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Ord 99 Calling an election to elect three AldermenNO. 99 AN ORDINANCE BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE.TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CALL- ING AND ORDERING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON THE 2ND DAY OF APRIL, A.D. 1977, THE SAME BEING THE FIRST SATURDAY IN SAID MONTH, FOR THE PUR- POSE'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 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 ELEC- TION AND DECLARING THE RESULTS OF SAME BY THE TOWN COUNCIL, AND DECLAR- ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, HEREBY ORDAINS: SECTION I. Foster Than an election shall be held at the Gumpbudd 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 2nd day of April, A. D. 1977, the same being the first Saturday of said month, for the pur- pose of electing three (3) Aldermen for the Town of Westlake, in accordance with Article 978 and 1144 V.T.C.S. as amended. SECTION II. 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 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 Foster which places shall be at the Axl Ranch, for at least twenty (20) consecutive days prior to the date of said election. SECTION IV. That Louvernia Foster is hereby appointed presiding judge of said election, and LaVerda 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 elec- tion 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 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 three candidates who receive the highest number of votes for Aldermen shall be elected and the Mayor shall deliver cer- tificates of election to the successful candidates. If two or more candidates for Aldermen tie with the same number of votes -so that one or more of the tied candidates whould not be elected to the posi- tion 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 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. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 24th day of February, A. D, 1977. •s � i 1 ,0 T N'OF WESTLAKE ATTEST: DERRY WHITE, TOW14 SECRETARY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS APPROVED AS TO LEGAL FORM: S IAM, TOWN ATTOR EY TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS