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Measure Q - Resident Oversight Commission

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The Measure Q (Ordinance No.957-2018) Barstow Resident Oversight Commission  is composed of 5 members; 4 members selected by Council District, and 1 At-Large committee member as selected by the Mayor.  The members were selected from a pool of applicants who applied directly to the City and met the selection criteria for service. 

Role and Function

The Measure Q Citizens' Oversight Committee was created for the purpose of:

  • Reviewing, on a quarterly basis, the city's expenditure of revenues received from the 1% Transaction and Use tax;
  • Preparing a report at the close of each fiscal year of the total revenues received from the 1% Transaction and Use tax and the expenditure amounts categorized by each city department, including the Barstow Fire Protection District;
  • Present the annual report to the city council as part of the annual budget process. 


Resident Oversight Commission

  • David Mendez, District 1
  • Kimberly Johnson, District 2
  • Barbara Rose, District 3
  • John "Tex" Williams, District 4
  • Leonard Williams, At-Large