Town of Paradise

 

                PARADISE TOWN COUNCIL
             PUBLIC NOTICE
       FORMATION OF CITIZEN OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on November 6, 2018, a majority of the voters of the Town of Paradise approved Measure V thereby extending the ½ cent transaction and use tax that was established by Measure C. The formation of the Citizen Oversight Committee was a requirement of Ordinance No. 545, adopted by voter approval of the Town Council ballot measure on November 4, 2014, an Ordinance Amending and Adding Chapter 3.22 to the Paradise Municipal Code regarding a Transactions and Use Tax to be Administered by the State Board of Equalization, requiring a Citizens Oversight Committee. This requirement was extended by Ordinance No. 569 on November 6, 2018 and will automatically expire March 31, 2031.

Ordinance No. 569 establishes a ½ cent retail sales tax that automatically expires in ten years and directs the Paradise Town Council to establish and appoint a Citizens Oversight Committee.  The committee shall consist of a nine-member board of residents of the Town to represent a cross-section of the community.  The purpose of the committee is to meet with the Town Manager and the Town Finance Director during the preparation of each fiscal year budget until the ordinance sunsets to make recommendations to the Town Council regarding how the proceeds from the implementation of the ordinance will be allocated for the ensuing budget year, and shall meet at least quarterly during the fiscal year to ensure that the revenue generated by the ordinance is allocated and disbursed in accordance with the Town budget.   

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.  Applications are available at the Town Hall in the Town Clerk Department and can be downloaded by pdf clicking here. (368 KB) The Town Council will consider applications and will conduct interviews February 22, 2021 and make appointments to fill the positions at its Regular Town Council Meeting of March 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (or as soon thereafter as possible). Contact Dina Volenski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 530-872-6291 ext. 102 for additional information.

Dated: December 31, 2020                              DINA VOLENSKI, CMC, Town Clerk

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