Broward County, Florida School Board Redistricting Steering Committee Schedules District Public Hearings
Apr 17, 2012
The following news release was issued by the School Board of Broward County on April 16, 2012:
School Board Redistricting Steering Committee Schedules District Public Hearings
A Series of Seven Public Hearings Will be Held
The School Board of Broward County, Florida has initiated the process for preparing a new School Board district map based on the 2010 Census data. Redistricting is the process of redrawing the lines of districts from which public officials are elected to balance the populations of the districts and ensure residents have equal representation on the School Board.
The 2011-2013 redistricting project, currently underway, provides for extensive public participation through a series of public hearings – one in each of the seven districts throughout the county – to inform the public about the process and requirements for drawing new School Board district map alternatives and receive input. The first public hearing for District 1 will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at McArthur High School Auditorium (6501 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood) beginning at 6 p.m.
Public participation is welcome at each of the District public hearings. All sessions will begin at 6 p.m.:
- District 1, Thursday, April 19 at McArthur High School Auditorium, 6501 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood
- District 2, Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at City of Pembroke Pines Senior Center, 301 NW 103rd Ave., Pembroke PinesDistrict 3, Thursday, May 17 at City of Fort Lauderdale Commission Chambers, 100 N Andrews Ave., Fort LauderdaleDistrict 4, Wednesday, June 4 at Coral Springs High School Auditorium, 7201 W Sample Rd., Coral Springs
- District 5, Thursday, June 21 at City of Lauderdale Lakes Education Center, 2nd Floor, 3580 W Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes
- District 6, Wednesday, July 11 at Western High School Auditorium, 1200 SW 136th Ave., DavieDistrict 7, Wednesday, July 25 at Deerfield Beach High School Auditorium, 910 SW 15th St., Deerfield Beach
For additional information about the redistricting process, agenda, back-up material and minutes of meetings, visit: (www.broward.k12.fl.us/redistricting) or contact Patrick Sipple, School Boundaries, at 754-321-2480.