City Extends Redistricting Public Comment Period to July 29

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The City of Houston has extended the public comment period to receive comments, suggestions, and alternate plans from the public regarding the Proposed City Council Redistricting Plan.

Visit https://www.letstalkhouston.org/redistricting to view proposed redistricting maps and data tables.

Extended Public Comment Period:
Submit all comments and proposed redistricting plans by Friday, July 29
at 4:45 p.m.

All plans submitted to the City for consideration must:

  • Be in writing;
  • Be based on the 2020 federal Census;
  • Redistrict the entire City so that Council may assess its impact on protected minority groups
  • Conform to redistricting criteria in Sec. 3 of the City’s Redistricting Resolution.

People may propose that certain voting precincts, neighborhoods, or locations be included in a specific district.

Email redistricting comments and proposed plans to Rupesh Koshy at rupesh.koshy@houstontx.gov.

The Planning & Development Department has a computer with redistricting software installed at our offices at 611 Walker Street, 6th floor. Staff will also lend technical assistance to anyone interested in creating a redistricting plan. Contact Rupesh Koshy at rupesh.koshy@houstontx.gov or 832-393-6552 to make an appointment.

 

Contact:
Elise Marrion
Communications Manager
Office: 832.393.6615
Elise.Marrion@houstontx.gov