Garden Grove

Members chosen for Measure O oversight

THE MEASURE O OVERSIGHT Committee’s membership was chosen on Tuesday by the Garden Grove City Council. Its task will be to make sure that revenue from the 1-cent sales tax increase approved by voters is spent properly (Shutterstock).

The members of the Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee were chosen at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Garden Grove City Council.

Chosen to the seven-member panel to oversee the use of the 1-cent sales tax increase approved in November by local voters were:

  • Claire Bishoff
  • Leslie Malo
  • Mark Mackanic
  • Sonny Nguyen
  • Marisa Salicos
  • Robert “Steve” Sanders
  • Sandra Thomas.

The committee members were chosen from a list of 26 applicants who had to qualify in one of four categories: an active senior (62 or older), a Garden Grove business member, a finance/accounting background or resident at large.

Also Tuesday night, the council approved a purchase and sale agreement for the former fire station property located at 12111 Chapman Ave.

The next city council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14.

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