With the recent passage of Measure G, the Los Alamitos Unified School District is seeking qualified members of the community to serve on a Citizens Bond Oversight Committee to monitor how the district spends the $97 million expected from the sale of bonds over the next several years.
Measure G provides that any funds raised be used for repairs, upgrades, and new construction projects at the District’s schools. The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee will be responsible for reviewing district expenditures to make sure bond funds are only used for projects specified in the voter-approved measure.
In addition, the committee will keep the public informed about how the funds are being spent and will present an annual report to the district board on bond fund spending.
The oversight committee is required by law to include at least seven members appointed by the school board from a list of candidates who are at least 18 and have submitted written applications.
The committee must include:
- One parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District;
- One member who is both a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District and active in a parent-teacher organization, such as the P.T.A. or a school site council;
- One member who is active in a business organization representing the business community in the District;
- One member who is active in a senior citizens’ organization;
- One member who is active in a bona-fide taxpayers association;
- Two members representing the community at large.
Each member serves without compensation for a term of one to two years, and no member may serve more than three consecutive terms. The committee meets up to four times a year.
Anyone interested should complete an application that can be found at https://goo.gl/wQ5YQG
This article was released by the Los Alamitos Unified School District.