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Notice of Nomination

Aug 07, 2018

Local Government Elections – October 20, 2018




NOTICE OF NOMINATION

Public Notice is given to the electors of Delta that nominations for the Offices of

Mayor (one to be elected)
Councillor (six to be elected)
School Trustee (seven to be elected)

will be received by the Chief Election Officer or designate at the Office of the City Clerk, as follows:

By hand, mail or other delivery service:

Office of the City Clerk
Delta City Hall
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent
Delta, BC V4K 3E2

From 9:00am on Tuesday, September 4, 2018
To 4:00 pm on Friday, September 14, 2018
During regular business hours
(excluding statutory holidays and weekends)

By fax to: 604-946-3390
By email to: clerks@delta.ca

From 9:00am on Tuesday, September 4, 2018
To 4:00 pm on Friday, September 14, 2018
During regular business hours
(excluding statutory holidays and weekends)

Originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:45 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018.


Nomination forms and information on the requirements and procedures for making a nomination for these offices may be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk until the close of the nomination period.   No nominations will be accepted after 4:00 pm on Friday, September 14, 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE


A person is qualified to be nominated, elected and to hold office as a member of local government if they meet the following criteria:

  • Canadian citizen;
  • 18 years of age or older on October 20, 2018 (General Voting Day);
  • resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; and
  • not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding the office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

CAMPAIGN PERIOD EXPENSE LIMITS


In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local election, the following expense limits for candidates during the campaign period apply:

Mayor                             $63,223.45
Councillor                       $32,050.12
School Trustee               $32,329.00

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING LIMITS


In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local election, the following third party advertising limits apply:

Mayor & Councillor        $3,161.17
School Trustee               $1,616.45

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third party advertising limits, please contact Elections BC:

Toll-free phone: 1-855-952-0280
Email: lecf@elections.bc.ca
Website: elections.bc.ca/lecf

For further information on the nomination process, please contact:

Office of the City Clerk
City of Delta
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent
Delta, B.C.    V4K 3E2

604-946-3220
604-946-3390 (Fax)
clerks@delta.ca
www.delta.ca/elections