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Res 19-37b Adopting the new County Voting Equipment TOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION NO. 19-37 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, ADOPTING VOTING EQUIPMENT USED BY DENTON AND TARRANT COUNTY ELECTION ADMINISTRATIONS. WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 271.002 of the Texas Election Code, the Town of Westlake election will be conducted jointly with other political subdivisions in Tarrant and Denton counties; and, WHEREAS, on August 13, 2019, the Tarrant County Commissioner's Court voted to accept the contract with Hart InterCivic to purchase Verity System version 2.3.1; and, WHEREAS, the Commissioners Court of Tarrant County, adopted the Hart InterCivic Verity, version 2.3.1, for use in Absentee Voting By Mail, Early Voting By Personal Appearance, Regular Voting on Election Day and Provisional Voting; and, WHEREAS, the Commissions Court of Denton County, adopted the Hart InterCivic Verity Voting 2.3 system for use in Absentee Voting By Mail, Early Voting By Personal Appearance, Regular Voting on Election Day and Provisional Voting; and, WHEREAS, that the system will be used in accordance to the terms and conditions specified in the certification order issued by the Texas Secretary Of State. WHEREAS, the Town Council finds that the passage of this Resolution is in the best interest of the citizens of Westlake. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1: That, all matters stated in the Recitals hereinabove are found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein by reference as if copied in their entirety. SECTION 2: That the Town of Westlake Town Council, which contract with the counties to conduct municipal elections, does hereby approve the use of the voting equipment for future elections. SECTION 3: If any portion of this Resolution shall, for any reason, be declared invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof and the Council hereby determines that it would have adopted this Resolution without the invalid provision. Resolution 19-37 Page 1 of 2 SECTION 4: That this resolution shall become effective from and after its date of passage. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 18TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2019. ATTEST: Laura Wheat, Mayor 4nNj " L .WAni'/D Tanya Morri Assistant to he Town Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: L. Stanton Lowry, Town Attorney (!iD Resolution 19-37 Page 2 of 2