Redistricting Information and Process

On January 5, 2022, at 4 p.m., Cuesta College will hold a public hearing to receive community input on a proposed trustee area map adjustment. 

Upon the release of U.S. Decennial Census Data, community college districts that use by-trustee area elections are required to evaluate whether their current trustee areas have approximately equal population, using the new census data.  As a general rule, the variation in total population among trustee areas must not exceed 10%.  If the total peak variation is less than 10%, no changes are needed. If the total peak variation exceeds 10%, trustee area boundaries need to be adjusted.  This process is referred to as redistricting. 

Cuesta College hired professional demographers, Redistricting Partners, to conduct a study of the 2020 Census data to determine whether the current trustee areas are population balanced. Redistricting Partners presented the process and considerations in undergoing redistricting at the December 1, 2021 meeting. 

Redistricting Partners has prepared proposed map options for Board and community consideration.  The map options are linked below.  The proposed map options will also be presented during the January 5, 2022 Board meeting.

Draft Map Plans

In the interest of public health, the meeting will be held virtually using the ZOOM online conferencing platform, and may be accessed using the following:

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Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations or alternative formats as required by Section 12132 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), should contact the Cuesta College President’s Office, by telephone at 805.592.9544, email at Interested persons are encouraged to request accommodations not less than 48 hours in advance of the published meeting date.

Public Comment - Public comment may be made on items not on the agenda during the scheduled item for public comment, or on a specific item on the agenda at the time during which the Board takes it up for consideration.  Public comment may be made during the online meeting using the "CHAT" feature on the ZOOM platform.  In the chat feature "to" drop down, select “Public Comment Host”, type in your request to speak and submit using the enter key.  

Should you have any questions regarding this notice, call the President's Office; 805-592-9544. Interested parties may also email the Cuesta College Board of Trustees here