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Ordinance 2012-04

AN ORDINANCE REDISTRICTING CITY WARDS
WHEREAS, cities have an obligation and a responsibility to insure that wards are of
substantially equal population, and serve the public's best interest; and
WHEREAS, a population analysis of each city ward utilizing 2010 Census block data
indicates the need for ward redistricting; and
WHEREAS, Arkansas law vests city councils with apportionment and redistricting
authority; and
WHEREAS, a redistricting plan has been prepared that equalizes ward population and
insures compliance with state statutes and equal protection requirements; and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the City Council, that a new ward redistricting plan be
approved.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
SECTION 1: That the ward redistricting plan as shown on the map which is attached
hereto and made a part hereof, be and is hereby adopted, with said map to serve hereafter as the
Official Ward Map for the City of Johnson, Arkansas.
SECTION 2: That all previous ward maps and boundary descriptions are hereby
repealed.
SECTION 3: That a duly certified copy of said Map shall be submitted to the
Washington County Election Commission, and filed in the Office of the Washington County
Clerk.
PASSED AND APPROVED THIS DAY OF j/rfb/ 2012
BUDDYC
ATTEST:
Recorder-Treasurer
coj Redistricting City Wards Ord
of Johnson Wards