2017 By-Election Nominations

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NOTICE is hereby given to the municipal electors of the TOWN OF GEORGINA that Nominations for York Region District School Board Trustee may be filed with the Town Clerk at the 26557 Civic Centre Road, commencing Wednesday April 5, 2017 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., up to and including Nomination Day, Tuesday May 9, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Candidates must file the prescribed Nomination Form 1 and must remit a filing fee of $100.00, by cash or certified cheque or money order (made payable to the Town of Georgina).  
Candidates are required to show proof of identity and qualifying address at the time the nomination paper is filed in person by the candidate or agent. Each person who files a Nomination Paper will also be required to complete a "Declaration of Qualification".   Faxed nominations will not be accepted, as an original signature is required on all election documents filed with the Town of Georgina.  No person who proposes to be a candidate may solicit or accept contributions for election purposes, or incur expenses, until that person has filed a Nomination Form and has been registered as a candidate. In order to file as a candidate for the School Board Trustee vacancy, an individual must be:
A Canadian citizen;
At least 18 years of age;
Not prohibited from voting under section 17(3) of the Municipal Elections Act; and 
Not disqualified under the Municipal Act, 2001, or any other Act from holding the office.
Full and complete notification required by the Municipal Elections Act will be provided via printed advertisement, social media and the Town webpage.  Any questions regarding filing nominations or the election process can be directed to the undersigned or Rachel Dillabough, Deputy Clerk at (905) 476-4301.
Dated at the Town of Georgina this 5th day of April, 2017
The Corporation of the Town of Georgina
John Espinosa, Town Clerk / Returning Officer 
26557 Civic Centre Road
Keswick, ON   L4P 3G1 
Phone:   905.476.4301
Fax:     905.476.1475