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Ord 104 Calling an election of Mayor, 4 Aldermen and 1 Marshall, April 1, 1978t NO. 104 AN ORDINANCE BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CALLING AND ORDERING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE 1ST DAY OF APRIL, A.D. 1978, THE SAME BEING THE FIRST SATURDAY IN SAID MONTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A MAYOR,, AND FOUR ALDERMEN AND ONE TOWN MARSHALL 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 THE SAID ELECTION; PROVIDING FOR THE POST- ING 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 SP24E TO BE PRINTED AND DELIVERED TO THE PRE- SIDING 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 COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, HEREBY ORDAINS: SECTION I. Foster That an election shall be held at the XXXXXT Ranch 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 1st day of April, A.D. 1978, the same being the first Saturday of said month, for the pur- pose of electing a Mayor, two (2) aldermen, for two year terms, and two (2) aldermen for unexpired one (1) year terms, and a Town Marshall for the Town of Westlake, in accordance with Article 978 and 1144 V.T.C.S, as amended. SECTION II. That the two candidates who receive the highest and second highest number of votes shall be elected to the Town Council of the Town of Westlake for two year terms, and the two candidates who receive the third highest and fourth highest votes shall be elected to the Town Council of the Town of Westlake for one (1) year terms. The candidate for Town Marshall and candidate for Mayor receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected the Town Marshall and Mayor or the Town of Westlake for a two (2) year term. SECTION III. That 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 Dudley Ranch, for at least twenty (20) consecutive days prior to the date of said election. M SECTION IV. That Louvernia. Foster is hereby appointed presiding judge of said election, and LatTelda, Bowden is appointed as her 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 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 on the Monday next following the election., the Town Council shall canvass the returns and declare the results which shall be re- corded in the Minutes of the Council. SECTION VIII. That the two candidates who receive the highest and second highest number of votes for Aldermen shall be elected to two (2) year terms, and the two candidates who receive the third and fourth highest number of votes for Aldermen shall be elected to one (1) year terms, and the Mayor shall deliver a certificate of election to the successful candi- dates, the candidate who receives the highest number of votes for Mayor shall be elected and the Mayor ProTem shall deliver a certificate of election to the successful candidate, and the candidate who receives the highest number of votes for Town Marshall shall be elected and the Mayor shall deliver a certificate of election to the successful candi- date. If two or more candidates for Aldermen 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 or if two or more candidates for Town Marshall or Mayor tie with the highest number of votes, the Council shall order a second election to be held on the fourteenth day after -2- the first election at which only the names of the candidates who receive 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. If two or more candidates for Alderman tie with the same number of votes so that it can not be determined which candidate shall get a two year term and which shall be elected to a one year term,, the candidates will cast lots to determine to which term they are elected. 4(. PASSED AND APPROVED this the cx?z— day of , A.D. 1978. ATTEST: (JERRY WHITE, TOWN lSECRETARY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS APPROVED AS TO LEGAL FORM: PAUL C. ISHAM, TOWN ATTORNEY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS DALE WHITE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS -3-