February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education seeks applicants for appointment to the independent, volunteer Strong Schools Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee.  The Committee reviews and report to the public on the District's bond expenditures. An applicant must reside within the Palo Alto Unified School District. An applicant must not be an employee, contractor, consultant, or vendor of the District. The committee has four regular quarterly meetings per year.

New committee members will serve a two-year term that will start on July 1, 2020 and end on June 30, 2022.

There is also a current vacant committee position that will start on April 1, 2020 and will extend, with a reappointment in June, through June 30, 2022.

The purpose of the Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC) is to inform the public concerning the expenditure of bond revenues. The COC is required by state law to actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction.

Please find the application form linked below. Completed applications may be emailed to: Veronica Melero at vmelero@pausd.org or mailed or delivered by hand to: Veronica Melero, Building D - Facilities Department, Palo Alto Unified School District, 25 Churchill Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306.  All applications must be received by Friday, February 21, 2020, at 4:30 pm.

Strong Schools Bond Citizen's Oversight Committee Application (PDF)