Public Safety and Services Oversight Commission

City HallThe Public Safety and Services Oversight Commission (SSOC) oversees the proper administration of the revenue collection and spending, and the implementation of the programs funded with revenue from Measure Z: The 2014 Oakland Public Safety and Services Violence Prevention Act .  Members are appointed by the Mayor and City Councilmembers.  This body reviews the annual financial audit, supervises and guides the evaluation and makes policy recommendations and regular reports to the Mayor and City Council.  The commission meets regularly at Oakland City Hall.

The SSOC Meetings will generally be held the fourth Monday of the month from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at City Hall.* The SSOC welcomes the participation of the public in all of its scheduled public meetings. The agendas and background materials are made available on this site for the express purpose of helping to facilitate your informed participation. An agenda will be posted no less than three days prior to any scheduled meeting.

The next Public Safety and Services Oversight Commission Meeting will be held on Monday, August 24, 2020Meeting Agenda Packet

*Due to the on-going health and safety concerns caused by COVID-19 this meeting will be held virtually. Please click the link below to join the webinar:

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*Occasionally, the meetings are held at a community site. Contact the City Administrator’s Office to confirm the location.

**If you would like to receive the Meeting Agenda Packets prior to the meeting please e-mail Nancy Marcus (Nmarcus(AT) to be added to the e-mail distribution list.

***If you would like to submit thoughts to the chairperson and vice chair, please e-mail: ssocmeasurez(AT)

Previous Agendas and Minutes:

2017 Oversight Commission Meetings

Monday, December 18, 2017  Meeting Agenda Packet

Monday, November 27, 2017  Meeting Agenda Packet | Evaluation PowerPoint

Monday, October 23, 2017  Meeting Agenda Packet

Monday, September 25, 2017  Meeting Agenda Packet

Monday, July 24, 2017  Meeting Agenda Packet

Special MeetingSaturday, July 15, 2017 Special Meeting Agenda Packet

Monday, June 26, 2017  Meeting Agenda Packet

Monday, May 22, 2017  Meeting Agenda Packet_Part 1Meeting Agenda Packet_Part 2 | Meeting Agenda Packet_Part 3

Monday, April 24, 2017  Meeting Minutes DraftUpdated Agenda | Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, March 27, 2017  Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, February 27, 2017  Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, January 23, 2017  Agenda Meeting Packet

2016 Oversight Commission Meetings

Monday, December 5, 2016  Agenda Meeting Packet

Saturday, October 29, 2016Agenda Meeting Packet Part 1 | Agenda Meeting Packet Part 2

Monday, October 24, 2016  Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, September 26, 2016  Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, July 18, 2016  Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, April 25, 2016 – Agenda Meeting Packet

Special Meeting-Monday, April 18, 2016 – Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, March 28, 2016-Agenda Meeting Packet-Part 1Agenda Meeting Packet- Part 2Agenda Meeting Packet-Part 3Agenda Meeting Packet- Part 4

Monday, February 29, 2016-Agenda Meeting Packet |Attachment A

Oversight Commission Retreat-Saturday, February 6, 2016 Retreat Agenda

Monday, February 1, 2016Agenda Meeting Packet-Part 1| Agenda Meeting Packet-Part 2 | Meeting Presentation 1 |Meeting Presentation 2

Monday, January 25, 2016Agenda Meeting Packet

2015 Oversight Commission Meetings

Monday, November 16, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, October 26, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, September 28, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, August 24, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet Agenda Meeting Packet Attachment 5: Part 1 | Agenda Meeting Packet Attachment 5: Part 2

Monday, August 17, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, July 27, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, June 22, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Wednesday, May 27, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, May 18, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet

Monday, April 27, 2015Agenda Meeting Packet


Public Safety and Services Oversight Commission Members

Chairperson: Letitia Henderson-Watts: Representing Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, At Large
Vice Chairperson: Judy Nunez: Representing Councilmember Dan Kalb, District 1
Troy Williams: Representing Mayor Libby Schaaf
Vacant: Representing Councilmember Abel Guillen, District 2
Pastor Curtis Flemming: Representing Lynette Gibson McElhaney, District 3
Vacant: Representing Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington, District 4
Rebecca Alvarado: Representing Councilmember Noel Gallo, District 5
Carlotta L. Brown: Representing Councilmember Desley Brooks, District 6
Kevin McPherson: Representing Councilmember Larry Reid, District 7

The City Administrator’s Office oversees the coordination of the overall Public Safety and Services Act implementation. This includes staffing the Oversight Commission and serving as the contract administrator for the Safety and Services Act evaluation.  For more information on Oversight and Evaluation, contact:

Joe DeVries, Assistant to the City Administrator
1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 11th Floor
|    Oakland, CA  94612-2092
Phone: (510) 238-3083                   | Email:
Nancy Marcus, Administrative Assistant
One Frank H, Ogawa 11th fl. 
 |    Oakland, CA  94612-2092
Phone: (510)238-3294                         |  Email:  Nmarcus(AT)
For General Measure Z information, please click HERE
 For information on the past Measure Y Oversight Committee please click HERE.

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