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Want To Help Solve Congestion on the Coast? Apply For Measure W Oversight Committee
October 21, 2020 - October 30, 2020
Measure W Citizen’s Oversight Committee Application
The ballot question was as follows:
To reduce highway traffic congestion (including 101, 280, interchanges); repair potholes, maintain streets, reduce local traffic, improve pedestrian safety in every San Mateo County city; maintain affordable transit services for seniors/people with disabilities; increase Caltrain/SamTrans capacity; reduce travel times/car trips; implement the San Mateo County Congestion Relief Plan, shall San Mateo County Transit District’s Ordinance levying a 30-year half-cent sales tax with independent citizen oversight, providing approximately $80 million annual that the State cannot take away, be adopted?
The following impartial analysis of the measure was prepared by the office of the San Mateo County Counsel:
“Measure W would impose a one half-cent sales tax on all qualified retail transactions in San Mateo County, both in the incorporated and unincorporated areas, for a period of 30 years, beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2049.”