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Name not shown inside district 3 October 29, 2021, 7:19 PM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? Some of "C" & "D" put into "A". Take out some of it's Eastern & Southeastern areas to add into "B".
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? Keep the Western & Southwestern areas together.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? Add/ incorporate some of Southeastern & Northeastern "A" into "B"
City of Arcata area & Blue Lake area into "B"

What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? Goes south to county line
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? Take out the City of Arcata area.
Add City of Arcata area with Blue Lake area.
Include more of the Eureka old town/ historic areas/ regions.
Incorporate more of the City of Eureka
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? Not splitting the peninsula up into separate Districts.
Keep Samoa, Manila, & Western Eureka together in the same District.
Do not like District "C".

What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? Add areas with Western coast areas of "C"
What would you keep about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? Do not know
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? Have it incorporate some of District "A"
What would you keep about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? Northern & Eastern areas
Any other thoughts on "Draft Plan A2" you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. Do not like Draft Plan A2
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? Incorporate Samoa & Manila together, keep the peninsula together.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? Nothing
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? Incorporate Samoa & Manila together, keep the peninsula together.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? The City of Eureka
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. Districts "C" & "D"- Incorporate Samoa & Manila together, keep the peninsula together with the City of Eureka.
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? Incorporate Samoa & Manila together, keep the peninsula together.

Name not available inside district 4 October 29, 2021, 1:33 PM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? I would include the southern Humboldt Coastal population centers and the Southern Humboldt inland population centers in the same district. I would include Glendale and Blue Lake in the same district.
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? Nothing that is significantly different from the current district map.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? Same comments as for District A.
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? Nothing that is significantly different from the current district map.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? I would not split the City of Eureka into separate districts. I would include the Arcata bottoms area in the same district as the City of Arcata. I would include the Samoa peninsula area in the same district as the City of Eureka.
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? Nada.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? This is obviously the incorrect map. Same comments as above for District C.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? Nothing.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? Same comment as above about Glendale and Blue Lake.
Any other thoughts on "Draft Plan A2" you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. Splitting the City of Eureka into separate districts is a terrible idea.
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District A”? Where are the checkboxes for this district? This is not my community.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District C” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? Should probably include additional residential areas to the south and east, including at least all of Harris Street.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? Everything else.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. The map overlay on existing lines is not Draft Plan C2. There is no specific question pertaining to District A. How do you expect people to provide adequate feedback if the information presented isn't correct or if the survey isn't complete?
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? At this point I believe I am sharing feedback with the Supervisors - just make some tiny tweaks to the existing map and be done with it.

Name not available inside district 1 October 27, 2021, 11:13 AM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? Include Samoa so that more of Eureka can be kept together.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? Move Samoa to A and keep more of Eureka together.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? Keep District D with C by moving Samoa to A.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District E” represent your community?
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District A”? The southern section of Eureka should not be with A
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District C” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? Take out Samoa so that more of Eureka can be kept together.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. For my community Draft Plan A2 works better.

Linda M Miller inside district 5 October 27, 2021, 11:03 AM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? I don't feel that southern Humboldt should be included in the same district as Blue Lake, Indianola, parts of Bayside! My community of Glendale is in district E, which I am fine with, but Glendale and Blue Lake should be in the same district, and I don't like Draft Plan A2 for this reason. But Blue Lake in the same district as southern Humboldt just doesn't make any sense at all. We are not in the same COI as southern Humboldt.
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? The parts that are south of Eureka.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? Not sure.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? I don't know
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? ***This is the wrong district for A2, you have pasted the Draft Plan C2 district D here***
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? Please include Blue Lake in District E, along with Glendale. I live in the community of Glendale; Glendale and Blue Lake are in the same functional community. We share shopping, school districts, entertainment venues, and a planned Community Plan area, which will be a part of the Humboldt County General Plan (Glendale-Blue Lake Community Plan, to be developed by County Planning in 2022).
What would you keep about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? I like the district just fine as is, EXCEPT for the omission of Blue Lake in District E.
Any other thoughts on "Draft Plan A2" you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. As a resident of the Glendale-Blue Lake functional community, I want to be part of a district that includes both communities. As a separate issue, I feel that I am also in a COI that includes both Arcata and McKinleyville, but I feel fine about being included in either.
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District A”? Nothing
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District B”? Nothing
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? I feel that Arcata is in my COI with the community of Glendale, but I am fine not being in District C
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District E”? Nothing
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District E”? Make sure to keep Blue Lake and Glendale together, please.
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. I like Draft Plan C2 the best. I like the district that I am in (E), and I like the fact that southern Humboldt districts don't extend north of Eureka.
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? I do not like Draft Plan A2 at all. Draft Plan C2 is great. If you consider the district map as it has been for the past 10 years, I would like to see Glendale and Blue Lake in the same district, whether they both go into C or E, either would be fine.

Randy Terra inside district 4 October 27, 2021, 9:58 AM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? I would leave Eureka as a single community of collective interest. Draft A2, Dist C divides my community of Eureka in half and this does not make me happy. It's a bad idea!
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? NOTHING!
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? I would leave Eureka as a single community of collective interest. Draft A2, Dist D divides my community of Eureka in half and this does not make me happy. It's a bad idea!
What would you keep about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? NOTHING!
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? I think the Arcata Bottoms need to stay with the heart of Arcata. These communities are of a shared interest in many ways.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? NOTHING!
Any other thoughts on "Draft Plan A2" you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. Draft Plan A2 seems to counter the stated objectives of a "district" map. It is very counter intuitive and I hope not intentionally malicious to divide the city of Eureka in half. I live near Henderson Center and Plan A2 divides my town in half for no reason that serves it's citizens with better representation. The reasons given early on in the public input stage of the re-redistricting planning regarding the community of renters or public transit users, seem very weak at best. I believe the folks who may fall into the "communities" of interest are also not served better by having their cities divided. Concerns of renters and public transit users can certainly be advocated for across the whole Board of Supervisors. Finally, it is apparent that the current survey results for Plan A2 point to the general dissatisfaction with this Draft Plan A2. Thank you for your work on this issue and your time.
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? This is good only in that it keeps the Arcata Bottoms with the heart of Arcata.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? This is ok since it mostly leaves the city of Eureka mostly intact and as it is represented in the current district map.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? This is ok since it mostly leaves the city of Eureka mostly intact and as it is represented in the current district map.
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District E”? From the reporting/analysis I have seen on this map for Dist E, it looks like there is a 3,000 person over inclusion over the proposed Dist A. This should be adjusted some how.
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. This is mostly ok since it is the closest comparison to the current district map. It looks like there is still some tweaking that needs to happen regarding population balancing between districts but the integrity of distinct communities seem to be left intact.
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? Overall.... Plan A2 is BAD and Plan C2 is much less BAD.
Also I would also like to share dissatisfaction with the lack of statistical representation of the Indigenous People in the calculations used to draft these district maps. Maybe this could be addressed before the district map finalization in December.

Again, thank you very much for doing this difficult work and I wish you success!

Randy Terra, Eureka

Name not shown inside district 4 October 26, 2021, 8:16 PM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county. The way the city of Eureka is split in this plan makes no sense. There are renters throughout the city, and people who are dependent on public transportation throughout the city. If those are significant factors in making this split, then a number of citizens who also fall into those groups are being left out.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county. Too much of the city of Eureka is not included in this district.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county.
Any other thoughts on "Draft Plan A2" you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county. Given the large Native American population in the area, that is truly ridiculous in my mind, and any draft plan should include that information.
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District A”? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District B”? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county. I can't actually tell where the district borders are, but I believe this is the one that would include my house. It does not seem to include a large chunk of the city of Eureka.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District E”? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county.
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county. How can we draft maps without an accurate population breakdown?
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? There is no population breakdown for Native Americans in the county. Accurate population maps can't be created without accurate population information. Also, my understanding is that there was no map created based on the current district lines? What if the current districts are more balanced by population than these maps that have been presented? Wouldn't it make sense to start with what already exists and build from there?

Ellen Taylor inside district 1 October 26, 2021, 7:22 PM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? First of all the maps are unintelligible. In the first map it is stated that the lines represent the existing delineations which is incorrect.
An additional confusion is that you are giving both the districts and the plans letter names. I cannot imagine that the intent is to sow confusion, but that will certainly be the result.

Secondly the maps do not indicate the towns and routes, so that it is impossible to determine exactly where the delineations are.
I would recommend rewriting Draft Plan A so that people can understand it and express an opinion.
Thirdly, the current district delineations create a better equality, the purpose of redistricting in the first place, than Draft Plan A2.
If any changes are to be made they should occur by means of slight alterations, not a complete re-cutting, as Draft Plan A2 suggests.
Stability is a value in itself: it depends on lines of communication, commnity groups, organizations and cultural traditions. Life including county life has enought anomie and chaos already, no need to add to it with a conflict-creating zone upset.
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? Nothing. If the preference is to define interest groups and political identifications, break the plan up into smaller groups. The choice to have 5 supervisors is arbitrary.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? Draft Plan A2 appears to divide District A from District B with the Eel River. Are Garberville and Redway in District B? (Again, why
give the Plans and the districts both letter names?) The map is unclear.

Briceland, Whitethorn and Shelter Cove have been part of the Garberville community. This is true of Fields Landing, Salmon Creek and other towns further north. Exactly where is the northern east-west line? Is it different from the current one?
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? Draft Plan A2 District 2 maps a solidly circumscribed territory. That is, it has a simple shape which would clear if we saw on the map what was in and what was out
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? Again, this is an incomprehensible map. What does the color coding mean?
Why does the district extend out to sea? Fishing rights? Mermen and mermaids? What is included on the north, east and southern border?
Eureka and Arcata are population clusters. Why then are they in the same district?
What would you keep about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? It is impossible to say given the vagaries of the map.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? This map at least has some features such as possibly towns on it but the words are too tiny to read.The scale presented is also much larger.
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District A”? I was not able to get back to commenting on Draft Plan A2: when I was in the middle of indicating what I would change about District D this program switched me to Plan C.
This time you are not asking me if this is my district. It is. Does it go down as far as Shelter Cove?
It appears to include most of the Mattole Valley watershed. From the map I can not tell for certain but the delineations are similar to the present ones which is good.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District A”? I would keep it as close as possibe to current delineations.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District B”? I am confused,this district appears to overlap District A.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District B”? Nothing. Incorrectly mapped.
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? This zon includes Arcata and what else? Hydesville? Bridgeville?
The map does not show what or why these vastly different regions have been lumped together.
The mapping in this entire project has to be thrown away: the public cannot understand it.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? Nothing. Incomprehensible.
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? This looks like it includes Eureka, essentially all of it. That is good, however if putting Eureks in one block like that necessitates all the gyrations engineered in the ret of the redistricting it is not worth it. Eureka formerly contained 3 districts and it more or less worked.
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? Depends on the needs of the other districts. Eureka is the population center.
And, again, why is the ocean included?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District E”? This district appears to make sense.
What is the bubble north of the Mad River?
What would you keep about “Draft Plan C2, District E”? Can't say without comparing it with the current 5th district.
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. I do not understand why Humboldt County is attempting such drastic changes in the districting. If there is a gross imbalance, and I do not believe there is, none of these improve the balance, and the disturbance to the community of re-slicing the districts is NOT WORTH IT.
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? I am stunned at the incomprehensibility of the mapping presented to the public. It will discourage participation, and create stress.
If you cannot leave it alone make MINOR changes. The districts were relatively stable a they were, ns none of these improves significantly on relative population sizes.

Name not shown inside district 2 October 26, 2021, 6:12 PM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District E”? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
Any other thoughts on "Draft Plan A2" you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District A”? You show A2 superimposed over the current one, not C2
I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District B”? This is totally different than what is shown above.
I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District C”? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District D”? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan C2, District E”? I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
Any other thoughts on “Draft Plan C2” you would like to share? Please specify if it is the full county or a specific district you are commenting on. I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? Splitting Eureka and SoHum are not good. I made a better plan https://districtr.org/plan/70521

Name not available inside district 4 October 26, 2021, 6:00 PM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? Keep Arcata unified with the arcata bottoms. Consolidate A rather than snaking it up through myrtletown and blue lake.
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District C"? Arcata bottoms need to be connected with Arcata central
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
What would you change about “Draft Plan A2, District D”? I don't think eureka should be divided in this way. I think a horizontal division along Harris makes more sense than lopping off one corner of broadway and lumping it into Arcata.
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? Please don't do anything weird just do an honest job.

Name not available inside district 4 October 26, 2021, 4:50 PM

How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District A” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District A"? make it more square
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District B” represent your community?
What would you change about "Draft Plan A2, District B"? make it more square
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District C” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District D” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan A2, District E” represent your community?
How well does the above draft map showing all proposed districts represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District B” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District C” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District D” represent your community?
How well does “Draft Plan C2, District E” represent your community?
Any other comments you would like to share with the Redistricting Advisory Commission? I think that plan c2 is the best option