01-0820R

RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 6, 2001.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        WHEREAS, on November 6, 2001, there was held in the city of Duluth, pursuant to the provisions of Laws of Minnesota, 1973, Chapter 281, a general municipal election for the purpose of electing certain city officers; and

        WHEREAS, the judges of the election precincts in the city have made their returns of said election, and the city council, acting as a canvassing board, has duly canvassed said returns (Public Document No. _______________) at 7:00 p.m., November 13, 2001, and ascertained the number of ballots cast at said election and thereby declared that at said election there were cast 30,076 votes, said votes having been cast in the following manner:
                THAT for the offices of councilor at large, Herb W. Bergson, Jr., received 15,384 votes, Marcia Hales received 10,521 votes, Nancy Nelson received 11,946 votes, Jim Stauber received 13,122 votes and candidates receiving write-in votes as indicated on the canvassing board report;
                THAT for the office of councilor, second district, Greg Gilbert received 3,115 votes, Pat Spott received 2,514 votes and candidates receiving write-in votes as indicated on the canvassing board report;
                THAT for the office of councilor, fourth district, Neill A. Atkins received 2,959 votes, Roger J. Reinert received 2,929 votes and candidates receiving write-in votes as indicated on the canvassing board report;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Herb W. Bergson, Jr., and Jim Stauber, having received the highest numbers of the votes cast at said election for the offices of councilor at large, are hereby duly elected for a term of four years.

        FURTHER RESOLVED, that Greg Gilbert, having received the majority of all votes cast at said election for the office of councilor, second district, is hereby duly elected for a term of four years.

        FURTHER RESOLVED, that Neill A. Atkins, having received the majority of all votes cast at said election for the office of councilor, fourth district, is hereby duly elected for a term of four years.