Upcoming Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) Meetings
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.
Notice and Agenda for September 29, 2021 CBOC Meeting
NOTICE AND AGENDA
CITIZENS’ BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (CBOC) MEETING
San Francisco Unified School District
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 – 12:00 p.m.
SFUSD COMMITTEE MEETINGS ARE VIRTUAL
DURING COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY
During the period of COVID-19 shelter in place, and in accordance with Ed. Code 89305.6 and Govt. Code 54953, all members of the CBOC and District Staff will join the meeting via phone/video conference. No teleconference locations will be posted. The District will make every effort to ensure availability of requested accommodations and services to allow real time participation.
ADA Accommodations: To request accommodations in order to participate remotely, please call (415) 355-7364 as soon as possible but at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the scheduled meeting.
Observe Meetings: To observe the September 29 2021 CBOC Meeting by video conference, please use this Zoom link at the noticed meeting time. Webinar ID: 862 7323 2008. It may help to download the Zoom app before the meeting if you don’t have it already. Instructions on how to join a meeting by video conference are available at: Zoom Help Center: Joining A Meeting
Listen to Meetings By Phone: To listen to the meeting by phone, please call at the noticed meeting time (669) 900 9128, then enter Webinar ID: 862 7323 2008. If asked for a participant id or code, press #. Instructions on how to join a meeting by phone are available at how to join a meeting by phone
To Make Public Comment on Agenda Items: the Chair will introduce the item and call for speakers, and staff will indicate who will be speaking next.
- To comment by video conference, click on the Participants button at the bottom of your screen and select the “Raise Your Hand” button to request to speak when Public Comment is being asked for. When called upon, you will be unmuted. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.
- To comment by phone, you will be prompted to “Raise Your Hand” by pressing “*9” to request to speak when Public Comment is asked for. When called upon, you will be unmuted. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted. Instructions of how to raise your hand by phone are available at: Zoom Help Center: Joining A Meeting or Webinar By Phone
- Call to order - the Chair will call the meeting to order
- Roll Call
- 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 does not allow Committee members to discuss comments or attempt to answer questions during the public comment time on items not on the agenda.
- Follow-up items:
- From 07/12/2021 meeting: whether bonds issued are tax-exempt or taxable
- From 07/26/2021 meeting: bond program org chart
- From 08/23/2021 meeting: response to Chair Hsu and Vice Chair Ridgeway’s letter to the District clarifying CBOC’s independence
- From 08/23/2021 meeting: how much bond money had been spent on Washington HS murals related matters including legal fees.
- Commissioner Hsu: PPT presentation to summarize audit report recommendations. Continued from August 23, 2021 meeting: Review of CBOC recommendations to District staff and Auditor.
- Continued from August 23, 2021 meeting: Review of Proposed CBOC Audit Review Resolution (pending for updates) to BOE for acceptance and approval of the FY2018 and FY2019 audit reports
- Review of request to BOE for indemnification of CBOC members or to be included in SFUSD’s E&O insurance
- 2016 Bond Deep Dive
- Proposed agenda topics and scheduling of CBOC meetings
ATTACHMENTS TO AGENDA
CITIZENS’ BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (CBOC) MEMBERS
Ann Hsu, Chairperson
Rex Ridgeway, Vice-Chairperson
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.
SFUSD Bond Program Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)
The SFUSD Bond Program Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) was formed in 2004 under the terms of State Proposition 39, following the approval of Prop A 2003. Among the requirements of State Proposition 39 are a specific listing of proposed sites where funds will be spent, a description of the improvements that will be made and the establishment of a Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee to review the spending of Bond funds and report their findings to the general public. Committee members who represent a variety of interests were approved by the SFUSD school board. Committee members are appointed to two year terms. Currently, there are seven members on the committee. The CBOC meetings schedule is as posted until a set schedule is available to review progress of the Bond Program. The meetings are open to the general public. Meeting agendas and minutes are posted on this website.
CITIZENS’ BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE (CBOC) MEMBERS
The following members of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) were appointed on May 25, 2021:
- Ann Hsu, Chairperson - Ms. Hsu is a parent/guardian of two children enrolled in SFUSD and active in a PTO. She is a representative of the immigrant community.
- Rex Ridgeway, 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.
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.
GOBOC membership application form is as follows.