Arcata School District’s Citizen’s Oversight Committee Seeks Members

The Arcata School District Board of Trustees is seeking applicants for a Citizen’s Oversight Committee for Measures H and I, which the public overwhelmingly supported in the November 2016 election for school infrastructure improvements, teacher retention, student programs, and increased student safety. The Committee has the responsibility of informing the public concerning the expenditures of the Measure H parcel tax and the Measure I bond, as well as making an annual report to the Board and the community regarding the District’s adherence to the law and to the text and intention of the Measures related to expenditures of these funds.

The Committee will meet two to four times a year, with members serving for a two-year term, for no more than two consecutive terms. State law requires that the Committee be composed as follows: – 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 a 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 PTO or School Site Council. – At least two other members, selected from the public at large.

For more information or an application, please call the District office at (707) 822-0351, or you may pick one up at 1435 Buttermilk Lane in Arcata or download it from this website under the heading QUICK LINKS which is located in the sidebar at the left of the home page.

Applications are due no later than Monday, June 19.