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Redistricting Package Available to Residents

County of Orange Seal
COUNTY OF ORANGE
CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2001
Contact: Diane Thomas
(714) 834-6203

Redistricting Package Available to Residents

(Santa Ana, CA) - Orange County residents have the opportunity to submit plans to the Board of Supervisors on how the County should be divided into Supervisorial districts for the next 10 years. Redistricting packages containing all necessary information and forms are now available.

To make a proposal, request a re-districting package for sale at the Center for Demographic Research at California State University, Fullerton, 2600 East Nutwood, Suite 750, College Park Building, Fullerton (714.278.4670 / www.fullerton.edu/cdr). The cost is $5 on computer disc and $15 in paper format. Included in a package is:

- Orange County residents have the opportunity to submit plans to the Board of Supervisors on how the County should be divided into Supervisorial districts for the next 10 years. Redistricting packages containing all necessary information and forms are now available.To make a proposal, request a re-districting package for sale at the Center for Demographic Research at California State University, Fullerton, 2600 East Nutwood, Suite 750, College Park Building, Fullerton (714.278.4670 / www.fullerton.edu/cdr). The cost is $5 on computer disc and $15 in paper format. Included in a package is:

  • a database of the total population
  • a list of County census tracts and current Supervisorial districts
  • a list of cities and unincorporated communities
  • three County maps
  • California Election Code Sections
  • all required forms for submitting a redistricting

Packets are available to download for no charge from the County's web site. To download a package or obtain information on Redistricting Committee meetings, go to www.oc.ca.gov and click on the "Board of Supervisors" link. Redistricting information is available under the heading "Redistricting," subheading "Redistricting Package."

All proposals must be received by May 18 at the Center for Demographic Research CSUF, 2600 East Nutwood, Suite 750, College Park Building, Fullerton, CA 92634-6850.

After evaluating public proposals, the County Redistricting Committee will present a redistricting plan to the Board of Supervisors. The Board will hold a public hearing on July 17 to consider the proposed plan. The Board of Supervisors will hold another public hearing to adopt a redistricting ordinance on August 21. The public has 30 days to challenge the ordinance after its adoption.

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