Are there any safeguards that the revenue will be spent on these City services and projects?

The measure is expected to include a requirement for annual independent audits and local oversight to ensure the funds are used exclusively for the purposes approved by City Council. In addition, under the City Charter and the California Constitution, the City is required to spend all General Fund revenue to benefit the City.

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1. What is the fiscal challenge facing the City of Napa?
2. What is the City of Napa considering to address this challenge?
3. What is the potential ballot measure being considered by the City Council?
4. How much money could this potential sales tax measure raise?
5. Has the City explored other funding options besides a sales tax?
6. If passed, how would the funds from the sales tax measure be used?
7. Are there any safeguards that the revenue will be spent on these City services and projects?
8. Is this already on the ballot? What are the next steps?