Conejo Valley Unified School District is seeking interested individuals to serve on its Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee. The committee is charged with informing the public concerning the District’s expenditure of Measure I bond proceeds, reviewing expenditure reports, and preparation and presentation of an annual report. The committee meets at least once per year, but not more frequently than monthly.
Applications are being accepted for the following three committee seats, each with independent criteria:
Parent/Guardian of a Child Enrolled in the District (Term July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023)
Senior Citizens’ Organization - Active in a bona fide senior citizens’ association (Term July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023)
Taxpayer Organization Member - Active in a bona fide taxpayers’ association (Term July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023)
The deadline to apply is Friday, April 23, 2021 at noon.
Applications are available to submit online at: http://www.conejousd.org/Measure-I-Citizens-Bond-Oversight-Committee/Apply-to-CBOC
A hard copy or PDF email submission of this application may also be completed and delivered to the following address prior to the April 23, 2021 at noon deadline:
Conejo Valley Unified School District
District Operational Center
Attention: Business Services
750 Mitchell Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320
Additional Information about the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee:
Proposition 39 Bond Election
On November 4, 2014, voters residing within the Conejo Valley Unified School District passed Measure I. Measure I is a $197,000,000 bond measure that authorizes funding for needed repairs, upgrades, and new construction projects to the District’s schools. Proposition 39 required a 55% supermajority for approval; Measure I was passed by 65.28%.
Establishment of a Citizens Bond Oversight Committee
After a bond authorized under Proposition 39 is passed, state law requires that the Conejo Valley Unified School District Board of Education appoint an Independent Citizens Bond Oversight Committee to work with the District.
In accordance with Education Code Section 15278(b), the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee shall:
Inform the public concerning the District's expenditure of Measure I bond proceeds;
Review expenditure reports produced by the District to ensure that Measure I bond proceeds were expended only for the purposes set forth in Measure I; and
Present to the Board of Education in public session, an annual written report outlining their activities and conclusions regarding the expenditure of Measure I bond proceeds.
Appointment of Committee Members
All appointments will be made by the Board of Education from applications submitted to the District.
Time Commitment and Term
Each member shall serve a term of two years, commencing as of the date of appointment by the Board of Education. No member may serve more than three consecutive terms.
Please also review the Committee Bylaws for additional information about the Committee’s roles and responsibilities. Learn more about Measure I on the dedicated CVUSD Measure I webpage.