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                                                                                             CITY OF SANCTUARY

PARKER COUNTY
STATE OF TEXAS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing an application for a place on the ballot for the office of Alderman’s shall begin on January 29, 2014 and shall close at 5p.m. on February 28, 2014

The general election shall be held on May 10, 2014. At that election, Mayor and two Alderman will be elected to the City of Sanctuary council for a term of two years.

Applications for a place on the ballot are available from the City Secretary, 1920 Berkeley Dr. Sanctuary Texas.

Applications for a place on the ballot must be filed in the office of the city secretary prior to 5 p.m. on February 28, 2014.


 

Authority conducting elections
Local political subdivisions other than counties
 
 
 
 
(County-ordered elections may not be held on this date. County Election Official may, but is not required to, contract to provide election services to political subdivisions.)
 
 
Monday, December 30, 2013, for local political               Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadline
                                                                                             subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates
 
 
 Wednesday, January 29, 2014                                         First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot
                                                                                            (for most local political subdivisions) (filing deadline for political                                                                                                                                                                                     subdivisions may vary) 1 (NEW LAW: Election Code Sec. 144.005 now    
                                                                                             provides for a “first day” to file unless otherwise provided by the Election                               
                                                                                             Code.)
 
February 28, 2014                                                              (71st day before election day)
                                                                                             Last Day to File for Place on Ballot, if regular filing deadline 1,2   
                                                                                             Friday, March 14, 2014 (see note below relating to four-year terms) 2
 
 
1Friday, February 28, 2014                                             (71st day before election day
                                                                                            Last Day to Order General Election (or Special Election on a Measure)
                                                                                            First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail  
 
                                   
 Tuesday, March 11, 2014                                                (does not apply to FPCA)
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014                                                   last Day to Register to Vote             
                                                     
Monday, April 28, 2014                                                     First Day of Early Voting                                                        
 
 
 Thursday, May 1, 2014                                                    Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
                                                                                            received, not Postmarked)NEW LAW: 9th day before election
                                                                                           day; regular ABBM) FPCA deadline is Friday, May 2, 2014    
                                                                                            ( (UNCHANGED: first preceding business day before statutory 7th day     
                                                                                             deadline
 
 Tuesday, May 6, 2014                                                        Last Day of Early Voting
 
Saturday, May 10, 2014                                                       Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail                                
                                                                                             (election day) at 7:00 p.m. (unless overseas deadline applies)
 


CITY OF SANCTUARY

P.O. BOX 125
AZLE, TEXAS 76020
817-221-6016
 
BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014
(1 OCT. 2013- 30 SEPT. 2014)
1. Current Situation:
    * no long term debt
    * cash on hand: $12,000
    * 16 certificates of deposit: value of $245,000.00
2. Income Expected:
     * Franchise                     $12,000.00
     * Property Tax                $25,000.00 (@15cents per $100 valuation)
     * Sales Tax                     $12,500.00 (includes $2m399 reserved for street maintenance)
     * Interest                          $ 1,600.00
     * Business                       $     500.00
     * Misc.                             $     400.00
         Total                           $52,000.00
3. Estimated Expenses:
     * Administrative:                $ 3,600.00
     * City Hall                         $  5.000.00
     * Education                       $  1,200.00
     * Election                          $  5,000.00
     * Equipment                      $  2,000.00
     * Insurance                       $  3,000.00
     * Legal                              $   4,000.00
     * Fire Department              $  3,000.00
     * Personnel                       $  5,000.00
     * Street Lights                    $  2,000.00
     * Street Maintenance          $ 8,000.00
     * Municipal Court               $13,000.00 (figure estimated 5 to6 session; no prior experience)
             Total                         $54,800.00
             Deficit                         $ 2,800.00
4.  Deficit may be covered by cash on hand or receipts from municipal court.
Approved on 6 August 2013.
_____________________________                             ________________________________
Cliff Scallan, Mayor                                                            Deborah Townsley, City Secretary

 

CITY MEETING DECEMBER 17, 2014