RESOLUTION NO. 2020-15 – Special Election, Sewer Bond

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Related Area: | Administration | | Bonds | | Elections | | Water/Sewer |
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Related Year:| 2020 |

Ordinance #: 2020-15

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Elkins, Arkansas (the City”) has adopted Ordinance No. on December 17, 2020 (Ordinance No. 2020-12-17A”); and 

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to refer Ordinance No. approval or rejectionto the voters for 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Elkins, Arkansas

Section 1. There is hereby called a special election to be held on March 9, 2021, at which election there shall be submitted to the electors of the City the question of whether Ordinance No. shall be approved or rejected. 

Section 2. The question of approving or rejecting Ordinance No 2020-07-07B placed on the ballot in substantially the following form:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 07072008B IN ORDER TO AUTHORIZE THE NET COLLECTIONS OF AN EXISTING 1 % SALES AND USE TAX LEVIED WITHIN THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS BY ORDINANCE NO. 07072008B TO BE USED (A) FIRST, TO PAY AND SECURE THE REPAYMENT OF BONDS APPROVED BY THE VOTERS AND ISSUED BY THE CITY FROM TIME TO TIME TO FINANCE AND REFINANCE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND (B) IF NO SUCH BONDS ARE OUTSTANDING, FOR GENERAL OPERATIONS AND OTHER PURPOSES OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT; AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO

FOR Ordinance No. 2020-12-17A

AGAINST Ordinance No. 2020-12-17A

Section 3. The election shall be held and conducted and the vote canvassed and the results declared under the law and in the manner now provided for municipal elections and only qualified voters of the City shall have the right to vote at the election

Section 4. The results of the election shall be proclaimed by the Mayor and the Proclamation shall be published one time in a newspaper having a general circulation in the City, which Proclamation shall advise that the results as proclaimed shall be conclusive unless attacked in the courts within thirty days after the date of publication

Section 5. A copy of this Resolution shall be (a) filed with the Washington County Clerk at least 60 days prior to the election date and (b) given to the Washington County Board of Election Commissioners so that the necessary election officials and supplies may be provided

Section 6. The Mayor and City Clerk, for and on behalf of the City, are hereby authorized and directed to do any and all things necessary to call and hold the special election as herein provided

PASSED: December 17, 2020