A Resolution of the City Council Certifying the Results of the City of Homer Regular Election Held October 1, 2013 to Decide Ballot Referendum #1 “Shall Homer City Code Chapter 5.42 Prohibiting Sellers from Providing Customers with Disposable Plastic Shopping Bags be Repealed: and to Elect Two Council Members. City Clerk/Canvass Board.
CITY OF HOMER
Election Recount Board
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL CERTIFYING THE RESULTS OF THE CITY OF HOMER REGULAR CITY ELECTION HELD OCTOBER 1, 2013 TO DECIDE BALLOT REFERENDUM #1 “SHALL HOMER CITY CODE CHAPTER 5.42 PROHIBITING SELLERS FROM PROVIDING CUSTOMERS WITH DISPOSABLE PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS BE REPEALED” AND TO ELECT TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS.
WHEREAS, In compliance with the Homer City Code 4.35, the Canvass Board of the City of Homer has opened, counted and tallied the votes on absentee ballots, including special needs ballots, found to be valid and made determination on questioned ballots, and has opened, counted and tallied those questioned ballots found to be valid, cast in the Regular City Election held on October 1, 2013; and
WHEREAS, The total number of voters voting in the City Election was 1,232 and reflects the number of voters, not the number of votes cast or ballots counted; and
WHEREAS, In accordance with Homer City Code 4.35, the Canvass Board of the City of Homer has opened and inspected the precinct reports, Election Central Logs and entered the results of the absent and questioned ballots on the Certification of Election along with the results of the precinct counts; and
WHEREAS, The results of the Regular City Election held October 1, 2013, attached as Exhibit A, is presented in the Canvass Board’s Certificate of Election in accordance with the Homer City Code; and
WHEREAS, An application for recount was filed by defeated candidate Justin T. Arnold on October 4, 2013 and the recount was conducted by the Election Recount Board on October 8, 2013 with the result of one less vote for Bryan Zak and one less no vote on Referendum #1, attached as Exhibit B.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council hereby certifies the results of the Regular City Election held October 1, 2013, as presented in the Election Recount Board’s Certificate of Election, attached as Exhibit B, in accordance with the Homer City Code.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the following candidates are declared elected to Office of Councilmember, having received at least 40% of the votes cast for a three-year term of office:
COUNCILMEMBERS (TWO THREE-YEAR TERMS)
GUS VAN DYKE
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Canvass Board’s Certificate of Election (Exhibit A) and the Election Recount Board’s Certificate of Election Recount (Exhibit B) be attached permanently as part of this Resolution.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Homer City Council this 14th day of October, 2013.
CITY OF HOMER
MARY E. WYTHE, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, MMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A