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File #: 16-833    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/7/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/14/2016 Final action: 12/14/2016
Title: NOVEMBER 8, 2016 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION - CERTIFIED STATEMENT OF ELECTION RESULTS
Attachments: 1. Resolution Certifying the 11-8-16 Election Results, 2. Exhibit A Certificate of Election Results 11-8-16
CITY COUNCIL STAFF REPORT
MEETING DATE: DECEMBER 14, 2016

PREPARED BY: Irma Torrez, City Clerk
APPROVED BY: Steve Rymer, City Manager

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NOVEMBER 8, 2016 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION - CERTIFIED STATEMENT OF ELECTION RESULTS
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
RECOMMENDATION
Adopt resolution reciting the facts of the general municipal election of November 8, 2016 and declaring the results of such other matters as provided by law.

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COUNCIL PRIORITIES, GOALS & STRATEGIES:



Ongoing Priorities
Fostering a positive organizational culture
Preserving and cultivating public trust



2016 Focus Areas
Planning Our Community
Developing Our Community
Improving Our Communication
Participating in Regional Initiatives


REPORT NARRATIVE:
A General Municipal Election was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for the purpose of electing a Mayor, two Council Members, a City Clerk and a City Treasurer. In accordance with Elections Code Section 10263, a resolution reciting the facts of the General Municipal Election will need to be adopted by the City Council. The Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Office has concluded canvassing the election returns and has furnished the City Clerk with a Certified Statement of Election Results. A resolution reciting the facts of the November 8, 2016 Election has been prepared, reciting the facts of the election, for Council adoption.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Empower
California Government Code Section 36501 states that the government of a general law city is vested in having:

(a) A city council of at least five members.
(b) A city clerk.
(c) A city treasurer.
(d) A chief of police.
(e) A fire chief.
(f) Any subordinate officers or employees provided by law.

Morgan Hill registered voters are involved in directly electing a Mayor, City Council members, a City Clerk, and a City Treasurer.


ALTERNATIVE ACTIONS:
None

PRIOR CITY COUNCIL AND COMMISSION ACTIONS:
On June 1, 2016, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 16-086 (Calling and G...

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