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Members Sought for Budget Committee

District residents are invited to apply

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Eugene School District 4J is inviting applications for its volunteer budget committee. There are two openings for three-year terms that run through June 30, 2021.

Residents interested in serving on the committee should apply by Monday, Nov. 26, at 5 p.m.

Requirements

Applicants must be registered voters and must live within the boundaries of Eugene School District 4J. Positions are non-partisan, unpaid, and are not connected to any specific region within the district. Applicants do not need to be parents. 4J employees are not eligible for appointment. Members with expired terms may reapply.

How to apply

Apply online by Monday, Nov. 26.

Appointment process

Applicants will be scheduled for interviews with the school board in a work session on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The board will vote to appoint two budget committee members at the following meeting, on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. Both meetings will be held at the 4J Education Center, 200 N. Monroe St., Eugene.

Term of service

The budget committee typically meets once in January and twice in May. Meetings are normally scheduled on Monday evenings. New appointees are also expected to participate in an orientation in January. The appointed members will serve through June 30, 2021. If an appointee wishes to serve longer, she or he may apply for reappointment in 2021.

About the committee

The budget committee has 14 members: the seven elected school board members and seven citizen volunteers appointed by the board. The budget committee reviews annual budget proposals to ensure that the district is planning to spend money in furtherance of district goals. The committee examines the proposed budget, listens to comments from citizens, and then approves the budget. The committee normally meets about three times per year on Monday evenings.

 

Learn more about the budget committee 

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