Information for Candidates
Packages for those interested in becoming a candidate for mayor or council are now available at the Town Hall. These packages contact important infomation including all the necessary forms, important dayes and things to know.
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations has put together a guide to assist those who are contemplating offering for municipal or school board elected office in the upcoming elections, including candidates for the African Nova Scotian member of the regional school boards and the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP).
• Qualifications for Nomination
• Nomination Procedures
• Relevant Election Procedures
• Duties, Obligations and Responsibilities of Candidates
• Duties, Obligations and Responsibilities of Elected Councillors and School Board Members
Presentation of the information in the Guide is very general, and prospective candidates should consult the Municipal Elections Act or the Education Act for specific authority, as well as the municipal or school board returning officer.
For more information:
Janet Small, Returning Officer
538-8068 or 538-4009