Final ICRC map gives Oak Hill its own City Council district

November 27, 2013

AUSTIN – Oak Hill residents seemed happy with the final map settled on by a citizen commission, though some were surprised to see Zilker Park included in the Oak Hill district.

The Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) voted unanimously to adopt the final map for single member districts for the Austin City Council on Monday evening, November 18.

The map keeps all of what most people consider Oak Hill together in District 8, which also encompasses Zilker Park and a neighborhood off of Stratford Drive north of Rollingwood.

The vote came after months of meetings, public forums and citizen testimonies, which helped the commission develop the historic map.

Eliza May, a resident of Travis Country and member of Austinites for Geographic Representation, has been involved with the redistricting process since the beginning.

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