CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM
Meeting Date: December 14, 2004
Subject/Title: Reciting the Facts of the November 2, 2004 Consolidated
General Municipal Election
Prepared by: Cynthia Garcia, Assistant City Clerk
Submitted by: Karen Diaz, City Clerk/Director of Administrative Services
Approve the proposed resolution reciting the facts of the November 2, 2004
Consolidated General Municipal Election.
Pursuant to §10262 of the Election Code, the City Council shall adopt a
resolution certifying the results of the election, after which the newly
elected Council Members will take the Oath of Office and be seated.
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD, CALIFORNIA,
RECITING THE FACTS OF THE CONSOLIDATED GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD ON
NOVEMBER 2, 2004 DECLARING THE RESULT AND SUCH OTHER MATTERS AS PROVIDED BY
WHEREAS, a Consolidated General Municipal Election was held and conducted in
the City of Brentwood, California, Tuesday, November 2, 2004, as required by
WHEREAS, notice of the election was given in time, form and manner as
provided by law; that voting precincts were properly established; that
election officers were appointed and that in all respects the election was
held and conducted and the votes were cast, received and canvassed and the
returns made and declared in time, form and manner as required by the
provisions of the Elections Code of the State of California for the holding
of elections in general law cities; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. 2004-158 adopted June 22, 2004, the
County Election Department canvassed the returns of the election and has
certified the results to this City Council, the results are received,
attached and made a part hereof as “Exhibit A”.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE BRENTWOOD DOES
RESOLVE, DECLARE, DETERMINE AND ORDER AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. That the whole number of ballots cast in the precincts except
absent voter ballots was 9,886, that the whole number of absent voter
ballots cast in the City was 5,433, making a total of 15,319 ballots cast in
SECTION 2. That the names of the persons voted for at the election for
Members of the City Council were as follows:
Office of Mayor:
Office of Council Member:
Christopher A. Becnel
Derrick J. Bullington
Richard G. Bates
SECTION 3. That the number of votes given at each precinct and the number of
votes given in the City to each of the persons above named for the
respective offices for which the persons were candidates is as listed in
“Exhibit A” attached.
SECTION 4. That the City Council does declare and determine that:
Brian Swisher was elected Mayor of the City Council of said City for the
full term of two years; and
Milan Petrovich and Robert Taylor were elected as Members of the City
Council of said City for the full term of four years.
SECTION 5. That the City Clerk shall enter on the records of the City
Council of the City of Brentwood, a statement of the result of the election,
a. The whole number of votes cast in the City;
b. The names of the persons voted for;
c. For what office each person was voted for;
d. The number of votes given at each precinct to each person;
e. The number of votes in the City given to each person.
SECTION 6. That the City Clerk shall immediately make and deliver to each of
the persons so elected a Certificate of Election signed by the City Clerk
and authenticated; that the City Clerk shall also administer to each person
elected the Oath of Office prescribed in the Constitution of the State of
California and shall have them subscribe to it and file it in the office of
the City Clerk. Each and all of the persons so elected shall then be
inducted into the respective office to which they have been elected.
SECTION 7. That the City Clerk shall certify to the passage of this
resolution and enter it into the book of original resolutions.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at
a regular meeting held on the 14th day of December, 2004 by the following