MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS FOR 2021 CANCELLED
Cleveland Town Resolution 102021 Cancellation of 2021 Municipal Election
A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN OF CLEVELAND, UTAH, CANCELLING THE 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE LAW; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE.
WHEREAS, the Town of Cleveland (hereafter “Town”) is a municipal corporation duly organized and existing under the laws of the state of Utah;
WHEREAS, Utah Code Annotated 20A-1-206 provides for cancellation of a municipal election in the event that the number of candidates does not exceed the number of open municipal positions up for election;
WHEREAS, the number of candidates in the Town does not exceed the number of open municipal positions up for election;
WHEREAS, the filing deadline for write-in candidates has expired on August 31, 2021 and one council candidate has withdrawn their filing;
WHEREAS, the Town desires to save costs of holding an election in 2021;
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Town Council of the Town of Cleveland, Utah as follows:
Section 1: Findings of the Town Council.
In accordance with Utah Code Annotated 20A-1-206, the Town Council finds that all municipal officers are elected in an at-large election, and the number of municipal officer candidates, including any eligible write-in candidates under Section 20A-9-601, for the at-large municipal offices does not exceed the number of open at-large municipal offices for which the candidates have filed.
Section 2: Cancellation of 2021 Municipal Election.
Based upon the forgoing findings in Section 1 above, the 2021 municipal election the Town of Cleveland, Utah, is hereby cancelled.
Section 3: Notification.
The City Recorder is hereby authorized on behalf of the Town Council to issue the notice set forth in Utah Code Annotated 20A-1-206(2).
Section 4: Effective Date.
This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon passage and adoption.
PASSED AND APPROVED by the Town Council of the Town of Cleveland on this 5TH day of October, 2021.