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
Appendix I: Forms
|Download||Form 2: Notice of Nomination Day Signed||20|
|Download||Form 3: Nomination Paper & Candidate Acceptance||23|
|Download||Form 4A: Notice of Election & Requirements for Voter ID||16|
|Download||Form 7A: Candidate or Official Agent Proof of Identification||14|
|Download||Form 8: Voting Registrar||15|
|Download||Form 10: Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent||19|
|Download||Form 21: Campaign Disclosure & Financial Statement||24|
Appendix II: Policies
|Download||Policy A6: Council Honorarium||25|
|Download||Policy A9: Council Appointed Board Member Honoraria||18|
|Download||Policy K13: Nepotism||16|
|Download||Policy K20 Appendix A||18|
|Download||Policy K20: Subsistence & Travel Expenses||18|
Appendix III: Bylaws
|Download||Bylaw 97-7: Electoral Boundaries||12|
|Download||Bylaw 2001-14: Organizational & Procedural||16|
|Download||Bylaw 2007-04: Modified Voting Stations||11|
|Download||Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule A||17|
|Download||Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule B||10|
|Download||Bylaw 2017-04: Pecuniary Interest||12|
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