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School board discusses plan for Measure C oversight

Original post made on Jul 1, 2009

With the May 5 passage of Measure C, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education are now faced with living up to the assurances given in the ballot language that a committee be created to oversee disbursement of the funds raised.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 30, 2009, 8:36 PM

Comments (6)

Posted by Dawn, a resident of Alamo
on Jul 1, 2009 at 9:59 am

Agreeing with Clarkson's view that this oversight committee should not be 'cherry-picked,' and would like to know how candidates for this committee are first presented (volunteer?), then chosen. Would also like to know who does the choosing.

Also agree that this oversight committee is to be given their say BEFORE funds are allocated and/or spent.

I am ignorant of the committee process and would appreciate having it explained. If someone can point me to a web site where the methods are laid out, that would be great. Thanks in advance for your help!


Posted by Geoff Gillette, Danville Weekly reporter
on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:24 am

Geoff Gillette is a registered user.

Dawn,
That is a good question. The verbiage provided in the draft resolution said that the membership will be solicited but does not say how. Before they approve the draft resolution that will question will need to be more fully answered. And we will run a followup story since we have received e-mails from other concerned readers who want to know how the committee will be filled.


Posted by Dawn, a resident of Alamo
on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:17 pm

Geoff,

Thanks for your response. Will look for the follow-up story.

Again, if anyone out there can point me in the right direction to learn about the formation of this oversight committee, I would really appreciate it!

Dawn


Posted by Rob, a resident of Danville
on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:30 pm

You should probably attend tthe next school bd meeting. If you go to www.srvusd.net you can see when they post the next meeting. I think they post the agendas so you can find out if it's going to be discussed. Good luck.


Posted by Rick Pshaw, a resident of Danville
on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:00 am

I would hazard a guess that the selection process will be quite similar to that used for the Facilities Oversight Advisory Committee - FOAC (originally named the Measure A Citizen's Oversight Committee).

The SRVUSD website has a good description:
Web Link


Posted by Rick, a resident of Danville
on Jul 3, 2009 at 6:01 pm

When's the Danville Weakly gonna report on the tea parties going on at the corner of Crow Canyon/Camino Tassajara? They grow every time, and they're only gonna get bigger. Just the beginning oh ye oppressors...

Just the beginning.


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