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Notice of Nominations for Town of Oakville 2014 Municipal Election – October 27, 2014

Poster for election | Town of Oakville
Poster for election | Town of Oakville

Nominations will be accepted for the offices of:

  • Mayor
  • Councillors (Local and Regional)
  • Trustees, Halton District School Board
  • Trustees, Halton Catholic District School Board
  • Trustee, Conseil scolaire Viamonde (Nomination forms to be filed with the City of Hamilton)
  • Trustee, Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud
  • Regional Chair (Nomination forms to be filed with the Regional Municipality of Halton)

Nominations, on the prescribed form, may be filed at the Town of Oakville Clerk’s department, 1225 Trafalgar Road, from January 2, 2014 to September 11, 2014, during regular business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), and on Nomination Day September 12, 2014, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The term of elected office will be from December 1, 2014, to November 30, 2018.

Under Section 29(1) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 – “A person may be nominated for an office only if, as of the day the person is nominated

a) he or she is qualified to hold that office under the Act that creates it; and

b) he or she is not ineligible under this or any other Act or otherwise prohibited by law to be nominated for or to hold the office.”

Nomination and the required Declaration of Qualification forms will be available in the Clerk’s department or on the Town website on or before January 2, 2014. The following must be provided at the time of submission:

  • A completed nomination paper
  • A declaration of qualification by the candidate
  • The prescribed filing fee in cash, certified cheque, or money order payable to the Town of Oakville, in the amount of $200 for the office of Mayor, or $100 for all other offices
  • Candidate identification (Driver’s Licence or other government issued photo identification)

Please note:

A person who proposes to be a candidate may not accept contributions for election purposes, or incur expenses, until that person has filed a nomination paper with the Town Clerk.

For further information as to filing requirements, please contact the Clerk’s department at 905-815-6030.

Cathie Best, Town Clerk