Community Colleges are getting in on the redistricting fun too. The State Journal-Register reports:
Bill would let LLCC board draw election map itself
The Lincoln Land Community College board of trustees would get the power to redistrict itself under legislation that passed the Illinois House Thursday.
The General Assembly previously drew maps for community colleges where trustees are elected from districts. However, only LLCC and Southwestern Illinois College, based in Belleville have that electoral set-up.
“There are 39 community colleges in this state,” said the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Rich Brauer, R-Petersburg. “All but two of them have trustees at large.”
The proposal passed 115-0 with one representative – Rep. Wayne Rosenthal, R-Morrisonville, who also serves on the LLCC board – voting “present.”…
The land mass of this community college blows me away…
“Lincoln Land is the largest physical district – larger than the states of Rhode Island and Delaware put together,” LLCC trustee Kent Gray said. “It made sense to have geographical representation.… (read full)
Whoa… How many campuses does this community college have? How do you service a land mass like that?… Online classes? lol
Imagine how much they collect in property taxes!