Posted On: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
This spring, Grey County municipalities are hosting two free candidate information sessions for anyone considering running in the 2018 municipal election or school board election, or registering as a third-party advertiser.
Candidate and Third Party Advertiser information sessions will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on the following two dates:
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre
Shore Room, 1900 3rd Avenue East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3M6
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Flesherton Kinplex Community Centre
2 Highland Drive
Flesherton, ON N0C 1E0
The information sessions are free and open to anyone considering running in the 2018 Municipal of School Board Election or registering as a Third Party Advertiser.
To register for an information session use the links below
The Municipal & School Board Election will take place on October 22, 2018 with nominations being accepted from May 1 to July 27 no later than 2:00 p.m. for candidates interested in running for municipal council or school board trustee.
New this year, registration of Third Party Advertisers will be accepted between May 1, 2018 and October 19, 2018.
Both sessions will be facilitated by retired long-time County Clerk, Sharon Vokes.
These facilitated information sessions will be beneficial to both new and experienced candidates. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how municipal elections work and what to expect if elected.
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and is participating in both sessions and information from the Municipal Property Tax Assessment Corporation (MPAC) will be available. Grey County staff will share information about the responsibilities of members of County Council for those interested in running for mayor or deputy mayor. Also, staff from each Grey County member municipality will be available to answer any questions about running for office in your community, including the election method being used and the process for filing a nomination.
Registration is required and can be completed through Eventbrite with the link below
BLUE MOUNTAINS WILL ALSO BE HOSTING A CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSION
Location: Marsh Street Centre
Location: L.E. Shore Memorial Library - 173 Bruce Street South
Location: L. E. Shore Library
Location: 727349 21st Sideroad Blue Mountains
Location: Thornbury Clear Choice Pools and Spas
Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre