There is a vacancy on Carmangay Council that will necessitate a byelection. At the upcoming October 20, 2020 Regular Council meeting, Council will set the nomination period as well as the election day for the upcoming byelection.
Prospective candidates for the vacant Council position will be eligible to run per the Local Authorities Election Act as described;
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(1) A person may be nominated as a candidate in any election under this Act if on nomination day the person
(a) is eligible to vote in that election,
(b) has been a resident of the local jurisdiction and the ward, if any, for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day, and
(c) is not otherwise ineligible or disqualified.
(1) A person is not eligible to be nominated as a candidate in any election under this Act if on nomination day
(a) the person is the auditor of the local jurisdiction for which the election is to be held;
(b) subject to subsection (4), the person is an employee of the local jurisdiction for which the election is to be held unless the person takes a leave of absence under this section; RSA 2000 Section 22 Chapter L-21 LOCAL AUTHORITIES ELECTION ACT 20
(c) the person is indebted to the municipality of which the person is an elector for taxes in default exceeding $50, excluding from that amount
(i) any indebtedness for current taxes, and
(ii) any indebtedness for arrears of taxes for which the person has entered into a consolidation agreement with the municipality, unless the person is in default in the payment of any money due under the agreement;
All candidates are encouraged to review the following information prior to submitting nomination papers.
This guide was produced by the province for potential candidates.
This bylaw is required by each municipality in the province of Alberta to describe the intended conduct of Councillors.
This bylaw describes what a Councillor can expect for remuneration in the role.
This document is required annually by all municipalities and describes the financial activity of the Village of Carmangay in 2019.