CITY OF SAN DIEGO
YEAR 2000 REDISTRICTING COMMISSION
August 2, 2001 - 4:00 p.m
City Council Chambers
202 C Street, 12th Floor
San Diego, California
||Call to Order
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 Commissions 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.
Approval of Commission Minutes
Approval of Commission Minutes for the Meeting of July 9, 2001
||Consultants Report and Analysis of Voting Pattern Data
If not concluded at the previous meeting, Commissioners will continue discussion
relating to the report and analysis presented by Consultant Bruce Cain, Cain and
Mac Donald, on July 25, 2001 on the question of whether the Preliminary
Redistricting Plan affords members of protected classes, particularly in the City
Heights area of the city, an equal opportunity to participate in the political process
and to elect representatives of their choice in accordance with Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
Possible action relating to the analysis and/or the Preliminary or Final Redistricting Plans.
||Receipt of Redistricting Maps Submitted for Consideration by Commission|
If not concluded at the previous meeting, Commissioners will continue to
receive redistricting plans submitted by members of the public who did not have
the opportunity to present at the meeting of July 25, 2001. The Commission may
also consider or reconsider plans submitted by the consultant or others. Possible
action and direction to staff relating to one or more of the plans.
||Discussion of Post-Preliminary Map Public Hearings
If not concluded at the previous meeting, discussion and possible action related to
comments received at the recently concluded public hearings, identification of
additional communities from which the Commission would like to hear, and
identification of additional information needed to move forward to the Final
||Development of Final Redistricting Plan|
Commission members will continue the map development process with staff
assisting 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 action relating to Final Redistricting Plan