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File #: 16-0630    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/3/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/19/2016 Final action: 7/19/2016
Title: Clerk of the Board recommending the Board: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 112-2016 approving the consolidation of the Golden West Community Service District (GWCSD) election(s) of their Board of Directors (currently held in odd-numbered years) with the statewide general elections held in even-numbered years, pursuant to California Elections Code Section 10404; and 2) Receive and file a report from the Registrar of Voters on the cost effectiveness of the proposed action by GWCSD. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Elections Impact Analysis 7-19-16, 2. B - Draft BOS Resolution 7-19-16, 3. C - GWCSD Resolution 7-19-16, 4. Executed Resolution 112-2016 (7-19-16)
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Clerk of the Board recommending the Board:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 112-2016 approving the consolidation of the Golden West Community Service District (GWCSD) election(s) of their Board of Directors (currently held in odd-numbered years) with the statewide general elections held in even-numbered years, pursuant to California Elections Code Section 10404; and
2) Receive and file a report from the Registrar of Voters on the cost effectiveness of the proposed action by GWCSD.

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
The Clerk of the Board recommends approval pursuant to California Elections Code 10404.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Resolution No. 2016-4 was adopted by the Golden West Community Services District (GWCSD) Board of Directors on May 14, 2016 to consolidate the District's elections (currently held in odd numbered years) with the statewide general elections held in even-numbered years. This resolution is authorized by and was adopted pursuant to Elections Code Section 10404. Before it can become effective, however, it must be approved by the Board of Supervisors in each county in which the District is located. The Clerk of the Board received the materials related to this matter on June 2, 2016.

Pursuant to subdivision (c) of Elections Code Section 10404, the Board of Supervisors is to notify all districts located in the County of its receipt of this resolution, and request their input on the effect of consolidation. Notification letters were sent to all districts on June 6, 2016 with a deadline to respond by June 21, 2016.

Pursuant to subdivision (d) of Elections Code Section 10404, the elections official shall prepare and transmit to the board of supervisors an impact analysis of the proposed consolidation.

Pursuant to subdivision (e) of Elections Code Section 10404, the Board of Supervisors is to approve the District's resolution within 60 days of submission (to the Clerk of the Board), unless the Board of Super...

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