Information on Sales Tax Measure X
A Public Safety and Essential City Services Measure
The City Council voted on June 6, 2018, to place a measure on the November 6, 2018, ballot. Staff Report
The Registrar of Voters has assigned the Measure letter X.
QUALITY OF LIFE IN OCEANSIDE
Oceanside is a great place to live, do business, raise a family and retire. We are proud that a recent survey of Oceanside residents showed very high favorability for the quality of life and the quality of city services. The City of Oceanside has been identifying urgent needs that must be met to help make our city even better.
PROTECTING OUR CITY AND OUR RESIDENTS
The cost of public safety is increasing every year and the City needs additional resources to maintain safety and our level of police officers, firefighter/paramedics, and lifeguards.
REPAIRING AND MAINTAINING NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS
Improving local streets, sidewalks and essential infrastructure will help keep Oceanside safe. Making necessary improvements to our streets and repairing potholes ensures that our streets and sidewalks enhance and complement rather than detract from our beautiful, natural environment.
LOCAL FUNDING FOR LOCAL SERVICES
Our City’s first priority is protecting the safety of our citizens and maintaining a quality of life we all value in our community. To provide stable, local funding to meet these needs, the City of Oceanside is placing a one-half cent sales tax measure, Measure X, on the November 2018 ballot. Potential local funding could:
STRICT FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY
REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS
ON THE BALLOT
If you have questions about Measure X, please email the City at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (760) 435-3065.