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Oversight Board
NOTICE: The next Oversight Board Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Council Chambers (2415 University Avenue).

Regular Meetings
  • As scheduled by the Oversight Board.
  • City of East Palo Alto City Hall
    2415 University Ave.
    East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Agendas, Minutes & Audios
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
Most Recent AgendaView All Agendas, Minutes, and AudioView Archived Agenda | View Archived Minutes

Note: The video list on the agendas are audios.

Executed Resolutions
All Oversight Board Executed Resolutions | All Successor Agency Executed Resolutions

Successor Agency Oversight Board (OSB)
Name  Title  Address  Phone  Fax 
Nicholas Jellins
OSB Chair

The Jellins Group 
A Professional Law Corporation
841 Menlo Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Reyna Farrales
OSB Vice Chair  County of San Mateo 
400 County Center
1st Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
650-363-4130 650-363-1916 
Steven J. Eichman OSB Member Ravenswood School District
2120 Euclid Ave.
East Palo Alto , CA 94303
ext. 60110
Kathleen Jackson OSB Member Menlo Park
Fire Prevention District
170 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Support Staff:
Jon Hitchcock
Bernata Slater OSB Member San Mateo County Community College District
3401 CSM Drive
San Mateo, CA 94402
650-358-6742 650-574-6574
Donna Rutherford OSB Member 2415 University Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-853-3100 650-853-3115
Carlos Martinez OSB Member 2415 University Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-853-3100 650-853-3115

View additional Oversight Board staff here.

The OSB has been established pursuant to H&S Code Section 34179 to assist in the close out and wind down of the dissolved Redevelopment Agency. The OSB is intended to supervise the activities of the Successor Agency.
  • The OSB has a fiduciary responsibility to holders of Enforceable Obligations and taxing entities that benefit from property tax distribution. HS 34179(h).
  • Approval of proposed Successor Agency actions, including:
    • Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule (ROPS)
    • Restructuring or refinancing of loans and bonds, and the setting aside of reserve funds for such bonds or indebtedness
    • Merging of project areas.
    • Continuing acceptance of federal or state grants or other financial assistance where matching funds of greater than 5% is required
    • Agreement with city that city will retain development properties
    • Agreements between Successor Agency and the city
    • Pledge of property tax revenues for valid agreements between city and former RDA

Oversight Board Meeting Policies
A majority of the total membership of the OSB is a quorum and a majority of total membership required to take action. HS 34179(e)
  • Board members shall serve without compensation or reimbursement. HS 34179 (c)
  • OSB meeting subject to Brown Act and all notices posted on city Website. HS 34179(e), (f)
  • Members have personal immunity from suits for actions as board members. HS 34179(d)
  • Members subject to Political Reform Act and must file Form 700 with city clerk, if not filing as city officer already.

Additional Documents

1960 Tate Street
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ph: 650-853-3189

1960 Tate St.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ph: 650-853-3189
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