The Town of St. George’s would like to remind the residents that nominations will be accepted at the Town Office on August 11th, 2022 between the hours of 8 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
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 the candidate’s acceptance. In the event that a candidate cannot be present for a candidate’s nomination, the candidate’s proposer and seconder can complete the required form.
Every candidate shall at the time of the candidate’s nomination, deposit with the Returning Officer, the non-refundable sun of ten dollars ($10.00) for towns/ or fifty dollars ($50.00) for cities.
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 municipality; and
- Not otherwise disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.
Jocelyn Deluney, Returning Officer