Measure P Quick Facts

Measure P SignMeasure P was approved by 74% of voters in November, 2014. It authorized a 1% local district tax (sales and use tax) to be used “to address significant deferred maintenance by fixing streets, sidewalks, and potholes; improve related access and safety for senior citizens, disabled residents, and others; and repair its 100-year-old storm drain system to protect our beaches/Monterey Bay.”

When should it be collected?

The tax is effective from April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2019.

What is the total tax rate in the City of Monterey?
  • The California base sales and use tax rate is 7.25%
  • Measure P enacted a 1% sales tax
  • Monterey-Salinas Transit’s .125% district tax – for information about this tax, please contact MST directly
  • Measure X enacted a .375% Transportation Safety and Investment Plan sales tax  – for information about this tax, please contact TAMC directly
  • Effective April 1, 2017, City of Monterey total tax rate is 8.75%
Where can I get more information?

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Next Committee Meeting

Meetings are scheduled periodically and dates will be posted here. Meetings are usually held in the Orca Room of the City of Monterey's administrative office building, located at 735 Pacific Street.

Committee Members

Julie Porter
Finance Director
Voice: (831) 646-3940

Steve Wittry
Principal Engineer
Voice: (831) 646-3448