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File #: 125-2020    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Evening Public Hearing/Appeal Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/15/2020 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 4/28/2020 Final action:
Title: Transition to District-Based Elections for Councilmembers
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Plan A1 Draft Map, 2. ATCH 2 - Ordinance with EX A and EX B, 3. ATCH 3 - Public Correspondence
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Tiffany Carranza, City Clerk

Prepared By: Caitlin Saldanha, Deputy City Clerk

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Transition to District-Based Elections for Councilmembers

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

(1) After receiving a presentation from City staff and the City's consulting demographer, invite public input regarding draft district boundary maps, the proposed sequence of elections of Councilmembers, and an ordinance to establish district-based elections for Councilmembers.
(2) Adopt the District Boundary Map identified as Plan A1, as published on the City's webpage.
(3) Approve the sequence of elections of Councilmembers for Plan A1, as published on the City's webpage.
(4) Approve the first reading and introduction of an ordinance establishing district-based elections for Councilmembers by amending Napa Municipal Code Title 1 to add a new Chapter 1.10 ("District-Based Elections"), and approving the district boundary map and sequence of elections for Councilmembers. The ordinance will be brought back to City Council for final adoption at a public hearing on May 5, 2020.

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DISCUSSION:

Overview

At a public hearing on April 21, 2020, after considering input from the public, the City Council revised and selected a proposed district boundary map (which, as revised, was identified as "Plan A1"), and selected the proposed sequence of elections for councilmembers so that the districts identified as B and C are up for election in 2020, and the districts identified as A and D are up for election in 2022. At that same hearing, the Council introduced an ordinance to establish District-Based Elections for Councilmembers. The District Boundary Map for Plan A1 and the corresponding sequence of elections were published on the City's webpage on April 21, 2020; however, the designation of the districts on the District Boundary Map was changed from letters to numbers, so that A = 1, B = 2, C = 4, and D = 3. Therefore, a...

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