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File #: 19-3029    Version: 1 Name: Resolution - A Resolution of the City of Mansfield, Texas, Calling for a General Election to be Held on May 4, 2019; Designating Polling Places; Establishing Election Precincts Within the City; Appointing an Election Judge and Alternate Judge; Establishin
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/30/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action: 2/11/2019
Title: Resolution - A Resolution of the City of Mansfield, Texas, Calling for a General Election to be Held on May 4, 2019; Designating Polling Places; Establishing Election Precincts Within the City; Appointing an Election Judge and Alternate Judge; Establishing Other Procedures for Conducting the Election; Establishing a Date for Canvassing Returns; Establishing a Date for Runoff Election, if Necessary; and Providing an Effective Date
Sponsors: Shelly Lanners, Susana Marin
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Resolution - Spanish

Title

Resolution - A Resolution of the City of Mansfield, Texas, Calling for a General Election to be Held on May 4, 2019; Designating Polling Places; Establishing Election Precincts Within the City; Appointing an Election Judge and Alternate Judge; Establishing Other Procedures for Conducting the Election; Establishing a Date for Canvassing Returns; Establishing a Date for Runoff Election, if Necessary; and Providing an Effective Date

Requested Action

Approval of the Resolution Calling the May 4, 2019 General Election for the City of Mansfield.

Recommendation

City staff recommends the City Council order the General Election to be held on May 4, 2019 and June Runoff Election, if necessary, by approving the resolution outlining the election procedures.

Description/History

Pursuant to Section 41.001 of the Texas Election Code and the Home Rule Charter, the City is required to conduct its general election on the first Saturday in May.  The following positions are scheduled to be on the May 2019 ballot:

 

Mayor, Place 1

Council Member, Place 2

 

The City Secretary's Office is distributing candidate packets upon request.

Justification

The General Election is to be held in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and State Law.

Funding Source

Funds are allocated in the City Council budget (001-8806-11-01) for this expenditure.

Prepared By

Susana Marin, TRMC, City Secretary

817-276-4203