Parcel Tax Oversight Committee (PTOC)

Thank you to
the 2016-17 Parcel Tax Oversight Committee Members!

The Board of Trustees and staff wish to thank the following Members of the 2016-17 Parcel Tax Oversight Committee for their time and commitment to District students by ensuring that the parcel tax funds were spent in accordance with the parcel tax ballot measures:

Allison Endert
Barbara Lawrence
Greg Brown
Helayne Ballaban
Jane Forbes
Jolene Kemos
Karan Violante
Lacie Gray
Laura Jones
Matt Schutz
Michelle Morton
Monika Adam
M
onique Kremer
Natasha Flechsig
Shannon Greene
Sue Faix

 

Current Committee Openings

The District's Board of Trustees recently revised the Bylaws for the Parcel Tax Oversight Committee.  The District is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Committee. The Committee shall be comprised of individuals who are at least 18 years of age and who either live or work within the boundaries of the District.  No employee, official, vendor, contractor, or consultant of the District may be appointed to the Committee. PTOC will be composed of five to seven (5-7) members to be approved by the District Board of Trustees, including: 

A.      One member shall, at the time of appointment, be active in a business organization representing the business community of the District;

B.      One member shall, at the time of appointment, be a member of the community at large;

C.      One member shall, at the time of the appointment, be a member of a Senior Citizen’s Organization, 

D.     One member shall, at the time of appointment, be a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the Elementary District;

E.      One member shall, at the time of appointment, be a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the High School District. 

Download application here.

Committee Charge

The Parcel Tax Oversight Committee (PTOC) is charged with overseeing expenditures funded by voter-approved parcel taxes and ensuring that such funds are spent in the manner intended by each ballot measure. To that end, the PTOC prepares an annual report regarding the expenditure of parcel tax funds supporting District programs and services.  The report is presented to the Board and is made available to local media and the public.

Bylaws of the Parcel Tax Oversight Committee

Parcel Tax Bylaws - revised September 13, 2017 - English
Parcel Tax Bylaws - revised September 13, 2017 - Spanish

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.)

 

Current Parcel Taxes Supporting District Programs and Services

Measure I

Approved:  June  2012
Duration:  July 2013 - June 2021
Assessment: $38  per year per parcel in high school district beginning July, 2013
Funds: Grade 9-12 Library and Counseling services.

Measure J

Approved:  June 2012
Duration:a  July 2013 - June 2021
Assessment: $85 per year per parcel in elementary district beginning July, 2013
Funds:  Grades K-8 Art and Music programs, Library programs and Counseling services
 

Measure P

Approved:  June 2016
Duration:  July 2016 - June 2024
Assessment: $105  per year per parcel in elementary district generating $1,661,100
Funds: Grade K-3 class size reduction, lowered class sizes in grades 4-6, library services, art supplies, Life Lab, and a variety of other K-6 programs.

Measure O
 
Approved:  June 2016
Duration:  July 2016-June 2024
Assessment:  $72 per parcel per year in high school district.
Funds middle and high school student career technical education, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs, visual and performing arts and job-training instructional programs; and  after-school athletic and enrichment programs in middle and high schools to protect student safety, health and well-being.

PTOC 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:

PTOC Meeting Schedule


 2017-18      
 Meeting Date  Location Agenda Minutes 
 10/3/17  Harbor High Library  Info on Bylaws  
       
 11/7/17  Harbor High Library    
       
 12/19/17   Harbor High Library    
       
 3/6/18   Harbor High Library    
       
 5/22/18   Harbor High Library    
       
 2016-17      
 Meeting Date Location Agenda Minutes
 October 24, 2016 Harbor High Library  Agenda 10/24/16  Minutes 10/24/16




January 23, 2017 Harbor High Library
 Agenda 1/23/17  Minutes 1/23/17
       
 March 27, 2017  Harbor High Library  Agenda 3/27/17  Minutes 3/27/17
       
 May 22, 2017  Harbor High Library   Agenda 5/22/17  

2015-16

     

Meeting Date


Location


Agenda


Minutes


 September 14, 2015  Harbor High Library  Agenda 9/14/15  Download Minutes
       
 December 14, 2015  Harbor High Library  Agenda 12/14/15  Download Minutes
       
 March 14, 2016  Harbor High Library  Agenda 3/14/16  Download Minutes
       
 May 16, 2016  Harbor High Library  Agenda 5/16/16  Download Minutes
       
 May 26, 2016 Harbor High Library  Agenda 5/26/16  Download Minutes

2014-15

     

Meeting Date

Location

Agenda

Minutes

Oct. 13, 2014 Gault School Library Agenda 10/13/14 Download Minutes
       
Nov. 17, 2014 Gault School Library  Agenda 11/17/14 Download Minutes
       
Jan. 26, 2015 Gault School Library  Agenda 1/26/15 Download Minutes
       
 March 2, 2015  Harbor High Library  Agenda 3/2/15 Download Minutes
       
 April 20, 2015  Harbor High Library Agenda 4/20/15  Download Minutes
       
 June 1, 2015 Harbor High Career Center Agenda 6/1/15  Download Minutes

Minutes

Minutes

 
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