BUILDING A NEW SUNNYVALE ELECTION SYSTEM

Project Timeline

Phase One: Getting the Word Out & Public Input

  • City Council Meeting: CAC Appointment – Early February 2019
  • Educational Workshops – February 2019
  • City Council Meeting: Outreach Update – Late February 2019
  • CAC Meeting #1: Introduction – Early March 2019
  • Community Input Workshops – March to April 2019
  • Pop-Up Events – March to April 2019
  • Online Engagement – March to April 2019
  • CAC Meeting #2: Outreach Synthesis Report – Early June 2019
  • City Council Meeting: Outreach Synthesis Report – Late June 2019

Phase Two: District Map Drawing

  • CAC Meeting #4: Review Phase II Outreach Program – July 11, 2019
  • Map-drawing Workshops
    • Monday, July 15, 2019
    • Wednesday, July 31, 2019
    • Tuesday, August 20, 2019
  • Map Submission Deadline – Saturday, August 24, 2019
  • Council Hearing #1 – Tuesday, September 10, 2019. At this meeting, the Council provided feedback on the 26 submitted maps, and narrowed the selection down to seven preferred maps.
  • CAC Meeting #5: Phase II Outreach Check-in – Thursday, September 19, 2019. The CAC heard a summary of the September 20 Council direction and the State of the City Pop-up event. The CAC also provided suggestions on how to enhance future public outreach strategies.
  • Map-drawing Workshop – Thursday, September 26, 2019. This workshop asked the public for input on the maps selected by Council on September 10, 2019, and educated residents on how to refine maps already submitted based on Council direction. The deadline to submit revised maps was Sunday, September 29, 2019.
  • Refined Map Submission Deadline – Sunday, September 29, 2019 
  • Council Hearing #2 – Tuesday, October 8, 2019. At this meeting, the Council will receive a summary of the public input on the initial draft maps and review new maps submitted by the public and project demographer. The Council will provide input on the refined maps, likely narrowing down the pool of maps to three to eight maps. These maps will be shared with the community for review and comment during the October Pop-up events described below.
  • Pop-up Events and Online Engagement – October 2019. Each October Pop-up event will educate the community on the maps selected by Council on October 8, 2019 and ask the community for feedback. Participants will also be asked to prioritize their top three maps. Community input from the October Pop-up events will be presented to the City Council when they further refine the number of maps at the November 5 and November 12 Council hearings.
  • Council Hearing #3 – Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The City Council will receive a summary of the public input received throughout October and will be asked to move forward two to three maps.
  • Council Hearing #4 – Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The City Council will be asked to choose one final map for adoption.
  • Council Hearing #5 – Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The City Council will conduct a first reading of the Map Adoption Ordinance.
  • Council Hearing #6 – Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The City Council will conduct the second reading of the Map Adoption Ordinance.

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Sunnyvale, CA 94086

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