Council Districting Meeting for New Americans, Immigrants, and Refugee Populations

Who:
Chair Malik Moore
Members of the CRDC

When:
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
5:30 – 7:30pm
 
Where:

Heart of Ohio Family Health at Capital Park

2365 Innis Road
or
Tune in on Facebook Live

What:

On Wednesday, July, 14th from 5:30-7:30p, the Columbus Residential Districting Commission (CRDC) will continue the discussion around geographic locations to draw the nine Council legislative districts by asking for feedback directly from residents. This week is focused on the New American, Immigrants & Refugees communities and will include a recap of previous presentations, an introduction to the CRDC survey, and the solicitation of direct feedback from attendees.

“As we embark on the journey to district our City, we want to be intentional about educating the community on the process as well as soliciting recommendations and feedback from our community,” said Councilmember Emmanuel V. Remy

The CRDC has also created an online survey to gather additional information regarding this important process. Help us gain the feedback we need by taking our survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/Columbusdistricts.

The meeting will also be posted on the City of Columbus YouTube channel following the event.

To learn more, please visit https://www.columbus.gov/districtingcommission/ If you have any questions or concerns, please email CRDC@columus.gov

North Side Council Residential Districting Commission Rescheduled for June 16th – Update

The Council Residential Districting Commission will postpone their upcoming North Side Regional Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 19th due to overlapping meeting schedules. The Council Residential Districting Commission is drawing the maps that will create nine Council districts in the City of Columbus, and we need your help to get it right.  In addition to the weekly neighborhood virtual meetings occurring right now, you have an option to take the CRDC survey at www.surveymonkey.com/r/Columbusdistricts. Visit columbus.gov/districtingcommission for more info.

The survey asks users for their insights in neighborhood representation in Columbus and how they want to see the CRDC address the new residential Council districts. The information will inform the strategy in the drawing of the maps to take place later this year.  

“As our community continues to reimagine public safety and discuss the needs of our neighbors, it is important that we don’t make people choose between two important meetings. Postponing this week’s CRDC meeting just makes sense,” said Malik Moore, Chair of the Council Residential Districting Commission. “We encourage residents to attend Mayor Ginther’s Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, May 19th at 6:00p to hear from the four finalists for Columbus Chief of Police.”

The next CRDC meeting will occur on Wednesday, May 26th from 5:30-7:30p focusing on the East Side Region of the City. Look for future Columbus City Council advisories for more information.

Updated CRDC meeting schedule:

May 26, 2021 – East Side Regional Meeting 5:30-7:30p

June 2, 2021 – West Side Regional Meeting 5:30-7:30p

June 9, 2021 – South Side Regional Meeting 5:30-7:30p

June 16, 2021 – North Side Regional Meeting 5:30-7:30p

June 23, 2021 – Community Outreach Meeting pt. 1, 5:30-7:30p

June 30, 2021 – Community Outreach Meeting pt. 2, 5:30-7:30p

To learn more, please visit https://www.columbus.gov/districtingcommission/ If you have any questions or concerns, please email CRDC@columus.gov

Council to Host Residential Districting, Mapping, and Processes Town Hall

Who:
Councilmember Emannuel V. Remy
Council President Shannon G. Hardin
CRDC Commission Chair Malik Moore
Columbus City Council Legal Analyst Niyah Walters, Esq.
Deputy City Attorney Lara Baker-Morrish, Esq.

When: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 5:30pm
 
Where:

Click this link to join our town hall on Facebook Live

What:

Council will host a Columbus Residential Districting Commission (CRDC) town hall on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 5:30pm. Residents will learn the historical importance of the CRDC, the mapping process and how the residency requirement will enhance neighborhood advocacy and amplify community voices inside City Hall. 

All residents are invited to attend and actively participate. Send questions to CRDC@columbus.gov by noon on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. There are also limited opportunities to ask questions during the event through Facebook Live.

The town hall will also be posted on the City of Columbus YouTube channel following the event.