Notice is hereby given to the owners of land within the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District that nominations for three trustees will be received between:
9:00 a.m. Friday, October 8th, 2021
and 4:00 p.m. Friday, October 22nd, 2021
During which period the nomination documents shall only be received during the office hours of Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Ganges Fire Hall, 105 Lower Ganges Road, or arrangements may be made to file nomination documents by phoning Anthony (Tony) Kennedy at (250) 537-8815.
The Trustee positions are for a three-year term commencing at the end of the Annual General Meeting to be held on Monday November 22nd,2021 and terminating at the end of the Annual General Meeting to be held in the year 2024.
The Election to be held on Saturday, November 20th, 2021 at the Ganges Fire Hall, 105 Lower Ganges Road from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Advance Voting will be held on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 at the Ganges Fire Hall, 105 Lower Ganges Road from on from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Only persons who are qualified electors of the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District may hold the office of Trustee. Qualified candidates must be nominated by two duly qualified electors of the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District. Nomination forms may be obtained at the Ganges Fire Hall or from Anthony (Tony) Kennedy, Returning Officer (250) 537-8815.
Those persons eligible to vote at this election will have the following qualifications:
- Be a Canadian Citizen
- Be eighteen years of age or older
- Be a resident in the Province of British Columbia for at least six months prior to the election day
- Be an owner of land located within the boundaries of the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District
- One vote is also allowed for each board or corporation that owns land within the Fire Protection District. The Board or Corporation must designate one person in writing to act as an authorized agent to vote on its behalf.
If more than one person is registered on title as an owner of land, then each owner may vote providing they meet the qualifications set out above. No person may vote more than once with the exception that they may vote as an authorized agent and personally if they own land on a personal basis.
Download the Nomination Paper.