The Broward Bond Oversight Committee

About the Broward County School’s Bond Oversight Committee

In November 2014, Broward County voters approved an $800 million bond referendum to renovate and repair Broward’s aging school facilities, upgrade school safety and security systems and purchase new computers and educational technology. Broward Schools’ Superintendent Robert Runcie appointed a bond oversight committee to encourage greater accountability, transparency, public support and confidence in the use of the general obligation bond funds.

Click here to see the official Committee site.

Florida TaxWatch’s Role

Superintendent Robert Runcie asked Florida TaxWatch to provide research and analyses to the bond oversight committee to aid them in effective oversight of the bond process. In our limited role performing a watchdog function, Florida TaxWatch will produce and present a research report on industry and national “best practices” to help the committee lay the foundation for its oversight of the bond-funded capital outlay program.

Each quarter, Florida TaxWatch will review quarterly reports submitted to the bond oversight committee by the school district and present our findings at quarterly committee meetings to aid the Bond Oversight Committee in holding the district accountable for spending decisions.

 

TaxWatch Reports & News

Reports

Q1 2018 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on November 17, 2017, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q1 of FY2018.

Q4 2017 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on August 28, 2017, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q4 of FY2017.

Q3 2017 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on May 22, 2017, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q3 of FY2017.

Q2 2017 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on February 27, 2017, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q2 of FY2017.

Q1 2017 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on November 14, 2016, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q1 of FY2017.

Q4 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on August 29, 2016, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q4.

Q3 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on May 23, 2016, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q3.

Q2 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on February 31, 2016, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q2.

Q1 Report Review

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on November 23, 2015, this report examines the SMART program quarterly report for Q1.

Recommended
Best Practices

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Presented to the Bond Oversight Committee on August 31, 2015, this report details the best practices of successful bond oversight committees across the country. If implemented, the recommended best practices will ensure that the Committee is held to a higher standard, thereby maximizing the effectiveness of the oversight of the capital outlay program funded by the taxpayers.

News

All-Stars a Three Run Homer for Miami

All-Stars a Three Run Homer for Miami

For the first time in the 88 years of the MLB All-Star game, the event was hosted in Miami, and the local economy cashed in.
Thursday, July 13, 2017/Author: Kyle Baltuch/Number of views (730)/Comments (0)/
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Groceries & Telehealth - a new concept for retail clinics

Groceries & Telehealth - a new concept for retail clinics

As you wander through the Publix Supermarket trying to decide what to make for dinner you may soon notice a new service.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017/Author: Allison Wiman/Number of views (588)/Comments (0)/
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The CRC Appears to be a Secret

The CRC Appears to be a Secret

A new survey from TaxWatch finds that very few Floridians are aware of the Commission
Tuesday, June 27, 2017/Author: Bob Nave/Number of views (853)/Comments (0)/
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Workers' Comp Bills Address Rulings, Differ on Fees

Workers' Comp Bills Address Rulings, Differ on Fees

Reducing premiums has become a top priority for the business community this session, focusing on reducing attorney fees.
Thursday, May 04, 2017/Author: Kurt Wenner/Number of views (1153)/Comments (0)/
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Help Along the Road to Independence

Help Along the Road to Independence

Legislation aims to make it easier for Florida's foster children to obtain their first driver's license
Friday, April 28, 2017/Author: Allison Wiman/Number of views (932)/Comments (0)/
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