Oversight Committee

About the Committee


The Measure U Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee is comprised of representatives from education, taxpayer groups, business and industry, senior citizens’ organization and students, and community-at-large, and is charged with ensuring that all bond funds are spent as promised on capital projects set forth in Measure U.

Current members

GARY M. BLAIR, VICE CHAIR
At-Large Community Member

JOHN F. DUSTIN IV
Taxpayer Organization Member

JENNIFER COTA
Parent/Guardian and PTA Representative

JOHN FRANKLIN
Senior Citizen Group Representative

ANGELINA LANE
At-Large Community Member

ERIC PANOFSKY
Parent/Guardian Representative

TERRA STEPHAN
Business Representative


Meeting agendas & minutes

Upcoming meetings

  • October 18, 2020

5:30-7:30 p.m. | District Office, 1400 Linden Ave.

  • January 17, 2023

5:30-7:30 p.m. | District Office, 1400 Linden Ave.

Past meetings


  • April 20, 2022

5:30-7:30 p.m. | Virtual Meeting

5:30-7:30 p.m. | Summerland Tennis Courts


Addressing the committee

It is the obligation of the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee to provide an adequate forum within which the views of the public pertaining to any item of the business of the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee can be expressed and heard.

Persons wishing to comment on an item appearing on the agenda may speak during the “Comments from the Public” section of the agenda or when the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee is considering the item at the discretion of the Committee’s Chair. Prior to being recognized by Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, a speaker must fill out a request to speak.

Persons wishing to speak on items that are not on the agenda may also speak on such issues during the “Comments from the Public” section of the agenda. The Committee, however, does not obligate itself to act upon any request or proposal presented at the time of the hearing of citizens and petitions, however, if appropriate, the item may be added to the agenda of a future meeting.

Rules for public comment

To facilitate the orderly conduct of public meetings and to expedite conducting the necessary business, the following shall govern public speaker presentations at Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee meetings:

  • A person wishing to speak to the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee must email Maureen Fitzgerald (mfitzgerald@csd.net) before 3 p.m. the day of the meeting. The request must include the name, address, and telephone number of the speaker; the organization or group represented, if any; and a statement of the agenda item or subject to be presented.

  • A member of the audience may speak only with the recognition of the Chair of the Committee.

  • Three minutes shall be allotted per speaker. At the discretion of the Chair of the Committee, time may be extended.

  • Profanity, obscenity, and abusive or defamatory language shall be cause for the Chair of the Committee to terminate the discussion before the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee. In the event of serious or persistent disruption, the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee may order the meeting room cleared. (Govt. Code 54957.9)