Special Ely council meeting on Sept. 11

Council Chambers<BR><BR>Ely, Minnesota<BR><BR>Thursday, September 11, 2008<BR><BR>6:00 P.M. Special Meeting<BR><BR>Ely City Council<BR><BR>Special Meeting of the Ely City Council was called to order at 6:00 P.M. by Mayor Charles J. Novak.<BR><BR>PRESENT: Council members Debeltz, Lindroos, Nikkola, Sheddy, Mayor Novak (5)<BR><BR>ABSENT: Council members Omerza, Zupec (2)<BR><BR>Mayor Novak read the following special meeting notice:<BR><BR>Notice is hereby given that there will be a Special Meeting of the Ely City Council to take place on Thursday, September 11, 2008, 6:00 P.M. Council Chambers of the Ely City Hall, to canvass the local primary election results, and any other pertinent City of Ely business.<BR><BR>Council member Nikkola offered the following resolution: 2008 - 35<BR><BR>BE IT RESOLVED: That after canvassing the return of the Primary Election held on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 for Mayor, and for Council Persons, the results of said election are as follows:<BR><BR>FOR MAYOR: #1 #2 #3 #4 TOTAL <BR><BR>Charles J. Novak 35 73 77 88 273 *<BR><BR>Heidi Omerza 48 97 49 77 271<BR><BR>Roger J. Skraba 75 84 77 86 322 *<BR><BR>FOR COUNCIL<BR><BR>Frank Salerno 68 93 71 100 332 *<BR><BR>Michael Hillman 45 98 85 76 304 *<BR><BR>Jerome J. Debeltz 74 115 108 129 426 * <BR><BR>John F. Lindroos 44 95 70 106 315 *<BR><BR>Kerry Perushek 12 21 10 15 58<BR><BR>Lawrence A. Reedy 53 78 80 85 296 *<BR><BR>Darrell "Shaun"<BR><BR>Chosa 57 78 54 63 252 <BR><BR>Mark Zupec 66 91 75 119 351 *<BR><BR>TOTAL REGISTERED VOTERS<BR><BR>CITY OF ELY <BR><BR>Precinct #1 - 461 VOTED: 159<BR><BR>Precinct #2 - 628 VOTED: 258<BR><BR>Precinct #3 - 525 VOTED: 206<BR><BR>Precinct #4 - 788 VOTED: 248<BR><BR>Motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was made by Council member Nikkola, seconded by Council member Debeltz, and declared carried on the following vote:<BR><BR>YES: Council members Debeltz, Lindroos, Nikkola, Sheddy, Mayor Novak (5)<BR><BR>NO: None (0)<BR><BR>ABSENT: Council members Omerza, Zupec (2)<BR><BR>Adopted this 11th day of September 2008.<BR><BR>Clerk-Treasurer Boese reported that the Clerk's Office is in receipt of a letter from Council member Heidi Omerza, requesting a recount between Charles Novak and herself, from the Primary Election Mayoral ballot. The recount will be scheduled and announced to the public.<BR><BR>Meeting adjourned at 6:05 P.M.<BR><BR>Patricia M. Wellvang<BR><BR>Deputy Clerk<BR><BR>City of Ely <BR><BR>Ely Echo 9/20/2008