Trustee Area Elections

Trustee Area Elections Information for the Community
Posted on 04/08/2019
This is the image for the news article titled Trustee Area Elections Information for the CommunityShifting from "at large" elections to "trustee-area" elections

We currently have an at-large election system, where voters of the entire District elect all members of the School Board. “By-district” elections divide the jurisdiction into geographic districts. Voters in each district or trustee area choose their representative, who must also live in that district or trustee area.

News


July 12, 2019

California Department of Education approves Santa Cruz City Schools' Request for the State Board of Education to waive California Education Code Section 5020, and portions of sections 5019, 5021, and 5030, that require a districtwide election to establish a by-trustee-area method of election.


Resolutions


May 15, 2019: Adopted Resolution 29-18-19, to Propose the Adoption of Trustee Area Elections Boundary Map 202b.

March 20, 2019: 
Adopted Resolution 24-18-19, to Authorize the Superintendent to Seek a Waiver from the State Board of Education.

February 20, 2019:
 Adopted Resolution 19-18-19, Declaring the Criteria for Developing Trustee-Area Boundaries

January 16, 2019: Adopted Resolution 14-18-19, Declaring Its Intent to Transition from At-Large to By-Trustee Area Board Elections


Tentative Public Hearing and Outreach Schedule


Timeline for Community Outreach

Interactive Draft Maps

The National Demographics Corporation has provided our district with an interactive map of the proposed Trustee-area draft maps. The interactive maps provide in-depth visibility of the entire district, and can be filtered by elementary and secondary attendance zones. Click the link below to review the Trustee-area draft maps. 

View the Interactive Draft Maps


Past Notices, Meetings, Actions & Information


May 15, 2019: Public Hearing for the Proposal to Adopt Trustee Area Elections Boundary Map 202b.Click here to view the Notice of the Public Hearing.

March 20, 2019: Second Public Hearing to Consider Whether to Submit a Waiver to the State Board of Education Allowing for Implementation of By-Trustee Area Elections Without an Election. Click here to view the Notice of the Public Hearing. 
First Public Hearing to Consider the Proposed Composition of Trustee-Area Boundaries. Click here to view the Notice of the Public Hearing.

March 6, 2019: First Public Hearing Regarding the Submission of the State Board of Education Waiver.
Click here to view the Notice of the Public Hearing.

February 20, 2019:
 Second Public Hearing to Consider the Potential Composition of Trustee Areas Prior to Drawing of Maps.  Click here to view the Notice of Public Hearing.

February 6, 2019: Public Hearing to Consider t
he Potential Composition of Trustee Areas Prior to the Drawing of Maps. Click here to view the Notice of Public Hearing.

 

Frequently Asked Questions
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