Elections

Unofficial Election Results:

NOTE:  The certified election results will not be available until after the post election audit during the week of 3/18.  

Seat 4


Thomas Paterno – 358 votes – 30.78%
Kyle Stone – 805 votes – 69.22%

Charter Amendment


Yes Votes 477 – 45.34%
No Votes 575 – 54.66%

Ballot Charter Provision:

The ballot charter provision language below failed: 
YES Votes 477 - 45.34%
NO Votes 575 - 54.66%

​Ballot Charter Provision Language:

“CHARTER AMENDMENT REDUCING MINIMUM COUNCIL VOTES REQUIRED TO APPOINT OR REMOVE MANAGER, AND PROVIDING NOTICE"

"SHALL THE CHARTER OF TEQUESTA BE AMENDED TO REDUCE FROM FOUR (4) TO  THREE  (3),  THE  MINIMUM  NUMBER  OF  VILLAGE  COUNCIL  MEMBERS REQUIRED  TO  VOTE  IN  FAVOR  OF APPOINTING  OR REMOVING  A  VILLAGE MANAGER, AND TO ALSO REQUIRE THIRTY DAYS NOTICE BE GIVEN TO THE VILLAGE MANAGER PRIOR TO VILLAGE COUNCIL DISCUSSION OR ACTION FOR REMOVAL OF THE VILLAGE MANAGER?"

YES

NO

Council Members and Terms

Council Member Seat Term
Council Member Vince Arena Seat 1 March 2018-March 2020
*Mayor Abby Brennan Seat 2 March 2017-March 2019
Council Member Laurie Brandon Seat 3 March 2018-March 2020
*Vice-Mayor Tom Paterno Seat 4 March 2017-March 2019
Council Member Kristi Johnson Seat 5 March 2018-March 2020
* All five members are elected by the residents of Tequesta to serve as Council Members.  Each year during the Council Reorganization meeting, Council elects a member of the Council to serve as the Mayor and a member to serve as the Vice-Mayor for the period of one year.