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1 <br />2 <br />3 RESOLUTION NO. 2014 - 61 <br />4 <br />5 A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY <br />6 COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HALLANDALE BEACH, <br />7 FLORIDA ESTABLISHING A UNIFORM PROCESS FOR <br />8 FILLING A CITY COMMISSION SEAT VACANCY BY <br />9 APPOINTMENT WHEN THERE ARE LESS THAN <br />10 TWELVE (12) MONTHS REMAINING BEFORE THE NEXT <br />11 REGULAR CITY OR GENERAL ELECTION; AND <br />12 PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />13 <br />14 <br />15 WHEREAS, City Commission Seat No. 2 was vacated by the resignation of the then Vice <br />16 Mayor Alexander "Alex" Lewy on May 11, 2014 with less than twelve (12) months remaining <br />17 before the next municipal general election; and <br />18 <br />19 WHEREAS, in accordance with Florida Statute and City Charter section 3.09 which <br />20 proscribes that "whenever there is a vacancy in the commission and there are less than twelve <br />21 (12) months remaining before the next regular city or general election, the city commission, by a <br />22 majority vote of the remaining members, shall choose a successor to serve until that election"; <br />23 and <br />24 <br />25 WHEREAS, pursuant to section 3.09 of the City Charter, the City Commission on May 19, <br />26 2014 discussed and reached consensus as to the process to be utilized in filling the vacancy <br />27 created; and <br />28 <br />29 WHEREAS, the process utilized by the City Commission was transparent, fluid, efficient <br />30 and effective, and resulted in an appointment to fill seat No. 2 on the City Commission; and <br />31 <br />32 WHEREAS, the City Commission has determined it is in the best interest of the residents <br />33 of the City and good governance to adopt a uniform process for filling a vacancy on the <br />34 commission when there are less than twelve (12) months remaining before the next regular city <br />35 or general election. <br />36 <br />0 <br />IWO 2014-150 (AM) <br />File #14-178 RESO NO.:2014-61 <br />