We need help in shaping the future of Imperial County
Every 10 years, Californians get the chance to help reshape their Supervisor Board districts following the decennial U.S. Census. It’s important to know about communities so that the district lines can amplify the voices of residents.
What is a Community of Interest?
A community of interest is a group of people in the same geographically definable area who have common policy concerns and would benefit from being maintained in a single district. Some examples of Communities of Interest can include neighborhood associations or planning zones, senior citizens residential complexes/areas, areas where many residents speak the same language, or even areas where the residents use the same community facilities. It’s basically any part where people have a common social or economic interest that needs a voice in government. .
Examples of communities can include cities, neighborhood associations or planning zones, areas where many residents speak the same language, or even areas where the residents use the same community facilities. It’s basically any part where people have a common interest that needs a voice in government.
We need your help to identify Communities of Interest and / build a district map! Please use this tool to identify the boundaries of your community and share what makes it a community. You can also start drawing district plans.
Every map submitted will be carefully reviewed by the Imperial County Redistricting Advisory Commission charged with redrawing and recommending the Supervisorial District Map.
Here are some simple instructions on how to use the mapping tool to draw a community of interest or district plans:
If you would like to describe and document your Community of Interest on a form instead of the mapping tool, you can use one of these and submit the completed form to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors: