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Ord 2351 8/28/1967 ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE ORDERING A SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD IN THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, ON THE QUESTION OF THE ADOPTION OF A ONE PERCENT (1%) LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX WITHIN THE CITY; DESIGNATING THE DAY OF THE ELECTION AND THE POLLING PLACES; PROVIDING THAT ALL DULY QUALIFIED RESIDENT ELECTORS SHALL BE QUALIFIED TO VOTE; PRESCRIBING FORM OF BALLOT; PROVIDING FOR NOTICE OF ELECTION; CONTAINING OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO SAID ELECTION. WHEREAS, Article 1066c, Vernon' s Texas Civil Statutes (Act 1967 , 60th Legislature, Regular Session, Chapter 36, Page 62) authorizes the governing body of any city, town or village in Texas to call an election for the purpose of adopting a local sales and use tax within such city, town or village; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. An election shall be held in the City of Wichita Falls, Texas, on September 28th, 1967, at which election there shall be sub- mitted to the resident qualified voters of said City, for their action thereupon, the following propositions: "FOR the adoption of a one percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the City. " "AGAINST the adoption of a one percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the City. " SECTION 2. The said election shall be held at the following named places within the following precincts, to-wit: (The voters residing in the corporate limits of Wichita Falls within the County Precinct Numbers given herein vote in the City Boxes as shown below.) COUNTY CITY PRECINCT BOX NUMBER VOTING PLACE ADDRESS NUMBER 1 Wichita County Court House Seventh and Lamar 1 2 Travis School 303 Third Street 2 3 & 40 Bowie School 1200 Trout Street 3 4 Lamar School 2206 Lucas Street 4 5 Bonham School 3101 Armory 5 6 Lutheran School 2222 Brook 6 7 & 54 Eastside Jr. High School Gym 700 Flood Street 7 r - 2 - COUNTY CITY PRECINCT BOX NUMBER VOTING PLACE ADDRESS NUMBER 8 Fain School 1404 Norman 8 9 Lamar Street Pharmacy 1500 Lamar 9 10 Naval Reserve Training Center 1823 Fifth Street 10 11 Reagan Jr. High School 1104 Broad 11 13 & 26 Jefferson Street Fire Station 507 Jefferson 12 14 & 45 Crockett School 3015 Avenue I 13 15 Alamo School 1912 Eleventh Street 14 16 & 57 S . H. Rider High School 4611 Cypress 15 17 Southside Assembly of God Church 2124 Broad 16 19 & 44 Giddings Street Fire Station Avenue H and Giddings 17 20 & 22 Zundelowitz Jr. High School 1706 Polk 18 21 & 53 Harrell School 3115 Fifth Street 19 23 Buchanan Street Fire Station 1800 Buchanan 20 24 Sam Houston School 2500 Grant 21 25 Helenic Parish House 3804 Seymour Road 22 12 , 30 Texas Highway Department & 48 District Headquarters 1601 Southwest Parkway 23 41 Wininger Food Store 601 North Broadway 24 18 & 42 Hirschi High School 3106 Borton Lane 25 43 Ben Franklin School 2112 Speedway 26 46 Texas Highway Department Warehouse 227 North Beverly Dr. 27 47 Carrigan School 1609 Blonde 28 50 McGaha School 1537 Hampstead 29 51 Kemp Street Fire Station 3400 Kemp 30 52 Ben Milam School 2906 Stearns 31 55 Cunningham School 4107 Phillips 32 56 Trinity Presbyterian Church Hughes and Phillips 33 F • - 3 - SECTION 3. Said election shall be held in accordance with the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, and all duly qualified resident electors of the City of Wichita Falls, Texas, shall be qualified to vote. SECTION 4. The ballots of said election shall conform to the requirements of Section 2, Subsection G of Article 1066c, Vernon' s Texas Civil Statutes (Acts 1967, 60th Legislature, Regular Session, Chapter 36, Page 62) , and to the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Election Code of the State of Texas, as amended, and the language to be printed thereon shall include the following: "FOR the adoption of a one percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the City. " "AGAINST the adoption of a one percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the City. " SECTION 5. Election judges and clerks are directed to comply with Article 6.06, Election Code of the State of Texas, as amended (Sec- tion 2 of House Bill 181, Acts 1967 , 60th Legislature, Regular Session, Chapter 452, Pages 1026, 1028) , which provides that a square shall be placed beside each proposition in which the voter is instructed to place an "X" or other clear mark to indicate the way he wishes to vote; but which also provides that failure of a voter to mark his ballot in strict conformity with the directions on the ballot shall not invalidate the ballot, and the ballot shall be counted if the intention of the voter is clearly ascertainable, except where the law expressly prohibits the counting of the ballot. It is specifically provided that the election officers shall not refuse to count a ballot because of the voter' s having marked his ballot by scratching out the statement of proposition for which he does not wish to vote. SECTION 6. Notice of the election hereby ordered and called shall be given: (a) by publication on the same day of two successive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation published within said City, the date of the first publication to be at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the date set herein for such election; and (b) by posting of such notice at the polling place in each of the election precincts of the City not less than twenty (20) days prior 'to the date set herein for such election. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 28th day of August, 1967 . I�•aj P %J M • Y 0 R ATTEST: 7 ` City Clerk 3—LEGAL NOTICES- -_ if f .davit of Publication ORINANCE NO. 2351 AN ORDINANCE ORDERING6A SPECIAL ELECTION TO BE HELD IN THE I IOF A ONE PERCENT (1%) LOCAL�SALES AND USE TAX.WITHIN THE CITY;• I DESIGNATING THE DAY OF THE ELECTION AND THE POLLING PLACES;1 OF TEXAS AS PROVIDING THAT ALL DULY QUALIFIED RESIDENT ELECTORS SHALL BE WICHITA NOTICE QUALIFIED OF TO VOTE; PRESCRIBING CONTAINING FORM FPROVISIONS PROVIDING RELATING F ( TO SAID ELECTION. WHEREAS, Article 1066c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes (Act 1967, 60th Legls- .L b, lature, Regular Session, Chapter 36, Page 62) authorizes the governing body of ! 12 V September v�'i1U�r i Iany city, town or village in Texas to call an election for the purpose of adopting day of a local sales and use tax within such city, town or village; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF SECTION 1. An WICHITA i n shall be held XinStheHC y of Wichita Falls, Texas, an ed authority September 28th, 1967, at which election there shall be submitted to the resident II personally appeared before me, the undersign qualified voters of said City, for their action thereupon, the following propositions: 1yh "FOR ta.adoption of a one percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the therine Parrish , bookkeeper C)TY:. "AGAINST the adoption of a one,percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the City." SECTION 2. The said election shall be held at the following named places with- es Publishing Company of Wichita Falls, publishers of the in the following. precincts, to-wit: (The voters residing in the-corporate limits of Wichita Falls within the County I�s Record News, a newspaper published at Wichita Falls in Precinct Numbers given herein vote in the City Boxes as shown below.) COUNTY PRECINCT - - CITY NUMBER VOTING PLACE 1 Wichita County Court House ADDRESS BOX linty, Texas, and upon being duly sworn by me, on oath states 12 Travis School NUMBER r Seventh and Lamar 1 3&40 Bowie School 303 Third Street Str 4 Lamar School 1200 Trout Street 2a.chedl advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising 5 2206 Lucas Street 3 6 Bonham School 4, Lutheran School 3101 Armory 5�' two ( 2 ) issues thereof or. the fallowing • 7&54 Eastside Jr. High School Gym 2222 Brook 61� 8 Fain School 700 Flood Street 7I 9 Lamar Street Pharmacy 1404 Norman 8 10 Naval Reserve Training Center 1500 Lamar y I �11 Reagan Jr. High School 1823 Fifth Street 10; September t,, L September OQ ('f 113&26 Jefferson Street -Fire Station 1104 Broad 11 x�'D',@YC113�.°r 1� 1�b'� Sept�anber U, 1967• 114& 45 Crockett School 507 Jefferson 12, + — 15 Alamo School 3015 Avenue I 131 ■ I16&57 S. H. Rider High School 4611 Eleventh Street l7 4611 C 141 c..� .. Southside Assembly of God Church YPress 15I � � _/ /dL2---1.4_; ✓ 19&44 Giddings Street Fire Ave Broad 16 20& 22 Station- Avenue H and Giddings 17' Zundelowitz Jr. High School 1706 Polk Bookkeeper for Times Publishing Company 21& $3 Harrell School - 18 123 Buchanan Street Fire Station 3115 Buchanan Street 201 of Wichita Falls 24 Sam Houston School 1800 Buchanan 491 25 Helenic Parish.House 2500 Grant 21 72 30 Texas Highway Department 3804 Seymour Rroad &48 District Headquarters 22;�•ry I4P Winrict Food.rters 1601 Southwest Parkway 23, -hed and sworn to before me this the day and year first above ,18&42 Hirschi High School _ 601 North Broadway 24 43 Ben Franklin School 2112.Speedway Lane ' 26 46 Texas Highway Department Warehouse 227 North 27. 47 Carrigan School Beverly Dr. 27 ' 50 - "1609 Blonde • i 51 McGaha School 753,7 Hampstead 28 j ` - Kemp Street Fire Station 29 '� ee rif c <' -fOd„ ,L 4‘.-74:'.4:" I 52 Ben Milam-School 3400 Kemp 30 ye---.40 55 Cunningham School 2906 Stearns 31 -} 56 Trinity Presbyterian Church 4107 Phillips r ., e�7 -,� � �y tLt,' SECTION 3. Said election shall be held in accordance with Phillips I(ps 33 • and laws of the State of Texas, and all duly �ionstltut he I40 *'' ' 7,"•-'"'ly'tt.:v<;i,e1; i.'.i1i:'' 4 3f` i'�"''4*" = City of Wichita Falls, Texas, shall be qualified to voteied resident electors of the SECTION 4. The ballots of said election shall conform to the requirements of Section 2, Subsection G of Article 1066c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes (Acts 1967, ft Legislature, Chapter 36, ao and u' oC er6 of he ElectonCodeofthe State of Texas, asamendedand the 1 ■ language to be printed thereon shall include the following: "FOR the adoption of a one percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the City." "AGAINST the adoption of a one percent (1%) local sales and use tax within the City." 1 SECTION 5. Election fudges and clerks are directed to comply with Article 6.06, Election Code of the State of Texas, as amended (Section 2 of House Bill 181, Acts 1967, 60th Legislature, Regular Session,:.Chapter 452, Pages 1026, 1028), which provides that a square shall be placed beside each proposition in which the voter is instructed to place an "X" or other clear mark to indicate the way he wishes to vote; but which also provides that failure of a voter to mark his ballot I I in strict conformity with the directions on the ballot shall not invalidate the 1 ballot, and the ballot shall be counted if the intention of the voter is clearly as- certainable, except where the law expressly prohibits the counting of the ballot I It is specifically provided that the election officers shall not refuse to count a ballot because of the voter's having marked his ballot by scratching out the statement of proposition for which he does not wish to vote. SECTION 6. Notice of the election hereby ordered and called shall be (a) by publication on the same day of two successive weeks in a newspaper of I general circulation given: published within said City, the date of the first publication to be at least twenty-one (21) days prior to the date set herein for such election;I and (b) by posting of such notice at the polling place in each of the election 1 precincts of the City not less than twenty (20) days prior to the date set herein for such election. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 28th day of August, 1967. 1 /2/ R. C. Ranvier I ATTEST: MAYOR /0/Wilma J. Thomas City Clerk I ' 1 —d