June 13, 2001 - 4:00 p.m
City Council Chambers
202 C Street, 12th Floor
San Diego, California

Item 1. Call to Order
Item 2. Roll Call
Item 3. Non-Agenda Comment

This portion of the agenda provides an opportunity for members of the public to address the Redistricting Commission on items of interest within the jurisdiction of the Commission.

Comments are limited to no more than two minutes per speaker . Submit requests to speak to the Commission's Operations Director prior to 4:00 p.m. Pursuant to the Ralph M. Brown Act, no discussion or action, other than a referral, shall be taken by the Redistricting Commission on any issue brought forth under "Non-Agenda Comment."

Item 4. Approval of Commission Minutes

Approval of Commission Minutes for the Meeting of May 7, 2001

Approval of Commission Minutes for the Meeting of May 16, 2001

Approval of Commission Minutes for the Meeting of May 30, 2001

Item 5. Director's Report

Staff will provide updates on the status of operational issues including new information on the web page, consultant contracts, and siting future Commission meetings and public hearings. Possible direction to staff.

Item 6. Discussion of Voting Data to be Used in Redistricting Process

Commission members will discuss data sets to be used to evaluate voting patterns, for purposes of compliance with the Voting Rights Act in the redistricting process. Discussion of the list of recent elections for office and ballot measures distributed to Commission members at the June 6, 2001 meeting. Possible action related to choosing the elections for office and ballot measures to be used by staff and the consultants for identifying voting patterns for purposes of Voting Rights Act analysis of the redistricting plan.

Item 7. Development of Preliminary Map

Commission members will continue the map development process which began at the Redistricting Commission meeting of June 6, 2001. Staff will assist the Commission members in making further refinements to the draft preliminary map using the Maptitude Redistricting software. Mapitutude will also be used to analyze the effects of the proposed boundary changes on protected groups and communities of interest. Possible direction to staff relating to refinement of the draft preliminary map.

Item 8. Adjournment.

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