Shape Austin's Future - Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission

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Austin residents will redraw the city council district boundaries.

Background

Austin has a process for residents to redraw the boundaries of the council districts every ten years. The boundaries of the council districts greatly impact Austin’s government and will shape how residents are represented for the next decade.

Get involved

The 14 member Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) has begun the work to redraw the 10 City Council Districts based on 2020 Census data.

Austin residents can voice their input in the following ways:

  1. Attend and/or speak at an in-person or virtual event:
    1. Public Forums: Latest dates and locations featured on the bottom section of this page.
      1. July - August 2021: Any of 10 preliminary public forums held across all ten districts.
      2. September - October 2021: Any live or virtual forum to provide feedback on map drafts.
    2. Commission Meetings:
      1. The commission has a general meeting weekly at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Permitting and Development Center (PDC), 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, TX 78752.
      2. The last virtual meeting was held Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021.
      3. Future meeting details may be found here.
  2. Provide comments and feedback of the 2021 ICRC Preliminary Map from the Sept. 15, 2021 meeting via email:


    1. Click on this link to download the draft map. It can be found in the September 15, 2021 meeting heading and is listed as "Item2b_Preliminary Map Citywide."
    2. Email or write us at icrc.commissioners@austintexas.gov or Housing and Planning Department, Attn: ICRC, P.O. Box 1088, Austin, Texas 78767.

Learn more

You can learn more about the process on our website: Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission | AustinTexas.gov as well as RedistrictATX.org.

Please follow us on social media for the latest updates:

What district do I live in? Find your district at Council Districts (austintexas.gov).

View the first public forum held on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021 Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission Public Hearing - District 9 - Austin, TX (swagit.com)

Recordings of all other commission meetings and forums may be accessed on ATXN.

Austin residents will redraw the city council district boundaries.

Background

Austin has a process for residents to redraw the boundaries of the council districts every ten years. The boundaries of the council districts greatly impact Austin’s government and will shape how residents are represented for the next decade.

Get involved

The 14 member Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) has begun the work to redraw the 10 City Council Districts based on 2020 Census data.

Austin residents can voice their input in the following ways:

  1. Attend and/or speak at an in-person or virtual event:
    1. Public Forums: Latest dates and locations featured on the bottom section of this page.
      1. July - August 2021: Any of 10 preliminary public forums held across all ten districts.
      2. September - October 2021: Any live or virtual forum to provide feedback on map drafts.
    2. Commission Meetings:
      1. The commission has a general meeting weekly at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the Permitting and Development Center (PDC), 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, TX 78752.
      2. The last virtual meeting was held Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021.
      3. Future meeting details may be found here.
  2. Provide comments and feedback of the 2021 ICRC Preliminary Map from the Sept. 15, 2021 meeting via email:


    1. Click on this link to download the draft map. It can be found in the September 15, 2021 meeting heading and is listed as "Item2b_Preliminary Map Citywide."
    2. Email or write us at icrc.commissioners@austintexas.gov or Housing and Planning Department, Attn: ICRC, P.O. Box 1088, Austin, Texas 78767.

Learn more

You can learn more about the process on our website: Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission | AustinTexas.gov as well as RedistrictATX.org.

Please follow us on social media for the latest updates:

What district do I live in? Find your district at Council Districts (austintexas.gov).

View the first public forum held on Thursday, Jul 15, 2021 Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission Public Hearing - District 9 - Austin, TX (swagit.com)

Recordings of all other commission meetings and forums may be accessed on ATXN.

  • Public Forum No. 2

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    All residents of Austin and the public are invited to attend the second of five public meetings to provide public comment and feedback on the preliminary City Council District Map and to hear from the ICRC about the process used for creating the new boundaries.

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 6-8 p.m.

    Where: Mayfield Cottage, 3505 W. 35th St., Austin TX 7803

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input through October. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

  • Public Forum No. 3

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    All residents of Austin and the public are invited to attend the third of five public meetings to provide public comment and feedback on the preliminary City Council District Map and to hear from the ICRC about the process used for creating the new boundaries.

    When: Saturday, Sept. 25, 1-3 p.m.

    Where: George Morales Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Dr., Austin, TX 78744

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input through October. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

  • Public Forum No. 4

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    All residents of Austin and the public are invited to attend the fourth of five public meetings to provide public comment and feedback on the preliminary City Council district map and to hear from the ICRC about the process used for creating the new boundaries.

    When: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m.

    Where: Videoconference via Zoom

    Register in advance for this webinar:

    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jroATJQiRF2nqm9bOkZ1gw

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input through October. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

  • Public Forum No. 5

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    All residents of Austin and the public are invited to attend the fifth of five public meetings to provide public comment and feedback on the preliminary City Council district map and to hear from the ICRC about the process used for creating the new boundaries.

    When: Saturday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Where: Travis County Community Center at Oak Hill, 8656 Highway 71, Austin, TX 78735

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input through October. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

  • Watch this space for future public forum dates

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  • Public Forum No. 1

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    All residents of Austin and the public are invited to attend the first of five public meetings to provide public comment and feedback on the preliminary City Council district map and to hear from the ICRC about the process used for creating the new boundaries.

    When: Saturday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Where: Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 E. Runberg Lane, Austin, TX 78753

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input through October. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

  • Sept. 15, 2021 ICRC General Meeting Agenda

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  • Residents of all City Council Districts: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Virtual Public Meeting #2

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    Members of Austin's 10 City Council Districts and the public are invited to attend a virtual public meeting to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map and to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps.

    When: Friday, Aug. 27, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Where: Via Videoconference

    Register in advance for this webinar:

    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FvRbBtg0QWirQxYWmBuTzA

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input and adopt a final plan for the district boundaries. March 2021 through November 2021. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

  • Residents of all City Council Districts: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Virtual Public Meeting #1

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    Members of Austin's 10 City Council Districts and the public are invited to attend a virtual public meeting to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map and to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps.

    When: Saturday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m. - noon

    Where: Via Videoconference

    Register in advance for this webinar:

    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jyywSIEgSU6qJHMpJcg5hg

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input and adopt a final plan for the district boundaries. March 2021 through November 2021. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

  • Residents of District 5: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 5 community and the public are invited to a virtual public meeting to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map and to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps.

    When: Tuesday, Aug. 17, 6-8 p.m.

    Where: Via Videoconference

    Register in advance for this webinar:

    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3TZ4Ii3KQOmzO92w8p4Inw

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    If you would like to leave written feedback and upload an annotated map of your own, please visit this link, then click on the "Event Feedback" tab. It will prompt you to register for the site. After you register, you can take the survey and upload any documents you would like the commission to consider.

    The 14 selected commissioners will gather public input and adopt a final plan for the district boundaries. March 2021 through November 2021. New districts in effect for the November 2022 election.

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