Citizens' Bond Oversight CommitteeView Meetings
In accordance with Proposition 39, the Board of Education established a Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) to oversee the expenditure of funds and provide annual performance and financial audits of bond funds and bond projects. The CBOC must have at least seven members who serve up to two terms of two years each. Initially, three members will be appointed to one-year terms and four members will be appointed to two-year terms. All appointees, regardless of the original term of appointment, are limited to a second term not to exceed two years.Five of the seven members must meet the following criteria:
- One member must be an active member of the business community
- One member must be active in a senior citizens' organization
- One member shall be active in a bona fide taxpayers' organization
- One member shall be the parent or guardian of a student enrolled in the District's schools
- One member shall be the parent or guardian of a student enrolled in the District's schools and active in a parent-teacher organization
- Aaron O. Anguiano, Esq. – At large or parent/guardian
- Esther Campbell – Taxpayers organization
- David F. Cooper – At large
- Paul Hardy – Taxpayers organization or parent/guardian active in a parent-teacher organization
- Michael Howen – Parent/guardian
- Francisco J. Lepe – Parent/guardian active in a parent-teacher organization
- Tony Madrigal – At large
- Cecil Russell – Business organization
We are still in search of a member who is active in a senior citizens' organization. If you are active in a senior citizens' organization and interested in joining the CBOC, please contact Beckie Hurst at (209) 574-1594 or [email protected].The CBOC is required to:
- Actively monitor all projects and expenditures approved by the voters
- Provide proper oversight and accountability to ensure that Measures D & E funds are used as they were intended
- Report to members of the community on the progress of projects funded by Measures D & E
- Ensure bond funds are spent only on projects listed in the Bond Project List and that no funds are used for salaries or general operating expenses.
- Monitor progress of bond projects.
- Receive and review copies of the annual performance and financial audits of bond projects as required by California state law (Proposition 39).
- Provide information to the public on the progress of bond projects and expenditures of bond funds.
All CBOC meetings are open to the public. The first meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 20 at 6 p.m. in our Staff Development Rooms located at 425 Locust Street, Modesto.