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Public Notice: City of Norco Recruits for Measure R Citizens’ Oversight Committee

NORCO, CA—The City of Norco is accepting applications to fill seven vacancies for the Measure R Citizens’ Oversight Committee. Of the members first appointed, four will be appointed for terms of four years (May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2023), and three will be appointed for terms of two years (May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2021). The deadline to submit applications for appointment to the Measure R Citizens’ Oversight Committee is 6 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019. Applications will not be received or considered after that date. Appointments will be made through a public lottery process conducted at the City Council meeting on April 17, 2019.  

Requirements to serve on the Measure R Citizens’ Oversight Committee are as follows:

  • Be a citizen of the United States, a resident of Norco and registered to vote in Norco at the time of appointment
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Never have been convicted of a felony
  • Attend and participate in the minimum number of meetings as provided in the Norco Municipal Code for Commission and Advisory Council Members
  • Demonstrate one’s ability to understand and comply with City and Committee rules and regulations
  • Demonstrate one’s ability to perform the duties of the Committee to the independent screening third-party
  • May not serve concurrently on another City Commission or Advisory Council
  • Take the Oath of Office

The Citizens’ Oversight Committee is an advisory body to the City Council. The Committee is responsible for reviewing and prioritizing lists of projects and programs to be funded with Measure R tax revenue, reviewing Measure R revenue, expenditure and related reports to ensure that Measure R revenues are expended efficiently and effectively, and overseeing required independent audits. In executing these duties, the Citizens’ Oversight Committee shall make appropriate recommendations to the City Council. This Committee is designed to play an active role in deciding spending priorities for programs and projects funded through Measure R revenues. The Measure R Citizens’ Oversight Committee is also structured in a way that provides transparency in decision-making through open meetings that are in compliance with the Ralph M. Brown Act.

The City Council has confidence in the judgment and integrity of its appointees and relies on them for information and recommendations on specific matters. As advisors to the City Council, Committee Members are expected to regularly attend meetings, understand their duties and roles, and work to contribute to the betterment of the community. View the complete bylaws of the Committee here.

Applications are available on the City website here, as well as at City Hall, located at 2870 Clark Avenue in Norco. For more information, visit www.norco.ca.us/recruitment, or contact the City Clerk’s Office at (951) 270-5623 or cityclerk@ci.norco.ca.us.

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