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File #: OR-22-008    Version: 1 Name: Canvass Election Results
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/19/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/17/2022 Final action: 5/17/2022
Title: Consider an ordinance canvassing returns from May 7, 2022 General and Special Elections.
Sponsors: City Council, City Secretary, City Attorney Department
Attachments: 1. Ordinance

Title

 

Consider an ordinance canvassing returns from May 7, 2022 General and Special Elections.

 

Summary

 

DATE:                     May 17, 2022                     

 

TO:                     Kent Cagle, City Manager                     

 

FROM:                     Traci Briggs, City Attorney                     

 

SUBJECT:                     Canvassing Returns from May 7, 2022 General and Special Elections                     

 

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:

 

On May 7, 2022, the City of Killeen participated in a joint election with Bell County to elect a Mayor and three Councilmembers-at-Large, and to consider thirteen (13) charter amendments.

 

THE ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED:

 

There are no alternatives to consider.  State and local law requires the City Council to canvass the election returns and declare the results.

 

Which alternative is recommended? Why?

 

N/A

 

CONFORMITY TO CITY POLICY:

 

Adopting the ordinance confirms to state law and city charter requirements.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

 

What is the amount of the expenditure in the current fiscal year? For future years?

 

There is no financial impact.

 

Is this a one-time or recurring expenditure?

 

N/A

 

Is this expenditure budgeted?

 

N/A

 

If not, where will the money come from?

 

N/A

 

Is there a sufficient amount in the budgeted line-item for this expenditure?

 

N/A

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

Staff recommends adoption of the ordinance declaring the results of the May 7, 2022 General and Special Elections.

 

DEPARTMENTAL CLEARANCES:

 

N/A

 

ATTACHED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS:

 

Ordinance

Election Register