The final vote on the remapping of the Odessa wards was approved at the Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night.

Click to hear KMUZ’s Brad Hartman talk with Odessa Mayor Justin Murry:

Justin Murry

Murry says, “The new boundaries will be better for their residents.”

Murry also says, “The next step is to distribute maps to the county and to notify residents affected by the changes.”

It was also announced at the meeting that Cathy Cox will be the city’s representative for the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission.