"The Citizens Bond Oversight Committee is responsible for seeing that bond funds are used in accordance with their intended purpose. Proposition 39 prohibits the use of bond funds for administration, imposes accountability requirements on school districts to ensure that bond funds are spent on approved projects, and requires that school districts provide voters with a list of construction projects."
REGULAR MEETING SCHEDULE
A Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee meeting is scheduled for August 13, 2019, at 5:15 p.m. at the District Office, Business Services Conference Room, located at 47-950 Dune Palms Road, La Quinta, CA 92253.
2016-17 COC Annual Report
The 2016/2017 Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report is now available. The report includes the latest updates on the final phase of the reconstruction of Indio High School, the status of the building of the new Richard Oliphant Elementary School, and information on the progress of the work being done at Herbert Hoover Elementary and La Quinta Middle schools. A progress report is also included on the energy efficiencies planned at many school sites and the seismic repairs being made at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School as well as safety and security enhancements at many school sites.
Measure K is a $450 million general obligation bond approved by the voters in November 2001 with an 80.7% approval.
Indio High School Reconstruction Project completed in the 1st quarter of 2018 and is the last project funded with the Measure K funds.
On November 5, 2014, voters residing within the Desert Sands Unified School District approved Measure KK, a bond measure that will generate $225 million to renovate/update our schools, improving safety/security, enhancing energy-efficiency, equipping classrooms for 21st century teaching and learning, and strengthening pathways for student success in college and career.
MEASURE K and MEASURE KK CITIZENS' BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP