Wilmington City Council begins the process of Redistricting the city’s eight Councilmanic Districts
The city council’s redistricting committee is comprised of the president of city council and six members appointed by the president of city council. The following Councilpersons have been appointed to the official City Council Redistricting Committee: Council Member At-Large James Spadola, Council Member At-Large Rysheema Dixon, Council Member At-Large Maria D. Cabrera, 2nd District Council Member Shané Darby, 3rd District Council Member Zanthia Oliver, and 4th District Council Member Michelle Harlee. President Ernest “Trippi” Congo will chair the committee.
The City Council Redistricting Committee is tasked with preparing a report that contains a recommended plan for adjusting the councilmanic district boundaries of districts one through eight to comply with the list of procedures that can be seen by visiting the following link here.
Presentations and discussions for the Wilmington City Council Redistricting Committee Meeting on August 25, 2021, at 5pm, will include the following:
- Committee Responsibilities and Process
- State Census and Maptitude Software Overview
- Summary of Voters Rights
- SB# 171
- League of Women Voter’s
- Review Maps
- Public Input (written comment strongly encouraged)
The public can access the meeting by joining a meeting on Zoom with “Meeting ID” as 826 7518 0571, or by Telephone by dialing: (929) 205-6099 or (301) 715-8592, or in-person in Council Chambers located at the Louis L. Redding City/County building at 800 N. French Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, or on our government access channel, WITN22, on Comcast Channel 22 and online on WITN22’s website and Facebook and YouTube page. To stay up to date with the latest information visit www.wilmingtoncitycouncil.com/redistricting.
If you are unsure of which district you reside in, Wilmington City Council encourages you to submit your street address on their website here in the section “Find Your District Council Member.”