With the successful passage of the 2016 Facilities Bond Program, the Bellevue Public Schools Board of Education searched for qualified applicants willing to serve as volunteer members of a Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC). The CBOC consists of 8 members, selected by the Board of Education and the Superintendent, who possess one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Familiarity with facility design
  • Familiarity with construction practices
  • Business management/Financial management expertise scalable to an organization of the size of BPS
  • Expertise or experience in education
  • Children currently attending BPS
  • Any other area of expertise that the Board or Superintendent may identify

The CBOC will meet monthly for the duration of the bond implementation. The primary function of the committee is to advise the Board and the Superintendent to ensure that the bond implementation is:

  • Completed consistent with the promises made to the community
  • Managed within the appropriate scope, budget, and schedule
  • Consistent with the needs of the district and in support of the district’s Facilities Master Plan
  • Being properly communicated to the community

Oversight committee members:

  • John Carozza
  • Sharon Hammarlund
  • Michael Parker
  • Thomas Birk
  • Michael Hall
  • Jim Hawkins
  • Douglas Yenzer
  • Bill Baldwin