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File #: 21-142    Version: 1
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/4/2021 Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action:
Title Search: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Joint Election Agreement and Contract for Election Services with the Tarrant County Elections Administrator, to conduct the City of Keller General Election, to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021.
Attachments: 1. 040621_050121_Election Contract Resolution, 2. 040621_050121_ElectionContract, 3. 040621_050121_ElectionContract_ATTACHMENT A, 4. 040621_050121_ElectionContract_ATTACHMENT B
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To:                     Mayor and City Council

From:                     Kelly Ballard, City Secretary

Subject:                     

Title

Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Joint Election Agreement and Contract for Election Services with the Tarrant County Elections Administrator, to conduct the City of Keller General Election, to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

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Background:

The proposed Joint Election Agreement and Contract for Election Services with the Tarrant County Elections Administrator outlines the duties and services of the Tarrant County Elections Administrator, and the City of Keller’s responsibilities for the May 1, 2021 Joint Election. The Joint Election Agreement and Contract for Election Services with Tarrant County Elections includes:

 

(1)                     All entities participating in the May 1, 2021 Joint Election will share all early voting locations, which includes Keller Town Hall as listed in Attachment “B” of said Agreement and Contract.  All registered voters will be able to go to any early voting site in Tarrant County, and vote on election issues for which the voter is eligible to vote.

 

(2)                     On Election Day, all entities participating in the May 1, 2021 Joint Election will share all Election Day locations, which includes two (2) locations in the City of Keller: Bear Creek Intermediate and Shady Grove Elementary, as listed in Attachment “A” of said Agreement and Contract.

 

(3)                     The County’s electronic voting equipment for said election includes the Hart InterCivic Verity Voting System (Version 2.3.1), which has been approved by the Secretary of State.     

 

Budget Impact:

The City of Keller’s total cost estimate to participate in the May 1, 2021 Joint Election conducted by the Tarrant County Elections Administrator is $7,098.18.

 

Legal Review:                     

The Joint Agreement and Contract for Election Services has been reviewed and approved by the City Attorney.

 

Council Action:                     

Staff recommends approval of the proposed Joint Election Agreement and Contract for Election Services with Tarrant County.