Plumas County Administrator Gabriel Hydrick announced today, Sept. 9, that the county has scheduled the first meeting in the 2021 redistricting process.
Every 10 years, local governments use new census data to redraw district lines to reflect how local populations have changed. State law requires cities and counties to engage communities in the redistricting process by holding public hearings, workshops and conducting public outreach. Plumas County is working to engage residents in the process through community-based outreach and online at at the County’s website:https://plumascounty.us/2781/Redistricting‐2021
The first hearing for the redistricting process will be a workshop to introduce the community to the process of redistricting. This workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the Veteran’s Hall, located at 274 Lawrence St. in Quincy. The meeting will also be available via zoom.
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Plumas County is engaging county residents to participate in the process, including drawing their own districting boundaries online and submitting them to the county for consideration. To learn more about the redistricting process and ways to get involved, as well as the next meetings, visit https://plumascounty.us/2781/Redistricting‐2021
“Though we are currently in a state of emergency, we are eager to move forward with an inclusive, interactive and transparent redistricting process,” said Hydrick. “Using technology during this time will allow us to engage the community in this process to redraw our district boundaries to best reflect the unique communities that define our great county.”