10/13/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2021 20:20
Council District boundaries are being redrawn using 2020 Census data and community input, in accordance with the Long Beach City Charter. The goal of the Commission, which is an independent citizen commission, is to draw new lines with the highest probability of fair representation.
Drafts of proposed council district maps being considered are available now at https://longbeach.gov/redistricting/maps/submitted-maps/.
The final map will take into consideration total population for each district, making each as equal as possible, as well as comply with the City Charter, U.S. Constitution, Federal Voting Rights Act, California Constitution, and federal and state laws applicable to charter cities. Redistricting requirements and criteria are included in City Charter Section 2506.
Members of the public are invited to take part in the process to adopt a final map by attending any or all of the Commission's upcoming meetings or writing to the commissioners at [email protected].
The Commission meetings take place at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 411 W. Ocean Blvd. on the following dates: