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SJC Seeking Applications for the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee

Solicitation from the City of San Juan Capistrano:

Call for applications for the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee

Applications are now being accepted from residents of the City of San Juan Capistrano who are interested in serving as City Council appointed citizen-at-large members of the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Ad-Hoc Committee. All applicants must be registered voters of the City of San Juan Capistrano.

The Committee is comprised of at least five (5) residents of the City. Membership should be balanced and should include individuals with business experience, senior citizens, and knowledgeable professionals in the fields of construction, finance, law, and accounting. No City official, City employee, City commission or committee member, or City contractor will be allowed to serve on the Committee. The appointments are tentatively scheduled for December 3, 2013, and will serve until December 10, 2015.

The Citizens’ Bond Oversight Ad-Hoc Committee does not have decision-making authority, but reviews recommendations to the Council for expenditure of bond proceeds, and reports on whether such expenditures conform to the purposes stated in Ordinance 940 (Open Space Measure Y – 2008 Election), adopted by the City Council on August 19, 2008. The Committee also reviews the audits and reports of expenditures of bond proceeds, and will inform the public concerning the same.

Application forms are available through the City’s web site at and at the Office of the City Clerk, 32400 Paseo Adelanto, San Juan Capistrano. Applications will be accepted until 5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Office of the City Clerk. All questions concerning the committee or the application process should also be directed to the Office of the City Clerk (949) 493-1171.

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