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File #: 21-0901    Version: 1 Name: Redistricting of County Supervisorial Districts (Set at 1:00 p.m.)
Type: Agenda Item Status: Public Hearing
File created: 9/1/2021 In control: Administrative Office
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: 1.) Conduct a public hearing to receive public input on the composition of one or more supervisorial districts. a. Receive presentation from National Demographics Corporation on proposed amendment map options. b. Hear public comment on communities of interest and the composition of one or more supervisorial districts, including draft maps. c. Select a final draft map for adoption; provide direction to staff to prepare a Resolution to adopt final draft map on December 14, 2021.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Attachment A - Current Supervisorial District Analysis, 3. Attachment B - Draft Maps, 4. Attachment C - List of Community of Interest Public Submissions, 5. Attachment D - Written Public Comments received after 10:00 am on 11/2/2021, 6. Additional Information
DATE: November 16, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Jean M. Rousseau, County Administrative Officer

SUBJECT: Redistricting of County Supervisorial Districts (Set at 1:00 p.m.)

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1.) Conduct a public hearing to receive public input on the composition of one or more supervisorial districts.
a. Receive presentation from National Demographics Corporation on proposed amendment map options.
b. Hear public comment on communities of interest and the composition of one or more supervisorial districts, including draft maps.
c. Select a final draft map for adoption; provide direction to staff to prepare a Resolution to adopt final draft map on December 14, 2021.
REPORT
Pursuant to the Fair Maps Act and Elections Code Sections 21507 and 21507.1, your Board must conduct a public hearing at which the public is invited to provide input regarding the composition of one or more supervisorial districts. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Your Board may desire to change and/or reject any draft map(s), explore alternative supervisorial district boundaries, and establish additional public hearing dates. Adoption of the final district boundary map must occur by December 15, 2021.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase in Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. Sufficient appropriations to cover all costs related to the redistricting process are included in the FY 2021-22 Adopted Budget, Org 2540 - Miscellaneous and Interest Expense. The forecasted cost of the redistricting process is estimated to be approximately $270,000.

DISCUSSION:

The U.S. Constitution requires that everyone residing in the United States be counted every decade. The resulting Census data is used for geographically defining State and local legislative districts. This process is called "redistricting."

According to California Elections Code, following each decennial Federal census, your Board, using that census as a basis, shall adjust ...

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