City of Lake Elsinore accepting applications for new Measure Z Citizen Committee

The City of Lake Elsinore is accepting applications for its new Measure Z Citizen Committee. Applications must be submitted by February 12 at 4 p.m.

On November 3, the residents of the City of Lake Elsinore voted in favor of Measure Z, a locally controlled one-cent, or one percent, transactions and use tax to generate unrestricted general fund dollars for municipal services to ensure the city is self-reliant for current public safety needs and is prepared for any health or catastrophic emergency.

With the passing of Measure Z, the city is establishing a Citizen Committee to review and advise upon the spending and use of Measure Z funding. The Citizen Committee provides financial transparency and ensures the funding is being used in a manner appropriate to the established goals and needs of the community. 

Applicants may only apply for the council district they reside in. Committee members must residents of Lake Elsinore, over the age of 18, not currently serving on any city commission, not employed by the city, and not have an existing contract with the city. 

The Citizen Committee will meet at least twice per calendar year to review current and proposed spending for Measure Z. Each member will serve a two-year staggered term. The first three committee members will serve a one-year term. There is no pay or stipend.

To apply online, click here. For additional information, call 951-674-3124, ext. 269.


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