2020 Authorizing Mail Balloting 04-27-20B
BRANDON TOWNSHIP RESOLUTION 04-27-20B
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MAIL BALLOTING
WHEREAS, Minnesota Statute 204B.45 provides for a town of any size not located in a metropolitan county as defined by section 43.121 or a city having fewer than 400 registered voters on June 1 of an election year and not located in a metropolitan county to conduct balloting by mail.
WHEREAS, Minnesota Rule 8210.3000 Subp.2 provides the authority for municipalities to adopt mail balloting by resolution no later than 90 days prior to the first election at which mail balloting will be used.
WHEREAS, The Township Board has concerns over polling place management, election judge availability and voter turnout resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Board of Brandon Township, Douglas County, Minnesota, that they will conduct balloting by mail for all elections starting immediately.
Adopted by the Brandon Township Board this 27th day of April, 2020.