JCC Citizen Redistricting Committee Announces First Meeting
March 25, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Renee Dallman, Communications Specialist
Phone: (757) 253-6864,
The James City County 2011 Citizen Redistricting Committee will hold a public meeting on Thursday, March 31, at 4:30 p.m. in the County Government Center Building F Work Session Room, 101-F Mounts Bay Road, James City County, Virginia. The meeting will be televised on JCC TV, Cox Cable Channel 48. Citizens can watch the live video stream on the web here: http://www.jamescitycountyva.gov/news/jcctv/live-streaming.php.
Information on the Committee and redistricting is available at www.jamescitycountyva.gov/redistricting.
The Citizen Redistricting Committee consists of 10 members, with two members appointed by each member of the Board of Supervisors. Stonehouse District Supervisor, Jim Kennedy, appointed Joshua Mayes and Amanda Johnston; Roberts District Supervisor, Bruce Goodson, appointed Paul Gerhardt and Jeff Ryer; Powhatan District Supervisor, Jim Icenhour, appointed Dave Jarman and Debra Kratter; Jamestown District Supervisor, John McGlennon, appointed Jennifer Tierney and Anthony Conyers; and Berkeley District Supervisor, Mary Jones, appointed Heather Cordasco and Jay Everson.
The purpose of the Committee is to assist in the redistricting process, required as a result of the 2010 U.S. Census. The Board adopted procedures and guidelines and a calendar for the process on March 22, 2011, which may be viewed as part of the agenda for that meeting here:
http://www.jamescitycountyva.gov/agendas/bosagendas/032211bos.html. The citizen committee will report its findings back to the Board and receive any additional assignments on April 12, 2011. For questions about the Committee or the redistricting process, please contact the County Attorney’s office at (757) 253-6612.