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Here to Start
Public Input Hearing
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Shasta College, Room 2165
11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The 14 member
Independent California Citizens Redistricting Commission will hold its
first public input meeting in Redding on April 9, from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00
p.m. at Shasta College. The Commission was created by California voters
to draw state Congressional, Assembly, Senate and Board of Equalization
participation in drawing these districts is critical to ensuring that
communities have the strongest voice possible to express their
preferences. When voters with similar interests are drawn into a
district together, their voices multiply giving them a greater
opportunity to express their views, elect candidates of their choice
and hold their leaders accountable.
is taking testimony from local area residents before drawing its first
round of draft maps which will be released in June. Final district maps
must be certified by the Commission and presented to the Secretary of
State by August 15, 2011.
wishing to provide testimony to the Commission can learn more about how
to effectively present information by going to wedrawthelines.ca.gov . To assist you in
providing your presentation, we have developed a "Toolkit" which you
will find on the home page under "Learn More."
input hearings are accessible in compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act(ADA). Any person who wishes to request auxiliary aids
or services, including translation, to participate in the hearing of
the Commission, in accordance with State or Federal law, should contact
Janeece Sargis at 1-866-356-5217, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, not
later than five (5) business days before the noticed hearing date.