City Council Redistriciting
The redrawing of city council district lines was one topic of discussion during Tuesday’s city council meeting. Council members. on first reading, approved a redistricting plan. During a public comment period of redistricting, Ernest Brooks, representing the local NAACP, asked the council to redraw districts and form another majority black district from among council districts 2, 3, and 4. Brooks told city leaders that black population growth was not taken into account in the current redistricting plan.