The Measure T Oversight Committee is comprised of five residents of Santa Paula who are appointed by the City Council and serve four-year terms.
Jose Luis Melgar, Chairperson Date Appointed: April 2017 Term expires: April 2021
David Garcia, Commissioner Date Appointed: November 2017 Term expires: November 2021
Caitlin Barringer, Commissioner Date Appointed: March 2020 Term expires: March 2024
John Marquez, Commissioner Date Appointed: February 2019 Term expires: February 2023
Andrew Seeley, Commissioner Date Appointed: February 2019 Term expires: February 2023
Duties & Functions
The Committee shall act in an oversight capacity to review revenues and expenditures generated by the Santa Paula Local One-Cent Sales Tax in order to ensure conformance with the budget allocation approved by the City Council.
The Committee’s specific duties are as follows:
Report annually by May 1 on the recommended expenditure of the Santa Paula Local One-Cent Sales Tax revenue;
Annually review revenue receipts and expenditures of the Santa Paula Local One-Cent Sales Tax;
Annually review the status and performance of programs and services funded wholly or in part with proceeds from the Santa Paula Local One-Cent Sales Tax;
Annually prepare an independent report to the City Council regarding the revenue and expenditures of the Santa Paula Local One-Cent Sales Tax.
The City Manager’s Office and members of the Finance Department will provide technical and administrative assistance to the Committee.