Kindersley Town Administration Office have released an information package for residents interested in becoming a candidate for the 2016 Kindersley Municipal Election.
The election is set for October 26th this year, and candidates will be running for positions on Kindersley Town Council, which consists of one mayor and six councillors.
Potential candidates for the municipal election must:
- Be at least 18 years of age on election day.
- Be a Canadian citizen.
- Have resided in the Town of Kindersley for a minimum of three consecutive months immediately before the nomination paper is submitted.
- Have resided in Saskatchewan for at least six consecutive months before the nomination paper is submitted.
- All nomination papers must be signed by at least five voters of the municipality.
Candidates will need to provide a completed application, five references, and a criminal record check as well. Nomination Day is scheduled for Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Wednesday, September 7th, will be the first day for nomination papers to be submitted.
Town Administration are asking potential candidates who are interested in running during the election to consider the following:
- Talk to former or current councillors to find out more about the commitments and responsibilities involved with being a member of Town Council.
- Familiarize yourself with local council procedures by attending and observing Town Council meetings (every second and fourth Monday of the month).
- Make sure you're ready to become a key leader within the community.
For more information, visit the Town of Kindersley website at www.kindersley.ca.