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Resolution Authorizing Joint Election Agreement

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A JOINT ELECTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT, NUMEROUS PUBLIC ENTITIES AND THE DALLAS COUNTY ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT

WHEREAS, Dallas County Community College District will hold an election on May 2, 2020 to elect one trustee each to Districts 5 & 6;

WHEREAS, Dallas County Community College District desires to share the cost of the election with Town of Addison, City of Balch Springs, City of Carrollton, City of Cedar Hill, City of Cockrell Hill, City of Dallas, City of Desoto, City of Duncanville, City of Farmers Branch, City of Garland, City of Grand Prairie, Town of Highland Park, City of Hutchins, City of Irving, City of Lancaster, City of Lewisville, City of Mesquite, City of Richardson, City of Rowlett, City of Sachse, City of Seagoville, Town of Sunnyvale, City of University Park, City of Wilmer, Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District, Cedar Hill Independent School District, Coppell Independent School District, Dallas Independent School District, DeSoto Independent School District, Duncanville Independent School District, Garland Independent School District, Grand Prairie Independent School District, Highland Park Independent School District, Irving Independent School District, Lancaster Independent School District, Mesquite Independent School District, Richardson Independent School District, Sunnyvale Independent School District; Lancaster Municipal Utility District, and University Hills Municipal Management District; and

WHEREAS, Dallas County Community College District wishes for the Dallas County Elections Department to conduct the elections; NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT:

Section 1.  That the Board of Trustees of Dallas County Community College District is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Dallas County Elections Department, and numerous other public entities specified above in this resolution to conduct the election on May 2, 2020 for Trustee Districts 5 and 6.

Section 2.  That under the terms and conditions of the Joint Election Agreement, the Election Department provides:

a. Voting machines and locations during early voting and election day;
b. Election judges and alternates; and
c. The unofficial canvass report that the Board of Trustees relies upon for its canvass.
Section 3.  That Dallas County Community College District's estimated share of the election costs and expenses is projected to be $800,000.00, but may be more or less than projected,  depending on the number of entities participating in the May 2, 2020 joint election. The Dallas County Community College District’s estimated share will be made payable and tendered to the Dallas County Treasurer no later than the date prescribed by Dallas County Elections Department.

Section 4.  That this resolution is effective upon adoption by the Board of Trustees of Dallas County Community College District.

DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

By:

___________________________
Diana Flores, Chair 
Board of Trustees

ATTEST

By:

_____________________________
Joe D. May, Secretary
Board of Trustees


Adopted:  March 3, 2020