Duties of the committee include ensuring that bond revenues are expended only for:
- the construction
- or replacement of school facilities, including the furnishing and equipping of school facilities
- or the acquisition or lease of real property for school facilities.
The committee must also ensure that no funds are used for any:
- teacher or administrative salaries or other school operation expenses.
Roster of Members
To reach members of the Oversight Committee, please call 707-935-4249 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chris McNairy, Chairman
- Christee Rowlands
- Daniel Dwyer
- Havard Staggs
- Jamie Storck
- James P Hagstrom
- Kevin Berger
Looking to join the Committee? There are currently 2 vacant seats available. Apply today and become a member of the Citizens' Oversight Committee
- 2 Vacant seats:
- One member Parent and Active in a School Organization, such as the PTA or school site councel
- One member selected from the public at large.
If you are interested in joining the Citizens' Oversight Committee please return your completed application by USPS addressed to: SVUSD Business Department 17850 Railroad Ave. Sonoma, CA 95476 or email to email@example.com
Fillable PDF application Citizens' Oversight Committee Application Form (fillable) Spanish Application
Additional Eligibility Restrictions.
The following persons are not eligible to serve on the Committee: Educ. Code §15282(b).
1. Any employee of the District.
2. Any official of the District.
3. Any vendor, contractor or consultant of the District
- 2 Vacant seats:
Measure H was approved by at least 55% of the voters of the Sonoma Valley Unified School District School District. The Board of Trustees was required to appoint a Citizens’ Oversight Committee after the successful bond election.
The primary charge of the Oversight Committee is to inform the public about the expenditure of bond revenues and to ensure these revenues are spent for the purposes described in Measure E and H. We have attached a copy of the Measure E and H text to this page.
The Citizens’ Oversight Committee is required to have representatives from the following:
- One member active in a business organization representing the business community located within the District.
- One member active in a senior citizens’ organization.
- One member active in a bona fide taxpayers’ organization.
- One member who is the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District.
- One member who is the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District and who is active in a parent-teacher organization, such as the PTA or school site council.
- Two other members, selected from the public at large.
Upcoming Meetings are open to the public
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Our next meeting is scheduled for March 31, 2021 6PM
We encourage the public to observe the Citizens’ Oversight Committee Meeting and provide public comment and we have established a method that will allow the public to make comments using their own voice and words (rather than having written comments from the public read by District staff).
To watch the Citizens’ Oversight Committee Meeting and provide public comment via Zoom, please join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, or Android device, please click this URL to join: Zoom. Citizens' Oversight Committee
(the Zoom link is included on the Citizens' Oversight Committee District Webpage)
Please be aware that the public may still send correspondence (such as email, U.S. postal mail, etc.) to Committee Members. However, this correspondence is not considered public comment at a Citizens’ Oversight Committee Meeting and will not be treated as such.
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