PORT OF SKAMANIA
Commission Redistricting Hearing
November 22, 2021
The Port of Skamania Board of Commissioners will discuss potential Port district boundary adjustment at this hearing. This process, known as redistricting, happens every 10 years for Congressional, legislative, municipal, and special-purpose districts in Washington state.
The Hearing starts at 12 p.m. on November 22, 2021.
You may attend in person at the Port Board Room, located at 212 SW Cascade Avenue, Stevenson Washington or you may attend via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82376214308?pwd=QUFqWWFuaGN4UERyaHZibTBudmpYUT09 Meeting ID: 823 7621 4308 Passcode: 649697
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During the meeting, Port staff will share changes in the district population that may require boundary adjustments to rebalance the population for elected representation. If the Commission deems the boundary adjustments are necessary, the Port will publish a redistricting plan by November 17th for the Commission to discuss during the December Commission Meeting on December 21st.
Public comments are encouraged at public meetings and can also be submitted via email at pat@portof skamania.org
Every 10 years following the U.S. Census, municipalities and special-purpose districts in Washington state are required to review their voting districts to help ensure fair and equitable elected representation. Populations growth and shifts within the Ports, three commissioner districts means that population in some districts has changed and boundaries may need to be shifted to the rebalance population for elected representation.