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How to Get Involved with AUSD's Budget and Operations

There are three primary ways to be engaged with the district’s operations and budget:

 

  • The Citizen Bond Oversight Committee
  • The Parcel Tax Program Oversight Committee
  • Budget presentations to the Board of Education

citizen bond oversight committee

 What it is

The Bond Oversight Committee  monitors implementation of the District’s bond-funded construction projects.  These projects are planned and designed with input from school communities.  Information about the current Measure I Bond Oversight Committee is available here.

 

Who can join 

State law governs the types of community members that can join a Bond Oversight Committee (e.g., a parent, a senior citizen, and a business representative). Please see our Bond Oversight Committee web page for more information.

 

Meeting frequency 

The oversight committee meets about four times per year.

 

Who can attend the meetings 

Bond Oversight Committee meetings  are open to the public. 

parcel tax oversight committee

What it is

AUSD’s Parcel Tax Program Oversight Committee monitors the district’s use of funds generated by Measures B1 and A.  More information about this committee is available here.

 

Who can join

Membership applications for the Parcel Tax Oversight Committee are made available every October and are currently open for the 2021-22 school year.. The district seeks broad representation from school sites and grade levels; community members are also welcome.

 

Meeting frequency 

Four to five times per year.

 

How to join

If individual stakeholders or stakeholder group representatives are interested in joining these oversight committees or attending  the meetings, please contact sdavis@alamedaunified.org

board of education budget presentations

Board of Education Budget Presentations

Stakeholders interested in how the district allocates its larger general fund should know that District staff makes eight (8) presentations to the Board of Education annually to discuss the development and monitoring of the District’s budget. This begins with pre-planning for the subsequent school year in January, program and school budget in the spring, and quarterly updates on budget and expenditures during the fiscal year.  

 

Presentation frequency

Eight times per year. The schedule and agendas of meetings are published on the Board Agendas page.

 

Who can attend meetings

The meetings are open to the public and also recorded.