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Public Notice ORDINANCE NO. 873 2ND SERI

Public Notice ORDINANCE NO. 873 2ND SERIES AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 4.01 AND SECTION 12.05 OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA The City Council of the City of Alexandria does ORDAIN that the Home Rule Charter of the City of Alexandria be amended as follows: Section 4.01, Law Governing All general laws of the State of Minnesota relating to elections and the preliminaries thereof shall, as far as applicable, apply to and govern all elections under this charter. The returns shall be made to the clerk within two days after an election under this charter. The council shall meet and canvass the returns and declare the result as appears from such returns in the manner prescribed by state statute, and the clerk shall forthwith give notice in’ writing to the officers elected of their respective elections. A plurality of votes for elective officers shall constitute an election. When two or more persons shall receive an equal number of votes for the same office the election shall be determined by the casting of lots, in the presence of the council, at such time and place and in such manner as it may direct. Sec. 12.05. Vacation of Streets. No street or alley within the city shall be discontinued except by resolution approved by a four-fifths vote of the council. A record of such vacation shall be made in the office of the Register of Deeds of the county. SECTION II. This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication. ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Alexandria this 12th day of September, 2022, by the following vote: YES: FRANZEN, THALMAN, ALLEN, BENSON, WIENER NO: NONE ABSENT: NONE /s/ Bobbie Osterberg Mayor ATTEST: /s/ Martin D. Schultz City Administrator (Jan. 18, 2023) 162053