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Citizens Oversight Committee

SMART is accepting applications to fill 3 (three) positions on the Citizens Oversight Committee

Residents of Marin and Sonoma counties are invited to apply for appointment to the SMART Citizens Oversight Committee (COC). The nine-member COC is an advisory committee established by the SMART Board of Directors and is comprised of private citizens who collectively represent the diversity of Sonoma and Marin counties.

Completed applications and supporting documents are due by Thursday, February 29, 2024, and may be submitted by email to Leticia Rosas, Clerk of the Board, at COC@sonomamarintrain.org or submitted either in-person or mailed to:

Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District
Attn: Clerk of the Board
5401 Old Redwood Highway, Suite 200, Petaluma, CA 94954

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.

A printed hard copy of the application may be requested by calling SMART Customer Service at 707-794-3330 or by visiting the SMART offices at 5401 Old Redwood Highway, Suite 200, Petaluma, CA 94954.

Apply Here

 

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 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 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.


CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEmbers

Dani Sheehan-Meyer, Chair, County Sonoma
Thomas Engdahl, Vice Chair, Marin County

Sherry Adams, Sonoma County

Lucy Dilworth, Marin County

Jeana Ericksen, Sonoma County

Zachary Kushel, Marin County

Sandi McCubbin, Sonoma County

Conor McKay, Sonoma County

Anthony Nachor, Marin County

 

ABOUT Citizens Oversight committee MEETINGS

The COC meetings will be held in person at the SMART Office. The meetings are scheduled to begin at 1:30pm. 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.

2023 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Date Time Provide Input
March 22, 2023 (4th Wednesday) 1:30pm First Meeting
May 24, 2023 (4th Wednesday) 1:30pm Draft FY 24 Budget
August 30, 2023 (5th Wednesday) 1:30pm Annual Investment Report
November 29, 2023 (5th Wednesday) - RESCHEDULED to December 13, 2023 1:30pm

FY 23 Budget to Actual Reconciliation
FY 23 Annual Comprehensive Audit
2024 Stategic Plan

2024 Meeting Schedule    
March 13, 2024 (2nd Wednesday) 1:30pm Draft FY 25 Budget
May 22, 2024 (4th Wednesday) 1:30pm Draft FY 25 Budget
July 10, 2024 (2nd Wednesday)  1:30pm  Update 2019 Strategic Plan
August 14, 2024 (2nd Wednesday) 1:30pm Update 2019 Strategic Plan

 

zoom participation information  

Members of the public will be able to watch and participate in COC meetings via Zoom.

Please click the link below to join the webinar: 

https://sonomamarintrain-org.zoom.us/j/89481573027?pwd=WlJnQVIrQ3FUdSsrcDgxRTVlRGliUT09

Webinar ID: 894 8157 3027

Passcode: 252425

Or One tap mobile :

    +16699009128,,89481573027# US (San Jose)

    +16694449171,,89481573027# US

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

    +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

    +1 669 444 9171 US

    +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

International numbers available: https://sonomamarintrain-org.zoom.us/u/kCMFVcrRF

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.


COC Document Library


Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting

December 13, 2023

 

Meeting

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Video of December 13, 2023 COC Meeting
Agenda Item #4 - General Manager's Report
Agenda Item #6 - 2024 Strategic Plan Update
Agenda Item #7 - FY23 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
 

 

 
November 29, 2023  Meeting

Rescheduled to December 13, 2023

 

 
August 30, 2023  Meeting

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Video of August 30, 2023 Citizens Oversight Committee meeting
Written Public Comment for the August 30, 2023 Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting
Agenda Item #4 - General Manager's Report
Agenda Item #6 - Marin County Grand Jury Item
Agenda Item #7 Cash Balances FY 24-29
Agenda Item #8 - COC Strategic Plan

 

 
May 24, 2023  Meeting

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Video of May 24, 2023 Citizens Oversight Committee meeting
Written Public Comment for the May 24, 2023 Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting
Agenda Item #3 - Elections of Chair and Vice Chair
Agenda Item #6 - General Manager's Report
Agenda Item #8 - Meeting Schedule
Agenda Item #9 - Draft FY 2024 Budget

 
March 22, 2023 Citizens Oversight Committee

Citizens Oversight Committee Meeting Packet
Video of Citizens Oversight Committee meeting
Agenda Item #3 - COC Members and SMART Staff
Agenda Item #4 - SMART Briefing-Overview
Agenda Item #5 - COC Member Staggered Terms
Agenda Item #6 - Chairperson-Vice Chairperson
Agenda Item #7 - COC Quarterly Meetings
 

 
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

 
Citizens Oversight Committee