Brooklyn Public Hearing on City Council Redistricting

Medgar Evers College 1638 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

New York City Council Map Redistricting Why is this important? The New York City Council districts are redrawn every 10 years to reflect the information gathered during the US Census. City Council districts decide which candidate covers their specific area of NYC, and those candidates get to decide on how to spend about $5 million annually. This includes tasks such as paving roads, building playgrounds and distributing funds to non profits. So, who decides this? The Districting Commission, a group of 15 individuals; 5 […]