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Citizens Oversight Committee

About the Citizens Oversight Committee

Measure Q called for a Citizens Oversight Committee charged with providing input and review of the Strategic Plan and periodic updates. Citizen Oversight Committee duties include:

Provide input and review the Strategic Plan and subsequent plans; receive periodic updates on significant financial matters not previously identified in the Strategic Plan or annual budget that may materially impact the previously adopted Strategic Plan.

Hold meetings Quarterly and issue reports, on at least an annual basis, to inform and update the SMART Board and the Sonoma and Marin County residents on any developments related to the implementation, planning, and advancements of the Strategic Plan. Copies of this document should be made widely available to the public.

Receive briefings on financial, budgetary, capital plans and other strategic planning matters that may have a material impact on the District and provide updates to the SMART Board of Directors at least bi-annually.

The nine members selected shall have relevant experience, skill, and knowledge in performing their primary duty to advise the Board on Strategic Plans and objectives, drafting of Strategic Plans and knowledge of financial, budgetary, capital, transit, and other strategic planning matters. However, these individuals must also reflect a balance of viewpoints across the two Counties. In addition, members may be nominated by interested stakeholders and local organizations to be appointed to the Committee, these organizations may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Representative from local financial, business or taxpayer organizations
  • Representative from environmental, voting and transit advocacy groups in Marin and Sonoma counties
  • representative from major Sonoma and Marin employers
  • Representative from Marin and Sonoma organizations representing seniors, veterans, and persons with disabilities
  • Representative from advocacy groups representing bicyclists, pedestrians, and passengers
  • Representative from school districts and colleges. Parents and educators may be considered eligible candidates.
  • Representative from disadvantaged communities, minority groups and civil rights organizations

For additional information, please review the Citizens Oversight Committee Bylaws.

If you have questions or require additional information, please email Leticia Rosas, Clerk of the Board, at COC@sonomamarintrain.org or call (707) 794-3072.


Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Archive

June 23, 2022 Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Video from Citizens Oversight Committee
Item #4 - Discussion of COC Roles
Item #5 - Strategic Planning Report
Item #6 - Ridership Update
Item #7 - Financial Update
Item #8 - Capital Project Update

Instructions for Teleconference

 
May 5, 2022

Citizens Oversight Committee

 

Meeting Cancellation Notice  
February 10, 2022

Citizens Oversight Committee

 

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Video from Citizens Oversight Committee
Item #3 Introduction - Planning for the Future
Item #5 Financial Update Presentation (02-10-2022)
Item #6 Ridership Update Presentation (02-10-2022)
Instructions for Teleconference

 

 

October 15, 2020

Citizens Oversight Committee Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Video from Citizens Oversight Committee
Audio Recording of Citizens Oversight Committee
Instructions for Teleconference
 
 

May 27, 2020

Citizens Oversight Committee Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Instructions for Teleconference
Video from Citizens Oversight Committee
 
 

April 21, 2020

Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Budget and Reserve Policy Presentation
Video from Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting
Instructions for Teleconference

 

 

August 29, 2019

Citizens Oversight Committee Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
 
 

August 15, 2019

Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Strategic Plan Presentation
Construction and Capital Project Presentation
Audio from Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting

 

 

June 4, 2019

Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Audio from Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting

 

March 28, 2019

Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Audio from Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting

April 5, 2018

Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Annual Report Presentation
Capital Projects Presentation
Audio from Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting

 

December 7, 2017

Citizens Oversight Committee Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet

 

November 9, 2017

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Cancellation Meeting

 

June 1, 2017

Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Audio of Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting

 

April 27, 2017

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Cancellation Notice