Mayor, Virginio Gonzalez Jr.

Mayor Pro-temp/Place 1: Rene A. Flores

Alderman Place 2: Joel Segura

Alderman Place 3: John Chapa

Alderman Place 4: Roberto Gutierrez

Alderwoman Place 5: Selma Garcia Morales

City Manager Victor Hugo De La Cruz


 

ORDINANCE NO. 2023-06

 


 

 

COUNTY OF HIDALGO*

CITY OF EDCOUCH*


RESOLUTION ISSUE IN ORDER AND NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION. DATE OF ELECTION IS NOVEMBER 7, 2023.


 

 

WHERE AS, Vernon's Texas Civil Statues, Texas Election Law, prescribe that the Mayor of the governing body shall order Municipal Elections and notice of said election be given in accordance with said laws and;

 

WHERE AS, the terms of office of Mayor Virginia Gonzalez Jr., Alderman Place 3 John I. Chapa, and Alderman Place 4 Robert Gutierrez, of the City of Edcouch, will expire the first Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF EDCOUCH, TEXAS, THAT:

 

1.      The Honorable, Mayor of the City of Edcouch, Texas by virtue of the power vested in him by law does hereby, Order, that an election be held in the City of Edcouch, Texas, on November 7, 2023, being the first Tuesday, of said month for the purpose of electing the following officers: Mayor, Alderman Place 3, and Alderman Place 4.

 

2.      All requests by candidates to have their names placed upon the ballot for the above-mentioned election shall be in writing and signed by the candidate, such request to be filled no later than 5:00 pm on August 21, 2023. All candidates for city office may file for office beginning July 22, 2023, at 8:00 am at City of Edcouch City Hall, 211 Southern Ave, Edcouch Texas 78538, with the City Election officer.

 

3.       That the Board of Alderman have determined that said Election shall be in said City in the following wards to wit

 

Precinct #16/#79-SGT Rodriguez Community Center

 

4.       That early voting (absentee) shall be conducted at SGT Rodriguez Community Center. Early voting by personal appearance shall be by voting machines and Early voting by mail shall be by paper ballot. The presiding Judge of the Absentee Ballot Board shall submit separate returns of the absentee votes.

 

 

 

City of Edcouch, Texas Page 1 of 2 Ordinance No. 2023-06.

 

City of Edcouch P.O. Box 100, 211 Southern Ave. Edcouch Texas 78538- Phone: (956) 262-2140-Fax (956) 262-2920

 




Mayor, Virginio Gonzalez Jr.

Mayor Pro-temp/Place 1: Rene A. Flores

Alderman Place 2: Joel Segura

Alderman Place 3: John Chapa

Alderman Place 4: Roberto Gutierrez

Alderwoman Place 5: Selma Garcia Morales

City Manager Victor Hugo De La Cruz

 


 

 

5.       The Mayor of the City of Edcouch shall give NOTICE of said Election, and this Ordinance of Order of Notice of Election shall serve as Notice of said Election at three designated public places, which said notice shall be posted at least twenty (20) days before the date of the Election.

 

6.       That on Election Day the polls shall be opened from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and the method of voting shall be by voting machines. Immediately after the votes have been counted, the Election Officers shall deliver returns of said election in replicates. One copy being delivered to the Mayor of the City of Edcouch, one being retained by the Presiding Judge, and one copy with election supplies, being delivered to the City Secretary as provided by the Election Code.

 

7.      That the Board of Aldermen will meet on Thursday, November 16, 2022, at 6:00 pm for the purpose of officially canvassing the Election Returns and declaring the results.

 

 

 

WITNESS BY HAND AND THE OFFICIAL SEAL THIS DAY THE 6TH DAY OF JULY 2023.

 

ATTEST: CITY OF EDCOUCH:

 

 

MARISELA AGUILAR, CITY SECRETARY VIRGINIO GONZALEZ, JR., MAYOR

CITY OF EDCOUCH, TEXAS CITY OF EDCOUCH, TEXAS

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM: SEAL:

 


ROEL GUTIERREZ, CITY ATTORNEY

 


 

 

City of Edcouch, Texas Page 2 of2 Ordinance No. 2023-06.

 

City of Edcouch P.O. Box 100, 211 Southern Ave. Edcouch Texas 78538- Phone: (956) 262-2140-Fax (956) 262-2920