EBMUD redistricting

2021_Redistricting_Website_Graphic_FINAL.pngThe EBMUD Board of Directors must adjust District ward boundaries every ten years based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The Board will hold public meetings and hearings between October 2021 and April 2022 to conduct redistricting.  


Section 11823 of the Municipal Utility District Act requires the Board to fix ward boundaries for the purpose of electing directors. Election Code sections 22000 and 22001 require the District to use U.S. census data to adjust ward boundaries so they are equal, as far as practical, in population and comply with federal law. The Board may consider (1) topography, (2) geography, (3) cohesiveness, continuity, integrity, and compactness of territory, and (4) community of interests in configuring ward boundaries.


(subject to change)



Sept 14

Board Meeting

Adopt redistricting guidelines

Sept 28

Redistricting Ad Hoc Committee

Determine variance and staff demo redistricting software

Oct 26

Redistricting Ad Hoc Committee

Start developing redistricting plan options

Nov 23

Redistricting Ad Hoc Committee

Continue developing redistricting plan options

Dec 14

Redistricting Ad Hoc Committee

Confirm final redistricting plan

Jan 11

Board Meeting

Review/approve redistricting plan for public hearing

Feb 8

Board Meeting - PUBLIC HEARING #1

Receive public comment on redistricting plan

Mar 8

Board Meeting - PUBLIC HEARING #2

Approve final redistricting plan

Apr 12

Board Meeting

Approve legal boundaries and descriptions to meet counties’ 4/17/22 deadline

Public participation

Currently Board meetings are held in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-08-21 which suspends portions of the Brown Act. The meetings are held via webinar or teleconference; there is no physical location for these meetings. Members of the public can participate in public Board meetings and hearings regarding redistricting via Zoom. Meeting information can be found on our Board meetings page.

How to submit written comments or information including maps or communities of interest

  • Email written comments or other materials to SecOffice@ebmud.com.
  • Please include the meeting date and information type (e.g., redistricting - proposed map, redistricting – community(ies) of interest, redistricting – comment/information). Contact information is optional.
  • Please email by 4 p.m. the day prior to the scheduled meeting; written comments and other materials submitted to the Board of Directors are public records and will be filed in the record.