Propositions A and C

Voter-approved tax funding measures from 1980 and 1990.

Proposition A

Approved by voters in November 1980, Proposition A is a half-cent sales tax dedicated to transportation funding and was the first of its kind to address transportation challenges in LA County.

Proposition A has funded transportation projects, improved bus service, initiated plans for a rail system that continues to be expanded today and helped subsidize fares. The Proposition A expenditure plan includes 3 categories: 25% to Local Return Programs, 35% to rail development and 40% to discretionary.

Proposition A Sales Tax Cash Receipts (as of May 2022)

Proposition C

Proposition C was approved by Los Angeles County voters in November 1990, generating with a half-cent sales tax.  Proposition C was intended to support projects and programs developed with Proposition A funds and, in particular, was to provide funding to help improve and expand the rail system started with Proposition A funds.

The Proposition C expenditure plan is as follows: 20% Local Return programs; 5% rail and bus security; 10% commuter rail, transit centers and park & ride; 25% transit-related highway improvements; and 40% discretionary.

Proposition C Sales Tax Cash Receipts (as of May 2022)

Independent Citizen’s Advisory and Oversight committee (ICAOC)

The Independent Citizen’s Advisory and Oversight Committee (ICAOC) was appointed under the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Reform and Accountability Act of 1998, approved by voters in November 1998. The purpose of the Act was to provide accountability in the expenditure of Proposition A and Proposition C sales tax revenues through annual independent audits of transportation sales tax expenditures, the creation of an Independent Citizen’s Advisory and Oversight Committee, and public hearings on the independent audit reports. The Act requires an annual independent audit of the Propositions A and C Sales Taxes Revenues and Expenditures.

FY18 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

FY17 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

FY16 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

FY15 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

FY14 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

FY13 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

FY12 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

FY11 Annual Propositions A and C Audit Report

Independent Citizen’s Advisory and Oversight Committee (ICAOC) Active Members

Emina Darakjy

Appointed by Chris Holden, Mayor, City of Pasadena; effective December 31, 1998

Dwight D. Ham

Appointed by Hal Berson, Chair, Metro Board of Directors; effective March 10, 2003

Brian Russell

Appointed by Beverly O’ Neill, Mayor, City of Long Beach; effective February 18, 1999

Belinda Valles Faustinos

Appointed by Hilda Solis, Chair, LA County Board of Supervisors; effective June 29, 2016

Louis F. Moret

Appointed by Eric Garcetti, Mayor, City of Los Angeles; effective August 28, 2019

Contact Us

Name: Monica Del Toro
Email: deltorom@metro.net
Tel: 213.922.7494

Name: Lauren Choi
Email: choil@metro.net
Tel: 213.922.3926

 

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