PASO ROBLES — At the April 10 meeting of the Paso Robles Supplemental Tax Oversight Committee, the members reviewed all projects currently under design or construction using sales tax funding approved by voters.
The Committee discussed with staff about several projects ranging from current construction status to future projects in the pipeline, with all questions and recommendations being taken into consideration.
In addition, the Committee reviewed a financial report showing all the tax revenues to date, and how a combination of SB1/Supplemental Sales Tax/SLOCOG Grant/CDBG funds have been spent on various projects. The Committee was supportive of the reports and voted to receive and file the information presented.
As part of the review by the Committee members, City staff were asked to produce a map showing all the streets that have been repaired using the Supplemental Sales Tax funding from the time of the vote to the present. The map is available at the city’s website www.prcity.com.
In November 2012, Paso Robles voters enacted a half-cent sales tax measure and a measure that expressed their intent that the tax proceeds be used extensively for road repairs and pavement projects. Following the passage of the measure, the City of Paso Robles created a Supplemental Tax Oversight Committee, made up of citizens, to provide oversight of how the sales tax funds were used.