ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA – The City of Arroyo Grande is holding its fourth public districting hearing on Tuesday, March 8th at 6:00 PM during the City Council’s regular meeting. The public will be able to participate in this meeting in-person in the City Council Chamber, located at 215 E Branch Street, and virtually via Zoom. Additionally, the meeting will be broadcast live on Arroyo Grande Cable Channel 20 and streamed online.
At this hearing, the City’s demographer, National Demographics Corporation (NDC) will provide a presentation on the districting process and the focus maps selected by Council at the February 22nd public hearing. The City Council will discuss the four focus maps, discuss election sequencing, and seek resident feedback. Staff is also requesting that the City Council provide direction to move forward with one selected map and a proposed election sequencing, which will be incorporated into an ordinance.
Following this hearing, staff will bring a proposed ordinance to the City Council for introduction on March 22, 2022, with adoption of the final map scheduled for April 12, 2022. All maps, including draft maps and the four Council selected focus maps, are available for viewing on the City’s districting webpage at www.arroyogrande.org/districtelections.
The City invites members of the Arroyo Grande community to continue to participate in the districting process to help ensure district lines respect neighborhoods, communities of interest, history and geographical elements.
To view the agenda materials for the March 8th public hearing, please visit https://www.arroyogrande.org/751/Agendas-Minutes. Public comment is welcome during the meeting in-person, by joining the Zoom meeting published on the agenda, or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Jessica Matson, City Clerk