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File #: 21-450    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 4/27/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/10/2021 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider approval of an ordinance declaring the canvass and result of the General Election held on May 1, 2021, to elect two members of the New Braunfels City Council; containing a savings clause; declaring an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. 20210501 Canvass New Braunfels General Special -5-7-2021 02-13-32 PM, 2. Ordinance general election 2021 CV districts 05.04.2021
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PRESENTER: Presenter

Caitlin Krobot, City Secretary 

 

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SUBJECT: Title

Discuss and consider approval of an ordinance declaring the canvass and result of the General Election held on May 1, 2021, to elect two members of the New Braunfels City Council; containing a savings clause; declaring an effective date; and declaring an emergency.

 

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DEPARTMENT: City Secretary

 

 

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COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Districts 3 and 4

 

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Consistent with Texas Election laws, the City of New Braunfels is required to canvass and declare the results of its duly ordered elections.  On February 8, 2021, the City Council of the City of New Braunfels ordered a General Election to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021, for the purpose of electing councilpersons for New Braunfels City Council Districts 3 and 4. The City Council has investigated all matters pertaining to the general election, including the ordering, giving notice, officers, holding and making returns of the general election, all as required by applicable federal, state, and local law, and determines that this election was duly ordered; proper notice of this election was given; proper election officers were duly appointed prior to this election; the election was duly held; the City has complied with the federal, state, and local law; and due returns of the result of this election have been made and delivered, all in accordance with the law and the Ordinance calling the election.

 

 

ISSUE:

Whether to approve the ordinance that accepts the May 1, 2021 general election canvass returns and results.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.

 

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval of the ordinance accepting the general election canvass returns and election results.