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Ord 158 Calling General Election to elect three Alderman NO. 158 AN ORDINANCE BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CALLING AND ORDERING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE 4TH DAY OF APRIL, A.D. 1987 , THE SAME BEING THE FIRST SATURDAY IN SAID MONTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING THREE (3) ALDERMEN FOR THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLES 978 AND 1144 , V.T.C.S; ESTABLISHING THE HOURS AND PLACE FOR SAID ELEC- TION; PROVIDING FOR THE POSTING IN THREE PUBLIC PLACES IN THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE AS NOTICE OF SAID ELECTION; DIRECTING THE TOWN SECRETARY TO 14AKE UP THE OFFICIAL BALLOTS, CAUSING THE SAME TO BE PRINTED AND DELIVERED TO THE PRESIDING OFFICER; PROVIDING FOR THE CANVASSING OF THE RETURNS OF THE SAID ELECTION AND DECLARING THE RESULTS OF SAME BY THE TOWN COUNCIL, AND DECLARING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS HEREBY ORDAINS: SECTION 1. That an election shall be held at the Ralph Carpenter residence in the Town of Westlake, Texas , between the hours of seven o' clock (7 : 00) a.m. and seven o' clock (7: 00) p.m. on the 4th day of April , A.D. 1987, the same being the first Saturday of said month, for the purpose of election three (3) Aldermen for the Town of Westlake, in accordance with Articles 978 and 1144 V.T.C.S. as amended. SECTION 11. That the three candidates who receive the highest number of votes shall be elected to the Town Council of the Town of Westlake for two year terms. SECTION 111. That the notice of said election shall be Given by the posting of true copies of this ordinance, signed by the Mayor and attested by the Town Secretary, in three public places of the said Town, one of which places shall be at the Ralph Carpenter residence, for at least twenty (20) consecutive days prior to the date of said election. SECTION 1V. That Vonnie Carpenter is hereby appointed presiding judge of said election, and Ralph Carpenter is appointed as alternate, and the said presiding judge shall appoint such assistants as may be necessary to properly conduct said election, as provided by the election code. SECTION V. That the Town Secretary shall make up the official ballot from the names presented to her by application as provided by the election code, and she is hereby authorized and directed to have the ballots to be used in such election printed and delivered to the said pre- siding judge. SECTION Vl. That immediately after the counting of the votes the presiding judge shall deliver the official returns of the election to the Town Secretary. SECTION Vll. That the Monday next following the election, the Board of Alder- men shall canvass the returns and declare the results which shall be recorded in the Minutes of the Board of Aldermen meeting. SECTION V111. That the three candidates who receive the highest number of votes for Alderman shall be elected and the Mayor shall deliver certificates of election to the successful candidates . If two or more candidates for Alderman tie with the same number of votes so that one or more of the tied candidates would not be elected to the position of Alderman, the Council shall order a second election to be held on the fourteenth day after the first election at which only the names of the candidates who received the same number of votes at the first election shall be printed on the ballot. In the event of a tie at the second election, the tied candidates shall cast lots to determine which one shall be declared elected. PASSED AND APPROVED this the < day of February, 1987, r a Mayor, Town of Westla e, Texas ATTEST: Dale L. White GerYy 9 e, secretary T 4 n of Westlake