Citizens' Oversight Committee
The Panama-Buena Vista Union School District (the "District") was successful at the election conducted on November 6, 2012 (the "Election"), in obtaining authorization from the District's voters to issue up to $147,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the District's general obligation bonds (the “Bond Measure”). In addition, the District was successful at the election conducted on November 6, 2018 (the 2018 Election"), in obtaining authorization from the District's voters to issue up to $90,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the District's general obligation bonds (the "Measure H Bond Measure"). Both the 2012 Election and the 2018 Election were conducted under Proposition 39, being chaptered as the Strict Accountability in Local School Construction Bonds Act of 2000, at Section 15264 et seq. of the Education Code of the State ("Prop 39").
Pursuant to Section 15278 of the Education Code, the District is obligated to establish a committee in order to satisy the accountability requirements of Prop 39.
The Board of Trustees of the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District (the "Board") adopted Resolution #13-12 on December 11, 2012, to establish the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District Citizens' Oversight Committee ("the Committee"). The Board adopted Resolutoin #19-12 on January 15, 2019, to declare the existing Committee to also be the independent Citizens' Oversight Committee for the Measure H Bond Measure. The Committee does not have independent legal capacity from the District.
- Kevin Madding - Representing Parent Organization
- Nayree Davis - Representing Community Member-at-Large
- Adrian Dickerson - Representing Parent Council
- Martha Miller - Representing Senior Citizens' Organization
- Kelly Youngstrom - Representing Community Member-at-Large
- Open - Business Organization
- Annette Ladner - Representing Taxpayers Association
The next upcoming meeting is scheduled for January 29, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. at the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District, 4200 Ashe Road, Bakersfield, CA 93313. All minutes of Committee meetings will be made available on this website upon adoption.