FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 10, 2001
Contact: Diane Thomas
(Santa Ana, CA) - The
County's redistricting committee will present the redistricting
package to County residents at 2 p.m., April 11 in the
Board hearing room, Hall of Administration, 10 Civic Center
Plaza, Santa Ana. The redistricting package contains all
information and forms necessary for a member of the public
to submit a redistricting proposal to the County.
Committee members will explain how to submit plans to
the Board of Supervisors proposing how the County should
be divided into Supervisorial districts for the next 10
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.
The Board established the redistricting committee last
October to guide the redistricting process and develop
recommendations utilizing the 2000 Census. The current
districts were established in 1991 using 1990 Census data.
The committee is composed of representatives from each
Committee members include Chairman James Campbell of the
First District; Vice Chairman Paul Hernandez of the Third
District; Nina Hull, Second District;
Dean Olsen, Fourth District, and Holly Veale, Fifth District.