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Ord 174 Calling General Election to elect three AldermanNo. 174 AN ORDINANCE BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CALLING AND ORDERING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE DAY OF MAY, A.D. 19P , THE SAME BEING THE FIRST SATURDAY IN SAID MONTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING THREE (3) ALDER- MEN 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 ELECTION; PROVIDING FOR THE POSTING IN THREE PUBLIC PLACES IN THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE AS NOTICE OF SAID ELECTION; DIRECTING THE TOWN SECRETARY TO MAKE 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 I. That an election shall be held at the C moi;/ -,`_r %<._,_ in the Town of Westlake, Texas, be- tween the hours o seven o'clock (7:00) a.m, and seven o'clock (7:00) p.m.on the /A day of May, A. D. 19 "/ , the same being the first Saturday of said month, for the purpose of electing three (3) Aldermen for the Town of Westlake, in accordance with Articles 978 and 1144 V.T.C.S, as amended. SECTION II. That the three candidates of votes shall be elected to the Westlake for two year terms. SECTION TIT. who receive the highest number Town Council of the Town of 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, own, one of which places shall be at the 1 , for at least twenty (20) consecutive days pricr to the date of said election. SECTION IV. J That i .;z: ,, ; ve "F is hereby apointed pre- siding judge o said election, and' ' f, is appointed as alternate, and the said ptesiding'i ;t lldge shall appoint such assistants as may be necessary to properly con- duct 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 presiding judge. SECTION VI. That immediately after the counting of the votes the presiding judge shall deliver the official returns of the election to the Town Secretary. SECTION VII. That the Monday next following the election, the Board of Aldermen shall canvass the returns and declare the results which shall be recorded in the Minutes of the Board of Aldermen meeting. ECTION VIII. 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,LU,. , 119 if MAYOR, TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS ATTEST: SECRETARY, TOWN OF WESTLAKE r