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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 920539 - Sates Tax for Eco Dev Election.37 MESOLUTION N,. R�b WHEREAS, the Tax Code gives voters the option of imposing additional sales and use taxes to help finance the community's economic development efforts; and WHEREAS, the Tax Code gives voters the option of imposing additional sales and use taxes in exchange for reducing the effective property tax rate; and WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Georgetown finds that the City of Georgetown qualifies to vote on each of these measures in accordance with the restrictions outlined within the tax code-, NOW, THEREFORE, -BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: SECIION 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 Economic Development Policy 1 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states- "The City will encourage diversified growth broaden the tax base and minimize the imnact of economic fluctuations"; 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 There shall be a special election on Saturday, January 16, 1993, to consider the following two separate measures: Special Election Resolution No. 9,1'ors 31 Page 1 of 3 The adoption of R sales and use tax within the city, jbr the promotion and development of new and expanded business enterptises at the rate of one-quarter of one percent The adoption of an additional sales and use tax within the city at the rate of one-half of one percent to be used to reduce the SECTION 4 Early voting by personal appearance shall take place at City Hall, 609 Main St. Election day voting shall take place at Polling Place "A", Georgetown Public Library, 808 Martin Luther King Blvd. for voters residing in City single member districts 6, and and at Polling Place "B", Georgetown Independent School District Administration Building, 603 Lakeway Drive, for voters residing in City Single members districts 4 and 5. SECTION 5 Voting shall be conducted with paper ballots prepared in conformity with the Texas Election Code. SECTION 6 The following persons are hereby appointed officers for said electiol In polling place "A" Maria A. Herrera will serve as Presiding Judge, and Mary Giescke will preside as Alternate Presiding Judge, and the clerks for the election will be appointed in a number not to exceed five (5) clerks. In polling place "B" Ken Jones will serve as Presiding Judge, and Kathleen Leedy will serve as Alternate Presiding Judge, and the clerks for the election will be appointed in a number not to exceed five (5) clerks. Election officials shall be compensated at a rate of $5.00 per hour, and officials who deliver the ballots and election supplies shall be compensated an addition flat fee of $25.00 over the hourly rate for their service. 19"Emm Special Election Resolution No. (, DO 5, Page 2 of 3 iii� 01 Iiii Stephanie Crenshaw, Marianne Landers Banks and Bob Hart are hereby appointed deputy early voting clerks. The early voting for the above -designated election will be held at City Hall, 609 Main Street, Georgetown, Texas, and will remain open during normal business hours (8:00 am. to 5:00 p.m.) each day specified for early voting, which is not a Saturday, a Sunday, or an official state holiday, Debeginning on the 20th day preceding the date of the election, which is cemb 2�8, 199 d 2, ancontinuing through the 4th day preceding the date of the election, which is JanZTV, 1993. Early voting shall also be conducted on Saturday, January 9th, 1993, from 9-00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All early voting shall be canvassed by an Early Voting Ballot Board. Maria Herrera shall serve as Presiding Judge, Mary Giescke as Alternate Presiding Judge. K"11610 I The City Secretary shall conduct an unofficial tabulation of results after the closing of the polls. The official canvass and tabulation of the results of the election shall be conducted by the City Council at a Special Session on January 19, 1993. Fill TWOMMIMINETH 111NIMIN11111 RESOLVED this 24th day of November, 1992. ATTEST: THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN: Elizabeth Gray By: 1,EO WOO -6 City Secretary Mayor APPROVED AS TO FORM: Marianne Landers Banks City Attorney - Special Election, Resolution No. '-tk"3': Page 3 of 3