Hidalgo County Officials Discus Redistricting Options

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 9:40am

Hidalgo county officials met with members of the community on Monday to discuss redistricting throughout the county.

In it's first meeting involving the public, officials presented potential maps for the county's four precincts. Since Hidalgo county is growing officials say they want to make sure the proper lines are drawn. Several members of the community gave input as to where the most growth has happened and where they think they lines should be drawn. Officials say the community input is important and they want to make sure every city gets the funding they need.

Officials say they want to maintain an open door policy with the public when it comes to redistricting and plan to involve the public's opinion when they make the final map revision.

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