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.
MDLSR 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. 1.5 updated June 28, 2017
Other Resources for Candidates
- View and Download Alberta Municipal Affairs - A Guide for Candidates
Appendix I: Forms
# Description Hits Download Form 2: Notice of Nomination Day Signed 112 Download Form 3: Nomination Paper & Candidate Acceptance 100 Download Form 4A: Notice of Election & Requirements for Voter ID 89 Download Form 7A: Candidate or Official Agent Proof of Identification 78 Download Form 8: Voting Registrar 96 Download Form 10: Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent 76 Download Form 21: Campaign Disclosure & Financial Statement 90 Download Election Signs 108 Download
Appendix III: Bylaws
# Description Hits Download Bylaw 97-7: Electoral Boundaries 90 Download Bylaw 2001-14: Organizational & Procedural 74 Download Bylaw 2017-05: Amend Organizational & Procedural 55 Download Bylaw 2007-04: Modified Voting Stations 116 Download Bylaw 2017-04: Pecuniary Interest 86 Download Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule A 92 Download Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule B 69 Download
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