https://zoom.us/j/8472382137 Meeting ID: 847 238 2137
Supplemental Notice due to Covid-19 Disaster Declaration
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The City Council reserves the right to adjourn into executive session at any time during the course of this 3meeting to discuss any of the matters listed above, as authorized by the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551. “I, the undersigned authority do hereby certify that the Notice of Meeting was posted on the bulletin board at City Hall of the City of Celina, Texas, a place convenient and readily accessible to the general public at all times and said Notice was posted on the following date and time: _03/28/20___ at _3:05_ p.m. and remained so posted continuously for at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled time of said meeting.”
Vicki Tarrant, TRMC Date Notice Removed
City Secretary, City of Celina, TX
CITY OF CELINA, TEXAS
RESOLUTION NO. 2020-17R
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF CELINA, TEXAS POSTPONING A GENERAL
ELECTION TO BE HELD ON MAY 2, 2020 AND MOVING THE GENERAL ELECTION
TO NOVEMBER 3, 2020 FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CITY COUNCIL PLACE
4, CITY COUNCIL PLACE 5 AND MAYOR; MAKING FINDINGS THERETO; AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
WHEREAS, the Noval Coronasvirus (COVID-19) pandemic is still a fluid situation with an
unknown outcome: and
WHEREAS, there are both Federal and State Guidelines regarding prevention of this disease, the
City is taking measures to try and prevent the spread of the COVID-19; and
WHEREAS, the Governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott has issued a proclamation
suspending Section 4 l .0052(a) and (b) of the Texas Election Code and Section 49.103 of the Texas
Water Code to the extent necessary to allow political subdivisions that would otherwise hold
elections on May 2, 2020, to move their general and special elections for 2020 only to the next
uniform election date, occurring on November 3, 2020, without otherwise adjusting the term of
office, and suspending Sections 31.093 and 42.0621(c) of the Texas Election Code to the extent
necessary to require all county election officers, if requested by an affected political subdivision,
to enter into a contract to furnish election services with any political subdivision who postponed
their election to November 3, 2020; and
WHEREAS, Collin County and Denton County, as most other jurisdictions, are currently under a
disaster declaration that has an unknown ending date; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor of the City of Celina issued a Declaration of Local Disaster on March 16,
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Celina extended such Declaration on March 23, 2020;
WHEREAS, the pandemic has caused the availability of sanitation supplies (to ensure the safety
of the voters and election workers) to become almost nonexistent.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
1. That the General Election to be held May 2, 2020 is hereby postponed until November
2. This Resolution shall become effective from and after its date of passage.
ADOPTED AND APPROVED on this 23rd day of March, 2020 by a vote of the City Council of
the City of Celina, Texas.
Vicki Tarrant, City Secretary
CITY OF CELINA
ORDER TO POSTPONE ELECTION DATE
ORDEN DE POSPONER
The City of Celina hereby postpones the general election scheduled to be held on May 2, 2020 to the
November 3, 2020 uniform election date. This decision comes as a result of a proclamation from the Governor
of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott, suspending Section 41.0052(a) and (b) of the Texas Election Code and
Section 49.103 of the Texas Water Code, and the City of Celina is exercising this authority.
La Ciudad de Celina par la presente pospone las elecciones genera/es programadas para el 2 de mayo de
2020 al 3 de noviembre de 2020,fecha de eleccion uniforme. Esta decision se produce coma resultado de una
proclamacion de/ Gobernador del Estado de Texas, Greg Abbott, que suspende a la Seccion 41.0052 (a) y (b)
de/ Codigo Electoral de Texas y la Seccion 49.103 del Codigo de Aguas de Texas, y la Ciudad de Celina es
ejercer esta autoridad
The candidate filings for the election will remain valid for the election held on the November date and the
filing period will not be re-opened for the November election date.
Las presentaciones de candidatos para la eleccion seguiran siendo validas para la eleccion celebrada en la
fecha de noviembre y que el perfodo de presentacion no se volvera a abrir para la fecha de eleccion de
This is to confirm that all Application for Ballot By Mail (ABBMs) for voters that are voting by mail due to
being over the age of 65 or due to disability will still be valid for the postponed election, and that ABBMs for
voters who submitted ABBMs based on expected absence from the county would not be valid for the
Esto es para confirmar que todas las Solicitudes de boleta par correo (ABBM) para las votantes que votan
por correo parser mayores de 65 anos o por discapacidad seguiran siendo validas para la eleccion aplazada,
y que las ABBM para los votantes que presentaron ABBM basado en la ausencia esperada del condado no
seria valido para la eleccion pospuesta.
This is to confirm the relevant dates for the November election, including the voter registration deadline
(October 5, 2020), the deadline to submit an ABBM (October 23, 2020), and the dates for early voting
(October 19, 2020 - October 30, 2020).
Las principal es fechas relevantes para las elecciones de noviembre, incluida la fecha limite de inscripcion de
votantes (5 de octubre de 2020), lafecha limite para presentar un ABBM (23 de octubre de 2020) y las fechas
de votacion anticipada (19 de octubre de 2020 - 30 de octubre de 2020))
· s ; 3 day of March, 2020
Sean Terry, Mayor (Alcalde)
Vicki Tarrant, City Secretary (Secretario)