The Board of Supervisors will be holding hearings to receive public input on where district lines should be drawn. Check the Schedule page for the most updated dates but please note the schedule is subject to change.
At the hearings and workshops, we want you to:
- Share your story
- Define your neighborhood or community of interest
- Explain why redistricting is relevant to your community
- Get the tools you need to draw a map of one district or of all 5 districts
- Share your opinions of the draft maps
- Talk to your neighbors and local organizations
Public opportunity to speak will be heard following the reading of the public hearing. In order that interested parties have an opportunity to speak, any person addressing the Board will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes.
In Person: Please raise your hand when requested and you will be directed to the podium.
Voicemail: Please call 209-726-2755. All voicemails directed to the public hearing will be accepted up to and during the public hearing. The Board of Supervisors will take a brief pause during the public hearing for persons using voicemails. Voicemails will be limited to three minutes in length and will be played during the meeting, as time allows.
In an effort to assist the Clerk in identifying the public hearing agenda item relating to your public comment please identify the subject matter in your voicemail. If you wish to do so, please identify yourself in your voicemail. Phone numbers will not be made part of the record of the meeting.
Email: Emails directed to the public hearing will be accepted up to and during the public hearing. Emails will not be read during the meeting, but will be delivered to the Board of Supervisors. Please send email public comments to the Clerk of the Board at SpecialMeetingComments@CountyOfMerced.com. These comments will be made part of the record.
In an effort to assist the Clerk in identifying the public hearing agenda item relating to your public comment please indicate in the Subject Line, the subject matter. If you wish to do so, please identify yourself in the email. Email addresses will not be made part of the record of the meeting.
You can also submit public comments, including suggested draft maps, by emailing: Redistricting@CountyofMerced.com.