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File #: 2022-2119   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/5/2022
Title: Adoption of Resolution Calling for a General Municipal Election to be Consolidated with the Statewide General Election to be Held in the City of Alameda on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the Election of Certain Officers, and Requesting the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to Permit the Registrar of Voters to Render Specified Services to the City Relating to the Conduct of Said Election Pursuant to Section 10403 of the California Elections Code. (City Clerk 10022022)
Attachments: 1. Resolution
Title

Adoption of Resolution Calling for a General Municipal Election to be Consolidated with the Statewide General Election to be Held in the City of Alameda on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the Election of Certain Officers, and Requesting the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to Permit the Registrar of Voters to Render Specified Services to the City Relating to the Conduct of Said Election Pursuant to Section 10403 of the California Elections Code. (City Clerk 10022022)

Body

To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The City Council must adopt a resolution calling the November election for the offices of Mayor and Councilmember and requesting Alameda County to conduct the election.

BACKGROUND

City Charter Section 19-2 requires a General Municipal Election to be held biennially on the date of, and consolidated with, the Statewide General Election in each even-numbered year.

DISCUSSION

In accordance with the City Charter and the California Elections Code, the City Council shall call for the November 8, 2022 General Municipal Election to be consolidated with the Statewide General Election. The following City offices will appear on the ballot: Mayor and two City Councilmembers, as well as all ballot or advisory measures or propositions, which may lawfully be submitted. At this meeting, the City Council will also consider two ballot measures: 1) amending the City Charter related to City Council compensation and 2) amending the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT). If the City agrees to reimburse costs, the Alameda County Registrar of Voters will provide election-related services.

ALTERNATIVES

* Calling for a General Municipal Election to be Consolidated with the Statewide General Election to be Held in the City of Alameda on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the Election of Certain Officers, and Requesting the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to Permit the Registrar of Voters to Render Specified Services to the City Relating to ...

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