The Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC) is an independent committee formed after the passage of Measure M in 1990. The committee upholds the integrity of the measure by monitoring the use of Measure M funds and ensuring that all revenue collected from Measure M is spent on voter-approved transportation projects.

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Recruitment Timeline  

Each year, as terms of various members expire, a recruitment process is conducted to fill vacant positions on the Taxpayer Oversight Committee. This recruitment process typically takes place during spring with final selection in June. Recruitment is currently taking place for openings in the Second and Third Supervisorial Districts. Applications are due by May 5, 2014.

The responsibilities of the 11-member Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee are to:

  • Ensure all transportation revenue collected from Measure M is spent on the projects approved by the voters as part of the plan
  • Ratify any changes in the plan and recommend any major changes go back to the voters for approval
  • Participate in ensuring that all jurisdictions in Orange County conform with the requirements of Measure M before receipt of any tax monies for local projects
  • Hold annual public meetings regarding the expenditure and status of funds generated by Measure M
  • Review independent audits of issues regarding the plan and performance of the Orange County local Transportation Authority regarding the expenditure of Measure M sales tax monies
  • Annually certify whether Measure M funds have been spent in compliance with the plan

Committee Meetings

The Measure M Taxpayer Oversight Committee meets every other month at 6:00 p.m. at OCTA offices at 600 S. Main Street, Orange, CA 92863.  Please call Alice Rogan at (714) 560-5577 to confirm meetings.


2014 Taxpayer Oversight Committee Meetings

February 11
April 8
June 10
August 12
October 14
December 9

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Project Contact

Alice Rogan
Strategic Communications Manager
(714) 560-5577