Legal Notices


NOTICE OF TIME FOR CANDIDATES TO FILE DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY
FOR ELKO CITY GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 8, 2016

STATE OF NEVADA )
                                       ) ss:
COUNTY OF ELKO   )

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that all persons wishing to be a CANDIDATE FOR OFFICE in the Elko City Election to be held in and for the City of Elko, Nevada the 8th day of November, 2016, for the office of City Councilmember must file a Declaration of Candidacy and pay a $50.00 filing fee at the City Clerk’s Office, Elko City Hall, 1751 College Avenue, Elko, Nevada.  Any interested Candidates must file the Declaration of Candidacy no earlier than Monday, March 7, 2016, and not later than 5:00 o’clock, Friday, March 18, 2016 as provided for in NRS 293.177.  No person shall be a candidate or have his name printed on the Official Ballot for such election unless such person has timely filed such Declaration of Candidacy and paid the $50.00 filing fee. 

            DATED this 29th day of January, 2016.
                                                                              SHANELL OWEN, MMC
                                                       Elko City Clerk

 CITY OF ELKO
RESOLUTION #6-16
PROCLAMATION OF THE
ELKO CITY GENERAL ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Elko, Nevada, pursuant to Article V of the Charter of the City of Elko, State of Nevada, and Title 1, Chapter 5 of the Elko City Code, and the election laws of the State of Nevada, by its resolution passed, adopted, signed and approved on the 26th day of January, 2016, has ordered a general election for the City of Elko, as follows:

 1.  A general City election shall be held in the City of Elko, Nevada, on Tuesday the 8th day of November, 2016, for the election at-large by the qualified voters for two (2) Councilmember positions on the City Council for the City of Elko, who shall hold office for a period of four (4) years and until their respective successors shall have been elected and qualified.

2.  The Elko City Precincts and Polling Places within the City of Elko for such election shall be as follows:

PRECINCT NO. 1:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 2:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 3:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 4:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 5:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 6:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 7:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 8:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 9:  At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 10: At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 11: At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;
PRECINCT NO. 14: At the ELKO CONVENTION CENTER, 700 Moren Way;

3.  Said polling place shall be open at 7:00 o’clock a.m. and close at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on the 8th day of November, 2016, unless polling times are changed by Nevada law, in which event the polls shall open and close in accordance with such Nevada law.

4.  Registration for this election shall close at 7:00 o’clock p.m. on October 18, 2016.  Qualified persons residing within the exterior boundaries of the City of Elko, Nevada may register for this election at either the Elko City Clerk’s Office, Elko City Hall, Elko, Nevada, or the Elko County Clerk’s Office, Elko County Courthouse, Elko, Nevada according to the law, prior to such close of registration.

5.  Each of the officers elected by the popular vote shall qualify as required by the Charter of the City of Elko and the Constitution and laws of the State of Nevada, and enter upon the discharge of their respective duties on the first Monday in January next following the election, and failing to do so within said time, such office shall be and become vacant.  To qualify, each candidate shall be:

(a)   A bona fide resident of the City of Elko for at least two (2) years prior to election.

(b)  A qualified elector within the City.

(c)   The candidate must actually, as opposed to constructively, reside in the City of Elko at least 30 days immediately preceding the date of the close of filing of declarations of candidacy for this office.

6.  All persons interested in becoming a candidate for office in this election must file their Declaration of Candidacy and pay their $50.00 filing fee at the Elko City Clerk’s Office no earlier than 8:00 o’clock a.m. on Monday, the 7th day of March and not later than 5:00 o’clock p.m. on Friday, the 18th day of March, 2016.

 7.  Any registered voter who by reason of physical disability or inability to read or write English or who is unable to read election material or mark a ballot or use any voting device may be assisted by a person of the voter’s own choice, with exceptions as set forth in N.R.S. 293C.282.

 IN WITNESS WHEROF, the Mayor of the City of Elko has made this Proclamation pursuant to the Elko City Charter and the order of the City Council of the City of Elko, this 26th day of January, 2016.

                                                                         CHRIS J. JOHNSON, Mayor

ATTEST:

SHANELL OWEN, MMC
Elko City Clerk