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Bond Oversight Committee

The purpose of the oversight committee is to provide accountability for the Ferndale School District bond spending.

Zoom Meeting Announcements

Tuesday, November 17 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Register in advance for this webinar by accessing this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81537856818

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note:
Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact.

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time.

Tuesday, October 20 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Register in advance for this webinar by accessing this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81537856818

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note:
Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact.

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time.

Tuesday, September 22 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Register in advance for this webinar by accessing this link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82602039345?pwd=VDRNS1pTeVlRa3Q1QnBlemtJQVBLdz09

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note:
Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact.

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time.

Tuesday, August 18 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Login credentials for the meeting—

Please join the webinar at the following link: https://zoom.us/j/99051243831?pwd=Q2RxSmdZcXhFY05sOHlEa3QwcytPQT09

Please note: Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact. 

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time. 

Tuesday, July 21 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/92064154242?pwd=ZHlKQkVwaE9RNHlzL2szWkZVd00vdz09
Password: 411189

Please note: Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact. 

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time. 

Tuesday, July 21 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Please click the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/92064154242?pwd=ZHlKQkVwaE9RNHlzL2szWkZVd00vdz09
Password: 411189

Please note: Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact. 

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time. 

Tuesday, June 23 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

**IMPORTANT**
Zoom info change for the Bond Oversight Committee Meeting tonight. Information below:
When: Jun 23, 2020 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Please click the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/96777234153?pwd=SUN1anNnSHFBaytOd3p6cytxYWVmQT09
**Password: 864088

Please note: Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact. 

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time. 

Due to technical difficulties during the June 23rd Bond Oversight Committee Meeting, the public was unable to attend via Zoom. The committee chose to record the meeting and post it on the district website for public access.

Tuesday, May 19 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Register in advance for this webinar by accessing this link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3jL7W–wQR6trS-GhxBnrA​​​​​​​

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Please note: Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact. 

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time. 

Tuesday, April 21 Announcement

Upcoming Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

Ferndale School District’s Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on:

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
6:00 p.m.
Via Zoom Video Conference 

Register in advance for this webinar by accessing this link:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0aEzpG17SEW5RfnYqTr_zQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Please note: Governor Inslee’s Amendment to Proclamation 20-05 waives and suspends the portions of RCW 42.30 and RCW 42.56 that require in-person meetings or contact. 

The Committee will consider agenda items as attached hereto and any other matters that may properly come before the Committee at that time. 

Bond Oversight Committee Application

The committee is currently seeking alternate members.

Please click the following link to access the bond oversight committee application:

Bond Oversight Committee Application

Please include your resume with your application.

You may submit your completed application by:

  • Drop off – Ferndale School District Attention: Bond Oversight Committee
  • Mail – PO Box 698, Ferndale WA 98248
  • Email – riley.cornelsen@ferndalesd.org
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Click on image to enlargeDistrict-wide Critical Projects schedule. Projects and progress for Roof Repairs (Vista, Custer, Central), Masonry Repairs (Custer, Skyline), HVAC Controls (Central, Eagleridge, Cascadia, Horizon), Heatvalves (Vista), DDC Controls (Skyline, Custer, North Bellingham, Mountain View), Hot Water Tank Replacement (district wide), Fire Panels (Eagleridge, Central, Horizon), Exterior Lighting (district wide), Fencing (Custer, Eagleridge, Skyline, North Bellingham), Secure Vestibules & Access Control (Admin building, Beach, Cascadia, Central, Custer, Eagleridge, Horizon, Skyline, Vista). Included pre-design, design & bidding, construction and completed color keys to track progress.

Community Oversight Committee Meeting Notices and Agendas

This information is also available on the Ferndale School District website Community Oversight Committee web page

Who are the members of the Community Oversight Committee?

  • Riley Cornelsen
  • Anya Milton
  • Brian Lynch
  • Sandi McMillan
  • Mark Harting
  • Dan Cornelsen
  • Cathy Raymond
  • Joe Lupo (Alternate Member)

What requirements were used to choose the Community Oversight Committee?

  • No fewer than 5, no more than 9 members
  • Duration: Extent of the Ferndale School District bond spending
  • Must be a Ferndale School District resident
  • Cannot be a current FSD employee, board member, vendor, contractor, or consultant
  • Cannot be a current City of Ferndale employee or consultant
  • Experienced individuals in a range of professions specific to the 2018 bond projects list (building design/construction, project management, accounting, real estate, finance, education, etc.)
  • Good standing and reputation in the community for fairness and transparency
  • Active community members
  • Number of meetings = 3-6 meetings/year

What are the Community Oversight Committee responsibilities?

The committee responsibilities are to make sure the projects are delivered:

  • On Time, ensuring projects are completed according to schedule.
  • On Budget, ensuring projects stay on track financially.
  • As Promised, ensuring projects match the commitments the District made to taxpayers.
  • With Transparency, ensuring all information is regularly shared with the community.

The Community Oversight Committee

An independent citizen group coordinated the selection process for the Community Oversight Committee. For more information, please reach Riley Cornelsen at riley.cornelsen@ferndalesd.org

Basic Criteria:

  • Must be a Ferndale School District resident
  • Cannot be a FSD employee, vendor, contractor, or consultant
  • Cannot be a current City of Ferndale employee or consultant
  • Must be willing to commit to the Committee throughout the scope of the bond spending process

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experienced individual in a range of professions specific to the Ferndale School District bond proposal projects list
  • Good standing and reputation in the community for fairness and transparency
  • Active Community members (member of the Bond Task Force; volunteer history; etc)