Virginia Beach Unveils Redistricting Website
Friday, July 01, 2011 · 11:30 am
Citizens who want to follow the City Council redistricting discussion in Virginia Beach can visit a new website: www.vbredistricting.com.
The site includes:
- Maps and data for four proposed redistricting plans – three from the City Council redistricting liaisons and one from the Virginia Beach branch of the NAACP
- Maps and data for current City Council districts
- A way to submit other proposed redistricting maps
- A calendar of upcoming events
- Census figures
- Presentations to the City Council
Site content will be added and portions of the website are under construction.
The City Council is tentatively scheduled to approve new districts on Aug. 23. Public meetings are scheduled for July 14 and 27 to provide feedback on proposed plans. A public hearing before City Council is scheduled for Aug. 9. All meetings will be at 6 p.m. in the City Council chamber.
The website is maintained by Kimball Brace of Election Data Services Inc., a Manassas firm hired by the city to help with the redistricting process. He can be contacted at (703) 580-7267 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Members of the City Council can be reached at email@example.com.
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