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Candidate Information for 2018 General Local Election

2018 Elections

Nomination packages including information and nomination forms are available at Town Hall starting Friday, July 27, 2018.  The nomination period begins at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and ends at 4:00 PM on Friday, September 14, 2018, excluding statutory holidays and weekends. Nomination forms are to be filed at Town Hall during the nomination period.

To qualify to be nominated, a person must be:

  • A Canadian citizen;
  • 18 years of age or older;
  • Resident of British Columbia for at least six 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.

Nomination documents will be available on line as of July 27, 2018.

A more in depth package is available at the Town Office at 8707 Main Street, Osoyoos, BC which includes information on the new Campaign Financing rules or you may obtain this information on our website.

If you obtained nomination documents from this site please check regularly for any notices regarding changes to the nomination documents or send an email to the Chief Election Officer, Janette Van Vianen at jvv@osoyoos.ca and you will be notified directly of any changes or important information regarding the nomination process.

Please ensure your documents are in order and filed no later than 4:00 PM on September 14, 2018. Incomplete nomination documents cannot be accepted as being filed on time so please allow sufficient time for filing.

Further, to be nominated for Water Councillor, a person must be resident in and user of water in the area serviced by Osoyoos Rural Water District Systems 8 or 9.

Information for candidates is available from the Province of BC using the following link: Local Government Elections

Additional information on campaign financing is available on the Elections BC website at the following link:  Elections BC 

Inquiries may be directed to:

Janette Van Vianen, CMC CLGA
Chief Election Officer/Director of Corporate Services
Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos BC V0X 1V0
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
(E) jvv@osoyoos.ca
Brianne Hillson
Deputy Chief Election Officer/Deputy Corporate Officer
Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos BC V0X 1V0
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
(E) brianne@osoyoos.ca
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

 

Mission Statement
To provide quality community services and facilities, which meet the needs of the current
and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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