Manteca, Calif. – The City launched the district formation process with its First Public Hearing on October 5 at 7:10 p.m. The First Public Hearing presented the districting process to the public. The City holds the Second Public Hearing on district formation on Tuesday, October 19, in person and via Zoom. The Second Public Hearing will present background information on district formation and gather community feedback on communities of interest.
Join the Second Public Hearing in person or on Zoom on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 7:10 p.m. To join in-person, go to Manteca City Council Chambers at 1001 W Center St, Manteca CA 95337. To participate on Zoom, go to Zoom.us and use the Zoom Meeting ID: 826 7726 8640. Participants may also use the dial-in phone number: +1 669 900 6833 and enter the same Meeting ID.
The City encourages everyone to voice their opinions on district boundaries by submitting a community of interest (COI) worksheet. A community of interest is a group of people that: share common social or economic interests, live in a geographically definable area, and should be included within a single district for purposes of effective and fair representation in future elections. The City encourages people to explain their communities of interest by filling out a COI worksheet at districtingmanteca.org/coi-worksheet.
The first deadline for community members to submit their COI Worksheets and any proposed district maps is Friday, November 12, by 6 p.m. PST. COI worksheets and proposed maps submitted will be considered in the presentation of the first round of draft maps at the Third Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 23. The second deadline for community members to submit their COI Worksheets and draft maps is Monday, November 29, by 6 p.m. PST. Worksheets and proposed maps submitted will be considered in the presentation of the second round of draft maps at the Fourth Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 7.
District boundary mapping tools will become available soon at districtingmanteca.org/draw-a-map. District Map tools will allow community members to draw proposed district maps using California-adjusted census data. Additionally, all recordings of meetings are posted after each meeting to districtingmanteca.org/schedule.
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