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Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

In November 2000, California voters passed Proposition 39, which allows property tax increases to pay for school facility bonds by a 55% vote rather than the required two-thirds vote of the local electorate. Proposition 39 requires school districts that pass school bonds to seat a Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) to assure the community that bond funds are expended in the fashion outlined in the district's bond resolution. The CBOC must meet at least once a year and inform the public about the expenditure of bond revenues. The CBOC shall actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers' money for school construction. 

Measure H
Made in Hayward mural

Oversight Committee Members

Elaine Faxon

Lawrence Ratto

Lisa Brunner

Kari McAllister

Savitha Moorthy

Hayes Morehouse

*Updated March 2022


Measure L
STEAM Building

*Oversight Committee Members

*The current CBOC

includes both Measure L

and Measure H

bond programs.


Measure I
Tyrrell Elementary

Oversight Committee Members

*CBOC was completed in 2013

John Davini

Morris Hoodye

Guy Sandoval

Lisa Tyler

Patrick Early

Mark Salinas

Brian Schott

contact Information:

Jennifer McGriff                              Office Specialist                              (510) 784-2600 x 72844        


CBOC Application

Roles and responsibilities

  • To inform and advise the public
  • To review and report on bond expenditures
  • To review copies of annual, independent financial and performance audits
  • Review efforts by the district to maximize bond revenues
  • Issue reports (at least once per year) of the results of their efforts
  • No authority to participate in bond sale or issuance
  • No authority to determine how bond funds are spent
  • No authority to participate in the bid process for contractors or consultants
  • No authority to contact contractors or consultants, or to "inspect" construction projects without permission of the superintendent or authorized representative
  • All committee proceedings must be open to the public