Review Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/18/2022 - 7:00 PM
Category: Reports
Type: Info
Subject: Revised Trustee Area Boundary Map Presentation (Mr. Kahn)
File Attachment:
Lodi USD Trustee Area Review.ada.pdf
Plan A with Schools.ada.pdf
Plan B with Schools.ada.pdf
Lodi USD - Resolution 2022-14 Adopting Revised Trustee Areas.ada.pdf
Summary: The District currently utilizes a “by-trustee area” election system with seven trustee areas and voters elect their District trustee based on the specific area in which the voter lives.

The United States Census Bureau recently released data from the 2020 census. The release of this data triggers the of the District’s obligation to determine whether any adjustments to Trustee Area boundaries are necessary to ensure the population in each area is the same proportion of the total population of the District as each of the other areas. (Ed. Code, § 5019.5.) Unlike the process to transition from at-large to by-trustee area elections, the procedure for adjusting trustee areas following release of the census data does not require a specific process, although it must be accomplished by March 1, 2022.

The District’s demographer, Davis Demographics, Inc., analyzed the current Trustee Area boundaries against the 2020 census data and confirmed that they are out of compliance and will need to be revised. This evening, a representative from Davis Demographics, Inc. will provide an overview of the results of the census data as it pertains to the District’s demographics, and present two map scenario options, each with proposed revisions to trustee area boundaries, to re-establish the required population balance between the areas.

The Board will have an opportunity to discuss these items and receive public input regarding the redistricting map scenario options.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Leonard Kahn - Chief Business Officer
Signed By:
Cathy Washer - Superintendent