Public Hearing Notice: Voting Districts (Hearing No. 1)

Posted on February 8, 2022


DATE: Tuesday, February 15, 2022

TIME: 6:00 P.M. (or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard)

LOCATION: Via Videoconference (Zoom)
                     Access to Zoom meeting will be available with the published agenda


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to Receive public input regarding composition of yet to be formed voting districts as part of the City’s transition from an “at-large” election system of electing City Council Members to a “by-district” election system. The City Council is considering the change in order to ensure compliance with the California Voting Rights Act of 2001 (“CVRA”). At the public hearing described in this notice, the City Council may receive public testimony to be used in establishing options for district boundaries, pursuant to Elections Code section 10010 and Government Code section 34886. The Public Hearing will be held as follows:

INTERESTED PERSONS MAY be heard or written comments may be submitted prior to the Public Hearing(s). Written comments will be made a part of the public record. Persons may testify orally at the time of the Public Hearing via Zoom. If you challenge this matter in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this notice, or in written correspondence delivered to the City of Desert Hot Springs, at or prior to, the public hearing.

Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Orders N-25-20 issued on March 4, 2020, and N-29-20 issued on March 18, 2020, the Public Hearing will be conducted remotely through Zoom and broadcast live on the City’s website and YouTube channel. Access to the zoom meeting will be available with the published agenda.

QUESTIONS, INQUIRIES OR WRITTEN COMMENTS regarding this matter may be addressed to:

Jerryl Soriano, City Clerk
11999 Palm Drive
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(760) 329-6411 Ext. 107
cityclerk@cityofdhs.org


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (760) 329-6411 or via email at jsoriano@cityofdhs.org. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting(s) will enable the City to make reasonable accommodations to ensure accessibility.

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