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OCTA Seeks Applicants For Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee

By: Supervisor Lisa Bartlett

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is seeking qualified volunteers to serve on the Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC).

The eleven-member committee monitors OCTA’s use of Measure M funds and ensures that all revenue collected from both Measure M1 (M1) and the Renewed Measure M2 (M2) is spent on voter-approved transportation projects. The independent committee was formed after the passage in 1990 of Measure M, a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation improvements in Orange County.

Applications for the 2015-2018 term will be accepted through May 4, 2015 to fill four positions; one each in the First, Second, Fourth and Fifth Supervisorial Districts. Orange County residents residing in these areas are eligible to apply. Candidates must be 18 years of age, reside in one of the districts named above and be willing to participate for a three-year term. Potential committee members should also demonstrate a history of participating in community activities and knowledge of public transportation.

The Grand Jurors Association of Orange County is conducting the recruitment program and will recommend qualified candidates for membership. For additional information or to request an application, call the selection panel at (714) 970-9329 or visit OCTA’s website at

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

2 thoughts on “The OCTA seeks applicants for the Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee”
  1. Oh watch out now, is this another program that has Big Strings attached ??? Not for applicants who actually take the bus…You got that one coming to you

  2. I’m a planning expert and problem solver. As a longtime bus rider I am the perfect candidate. Maybe my boy Pablo can put in a good word for me.

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