Council Districts Mapping Meetings Re-Scheduled

This come over the transom yesterday from the City of Anaheim:

The District Council Mapping Process began earlier this month on October 16, since that time, two community meetings have been conducted, one in central Anaheim and another in west Anaheim. When the process was kicked off, a meeting calendar was published with community meetings scheduled for October, November and December, with the process concluding by March 1, 2014.

In order to provide the community more time to submit maps and review all the demographic data that has been made available to the public online,  t he City has rescheduled the upcoming November meetings.

The meetings scheduled for Saturday, November 2 at the Ponderosa Family Resource Center and Wednesday, November 6 at the East Anaheim Community Center have been rescheduled to later in the month.

The new November meeting dates are below, the new map submission deadline is Monday, December 2, 2013.

Saturday, November 23, 2013- 10:00 a.m.
(originally scheduled Saturday, November 2)
Ponderosa Family Resource Center
2100 Haster Street
Anaheim, CA 92802

Monday, November 25, 2013- 6:00 p.m.
(originally scheduled Wednesday, November 6)
East Anaheim Community Center
8201 East Santa Ana Canyon
Anaheim, CA 92808

Map Submission Deadline
Monday, December 2, 2013 (no meeting on this date, original submission date was November 8) 

All December meetings will tentatively remain on calendar in order to achieve our March 1, 2014 deadline.
(Dates are subject to change)

To learn more and to view a revised calendar, visit www.anaheim.net/mapping or call (714) 765-5162

Council District Mapping Background Information

The City of Anaheim adopted Ordinance No. 6280 at the July 23, 2013 City Council meeting establishing residency districts for City Council Members and candidates for Council. This ordinance requires that the City Council create these districts and adopt maps by March 1, 2014 so that the districts can be used at the November 2014 general election. Maps will be drawn for the current 4 Council seats and for a potential 6 Council seats because a ballot measure has been placed on the June 2014 ballot asking voters if they wish to increase the size of the Council to 6 plus the separately elected Mayor. The community meetings will provide an overview of how to become involved by submitting a map of proposed districts or by submitting comments regarding communities of interest.

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