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.

  • Residents of District 1: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 1 community and the public are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map.

    When: Saturday, Aug. 14, 1-3 p.m.

    Where: George Washington Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St.

    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 2: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 2 community and the public are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map.

    When: Tuesday, Aug. 10, 6-8 p.m.

    Where: Mendez Middle School, 5106 Village Square Dr.

    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 3: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 3 community and the public are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map.

    When: Saturday, Aug. 7, 1-3 p.m.

    Where: Via Videoconference

    Register for Zoom Meeting

    https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UEK-BaU7SzmK6IxAfGF9rQ

    After registering, a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent via email.

    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 6: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 6 community and the public are invited to attend a public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map.

    When: Tuesday, Aug. 3, 6-8 p.m.

    Where: Via Videoconference

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    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 4: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 4 community and the public are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities' current district map.

    When: Saturday, July 31, 2-4 p.m.

    Where: Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 E. Rundberg Lane

    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 8: ICRC Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 8 community are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities current district map.

    When: Saturday, July 27, 1-3 p.m.

    Where: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave Austin, TX 78739

    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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  • Residents of District 7: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 7 community and the public are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities current district map.

    When: Saturday, July 24, 11 a.m.-1p.m.

    Where: Northwest Recreation Center 2913 Northland Dr.

    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 10: ICRC Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 10 community are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities current district map.

    When: Thursday, July 22, 6-8 p.m.

    Where: Dell Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane, Austin, TX 78731

    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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  • Residents of District 9: Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission Public Meeting

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    Members of Austin's District 9 community are invited to attend an in-person public meeting to hear from the ICRC and the work being done on the new City Council district maps. The public will have an opportunity to provide public comment and feedback on the communities current district map.

    When: Thursday, July 15, 6-8 p.m.

    Where: Austin City Hall Boards & Commission Room, 301 W. 2nd St. Austin, TX 78701

    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.

  • Join us January 23 at our Virtual Drawing to Randomly Select 8 Members of the ICRC

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    Saturday, January 23, at 10 a.m. The City Auditor will randomly select eight people to serve on the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. These eight commissioners will be randomly selected from the list of commission finalists who were selected by the Applicant Review Panel. The random selection will be broadcast and live streamed. Here are the ways you can access the live broadcast:


    • ATXN is available on Spectrum Cable channel 6, Google Fiber channel 6, Grande Communications channel 6, U-Verse channel 99 and at ATXN.tv
    • Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/austintexasgov

    The eight selected commissioners will choose six more people from the list of finalists to serve on the Commission. The ICRC is responsible for drawing the boundaries of Austin's council districts.

    For more details, read the complete press release for the event here. You can also visit our website for more information about the Redistricting process.

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