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San José Unified accepting applications for citizens’ oversight committees

May 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSÉ, CA – San José Unified School District is now accepting applications to serve on volunteer independent oversight committees for the Measure Y parcel tax passed in November 2016 and the Measure H bond measure passed in 2012. Members of both committees are asked to serve two-year terms beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2019.

Qualified applicants must live or work in San José Unified, have a child currently enrolled in the district, or represent a local taxpayer organization, business association, or neighborhood group. San José Unified employees and contractors are not eligible to apply.

Each committee will typically meet four (4) times per year to review the district’s use of funds and ensure that the intent of the voters who approved the measures is being met.

Applications are due no later than Friday, May 19, 2017. Interviews will be held on the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, May 31st. The San José Unified Board of Education will consider recommendations for both committees at their regular meeting of Thursday, June 15th. The committees will meet for the first time in the Fall of 2017.

Applications are available for download on the district website at go.sjusd.org/measurey and go.sjusd.org/measurehcboc, respectively, or by sending an email to the Public Information Office at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Any questions should be directed to the PIO at (408) 535-6444

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