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Res 64-15 Ordering a General Election on the First Tuesday in April of Each YearRESOLUTION NO . 15 WHEREAS,, pursuant to the provisions of ter 11, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas., i that there shall be held in each Municipality in Texas on the first Tuesday in April of each year, election for the purpose of electing officers of palitya Title 28,, 0hap- t is provided the State of a general said Munici- NOW., THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDER- MEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKEP TEXAS: i. THAT the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake.,, Texas, at a regular meeting held this date, does hereby order an election ofofficers for the Town of Westlake', Texas,, to be held on Tuesday, April '(, 1964 for the purpose of electing a C Mayor, five Aldermen and a Marshal,, for a term of one year, from April 7, 196or until -their successors are duly electpd and TaldrieZTh--ecandidates for Mayor,, Aldermen and Marsha], re- ceiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to such j 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, uj Circle "T" Ranch, within said Town., and said election shall be 0- held between the hours of 7.00 A. M. and said 7:00-P. M. on the cZj aforementioned date., and tl-- following personB are hereby ap- pointed to act as election officers6 Ethel Odom Presiding Judge 0 0 Lucv McGuire Asst, Presiding Judge Edith Harvey Clerk Clerk Tn. No person shall be eligible for the offices aforemen- ti oned. unless 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 elan on at which he is elected. G IV. z ANY eligible and qualified person may have his .name V',' 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 14, 1264. The application shall state the specific offiF-e—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., O.e etings-. hereby make appli- cat have my name prITE—edon the official ballot as an independent candidate fo ' r the office of - ., to be voted upon at the Town_ —Elec- tion to be heldonthe day of 19 -- and I hereby certify that I 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 1 70J 1 date of such election, and am qualified to make this application and that I am legally qualified to hold .17 such office, if elected,. 60 CANDIDATE'S SIGNATURE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TARRA.NITZ.- 4. being duly sworn, < __contaired in the 1" depose and say that the statements UO foregoin1g application are true. Signed Subscribed and sworn.- to before me this day of A. D. 19 _. "rotary Public in and for Tarrant County,, Texas (B) Such 9worn application maybe 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 - 1, , of the Town of West- lak7e, -Texas, County of Tarrant,, State of Texas, being a candidate for the office of .9 do solemnly swear that I believe in and approve of our present representative form of government, and if elected, I will support and defend our representative form of government and shall resist any of to movement from a-ny part thereof., and I will support and defend the Constitution, and Laws of the United States and. of the State of Texas. CANDIDATE 'S 9IGNTTURT- Sworn to and. subscribed before me at Westlake, Texas., Tarrant County, Texas., this the day of . A. D. 19 4 Rotary Public in and for Tarrant County, Texas we 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' may 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 14, 19 64. The Town Secretary shall furnish such applicant as foFra--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 To-wn 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 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 resolvtion, 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. 0 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 he -rein provided for shall be entitled. to vote at such election. XI. Voting by absentee ballot in said election shall com- mence on March l9 04 , at the office of the Town Secre- tary, Westlake, Texas. Voting by absentee ballot shall close at 5 P. M., Aj?ril 4,--, 1964 - X11. 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 RUstrict 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 A.1derm-en wi'll 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 �°ertif ied. copy of this resolution. 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 and County Offices except as otherwise pro- vided by Chap'l-Der Ils Title 28, and the 1951 Election Code of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas. ADOPTED this day of az-, A. D. 191 s OR -DER AND NOTICE OF TOWN ELECTION THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TARRANT TOWN OF WESTLAKE ELECTION ORDER I, JOHN A. McGUIRE , Mayor of the TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS y v Lrt-,ieo the power vested in me by law., do - hereby order that an eleation be held in the Town of Westlake, Texas, on April 7, , 19�o4 , being the first Tuesday thereof, for the purpose of—electing the following officers of said Town: A Mayor, five Aldermen and a Marshal, for a term of one year, from.April 7, 19 o4 -, or until their successors are =Ty elected and qu'ilifled. 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 wit: Ethel. .Odom Presiding Judge Lucy McGuire Asst. Presiding Judge Edith Harvey C-lerk C 1 e. rl-,,-. ELECTION NOTICE The Marshal is hereby directed and instructed to post a prope."y executed copy of this 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. 2.9 64 ATTEST-. "NOWN SECRETARY e 7 day of MAYOR, TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS