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Cathy Summa-Wolfe
, Director
Communications & Community Relations
415-485-9528

College of Marin Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee Solicits New Members

KENTFIELD, Calif., February 27, 2007— Seven committee members are being sought by the College of Marin to serve on the College of Marin Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee. The committee is seeking applications for members representing the community at large, a bona-fide taxpayer’s association, a student enrolled and active in a community college support group, a member of a senior citizens’ organization, a member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the district, and a member active in a college support organization. New members will be appointed by the College of Marin Board of Trustees at its April meeting. Applications are due March 31, 2007. Oversight committee members cannot be employees, officials, vendors, consultants, or contractors of the College of Marin. For application information contact the College of Marin President’s Office at 415.485.9502.

The College of Marin Board of Trustees passed a resolution on December 14, 2004 establishing the independent citizens’ oversight committee. The committee is responsible for ensuring the College of Marin’s financial accountability for projects funded by a $249.5 million bond earmarked for facilities modernization and passed by Marin County Voters in the November 2004 election with more than 63 percent voter approval. Measure C was a Proposition 39 bond that required the formation of a Citizen’s Oversight Committee.

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