Municipal Archives

Redistricting Commission, 1991

​Collection 1991-115


Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorCity of Dallas
TitleRedistricting Commission
Quantity7.5 linear inches
AbstractManuscript documents, photocopied items, and maps.
LanguageRecords are in English

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, working papers, administrative information, and maps regarding the meetings, activities, and products of the Redistricting Commission of the City of Dallas. The Commission was created December 10, 1990, by order of City Council Resolution 90-3953 and met eight times between February 11 and February 19, 1991.


The collection is arranged by subject and activity as follows:

•  Meeting minutes and organizational records
•  Correspondence and memoranda
•  Reports, plans, and research material
•  Maps
•  Cassette audio tapes of meetings


Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in​ writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.


Redistricting Commission, 1991 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

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Index Terms

Dallas -- Texas -- HistoryDallas (Tex.)
City Council -- Election districts

Container List 

Box Folder Title, Date
   Meeting minutes and organizational records
11Meeting minutes, Redistricting Commission, February 11, 13, 16-21, 1991
 2Agenda, January 22, 1991 [organizational meeting]
 3Redistricting Commission orientation packet
 4Working papers and notes
   Correspondence and memoranda
 5Administrative correspondence and memoranda
 6Administrative correspondence and memoranda
 7Homeowners Associations, civic organizations, and citizen correspondence
   Reports, plans, and research material
 8Input provided by the public [summary report]
 9Final Report, February 25, 1991
 10Minority Report Plan 14-P
 11Arguments in favor of Minority Report
 12Majority Report, February 25, 1991
 13Majority Report Plan 14-Q
 14Alternate Plan 14-Q
 15Murphy Plan
 16Joe May Plan
 17May Plan modified
 18Plan P-3
 19Open meetings press release, February 8, 1991
 20Commission staff and membership roster
 21Proposed rules
 22Oaths of office for Commission members
 23Forms [samples]
 24Supply requisitions
 25Research materials: City of Dallas 1989 General Election Ranking by Voter Turnout Percentage
 26Research materials: 1990 Population of the City of Dallas [by ethnicity]
 27Citizens' public meeting request cards
 28Research materials: City Secretary File #90-3723, November 21, 1990 [Dallas voting strength]
21Maps used in presentation by Bob Greer
 2Minority Report and Plan 14-P color map
 31990 Census Tracts Plan 14-Q
 4Current City Council (1991) enlargement
 5Census Tracts map, 1980
 6Census Tracts map, 1990 voting precinct map
 7Voting precinct map, color, 1990
   Cassette audio tapes of meetings
 8Audio cassette tape recording of January 22, 1991 meeting [two tapes, master]
 9Audio cassette tape recording of January 22, 1991 meeting [two tapes, copies]