Elections

 

CIVIL SERVICE BOARD ELECTION WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 19, 2018 & April 20, 2018
RUN-OFF ELECTION WILL BE ON MAY 3, 2018 & MAY 4, 2018 (If Necessary)


NOTICE OF CIVIL SERVICE BOARD ELECTION
City Manager's Memo Calling for the Election


IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY (APM 1-79) FOR CIVIL SERVICE BOARD ELECTION

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO BECOME A CANDIDATE:


NOTICE TO CITY OF MIAMI EMPLOYEES:
LIST OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES & PAYROLL LOCATION NUMBERS

MASTER BALLOT


On Thursday, April 19, 2018 and Friday, April 20, 2018 an election will be held for the City of Miami Civil Service Board. If a Run-Off Election is required, it will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 and Friday May 4, 2018.

VOTING ELIGIBILITY:    
Eligible voters in the Civil Service Board Election shall be full-time City of Miami employees who currently have or formerly held probationary or permanent Civil Service status. Temporary employees (full or part-time) are not eligible to vote. Absentee or proxy voting will not be permitted.  ID is required to vote.
***Eligible voters may vote for one (1) candidate for each seat***

SEATS DUE TO EXPIRE: 
Present elected members whose terms are due to expire May 8, 2018 are:

Group No. 1 - Vishwani Ramlal

Group No. 2 - Travis Lindsey

QUALIFYING PROCEDURE:   
Interested candidates should refer to Administrative Policy APM-1-79 for specific rules. 

Qualified candidates will be required to file for either Group No. 1 or Group No. 2, as described above; furthermore, they shall be required to file the following forms with the City Clerk's Office: 

A. A Candidate Petition Form signed by at least 10 City employees with permanent Civil Service status, and;

B. A Candidate Statement of Acceptance Form, duly signed by the candidate.

**Candidates are required to file the Candidate Petition Form and the Candidate Statement of Acceptance Form with the City Clerk's Office no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, March 22, 2018**  

AUTHORITY:
As stated in APM-1-79, Section XIV, and pursuant to City Commission Resolution No. 41225, dated January 8, 1970, an employee must receive fifty percent (50%) plus one (1) of the total number of the votes cast for the specific seat he or she is seeking.

RUN-OFF PROCEDURES:     
Should no candidate receive fifty percent (50%) plus one (1) of the total number of votes cast, as described above, a Run-Off Election will be held on May 3, 2018 and May 4, 2018, previous to which appropriate notices shall be sent to all Departments. 

The Run-Off Election, if necessary, will be conducted in the same manner as the original election. The winning candidate(s) in the Run-Off Election will be the individual(s) receiving the highest number of votes cast for the specific Group he or she was seeking to occupy; e.g., a simple plurality will be the determining criterion.  

CONFIRMATION OF ELECTED MEMBERS:    
The two (2) candidates elected shall become members of the Civil Service Board after the following actions have been taken:

1. Results have been submitted to the City Commission by the City Manager, and;

2. Results have been confirmed by the City Commission by Resolution, and;

3. An Oath of Office has been administered to the successful candidates by the City Clerk.


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