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Res 59-05 Ordering a General Election on the First Tuesday in April of Each YearRESOLUTION NO. 5 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 held in each Municipality in the State of Texas on the first Tuesday in April of each year, a general elec- tion for the purpose of electing officers of said municipality:' NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, 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 of Officers for the Town of Westlake, Texas, to be held on Tuesday, April 7, 1959, for the purpose of electing a Mayor, five Aldermen and a Marshal, for a term of one year, from April 7, 1959, or until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The candidates for Mayor, Alderman and Marshal, receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to such 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 19T" 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 the following persons are hereby appointed to act as election officers: r_ 7 %f"I1 G 0120/! 1 _ _ Presiding Judge Asst. Presiding Judge Clerk Clerk No person shall be eligible for the offices aforementioned 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 (5) months next preceding the election at which he is elected. THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TARRANT TOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDER. AND NOTICE OF TOWN ELECTION ELECTION ORDER I, 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 April 7, 1959, 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, 1959, or until their suc- cessors are duly elected and qualified. The candi- date 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 Barn, Circle "T" Ranch, in said Town, and the following named persons are hereby appointed Managers thereof, to wit: T%/r L Viz) o lei' Presiding Judge Y /+(I ` G 6110 1e Asst. Presiding Judge 'R1r1z_z'1' j Clerk Clerk ELECTION NOTICE The Marshal is hereby directed and instructed to past a properly 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 30 days before the date of said election. Signed and executed this 1959. ATTEST: TOWlELRETARY the 2/"' day of February, A. D. MAYOR, Town ofestlake, Texas if � ra 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- -'`6 tion with the Mayor not later than Midnight, March 7, 1959. The application shall state the specific office being sought by the applicant and that the applicant is eligible and qualified under 0 the Laws of the State of Texas, to become a candidate for and hold the office being sought, if elected. V. z (A) The form of the sworn application shall be sub- Ul stantially as follows To the Mayor of the Town of Westlake, Texas, Greetings: I, , hereby make applica- tion to have my name printed on the official ballot as an independent candidate for the office of to be voted upon at the Town Election to be he d on the 7th day of April, 1959; 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 date of such election, and am qualified to make this application and that I am legally qual- ified to hold such office, if elected. NNDIDATEIE SIGNATURE Q a STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF TARRANT 0j I, , being duly sworn, depose and stat ements contained in the foregoing application are true. as Signed Subscribed and sworn to before me this day of A. D. 1959. NOTARY PUB IC IN AND FOR TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS. U) posted by the Town Secretary in a conspicuous place at the of- fice of the said Secretary for inspection of the Public for at least thirty (34) days before the date of said Election. The Town Secretary shall preserve for a period of two years all appli- cations, 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. NOW The ballots to be used in said election shall be prepared 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 Constitu- tion 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 Westlake for a period of six months prior to the date of the election herein provided for shall be entitled to vote at such election. XI. Voting by absentee ballot in said election shall commence on March 17, 1959, at the office of the Town ,Secretary, Westlake, Texas. Voting by absentee ballot shall close at 5 P. M., April 4, 1959. 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 de- livered 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 -4- 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 elec- ti©n 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 properly ex- ecuted 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 resolution. XIV. Said election shall be held and conducted in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas for the holding of general elec- tions for State and County Offices except as otherwise provided by Chapter 11, Title 28, and the 1951 Election Code of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas. ADOPTED this �Z/ r day of February, A. D. 1959• ATTEST: APPROVED: MAYOR -5-