Redistricting Timeline

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January 7, 2013


Complete packets of public hearing dates, timelines, process, maps and data available for the public at the City Clerk Department and available on the City’s website.

January 24, 2013


Community Meeting - Education and information regarding the process, timeline, and requirements for submission of redistricting plans. South Berkeley Senior Center, 6:00 p.m.

March 15, 2013


Last day for public or councilmembers to submit a redistricting proposal to the City Clerk.  Proposals must be submitted in the format established by the City Council.

April 25, 2013


All redistricting proposals to be made available to the public through the City Clerk and published on the City’s website.

April 29, 2013


Community Meeting - Submitters present their proposals to the public.  North Berkeley Senior Center, 6:00 p.m.

May 7, 2013

April 25, 2013

First Public Hearing by Council on proposals to adjust boundaries of a district. (EC 21620.1)

May 17, 2013


Technical corrections due from original submitters in response to staff analysis.

July 2, 2013

June 20, 2013

Second Public Hearing by Council on redistricting proposals. (EC 21620.1)

September 10, 2013

August 29, 2013

Final proposal in form of ordinance.  Council adopts first reading of ordinance adopting new district boundaries.  (Charter Art. V, Sec. 9)

September 17, 2013


Council adopts second reading of ordinance adopting new district boundaries (Charter Art. V, Sec. 9). 

October 20, 2013


Effective date of Redistricting Ordinance.

December 31, 2013


Statutory deadline for Council to adjust boundaries by ordinance.  Districts shall be as nearly equal in population and adhere to all local, state, and federal regulations.  (Charter Art. V, Sec. 9)

April 1, 2014


Deadline to submit new boundary lines to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters for November election.

May 30, 2014


Signatures In Lieu of Filing Fee Period for Nov. 2014 election

July 24, 2014


July 14, 2014


Candidate Filing Period for Nov. 4, 2014 election

August 8, 2014


November 4, 2014


Auditor, Council Districts 1, 4, 7, 8, Rent Board (5 seats), School Board (3 seats)