• (Published in The Norman Trans...

(Published in The Norman Transcript September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2017, 4t)

SPECIAL ELECTION

PROCLAMATION AND

NOTICE OF ELECTION

Under and by virtue of the Statutes of the State of Oklahoma and acts complimentary, supplementary and enacted pursuant thereto, and Ordinance No. O-1718-1 dated August 22, 2017, authorizing the calling of an election on the Proposition hereinafter set forth, I, the undersigned Mayor of the City of Norman, Oklahoma, hereby call a special election and give notice thereof to be held in the City of Norman, Oklahoma, on the 14th day of November, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the registered qualified voters in said City the proposed Proposition:

PROPOSITION I

Shall a franchise be granted to the Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company, a corporation, its successors and assigns giving it the right to produce, transmit and distribute electricity within the City and to sell electricity therein for all purposes for which it may be used, to the City, its inhabitants and the public generally, and the right to construct, maintain and operate a system of poles, wires, conduits and other facilities and equipment in, upon, across, under and over the streets, alleys, public grounds and other places in the City for such purposes, for a period of twenty-five (25) years beginning December 14, 2018 and ending on December 13, 2043; providing compensation to the City; in accordance with the terms of Ordinance Number O-1718-1?

The ballot used at said election shall set out the Proposition as above set forth and shall also contain the words:

1st o YES - FOR THE ABOVE PROPOSITION

2nd o NO - AGAINST THE ABOVE PROPOSITION

(If the voter desires to vote for the above Proposition, he shall mark the ballot accordingly; if he desires to vote against the above Proposition, he shall mark the ballot accordingly.)

That only the registered qualified voters of the City of Norman, Oklahoma, may vote upon the Proposition as above set forth.

The polls shall be opened at 7:00 o’clock a.m. and shall remain open continuously until and be closed at 7:00 o’clock p.m.

The special election shall be held at the same places and in the same manner prescribed by law for conducting county and state elections and the numbers and locations of the polling places and the persons who shall conduct said election shall be the same as for county and state elections, all as respectively designated and prescribed by the County Election Board of Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

WITNESS my hand as Mayor of the City of Norman, Oklahoma, and the Seal of said City affixed hereto on the 22nd day of August, 2017.


s/ Lynne Miller

Mayor

(SEAL)

ATTEST:

s/ Brenda Hall

City Clerk
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PostedSeptember 02, 2017