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Bond Oversight Committee Press Release

Manhattan Beach Unified School District
325 S. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Dr. Rick Bagley, Deputy Superintendent, Administrative Services
Manhattan Beach Unified School District
310-318-7345 ext.5943
Applications Available for MBUSD Bond Oversight Committee Positions
Manhattan Beach, CA, October 1, 2012
In 2008, the MBUSD Board of Trustees established the Measure BB Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee.
The mission of the MBUSD Bond Oversight Committee is to independently review and authenticate the
planning and execution of the MBUSD Measure BB bond program, inform the public and the Board concerning the expenditure of bond proceeds and ensure that such bond proceeds are used in accordance with the intentions of the voters and state law.
On November 2, 2011, the Board of Trustees approved the contract for the $54 million construction project at Mira Costa High School using the BB bonds approved by Manhattan Beach voters in 2008. This project will add new facilities and modernize most other buildings on campus, as well provide a new quad area for students. The construction project is on time and on budget.
The MBUSD Bond Oversight Committee is an organization appointed by the MBUSD Board of Trustees that is comprised of thirteen members. There are seven positions open. Applications for those openings are now being accepted.  The Board is particularly interested in applicants who:
  • Are active in a bona fide taxpayers’ organization
  • Are active in a Manhattan Beach business organization
  • Are active in a senior citizens’ organization
  • Are the parent/guardian of a child in the district or
  • Are active in a PTA or School Site Council in the District
In addition, the following areas of expertise are desirable:
  • Architecture/Engineering
  • Construction Law
  • Financial Management
  • Real Estate Sales/Development
  • Construction Management
To learn more about the construction project, go to the district’s website,, and select the “Mira Costa Construction Project” button. There you may also view the Bond Oversight Committee Bylaws and print the application. The bylaws provide additional information about the history, mission, purpose, activities, rules, and procedures of the Bond Oversight Committee. Potential applicants may also obtain an application by calling Nancy Bogart at (310) 318-7345, x5902. Applications are due to Ms. Bogart no later than 4:00 p.m., on October 19, 2012.