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Town of Atherton
August 21, 2018
8:00 a.m. Special Meeting
94 Ashfield Road
Council Member DeGolia will teleconference from: 1427 Riata Road, Pebble Beach, CA ROLL CALL
Wiest, Widmer, Lewis, DeGolia, LempresPUBLIC COMMENTS REGULAR SESSION AGENDA 1. CONSIDER AND TAKE ACTION ON OPTIONS IN ELECTIONS CODE 10229 REGARDING THE PROVISION IF NO ONE OR ONLY CANDIDATE FILES; APPOINTMENT TO OFFICE
Report: City Manager George Rodericks
Description: This item will involve a discussion by the Council on whether or not to cancel the called election scheduled for November 6, 2018 for electing three members to Council. The law allows Council to make appointments if there were not more nominees than seats available. If the appointments are made the election is considered cancelled.
Recommendation: That Section 10229 of the Elections Code allows one of the following courses of action to be taken by the City Council:
1. Appoint to the office the person who has been nominated.
2. Appoint to the office any eligible voter if no one has been nominated.
3. Hold the election if either no one or only one person has been nominated.
No. 2 is not applicable because three individuals have been nominated.
A resolution is included in the packet if the Council chooses option 1
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
If you challenge a Town zoning, planning, or any other decision in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at the public hearing described in this agenda, or in written correspondence delivered to the City Council at, or prior to, the public hearing. Judicial review of any Town administrative decision may be had only if a petition is filed with the court not later than the 90th day following the date upon which the decision becomes final. Judicial review of environmental determinations may be subject to a shorter time period.
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