The City Council voted on June 6, 2018, to place a measure on the November 6, 2018, ballot. Staff Report
The Registrar of Voters assigned the Measure letter X. Measure X would raise the sales tax in the City of Oceanside by 1/2 percent for a period of seven years.
Measure X passed on November 6, 2018, by 55.7% of voters. Starting April 1, 2019, the sales tax rate in Oceanside is 8.25%.
Citizens Oversight Committee Background
The City Council approved the establishment of the Citizens Oversight Committee, Ordinance, and Spending Pledge on November 28, 2018. Staff ReportCitizens Oversight Committee members were appointed by the City Council on February 6, 2019.