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File #: 20-594    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2020 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2020 Final action: 6/23/2020
Title: Adoption of a Resolution Calling and Giving Notice of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for the Election of Four Councilmembers one for each Council District 1, 4, 5 and 6, one Chief of Police and one City Clerk; Requesting that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara Consolidate the General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election; and Adopt Regulations for Candidate Statements of Qualifications Submitted to the Voters and Levying a Share of the Cost of the Candidates' Statements [Council Pillar: Enhance Community Engagement and Transparency]
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. RESOLUTION
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Adoption of a Resolution Calling and Giving Notice of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for the Election of Four Councilmembers one for each Council District 1, 4, 5 and 6, one Chief of Police and one City Clerk; Requesting that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara Consolidate the General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election; and Adopt Regulations for Candidate Statements of Qualifications Submitted to the Voters and Levying a Share of the Cost of the Candidates' Statements [Council Pillar: Enhance Community Engagement and Transparency]

Report
DISCUSSION
The terms of the following elected officials will be expiring November 2020: Council District 1 - Councilmember Kathy Watanabe, Council District 4 - Councilmember Teresa O'Neill, Council District 5 - Vacant, Council District 6 - Councilmember Debi Davis, Chief of Police Pat Nikolai, and City Clerk Hosam Haggag.

Attached for Council consideration is a Resolution: 1) Calling and giving notice of a General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for the election of four Councilmembers one for each Council District 1, 4, 5 and 6, one Chief of Police and one City Clerk; 2) Requesting that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Santa Clara consolidate the General Municipal Election with the Statewide General Election; and 3) Adopt regulations for Candidate Statements of Qualifications submitted to the voters and levying a share of the cost of the candidates' statements.

FISCAL IMPACT
The estimated cost received by the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters for holding the General Municipal Election is approximately $271,038, which is included in the City Clerk's Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget.

COORDINATION
This report was coordinated with the City Attorney's office and the Finance Department.

PUBLIC CONTACT
Public contact was made by posting the Council agenda on the City's official-notice bull...

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