Now Accepting Applications for Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
The Governing Board of the Newark Unified School District is seeking qualified, interested individuals to serve on a committee of community leaders which will serve as the independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (“CBOC”) for the implementation of the Measure G School Facilities Bond Program.
Please click on link below to download an application:
Applicants must be a Newark resident; other qualifications are listed on the application. Original applications must be signed by the applicant and received in the District Office by 4:00 PM on Friday, April 18, 2014. Interviews will be conducted April 28-May 2, 2014.
June 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
District Office, Board Library
5715 Musick Avenue, Newark, CA 94560
Establishment of a Citizens' Oversight Committee
After a bond authorized under Proposition 39 is passed, state law requires that the Newark Unified School District Governing Board appoint a Citizens' Oversight Committee to work with the District.
In accordance with Education Code Section 15278(b), the Citizens’ Oversight Committee shall:
- Inform the public concerning the District's expenditure of Measure G bond proceeds;
- Review expenditure reports produced by the District to ensure that Measure G bond proceeds were expended only for the purposes set forth in Measure G;
- Present to the Governing Board, in public session, an annual written report outlining their activities and conclusions regarding the expenditure of Measure G bond proceeds.
Appointment of Committee Members
All appointments are made by the Governing Board from applications submitted to the District. The members appointed are as follows:
- Casper Knoop, Chairperson
- Jack Dane, Vice-Chair
- Andrea Francis, Secretary
- Mondae Hefter
- Tamie Mackey
- Liz Mafi-Tuitama
- Theresa Miller
- Marilyn Painter
- Cindy Parks
Time Commitment and Term
Initial appointments will be staggered, such that some of the initial appointees will be appointed to serve one full two-year term. The other initial appointments will serve a one-year term. Members may be eligible for reappointment by the Governing Board for a second term.
If you are interested in applying for a future position on the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee, please click on the link below. Vacancies will be posted as they become available.
Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee Application
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