Hamilton County Commission defers redistricting vote

Hamilton County Commission defers redistricting vote

August 3rd, 2011 by Ansley Haman in Local - Breaking News

Hamilton County Commissioner Larry Henry

Hamilton County Commissioner Larry Henry

Photo by John Rawlston /Times Free Press.

Hamilton County Commission Chairman Larry Henry announced the commission will be deferring its vote on the county's 2010 census redistricting plan pending further consideration.

The decision came after residents in District 6 raised objections to a plan previously proposed by the commission to change the district's boundaries based on new population numbers from the census.

The commission also approved increases of more than $700,000 on two contracts for railroad improvements to Enterprise South industrial park and to donate county land for a park at 2419 E. Third St.

For complete details, read tomorrow's Times Free Press