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Measure A Community Oversight Committee

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Measure A Community Oversight Committee
Kevin Wright
Marin County Parks
(415) 497-3553

Administered By

County of Marin

Purpose/Duties

Marin County voters approved the Marin Parks, Open Space and Farmland Preservation Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance (Marin County Ordinance 3586) on November 6, 2012. The Ordinance appeared as Measure "A" on the ballot. The Ordinance generates additional revenues for the purposes described in Exhibit A (Parks, Open Space and Farmland Preservation Expenditure Plan) of Marin County Ordinance 3586. The purpose of the Measure A Community Oversight Committee is to review expenditures of Measure A funds on an annual basis to ensure they conform with the Measure A Expenditure Plan. The duties of the committee are to: (1) review annual expenditures to ensure they conform with the Expenditure Plan; (2) oversee an annual audit; and (3) prepare an annual report describing how funds were spent.

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Qualifications

Applicants shall possess working knowledge in subject areas and disciplines beneficial to the work of the committee, such as financial management and reporting, public agency administration, and the provision of public park and open space services.  All Committee members must be Marin County residents who are neither elected officials of any government body nor employees from agencies or organizations that either oversee or benefit from the tax receipts of Measure A. 

Term Length

2 years, except 1 year initial appointment for the agricultural and Parks and Open Space Commission members. All subsequent terms will be for 2 years.

Number of Members

Seven members.

Reimbursements For Expenses/Per Diem

All members shall serve without compensation.

Time and Day of Meetings

The Committee meets twice per year on the second Thursday in November and February. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed.

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 329, Administration Building, Marin Civic Center (415-473-7331), or access the Application (opens new window) online.

Members of this Commission

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