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Legislation #: 100694 Introduction Date: 8/19/2010
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER GOTTSTEIN
Title: Directing the City Manager to include four additional people to the Redistricting Advisory Committee.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/19/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/19/2010 Immediate Adoption
8/19/2010 Held off Docket
7/20/2011 Release
7/21/2011 Released

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RESOLUTION NO. 100694

 

Directing the City Manager to include four additional people to the Redistricting Advisory Committee.

 

WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 100608 the Council directed the City Manager to develop a process for the proposed redistricting of the City’s councilmanic districts that included an advisory citizen committee; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Manager informed the Council of a seven-member committee; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Manager has appointed an eighth person suggested by the Hispanic Civic Engagement Project; and

 

WHEREAS, to make official the City’s recognition of this appointment direct reference to the Hispanic Civic Engagement Project’s involvement should be made a part of the official records of the City; and

 

WHEREAS, it is essential that the City’s redistricting efforts include a sensitivity to the potential disenfranchisement of minority voters; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the City Manager shall include four additional people to the Redistricting Advisory Committee, with recommendations sought from each of the following four local organizations: Urban League of Greater Kansas City; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; the Hispanic Civic Engagement Project; and the National Council of La Raza.

 

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