff

*A COVID-19 fee of $25 per custodian will be assessed to cover the added expense of custodial PPE and additional cleaning supplies

*If a COVID-19 outbreak is traced back to your rental group, you will be responsible for the cost of additional disinfection and sanitation of the premises. You agree to be billed for the cost of the disinfection and sanitation

COVID-19 Facility Rental Waiver, Release and Assumption of Risk:

On behalf of myself and any organization that I may represent as the renter of a Lake County School facility, I hereby agree to abide by all rules, guidelines and requirements as set forth by The School Board of Lake County and assume all risks associated with renting such space. In consideration of being permitted to rent such space, (hereafter known as the “Facility Rental”) and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, it is hereby agreed as follows:

I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT SO SUE, the School Board of Lake County, Florida, and its insurers, members, employees, representatives, contractors, sponsors, agents, successors and assignors (collectively referred to as “Released Parties”) from all liability to me, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin for any and all loss or damage, and any claim or demands therefore on account of injury to myself to the person or property or resulting in death, whether caused by the negligence of the released collectively, of third parties, or otherwise while I am observing, attending or in any way participating in the Facility Rental.

I HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS the Released Parties and each of them from any loss, liability, damage, or cost they may incur due to my presence in or upon the area or in any way observing, attending, or in any way participating in Facility Rental, whether caused by the negligence of the Released Parties or otherwise.

I HEREBY ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND RISK OF CONTRACTING COVID-19, SUSTAINING BODILY INJURY, DEATH OF MYSELF OR PROPERTY DAMAGE due to the negligence of Released Parties or otherwise while in or upon the area and/or while observing, attending, or in any way participating in the Facility Rental.

I certify that I am in good health, have no fever, and have no current issues that make it unsafe for any or my participants or staff to utilize the rental space. I will notify the Lake County Schools Risk Management Department and the school and suspend any rental agreement if I or my staff or any attendees at the Facility Rental develops a fever or illness or tests positive for COVID-19. I agree that if any Facility Rental attendee later tests positive for COVID-19, I will be fully responsible for any additional cleaning costs assessed by the District.

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