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Notice of Nomination

DISTRICT OF CHETWYND

2018 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS

NOTICE OF NOMINATION

Public Notice is given to the electors of the District of Chetwynd that nominations for the offices of:

Mayor – one (1) to be elected

Councillors – six (6) to be elected

School Board No. 59 Trustee – two (2) to be elected

 

will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, as follows:

By hand, mail or other delivery service:

District of Chetwynd

5400 Hospital Road, Box 357

Chetwynd, BC V0C 1J0

From 9:00 am September 4, 2018

To     4:00 pm September 14, 2018

Excluding statutory holidays and weekends

By fax to:  250-401-4101

 

By email to: DEnnis@gochetwynd.com

From 9:00 am September 4, 2018

To     4:00 pm September 14, 2018

Originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:30 p.m. on September 21, 2018

Nomination forms are available at the District Office at 5400 Hospital Road from July 27, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to the close of the nomination period.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

    • Canadian citizen;
    • 18 years of age or older on general voting day October 20, 2018;
    • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed;
    • a person or the commander of an armed forces unit who has been granted freedom of the municipality, if that person is a Canadian citizen; and
    • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.
CAMPAIGN PERIOD EXPENSE LIMITS

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply:

Mayor             $10,000.00

Councillor       $   5,000.00

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING LIMITS

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local elections, the following third party advertising limits apply:

$750.00

For further information on the nomination process, please contact:

Deanne Ennis, Chief Election Officer 250-401-4105

Linda Kearns, Deputy Chief Election Officer 250-401-4107

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third party advertising limits, please contact Elections BC:

Toll-free phone: 1-855-952-0280

 Email: lecf@elections.bc.ca

 Website: www.elections.bc.ca/lecf