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ORDINANCE NO. 2003- 11 <br />AN ORDNANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH CHANGING AND <br />REDEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF <br />COUNCILMANIC DISTRICTS. <br />WHEREAS, Section 1005 of the City Charter provides that the City Council <br />shall, beginning in 1959 and each fourth year thereafter, appoint a Committee to <br />report to the City Council on the advisability of redistricting the City; and <br />WHEREAS, in 2003, the City Council appointed the Ad Hoc Councilmanic <br />Redistricting Committee; and <br />WHEREAS, Section 1005 of the City Charter provides that, in the event of <br />an annexation of territory, the City Council shall, by ordinance, add the annexed <br />territory to an adjacent Council District; and <br />WHEREAS, on July 1, 2003, the annexation of territory known as East <br />Santa Ana Heights, Bay Knolls and the Emerson Tract will occur; and <br />WHEREAS, the Ad Hoc Councilmanic Redistricting Committee reviewed <br />and considered the addition of the annexed territory as well as the possible future <br />annexation of the areas known as West Santa Ana Heights and Coast Mesa Area <br />No. 7; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council has reviewed and considered the <br />recommendation submitted by the Ad Hoc Councilmanic Redistricting Committee <br />and has determined that the recommendation of that Committee should be <br />implemented by ordinance; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council has also determined that the recommendation <br />for redistricting made by the Committee is necessary and desirable at this time to <br />provide more balanced representation on the City Council and the boundaries of <br />the districts proposed by the Committee, as nearly as practicable, constitute <br />natural areas of contiguous and compact territory; and <br />NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Newport Beach does <br />ordain as follows: <br />SECTION 1: The seven Councilmanic districts of the City of Newport Beach shall <br />encompass all of that portion of the City of Newport Beach as depicted on a map <br />attached hereto and marked Exhibit "A" incorporated herein by this reference. <br />SECTION 2: By the enactment of this Ordinance, it is the intention of the City <br />Council that the district numbers and boundaries as set forth herein shall replace <br />and supersede all prior.district numbers and boundaries as originally established <br />by the City Charter and as subsequently modified by ordinance. <br />