Clear Lake Shores City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to canvass the results of the city’s May 12 election, which included three positions on the city council and a ballot proposition to continue the city’s sales tax for street maintenance.
Richard Sowrey was the only incumbent to keep his seat on the council in the election. Sowrey received 273 votes, including provisional ballots, the top amount in the seven-candidate at-large race.
Amanda Booren took the second top spot, receiving 261 votes, and Carlo Ianni received 236 votes, securing the third open seat on the council. Incumbent Jackie Fuller received 60 votes. Tami Perkins did not seek re-election.
The proposition to continue a one-fourth of one percent sales tax to provide revenue for street repairs was approved, with a vote of 313 in favor and 33 against. Canvassing Resolution
No other action was taken during the meeting. Agenda
The city will hold a ceremony on June 5 to administer oaths of office to the newly-elected officials.