2022 ELECTION INFORMATION
Reeve: Ken Noland - Acclaimed
Councillors: (4 Positions Open)
SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE
Corbiere-Addison, Lisa E.
SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE Stringer, Margaret
If you are a resident, owner, or tenant of property in the municipality, a Canadian citizen, and at least 18 years of age, you are eligible to vote in the upcoming municipal and school board elections.
We all play a role in ensuring a fair electoral system and it is the responsibility of every elector to make sure their information is up-to-date and accurately reflected for electoral purposes. By logging into , eligible electors can:
· Confirm or update their electoral information;
· Add an elector name to an address; and
· Change school support.
The Voter Look Up site is owned and managed by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) who is legislatively responsible for collecting occupant information (name, date of birth, citizenship, and school support) for municipal, District Social Services Administration Boards, and school board elections, and keeping up-to-date population figures for every municipality in Ontario.
Nomination Period: Monday May 1, 2022 to Friday, August 19,
2022 Nomination Day: Friday, August 19, 2022 (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
Election Day: Monday, October 24, 2022 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
What are the roles and responsibilities of these offices?
The Reeve is responsible to provide leadership and act as a spokesperson to the public. He or she is also responsible to advocate the needs of the Municipality with other levels of government. For a more detailed role of the Head of Council refer to section 225 of the Municipal Act, 2001.
Council is made up of one (1) Reeve and six (4) Councillors. The role of Council is defined by Section 224 of the Municipal Act. (a) to represent the public and to consider the well-being and interests of the municipality; (b) to develop and evaluate the policies and programs of the municipality; (c) to determine which services the municipality provides; (d) to ensure that administrative policies, practices and procedures and controllership policies, practices and procedures are in place to implement the decisions of council; (d.1) to ensure the accountability and transparency of the operations of the municipality, including the activities of the senior management of the municipality; (e) to maintain the financial integrity of the municipality; and (f) to carry out the duties of council under this or any other Act. 2001, c. 25, s. 224; 2006, c. 32, Sched. A, s. 99.
What is the time commitment if I am elected?
The time commitment varies from individual to individual and can depend upon the elected individual’s employment circumstances. A Reeve/Councillor can expect to devote time for a minimum of 4 meetings per month along with various duties as appointed by Council. This would include in getting prepared for the meeting(s), (reading reports, materials etc.) and becoming knowledgeable about municipal procedure/by-laws and policy governance.