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Public Notice: Nomination of Candidates Bi-Election

April 8, 2024

Nominations of candidates for bi-election to council for the municipality of Upper Island Cove, NL will be received between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday April 17, 2024 at the Town Hall, 126 Main Road Upper Island Cove, NL.

Nominations shall be in writing and state the name and civic address of the candidate and shall be signed by the Proposer and Seconder both of whom shall be present together with the candidate who shall sign also signifying his/her acceptance. In the event that a candidate cannot be present for his/her nomination, his/her proposer and seconder can complete the required form.

Every candidate shall at the time of his/her nomination, deposit with the Returning Officer, the non-refundable sum of ten dollars ($10.00).

The qualifications of a candidate for election to council are as follows:

  1. Canadian citizen of the full age of eighteen (18) years.
  2. Ordinarily resident in the municipality at least 30 days prior to the date set for commencement of the nomination period.
  3. Not in arrears of taxes or other charges payable to the Municipality for the full 2024 year.
  4. Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.
  5. The newly elected Councilor must complete Code of Conduct Training and Orientation Training consisting of 5 Modules.

For any questions on the above please contact the Town Office.

Neil Shute – Returning Officer

Last modified: April 8, 2024

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