On February 26, the Directors of the San Benito Health Care District will consider three draft plans for the establishment of five single-member director districts. Currently, directors are elected on an at-large basis.
The District has hired a demographer to prepare three draft plan maps showing five districts consistent with state and federal law, population equality, the Federal Voting Rights Act, California Voting Rights Act and communities of interest. The proposed district maps will be presented, available for review and comment at a third public meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 21st in the Great Room on the second floor of the Hazel Hawkins Hospital Support Services Building located behind the main hospital building at 911 Sunset Drive Hollister, CA 95023. The demographer, Jeanne Gobalet, Ph.D. will consider all oral and written comments when finalizing the proposed districts that will be presented to the Directors at their regular meeting at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 26 in the Hazel Hawkins Hospital board room located in the main hospital building at 911 Sunset Drive, Hollister, CA 95023. Spanish translation services will be available.
The three draft plans will also be available for review on the Hazel Hawkins Hospital website at http://www.hazelhawkins.com/topsearch/230-public-notice-hhmh-director-districts.html, at the Hazel Hawkins Mabie Health Care Center open 6 days a week Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m. and the Hazel Hawkins Community Health Clinic at San Juan Bautista located at 301 The Alameda Space B-3 Building 3 open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Hazel Hawkins Hospital at (831) 637-5711.