Notice of Nomination for Two Trustees

Notice is hereby given to the owners of land within the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District that nominations for two trustees will be received between:

9:00 A.M.  17th May 2021
and 4:00. P.M. 28th May 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 Kennedy, Returning Officer at (250) 537-8815.

One trustee position is to fill a vacant trustee position for the balance of a term of office ending at the close of the Annual General Meeting held in 2022; and one trustee position to fill a vacant trustee position for the balance of a term of office ending at the close of the Annual General Meeting held in 2021. The length of terms for those elected will be determined according to the number of votes received with the higher receiving the longer term.

The Election will be held exclusively by mail-in ballot. Ballots will be mailed to registered voters or may be obtained from the office of the Ganges Fire Hall beginning on Monday, June 7, 2021Ballots will be received by mail or delivered in person addressed to the Returning Officer at the Ganges Fire Hall during  office hours. Election results will be announced at the first regular meeting of the Board of Trustees following the June 18,  2021 General Voting day.

Candidates shall 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 A. Kennedy, Returning Officer (250) 537-8815

Those persons eligible to vote at this election will have the following qualifications:

  1. Be a Canadian Citizen
  2. Be eighteen years of age or older
  3. Be a resident in the Province of British Columbia for at least six months prior to this election
  4. Be an owner of land within the boundaries of the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District
  5. 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 owner of land then those owners may vote providing they meet the qualifications set out above. Such persons must be listed on the register of eligible voters or present documents indicating their ownership. No persons 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.

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