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City council election nomination packages available

One mayor and six councillors will be elected to the City of Williams Lake council in the upcoming government election in November.

The city reports that nomination packages for potential candidates running in the 2014 municipal government election are now available at city hall.

The package contains information for candidates and a number of forms to be completed.

A candidate must be nominated by two eligible electors.

A person is qualified for office if they meet the following criteria:

• Canadian citizen;

• 18 years of age or older on general election day;

• Resident of British Columbia for at least six months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; and

Not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to or holding the office, or is not otherwise disqualified by law.

Packages can be picked up at Corporate Services on the second floor of Williams Lake City Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

The nomination period begins at 9 a.m. September 30, 2014, and ends at 4 p.m. Oct. 10, 2014.

One Mayor and six Councillors are to be elected for a four-year term beginning Dec. 2, 2014.

General voting day is Nov. 15 at the Marie Sharpe Elementary School gym from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Advance voting days are Nov. 5 and Nov. 12 in the city hall foyer, also from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information go to the city’s website at www.williamslake.ca.

 

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