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Measures A, B, and J Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Date created: February 27, 2013; Resolution No. 1213-0103 Purpose: To provide advice and recommendation to the District regarding the expenditure of funds for bond related projects, to actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers' money for school construction and to take any necessary action in furtherance of its purpose including, but not limited to, receiving and reviewing copies of annual independent financial audits and deferred maintenance proposals, inspecting school facilities and grounds, receiving and reviewing cost-saving measures designed to reduce the costs of professional fees and site preparation. The Committee shall have the option to tour sites where Bond funds are being expended, with support from the Superintendent. Number of members: Nine (9) Special selection process: Pursuant to Proposition 39 (2000), the Committee shall have at least nine members and shall include the following persons: One (1) member who is a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District. One (1) member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District. One (1) member active in a senior citizen's organization. One (1) member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association. One (1) member who is both a parent and guardian of a child enrolled in the District and active in a parent-teacher organization, such as the Parent- Teacher Association or a school site council. At least three (3) members of the community-at-large appointed by the Board. A single individual may be appointed as a representative of more than one of the above categories, if applicable. The District shall seek to ensure that the committee is representative of the diversity of the District. Qualification Standards: (a) To be a qualified person, he or she must be at least 18 years of age. (b) The Bond Oversight Committee may not include any employee, official of the District, or any vendor, contractor, or consultant of the District. (c) A majority of the members of the Committee shall possess expertise in one or more of the following areas: * Large scale construction operations * Municipal / Public finance matter * Multiple years experience with agency/entity budgeting * Construction related project management * Real Estate acquisition or sales Ethics: Conflicts of Interest. By accepting appointment to the Committee, each member agrees to comply with Articles 4 (commencing with Section 1090) and 4.7 (commencing with Section 1125) of Division 4 of Title 1 of the Government Code and Bylaw of the Board 9270. ( Board Bylaw 9131)