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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
(AVISO DE ELECCION GENERAL)
To the Registered Voters of the City of Pinehurst , Texas:
(A los votantes registrados de la Ciudad de Pinehurst, Texas:)
Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed below will be open from 7:00 a.m. to
7:00 p.m. on May 10, 2014 , for voting in a general election to elect
One (1) Mayor and two (2) Alderpersons at Large .
(Notifiquese, por las presente, que las casillas electorales sitados abajo se abrirán desde las 7:00 a.m. hasta las 7:00 p.m. el 10 de Mayo de 2014 para votar en la Elecciόn General para elegir un (1) Alcalde y dos (2) Concejales en grande .)
LOCATION(S) OF POLLING PLACES
(DIRECCION(ES) DE LAS CASILLAS ELECTORALES)
The Salvation Army, 1950 N. Martin Luther King Drive, Orange, TX 77630
Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday at
(La votaciόn adelantada en persona se llevará a cabo de lunes a viernes en)
Orange Public Library, 220 N. 5th Street, Orange, TX 77630
between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. beginning on April 28, 2014 Entre las 8:30 A.M. de la mañana y las 4:30 P.M. de la tarde empezando el 28 de abril de 2014 and ending on May 6, 2014 . (y terninado el 6 de mayo de 2014 .)
Additional early voting will be held at the same location as follows:
(La votaciόn en adelantada además se llevará a cabo en el mismo sitio de tal manera:)
April 29, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
May 6, 2014 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to: (Las solicitudes para boletas de votaciόn adelantada por correo deberán enviarse a:) Tina Barrow, Election Administrator (Name of Early Voting Clerk) (Nombre del Secretario de la Votaciόn Adelantada) 123 S. 6th Street (Address) (Direcciόn) Orange, Texas 77630 (City) (Ciudad) (Zip Code) (Zona Postal) Applications for ballot by mail must be received no later than the close of business on (Las solicitudes para boletas de votaciόn adelantada por correo deberán recibirse para el fin de las horas de negocio el) May 1, 2014 . (Date) (fecha)
Issued this the 3rd day of March , 2014 .
(Emitida este dia 3rd de Marzo, 2014.)
/s/ Joseph L. Runnels 3/3/2014
Mayor (Alcalde) Date (fecha)
At the regular monthly meeting of the Pinehurst City Council held on September 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., council members voted to adopt a budget for the Fiscal Year October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014. This budget will raise more revenue from property taxes than last year's budget by $46,699, which is an 8.89 percent increase from last year's budget. The property tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year is $1,443. The adopted budget can be viewed under the Public Notices section of this website.
At the regular monthly meeting of the Pinehurst City Council held on September 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., council members voted to adopt a property tax rate for the 2013 tax year. The following tax rates shall be in effect for the 2013 Tax Year:
Maintenance & Operations Tax Rate: $0.63143
Debt Service Tax Rate: $0.06656
TOTAL TAX RATE: $0.69799
Welcome to the City of Pinehurst!
Mayor Joseph L. "Pete" Runnels
Thank you to the citizens of Pinehurst for allowing me to be your
The City of Pinehurst was incorporated as a city on November 19, 1955. The name Pinehurst was chosen as the title for the city due to the support provided for the incorporation and formation of the city by Mr. Edgar Brown, Jr. who owned Pinehurst Ranch located at the west side of the then proposed city and the many large pine trees growing in this area.
At the time of incorporation, the city consisted of slightly over six hundred inhabitants and several small businesses. The population of the city grew slowly throughout the years to 2,270 inhabitants per the 2000 census and the number of businesses increased dramatically along the major thoroughfares, MacArthur Drive and Strickland Drive.
The City of Pinehurst is a quiet, serene city with excellent full services provided to its residents. The friendly people of the City of Pinehurst invite visitors and newcomers alike to their city graciously and with pride. The city is located south of IH-10, west of Highway 87 with Old Highway 90 through its center and west of the City of Orange, Texas and 2 ½ miles from the State of Louisiana’s western border.
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