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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 960213-T - Gen Election May 4, 1996RESOLUTION ! RESOLUTION ORDERING GENERAL ELECTION GEORGETOWN, TEXAS TO BE HELD ON MAY 4, 1996, AND ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR SAID ELECTIONS. WHEREAS, the laws of the State of Texas and the Charter of the City of Georgetown, Texas provide that on Saturday, May 4, 1996, there shall be a General Election at which shall be elected the following officials for this City: Three (3) Members of the Georgetown City Council: one Councilmember from each of Districts 2, 6, and 7, and a Mayor (elected at large from all City Districts); and WHEREAS, the laws of the State of Texas and the Charter of the City of Georgetown, Texas further provide that the Election Code of the State of Texas is applicable to said election, and in order to comply with said Code, a Resolution should be passed establishing the procedure to be followed in said election, and designating the voting places for said election. NOW, !'' RESOLVED AND ORDERED BY THE CITY COUNC11 *F THE OF !' !THAT: SECTION 1 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. SECTION 2 The City Council has found that this action implements Governmental Affairs Policy 2 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states: "All citizens actively participate in governmental functions. "; and has found that this action is not inconsistent or in conflict with any other Century Plan Policies, as required by Section 2.03 of the Administrative Chapter of the Policy Plan; SECTION 3 This election shall be held to elect Councilmembers for Districts 2, 6, and 7, and a Mayor (to be elected at large from all City Districts). Election Resolution No. Page 1 of 4 Pages All candidates for the election to be held on the first Saturday in May, 1996, for Districts 2, 6, and 7, and Mayor, shall file their applications to become candidates with the City Secretary at the City Hall, 609 Main Street, Georgetown, Texas, on or before 5:00 p.m. on the forty-fifth day before the election, such date being March 20, 1996. The order in which the names of the candidates are to be printed on the ballot shall be determined by a drawing held by the City Secretary on March 26, 1996, at 4:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, located at 101 E. 7th Street, Georgetown, Texas. SECTION 5 As provided in the City Charter, in the event that no candidate can be declared the winner in any or all of the individual races to be conducted in the General Election, a runoff election shall be held not less that three nor more than four weeks after the regular election, that date being Saturday, June 1, 1996. In such Runoff Election, the two candidates who received, in the preceding election, the highest number of votes for each office to which no one was elected, shall be voted on again, and the candidate who receives the majority of the votes cast for each such office in the Runoff Election shall be elected to such office. ..0 SECTION 6 Voting shall be conducted with paper ballots prepared in conformity with the Texas Election SECTION 7 As City Secretary, Sandra D. Lee is hereby appointed as Clerk for Early Voting. Elizabeth Gray, Cari Speegle, Hartley Sappington, Marianne Banks, and Bob Hart are hereby appointed as deputy early voting clerks. Early voting by personal appearance shall take place at City Hall, 609 Main St., Georgetown, Texas, and Branch Early Voting by personal appearance will take place at the GISD Administration Building. Each location will remain open during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) each day specified for early voting, which is not a Saturday, a Sunday, or an official state holiday, beginning on the 20th day preceding the date of the election, which is Monday, April 15, 1996, and continuing through the 4th day preceding the date of the election, which is Tuesday, April 30, 1996. Election Resolution No. Page 2 of 4 Pages Early voting shall also be conducted on Saturday, April 20, 1996, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Main Early Voting Location at Georgetown City Hall. In the event of a Runoff Election, early voting by personal appearance shall take place at the Main Early Voting Location/City Hall, beginning Monday, May 13, 1996, through Tuesday, May 28, 1996. Because no contest shall be held in this year's General Election for candidates in City Single -Member Districts 4 or 5, early voting by personal appearance. shall take place only at the Main Early Voting Location which is City Hall; unless there should be a runoff election required in the race for Mayor, in which case there would also be held early voting by personal appearance at the Branch Early Voting Location at the GISD Administration Building. SECTION 8 Election day voting shall take place at Polling Place "A", Georgetown Public Library, 808 Mar -tin Luther King Blvd. for voters residing in City Single -Member Districts 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7, and at Polling Place "B", at the Georgetown Independent School District Tax Office, 603 Lakeway Drive, for voters residing in City Single -Member Districts 4 and 5. SECTION 9 The City Secretary shall conduct an unofficial tabulation of results after the closing of the polls of the General Election on May 4, 1996. The official canvass and tabulation of the results of the Election shall be conducted by the City Council at a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 1996, at 5:15 p.m. If a Runoff Election is required, the City Secretary shall conduct an unofficial tabulation of results after the closing of the polls of the Runoff Election on June 1, 1996. The official canvass Z71 and tabulation of the results of the Runoff Election shall be conducted by the City Council at a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 1996. SECTION 10 In accordance with the Charter Amendment adopted by voters in the May 1994 General Election, the ten-ri of office for the person elected as Mayor shall be three years. The persons elected to serve as Councilmembers for Districts 2, 6, and 7 shall draw straws to determine whether they will serve a three-year term (two Councilmembers) or a two-year term (one Councilmember). SECTION 11 This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption. Election Resolution No.?& 0 Page 3 of 4 Pages RESOLVED this 13th day of February, 1996. Attest: Sandra D. Lee City Secretary Approved as to form: Marianne Landers Banks City Attorney Election Resolution No.?& 92 1.3 - 7 - Page 4 of 4 Pages By: LEO WOOD Mayor RESOLUTION NO. A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, EXPRESSING OFFICIAL INTENT TO REIMBURSE COSTS OF CERTAIN PROJECTS TO INCLUDE UTILITY SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS RELATING TO THE CUSTOMER CONTROLLED LOAD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. WTIEREAS, the City of Georgetown, Texas (the "Issuer") is a home -rule City of the State of Texas; and V41EREAS, the Issuer expects to pay expenditures in connection with the design, planning, acquisition and construction of the customer controlled loan management system project (the "Project") prior to the issuance of obligations to finance the Project; VdIEREAS, the Issuer finds, considers, and declares that the reimbursement of the Issuer for the payment of such expenditures will be appropriate and consistent with the lawful objectives of the Issuer and, as such, chooses to declare its intention, in accordance with the provisions of Section 1.150-2 of the Treasury Regulations, to reimburse itself for such payments at such time as it issues obligations to finance the Projects; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION L 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. The City Council hereby finds that this resolution implements Transportation Policy I of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states : "The City's transportation system provides for the safe and efficient movement of traffic, promotes economic interests of the community, and adequately serves the personal needs of individuals."; and further finds that the enactment of this resolution is not inconsistent or in conflict with any other Century Plan Policies, as required by Section 2.03 of the Administrative Chapter of the Policy Plan. SECTION 2. The Issuer reasonably expects to incur debt, as one or more separate series of various types of obligations, with an aggregate maximum principal amount equal to $3,700,000 for the purpose of paying the costs of the Project. SECTION 3. All costs to be reimbursed pursuant hereto will be capital expenditures. No tax- exempt obligations will be issued by the Issuer in furtherance of this Resolution after a date which is later than 18 months after the later of (1) the date the expenditures are paid or (2) the date on which the property, with respect to which such expenditures were made, is placed in service. Resolution Title No. F:\AGFNDAW6\CCLM_RMB.RES Page 1 of SECTION 4. The foregoing notwithstanding, no tax-exempt obligation will be issue pursuant to this Resolution more than three years after the date any expenditure which is to be reimbursed is paid. SECTION 5, This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption. RESOLVED this 13 th day of February, 1996. Sandra D. Lee City Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: V Marianne Lande"i's Banks City Attorney ivoi-malvii'Z a #I, UI 0 1 1 a4imhwsemafit Resolution Title No. waa-p- FAAGENDA\96\CCLM PMB.RES Page 2 of 2