• BAC Duties and Responsibilities


    BAC Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Monitoring the implementation of and revisions to the School District’s Facilities Master Plan;
    • Working in conjunction with the State of Ohio, the construction manager and owner’s representative to review the design, engineering, contract bidding procurement and construction of the School District’s construction projects, with this review including, but not limited to, a review of the manner in which contracts are awarded, and any other areas subsequently identified by the Board Chair;
    • Holding quarterly public meetings, at times and places convenient to the public, to review the Facilities Master Plan and spending of new bond funds;
    • Issue an “annual report” with respect to the facilities assessment, renovation and repair projects and the School District’s spending of bond proceeds to the Board and the community; and 
    • Communicate directly with the Board Chair, as necessary, concerning its work and its findings; and 
    • Work closely with the School District to ensure compliance with Board Resolution 2001-159(B), including bidding procedures, hiring goals for minorities, women and School District residents, and apprenticeship opportunities for School District students; and
    • Work closely with the School District in monitoring compliance with Board Resolution 2005-493(B), regarding Board policy on contracting personnel.
    As a commission created by the Board, the Bond Accountability Commission is a “public body” subject to the Ohio Open Meetings Law (also known as the Sunshine Law) as set forth in Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code, and shall conduct its business in accordance with the provisions of the Sunshine Law, including, but not limited to, establishing a reasonable method of notifying the public of the time, place and purpose of its meetings, and preparing, filing and maintaining minutes of its meetings.