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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION11/6/2012
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION

When:Tuesday, November 06, 2012
7:00 am

Where:
Lee County Voting Precints
Contact the Office of Elections for your location - (239) 533-8683
 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, there will be conducted and held, a County-wide Special Referendum Election at which the duly qualified voters of Lee County, Florida, will be asked if they approve or disapprove of the adoption of Lee County Ordinance No. 12-13, authorizing slot machine gaming at any licensed pari-mutuel facility in any county in which a majority of voters have approved slot machines at such facilities in a countywide referendum held pursuant to a statutory or constitutional authorization in the respective county, provided such facility has conducted a full schedule of live racing for two (2) consecutive calendar years immediately preceding its application for a slot machine license, pays the required licensed fee, and meets the other requirements of Chapter 551, Florida Statutes.

 

Lee County Ordinance No. 12-13 and the slot machine gaming therein, which is subject to the Special Referendum Election, is proposed for confirmation pursuant to Section 551.102(4), Florida Statutes.  The form of ballot will read substantially as follows:

      

Official Ballot

 

Referendum Authorizing Slot Machine Gaming

at the Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track in

Lee County

 

Shall Lee County Ordinance No. 12-13 be approved,

authorizing slot machine gaming at the Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track in Lee County subject to the requirements and restrictions of Florida law?

 

                                         _______        Yes, for approval

                                         _______        No, for rejection

 

         A majority vote of the qualified electors voting in favor of slot machine gaming at licensed pari-mutuel facilities will approve Lee County Ordinance No. 12-13, and slot machine gaming at licensed pari-mutuel facilities will become effective.  A majority vote of the qualified electors voting against slot machine gaming at licensed pari-mutuel facilities will disapprove Lee County Ordinance No. 12-13, and slot machine gaming at licensed pari-mutual facilities will not become effective.

 

The election will be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.  All duly registered voters of Lee County may participate in the election.  A copy of this Notice, a copy of Ordinance No. 12-13 with the implementing Resolution No. 12-05-18 are on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Lee County, Florida, Minutes Department, 2115 Second Street, Fort Myers, Florida  33901, and may be inspected or copied during regular business hours.  Copies of the Notice, Ordinance and Resolution are also available to the public at the Information Desk on the first floor lobby of the Courthouse Administration Building.

 

Information concerning voter registration and precinct locations may be obtained from the Office of the Supervisor of Elections, Constitutional Complex, 2480 Thompson Street, Fort Myers, Florida, Telephone number: (239) 533-8683.