OCT 14, 2021 | Redistricting Advisory Commission

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City of San José, California Redistricting Advisory Commission of October 14, 2021 This public meeting will be conducted via Zoom Webinar. For information on public participation via Zoom, please refer to the linked meeting agenda below. Agenda https://sanjose.legistar.com/View.ash…

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H, UH
JONATHAN BRUNS, BLANKA
WRIGHT SORRY I DIDN’T HEAR YOU
FROM YOUR ATTENDANCE THERE
PRESENT.
THANK YOU FADEM SILVIA ALVAREZ
HADI SIDBURY HERE.
ANDREW DITLEVSEN PRESENT RAMON
MARTINEZ AND CARDINALS HERE,
GLORIA COLLINS HERE.
THANK YOU.
HAVE A QUORUM.
THANK YOU.
IS THERE A MOTION TO APPROVE
THE ORDERS THE DAY?
>> OK, SECOND YOU CAN, UH WE
GET THE ROLL CALL.
I’M SORRY ABOUT LENCA.
YES, B.J. YES.
ANY YES.
ANDREW, I AM ON AND LADINE YES.
GLORIA YES.
>> THANK YOU.
>> THAT MOTION PASSES.
THANK YOU.
ITEM TO PUBLIC RECORD THERE IS
NO PUBLIC RECORD SO WE’LL MOVE
ON TO ITEM THREE THE CONSENT
CALENDAR WE HAVE UM, MINUTES
OF OUR SEPTEMBER 18 PUBLIC
HEARINGS.
IS THERE ANY MEMBER OF THE
PUBLIC WHO WOULD LIKE TO
ADDRESS THE CONSENT CALENDAR
BLURBING EXCUSE ME BLAIR
BETTMANN.
HI.
UH, BERBICK BEEN HERE.
>> UM, THANK YOU.
UH, JUST TO QUICKLY OFFER I
HOPE UH THERE CAN BE
CONSIDERATION AS THE UM UH,
CITY CHARTER PROCESS JUST
APPROVED TO MOVE FORWARD THE
MAYOR’S ISSUES UM UH OR THE
MAYOR ELECTION ISSUES, UH, TO
TO VOTE FOR A MAYOR IN
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION YEARS.
>> UM, I WANTED TO OFFER JUST A
SIMPLE REMINDER THAT, UH, IT’S
IMPORTANT TO, UM CONSIDER IT’S
NOT JUST MOVING THE ELECTION
YEAR BUT IT’S THE YEARS AFTER
THE ELECTION.
THERE’S GOING TO BE A LOT
OF MONEY INVOLVED IN THE FUTURE
OF THESE ELECTIONS IN
PRESIDENTIAL YEARS.
WE HAVE TO BE CONSIDERING HOW
TO BETTER UH, INVOLVE PEOPLE
WHO IT’S DIFFICULT, UH, TO HAVE
THE MONEY TO TO RUN FOR OFFICE
AND YOU KNOW, WE HAVE TO
CONSIDER HOW TO OPEN UP THOSE
PRACTICES BETTER.
THE CHARTER COMMISSION HAS MADE
SOME GOOD ATTEMPTS AND JUST TO
REMIND OF THE WHOLE PURPOSE
OF OUR ELECTION PROCESS AND
REDISTRICTING IDEAS TO MAKE THE
PROCESS MORE AND MORE
ACCESSIBLE TO MORE AND MORE
PEOPLE TO RUN FOR OFFICE SHOULD
BE AN IMPORTANT GOAL FOR
OURSELVES.
UH, GOOD LUCK IN THOSE EFFORTS
WHAT WE CAN BE WORKING TOWARDS
IN THE NEXT DECADE.
>> THANK YOU.
BACK TO THE CHAIR.
KNOW, UM, WHAT ANY OF THE
COMMISSIONERS LIKE TO PULL THIS