07-0609R


RESOLUTION DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE PRIMARY MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD SEPTEMBER 11, 2007.

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE:

     The council finds as follows:

     (a)  On September 11, 2007, there was held in the city of Duluth, pursuant to the provisions of Laws of Minnesota, 1973, Chapter 281, a primary municipal election for the purpose of electing certain city officers;

     (b)  The judges of the election districts 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 5:00 p.m., September 13, 2007, and ascertained the number of ballots cast at said election and thereby declared that at said election there were 21,471 cast votes, said votes having been cast in the following manner:

Mayor

Charles M. "Charlie" Bell

6,769

Herb W. Bergson

3,064

Meg Bye

2,055

Joanne M. Fay

746

Greg Gilbert

2,886

Todd Gremmels

14

Sunny Helbacka

124

Reiner Nelson

160

Don Ness

5,224

Jim Pratt

224

John Socha

102

Robert Wagner

67

City Councilor at Large

Jeff Anderson

5,770

Jack Arnold

4,526

Henry L. Banks

1,931

Tony Cuneo

5,365

Jon Donahue

2,667

Becky Hall

8,371

Tim Little

5,942

Tony Salls

714

City Councilor - Third District

Sharla Gardner

1,549

Heather Rand

970

John Rathe

490

City Councilor - Fifth District

Allan Beaulier

566

Jay Fosle

1,656

Russell W. Stover

1,707

William Max Unger

232

 
    
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Charles M. Bell and Don Ness, having received the two largest numbers of the votes cast at said election for mayor, are hereby certified to have their names placed on the general municipal election ballot and the city clerk is hereby directed to place their names on the general municipal ballot.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Jeff Anderson, Tony Cuneo, Becky Hall and Tim Little, having received the four largest numbers of the votes cast at said election for councilor at large, are hereby certified to have their names placed on the general municipal election ballot and the city clerk is hereby directed to place their names on the general municipal election ballot.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Sharla Gardner and Heather Rand, having the two largest numbers of the votes cast at said election for councilor - third district, are hereby certified to have their names placed on the general municipal election ballot and the city clerk is hereby directed to place their names on the general municipal election ballot.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Jay Fosle and Russell W. Stover, having the two largest numbers of the votes cast at said election for councilor - fifth district, are hereby certified to have their names placed on the general municipal election ballot and the city clerk is hereby directed to place their names on the general municipal election ballot.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution declares the results of the primary municipal election held on September 11, 2007.