Independent Sales Surtax Oversight Committee

If you are interested in serving on the Independent Sales Surtax Oversight Committee, please review the information below and complete the form in its entirety.

Please be advised that the information you provide on your application, once submitted, is public record under Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, the Public Records Act, commonly known as the Sunshine Law. If you are aware of an exemption to the Public Records Act that requires your information to be maintained as private, please provide that basis in writing to the District.

The Independent Sales Surtax Oversight Committee shall consist of qualified members from the community whose purpose shall be to oversee the use of sales tax revenues in accordance with Exhibit A of the referendum and provide periodic reports of such use to the School Board.

As described in School Board Policy 1.26, every effort shall be made to select individuals with a background in business, finance, construction, safety and security, and who reflect the racial and ethnic composition of the current Lee County community population.

The Committee shall consist of 15 members and two alternates who shall be residents of Lee County; shall serve as volunteers without compensation; shall not be current employees of the School District; and whose membership shall be approved by the School Board. Initially, each School Board Member shall select one member for a two year term and one member for a four year term to create staggered terms. Thereafter, Committee members shall be appointed for four year terms. The Superintendent shall select one member for a four year term. Members and alternates must not be a member of another Board Advisory Committee at the time of their appointment.

The School Board Chair and the Superintendent shall each select one alternate to be appointed by the Board. Alternates shall be appointed for four year terms. Alternates shall attend Committee meetings, however, an Alternate shall not have voting rights or the right to make any official decision of the Committee.

Independent Sales Surtax Oversight Committee Application

Name: 

Address: 

City:  State:  ZIP: 

Home Phone:  Work Phone:

Email: 

Race:  Ethnicity: 


School, College or University of highest level of education:

Profession: 


Are you a District Employee? Yes   No

Are you currently serving on any other Board Advisory Committee? Yes No


Do you commit to attend at least four (4) meetings per year?  Yes  No

Please provide information regarding any special degrees, interests, expertise, or experience you possess in business, finance, construction, or safety and security that would aid you as a committee member:

Other qualifications to be considered:

Why are you interested in serving on this committee?

How did you hear about this committee?

Are you currently doing business with the School Board of Lee County or the School District of Lee County? Yes No
If yes, please describe:

Do you have an employment relationship with a company/individual currently doing business with the School Board of Lee County or the School District of Lee County? Yes No
If yes, please describe:

Do you have a contractual relationship with a company/individual currently doing business with the School Board of Lee County or the School District of Lee County? Yes No
If yes, please describe:

Please be advised that the information you provide on your application, once submitted, is public record under Chapter 119, Florida Statutes, the Public Records Act, commonly known as the Sunshine Law. If you are aware of an exemption to the Public Records Act that requires your information to be maintained as private, please provide that basis in writing to the District.



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