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RESOLUTION NO. 2021-86 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, CREATING THE <br />AD HOC REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE <br />ADJUSTMENT OF VOTING DISTRICT BOUNDARIES AS <br />A RESULT OF THE UNITED STATES CENSUS <br />BUREAU'S 2020 CENSUS <br />WHEREAS, Section 200 of the Charter of the City of Newport Beach ("Charter") <br />vests the City Council with the authority to make and enforce all laws, rules and <br />regulations with respect to municipal affairs subject only to the restrictions and limitations <br />contained in the Charter and the State Constitution, and the power to exercise, or act <br />pursuant to any and all rights, powers, and privileges or procedures granted or prescribed <br />by any law of the State of California; <br />WHEREAS, Section 1005 of the Charter requires the City Council to appoint a <br />committee to study the advisability of redistricting the City every ten (10) years following <br />the national census, <br />WHEREAS, the United States Census Bureau will officially release the 2020 U.S. <br />Census on September 30, 2021, and , thereafter, the committee can evaluate whether <br />the council district boundaries should be adjusted in accordance with California <br />Elections Code Section 21620 et seq. and Section 1005 of the Charter; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council desires to create the Ad Hoc Redistricting <br />Committee to analyze the 2020 U.S. Census and make recommendations to the City <br />Council regarding any adjustments to the council district boundaries that may be <br />necessary. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of Newport Beach resolves as <br />follows: <br />Section 1: The City Council hereby creates an Ad Hoc Redistricting <br />Committee, comprised of three (3) Council Members, appointed by the Mayor and <br />confirmed by the entire City Council, to study the advisability of redistricting the council <br />district boundaries and to make recommendations) to the City Council in regards <br />thereto. <br />Section 2: The Ad Hoc Redistricting Committee shall be an advisory <br />committee subject to the Brown Act and shall be charged with the purpose and <br />responsibilities set forth in Exhibit "A." <br />