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 tax rate is currently 7.5% (California sales tax only)
  • Effective April 1, 2015, add 1% for City of Monterey, for a rate of 8.5%
  • Monterey-Salinas Transit’s .125% district tax also passed in November – for information about this tax, please contact MST directly.
Where can I get more information?

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

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

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