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File #: 18-007    Name:
Type: Report Status: Consent Item Ready
File created: 1/5/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/22/2018 Final action:
Title: Approval to authorize the City Manager to enter into joint election agreements between the City of New Braunfels and the New Braunfels Independent School District and the Comal Independent School District.
Attachments: 1. NBISD joint election agreement, 2. CISD Joint Election Agreement
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Presenter/Contact

Presenter

Patrick Aten, City Secretary

Contact Info

(830) 221-4010 - paten@nbtexas.org

 

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SUBJECT:

Title

Approval to authorize the City Manager to enter into joint election agreements between the City of New Braunfels and the New Braunfels Independent School District and the Comal Independent School District.

 

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:

The Texas Election Code and the Texas Education Code provide provisions for school districts to enter into agreements with municipalities to hold elections jointly to adequately and conveniently serve voters by providing common polling locations.  The attached agreements will allow for the City and NBISD and CISD to share a common early voting polling location for the May 5, 2018 Election at the Comal County Elections Office, 396 N. Seguin Avenue.  Additionally, the agreements provide for common Election Day polling locations, if necessary.

 

ADDRESSES A NEED/ISSUE IN A CITY PLAN OR COUNCIL PRIORITY:

N/A

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.

 

Recommendation

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

N/A

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval.