Voters in the El Rancho Unified School District approved Measure "A" on Tuesday, November 4, 2003. Measure "A" a $49.5 million bond measure, was put on the ballot to provide the children of the El Rancho Unified School District with school facilities and technology comparable to neighboring school districts. The District shall replace deteriorating plumbing, install air conditioning, security lighting and fencing, upgrade libraries and classroom technology, improve student safety in drop-off areas, provide handicapped access, and make other repairs and upgrades to all schools in the district.
Voters in the El Rancho Unified School District approved Measure "ER" on Tuesday, November 8, 2017. Measure "ER" a $200 million bond measure, was put on the ballot to:
- Modernize and transform El Rancho High School to 21st century educational standards.
- Upgrade our schools to train students with modern skills for jobs of the future.
- Repair leaky and aging roofs, remove asbestos and other hazardous materials, upgrade heating and air conditioning and replace outdated plumbing, wiring and sewer systems.
- Improve school security and safety.
EL RANCHO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
CITIZENS’ BOND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ANNOUNCEMENT
The El Rancho Unified School District (“District”) was successful at the election conducted on November 4, 2003 in obtaining an authorization from the District’s voters to issue up to $49,500,000 aggregate principal amount of the District’s school facilities bond (“Measure A”). The District was further successful at the election conducted on November 2, 2010 in obtaining an authorization from the District’s voters to issue up to $52,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the District’s school facilities bond (“Measure EE”). Measures A and EE were conducted under the Smaller Classes, Safer Schools and Financial Accountability Act of 2000 (“Prop 39”). The District was further successful at the election conducted on November 8, 2016 in obtaining an authorization from the District’s voters to issue up to $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the District’s school facilities bonds (“Measure ER”). Measure ER was conducted under the provisions of Proposition 46 (1986). Pursuant to the provisions of Prop 39 and Measure ER, the District was required to establish an Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee to carry out the purposes set forth in the Strict Accountability in Local School Construction Bonds Act of 2000, codified in Section 15264 et seq. of the Education Code of the State of California (“Accountability Act”).
Pursuant to a resolution thereof, the Board of Education of the District (“Board”) has elected to charge this Committee with responsibility for reviewing expenditures of bond proceeds issued pursuant to any of the three Measures.
The EL RANCHO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT is currently accepting applications to serve on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee as follows:
Eligibility: to be eligible to serve on the committee you must be at least 18 years of age, submit a written application and be a member of one (or more) of the following community groups:
Applications are available online at www.erusd.org/apps/pages/bond_program and at the ERUSD Business Services office located at 8910 East Slauson Avenue, Pico Rivera, CA 90660. Completed applications are due to the ERUSD Superintendent’s Office no later than 3:00 p.m. on May 31, 2019.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REQUEST AN APPLICATION BE MAILED TO YOU:
Please call the ERUSD Business Services Division at (562) 801-7400.