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Municipal By-Election Nominations  Feb 21, 2019

Public Notice

Nomination of Candidates for a By-Election to Fill a Councillor Vacancy for the Town of Wabana     


Nominations of candidates for a by-election to the council for the municipality of Town of Wabana will be received between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 and Thursday March 7, 2019 at the Town Offices, 14 Middleton Avenue, Bell Island.

Nominations shall be in writing and state the name and civic address of the candidate and shall be signed by the Proposer and Seconder both of whom shall be present together with the candidate who shall sign also signifying his/her acceptance. In the event that a candidate cannot be present for his/her nomination, his/her proposer and seconder can complete the required form.

Every candidate shall at the time of his/her nomination, deposit with the Returning Officer, the non-refundable sum of ten dollars ($10.00).

The qualifications of a candidate for election to council are as follows:

  1. Canadian citizen who is 18 years of age or older;
  2. Ordinarily resident in the municipality for at least 30 days prior to the date set for the commencement of the nomination period;
  3. Not in arrears of taxes or other charges payable to the municipality; and
  4. Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.