Public comments sought for proposed voting ward boundary adjustments

Thu, 01/13/2022 - 13:15

Notice to the Public: Proposed Adjustment to the Voting Ward Boundaries and Precincts

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TO THE CITIZENS OF WINCHESTER:

Notice is hereby given that the Common Council of the City of Winchester will conduct a public hearing and receive public comment at the Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Regular Meeting, beginning at 6:00 pm, on the following:

O-2022-1: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 7, ARTICLE I, SECTION 7-2, AND ARTICLE II, SECTIONS 7-18, 7-19, AND 7-20, OF THE WINCHESTER CITY CODE TO ADJUST THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA VOTING WARDS AND PRECINCTS

Citizens are also welcome to submit comments, along with data, views, maps, and arguments, in writing in advance, provided that comments are submitted on or before 4:00 pm on February 28, 2022, by one of the following methods:

  1. Submit the online public comment form 
  2. Email the comment to clerk@winchesterva.gov
  3. Deliver the comment via mail or drop box to Attention: Clerk of Council, 15 N. Cameron Street, Winchester, VA 22601
  4. Call (540) 667-1815, ext. 1502 to make alternate arrangements

Community members may watch the public hearing, which will be broadcast live on the City's Agenda Portal.

Click here for a copy of the draft ordinance and also may be requested through the Clerk of Council by calling 540-667-1815, ext. 1502 or email clerk@winchesterva.gov.

If the March 8 Council Meeting is canceled, the Public Hearing may be moved to 6:00 pm on March 15, 2022 without further advertisement.


Proposed Redistricting Scenario Map

Voting Ward Redistricting Scenario

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