College of Marin Measure C Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee Solicits New Members
Kentfield, CA—Feb. 2, 2012—Five committee members are being sought to serve on the College of Marin Measure C Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee for the Measure C bond program. The committee is seeking applications for members representing the following categories: community member at large, a bona-fide taxpayer’s association, a community college support group, and a student nember. New members will be appointed by the College of Marin Board of Trustees at their April meeting. Applications are due March 28, 2012. Oversight committee members cannot be employees, officials, vendors, consultants, or contractors of the College of Marin. Application and application information can be found online at http://www.marin.edu/MeasureC/coc/index.htm or by calling the Office of the Superintendent/President at (415) 485-9502.
The College of Marin Board of Trustees passed a resolution on December 14, 2004, establishing the independent citizens’ oversight committee. The committee is responsible for ensuring the College of Marin’s financial accountability for projects funded by a $249.5 million bond earmarked for facilities modernization and passed by Marin County Voters in the November 2004 election with more than 63 percent voter approval. Measure C was a Proposition 39 bond that required the formation of a Citizen’s Oversight Committee.