§ 3-3  Six Councilmanic District Boundaries.
   (a)   Pursuant to I.C., 36-4-6-3, the Council consists of nine members, three of which are elected at large and six of which are elected from single-member districts.
   (b)   Three members of the Council shall be elected from an electoral district that consists of all of the City and each voter of the City may vote for three at-large candidates.
   (c)   The City is divided into six single member districts, from each of which one member shall be elected by the voters in that district. The six Councilmanic districts, numbered pursuant to this Ordinance, shall contain precincts, the names and corresponding numbers of which are set forth in the Order adopted by the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners. The boundaries of each district are set forth below in the following named districts: Central, Northeast, Southeast, North, Southwest, and West.
      (1)   The Central Councilmanic District (District No. 1) consists of the following precincts (precinct # in parentheses): (#237) Arbors, (#203) Carmel Meadows, (#211) Guilford 1, (#208) Daniel Warren, (#220) Rangeline, (#221) Richland, (#232) Stonehedge 1, (#250) Stonehedge 2, (#231) Guilford 2, (#213) Hunters Trace, (#216) Mohawk Hills, (#239) Brentwood.
   The Central Councilmanic District has a total population of 15,081 persons based on the 2010 US Census as supplemented by the partial Federal census conducted in portions of the City on August 25, 2016 (the "Special Census").
      (2)   The Northeast Councilmanic District (District No. 2) consists of the following precincts (precinct # in parentheses): (#207) Cool Creek North, (#253) Copperwood, (#229) Johnson Acres, (#249) Woodgate, (#265) Prairie View, (#248) Woodfield, (#235) Avian, (#259) Cherry Tree, (#236) Clay Northeast, (#255) Hazel Dell, (#224) Brookfield Crossing.
   The Northeast Councilmanic District has a total population of 15,579 persons based on the 2010 US Census as supplemented by the Special Census.
      (3)   The Southeast Councilmanic District (District No. 3) consists of the following precincts (precinct # in parentheses): (#223) White Chapel, (#234) Brookshire North, (#258) Bay Hill, (#260) Stonewick, (#247) Waterford, (#238) Blue Creek, (#201) Briar Creek, (#226) Cool Creek South, (#202) Brookshire, (#209) Eden Brook, (#210) Greensprings, (#251) Kingswood 2, (#214) Keystone, (#242) Kingswood 1.
   The Southeast Councilmanic District has a total population of 15,410 persons based on the 2010 US Census as supplemented by the Special Census.
      (4)   The North Councilmanic District (District No. 4) consists of the following precincts (precinct # in parentheses): (#262) Cheswick, (#246) Thistlewood, (#217) Mount Carmel 1, (#244) Mount Carmel 2, (#241) Hunters Creek, (#272) Clay Northwest 2, (#270) Kingsborough, (#263) Saddle Creek, (#722) The Village, (#264) Spring Farms, (#252) Springmill Ponds.
   The North Councilmanic District has a total population of 15,038 persons based on the 2010 US Census as supplemented by the Special Census.
      (5)   The Southwest Councilmanic District (District No. 5) consists of the following precincts (precinct # in parentheses): (#225) Woodland, (#254) Meridian (NV), (#212) Holaday 1, (#240) Holaday 2, (#257) Clay Center 2, (#215) Lady Hamilton, (#243) Lexington, (#218) Orchard Park, (#206) College, (#267) Pleasant Grove 2, (#219) Pleasant Grove 1, (#222) Northridge, (#228) Spring Mill 1, (#245) Spring Mill 2, (#261) Crooked Stick.
   The Southwest Councilmanic District has a total population of 15,181 persons based on the 2010 US Census as supplemented by the Special Census.
      (6)   The West Councilmanic District (District No. 6) consists of the following precincts (precinct # in parentheses): (#233) Clay Northwest 1, (#204) Clay Center 1, (#266) Clay Center 3, (#205) Clay Southwest 1, (#256) Clay Southwest 2, (#268) Clay Southwest 3, (#269) Coxhall.
   The West Councilmanic District has a total population of 15,323 persons based on the 2010 US Census as supplemented by the Special Census.
   (d)   Councilmanic Districts are divided according to the 2010 US Census population figures, as supplemented by the partial Federal census conducted in portions of the City on August 25, 2016, all as set forth in Exhibit A to be retained with the permanent records of Ordinance D- 2442-18.
   (e)   The map filed in connection with the submission of this redistricting plan adopted pursuant to subsection (c) shall be referred to as the City of Carmel Councilmanic Districts of 2019.
   (f)   (1)   Any discrepancies or conflicts between the geographic boundaries of the precincts and the boundaries of the Census voting districts and any omission or duplicate assignment of any territory shall be resolved by reference to Clay Township Precinct Map, Precinct approved dated December 18, 2017, as prepared for the Hamilton County Clerk by the Hamilton County Surveyor and available in the Hamilton County Elections Office, or to the rules of construction stated in this section.
      (2)   The districts in subsection (c) shall be construed so as to include all of the territory of the City within one, but only one, of the districts established by this section.
      (3)   Subsection (c) shall be construed so as to exclude from all districts any territory not located in the City.
      (4)   Any territory in the City which is not included in a district shall be deemed to be included in the district that:
         a)   Is one of the districts in which the territory is described;
         b)   Is contiguous to that territory; and
         c)   Contains the least population of all districts contiguous to that territory.
   (g)   The Council reserves the right to amend or revise the descriptions of the districts set forth in subsection (c) to correct any errors, duplications or omissions in the descriptions, to conform to any corrections or revisions of the Census data hereafter made by the U.S. Bureau of Census, to comply with any valid court order respecting this section, or for any other lawful purpose.
(`91 Code, § 3-3)  (Ord. D-874, 12-21-92; Ord. D-1602-02, 11-4- 02; Ord. D-1811-06, 6-19-06; Ord. D-1993-10, 7-6-10; Ord. D-2114-12, 11-19-12; Ord. D-2442-18, § 2, 11-5-18)