Residents needed for two seats on Contra Costa County’s Treasury Oversight Committee

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is seeking individuals with sound knowledge and experience in the field of public and private finance, to serve on the Treasury Oversight Committee (Committee). To be considered, candidates must be County residents, and may not be employed by an entity that has contributed to the reelection campaign of the County Treasurer or a member of the Board of Supervisors in the previous three years, may not directly or indirectly raise money for the County Treasurer or a member of the Board of Supervisors while a member of the Committee, and may not secure employment with bond underwriters, bond counsel, security brokerages or dealers or with financial services firms for three years after leaving the Committee.

The Committee meets quarterly on the third Tuesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. at 625 Court St, Room B001, Martinez, CA 94553, for approximately one hour. Its duties include reviewing and monitoring the County Treasurer’s annual investment policy, and ensuring an annual audit is conducted to determine the County Treasurer’s compliance with Government Code §§27130-27137. The annual audits, meeting agendas and minutes of the Committee are available online. Members of the Committee receive no compensation for their service. The Board of Supervisors will appoint to fill two vacancies for a four-year term ending on April 30, 2020. The new appointees will fill the seats of either the Representative of the Board or a Public Member At-Large.

Application forms can be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors by calling (925) 335-1900 or by clicking on the following link: Application Form. Applications should be returned to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 106, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, CA 94553 no later than Friday, March 4, 2016 by 5 p.m. More information about the Treasury Oversight Committee can be obtained by calling Russell Watts at (925) 975-2888 or visiting the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s website at

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