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RESOLUTION NO. 98-27

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT CALLING AN ADVISORY ELECTION AND REQUESTING ELECTION CONSOLIDATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES - SAN MATEO COUNTY

Accompanying Ad Hoc Committee and Staff Report

WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 9603 of the California Election Code, a special district may hold, at its discretion, an advisory election on any date on which that jurisdiction is currently permitted to hold a regular or special election for the purpose of allowing voters outside of the Districtís jurisdiction to voice their opinions on substantive issues affecting the residents of that territory, and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Part 3 (commencing with Section 10400) of Division 10 of the Elections Code, such election may be either completely or partially consolidated; and

WHEREAS, a Biennial Governing Board Member Election has previously been ordered to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 1998 in the MIDPENINSULA REGIONAL OPEN SPACE DISTRICT of San Mateo County for the purpose of electing two (2) Directors of the Governing Board of the District;

NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open space District does resolve as follows:

1. Pursuant to California Elections Code Section 9603, the Board of Directors of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District does hereby call an advisory election on Tuesday, November 3, 1998, in territory outside its jurisdiction in San Mateo County for the purpose of allowing voters to voice their opinion on the advisory measure set forth in Section 9 herein which measure affects the residents of said territory.

2. The territory in which the advisory election shall be held is as follows: all of the area west of Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Ward 6 as it currently exists, and north of Highway 92 and west of Highway 280, up to and including the coastal communities from the southern boundary of Pacifica to the Santa Cruz County line, exclusive of territory within the City boundaries of Pacifica, California, and exclusive of watershed lands owned by the City and County of San Francisco.

3. That said election be consolidated with the statewide general election and all other elections to be held in San Mateo County on November 3, 1998.

4. That the election precincts, polling places, voting booths and election officials in each of the precincts in which this election shall be held shall, to the extent practicable, be the same as provided for the statewide election on said date, as prescribed by the ordinance, order, resolution or notice of the Board of Supervisors of said County calling, providing for or giving notice of such other election and which sets forth such precincts, voting booths, polling places and election officials.

5. That the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County is hereby authorized and instructed to canvass the returns of said election and is requested to certify the results of said election to the Board of Directors of the District.

6. The Board of Directors further requests, pursuant to Election Code Section 10002, that County election official(s) be authorized to render services to the District relating to the conduct of said election. The services shall be of the administrative type normally performed by such County election official(s) in conducting elections including, but not limited to, checking registrations; printing and mailing sample ballots and a voterís pamphlet containing the text of the advisory measure; ballots and ballot arguments; candidatesí statement; hiring election officers and arranging for polling places; and providing and distribution election supplies.

7. The General Manager of the District is hereby authorized to reimburse the County in full for the services performed upon presentation of a bill to the District.

8. The District Clerk is hereby directed to submit a certified copy of this resolution to the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Mateo, and to appropriate County election officials of said County.

9. The exact form of the advisory measure to be submitted to the voters of the territory set forth in Section 2 herein to be voted upon at such election on November 3, 1998 is as follows:

 

ADVISORY VOTE ONLY

In order to preserve open space resources on the San Mateo County costs, shall the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District extend its boundary west of Skyline to the San Mateo County coast, from the southern boundary of Pacifica to the Santa Cruz County line?

10. The exact ballot wording of the advisory measure to be submitted to the voters of the territory set forth in Section 2 herein to be voted upon at such election on November 3, 1998 is as follows:

 

ADVISORY VOTE ONLY

In order to preserve open space resources on the San Mateo County coast, shall the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District extend its boundary west of Skyline to the San Mateo County coast, from the southern boundary of Pacifica to the Santa Cruz County line?

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED this 24th day of June, 1998, by the following vote:

 

AYES: 7

NOES: 0

ABSENT: None

ATTEST:

District Clerk
of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Accompanying Ad Hoc Committee and Staff Report

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