Nomination day set for Sept. 20 for council and school board elections

Residents wishing to run for a seat on municipal councils or school boards are reminded to file nominations on nomination day Sept. 20.

With elections scheduled for Oct. 18 nomination papers must be filed on Monday between 10 a.m. and 12 noon.

• Town of Stettler

For the Town of Stettler, positions are available for one mayor and six councillors.

• County of Stettler

Council for the County of Stettler consists of one seat for each of the seven districts with the reeve elected by council at its organizational meeting.

• Villages

For the villages of Big Valley, Botha, Donalda, Gadsby and Halkirk, each council requires three members while the mayor will be elected by each council mayor at the organizational meetings.

School board will also require local representatives for the regional boards.

• Clearview School Division

For the public school division, the board consists of seven representatives with two seats for the Town of Stettler (ward 3) and one each for Erskine, Erskine north and Donalda and area (ward 1), Big Valley area and Erskine area south (ward 2), Botha, Gadsby, Byemoor areas, Halkirk and west area (ward 4), Castor area and Halkirk east (ward 5) and Coronation and Brownfield areas (ward 6).

• East Central Alberta Catholic Separate School Division

Similarly, East Central Alberta Catholic Separate School Division also elects a board of eight area representatives with one seat each for Theresetta Catholic School in Castor and Stettler-Killam areas and two seats each for Wainwright, Provost and Vermilion.

For more information, see related advertising in the Stettler Independent, phone or email the municipality or school division or visit the applicable website.

Watch next week’s Independent for a full rundown of candidates and election information.

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