The following dates should be noted if you are considering running for council or school board trustee in the Municipality of Centre Hastings:
Monday, May 2, 2022
Nomination and Registration Begins
First day to file Nominations and register third party advertisers
Friday, August 19, 2022
Nominations for candidates open 9am – 2pm.
Nominations or withdrawal cannot be accepted after 2pm.
Monday, August 22, 2022
Certification of Nomination Papers
Certification of Nomination Papers, and declaration of the candidate(s) elected by acclamation.
Nominations or withdrawals cannot be accepted after 2pm.
What is a Declaration of Acclamation?
Candidates my be acclaimed to a position of council if the number of certified candidates for an office is the same as or less than the number to be elected. What this means is if there are three or less candidates running for a councillor position, or only one candidate running for Mayor or Deputy Mayor without opposition, those candidates will be acclaimed to their seat on council on this date after 4 p.m.
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Voters’ List Available
Voters’ List available to certified candidates and the revision period begins for electors.
October 11 to 24, 2022
Voting Period is October 11 to 24, 2022
Vote from home, or at the Voter Help Centre before voting day.
Voter Help Centre Municipal Office, 7 Furnace St, Madoc
October 11-14 8:30AM to 4:00PM
October 17-21 8:30AM to 4:00PM
(October 18 and 20 8:30AM to 6:00PM)
October 22 10:00AM to 3:00PM
October 24 8:30AM to 8:00PM
Voter Help Centre
Huntingdon Veterans Community Hall,11379 Highway 62, Ivanhoe
October 15 10:00AM to 3:00pm
Monday, October 24, 2022
Voting places are to open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m., unless an earlier opening or reduced voting hours have been established by the clerk. s.46(1), (2), (3)
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
As soon as possible declare the results and provide information to the public on a website or in another electronic format on the number of votes, declined and rejected ballots, and the number of votes for the affirmative or negative on a by-law or question s.55(4), (4.1)
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
New Term Information
New term of office commences. s.6(1)
New council deemed to be organized when the declarations of office have been made by a sufficient number of members to form a quorum. Municipal Act, 2001, s.231
Friday, December 16, 2022
Deadline for the newly formed council to host their first meeting. Municipal Act, 2001, s.230