The advisory committee, which is expected to begin meeting in August, will provide citizen review of the voter-approved SPLOST Project IV list. The penny tax is expected to raise $645 million to build, renovate and upgrade schools; improve sports facilities; and add technology.
Qualified candidates must reside within the school district and may not be members of the Board of Education or employees of the district, and must not have any economic interest in any of the district’s projects.
Experience in accounting, architecture, auditing, construction, engineering, finance, K-12 education, legal, planning, project management or real estate is desired. Volunteers must be able to dedicate at least two hours each quarter to meet, generally in the evenings. Members must pass a background check and sign a non-disclosure agreement.
The deadline to apply is June 17. Applications must be submitted at http://goo.gl/ZfoSV. Questions about the Citizen’s SPLOST Oversight Committee may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, visit www.dekalb.k12.ga.us.