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File #: 16-1173    Version: 1 Name: Election Order
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/28/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/9/2016 Final action: 8/9/2016
Title: Consider and take action on Ordinance No. 2016-27 ordering a General Election for the City of League City, Texas on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 to elect Council Members to Positions 3, 4 and 5; ordering a Runoff Election on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, if necessary - Second Reading (City Secretary) Council approved first reading 8-0-0 on July 26, 2016
Attachments: 1. Data Sheet, 2. Ordinance No. 2016-27, 3. Exhibit A - Election Order

Title

Consider and take action on Ordinance No. 2016-27 ordering a General Election for the City of League City, Texas on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 to elect Council Members to Positions 3, 4 and 5; ordering a Runoff Election on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, if necessary - Second Reading  (City Secretary)

 

Council approved first reading 8-0-0 on July 26, 2016

 

Background:

 

Approval of this item will order a General Election for the City of League City on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, to elect Council Members to Positions 3, 4 and 5; ordering a Runoff Election on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, if necessary.

 

According to Section 3.005 of the Texas Election Code, an election ordered by an authority of a political subdivision shall be ordered not later than the 78th day before the election.  In 2016 the 78th day before the election is Monday, August 22, 2016.  

 

Origination:  City Charter and Texas Election Code

 

                                     

FUNDING

{  } NOT APPLICABLE

{ X } Funds are available from Account # 010-06-1-608-5360 Election Expense                                          

{  } Requires Budget Amendment to transfer from Account #____________to Account # ___________________