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Ord 907 Cancelling the May 2, 2020 General Election and declaring each unopposed candidate elected to officeTOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 907 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CANCELING THE MAY 2, 2020, 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 2, 2020, for the purpose of electing one (1) Mayor and two (2) 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 election. 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 2, 2020 general election, are hereby declared elected to office, and shall be issued a certificate of election: Laura Wheat Mayor Alesa Belvedere Council Member Rajiv Trivedi 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 2, 2020, Ordinance 907 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with the provisions of such ordinances, in which event the conflicting provisions of such ordinances are hereby repealed.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 24th DAY OF FEBRUARY 2020. ATTEST: Todd Nkood, Town Secretary APPROVI XS_ AS L. FORM: own Attorney l Laura Wheat, Mayor dnte� to'-� Amanda DeGan, Town Manager Ordinance 907 Page 2 of 2 W 12-1 Prescribed by Secretary of State Section 2.051— 2.053, Texas Election Code 2/14 CERTIFICATION OF UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES FOR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS (NOT COUNTY) CERTIFICACION DE CANDIDATOS UNICOS PARA OTRAS SUBDIVISIONES POLITICAS (NO EL CONDADO) To: Presiding Officer of Governing Body Al: Presidente de la entidad gobernante As the authority responsible for having the official ballot prepared, I hereby certify that the following candidates are unopposed for election to office for the election scheduled to be held on May 2, 2020. Como autoridad a cargo de la preparacion de la boleta de votacion oficial, por la presente certifico que los siguientes candidatos son candidatos linicos para eleccion para un cargo en la eleccion que se llevard a cabo el 2 de Mayo del 2020. List offices and names of candidates: Lista de cargos y nombres de los candidatos: Office(s) Cargo(s) Mayor Council Member Council Member Sign ture (Firma) ea0d wood Printed Name (Nombre en letra de molde) 160" 10A —5*,ecte4Rr Title (Puesto) 2/1412020 Date of Signing (Fecha de firma) Candidate(s) Candidato(s) Laura Wheat Alesa Belvedere Rajiv Trivedi TEX PAS (Seal) (sello) CAP GIAY CH NHAN MA UNG CIr VIEN T&i: Chu tri can bo cua co' quan chu quan La co, quan chiu trach nhiem ve viec co bo phieu chinh thuic chuan bi, toi xin xac nhan rang cac u•ng vien duorc ma Cho cuoc bau cir den On phong Cho cuoc bau cu! du- kien se durov to ch&c vao ngay 2 thang 5 nam 2020. Danh sach cac van phong va On cuwing cac ng cu• vien: Office(s) Candidate(s) Thi truong Laura Wheat Hoi dung thanh vien Alesa Belvedere Hoi dong thank vien Rajiv Trivedi �,& 0,.(- Ch,& ky t od d G-Jeod OF W EST In tend ; Cy ~O Tieu U Ngay kY TE)( P ORDER OF CANCELLATION ORDEN DE CANCELACION Town of Westlake The hereby cancels the election scheduled to be held on (official name of governing body) May 2, 2020 in accordance with Section 2.053(a) of the Texas (date on which election was scheduled to be held) Election Code. The following candidates have been certified as unopposed and are hereby elected as follows: El Town of Westlake (nombre oficial de la entidad gobernante) por la presente cancela la eleccion que, de to contrario, se hubiera celebrado el May 2, 2020, de conformidad, con la Seccion 2.053(a) (fecha en que se hubiera celebrado la eleccion) del Codigo de Elecciones de Texas. Los siguientes candidatos han sido certificados como candidatos unicos y por la presente quedan elegidos como se haya indicado a continuation: Office Sought (Cargo al que presenta candidature) Candidate (Candidato) Mayor Council Member Council Member Laura Wheat Alesa Belvedere Rajiv Trivedi 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 exhibird una copia de esta orden en todas las mesas electorales que se hubieran utilizado en la eleccion. President (Presidente) -ejruar✓ Zy, 20Z0 Date of adoption (Fecha de adoption) ecretary (secretario) (seal) (sello) OF W EsT Are, z TE X PAS Ordinance 907 — Exhibit "A" Page 1 of 2 LENH HUY BO Thi xa Westlake huong hiiy bo cac cuoc bau cu du kien se duac to chdc vao ngay 2 thong 5 nam 2020, phii hop v6i phan 2.053(a) cua luat bau cu Texas. Cac ung vien da chirng nhan la unopposed va huong duac bau lam nhu sau: Van phong tim kiem img vien Tong thong Laura Wheat Hqi dung tMnh vien Alesa Belvedere Hoi dung tMnh vien Rajiv Trivedi Mot ban sao cua lenh nay se duac gang vao ngay bau cu tai moi dia diem phong phieu nao da duac stir dung trong cuoc bau cix. Tong'thong ref?/ya, y 2y, Z07-6 Ngay nhan con nuoi T u ky pF WEST m TEX AS Ordinance 907 — Exhibit "A" Page 2 of 2