FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2023
Dawn G. Abrahamson, City Clerk
Vallejo, CA – On July 12, 2022, the Vallejo City Council created a Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC). The COC shall consist of 7 regular members appointed by the Mayor and City Council as set forth in the ordinance (Ordinance No. 1866 N.C. (2d)). Six of the regular members will be appointed based upon Council voting district. Members appointed by the Mayor may reside anywhere in the City.
Citizens’ Oversight Committee
The COC is established to independently review and advise upon the City’s expenditure of proceeds generated by the transactions and use tax. The Committee shall meet at least twice each calendar year and more frequently, if necessary, to discharge the responsibilities of the Committee. Members of the Committee shall not receive a stipend for their service. Any additional responsibilities and duties of the Committee shall be established by resolution of the City Council except as otherwise set forth in Vallejo Municipal Code Section 3.09.170.
The COC shall annually review and report on (a) the City’s proposed and actual expenditure of proceeds generated by the transaction and use tax and (b) the independent annual audit required by Chapter 3.09. The Committee’s report shall be submitted to the City Council for review and discussion at a public meeting of the City Council and shall be available to the public.
The City shall provide such staff resources as are reasonably necessary to assist the Committee with the discharge of its duties under this chapter. The Committee shall not have the authority to hire or retain its own staff, consultants, or contractors.
Qualifications to be a Board Member
Members shall be residents of the City of Vallejo. Each member of the Committee shall serve for a term of 2 years, and such service shall be at the pleasure of the City Council.
To view a copy of the Citizens’ Oversight Committee Ordinance, click here.
Applications can be found by clicking here.
Applications will remain open until 5:00 PM, Friday, June 16, 2023.
Interview dates will be announced shortly after the application closes. Applicants must attend the interview in order to be considered for appointment to the COC.