The formally adopted roles and responsibilities of the Citizens’ Oversight Committee (the “Committee”) can be in the Committee Bylaws. The following provides summary information about the committee.
The Board of Trustees (the “Board”) of the Coast Community College District (the “District”) has established a Citizens’ Oversight Committee to review expenditures from construction activity associated with the Measure M General Obligation Bond, which was approved by District voters in November 2012. The Committee’s purpose is to inform the public concerning the expenditures of bond expenditures.
The Citizens’ Oversight Committee consists of nine members. In addition to four members of the community at large, there must be at least one member from each of the following groups:
The Committee may not include any employee or official of the school district or any vendor, contractor, or consultant of the school district.
Members serve a term of two years, and may not serve more than three consecutive terms.
The Committee will meet with District staff to review bond expenditures and shall present to the Board, in public session, an annual report which summarizes the District’s compliance and Committee’s activities for the preceding year.
The Committee is required to meet at least one time per year, or more frequently as it deems necessary to fulfill its duty. It is estimated at this time that the Committee will meet approximately 3-4 times per year, with specific meeting dates determined by the Committee.
The Board selected the members of the Committee, taking into account:
If you would like to be considered for current and/or future Committee opportunities, please submit a letter of interest, briefly describing your professional and practical experience, contributions to your community, and your interest in serving in this role. Letters may be addressed to: 1370 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 OR submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to indicate which of the above positions for which you may qualify. If a current position is not available, applications will be held and applicants will be contacted as future opportunities become available.