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Public Comment at Commission Meetings


Joint Independent Redistricting Commissions
Public Hearings


The Colorado Independent Congressional and Legislative Redistricting Commissions are conducting joint public hearings on their preliminary redistricting plans - congressional, state house, and state senate.  These hearings will take place in 39 different locations throughout Colorado, and there will be opportunities to testify remotely or in person.

Hearing Calendar

Those wishing to testify are asked to sign up in advance (web form coming soon).  Signups will open a week before each hearing.  To testify remotely you MUST sign up in advance.  If you are testifying in person you are also asked to sign up in advance but may sign up upon arrival.


Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission
Regular Meetings


Please read the full approved public comment policy before registering to speak:
download Public Comment Policy - Legislative.pdf


The Colorado Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission welcomes citizen participation at its regular commission meetings.  These meetings are scheduled weekly at 1:00 PM on Fridays.  The public comment period will begin at 1:15 PM and allow 5 speakers for 3 minutes each.  Commissioners may question any commenter at the chair’s discretion.

Written comment is always welcome through the commission’s web form.
 
At this time, all public comment will be taken remotely.  Advance registration is required.  An in‑person option may be added at a later date. The commission chair retains the right to cancel the public comment period at any time and for any reason.  The public comment period will be included on the commission’s agenda unless it is canceled.

Registration opens: Monday 12:00 PM
Registration closes: Thursday 12:00 PM
Meeting time: Friday 1:00 PM
 
To register, please email colorado.redistricting2020@state.co.us and provide the following:
  • First and last name,
  • Preferred pronouns,
  • Email address,
  • Phone number,
  • Zip code,
  • The meeting at which you would like to speak (congressional or legislative),
  • Name of organization represented (if any), and
  • A brief description of the topic you wish to discuss.

The first 5 people to register during the registration period (based on email received time stamp) will be called on at the meeting. Individuals are asked to sign up only every other week, and will not be called if they spoke at the previous meeting. Everyone who registers will receive a confirmation email with the Webex meeting link and instructions.

Please note that these procedures apply to the commission’s regular scheduled meetings and are intended for procedural comments and those addressing agenda items.  The commission will have different policies for its public hearings on maps.

Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission
Regular Meetings


Please read the full approved public comment policy before registering to speak:
download Public Comment Policy - Congressional.pdf


**The Colorado Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission has no public comment periods scheduled at this time.  Please plan to testify at one of the joint public hearings.**

The Colorado Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission welcomes citizen participation at its regular commission meetings on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.  These meetings are currently scheduled at 2:00 PM, and the public comment period will begin as close to the start of the meeting as possible. The commission will hear 5 speakers for 3 minutes each.  Commissioners may question any commenter at the chair’s discretion.

Written comment is always welcome through the commission’s web form.
 
At this time, all public comment will be taken remotely.  Advance registration is required.  An in‑person option may be added at a later date. The commission chair retains the right to cancel the public comment period at any time and for any reason.  The public comment period will be included on the commission’s agenda unless it is canceled.

There is no public comment period currently scheduled as the commission prepares for the joint public hearings.

To register, please email colorado.redistricting2020@state.co.us and provide the following:
  • First and last name,
  • Preferred pronouns,
  • Email address,
  • Phone number,
  • Zip code,
  • The meeting at which you would like to speak (congressional or legislative),
  • Name of organization represented (if any), and
  • A brief description of the topic you wish to discuss.

The first 5 people to register during the registration period (based on email received time stamp) will be called on at the meeting. Individuals are asked to sign up for only every other public comment period, and will not be called if they spoke at the most recent meeting. Everyone who registers will receive a confirmation email with the Webex meeting link and instructions.

Please note that these procedures apply to the commission’s regular scheduled meetings and are intended for procedural comments and those addressing agenda items.  The commission will have different policies for its public hearings on maps.