The next Election Day for all municipalities in the Province of Ontario will be Monday, October 27, 2014. Huron Shores is governed by a 9-member Council (Mayor + 8 Councillors, 2 representatives per Ward). An Advanced Poll will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 7 Bridge Street, Iron Bridge.
Nomination forms may be filed by candidates anytime, Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Municipal Office until 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 12, 2014. A nomination form must be filed with the Clerk/Administrator before spending or raising any money for campaign activities. The filing fee is $100.00 except for the office of Head of Council which is $200.00.
Detailed guidance is available in the 2014 Candidates Guide. Additional information, if required, is also available from Deborah Tonelli, Clerk/Administrator, Municipality of Huron Shores. Telephone: 705-843-2033 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is offering an on-line course for potential candidates entitled “So You Want to Run for Council?” at a cost of $24.95. Please visit the AMO website at www.amo.on.ca, for more information.
Voter information is available from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in its 2014 Voters Guide. Voterlookup.ca: In addition, the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) has launched voterlookup.ca, a website which allows eligible electors to confirm or update their information for the municipal and school board elections.