OAKLAND (BCN/CBS SF) — Oakland’s inaugural Redistricting Fee is inviting public touch upon new proposed Metropolis Council and faculty board district boundaries.
The fee is holding conferences on Wednesday in addition to Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 — all at 6 p.m. — to obtain touch upon the proposed districts.
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Following the discharge of 2020 U.S. Census knowledge, the town has proposed 4 draft maps on its web site for assessment and can be inviting residents to suggest their very own map through a web based instrument.
Oakland voters in 2014 accepted a poll measure to create the Redistricting Fee, which is comprised of 13 voting members and two alternates. The fee has till Dec. 31 to approve ultimate district maps.
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“That is the primary time in Oakland’s historical past that community-led redistricting is going down, so group outreach and enter is essential to verify all Oaklanders are represented,” Fee chair Lilibeth Gangas mentioned in a press release. “These draft district maps are meant to start out the dialog on what the brand new boundaries can seem like in Oakland.”
The proposed maps, the net instrument for individuals to attract their very own maps, and extra details about the redistricting effort in Oakland could be discovered at https://www.oaklandca.gov/subjects/district-map-proposals.
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