The Orange County Registrar of Voters will certify the November 8 election results by close of business day on December 6. There will be a City Council meeting on December 6 to approve the official results along with the enabling documents required for Measure HH, Essential City Services.
Once the November 8 election results have been certified, it is anticipated that staff will work with City Council in drafting a “Measure HH Implementation Plan” that will include all of the elements such as “oversight” and “accountability” to be adopted by the City Council after the first of the year. In terms of the oversight committee, City Council will define the selection process, the reporting role, the timeline in which the committee meets. The sales tax increase will go into effect in April 2017.