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Res 63-13 Ordering a General Election on the First Tuesday in April of Each YearRESOLUTION NO. 13 WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of Title 28, Chap- ter 11, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas,, it is provided that there shall be heldineach 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- pality,. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDER- MEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE.$ TEXAS: THAT the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake, Texas, at a regular meeting held this date., does hereby order an election ofofficersfor tb- Town of Westlake, Texas, to be held on Tuesday,, April 2, 1963 , for the purpose of electing a Mayor, five Aldermen Ra a"Ra_rshal., for a term of one year, from April 2, 1963 or until -their successors are duly electpd and qualified. The candidates for Mayor., Aldermen and Marsha.1, re- ceiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to su ,h offices for a term"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 ":bo A. M. and said 7:00-P. M. on the aforementioned date., and tl--p following persons are. hereby ap- pointed -to act as election officers: Ethel Odom Presiding Judge Lucy McGuire Asst. Presiding Judge Edith Harvey . Clerk Clerk No person shall be eligible for the offices of 'unles's he is qualified elector of the Town and has resided in the State of Texas for a period of one year, and in the Town for six (6) months next preceding the electon at which he is elected, IV. 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 9,1963-4. The application shall, state the specific office being sought by the applicant and that the applicant is eligible and qualified -under the Lwws 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. hereby make appli- catlon6­nhave rqy ame print' on the official ballot as an independent candidate for the office of to be. voted upon at the Town Elec- ticn to -be �aeIE­on the day of 19 -- and I hereby certify that T have resided 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 and that 1 am- legally qualified to hold such office., if elected. -- CANDTD-ATETS SIGNATURE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TAFRAIN�1' 1, --P being duly sworn, depose an say t'.'Ta� . e statem.eants contained in the foregoing appl,*1 cation are true. Signed Subscribed and swoinnn to before me this day of S A. D. -1-9 6 Notary public in ana ,for Tarrant County, Texas (B) Such sworn application may be accompanied with a petition signed by qualified electors, although such peti- tion is not required. (C) Such sworn application shall be accompanied with an executed copy of the "Loyalty Affidavit" as required by Article 6.01(2) 1951 Election Code in Vernon's Texas Civil Sta- tutes, in substantially the following form: of the Town of West- lake,, Texas, County of Tarrant,, State of Texas, being a candidate for the office of do solemnly swear that I believe in and approve of our present representative form of government, and if elected, 1will support and defend our representative form of government and shall resist any effort 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. CANDIDITE19 SIGNATM - Sworn to and subscribed before me at Westlake, Texas, Tarrant County, Texas., this the day of , A. D. 19 0 Notary Public in and for Tarrant County, Texas "M In the event five (5) per cent or over the qualified voters of the Town (of the entire votes cast in the Town at the last General Election) nominate'a Candidate for either of the offices herein provided by petition signed by such voters, such Candidate tray have his name printed upon the ballot by filing his sworn application, accompanied by the Loyalty Affidavit as hereinabove set out., with -the Mayor not later .than Midnight, March 09 19_The Town Secretary shall furnish such applicant a form of such application. VII. 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 posted.by the Town Secretary in a conspicuous place at the office of the said Secretary for inspectioh of the Public for at least thirty (30) days before the date of said Election. The Town Secretary shall 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 tlie election herein-"prbvided for shall be entitled. to vote at such election, XI. Voting by absentee ballot in said election shall com- mence on March 12 , 19.L1., at the office of the Town Secre- tary, Westlake, Texas, Voting by absentee ballot shall close at 5 P. M., March 30,-,-, 19 63. 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 m -ore than seven days following said election for the purpose of canxvao5ing the retu-rns 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. Siich notices shall have attached thereto a c.ertified. copy of this resolution. XIV. Said. election shall be held and conducted in accordance with. the laws of the State of Texas for the holding of General Elections for State and County Offices except as otherwise pro- vided by Chapter 11, Title 28, and the 1951 Election Code of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas. ADOPTED this day of A. D. 19 4/12. - ATTEST: TOWN SECRET APPROVED, MAYOR - ORDER AND NOTICE OF TOWN ELECTION THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TARRA NT TOWN OF WESTLAKE I ELECTION ORDER JOHN A. McGUIRE Mayor of the TOWN OF WESTLAKE', TEXAS, by virTue of the power vested in me by law., do hereby order that an election be held in the Town of Westlake, Texas, on An 2 1 l9L3__, being the first Tuesday thereof, fZ;r the purpose ofelectingthe following officers of said To-wn-. A Mayor, five Aldermen and a Marshal, for a term, of one year. from April 2 , 1963., or until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The can- didate. for Mayor, five Aldermen and Marshal receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to such offices for a teres. cif 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 wits Ethel Odom Presiding Judge Lucy McGuire Asst, Presiding Judge Edith Harley Clerk Clerk ELECTION NOTICE The Marshal' is hereby directed and. instriacted to post a proper.- "y execi),ted copy of this Order and Notice of Election at the Reception Room of the Horse Barn, Circle "T" Ranch, the place where th-1s election will. be held, andtwo other public places within the Town. Said Notice shall be �fo sted 3o days before the date of said election. Signed, and e:.5( - A. 1) a iq 63, ATTEST a TOWN' SECRETARY h day of MAYOR, TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS