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Ord 658 Canceling the May 14, 2011 General ElectionTOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 658 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CANCELING THE MAY 149 2011, GENERAL ELECTION AND DECLARING EACH UNOPPOSED CANDIDATE ELECTED TO OFFICE; PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE CUMULATIVE OF ALL ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake, Texas, is a General Law municipality located in Tarrant and Denton Counties, created in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Code and operating pursuant to the enabling legislation of the State of Texas; and WHEREAS, in accordance with law a general election has been ordered for May 14, 2011, for the purpose of electing; three (3) Council Members to serve two (2) year terms on the Town Council in the Town of Westlake; and WHEREAS, no proposition is to appear on the ballot; and WHEREAS, the Town Secretary has certified in writing that each candidate on the ballot is unopposed for election to office; and WHEREAS, the filing deadlines for placement on the ballot and declaration of write-in candidacy have passed; and WHEREAS, in these circumstances Chapter 2, Subchapter C of the Texas Election Code authorizes a governing body to declare each unopposed candidate elected to office and cancel the electron. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1: The following candidates, who are unopposed in the May 14, 2011, general election, are hereby declared elected to office, and shall be issued a certificate of election: Carol Langdon Council Member David Levitan Council Member Rick Rennhack Council Member SECTION 2: The Town secretary is directed to post a copy of the Order of Cancellation attached as Exhibit "A", at each designated polling place on May 14, 2011. Ordinance 658 Page 1 of 2 SECTION 3: This ordinance shall be cumulative of all provisions of ordinances of the Town of Westlake, Texas, except where the provisions of this ordinance are in direct conflict with the provisions of such ordinances, in which event the conflicting provisions of such ordinances are hereby repealed. SECTION 4: It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Town Council that the phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and sections of this ordinance are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this ordinance shall be declared unconstitutional by the valid judgment or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and sections of this ordinance, since the same would have been enacted by the Town Council without the incorporation in this ordinance of any such unconstitutional phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section. SECTION 5: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, and it is so ordained. PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, ON THIS 28'" DAY OF MARCH 2011. ro�at`a M ATTEST: XA S 1 Kell Edwa s, Town �Sccret�ary� • "• APPROVED: Laura. Wheat, Mayor Ordinance 658 Page 2 of 2 AW 12-2 Prescribed by 'Secretary of State Section 2.051 — 2.053, Texas Election Code 03107 ORDER. OF CANCELLATION ORDEN DE CANCELACION The Town of Westlake name of governing body) May 14, 2011, which election was scheduled to be held) hereby cancels the election scheduled to be held on (official in accordance with Section 2.053(x) of the Texas (date on Election Code. The following candidates have been certified as unopposed and are hereby elected as follows: El Town of Westlake (nombre ofrcial de la entidad gobernante) se hubiera celebrado el por la presente cancela la election que, de to contrario, May 14, 2011, de conformidad, con la Seccion 2.053(a) (fecha en que se hubiera celebrado da election) del Codigo de Elecciones de Texas. Los siguientes candidates han sido certif cados tomo candidatos tinicos y por la presente quedan elegidos tomo se haya indicado a continuation: Candidate (Candidata) ©ffice Sought (Cargo al que presenta candidature) Council Member Council Member Council Member Carol Langdon David Levitan Rick Rennhack A copy of this order will be posted on Election Day at each polling place that would have been used in the election. El Dia de las Elecciones se exhibir6 una copia de esta Orden en todas las mesas electorales que se hubieran utilizado en la election. President (Presidente) YY)c-r-c Y-1 28 1 2011 Date of adoption (Fecha de ado Secretaryecretario) (seal) (sella) Ordinance 658 Page 1 of 1