August 2, 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 July 9, 2001
Item 5. Consultant’s 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.
Item 6. 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.
Item 7. 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 Redistricting Plan.
Item 8. 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 adoption.
Item 9. Adjournment

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