Measure K Citizens' Oversight Committee - Last Meeting - Tuesday, October 4, 2016

 

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Measure K is now Measure I. Measure K expires in July 2016. Measure I was approved by the voters of Fremont on June 7, 2016. Use this link for more information on Measure I and for applications to become a member of the Measure I Citizens’ Oversight Committee.

 

The Measure K parcel tax was approved by the voters of Fremont in November 2010 for 5 years ending FY 2015-16.  Measure K funds provide Fremont schools with stable funding for quality local education and programs that cannot be taken away by the state, including:
  • Maintaining math, science, reading and writing programs
  • Keeping school libraries open
  • Supporting classroom/learning technology
  • Maintaining college and workforce preparation programs
  • Retaining qualified teachers 

As part of the Measure K parcel tax, a Citizens' Oversight Committee was formed to provide independent oversight to ensure that the parcel tax monies received by the District are spent in accordance with the commitment made to the voters of Fremont.  The Committee consists of 11 seats that include 2 local business/community members who live or conduct business in Fremont, 6 parent/guardian members of current Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) students, 1 student representative, and 2 senior members.  

 
 
The Committee is currently inviting community members to send in their applications/nominations for the following:
No. of vacancies: 1                 Category: Business/Community Member                                   Term: Through October 2016
No. of vacancies: 2                 Category: Parent/Guardian of current FUSD student                 Term: Through October 2016
           
Click here for an application and instructions on how to apply. 
 
The Measure K Citizens' Oversight Committee meets from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., at the District Office in the Oak Room, located at:
 
4210 Technology Drive, Room 116
Fremont, CA 94538

If you have any questions, please contact the Accounting Department at 510-659-2577.
 
Meeting Schedule for 2015-16 
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., Oak Room
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m., Oak Room
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., Oak Room (Please note the change in time)
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., Oak Room 
 
Meeting Schedule for 2014-15
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:30 p.m., Magnolia Conference Room, Agenda
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., Magnolia Conference Room
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., Magnolia Conference Room
  
How are Measure K Dollars spent?
The annual tax of $53 per parcel generates approximately $3.1 million per year.  The parcel tax monies fund the following positions:
  • All Library Media Technicians at the Elementary, Junior High and High Schools (32.04 FTE)
  • All Librarians at the High Schools (5.00 FTE)
  • Computer Prep Teachers at the Elementary Schools (6.60 FTE)
 
Senior Exemption Waiver
Click here for Senior Exemption Waiver information

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