Bond Oversight Committee

SANTA CRUZ CITY SCHOOLS

BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

Updated 12/04/17

Colleen Harrison, SC Rotary Member, Michael’s on Main, Business Community Member

Maryanne Campbell, Elementary & Middle School parent, active in Parent Teacher Organization

Steve Kingsley-Jones, Elementary & Middle School Parent

Thomas Parker, Senior Citizen Committee Member

Richard Wyrsch, Community at Large Member

William Tysseling, Community at Large Member

John McKelvey, Community at Large Member

Steve Houser, Community at Large Member

Kurt Meeker, Community at Large Member

Vacant, Taxpayer’s Organization

The Bond Oversight Committee must have at least seven members.  In addition to two members of the community at large, there must be at least one member from each of the following groups:

•   One member who is active in a business organization representing the business community located within the school district.

•   One member who is active in a senior citizen's organization.

•   One member who is the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the school district.

•   One member who is the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the school district and is active in a parent-teacher organization.

•   One member who is active in a bona-fide taxpayer's organization. 

The Board of Trustees and staff wish to thank the Members of the 2017-18 Bonds Oversight Committee for their time and commitment to District students by ensuring that the Bonds funds will be spent in accordance with the Bonds ballot measures:

Measure A:

To upgrade local middle and high school science classrooms, science labs, and career training facilities, and technology infrastructure to support student achievement in math, science, engineering, English, social studies, visual/performing arts, technology, and skilled trades; acquire, renovate, construct/equip classrooms, sites/facilities; and improve school safety, security and disabled access; shall Santa Cruz City High School District issue $140 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with independent citizen oversight, annual audits, and all funds benefitting local middle and high schools.

Measure B
:

To repair/upgrade neighborhood elementary school classrooms and facilities, including deteriorated roofs, plumbing, and electrical systems; remove hazardous materials; renovate, construct/equip, acquire classrooms, facilities and technology infrastructure to support programs in reading, math, science, arts and technology; improve school safety/security; and replace outdated portables with modern classrooms; shall Santa Cruz Elementary School District issue $68 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with independent citizen oversight, annual audits, and all funds dedicated locally to Santa Cruz elementary schools.

 

As a result of the passages of Measures A and B, the Santa Cruz City Schools' Board of Education has established an independent Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC). In accordance with Education Code Section 15278(b), the Measures A/B Bond Citizens' Oversight Committee shall inform the public concerning the expenditure of bond revenues.

BOC Meetings

Meetings are generally held in the library at Harbor High School, 300 La Fonda Ave., Santa Cruz, CA, from 6:00 - 7:30 pm., except as noted below:

BOC Meeting Schedule


Agenda - Orientation
2017-18
Meeting Date/Time Location Agenda Minutes
12/14/17 - 6 - 7:30 Harbor High Library Agenda - Orientation

Compliance with Ralph M. Brown Act

All meetings of the Committee are open to the public and are noticed and conducted in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act. (Government Code § 54950 et seq.)

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