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File #: 21-3997   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council Special Meeting
On agenda: 6/15/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance canvassing the results of the June 5, 2021 Run-Off Election held in Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, and 9. [Tina J. Flores, City Clerk]
Attachments: 1. Staff Presentation

DEPARTMENT: Office of the City Clerk                      

 

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Tina J. Flores, City Clerk

                     

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City-Wide

 

SUBJECT:

June 5, 2021 Run-Off Election for Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, and 9.

 

SUMMARY:

An Ordinance canvassing the results of the June 5, 2021 Run-Off Election held in Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, and 9.

 

Upon adoption of the Ordinance declaring the official election results:

 

                     Elected Officials will be presented with Certificates of Election;

                     The City Clerk will administer the Oaths of Office and Statements of Elected Officer; and

                     The Drawing for 2021-2023 Mayor Pro Tem Terms of Office will be conducted

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

 

The City Charter requires Councilmembers to be elected by a majority vote from qualified electors voting in their respective Council District in said city election.  On May 12, 2021, the City Council ordered a Run-Off Election to be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, for the purpose of electing members to Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, and 9 as no candidate received a majority of the votes cast in the General Election.  

 

ISSUE:

The City Council, as the Canvassing Authority, will canvass the unofficial election results from the Saturday, June 5, 2021, Run-Off Election held in Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 5, and 9.

 

ALTERNATIVES:

There are no alternatives as Texas Election Law requires City Council to canvass the election results no later than (10) ten days after the election. 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

This is no fiscal impact associated with Canvassing Election Results. 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff recommends approval of this Ordinance.