Proposition R & Z Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee

A Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee was established by the Southwestern Community College Governing Board to oversee the expenditures of the Proposition R and Z bond proceeds in accordance with CBOC Bylaws and the intent of the bond measure (view Prop R Ballot Language or Prop Z Ballot Language). For further information about this committee, please review this website or contact Carmen Cortez at ccortez@swccd.edu

Membership Application Period Extended

Southwestern College is seeking applications for five vacancies on the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee. The deadline to apply has been extended to Wed. Jan. 18, 2023.

Members of the committee are responsible for informing the public and the college's Governing Board about the expenditure of bond proceeds for Propositions R and Z, review expenditures to ensure they are in alignment with voter-approved projects and providing an annual report summarizing the committee's proceedings and activities.

The vacancies available are:

  • Business Member Representative
  • Advisory or Foundation Representative
  • Senior Citizen Group Representative
  • Taxpayer Association Representative
  • Student Representative

The current Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee meets quarterly, with occasional interim meetings to discuss certain topics or make site visits.

Interested individuals are asked to fill out the committee's application. All applications must be emailed no later than 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. They must be emailed to Carmen Cortez in the office of Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Business & Financial Affairs, ccortez@swccd.edu.

Updated Facilities Vision Plan (2022)

School Bond Transparency in San Diego County

CBOC Meetings

Recent Meeting

Propositions R & Z Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC)
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Date: September 6, 2022
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
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Notice is Hereby Given that
The Citizen's Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) will be held in-person and Zoom.
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IN-PERSON LOCATION INFORMATION
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Southwestern Community College
Building 98A-101
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Public in-person attendance will be limited to 60% occupancy limit.
For the health and well-being of our community, COVID-19 Guidelines for in-person public participation are below:
• Masks or face coverings are required
• Proof of vaccinations (including booster) or negative COVID test (taken within the last 72 hours of this meeting) will be required at the door
• Limited capacity
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For information regarding the agenda, contact Carmen Cortez at ccortez@swccd.edu or 619-482-6593.
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CBOC Members

CBOC Member Constituency Term Length Current Term Email Address
Paul C. Norris - Vice Chair Senior Citizen Group Representative 12/20 to 11/22 1st Term pcnorriscv@gmail.com
Norma Hernandez Advisory or Foundation Representative 12/20 to 11/22 2nd Term hernandez26@cox.net
Gary J. Paquette Senior Citizen Group Representative 12/20 to 11/22 1st Term gjp725@yahoo.com
Rodolfo Lopez Jr. At-Large Community Member 12/21 to 11/23 2nd Term rudyjrlopez@gmail.com
Vacant Student Representative 12/20 to 11/21 N/A N/A
Mark Donnelly Business Representative 12/20 to 11/22 2nd Term markldonnelly@yahoo.com
Norma Chavez At-Large Community Member 12/21 to 11/23 1st Term nchavezpeterson@gmail.com
Karl Antolin At-Large Community Member 12/21 to 11/23 1st Term kantolin@astunolawpc.com

Financial and Performance Audits

CBOC Annual Reports

Prop Year Interactive Report Printable Report Prepared By
R/Z 2021   2021 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R/Z 2020   2020 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R/Z 2019   2019 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R/Z 2018   2018 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2017   2017 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2016 2016 Interactive Report 2016 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2015 2015 Interactive Report 2015 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2014 2014 Interactive Report 2014 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2013 2013 Interactive Report 2013 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2012   2012 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2011   2011 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee
R 2010   2010 Annual Report PDF Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee