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Res 61-09 Ordering a General Election on the First Tuesday in April of Each YearRESOLUTION NO. 9 . WHEREAS,, pursuant to the provisions of Title 289 (;hap - ter 11, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas,, it is provided that there shall be held in each Municipality In the State of Texas on the first Tuesday in April of each year, a general election for the purpose of electing officers of said Munici- palityt NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY 'THE BOARD OF ALDER- MEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE., TEXAS: te THAT the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake., Texas, at a regular meeting held this date, does hereby order an election ofofficersfor th- Town of Westlake, Texas,, to be held on Tuesday, April 4, 1961 , for the purpose of electing a Mayor, five Aldermen and a Marshal, for a term of one year, from April IL '1961 , or until -their successors are duly electo-d and qu—a—lifj—ed-.- The I candidates for Mayor., Aldermen and Marsha -1., re- ceiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to su(,h, offices for a terms; of one year. ii. FOR the purpose of said election., the entire Town is hereby constituted one voting precinct; the polling place for said election.shall be the Reception Room of the Horse Barn, Circle "T" Ranch, within said Town., and said election -shall be held between the hours of'7.'00 A. M. and said 7:00-P. M. on the aforementioned date., and tl-e following persona are hereby ap-. pointed to act as election officers: oDdili Presiding Judge Gf AI 1- 6--" (,///2 r: Asst .. Pre siding Judge Clerk Clerk No person shall be eligible for the offices aforemen- tioned unless he is qualified elector of the Town and has resided in the State of Texas for a period of one year,,. acid Town for si x (6) months next preceding the electon at.which he is elected. F_ (n ANY eligible and qualified person may have his.name printed. -upon the official ballot as an independent Candidate for the offices herein provided for by filing his sworn applica- tion with the Mayor not later than Midnight, March 4, 1961. The appl" ' cation shall state the specific office being sought by the applicant and that the applicant is eligible and qualified under the Laws of the State of Texas, to become a candidate for and. hold, the office being sought, if elected. V. (A) The form of the sworn application shall be sub- stantially as follows: To the Mayor of the Town of Westlake., Texas, Greetings-. 1, 1. hereby make appli- cation 7 - ave —m.y name printed on the official ballot as an independent candidate for the office of — to be voted upon at the Town Elec- day of April .4 on to be h6li on the 4th 19 61 * and I hereby certify that I have resJded in. the State of Texas for at least one year and, in the Town of Westlake, Texas, for at least six months prior to the date of such election, and am qualified to make this application anI d that am legally qualified. to hold such office, if elected. CINTDIDA EIS SIG14ATURE STATE OF TEXAS teat being duly sworn, n the de s ay Ehe statements contained Jj_ foregoing application are, true, Signed Subscribed and swo:.m to before me this day of A. D D. 2.9 0 Notary Public in and for Tarrant County, Texas (B) Such sworn application may be accompanied with JJ a petition signed by qualified electors, although such peti- tion is not required. (C) Such swore, application shall be accompanied LJ with an executed copy of the "Loyalty Affidavit" as required by Article 6.ol(2) 1.951 Election Code in Vernon ts Texas Civil Sta- < totes, in substantially the following form: W Q I, , of the Town of West- Ex–a s �, County --rant, State of Texas, being Cb, lake, Texas, County 0 a candidate for the office of do solemnly swear that I believe in and approve CC' our present representative form of government, and i 0 elected, I will support and defend our representative form of government and shall resist any of to movement from any part thereof, and I will support and defend the Constitution and Laws of the United States and of the State of Texas. SIGATURE Sworn to and subscribed before me at Westlake, Texas., Tarrant County, Texas, this the day of .__9 A. D. 19. Notary PI0110 _11 I analfor Tarrant County, Texas Vi. in the event rive 4,) w7 wao vo vvuw — n-- ­ voters of the Town (of the entire votes cast in the Town at the 1 last General Election) nominate a Candidate for either of the offices herein provided by petition signed by such voters, such Candidate may have his name printed upon the ballot by filing his sworn application, accompanied by the Loyalty Affidavit as herelinb ve set out, with -the Mayor not later than Midnight., 4 ftreh 4 A 1961 . The Town Secretary shall furnish such applicant Z! a, S o such application. KI VIT. The names of all those who have filed their sworn appli- cations to have their names printed on the official ballot as well as those that are nominated by petition, as candidates shall be 77E! ZD 0 0 CID posted by the Town Secretary in a conspicuous place at the office of the said Secretary for inspection of the Public for at least thirty (30) days before the date of said Election. The Town Secretary shadA preserve for a period of two years all applications., petitions and, other related papers. VIII. Any person eligible to the offices herein provided for who has filed his sworn application in accordance with the provi- sions of this resolution, or who is nominated to any office by petition, shall have his name printed on the official ballots. Any such person may cause his name to be withdrawn at any 'time before the official ballots are printed,, by filing in writing with the Town Secretary a request to -that effect over his signa- ture, duly attested to by a Notary Public. No name so withdrawn shall be printed on the ballots. IX. The ballots to be used in said election shall be pre- pared in the manner and form as provided in the election code of the State of Texas enacted by the 1951 Legislature. X. All qualified voters within the meaning of the Consti- tution and Laws of the State of Texas., who have resided in the State of Texas for a period of one year, and in the Town of West- lake for a period of six months prior to the date of the election herein"Prbvided for shall be entitled to vote at such election. XI. I com- mence by absentee ballot in said election shall com mence on March 15 19 1961 1, at the office of the Town Secre- tary, Wes-E-1—WIce, Texas. Voting by absentee ballot shall close at 5 P. m., April 1 1961 XII. The election officers above named shall make and deliver the returns of said election in triplicate, one being retained by the presiding Judge, one delivered to the Mayor of the Town, and one delivered. -to the Town Secretary. The ballot box containing the signature stubs from ballots used in said election shall be delivered to the District Clerk of Tarrant County, Texas, and other ballot boxes and election records and supplies shall be preserved by the Town Secretary in the proper office as by law provided. The Board of Aldermen will meet not less than five and not more than seven days following said election for the purpose of canvassing the returns of said election. XIII. The Mayor is hereby directed to give notice of said election which shall be signed by the Mayor under the attest of the Town Secretary, and. shall. state the purpose of the election, the Officers to be elected., and. the Marshal shall post a pro- perly executed copy of the election proclamation at the polling 'Place herein provided and two copies at two other public places within the Town. Such notices shall have attached thereto a certified copy of this resol�ution. XTV. Said election shall be held and conduct --ed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas for the holding of General Elections for State axzd County Offices except as otherwise pro- vided by Chapter 11, Title 28, and the 1.951 Election Code of the Revised Civi1. Statutes of Texas. ADOPTED this day o f �—:L ,,/ /? 1/,4 /Z A. D. 19.vl'( APP ONTED, ATTEST2 MAYOR TOWN 3ECRETARY z U) ORDER AND NOTICE OF TOWN ELECTION THE STATE OF TEXAS C OUN17 OF T ARRANT TOWN OF WESTLAKE I ELECTION ORDER I, C) Z9 ItIv ///I-- Al `- ///,? /:--- , Mayor of the TOWN OF - WESTLAKE., 'EAS, y v,,L E___1_r_T_,ueof the powervested in me by law, do 'L hereby order that an election be held in the Town of Westlake, :lTexas, on —.7 19 , being the first Tuesday thereof, for the purpose of-elecT—ing the following officers of said Town; A Mayor, five Aldermen and a Marshal, for a term of one year.. f rcw 19Z . or until thir e successors are duly elected and qu-alified. The can- didate for Mayor, five Aldermen and Marshal receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to such offices for a term of one year; And, that said election shall be held at the Reception Room of the Horse Barr., Circle "T" Ranch, in said Town, and the follow- ing named persons are hereby appointed Managers thereof,, to wit2 Tllv-;-:Z- Presiding Judge , /V; �YF L1C 6- I I I Asst. Presiding Judge Clerk Clerk ELECTION NOTICE The Marshal is hereby directed and. instnucted to post 4 a properly executed copy of th-L.S Order and Notice of Election at the Reception Room of the 'Horse Barn., Circle "T" Ranch-, the place where this election -will, be held.., and at two other public places -within the Town. Said Notice shall be posted 3o days before the date of said election. Signed and executed this A. D. 19� . ATTEST Z, TOWN SECRETARY '2-j— day of 1je--4vv4fi- MAYOR, TOWN OF WESTTLATKE_, TEXAS