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File #: 21-1033    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/20/2021 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action:
Title: Approve the Nomination of Ms. Vaishali "Shali" Sirkay, by District 7 Vice Chair Gary Kremen, as Replacement to the District 7 Representative Seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District 2021 Redistricting Advisory Committee.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1: Nominee Qualifications
BOARD AGENDA MEMORANDUM


SUBJECT:
Title
Approve the Nomination of Ms. Vaishali "Shali" Sirkay, by District 7 Vice Chair Gary Kremen, as Replacement to the District 7 Representative Seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District 2021 Redistricting Advisory Committee.


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RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation
Approve the nomination of Ms. Vaishali "Shali" Sirkay, by District 7 Vice Chair Gary Kremen, as a replacement to the District 7 Representative seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District 2021 Redistricting Advisory Committee.


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SUMMARY:
Recently, District 7 Committee member Raven Malone informed staff that due to unforeseen circumstances, she would not be able to commit the time necessary to serve on the Redistricting Advisory Committee. District 7 Vice Chair Gary Kremen has since submitted a new nominee, Ms. Vaishali "Shali" Sirkay, for the Committee. More information on Ms. Vaishali "Shali" Sirkay's background, as well as a photo, are contained in Attachment 1.

With this appointment, the 2021 Redistricting Advisory Committee (Committee) will be back to its full membership of seven members, each one representing one of Santa Clara Valley Water District's (Valley Water) seven districts. The Committee's responsibilities are to:

1. review 2020 census data;
2. determine if population shifts require adjustments in electoral district boundaries;
3. take public input on what boundary adjustments should be considered; and
4. oversee the drafting district boundaries based on 2020 census data.
The Committee continues to conduct outreach meetings within each of the seven Valley Water districts through October and November, with the next meeting, following this recommended Board action, taking place on October 13. The Committee is expected to finish its work in February/March 2022.


FINANCIAL IMPACT:
There is no additional financial impact associated with this item.


CEQA:
The recommended action does not constitute a project under CEQA because it doe...

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