Apportionment Commission

Upcoming Meeting Schedule & Agenda:

All meetings will be held at:


Governmental Center, Commission Chambers

400 Boardman Ave. 

Traverse City, MI 49684


Meeting DateTimeAgenda PacketMinutesVideo
July 15, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
August 10, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
September 2, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
September 9, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
September 16, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
September 23, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
September 30, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
October 7, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
October 14, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
October 21, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
October 28, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
November 2, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo
November 18, 20212:00 P.M.AgendaMinutesVideo


Commission Members:

  • Bonnie Scheele, Grand Traverse County Clerk (CHAIR)
  • Noelle Moeggenberg, Grand Traverse County Prosecuting Attorney
  • Heidi Scheppe, Grand Traverse County Treasurer
  • Chris Cracchiolo, Grand Traverse County Democratic Party Chair
  • Lisa Trombley, Grand Traverse County Republican Party Chair

History:

Grand Traverse County Commission from 1969 Forward

Governing Statute:

GUIDELINES FOR APPORTIONMENTS (MCL 46.404)

  1. All districts shall be as nearly of equal population as practicable
  2. All districts shall be contiguous
  3. All districts shall be as compact and as nearly square shape as is practicable
  4. No township or part thereof shall be combined with any city or part therof unless such combination is needed to meet the population standard.
  5. Townships, cities and villages shall generally not be divided.
  6. Precinct shall be divided only if necessary to meet population standard.
  7. Residents of state institutions who cannot by law register in the county as electors shall be excluded from an consideration of representation.
  8. Districts shall not be drawn to effect partisan political advantage.

Rules and Procedures

APPROVED July 15, 2001

Contact:

apportionment@gtcountymi.gov