FAQ Sheet- Sale of 118 E. First St. Property

Former Patterson Coop Property Sold

Fact Sheet – Sale of 118 E. First St., Dayton, OH 45402

  • On October 26, 2016, Dayton Public Schools entered in to a contract with the City of Dayton in which the City of Dayton agreed to identify properties within the City of Dayton that will be suitable for the future growth and developmental needs of Dayton Public Schools. Specifically, on or before December 31, 2018, the City shall research and locate: (i) real estate, either owned or to be owned by the City, within a two (2) mile radius of DPS’ headquarters located at 115 S. Ludlow St., Dayton OH 45402, that is comparable to the Real Estate, to be conveyed or leased to DPS, at its sole option, in the future; or (ii) real estate, either owned or to be owned by the City, that is adjacent to any of the following schools of DPS: Ponitz CTC, Stivers, Edison, River’s Edge, to be conveyed or leased to DPS in the future.
  • Under this agreement, if Dayton Public Schools needs additional property to accomplish its educational purpose, the City of Dayton will convey or lease the needed property to Dayton Public Schools according to Dayton Public Schools’ preference.
  • If the identified property has an existing structure or improvements located on it, the City of Dayton will assist Dayton Public Schools in securing funding for the demolition at Dayton Public Schools’ sole option.
  • The City of Dayton also agreed to provide unpaid internships to Dayton Public Schools’ students according to the terms agreed upon by the City of Dayton and Dayton Public Schools.
  • The City of Dayton also agreed to assist Dayton Public Schools in the disposal of surplus real property by providing marketing assistance to Dayton Public Schools.
  • On October 26, 2017, Dayton Public Schools and the CareSource Foundation entered into an agreement in which the CareSource Foundation agreed to provide several services and to make several donations to Dayton Public Schools.  The purpose behind this agreement was to promote and support Dayton Public Schools’ Mobile Health Unit.
  • The Mobile Health Unit is a program that works to improve the health and academic performance of its students with asthma, and provides innovative educational opportunities for Dayton Public Schools students in health-related fields.
  • Asthma is the number one health issue affecting students of Dayton Public Schools, affecting approximately 1,660 students.
  • In furtherance of its desire to support and promote Dayton Public Schools’ Mobile Health Unit, The CareSource Foundation agreed to provide the following services and donations:
    • With funding from Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton and a $125,000 grant award and other monetary and equipment supports from CareSource, plans to renovate the Mobile Health Unit grew out of the district’s work with the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Training, Education, Assistance, Mentorship and Support (TEAMS) project.
    • To provide a grant in the amount of  Sixty Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($62,500) plus actual fringe benefits paid by Dayton Public Schools to fund costs associated with the one employed position for the Mobile Health  Unit to be distributed in three (3) equal  installments;
    • To make a  donation of one-time use inhalers, stethoscopes; Practi-ProAyer MDI Simulators; Monaghan Flowview Aero Chambers; Welch Allyn Professional Stethoscopes; and Advance Radical Randy Asthma Program Dolls for a total of approximately sixteen thousand dollars ($16,000.00).
    • To provide to Dayton Public Schools the clinical support from Ohio Medical Director, Dr. Donald Wharton, the  collaborative support from Jim Gross, former Health Commissioner & CareSource  Foundation board member, community and team oversight support from Cathy Ponitz,  Executive Director of the CareSource Foundation, ongoing access to the data collection and critical metrics and reporting through the CareSource Center for Analytics, and  advocacy for continued innovation in healthcare for public schools with Dayton Public Schools as a noted pilot for critical asthma studies;
    • To prepare a written protocol for the treatment of asthma in the Mobile Health Unit;
    • To present to Dayton Public Schools a customizable educational program for five (5) students of the District, containing ten (10) hours of content, on the following  topics to be selected by the School District: Job Readiness, Career Assessment, SelfAssessment, Healthcare Careers, and Generational Diversity;
    • To develop and implement a customized mentorship program for ten (10)  students of Dayton Public Schools to be implemented during the 2017-18 academic year;
    • To provide ten (10) paid internships for Dayton Public Schools students who have completed the certificate for the Medical Billing and Coding Career Technician Program (conditioned upon the program being successfully implemented by Dayton Public Schools), each requiring a commitment of forty (40) hours per week from each intern, and running for a period of ninety (90) days beginning for the 2020-2021 academic year; and
    • A promise to utilize its best efforts to maintain its current estimated percentage of  CareSource’s employees to be residents of the City of Dayton, Ohio
  • In consideration of this agreement, Dayton Public Schools agreed to the following:
    • To employ one (1) school nurse to provide services in the Mobile Health Unit consistent with the  program goals articulated for the Mobile Health Unit;
    • To provide on-site care coordination between students, parents, primary care providers and the other DPS school nurses;
    • To pay for and perform maintenance and repairs to the Mobile Health Unit;
    • To maintain casualty and liability insurance on the Mobile Health Unit; and
    • To bill (CMS 1500) to The CareSource Foundation for all procedures with a CareSource Foundation member. 
  • On October 31, 2017, Dayton Public Schools entered into a contract in which Dayton Public Schools agreed to sell the real property, known as the former Patterson Co-op, located at 118 East  First Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402, to the Dayton-Montgomery County Port Authority, here and after referred to as the Port Authority. 
  • The Patterson Co-op was a piece of real estate consisting of 1.63 acres and was vacant and undeveloped at the time of sale.
  • The purpose of selling the property to the Port Authority was to promote economic growth and development within the City of Dayton.
  • The Port Authority also served as a conduit or intermediary which allowed Dayton Public Schools to legally dispose of this real property in a manner that generally would not be available to a public school district. 
  • In accordance with Ohio law, before selling the Patterson Co-op to the Port Authority, Dayton Public Schools first offered the property to the charter/community schools located in the State of Ohio. Those schools were given the statutorily required sixty (60) days to respond to Dayton Public Schools’ offer. When no charter/community schools notified Dayton Public Schools that it wished to accept Dayton Public Schools’ offer, Dayton Public Schools proceeded to sell the property to the Port Authority. The Port Authority then sold the Patterson Co-op to the CareSource Foundation and conveyed the sale price back to Dayton Public Schools.
  • The sale price was one million dollars ($1,000,000) which was approximately thirty percent above the appraised value of seven hundred and ten thousand dollars ($710,000.00) as of July 19, 2016.