Transportation Expenditure Plan - Citizens Oversight Committee
Notice of Scheduled Vacancy/Nomination for the City of Atwater’s
Representative on the Measure V – Merced County’s
Transportation Expenditure Plan – Citizens Oversight Committee
V Citizens Oversight Committee Application for Nomination to Represent
the City of Atwater
B – Citizens Oversight Committee
V is Merced County’s transportation sales tax that was passed
by voters in November 2016. It is estimated that the measure program
will generate $15 million in new revenue annually for a total
of $450 million through the life of the measure. As the Local
Transportation Authority for Merced County, MCAG will administer
the Measure V program.
TRANSPORTATION EXPENDITURE PLAN - CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
The Measure V Transportation Expenditure Plan (Plan) requires
a Citizens Oversight Committee to ensure the measure program is
implemented as outlined in the Plan. The committee will review
financial and performance audits, reports from member agencies,
annual receipts, and other documents necessary to assess the program’s
consistency with the Plan. The committee will also prepare an
annual report to inform the public how measure funds were spent.
A full list of committee responsibilities can be found in the
attached Appendix B – Citizens Oversight Committee.
Eligibility and Term of Membership
Applicants must be U.S. citizens 18 years of age or older, a qualified
elector residing within the corporate limits of the City of Atwater,
and are not public employees at any state, county or local city
agency, or an elected official at any level of government. Committee
members will be required to submit an annual statement of financial
disclosure consistent with Fair Political Practices Commission
rules and regulations.
Committee terms will be two years with no member serving more
than 8 years on the committee. In an effort to maintain committee
member consistency, during the first two years of the committee,
terms will be staggered with 7 of the members to serve one year
term, 7 of the members to serve a two year term. The length of
the first terms will be determined via random selection. Proxy
voting will not be permitted.