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2019 By-Election for Water Councillor

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2019 By-Election for Water Councillor

Water Councillor Nomination Documents | Water Councillor Candidate Information

NOTICE OF NOMINATION

PUBLIC NOTICE is given to the electors of the Town of Osoyoos that nominations for the office of: 

Water Councillor - One (1) to be elected
For a 3 (three) year term November 2019 - November 2022 

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

By hand, mail or other delivery service:
Town of Osoyoos
8707 Main Street
Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0

From 9:00 am Tuesday, September 17, 2019

to 4:00 pm Friday, September 27, 2019
Excluding Statutory Holidays and Weekends

By Fax to: 250-495-2400
By Email to brianne@osoyoos.ca

From 9:00 am Tuesday, September 17, 2019
to 4:00 pm Friday, September 27, 2019

Excluding Statutory Holidays and
Weekends

Originals of faxed or emailed nomination
documents must be received by the Chief
Election Officer by 4:30 pm on Friday,
October 4, 2019

Nomination documents are available at the Town of Osoyoos, Town Office, 8707 Main Street, Osoyoos, BC, V0H 1V0, between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday excluding Statutory Holidays, or on the Town’s website at www.osoyoos.ca from August 29, 2019 to the close of nomination period (September 27, 2019). 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE 

A person is qualified to be nominated, elected, and to hold office as a Water Councillor for the Town of Osoyoos if they meet the following criteria: 

  • Canadian citizen; 
  • 18 years of age or older;
  • 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;
  • not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in British Columbia or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office; and
  • must be resident in and user of water in the area serviced by Osoyoos Water District System 8 or 9

CAMPAIGN PERIOD EXPENSE LIMITS 

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2019 by-election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply: 

Water Councillor     $5,000 

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING LIMITS 

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2019 by-election, the following third party advertising limits apply: 

Water Councillor    $750 

FURTHER INFORMATION on the nomination process may be obtained by contacting: 

Brianne Hillson
Chief Election Officer
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0
(P) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400

Janette Van Vianen
Deputy Chief Election Officer
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0
(P) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400

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 

Click here for Candidate Information and Nomination Packages
 

Event date: 
Friday, 27 September, 2019
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While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
(E) info@osoyoos.ca

 

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and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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