Public Service Announcement
Information for the Public
Nominations of Candidates for the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay’s by-election, will be received on:
Monday, May 16th between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Town Hall.
Nominations must be in writing and state the name and civic address of the candidate. Nominations must be signed by the proposer and seconder, both of whom must be present together with the candidate who shall sign also signifying their acceptance.
In the event that a candidate is unable to be present for their nomination, their proposer and seconder can complete the required form.
Candidates are required to submit a non-refundable nomination fee deposit of ten dollars ($10.00) to the returning Officer, at the time of their nomination.
The qualifications of a candidate for election to Council are as follows:
1) Canadian citizen of the full age of eighteen (18) years;
2) Resident of the municipality for at least thirty (30) days immediately prior to the date set for the nomination period;
3) Not indebted to the Council for any arrears of taxes or other charges;
4) Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.
NL Municipal Elections Act: www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/statutes/m20-2.htm
For further information, please contact the Returning Officer, Wyman Jacque at 896-8222.