The Committee consisted of seven community members. Individuals were recommended by the Merced County League of Women Voters and appointed by the Merced City Council on March 2, 2015.
Independent Districting Advisory Committee Members
|Vice Chair:||Kelly Roseman|
|Committee Members:||See Lee|
With the assistance of City staff and an expert consultant, the Committee recommended a districting plan that divides the City into six (6) Council election districts complying with state and federal election laws. These districts will be used for future elections of Merced City Council Members.
|November 2014||Measure "T" Approved by Voters|
|November 2014 - March 2015||Commission Selection Process|
|March - April 2015||Commission Organization|
|May - Early June 2015||Public Outreach|
|June 2015||Time for public to use kits to draw lines|
|Late June - Early July 2015||Commission draft plan(s) adoption meetings|
|July 2015||Public Outreach - 2nd Round|
|August 2015||Commission plan adoption meetings|
|Early September 2015||Meeting with Plaintiffs|
|About September 10, 2015||Commission plan materials in City Council agenda packet|
|September 21, 2015||Commission presents plan to City Council|
|October 2015||City Council Hearings|
|November 2015||City Council Hearing & Plan Adoption|
|Prior to January 1, 2016||City Council adopts districting map/plan|
|March 2016||Finish County implementation of new district plan|
|November 2016||First election with new Council districts.|
For more information about the process, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (209) 388-8650.