City of Concord California

News Release

March 31, 2016

Appointment made to Concord Measure Q Oversight Committee

At its meeting on March 22, the Concord City Council appointed Brandy Leidgen to fill an unscheduled vacancy on the Measure Q Oversight Committee; the term expires on Dec. 31, 2017.

The Measure Q Oversight Committee consists of five members - one from the business community, at least three residents of Concord, with the fifth member from either category. Leidgen is filling one of the resident positions.

The Measure Q Oversight Committee fulfills two areas of responsibility in each of the years the Measure Q half-cent use and transaction tax is collected:
1. Review the City's annual audit report, which includes Measure Q tax revenue and expenditures.
2. Provide recommendations to the City Council on the use of Measure Q revenue.

The committee produces a report that records the results of its review of the City's audit and its recommendations for expenditure of the revenue generated from the tax. The report is presented to the Council at a public meeting and is a public record.

For more information on the Measure Q Oversight Committee, contact Karan Reid, Finance Director, at (925) 671-3192.

City of Concord CA