Measure X - Sales Tax

A Public Safety and Essential City Services Measure

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Latest Measure X Community Communications:

November 2021 Measure X Projects Update

Measure X flyer


The next meeting of the Measure X Citizens Oversight Committee will be December 16 , 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.  Citizens Oversight Committee Meetings - 2021 Calendar


History of Measure X

  • The City conducted a Revenue Measure Feasibility Study Summary Report in November 2017.
  • 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 Report  Citizens Oversight Committee members were appointed by the City Council on February 6, 2019.  

Committee web page.


Bylaws of the Measure X Citizens Oversight Committee

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