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LOCAL ELECTION INFORMATION

May 2021 Election will be for:

Alderman, Position 3

Alderman, Position 4 

Alderman, Position 5

 

 

All election locations hosted by Brazoria County will allow Holiday Lakes residents to vote.  You may vote during early voting or on election day.

 

Information for First and Last day to file will be posted closer to election time.

 

H.B. No. 305
 
 
 
   
                                     AN ACT
    relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions
    with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an
    Internet website.
           BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
           SECTION 1.  Chapter 2051, Government Code, is amended by
    adding Subchapter E to read as follows:
    SUBCHAPTER E. INTERNET WEBSITE
           Sec. 2051.151.  APPLICABILITY OF SUBCHAPTER. Except as
    provided by Section 2051.152(b), this subchapter applies only to a
    political subdivision with the authority to impose a tax that at any
    time on or after January 1, 2019, maintained a publicly accessible
    Internet website.
           Sec. 2051.152.  INFORMATION REQUIRED ON WEBSITE. (a) A
    political subdivision to which this section applies shall post on a
    publicly accessible Internet website the following information:
                 (1)  the political subdivision's contact information,
    including a mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address; 
                 (2)  each elected officer of the political subdivision;
                 (3)  the date and location of the next election for
    officers of the political subdivision;
                 (4)  the requirements and deadline for filing for
    candidacy of each elected office of the political subdivision,
    which shall be continuously posted for at least one year before the
    election day for the office;
                 (5)  each notice of a meeting of the political
    subdivision's governing body under Subchapter C, Chapter 551; and
                 (6)  each record of a meeting of the political
    subdivision's governing body under Section 551.021.
           (b)  Subsections (a)(5) and (6) do not apply to:
                 (1)  a county with a population of less than 10,000;
                 (2)  a municipality with a population of less than
    5,000 located in a county with a population of less than 25,000; or
                 (3)  a school district with a population of less than
    5,000 in the district's boundaries and located in a county with a
    population of less than 25,000.
           SECTION 2.  Sections 2051.152(a)(5) and (6), Government
    Code, as added by this Act, apply only to a meeting held on or after
    the effective date of this Act.
           SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
   

_________________________       ______________________

    Speaker of the House                       Speaker of the Senate
 
 
           I certify that H.B. No. 305 was passed by the House on March
    21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 141, Nays 0, 1 present, not
    voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
    No. 305 on May 23, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 137, Nays 3, 1
    present, not voting.
     
    ______________________________
    Chief Clerk of the House   
 
    I certify that H.B. No. 305 was passed by the Senate, with amendments,
    on May 21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
     
     
    ______________________________
    Secretary of the Senate   
    APPROVED: __________________
                    Date       
     
             __________________
                  Governor       
 

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