Newbury School Property Transfer Has New Legal Wrinkle
July 22, 2021

At their July 19 meeting, West Geauga Schools Board of Education members faced an issue that could complicate an already complex situation, as the board decides how to dispose of the former Newbury Schools property.

At their July 19 meeting, West Geauga Schools Board of Education members faced an issue that could complicate an already complex situation, as the board decides how to dispose of the former Newbury Schools property. The main question at play is who really owns the land — West Geauga or a Newbury Schools Board of Education that no longer exists? On the meeting’s agenda was a resolution to “authorize the transfer of former Newbury Local School District Real Property to the West Geauga Local School District Board of Education via a Quit Claim Deed.” “We started the process in December,”...