Walnut Valley USD Seeks Members for WV Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee

By WVUSD 

WALNUT- The Walnut Valley Unified School District (WVUSD) is looking for qualified, interested individuals to serve on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.

On November 8, 2016, voters residing within the WVUSD passed Measure WV.  Measure WV is a $152,880,000 bond measure that authorizes funding for needed repairs, upgrades, and new construction projects to the District’s schools. Proposition 39 required a 55% super majority for approval; Measure WV was passed by 64.31%.

An active oversight committee is part of the accountability and auditing process to ensure that a check and balance system is effective.  The Committee consists of a minimum of seven members appointed by the Board of Trustees from a list of candidates submitting written applications and based on criteria established by Prop 39.  The District is seeking applications from interested individuals willing to serve a term on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.

Applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • One (1) member shall be the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District.
  • One (1) member shall be both a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District and active in a parent-teacher organization, such as the P.T.A. or a school site council.
  • One (1) member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District.
  • One (1) member active in a senior citizens’ organization.
  • One (1) member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association.
  • Two (2) members of the community at-large.

A copy of the Bylaws and an Application may be downloaded from the District’s website at www.wvusd.k12.ca.us.  Completed Applications are to be emailed to Business Services Interim Assistant Superintendent Kenneth Goodson kgoodson@wvusd.k12.ca.us by 4:30 PM on February 24, 2017.