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CITIZEN’S BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE FOR MEASURE O


The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for the new and to-be-formed Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee for Measure O.  Pursuant to Committee Bylaws adopted on February 18, 2020, the City Council invites Campbell residents 18 years of age and older and who are not current City employees, officials of the City or vendors, contractors or consultants of the City, or commissioners currently serving on commissions related to the City to apply.  Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the city’s website:  https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions, and must be returned no later than September 30, 2021, by 5:00 p.m. Qualified candidates will be interviewed by the City Manager and Finance Director in October 2021; with finalists recommended to the City Council in November 2021. For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at (408) 866‑2117 or ClerksOffice@campbellca.gov.

Pursuant to Committee Bylaws, each of the five Council districts shall be represented by a member of the Committee, which member shall be a resident in such district.  If interested in the Committee, please review the full Committee Bylaws shown here.  In summary, the primary duties of the Oversight Committee are to review expenditures reports produced by the City to verify that bond proceeds were expended only for the purposes set forth in Measure O and issue an annual report of its findings to City Council.  As such, the Oversight Committee may (a) receive and review copies of the City's annual independent performance audit and annual independent financial audit and (b) Inspect facilities and grounds for which bond proceeds have been or will be expended, in accordance with any access procedure established by the City Manager. However, the Oversight Committee will not have responsibility for the following areas will shall remain with the City Council, City Manager, and Finance Director: (a) approval of contracts, (b) approval of change orders, (c) expenditures of bond funds, (d) handling of all legal matters, (e) approval of project prioritization, project plans, design and schedules, (f) approval of all deferred maintenance plans, and (g) approval of the sale of bonds.  The Committee shall meet at least once a year, or more frequently as the Committee deems it necessary to discharge its duty, but no more frequently than quarterly.  The first Committee meeting is expected to occur in January 2022, with the annual report presented to Council on February 8 or 22, 2022.  Committee training relating to duties and adherence to the Brown Act, Committee Bylaws, and other applicable policies shall occur in November or December 2021.  Applicants should give full consideration to the time commitment required for service on this Committee.  

Commission Openings: 

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for the following Board and Commissions.  Pursuant to City Council Policy 1.9b, the City Council invites applications from current commission members and interested citizens. 

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD - two terms (Board Members Yvonne Kendall, Michael Foulkes) expire October 31, 2021.  The Historic Preservation Board consists of five members who advise the City Council regarding measures to implement historic preservation programs within the City of Campbell and applications for historical designations of historically/architecturally significant buildings.  The Board periodically reviews the 1977‑78 Historic Resources Inventory to develop a survey list of eligible landmark properties, and maintains a listing of local, state, and national landmark designations.   Appointment of members to the Historic Preservation Board shall be made from among professionals in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, archeology, or other historic preservation-related disciplines, such as urban planning, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography, or cultural anthropology, to the extent such professionals are available in the community.  Historic Preservation Board membership shall also include lay members who have demonstrated special interest, competence, experience, or knowledge in historic preservation. Regular meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Currently commission meetings are being held virtually.

Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the City’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions The application period will remain open until October 22, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. or until a sufficient number of applications is received. For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at 866‑2117 or email clerksoffice@campbellca.gov.


Unscheduled Vacancies:

The City Clerk’s office is accepting applications for the below unscheduled vacancies.  Pursuant to City Council Policy 1.9b, the City Council invites applications from current commission members and interested citizens.  


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The City Clerk’s office is continuing to accept applications for the RENTAL INCREASE FACT FINDING COMMITTEE for both Tenant and Landlord representatives. The Committee is composed of five members selected by the City Council to assist in resolving disputes which are presented to the City by petition.  The Committee is composed of two tenant representatives, two landlord representatives, and one neutral representative who shall act as Chairperson.  A tenant member shall not participate in a proceeding involving a landlord from whom he or she rents residential property. Members shall serve without monetary remuneration. Tenant applicants must be a tenant and live within the Campbell City limits.  Landlord applicants must own rental property in the City of Campbell.

This Committee meets on an as-needed basis only.  The application period will remain open until filled. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or on the City’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions. For further information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (408) 866-2117 or email clerksoffice@campbellca.gov.