February 6, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:      

Mark Eliot
TUSD, Director of Communications
(714) 730-7339

TUSD Seeks Applicants for Measure L Citizens' Oversight Committee


The Tustin Unified School District is seeking applicants for its Measure L Citizens' Oversight Committee.

Last November, Measure L, the Districtís $95 million bond measure, passed with nearly 60 percent of voters supporting the initiative.

The TUSD Board of Education will appoint a committee to inform the public regarding the expenditure of Measure Lís proceeds for school construction.

The committee will consist of at least seven members, including a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District; a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District and active in a parent-teacher organization such as a PTA, PTO or school-site council; an individual who is active on a business organization within the District; a person who is active in a senior citizensí organization; and an individual who is active in a bonafide taxpayers association.

The oversight committee may also engage in activities such as receive and review copies of performance and financial audits, and inspect school facilities and grounds.

Individuals interested in serving on the TUSD Measure L Citizens' Oversight Committee can visit www.tusdmeasureL.org to obtain an application. All applications must be returned to the Deputy Superintendent, Planning and Operations, at the District Administration Center, 300 South C St., by 4 p.m. on Friday, February 20. For more information, call (714) 730-7301, ext. 302.