City of Ely General Election

NOTICE OF <BR><BR>GENERAL ELECTION<BR><BR>To the Electors of the City of Ely in the County of St. Louis, State of Minnesota:<BR><BR>NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: that a General Election will be held in all the Election Precincts of the above named City as follows:<BR><BR>PRECINCT #1 - Ely Community Center<BR><BR>30 South First Avenue East<BR><BR>PRECINCT # 2 - Sibley Manor<BR><BR>210 West White Street<BR><BR>PRECINCT #3 - Government Services Building<BR><BR>118 South 4th Avenue East<BR><BR>PRECINCT #4 - Pioneer Apartments<BR><BR>114 N. 8th Avenue East<BR><BR>in said precincts on TUESDAY, the 4th day of November 2008, at which time the polls will be open from the hours of 7:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. for the purpose of electing candidates for the following offices:<BR><BR>CITY OF ELY OFFICES<BR><BR>ONE - Mayoral Seat <BR><BR>Term of two years<BR><BR>THREE - City Council Member Seats<BR><BR>Term of four years <BR><BR>*Proposed City of Ely Charter Change<BR><BR>City Question #1 Proposed Charter Amendment To Section 2.04 Regarding Council Vacancies<BR><BR>Should Section 2.04 of the Charter of the City of Ely be amended to require a special election, rather than appointment by THE COUNCIL, in the event of a vacancy for the unexpired term of an election office due to death, resignation or otherwise, provided the vacancy is declared more than a year prior to the next municipal election; and further require said special election to take place within ninety (90) days of declaring the vacancy?<BR><BR>Absentee balloting for ELY RESIDENTS ONLY, will be conducted at the office of the Ely City Clerk-Treasurer, 209 East Chapman Street, Ely, Minnesota 55731 Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.; Saturday, November 1st between the hours of 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.; Monday, November 3rd from 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Please call 365-3224 x 301 or x 302, if you would like an Application for Absentee Ballot sent to you (those residents wishing to vote by mail.)<BR><BR>If unsure as to what precinct to vote in, there is a Election Precinct map posted at the Ely City Hall.<BR><BR>Please make sure that you bring proper identification if first time registering to vote.<BR><BR>Call 365-3224 x 301 or x 302, with any questions.<BR><BR>Thank you.<BR><BR>Terri Boese<BR><BR>Clerk-Treasurer<BR><BR>City of Ely<BR><BR>Ely Echo 10/4 & 11, 10/25 & 111/2008<BR><BR>