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Volunteers Needed to Monitor OC Go

OCTA is seeking qualified volunteers to serve on the OC Go Taxpayer Oversight Committee (TOC).  Applications are due by May 3, 2024. Interviews will be conducted in person between May 14th – 18th with final selection taking place at the OCTA Board of Directors meeting on June 24, 2024.

The TOC is an independent 11-member committee that monitors OCTA’s use of revenue collected through OC Go, the county’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements. OC Go is also known as Measure M. The TOC has spent more than a decade ensuring that all OC Go funds are spent on voter-approved transportation projects.

Orange County residents living in the First, Second, Fourth and Fifth Supervisorial Districts are eligible to apply for current open positions.

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 Second District consists of the cities of Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin, portions of Anaheim, Garden Grove, and 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, La Flores and Rancho Mission Viejo.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and willing to serve a three-year term. Potential candidates 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, please call 714-560-5643 or visit here.