Continuing Measure C

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Continuing Measure C:




This portion of Fresno COG’s website is dedicated to informing the public of the allocations and processes that make up the 2006 Measure C Extension Expenditure Plan. If for any reason you are unable to find the answers to your questions regarding Measure C through this section of the site, please contact Fresno COG staff at (559) 233-4148 or via email to


Why & How the Extension was developed


Fresno County voters passed the first (1987-2007) Measure C half-cent sales tax in 1986, to improve roads and transportation in Fresno County. That measure was scheduled to expire in June 2007, until it was renewed by the voters of Fresno County in November 2006. The Measure C Extension will generate more than $1.7 billion over the next 20 years for transportation.


In consideration of Fresno County’s projected population growth, (44% to 1.33 million), the Council of Fresno County Governments fulfilled a request by community stakeholders to establish the Measure C Reauthorization Steering Committee. This 24-member, community-based committee spent close to a year’s time crafting the 2006 Measure C Extension Expenditure Plan.


The Measure C Extension Plan is a balanced transportation funding plan that was formed  through consensus amongst the committee members. Decisions were driven by a mandate from Fresno County voters and the community-at-large, based on two scientific surveys. The core or vision of the plan is to provide mobility options for all of Fresno County’s residents, helping to maintain Fresno County’s quality-of-life in its amenities and transportation options.


The Measure


2006 Measure C Extension Expenditure Plan
Here is a pdf version of the whole 2006 Measure C Extension Expenditure Plan


Continuing Measure C brochure (pdf)
A summary of the 2006 Measure C Extension Expenditure Plan.


What about my part of town?
Local Program funding sections of the Measure C Extension Expenditure Plan broken down by category and by agency.
Project listings for the cities of ClovisCoalingaFirebaughFowlerFresnoHuronKermanKingsburgMendotaOrange CoveParlierReedleySan Joaquin,SangerSelma, and Fresno County.


Explaining Measure C 


“Continuing Measure C” PowerPoint Presentation
This pdf version of Fresno COG’s PowerPoint presentation is used by our Speaker’s Bureau members to explain both the current and continuing expenditure plans.


Speaker’s Bureau
Fresno COG Staff is available to speak to your group regarding the Measure C Extension Expenditure Plan.
Book a speaker


Self-Help Counties Status Maps
Self-Help counties are those regions with transportation tax measures in place.

California’s Current Self-Help Counties
Local Transportation Sales Tax Measures Status Report for November 2006
Local Transportation Sales Tax Measures Going To Voters in November 2006
Local Transportation Sales Tax Measures That Have Passed by a 2/3 Vote
Local Transportation Sales Tax Measures That Have Tried, But Never Achieved Self-Help Status




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Fresno COG offices will be closed on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in observance of Caesar Chavez Day.

Fresno COG Office Operations: Consistent with protocols being followed by state and local public agencies, in light of the COVID -19 crisis, beginning today March 19, 2020, the majority of Fresno COG staff will be telecommuting from home.

Regional Transportation Mitigation Fee (RTMF) Collection: Fresno COG will continue to collect RTMF mitigation fees, however RTMF payments will only be collected on Monday and Tuesday until March 31st or until the COVID-19 situation is mitigated to a level deemed safe by public health officials.

Senior Taxi Scrip Program: Seniors who live in Fresno County will still be able to purchase senior taxi scrip via mail.