Times-Herald staff report Posted:
Residents can apply to be part of the Citizens’ Oversight Committee for the Benicia Unified School District’s general obligation bond that was passed in the June election.
The committee will serve to “inform the public concerning the expenditure of bond revenues,” according to the district.
The $49.6 million bond is for improvement and renovation on the district’s facilities. They will be rolled out in three waves, with the first $16 million issued in 2015.
Seven people will be appointed by the district school board to serve in the committee based on a certain criteria. They are:
• An active member in a business organization representing the business community.