Hearing Set on Plans to Increase Seats on Board of Supervisors

A hearing is scheduled Wednesday to allow the public to present ideas on how district boundary lines should be drawn if the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expanded to seven or nine members.

The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in Room 739 of the Hall of Administration at 500 W. Temple St. in Los Angeles.

Supervisors have until Feb. 25 to take action on an ordinance to get it on the June ballot. July 28 is the deadline for the November, 1992, ballot. If approved by voters, the U.S. attorney general and the courts, new supervisors would be elected to additional districts in 1994.

Those who wish to submit proposed maps of seven or nine districts have until Friday at 5 p.m. to do so. The maps should be turned in to the Board of Supervisors’ Executive Office in Room 383 of the Hall of Administration.


Kits designed to assist in preparing maps may be obtained for the Commission Services division of the Executive Office at (213) 974-1431.

A nominal fee will be charged for those wanting a redistricting kit. A full kit costs $27. Those who need only an update of the kit that was used in the recent five-district redistricting will be charged $5. Additional copies of the county base map, on which proposed plans must be submitted, are $2.50.

A hearing on the initial seven-member plan will be held Jan. 6 and the hearing on the nine-member proposal will be Jan. 8.