The City of Martinez is now accepting Citizen Interest applications for its Measure H (Bond) Oversight Committee, and its Measure X (General Tax) Oversight Committee:
Measure H (Bond) Oversight Committee: The Committee shall consist of the City Treasurer and six (6) members, as follows:
• Two (2) members active in a youth sports group within the City of Martinez, for example, Little League, Youth Football, AYSO Soccer, or any other youth sports group
• One (1) member of the Park and Recreation Commission
• Three (3) members at large from the Martinez Community
Committee members will review expenditures of the $30 million parks bonds passed by voters in November 2008 to ensure bond proceeds are expended only for the purposes set forth in the ballot measure.
Measure X Oversight Committee: The Committee shall consist of the City Treasurer and six (6) members, striving for at least one member from each of the four (4) voting districts of the City and striving to reflect the diverse nature of the community. Membership should be balanced and should ideally include individuals with business experience; community service experience; and knowledgeable professionals in a financial field.
The purpose of the Committee is to review the expenditures of the Measure X General Tax proceeds focused on addressing quality of life and essential services as set forth in Ordinance No. 1418 to ensure funds are spent responsibly on general City services consistent with community priorities.
Applications for these committees will be accepted until March 6, 2019, or longer if necessary.
For additional information or to obtain a hardcopy of the Citizen Interest Form for the Measure D Citizen’s Oversight Committee, please contact the City Clerk’s Office, 525 Henrietta Street, Martinez, CA, or call (925) 372-3512. Interest Forms may be found at www.cityofmartinez.org.