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Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)
 
Fremont voters passed Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond on June 3, 2014.The Election was conducted under Proposition 39, being chaptered as the Strict Accountability in Local School Construction Bonds Act of 2000, at Section 15264 et seq. of the Education Code of the State.  Pursuant to Section 15278 of the Education Code, the District is obligated to establish an Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee in order to satisfy the accountability requirements of Prop 39.  The Board of Education of the District established the Fremont Unified School District Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for the 2014 Measure E General Obligation Bond. The Committee does not have legal capacity independent from the District.
 
The District is Accepting Applications for Membership
The purpose of the committee shall be to inform the public concerning the expenditure of bond revenues.  The Committee will be actively involved in gathering bond related information and advising the Fremont Unified School District Board of Education on all bond-related matters. The CBOC will act in an oversight capacity on all bond related proposals and expenditures.  Potential members must be at least 18 years of age. 
 
The Committee shall consist of at least seven (7) members to serve for a term of two (2) years or three (3) years, and for no more than three (3) consecutive terms. At the time the Committee is established with a roster of members, terms will be drawn by lot.  Committee members may serve for no more than six (6) consecutive years. No Committee member shall receive any compensation for performing their official duties as a Committee member.
 
If you are interested in becoming a member of the CBOC, please read the Bylaws and complete the application available on the link below.  Applications must be received no later than Monday, September 15, 2014, and it may be emailed to tgain@fremont.k12.ca.us, dropped off at the District Office in the Business Services Department, or mailed to the address provided on the application.
 
Beginning October 2014, the CBOC will meet the first Wednesday of each month from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at a school site or at the FUSD District Office.
 
Click here for the:  Application and Bylaws
 
Click here for:  Bylaws