City Council Meetings
The Tye City Council regularly meets the 3rd Monday of every month, 6:30pm, at Tye City Hall to discuss city business.  Special meetings are called as needed to discuss personnel matters, urgent business and the like.  All meetings will have an agenda posted 72 hours in advance for review.  The agenda can be downloaded below.
Notice is hereby given of a REGULAR COUNCIL meeting of the City Council of the City of Tye to be held on Monday, March 16, 2020  at 6:30 pm at Tye City Hall 205 North Street, Tye, TX for the purpose of considering the following agenda items:
AGENDA Mar. 23, 2020
Agenda 09-23-2019
Agenda 10-21-2019
Agenda 11. 18, 2019​

City Elections May 2, 2020

Agenda 11-25-2019​
Chapter 143 of the Election Code - Application Required to be entitled to a place on the ballot, a candidate must make an application for a place on the ballot..
Application is filed with the City Secretary
January 15 2020 - First day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
February 14 2020 - Last day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot - Deadline is 5:00 pm
February 18 2020 - Last day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy - Deadline is 5:00 pm
April 20 - First Day of Early voting by Personal appearance @ City Hall - 205 North Street and at Taylor County Polling Locations
April 28 - Last Day of Early voting by Personal appearance
May 2 Election Day - 103 Scott Street Tye Community Center from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm


Sec. 141.001.  ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC OFFICE.  (a)  To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state, a person must:
(1)  be a United States citizen;
(2)  be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
(3)  have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:
(A)  totally mentally incapacitated; or
(B)  partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
(4)  have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
(5)  have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:
(A)  for a candidate whose name is to appear on a general primary election ballot, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;
(B)  for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;
(C)  for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is written in;
(D)  for a party nominee who is nominated by any method other than by primary election, the date the nomination is made; and
(E)  for an appointee to an office, the date the appointment is made;
(6)  on the date described by Subdivision (5), be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected; and
(7)  satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office.
(a-1)  For purposes of satisfying the continuous residency requirement of Subsection (a)(5), a person who claims an intent to return to a residence after a temporary absence may establish that intent only if the person:
(1)  has made a reasonable and substantive attempt to effectuate that intent; and
(2)  has a legal right and the practical ability to return to the residence.
(a-2)  Subsection (a-1) does not apply to a person displaced from the person's residence due to a declared local, state, or national disaster.
(a-3)  The authority with whom an application for a place on a general primary election ballot is filed under Section 172.022 shall, to the extent permitted by law, use Subsections (a) and (a-1) in determining whether a candidate meets the residency requirements for a public elective office.
(b)  A statute outside this code supersedes Subsection (a) to the extent of any conflict.
(c)  Subsection (a) does not apply to an office for which the federal or state constitution or a statute outside this code prescribes exclusive eligibility requirements.
(d)  Subsection (a)(6) does not apply to a member of the governing body of a district created under Section 52(b)(1) or (2), Article III, or Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.
Agenda 02.17. 2020
Agenda 03.16. 2020

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