Bloomington City Clerk Invites Applications for the Citizens’ Redistricting Advisory Commission

(BLOOMINGTON) – The City of Bloomington Office of the City Clerk is accepting applications to fill vacant positions on the newly formed Citizens’ Redistricting Advisory Commission.

The Commission’s purpose is to make recommendations to the Common Council regarding its decennial redistricting ordinance, which divides the city into the six council districts from which councilmembers shall be elected; and to make recommendations to the Monroe County Commissioners on dividing the City into precincts.

The Commission shall consist of nine members. Each member must be a registered voter within city limits and must have voted as a resident of the City of Bloomington in at least one of the last two general elections immediately preceding their application.

The Commission will hold public hearings at least every other month but may choose to meet more often.

For more information click here.

To review Ordinance 20-30 click here.

To apply to the Citizens’ Redistricting Advisory Commission click here.

To learn more about each of the City’s boards and commissions, including mission statements, membership requirements, current membership listings, and term lengths, meeting schedules, and location, visit the city website.

All board and commission meetings are free and open to the public. Potential applicants are urged to attend a meeting of their desired board or commission prior to applying.