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Welcome Norwalk-La Mirada families and community to the 2022-23 school year! ¡Bienvenidos familias y comunidad de Norwalk-La Mirada al año escolar 2022-23!
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Board of Education » Trustee Area Process

Trustee Area Process

General Information:

At a Special Board Meeting held on Monday, August 29, 2022, the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to transition from an At-Large Voting System to a By-Trustee Area Voting System beginning with the November 2024 Board elections. 
 
The District previously received a demand letter on July 25, 2022, from attorney Kevin I. Shenkman requesting the transition under the California Voting Rights Act.   
 
At the Board of Education Meeting on Thursday, September 29, 2022, the Board approved a resolution to adopt the criteria for trustee area maps. The National Demographics Corporation will prepare up to four draft maps for discussion during the Board of Education Meeting on October 10, 2022. The Board will consider adopting one map at the scheduled Board of Education on October 24, 2022.
 
Community members may also submit user-generated maps using the tool provided on the District website at the link below. All maps must be submitted to [email protected] by October 14, 2022 and include the name and address of the user.
 
 
To view the National Demographics Corporation draft maps, click on the headers below. Each map also includes demographic information.
Updates will be added below as announced

Public Hearings (click on link for Meeting agenda)

Hearing Date #1 Thursday, September 22, 5:00 p.m.
Hearing Date #2 Thursday, September 29, 5:00 p.m.
Hearing Date #3 Monday, October 10, 6:30 p.m.
Hearing Date #4 Monday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.

Supporting Documents:

Resolution 2022/23-2, RESOLUTION TO INITIATE THE PROCESS OF ESTABLISHING TRUSTEE AREAS AND ELECTIONS BY TRUSTEE AREAS can be viewed in the link below.
Resolution 2022/23-2, RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPING TRUSTEE AREA BOUNDARIES can be viewed in the link below.
Presentations that have been given to the Board of Education from the District's legal council and demographers are attached for review.  The presentations provide an overview of the California Voting Right's Act and its effects on elections.