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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 121
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Continuance of Nov. 9 Meeting*
V. “Districting Master’s Plan
     Discussion and possible final action on committee's adoption of districting plan for King County pursuant to King County Charter Section 650.30.30.
VI. New Business/Old Business
VII. Adjourn

*The Nov. 9 Districting Committee Meeting was recessed on Agenda Item V and was continued to Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. (see full agenda below).


Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Business Meeting
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Chinook Building, 1st Floor
Executive’s Conference Room
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment 
IV. Chair’s Report
V. “Districting Master’s Plan
     Discussion and possible final action on committee's adoption of districting plan for King County pursuant to King County Charter Section 650.30.30.
VI. New Business/Old Business
VII. Adjourn


Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - Public Hearing

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
King County Courthouse
Council Chambers, 10th Floor
516 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order 
II. The King County Council redistricting process
III. Overview of the proposed Districting Master’s Plan
IV. Public Hearing on the proposed Districting Master’s Plan
V. Adjourn

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**Postponed**

Monday, October 3 - Public Hearing


Monday, September 19, 2011

Business Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 115
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Work session
VI. Districting Plan for Public Review*
    Discussion and possible action on a motion to release a districting plan for public review.
    * Contingent on development of a product during committee work session.
VII. New Business/Old Business
VIII. Adjourn

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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Business Meeting
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 121
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
II. Public Comment
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Work session
VI. New Business/Old Business
VII. Adjourn

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Business Meeting
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 126
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
II. Public Comment
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Work session
VI. New Business/Old Business
VII. Adjourn

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Business Meeting
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 126
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Staff’s Report
VI. Review of Public Testimony
VII. Committee Process and Timeline
VIII. Work session
IX. New Business/Old Business
X. Adjourn

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June 29 - July 12, 2011: Phase 2 Public Hearings 

The second phase of public hearings was an opportunity to provide feedback on four alternate draft redistricting plans.

Wednesday, June 29, 6:30 p.m.
Shoreline City Hall, Council Chambers
17500 Midvale Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133

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Thursday, June 30, 6:30 p.m.
Bellevue City Hall, Council Chambers
450 110th Ave NE , Bellevue, WA 98004

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Thursday, July 7, 6:30 p.m.
Highline Community College, Building 7
2400 S 240th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198

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Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 p.m.
Van Asselt Community Center
2820 S Myrtle Street, Seattle, WA 98108

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Monday, June 13, 2011

10:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 124
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Staff’s Report
VI. Work session
     John Schlosser, Districting Master
VII. Public Draft Districting Plan Alternatives
     Discussion and Possible Action
VIII. Next steps
IX. New Business/Old Business
X. Adjourn

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 115
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order 
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment 
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Communication Protocols
VI. Work session
     John Schlosser, Districting Master
VII. Next steps 
VIII. Other Business
IX. Adjourn

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Monday, May 23, 2011

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 115
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order 
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment 
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Communication Protocols
VI. Work session
     John Schlosser, Districting Master
VII. Next steps 
VIII. Other Business
IX. Adjourn

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May 2 - May 11, 2011: Phase 1 Public Hearings

The first phase of public hearings was an opportunity to learn about how population has shifted in King County and to make recommendations to the Districting Committee on how County Council Districts should be redrawn.

Monday, May 2
6:30-8:30 p.m.
King County Courthouse

Council Chambers, 10th Floor
516 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

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Thursday, May 5
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Kent-Meridian High School

Library
10020 SE 256th St
Kent, WA 98030

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Wednesday, May 11
6:30-8:30 p.m. - Public Hearing
Robert Frost Elementary School

Commons Room
11801 NE 140th St.
Kirkland, WA 98034

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 116
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Districting Master’s Report
    a. Process and background information
    b. Census data overview
VI. Briefing: Law and standards for redistricting
     Mike Sinsky, Committee Counsel
VII. Briefing: Best practices in dividing geography
      Dave Wilson, Elections GIS
VIII. Community Outreach
IX. Committee Calendar
X. Other Business
XI. Adjourn

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Monday, March 21, 2011

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Chinook Building, Room 115
401 Fifth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment
IV. Chair’s Report
V. Committee Work Plan Calendar
VI. Districting Master proposal evaluation
        Discussion and possible action
VII. Committee Operating Procedures
VIII. Other Business
IX. Adjourn

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

10 a.m. - Noon
Horiuchi Conference Room
King County Courthouse, 12th Floor
516 Third Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment
IV. Chair's Report
V. Protocols for the Commission
VI. Committee budget, staffing, and meeting locations
VII. Committee Calendar
VIII. Districting Master RFP
IX. Other Business
X. Adjourn

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Monday, February 7, 2011

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
King County Administration Building
8th Floor, Conference Room A
500 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (map)

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Public Comment
IV. Appointment of Districting Committee Chair
Discussion and possible action
V. Next Steps
VI. Other Business
VII. Adjourn

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Monday, January 31, 2011

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
King County Administration Building
8th Floor, Conference Room A
500 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (map)

I. Call to Order
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Interviews for Districting Committee Chair
IV. Appointment of Districting Committee Chair
Discussion and possible action
V. Other Business
VI. Adjourn

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Monday, January 24, 2011

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
King County Administration Building
8th Floor, Conference Room A
500 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 (map)

I. Call to Order
II. Introductions
III. Public Records Act and Open Public Meetings Act
IV. Appointment of Fifth Districting Committee Member to Serve as Chair
Discussion and possible action
V. Next Steps
VI. Other Business
VII. Adjourn

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