Declaration of the results of the canvass of election returns of the special bond election held September 30, 1953.
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RESOLUTION NO. _ RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY WATER DISTRICT, STATING THE RESULT OF THE CANVASS OF ELECTION RETURNS OF THE SPECIAL BOND ELECTION HELD SEPTEMBER 30, 1953. WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, Clark County, State of Nevada, by resolution adopted August 21, 1953, duly called and provided for the holding of a special election in said District on September 30, 1953, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors of said District the bond proposal set forth in said resolution and hereinafter stated; and WHEREAS, before holding said election all qualified electors of said District applying for registration for said election were duly and regularly registered therefor at the time and in the manner and form provided by law; and WHEREAS, notice of said election was duly and regularly given in the time, form and manner as provided by law, and said election was on the said date duly held at the polling places designated in said resolution, and the votes cast thereat were canvassed and returns thereof made at the time and in the manner and form provided by law; and WHEREAS, on this 12th day of October, 1953, at the hour of 4:00 o'clock P.M., said Board of Directors has duly assembled at its usual place of meeting and has canvassed the returns of said election; NOW, THEREFORE, the Board of Directors of Las Vegas Valley Water District DOES HEREBY RESOLVE, DETERMINE AND ORDER as follows: Section 1. That the special election for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors of the Las Vegas Valley Water District the bond proposal hereinafter set forth was duly held on September 30, 1953* and the votes cast thereat were duly and regularly canvassed and returns thereof made at the time and in the form and manner required by law. Section 2. That the bond proposal voted upon at said election is as follows, to wit: Shall the Las Vegas Valley Water District incur an expense and indebtedness and issue its negotiable bonds therefor in the principal amount of $8,700,000, the purpose for which the money so raised shall be used being as follows, to wit: A. The acquisition and construction by the District of facilities for the development, production, pumping, storage, transmission and distribution of water, including (1) the acquisition of water, water rights, water bearing lands, and the acquisition and construction of water wells, pumps and pumping plants, storage facilities, transmission and distribution lines and facilities, and the relocation of water transmission mains and pumping plants or parts thereof; (2) the construction of repairs and betterments to, of additions to and extensions of water pumping,storage, transmission and distribution facilities; (3) the acquisition and construction of electric power lines and equipment for the pumping of water; (4) the acquisition of all lands, easements, rights of way, works, and real or personal property constituting or appurtenant to or necessary or convenient for any of the above mentioned facilities; (5) the providing of funds for the operation of any of the above mentioned facilities; and (6) the payment of all incidental expenses in connection with such acquisition and construction; B. The payment of expenses incurred in connection with the authorization and issuance of the bonds, the payment of interest on the bonds during the period of construction of any improvements for which the bonds are voted and for six months thereafter, and repayment to Clark County of any amounts advanced to the District by said County? Section 34 That this Board of Directors has duly opened and canvassed the returns of said election, and from said returns it appears, and this Board of Directors finds, that the total number of votes cast in each of the respective election precincts established for said election upon said bond proposal, and the number of votes cast therein for and against said proposal, and the total number of votes cast in said District upon said proposal, and for and against said proposal in said District are as set forth in the following abstract: Section 4. That a majority of the votes cast at said election were "YES" votes in favor of the adoption of VOTING PRECINCT YES NO TOTAL 1 564 404 968 2 1199 299 1498 3 405 75 480 4 1017 224 1241 5 208 54 262 6 1998 279 2277 7 444 550 994 TOTAL VOTES IN DISTRICT 1885 7720 said bond proposal, and said bond proposal is hereby declared to be carried, and this Board of Directors is authorized to issue bonds therefor, as provided by law. I, HARRY E. MILLER, Secretary of the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the Board of Directors thereof, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the above and foregoing is a full, true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by the Board of Directors of said District at a _ regular meeting of said Board of Directors held on the day of October, 1953, and that the same has not been amended or repealed. DATED: October _, 1953. Secretary, Las Vegas Valley (SEAL) Water District STATE OF NEVADA COUNTY OF CLARK LAS VEGAS VALLEY WATER DISTRICT