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GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION OF NOVEMBER 6, 2018
NOMINEES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE

Notice is hereby given that the following persons have been nominated for the office of District 1 City Council Member, for which there is one (1) four-year term to be filled at the General Municipal Election to be held in the City of Porterville on Tuesday, November 6, 2018:

Russell “Buck” Fletcher
Cameron J. Hamilton
Daniel Peñaloza

Date:  August 25, 2018
John D. Lollis, City Clerk

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NOTICE OF NOT MORE CANDIDATES THAN OFFICES TO BE ELECTED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to §10229 of the Elections Code of the State of California relating to the General Municipal Election in the City of Porterville, to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018:           

As of the close of nomination period on August 10, 2018, there are not more candidates than offices to be elected for District Two City Council Member.  The person so nominated is Milt Stowe.

That §10229 of the Elections Code allows one of the following courses of action to be taken by the City Council: 1. appoint to the office the person who has been nominated; or 2. hold the election if either no one or only on person has been nominated.

The City Council will meet on August 21, 2018, to either make the appointment or direct an election to be held.  The person appointed, if any, shall qualify and take office and serve exactly as if elected at the municipal election for the office.

If by the 75th day before the municipal election, no person has been appointed to the office pursuant to (1) above, the election shall be held.

If the City Council makes an appointment pursuant to §10229, Elections Code, the City Clerk shall not accept for filing any statement of write-in candidacy which is submitted after the appointment is made.

Dated:  August 15, 2018
JOHN D. LOLLIS
CITY CLERK

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NOTICE OF GENERAL TAX ELECTION AND NOTICE OF DATE FIXED FOR SUBMITTING ARGUMENTS FOR CITY OF PORTERVILLE.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the qualified electors of the City of Porterville located in the County of Tulare, State of California, that in accordance with the law, an election will be held on Tuesday, the 6th day of November, 2018, for the purpose of submitting for approval or rejection the following transaction and use (sales) tax measure, to be displayed on each individual ballot to wit.

Porterville Public Safety and Essential City Services Measure.

Shall an ordinance be adopted to maintain police, fire, emergency response times; prevent property crimes like thefts and burglaries; maintain/increase neighborhood and school police patrols; maintain anti-gang, senior, youth services; increase after-school and library programs; address homelessness; repair potholes and streets; and other services by establishing a one-cent sales tax providing approximately $6,000,000 annually until ended by  voters,  requiring independent audits, citizen’s oversight and all funds used for Porterville?  

YES
NO

Arguments for or against this measure may be submitted to the Tulare County Registrar of Voters Office, 5951 South Mooney Blvd, Visalia, CA 93277 no later than August 20, 2018, which has been determined by the elections official to be a reasonable date based upon the time necessary to prepare and print arguments.  No argument shall exceed 300 words in length.

Pursuant to Section 9501 of the Elections Code, one argument for and one argument against this measure will be selected for printing and distribution to the voters with the sample ballot. 

The elections official will also provide opportunity for rebuttal arguments to be filed no later than August 30, 2018 in accordance with Section 9504 of the Elections Code.

For more information on filing arguments, call the Registrar of Voters Office, (559) 624-7300.

The polls will be open Election Day between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

JOHN D. LOLLIS,
CITY CLERK

Quienes desean obtener la version en español de este aviso legal pueden solicitar una copia llamando al Departamento de Registro de Votantes, (559) 624-7302.

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