FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 20, 2001
Contact: Diane Thomas
Input Sought on
Public Participation Plan for County Redistricting
The County's redistricting committee
will meet next week to receive public comment on the draft
public participation plan for the upcoming redrawing of
boundaries of the five Supervisorial Districts. The new
Districts will be drawn using 2000 Census data to be released
The group will meet at 2 p.m., Feb. 21, in the Board hearing
room located on the first floor of the Hall of Administration,
10 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana.
The Board of Supervisors established the redistricting
committee in October to guide the redistricting process
and develop recommendations utilizing the 2000 Census.
The current districts were established in 1991 using 1990
The committee is composed of representatives from each
Supervisorial District .
The members include committee 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.