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9.15.21 Notice of Public Hearing

NYIRC Fall Public Hearing Schedule and locations

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

Pursuant to Article III, Section 4(c) of the New York State Constitution, the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission (the “Commission”) will hold a series of fourteen public hearings across the state to receive feedback on its draft redistricting plan for state legislative and congressional election districts.

The Constitution requires the Commission to hold twelve hearings in the cities of Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, Rochester, and White Plains, as well as the counties of Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens, Richmond, Nassau, and Suffolk. Two additional hearings have been scheduled in the North Country and Southern Tier regions to receive additional public feedback.

Further information regarding these hearings will be available on the Commission’s website, www.NYIRC.gov, in the coming days and weeks. Recordings of the hearings will be made available to the public following each hearing’s completion.

 

CITY/REGION

LOCATION

 

Buffalo

Wednesday, October 20

4:00pm

 

Buffalo State College (SUNY)

Burchfield Penney Art Center

1300 Elmwood Avenue

Buffalo, New York 14222

 

Rochester

Thursday, October 21

4:00pm

 

Rochester EOC (SUNY UCAWD)

Multi-Purpose Room

161 Chestnut Street

Rochester, New York 14604

 

Southern Tier

Monday, October 25

4:00pm

 

Binghamton University (SUNY)

Innovative Technologies Complex

85 Murray Hill Road

Vestal, New York 13850

 

Syracuse

Tuesday, October 26

4:00pm

 

Syracuse University College of Law

Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom

Dineen Hall, 950 Irving Avenue

Syracuse, New York 13210

 

North Country

Wednesday, October 27

4:00pm

 

SUNY Plattsburgh

E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium

Hawkins Hall, 101 Broad Street

Plattsburgh, New York 12901

 

Albany

Monday, November 1

4:00pm

 

University at Albany (SUNY)

Page Hall – Downtown Campus

135 Western Avenue

Albany, New York 12203

 

 

White Plains

Monday, November 8

3:00pm

 

Haub School of Law at Pace University

Gerber Glass Moot Courtroom

78 North Broadway

White Plains, New York 10603

 

 

Bronx County

Tuesday, November 9

3:00pm

 

BronxWorks

Gymnasium

1130 Grand Concourse

Bronx, New York 10456

 

 

New York County

Wednesday, November 10

3:00pm

 

Hunter College (CUNY)

Cafeteria

695 Park Avenue

New York, New York 10065

 

 

Richmond County

Monday, November 15

3:00pm

 

Catholic Charities of Staten Island

CYO Center at Mount Loretto

6541 Hylan Boulevard

Staten Island, New York 10309

 

Kings County

Tuesday, November 16

3:00pm

 

Medgar Evers College (CUNY)

Founders Auditorium

1650 Bedford Avenue

Brooklyn, New York 11225

 

Queens County
Wednesday, November 17
3:00pm
 

York College (CUNY)

Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center

94-45 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard

Jamaica, New York 11451

 

 

Nassau County

Monday, November 22

4:00pm

 

Nassau Community College (SUNY)

College Center Building - Multi-Purpose Room

1 Education Drive

Garden City, New York 11530

 

 

Suffolk County

Tuesday, November 23

4:00pm

 

Stony Brook University (SUNY)

Charles B. Wang Center

100 Nicolls Road

Stony Brook, New York 11794

 

 

For any questions, please contact:

Karen Blatt

Co-Executive Director

blattk@nyirc.gov

 

Douglas Breakell

Co-Executive Director

breakelld@nyirc.gov