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File #: 210661.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 11/17/2021 In control: Clerk of the Commission
On agenda: 11/18/2021 Final action: 11/18/2021
Title: Special Election Advanced Funding (B)
Attachments: 1. 210661_210370 City of Gainesville 2021 and 210 Early Voting Statistics_20211118, 2. 210661_210370 City of Gainesville Special Election Presentation_20211118, 3. 210661_210370 Special Election Marketing Presentation_20211118

Title

Special Election Advanced Funding (B)

Explanation

At the August 23, 2021 City Commission Special Meeting, Commissioner At-Large Gail Johnson read a statement expressing her intent to resign as a Commissioner for Seat B. She stated that her last City Commission meeting would be September 23, 2021 and that she would leave office on September 30, 2021. In accordance with Section 2.04 of the City Charter, if a vacancy occurs on the City Commission more than six months from the next General Election, a special election shall be held within 60 days. The preliminary results of the November 16, 2021 election call for a run-off to be held on January 25, 2022.

Fiscal Note

$200,000 budget advance to the Supervisor of Elections for the cost of the run-off election.

Recommendation:

The City Commission approve a $200,000 budget advance to the Supervisor of Elections for the cost of the run-off election.

 

 

 




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