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TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> California <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-45 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF TRUCKEE <br /> APPOINTING COUNCIL MEMBERS IN LIEU OF ELECTION <br /> WHEREAS, in the Town of Truckee Members of the Town Council are elected on a <br /> town-wide basis; and <br /> WHEREAS, there are two seats on the Truckee Town Council up for election at the <br /> November 8, 2016 general municipal election; and <br /> WHEREAS, as of 5:00p.m. on the 88th day prior to the November 8, 2016 general <br /> election, neither incumbent member of the Town Council had filed nomination papers <br /> pursuant to Elections Code Section 10225 in order to qualify for re-election to the Truckee Town <br /> Council; and <br /> WHEREAS, as of 5:00p.m. on the 83rd day prior to the November 8, 2016 general <br /> election, only two persons had filed nomination papers for the two Truckee Town Council <br /> offices on the ballot; and <br /> WHEREAS, California Elections Code Section 10229 requires the Town Clerk to <br /> submit a certificate of the above recited facts to the Town Council, and inform the Town <br /> Council that it may, at a regular or special meeting held at least 75 days before the <br /> municipal election, either: (1) appoint the two persons who have been nominated to the <br /> uncontested Town Council offices, or (2) direct the election to be held; and <br /> WHEREAS, pursuant to California Elections Code Section 10229, the persons <br /> appointed to the uncontested Town Council offices, if any, shall qualify and take office and <br /> serve exactly as if elected at the municipal election for the offices; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Town Clerk published notice of the above recited facts one time in a <br /> newspaper of general circulation at least five days prior to the August 25, 2016 special <br /> Town Council meeting; and <br /> WHEREAS, the November 8, 2016 general election is currently estimated to cost the <br /> taxpayers of the Town of Truckee approximately$10,000. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of <br /> Truckee, as follows: <br /> SECTION 1. Incorporation of Recitals and Findings. <br /> The Town Council finds that the above recited facts are true and correct and hereby <br /> incorporates them into this Resolution. The Town Council further finds: <br />