Nominations of candidates to fill one vacancy on the Council for the Municipality of Bonavista will be received between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m on October 4, 2022, at the Town Hall, Bonavista. The By-Election, if necessary, will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.
Nominations shall be in writing and state the name and civic address of the candidate and shall be signed by the Proposer and Seconder both of whom shall be present together with the candidate who shall sign also signifying his/her acceptance. In the event that a candidate cannot be present for his/her nomination, his/her proposer and seconder can complete the required form.
Every candidate shall at the time of his/her nomination deposit with the Returning Officer the non-refundable sum of ten dollars.
The qualifications of a candidate for election to Council are as follows:-
- Canadian citizen who is 18 years of age or older;
- Ordinarily resident in the municipality or area for at least 30 days prior to the date set for the commencement of the nomination period;
- Not in arrears of taxes or other charges payable to the municipality; and
- Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.