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Ord 96 Calling an election to elect a Mayor and two AldermenNO. 92 AN ORDINANCE BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CALLING AND ORDERING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE 3RD DAY OF APRIL, A. D. 1976, THE SAME BEING THE FIRST SATURDAY IN SAID MONTH, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A MAYOR, TWO 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 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 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 That an election shall be held at the Campbell 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 3rd day of April, A. D. 1976, the same being the first Saturday of said month, for the pur- pose of electing a Mayor, two (2) Aldermen, 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 number of votes shall be elected to the Town Council of the Town of Westlake for two 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 of 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 Campbell Ranch, for at least twenty (20) consecutive days prior to the date of said election. SECTION IV. That Doris Campbell is hereby appointed presiding judge of said election, and Louvernia Foster 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. RF.f'TTnM 17TTT _ That the two candidates who receive the highest number of votes for Aldermen shall be elected and the Mayor shall deliver certificates of election to the successful candidates, 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 can- didate, and the candidate who receives the highest number of votes for Town Marshall shall be elected and the Mayor shall deliver a certifi- cate of election to the successful candidate. If two or more candi- dates 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 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. -2- PASSED AND APPROVED this the of A. D. 1976. HOWARD DUDLEY, MAYOR TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS ATTEST: el - I J/ GERRY WHITE, TOWN SECRETARY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS APPROVED AS TO LEGAL FORM: PAUL C. I HAM, TOWN ATTORNEY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS -3-