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File #: 2021-707    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/9/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/1/2022 Final action:
Title: PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE REDISTRICTING OF ESTABLISHED CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THE 2020 DECENNIAL CENSUS ON REDISTRICTING, AND REVIEW OF DRAFT MAPS #1 THROUGH DRAFT MAP #6 AND ANY CITIZEN-PRODUCED MAPS; AND CONSIDER ORDINANCE NO. 22-2202, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON AMENDING CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES BY AMENDING SECTION 2155(B) (BY-DISTRICT ELECTIONS) TO CHAPTER 1.5 (GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS) OF ARTICLE II (ADMINISTRATION) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE, ADOPTING A NEW COUNCIL DISTRICT BOUNDARY MAP PURSUANT TO SECTION 21620 OF THE CALIFORNIA ELECTIONS CODE"
Attachments: 1. City of Carson - City Council Boundaries Draft Map Options - 1-11-22_website, 2. City of Carson - City Council Boundaries Draft Maps #3 and #4 - 1-24-22_web.pdf, 3. City of Carson - City Council Boundaries Draft Maps #5 and #6 - 2-7-22_website, 4. Rick Pulido Map 2-10-22.pdf, 5. Carson Ordinance - Redistricting Elections 3-01-2022 v2
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, March 01, 2022
Special Orders of the Day


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PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE REDISTRICTING OF ESTABLISHED CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS BASED ON THE RESULTS OF THE 2020 DECENNIAL CENSUS ON REDISTRICTING, AND REVIEW OF DRAFT MAPS #1 THROUGH DRAFT MAP #6 AND ANY CITIZEN-PRODUCED MAPS; AND CONSIDER ORDINANCE NO. 22-2202, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON AMENDING CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT BOUNDARIES BY AMENDING SECTION 2155(B) (BY-DISTRICT ELECTIONS) TO CHAPTER 1.5 (GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS) OF ARTICLE II (ADMINISTRATION) OF THE CARSON MUNICIPAL CODE, ADOPTING A NEW COUNCIL DISTRICT BOUNDARY MAP PURSUANT TO SECTION 21620 OF THE CALIFORNIA ELECTIONS CODE"

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I. SUMMARY

In 2020, the City of Carson adopted City Council districts for the four City Council seats, with the Mayor's seat remaining at large. Every ten years, districts must be redrawn so that each district is substantially equal in population. This process, called redistricting, is important in ensuring that each city councilmember represents about the same number of constituents. In the City of Carson, the Mayor and City Council are responsible for drawing council districts. Redistricting is done using U.S. Census data, which was released in September 2021. For the City of Carson, the redistricting process must be completed by April 17, 2022.

The City was required to hold two public meetings on the districts during the initial process prior to the publication of any draft redistricting maps being produced. A formal public hearing was held on November 16, 2021 followed by a less-formal public workshop on December 4, 2021 at the Community Center. The City Council held a noticed Public Hearing on January 18 to consider Draft Maps #1 and #2 (Exhibit 2) and discussed Maps #3 and #4 (Exhibit 3) at a regularly scheduled City Council meeting on February 1, 2022.

This Public Hearing will be for the purpose of discussing all of the maps produ...

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