Redistricting plans for city considered
By JAMIE PATTERSON
City leaders are planning to make a few changes to the redistricting plan designed by the Central Mississipi Planning and Development District.
The proposal was submitted to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen during its open meeting Monday afternoon. Based on the 2010 census report, the state agency modified the city’s current ward lines to balance out populations and demographics.
Yazoo City has a population of 11,403 based on the 2010 census.
“The ideal population per ward is 2,851,” said David Wade, with CMPDD. “Most of your population changes took place in the central area (of the city).
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