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2010 GENERAL ELECTION

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The last day to file for a place on the 2010 ballot was Monday, March 8, 2010 (5:00pm).

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[ O-2010-64 ]

Ballot order was determined by drawing on March 8, 2010.

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MAYOR
Vote for None or One

Candidate Dolly Arons
   

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Vote for None, One, or Two

Candidate Nancy J. Schnell
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ORDINANCE NO. 2010-64

ORDERING CITY OFFICERS’ ELECTION

TO BE HELD ON MAY 8, 2010

 AN ORDINANCE AND ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR THE CITY OFFICERS’ ELECTION IN SHOREACRES, TEXAS ON MAY 8, 2010.

             WHEREAS, the laws of the State of Texas provide that on May 8, 2010, there shall be elected Mayor and two (2) Aldermen-at-Large, each for two year terms for the City of Shoreacres, Texas; and,

            WHEREAS, the laws of the State of Texas further provide that the Election Code of the State of Texas is applicable to said election, and in order to comply with such Code, an Ordinance and Order shall be passed establishing procedures to be followed in said election and designating the voting place for said election; now, therefore,

             BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SHOREACRES, TEXAS:

 1.         The City Officers’ Election shall be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at Shoreacres City Hall, 601 Shoreacres Boulevard, Shoreacres, Texas and the entire City of Shoreacres shall constitute one election precinct for said election. The polls on election day shall be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

 2.         All independent  declared candidates for the election to be held on May 8, 2010 for the above mentioned offices shall file their application to become candidates with the City Secretary or his designee at Shoreacres City Hall, 601 Shoreacres Boulevard, Shoreacres, Texas beginning Saturday, February 8, 2010 and continuing during regular office hours until Monday, March 8, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. No applications for declared candidates shall be accepted after that date and time. Such applications shall be in accordance with State Law.

 3.         All independent  undeclared candidates (write-in candidates) for the election to be held on May 8, 2010 for the above mentioned offices shall file their applications to become candidates with the City Secretary or his designee at Shoreacres City Hall, 601 Shoreacres Boulevard, Shoreacres, Texas beginning on February 8, 2010 and ending on March 15, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. No applications for write-in candidates shall be accepted after that date and time. Such applications shall be in accordance with State Law.

 

4.         The order of the names to be printed on the ballot shall be determined by a drawing to be held by the City Secretary as provided by the Election Code. The drawing shall take place on Monday, March 8, 2010 at 5:15 p.m. at Shoreacres City Hall.

 5.         David Stall is hereby appointed Clerk for Early Voting and Rhonda Basco and Ann Linthicum are hereby appointed Alternate Early Voting Clerks. Early voting by personal appearance shall begin on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 7:30 a.m. and shall continue during regular office hours through Tuesday, May 4, 2010, with the exception of extended hours on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 and Tuesday, May 4, 2010 and we will be open for early voting from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on those two (2) days. (Regular Office Hours are 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon on Friday.) Early voting by personal appearance shall take place at Shoreacres City Hall, 601 Shoreacres Boulevard, Shoreacres, Texas 77571, which is also the address to which ballot applications and ballots voted by mail shall be sent.

 6.         Early votes shall be canvassed by the Early Balloting Board in accordance with the Texas Election Code.  The appointed Presiding Judge at the polling place shall serve as the Presiding Judge of the Early Balloting Board with two (2) clerks serving at the polling place making up the other members of the board.

 7.         The Election shall be held in accordance with the Texas Election Code and only qualified resident voters of the City of Shoreacres shall be eligible to vote at said election.

 9.         The Mayor shall give notice of this election in accordance with the Texas Election Code and Article 29e, Vernon’s Revised Civil Statutes and all necessary orders, writs and returns for said election shall be issued by the proper authority(ies).

 10.       In accordance with the order of the City Council, the City Secretary has posted written notice of the date, place and subject of this meeting in which this ordinance was passed on the bulletin board outside of City Hall, a place readily accessible to the public. Such notice has been continuously posted for 72 hours preceding the scheduled time of such meeting.

 PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 8TH DAY OF FEBRUARY 2010.

                                                                         _______________________

                                                                        Jayo Washington, Mayor

 ATTEST:

 _______________________________

David K. Stall, City Secretary

 

 


 


 

 

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