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Sep 20

Apply to serve on the Independent Redistricting Commission

Posted on September 20, 2021 at 5:28 pm by Clay Curtin

The City of Menlo Park is seeking Menlo Park residents to apply for the Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC). The commission shall be comprised of seven (7) commissioners and two (2) alternate commissioners. Alternates may fully participate in commission deliberations but may not vote and may not be counted toward the establishment of a quorum. Alternates are subject to the same qualifications, restrictions and standards of conduct as all other commissioners. The IRC will be responsible for redistricting, also known as setting Menlo Park’s electoral boundaries for City Council districts, following the 2020 census.


There are limitations to who can serve on this commission. Please review Attachment A of the application to verify that you are eligible before you apply. You will be asked questions to verify your eligibility on Pages 2 and 3 of the application.

Application instructions

Applications are accepted beginning September 16, 2021. Complete all pages and submit no later than October 15, 2021. Submit your application via email to City Clerk Judi Herren or mail hard copy applications to City Clerk, 701 Laurel St. Menlo Park, CA 94025 Please note: Mailed applications are required to have an October 15, 2021, or earlier postmark. Please be informed that applications may be the subject of a public record request.