Archived News Release
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2011
|CONTACT: Jeff Bradshaw
Redistricting Process Begins in Moreno Valley
California Elections Code 21600 requires that following each decennial federal census, the City Council adjust their district boundaries. Districts shall be as nearly equal in population as may be and shall comply with the applicable provisions of Section 1973 of Title 42 of the United States Code, as amended.
At the August 23, 2011 City Council Meeting, the Council adopted criteria to guide the process of establishing the boundaries of districts. The adopted criteria includes:
The City of Moreno Valley is seeking input from the community at two Citizens' Community Meetings which will take place on:
The City is also conducting two Public Hearings at 6:30 p.m. at the Regular City Council Meetings on:
Public Participation Paper Kits will be available in the City Clerk's Department, Library, Senior Center, Conference and Recreation Center, and the City's website www.moval.org. An on-line redistricting tool will also be available on the City's website. Citizens will have the ability to draw and transmit a map electronically. The City's deadline to complete the redistricting process is before the first day of November 1, 2011.
The City has contracted with National Demographic Corporation, a nationally recognized leader in the districting field, to conduct the required redistricting process.
For further information please contact the City Clerk's Department at 951.413.3001.
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