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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRes 031307-RTO THE ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCILOF • • OF ELECTIONA GENERAL •R ELECTION OF • MEMBERS FOR i DISTRICTS 3,4, AND 7 TO BE HELD ON MAY 12f 2007f IN ORDER • REPLACE ONE • CONFLICTINGLOCATION; ADD AN ELECTION DAY VOTING LOCATION FOR COUNTY PRECINCT 345; AND TO ADOPT A JOINT ELECTION AGREEMENT; REPEALING t' •, PROVIDING SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, on February 13, 2007, the City Council of the City of Georgetown ordered a general lection for the City Council Members of Districts 3,4 and 7 to be held on May 12, 2007; and WHEREAS, Resolution No. 021307-GG included the preliminary list of early voting locations, which have since been refined by the Williamson County Elections Administrator (the "Administrator") resulting in the change of one location, which had been annotated with a note stating "WILL CHANGE" in the Resolution No. 021307-GG; and WHEREAS, Resolution No. 021307-GG did not include an Election Day Voting location for Georgetown voters in County Precinct 345, and such a location has now been identified and added to serve Georgetown voters in that precinct; and WHEREAS, the Administrator has also prepared a Joint Elections Agreement for the May 12, 2007 Election for consideration and approval by all of the entities participating in the joint election, including the City of Georgetown; and WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Resolution No. 021307-GG to revise the Early Voting Locations, name the Election Day Voting Precinct for Precinct 345; and to adopt the Joint Elections Agreement. • i • / • i ! • The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. Resolution No. A3 f Amending Resolution No. 021307-GG for the General Election May 2007 Page 1 of 3 The City Council has found that this action implements the following Century Plan Policy Statements: Policy Statement 14 A high level of cooperation and involvement exists among Georgetown`s citizens and governmental organizations. Policy Statement 16 Georgetown City Government will operate openly and under the highest ethical standards. The City Council further has found that this action is not inconsistent or in conflict with any other Century Plan Policy Statements, as required by Section 2.03 of the Administrative Chapter of the Policy Plan, The Early Voting location listed in Resolution No. 021307-GG, Early Voting by Personal Appearance, as "Round Rock Library, 216 E. Mayon Street, Round Rock, TX —WILL CHANGE, " is hereby deleted and replaced with the following branch location: Allen R. Baca Center, 301B W. Bagdad Street, Round Rock, Texas The dates and hours of the new/replacement early voting location shall be the same as in Resolution No. 021307-GG. All other early voting locations shall remain the same as in Resolution No. 021307-GG. Iri addition to the Election Day Voting locations for the precincts listed in Resolution No. 021307-GG, Election Day Voting for Precinct 345 shall be at First Baptist Church, 1333 W. University Ave., on the date and at the times listed in Resolution No. 021307-GG. • 0 • • • • •. The Joint Election Agreement attached hereto is hereby approved and the Mayor is authorized and the City Secretary to attest. Resolution No. Amending Resolution No. 021307-GG for the General Election May 2007 Page 2 of 3 301 • • • • i • / i Except as stated above, there are no other changes to Resolution No. 021307-GG, and all provisions of Resolution No. 021307-GG that are not amended hereby shall remain in full force and effect. The provisions of this Resolution are severable. The Mayor of the City of Georgetown is authorized to execute and the City Secretary is authorized to attest to this Order on behalf of the City Council; and the Mayor is further authorized to do all other things legal and necessary in connection with the holding and consummation of the General Election. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this resolution are hereby found to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. This Order shall be effective immediately upon its approval. RESOLVED this 13th day of March, 2007. THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN: By: qa &y Nelon, Mayor Attest: S7 Sandra D. Lee, City Secretary Approved as to form: CC Patricia E. Carls, Brown & Carls, LLP, City Attorney Resolution No. Amending Resolution No. 021307-GG for the General Election May 2007 Page 3 of 3