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File #: 21-120    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 1/25/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/8/2021 Final action:
Title: Approval of the second and final reading of an ordinance ordering a special election to be held in the City of New Braunfels on May 1, 2021, for proposed amendments to the City Charter; and establishing an Early Voting Location and Polling Places for this Election; and making provisions for the conduct of the Election.
Attachments: 1. Charter Propositions, 2. Ord. Calling Special Election for 2nd Reading CV 02.03.2021 English, 3. Ord. Calling Special Election for 2nd Reading CV 02.03.2021 Spanish
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Presenter/Contact

Presenter

Caitlin Krobot, City Secretary

Contact Info

ckrobot@nbtexas.org

 

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SUBJECT:

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Approval of the second and final reading of an ordinance ordering a special election to be held in the City of New Braunfels on May 1, 2021, for proposed amendments to the City Charter; and establishing an Early Voting Location and Polling Places for this Election; and making provisions for the conduct of the Election.

 

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:

The uniform election date in May for municipal elections is May 1, 2021.

 

Early voting will occur at:

Comal County Elections Office, 396 N. Seguin Avenue.

Comal County Offices-Goodwin Annex, 1297 Church Hill

Grace Church (Guadalupe County), 3240 FM 725

 

Election Day locations will be at:

District 1 - Westside Community Center, 2932 S IH 35 Frontage Road

District 2 - Grace Church, 3240 FM 725 (Guadalupe County)

District 3 - Comal County Senior Citizens Center, 655 Landa Street

District 4 - Christ Presbyterian Church, 1620 Common Street

District 5 - Comal County Office - Goodwin Annex, 1297 Church Hill Drive

District 6 - New Braunfels Municipal Building, 424 S.Castell Ave.

 

Propositions (A-R) for the City Charter are attached in Exhibit A.

 

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

This item is for information purposes.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

The cost estimate for an election is approximately $18,968.40 for election workers, supplies, and training.  (This amount is subject to change after the polling places are established).

 

Recommendation

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

This item is for Council consideration.

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval.