REGIONAL DISTRICT OF BULKLEY-NECHAKO

NOTICE OF ELECTION BY VOTING

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of Electoral Area “A” (Smithers Rural) that an election by voting is necessary to elect one (1) Director for Electoral Area “A” for a four-year term commencing November, 2018 and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are:

DIRECTOR - One (1) to be elected

Surname

Usual Names

Residential Address

FISHER

GERMAIN

Mark

Leah

Hislop Road, Telkwa, B.C.

Glacierview Road, Smithers, B.C.


VOTING DATES AND LOCATIONS

GENERAL VOTING will be open to qualified electors of Electoral Area “A” (Smithers Rural) on:

Saturday, October 20, 2018
between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm
at the following locations: 

Location Address
Walnut Park Elementary School  4092 Mountainview Ave, Smithers, B.C. 
 Village of Telkwa Municipal Office  1415 Hankin Ave, Telkwa, B.C.
 Round Lake Hall  13706 Round Lake Rd, Telkwa, B.C.

ADVANCE VOTING will be available to qualified electors as follows:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm
at the following locations:
Location Address
Town of Smithers Municipal Office 1027 Aldous St, Smithers, B.C.
Village of Telkwa Municipal Office 1415 Hankin Ave, Telkwa, B.C.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
at the following location:
Location Address
Town of Smithers Municipal Office 1027 Aldous St, Smithers, B.C.

 

ELECTOR REGISTRATION

There is no need to pre-register to vote as the registration of all electors for this election will take place at the time of voting. You will be required to make a declaration that you meet the following requirements:
• 18 years of age or older on general voting day
• Canadian citizen
• resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration
• resident of OR registered owner of real property in Electoral Area “A” (Smithers Rural) for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration, and
• not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law.

Resident electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity.

Non-resident property electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove identity, proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property, and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from the majority of the property owners. NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY ELECTORS MAY ONLY VOTE ONCE REGARDLESS OF THE NUMBER OF PROPERTIES THEY OWN.

Proof of ownership of the property must be provided including the legal description and physical address (tax notice, utility bill, or recent copy of the Land Title Search).

It is recommended that Non-Resident Property Electors contact the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako in advance of General Voting Day to be certain that all requirements have been met.

If you have any questions in this regard, please contact the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako at (250) 692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339.

 

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Cheryl Anderson, Chief Election Officer

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