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Measure G Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

After passage of Bond Measure G, the $123 million General Obligation Bond approved by Castro Valley voters in the June 7, 2016 election, the Castro Valley Unified School District Board of Education appointed 12 seats (7 members with 5 alternates) on the Bond Measure G Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) at the September 22, 2016 board meeting.

The purpose of the Committee shall be to  inform the public and the Board concerning the expenditure of bond revenues per Education Code section 15278 (b), and to ensure that such bond proceeds are expended in accordance with the intention of the voters and state law. The Committee will be actively involved in gathering bond related information and advising the Castro Valley Unified School District Board of Education on all bond ­related matters. The Committee will act in an oversight capacity on all bond related proposals and expenditures.

Board President, Jo A.S. Loss said in a letter addressed to the committee members, “On behalf of the governance team, thank you for applying for the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.  This committee is an important link in communicating to the community the responsibility to perform the work promised in the bond.  We take that responsibility seriously and are pleased that the committee will be part of the bond activity. I believe that Measure G in the largest bond that Castro Valley has approved.  It is important that it is implemented well and the results include superior facilities and technology for all students and staff.  The committee will have a large impact on the message received by the community and the future culture of CVUSD.” View the full press release here.

Committee Members:

Suresh Bhat - Chair
Tina Sachs - Vice Chair
Robin Olivier - Secretary
Kathleen Scheidel - Parliamentarian
Anu Agarwal
Kern Lewis
Terry Mar 

Alternate Committee Members:

Todd Anglin
Provin Dhawan
Matthew Kaser
Steve Ontiveros
Katherine Shea

CBOC MeetingS

The Committee shall meet as often as necessary, and at least quarterly, in order to effectively perform its duties. The Committee shall meet generally on the first non-holiday Wednesday of the month.

At the CBOC Meeting of November 2, 2016, the committee approved the following meeting schedule:

February 1, 2017
May 3, 2017
August 2, 2017
November 1, 2017 

Meetings are held at 6:00 p.m. at the CVUSD District Office, Board Room, 4400 Alma Avenue, unless another location is specified. See the District calendar to confirm the date and location.

CBOC Meeting Agenda/PacketMinutesPresentations
May 3, 2017
April 1, 2017
February 1, 2017
November 2, 2016 Draft Minutes November 2, 2016 Review Responsibilities/Roles of the Committee
Bond Sale Update
Facilities Master Plan & Bond Project Updates 

For more information in participating on the CBOC click here.