2021 Redistricting

CITY OF HATTIESBURG 2021 REDISTRICTING

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Every 10 years following the decennial census, ward lines must be redrawn so that each ward is substantially equal in population. This process, called redistricting, falls under the purview of the Hattiesburg City Council and is important to ensure population equality and voting rights protection. Public Hearings will be held for the purpose of reviewing the proposed redistricting plans and to receive written and oral comments.

The following public hearings have been scheduled in each ward to review the proposed plan.

Ward 1

Monday, November 22, 2021 from 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

Location:  Thad Cochran Center – #216 Barbara Ross Room (USM Campus)

121 W. Memorial Drive Thad Cochran Center, Hattiesburg, MS  39406

 

Ward 2

Monday, November 29, 2021 | 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

Location:  Historic Eureka School cafeteria

410 E. 6th Street, Hattiesburg, MS  39401

 

Ward 3

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 | 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

Location: University Baptist Church

3200 W. Arlington Loop, Hattiesburg, MS  39401

 

Ward 4

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center

220 W. Front Street, Hattiesburg, MS  39401

 

Ward 5

Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 6 pm – 7:30 p.m.

Location: Mt. Olive Baptist Church sanctuary

1313 Country Club Road, Hattiesburg, MS  39401

PROPOSED PLANS

The proposed redistricting plans may be viewed at the links below and they will be available for review in the Council Clerk’s office located on the 2nd floor of City Hall, 200 Forrest Street, Hattiesburg, MS  39401 between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Written comments related to the redistricting plan will be accepted until December 10, 2021 at 5 PM.  Comments can be mailed to City Hall, Council Office, P.O. Box 1898, Hattiesburg, MS 39403-1898 or emailed to council@hattiesburgms.com.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact the City Council Office at (601) 545-4551 or email at council@hattiesburgms.com

PROPOSED REDISTRICTING PLAN – ALTERNATE 1

To review the map and table for the plan – alternate 1, click the links below.

Proposed Redistricting Plan – Alternate 1 – Map | Proposed Redistricting Plan – Alternate 1 – Table 

PROPOSED REDISTRICTING PLAN – ALTERNATE 2

To review the map and table for the plan – alternate 1, click the links below.

Proposed Redistricting Plan – Alternate 2 – Map | Proposed Redistricting Plan – Alternate 2 – Table 

CENSUS NUMBERS & REDISTRICTING PROCESS

To see the overview of Hattiesburg’s Census Numbers and how the redistricting process works, please see the presentation provided to the Hattiesburg City Council on October 18, 2021.

Download Redistricting Consultants Presentation to City Council on 10/18/21