2021 Districting Committee

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2021 Districting Committee

 
Mailing Address:
311 Grand Ave, Suite 105
Bellingham, WA 98225

 Email:
WC2021DistrictingCommittee@co.whatcom.wa.us

 Phone:

360-778-5010

 2021 Districting Committee Meetings
See proposed maps and other supplemental documents below the table
Meeting Date   Meeting Time and Location Notice and Agenda   Minutes Media      
January 28, 2021 3:00 p.m. - Held via Zoom  Meeting Notice and Agenda Minutes  Audio - Video
February 4, 2021
3:00 p.m. - Held via Zoom Meeting Notice and Agenda

Minutes Audio - Video
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  • Correspondence Received by the Districting Committee

Supplemental Documents

 Section 4.40 District Boundaries.

The boundaries of each district shall correspond as nearly as practical with the boundaries of election precincts and shall be drawn to produce districts with compact and contiguous territory, composed of geographic units which are approximately equal in population.

Section 4.41 Districting Committee.

During the month of January, 1981, and by January 31 of each tenth year thereafter, a five-member Districting Committee shall be appointed. The County Council shall appoint four persons to the committee, two from each major political party, the four to appoint the fifth who shall be the Chairman. The Districting Committee shall within thirty (30) days of its appointment meet and appoint a Districting Master who shall be qualified by education, training and experience to draw a districting plan. If the Districting Committee is unable to agree upon the appointment of a Districting Master within thirty (30) days, the County Council shall appoint a Districting Master by March 31 of that year.

Section 4.42 Districting Plan.

The Districting Master shall draw a districting plan for the county which shall be submitted by May 1 of the same year to the Districting Committee for adoption with or without amendment. The Districting Committee shall adopt the districting plan within fifteen (15) days. Upon adoption, the districting plan shall be filed with the County Auditor by the Districting Committee. The plan shall become effective upon filing.