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Territory Transfer


Monday, January 13-The Monterey County Committee for District Reorganization “continued” the public meeting regarding the Petition Territory from NMCUSD. The County Committee passed the overall vote to approve the Petition. The County Committee also voted to hold an election to ask voters if they “approve” of the Petition. The voters residing within Prunedale Elementary School attendance boundaries and those within the Lagunita Elementary School District boundaries would be asked to vote. At this time, there is no additional information on when that election would take place.


Possible Decision regarding the petition for Transfer of Territory from North Monterey County Unified School District to Lagunita Elementary School District.

Public Meeting and Possible Decision by the Monterey County Committee on School District Organization to be held:

January 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. 

Monterey County Office of Education

Dr. Ray Charlson Board Chambers

901 Blanco Circle - Salinas, CA 93901 

(831) 755-0301

County Committee Agenda for January 13, 2020

County Committee Feasibilty Study (Updated) December 4, 2019 

Correspondence Received November 2019 

Lagunita Correspondence December 5, 2019

November 2019 Meeting Documents:

County Committee Agenda for November 13, 2019

County Committee's Feasibility Study - 10-14-19

Information Re: Territory Transfer Petition

Monterey County Office of Education Official Notice of Public Hearing 

June 25, 2019 -  A petition generated by citizens was received in the office of the Montery County Superintendent of Schools requesting transfer of territory from NMCUSD to Lagunita School District

June 27, 2019 - The Monterey County Superintendent delivered the Petition to the Monterey County Elections Department to determine sufficiency.

Click here to view the petition. 

An analysis of immediate and lasting impacts of this petition, as presented, has been conducted. You can view these impacts here.  Further financial impact data can be found here

The Monterey County Office of Education will be conducting two very important public hearings where the community can express concerns over this petition. We encourage you to review the documents and attend these meetings to have your voice heard. See flyer for important information. 

The timeline for this process is outlined in this link.

FAQ Territory Transfered

Projected Fiscal Impacts 

Public Hearing Dates:

Tuesday, Sept. 17th
3:30 PM @ Lagunita School
975 San Juan Grade Road, 
Salinas, CA 93907
Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, Sept. 17th
6:30 PM @ Prunedale Elementary School
Multipurpose Room
17719 Pesante Road
Salinas, CA 93907
Meeting Agenda

Territory Transfer Petition 

The Reorganization/Territory Transfer Process

Preliminary Analysis of Petition for Transfer of Territiory 

Process Overview and Timeline

Monterey County office of Education Letter from Superintendent of Schools

Notice of Public Hearings