2018 GENERAL LOCAL ELECTIONS - NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS

August 05, 2018
Public Notice is given to the electors of the District of Lillooet that nominations for the offices of:
 
Mayor – one to be elected
Councillor – four to be elected
School Trustee – one to be elected
 
for a four-year term (beginning November 2018) will be received by the Chief Election Officer or a designated person, as follows:
 
By hand, mail or other delivery service:
615 Main Street,
PO Box 610
Lillooet, BC  V0K 1V0
From 9:00 am Tuesday, September 4, 2018
to 4:00 pm Friday, September 14, 2018
During regular office hours and excluding
statutory holidays and weekends.
(Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm;
closed between noon and 1:00 pm)
By fax to:  250.256.4288
 
By email to:  deputyco@lillooetbc.ca
From 9:00 am Tuesday, September 4, 2018
to 4:00 pm Friday, September 14, 2018
excluding statutory holidays and weekends.
 
Originals of faxed or emailed nomination documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by
4:30 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018.
 
Nomination forms are available at the District of Lillooet Municipal Office during regular office hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm), Monday to Friday, excluding Statutory Holidays, from July 27, 2018 to the close of the nomination period. Nomination forms are also available online at www.lillooetbc.ca.
 
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 general voting day (Saturday, October 20, 2018);
  • resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed;
  • 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;
  • aware of and understand the requirements and restrictions of the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act and fully intend to comply with those requirements and restrictions; and
  • fully intend to accept the office if elected.
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                                      $10,000.00                 
Councillor                                $5,000.00
 
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING LIMITS
 
In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act, for the 2018 general local elections, the following third party advertising limits apply:
 
Mayor & Councillor                 $750.00
 
For further information on the nomination process, please contact:
 
Paula McKinnon, Chief Election Officer
Phone:  250.256.4289   Email:  pmckinnon@lillooetbc.ca
 
Nate Moyer, Deputy Chief Election Officer
Phone:  250.256.4289   Email:  nmoyer@lillooetbc.ca
 
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: www.elections.bc.ca/lecf

2018 General Election - Notice of Nominations