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Council Adopts New Redistricting Map

At last Tuesday’s meeting, the City Council unanimously voted to adopt the “October Map 1” as the new College Park Council district map. The new map will define new Council districts following the 2023 City election for the next ten years until the next census data is available. The new map maintains the current southern […]

Wednesday November 16th, 2022 in Redistricting | 4 Comments »

Council Narrows Down Two Maps for New College Park Districts

At the October 18 meeting on redistricting, the City Council narrowed down two maps for further consideration. They include Plan 3A and October Plan 1 maps. Plan 3A was originally proposed by the Redistricting Commission (RDC). The RDC also proposed four other maps for consideration. Based on residents’ input, the Council requested RDC to adjust […]

Friday October 21st, 2022 in Redistricting | Comments Off on Council Narrows Down Two Maps for New College Park Districts

Council to Consider Additional Maps Next Week

At last night’s meeting, the City Council approved a resolution requesting the Redistricting Commission (RDC)  to draft a modified map or maps, using 2023 population data, that meet the five percent maximum variance in population; and up to a 7.5 percent maximum variation in the sum of population and actual voters, and prioritizes retaining the […]

Wednesday October 12th, 2022 in Announcements, Redistricting | Comments Off on Council to Consider Additional Maps Next Week

As Redistricting Faces Challenges, Council is Exploring Ways to Keep Neighborhoods Together

At last night’s meeting, the Mayor and City Council discussed ways to keep traditional neighborhoods together in their respective districts. The recent redistricting effort has faced challenges in keeping the neighborhoods together. The changes in the district neighborhoods have caused quite a bit of concern among the residents. Before last night’s meeting, an overwhelming number […]

Thursday October 6th, 2022 in Redistricting | Comments Off on As Redistricting Faces Challenges, Council is Exploring Ways to Keep Neighborhoods Together

Residents Want to Keep Neighborhoods in District 1 Together

Residents in District 1 have overwhelmingly asked the Mayor and Council to keep the existing neighborhood boundaries together in District 1. You can read more about the redistricting proposals here on my blog. As of this afternoon (5 pm), 53 (fifty-three) residents have submitted written comments to the Mayor and Council on redistricting.  The City […]

Wednesday October 5th, 2022 in Redistricting | Comments Off on Residents Want to Keep Neighborhoods in District 1 Together