SFUSD Bond Program Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)

SFUSD Bond Program Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)

The SFUSD Bond Program Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) is enacted by a California law requiring oversight of public school bonds. The CBOC is charged with reviewing the spending of Bond funds and report their findings to the general public. Committee members who represent a variety of interests are appointed by the Board of Education to two-year terms. Meetings are open to the general public. Meeting agendas and minutes are posted on this website. The CBOC is required to follow the Brown Act.

The agenda for the next regular or committee meeting will be posted 72 hours before the meeting is scheduled to occur. Agendas for special meetings are posted at least 24 hours in advance. 

For more information on the Bond Program, please visit the Bond website here.

Notice and Agenda for July 06, 2022 CBOC Meeting

Original Notice and Agenda (file for download)

 

NOTICE AND AGENDA

CITIZENS’ BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (CBOC) MEETING 

San Francisco Unified School District

Wednesday, July 06, 2022 – 12:15 p.m.

135 Van Ness Avenue, Room 210 (Facilities Conference Room)

San Francisco, CA 94102

CITIZENS’ BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (CBOC) MEETINGS ARE HELD IN PERSON WITH OPTION FOR THE PUBLIC TO OBSERVE THE MEETING VIRTUALLY

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AGENDA

  1. Call to order - the Interim Chair will call the meeting to order
  2. Roll Call 
  3. Approval of CBOC Meeting Minutes: 2022-05-04 CBOC Meeting Notes  
  4. Public Forum: This is an opportunity for members of the public to speak on an item not on the agenda but is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Committee. Speakers will be provided one (1) to three (3) minutes each and the 10 minute period will be divided evenly between those wishing to address the committee. As a reminder, California law limits Committee members’ ability to discuss comments or attempt to answer questions during the public comment time on items not on the agenda.
  5. CBOC Committee Member Recruitment Update
    1. Link to CBOC Bylaws
    2. Link to Applications submitted for CBOC membership
    3. Link to staff recommendations
  6. Monthly Bond Program Implementation Report  – Licinia Iberri, Bond Program Director to provide a monthly program update
    1. Link to June report
  7. Action Item: Consider approval of Rex Ridgeway’s draft letter dated April 13, 2022 (item continued from May 4, 2022) 
    1. Background: At the May 4, 2022 meeting, CBOC discussed the use of bond funds for the George Washington High School litigation, and prior to voting on this action item, sought to continue the discussion on June 1, 2022. 
      1. Reference items: Rex Ridgeway’s Letter and Background Documents & District Response.
  8. Action Item: Consider approval of Resolution to accept the Financial Audit and Performance Audit for the Fiscal Year 2020 (item continued from May 4, 2022 meeting) 
    1. Background: At the May 4, 2022 meeting, the CBOC discussed the Presentation  on the Fiscal Year 2020 audit reports by Nathan Edelman). Prior to voting on this action item, sought to continue the discussion on June 1, 2022.
      1. References:  
        1. 2006 Bond Financial Audit Report (draft)
        2. 2011 Bond Financial Audit Report (draft)
        3. 2016 Bond Financial Audit Report (draft)
        4. FY 2020 Bond Performance Audit Report (draft pending for the proposed changes)
        5. Auditor proposed changes to FY 2020 Audit 
  9. New Business - Discussion Items 
    1. CBOC Annual Report planning: CBOC to discuss roles, responsibilities, and content for their 2022 annual report.  
  10. Action Item: Vote on changing the CBOC meeting time and day (item continued from May 4, 2022 meeting) 
    1. Background: Changing the CBOC meeting time to 5:00 p.m., from 12 noon, and to a day of the week suitable for a quorum of the CBOC and staff
  11. Adjournment

 

CITIZENS’ BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (CBOC) MEMBERS

Kimia Haddadan

Lex Leifheit

Bree Mawhorter

Rex Ridgeway, Interim-Chairperson (Vice Chairperson)

Richard Rothman

Jamie Querubin

The Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee is subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act and other open meeting provisions.

Public attendance and comments are welcome at the meeting.

Members

The following members of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) were appointed on May 25, 2021:

  • Rex Ridgeway, Interim-Chairperson (Vice Chairperson) - Mr. Ridgeway is a parent/guardian of a child enrolled in SFUSD and active in a PTO. He is a representative of the African-American community.
  • Kimia Haddadan - Ms. Haddadan is the Senior Housing Policy and Legislative Planner with the San Francisco City and County Planning Department who focuses on community planning and development, policy analysis, affordable housing policy, community benefits agreements, public space policy and development. Ms. Haddadan is appointed as a member At Large.
  • Lex Leifheit - Ms. Leifheit is the Senior Business Development Manager for San Francisco's Office of Economic and Workforce Development. In this capacity she supports San Francisco's nonprofit sector through policy development, direct assistance, real estate and capacity investments. Ms. Leifheit is a parent of two children enrolled in SFUSD. She is active in a PTO and active in the environmental community.
  • Bree Mawhorter - Ms. Mawhorter is the Chief Finance Officer of the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII). She is a parent of two children enrolled in SFUSD and is active in a PTO.
  • Jamie Querubin - Ms. Querubin is the Finance Manager at the Treasure Island Development Authority (TIDA), which is dedicated to the economic development of the former Naval Station at Treasure Island. She is also responsible for administering vital municipal services to Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island. Ms. Querubin is appointed as a member At Large.
  • Richard Rothman - Mr. Rothman is a retired member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021 and is a member of their Senior and Disability Committee. He is also active in other senior citizens' organizations and is an advocate for the disabled community.

Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Recordings, and Documents

2021

December 8, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

2016 Bond Project Change Order Analysis

 

November 10, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

Murals Related Cost

Org Chart FY 2021_November 2021

 

October 20, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

(draft) Proposed CBOC Audit Review resolution-v2.0

Presentation: Dawn Kamalanathan to CBOC on Organizational Chart and  2016 Bond

(draft) CBOC Letter to SFUSD

CBOC Recommendations to SFUSD

Prop A 2016 - Board of Ed Resolution (full text)

 

October 6, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

CBOC Letter to SFUSD Board of Education-v1.0

CBOC Recommendations to SFUSD-v1.1

Prop A 2016 - Board of Education Resolution (full text)

Proposed CBOC Audit Review resolution-v1

Specific Audit Recommendations

 

September 29, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

Bree Audit Recommendations

CBOC Letter to SFUSD BOE-v1.0

CBOC Letter to SFUSD Re: CBOC's Independence

CBOC Recommendations to SFUSD (PPT) v1.0

Proposed CBOC Audit review resolution (with CBOC requests)

 

August 23, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

CBOC Letter to SFUSD Re: CBOC's Independence

FY 2019 Audit - 2006, 2011, 2016 Prop A Bond Financial Report

FY 2019 Audit - 2006, 2011, 2016 Prop A Performance Report

Laurance Lee CBOC

Management Letter - 2019 SFUSD Bond AU-C 260 Letter

 

August 9, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

(Performance Audit) Ann Financial Comparisons

FY2019 Audit - 2006, 2011 and 2016 Prop A Performance Report

 

July 26, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

FY 2018 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Financial Report

 

July 12, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

FY 2018 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Financial Report

FY 2018 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Performance Report

FY 2018 Audit Project Financial Report_18_Q4 - 2006, 2011 and 2016_Bond

FY 2018 Q4 Bond Summary Report (ending period 2018-06-30) 

FY 2018 SFUSD Bond Performance Audit Engagement Letter

FY 2019 Audit - 2006, 2011 and 2016 Prop A Bond Financial Report

FY 2019 Audit - 2006, 2011 and 2016 Prop A Performance Report

FY 2019 Audit Project Financial Report_19_Q4 - 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond

FY 2019 Q4 Bond Summary Report (ending period 2019-06-30) 

FY 2019 SFUSD Bond Performance Audit Engagement Letter

 

June 28, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

CBOC bylaws - Revised 2018-01-11

CBOC Meeting Minutes for June 07 2021

CBOC Meeting Minutes for June 11 2021

Citizen's Oversite Committee Training (Orick)

FY 2018 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Financial Report

FY 2018 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Performance Report

Prop A GO Bond Audit Procedures for the Performance Audit

SFUSD Bond Audit Presentation June 11 2021 (Eide Bailly)

 

June 11, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

CBOC Workplan Presentation

FY 2018 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Financial Report

FY 2018 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Performance Report

FY 2019 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Financial Report

FY 2019 Audit - 2003, 2006, 2011 and 2016 Bond Performance Report

Prop A GO Bond Audit Procedures for the Performance Audit

SFUSD Bond Audit Presentation June 11 2021 (Eide Bailly)

 

June 7, 2021
Agenda Minutes Video Recording Audio Recording

Documents

CBOC bylaws - Revised 2018-01-11

CBOC Meeting Minutes for June 07 2021

CBOC Meeting Notes June 7 2021 (voted to approve)

CBOC Meeting Presentation June 7 2021

SFUSD Bond Program Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) Application Form

Thank you for your interest in serving on the SFUSD Citizens’ General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee.

State law and the SFUSD CBOC Bylaws identify "seats" on the CBOC to ensure a balanced representation of interests.

Please submit an application to confirm your eligibility for a recommendation to the SFUSD Board of Education on the CBOC's appointment. 

This page was last updated on June 30, 2022