Capital Bond Planning Task Force
The Capital Bond Planning Task Force (CBPTF) helps shape the ballot measure(s) for the Northshore School District’s bond elections.
The CBPTF analyzes and studies a variety of data and information regarding the District’s capital facility needs to determine a set of recommendations to the School Board for capital infrastructure projects for referral to voters. These voluntary positions serve terms in alignment with NSD’s historical four-year bond/levy cycle.
Learn about how the District has been spending 2018 bond dollars, thanks to the generous support of our Northshore community, by visiting our Construction & Building Improvements page.
The CBPTF typically meets twice monthly, leading up to finalization of the recommendations; and thereafter will meet periodically. The tentative schedule for the upcoming CBPTF is as follows (final schedule is subject to member approval). All meetings will be held from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
- March 1, 2021
- March 15, 2021
- April 5, 2021
- April 19, 2021
- May 3, 2021
- May 17, 2021
- June 7, 2021
- June 21, 2021
- September 13, 2021
- December 6, 2021
- March 7, 2022
- June 6, 2022
- September 12, 2022
- December 5, 2022
- March 6, 2023
- June 5, 2023
- September 11, 2023
It is also suggested, but not required, that members attend one or two Board Study Sessions and Board Meetings that include agenda items related to the Capital Bond (dates to be determined). There may be a minimal amount of outside reading in order to prepare for several of the meetings.
The CBPTF includes community members, staff, parents/guardians, current Northshore high school students, administrators and business leaders representing all regions of the Northshore School District. Task force members will be selected from those who apply based on achieving representation of the diversity in our community; a wide range of experience, perspective and geographic locations, as well as a commitment to attend all meetings.
Residence within the Northshore School District is a requirement. Backgrounds and experience that are helpful for the CBPTF include, but are not limited to:
- Experience in capital planning; financial planning; commercial construction; facility management or construction management—preferably in a public education environment.
- Experience serving on committees requiring the ability to build consensus on complex topics.
- Ability to absorb complex data or issues and objectively prioritize a wide array of capital improvement needs while working within a confined budget.
- Growth and innovation mindset for learning environments.
- Effective listening skills and openness for all perspectives.
- Ability to compromise and build consensus.
The CBPTF consists of 20 voting members. Parent/community members are appointed by the superintendent through an application process. The composition of the task force is:
- 11 community members
- 4 principals (2 elementary, 2 secondary)
- 2 association representatives
- NSEA President
- 2 district representative (Director of Capital Projects and Assistant Fiscal Director of Support Services)
- 2 current Northshore high school students
Following each meeting, summaries will be posted to the website.