ICYMI: Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions Announces This Week’s Public Hearings Roadshow Schedule

What: The Joint Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions will hold public hearings in Centennial, Golden, Trinidad, Alamosa and Durango this week on the preliminary maps for the state’s eight congressional districts, as well as the 65 state house and 35 senate districts. The Colorado Independent Congressional Commission will hold additional hearings in Littleton and Colorado Springs. 
 
Colorado residents will have the opportunity to testify about their communities and communicate directly with the Colorado Independent Redistricting Commissions. Coloradans will have the opportunity at each hearing to testify in person and remotely.

Coloradans are asked to sign up to testify in advance and can do so by visiting https://redistricting.colorado.gov/content/meeting-comment/
 
Requests for sign language interpretation, Spanish-language translation, or other accommodations can be made when signing up to testify or by contacting staff at colorado.redistricting2020@state.co.us
 
Where/When:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 12:00 p.m. in Littleton (Congressional Commission only)
    Powell Middle School
    Cafeteria
    8000 S. Corona Way
    Littleton, CO 80122
     
  • Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Centennial
    Koelbel Library
    Meeting Rooms A & B
    5955 S. Holly St. 
    Centennial, CO 80121
     
  • Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 7:00 p.m. in Golden
    Golden High School
    Auditorium
    701 24th St. 
    Golden, CO 80401
     
  • Thursday, Aug. 5 at 2:00 p.m. in Colorado Springs (Congressional Commission only)
    University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
    Roaring Fork Dining Hall – Kettle Creek Room 
    1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
     
  • Friday, Aug. 6 at 11:00 a.m. in Trinidad
    Trinidad State Junior College
    Sullivan Center Pioneer Room 
    600 Prospect St. 
    Trinidad, CO 81082
     
  • Friday, Aug. 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Alamosa
    Trinidad State College – Valley Campus
    1011 Main Street
    Alamosa, CO 81101
     
  • Saturday, Aug. 7 at 1:00 p.m. in Durango
    Durango Public Library
    Program Rooms 1 & 2
    1900 E. 3rd Ave.
    Durango, CO 81301

To view the entire schedule of hearings, please visit https://redistricting.colorado.gov/content/meeting-comment/

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.