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Public Notice of the Municipality of West Grey Municipal Council Vacancy

Posted On: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
TAKE NOTICE that a vacancy exists on the Municipality of West Grey Council for one (1) Councillor. Council will fill this vacancy by appointment in accordance with the approved “Council Vacancy Replacement Procedure”.

The term of this position is from the date of Council appointment to November 30, 2018.

To be considered for appointment, individuals must meet the following qualifications as outlined in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended:

  • Resides in or be the owner or tenant of land in the Municipality of West Grey, or the spouse of such owner or tenant;
  • Is a Canadian citizen;
  • Is at least 18 years old; and
  • Is not prohibited from voting under Section 17(3) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 or otherwise by law.

Interested individuals must complete a Council Vacancy Application Form(Nomination Form)/Declaration of Qualification, and a Freedom of Information (FOI) Release Form, and submit in person at the Clerk’s Office. Nominations will be accepted by the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours commencing Tuesday, February 7, 2017 until Tuesday, February 28, 2017, and on Nomination Day (Wednesday, March 1, 2017) from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Candidate(s) may also submit to the Clerk, a personal statement of qualification for consideration of Council. Personal statements will be typewritten on letter size (8 ½” x 11”) paper, shall not exceed two (2) pages (one-sided only) in length, and will include the Candidate(s) name and address. Statements that do not meet these requirements shall not be included in any Council meeting agenda, or be provided to Council by the Clerk.

Certified registered Candidates will be afforded the opportunity to address Council for a period of not more than five (5) minutes and may be asked questions by Council during a Special Council Meeting to be held on March 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office.

For further information or to obtain a Council Vacancy Application Form(Nomination Form)/Declaration of Qualification, and a Freedom of Information (FOI) Release Form, click here for the attached documents, or contact the undersigned. Copies are available at the Municipal Office.

Mark Turner, Clerk
The Corporation of the Municipality of West Grey
402813 Grey Road 4, RR 2,
Durham ON N0G 1R0
(519) 369-2200 x 229;
mturner@westgrey.com



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