The 2011 Legislative Reapportionment Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. in Hearing Room One of the North Office Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120 to invite comment upon the Preliminary Reapportionment Plan, which was filed with the Department of State on April 12, 2012. Additional time to hear public comments may be scheduled if it becomes necessary to recess and reconvene the Hearing of May 2, 2012.
Any citizen or organization interested in providing comments at the Public Hearing must submit a written request to do so. This request must include a summary of the proposed comments, the address of the individual commentator or group spokesperson, as well as a telephone number where that individual or group spokesperson can be reached during normal business hours. Also, if possible, there should be a telephone number where that individual or group spokesperson can be reached at other times. The request, along with the aforementioned information, must be sent to Commission Executive Director Charles E. O'Connor, Jr., Room 104, North Office Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, and should be received by the Executive Director on or before April 25, 2012.
Individuals who have filed written exceptions to the Preliminary Plan, and who wish to present their exceptions at the Public Hearing, are asked to submit a separate written request to appear at the Public Hearing. Additionally, individuals who wish to submit an alternative plan are requested to submit a paper copy, and, if that plan is prepared using computer software, a copy of the "shapefile" of that plan on CD or DVD.