NOTICE: County Redistricting Public Hearing
Political boundries will be changed
Published Aug. 3, 2011 @ 6 a.m.
The Commissioners Court of Garza County, Texas cordially invites the Public to attend a public hearing on the topic of county redistricting on the 23rd day of August 2011, at 10:00 a.m. in the Garza County Courthouse.
The Commissioners Court is considering one or more alternate plans for the redistricting of County Commissioners Court precincts. Changes in the existing boundaries of each Commissioners Court precinct will also have an impact on election precincts, polling places, and Justice of the Peace/Constable precincts. Public comment is sincerely solicited.
Pursuant to Chapter 552 of the Texas Government Code, notice is hereby given that the Commissioners Court of Garza County, Texas will convene in special session on the 23rd day of August 2011, at 10:00 a.m. in the Garza County Courthouse, to receive public comment on redistricting of county election, justice of the peace and commissioners court precincts. Following the public hearings, the Commissioners Court will take up for consideration and possible action one or more alternative plans for the redistricting of County Commissioners Court precincts. The Court reserves the right to take any and all appropriate action regarding the redistricting of Garza County political boundaries, including the acceptance of new boundaries for the Commissioners Court precincts, modification of any boundaries, and/or tabling the pending proposals for later consideration and/or action.
The public is invited to attend and participate in this meeting. Those wishing to address the Court should sign a speakers request form provided for this purpose. Each speaker will be asked to come before the Court, to identify themselves, their address, and the Commissioners Court precinct and Election Precinct they reside within. Comments should be reasonably concise and to the point. Questions will be answered, but the Court will not permit argument or excessive discussion of any particular topic. The hearing will be conducted under rules of judicial decorum. A tape recording of the hearing will be made of this hearing. Your comments will be transcribed and included with the submission of the proposed changes to existing Commissioners Court precincts to the United States Department of Justice.