Intermediate District Boundary Updates: Established district boundaries shall be updated consistently with changes in City limit boundaries, and annexations
1. Boise Districting Commission: All district boundaries shall be drawn and updated by the Boise Districting Commission as established in Boise City Code Title 2, Chapter 16. The Commission’s work shall be done in accordance with the provisions set forth in this chapter and Boise City Code Title 2, Chapter 16.
2. Decennial District Boundary Update: District s boundaries must be redrawn every ten (10) years based on following the most recent decennial census data. Districts are established by the Commission and approved by City Council, as set forth in Boise City Code, Title 2, Chapter 16.
The Comprehensive Planning Areas map and exact boundary descriptions as adopted by City Council are kept on file at the City Clerk’s Office and available to the public to review during office hours
2. 3. , and election precinct changes. If two (2) districts are contiguous to the new territory, the territory must be added to the district with the lower population, unless to do so would result in a population variance greater than ten percent (10%). In such a case, or if the districts are of equal population, the new territory may be split evenly by population between the two (2) contiguous districts.
3. 4 Updated Boundaries: All intermediate City Council seat district boundary updates shall be established proposed by the Commission, and adopted by the City Council.
SECTION:2-16-1: Definitions2-16-2: Commission Created2-16-3: Appointments and Vacancies; Qualifications; Prohibition2-16-4: Powers and Duties2-16-5: Election of Officers; Officer Duties; Meetings2-16-6: Term; Quorum2-16-7: Districting Procedure
BOISE DISTRICTING PLAN: A detailed map of the City showing the exact boundaries of the City Council seat districts, with each district labeled with its district and corresponding City Council seat numbers. (more…)