Four upcoming Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission Public Hearings regarding Draft Map K 2.5. The Agenda for the meeting can be found here.
To view Draft Map K 2.5 and the data associated with it, click here. To view a more detailed map (i.e. with street names) click here.
The upcoming hearings will be held on:
October 6 at 6 PM – 10 PM
October 9 at 10 AM – 2 PM
October 13 at 6 PM – 10 PM
October 16 at 10am until end of testimony
This latest Draft K2.5 Map for District O makes sense for Laurel Canyon. A Unified Hillside District just makes sense. Common issues. Common Goals.
Together the Hillsides can better prepare for emergencies; fight over-development; protect the character of our neighborhoods, open space,and wildlife.
THE REDISTRICTING COMMISSION MUST HEAR FROM OUR COMMUNITY DURING THE PUBLIC HEARINGS IF WE ARE TO REMAIN UNITED AND AVOID A DIVIDE DOWN LAUREL CANYON BLVD.
The 2021 Redistricting Commission has been more transparent than any other commission in the history of this city. Maps have been drawn in public zoom meetings following Census Data, Voter Protection Rights, Communities of Interest, Neighborhood Council boundaries, and public comment.
The Valley districts being kept whole in the valley is not an arbitrary decision made by the commission to throw shade at any particular council member. The Valley has been demanding this for decades.
The Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council was partially in District 5, their request to move their entire council into CD5 is based on the voter rights protections of their Jewish communities of interest. Again, this is not an arbitrary decision made by the commission, this was made based on voter rights protections and communities of interest.
Koreatown is being kept whole in District 10 in observance of voter rights protections, public comment, and neighborhood council boundaries.
It's very important to make sure that Laurel Canyon's voice is not lost during the Public Hearings on Map K 2.5. The Commission Chairman is reaching out to all communities and asking them to speak at the upcoming meetings.
What's at stake?
One of our biggest issues as a community is fire/emergency evacuation.
Having a coherent plan in place for the entire area is important.
If you agree, let the commission know.
In a worst-case scenario, Laurel Canyon comes out of this redistricting process split down the middle of Laurel Canyon Blvd. And a third district claims Sunset Blvd and 8150 Sunset. We can prevent this with strong public comments from the community.
TO ATTEND THE HEARINGS:
To attend or participate via zoom: Click Here or go to http://bit.ly/LACCRCZoom
To call into the meeting: Dial 1-669-254-5252, enter 161 545 4787#
You can also watch these hearings by going to LA CITYVIEW 35 on cable Channel 35 (in the City of LA) or the website at lacityview.org/live and YouTube at @laccrc2021.
TO SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT TO THE COMMISSION: The Commission is looking for feedback on certain aspects of the Draft Map - to see the requested feedback, please click here. Please note, this is not an exhaustive list and the Commission wants to hear all of your feedback. To provide feedback on the draft map, please fill out the form here. This form will ensure that your comment is quickly provided to the Commission prior to the Public Hearings.
Here are step-by-step instructions for when, where and how to participate.
1. Write and rehearse your personalized one-minute Zoom message before the Wednesay Evening Zoom meeting (see sample text below).
2. Join the Redistricting Zoom call before 6 PM Wednesday. Only the earliest callers have any chance of getting to speak.
3. Cut and paste this link into your browser to join:https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1615454787
4. Once you have joined, IMMEDIATELY click the raise your Zoom hand button to speak. This puts you in the queue. Everyone is allowed to give public comment in this meeting.
5. When your name is called, you will be prompted to unmute yourself. Listen to and follow their unmuting instructions.
6. Share your thoughts.
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