Measure F Oversight Committee Member Application

On October 6, 2020, consistent with Measure F, the City Council adopted a resolution to establish the Measure F Oversight Committee (Committee) subject to voter approval of the measure. The Committee members of the seven-member advisory body with two alternate members may serve on the Committee for up to a maximum of three three-year terms.

Members of the Committee are required to be residents of our City and it is preferred they possess areas of expertise and/or are advocates for (1) Business and/or residential community; (2) Municipal or governmental services operations; and/or (3) Municipal finance, taxation, budgeting, and/or accounting. To apply for this opportunity to serve, please click here to submit your online application by Monday January 25, 2021.

After submission of applications, Mayor Tran is scheduled to bring forward nominations for serving on the Committee in February for Council approval. Once the Committee is seated, staff will convene the Committee in March 2021.

The Committee is scheduled to meet four times per year to advise the Council on the following items and receive certain presentations:

ActionAnnual Schedule for Consideration
As part of the development of the budget, review the projected revenues and recommended expenditures for the funds generated by Measure F March
Towards the end of the Fiscal Year review status of programs and services, funded wholly or partially with proceeds from Measure F June
Receive presentation from the City’ s independent financial auditorSeptember
Receive presentation from the City’ s sales and use tax consultantDecember

The Finance Department is responsible for staffing the Committee with oversight from the City Manager’s Office.

Measure F – “City of Milpitas Public Services Measure”

On November 3rd, 2020 more than 60% of voters of Milpitas, who cast a ballot, approved Measure F, a ¼ Cent local Sales Tax Measure with an 8-year sunset provision. On December 10, the City Council certified the election results of the “City of Milpitas Public Services Measure.”

City of Milpitas Public Services Measure.  To provide funding to maintain the City’s finances and services, including:  police and fire protection, 9-1-1 emergency response, and natural disaster preparation; youth, senior, and recreation services; repairing park equipment and maintaining parks and recreation centers; and attracting and retaining local businesses;  shall the measure, establishing a 1/4¢ sales tax, providing approximately $6,500,000 annually for 8 years, requiring independent audits, citizens’ oversight committee, all funds spent locally, be adopted?”