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COMMISSION MEMORANDUM

TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Rafael E. Granado, City Clerk 
DATE:October  13, 2021
 



SUBJECT:DISCUSS AND TAKE ACTION TO CHANGE THE CITY COMMISSION MEETING DATE TO ACCEPT THE FINAL ELECTION RESULTS FOR THE NOVEMBER 2, 2021 CITY OF MIAMI BEACH GENERAL AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS FROM MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021 TO FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021, AS REQUIRED BY MIAMI BEACH CITY CODE 38-4.

ANALYSIS

The City of Miami Beach’s General and Special Elections are scheduled for November 2, 2021, with any Run-Off Election to occur on November 16, 2021. Pursuant to Miami Beach Code Section 38-4, “[o]n the first business day immediately following the County Elections Supervisor’s issuance of the final results, the City Commission shall meet for the purpose of accepting the returns of such election(s) and ascertaining the results thereof.”

 

The Supervisor of Elections has notified the City Clerk that the Certification of Official Results, including vote-by-mail and provisional ballots, will be provided to the City after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 4, 2021. See attached Municipal Canvassing Board Schedule for the November 2, 2021 Miami Beach General and Special Elections.

 

As such, the City Commission Meeting to accept the final election results for the November 2, 2021 City of Miami Beach General and Special Elections, which was scheduled for Monday, November 8, 2021 must be changed to Friday, November 5, 2021.


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Applicable Area

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Is this a "Residents Right to Know" item, pursuant to City Code Section 2-14? Does this item utilize G.O. Bond Funds?
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ATTACHMENTS:
Description
Municipal Canvassing Board Schedule for the November 2, 2021 General and Special Elections