Brundidge holds first redistricting hearing

first_img Brundidge holds first redistricting hearing You Might Like Suspect held in search for Pugh Lawmen have taken one person into custody for questioning and another is being sought in relation to the disappearance of… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Brundidge City Council held a public hearing Tuesday afternoon to give its citizens an opportunity to have input into the changes that will be made to the city’s reapportionment district lines based on the 2010 census.The city’s population is 2076. Ideally, each district would have a population of 415. The two workable redistricting maps that City Manager Britt Thomas presented at the public hearing were drawn with the target number of 415.The population distribution for Map 1 was District 1, 419; District 2, 417; District 3, 408; District 4, 410; and District 5, 422. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 8:05 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Email the author By Jaine Treadwellcenter_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip The population distribution for Map 1 was District 1, 422; District 2, 417; District 3, 408; District 4, 415; and District 5, 414.Thomas said that either of the maps will work for the city and it will be up to the council as to which map will be adopted.Thomas said the greatest differences between the two maps are in Districts 1 and 5. There is a slight different between the two for District 4 and only minor differences between the maps for Districts 2 and 3. The audit showed that the city’s general fund revenue was 99 percent of its budgeted amount of $2,852,100 and within 95 percent of its budgeted expenses of $2,850,593.The city showed a 12 percent increase in retail sales tax revenue over 2009.The Brundidge City Council meets at 4 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Brundidge City Hall. The meetings are open to the public. Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen The maps are available for viewing at Brundidge City Hall and on the city’s website at www.brundidge.org.Thomas said citizens are encouraged to come by city hall and review the maps prior to the next public hearing scheduled for 4 p.m. Feb. 7 at Brundidge City Hall.The public will again have an opportunity to view the map and ask questions and express concerns before the Council makes a final decision.The Council will vote on a map at its Feb. 21 meeting in order to have the map posted by Feb. 28 according to Alabama state law.In other business, the Council reviewed the 2011FY draft of the city’s audited financial statement. Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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