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File #: 21-262    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2021 Departments: ASSESSOR-COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER-ELECTIONS
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Chief Elections Officer to render specified election services for the Portola Valley School District in conjunction with a Special Mail Ballot Election to be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
Attachments: 1. 20210406_r_Calling Election May 2021
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder
Subject: Authorization of Election Services for the May 4, 2021 Portola Valley School District Special Mail Ballot Election

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Chief Elections Officer to render specified election services for the Portola Valley School District in conjunction with a Special Mail Ballot Election to be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

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BACKGROUND:
Pursuant to Section 10002 of the California Elections Code, the governing body of any city or district may request the Board of Supervisors of the County to permit the County's Chief Elections Officer to render specified services to the city or district relating to the conduct of an election. Subject to the approval of the Board of Supervisors, these services shall be performed by the County's Chief Elections Officer.
The governing board of the Portola Valley School District issued a resolution calling for a parcel tax measure to be submitted to voters on May 4, 2021.

DISCUSSION:
The request of the governing body of the above-mentioned school district is proper, the County's Chief Elections Officer is agreeable to providing the specified elections services as requested, and all related costs will be reimbursed by the requesting school district to the extent authorized by law.

County Counsel has reviewed and approved the resolution as to form.

PERFORMANCE MEASURE:
Measure
March 3, 2020
Actual
May 4, 2021
Projected
Number of Registered Voters
5,238
5,459
Percentage of Voters who Voted
70.05%
41%

In the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election, voters residing in Portola Valley School District voted on a similar parcel tax to that of the May 4, 2021 Special Mail Ballot Election. However, there is a significant difference between the two elections: The May 4, 2021 Special Mail Ballot ...

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