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2018 Elections Notice of Nomination

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NOTICE OF NOMINATION

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

Mayor - One (1) to be elected
Councillor - Four (4) to be elected
For a 4 (four) year term November 2018 - November 2022

AND FURTHER PUBLIC NOTICE is given to the electors of the Town of Osoyoos and the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen Area A within the areas served by the Town of Osoyoos Water District (known as System 8 and 9) that nominations are required for the offices of:

Water Councillor - Two (2) to be elected
For a 4 (four) year term November 2018 - 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 4, 2018
to 4:00 pm Friday, September 14, 2018

Excluding Statutory Holidays and Weekends
By Fax to: 250-495-2400
By Email to jvv@osoyoos.ca
From 9:00 am Tuesday, September 4, 2018
to 4:00 pm Friday, September 14, 2018

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,
September 21, 2018

 

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 July 27, 2018 to the close of nomination period (September 14, 2018).
 

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;
  • 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 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.

FURTHER for Water Councillor, a person to be nominated 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 2018 general local election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply:

  Mayor                     $10,000
Councillor                $5,000
Water Councillor     $5,000

 

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:

Mayor                    $750
Councillor               $750
Water Councillor    $750

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

Janette Van Vianen
Chief Election Officer
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0
(P) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
Brianne Hillson
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
Click here for more 2018 General Local Elections information

Event date: 
Tuesday, 07 August, 2018
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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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