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Posted on: August 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Redistricting Committee Meeting

Bayfield County Courthouse


Dennis M. Pocernich, Chair, Lynn M. Divine, County Clerk, 

Scott Galetka, Land Information Officer, Mark Abeles-Allison, County Administrator

John Carlson, Corporation Counsel

AUGUST 18th Bayfield County 2020 CENSUS Redistricting Advisory Committee

Please be advised that the monthly meeting of the Bayfield County 2020 Advisory Redistricting Committee will be held on Wednesday, August 18, 2021at 2:30 p.m. This meeting will be held in-person in the Bayfield County Board Room at 117 E 5th St Washburn, WI. Committee members and the public will be able to participate in the meeting in-person or remotely via voice either by using the internet link or phone number below.


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1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of the minutes, July 27, 2021

4. Review Redistricting Guidelines: Redistricting in Wisconsin 2020: The LRB Guidebook

  • Review area demographics  
  • Goal is to get districts substantially equal in population 10% plan deviation or less
  • Compactness of district and obstacles
  • 13 Supervisory Districts at present, change in the future?
  • Identify any election administration issues

5. Review CENSUS 2020 Release figures

6. Discussion and Possible Action on Redistricting Options

7. Discussion Regarding Timeline: Based on 3rd Week of August Census Release and September 1st Data in WILR System

  • For the public hearing dated Sept. 15th the notice will be published on Friday, August 27th; Tuesday, August 31st and Friday, Sept. 3rd.  (Notice will be sent to Daily Press by Noon August 25th)
  • For the public hearing dated Nov. 3 – 10 the notice will be published on Tuesday, Oct 19th; Friday, Oct. 22nd and Tuesday, October 26th.  (Notice will be sent to Daily Press by Noon Friday, October 15th)
  • The Type A notice will be published on Tuesday, Nov. 23rd.  (Notice will be sent to Daily Press by Noon Friday, Nov. 19th)


8. Discussion of additional local GIS layers that can be used to guide to create boundaries

a. School districts

b. Building points

9. Next Meeting Date: ________________


11. Update and report to be shared at Bayfield County Board Meeting, August 31, 2021

 12. Adjournment.



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