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File #: 22231    Version: 1 Name: Redistricting
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/25/2011 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 6/21/2011 Final action: 6/21/2011
Enactment date: 8/2/2011 Enactment #: ORD-11-00090
Title: Creating Sec. 3.21 of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify the district an alderperson will represent after redrawing of district boundaries following the decennial census.
Sponsors: Mark Clear, Larry Palm, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. OCA Report Redistricting 062011
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact.
Title
Creating Sec. 3.21 of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify the district an alderperson will represent after redrawing of district boundaries following the decennial census.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance authorizes an alderperson to represent the newly redistricted district in which they reside after redistricting. If an alder lives outside of their former district, due to the redrawn lines, they may serve the same-numbered new district until the end of their term. For further explanation, see Opinion 2011-001 of the City Attorney: http://www.cityofmadison.com/attorney/opinions/2011Opinions.cfm

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
Section 3.21 entitled “Organization Under Mayor Plan” of the Madison General Ordinances is created to read as follows:
“3.21 REDISTRICTING OF DISTRICTS AFTER DECENNIAL CENSUS.
Upon reapportionment and redistricting of the districts of alderpersons after the decennial census, any alderperson residing in the same numbered district from which he or she was elected shall, pursuant to Wis. Stat. Sec. 62.08(3), represent the new district from and after the ef...

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