The nomination period for running in this November’s municipal election is open and will remain open until October 10 at 4 p.m.
If you are still considering a run for Council or School Board and feel you need more information on the process, the City of Kimberley is hosting a Candidate Information Session on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6 p.m. upstairs at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
The requirements to run for municipal officer are not stringent.
To be eligible to run for office you must:
• be 18 years of age or older on general voting day;
• be a Canadian citizen;
• have been a resident of British Columbia for six months prior to filing nomination documents; and,
• not be 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.
The City requires that a person running for office have 10 nominators, and the nominators must be qualified electors for the City of Kimberley.
Candidate nomination packages are available at the Kimberley City Hall and on the City of Kimberley web site at kimberley.ca
The Chief Electoral Officer for the City of Kimberley is Kelly Harms, and he can be reached at 250-427-9658.
General Election Day is Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Advance Voting and General Voting will take place at Centennial Centre, 100 – 4th Avenue, Kimberley, BC
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For admitted patients or facility tenants only of:
East Kootenay Regional Hospital
Garden View Village
Kimberley Special Care Home
Friday November 14, 2014 at various times (ask the facility administrator for information regarding times).