COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIACOMMITTEE OF THE WHOLESUBCOMMITTEE ON REDISTRICTING
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004
Michael Brown, Co-Chairperson, Committee of the Whole, Subcommittee onRedistrictingJack Evans, Co-Chairperson, Committee of the Whole, Subcommittee onRedistricting
June 21, 2011
ANC Redistricting ProceduresI. PurposeThese procedures govern the process of adjusting the boundaries of AdvisoryNeighborhood Commission (" ANC") areas to meet the statutory requirements of the D.C. Code,based on the 2010 Census.II. AuthorityUnder § 1-1041.01 of the D.C. Code, the Council of the District of Columbia ("Council")is required to appoint ward task forces to recommend adjustment of the boundaries of the ANCarea and single-member districts. Redistricting falls within the purview of the Committee of theWhole, Subcommittee on Redistricting under the Council's Rules of Organization and Procedurefor Council Period 19. The following rules of procedure are hereby established.III. Appointment of Task ForcesPer § 1-1041.01 of the D.C. Code, each ward Councilmember shall appoint a broadly-based task force on ANCs for his or her ward (this should reflect the newly approved boundariesrather than the current ward boundaries). In appointing the ward task force, each Councilmembershall give full consideration to ensuring fair representation for all genders, racial and ethnicminorities, and geographical areas within the ward. Each member of the ward task force must bea registered voter and a resident of that ward.