The port’s taxing district encompasses an space of 111 sq. miles with a inhabitants of roughly 335,569
VANCOUVER – The Port of Vancouver USA Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to undertake the newly drawn district boundaries, as required by Washington regulation, RCW Title 53.16 and Title 29A.76. Redistricting happens each 10 years, following the nationwide decennial census.
On Aug. 23, the port held the primary of three public hearings as a part of its redistricting course of. The ultimate listening to passed off right now with a vote to undertake the brand new boundaries held instantly after the listening to.
The port’s taxing district encompasses an space of 111 sq. miles with a inhabitants of roughly 335,569. This space is split into three separate fee districts, with one commissioner representing every district. At present, Don Orange represents District 1, Eric LaBrant represents District 2 and Jack Burkman represents District 3.
The inhabitants development in Clark County affected the equal distribution of residents residing in every of the port’s three fee districts. Because of this development, a map was drawn, adjusting the commissioner district boundaries to convey the three districts to as practically equal inhabitants as potential.
The port labored carefully with Clark County Geographic Data Companies (GIS) to find out one of the best suggestion to align the three districts with typically the identical inhabitants because the goal inhabitants. The goal inhabitants was decided to be 111,856 per district given the port district complete of 335,569 after which divided by three.
When you’ve got questions or would really like extra detailed details about the port’s redistricting course of, observe this hyperlink: www.portvanusa.com/fee/districts.