Citizen's Bond Oversight Committee for Measure O

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CITIZEN’S BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR MEASURE O 

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for the new and to-be-formed Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee for Measure O.   Pursuant to Committee Bylaws adopted on February 18, 2020, the City Council invites Campbell residents 18 years of age and older and who are not current City employees, officials of the City or vendors, contractors or consultants of the City, or commissioners currently serving on commissions related to the City to apply.  Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the city’s website:  https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions, and must be returned no later than September 30, 2021, by 5:00 p.m. Qualified candidates will be interviewed by the City Manager and Finance Director in October 2021; with finalists recommended to the City Council in November 2021. For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at (408) 866‑2117 or ClerksOffice@campbellca.gov.

Pursuant to Committee Bylaws, each of the five Council districts shall be represented by a member of the Committee, which member shall be a resident in such district.  If interested in the Committee, please review the full Committee Bylaws shown here.  In summary, the primary duties of the Oversight Committee are to review expenditures reports produced by the City to verify that bond proceeds were expended only for the purposes set forth in Measure O and issue an annual report of its findings to City Council.  As such, the Oversight Committee may (a) receive and review copies of the City's annual independent performance audit and annual independent financial audit and (b) Inspect facilities and grounds for which bond proceeds have been or will be expended, in accordance with any access procedure established by the City Manager. However, the Oversight Committee will not have responsibility for the following areas will shall remain with the City Council, City Manager, and Finance Director: (a) approval of contracts, (b) approval of change orders, (c) expenditures of bond funds, (d) handling of all legal matters, (e) approval of project prioritization, project plans, design and schedules, (f) approval of all deferred maintenance plans, and (g) approval of the sale of bonds.  The Committee shall meet at least once a year, or more frequently as the Committee deems it necessary to discharge its duty, but no more frequently than quarterly.  The first Committee meeting is expected to occur in January 2022, with the annual report presented to Council on February 8 or 22, 2022.  Committee training relating to duties and adherence to the Brown Act, Committee Bylaws, and other applicable policies shall occur in November or December 2021.  Applicants should give full consideration to the time commitment required for service on this Committee.