November 30, 2011
CITY HALL — The Malibu City Council unanimously endorsed a move by its school subcommittee to start a process that could end in Malibu’s secession from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.
Mayor Laura Zahn Rosendahl and Mayor Pro Tem Lou La Monte requested the council’s support Monday in pursuing a joint petition between the City of Malibu, City of Santa Monica and Board of Education to request a feasibility study for a new district.
It is high time for the three entities to work together to see if a separate Malibu Unified is a viable option, Rosenthal said.
“We’re asking for consensus, and we hope we get unanimous support from the City Council to go forward,” Rosenthal said.
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