The next Municipal Election is Monday, October 22, 2018.
Are you interested in making a difference by helping to create a community that is vibrant and welcoming? Do you have a vision that provides a greater quality of life for your fellow citizens? The 2018 municipal election is an opportunity to express that vision and we encourage you to consider running for municipal council.
Each community in Ontario has their own unique set of opportunities and challenges. It is important to have local leadership in the form of a municipal council who understands these matters and can work with the citizens and the business community to make the best decisions for the community of Wawa.
Local leadership is most effective when it comes from diverse sources. Whether you are a community volunteer, parent, property owner, business person, or newcomer to Wawa, your perspective is important in forming the future direction of Wawa. Please consider the opportunity to represent the best interests of our community, and run for municipal office.
The upcoming Municipal Election to elect a Mayor, four (4) Councillors and School Board Trustees will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018. Nominations will open on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 (formerly the 1st business day in January in the year of the election) and close on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (formerly nominations closed the 2nd Friday in September).
Nomination papers will be available in April 2018 at the Municipal Offices, 40 Broadway Avenue Wawa, and the Municipal website for those persons wishing to seek a position on Municipal Council or school board.
The filing fee must be paid when you file your nomination paper and the payment must be:
– cash or debit card
– certified cheque or money order payable to “Municipality of Wawa”
Candidates qualified to file a Nomination must complete the prescribed Nomination Paper and Declaration of Qualification, and pay the required filing fee prior to 2:00 p.m. on Nomination Day, Friday, July 27, 2018.
Candidates for school board offices are encouraged to contact the office of the Director of Education of the appropriate school board to obtain information on the duties and responsibilities of a Board Trustee.
For further information regarding the upcoming Municipal Election, please contact Mr. Chris Wray, Clerk, at 705-856-2244, extension 223, or Ms. Cathy Cyr, Deputy Clerk, at 705- 856-2244, extension 222.