Election 2017

Resources for Municipal Candidates.

The next municipal election takes place Monday October 16, 2017. Nomination day is on Monday September 18, 2017. Council for the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River consists of a Reeve elected at large and six Councillors, representing two municipal divisions. Division 1 includes the communities of Flatbush, Chisholm, Hondo and Smith. Division 2 includes the communities of Mitsue, Marten Beach, Canyon Creek, Widewater and the land adjacent to the Town of Slave Lake.

To be nominated as a candidate in an electoral division, the person must be a resident of the division for six consecutive months prior to nomination day. The term of office is for four years. There is no limit on the number of times a Councillor can be re-elected.

Information Guide for Candidates

Learn about what's involved in becoming a Councillor for the MD of Lesser Slave River by downloading the Information Guide for Candidates. Please also review: appendices 1, 2 and 3 below containing required forms, bylaws and policies.

  • View and Download the 2017 Information Guide for Candidates.
    Ver. 1.3 updated May 10, 2017

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    Appendix I: Forms

    Download Form 2: Notice of Nomination Day Signed 62
    Download Form 3: Nomination Paper & Candidate Acceptance 63
    Download Form 4A: Notice of Election & Requirements for Voter ID 55
    Download Form 7A: Candidate or Official Agent Proof of Identification 50
    Download Form 8: Voting Registrar 57
    Download Form 10: Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent 52
    Download Form 21: Campaign Disclosure & Financial Statement 58
    Download Election Signs 68

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    Appendix II: Policies

    Download Policy A6: Council Honorarium 64
    Download Policy A9: Council Appointed Board Member Honoraria 58
    Download Policy K13: Nepotism 63
    Download Policy K20 Appendix A 48
    Download Policy K20: Subsistence & Travel Expenses 55

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    Appendix III: Bylaws

    Download Bylaw 97-7: Electoral Boundaries 55
    Download Bylaw 2001-14: Organizational & Procedural 44
    Download Bylaw 2007-04: Modified Voting Stations 63
    Download Bylaw 2017-04: Pecuniary Interest 44
    Download Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule A 54
    Download Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule B 34
    Download Bylaw 2017-05: Amend Organizational & Procedural 22

    Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

    On July 6, 2011, Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, visited the Lesser Slave River region to offer encouragement to residents and rebuilding efforts in the wake of the devastating wildfires that hit the region in May. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
    Legendary Lesser Slave River



MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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