Are you interested in safeguarding your local transportation dollars? If so, this opportunity may be for you. OCTA is seeking applicants for the Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC), an independent 11-member committee that monitors OCTA’s use of revenue collected through OC Go, also known as Measure M, the county’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements.
Members of the TOC work to ensure transportation projects specified in OC Go are built as promised.
Applications are due by May 2, 2022, with final selection taking place at the OCTA Board of Directors meeting on June 27, 2022.
Orange County residents in the First, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Supervisorial Districts are eligible to apply.
- The First District consists of the cities of Cypress, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, Westminster, a portion of Garden Grove and the unincorporated communities of Midway City and Rossmoor.
- The Third District consists of the cities of Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, Villa Park, Yorba Linda, portions of Anaheim, Irvine, Orange, Tustin, the unincorporated communities of Modjeska, Silverado, Trabuco Canyon, Williams Canyon, and a portion of the unincorporated community of North Tustin.
- The Fourth District consists of the cities of Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, Stanton, and portions of Anaheim.
- The Fifth District consists of the cities of Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Newport Beach, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, portions of Irvine and the unincorporated communities of Coto de Caza, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores and Rancho Mission Viejo.
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and be willing to serve for a three-year term. Potential committee members should also demonstrate a history of participating in community activities and knowledge of transportation in their application. Elected or appointed city, district, county, state or federal officials are not eligible to serve.
The Grand Jurors Association of Orange County (GJAOC) is conducting the TOC recruitment and will recommend qualified candidates for membership. For additional information and to apply, please call 714-974-9699 or visit here.