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5/22/2024 - Redistricting Community Forum May 23rd & May 28th
ENGAGE IN SHAPING RIVIERA BEACH! REDISTRICTING Community Forum Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM The Brooks Center | 594 W. 4th Street | Riviera Beach, FL Tuesday, May 28, 2024 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM The Ambassador Center | 1229 E. Blue Heron Biva. | Riviera Beach, FL The City of Riviera Beach has initiated a redistricting initiative and the City Council has agreed to move all three map options forward to gather public input. Join City officials, community members, and FAU experts for an in-depth discussion on how this will impact the City's representation. The meetings will be held both virtually and in-person. YOUR INVOLVEMENT MATTERS! Redistricting is a foundational aspect of our civic structure. It defines how our communities are represented and ensures that all residents have a voice. This forum is your opportunity to influence how Riviera Beach will be governed for years to come. We invite you to join us for an evening of meaningful dialogue and collaboration, accompanied by a selection of light refreshments. Scan the QR code to learn more. REDISTRICTING EXPERTS from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Ronald R. Schultz, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Department of Geosciences James Gammack-Clark, M.A., Ph.D. Candidate Senior Instructor, Department of Geosciences Michael Stamm, Jr., MURP Adjunct Faculty, Department of Urban and Regional Planning Our esteemed panel will provide an educational overview of redistricting, discuss the importance of equitable representation, and outline the demographic and legislative factors influencing the redistricting of Riviera Beach.