For Immediate ReleaseDecember 03, 2013
San Rafael, CA – The application deadline is 5 p.m. Dec. 30 for five openings on the Marin County Measure A Community Oversight Committee.
Marin voters approved the Marin Parks, Open Space and Farmland Preservation Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance (Marin County Ordinance 3586) on Nov. 6, 2012. The volunteer committee members review annual expenditures to ensure conformity to the Ordinance 3586 Expenditure Plan, oversee an annual audit, and prepare an annual report describing how funds were spent.
All Committee members must be Marin County residents who are neither elected officials of any government body nor employees from agencies or organizations that either oversee or benefit from the tax receipts of Measure A. More specific qualifications are as follows:
* One committee member shall represent Marin’s agricultural community and be knowledgeable of agricultural conservation easements as a method of farmland preservation
* Four members shall possess working knowledge in subject areas and disciplines beneficial to the work of the committee, such as financial management and reporting, public agency administration and the provision of public parks and open space services
Apply online, call 415-473-7331 or contact the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Suite 329, 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael CA 94903 to obtain an application form. Additional information about this committee is available on the County website.
Diane PattersonAssistant Clerk of the BoardBoard of Supervisors
Marin County Civic Center3501 Civic Center DriveSuite 329San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-7331CRS Dial 711Email: Diane Pattersonwww.marincounty.org/bos